Sionix Corporation a designer of patented water treatment systems, announced that it has shipped its Mobile Water Treatment System (MWTS) to a staging area in North Dakota under the Water Treatment Agreement with McFall Incorporated announced on March 5, 2012. Designed to treat up to 9,600 barrels per day of contaminated drilling fluids at a drilling site, this MWTS will be deployed to a specific drilling rig and commence treatment operations in early May 2012. When treatment operations commence, further announcements will be made.
Accompanying the MWTS will be senior Sionix personnel including Chief Science Officer Mark J. Hayes, Chief Engineer Charles B. Oborn, and Field Service Manager Joey M. Anderson. This team will manage the installation, commissioning, and subsequent operation of the MWTS at the initial drilling site. "This group of scientists, engineers and technicians represents a dedicated and experienced team who has the education, experience, and commitment to deliver a successful installation for the Sionix Williston Basin operations," states Sionix CEO James Currier. "This installation is very important to the growth and success of Sionix. Our senior team will remain on-site for some time to ensure the proper integration of our MWTS within the operations of the drilling rig, monitoring safety practices, calibration of instrumentation, fine tuning current supervisory controls, and collecting data for continued product development and enhancement of Sionix system designs," Currier added.