Archer awarded contract extension for platform drilling services with Apache


Archer announced that Apache has exercised teh first of two options to extend its existing contract for a period of one year.

Archer (UK) Limited announced today that Apache has exercised the first of two options to extend its existing offshore contract with Archer for the provision of Platform Drilling Services for a period of one year.

"We are very pleased to have been awarded this contract extension. It is excellent news for Archer and illustrates the hard work and commitment which our personnel put into delivering a safe environment for all those engaged on the Apache assets whilst ensuring support in delivering Apache’s high level of operational efficiency,” said Kenny Dey, Managing Director of Archer in the U.K. “We look forward to continuing our working relationship with Apache through the duration of the contract.”

Archer, a leading provider of Platform Drilling services, currently operates a total of 33 offshore platforms in the North Sea, Greece and Brazil, including Platform Drilling O&M services on the Forties Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and Delta platforms along with the Beryl Alpha and Bravo installations.

Archer is a global oilfield service company with more than 40 years’ experience, over 7,000 employees, and operations in more than 100 locations worldwide. From drilling services, production optimization, well integrity and intervention, to decommissioning, Archer is focused on safely delivering the highest quality services and products to the drilling and well service markets.

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