Agitator Systems

Other friction reduction tools may take our name, but they can't match our industry-leading performance. With a history of more than 70,000 runs to prove our reliability, only NOV Agitator™ systems consistently enable operators around the world to drill farther and faster.

Since 2012, the power section stator elastomer in the Agitator systems have demonstrated 99.9% reliability, globally. According to data from our ITrax incident tracking system, only one stator elastomer incident per 1,000 runs has been reported since 2012. This means the elastomer power section in our drilling Agitator systems is 99.9% reliable.
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In Mexico, the AgitatorPLUS system paired with the FluidHammer achieve 222% increase in ROP, outperforming the previous RSS run.
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In Egypt, the Agitator system and MOCS tool save multiple trips, providing 20% faster ROP and 42% lower cost per foot than best offset, equating to huge cost savings to the customer.
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In West Texas, the Agitator system was run in two wells in a test of drilling performance. In both cases, performance improved. Results: 70% increase in sliding ROP, 50% reduction in drilling time. This equated to $106,000 cost savings potential for the customer.
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AgitatorHE System

Our AgitatorHE system provides more efficient energy for greater friction reduction to help you drill longer distances. Reach the unreachable with the AgitatorHE system and see how it defies limitations and surpasses imitations.

Agitator Systems – Axial vs Lateral

Many friction reduction tools vibrate your drill string laterally, which isn’t very efficient. Our Agitator systems oscillate axially to improve the performance of your operation.

Agitator System Friction Reduction Demonstration Video

Friction limits movement. Axial oscillations from the Agitator system help break friction.

Agitator Systems

The Agitator system reduces friction downhole, improving weight transfer and allowing you to drill farther and drill faster.

Over 70,000 Drilling Agitator System Runs

Our Agitator systems have been proven in over 70,000 runs worldwide. That’s enough to fill the Roman Colosseum.

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