SOURCE: Fortress Environmental SWD

Fortress Environmental SWD

August 03, 2015 06:30 ET

Fortress Opens $2.5 Million Frac Tank Wash Out and Truck Wash Facility to Serve Eagle Ford Shale Unconventional Oil & Gas E&Ps That Need Streamlined and Affordable Salt Water Disposal Services

The New Facility Offers Drop-and-Go Frac Tank Drop Offs, Quick Frac Tank Pick Up Staging Areas and Even a VIP Frac Tank Bay for Drilling Operators and SWD Trucking Companies That Need Fast Washouts

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Aug 3, 2015) - Fortress Environmental Services ( opens a new $2.5 million three-bay frac tank wash out and truck wash facility on Interstate 10 between Houston and San Antonio. Truckers will need to exit at mile marker 649 and then drive 1/4 mile south on Hwy 97. Or set smart phones and trucking apps to locate GPS coordinate: 29.661534, -97.299444.

The frac tank wash out center will serve oil and gas exploration and production companies, oilfield service and saltwater disposal (SWD) tanker trucking fleets located in Atascosa, Bastrop, Caldwell, DeWitt, Fayetteville, Gonzales, Karnes, Lavaca, Live Oak and Wilson counties that are working the Eagle Ford Shale Play in Texas.

One of the main benefits for truckers to stop at the Fortress Frac Tank Wash Out Facility in Waelder, Texas, is that there are no stoplights, no street traffic and no waiting lines. Truckers can take advantage of Drop-and-Go parking lots and Quick Frac Tank Pick-up staging areas.

Fortress' heated propane, high-pressure fresh water frac tank wash outs, tank trailer wash outs and truck washes are scrubbed by a team of fast, friendly frac tank clean out professionals. The facility has 3 frac tank wash out bays that can be double stacked to allow up to 6 simultaneous frac tank wash outs at one time, which provides a very fast and streamlined operation for hydraulic fracking drilling operators.

The second benefit of stopping at the Fortress Frac Tank Wash Out Facility is that it was built by truckers for truckers and thus provides a long list of free amenities to make trucker's stay as comfortable as possible while they wait. The staff cooks up free hot meals, provides ice-cold drinks, free high-speed Wi-Fi Internet access, a comfortable trucker's break room with charging stations for laptops and cellphones, and free individual men's and women's hot showers and bathrooms. For truckers that want to cook their own food there is an outdoor shade tent and BBQ grill.

The third benefit of stopping at the Fortress Frac Tank Wash Out Facility is the cost-savings on frac tank washouts for local Eagle Ford Shale trucking companies that will save thousands of dollars per month per tank by not having to spend money on fuel, man hours and driving time to haul frac tanks to washout facilities located in San Antonio or Houston. Sign up for a Frac Tank Wash Out VIP account at

Contact Information

  • Jim Casparie
    Director, Business Development
    Fortress Environmental Holdings
    (714) 801-1275
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    Mike Parsons
    Chief Executive Officer/Founder
    Fortress Environmental Holdings
    (800) 392-6850
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