About Us

North Shore Energy Services was founded by a team of water treatment industry professionals dedicated to taking solving the most difficult oil and gas fluid management issues. With over 50 years of field water treatment experience, North Shore has developed cutting edge fluid management and treatment solutions that have been employed to recycle water from the oil and gas industry, including but not limited to:  flowback water, production water, completion fluids, drilling pit water, wastewater conversion to frac water, mine pit tailings, and acid mine drainage.

North Shore can deliver the patent pending Brine Box technology right to the well pad, at your service firms operations yard or even at a central pit location close to your needs.  North Shore is also permitting fixed base facilities in strategic unconventional gas plays including:

  • Western PA and Ohio for the Marcellus and Utica Shale Plays
  • West Texas for the Permian Basin and Cline Basin Shale Plays
  • South Texas for the Eagle Ford Shale Play
  • North Dakota for the Bakken Shale Play


Management Team

Michael Havelka - Chief Technology Officer
724-802-2239 - mike@thebrinebox.com

Michael has 27 years of direct experience in the water treatment and separations industries including Calgon Carbon Corporation, BP Amoco, Siemens Water Technologies, Veolia Environment and Layne Christenson as either consultant and management team member. Michael is a Physical Chemist by training and has extensive experience in new product development including many existing and pending US and foreign patents. Micheal is a graduate of West Liberty State University with a Degree in Chemistry and a graduate of Franciscan University with an M.B.A.