Oil & Gas Division | Marcellus and Utica Shale | Elk Environmental Services, Reading PA
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Oil & Gas Division

Courtesy of John Secoges | For the past 10 years, Ron Lutz has worked as a driver for Elk Environmental Services, an Empire Group company. Lutz drives a vacuum truck, built to transport hazardous and nonhazardous waste.

Marcellus & Utica Shale Services

Elk provides producers in the Marcellus and Utica Shale industry with comprehensive environmental assistance. We understand that each drilling site presents unique challenges, and our experts are prepared to tailor our services for your environmental needs.

We Offer

Drill Pad & Completions Site Services:
• 24/7 Emergency Spill Response
• Drill Rig, Cellar & Mat Decon Services with
CSE & Rescue Trained Crews
• Frac Tank Cleaning / Roustabout
• Remedial Cleanup
• Roll-Off Truck Services / Plant Trash
• Solidification Agent & Solidification
Container Rental
• Vacuum, Sludge, Clam Shell & Roll-Off
Container Rental
TEG Reclamation & Recycling:
We transport spent chemicals offsite, clean them, and deliver them back to your facility for an environmentally sustainable alternative to chemical disposal.
Waste Management Services:
• Transport & Disposal of Frac Tank Water
• Disposal & Beneficial Reuse of
RWC 800 Series Waste
(including RWC 810 Drill Cuttings and
RWC 804 Frac Waste)
• Midstream HDD & Hydro Test Water Disposal
• Super Sucker / Vactor Services
• Residual Waste Reporting
• Waste Profiling, Manifesting, Lab Analysis
• Off-site Solidification
• Compressor Station Waste
Recycling & Disposal of:
• Filters
• Production Water
• Oil

Elk Employees Trained in Confined Space Rescue

Employees of the Oil & Gas Division of Elk Environmental Services recently completed an intense training program in Confined Space Rescue.

This course was custom designed by Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, and was a first for Elk and Penn College. The training meets the requirements of OSHA 29 CFR 1010.146. These employees are now trained to perform a rescue in a confined space, such as a silo, tank, manhole, pit or frac tank.

The training included the use of self-contained breathing apparatus during rescue training. This type of specialized training, which included theoretical information and hands-on practice, sets Elk apart from its competitors.

“This is a triple crown win for all - for Elk, for Penn College and for our clients,” said an Elk representative.