Land Drilling

Archer’s Land Drilling division, the DLS group, is a leading land drilling and workover 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. The group has drilled more wells in the Vaca Muerta basin than any other drilling contractor.

Land Drilling

DLS, Archer’s Land Drilling division has provided drilling and workover services to operators in Argentina, Bolivia and other regions for more than 45 years, on a dayrate, turnkey or integrated project basis.

We offer a complete range of integrated drilling, completion and well servicing 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 has 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.

Providing a safe and environmentally sound working environment for all its employees, customers and other stakeholders is our core value. 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 our personnel and technical resources.

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Greg Helmen

Vice President, Land Drilling
Phone: +54 9 11 6781 3813

Jorge Patiño

Commercial Director
Phone: +54 9 11 5489 3399

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