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Our History

C&J Energy Services & Keane are now

C&J-Logo
1997
The Beginning
C&J was founded in Robstown, Texas, in 1997, as a one-truck pumping operation.
1997
2007
Shale Era
C&J introduced hydraulic fracturing services to answer the need in the marketplace from operators in the major shale basins.
2007
2011
Going Public
C&J went public on the NYSE under the ticker symbol CJES; acquired its own manufacturing capability with the acquisition of Total Equipment and Services in Granbury, Texas.
2011
2012
Well Positioned
C&J acquired Casedhole Solutions, which allowed C&J to introduce wireline services.
2012
2015
Expansion
C&J merged with Nabors Completion and Production services, greatly expanding C&J's capabilities.
2015
2017
Come Back
C&J emerged from restructuring listed as CJ on the NYSE and acquired O-Tex Pumping growing their cementing capabilities and footprint.
2017
Keane-Logo
1973
The Beginning
Keane and sons is founded in Pennsylvania as a drilling and open hole completions company.
1973
2011
Shale Era
Keane builds and deploys its first Horizontal Frac Fleet in North Central Pennsylvania.
2011
2013
Expansion
Keane acquires Calmena Wireline adding casedhole wireline to its portfolio and UltraTechFrac, establishing footprint in the Permian Basin Keane Expands to Williston, North Dakota.
2013
2016
Well Positioned
Keane acquires Trican's US Pressure pumping assets, growing its fleet count significantly and adds Coiled tubing and cementing to its portfolio.
2016
2017
Going Public
Keane completes its IPO and is listed on the NYSE under the ticker FRAC. Keane acquires Rockpile Energy Services.
2017

2019

Strategic merger creates industry-leading U.S. land completions company NexTier; with increased scale and density across services and geopraphies with a prominent presence in the most active U.S. basins, committed to safety and integrity, employee development, technological innovation, and strong community relationships.

2021

NexTier acquires Alamo Pressure Pumping, which adds significant dual-fuel horsepower to our Tier 4 pumping portfolio and magnifies the impact of our low-cost, low-carbon operating strategy.
Image - 2021: NexTier acquires Alamo