BALMORHEA, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 11, 2018--
Waste Management Energy Services of Texas, LLC, an in-direct subsidiary
of Houston-based Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), announced that its
new Reeves County Solids and Liquids Injection Facility, designed for
the safe disposal of oilfield wastes, is now fully operational.
“Our Reeves County facility is the first Waste Management Energy
Services slurry injection site to service the oil and gas industry,”
said Scott Bradley, Area Vice President for Waste Management’s Four
Corners Market Area. “The state-of-the-art technologies and processes
effectively and safely handle and dispose of waste generated by oilfield
exploration and production operations, thus minimizing the risks of
Located within the Permian Basin, where more than half of the U.S. oil
rigs are, the Waste Management Energy Services facility is on a 230-acre
site in Balmorhea, Texas. As an injection disposal operation, it
requires substantially less surface footprint than a more traditional
landfill. The operation currently has 15 employees.
“We strategically located the facility near the oil and gas customers we
serve and designed the operation to be a convenient one-stop shop by
integrating transport, waste services and environmentally sound disposal
solutions into a single operation,” said Jason Chan, area director for
Waste Management Energy Services.
Wastes accepted at the facility include oil field drill cuttings,
drilling muds, produced water, flow back water, acid water, pit water,
and tank and pit sludges. Additional services expected to be offered in
the future include roustabout, pressure cleaning, tank cleaning, hydro
excavation, transportation services, and field services.
A grand opening event at the Reeves County Solids and Liquids Injection
Facility in Balmorhea is scheduled for Oct. 18. Customers and media are
welcome to attend. Site tours will be conducted and lunch will be
served. Companies seeking more information can contact Johannes Kohn,
area manager for Waste Management Energy Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT
Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of
comprehensive waste management environmental services in North America.
Through its subsidiaries, the Company provides collection, transfer,
disposal services, and recycling and resource recovery. It is also a
leading developer, operator and owner of landfill gas-to-energy
facilities in the United States. The Company’s customers include
residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout
North America. To learn more information about Waste Management, visit www.wm.com
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