Tooling – International Affiliations

Sharpe has developed strategic partnerships with international partners for drilling and completion tools. These alliances allow us to distribute quality products into the Australian market with support to enable Sharpe to service, repair and refurbish the tools. Sharpe stock many of these tools for clients and hold a range of OEM spare parts for servicing and repair requirements. Our international alliance include:

Sharpe has been supporting Advantage Product’s range of down hole production tools since 2011. As an authorised agent – Advantage Products work closely with Sharpe to promote, distribute, service and repair their down hole production tools and have approved Sharpe as their Australian Authorised Repair Facility. The Advantage Products range includes:

  • TorqStopper™ Torque Anchors
  • Spin Through Sucker Rod Couplings
  • PCP Stabilizers
  • On/OFF Tools

Sharpe is an official re-seller of NOV Grant Prideco products throughout Australia, New Zealand and PNG.

Sharpe work closely with Grant Prideco’s technical team in Singapore to offer our clients a top-quality range of tubular products including proprietary and API drill pipe, drill collars, heavy weight drill pipe, and drill stem components.

Sharpe also holds licensing to manufacture BHA components (excluding drill collars & HWDC) and repair Grant Prideco threads, including XT, HT and GPDS connections, on products listed above as well as drilling tools and accessories. Most gauges for these thread-types are stored in Roma on a long term rental arrangement from Grant Prideco. 

Sharpe are an authorised distributor and service provider, including servicing, assembly, re-kitting, re-dressing and pressure testing of Magnum Tools & Burst Discs. Sharpe also offer gauging and re-machining of pin and box connections on Magnum Tools.This includes the following range of completion tools:

  • MagnumDisks™,
  • Frac Plugs,
  • Subs and Tools
  • Cement Retainers
  • Setting Tools

Sharpe offers our clients service and re-certification of Quinn’s Energy Services (formerly Lee Specialities) BOP Stacks for Coil Tubing Rigs. QES, based in Alberta Canada, design and manufacture manual, hydraulic and Tandem Coil Tubing BOP’s are in accordance with API 16A. Sharpe Roma workshop is approved re-certification facility under QES’s API licence to service and recertify their BOPs

Sharpe are a nominated distributor and service provider for Volant Oilfield Products throughout Australia. Sharpe supports Volant’s spectrum of casing running tools and have undertaken certified training at Volant’s Canadian facility for installation, operation and maintenance of the Volant equipment.

Volant’s product range includes:

  • CRTi™ and CRTe™ Casing Running Tools
  • HydroFORM™ Centralizers,
  • DeltaTORQ™ Torque Rings

Volant’s Casing Running Tool (internal grip CRTi, and external grip CRTe) enable makeup, break out, reciprocate, rotate, fill /circulate and cement casing and liner strings, reducing non productive time on a rig. Sharpe provides full workshop servicing, re-threading, spare parts and 24-hour support to drilling crews and operators running Volant equipment via our Roma and Brisbane facilities.

Sharpe also support Volant MLT Rings for increased torque on API casing connections (EUE, BTC, LTC, STC). MLT Rings can be used to ream casing to bottom or rotate during cementing.

We also support Volant equipment at the rig site and have a mobile crimping and swaging tool available for crimping on Volant HydroTorque centralizers etc. Swaging is available up to 10 ¾” and crimping to 9 5/8”.


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