Top 10 Drilling Rigs Manufacturers in 2023

1. CNPC EQUIPMENT

Country: China

Founded: 1990

About the company:

China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) is a large comprehensive oil company engaged in the production and supply of crude oil and natural gas in China.

Its business covers oil and natural gas exploration and development, refining and chemical industry, pipeline transportation, oil and gas refining product sales, petroleum engineering technical services, equipment manufacturing, oil trade and other fields.

China’s petroleum equipment manufacturing business is one of the main businesses of China National Petroleum Corporation, which has grown with the development of China’s petroleum industry.

After more than 50 years of development, it has formed a relatively complete equipment manufacturing system and strong R&D, design, processing, manufacturing, sales and service capabilities.

It has become an important force in China’s equipment manufacturing industry and has a greater influence in the global petrochemical equipment manufacturing field.

Nearly 100 enterprises of China National Petroleum Corporation carry out equipment manufacturing business, including Baoji Petroleum Machinery Co., Ltd., Baoji Petroleum Steel Pipe Plant, Jichai Power Plant, Chaohai Petroleum Equipment Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Daqing Oilfield and other major enterprises, which have become large-scale drilling, oil production, steel pipe, power, offshore oil equipment manufacturing bases;

In the fields of refining, geophysical exploration, logging, drilling and production and other equipment, they have cultivated and developed characteristic enterprises such as Daqing Petrochemical Company, Dongfang Geophysical Exploration Co., Ltd., PetroChina Logging Co., Ltd. and Beijing Petroleum Machinery Factory;

China Petroleum Technology Development Corporation has developed into an internationally renowned international trading company for the export of petroleum equipment products.

China’s petroleum equipment manufacturing products cover 8 categories, including drilling, oil production, power, steel pipe, refining, ocean, geophysical exploration and logging, and more than 180 varieties.

The service objects cover upstream, midstream and downstream business fields, such as petroleum exploration and development, oil and gas transmission, refining and chemical industry.

All major equipment manufacturing enterprises have passed the certification of 1SO9000 quality management system, 1S014000 environmental management system and ISO10012 measurement management system, and more than 60 products have obtained the right to use the AP1 monogram.

A full range of drilling rigs with a drilling depth of 1000-12000m, variable frequency secret drive, CGDS geological steering drilling system, electric submersible pump, X80 welded steel pipe, coiled tubing, medium and high-power internal combustion engines, large flue gas turbines, complete sets of logging equipment, large seismic acquisition instruments and other products have reached the world’s advanced level.

China’s petroleum equipment manufacturing business has developed rapidly, with an annual growth rate of more than 35%.

The products have been exported to more than 70 countries and regions, and have established strategic cooperation relationships with more than 600 international customers.

In the past three years, the cumulative exports have reached nearly 12 billion dollars, forming a large-scale market in the world’s major oil and gas producing regions.

A relatively complete international marketing network has been formed, with 67 overseas institutions in 51 countries and regions, including 10 large warehouse sales bases and 14 maintenance service centers in Central Asia, South America, North America, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific and other regions.

A marketing center covering the Middle East, South America and West Africa has been established.

Pursue excellence and serve energy. In order to enhance the overall value of China’s petroleum equipment manufacturing industry, take the market as the guide, technology as the guide, quality as the center, and user satisfaction as the responsibility, continue to strengthen scientific and technological innovation, strive to promote industrial upgrading, accelerate the transformation of development mode, continue to improve competitiveness, and create a “unified brand of China’s petroleum equipment.”.

With years of experience in energy service and adhering to the purpose of “contributing energy and creating harmony” of PetroChina, the equipment manufacturing business of PetroChina will adapt to the needs of economic development and oil and gas business development, focus on connotation development with a global perspective and strategic thinking, constantly enhance service guarantee and market competitiveness, and make new and greater contributions to the development of the petroleum industry by building an advanced petroleum equipment manufacturing industry.

2. RG

Country: China

Founded: 1969

About the company:

Nanyang Erji Petroleum Equipment Group Co., Ltd., formerly known as Nanyang Petroleum Machinery Plant of Henan Petroleum Exploration Bureau of Sinopec Group (the former No. 2 Petroleum Machinery Plant of the Ministry of Petroleum Industry), was restructured on June 26, 2004, from the original state-owned enterprise to a limited liability company, and changed to a joint-stock company on January 18, 2016.

The company is a national localization base for major technical equipment, a localization base for light oil drilling rigs, a national innovative enterprise, a high-tech enterprise, and a high-tech enterprise of the Torch Program.

