Sand X® paved the way for green completions and has been established as a leader in environmentally friendly technologies. Our innovations are supported by awards from well-respected oil and gas organizations and the Texas Railroad Commissioner.
2017 World Oil Awards
Best Health, Safety, Environment/Sustainable Development – Onshore
The Sand X® Beast and Super Loop® Royal were recognized as an environmentally friendly, safe, and cost-saving system for sand disposal in the completions process from World Oil. The World Oil Awards honor the industry’s top innovators and innovations.
“This award is presented to a company that has made significant strides in protecting and enhancing the onshore environment and communities where it operates. Whether through technical innovations, implementation of new standards, and processes, or introduction of social and economic development efforts, the winner will have a program that made a marked improvement in an HSE/sustainable development endeavor.” – World Oil Awards
4th Annual Oil & Gas Awards, 2016
Texas Winner – Environmental Award for Excellence in Environmental Stewardship
This awards recognizes efforts, initiatives, or technological developments that have minimized or eliminated their environmental footprint within the region. The winner demonstrates a positive contribution to the advancement of long term environmental benefits that are also economically sustainable. Judges’ comments regarding the Sand X® and the Super Loop® included:
“With ever increasing amounts of sand being used, this technology is instrumental in separating sand from water, oil, and chemicals on all sands. The client list provided is a testament to the efficiency of the Sand X® process.”
“The Super Loop® system in combination with the Sand X® not only removes dangerous gasses but also separates sand from other hazardous chemicals and hydrocarbons. This not only makes this product environmentally sound, but also mitigates risks for those companies that implement it.”
3rd Annual Oil & Gas Awards, 2015
Southwest & Midcontinent Winner – Manufacturer of the Year
The Manufacturer of the Year award recognizes the outstanding contribution that a manufacturer has made to the oil and gas industry in the region. To be successful, the manufacturer has to demonstrate that its market leading products and outstanding services are in use by clients in the region. Sand X® has an innovative and progressive culture conducive to improving practices, delivering new products, and promoting safety. Judges’ remarks included:
“[Sand X ® is] a quality solution to a very real environmental challenge faced for completion firms. The cost savings are significant, and the product tackles a number of environmental issues on site.”
“This is a classic case of a company manufacturing a product that the industry needs and succeeding in delivering some incredible results. With the sand reducing the ecological impact of disposal and reducing costs, Sand X® and the Super Loop® system are manufacturing leaders in this field.”