Newpark was founded in 1932 as a mining company in Park City, Utah and is now headquartered in The Woodlands, TX. We have grown into a global technology leader in not only the oil and gas industry but many others as well. We are focused in 3 areas that include Fluids Systems, Mats & Integrated Services, and Industrial Minerals. We have a footprint in over 20 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific and we employ over 2,000 employees. Newpark Fluids Systems provides drilling, completion and stimulation products as well as technical services globally. The Drilling Fluids product line is the largest product line in the Fluids Systems portfolio and Newpark holds the #2 market share position in North America, and the #3 market share position globally. Newpark Mats and Integrated Services (NMIS) provides temporary work sites and access roads to drilling sites, as well as site closure and remediation upon completion of operations. NMIS is the dominant player in mat rental and integrated site services, with the DURA-BASE� composite mat system, which provides a safe, cost-effective surface for year-round all weather performance. Excalibar Minerals is a quality processor and supplier of industrial minerals. Our main advantage over competitors is our ability to offer direct import capabilities to key geographic regions we work in. Newpark Resources� significant status in these business segments and the company�s environmentally advanced contributions provide a bright outlook for its continued growth and success.