SPOC Automation Blog

We’re there the day they install your SPOC drive. But if a part ever fails — we’re there for you that day too.

Reed Simms Hired as Mid-Continent Sales Manager at SPOC Automation

We’ve made a few changes around here. You should come see us.

What you believe will eventually show in what you do

Commitment. Passion. Loyalty. There is a reason we’ve been able to help clients succeed

Lift Up: Working to make a good company great

Andrea Huels Named Director of Growth & Innovation at SPOC Automation

Andrew Denard named Industrial Engineer at SPOC Automation

SPOC Automation Launches 'Revelation' Pump-Off Controller

Dale Jolley named supply chain specialist at SPOC Automation

A subtle innovation, a not-so-subtle benefit

SPOC Automation ranked one of the 20 Most Promising Oil and Gas Technology Solution Providers

Jamie Goodgame named human resource and risk manager at SPOC Automation

Jason Gimeno Named Sales Manager at SPOC Automation - Canada

Pat Nichols Named Operations and Logistics Manager at SPOC Automation

SPOC Automation Featured in Business Alabama

Justin Woodrum Named Electrical Engineer at SPOC Automation

Best of 2017

Merry Christmas from SPOC!

SPOC Automation Recognized As Finalist For "Veteran Friendly Company"

SPOC Automation featured in BHM BIZ for partnership with CommuteSmart

SPOC Steps Up Customer Service

Arc Flash Protection: It's In There

SPOC's Chat Optimizes Customer Support

Thinking and Hiring Outside the Box Makes Our Business Better

Grant Todd Named VP for Well Optix

SPOC Featured in COMPRESSORtech2

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

SPOC Boxes Set the Standard for Drive Enclosures

SPOC's Secret Sauce to Success

Never Lose Equipment Drawings Again

The Pains of 12-Pulse Technology

Cable Machine Automation Cuts Production Time

What are harmonics and why do they matter?

SPOC Automation Announces New OEM Sales Manager

SPOC Automation Hires Lynnmarie Flowers as Marketing and Technical Communication Specialist

Best of 2016

Ever Wonder Why Automation Companies Don’t Publish Pricing?

SPOC Automation Presents at DUG Eagle Ford

SPOC Saves Producer $17 Million on Oilfield Project

Strategic Integration in Oilfield Operations

Reducing the Severity and Frequency of Beam Pump Maintenance

Pump Cards in Perspective

Optimizing Your POC

OILFIELD TREND SERIES: Coming Together at the Well

OILFIELD TREND SERIES: Welcoming Gen Z to the Oilfield

OILFIELD TREND SERIES: Mega Trends in Oilfield Automation

SPOC featured in Upstream Pumping

OILFIELD TREND SERIES: The Price of Oil and the Fortunes of Automation

Bobby Mason Named Executive of Influence

OILFIELD TREND SERIES: What to watch for in 2016 and beyond

SPOC Automation Presents at DUG Rockies

The Joy of Automation Engineering

Can Drives Take Single-Phase Power and Operate Three-Phase Motors?

SPOC featured in Yellowhammer News

Save Thousands by Including Your PLC in Your Injection Pump Drive System

Mike Gauthe Joins SPOC as New Sales Manager in West Texas

Nine Key Benefits of Automation for ESPs

Why should you care about harmonics?

SPOC participates in the United Way’s “Why I Give” Campaign

New Field Service Support for South Texas

SPOC Automation featured in recent issue of Shale Play Water  Management

SPOC Automation Hires New Rocky Mtn. Regional Sales Manager

SPOC Automation Canada Hires Service Manager(October 16, 2015)

Soft Starters are Cheaper but They Cost More

SPOC Automation expands Canadian footprint

Inc. 5000: 2015 Fastest Growing Companies

How Pump Off Actually Works

2015 Rocky Mtn. Energy Summit

Rising to the Challenge
of Saltwater Disposal Management

Field Trip: LOGA Sporting Clays 2015

South Texas Oilfield Expo 2015

Does Color Really Make a Difference in Drive Data Display?