The company has National Petroleum Vehicle Equipment Standardization Department, National Certified Enterprise Technology Center, Academician Workstation, Postdoctoral Research Workstation and other institutions.

The company’s products include 12 series and more than 200 varieties of truck mounted drilling rigs, skid mounted modular drilling rigs, tractor mounted drilling rigs, workover rigs, and logging equipment.

Especially in the 1990s, he boldly put forward the concept of portable drilling equipment characterized by rapid transportation and operation automation, and put it into development of portable drilling equipment.

The 3000m truck mounted drilling rig developed earlier won the second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award;

The 4000m truck mounted drilling rig and 4000m trailer mounted drilling rig developed meet the high-end needs of users for large tonnage self-propelled drilling equipment and provide advanced equipment for industrial drilling.

At the same time, the company is also committed to the research and development of unconventional oil and gas equipment and oil and gas exploration and development equipment that meet the special environmental needs of oceans, deserts, tidal flats, rainforests and low temperatures (polar regions), and continues to improve the mechanization and intelligence of equipment.

Early developed full hydraulic coalbed methane drilling rig, providing a new solution for global coalbed methane development;

It has developed a series of low-temperature drilling rig products that meet the environmental requirements of – 45 ℃ to – 60 ℃, and exported them to high-end markets such as Russia and Canada in batches;

It has developed a small module helicopter hoisting rig to meet the needs of tropical rainforest environment, as well as a car trough integrated rig, a vehicle mounted (towed) rig without strings, etc., to meet the special customization needs of users.

At present, while maintaining the leading product in the industry, the company is actively carrying out oilfield drilling, cementing, logging and other engineering technical services, striving to build the enterprise from the current domestic advanced oil drilling and production equipment manufacturer to the international advanced oil and gas complete equipment system integration and service provider.

3. SINOPEC

Country: China

About the company:

Petrochemical machinery is a research and development, manufacturing and technical service enterprise of oil and gas technology equipment under Sinopec.

It belongs to the oil and gas equipment and tool manufacturing industry, and is the basic industry and strategic industry to ensure national energy security.

The main business of the company includes all kinds of oil and gas development equipment and devices, as well as the development, sales and testing operation and maintenance services of drill bits, drilling tools, manifolds, valves, downhole tools, instruments and meters.

Its leading products cover three major fields: petroleum engineering, oil and gas development, and oil and gas gathering and transportation, covering onshore and offshore oil and gas fields, specifically including oil drilling rigs, cementing equipment, fracturing equipment, workover rigs, coiled tubing operation equipment, and pressurized operation equipment Bit drilling tools, downhole tools, oil and gas transmission steel pipes, natural gas compressors, oilfield environmental protection equipment, high-pressure fluid control products can provide integrated equipment solutions for petroleum engineering operations, as well as petroleum and petrochemical equipment testing, natural gas pressurization, equipment operation and maintenance services.

Oil and gas drilling and production equipment, bit drilling tools and downhole tools are mainly used for oil and gas exploration and development engineering operations;

Offshore engineering equipment is mainly used for engineering operations such as exploration, exploitation, storage and transportation of offshore oil and gas resources;

Oil and gas transmission steel pipes are mainly used to transport oil, refined oil and natural gas, and can also be used for urban pipe network construction;

The natural gas compressor is used for gas injection in underground caverns and other gas storages;

Integrated solutions mainly provide integrated solutions integrating equipment, tools, full life cycle services and financial services for petroleum engineering operations.

Petrochemical machinery strives to create the advantages of integration of R&D, manufacturing and service, and provides excellent equipment and services for oil and gas exploration and development.

In terms of leading products, the company’s bit drilling tools, downhole operation tools, cementing and fracturing equipment, and workover equipment are at the international advanced level, and the oil and gas gathering and transmission equipment such as compressors and steel pipes are at the domestic advanced level.

In terms of core manufacturing, based on independent manufacturing, the company has built 16 production lines of bit drilling tools, drilling rigs, cementing and fracturing equipment, steel pipes, etc., has 7 professional laboratories including 6000hp pump test center, key oil and gas drilling laboratory, and the national oil and gas drilling and production equipment quality supervision and inspection center, has passed the international certification of API, GOST, CE, etc., has established a complete and reliable quality management system, and its core manufacturing capacity is at the world leading level.

In terms of marketing services, the company has formed a relatively complete marketing service system in China, and its service capacity is at an advanced level in China.

