ACHESON, Alberta, March 27, 2019—Frac Shack Inc. (“Frac Shack”) announced today that it entered Argentina through a subsidiary (Frac Shack Sociedad por Acciones Simplificada) in which Frac Shack has 51% ownership. Frac Shack rigged-in its first Diesel-Only FracFueller™ (“shack”) on February 14th. The shack is providing automated re-fuelling services to pressure pumpers on pads north of Añelo, Argentina in the Vaca Muerta shale play. Frac Shack completed work on the first pad on March 21st while a second shack was shipped from Canada the week of March 11th. Frac Shack is prepared to ship additional units to Argentina to meet customer demand. If your company wishes to consult with Frac Shack regarding providing services in Argentina or another international market, please contact Frac Shack.
“We are excited to be entering the Argentine market. We have created a design of our unit that can be inserted into a sea-can and shipped anywhere in the world,“ commented Todd Van Vliet, CEO of Frac Shack. “Argentina’s energy industry expansion and development in the Vaca Muerta is a great stepping stone for Frac Shack into the global market,” Van Vliet added.
ABOUT FRAC SHACK INC.
Frac Shack Inc. is a global oilfield technology company focused on providing innovative solutions that promote safety, efficiency, and environmental protection. The company’s operations are focused around smart fuelling solutions in Canada, the United States, and Argentina. Additional information can be found on the company’s website at https://www.fracshack.com.
Frac Shack is very proud to be selected as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for the 2nd year in a row! CLICK HERE to see the full list of the 2019 winners!
Frac Shack has appointed Michael Ross to Chairman of the Board, replacing outgoing Chairman, Maury Van Vliet. Frac Shack would like to thank Mr. Van Vliet for his service and guidance as Chairman through 5 years of extremely successful growth and look forward to him remaining on as a Board Member.
Mr. Ross has been a Board Member since October 2017. He is currently Director and co-founder of a family held business advisory firm. Mr. ross graduated from the University of Alberta in Commerce and Business Administration and the Queen's University Executive Program. A lifelong learner, Michael is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR). He is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors and holds the ICD.D designation. He obtained Director Education Certification from the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), based in Washington, DC.
Frac Shack Inc. is an Oil and Gas Services company focused on providing innovative solutions to the oilfield which promote safety, efficienty and environmental protention. Frac Shack Inc. operates internationally through its subsidiaries: Frac Shack International Inc. and Frac Shack America Inc.
Frac Shack Inc. CEO, Todd Van Vliet, awarded the 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the Prairies Energy Category!
A big congratulations to Frac Shack's CEO, Todd Van Vliet! Todd was awarded the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the Energy category at the EOY Prairies Gala last night in Calgary! A huge thank you to all of our employees, customers and industry partners for making this happen, and a big thanks to the EY team in Calgary for putting on a fantastic evening! Congratulations to all the finalists and winners in all the other categories. Click here to view the full list of winners from last nights Gala.
Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Frac Whack Rockies Golf Tournament and spots are filling fast! Reserve your spot now by clicking HERE. Sponsorships are still available and are very great value! All details and pricing can be found under the Sponsorships tab on the website. This year, we are proud to be raising money for the National Military Family Association. Looking forward to seeing everyone for a great day of golf and networking at Willis Case Golf Course on Friday September 7th!
Frac Shack Inc. CEO, Todd Van Vliet, Selected as a Finalist for EY Entrepreneur of the Year in the Energy Category
Frac Shack Inc. is happy to share that CEO, Todd Van Vliet, has been selected as a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. Best of luck to Todd, and the other finalists in the Energy category, at the awards gala on October 18th, 2018 in Calgary. CLICK HERE to view EY's announcement and all of the 2018 finalists in all categories.
Registration is now open for the 6th Annual Frac Whack and spots are filling fast! Reserve your spot now by clicking HERE. Sponsorships are still available and are very great value! All details and pricing can be found under the Sponsorships tab on the website. Looking forward to seeing everyone for a great day of golf and networking at Innisfail Golf Club on Friday June 15th!
Frac Shack Inc. is incredibly proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for 2018. A huge thank you to all our extremely hard working and dedicated employees, our loyal customers, and our industry partners for all thier support! Click here to read our article featured in Canadian Business Magazine.
Frac Shack is honoured to be selected as a Finalist for Canada's Best Managed Companies! Celebrating its 25th year, the Deloitte Best Managed Program is Canada's leading business awards program, recognizing excellence in private Canadian-owned companies. A huge thank you to Deloitte for the recognition and assisting us through the rigorous application process! For more information about the program, click here.
Frac Shack is very excited to welcome Michael Ross as the 5th member of the Board of Directors. Michael is currently Director and co-founder of a family held business advisory firm. In 2012 he retired as CEO of Conroy Ross Partners. Michael graduated from the University of Alberta in Commerce and Business Administration and the Queen’s University Executive Program. A lifelong learner, Michael is also a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR). He is a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors and holds the ICD.D designation. He obtained Director Education Certificate from the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), based in Washington, DC. Michael's full bio can be read here.
At the October 26th Board Meeting, held at Frac Shack head office in Acheson, AB, the Board appointed Todd Van Vliet to Chief Executive Officer and Lance Holmstrom to Chief Financial Officer. Congratulations to both Todd and Lance on their new titles!
Frac Shack has officially opened a downtown Calgary Sales & Marketing Office! Located in the Canada Place Tower at 1730 - 407 2nd Street SW, this space will allow the sales team to grow as Frac Shack continues to expand across North America.
Frac Shack is proud to be the premiere sponsor of the SPE Stars of Poker for Education Tournament again this year! This event raises money for the SPE Canadian Educational Foundation and the Branch Out Neurological Foundation. Tournament is on November 16th at the Elbow River Casino, Sign Up Today!
Frac Shack America Inc. is very excited to announce the possession of our new downtown Denver office, in the Denver Place Tower at 999 18th Street. This office gives us a presence and face in Denver which enables us to properly meet the needs of our Bakken and DJ Basin customers. Come by and say hi!
Congratulations to our President and leader at Frac Shack, Todd Van Vliet! Todd walked away with some impressive hardware last week in Calgary, winning the Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the EOY Prairies Gala! A huge thank you to all of our employees, customers and industry partners for making this happen, and a big thanks to the EY team in Calgary for putting on a very impressive event!
David has joined the Frac Shack Team as our Customer Solutions and Marketing Representative. David comes to us from EnCana and we are looking forward to working with him in growing our Company and providing excellent service to all our customers!
Frac Shack International Inc. is pleased to announce that we will be show casing our latest Frac Shack™ at the 2014 Global Petroleum Show June 10th to 12th! We invite you to visit us at our Outdoor Booth (Booth 3755) located across from Nashville’s and view our latest Frac Shack™ with recently improved technology to our unique automated refuelling onsite system. Come check us out, we’ll be happy to discuss how we can meet your continuous onpad refuelling needs using the safest, most efficient and economical methods available on the market. Frac Safe™ – Frac Often with Frac Shack™!