Forum Energy Technologies has acquired Houston Global Heat Transfer (GHT) from oilfield services focused private equity fund Pelican Energy Partners and GHT management.


Image: Houston Global Heat Transfer acquired by Forum Energy. Photo: courtesy of Richard Dudley/

Based in Houston, Texas, GHT designs, engineers, and manufactures premium industrial heat exchanger and cooling systems used primarily on hydraulic fracturing equipment. GHT’s flagship product, the Jumbotron, is an innovative cube-style radiator that substantially reduces customer maintenance expense.

Forum president and CEO Prady Iyyanki said: “It continues to be part of Forum’s strategy to expand our Completions segment, and this acquisition is another step in that effort. GHT’s radiators are complementary to our existing portfolio of hydraulic fracturing equipment and have a maintenance schedule that is similar to our power ends.

“The ability to obtain simultaneous maintenance on these products at one facility should reduce downtime and cost for our customers, and expand our aftermarket revenue. Being part of Forum will also allow the GHT team to expand its sales beyond the pressure pumping market, as we see significant opportunities with our drilling customers and in other industries.

“This acquisition will also give us the benefit of a high caliber, energetic and innovative management team that we believe will be an excellent fit for us. We welcome the GHT employees to Forum.”

Source: Company Press Release