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Chevron extends Maersk Deliver semisub rig contract off Angola

16th October 2014

Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Limited, a Chevron subsidiary in Angola, has extended the current contract for the ultra-deepwater semi-submersible Mærsk Deliverer expiring in June 2015 by two years

Chevron extends Maersk Deliver semisub rig contract off Angola
Delivered in 2010, Mærsk Deliverer is the third in a series of three state-of-the-art ultra deepwater semi-submersibles in Maersk Drilling's fleet and has since its delivery been employed offshore West Africa

Mærsk Deliverer has been working for Chevron and its partners on the Tombua Landana field offshore Angola since 2012. With the contract extension the rig will be on contract until June 2017. The estimated revenue potential from the two-year contract extension is USD 387m plus compensation for cost escalations over the contract period.

“We are very pleased to be able to extend our relationship with Chevron on this project, and look forward to a continued successful drilling operation,” says Claus V. Hemmingsen, CEO in Maersk Drilling and member of the executive board in the Maersk Group.

“With its high growth potential Angola is a focus market of Maersk Drilling, and our ambition is to further build our position in this market over the coming years.”

Delivered in 2010, Mærsk Deliverer is the third in a series of three state-of-the-art ultra deepwater semi-submersibles in Maersk Drilling's fleet and has since its delivery been employed offshore West Africa.

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