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Gearcon Drilling Tools is an integrated design, manufacturing and service company specializing in development, production and rentals of Downhole Drilling Motors and other downhole drilling equipment. Our goal is to exceed our customers' expectations in quality, timely delivery and service and to assist them in their accelerated growth and success.

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Gearcon Drilling Tools is a leading supplier of performance downhole drilling motors. Serving the oil and gas industry, we design, manufacture, sell, service, and rent downhole drilling motors from facilities located in Nisku, Alberta, Canada. Gearcon Drilling Tools is committed to supplying our customers with the highest quality products and an unmatched level of service. Manufacturing components in-house at our state of the art facility gives Gearcon complete control, from design right through to shipment. Our engineering capabilities, superior manufacturing practices, and use of the latest technology and materials throughout our products, give our customers assurance that our downhole drilling motors will provide optimum performance and will meet the highest quality standards.                                                                                                                                                             Gearcon Drilling Tools is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Certified. The Quality Management System for the rental, service, and sales of downhole drilling tools strives to maintain superior products and services with commitments to continual improvement and customer satisfaction. These processes are regularly audited by independent, outside organizations to ensure the Quality Management practices continually support the quality standards approved by ISO.


Gearcon Drilling Tools has introduced our G Series motors to the market, a vast new line of Gearcon Drilling Motors. The G Series motors are a technological spearhead for the drilling motor development industry. The line includes our standard oil lubricated and sealed G-9 motor model with superior torque...

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October 3, 2016
NEW for October 2016: Gearcon Drilling Tools is excited to announce the release of our new 5" G9 Zero-Bypass Perfomance Mud Motor. Delivering 100% of the fluid to the drill bit without any losses, it is ready to tackle the most difficult drilling conditions. Contact us today to learn more!
June 14, 2016
Our 5” G9 Mud Motor with Even Wall Power Section just drilled 3,005 meters (9,858 ft) in one run in the Duvernay area of Alberta!
April 26, 2016
Our Rates of Penetration continue to impress: recent runs with our 6.5" Bearing Pack with 7/8 5.7 Stage power section reached an ROP of 160 m/hr, 165 m/hr and 170 m/hr (524 ft/hr, 541 ft/hr, and 558 ft/hr) in their respective runs all in the Duvernay and Montney area. This high ROP translates to greatly reduced drilling time and significant cost savings for our customers.
December 1, 2015
Gearcon's 5" G-9 Bearing Pack continuously excels in a monobore application with an Even Wall power section drilling in the Duvernay and Montney area. Our latest runs include 2,777 m, 2,745 m, 2,633 m, 2,440 m, (9,110 ft, 9,005 ft, 8,638 ft, 8,005 ft) and many more monobore holes oscillating in the range of 2,200 m (7,217 ft) runs at a 6,000 m (19,600 ft) depth, with hole temps reaching 140°C (284°F) and 32% solids pumped through it.
May 1, 2015
Our G-9 Motor continues to impress: runs of over 180 hours with an Even Wall Power Section have returned from the Kaybob Field in Northern Alberta in great condition after completing a 2,400m (7,874 ft) run.
April 3, 2015
Gearcon's 5" G-9 High Torque motor ran for an outstanding 247 hours, with an average bottom hole temperature of 136°C (277°F), in the Waskahigan Area of Northern Alberta.
March 2, 2015
Gearcon’s complete 6.5” Mud Lube G-7 motor proved very effective, running at 150 m/hr ROP (492 ft/hr), during a 72.5 hour run in Northwest Alberta.
February 26, 2015
Once again Gearcon's 5" G-9 Motor has a successful 200+ hour run, returning after a very effective performance in the Waskahigan Field, this time totalling 210 hours.
January 26, 2015
The G-7 Mud Lube Motor continues to be efficient: a 110 hour horizontal run with ROP at 40m/hr (131 ft/hr) returned from the Kaybob Field in excellent condition.
December 18, 2014
Our 6.5” G-7 Mud Lube Motor completed a 140 hour run in tough conditions Western Alberta, showcasing its reliability in long runs.
October 1, 2014
Gearcon's G-9 Motors equipped with Even Wall Power Sections continue to perform at extremely high levels: multiple runs of greater than 150 hours have greatly exceeded our customers' expectations!
June 27, 2014
Another successful run completed with our 5" Model G-9 Gearcon Motor, this time in the Viewfield Bakken Area. Our motor proved for steadfast ROP at 165m/hr (541 ft/hr) on rotate with 6000 kPa differential. The Gearcon Motor was "smooth and consistent...with less reactive applied at the surface for the same results downhole".
June 1, 2014
Gearcon’s 5” G-9 motor was used to drill a monobore well for a remarkable 2,589 meters (8,494 ft), totaling 238.5 hours in a single run in the Kaybob South Field near Fox Creek, Alberta.
January 6, 2014
Customer testimonials continue to flow in: Our 5" G-9 Gearcon Motor gave our customer "outrageous outputs consistently seeing 36°/30m" (36°/100 ft).
October 16, 2013
Gearcon Motors have achieved a milestone of 5000 hours without a failure.
July 22, 2013
Model G-7, 6.50", mud lubricated, Short Bit-to-Bend (SBTB) drilling motor is released to the market.
July 8, 2013
Model G-9, 8.00", oil lubricated, sealed and pressure balanced drilling motor is released to the market.
November 19, 2012
Model G-9, 5.00", oil lubricated, sealed and pressure balanced drilling motor is released to the market.
September 10, 2012
Model G-9, 6.50", oil lubricated, sealed and pressure balanced drilling motor is released to the market.