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Services Director – Houston, TX

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Company Profile

Detechtion Technologies™ is the market leading Industrial IoT and mobile application provider enabling the digital oilfield. Through its Enalysis™, Enbase™ and Fieldlink™ product lines, Detechtion offers solutions for chemical injection, compression, and other production operations. These products and services span telematics, monitoring, control, predictive analytics, visualization and integration with other systems so that the vision of the digital oilfield will finally be achieved. Over 100 customers and thousands of users depend on Detechtion Technologies to monitor and manage over 10,000 assets worldwide.

Position Title

Services Director

Reports To

SVP Products & Services


Houston, TX

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop thorough knowledge of customer organizations, needs and plans
  • Foster relationships with key contacts representing field, corporate and IT sponsors
  • Gather requirements, scope, and estimate / quote / propose new work with existing customers
  • Work with customers to schedule work including hardware, Detechtion field services, and 3rd party partner field services as well as coordinate as needed with Detechtion Engineering Services, Support and R&D teams
  • Balance resource and hardware needs against capacity / availability
  • Provide oversight, management and proactive status communication to ongoing customer implementations and deployments of the Enbase™ product line
  • Work with customers (both service companies and their end user customers) to understand and meet their integration needs
  • Identify customer risks and issues and work in a timely fashion to provide proactive mitigation and remediation as necessary to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Ensure consistent, high quality installations of Enbase™ hardware that meets customer needs and Detechtion best practices
  • Ensure consistent, high quality implementations of Enbase™ software that meets customer needs and Detechtion best practices
  • Work with Detechtion executive team to ensure required resources are well understood
  • Work with Finance to establish hardware forecasts and appropriate inventory levels
  • Work with Sales to execute account plans for existing customers and support sales efforts (including pilots) for new customers

Personal Characteristics

  • High energy, attention to detail, a strong work ethic and a determination to deliver results and add value
  • Strong experience, maturity and common sense
  • Positive attitude and a passion for customer service, including staying cool under pressure
  • Quick learner with ability to understand complex technical issues and facilitate focused corrective actions to make the customer successful
  • Interested in customer, company and personal success
  • Flexible and able to adjust to rapidly changing circumstances and priorities
  • “Can do” attitude with a willingness to dive into details and be “hands on” when needed
  • Ability to lead a team towards shared goals & objectives, including leading by example
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability, especially related to deadlines
  • Excellent personal presence and communication skills
  • Highly ethical with unquestionable integrity
  • Low ego and collaborative style


  • 5-7+ years working experience
  • Previous experience in technology or software professional services
  • Previous oil & gas industry experience
  • Previous project management / team leadership experience
  • S. in Engineering or Science
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to travel 30% of the time (primarily in the US and Canada)

Compensation Package

  • Competitive base salary plus bonus plan eligibility.
  • Standard company benefits such as 401K, health insurance, etc.

Detechtion Technologies and Enbase Combine to Power the Digital Oilfield

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Detechtion Technologies and Enbase Combine to Power the Digital Oilfield Through Leading Industrial IoT, Mobile, and Analytics Solutions

• Shared vision to address industry challenges
• Fully integrate companies to accelerate innovation and deliver superior solutions
• Enbase co-founder Virgil Haney to join Detechtion Board of Directors

Houston, Texas – (October 17, 2016) – Detechtion Technologies, the world leader in compression fleet optimization and a portfolio company of Element Partners, announces that it has completed a majority investment in Enbase LLC, a world leader in field automation, mobile applications and predictive analytics for the oil and gas industry. This merger creates a company that will deliver an Industrial IoT platform to remotely monitor, control and optimize processes and equipment across the oil field. The companies will fully integrate and operate under the Detechtion name.

Shared Vision to Address Industry Challenges
The oil & gas industry is faced with increasing production and lowering operating costs, all while addressing increasing regulatory requirements. These challenges have created tremendous pressure on the entire oil and gas supply chain. Detechtion and Enbase addressed these challenges separately, each with their unique product approaches.

Founded in 2009, Enbase addresses industry challenges with field automation and mobility solutions that deliver actionable information. Their cloud-based solution leverages that information to enable exception-based management and predictive analytics. Today, Enbase is a market leader in telematics and control for well-head chemical injection and compression assets.

Detechtion is a developer of proprietary algorithms, which working in tandem with simulations, identify opportunities to reduce operating costs and increase production of compression assets. Established in 1999, Detechtion has grown into the market leader in predictive analytics and simulation for compression fleets through its Enalysis™ software.

