Oilfield Services Company Canary Buys Wellhead Competitor

Canary says it is the country’s largest “independent” wellhead services company. They rent equipment and personnel to help energy companies frack wells, and they install wellheads on those wells. Canary, now a $100 million company, announced yesterday that they’ve bought out a smaller competitor: American Wellhead. American has a strong operation in the Permian Shale basin (Texas) which Canary wanted.

So why is this news for MDN? Because Canary has extensive operations in both the Marcellus and Utica Shale, servicing drillers in the northeast. And because when a company like Canary expands the way they have been expanding, it may mean opportunity for other businesses that work with, or sell to, companies like Canary. And because drillers in the northeast may be interested in knowing what their vendor is up to. For a variety of reasons, we thought this press release from Canary might be interesting for our readers…

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