Newpark Resources, Inc. provides various products and services primarily to the oil and gas exploration industry. It operates in three segments: Fluids Systems and Engineering, Mats and Integrated Services, and Environmental Services. The Fluids Systems and Engineering segment provides drilling fluids products and technical services for technical drilling projects involving complex subsurface conditions, such as horizontal directional, geologically deep, or deep water drilling. This segment also offers completion services and equipment rental services; and sells barite and other industrial minerals. The Mats and Integrated Services segment provides composite mat rentals, well site construction, and related well site services to exploration and production customers. This segment also manufactures and sells DuraBase composite mat systems for use in its domestic and international rental operations. The Environmental Services segment provides onshore and offshore drilling waste management; and reclamation services. This segment also processes and disposes waste generated by oil and gas customers; and receives and disposes non-hazardous industrial waste principally from generators, including refiners, manufacturers, service companies, and industrial municipalities. The company operates primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. Newpark Resources, Inc. was founded in 1932 and is based in The Woodlands, Texas.