The making of excellence
Turnbridge Capital PartnersIn mid 2017, Turnbridge partnered with Probe’s management team to enable a majority equity recapitalization and to accelerate the pursuit of identified internal and external growth initiatives, positioning the company as a leading technology supplier across a variety of important end markets.
Probe sells Sensor Developments SA, Norway to Halliburton
Probe acquires IsleTools Limited in Aberdeen, Scotland
Probe acquires SP-1 Innovations LTD in Aberdeen, Scotland
Probe through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sentergy Limited, acquired certain business assets of Aberdeen UK based SP-1 Innovation, including its I-Wheel™ technology
Probe acquires Sentergy in Scotland, United Kingdom.
Sensor Developments Acquisition
Probe acquires Sensor Developments in Norway
AKS Technologies is Formed
AKS Technologies is formed by the merger of Well Test Solutions of Houston, Texas and AKS Labs of Denver, Colorado.
Sentergy LTD in Scotland is Founded
Kuster introduces KPerm Tool
Sensor Developments SA is Founded
Sensor Developments SA is founded in Norway. Sensor Developments developed and manufactured instruments, process control, and telemetry systems for both permanent and episodic well bore monitoring systems.
Kuster introduced the Memory Production Logging Tool (KPLT). The KPLT was a high speed, data driven, autocalibrating data acquisition system. It included electronics, pressure tool, temperature tool, gamma ray/casing collar locator, batter pack, along with a choice of continuous or full bore spinners.
Kuster Introduces K10 series of Electronic Memory and SRO tools
In the 80’s Kuster developed the first downhole electronic memory gauge to be introduced in the market. Since that time, many advancements in Electronics have lead Kuster to develop and introduce K10 series of In the 80’s Kuster developed the first downhole electronic memory gauge to be introduced in the market. Since that time, many advancements in Electronics have lead Kuster to develop and introduce K10 series of Electronic Memory and SRO tools.
Kuster enters Geothermal
Since the 1970s, the Geothermal Industry has been a very important market for Kuster Company. Since Kuster Company reputation for designing high temperature Instruments, it was only natural that the Geothermal Industry used Kuster mechanical gauges to record Pressures and Temperature in the hostile Geothermal environments.
BT Pressure Gauge with Halliburton
The Halliburton BT Pressure Gauge designed from DST was a joint development between Halliburton and Kuster Company.
Kuster Company, seeing an opportunity to provide innovation, quality and service in the oilfield worldwide began manufacturing and marketing the bottom hole pressure gauges for which we are now globally known.
Kuster Multi-Shot Survey System
The Multi-Shot Survey System which used 6mm movie film was developed and introduced into the marketplace.
Kuster develops new tool
The Angle Compass Unit/Photoinclinometer was developed using the hemispherical float.
Kuster is Founded
Ed Kuster began HK Instruments providing 3″ OD Single Shot survey system for directional oil drilling utilizing a spun copper float with bar magnets. The company developed and manufactured directional tools teaming up with John Eastman (later of Eastman Whipstock) who ran the tools in the field.