Regional Water Treatment Facility Expands Operations in the
Marcellus Shale Area
PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2012--
Heckmann Corporation (NYSE: HEK), today announced that it has
completed the acquisition of a majority interest in Appalachian Water
Services, LLC (“AWS”). AWS will operate as an integral part of
Heckmann’s fluid management solutions strategy. Terms of the transaction
were not disclosed.
AWS currently owns and operates a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment
recycling facility specifically designed to treat and recycle water
involved in the hydraulic fracturing process in the Marcellus Shale
area. The facility began operations in 2010. Located in Fayette County,
the plant is in a central location for many of Heckmann’s clients and
within close proximity to Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties.
HWR is the managing member of AWS and will conduct the day-to-day
operations at the treatment facility.
“The AWS facility is an integral component of our fluid management
strategy. This addition expands our operations in the southern Marcellus
Shale area with new environmentally friendly recycling options for our
clients that complement our freshwater transfer, water transportation
and disposal services,” said John T. Lucey, Jr., Executive Vice
President, Business Development and Engineering, “We are confident that
we can quickly leverage our client base to increase facility throughput.
In addition we are expanding the AWS treatment capability and will
develop bundled offerings including transportation and recycle services
that will provide lower-cost fluid management options for our clients.”
About Heckmann Corporation
Heckmann Corporation (NYSE:HEK) is an environmental services company.
Heckmann is dedicated to the movement, treatment and disposal of water
generated by energy companies involved in the discovery and production
of oil, natural gas liquids and natural gas. Heckmann is also a
one-stop-shop for collection and recycling services for oily waste
products, including used motor oil, oily wastewater, spent antifreeze,
used oil filters and parts washers. Heckmann is building a national
footprint across its environmental service offerings and has more than
1,500 employees and operates in 52 locations in the United States.
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