Archer is a leading land Drilling contractor in Argentina and Bolivia with more than 2,100 drilling and maintenance personnel. Underpinned by experience, dedication and an outstanding record for safety and efficiency, the Archer land drilling teams currently operate more than 50 mobile land units. Archer has drilled more wells in the Vaca Muerta basin than any other drilling contractor.
Through our wholly owned subsidiaries, the DLS group of companies, Archer’s Land Drilling division has provided Drilling services to operators in Argentina, Bolivia and other regions for more than 45 years, on a dayrate, turnkey or integrated project basis.
DLS offers a complete range of integrated Drilling, completion and well services for the entire well lifecycle, from well construction to decommissioning, supported by laboratory and technical support provided by our team of experienced technical personnel, who have been extensively trained in operations, safety and environmental protection, management and control, and maintenance.
DLS operates one of the largest fleets of advanced technology, AC-powered land rigs in Latin America, including Quicksilver, Ideal and Flex 4 drilling units. These mobile, innovative land rig units are specifically designed to deliver safe and efficient operations.
For DLS, providing a safe and environmentally sound working environment for all its employees, customers and other stakeholders is a core value, and nothing takes precedence over this commitment. Management is accountable to demand the highest level of performance in Safety, Health and Environment, employing a continuous improvement system certified to international standards and by committing all pertinent resources for the implementation of this policy.
DLS is the first drilling, completion and workover contractor in Argentina to have developed a certified ISO 9001:2015 management system. Service quality is based on policies and practices aimed at achieving excellence from both human and technical resources providing the services, through emphasis on:
- Safe operations and environmental protection
- Ongoing training for personnel at all levels
- Updating of equipment and operating techniques
- Cost efficiency