Douglas E. Knight

PHONE: 864-356-8424

Work Experience

5/00 – Present: FRx, Inc.
Operations Manager

Directs project planning, resource acquisition (including personnel and equipment,) field implementation, and reporting and analysis of multiple projects. Also instrumental in corporate business development.

Project Manager

Responsible for the logistics, execution and management of environmental hydraulic fracturing projects. Present summaries of work at national conferences.

3/99 – 6/01: Clayton Group Services, Inc.
Manager, Atlanta Regional Office

Responsible for the management of multiple environmental projects, including: multiple, state owned, petroleum release site investigations, corrective action plan reports, and remediation projects for Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority (GEFA). Multiple UST projects including corrective action plans, site investigations, tank closures and installations, and remedial system design and O&M.

11/97– 3/99: Environmental Corporation of America (ECA)
Project Manager, Alpharetta, Georgia

Responsible for the management of multiple environmental projects including: Multiple site petroleum release investigations and preparation of corrective action plans for major oil companies in Georgia and Alabama. Phase I, Phase II, and Geotechnical Investigations in several states, including Georgia, Alabama, Colorado, Kansas, Utah, Florida, Washington, and Maryland.

11/97– 3/99: Environmental Construction and Equipment Company
Project Manager, Alpharetta, Georgia

Project Manager for the operation of a mobile thermal oxidizer used for the treatment of offgas from the vacuum extraction of subsurface petroleum hydrocarbons. Project Manager for the design, installation, and operation of a mobile air stripping system for an emergency response diesel release on behalf of a petroleum pipeline company. Duties also involved communications with local, state, and federal regulatory agencies. Technician for the design, installation, maintenance, and monitoring of an air sparging groundwater treatment system for a PCE plume.

6/97– 11/97: United Consulting Group, Ltd.
Field Technician, Atlanta, Georgia

Geotechnical investigation and construction materials testing and observation for materials used in commercial, multi-story buildings, including steel, concrete, and earth materials.


B.S., Environmental Geology, Clemson University


OSHA 30 Construction Safety
Hazardous Waste Site Worker (40 hr HAZWPR)
OSHA Lockout/Tagout training
OSHA Respiratory Protection training
OSHA Hearing Conservation training
WHIMS for Managers and Supervisors
Basic Safety Training from Sarnia-Lambton IEC
US DOE Radiological Worker I & II
Heavy Equipment Operator Certification
10,000 PSI Water jet Operator Certification
Hydraulic Fracturing Equipment Operator Certification
Environmental Monitoring Well Design and Construction


National Groundwater Association

Selected Publications/Presentations

Doug Knight and Bill Slack. “Comparison of Techniques for Creation of Iron-Filled Hydraulic Fractures.” Seventh International Conference Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, Session D7, Improved Delivery Methods: Injection and Soil-Mixing. Monterey, California; May 24-27, 2010.

Doug Knight, Jim Richardson, Todd Herrington, Belinda Butler-Veytia. “Delivering HRC with Hydraulic Fracturing.” Ninth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium (Baltimore, Maryland; May 7–10, 2007).

Doug Knight and Graham Bradner. “Delivering HRC Primer™ via Hydraulic Fracturing.” Eighth International In Situ and On-Site Bioremediation Symposium (Baltimore, Maryland; June 6–9, 2005).

Knight, D. E. and W. W. Slack "Delivering Various Reduction and Oxidation Chemicals Via Hydraulic Fracturing." The Third International Conference on Oxidation and Reduction Technologies for In Situ Treatment of Soil and Groundwater, San Diego, CA. , San Diego, California. 2004.