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KSM INC. BY LUKE GILLESPIE KSM Inc. says its more than 25 years of experience in the oilfield equipment manufacturing industry make it one of the leaders in the marketplace. AROUND THE GLOBE, OILFIELD EQUIPMENT CAN BE TRACED BACK TO THE HAMLET OF NISKU, ALBERTA, AND THE MANUFACTURER KSM. SLICK SERVICE COMPANY PROFILE KSM Inc. www.ksmrig.com Annual sales: Between $12 million and $24 million W manufacturing HQ: Nisku, Alberta Employees: 30-65 Specialty: Oilfield equipment Brian Beckett, vice president of sales: “Our equipment is well built, simple to operate and rugged. Our equipment goes out and it works.” ith age comes wisdom, a principle that guides the success of KSM Inc., a manufacturer of oilfield equipment located in Nisku, Alberta. After 25 years in the industry, KSM feels it has gained the experience necessary to supply clients with the exact equipment that they will need for any job. “We’ve been in this business a long time, and we draw from years of experience,” Vice President of Sales Brian Beckett says, noting that the past president and previous owner of the company had been in the industry since the 1950s. The present owners and staff have had a tremendous experience to draw from. “We have an understanding of what’s really required by a machine on jobs and what clients are looking for, and what your machine has to be able to accomplish,” Beckett states. “We operate with a level of practicality for ourselves and the client. “We’re practical thinkers and have a belief in keeping up with new technology,” he continues. “Any change to technology we follow, as well as any upgrades to equipment or things new and different. We want to be on the front edge of technology.” The longevity of the company proves its merit – especially since the oilfield market is one where equipment failure can be dire. An unreliable drilling or WINTER 2011 76 | EXPLORATION-PROCESSING.COM http://www.EXPLORATION-PROCESSING.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Exploration & Processing - Winter 2011

Exploration & Processing - Winter 2011
Redefining Refining
Synfuels Success
A Natural Solution
After the Fallout
Uranium on the Rise
Galleon Energy Inc.
Gibraltar Mines Ltd.
The Municipal Group of Companies
Selwyn Resources Ltd.
Redmond Minerals Inc.
Copper Fox Metals
Henry Resources
OFM Pump Inc.
Sunshine Oilsands Ltd.
Pacific Rubiales Energy Co.
Thermo Design Engineering
Alexco Resource Corp.
North American Palladium
Mammoet Canada Eastern Ltd.
KSM Inc.
Industrial Equipment Manufacturing Ltd.
Flexpipe Systems
Guyana Goldfields Inc.
Flotek Industries Inc.
Dominion Terminal Associates
Compressor and Engine Service LLC
BEHR Energy Services Ltd.
LoneStar Energy Fabrication
American Oil & Gas – The Goliath Project
Alberta Oilsands Inc.
Southern Petroleum Laboratories Inc.
Cochrane Technologies Inc.
Crystal Flash Energy
Energold Drilling Corp.
Esperanza Resources Corp.
Explorator Resources Inc.
Rush Sales Co.
Kimber Resources Inc.
Nelson Bros. Oilfield (1997) Services Ltd.
Gulf Copper and Manufacturing
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Exploration & Processing - Winter 2011