Irving, Texas based Fountain Quail Energy Services will be bringing greater than 160 jobs to West Virginia as part of a new field office they will be opening in the Jane Lew Industrial Park, according to Del. Patrick Martin, R-Lewis.
“This is great news for our region and state" Martin stated.
He further indicated that “When I learned that Fountain Quail was looking to open an office, the Jane Lew Industrial Park location seemed like an ideal fit, and I reached out to company officials to encourage them to consider it.
About Fountain Quail Energy Services
Based in Irving, Texas, Fountain Quail has been developing innovative water management solutions since 1996. Today, their company is dedicated to serving oil and gas producers by providing an integrated set of water management solutions at the lowest possible price. They offer 'cradle-to-grave solutions' including water sourcing, pipeline transfer and containment; treating and recycling; and saltwater disposal.
Fountain Quail Drilling, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fountain Quail Energy Services, provides top-hole drilling services across the Appalachian Basin and will be headquartered at the Jane Lew facility.
Robert Sloan, chief operating officer at Fountain Quail revealed that “...We looked at sites in Ohio and Pennsylvania, but [due to] the proximity to drilling activity, available facilities and a workforce with a strong work ethic made Jane Lew an easy choice."
The company has reportedly filled near 100 jobs for the Jane Lew site, and will be looking to add another 60 jobs through early 2018, and will require workers with a range of technical skills for a wide variety of oilfield-related jobs, ranging from drilling hands to CDL drivers for water hauling.
Sloan further indicated that there there was a “high probability” the company could expand further in the state.
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