Suretank acquires Prior Diesel

Suretank has announced the acquisition of Prior Diesel, an oil services company based in the oil & gas centre of Great Yarmouth, UK. The acquisition was made with the support of Ulster Bank.

Prior Diesel has served the oil & gas, marine and industrial sectors since 1980, with the design, manufacture and servicing of a wide range of well service equipment, including nitrogen pumps, specialist skids, coil tubing and wireline units.

In addition to its strong well service operation, Prior Diesel represents and supplies many leading diesel engine manufacturers as well as offering packaged solutions such as Zone II powerpacks, Power Generation sets and Hydraulic powerpacks. All of its new products are supported by service and parts departments that specialise in engine rebuilding, maintenance contracts and supplying components for most of the leading engine, transmission, pump and equipment manufacturers.

Joint managing directors of Prior Diesel, Chris Conroy and Gordon MacLean, together with founder and chairman Archie MacLean, will remain with the business.