Kevin Cowieson

Region: Global
Marketing & Business Development Manager
Phone: +44 1224 767500

Originally established in the UK in 1977, Archer’s Platform Drilling division’s priority continues to be protecting our employees, coworkers and the environment and our attitude towards Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) is widely recognized within the industry.

Our platform drilling services in the North Sea and throughout the world have amassed a great deal of relevant industry experience and practical knowledge to guide our operations, maximizing well efficiency in all drilling applications.

Archer has established itself as one of the leading offshore platform drilling and engineering contractors globally. With more than 1,600 experienced drilling and maintenance personnel, we currently secure the drilling operations and maintenance services on more than 47 offshore platforms across four continents.

Today, Archer is proud to work with:

  • Apache North Sea Limited
  • Aker BP ASA
  • Chevron
  • ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS
  • Energean Oil & Gas
  • Fairfield Energy
  • Marathon Oil
  • Repsol Norge AS
  • Repsol Sinopec Resources UK
  • Shell U.K. Limited
  • Statoil

Related Challenges


A large number of oil and gas assets are coming to the end of their designed life expectancy and need to be decommissioned safely, securely and cost effectively.

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