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  • Founded in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada by a team of seasoned snubbing industry veterans, Snubco began providing snubbing services to the Canadian oil and gas industry in 1996


  • Expanded into manufacturing with the opening of our fabrication and maintenance facility in Nisku, Alberta
  • Began rolling out to international markets, providing snubbing equipment and services to customers in China and Australia


  • Expanded service line to include coil tubing and nitrogen services. This division was later sold in 2013

2006- 2017

  • Continued to expand globally into Malaysia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States
  • Established industry leadership with the introduction of Slipsmart and Snubsmart
  • Achieved another industry first with development of a physics-based virtual snubbing training simulator (in partnership with Edmonton’s Serious Labs)


  • Opened office in Warsaw, Poland
  • Initiated joint venture partnership in China
  • Launched our innovative thermal unit prototype (T.H.O.R.) following eight years of R&D investment
  • Undertook successful projects in Africa, another milestone event for Snubco. We have now performed work on every continent except Antarctica


  • Opened branch office in Bogota, Colombia
  • Continued innovation with introduction of 10k hot tap system for well intervention