Who we are

Environmentally Responsible Results

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. We provide environmentally responsible results and sustainable solutions.

We are an integrated infrastructure business that owns and operates more than a dozen geographically dispersed recycling facilities with approximately 415 miles of permanent, large-diameter pipelines augmented by technologically advanced water treatment and recycling assets. 

Bringing deep expertise and industry-leading, full-cycle water solutions, including large-scale water treatment, produced water reuse and recycling facilities, we regularly – effectively and safely – manage over 1.2 million barrels of water per day.

We partner with you long-term as your most reliable water solution provider for oil & gas development, and provide environmentally responsible results to the entire industry through our economical, dependable, safe and environmentally-friendly solutions.

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What Differentiates XRI?

XRI is a long-term partner to achieve project goals. Our deliverables include:

Developing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) based on influent and effluent data and operational objectives

Supporting design and construction of systems with a focus on operational excellence to achieve KPIs

Providing in-country operations with a goal on developing local
workforce competency

Being a source of capital
and financing


XRI is led by a seasoned management team with extensive experience in the energy industry. We have a proven ability to develop and execute industry-leading water management solutions which create maximum value for our customers.

Matt Gabriel

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Successful entrepreneur who has found and led several high-growth, innovative companies.

Founded XRI to provide innovative water management and recycling solutions to the world’s most sophisticated energy companies.

Chris Harich

Chief Operations Officer

Oversees XRI’s operations and Environmental, Health & Safety, and is responsible for XRI’s integrated water resources and recycling management plans.

Previously served as a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Project Chief for multiple nationally strategic integrated water resource management studies using advanced technologies.

Brendan Ederle

Chief Financial Officer

Oversees XRI’s finance, accounting and tax functions.

Previously an investment banker at Goldman Sachs, where he advised a range of private and public energy clients on strategic mergers, acquisitions and financing activities.

Patrick Troy

Chief Growth Officer

Oversees XRI’s business development and strategic growth initiatives.

Previously served as Senior Vice President & GM of the Heavy Industry Division at Evoqua Water Technologies / Xylem where he led sales and operational management.

Ginny Kadlick

General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Oversees XRI’s legal, land, and human resources functions.

Previously with Fountain Quail Energy Services, LLC, and Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation.

John Durand

Vice Chairman

Oversees XRI’s sustainability efforts and is responsible for XRI’s governmental, regulatory and community relations.

Prior to joining XRI, Mr. Durand was a founding partner of WaterBridge Resources, LLC where he served as President and Chief Operating Officer.


Morgan Stanley Energy Partners, the energy-focused private equity business of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, is a leading energy private equity platform that makes privately negotiated equity and equity-related investments in energy companies located primarily in
North America.

Morgan Stanley Energy Partners pursues a differentiated investment strategy, focused on the buyout and build-up of strategically attractive, established energy businesses across the energy value chain in partnership with world-class management teams. For further information about Morgan Stanley Energy Partners, please visit www.morganstanley.com.