Maersk Drilling sees new opportunities in Norway following new oil findings

The recent big findings of oil in the Norwegian shelf have confirmed Maersk Drilling in their thoughts that a big part of the company’s turnover must be found in the North Sea. “We will have an increased number of opportunities now”, the company says.

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The new giant oil findings in Norway create much demand for oil rigs and even more optimism in an industry which has already difficulties in delivering the required volume of equipment to oil companies worldwide. This is also the case for Maersk Drilling who is already present in Norway with six jack-up rigs and an additional three jack-up rigs will be delivered in 2014 and 2015; these rigs have all been secured long contracts.

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