Following the simplification of the onshore organisation in January 2017, Maersk Oil’s Danish Business Unit, located in Esbjerg, today announced the second and last phase of a planned organisational restructuring which will complete the implementation of a more effective and efficient operating model across its business activities.
The new operating model will support future growth initiatives, including the planned redevelopment of Tyra. This second phase involves restructuring the offshore organisation and includes the transfer of planning and administrative tasks from offshore to onshore, enabling offshore teams to increase their focus on delivering value from safe and efficient operations. The announcement, subject to normal consultation under Danish labour laws, is expected to lead to a net reduction of 16 positions in the Danish business. With the consolidation of Maersk Oil’s Danish Business Unit nearing completion and the recent Tyra agreement in place, the company is now manning up in parts of its onshore business in order to be best prepared for delivering on its strategy.
Patrick Gilly, Managing Director of Maersk Oil’s Danish Business Unit said: “As planned we have completed the restructuring of Maersk Oil’s Danish Business Unit in line with the timetable we set out at the beginning of the year. I fully appreciate that it is an unsettling time for our colleagues offshore and I want to express my sincere appreciation of our colleague’s constant dedication. With the new Danish Business Unit organisational structure in place, both onshore and offshore and an agreement with the Danish state on the future of the Danish North Sea, I believe we are better positioned to support our strategic ambition to build a stronger presence in our North Sea heartland.”