August 12, 2016 - 1:16 PM EDT
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Total Dust Control Solution Prevents Silica Dust Exposure at Western Oklahoma Wellsite

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AIRIS Wellsite Services is pleased to announce the completion of another successful project. Atalaya Resources contracted with AIRIS to protect the health and safety of all personnel on-site by preventing exposure to silica dust. The Barnett 29/28-11-21 1H was successfully drilled and brought online near Elk City, OK. AIRIS has experience on similar projects in the region and provided full dust control support throughout the project.

This was Atalaya's inaugural well. "It was exciting to be a part of Atalaya's first project," said AIRIS Wellsite Services General Manager, Santo Petitto. "Along with ensuring the health and safety of employees in relation to silica dust, dust control also preserves the integrity of equipment and prevents costly downtime."

Additionally, AIRIS's patented, total dust control solutions served as a safeguard to eliminate any potential environmental impact from silica dust to the surrounding community. Respirable silica dust can easily spread beyond the boundaries of a wellsite. By committing to AIRIS's total dust control solution, Atalaya demonstrated its dedication to being good neighbors to nearby residences and businesses.

AIRIS Wellsite Services' total dust control solution is the only in the industry that tackles the 6 sources of equipment-generated silica dust. Along with curbing silica dust exposure, AIRIS supplies an exposure control plan that keeps wellsites in compliance with current and future OSHA standards. "We're looking at an increase in activity as drilled, uncompleted wells are brought to completion," added Petitto. "Providing total dust control solutions will protect the health of numerous workers, extend the lifespan of critical equipment, and ensure compliance with OSHA standards."

For more information on AIRIS Wellsite Services, its total dust control solutions and patented technology, visit

About Atalaya
Atalaya Resources, LLC is a private exploration company committed to building long-term value. While we continually evaluate acquisition opportunities, our primary goal is the development of unique geological ideas and organic growth through the drill bit.

Founded in 2012, AIRIS Wellsite Services is a third-party provider of total silica dust control solutions to Operators and Pressure Pumperst. AIRIS provides these services through the operation of a fleet of high-efficiency particulate HEPA vacuum units. AIRIS is headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and operates primarily in the Rocky Mountains, Mid-Continent, Northeast and Texas regions.

Katie Sallee
(918) 728-7026
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