New Orla RCRA-Exempt Landfill Now In Planning Stages

March 11, 2019


The permit’s been issued and plans are underway for a new oilfield waste treatment facility in the Permian Basin.

Milestone Environmental Services said Thursday that the Railroad Commission has okayed the company’s first permit for a Resource Conservation and Recovery Act-exempt oilfield waste landfill in Orla

The company said planning is underway for the 6 million cubic yard landfill to be located at its Orla slurry injection facility that opened last July.

The landfill will accept all RCRA-exempt oilfield waste streams, including cuttings and contaminated soils, with room to expand capacity.