Infield Rigs News

18 Dec 2019

Maersk Drilling sells jack-up rig Maersk Completer

Maersk Drilling has entered into an agreement with a subsidiary of Shelf Drilling, Ltd. to sell the jack-up rig Maersk Completer for USD 38m in an all-cash transaction. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, and the rig is expected to be delivered in January 2020. .... [+ read more]

11 Apr 2019

Well-Safe Acquire Ocean Guardian

Well-Safe Solutions today announced that it has agreed to acquire the Ocean Guardian semi-submersible drilling unit sparking another jobs boost for the company. The asset, currently owned by Diamond Offshore, has been a stalwart in the North Sea, drilling hundreds of wells since entering service in 1985. Upon delivery, Well-Safe will start work immediately on an upgrade of the semi-submersible, which .... [+ read more] will be renamed the ‘Well-Safe Guardian’, converting the asset into a bespoke plug and abandonment (P&A) unit. Well-Safe will invest in the region of $100 million dollars on upgrades to deliver a truly bespoke P&A unit. This will include installing a dive system and the capability to deploy a SIL (subsea intervention lubricator) – which is nearing completion of the design and engineering phase, supported by the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC).