Full-service operations for plants, pipelines and stations

Comal Energy Services Engineering & Commissioning

Engineering & Commissioning

CES’s management has proven experience designing, fabricating and assembling compressor packages ranging from 100 to 8,000 horsepower units. Likewise, we can specify related equipment for treating and processing the gas streams for fuel or for pipeline quality requirements. Our Technical Services Group will install, start-up and commission your equipment anywhere in the country.

What differentiates Comal Energy Services is that we do not incur the high overhead costs borne by many of the larger Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC) companies. A side benefit is that we offer top down focus to every project, thereby reducing bureaucracy.

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  • Pre-installation design, drafting, & assessments
  • Permitting & licenses
  • Job-site prep
  • Fabrication
  • Installation
  • Post-installation inspections
  • Start-up
  • Routine maintenance & inspection

Comal Energy Services Inspection & Maintenance

Inspection & Maintenance

The Comal Energy Services inspection team is comprised of certified inspectors with vast experience inspecting the installation of pipelines, plants, treating facilities, compressor stations, and cryogenic plants. Our inspectors work closely with our team of experienced truck based technicians who can work on most any manufacturer’s rotating equipment installed, and we will work in any geographic area in the United States. We can provide your facilities with routiene inspection and maintenance conducted around your operating schedule in order to reduce downtime.


  • Inspection services from fabrication sites to the job site
  • Equipment and Material inspection
  • Ensure compliance with industry standards
  • Make certain Customer Requirements and Land Owner Stipulations have been met


  • Routine Maintenance
  • Contract Operations
  • Emissions Testing / Engine Tuning
  • Horsepower Optimization
  • Cooler or Skid Cleaning
  • Unit Preservation
  • Top-end and In-frame Overhauls
  • Engine Swings
  • Unit Relocation, Re-vamp and Start-up

Comal Energy Services Facility Operations

Facility Operations

Key measures of performance relative to facility operations are safety, compliance, efficiency and reliability. The Comal Energy Services facility operations & preventive maintenance group is highly skilled and trained at providing maintenance as requested by our customers and required by regulatory entities. Our technicians/mechanics receive OSHA, regulatory, and operator qualification training and are educated on the safety programs of our customers. Comal Energy can also handle all of your staffing and HR needs including hiring, employee benefits, workers’ compensation, insurance, training, and safety & health, freeing the customer from the associated administrative burden.

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Facility Operations & Preventive maintenance

  • Operating plant facilities’ various equipment/systems, including but not limited to: engines & compressors, pumps, pressure relief system, instrument air system, reciprocating compressors, gas fired heaters, process pumps, amine treating systems, inlet gas receivers & NGL storage & transfer facilities
  • Providing needed support for operators’ plant facilities’ various equipment/systems, including but not limited to: cryogenic plant processing, hydrocarbon fractionation units, process controls/measurement, engines & compressors, pumps, pressure relief system, instrument air system, dehydrators, fuel system, treating, emergency shutdown systems, reciprocating compressors, gas fired heaters, process pumps, amine treating systems, inlet gas receivers & NGL storage & transfer facilities
  • Diagnosing mechanical problems, make minor repairs as needed, complete filter changes, cleaning screens and strainers
  • Stop and start plant compression, make rounds check liquid levels, temperatures & pressures
  • Optimize processing through facility and maintain proper product specifications, respond to alarms and problems and make the appropriate corrections
  • Any other regulatory compliance requirements


  • Project Optimization
  • Process Optimization 
  • Staffing 
  • Administrative 
  • Roustabouts
  • Specific job fulfillments 
  • Contract negotiations
  • Legality Logistics

Comal Energy Services Project Management

Project Management

Comal Energy Services offers flexible project management and support services tailored to fit each company’s needs from assisting with specific parts of a project or handling full facility construction from start to finish. We handle all aspects of the construction and planning process including site design, equipment and material specifications, and managing the installation of compressor stations, plants and treating facilities. Additionally, we will do all of the legwork for obtaining any and all licences and permits required for operation.

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Project Initiation

  • Facility Engineering  
  • Process optimization 
  • Longterm goals/plans  
  • Project budget/cost control 
  • Design concepts & drafting

Fabrication and Construction 

  • Project tracking
  • Job Site and Administrative Organization 

Post-job logistics 

  • Finalizing contractual obligations 
  • Ensuring Permit documentation is assembled properly and given to the client and proper government authorities 

Operations Support 

  • Routine maintenance 
  • Modifications and expansion
  • Repair or replace failed equipment 


  • Project Optimization
  • Process Optimization
  • Staffing
  • Administrative
  • Roustabouts
  • Specific job fulfillments
  • Contract negotiations
  • Legality Logistics

Comal Energy Services Compression Services

Compression Services

Comal Energy Services employs highly trained technicians to install, service, and maintain gas compression and processing equipment on all horsepower ranges. Management has experience managing a compression fleet up to 2 million horsepower including gas turbines and reciprocating compression.

Compression Services

  • Assembly
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Re-Vamp/Engine Overhaul
  • Equipment procurement, installation, start-up, and commissioning
  • Project or facility re-design
  • On-site operations
  • Repairs and maintenance
  • Emissions testing
  • Process optimization

Comal Energy Services HSE Compliance

HSE Compliance

Adhering to health, safety, and environmental rules and regulations is paramount to providing a safe work environment for employees and contract workers while ensuring that environmental impact is kept to a minimum. Our team of HSE consultants can assist with ensuring that staff are properly trained and certified to work at your facilities. We can also perform assessments to identify potential hazards as well as develop action plans should a medical emergency or environmental hazard occurr so that you are always prepared. In the event of an accident, we can also perform investigations, develop corrective action plans, and assist with any legal matters that may arise as a result.

For more information about our safetey training and standards please visit our safety page.

Health, Safety, & Environmental Services

  • Job site HSE staffing
  • HSE field assessments
  • Corrective action plans
  • Accident investigation
  • Project HSE plans - development and implementation
  • Regulatory compliance reviews
  • Company-specific training
  • HSE meetings - preparation and leadership
  • Hazard identification (HAZIDS)
  • Post-job evaluation
  • Professional witness for legal matters
  • Spill and release contigency planning