Construction Company of the Year, Northeast 2012

Awarded to: West Penn Energy Services

West Penn Energy Services, LLC (WPES) and its affiliates have been providing energy services to the oil and gas industry in the Appalachian Basin for over twenty years.  WPES offers a wide range of services including pipeline construction, compressor installation and facilities construction, welding/fabrication, frac tank rentals, roustabout, and rig moving/heavy hauling.

With an eye on the future, WPES owner Michael J. Zentz recognized the great potential of oil and gas exploration in the Appalachian Basin.  Mr. Zentz, an oil and gas industry veteran realized the potential of shale gas in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia could very well turn out to be a field of dreams for the region, and a supplier of natural gas to the nation for decades to come.  Because of his vision, WPES positioned itself to become one of the leading providers of oilfield services to the basin.

As an industry leader, WPES recognizes its duty and responsibility to protecting the health and safety of its employees, customers, contractors and communities in which we work.  To that end, WPES maintains a comprehensive and industry specific Safety and Health Program.  WPES is also deeply committed to protecting the environment while assisting its customers explore for shale gas.  With the dedication of senior management and the support of all WPES employees, the company seeks to achieve an incident and injury free work environment.

West Penn Energy Services, LLC is an oilfield services company with its roots in the past and its sights on the future.