OMNI Environmental Solutions continues serving a variety of
energy industry needs with staff and a fleet on duty 24/7.
says. “As far as the COVID, we’ve been very
fortunate,” Lenny says. “Our people have
social distanced and have worn masks and
I have to give credit to Bobby as our plant
manager, because he’s been on top of all of
Among the adjustments the company
has made, are these:
• Implemented COVID questionnaires
and temperature checks at the beginning of
• Masks have been made available;
hand sanitizer stations set up; and the
cleaning and desanitizing of offices, trucks
and equipment was implemented.
Lenny says the company continues
to make changes with the evolving
mandates with company officials constantly
monitoring local and national news.
The OMNI company employ portal,
with information for staffers on a variety
of areas, is updated regularly with
COVID information. Employees have that
information available through an app on
How hard was OMNI’s work industry
• Oil prices dropped to a record low,
which causes some oil companies to cease
drilling and some to pause operations;
• Employee staffing was reduced mainly
by not replacing employees who resigned;
• Diesel was stored rather than sold to
wait while oil prices recovered.
Lenny says routine operations for the
firm’s sales staff, who were routinely on rig
sites assessing needs with clients, changed
“Now all of their business has been
done from home and on the phone,” he
“It’s been different, but we’ve been
very fortunate in that we’ve been able
to maintain our business,” Lenny says.
“This company has been very fortunate,
while we’ve lost some business because
some of the rigs have moved or shut
down. Some rigs could not get the
equipment they needed from vendors, it
just shut down.”
Between a combination of the COVID
and drop in oil prices, Lenny estimated
the company’s Haynesville operations
have lost about 25 customers.
“One thing I want to say is there’s
nothing like thanking the good Lord for
protecting us all, it has been a blessing,”
Lenny says. The company’s core values,
referred to as “RISE” have continued to
serve OMNI well in the turmoil of 2020.
“Our company is one based on respect,
integrity, safety and excellence,” he says.
OMNI has had operations in Center and
the Haynesville Shale area for 11 years.
“We expect to be here for a long, long
time,” Lenny says. “We’re doing everything
in our power to protect our people and
those we work with and we expect to
continue doing that.”
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