Our Journey

1980 – 1990: The Beginning of a Global Success Story

1980
The journey begins

Worldwide Oilfield Machine Inc. (WOM) established in Houston, Texas.

1985
Magnum Dual Seal Gate Valve Patented

WOM’s flagship product is patented. The Magnum name quickly becomes synonymous with reliability and performance in the oil & gas industry.

1986
Introducing - Magnum Gate Valves and Actuators

WOM designs and manufactures Magnum Gate Valves and Actuators for drilling and production applications, that quickly start making waves in the market.

1989
WOM steps into India

WOM India established in Pune, Maharashtra (Near Mumbai, India)

WOM India established
in Pune, Maharashtra
(Near Mumbai, India)

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1990 – 2000: Growth & Consolidation

1991
WOM arrives in the UK

WOM UK established in Aberdeen, Scotland serving the North Sea and Europe.

1993
WOM Achieves ISO Certification

A global accolade, followed by a global contract with a major well-test company.

1994
WOM Adds BOP Production Capabilities

Expansion continues as WOM acquires a BOP manufacturing company and begins to produce annular and ram-type BOPs.

1996
Magnum Subsea Gate Valve invented

WOM introduces its patented Magnum Subsea Gate Valve with fail-close/open actuator.

1997
Magnum Forge and Machine Works Established

Further vertical integration achieved with the establishment of Magnum Forge and Machine Works in Pune, India.

1999
Magna Casting Foundry Makes Its mark

WOM Middle East established in Dubai

WOM Middle East
established in Dubai

Magna Casting Foundry established to provide steel castings for the WOM group

2000
WOM Introduces Dual Seal Ball Valve

With two independent seals on both the upstream and downstream sides of the valve and the option for an additional 3rd seal, WOM’s path breaking Dual Seal Ball Valve offers the performance of a gate valve at the cost of a ball valve.

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2000 – 2010: Innovation at the Forefront​

2004
WOM Looks Ahead to Asia

WOM introduces the world’s first 7-3/8” 10K Subsea Intervention System for deep-water applications.

WOM continues to expand globally, establishing a presence in Singapore to serve the South-East Asia market, while patenting its Advanced Technology Magnum Dual Seal Gate Valve.

2005
WOM Celebrates 25 Years of Service to Oil & Gas

On its Silver Anniversary, WOM successfully tests to API standards, a 15K subsea gate valve at a depth of 13,250 feet

2007
WOM Asia Pacific Established

WOM Asia Pacific takes off, giving the WOM Group heavy assembly capacity in the region.

2008
WOM Increases Capacity

WOM increases its production capacity up to 1,000 gate valves, 500 ball valves and 10 BOP’s per month.

2009
WOM Expands Global Footprint

WOM expands its capabilities in Dubai, establishing the Magnum Technology Center (MTC) to support WOM equipment and provide complete well-testing package solutions for its customers

WOM collaborates with Helix and builds its unique Slim Bore Drilling Package for offshore drilling.

2010
WOM's Enterprise helps resolve BP Macondo Incident.

WOM provides a dual block fail-safe subsea Magnum Gate Valve to successfully assist capping the exposed well in the Gulf of Mexico following the BP Macondo Incident. The U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Mr. Ken Salazar, personally visits WOM’s Houston facility and commends WOM’s well containment device.

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2011 and Beyond: Raising the Bar

2011
WOM Embarks on Global Infrastructure Expansion

WOM takes a visionary leap, investing in state-of-the-art infrastructure and adding over 350,000 sq.ft. of covered area as it expands its facilities worldwide.

2012
WOM Successfully Completed HPHT Test
Before

WOM successfully completed PR2 Level HPHT Test (-20F to 450F)

After
2014
Major Expansion in WOM India

WOM developed Riser-Less Light Well Intervention System (RLWIS)

WOM India expanded assembly and testing shop to 14,000sq. ft. WOM adds two new CNC machines and custom-built thermal spray machine

2015
WOM South Korea office established

WOM established an office in Seoul, South Korea

WOM successfully tested a 3-1/16” 15K Subsea Fail-safe Closed Gate Valve at a depth of 16,000 ft.

2016
Rapid Expansion and Recognition for WOM

WOM developed the Super-power(SP) tandem Booster to enhance the shearing force of any size RAM BOP(patent pending)

WOM is named "Manufacturer of the Year” by Great Huston Procurement Forum

WOM is awarded “Best Technology” during Petrotech 2016 for the SP-Tandem Booster

WOMUK expanded workshop and testing facilities to 2120 sqm to include heat treatment and pressure testing

2017
WOM’s Revolutionary New Products Make the Headlines

WOM began manufacturing 18 3/4” 10K Annular and Ram BOPs

WOM engineered the Hyper Torque 16 to reduce the operating torque of large and high-pressure gate valves (patent pending)

2018
WOM arrives in Brazil

WOM established in Brazil

2019
WOM Extends Global Footprint

WOM Valves & Controls Intl established with Headquarter in Dubai to provide the critical valves & Controls solution for Oil & Gas, Power & Process Industries.

WOM Midland established in Midland, Texas USA

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