From seeds planted in the energy industry, Stallion has grown into an impressive multi-industry service provider
Born and bred in the energy sector, Houston-based Stallion Oilfield Services is branching out, applying decades of expertise as an industry-leading oilfield services company to a broader audience. A drive to help their customers find innovative ways to create sustained value has led them into an exciting new phase of growth; today they are leveraging their deep knowledge of expert logistics, integrated solutions, and smart technology to just about every industry across the U.S.
To reinforce their expansion across industry sectors, the company recently rebranded to a single word that embodies the company’s strength, speed, power, and spirit: Stallion.
As one of the biggest providers of auxiliary rentals and business services for domestic oil and gas operations, Stallion pioneered the concept of delivering end-to-end life cycle services from a single source. To insulate their business from the cyclical nature of the energy sector, and to continue their legacy of trailblazing, Stallion proactively diversified their industry coverage and customer portfolio into new business areas.
While the transformation was underway prior to the pandemic, the effects of the crisis coupled with the disruption of the energy markets in late 2019 helped to accelerate it. Stallion had identified the need for integrated solutions and took a bundled approach to providing rental assets and services with expert logistics, blending their demonstrated aptitude for deploying those assets into remote locations with the latest in smart technology.
“We believe there is a need for connectivity, stronger communication capability, rental equipment, disaster relief, and temporary workplace accommodations in other industries than energy,” said David Mannon, Stallion’s President and CEO. “We are fortunate that our winning formula applies to many seemingly unrelated industries and we are being pulled by myriad customers into those industries to address and support some unique challenges.”
Stallion’s extensive nationwide geographic footprint includes 23 operations and maintenance facilities, additional staging yards, and tens of thousands of expertly maintained pieces of equipment strategically located throughout their operational network.
With a workforce of over 800 and a supplier base of 20,000 and counting, Stallion serves the oil and gas, mining, and renewables industries, and is a go-to player in the construction support sector as well as in emergency and disaster relief, industrial plant services, utilities, events and entertainment, shipping and maritime, and telecommunications.
“We strive to be the leader in providing safe, socially responsible, reliable, and novel solutions to a broad spectrum of customers,” Mannon said. “We listen to our customer needs, solve their problems in innovative ways that are cost effective, and rapidly execute them flawlessly. We’re really good at what we do and have built a great reputation as problem-solvers.”
Diverse Offerings and a Common Goal
In 2005, Stallion’s problem-solving prowess in the energy sector led to the development of a proprietary integrated satellite communication system with telephone, fax, internet, and integrated wireless intercoms designed to revolutionize field connectivity.
Today, STARCOMM provides scalable, turnkey jobsite communications and internet connectivity solutions for every industry and location. The solution includes a state-of-the-art network operations center for intelligent monitoring, reporting, and data analytics.
Another Stallion company, SIMETRY, provides IoT connectivity to all types of global industries and businesses. Designed to reduce the financial impact of wireless data on operating expenses, SIMETRY provides tailored solutions, streamlined data plans, managed services, and support in selecting the right carriers for their clients’ needs.
The Kubco Services and Separation Equipment business unit creates customized alternatives to the solid and liquid separation and recovery systems used in the resource sectors, helping firms meet stringent environmental regulations with ecological and well-priced centrifuge equipment. Kubco is an extension of the Stallion mandate to continually evolve their people, processes, and equipment with a focus on reducing their carbon footprint, and to leave every worksite in better condition than when they found it.
“We are committed to ensuring that we manage and minimize the impact that our, and our customers’, operations have on the environment,” Mannon noted. Notable examples include Kubco solids handling solutions for removing sludge and sediments from ponds, the proprietary StaRT sewer recycling system, and HorsePower natural gas generators that capture flare gas and convert it to clean electrical power.
StallionRents, the company’s latest endeavor, serves the industrial, construction, emergency, and disaster services, and special event marketplaces with everything from mobile offices, portable housing, and portable sanitation solutions to handheld radios, light towers, and everything in between, including turnkey connectivity solutions. Built from Stallion’s extensive oilfield asset rental expertise, especially in remote worksites, StallionRents operates around the clock, 365 days a year, and offers solutions to fit businesses of every size and scope. One of the hottest markets for the new rental services is remote power generation, particularly for wind and solar farms.
The company’s work in the disaster relief market helps to mitigate the impacts of natural disasters with temporary residential and workspace accommodations, remote power, water and wastewater management and logistics, sanitation, and security.