Fully Integrate Companies to Accelerate Innovation and Deliver Superior Solutions
Industry challenges cannot be addressed with disparate systems. Users expect solutions that integrate hardware, communications, software and mobile capabilities for actionable information. By building upon their existing products, the combined entity will continue to innovate and deliver solutions needed to power the digital oilfield.

Chris Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Detechtion said. “Through this combination, we immediately become the market leader of end-to-end solutions encompassing control, telematics, mobile, and predictive analytics in the oil and gas industry. The Enbase team has done a fantastic job of building solutions and delivering exceptional service and we look forward to their continued contributions.”

The combination will create an unparalleled Industrial IoT platform for oil & gas that includes:

● Cutting-edge field automation that combines control, telematics, configurable logic and analytics
● Mobile solutions to automate work processes and enable collection of non-digitized data
● Cloud-based analytics platform that transforms the data into actionable business intelligence
● Simulation solutions that answer “what-if” questions to optimize asset performance
● Engineering and professional service capabilities enabling customers to fully leverage our solutions
● All products will be available stand-alone to minimize disruption to the current customer base

Virgil Haney, co-founder of Enbase and Chief Technology Officer at Detechtion said, “We are excited to join the Detechtion team and will continue to provide our existing, world-class products and services to our chemical automation and leased compression customers. Looking forward, we are particularly excited about the opportunity to expand our offerings, bringing even more value to our customers.”

To fully leverage the combined experience of both companies, Enbase executives Virgil Haney, Colin Hendricks and Eric Neason will join the Detechtion executive team. Mr. Haney will also become a member of the Detechtion board. All three will continue to be significant investors in the combined company. The corporate headquarters will be in Houston, Texas, and the Canadian headquarters will continue to be located in the current Detechtion offices in Calgary, Alberta. The combined company serves well over 100 customers and manages tens of thousands of assets.

About Enbase
Enbase is an oil and gas technology company focused on field automation, mobile applications, predictive analytics, and operate-by-exception solutions. Headquartered in Houston, Texas and serving E&P, midstream and energy service companies world-wide, Enbase is the company that Powers the Digital Oilfield. For more information about Enbase and its industry-leading solutions visit

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Compressor Engineer – Houston, TX

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Company Profile

Detechtion Technologies provides compressor optimization and fleet management solutions to natural gas producers through our principal product Enalysis™. Each year, Detechtion’s clients are provided with a significant return on their investment using Enalysis™ through the successful diagnosis of compressor inefficiencies, reductions in fuel gas consumption, increases in natural gas production, and the prevention of catastrophic failures. Detechtion is led by a vibrant, highly motivated management team focused on providing best-in-class service to our existing clients and aggressively adding new customers. Detechtion has offices in Houston, Calgary, and Brisbane. Visit for more information.

Candidate Profile

The successful applicant will play an essential role within the Operations Group working alongside a young, energetic team. We are looking for a candidate who demonstrates the following characteristics:

  • Self-motivated
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented
  • High willingness to learn


Become technically competent in the responsibilities of the Operations Group:

  • Natural Gas Reciprocating and Rotary Compressor theory
  • EnalysisTM diagnostic system
  • Compression simulation software
  • Running compressor diagnostics
  • Identifying optimization opportunities
  • Onsite evaluation of compression assets
  • Working on technology enhancement projects


The successful applicant will have a Bachelor degree in Mechanical or Petroleum Engineering, and field experience in the Oil and Gas Industry will be an asset.

Contact Information

Kari Scotton: [email protected].

Please write “Compressor Engineer Position” on the subject line and attach your resume and cover letter to apply.
No phone calls please.

Detechtion Technologies Eliminates Over 600,000 Metric Tons of CO₂ Emissions Every Year

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Detechtion Technologies, the world leader in compression optimization and fleet management, announced today that a recent study showed that it enables its customer base to eliminate over 600,000 metric tons of CO₂ emissions on an annual basis through ongoing compressor optimization. Using Enalysis™, Detechtion customers are able to look for inefficiencies in compression fleets that, when acted upon, lead to less power consumption to move the same amount of natural gas.

