Select Energy Services Acquires Elite Wellsite Services

Bolsters Water Solutions Operations in Barnett Shale


HOUSTON, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Select Energy Services (SES), a leading provider of engineered water solutions to the oil and gas industry, today announced its acquisition of Elite Wellsite Services LLC (Elite), an oilfield services company based in Bridgeport, Texas servicing primarily the Barnett Shale.

“This acquisition further solidifies SES’s established position in the Barnett Shale,” said SES CEO John Schmitz.  “Through this transaction, we are now able to offer more comprehensive water solutions to customers in North Texas including tank truck services.”

Elite provides customers in North Texas’s Barnett Shale market with a variety of oilfield services including water hauling services, frack tank rental and saltwater disposal.  SES’s acquisition of Elite represents its entry into the tank truck market in the Barnett Shale. This acquisition strengthens its Texas position.

About Select Energy Services

Select Energy Services, LLC, is an engineered water solutions and well site services service company with operations in the Haynesville, Eagle Ford, Marcellus, Barnett, Fayetteville, Woodford, Granite Wash, Niobrara and Bakken shale formations.  Capabilities include water sourcing, treatment, transportation and disposal. For more information, visit