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Total's North Sea employees complain of "stress and anxiety"

Maersk Oil's sale to Total has taken a big toll on the employees on the Dan F platform in the North Sea, where several staff voice concerns about stress and are looking for new jobs. In an internal document, an employee warned of deteriorating safety.

Maersk secures bunkering deal in Singapore

Yet another major port will become part of Maersk's efforts to secure low-sulfur fuel in preparation for 2020. Maersk Oil Trading has now leased part of a tanking terminal in Singapore.

Authorities clear Maersk Oil sale

The Danish government calls on Total to "enter a dialog" with the Danish Energy Agency to modernize the sole concession so it transitions to regular conditions.

Maersk and partners approve billion-euro plan for Tyra

The partners behind the Tyra gas field, which is partially owned by Shell, Maersk Oil, Chevron and the Danish state-owned Nordsøfonden, have made the final investment decision for the DKK 21 billion reconstruction of Tyra.

Maersk expects solution for Drilling within next year

Unemployed rigs and the decision to hand off the drilling division have resulted in a major impairment for Maersk Group. The group states that "a structural solution for Maersk Supply Service, remains to be defined" within the next 12 months. Meanwhile, Maersk Oil saw its result roar ahead in this year's third quarter.

Analyst: Lost Maersk fields were key factor in acquisition

The North Sea was just one of many factors that woke Total's interest in Maersk Oil. Another was the opportunity to take over the expertise that the Danish firm still possessed after the French oil major had nabbed huge fields from the Danish company.

Analyst puts a price on Maersk's energy companies

An analyst from investment bank Jefferies says that the remaining three companies in Maersk Energy could bring in approximately USD 7.5 billion. In a new brief, he puts a price on Maersk Drilling, Maersk Tankers, and Maersk Supply Service.

Professor: Tax pressure pushed Total out of Norway

Total's plans to establish its regional headquarters in Denmark has provoked concerns in Norway. "What we now see is that the major companies are pulling out of Norway," says a professor of oil economics to Dagens Næringsliv.

Hemmingsen: Divestment is a relatively quick transaction

For Denmark as well as for Maersk Group, the divestment of Maersk Oil to Total was the right solution, says the CEO of the Energy division Claus Hemmingsen to ShippingWatch. There were many inherent uncertainties in a listing, he says.

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