Talisman Sinopec appoints Archer for North Sea platform drilling

Offshore staff

HAMILTON, BermudaArcher (UK) has secured a three-year contract with two-year extension options to provide platform drilling services for Talisman Sinopec Energy UK.

Starting Nov. 1, Archer will deliver onshore rig operations, maintenance and QHSE management, and offshore operations and maintenance supervision on the Claymore, Clyde, Fulmar, Piper B, Saltire, and Tartan platforms in the UK central North Sea.

Following the award, Archer will operate a total of 38 platforms in the North Sea, Greece, and Brazil.


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