1973 Patterson Services and Patterson Tubular acquired. Through Patterson Tubular’s Superior Tubular Asset Management Provider Program they are able to handle, store and inspect tubulars for its oilfield customers.

1977 Cudd Pressure Control founded in Woodward, Oklahoma to provide hydraulic workover services throughout the mid-continent area of the United States. Began with 8 employees and a hydraulic snubbing unit.

RPC Energy Services, Inc. was formed as a publicly traded concern consisting of Cudd Energy Services and Patterson Rental Tools.


The corporate name changed to RPC Incorporated and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RES.

1998 Cudd began Thru Tubing Solutions, a downhole tool company based in Oklahoma City, OK
1999 Cudd acquired a hydraulic snubbing workover competitor with domestic operations primarily in Louisiana and internationally in the North Sea.
2000 Cudd began operating its own pressure pumping service line offering well acid and fracturing business in the East Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana markets. Acquired Freemyer Technical Services, a well pumping company with operations in the Permian Basin region of West Texas and eastern New Mexico.
2001 CPC introduces the new hydraulic drilling and workover Rack Jack System™. It is a more compact unit that makes transportation and rig up on remote and conventional job sites easier and less expensive. The new system design allows the vertical racking of tubular goods between the snubbing unit’s workbasket and the platform floor.
2002 Hart’s E&P Meritorious Award for Engineering Innovation Charles Overstreet CPC Hydraulic Rack Jack System-a step-change innovation used in conventional drilling and workover applications of an oil or gas well.
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