About Us

New Home. New Projects. Decades of Experience.

Reciprocating Technology Services (RTS) serves upstream, midstream and downstream operators, and is part of the TTS Energy Services group of companies which also includes Turbine Technology Services (TTS).

Located in Northwest Houston, Texas, RTS can handle an extraordinary range of projects from swing engines and overhauls to parts distribution.

We specialize in:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Performance and Mechanical Analysis
  • Repairs and Overhauls
  • New & Refurbished Parts
  • Upgrades
  • Customer Support

Houston Base of Operations

  • High-Hook Height
  • Cranage — 38 Tons
  • Seperate Wash Area
  • 15,000 ft2 Shop
  • 3,500 ft2 Sales & Administration

The Leadership Team

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Frank Hoegler
President

Frank is responsible for the management of all business development and sales efforts. He brings over 30 years of industry experience to RTS.

Prior to joining TTS, he was employed by Sermatech Power Solutions, serving as Vice President of Sales and Marketing and previously as Director of the Gas Turbine Parts Program. Frank was also employed by Power Systems Manufacturing LLC as the General Manager of Sales and by General Electric where he held various positions ranging from Field Engineer to Sales Manager to Combustion and Fuel Nozzle Repair Business Leader. He is also a U.S. Navy Veteran where he worked on gas turbine shipboard propulsion and electrical systems.

Frank was born in Ohio and earned his Bachelor’s degree in Technical Management from State University of New York and a Master in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida. Frank also holds a U.S. Patent for Gas Turbine Repair Techniques and is a specialist in industrial gas turbine technology.

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Rick Woody
General Manager

Rick Woody brings a higher level of experience to TTS and RTS with over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas and power generation markets. While with Rolls Royce and Cooper Energy Service, Rick refined his industry expertise including detailed knowledge of integrals, separables, gas compression operations and maintenance on both turbine and reciprocating applications.

Previously, he managed service and sales teams including the successful execution of O&M contracts, equipment upgrades, technical support, and training. Rick’s focus is delivering high levels of customer service and technical support for client’s rotating equipment.

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Larry Blaha
Operations Manager

Operators have depended on Larry to solve their problems with onshore and offshore integrals, separables and compressors for over four decades. In that time, he has managed several hundred projects-assembling, installing and commissioning units across the globe.

Larry specialized in clean-burn Cooper Bessemer engine models, upgrades and total operational capabilities but is very familiar with rotating equipment of every description including gas turbines, rotating compressors and ancillary equipment. His experience at Cooper Energy Services and later with Cooper Cameron managing field crews, installing refurbished and new equipment has prepared him well to run operations for RTS.

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