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CyPhy Works, Pilot Thomas Logistics join hands to bring new technology to oil and gas industry

Published 09 March 2017

CyPhy Works and Pilot Thomas Logistics have joined hands to provide unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone services to customers in the oil and gas industry.

The UAVs use CyPhy's Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications (PARC) system, the leading persistent drone with recorded flights of 200+ hours.

CyPhy Works CEO Lance VandenBrook said: "We are excited to be working with Pilot Thomas Logistics to provide our UAV services to their customers in the oil and gas industry.

"The applications for our PARC drone in this sector are vast and include, but are not limited to, emergency/incident management, job-site surveillance and security, equipment monitoring and communications."

Pilot Thomas Logistics president and CEO Scott Prince said: "This is a great opportunity for Pilot Thomas Logistics. Our relationship with CyPhy Works allows us to expand our service portfolio to include innovative, state-of-the-art drone services that will assist our customers in the day-to-day operations of their business."

Recently recognized as one of the 'Most Innovative Companies in Robotics' by Fast Company, CyPhy Works is a leading drone company focused on developing innovative aerial platforms to support a multitude of industries including energy, defense, public safety, agriculture, logistics, marine, mining power and transportation.

Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Pilot Thomas Logistics is a premier provider of fuel, lubricants and chemicals to the energy, marine, mining and industrial markets throughout North America.

Focused on providing outstanding customer service, Pilot Thomas Logistics' delivers exceptional logistics solutions with 1,500 specialized trucks and trailers, 30 marine barges and vessels, and the industry-leading network of fuel and lubricant terminals, storage, equipment and warehouses.

Source: Company Press Release