There have been some major developments since Hightowers Petroleum Company (HPC), a prominent gas and diesel wholesaler based in Middletown, Ohio, was profiled in April 2021 in Resource in Focus magazine. This leading, family-owned, African American business has expanded into new markets and has ambitions of becoming a billion-dollar company.
Oil & Gas
This Gas and Diesel Downstream Wholesaler Goes Upstream and Electric
Your Tank Experts
To achieve robust worker safety in the oil and gas storage and transport industry, stringent standards are required; spills and accidents – such as explosions and inhalations – due to lax safety standards can lead to devastating environmental impacts, in addition to severe risks for workers.
Built Texas Tough
Firethorne Downhole Tools
Tough industries demand reliable equipment, and few are as tough as the oil sector, especially in the Permian Basin where abundant deposits of crude oil and natural gas are tapped through thick layers of rock. This is where Firethorne Downhole Tools is most at home.
As a leading manufacturer of custom power generation equipment, Collicutt Energy’s highly trained and experienced team designs, engineers, and manufactures power solutions, while also working to continually raise the standards for customers, whether repairing, overhauling, servicing or performing preventative maintenance on all brands of engine. Collicutt’s mandate includes offering a wide variety of services while keeping customer downtime to a minimum.
Where Education is Key
The American Association of Drilling Engineers
For over 40 years, the American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) has provided a valuable forum for sharing information about the oil and gas industry.
National Reach, Personalized Service
Chemical service company, Jacam Catalyst, has a strong national presence with offices in more than fifty locations throughout the country, with corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities located in Texas and Kansas. This subsidiary of CES Energy Solutions is the second-largest supplier in the Permian, Mid-Continent, and Rockies production basins and the third-largest oilfield production chemical company in the entire United States.
Leading the Field
AES Drilling Fluids
Known for the science and technology behinds its products, Houston Texas-based AES Drilling Fluids is an industry leader, and a key player in the success of its clients.
Innovative, Technology-Driven Solutions in the Field of Industrial Services
KAEFER Canada Inc.
KAEFER Canada is the Canadian arm of a global leader in the field of insulation and related services. Originally founded in Germany in 1918, KAEFER has built a reputation for delivering quality services worldwide and traces its roots in the Canadian market back nearly seventy years.
Family-Run Firm Deals with COVID and Builds Its Business
Hightowers Petroleum Company
Hightowers Petroleum Company (HPC) has successfully adapted to the challenges posed by COVID and shifting energy markets. Incorporated in 1984, this Middletown, Ohio-based, family-run gas and diesel wholesaler, profiled in the July 2019 issue of Business in Focus magazine, continues to be a leading African-American-owned fuel company, primarily serving the downstream petroleum sector.
Proud Twice Over – Of Its Indigenous Roots and National Growth
Pro Paint Canada is an industrial service company specializing in blasting and coating, along with additional painting services and solutions, based out of Red Deer, Alberta.
Celebrating Green Power, Reliable Electricity and Military Veterans
Mesa Natural Gas Solutions
Loveland, Colorado-based Mesa Natural Gas Solutions designs, manufactures, and supplies portable and stationary generators. When an unexpected cold snap recently caused the Texas power grid to collapse, the company sprang into action, setting up portable generators to provide electricity in stricken communities.
Looking Boldly Beyond
This Surrey, B.C.-based company has a similar story to any other manufacturing outfit these days: “Things were going well, then the pandemic hit.” But Allied Blower has achieved a key expansion milestone: expansion into the United States.
The 32nd Energy Summit
In just a few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced all of us to re-evaluate our priorities, from how we work to where we shop for essentials. Literally no family, business, organization, or association hasn’t been impacted by the virus, which has caused the delay or outright cancelation of massive conferences, conventions and seminars worldwide.
A Trusted Name in Delivering a Clean Safe Energy Source
Propane, a liquefied petroleum (LP) gas, has been an essential source of energy for over a century. What separates propane from other energy sources like gasoline, diesel, and electricity, are its portable convenience, efficiency, safety, affordability, abundance, and its reduced risks of spills and soil contamination. But perhaps more importantly, propane itself is not a greenhouse gas and, if accidentally released into the atmosphere before being burned, will not affect it – an important consideration when considering environmental impacts.
Family-Run Fuel Firm Looks for New Markets
Hightowers Petroleum Company
Hightowers Petroleum Company (HPC) has a presence in every state and is currently the largest African-American-owned downstream petroleum wholesale marketer operating in the U.S. This family-owned business sells gasoline and diesel to automotive OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers), grocery chains, the steel industry, utilities and other Fortune 500 companies, and it takes pride in its comprehensive service.
Improving Oil, Gas and the Environment
Coil Chem, LLC
While some companies in the oil and gas industry are solely in the business of chemical products, Coil Chem is committed to creating full, performance-enhancing solutions that are better and safer for the environment. Under the experienced leadership of industry veteran Jerry Noles, Coil Chem develops innovative, laboratory-tested drill out, frac, and completion chemicals, high volume water treatment products, specialty chemicals, and an exclusive line of SoilChem environmental cleaning solutions.
Saving Time and Money
AES Drilling Fluids
Specially engineered and formulated fluid systems perform a vital role in oilfield drilling, so AES Drilling Fluids, LLC (AES) provides a full range of products used across U.S. shale plays. The company’s suite of innovative products and systems saves its customers time and money.
Faith & Family
Timmons Oil Company
Family-owned Timmons Oil Company of Tulsa, Oklahoma and Springdale, Arkansas specializes in on- and off-road diesel fuel, as well as lubricants, heavy-duty oils, and exhaust fluid – which is in particularly high in demand.
Fueling the Economy, Enhancing Security and Improving the Environment
The Texas Oil and Gas Association
The Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA) has a simple message: oil and natural gas are good for Texas and the United States in general. Oil and natural gas drive the Texas economy, generating billions of dollars in annual royalties and taxes while providing high-paying jobs to nearly 350,000 people. Surging oil and natural gas production has enhanced domestic security by making the U.S. less dependent on foreign fuel sources, while industry-funded innovations have had a positive environmental impact.
Life After Oil
A Look at Alternative Fuels
For decades, the world’s relationship with oil has been akin to a dysfunctional marriage: some believe we can live with it, others say we should live without it.
The World is Yours
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