Horizontal Drilling Mud Disposal and Recycling


Disposal and recycling capabilities supported by on-site processing, transportation services and multiple fixed based processing facilities.

Shamrock’s Horizontal Drilling Mud disposal and recycling capabilities in NC, SC, VA, WV and TN are unmatched. Shamrock’s drilling mud management is supported by on-site processing, transportation services and multiple fixed based processing facilities. Shamrock’s fixed based facilities have the capacity to handle up to 300,000 gallons of drilling mud per day.

We offer a range of capabilities to assist drilling contractors and public utilities with their disposal needs:

  • Mud recycling, or beneficial reuse
  • High volume drilling mud processing and disposal
  • Mud solidification
  • Water treatment
  • Dewatering

 

Each drilling mud project is managed by a strict process that insures drilling mud is handled in the most cost-efficient manner, and disposed of in compliance with all government regulations. We treat and dispose of waste streams that include:

  • Bentonite and water only residuals
  • Drilling mud w/additives (non- hazardous)
  • Drilling Mud Waste generated from non-hazardous, contaminated sites.

 

Fixed Based Drilling Mud Disposal & Recycling Facilities

 

 

NC Drilling Mud Management Guidelines

Download the NC Solid Waste Section Guidance for Managing Horizontal Drilling Muds from Pipelines and other such utility projects, April 2018.