HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aggreko, a global leader in rental power, temperature control, and oil-free compressed air solutions, won the Environmental Stewardship Award at the second annual 2014 Eagle Ford Excellence Awards luncheon, presented by the South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable (STEER) on Nov. 6 in San Antonio, Texas.
The Environmental Stewardship Award honors companies working in the Eagle Ford who make it their obligation to preserve the environment in a responsible manner. The award was bestowed on Aggreko for the company’s innovative ability to utilize field gas to power temporary natural gas generators, as opposed to diesel fuel. Aggreko’s solution addresses a variety of environmental concerns associated with diesel power generation, including: reduction of greenhouse gases and elimination of diesel fuel truck delivery, thereby lowering truck emissions and road damage; and eradication for the potential of fuel spills since diesel is no longer needed.
“We are honored to be recognized for our ability to provide power solutions that aid in reducing carbon emissions to the environment,” said Bruce Pool, Managing Director, Aggreko North America. “We take our role as an environmental steward very seriously and we are committed to innovating further eco-friendly solutions for the energy industry.”
Aggreko’s fleet is also EPA certified to non-road emission standards and all of the company’s service facilities, including the Three Rivers location supporting the Eagle Ford, maintain an ISO 14001 certification for environmental management. The ISO 14001 standard calls for businesses to employ processes which minimize how their operations negatively affect the environment and how to continually improve those processes to create a lasting impact on the environment.
“We believe in rewarding companies that exhibit high standards for corporate social responsibility. Aggreko has demonstrated its dedication in this area and is duly recognized by STEER and the Eagle Ford Excellence Awards for its commitment to protect and preserve the health of the environment,” said Omar Garcia, president of STEER.
Aggreko North America has over 60 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada with the capabilities to act as a single-source power manager for hundreds of exploration and production sites. From the oil sands of Canada to the Gulf region, Aggreko North America provides contingency planning, onshore and offshore temporary power, and generator rentals for primary power to job sites, as well as loadbank rentals and oil-free air compressor rentals. www.us.aggreko.com
Aggreko plc is the world leader in the supply of temporary power and temperature control solutions. Aggreko employs over 6,000 people operating from 202 locations. In 2013 we served customers in about 100 countries, and had revenues of approximately GBP 1.6bn (USD 2.5bn or Euros 1.9bn). Aggreko plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (AGK.L), is a member of the FTSE-100 index, and is headquartered in Scotland. For more information, please visit the company website at www.aggreko.com.
Aggreko provides power and temperature control solutions to customers who need them either very quickly, or for a short or indeterminate length of time. Examples would be the supply of power to an industrial site which needs to service its permanent power supply, supplying a whole city in times of power shortage, or providing a major sporting event with power and cooling systems. We serve our customers either through our 202 service centres, which we call the Local business, or globally through our Power Projects business.
In the Local business, which accounts for about half of our revenues, we rent our equipment to customers, who then operate it for themselves, although we retain responsibility for servicing and maintaining it. In the Power Projects business, which also accounts for about half of our revenues, we operate as a power producer. We install and operate power plants and we charge our customers both for providing the generating capacity, and for the electricity we produce. We design and manufacture equipment specifically for these requirements in our factory in Dumbarton, Scotland.
Recent customers include the 2014 FIFA World Cup BrazilTM, the Ryder Cup and Cirque du Soleil and the power utilities in over 50 countries including the UK, France, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, Brazil and the USA.
In 2013 we fulfilled almost 48,000 customers’ assignments and 72% of those who responded to our research gave us a recommendation of 9 or 10 out of 10.
For more information, please visit our local website at: www.us.aggreko.com.