Fortress opens $9.3 million Eagle Ford shale saltwater disposal well to serve oil & gas operations

Source:Fortress Environmental SWD

Fortress Environmental Services announced that it has opened a new $9.3 million, state-of-the-art Saltwater Disposal (SWD) well in Waelder, Texas to serve oil & gas hydraulic fracturing operations in the Eagle Ford Shale Play.

Fortress Environmental Services (FES) (http://www.fortressenviro.com) announced that it has opened a new $9.3 million, state-of-the-art Saltwater Disposal (SWD) well in Waelder, Texas to serve oil & gas hydraulic fracturing operations in the Eagle Ford Shale Play. Per the Texas Railroad Commission, the El Cruce #1 SWD well can accept 25,000 barrels of produced saltwater (more than 190 transport tanker trucks per day), which is pumped to a depth of approximately 8,000 feet.

The Fortress Environmental SWD site is located at GPS Coordinate: 29.661534, -97.299444, which is between Waelder and Gonzales in Texas on Highway 97 a 1/4 mile south of Interstate 10 (exit I-10 at mile marker 649). Truckers, dispatchers and oilfield service companies can call Diana Olmos at (830) 788-7602 to generate a service ticket or and signup online on the 24x7 company website at: http://www.fortressenviro.com/new-customer-signup/

All roads to the huge Fortress Environmental Services 10-acre truck stop are paved. The SWD facility provides four pull-through lanes, rapid 8-minute saltwater pump-outs, quick 30-minute truck tank washouts and convenient 10-minute fill-ups from an onsite 50,000 BBL fresh water depot.

In addition to quick SWD produced water disposal and fresh water refill services, the Fortress Environmental Services' facility also provides a free food buffet for truckers to get a warm meal.

The air-conditioned trucker's lounge/break room provides free high-speed Wi-Fi internet access for checking emails and trucking apps, charging up cell phones/laptops and enjoying hot food, cold drinks and/or a fresh pot of coffee.

There is also an outdoor shade tent with a BBQ grill as well as the option for free hot showers for both men and women to provide a fresh start on the long haul to the next truck stop.

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