Buckthorn acquired TWMA in May 2017. Established in 2000 and with over 500 staff, TWMA has become recognised internationally for providing specialist drilling waste management and environmental solutions that lower C02 emissions, recycle drilling fluids, reduce environmental footprint, lower drilling costs and maximise operational effectiveness. The company provides services to maximise efficient water use through recovery and re-use during the drilling process. The company has offices and service bases in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, West Africa and the USA.


June 2018: TWMA acquired Dynamic Oilfield Services to enable it to deliver its drilling waste management services to the US land drilling market. Dynamic Oilfield Services deploys its solids control and surface equipment capabilities to enhance environmental performance in some of the most prolific onshore basins in the US and is a leader in the recovery and reuse of drilling fluids and water to minimise emissions and water use.