Altira's industry partners

Representative Current & Past Portfolio Companies

Altira invests in advantaged oil and gas service and technology companies.  Over a span of two decades, Altira has raised six funds and invested over $1 billion with partners in over 50 portfolio companies.

FlexGen Power Systems provides innovative hybrid power products for a range of oil and gas applications, including drilling rig and production power.  The company’s core technology enables the replacement of traditional combustion power generation with a product called the Solid State Generator (SSG), which combines software, high efficiency power conversion and advanced energy storage.  FlexGen’s SSG units have been successfully field tested in the US military and oilfield delivering meaningful fuel, maintenance and emissions savings.  FlexGen is headquartered in Houston, Texas and has a R&D facility in Durham, North Carolina.

rignet Rignet (exit via IPO, NASDAQ: RNET) is a leading global provider of managed remote communications, systems integration and collaborative applications dedicated to the oil and gas industry, focusing on offshore and onshore drilling rigs, energy production facilities and energy maritime. RigNet provides solutions ranging from fully-managed voice and data networks to more advanced applications that include video conferencing and real-time data services to remote sites in over 30 countries on six continents, effectively spanning the drilling and production industry.
Microseismic (partial exit via majority recap) provides passive seismic acquisition and processing services for the exploration, development and production of petroleum resources. By recording the natural seismic energy from micro-earthquakes or production induced micro-seismicity, MicroSeismic is able to create 3-D models of the subsurface structure and dynamic reservoir processes. Founded in 2003, MicroSeismic is the pioneer in monitoring microseismic activity utilizing surface and near-surface arrays. The company helps oil and gas companies understand how the reservoir responds to stimulation and its impact on customer economics.

infrastructure networks Infrastructure Networks is a developer of proprietary 4G LTE wireless networks for machine-to-machine communications in critical infrastructure industries such as oil and gas exploration and production. Founded in March of 2011, Infrastructure Networks has been rapidly expanding its holdings by acquiring licensed 700 MHz broadband spectrum. To date, those holdings cover more than 150,000 square miles of the Bakken Shale in North Dakota, the Eagle Ford Shale and Permian Basin in Texas and the entire Texas panhandle, parts of Eastern New Mexico the Niobrara in Colorado, and Kern County, California. 
premier oilfield equipment Premier Oilfield Equipment Co. fabricates and sells various oilfield fluid handling products such as production tanks, skidded frac tanks, vacuum trailers, frac trailers, and water reclamation trailers as well as patented hydrovac excavators used in safe excavation of critical assets such as natural gas pipelines and underground utilities. The company’s location – in the middle of Colorado's Niobrara shale play, and within easy access of the Bakken shale play in North Dakota – ideally positions Premier to take advantage of increasing demand driven by the rapid growth in unconventional drilling activity, and the shift to liquids in resource plays such as the Bakken and Niobrara.
DHI Services (acquired by Excellence Logging) provides world-class mud logging and data acquisition services to the petroleum and geothermal industries. DHI's rig services include: 24/7 well monitoring, satellite internet connections, high speed chromatography, real time data systems, worldwide remote well monitoring, and brand new facilities with state of the art equipment. DHI's executive management team averages over 20 years of mud logging executive management and operations experience. DHI is headquartered in Houston, Texas and services clients through 10 global offices on 3 continents in over half a dozen countries.

Syntex Management Solutions (acquired by IHS) provides commercial software solutions for operational and enterprise risk management (ERM) in the chemical, oil, utilities and mining industries. Syntex helps organizations around the world reduce their exposure to loss by implementing continuous process improvement. The company's customers implement its framework as their single, integrated enterprise-wide operational, quality, security, environmental, health and safety software solution.

transzap TransZap (exit via majority recap) provides eRevenue, ePayables, eStatement, and eBudgeting Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to over 6,000 companies and 170,000 registered users in the oil and natural gas industry. The Oildex suite of services streamlines operations, enabling companies to shift from paper-based processes to electronic, and provides tools for companies to track and understand their transactions in near-real time. Currently available services include: digital and scanned invoice processing, business intelligence, owner/producer relations data posting, check stub reporting, scanned check stub reporting, joint interest bill (JIB) processing, scanned JIB processing, budget creation and approval, crude oil data exchange, and production and sales volume reporting.

Supplier of remotely operated vehicles and associated subsea engineering services – sold to Cal Dive (now Helix)
Provider of advanced petrophysical, engineering and geological solutions – sold to Enron
Provider of seismic data processing services – sold to Core Lab
Manufacturer of nonmetallic and hybrid composite unbonded flexible pipe for offshore production
SaaS-delivered regulatory compliance management solutions for the oilfield – sold to P2 Energy Solutions
Supplier of downhole drilling tools – public holding
Supplier of digital cartographic data and services – exit via majority recap
Developer of fiber optic sensor systems for downhole applications – sold to Ziebel
Provider of software and consulting solutions for reservoir characterization problems – sold to Veritas (now CGG)

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