Kosmos hires Maersk drillship for Equatorial Guinea well

Maersk Voyager
Maersk Voyager; Source: Maersk Drilling

A Maersk Drilling-owned drillship has been hired by Kosmos Energy to drill an exploration well offshore Equatorial Guinea.

The drilling contractor said through its social media channels on Friday that its drillship Maersk Voyager had been signed by Kosmos Energy to drill the S-5 exploration well offshore Equatorial Guinea.

According to Maersk Drilling, the contract has been novated to Kosmos from Noble Energy after a one-well option was exercised on the rig’s current contract.

The rig owner added that the work is expected to start in September this year.

Noble Energy awarded a 70-day contract to the Maersk Voyager drillship for operations in Equatorial Guinea earlier this year.

The contract started in 2Q 2019 and was scheduled to end in July 2019. The contract also included one one-well option. Bassoe estimated that Maersk Voyager’s dayrate with Noble Energy was around $165,000.

Offshore Energy Today Staff


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