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Grant Todd Named VP for Well Optix

Posted on July 21, 2017 by Miller Coop

Grant Todd has been appointed Vice President for Well Optix, a company known industry wide for its cloud-based SCADA solution for remote monitoring, historical data acquisition, and control of artificial lift systems and other applications.

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Topics: Company News

SPOC Featured in COMPRESSORtech2

Posted on July 14, 2017 by Miller Coop

In recognition of growing environmental challenges, in some states and in other parts of the world, vapor recovery is becoming mandatory. To prevent light hydrocarbon vapor emissions – and realize cost savings – smart companies are installing vapor recovery units (VRUs) near storage tanks.

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Topics: Automation, Oil and Gas Industry, Company News, Compression, Vapor Recovery

SPOC leads the way—and lights the way—with LED monitoring technology

Posted on June 28, 2017 by Miller Coop

At SPOC Automation, we’re constantly seeking new ways to optimize your operations – to make your business more productive, more compliant, more cost effective and more rewarding. That’s why we listen to customers and develop solutions to solve their pressing problems. And often that means finding innovative ways to perform traditional tasks.

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Topics: Production Efficiency, OIlfield, Automation

SPOC Boxes Set the Standard for Drive Enclosures

Posted on June 23, 2017 by Miller Coop

Maybe the world can be divided into two kinds of people: those who patch problems and those who create solutions. If that’s the case, the people at SPOC Automation fall squarely in the second category.

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Topics: Production Efficiency, SPOC, Oil and Gas Industry

SPOC's Secret Sauce to Success

Posted on June 14, 2017 by Bobby Mason

I’ve been thinking lately about the erosion of relationships in our society. In an instant we can “friend/unfriend,” “follow/unfollow,” and seek the anonymity of texts over face-to-face interactions. We have shorter attention spans and a microwave mentality in our expectations of results—not only in personal relationship but in business as well.

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Topics: Company News, Pricing

Never Lose Equipment Drawings Again

Posted on May 12, 2017 by Miller Coop

Imagine driving to the field with the task of servicing your VFD. You make it to the pump, open the drive’s door and start searching for the drawings—nowhere to be found. You scan the enclosure, hoping that the last person didn’t accidentally carry them away.

And then if you’re lucky, you find them -- wet, muddy and torn, in the bottom of the pan.

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Topics: Production Efficiency, Oil and Gas Industry

The Pains of 12-Pulse Technology

Posted on May 04, 2017 by SPOC Automation

Have you ever paid lots of money for a product that failed to perform? Perhaps you bought a carpet cleaner that left stains? Or a sleeping pill that kept you awake? How about a weight-loss miracle that actually added pounds?

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Topics: Oil and Gas Industry, Clean Power | Harmonics

Cable Machine Automation Cuts Production Time

Posted on May 01, 2017 by SPOC Automation

For several years, SPOC has made use of a machine to cut control wire. Since we build all our products to order, high-volume throughout has resulted in efficiency gains, enabling us to deliver drives faster than anyone else in industry. With this machine we’ve been able to control length, cut straight, and reduce wiring errors and potential arc hazards.

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Topics: SPOC, Company News

What are harmonics and why do they matter?

Posted on April 17, 2017 by SPOC Automation

Electrical harmonics are a big problem in the oilfield. Every device connected to the grid is susceptible to harmonic interference and low power quality. Worse, harmonic distortions do not discriminate between residential and industrial users.

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Topics: Harmonics, Clean Power | Harmonics

SPOC Automation Announces New OEM Sales Manager

Posted on March 09, 2017 by Miller Coop

SPOC Automation is pleased to welcome Rich Vigil, who has joined the SPOC team as OEM Sales Manager responsible for overseeing and orchestrating OEM sales operations.

Rich Vigil, OEM Sales Manager

Based in Houston, Vigil will take the lead in developing and implementing a sustainable sales growth strategy designed to proactively serve the needs of OEM customers while driving overall sales performance.

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Topics: Company News

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Change in the oil and gas industry is as constant as the sun rising in the east. Every year, we learn new techniques for lifting product from the ground more efficiently and for lower cost. At SPOC Automation, we are passionate about sharing our insights, our hard-earned lessons with our channel partners and our customers. Here, we'll discuss new innovations in lifting technology and all of its many applications.

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