Since 1999, VES Survey International has demonstrated a track record of innovation, from technology firsts to new market entries to corporate growth. VES is now the largest independent wellbore survey company in the United States with a growing presence worldwide driven by its innovative technology and extraordinary service.

  • 2012

    • DHS Oil and Vaughn Energy Services merge to form VES Survey International
  • 2011

    • Lime Rock Partners provides growth capital to DHS to fund further regional expansion
    • Imdex Ltd. joined DHS as a shareholder and technology partner
  • 2008

    • DHS begins operations in the UAE and Oman
  • 2006

    • DHS Oil opens in Abu Dhabi, introducing InFlex Inertial Navigation System to the oil and gas industry
  • 2004

    • Predcessor to DHS Oil introduces inertial navigation technology to the mining industry
  • 2014

    • VES Survey introduces the world’s first sub-1” northseeking gyro for ultra slimhole surveying
    • VES Survey introduces InFlex, the world’s smallest Inertial Navigation System (INS)
  • 2013

    • VES Survey acquires Direct Survey, with operations in Latin America
    • VES Survey expands its operations in Ecuador and Colombia
    • VES Survey averages over 1,100 jobs per month in 2013, a new company record
    • VES Survey opens up two additional offices in Mexico
  • 2012

    • VES Survey introduces the Solid State Gyroflex
  • 2011

    • VES introduces the Gyroflex MS2
  • 2010/2011

    • VES completes its country-wide footprint with entries into the Marcellus (PA), Bakken and Permian
  • 2008/2009

    • VES expands to the Fayetteville, Piceance, Haynesville, Mid-Continent and Marcellus (WV)
  • 2005

    • VES opens additional facilities in Texas (Ft. Worth and Houston) and Wyoming
  • 2003

    • VES introduces its own proprietary survey tool, the Gyroflex
    • VES begins operations in Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 1999

    • Gary Vaughn and Nick Wallis form Vaughn Energy Services
 

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