Power-Flow International Houston, TX

Power-Flow International, Inc. (PFI) was founded in June 1977, by Bob Gibbs after 22 years with Lufkin Industries where he served as International Sales Manager.

For over 35 years now, PFI has been providing high quality products backed by superior engineering. Along with these high-quality products, our technical knowledge and attentive customer support has met the special needs of oil companies around the world.

Bob Gibbs, Founder and Ken Gibbs, President

PFI’s mechanical engineers, Ken Gibbs, President, and Kevin Strabala, Vice-President, along with Hugo Cam, Technical Sales, are supported by well-trained, licensed and experienced technicians and office staff who administer International logistics, warehouse management and equipment fabrication.

PFI focuses its core business on the international supply of oil production, pumping and power equipment and relevant services.  We are an international distributor for a broad line of oil production equipment and a designer and packager of custom reciprocating piston and plunger pumping systems.  Our power equipment line includes Arrow Gas Engine Generators as well as rebuilt steam turbines, gear reducers and speed increasers for industry.

We also handle international packing, forwarding and shipping which ensures that your equipment reaches you on time and in good condition.  PFI’s staff is trained in all aspects of international transportation, shipping, documentation and banking.  This includes export documentation, letters of credit, freight insurance, customs forms, certificates of origin, NAFTA, etc. for overland, air and ocean shipments.  We also provide in-house export preparation & crating, and assist with certified inspections or any other requirements you might have.

Power-Flow is large enough to handle all of your requirements yet small enough to give you personalized service – and it is that service which really sets us apart!  Contact us and let us help you with your international equipment needs!


Our on-staff mechanical engineers custom design reciprocating pump systems for oil production, drilling, well servicing, water flood, water disposal, crude oil transfer and more.


We have extensive experience forwarding, handling, and shipping equipment to the far corners of the International Market. We deliver oil field production and industrial equipment to clients within the land borders of many countries.


Mexico Kazakhstan
Brunei Myanmar Azerbaijan
Colombia OMAN Russian Fed.
Congo Pakistan Uzbekistan
Ecuador Peru Vietnam
Egypt Thailand Argentina
Guatemala Tunisia Morocco
Indonesia UAE Turkey
Kuwait Venezuela and beyond!

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