Archer said yesterday that it is looking for opportunities to redeploy crew after Shell decided to terminate early a North Sea well decommissioning contract.
Scores of offshore drillers have rejected an "inferior" pay offer from a group of companies accused of snubbing a collective agreement.
A "breakaway" group of drilling contractors looking to offer different terms to workers have been condemned by a trade union.
Archer has won a new five-year deal to provide platform drilling services for Chevron North Sea.
The chief executive of oilfield services firm Archer has stood down.
Bosses at Archer hailed 2018 as a year of growth for the energy services firm.
A cluster of oil and gas industry firms is taking root at a growing business park in Blackburn, Aberdeen, as the offshore sector continues its recovery.
Energy services firm Archer has said UK activity remains low as it posted a small profit for the third quarter of the year.
An oil worker has died on a platform in the North Sea.
Archer has clinched a new three year deal to provide a range of services at Apache's Forties and Beryl fields in the North Sea.
Archer's chief executive said the outlook for "oilfield services remains uncertain".
Archer has landed a plug and abandonment (P&A) with Repsol.
More than $250million in financial guarantees provided by offshore drilling contract Seadrill will be swapped for a cash payment of $25million.
Archer has confirmed an extension of a North Sea drilling deal with Aker BP.
Odfjell staff have transferred to Archer for work on a number of Norwegian platforms.
Archer today said it was starting to see higher levels of activity, but still plans to cut more jobs in the third quarter of this year.
Archer said it plans to make reductions to its headcount by up to 10% in the second quarter of the year from its operations in the UK, Norway and Argentina.
Well services specialist Archer has secured a five-year contract with ConocoPhillips to provide mechanical wireline services in Norway.
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Well services firm Archer reported a net loss of $244.1 million in its fourth quarter 2015 results as it caught the blowback from impairments valued at $177.5million.
The Norwegian PSA (Petroleum Safety Authority) has carried out an audit to verify Archer has been complying with improvements in relation to major accident risk reduction.
An Aberdeen-based oil and lubricant firm yesterday said its ability to deliver savings had helped it strike two new deals, one of which is worth nearly £800,000. Normac Oils will supply its products to oilfield services firm Archer and collective members of the North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) under separate agreements. Normac declined to say which particular client had stumped up the £800,000.
Oilfield services firm Archer has won a three-year platform drilling services contract for Talisman Sinopec's North Sea assets.
Operator Apache has exercised the first of two options to extend its existing contract with Archer for the provision of platform drilling services for another year.
More than two-fifths of the 1,000 job losses anticipated at international oilfield service firm Archer will be in the UK, it said yesterday. Archer, which is listed on the Oslo stock exchange but run from Hamilton, Bermuda, said it had already laid off about 135 workers at its offices in Blackburn, Aberdeenshire. A spokesman added: “Based on conversations with our clients, we anticipate that there will be an additional 290 UK onshore and offshore personnel released by the end of the second quarter in order to align with scheduled activities.”