National Oilwell Varco Inc. completed its acquisition of Fjords Processing, which provides the upstream industry with processing technology, systems and services.

Fjords Processing, based in Oslo, Norway, has about 500 employees in 12 countries.

The acquisition creates a vertically integrated engineering design, manufacturing and support organization for processing modules and packages for onshore and offshore applications.

National Oilwell Varco reported the completed acquisition on Dec. 20.