Groves international rig repair since 2006
24 hr rig down service on all drilling equipment
We are professionals in the following
Welding and fabrication of pump houses , master skids and more
5 acre facility equipped with 7000 sq ft of shop space. 100,000 lb tandem, forklifts, 24-hour surveillance with in-house sandblasting and painting.
complete refurbishing of all types of drawworks DC/AC
gear boxes & right angle drives for mud pumps and drawworks assuring proper bearing fits, using all American bearings and gear contact.
Complete refurbishing of mud pumps from 600 hp well servicing to 1600 hp triplex with 7500psi fluid systems. Assuring perfect alignment throughout gear end to nose plate.
complete refurbishing of water cooled brakes Wichita/Eaton . Blasting of water jackets MPI and epoxy coating prior to installing new copper plates. Testing each water jacket at maximum capacity prior to final installation
Complete refurbishing of all sheaves from Crown clusters / Fastline and traveling block . Sandblasting, MPI measuring bearing bore and groove depth for proper API requirements and assembling with American bearings
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Drawworks are the company’s cream of the crop when it comes to on site service & repair. Groves intl has just like mud pumps, proved themselves when it comes to trouble shooting.
Mud Pump Repair
Groves intl is reliable and most of all “Honest” We are in the business to tell you the truth of whether it is a simple fix or a pump swap if that option is available.
Groves intl provides a thorough on-site inspection. Determining the current condition of all internal components from bearing conditions to the lube systems.
Water Cooled Brakes
Groves intl is up to date on all water cooled brakes Wichita/Eaton. Utilizing OEM replacements and following all OEM guidelines on inspections and disassembly.
Chris is still working hard and putting his customer 1st, Striving to be the best rig mechanic in west Texas, at a cost this is completive in today’s market so if there’s a piece of rig equipment that needs repairs Groves Int. Will Provide you a great job!
Drilling Consultant at Concho oil and gas
I have known and worked with Chris since he completed his Marine service. Chris worked in our shop and quickly learned how to repair equipment in the shop. Chris then went to the field and applied those skills to field applications. Chris has been an honest, hardworking businessman as he has combined his shop, field, and learned business skills.
Past Field Service Manager for Continental Emsco
Past Applications Engineer for Tri Point Energy Services
Christopher J Groves has proven himself as a competent businessman as well as a hands-on oilfield mechanic when the times comes, and he ends up fixing equipment himself. Chris has the skill set and aptitude to troubleshoot systems and the knowledge to insure the job is done correctly. He is knowledgeable with drawworks, mud pumps and drilling equipment in general. He is detail oriented and dedicated to follow the problem or issue to completion. I have known and worked around Chris since his days at Tri-Point years ago, he was always on of the top hands and one we could rely on to do the job correctly. It is a pleasure to recommend Chris Groves.
Yoakum Yoakum Technical Consulting LLC
I have known Chris since mid-2000’s, He has always been the hardest working rig mechanic I’ve ever come across. He never backed down from the toughest of jobs and always followed thru no matter the circumstances. Its been a great pleasure knowing Chris and his dependability on all my rigs from Grey Wolf to Precision to currently now Savanna Drilling.
Drilling superintendant – Savanna Drilling