The BGL Environmental Services Insider is a periodic research publication addressing capital markets and mergers and acquisitions activity, financial and operating performance of certain publicly-traded companies, and trends within the environmental services industry.

Marcellus and Utica Shale development is fueling the shale gas boom and creating opportunities for environmental firms serving the rapidly expanding energy market in the region. In this edition, we examine growth in these shale plays and feature an exclusive interview with Weaver Express, an erosion control specialist serving some of the largest oil & gas companies in the Ohio Valley and Northeastern U.S.

Also inside, we continue our coverage of waste recovery with an update on the used oil collection and re-refining market, where M&A is in the spotlight as market participants leverage acquisitions to capture more share of the value chain.