The production of nonconventional shale basins is one the most significant recent developments in the energy industry.

With the advancement of new technology and innovative processes, the industry and the world now have access to large recoverable oil and gas reserves that can be drilled and hydraulically fractured. The Vaca Muerta region near Neuquén contains one of the world´s largest nonconventional reserves; and DLS Archer is an industry leader in the development of this world-class resource.

Operating 9 drilling rigs in the Neuquén region plus 1 drilling rig and 1 workover rig in Tierra del Fuego, DLS Archer specializes in horizontal and vertical drilling utilizing modern, highly mobile AC powered drilling rigs with high pressure, high volume hydraulic mud systems, managed pressure drilling, and moving systems to facilitate both multi-well pad drilling for nonconventional applications, as well as for between-location moves for exploration and conventional wells.

In addition to these services, we also provide drilling fluids and solids control services to the industry in order to ensure more efficient delivery of highly productive, safe and reliable wells.

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Kiel Clark

Director of Operations, DLS Archer Ltd
Phone: +54 9 299 555 1948