The PLH Group announced today that it will acquire the Canadian company’s four offices, pipelines, compressors, module fabrication and integrity repair programs. Pipeworx Ltd. has operations in Western Canada. “Canada, and Western Canada in particular, presents significant emerging and long-term opportunities for PLH and the pipeline infrastructure services market as a whole,” said Mark Crowson, CEO and president of PLH, said in a statement. Pipeworx will be an operating unit of PLH and current senior management and employees will stay with the company. PLH and its subsidiaries have previously focused operations in the United States, especially West Texas and New Mexico. PLH Group is a portfolio company of Energy Capital Partners, based in New Jersey. An increasing number of Dallas-Fort Worth area energy and midstream companies are getting funding from private equity. In the past 15 months, a dozen companies have received a total of $3.5 billion in private equity.

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