As domestic oil service companies continue to promote the operation of light assets, the demand for some petroleum equipment has shifted from investment to leasing.

In order to respond to the market demand, petrochemical machinery has carried out the leasing business of drilling and production equipment and compressors on the principle of ensuring controllable risks and benefits.

Petrochemical Machinery is committed to promoting the development and progress of oil and gas engineering operation technology, improving the quality, speed and efficiency of oil and gas engineering operations, providing integrated solutions and full life cycle services, and working with petroleum engineering enterprises to help oil and gas exploration and development, and jointly “refuel for a better life”.

4. HONGHUA

Country: China

Founded: 1997

About the company:

Honghua Group is an overseas listed company under China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation, and is positioned as the main platform for energy equipment development of aerospace science and industry.

As a world-renowned manufacturer of land drilling and production equipment and an exporter of large land oil rigs in China, Honghua Group is mainly engaged in manufacturing traditional land drilling rigs, CNC drilling rigs, drilling rig accessories and parts for drilling rigs or drilling rig maintenance in operation.

With its strong R&D capability, high-quality production facilities and mature international sales network, about 80% of its products are sold to famous enterprises around the world, including major oil producing regions such as North America, the Middle East, and emerging markets such as South America, India, Russia and Africa.

On the solid basis of the existing land drilling equipment, Honghua Group has implemented diversified development and grown into a comprehensive enterprise engaged in the interactive development of land and ocean fields, equipment manufacturing, oil and gas resources development (especially unconventional oil and gas fields) and engineering services.

In the future, Honghua Group will carry out in-depth cooperation with Aerospace Science and Engineering in high-end energy equipment manufacturing and oil and gas field services, play a synergistic effect in technology research and development, project implementation and market expansion, and become an internationally advanced equipment manufacturing enterprise in the oil and gas industry.

5. Jereh

Country: China

Founded: 1999

About the company:

Yantai Jereh Petroleum Service Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Jereh SZ002353) is a listed company with global operation, providing customers with competitive, safe and reliable products, services and systematic solutions in the fields of oil and gas, environmental protection, etc.

Jereh will focus on the peach war and pressure that customers pay attention to, making it not only deeply cultivate and continuously innovate in traditional fields, but also deeply practice in emerging fields such as intelligent environmental cleaning equipment, battery charging cathode materials.

Today, Jereh shares business in more than 70 countries and regions, with more than 6000 excellent employees, is opening up cooperation with global partners to meet people’s aspirations for a better life.

As the world’s leading oil and gas field complete equipment manufacturer, Jereh’s advantage lies in providing customers with a full range of oil and gas field development solutions and modular delivery, and constantly introducing products based on unconventional energy development and application.

From ice and snow to tropical rainforest, from the vast ocean to Fanxi Desert, more than 3000 sets of oil and gas equipment, including Jereh’s drilling rig, cementing, fracturing, tubing, liquid nitrogen and compressor, have been used in major oil fields around the world, working together with customers to create a history of the energy industry.

As a technology driven enterprise, Jereh attaches great importance to innovation.

The annual investment in R&D is no less than 4% of the sales revenue of that year, and has established cooperative relationships with many well-known domestic universities, such as Houston, Canada’s Xi’an Petroleum University, to jointly carry out product R&D and technological innovation.

In the process of development, Jereh has formed a very complete set of quality management system processes and standards.

As early as 2006, Jereh passed the APIQ1 quality management system certification and SO9001 quality management system certification of the American Petroleum Association.

At the same time, Jereh can design and manufacture special equipment for oil and gas fields in accordance with domestic and foreign industry standards and requirements of different export countries.

At present, it has obtained international production qualification certification such as API4F7KW8C/6AW16C/16A, and has obtained various certifications such as EU CE, Norwegian DNV, US DOT, Canadian CDOT, Saudi SASO, CU-TR, etc.

With the goal of zero defect of products, the company has established a quality management mode of “whole process control and full participation” to ensure the delivery of high-quality products to customers, and has established a systematic management file for each product sold and each service, so that the whole process of product quality can be traced.

Jereh has a technical after-sales service team with quick response, superb technology and excellent equipment.

Adhering to the service concept of “taking customers as the center and moving customers with heart”, Jereh is reinventing itself.

In the application and transformation of equipment under different working conditions, Jereh helps customers to maximize the performance of equipment and escort the effective and safe application of customer equipment.

At present, Jereh has set up more than 20 after-sales service bases around the world, and the service team is on call 24 hours a day to solve customer problems in a one-stop manner to ensure customer satisfaction.

