About Us

Global industry leader in artificial lift equipment


Western Oiltools Ltd. is a family-run, Calgary-based company with over 45 years combined experience specializing in artificial lift equipment. Our revolutionary product line was designed with customer safety, convenience, and efficiency in mind. Western Oiltools is a company built upon simple innovation; specializing in all aspects of pressure control equipment for artificial lift equipment.


To provide superior quality pressure control equipment and support: a company that customers recommend to operators, distributors are pleased to endorse and employees are proud to represent.


Our vision is to become the global industry leader in all aspects of pressure control equipment for all artificial lift applications.

Peace of Mind

Our in-house engineering department ensures our products are designed, tested and manufactured to the highest standards while allowing us to quickly respond to customer feedback with design improvements.


We are pleased to announce that Western Oiltools Ltd has appointed Western Oiltools USA to be the Exclusive Master Distributor for the United States. Western Oiltools USA will not be selling to end users and will continue the existing policy of supporting local distributors in each basin. Western Oiltools USA will maintain stock at strategic locations with initial bases in Midland, Texas and Killdeer, North Dakota. This will eliminate the need to ship small quantities across the border and we hope will be a real help to distributors. Contact WOT.

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We are proud to announce, effective January 25, 2018, National Oilwell Varco aquired Western Oiltools Ltd.

The McAdam family and entire Western team has joined NOV. We look forward to providing continued support. If you have any questions...

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via Exportwise | Jeff Graham | April 12, 2017

Calgary's Western Oiltools: An innovative, family-run business' path to export success

At 6’4, David McAdam isn’t apprehensive when dealing with the some of the more colourful characters in the oil industry. But, he knew something was up when the enormous pumper confronted him.

“This guy was so big he made me look like a twerp,” said McAdam, President of Western Oiltools. “But his challenge inspired me to come up with a solution to his issue.”

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via Exportwise | Jeff Graham | April 13, 2017

''Listen to the pain points of your target customers'': Export insights from Western Oiltools' David and Brian McAdam

David and Brian McAdam are the father and son (and President and General Manager, respectively) of Western Oiltools Ltd. - a Calgary-based company specializing in pump jack application equipment.

When and why did you start thinking about exporting as part of your business?

When Western Oiltools Ltd. was incorportated back in 2015, exporting to the U.S. was initially top-of-mind due to the larger market share and relationships that had been previously established...

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