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Expansion into the Gulf Coast and Gulf of Mexico

1 April 2012

Ulterra has opened a new stock point in Hammond, LA.  The new center is strategically located just 46 miles east of Baton Rouge and 58 miles north west of New Orleans and will support drilling activity in Mississippi, Alabama, South Louisiana and Gulf of Mexico.  

Ulterra’s new Gulf coast operations will be led by Rob Smith, an experienced and respected drill bit supplier.  He will oversee the new location, which will offer a full line of matrix and steel body PDC bits designed specifically for Gulf Coast applications.  Staffing the Hammond stock point will be experienced personnel with an intimate knowledge of local drilling.  Utilizing the latest analytical tools, the Ulterra staff will ensure all customer requirements are clearly understood and the correct bits are applied to optimize their operations.  In addition, Ulterra will soon open a stock point in Lake Charles, LA.  With the addition of the Hammond and Lake Charles stock points, Ulterra now has six people, each with over 30 years of experience, supporting our customer’s Gulf Coast and Gulf of Mexico operations.

Ulterra is a leading provider of premium PDC drill bits and downhole tools for the oil and gas industry.  Ulterra’s strength resides in the experience and wisdom obtained from industry veterans, designing high-quality, high-performance PDC bits for global markets.  Its localized focus enables Ulterra to respond quickly to customers’ specific applications with customized solutions.