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TotalEnergies extends Maersk Drilling contract

Already deployed offshore of Suriman, rig Maersk Valiant’s prolonged contract is set to begin this January upon completing present task.

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TotalEnergies is exercising a contract option with Maersk Drilling to extend deployment rig Maersk Valiant.

The vessel will next be tasked with drilling a well off the coast of South American Surinam, with the extended deal, worth roughly USD 24.7m, set to last 100 days, Maersk Drilling informs in a statement Thursday morning.

Maersk Valiant is already drilling for the French company offshore of Surinam, and the next contract term is scheduled to commence in January 2022 after concluding current engagement.

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