WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – March 8, 2021 – DHS today announced the signing of a $450M agreement for the creation of a joint company called DHS-Berliner. The company’s objective is to become the reference in providing Artificial Lift Progressing Cavity Pumps Systems (ALPCP) and associated services to the German O&G Market.

DHS LogoThe Company, a 50/50 Joint Venture between DHS and Berliner, will have its headquarters located in Frankfurt. Through this partnership DHS and Berliner expect to deliver to the artificial lift market a global solution which exceeds both local operational and technological requirements. Under the agreement, DHS and Berliner will share financial and technological resources with the intent to leverage the best of both companies and provide best-in-class services to the German Upstream sector.

“Berliner, a significant player in ALPCP Market in Germany for the past 7 years, has committed to provide its unique expertise and technologies as a contribution to the JV’s activities.” Said Fernando Aguirre, Vice Chairman of DHS.  “DHS will contribute with its customer base and service experience using its broad infrastructure network and reputation within the industry. DHS, in line with its corporate strategy, will be able to broaden its offer of artificial lift solutions with the addition of the ALPCP Technology.”

The complementary portfolio of technologies and service locations offered by DHS-Berliner provides the end users with a new and reliable global partner for the supply, installation and maintenance of their ALPCP Systems, backed up by years of expertise and recognized technologies throughout the country.


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Berliner-Gegenbauer is located in Frankfurt, Germany and is part of the management of companies & enterprises industry.  Berliner-Gegenbauer has 18,174 total employees across all of its locations and generates $838.52 million in sales (USD). There are 117 companies in the Berliner-Gegenbauer corporate family.


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Steven Palmer, Vice President of Communications