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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.

1940s

1948 John Kerker establish Cable, Inc. at a house in Sterling, CO.

1950s

1951 Bakken Formation initially described by geologist J.W. Nordquist.

1960s

1961 Cable Incorporated expands Sterling, CO location with new building & shops.
1963 New Cable Incorporated branch opened in Gillette, WY.

1970s

1975 Cable, Inc. continues to expand through Colorado, Utah, & Wyoming.
1976 Luft Machine founded by Allen Luft in Sterling, CO.

1980s

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.

1990s

1995 U.S. Geological Survey shows an estimate 151 million barrels of oil can be recovered in the Williston Basin.

2000s

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.

2010s

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.