Maersk Drilling has entered into a contract with Serica Energy UK Ltd. to drill a subsea development well at the Columbus Development in the Central part of the UK North Sea. The contract value is US$8 million.
The contract is expected to commence in 4Q20, with an estimated duration of 70 days. The harsh environment jack-up rig to be used for the job has yet to be assigned.
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