Knight Increases Oklahoma Presence

Knight's presence in Oklahoma has expanded with the opening of facilities in Oklahoma City and Tulsa and the naming of an Oklahoma Sales Manager.

The Oklahoma City facility is a full-service operation of Knight, focused on oilfield rental tools, drill pipe and blow-out preventer services as well as equipment and inspection services for drill string operations and downhole tubulars. The facility serves Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle and Western Arkansas.

Boyd Deramus has been named Oklahoma Sales Manager and is responsible for all oil tools and fishing services sales activities in Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle and Western Arkansas. Deramus will be based in Oklahoma City.

Knight's Tulsa facility currently serves as a corporate office for facilitating relationships with customers in the Tulsa and Western Arkansas areas.

Rick Aikman, based in Tulsa, has been named corporate sales representative for Knight and will be responsible for all rental tools and fishing services accounts in Tulsa and Western Arkansas.

In addition to Aikman, Deramus' sales force includes Adam Romine, corporate sales representative focused on rental tools and fishing services, and Larry Hartman and Shawn Barnett, field sales representatives focused on rental tools.

"By positioning Knight's products and sales representatives in the Oklahoma area, customers are provided with faster, more efficient service," said Mark Knight, president.

Focused on providing "zero failure" equipment and service for more than 36 years, Knight has grown to include Knight Oil Tools, Knight Fishing Services, Knight Well Services and Knight Manufacturing. The company is the largest privately held rental tool business in the oil and gas industry. Knight has an extensive inventory of high-quality products necessary for safe, efficient and productive oilfield projects.