HOUSTON, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Specialty Tools, LLC , announced that it has expanded its onshore operations in the United States through the opening of two new operating facilities.
The Company has relocated its Appalachian regional headquarters to a new 17,200 square foot facility located in the Marcellus Energy Park at 285 Marcellus Dr., Muncy, PA 17756. This facility will drastically increase the Company's presence in the region and will enhance the Company's ability to support its customers throughout the northeastern United States including in the highly prolific Marcellus and Utica shale plays. The new facility has been equipped with a new state of the art torque machine and has the ability to provide rotating top drive cement heads in multiple sizes and houses a vast inventory of cementing products. In addition, the Company provides bucking services from this location and will have an advanced hydraulic testing bay.
Midland, TexasThe Company has also opened up a new district in Midland, TX and will operate through its new 10,000 square foot facility located at 2616 E. I20, Midland, TX 79701. This facility will expand the Company's Texas presence to the west and allow the Company to support its customers throughout the West Texas and Eastern New Mexico regions including the Permian Basin. This facility will support cement head operations in the regions but primarily be focused on cementing products and stage tools where we feel we can add significant value to this market. Billy Brown, Blackhawk's President & CEO commented, "As Blackhawk becomes more known and respected throughout the oil and gas industry, demand for our services continues to increase. I am extremely excited about our new onshore facilities and believe the rapidly growing onshore US market is a perfect complement to our significant market position in the offshore Gulf of Mexico. We thank our customers who have helped drive our expansion efforts and we look forward to providing them even better products and services through these new facilities". About Blackhawk Specialty Tools, LLC Blackhawk Specialty Tools, LLC is a leading provider of premium automated top drive cement heads and related equipment and services as well as cementation products to the oil and gas industry. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Blackhawk operates in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, onshore U.S. and in select international locations. For more information about Blackhawk, visit www.BlackhawkST.com. SOURCE Blackhawk Specialty Tools, LLC