TotalEnergies E&P Suriname, Suriname Branch has exercised an option to add the drilling of one additional well in Block 58 offshore Suriname to the work scope of the Maersk Drilling drillship Maersk Valiant. The contract extension has an estimated duration of 100 days, with work expected to commence in March 2022 in direct continuation of the rig’s previously agreed work scope. The contract value of the extension is approximately $20.5 million, including integrated services provided. Two one-well options remain on Maersk Valiant’s contract with TotalEnergies.
Maersk Valiant is a high-specification seventh-generation drillship with integrated Managed Pressure Drilling capability which was delivered in 2013. It is currently operating for TotalEnergies offshore Suriname.