Platform Drilling

For over 50 years, Archer has set the standard in providing offshore drilling Operations, Engineering and Maintenance (OEM) management services in both harsh and legislatively stringent environments on fixed, modular and mobile drilling facilities.

Archer is a global market leading offshore drilling and P&A contractor who predominantly specialize in fixed installations but also support modular and mobile operations. Our portfolio includes over 30 platform rigs, three semi-submersibles and two owned and operated modular rigs. We are responsible for the operation, maintenance and recertification of all elements of the drilling equipment on each of these assets. Our skilled and experienced drilling and maintenance discipline employees have specialist knowledge of drilling operations, management and equipment maintenance.

We have a multi skilled workforce, many of whom are trained to be able to execute multiple services, which help our clients to deliver a sustainable business, by reducing personnel offshore and logistics costs. We are also able to supply drilling tubulars, associated handling equipment and other drilling equipment to all operators to fulfil short or long term requirements to establish and sustain well operations. Since we were established in 1972, we have maintained a safe working environment for our people, delivering optimum performance invariably above client expectations. We are the market leader in our field, which is demonstrated by our consistently high market share.

Today, Archer is proud to work with:

  • Apache North Sea Limited
  • Aker BP ASA
  • Equinor Brazil
  • Equinor ASA
  • Ithaca
  • Repsol Sinopec Resources UK
  • TAQA

Get in touch

Kevin Cowieson

Director Business Development - Platform Operations