Select Energy Services Acquires Western Company of Texas

Select Energy Services announced the acquisition of The Western Company of Texas, a Fort Worth, TX, based water transfer company with operations in the Bakken, Barnett, Eagle Ford, Granite Wash and Haynesville.

"Western has grown to become a leading provider of water transfer services in the Bakken Shale and represents a tremendous growth opportunity for our Rockies Region," said John Schmitz, CEO of Select. "Dale Behan and his team have developed significant relationships with many of the leading producers in North Dakota, Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana, and we look forward to developing those relationships further as we introduce Select's Water Solutions approach to sourcing, transfer, treating, and disposal, while providing the highest quality service in the industry."

This acquisition represents Select Energy Services commitment to become the leading water solutions and oilfield service provider in shale plays throughout the U.S.