As more companies strive to reduce their carbon footprint due to tightening regulations from province, state and federal agencies, oil and gas production and midstream companies must find ways to deliver natural gas to the market in more efficient ways. Compressors that are configured sub-optimally waste power leading to unnecessary CO₂ emissions. Finding low cost, high impact opportunities for efficiency gains not only saves the environment from those extra greenhouse gas emissions, but the companies enjoy the added benefit of reducing expenses through reduced carbon levies, fuel gas and/or electricity usage.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the typical passenger vehicle emits about 4.7 metric tons of CO₂ per year. The reduction in CO₂ emissions enabled and acted upon by Enalysis™ users results in the equivalent of eliminating more than 130,000 passenger vehicles from North American roadways.

Mike Hill, SVP of Sales and Marketing for Detechtion, said “The primary value we bring our customers is through identifying opportunities to increase utilization in compression fleets, but just as importantly, we also detect opportunities to increase efficiencies and save power consumption leading to lower CO₂ emissions without sacrificing production. When asked recently how Detechtion helps companies reduce their carbon footprints, I was pleased to commission a study by our engineers to quantify just how much we were helping to affect this increasingly important metric.”

Detechtion Technologies Announces Latest Release of Enalysis™

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Detechtion Technologies, the world leader in compression optimization and fleet management, announces the release of Enalysis™ 3.17. This new release enhances calculations for rotary screw compressors, along with numerous other enhancements, bug fixes, and usability improvements.

Roughly 20% of units in Enalysis™ are rotary screw compressors, and our screw compressor diagnostic software offers the same predictive analytic capabilities as our best-in-class software for reciprocating compressors. Manufacturers of screw compressors continue to release new products and new technologies that impact the calculations within Enalysis™, and we monitor these evolving equipment and technology advances and adjust our calculations accordingly. In this release, we have carefully enhanced the rotary screw compressor calculations, introducing equations that enable Enalysis™ to better model units under partial load from user-configurable slide valve adjustments, and we refined efficiency calculations for over and under-compression operating conditions. All of these enhancements provide more accurate machine horsepower calculations which result in more precise configuration recommendations.
In addition to these enhancements, we also made improvements to Enalysis™ reporting, added electrical current draw to multiple reports, and enhanced our compression simulation functionality for fixed compressor unloaders. For customers who use the Enalysis™ maintenance module, we have continued to deliver workflow and usability enhancements to the system based on close collaboration with our customers.

Gerry Conroy, SVP of Product and Portfolio for Detechtion, said “We are pleased to release our improved rotary screw compressor enhancements along with other software investments to improve the usability and reporting capabilities in Enalysis™. Our customers are challenged to manage large compression fleets comprised of a mix of machines from different manufacturers and different vintages. Enalysis™ provides a single repository of hundreds of different compressors and configuration options that prioritizes opportunities across the fleet to deliver improved throughput, reduced operating costs and catastrophic failure prevention, delivering top-quartile asset performance. In a difficult commodity environment, we continue to invest in differentiating features of Enalysis™, producing a unique value proposition with substantial returns to owners and operators of natural gas compression fleets.”

Release of Enalysis™ Version 3.16

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Detechtion Technologies, the world leader in compression optimization and fleet management, announces the release of EnalysisTM 3.16. This release delivers a new fuel gas / electricity Cash Flow at RiskTM metric which enables our customers to more effectively monitor and capture opportunities to reduce driver energy consumption. In addition, a number of added enhancements improve usability and performance of the core EnalysisTM web-based software application.

In this difficult low commodity price environment, our customers are focused on getting the maximum benefit from every dollar of their operating expense investment. Delivering a new proprietary Cash Flow at RiskTM metric provides our customers with a new level of scrutiny on operating parameters and actionable guidance to deliver savings in fuel gas / electricity consumption. For those customers who use natural gas drivers to drive their compressors, any savings in fuel gas is immediately converted to gas that is sold through the sales meter.

In this release we also deliver usability enhancements to our equipment downtime tracking module and an improved ability for our customers to manage users, along with a number of additional usability improvements.

Gerry Conroy, SVP of Product and Portfolio for Detechtion, said “Adding a new proprietary Cash Flow at RiskTM metric focuses our customers on extracting every dollar of value from running their compressor fleet at peak efficiency. Fuel gas and electricity are consumables, and reductions in these consumables are dollars that immediately flow to our customer’s bottom line. For one large customer we documented a 6% fuel gas savings over a two-year period, equivalent to over $1.1 million in additional gas sales per year. Detechtion is thrilled to continue to invest in our software and solution offering to deliver outstanding ROIs to our customers in this challenging price environment.”