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Summit's featured on ISNetworld's website for their Contractor's Success Story

(Fort Worth, TX) Summit’s partnership with ISNetworld allows the company to be aligned with businesses who share their passion for success in the oil and gas industry and whose focus is to exceed their goals for safety. With ISNetworld, Summit is able to reach out more adeptly to a larger network of companies and customers, allowing them to focus more valuable time on connecting with their current and potential partners, and ensuring Summit’s safety measures are second to none. ISNetworld has helped to team them up with new clients whose like-minded focus is to be successful in safety and in business. “We have lowered our TRIR by more than 56%, and decreased our EMR by 14%, while growing over 200% over the last 4 years,” says Summit’s HSE Director, Greg Spurgeon.

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“TD LoCo” PATENT BREAKS NEW GROUND FOR SUMMIT

U.S. Patent No. 8,701,759 issued encompassing recently announced centralizer innovation

(Fort Worth, TX) –– Summit Casing Equipment, the leader in the innovation of oil and gas field casing equipment, today revealed its groundbreaking TD LoCo Composite Centralizer has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 8,701,759, a utility patent issued by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Summit inventors developed the TD LoCo to have a Low Coefficient of friction, allowing casing to reach total depth with greater speed, efficiency and effectiveness. Summit’s application to the USPTO explained the TD LoCo’s ultra-durable one-piece design integrated a curved slope blade design as opposed to a step,  » Read more about: “TD LoCo” PATENT BREAKS NEW GROUND FOR SUMMIT  »Read more...

U.S. PATENT TRIAL & APPEAL BOARD AFFIRMS REJECTION OF PATENT

Downhole Products, Ltd. Patent 6,435,275 decision sustained

(Fort Worth, TX) – Summit Casing Equipment, the emerging leader in the innovation of oil and gas field casing equipment, today released a statement in response to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision on Appeal 2014- 002025. This decision affirmed the USPTO’s prior ruling rejecting the claims of Patent No. 6,435,275, held by Downhole Products. “It has been our unwavering contention that this patent is invalid, and we were pleased to learn the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board upheld the original ruling,” said Andy Eldridge,  » Read more about: U.S. PATENT TRIAL & APPEAL BOARD AFFIRMS REJECTION OF PATENT  »Read more...

Midland Reporter – Telegram

Rapid Advances : New casing centralizer targets long laterals (SOURCE)

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SUMMIT UNVEILS GROUNDBREAKING “TD LoCo” COMPOSITE CENTRALIZER

Low Coefficient of friction and ultra-durable design has the potential to be a game-changer

(Fort Worth, TX) – Summit Casing Equipment, the emerging leader in innovative oil and gas field casing equipment, today announced the unveiling of its state-of-the-art composite centralizer at the 2014 IADC/SPE Drilling Conference and Exhibition. The revolutionary Summit TD LoCo features a proprietary composite construction designed with a low coefficient of friction that allows casing to reach total depth at a greater rate of speed and efficiency. Its ultra-durable one-piece design is built for high impact stress and heat resistance to maintain its integrity under extreme well bore temperatures.  » Read more about: SUMMIT UNVEILS GROUNDBREAKING “TD LoCo” COMPOSITE CENTRALIZER  »Read more...

U.S. PATENT & TRADEMARK OFFICE RULING CONFIRMS INVALIDITY OF CLAIM.

(Fort Worth, TX) – Summit Casing Equipment, an emerging leader in the innovation of gas and oil field casing equipment, released a statement today in response to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruling invalidating Patent No. 6,435,275, held by Downhole Products. “This decision by the Patent and Trademark Office confirms our long-held belief as to the invalidity of the patent,” said Andy Eldridge, Summit’s Chief Financial Officer. “We pride ourselves on the integrity and quality of our products,  » Read more about: U.S. PATENT & TRADEMARK OFFICE RULING CONFIRMS INVALIDITY OF CLAIM.  »Read more...