One of the world's three largest providers of natural gas compression equipment and services, primarily to the energy industry. Based in Houston, Texas, the company operates primarily in the United States, but also has operations in Canada, Venezuela, Argentina, Columbia, and Australia. CHPIII and management acquired the company in February 1998 in a transaction valued at $360 million. The company's existing management remains in place after the acquisition.
- Company Name: Universal Compression, Inc.
- Website: www.universalcompression.com
- Headquarters Location: Houston, Texas
- Year of Initial Investment: 1998