Driver Pipeline Company, Inc. | May 24, 2013
Driver Pipeline, one of the country’s most successful pipeline construction companies, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, announced that it has established a new West Texas Division office in Abilene, Texas. The new Division, the seventh in Driver Pipeline’s expanding business model, will support business opportunities being created by new and existing oil and gas clients throughout the Permian Basin.
In making the announcement, Kevin Farley, Senior Vice President of Driver Pipeline, said, “The Permian Basin is one of the great oil and gas fields in the world. Many of our great customers have called it home for many years. Frankly, it’s time we put down some permanent roots in West Texas. The opportunities from both new and existing clients are already there, and it’s time we turn those opportunities into business.”
Managing the new Division is pipeline veteran Ronny Melton who joined Driver in 2011. Melton actually began his career in the Permian Basin as an operator eventually working his way to Foreman and then Superintendent. He also has extensive experience in the area of compressor and meter stations as well as liquid and natural gas pipelines. He knows the territory, the people and he’s excited to be part of Driver’s expansion into the Permian Basin.
Mike Norris, Director of Business Development, also noted that Driver Pipeline is already working in the Permian Basin, “We build and maintain oil and gas pipelines and stations throughout the Southwest. The Permian Basin is full of opportunities and establishing a permanent Division office in Abilene just makes sense. We’re excited to be in Abilene and look forward to becoming part of the community. ”
With the addition of the new West Texas, Abilene Division, Driver Pipeline now has seven major facilities including their 30-acre corporate headquarters located in Irving, Texas, as well as several equipment support sites throughout the Southwest. The Divisional locations including the new West Texas Division in Abilene, TX, are the Fort Worth, Division Office in Fort Worth, TX, the Gulf Coast Regional Office in Pearland, TX, the Freeport Office in Freeport, TX, the Eagle-Ford Division Office in San Antonio, TX, and the Eastern Division Office in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
About the Company
What began as a small family business in 1971 serving a single customer, Driver Pipeline has grown into a fully integrated oil and gas pipeline construction company known for its vast equipment fleet, talented pipeliners, "can-do" spirit and a total commitment to safety. For additional information contact: Driver Pipeline Co., Inc. 1200 N. Union Bower Rd., Irving, TX 75061, phone
214-638-7131, or visit driverpipeline.com.