Even with the difficult times the exploration industry is facing, Pilot has taken steps to boost inventory levels in order to service customer needs.

Business Models dictate that in a downturn, controlling inventory levels are one of the several remedies companies can utilize when cost cutting measures are required to maintain cash flow. "In an effort to support our customers, we want to have the right product on the shelf when customers need it and remove the burden of customers having to carry large inventories during these difficult times.