Compressco Partners, L.P. Acquires Mid-Horsepower Compression Assets For Gas Lift Markets

Jan 08, 2014, 08:30 ET from Compressco Partners, L.P.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compressco Partners, L.P. (Compressco Partners or the Partnership) (NASDAQ: GSJK) today announced its acquisition of Compression assets for "gas lift" markets as part of its defined strategic growth objectives. 

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Ronald J. Foster, President of Compressco Partners, commented, "During the fourth quarter of 2013, we acquired eighteen packages that feature natural gas driven, three-stage compressors that are available for deployment under service contracts into the gas lift market. Gas lift technology involves the use of compression equipment to inject natural gas downhole in order to increase oil and liquids production primarily in horizontal wells. These compressor packages, which we call the SuperJack™, are focused on drilling projects in the liquids rich resource plays such as the Granite Wash, Eagle Ford, and Woodbine regions where Compressco has strong service coverage already in place. The addition of the SuperJack™ to our existing compression equipment fleet is part of our organic growth into this gas lift market space. We believe the strategy of entering this market creates tremendous synergy with our existing GasJack® and V-Jack™ production enhancement technologies and will provide a broad footprint for growth."

Compressco Partners is a provider of compression-based production enhancement services, which are used in both conventional wellhead compression applications and unconventional compression applications, and in certain circumstances, well monitoring and sand separation services. Compressco Partners provides services to a broad base of natural gas and oil exploration and production companies operating throughout many of the onshore producing regions of the United States. Internationally, Compressco Partners has significant operations in Mexico and Canada and a growing presence in certain countries in South America, Eastern Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. Compressco Partners is managed by Compressco Partners GP Inc., which is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of TETRA Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: TTI).

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SOURCE Compressco Partners, L.P.



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