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  • 8 August 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Maersk Drilling’s newbuild jack-up drilling rig, the Maersk Highlander, has reached Scotland and it is ‘almost ready’ to start working for Maersk Oil on the Culzean field, in the UK North Sea.  Maersk Drilling informed on Friday, August 5, 2016, through its social media channels that the rig arrived to Scotland, following a journey from Singapore […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Maersk Drilling’s jack-up drilling rig, the Maersk Highlander, has set off on its voyage to the Culzean gas field in the UK sector of the North Sea. The newbuild harsh environment jack-up rig will work for Maersk Oil on its operated Culzean gas field. Maersk Drilling informed through social media channels on Wednesday that the […]

  • 18 August 2016

    Maersk Drilling has named its latest drilling rig at a ceremony held Wednesday at Invergordon, Scotland. The company recently bought the newbuild rig for a discount price, and lady Sponsor Gretchen H. Watkins, COO at Maersk Oil, has named Maersk Drilling’s newest asset – Maersk Highlander – which is now ready for the job. Maersk Highlander […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine has delivered the Maersk Highlander jack-up rig to the Danish drilling contractor Maersk Drilling. The rig had originally been ordered by Hercules Offshore, which last week agreed to a deal with Maersk Drilling, whereby Maersk Drilling would pay the last installment for the rig and take over the ownership. Maersk Drilling also […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    ESS Support Services Worldwide (ESS) Offshore recently secured three new contracts, which will see it delivering hotel and catering services on the newly constructed jack-up drilling rig Maersk Highlander, as well as two accommodation vessels.  The Maersk Highlander recently arrived to and is currently operating on the Maersk Oil-operated Culzean field, in the UK sector […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Two jack-up drilling rigs owned by the offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling recently arrived at Semco Maritime’s Invergordon shipyard facility.  Semco Maritime informed on Friday that the 2009-built jack-up rig Maersk Reacher will be berthed in Semco’s Queens Dock facility for an undisclosed duration, carrying out necessary upgrades and modifications. The rig up until recently worked […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Danish driller Maersk Drilling has acquired a newbuild harsh environment jack-up rig from its distressed rival Hercules Offshore. What is more, the rig comes with a five-year drilling contract in the North Sea. The company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the newbuild harsh environment jack-up rig, formerly named Hercules Highlander, from a subsidiary of […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Maersk Oil, a Danish oil company, has started drilling of the first production well on its Culzean field in the UK North Sea.  The well, spudded at 18:00 on September 28,  is the first of six production wells to be drilled on the high pressure/high temperature (HPHT) field, with continuous drilling activity planned over the […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Aberdeen-based Rigmar Services has been awarded a contract by Maersk Drilling to support its operations in the UK sector of the North Sea. Rigmar said on Wednesday that the new contract with Maersk would be managed from the company’s offices in Aberdeen. The value of the contract was not disclosed. The firm’s engineering department, which […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Sembcorp Marine has completed the integrated fixed platform topsides for the high-pressure, high-temperature Culzean gas field located in the UK North Sea.

  • 29 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Danish company Maersk Oil has started drilling of the first production well on the Culzean field off UK on Wednesday, September 29. The well is the first of six production wells to be drilled on the high pressure/high temperature (HPHT) field, with continuous drilling activity planned over the next five years. “This is an important milestone […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norway’s IKM has recently secured a contract award from subsea engineering, construction, and services company Subsea 7 for work on Maersk Oil’s Culzean field in the UK North Sea. Subsea 7 won the subsea, umbilical, riser and flowline (SURF) contract from Maersk Oil back in September 2015. The contract valued more than $150 million was one […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Project & Tenders

    A photo posted on social media by Danish oil company Maersk Oil shows a completed jacket leg in Heerema Fabrication Group’s (HFG) Vlissingen yard in the Netherlands being prepared for the Culzean field in the North Sea. The leg is part of a jacket currently being constructed by Heerema for the Culzean central processing facilities (CPF). HFG […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Project & Tenders

    A photo posted by Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) on social media shows roll up activities at the company’s Vlissingen facility in the Netherlands. According to Heerema, one side of the jacket for the Culzean central processing facilities (CPF) has been lifted in the upright position. The CPF jacket is the second one being produced for […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) has posted a picture on social media on Tuesday showing the last row of the Culzean utility and living quarters (ULQ) jacket being put in an upright position at Heerema’s Vlissingen yard in the Netherlands.  Heerema added that this was the fourth successfully completed roll-up of the Culzean ULQ and central processing facility […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Maersk Oil has cut costs on its Culzean development in the UK North Sea by half a billion dollars. The Danish oil firm said on Tuesday that the $500 million cost reduction was a result of higher drilling efficiency and “robust” upfront design and project planning. The company now estimates investment costs for the Culzean […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Project & Tenders

    Following completion at Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine yard, the FSO Ailsa will set sail next month for the Culzean gas field in the UK North Sea.

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Former Chancellor Alistair Darling will be the keynote speaker, alongside European Commissioner for Energy Gunther Oettinger and chief executive officer of Maersk Oil, Jakob Thomasen, at an annual energy dinner to be held in Aberdeen this week. The Rt. Hon Alistair Darling MP, who led the Exchequer from 2007 to 2010 under the last Labour […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Hercules Offshore, which in November last year emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, has been given a deadline by Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard in Singapore to take delivery and pay for the jack-up rig the shipyard is building for Hercules.  The newbuild jack-up rig Hercules Highlander is scheduled to work on Maersk Oil’s Culzean field in […]

  • 6 May 2016

    Offshore drilling contractor Hercules Offshore, which in November last year emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, posted a net loss for the quarter as well as lower revenues.  The drilling contractor reported a net loss of $26.9 million, on revenue of $50.9 million for the first quarter 2016, compared to Predecessor net loss of $57.1 million, on […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Offshore driller Hercules Offshore, which in November last year emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, expects, as all of its peers, a difficult business environment ahead. As it has been repeatedly but accurately said, the offshore drillers have been impacted hard by a perfect storm of low oil prices, cuts in spending by oil majors, lack […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Hercules Offshore, a struggling drilling contractor which recently emerged from bankruptcy, has reached a restructuring deal with lenders and said it would start the sale of its assets. The company today said that it has entered into a Restructuring Support Agreement (“RSA”) with lenders holding approximately 99 percent of the indebtedness under its first lien […]