Northern Offshore Wins Contract for Jackup Rig
Northern Offshore, Ltd., operator of production and drilling vessels for the global offshore oil and gas industry, won a contract from Maersk for the jackup Energy Enhancer.
The contract, worth in excess of £20million will see the Energy Enhancer work in the Danish sector of the North Sea for one year, commencing early 2012. Maersk has options to extend the contract for up to three further years.
John Monks, managing director of Northern Offshore Ltd, said: “We are very pleased with this contract award as it provides us with the opportunity to further strengthen our long-term relationship with Maersk. This award, in conjunction with our Energy Endeavour contract announced in February, secures our second rig in Denmark and represents our commitment to an improving market in the North Sea for this rig class.”