Callon Petroleum Awards USA Compression Dual Drive Contract for Eagle Ford Shale System

Through USA Compression's Dual Drive system, Callon Petroleum will be able to reduce its greenhouse-gas emissions natural gas or electric-powered compression services.

Hart Energy Staff
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Based in Houston, Callon Petroleum is an independent oil and natural gas company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of high-quality assets in the leading oil plays of South and West Texas. (Source: Rafapress /

Callon Petroleum Co. will implement multiple Dual Drive compressors from USA Compression Partners LP at its Eagle Ford locations, a press release announced on Aug. 1.

USA Compression's services will allow Callon to significantly decrease its operational greenhouse-gas emissions through compression services powered by either natural gas or electricity.

Through the Dual Drive Compression system, operators can combine a natural gas-driven engine with an electric-driven motor to quickly and reliably switch from natural gas to electricity depending on operating constraints to compress natural gas.

Operators will yield lower operating expenses, increased reliability, improved runtime, reduced CO2 and methane emissions and optimized fuel costs as a result.

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