Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK-4) visited PESA Member Kerr Pumps on April 24. The visit was hosted by Mark Nowell, CEO, Kerr Pumps at the company’s headquarters in Sulphur, OK. The Congressman, who has been a staunch supporter of the oil and gas industry since his election in 2002, was shown a variety of pumps that are manufactured in the nearly 240,000 square-foot facility.
Nowell discussed industry issues with the Congressman including employment challenges, technology advances and artificial intelligence. He also discussed Kerr Pumps’ upcoming expansion into Marietta, OK.
In a town of nearly 5,000, Kerr Pumps is one of the community’s largest employers, and it is the largest machining company in Oklahoma.The tour was organized by PESA, in partnership with Art Travis, Vice President – Business Development, Planning & Strategy, Kerr Pumps.
PESA has hosted several Congressional tours recently, including Baker Hughes, a GE company with Rep. Sylvia Garcia, DistributionNOW with Rep. Brian Babin and BJ Services with Rep. Michael McCaul. Member Companies who are interested in hosting a similar event, please contact Tim Tarpley, Vice President Government Affairs.