Select Energy Services Invests In Driver Safety

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Gulf
  • Date: 07/21/2021
  • Source: Forbes
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Country: Gulf

Select Energy Services Invests In Driver Safety

Select Energy Services Fluids Handling Group Operates as Tidal Logistics Select Energy Services Select Energy Services, a leading provider of water and chemical solutions, has a fleet of roughly 2,000 trucks nationwide. These trucks make deliveries to, and pick-ups at, oil and gas wells engaged in hydraulic fracturing in every US oil and gas basin. This involves more dangerous driving conditions than other trucking jobs, which led the company to invest in a fleet safety solution. Water is essential to the process of hydraulic fracturing. Hydraulic fracturing is frequently used in conjunction with horizontal drilling. The hydraulic fracturing process involves the injection of large volumes of water and a proppant-typically sand-combined with chemicals, under high pressure, thousands of feet below ground to fracture the surrounding rock and allow oil or gas to flow upwards into the well. The amount of water used during the lifecycle of a well has grown significantly over the years. According to Select’s annual report, in excess of 500,000 barrels of water for the lifecycle of a single well may be necessary. Oil and gas companies increasingly place multiple wells on a pad. This “can require in excess