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Inspection Oilfield Services Acquires J.C. Inspection.


Acquisition expands IOS's presence and sevice offerings in Houston and the Permian Basin.

Lafayette, Louisiana (PRWEB) January 17, 2013

Inspection Oilfield Services (“IOS”), the leading provider of inspection and value-added services for Oil Country Tubular Goods (“OCTG”) and drill tools, announced today it has acquired J.C. Inspection (“JCI”), a market leader in independent drill tool inspection and repair services.

IOS CEO Kevin McKay states, “JCI is the premier provider of drill tool inspection, repair and machining services and will allow us to better serve our combined customers across the U.S. JCI shares IOS's commitment to safe, high-quality, reliable service and is a natural fit with the IOS family.”

States JCI President and founder, James Clark, “Being a part of the IOS family allows us to better serve our customers with expanded OCTG service offerings and locations across the U.S. oilpatch, while ultimately lowering our customers' total cost of ownership.”

Together with JCI, IOS is a one-stop best-in-class service provider with 28 locations and significant mobile inspection capabilities operating in every major shale play in the Continental United States.

About IOS
Inspection Oilfield Services (“IOS”), based in Lafayette, Louisiana, offers a complete set of OCTG, drill pipe and drill tool services including NDT, inspection, threading, repair and storage for E&P operators, OCTG mills and distributors, and oilfield rental and service companies throughout the United States.

About JCI
J.C. Inspection (“JCI”) is a market leader in independent drill tool inspection and repair services based in New Caney, Texas. JCI's inspection, repair and fabrication services include Magnetic Flux Leakage, Dye Penetrant and Special End Area inspection, hard banding, hard facing, connection stubbing, refacing and repair and other machine shop and welding services.

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