News Archive

otc feiringAn evening for celebration
04.05.2017
OTC in Houston became a bid deal for Norway, as Norwegian companies received several Spotlight awards. Among them was WeST Group, accepting the award for the Continuous Drilling and Circulation Unit.
Meet us at OTC in Houston
25.04.2017
Find us on stand #4438
sont web westdrillingproducts cdu Second Spotlight award for CMR-Technology
31.03.2017
WeST Group will receive the acknowledged Spotlight on new Technology Award at OTC in may. This time for the Continuous Drilling and Circulation Unit, a central component of WeST`s CMR-technology.
WeST Group establishes two new companies
24.03.2017
WeST is expanding with the acquisition of Petrolution AS and has also established WeST Robotics and Digitalisation AS.
innovationawardWeST Group finalist for the ONS innovation award
15.08.2016
We are thrilled to announce that WeST Drilling Products is appointed by the ONS Innovation Award jury to compete for the recognition as the most innovative companies in the energy industry.
An industry ready for step change technology
09.06.2016
WeST’s Continuous Motion Rig might be just the solution.
odd rosenkildenMeet us at ONS, stand 752
08.06.2016
50 % discount on your next well? That is possible with WeST`s Continuous Motion Rig. Come by our stand at ONS to learn more about the technology that can disrupt drilling technology.
Awarded funding for two products
28.04.2016
WeST Group receive new funding from The Research Council of Norway for both the Continuous Motion Rig and SwarfPak milling tool.
Praise from the Minister of Petroleum and Energy
02.02.2016
- The CMR- technology can contribute to substantial cost reductions related to drilling and down-hole activities. And there is no doubt that this technology has a clear export value.
west 2feb-iiNabors and West Group Enter in to Exclusive Cooperative Agreement to Develop Onshore Continuous Motion Drilling Rig
02.02.2016
Will develop next-generation, automated onshore oil and gas drilling rigs
west 2feb-iiSamarbeidsavtale med verdensledende riggoperatør
02.02.2016
Nabors Inc. skal bruke WeSTs Continuous Motion rigger
Visit from international market delegation
20.08.2015
21 INTSOK advisors got a sneak-peak of WeST Groups robotized drilling rig.
“An historic event”
25.06.2015
The first continuous motion rig erected.
The new test rig soon ready
27.03.2015
Fully robotized test rig in Stavanger
Norwegian Bradcasting reporting on the CMR rig
10.10.2014
NRK with news coverage on the CMR rig
West Group with two nominations for the ONS Innovation Award
20.08.2014
We are very pleased to announce that both Continous Motion Rig and Swarfpak are nominated for the ONS Innovation Award.
West Group awarded for the second year in a row
29.05.2014
Swarfpak has been awarded with the OTC Spotlight on New Technology award
OTC Spotlight on New Technology Award to West Group
02.05.2014
SwarfPak Technology will receive Spotlight Award during OTC in May 2014
Entrepreneur of The Year Award to WeST Group
29.05.2013
WeST Drilling Products won the Entrepreneur of The Year Award at Signalkonferansen
OTC Spotlight on New Technology Award to West Group and the CMR technology
07.03.2013
CMR Technology will receive Spotlight Award during OTC in May 2013
feeder elementWest Group awarded funding for its SwarfPak Technology by the Research Council of Norway
13.12.2012
West Production Technology receives DEMO 2000 support to perform a field pilot of the SwarfPak Milling Technology
compilation-picture-highres-new cmr3West Group awarded additional funding for its CMR Technology by the Research Council of Norway
13.12.2012
West Drilling Products receives DEMO 2000 support to build a pilot of the CMR Automated Drill Floor (ADF)
CMR in Media
01.11.2012
CMR Technology featured in Upstream Online
compilation-picture-highres-new cmr3CMR Research Rig at Ullrigg
30.10.2012
The CMR Pilot Rig is now fully financed
west finalistFinalist for Innovation Award
06.09.2012
West Group among five finalists for the ONS 2012 Innovation Award.
West Group is getting ready for ONS
22.08.2012
Our technology will be demonstrated both at the Innovation Park and at our own stand (M1191) in Hall M
Nærmere tvillingtårn på Ullandhaug
22.08.2012
West Drilling Products satser på å få finansieringen på plass under ONS og deretter starte byggingen.
West Group awarded additional funding by the Research Council of Norway
22.06.2012
West Group receives DEMO 2000 support to build a pilot of the Continuous Drilling and Circulation Unit (CDU).
West Group nominated for ONS Innovation Award
20.06.2012
The prestigious ONS innovation awards is given out to recognise the crucial importance of cutting-edge products and solutions.
Revolusjonerende boremetode
21.05.2012
West Drilling Product AS (WDP) har nylig levert verdens første virtuelle fullrobotiserte boreanlegg.
Suksess på OTC Houston 2012
07.05.2012
West Group presenterte helautomatiske rigger med en trippehastighet på mellom 2 700 og 3 600 meter per time.