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Island Drilling Company AS signs contract with Maersk Decom

Maersk Decom Mauritania A/S has awarded Island Drilling Company AS a contract for plugging and abandonment of four firm and one optional well in the Tullow Oil operated Banda and Tiof fields offshore Mauritania. The work is estimated to 75 days in total. Commencement of the work is Q4 in 2022.

The Banda and Tiof fields are two oil and gas accumulations offshore Mauritania in water depths from 200m to 1,200m. The licenses are located approximately 53km and 84km offshore Nouakchott, Mauritania.

This contract will keep the Island Innovator in operation during the winter in 2022 and the rig is expected to be back in the North Sea beginning of 2023.

“We are very pleased to continue to add backlog to Island Innovator with this contract after finishing work in UK. This will keep Island Innovator in operation from end of March 2022 throughout 2022.” says CEO Roger Simmenes of Island Drilling Company.The Banda and Tiof fields are two oil and gas accumulations offshore Mauritania in water depths from 200m to 1,200m. The licenses are located approximately 53km and 84km offshore Nouakchott, Mauritania.

This contract will keep the Island Innovator in operation during the winter in 2022 and the rig is expected to be back in the North Sea beginning of 2023.

“We are very pleased to continue to add backlog to Island Innovator with this contract after finishing work in UK. This will keep Island Innovator in operation from end of March 2022, and well into the following year.” says CEO Roger Simmenes of Island Drilling Company.