Ridgetop Energy Services Expands Again – in Southern Marcellus

Ridgetop Energy Services, headquartered in Canonsburg, PA, was started in early 2016 by Ridgetop Capital Partners. Ridgetop Capital is an energy and real estate investment firm. Since 2007, Ridgetop Capital has purchased 30,000 acres in the PA, WV and OH, and has invested $130 million in the region (often partnering with big drillers like EQT, Antero, Chesapeake, Range Resources and others). In addition to investing in acreage, Ridgetop also wanted in on some of the drilling action, so the company formed Ridgetop Energy Services in 2016 to buy up service companies that work in the shale space. In June, Ridgetop Energy bought Keystone Wireline (see Ridgetop Energy Services Buys Keystone Wireline Inc.). Ridgetop Energy is expanding again–by purchasing “two service rigs and a swabbing unit stationed in northern West Virginia” from C&J Energy Services…
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