Awards from the International Association of Drilling Contractors

  • 2015 – IADC North Sea Chapter Annual Safety Award: Best Safety Performance Award “Runner Up”
  • 2013 – IADC North Sea Chapter Annual Safety Award: Platform Drilling Contractor of the Year
  • 2013 – IADC North Sea Chapter Annual Safety Award: Val Hood Award, Steve Rae, Archer
  • 2013 – IADC North Sea Chapter Annual Safety Award: Chairman’s Special Award, Stuart Hepburn, Archer
  • 2013 – IADC North Sea Chapter Merit Award for outstanding safety performance over 9 years, awarded to the platform captain
  • 2012 – IADC North Sea Chapter Annual Safety Award: Platform Drilling Contractor of the Year
  • 2012 – IADC North Sea Chapter Merit Award for outstanding safety performance over 6 years, Veslefrikk B
  • 2012 – IADC North Sea Chapter Merit Award for outstanding safety performance over 5 years, Valhall IP
  • 2012 – IADC North Sea Chapter Annual Safety Award: Chairman’s Special Award, Paul Ellis, Archer
  • 2011 – IADC North Sea Chapter Annual Safety Award: Platform Drilling Contractor of the Year “Runner Up”
  • 2010 – IADC North Sea Chapter Annual Safety Award: Chairman’s Special Award, Tony Hinchliff, Archer
  • 2009 – IADC North Sea Chapter Merit Award for outstanding safety performance over 5 years, awarded to the platform Brent Delta
  • 2009 – IADC North Sea Chapter Annual Safety Award: Platform Drilling Contractor of the Year
  • 2008 – IADC North Sea Chapter Merit Award for outstanding safety performance over 4 years, awarded to the platform Brent Delta
  • 2008 – IADC North Sea Chapter Annual Safety Award: Platform Drilling Contractor of the Year

Awards from Clients

BP

  • 2010 – BP Safety Award: 10 years without a Loss Time Accident on Valhall DP, period 03.05.2000 – 03.05.2010
  • 2010 – BP Operations: Valhall IP, 3 years without personal injuries

Chevron

  • 2012 – Chevron people award: For demonstrating exceptional HSE knowledge, skills and behaviors, embracing Chevron’s safety values and 0 recordable incidents in 2012
  • 2011 – Chevron people award: For demonstrating exceptional HSE knowledge, skills and behaviors, embracing Chevron’s safety values and 0 recordable incidents in 2011
  • 2009 – Chevron safety award: 10 Years without a lost time incident and 5 Years without a recordable incident
  • 2008 – Chevron partnership award

ConocoPhillips

  • 2015 – Ekofisk X, 5 years LTI free, May 2015
  • 2014 – Ekofisk K, “Rig of the month for December 2014”
  • 2014 – Ekofisk K, “The North Sea Falcon Prize” for Personal Safety Involvement, December 2014
  • 2014 – Ekofisk K, 5 years LTI free, October 2014
  • 2011 – The Falken prize for Personal Safety Involvement
  • 2011 – Safety Ambassador Award presented to Assistant Driller, ELDA, Norway
  • 2011 – Safety Ambassador Award presented to Operations Manager, Platform Drilling, Ekofisk, Norway

The Safety Ambassador Program recognizes E&P employees or long-term contractors who exemplify safety leadership in their business, across E&P, across the company or externally.

Marathon

  • 2013 – Marathon Operations: Brae Alpha, 16.2 years LTI free rig 1
  • 2013 – Marathon Operations: Brae Alpha, 14.9 years LTI free rig 2
  • 2013 – Marathon Operations: Brae Bravo, 9.4 years LTI free
  • 2013 – Marathon Operations: Brae East, 13.5 years LTI free

Shell

  • 2015 – Brent Alpha Team awarded Rig of Quarter 2015
  • 2015 – Brent Delta Wells Team awarded “Most Value from Collaborations Team Award”, February 2015
  • 2014 – Brent Delta wins prestigious award – “Most Value from Collaborations Team Award”
  • 2013 – Archer 5 years LIT free all Archer UK Shell operations
  • 2008 – Shell International E&P: HSE contribution of the year. Chosen from all drilling contractors and services
  • 2006 – Shell safety performance and operational success: Brent Delta drill team was the top platform drilling team for Shell worldwide

Statoil

  • 2010 – Statoil Operations: Veslefrikk A, 2 years without personal injuries
  • 2010 – Statoil Operations: Veslefrikk B, 5 years without personal injuries
  • 2009 – Statoil EPN D&W: BOOST Rig of the year, 2nd place awarded to the platform Veslefrikk A

Talisman Energy

  • 2014 – Stop-Drop Award

Association of Energy Service Companies

  • 2011 – Gold (1st Place) HSE Annual Safety Award presented to Gray Wireline, part of Archer
  • 2011 – AESC Lifetime Achievement “Golden Rod Wrench Award” presented to Divisional HSE Director, Gray Wireline, part of Archer
  • 2010 – Gold (1st Place) HSE Annual Safety Award presented to Gray Wireline, part of Archer
  • 2009 – Gold (1st Place) HSE Annual Safety Award presented to Gray Wireline, part of Archer
  • 2008 – Gold (1st Place) HSE Annual Safety Award presented to Gray Wireline, part of Archer

UK Oil and Gas safety awards

  • 2013 – Award for preventive safety action presented to Scott McDonald, Archer Offshore Electrician, for design and fabrication of an electrical test box to prevent intrusion to live cabinets for maintenance
  • 2012 – Award for Safety Leadership presented to Mark Cowieson, Archer Rig Manager, for management of a project to introduce hands-free lifting operations to assets under his supervision