Upwing Energy is Bringing
Artificial Lift to New Heights

We provide the most reliable, available and retrievable artificial lift technology that increases the production and recovery of hydrocarbons from conventional and unconventional wells.

Our vision is to enable artificial lift tools to live as long as the wells they serve using our proprietary magnetic technologies and expertise. Our mission is to increase our customers’ rate of return on hydrocarbon production assets by increasing their production and recovery rates through our disruptive artificial lift technology for onshore and offshore, conventional and unconventional wells.

Wise Beyond Our Years


Upwing Energy is an innovative offshoot of parent company Calnetix Technologies, formed to focus on the production of hydrocarbons. Calnetix is a recognized industry leader in high-speed systems, supplying high-speed permanent magnet motors and generators, magnetic bearings and variable speed drives (VSDs)over the past two decades to a wide variety of industries throughout the world. The company’s product portfolio includes electric drive systems for offshore and subsea oil and gas applications.

Our Facility


Upwing Energy’s headquarters, engineering and manufacturing facility is co-located with parent company Calnetix Technologies in a 66,500 square foot building on over seven acres in Cerritos, California.

Upwing Energy has a state-of-the-art test facility for its Subsurface Compressor System (SCS) for the artificial lift of natural gas. Test cells are used to verify and validate the unique operating conditions of SCS. Upwing engineers use bench testing and containment rigs to validate each module independently, measure system performance and functionally test full assemblies. This functional testing allows for the creation of a unique performance map that can be used for diagnostic and prognostic health monitoring, once the unit is installed in a client’s well. Upwing’s facility also has a flow loop to simulate downhole conditions with flow rates up to 1 million SCFD and the ability to boost rates further on demand.

Our Intellectual Property


Upwing Energy has been granted core technology patents by parent company Calnetix Technologies for exclusive use in the downhole rotating space. These core technologies include permanent magnet (PM) machines, magnetic bearings, variable speed drives (VSD) and system level controls. Other intellectual property provided by Calnetix includes proprietary PM design tools and manufacturing processes. In addition, Upwing has filed its own system level and application related patents for downhole rotating devices, including for its Subsurface Compressor Systems (SCS) and Magnetic Drive Systems (MDS). The company has 35 U.S. filings and 14 foreign filings to date.