6. Lanzhou Lanshi Group

Country: China

Founded: 1953

About the company:

Lanzhou Lanshi Petroleum Equipment Engineering Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Lanshi Equipment Company) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lanshi Group, covering an area of about 400 mu, with 1632 employees and 239 scientific and technical personnel.

It is a petroleum drilling and production equipment manufacturing enterprise integrating scientific research, development, design, manufacturing and engineering technology services. 

It has the ability to manufacture offshore drilling modules of various onshore oil rigs with drilling depth of 1000 to 12000 meters (450HP to 4000HP) and various types of pumping units, and can provide overall solutions, system module engineering, complete sets of drilling rigs, drilling rig components, spare parts and various technical services according to user needs.

Lanshi Group was founded in 1953, and its predecessor was the merger of Lanzhou Petroleum Machinery Factory and Lanzhou Petrochemical Equipment Factory.

It has gone through more than 60 years of glorious history.

Over the past 60 years, Lanshi Group has independently developed and manufactured the first oil drilling rig in China, 15000 m semi submersible ultra deep offshore drilling rig, four in one continuous reforming reactor, 30000 ton multi cylinder sheet forming hydraulic press and other products, filling more than 100 technology and product gaps in the domestic energy equipment field.

Today, Lanshi Group has developed into a whole industry chain development pattern integrating R&D, design, production, manufacturing and testing, EPC general contracting, investment and operation, after-sales and financial services, with fossil energy equipment manufacturing, casting and forging, general machinery as the industrial cornerstone, and equipment manufacturing and services in new energy, energy conservation, environmental protection, new materials and other industries as the new power.

It has many R&D and manufacturing bases in Lanzhou, Qingdao, Xinjiang, Xi’an, Shanghai, Luoyang, etc., 11 secondary subsidiaries, a listed company (Lanshi Heavy Industries, SH603169), an energy equipment engineering research institute, three branches, 12 technology centers, an international engineering company and three overseas branches.

The market covers petrochemical industry, coal chemical industry, petroleum drilling and production, mining and metallurgy, military industry, nuclear power, aerospace, heating, logistics and other industries.

Its business covers more than 60 countries and regions, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, Turkmenistan, Japan, the Middle East and other international energy equipment enterprises with nearly 10000 employees.

In the new period, Lanshi Group will accelerate the transformation of kinetic energy, implement transformation and reconstruction, vigorously develop intelligent equipment manufacturing and energy conservation and environmental protection industries, and actively cultivate new energy, new materials and other emerging industries.

Adhere to the path of international operation, intelligent manufacturing, business integration, industry finance collaboration, and modern management, and build Lanshi Group into an integrated energy equipment solution provider with data insight and industrial integration capabilities.

7. COSL

Country: China

About the company:

CNOOC Oilfield Services Co., Ltd. is a large-scale comprehensive oilfield service provider in the world.

The service covers all stages of offshore oil and gas exploration, development and production.

The business is divided into four categories: geophysical exploration services, drilling services, oilfield technical services and shipping services.

COSL has a strong offshore oil service equipment group in the Asia Pacific region.

The company operates and manages 13 geophysical survey ships in total;

57 sets of drilling equipment (including 36 jack up drilling platforms, 12 semi submersible drilling platforms, 3 living platforms and 6 sets of modular drilling rigs);

More than 130 offshore working ships;

It has more than 430 sets of advanced oilfield technical service equipment such as logging while drilling, rotary steering, drilling, etc. independently developed, such as logging, mud, directional well, cementing and workover.

COSL can not only provide customers with single business operation services, but also provide customers with integrated package turnkey operation services.

The company’s service area covers China’s sea areas, and has expanded to six major regions, namely Asia Pacific, Middle East, America, Europe, Africa and the Far East, covering more than 40 countries and regions around the world.

CNOOC employees always adhere to the internationally accepted health, safety and environmental protection standards, focus on providing first-class services to customers, and fully implement systematic management.

All units of the company have obtained safety management system certificates that comply with ISM (International Safety Management) rules and QHSE management system certificates issued by DNV that comply with ISO9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS18001 standards.

8. ZPEC

Country: China

Founded: 2003

About the company:

Zhongman Oil and Gas Group Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Zhongman Oil or Zhongman Group, abbreviated as ZPEC), headquartered in the new area near the port of China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, is an international well-known comprehensive oil and gas company focusing on the field of oil and gas.

On November 17, 2017, PetroChina was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and successfully landed in the A-share capital market (stock code: 603619).