SPOC Automation featured in AOGR June 2015 issue

SPOC participates in the University of Alabama MIS Forum

Safety Features in the IronHorse VFD for Beam Pumps

What makes SPOC the best place to work?

How does a SPOC Drive Help your Jet Pump System?

SPOC Welcomes New Addition to Engineering Team

Three Lessons Learned about Artificial Lift Technology

SPOC displays at the the 2015 AWW & WEA

Trend Well Data for Maximized Production

Add a Drive, Subtract Infrastructure Costs

Simple or Not Simple: Injection Pump Controls

SPOC Automation HPS Channel Partnership Testimonial

Digital Oilfield Trends

Introducing SPOC's Education Center

Best Places to Work Finalist 2015

SPOC Automation Acquires KJ Controls in Canada

SPOC Automation Named Finalist for Alabama’s Manufacturer of the Year Award

West Texas-based customer video testimonial

SPOC Automation featured in the December issue of Forbes Magazine

2014 National Sales Meeting and Employee Appreciation

Interest in Automation High at Shale Water Expo 2014

SPOC Hires Brian McBride as Mid-Continent Sales & Service Engineer

8 Benefits of Using Variable Frequency Drives

Carrie Bradley Joins SPOC as Manager of Risk and Human Resources

SPOC Welcomes New Addition to the Sales Team

Smith joins SPOC as new Systems Analyst

Ex-Im Bank Chairman Visits SPOC Automation

SPOC Automation joins the Inc. 5000 list for 2014

KIOGA Convention in Wichita, KS

Trade Show Re-Cap from South Texas

Grant Todd Joins SPOC as Business Integration Manager

South Texas Oilfield Expo in San Antonio, TX

Energy Exposition trade show in Billings, MT

BCA & ATN Announce Alabama’s Top Manufacturers For 2014

4 Reasons You Should Utilize SPOC

What’s the big deal about harmonics?

Every Day is Shipping Day

New Mechanical Designer at SPOC Automation

Miller Coop Joins SPOC Automation as Digital Marketing Coordinator

Demo Trailer at the Midland Energy Expo 2014

SPOC Automation to exhibit at this year’s SPE Joint Conference in Denver, CO

What does it take to be the best place to work?

Louisiana Oil & Gas Association trade show in Lake Charles, LA

Automation Optimizes Human Capital

SPOC Automation honored with Best Places to Work award

Production Expansion & New Engineering Area

2014 Trade Show List

Keep this new number handy for sales & support

A New Year and a New Hire at SPOC Automation

Merry Christmas from SPOC Automation

Ted Wilke Talks to Young Professionals about Harmonics

SPOC Automation to Introduce New Package Branding in December

2013 National Sales Meeting Goes Off with a Blast

SPOC Hires Chuck Milks as Field Service & Support Engineer for the Texas Market

Well Insight announced as the grand prize winner for Verizon’s Technology Innovation award

Employee Interview – Life at SPOC

Quick view of the new production at SPOC Automation

Expansion Project is Complete

SPOC’s Well Insight SCADA becomes finalist for innovation award

2013 Oklahoma Oil & Gas Expo

South Texas Oilfield Expo 2013

New West Coast Regional Sales Manager at SPOC

The 2013 KIOGA Annual Convention in Wichita, KS

SPOC Automation Offers WiseGuy VFD Interface

New face to help lead the marketing efforts at SPOC Automation

SPOC Automation Announces New Chief Operating Officer

SPOC Automation welcomes National Sales and Marketing Manager for Well Insight products

Ringing the Opening Bell @ NASDAQ November 15 in New York, New York

SPOC Automation Releases New Variable Speed Drive Software Development for Progressive Cavity Pumps

SPOC Automation in The American Oil & Gas Reporter: Artificial Lift Technology and “I’m with stupid” ad (July 3, 2012)

Well Insight from SPOC Automation gives engineers an unprecedented look into well production

SPOC Introduces the HPS Series Drive (June 24, 2011)


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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