Read the whole release by clicking here.Tulsa, Okla.-based Anchor Drilling Fluids USA, Inc., the largest independent U.S. drilling fluids company, today announced the opening of its drilling fluids production facility in Wellsville, Ohio. The facility is the first permanent drilling fluids operation in the state and will service the emerging Utica Shale and the Marcellus Shale oil and gas developments.“This is an exciting day for Anchor and the state of Ohio,” said Anchor CEO Bob West. “After extensive groundwork with local and state officials and significant capital investment, we are proud to now be operational and serving our industry’s customers, hiring Ohio residents and contributing to local and state tax revenues.”Located in the Columbiana County Port Authority’s Wellsville Intermodal Industrial Park, the 10,000 barrel drilling fluids production facility will be used to build and store environmentally-friendly fluids that are used to drill the region’s oil and gas wells. Anchor’s products and engineering services are designed to reduce the overall cost to drill a well and to bring the resource’s production online earlier.
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