Select Energy Services CEO John Schmitz Recognized As 2014 Industry Leader Of The Year

Schmitz Accepts Prestigious Award at Recent Oil and Gas Awards Ceremony

(Houston, TX) – October 24, 2014 – Select Energy Services, LLC (Select), today announced that CEO John Schmitz has received the prestigious Industry Leader of the Year Award for 2014 from the Oil and Gas Awards. Mr. Schmitz accepted the award at an industry gala Wednesday evening in Dallas, Texas.

The Oil and Gas Awards are a platform for the energy industry to demonstrate and celebrate the advances made in the key areas of environmental stewardship, efficiency, innovation, corporate social responsibility and health & safety.

“This is a great night for our industry,” said Mr. Schmitz in his acceptance speech. “The success is owned by the people in this room, the people who are out working in the field as we’re standing here tonight, and the nearly 5,000 people that make up Select.  I am humbled to be here and proud of the accomplishments our industry and Select Energy Services.”

Mr. Schmitz has served as Chairman and CEO of Select Energy Services since its inception in 2007.  Under his leadership, Select has experienced significant growth and transformation, both organically and through strategic acquisition and investment in oilfield services and technologies. A lifelong entrepreneur, Mr. Schmitz has founded and developed numerous successful businesses in the oil and gas industry.

About Select Energy Services

Select Energy Services strives to change the oil and gas industry’s approach to water management.  By providing strategic water management solutions from sourcing to disposal, Select delivers innovative, efficient, end-to-end solutions to energy producers. Always mindful of the environment, Select effectively and safely sources, transports, tests, treats, and disposes of water and fluids from well sites in every major United States shale play. With nearly 4,000 employees and $800 million in revenues, Select is the premier provider of water solutions that help unlock the vital energy resources of our country.

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About the Oil and Gas Awards

The Oil & Gas Awards recognize organizations and individuals that are leaders in their fields and the outstanding achievements made within the upstream and midstream sectors of the North American oil and gas industry. The Awards are a platform for the industry to demonstrate and celebrate the advances made in the key areas of environment, efficiency, innovation, corporate social responsibility and health and safety. The Awards show the industry’s motivation to develop by recognizing and rewarding the efforts of corporations and individuals. For more information, please visit