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About Wellbore Services LLC

Wellbore Services, LLC’s (Wellbore) primary business is the sale of new and reconditioned thread protectors.

Wellbore – Pipe Protection and Recycling is a lead supplier of both new and reconditioned casing pipe thread protectors and bumper rings, and the only provider with an on-site 360° Recycling Program.


“Recover, Recycle, Reuse”

We house one of the largest inventories of API and Premium reconditioned thread protectors in the industry.  Our facility is designed and engineered to operate at the highest level of production by utilizing four 1,700 gallon high-pressure pass-through washers, allowing us to fill orders quickly and meet our customers’ time sensitive delivery needs.

Wellbore’s inventory levels of field grade protectors allow us to implement a shelf-life program that provides our customers with a superior product by eliminating quality concerns generated by weather rotted plastics and metals.

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Our facility is also equipped with a 60HP industrial shredder capable of reclaiming HDPE plastics at a rate of 2,500 lbs per hour. We have revolutionized the market by offering reclaimed plastics generated at our facility to be used in the manufacturing of new thread protectors and bumper rings.

Our continued pursuit of finding ways to lower costs in the tubular industry and providing unique recycling options to the oil and gas industry are what set us apart from our competitors.

Meet the Team


Andrew Massey

Innovation, evolution, and hands on leadership are the driving forces behind the success of Wellbore. Andrew, a seasoned entrepreneur, has utilized his mechanical and electrical engineering skills to launch Wellbore into being a leader in the thread protector supply industry. His vision for growth and improvement has led to many automated processes and procedures that have strengthened production for customer support. As a leader, Andrew empowers his team to bring new ideas to the company round table where they are challenged and implemented for the overall success of Wellbore and our customers.

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Wendy Massey

Since 2002, Wendy has worked in the oil and gas industry alongside top executives. Her invaluable experience has provided her the skills and knowledge to be a driving force of Wellbore's success. Wendy is a key member, managing our accounting department and creating processes and procedures for day-to-day operations. She is also credited for industry programs such as ISNetworld and PEC.

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James Burkhalter

James brings 12-plus years of thread protector sales knowledge to our team and is committed to the quality of our product lines. His vast knowledge of API and Premium thread types ensures our customers receive the products best suited for their threading applications. James oversees our quality program and works to ensure all products and procedures comply with ISO 9001:2015 guidelines. James is very customer satisfaction driven and his attention to the finer details of each customer request is the backbone to a positive experience with Wellbore.

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Account Manger

Blane Karnauch

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