Houston, TexasCaterpillar Global Petroleum announces the addition of stainless steel fluid ends to the Cat® XD line of well stimulation pumps and fluid ends.  These fluid ends, compatible with all Cat XD Series components, will be available for order in the first quarter of 2014.  


“Stainless steel offers Caterpillar customers numerous benefits, including improved corrosion resistance, reduced incidents of cracking due to corrosion, and improved overall durability,” said Scott Roberts, Caterpillar Global Petroleum well service product marketing manager.  “That all adds up to reduced maintenance intervals and lower owning and operating costs, exactly what customers count on us to provide.”

Since first offering well stimulation pumps and fluid ends in early 2013, Caterpillar has made significant inroads with its Cat XD product line.  Customers cite Caterpillar’s product reliability and the committed support of its worldwide dealer network as keys to their businesses’ success. 

“Cat XD Fluid Ends have been a significant factor in our ability to establish a competitive advantage in our market.  On a consistent basis, they have significantly outperformed other pump providers’ premium line of fluid ends for our applications.  Caterpillar’s customer service and support have been first class,” said Jeff McPherson, Vice President of Operations for U.S. Well Services, a Houston, Texas-based oilfield services provider.  “The products and services provided by Caterpillar and the Cat Dealer Network have supported our efforts to provide our customers with a more reliable pumping solution.  We have great demand for a premium, long-life fluid end, and we are convinced that the Cat well stimulation pumps are, and will continue to be, the leader in this field.” 

Stainless steel fluid ends, along with the entire Cat XD well stimulation product line, further enable Caterpillar customers’ success. Through focused training, dedicated application resources, world class product support, and a highly skilled dealer network, Caterpillar is fully equipped to partner with customers to meet their most challenging well stimulation requirements. 

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About Caterpillar Global Petroleum

Caterpillar Global Petroleum, Caterpillar Inc.’s oil and gas division with headquarters in Houston, Texas, consolidates all the sales and service activities for Cat oil and gas power solutions. Since the 1930s, Caterpillar has manufactured engines for the oilfield and today provides premier power solutions with outputs from 31 to 16,000 kW.  The sales and service network includes more than 2,100 dealer locations world-wide dedicated to support customers in the drilling, production, well service and gas compression segments. More information is available at: http://www.catoilandgasinfo.com/PR .

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For more than 85 years, Caterpillar Inc. has been making sustainable progress possible and driving positive change on every continent.  With 2012 sales and revenues of $65.875 billion, Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives.  The company also is a leading services provider through Caterpillar Financial Services, Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services, and Progress Rail Services.  More information is available at:  http://www.caterpillar.com.


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