SPOC Automation Blog

Lift Up: Working to make a good company great

Posted on December 13, 2018 by SPOC Automation

Every great company has a purpose. A reason to be. ‘To make money’ is rarely a powerful enough purpose to drive a company to greatness.

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Topics: OIlfield, SPOC, Automation, Oil and Gas Industry, Company News, Video

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

Posted on June 25, 2018 by SPOC Automation

SPOC Automation is honored to be recognized by CIO Review as a "Visionary in the oil and gas sector" and as one of the 20 most promising oil and gas technology solution providers. SPOC Automation's Vice President, Ted Wilke, dives into specifics in a CIO Review article discussing a range of automation solutions that help customers increase their liability and efficiency of the equipment.

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Topics: Automation, Oil and Gas Industry, Company News

SPOC Automation Featured in Business Alabama

Posted on February 13, 2018 by Miller Coop

Adding Brains to the Wellhead, is the headline about SPOC Automation featured in this month's publication of Business Alabama.

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Topics: Automation, Oil and Gas Industry, Company News

SPOC Automation featured in BHM BIZ for partnership with CommuteSmart

Posted on October 23, 2017 by Miller Coop

Do you ever sit in traffic on a long commute to your office and think, ‘there has to be a better way to get to my job?’

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Topics: Automation, Oil and Gas Industry, Company News

Arc Flash Protection: It's In There

Posted on September 12, 2017 by Miller Coop

In the movies, we’ve all witnessed the deafening blast, blinding flash of an electrical explosion -- from the safety of a theater seat it’s exciting. In real life, an arc flash is hazardous, even deadly.

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Topics: OIlfield, Automation, Safety

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

Ever Wonder Why Automation Companies Don’t Publish Pricing?

Posted on November 03, 2016 by Bobby Mason

“How much does your drive cost?”  It’s the one question we hear all of the time, on the phone, in the field, during customer presentations and even at trade shows. 

It’s a logical question, of course. With Google, we can ask any question and we’ve come to expect immediate answers. I’m sure you’ve done product searches where the site you visited gave you product information, specifications, features and maybe even video’s explaining all the benefits of their products, but pricing information was strangely absent. It’s a frustration we’ve all felt.

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Topics: SPOC, Automation, Oil and Gas Industry, Pricing

SPOC Saves Producer $17 Million on Oilfield Project

Posted on August 18, 2016 by SPOC Automation

In today’s cost-sensitive environment, it is more important than ever to improve your field’s efficiency and look at the overall economics.  By using SPOC drives, a project originally budgeted at $25 million comes in around $8 million. Is saving $17 million on a project possible by using SPOC drives? Watch the video and see how the results speak for themselves. 

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Topics: Production Efficiency, Rod Pump, Automation, Clean Power | Harmonics, Video

The Joy of Automation Engineering

Posted on March 07, 2016 by SPOC Automation



It’s official. Fortune Magazine reports that automation engineering is one of the top 5 jobs that make workers unusually happy. We completely agree.

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Topics: Production Efficiency, Automation, Oil and Gas Industry


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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