About us

Introduction 01.Management 02.


Discovery Drilling Equipment (DDE) is a drilling rigs business (rig and components engineering, building and field service) of Discovery Industrial Services Ltd, a UK company registered in London. Our engineering and project management is based in UK and US, and our two facilities are located in Ukraine. We employ over 60 qualified engineers and around 200 permanent technical personnel with deep industrial experience.

DDE provides five key product/service groups:

  • New drilling / well service rigs, either land or mobile.
  • Wide range of rig components either structural, mechanical or electrical
  • Extensive field service support
  • Engineering services
  • Rig refurbishment and modernisation advice and project management.

The company’s products are operating on 5 continents for global leading drilling contractors and oil companies. Formed in 2006, our roots go back to as early as 1885.

The range of DDE products extends from light 80 ton hookload products to 1,000 ton. Our key competence is strong and robust engineering and we continuously improve the design of existing machinery whilst also developing new products.

In addition, we manufacture our own components under an API monogram license. All our products can be customized to the precise requirements and specification of each individual customer. We do rig up on-site in whatever location a client requests, all backed up by responsive field support.

Customer satisfaction is what has made us successful. Our professionalism, flexibility and attention to even the minutest detail are key to what brings clients back to DDE time after time.

Discovery leverages its tremendous global industry knowledge and experience to achieve a true understanding of our customers’ needs. We then deploy our acknowledged expertise to deliver appropriate services including engineering, supply chain, fabrication, assembling and commissioning. The combined industry experience of our management team exceeds100 yearsand the manufacture of hundreds of drilling rigs. DDE employs over 60 of personnel with engineering qualificationsand over 200 of highly experienced technicians.