Rig Technology

APEX-XK 1500™ Rig   (Watch Video)

The APEX-XK 1500™ rig is our newest design for safe, fast moving, fit-for-purpose rigs. With numerous innovative features and advances, the APEX-XK 1500™ rig is designed to improve overall drilling efficiency. Learn more »

APEX-XK 1000™ Rig

The APEX-XK-1000™ rig is a lighter version of the APEX-XK 1500™ rig and was engineered to add value to the customer by reducing move times and increasing overall time that a bit is on bottom during the drilling of a well. Learn more »

APEX WALKING® Rig   (Watch Video)

The APEX WALKING® rig is our newest generation of high efficiency AC technology for multi-well pad drilling. From on-pad mobility and drilling performance optimization to structural design and winterization, this rig’s capabilities have benefited from a wide array of improvements designed to improve safety, increase mobility and reduce non-productive time. Learn more »

APEX 1500® Rig

The APEX 1500® rig is a light, safe, and efficient rapid deployment rig. With numerous innovative features and advances, the APEX 1500® rig is designed to improve overall drilling efficiency. Learn more »

APEX 1000® Rig

The APEX 1000® rig was designed for markets that require rigs that can rig up on smaller locations and where road restrictions can affect the progress of the move. The APEX 1000® rig is equipped with Learn more »

Conventional Rig

Patterson-UTI Drilling maintains an inventory of conventional rigs that are fit-for-purpose in multiple drilling applications across the United States and Canada. Learn more »