Shell expands Archer well support on North Sea Brent complex

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UK – Archer has won a five-year contract to provide integrated plug and abandonment services for Shell’s Brent field in the UK northern North Sea.

The scope covers drilling and maintenance, swarf management, cuttings re-injection, casing pulling services, and supply of tubulars and handling equipment.

Archer has provided drilling, engineering, maintenance and operational support since 2004 on the Brent Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, and Nelson field platforms.

Currently 190 of Archer’s drilling crew, maintenance and engineering personnel are based on these facilities, and the company plans to bring in at least 90 more over the next 12 months.


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