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Maersk inks new deals in Egypt to speed up green fuel production

Posted: March 30, 2022 at 7:46 pm   /   Renewables

Danish shipping giant Maersk and Egyptian authorities have signed a partnership agreement to jointly explore the establishment of large-scale green fuel production in the country in the pursuit of net-zero shipping. Following the recent fuel sourcing deals, Maersk signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the authorities’ representative in the presence of the Egyptian Prime Minister […]

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Svitzer secures 5-year contract extension for Egypt’s Idku LNG plant

Posted: June 3, 2020 at 2:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Denmark’s Svitzer, the world’s largest tugboat operator, said Tuesday it has won a contract extension to support operations at Egypt’s Idku LNG export plant. Under the extension, Maersk’s unit Switzer will continue to assist the Egyptian LNG-operated plant with four tugs, two mooring boats and one pilot boat. The towage company has been operating at […]

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Maersk Drilling secures work for three offshore rigs

Posted: May 17, 2019 at 3:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Maersk Drilling has signed two new contracts and one contract extension since the end of 1Q 2019. One firm three-year contract is with Inpex Australia for the ultra-deepwater semisubmersible Mærsk Deliverer, starting in 2Q 2020, with two one-year extension options. Value of the firm period is $300 million, equivalent to a day rate of $266,200. […]

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Maersk sells its 50% stake in Egyptian Drilling Company to EGPC for $100m

Posted: December 19, 2017 at 10:03 am   /   Oil & Gas

Maersk Drilling agreed to sell its 50% stake in Egyptian Drilling Company to the EGPC for USD 100 million, Reuters reports. The cash transaction leaves the EGPC as the sole shareholder of Egyptian Drilling Company. * MAERSK DRILLING, UNIT OF A. P. MOLLER-MAERSK, SAYS IT AND EGYPTIAN GENERAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION EGPC HAS SIGNED AN AGREEMENT […]

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Video: Maersk simulator (BP)

Posted: July 8, 2016 at 4:44 pm   /   Oil & Gas

“They’re building the muscle memory to handle these emergencies.” How a Maersk drilling simulator is preparing our operators to be deal with the most challenging situations. (Source: BP)

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Maersk Discoverer completes deepest well drilled in Egypt & longest in the Mediterranean

Posted: July 7, 2015 at 6:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Maersk Discoverer finished well 62 days ahead of time for BP and claimed two offshore Mediterranean records. In the beginning of May, the crew on Maersk Discoverer reached a great milestone when they finalised their latest well two months ahead of time. The well was another East Nile Delta success for BP, discovering 50 m […]

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BP makes second significant gas discovery in Egypt’s East Mediterranean Sea

Posted: March 13, 2015 at 8:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP Egypt announced another important gas discovery in the North Damietta Offshore Concession in the East Nile Delta. The “Atoll-1” deepwater exploration well, currently being drilled using the 6th generation semi-submersible rig “Maersk Discoverer,” has reached 6,400 meters depth and penetrated approximately 50 meters of gas pay in high quality Oligocene sandstones. Expected to be […]

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