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.

 

2019

  • VES Survey reacquired by the founders of the company
  • VES Survey introduces groundbreaking solid state gyro survey and steering technology
 

2018

  • VES Survey launches new range of advanced solid state gyro survey tools
 

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

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

2012

  • VES Survey introduces the Solid State Gyroflex

2011

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

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)

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
 
 

2005

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

2004

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

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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