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March 25, 2014
Waste Connections Inc.’s exploration and production (E&P) waste unit has built a waste treatment and disposal facility near Stanton, Texas.
R360 Environmental Solutions LLC has expanded its fresh water sale depot through the facility, which is situated to serve the Permian Basin’s Wolfberry trend, according to a news release from the subsidiary of The Woodlands, Texas-based Waste Connections.
The 175-acre Wishbone Facility, located 20 miles east of Midland, will serve as a full-service oilfield waste processing center that will manage drill cuttings/muds, contaminated soils, production/tank sludges, produced and flowback/frac waters. The facility features a drill cuttings solidification plant, mechanical separation technology for drilling fluids, a multi-bay truck washout and an E&P landfill.
R360 plans to drill an on-site saltwater disposal well.
“We’re taking the lead in making sure the nation’s oilfield waste infrastructure keeps pace with industry needs,” said Gary Wallace, executive vice president of R360.
The company will continue to add strategically located treatment and disposal facilities in conjunction with operator needs in the country’s most prolific basins.
News Editor, Waste360
Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.
Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.
Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.
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