December 6, 2016

(Woodinville, WA) – Cascade Environmental Holdings, LLC (Cascade), the leading provider of environmental and geotechnical drilling, high resolution site characterization, and in situ remediation applications is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Environmental Drilling Division of National Exploration, Wells & Pumps (National EWP). With this acquisition, Cascade welcomes a distinguished team of licensed drillers and highly experienced field crews as it expands its fleet of drilling rigs and specialty equipment throughout the Western region.

National EWP provides a full range of environmental and geotechnical drilling services throughout the Western US including environmental sampling, well installation, development, rehabilitation, and abandonment. “National has earned the trust of their clients through hard work and dedication,” said Tim Smith, CEO of Cascade. “Our shared commitment to safety and reliable service will not change. With this acquisition, clients have greater access to local experience across all the drilling technologies and service lines. Our deep bench of expertise is readily accessible to bring solutions to challenging sites,” said Smith.

The acquisition includes National EWP’s offices in Montclair, CA; Woodland, CA; Richmond, CA; Peralta, NM; and Las Vegas, NV as well as environmental fleet assets and personnel from the Gilbert, AZ location. The group will operate under Cascade Drilling, L.P. National EWP will retain its mining, water, and energy operations under its own brand identity. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.