Hunting Releases ControlFire EFI Cartridge

Represents Advanced Group 3 Detonator Technology

HOUSTON--()--Titan Division of Hunting Energy Services, a subsidiary of Hunting PLC, the international energy services company, today announced the addition of the Exploding Foil Initiator (EFI) to their ControlFire® cartridge product line.

Hunting’s ControlFire EFI cartridge is an inherently safe, addressable, plug-and-play detonator. The EFI, a Group 3 detonator as defined by API RP 67, has the highest possible safety designation in the industry.

The EFI cartridge is the safest detonator ever introduced into the oilfield industry: no primary explosive is used, intrinsically radio frequency safe, electrostatic safe and protected by ControlFire technology from stray voltage.

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, Kenya, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America.

The company’s Hunting Energy Services Titan Division engineers and manufactures perforating systems, wireline selective firing systems, cased hole logging instruments, nuclear detectors, energetics, and associated wireline hardware and accessories.


Business Contact: John Feuerstein, Hunting, 281-442-7382,

Release Summary

Hunting PLC adds Exploding Foil Initiator detonator to their ControlFire cartridge product line, represents advanced Group 3 technology.


Business Contact: John Feuerstein, Hunting, 281-442-7382,