The company takes oil and gas exploration and development, integrated drilling and completion engineering technical services as its core business, drives the development of high-end petroleum equipment manufacturing business, and actively expands relevant high-tech and value-added businesses;

The above businesses are mutually coordinated, pulled and developed in a coordinated manner, which makes China and Oman form three integration advantages, namely, integration of wellbore technology services;

Integration of drilling engineering services and petroleum equipment manufacturing;

Integration of exploration and development with drilling engineering services and petroleum equipment manufacturing;

It is a high-tech enterprise in Shanghai, with 251 patents for invention and utility model.

The company’s business covers the Middle East, Central Asia, Russia, North Africa and other places.

Its main customers include PetroChina, Sinopec, BP, Shell, Russian Gas, Russian Oil, Novatek, Petronas Malaysia, Baker Hughes, Schlumberger, Weatherford and other internationally renowned oil and gas companies, which have passed the Saudi Aramco drilling supplier qualification review.

Since 2017, the company has actively expanded the upstream industrial chain and made great progress in transforming to exploration and development business.

It is a private enterprise that has obtained the exploration right of domestic oil blocks and declared oil reserves to the state.

9. LANPEC

Country: China

Founded: 1960

About the company:

Gansu Lanpec Petrochemical Hi tech Equipment Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Lanpec Hi tech), with a registered capital of 350 million yuan, is one of the companies with considerable influence and outstanding performance in China’s equipment manufacturing industry.

As of March 2016, Lanpec’s equipment and products have been distributed in 31 provinces (cities and autonomous regions) and more than 10 countries and regions in Asia, Europe, Africa, America, etc., as well as the United States, Canada, Japan, South Korea, Russia, the United Kingdom, Germany, Norway, Denmark, France, Spain, South Africa, Sudan, India, Myanmar, Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Brazil, Australia Relevant companies from New Zealand and other countries have maintained good technical exchanges and friendly cooperative relations.

Lanpec Hi Tech is the pioneer of China’s petrochemical equipment and the pioneer of China’s marine and desert oil.

Its predecessor, Lanzhou Petroleum Machinery Research Institute, was established in May 1960 as the industrial technology centralized management institute of national petroleum drilling and production machinery and refining and chemical equipment.

The company is mainly engaged in the research, development, design and manufacturing of oil station mining machinery, oil refining and chemical equipment, marine and desert oil equipment and engineering, oil refining and chemical engineering, natural gas treatment and liquid recovery engineering, light industry and food machinery, as well as the performance testing and evaluation of oil drilling and production machinery and oil refining and chemical equipment, the introduction and development of computer software for petroleum, petrochemical and its equipment Technical consulting, general contracting of relevant engineering design, construction, manufacturing management, supervision and other businesses.

Lanpec is a first-class network supplier of PetroChina, Sinopec and CNOOC.

Lanpec has strong high-tech strength and a large number of scientific and technological talents with high technical level and rich scientific research practice experience.

In recent years, the petrochemical equipment manufacturing industry, led by scientific research and development, has developed rapidly, with new technologies and products emerging in endlessly.

Lanpec Hi Tech adheres to the enterprise concept of “science and technology create a national brand, and quality win the reputation of China”, gives full play to the advantages of technology leadership, advanced system, and effective management, and develops continuously and healthily to become an international first-class high-tech enterprise rich in industry characteristics and technologies.

10. NOV

Country: USA

Founded: 1841

About the company:

For more than 150 years, NOV has guided innovation in the global energy industry, enabling customers to safely produce rich energy while reducing the impact on the environment.

The energy industry relies on NOV’s profound expertise and technology to continuously improve oilfield operations and help promote the transition of energy to a more sustainable future.

NOV Rig Technologies manufactures and supports the world’s advanced drilling solutions.

At NOV Rig Technologies, we are making use of the power of knowledge and innovation to completely change the future of energy.

NOV is built on an effective basis and uses deep expertise to help reduce risks, increase uptime, and improve the performance of global drilling operations.

NOV wellbore technology integrates people, products and technologies to help customers reach new levels of efficiency and productivity.

In NOV wellbore technology, the drilling performance of onshore and offshore rigs is improved.

NOV completion and production solutions have the expertise to help customers complete projects on time, providing new levels of productivity.

Provide services for workover service providers and oil and gas producers through NOV well completion and production solutions, and look for opportunities around hydraulic fracturing stimulation, wellbore workover equipment, composite pipes, pumps, floating production systems and underwater production technologies.

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