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SUMMER 2012 CAN ADA PHOENIX TECHNOLOGY SERVICES INC. E M I Phoenix Technology Services says its products are designed to handle extreme situations.. • Calgary “Unconventional oil and gas plays demand a more efficient and costfocused operation.” // CRAIG BROWN, vice president of international operations Still Rising A strong emphasis on training and research and development drives Phoenix Technology Services’ drilling and equipment capabilities. [ BY JIM HARRIS ] and manufactured, assembled and maintained internally,” says Craig Brown, vice president of international operations for the Calgary-based company. “This allows us to manage the full quality chain. We see this as one of our competitive advantages.” The company provides horizontal and directional drilling services and equipment for major oil and gas companies operating wells in North America, South America, Eastern Europe and Russia. Together, Phoenix has drilled more than 18,000 wells since its founding in 1995. DIRECTIONAL DRILLING EXPERTISE Phoenix’s equipment and services are designed to help producers keep their costs down and eliminate unnecessary downtime. “We’ve been able to focus on developing technology that is fit-forpurpose,” Brown says. This is where the company’s research and development team comes in. For example, its 360 MWD tools are designed to withstand harsh down hole environments as operators push to drill wells further, faster and more aggressively, Communications Manager Jeanine Youde-Arora says. “Unconventional oil and gas operations often have razor-thin margins, and 61 Phoenix Technology Services has become one of the most dominant horizontal and directional drilling providers in the industry. Its focus on bringing to the market fit for purpose technology that is PROFILE capable of withstanding harsh drilling conditions combined with its attention to service delivery are key elements of its recent success. “The technology we provide is designed by our research and development team, Phoenix Technology Services Inc. . | Revenues: $260 million | HQ: Calgary Employees: 700 | Specialty: Horizontal and directional drilling

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Energy & Mining International - Summer 2012
Wind Financing
Latin American Energy
Mining Developments
Wabash Mfg. Inc.
Mega Precious Metals
Iron Ore Company of Canada
Rainy River Resources Ltd.
Canada Energy
Gear Energy
Manitok Energy Inc.
Chieftain Metals
IC Potash
Nyrstar Langlois Mine
Phoenix Technology Services Inc.
Waycon Manufacturing Ltd.
Tuscany International Drilling
Latin America Focus
Canacol Energy
Orosur Mining
Lithium One Inc.
Cabo Drilling (Panama) Corp.
Continental Gold Ltd.
Guyana Oil Co. Ltd.
Batero Gold Corp.
The Williston Basin
Primary Petroleum
Sanjel Corp.
Summit Energy Services
Kengor Metals LLC
Stone Energy
Holloway Pipe
McFarren Group – Appalachian Transload Services
Trumbull Corp.
De-Cal Mechanical
Buck’s Fabricating
ITI Trailers & Truck Bodies
Hamilton Machine/ ValTek Industries
Rodenberg Diversified LLC
Mazzella Lifting Technologies
Independence Excavating
Magna-Solutions LLC
Blackhawk Specialty Tools LLC
MinExpo 2012
Rail-Veyor Technologies
STW Technic
RAM Enterprise
Miner Elastomer Products Corp.
McElroy Manufacturing
REICHdrill Inc.
Gunnebo Johnson Corp.
The Timken Co.
K/M Specialty Pumps & Systems Inc.
Schroeder Industries
The Reinforced Earth Co.
Geoprobe Systems®
Sumitomo Pogo Mine LLC – Pogo Mine
Power Service Inc.
National Pump Co.
Peak Oilfield Service Co.
TonaTec Exploration
Xtreme Oil & Gas Inc.
White Tiger Gold
TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd.
Lydford Mining Co.
MFM Industries Inc.
Crescent Companies
Tri State Tank
Aquila Resources
Armstrong Coal
EnerJex Resources Inc.
Sanchez Energy Corp.
Chatham Steel Corp.
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