VERNAL, Utah, Jan. 15, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Superior Drilling Products, Inc. (NYSE MKT:SDPI) ("SDPI" or the "Company"), a provider of drilling products for the oil, natural gas and mining services industries, announced today that it has purchased the exclusive manufacturing, marketing and sales rights and the current inventory of the OrBIT completion drill bit product line from Tenax Energy Solutions. Consideration for the acquisition was approximately $300 thousand in cash plus term payments of up to $2 million subject to future OrBIT sales revenue over a 2-year period. The agreement also provides SDPI the right of first refusal on any new or additional intellectual property of Tenax Energy Solutions.
Troy Meier, Chief Executive Officer of Superior Drilling Products, Inc., commented, "The OrBIT drill bit technology opens up the completion and workover markets for our downhole tool manufacturing business. With the recent commodity price reductions, workover and completion activities are likely to become a greater focus for capital spending by the exploration and production companies that we serve as they work to get the most out of their existing production fields. With the addition of this technology, we are now able to offer a lower cost method of drilling frac plugs and to re-enter producing wells for workover and re-completion activities."
The OrBIT drill bits are designed to perform completion and workover activities in a more efficient and cost effective manner through the use of carbide cutting structures on a unicone bit design. As a result, the OrBIT tool is able to minimize milling time in the wellbore, far exceeding the industry norm for similar tools.
About Superior Drilling Products, Inc.
SDPI is an innovative, cutting-edge drilling tool technology company. The Company manufactures, repairs, sells and rents drilling tools. SDPI is a manufacturer and refurbisher of PDC (polycrystalline diamond compact) drill bits for a leading oil field services company. In addition, SDPI manufactures and markets drill string tools, including the patented Drill-N-Ream™ well bore conditioning tool, for the oil, natural gas and mining services industries. SDPI operates a state-of-the-art drill tool machining facility manufacturing for its customer's custom products and solutions for the drilling industry. The Company's strategy is to leverage its technological expertise in drill tool technology and innovative, precision machining to broaden its drill tool technology offerings for rent or sale, while establishing an effective sales and logistics infrastructure through which it can provide proprietary tools to exploration and production companies and drill rig operators. It also plans to grow its manufacturing operations by providing its oil field services customers with design, prototype development and manufacturing of their proprietary technologies.
Additional information about the Company can be found at its website: www.sdpi.com.
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