Chris Harich - JPT Article

January 10, 2022

The Produced Water Conundrum Grows Across Unconventionals

In the recent article about the produced water conundrum growing across unconventionals, Dr. Chris Harich shared his insight as to what XRI is doing to help solve this issue.

Matt Gabriel - OGGN Carousel

January 4, 2022

XRI's Matt Gabriel on Journey to the ENERGY C-SUITE Podcast

Podcast host Ryan Sanford sits down with XRI Founder and CEO Matt Gabriel. They talk about the career pivot from attorney to entrepreneur, putting together leadership teams, leading through a strategic shift and his early days running snow cone stands and brokering baseball cards.

Patrick Watrin - HART Imp. Veterans Carousel

December 20, 2021

Patrick Watrin Honored by Hart Energy's 2021 Impactful Veteran in Energy Program

XRI's Patrick Watrin is a 2021 honoree of Hart Energy's “Impactful Veteran in Energy” program honoring military veterans for their impact on the future of the industry.

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About Us

Established in 2013 and headquartered in Houston, TX, XRI is the leading full-cycle water management and produced water midstream company with advanced water treatment technologies and recycling frameworks. XRI is revolutionizing the water midstream industry by focusing on the recycling of produced water, reducing industry reliance on potable water sources, and by engaging in and providing ESG-focused solutions for the benefit of all stakeholders. XRI is a portfolio company of Morgan Stanley Energy Partners.

Sustainable Solutions

Recycling and Reuse

Integrated recycling facilities to repurpose produced water via owned pipeline networks.

Responsible Water Sourcing

Integration of non-potable groundwater sources to augment treated produced water for supply to E&P customers.

Produced Water Take-away and Flowback

Contracted take-away from leading independents under long-term contracts; integrated flowback services and sand management.

Integrated Disposal Capacity

Developing saltwater disposal wells strategically integrated with broad infrastructure network.

Leading Initiatives Since 2013

Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

XRI was founded on the tenets of conservation of water resources, environmental sustainability, employee health and safety and corporate stewardship. Our ESG responsibility is to provide full cycle water management solutions to the industry’s leading companies in the safest, most efficient and environmentally responsible manner possible.  Our unwavering commitment – since 2013 – is to conserve precious water resources for the benefit of people, communities and businesses.

Safety first

Our commitment to safety

At XRI, nothing is of greater importance than safety. Safety at XRI is founded upon the concept that every person is a safety officer, empowered to recognize and correct any unsafe actions that affect themselves and others. Underpinning this principle is a robust and formal corporate process, led by senior management, that relies on the development and enforcement of detailed policies and procedures.

Matt Gabriel

Founder & CEO

Chris Harich


John Durand

President, Chief Sustainability Officer