SMP (Société de Maintenance Pétrolière) is a French onshore drilling contractor operating in the oil & gas and geothermal industry.Established in 1998, SMP employs today over 320 people in France, 150 people in Gabon and up to 40 people in Kenya.
SMP Headquarters are located in Château-Renard, one hundred thirty kilometers south of Paris (France). SMP has two operational bases in France (Château-Renard and Pau), one in Gabon (Port Gentil) and one in Kenya (Nairobi).
SMP has recently acquired interests in a fully renovated training center (EFF Drilling School) equipped with one rig and two simulators. SMP has enjoyed a continuous and substantial activity growth since its foundation in 1998. Over the last 5 years the number of rigs has doubled and will continue to grow with our strong commitment to expand our international business. SMP owns and currently operates a fleet of 18 land-based drilling and workover rigs in France, West Africa (Gabon) and East Africa (Kenya and Mozambique)