Oil & Gas

Oil and gas motors that stand up to the toughest industry needs

The oil and gas industry presents some of the harshest challenges for electric motors. From offshore drilling to the frigid environment of the Canadian oil sands, electric motors are a critical lifeline to the operation of these facilities. Fortunately, Nidec Motor Corporation’s U.S. MOTORS® brand oil and gas motors are more than up to the test.

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Designed for oil and gas manufacturers of production equipment, drilling equipment and refinery equipment, the American Petroleum Institute (API) Monogram Program verifies that manufacturers are operating in compliance with industry standards. Nidec Motor Corporation is one of the first companies to earn the prestigious API®† 547 Monogram. We offer a wide range of oil and gas motors in addition to the API 547 product including IEEE 841 standard motors, API 610 pump motors, vertical motors and hazardous location motors manufactured to ensure optimal oil and gas facility uptime.

• API 547
• API 610
• 841 PLUS® motors
• CORRO-DUTY® motors
• Hazardous location motors
• WPI/WPII horizontal motors
• High thrust vertical hollow shaft motors
• High thrust vertical hollow shaft motors
• Inline (medium thrust) vertical motors
• Normal thrust vertical motors


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