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Downhole Technologies

As industry pioneers, we conceptualize, design, and supply groundbreaking performance drilling, directional drilling, and intervention technologies that push boundaries in the energy sector.

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Power is our craft.

No matter where you are in the world, NOV is there to provide the downhole solutions you need. We're the world's largest independent supplier for drilling and intervention operations, and with supply and service centers around the globe, we can provide tools and support where you need them, when you need them.

We take pride in delivering superior performance and reliability. For more than 170 years, we've designed, manufactured, and delivered exceptional tools and equipment. No one else offers the full range of drilling and intervention solutions like NOV.

Around the world, we have service centers staffed with highly qualified drilling solutions engineers and experienced technicians. The purchase or rental of our equipment includes tool and engineering support specifically tailored to your job requirements, and we can assist you with difficult drilling and extreme well conditions.

Working with you to choose the right components for the formation and your operation, we can help you increase ROP, improve safety, and decrease nonproductive time.

Downhole Technologies Capabilities

Featured Products

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Agitator Technologies

Other friction reduction tools may take our name, but they can't match our industry-leading performance. With a history of more than 100,000 runs to prove our reliability, only NOV Agitator systems consistently enable operators around the world to drill farther and faster.

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With a history dating back more than 105 years, Bowen continues to design and provide the world's most advanced fishing tool technology today.

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PowerShift Downhole Adjustable Motor

Save time and money by eliminating trips and optimizing critical drilling parameters.

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Directional Drilling Technologies

We are the leading independent supplier of directional drilling tools and technologies to the industry.

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Have a technical question?

We're here to help. Contact our 24/7 hotline at +1 (888) DHT-Tool (US and Canada) or at +1 (713) 346-7000 (all other countries) to speak with one of our Downhole Technologies representatives.