Maersk Drilling has informed that its drillship Maersk Venturer has started operations for Total in Malaysia.
Offshore Energy Today has recently reported that Maersk Venturer has secured a short term contract with oil major Total, and now the company has released an update on its Twitter account saying that the drillship is kicking off Malaysia operations.
According to Maersk, the drillship will start a one well programme with an estimated duration of 45 days with potential extension up to 40 days.
The estimated revenue from the firm 45 days period is $17 million.
Maersk Ventuer is the third in a series of four ultra deepwater drillships to enter Maersk Drilling’s fleet. The four drillships represent a total investment of $2.6bn and will be delivered from the Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard in Geoje-Si in South-Korea in 2014.
— Maersk Drilling (@maerskdrilling) November 20, 2014