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Newpark Drilling Fluids Honored with the VZ Environmental Award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship in the Southwest


Newpark Drilling Fluids Honored with the VZ Environmental Award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship in the Southwest

At the 2014 Southwest Oil & Gas Awards, Newpark Drilling Fluids received the VZ Environmental Award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship. The annual Southwest gala ceremony was held at the Westin Park Central in Dallas, TX, where hundreds of oil and gas executives gathered to celebrate operational excellence, innovations in technology, CSR, health & safety and environmental stewardship.

The VZ Environmental Award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship recognizes initiatives or technological developments that have minimized or eliminated the environmental footprint of the oil and gas industry. The recipient company had to demonstrate true innovation in environmental stewardship, practices or technology which is proven to be economically sustainable and has a clear environmental benefit. Newpark Drilling Fluids scored the most points in the category with such comments from the judging panel as:

“The strength of the commitment of Newpark Drilling Fluids to innovation, safety and customer service in the provision of leading-edge drilling fluids to support oil and gas drilling activities worldwide is amply demonstrated by the company's growth, its reputation, and the recognition it has received for customer satisfaction and engineering.”

“Newpark's Evolution® Water-based Fluid System highlights the innovations in the oil and gas industry, as well as being a creative way around an environmental hazard.“

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