Select Energy Services And Protreat Technology Sign License Agreement

Select Energy Services Expands Water Solution And Environmental Service Capabilities Through Strategic Partnership With ProTreat Technology Corporation.

(Houston, TX)  – September 12, 2011 – Select Energy Services, LLC (“Select”), a water solutions and oilfield service company headquartered in Houston, Texas, announced today the signing of a license agreement with ProTreat Technology Corporation, (“ProTreat”), a Wheat Ridge, Colorado based provider of water treatment, recycling and reuse technology to oil and gas operators.
The agreement gives Select additional access to expertise in water treatment and recycling services and ProTreat licensed technology, while ProTreat gains exposure into new markets and geographical areas.   “The strategic partnership with ProTreat will provide Select with a valuable partner in water solutions, water treatment and water recycling, and is expected to enhance our Water Solutions and Environmental service offerings throughout the US,” said John Schmitz, CEO of Select. “We look forward to providing a proven water treatment solution to the oil and gas industry.”

The ProTreat technology takes flow back water and produced water, blends, treats, and produces a salt solution (sodium/potassium chloride) that can be utilized by operators for hydraulic fracturing and other well operations.  Construction of the first treatment facility has commenced at the recently acquired Lone Star facility in Weld County, Colorado, in the heart of the Niobrara Shale and DJ Basin.  Additionally, Select and ProTreat have plans to begin working on a mobile version that can be utilized at the well site.

About Select Energy Services

Select Energy Services, LLC, is an oil and gas service company with operations in the Haynesville, Eagle Ford, Marcellus, Barnett, Fayetteville, Woodford, Granite Wash, Niobrara, and Bakken formations and throughout the Permian Basin.  The company is a leading provider of Water Solutions and Environmental, Well Completions and Intervention, and Facilities Engineering and Construction services.  For more information, please visit

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