Each of Stallion’s business units are designed to optimize the workforce while focusing on employee health and wellness, as well as on the health of the planet. Said Mannon, “Operational excellence, reliability, uptime and accuracy underpin everything that we do. Doing things the right way, with the right equipment, at the right time, is our mantra.”
“We’ve invested in technology for solutions that ensure our products and services lead our customers’ needs as we keep our company’s capabilities in a dominant competitive position,” Mannon said. “In the last three years we have invested in a host of systems and tools for our operations.”
Driver risk management software by SambaSafety is one such investment. The safety tracking system ensures that Stallion’s truck fleet and professional drivers are following federal and state regulations. Trimble logistics and geospatial software, hardware, and services are on hand to connect the physical and digital worlds.
All of Stallion’s mobile assets are equipped with real time data acquisition that allows them to electronically dispatch, monitor safe operating practices, monitor fuel and operating costs, and enables real time sales and receipting to speed up customer response times and shorten invoicing cycles. LiquidFrameworks’ FieldFX solution streamlines communication between accounting, field operations, and office management.
“Over the last two years we developed an in-house telemetry and IO portal that streamlines asset management and delivers real time data from very disparate equipment,” Mannon said. 'Accusite' allows us to drive better preventative maintenance programs and to manage our equipment to deliver maximum uptime and optimal efficiency for our customers.”
In a call back to their end-to-end, single-source life cycle services developed for oil and gas, a new enterprise asset management system, currently in the final stages of rollout, will make it possible for Stallion to streamline the management of their 20,000 or so revenue generating assets throughout their life cycle, from acquisition to deployment status and location, to maintenance and all the way through to disposal.
When it comes to back-office efficiency, Stallion employs tech from a pair of household name providers. As Mannon put it, “Oracle is the backbone of our enterprise’s information system. All of our financial, human resources, and accounting activities are managed in this cloud-based system. It maintains secure and reliable data and provides meaningful reporting. We use Salesforce to capture and share sales leads and guarantee effective collaboration between our geographically dispersed sales and operations team.”
Salesforce also provides Stallion with a full suite of digital marketing tools, including Social Studio, Engage, Pardot, and Tableau. “Recently, we deployed an additional specialized sales process software, Qualified, that enables us to more accurately identify, target and engage customers with whom we would like to work,” Mannon said.
All the technological advancements Stallion implements are secondary to their most important assets: their people. “Stallion is composed of trained, customer-focused and hardworking people that have the best ‘can-do’ culture in the business,” Mannon said. “From best-in-class professional drivers to sophisticated, highly technical network engineers. We are extremely proud of our people!”
A culture of safety and stewardship enables employees to prioritize safety — to work safely and to stop unsafe work — and make choices that advance and protect the interests of the company, its employees, and its customers. Workers are empowered to embrace change and inventiveness at every level of the company.
“We’re nimble, agile, collaborative, problem-solving, innovative, and we get things done,” Mannon said. “Stallion is a fast-paced, energetic and satisfying place to work, where the people and their work ethic are truly our greatest assets.”
Stallion is a Business Services company that strives to be the leader in providing safe, socially responsible, reliable, and innovative solutions to a broad spectrum of customers.
While our roots are in the energy sector, we have leveraged our proficiency in expert logistics, integrated solutions, and smart technology to just about every industry in the United States.
We continually evolve our people, processes, and equipment with a focus on reducing our carbon footprint and leaving every worksite that we operate on in a better condition than when we found it.
We help our growing portfolio of customers create sustained value by understanding their business challenges and providing innovative solutions to solve them, such as:
- Rapidly deployed, comfortable, hygienic, connected, and flexible accommodation or workplaces for workers in remote locations
- Voice, video, and data inter/intra site connectivity anywhere in the US
- Remotely monitored and managed smart devices via desktop portals and a 24-7 manned network operations center that provide data to make informed decisions
- Equipment and expertise to manage the separation of solids from liquids
- Fresh water management and delivery systems
- Disposal of waste from humans and business operations
- Fluid management, including fluid storage and patented sewage treatment systems
- Automated security systems that protect employees and assets, including AI managed video surveillance
- Portable power and lighting solutions
- Expert logistics for liquids and general freight
We are extremely proud of the more than 700 highly trained, professional, customer focused and hardworking people that deliver these solutions to our customers.
We use 23 operational/maintenance facilities, over 10,000 suppliers and tens of thousands of expertly maintained pieces of equipment strategically located throughout the United States.
950 Corbindale Rd.
Houston, TX 77024-2849