PE-backed Extreme Plastics Plus appoints CEO

Extreme Plastics Plus, a portfolio company of Blue Wolf Capital Partners, has named Jay Minmier as CEO. Previously, he was president of Nomac Drilling. EPP is a U.S. environmental containment services company.


NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Extreme Plastics Plus (EPP), a leading U.S. environmental containment services company, announced the hiring of a new CEO, Jay Minmier. Mr. Minmier brings over 26 years of oilfield services experience. He was most recently the President of Nomac Drilling, a position he held from 2011 to 2017, when Nomac’s parent company, Seventy Seven Energy, was acquired by Patterson-UTI. Founded in 2007, EPP specializes in environmental containment solutions, such as environmental lining, above ground storage tanks, composite mats and secondary containment systems, primarily to the energy and petroleum industry. With locations in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Colorado, the Company services nearly every major domestic oil and natural gas basin in the U.S.

In addition to serving as President of Nomac, Mr. Minmier was also an executive officer of Seventy Seven, which offered a comprehensive portfolio of services including pressure pumping and oilfield rentals. He previously held senior management positions at several top drilling services companies, including Grey Wolf Drilling, Precision Drilling and Helmerich & Payne, during his distinguished career. Before entering the energy industry, Mr. Minmier was a captain in the United States Air Force.

He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington and an MBA from the University of West Florida.

“I am incredibly excited to join such a well-respected and innovative energy services company,” said Mr. Minmier. “The talented team at EPP – which values hard work and discipline – has succeeded over its eleven-year history at finding new and high quality ways to better serve its customers.”

“Jay brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge, expertise and leadership – he was a natural fit for this position,” said Wade Holt, President of EPP. “The entire EPP team is excited about what Jay will bring to the table as we position the company for future success.”

“EPP has a proven track record of being a leader in high quality environmental containment solutions, and we are confident Jay will only further that mission,” said Aakash Patel, Principal at Blue Wolf Capital Partners (Blue Wolf). “With a great leadership team already in place, Jay will bring out the best in this organization and allow for continued growth in existing markets and expansion into new markets.”

Blue Wolf, a New York-based private equity firm, has been the majority owner of EPP since 2016.

About Extreme Plastics Plus
Founded in 2007, Extreme Plastics Plus (EPP) is an environmental containment company that specializes in providing environmental lining, above ground storage tanks, composite mats, secondary containment systems, and drilling support services. Our history, reliability, and quality of service are just as strong as the plastic we lay. We work meticulously on every project and with every client. Extreme Plastics Plus has installed over 300 million square feet of geosynthetic liner. For additional information, please visit

About Blue Wolf Capital Partners
Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC is a private equity firm that specializes in control investments in middle market companies. Leading by experience, and with a commitment to excellence, Blue Wolf transforms companies strategically, operationally and collaboratively. Blue Wolf manages challenging situations and complex relationships between business, customers, employees, unions, and regulators to build value for stakeholders. For additional information, please visit