• Norway-sized

    Every day, the oil and gas industry’s best minds put more than 150 years of experience to work to help our customers achieve lasting success. We have the people, capabilities and vision to serve the needs of a challenging and evolving industry.

    With approximately 4,500 employees localized in offices around all of Southern Norway, we’re proud to offer innovative solutions and equipment for the oil and gas industry.

    With approximately 4,500 employees localized in offices around all of Southern Norway, we’re proud to offer innovative solutions and equipment for the oil and gas industry. Most of our clients are large shipyards, and our service department provides maintenance, repairs and upgrades for ship and rig equipment around the world.

    NOV was established in Norway in 2000 with the purchase of Hitec. In 2003, Hydralift, Stålprodukter and Procon became part of the NOV family. Our growth continued with offices in Tønsberg (2006) and Trondheim (2011) and the 2010 purchase of APL.

    NOV has experienced enormous growth in both employees and revenue over the last 15 years. Each day brings unique industry challenges, allowing us to research and develop advanced solutions for our customers in the oil and gas industry.


    NOV is divided into three Business Segments.

    NOV Rig Logo

    We make and support the world’s most advanced drilling solutions. We’re designing new technology and robotics that deliver increased automation. Building new fabrication facilities to shorten lead times. Expanding our training offerings to help our partners close the industry’s generational gap. And developing smarter, more advanced drilling solutions for all types of land and offshore environments.

    NOV Wellbore Technologies Logo

    We integrate people, products, and technology to help our customers reach new levels of safety, efficiency and productivity. Within NOV Wellbore Technologies, we enhance drilling performance at the rig, both land and offshore. We understand the complete process and anticipate what our customers need to be successful.

    NOV Completion & Productions Solutions

    Our integration expertise helps you complete projects on target, delivering new levels of productivity. We partner with every customer to configure comprehensive solutions that fit their needs. Whether it’s a single piece of quality equipment or an expertly designed system, you can count on us to deliver on time and on budget. In every type of environment, we bring together engineering and operational expertise with a foundation of safety and risk management to deliver field-proven solutions that help you control costs and achieve lasting success.

    NOV Rig Systems

    NOV Locations in Norway

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    Taking initiative. Solving challenges. Delivering excellence. Making a difference.

    Does that sound like a great career? We think so, too. The oil and gas industry stretches across the globe, from Houston to Norway. With hundreds of locations in more than 60 countries, NOV is seeking team members who are passionate about changing the world, one solution at a time. Search for your new career at NOV and become part of something special as we help shape the future of the oil and gas industry.

    NOV’s operations in Norway are very diverse. Our wide range of new, complex assignments means exciting opportunities for professional development within a great working environment. No matter where your career takes you within NOV, we need your experience and skills to help solve the challenges of our industry, both now and in the future.  Initiative, expertise, commitment and creativity are important at NOV, and we provide all employees with a thorough, real-world understanding of our technologies. Learn more about careers at NOV.

    NOV offers a comprehensive employee benefit package including health, life and disability insurance; a retirement plan; and paid time off. Our team is committed to creating a lasting impact for ourselves, our customers and the communities where we live and work.

    We're an equal opportunity employer.

    It is National Oilwell Varco’s policy to offer employment to applicants possessing the best qualifications with respect to the requirements of the position regardless of race, creed, color, gender, religion, disability, national origin, age, sexual orientation or other protected status.

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