Energy Services South Recognized for Safe Work Environment

PLH Group insurance provider ACE/ESIS was proud to present to Energy Services South (A PLH Group company), the 2013 Bronze Safety Award. To be eligible for the Bronze Safety Award, Energy Services South had to maintain a safety record established by the Bureau of Labor Statistics a recordable incident rate at 25% – 34.99% below the national average.

Congratulations to the employees of Energy Services South for keeping safety as a top priority!

* Pictured: Matt Compher – PLH Group SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT SAFETY, HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL, Bill Hopstein – Energy Services South Director of Safety, Robert Ogletree – Energy Services South Director Human Resources

About Energy Services South: 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.

About PLH Group, Inc.: PLH is a leading provider of construction and maintenance services to the electric power delivery and pipeline industries in North America. Its customers include many of the largest utilities, regional cooperatives, renewable energy developers, commercial and industrial customers, and major oil and gas producers and midstream companies. PLH, has acquired Sun Electric, TESSCO, AIR2, Auger Services, Snelson Companies, IPS Engineering, Southeast Directional Drilling, M&M Pipeline Services, Energy Services South, Pipeworx, TTR Substations and R.B. Hinkle Construction. PLH is actively seeking to further expand its service offerings and geographic footprint. For more information, visit