Archer contract for platform drilling services


Archer (UK) Limited has announced the award of a three-year contract with two times two-year extension options, for the provision of platform drilling services for Talisman Sinopec Energy UK Limited (Talisman Sinopec). The contract, which is scheduled to commence on 1st November 2015, will see Archer provide onshore rig operations, maintenance and QHSE management, and offshore operations and maintenance supervision on the Claymore, Clyde, Fulmar, Piper B, Saltire and Tartan platforms.

"We are delighted to have been awarded this substantial contract from an operator like Talisman Sinopec, which has such a major presence in the UK North Sea. This agreement represents a significant opportunity for Archer to demonstrate its expertise in, and commitment to, delivering safe operations in the region,” says Kenny Dey, Managing Director of Archer UK. “We look forward to working closely with Talisman Sinopec and delivering an efficient programme of service to our valued client, to support the success of their ongoing and planned drilling activity.”

Following the award of this contract, Archer currently operates a total of 38 platforms in the North Sea, Greece and Brazil.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)

Adapted from a press release by Louise Mulhall

Published on 15/10/2015


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