Schlumberger has acquired Omron Oilfield and Marine Inc., a US-based OMRON Corp. group company, a provider of automation technology and solutions.
“The addition of Omron Oilfield and Marine will enable us to strengthen our industrial automation control systems capabilities as part of our long-term strategy to develop an integrated well construction system,” said Ashok Belani, executive vice president, Technology, Schlumberger.
Omron Oilfield and Marine is based in Houston, Texas and consists of 139 employees. The company designs, manufactures, sells, and provides aftermarket services for automated drive and control systems, power houses, and drillers’ cabins. The company also offers software-based drilling technologies on a rental or subscription basis. Omron Oilfield and Marine was founded in Houston as Industrial Drive Maintenance Inc. (IDM) in 1973. It was acquired in 1999 by the OMRON Corp.