For many years, Canary has built a reputation of trust, quality service and a commitment to excellence amongst clients, employees and the industry as a whole. Our company has been growing along with the energy industry since 1949. We are ready to put our experience to work for you.
|1948||John Kerker establish Cable, Inc. at a house in Sterling, CO.|
|1951||Bakken Formation initially described by geologist J.W. Nordquist.|
|1961||Cable Incorporated expands Sterling, CO location with new building & shops.|
|1963||New Cable Incorporated branch opened in Gillette, WY.|
|1975||Cable, Inc. continues to expand through Colorado, Utah, & Wyoming.|
|1976||Luft Machine founded by Allen Luft in Sterling, CO. (divested 2014)|
|1984||Owen Hanson opens Hanson Hot Oil Service in Watford City, ND.
Canary Wellhead, founded by Lynn Blevins in OKC.
|1986||Frontier Wellhead & Supply established in Watford City, ND.|
|1989||Bobby Spicer opens Spicer Wireline in Bakersfield, CA.|
|1995||U.S. Geological Survey shows an estimate 151 million barrels of oil can be recovered in the Williston Basin.|
|2003||Bob Hvinden sets off to start his own oilfield company Kodiak Stack Testing in Williston, ND.
Western Wellhead founded in Spring, TX.
|2005||Western Wellhead moves in to Grand Junction, CO.|
|2008||Frontier Energy Group, LLC acquires Frontier Wellhead & Supply, Co.|
|2009||Frontier acquires Kodiak Stack Testing in July.
Frontier enters the CO oilfield through its acquisition of Cable, Inc. and its 4 locations.
|2010||Western Wellhead Grand Junction, CO acquired in January.
Frontier Pressure Testing relocates to new Williston facilities.
Hanson Hot Oil acquired and becomes Frontier Hot Oil.
|2011||To better supply Frontier’s growing equipment needs Luft Machine is purchased.|
|2012||Frontier acquires Spicer Wireline Inc opening up a new region for Frontier.|
|2013||Frontier’s purchases the Canary Wellhead’s stock, the largest acquisition yet, creating a national footprint.|
|2013||Frontier Energy Group, LLC becomes Canary, LLC, becoming largest independently held wellhead company in North America.|
|2013||Canary expands into Texas with Acquisition of Crystal City’s Tri-Star Wellhead.|
|2014||Expansion continues with Odessa, TX-based American Wellhead.|
|2014||Luft Machine is divested as Luft, LLC to focus on agriculture and non-Canary oilfield fabrication.|
|2014||Canary recognized as one of America’s Fastest Growing Companies by Inc. Magazine.|