Well Plugging and Abandonment
Oil Field Decommissioning

Wells permanently abandoned
Completed Projects
Inland Water Sites Restored
Oil & Gas Wells Decommissioned in Inland Water Ways

Well P&A and Decommissioning – as an integrated solution or as part of your team.

Having closed over 2300+ wells for large oil field clients, we are experts in plugging and abandonment, oil field decommissioning, and land reclamation. We primarily operate in five states with successful completion results for our clients and an excellent safety record. Most often our services are provided as either integrated delivery or project expertise.

Approved P&A Contractor in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, and Mississippi

Cost Effective

Every job has best-case, mid-case, and worst case operational planning and budgeting before the start of work. With this knowledge we work together with you to ensure a successful project.

Customized Solutions

We work within your current plugging and abandonment program or develop a fully integrated contractor-at-risk program for you.

Safe Operations

We are highly trained and experienced in plugging and abandonment operations. We’ve worked over 486,000+ hours since our last recordable incident.

Integrated Delivery

Don’t know where to start? Consider using our team to provide your well plugging and abandonment and decommissioning project as an integrated solution.

  • Simpler Process

    One team start to finish to successful project completion.

  • Lower Cost and Higher Quality

    A single point of responsibility. Innovative approaches and use of value engineering to reduce capital and lifecycle cost.

  • Faster Delivery

    Design and field operations overlap, improving decommissioning efficiency.

Project Expertise

Lean on our expertise. Our qualifications and services range from records research and project planning to field work, drilling and cementing to final restoration.

  • Records Research

  • Project Planning

  • Budget Analysis and Value Engineering

  • Construction Management

  • Government Relations

See the benefits for yourself of working with Elm Springs.


What Clients Are Saying About Us

  • Elm Springs Inc has performed multiple high profile projects for my company with a very high degree of success. They possess an above average industry standard for Safety performance and planning and have never experienced a recordable or a HIPO during thousands of man hours of work provided to my company. Whether onshore or inland waters I can depend upon Elm Springs Inc to Safely and COST EFFECTIVELY execute field work and provide exceptional front end planning and consulting for very challenging and complicated projects.
  • ..cost effectively execute field work and provide exceptional front end planning.Current Client
  • …top notch in oilfield remediation, plant decommissioning, and oil/gas well plugging and abandonment.Current Client
  • Elm Springs Inc. is top notch in oilfield remediation, plant decommissioning, and oil/gas well plugging and abandonment. Their safety record is impeccable because safety-consciousness is passed from the top management down to their workforce.

About Us

Our company was formed in 1997 to provide consulting and field operations services for the successful decommissioning and plugging and abandonment of legacy and orphan wells. Today we focus on plugging land and inland water oil and gas wells as an integrated solution or by providing consulting services as part of the project team.

Who We Work For

  • Oil and Gas Operator of Legacy Well Programs
  • Oil and Gas Current Operators
  • State-run Orphan Well Programs
  • Engineering and Project Management Firms
  • Legal Firms

Our Leadership Team

Benny Emmert


Legacy Oil & Gas Well P&A, Site Decommissioning, Site Restoration

Todd Emmert


Legacy Oil & Gas Well P&A, Site Decommissioning, Site Restoration

Dale McEachern

Project Execution

Oilfield Reclamation
Well P&A

Richard Manross

Team Leader

Cementing and Pumping
Field Operations

We are Safe.

We expend considerable resources to train team members on performing their roles with constant hazard awareness and mitigation of risk. We focus on mitigating risks through behavior-based safety programs and daily hazard recognition discussions..

  • Years Since
    Last Recordable Incident
  • *We are a member of Browz and Avetta through our engineering partner Anderson Engineering.

Our Safety Tools.

  • Defined Practices

    Risk-assessed Standard Operating Practices and Task Safety Analysis

  • Permit Driven

    Task Safety Analysis are developed for all work and permits are issued (i.e. Hot Work, Ground Disturbance, Working at Heights, High Pressure Pumping) prior to beginning any task.

  • Empowered to Stop Work

    Any time unexpected downhole conditions or a change in operations are encountered – work is stopped and the risk and operational plan are adjusted.

Recent Successes. Plugging and Abandonment. Oilfield Decommissioning and Reclamation.

Approved P&A Contractor in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Mississippi

Get in touch

Phone: (870) 696-3889
Fax: (870) 696-3509

Where to find us

5700 Hwy 19 South, Magnolia, AR 71753

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