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Frank’s International ranked as the top-rated oilfield services provider for casing and tubing installation, horizontal and directional wells, shelf applications, HPHT applications, special applications, US & Canada, Gulf of Mexico and Sub-Sahara Africa in EnergyPoint Research’s recently completed 2016 Oilfield Products & Services Customer Satisfaction Survey.  The independent research firm collected over 8,700 customer evaluations in compiling […]

Frank’s International participated in a weeklong customer event hosted by Tenaris at the Baker Hughes Western Hemisphere Education Center. We were invited after the customer selected Frank’s as a top-tier company to run connections and provide torque monitoring services for its TenarisHydril Wedge premium connections, which were tested during the event in early November 2016. According to Technical […]

Jeremy Angelle, senior vice president of technology & engineering, was interviewed about the impact of corrosion from sour gas environments in a recent Drilling Contractor article. “We know that the risk of corrosion failure is a serious threat to well integrity….the key to reducing or, better yet, eliminating the risk of failure is proper handling from cradle […]

Frank’s International N.V. (“Frank’s” or the “Company”) (NYSE: FI) held its annual FranksGiving event Tuesday, November 22, in Lafayette, Louisiana, providing complete meals for over 250 Acadiana families in need. Joining the FranksGiving distribution team were Douglas Stephens, president and CEO, and Burney J. Latiolais, Jr., executive vice president of global operations. Now in its seventh year, FranksGiving provides a […]

Effective November 15, 2016, Douglas Stephens will assume the role of president and chief executive officer of Frank’s International.  Mr. Stephens was most recently with Baker Hughes, Inc. where he was president of the global pressure pumping division and responsible for its worldwide tubular running and pressure pumping business.  Prior to Baker Hughes, Mr. Stephens […]

As a longtime service partner, Frank’s is honored to be featured in Shell’s recent publication, “The Stones Development: A New Vision in the Ultra-deepwater Gulf of Mexico.” The Stones consists of nine ultra-deepwater blocks off the Louisiana coast and represents the deepest offshore development in the world. For Shell’s Stones project, Frank’s supplied a variety […]

In an article published by the Houston Business Journal on October 17, 2016, Frank’s International President and CEO Gary Luquette discusses the acquisition of Blackhawk and plans for growing its international presence via Frank’s existing global operations.  Read the full article here.

(HOUSTON) September 15, 2016 – In a project that established a new worldwide milestone in casing while drilling (CwD) operations, Frank’s International N.V. (the “Company”) (NYSE:FI) provided its FA-1® casing running tool (CRT), modified for 30-in. casing drilling and running, to Schlumberger for a 30-in. CwD Shallow Waters Project in the Bay of Campeche, Gulf […]

On September 13, 2016, the office of Texas Governor Greg Abbott released a statement announcing three appointments to the Judicial Compensation Commission. The appointees include Alejandro “Alex” Cestero of Frank’s International, who has held the position of senior vice president, general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer since 2015.   The commission recommends the proper […]

Frank’s International will exhibit at the SPE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition in Dubai, U.A.E., September 26-28, 2016. Representatives will be available at booth 6182 to discuss solutions specific to customer needs in the Middle East and other international regions, including sour service, tubular running services, and Frank’s fluid grip/CLS tools. Frank’s is proud to participate […]

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