Our History

Energy Services South, LLC (ESS) is a nationwide pipeline contractor. ESS started operations in 2009 initially concentrating on local maintenance and remediation projects. ESS has earned an excellent reputation while growing from a small pipeline company in Alabama to its current national footprint. ESS has continued its geographic expansion and has proven its ability to successfully compete for and execute larger projects. The acquisition by PLH Group with its strong financial backing in 2012 enabled ESS to take on major pipeline projects.

PLH Group Entity


Energy Services South was acquired by PLH Group, Inc. (PLH) in December 2012. PLH is a nationwide energy-focused construction and related services business comprised of operating entities across North America.

PLH Group of companies deliver energy infrastructure solutions to its clients in the electric power delivery and pipeline industries. PLH is owned by Energy Capital Partners a private equity firm with offices in Short Hills, New Jersey, San Diego, California and Houston, Texas. Energy Capital Partners has raised over $13 billion of capital commitments and is focused on investing in the power generation, electric transmission, midstream gas, oil and gas liquids, renewable energy, oil field services and environmental infrastructure services sectors of North America’s energy industry. The fund’s management has substantial experience leading successful energy companies and energy infrastructure investments.