The environmental impact of oil and gas well drilling is a major issue facing today's petroleum industry.

One of the most difficult environmental problems to resolve at the well site is the disposal of waste mud and cuttings they are often physically unstable and unsuitable for landfill.

They carry with them potential environmental liability when improperly managed or disposed.

Waste solids can’t be left at site untreated, and transporting them for disposal can be expensive and complicated.

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