Hunting Expands Its Semi-Flush Connection Technology Product Line

New Connection Delivers Cost-Effective Premium Performance

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hunting Energy Services, a subsidiary of Hunting PLC, the international energy services company, today announced the introduction of its WEDGE-LOCK® HT semi-flush connection technology. The new connection features a wedge-style thread form with performance that targets HPHT environments for both onshore and offshore applications.

WEDGE-LOCK HT (WLHT), with tension and compression efficiencies greater than 90%, provides maximum performance under tension, compression, bending and torsional loads. The connection was combined load tested in accordance with API RP 5C5:2017. It also meets API TR 5SF protocols for testing connection performance in multi-fractured horizontal wells.

Currently available in 4.500- to 7.625-in. sizes, WLHT has a semi-flush OD and pin nose metal-to-metal radial seal. It also features an optimum run-out thread design for maximum axial efficiencies. The connection has quick and reliable make up and an extremely high torque capability.

Hunting’s connection technology provides the world’s oil-producing regions with a comprehensive range of connection solutions. For more information on Hunting’s WEDGE-LOCK connections, visit

About Hunting

Hunting PLC is an international energy services provider to the world’s leading upstream oil and gas companies. Established in 1874, it is a premium-listed public company traded on the London Stock Exchange. The company maintains a corporate office in Houston and is headquartered in London. As well as the United Kingdom, the company has operations in Canada, China, Indonesia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America.


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John Feuerstein, Hunting, 281-442-7382,