NETZSCH Pumps and GR Energy Services Announce Exclusive Distribution Deal for U.S. Oil & Gas Upstream Market
NETZSCH Pumps and GR Energy Services have announced an agreement that positions GR Energy Services as the exclusive U.S. distributor for NETZSCH progressing cavity pumps (PCPs). In addition to the distribution cooperation. GR has acquired the existing NETZSCH Pump Sales & Service Centers in Bakersfield, CA, and Odessa, TX. Used for artificial lift applications in the oil and gas industry, NETZSCH PCPs are valveless positive-displacement pumps available in eleven types, four rotor/stator geometries and hundreds of different sizes to adjust for the well characteristics.
NETZSCH is known for its long run-life PCP downhole pumps in various designs and materials including high-temperature pumps. NETZSCH pumps are used in challenging production applications ranging from light to heavy oil with high sand (up to 40%) and gas content (40%). Production rates of 3,000 BOPD and well depths of 9,000 ft are reliably achieved.
“We are excited to align with an extremely customer- and service-oriented company such as GR Energy Services to offer our field-proven PCPs to U.S. upstream producers,” said Thomas Streubel, President of NETZSCH Pumps North America.
Regarding the cooperative agreement, GR Energy Services President/CEO Wayne Richards commented, “NETZSCH PCPs bring us another step closer to serving U.S. oil and gas companies with the best safety and technical practices that deliver measurably better field performance on their wells. NETZSCH PCPs have unique technical advantages that are important drivers of higher safety and longer pump run-life.”