American Pollution Control Corp. (AMPOL) is a full service environmental remediation company and contractor that specializes in inland, nearshore, and offshore emergency response and hazardous waste remediation. Serving oil and gas companies, industrial companies and government agencies, AMPOL provides emergency and nonemergency toxic and hazardous materials containment, collection and assistance with transport and disposal. AMPOL has been recognized by the United States Department of Labor and the Louisiana Workmen’s Compensation Corporation for its excellent safety record. AMPOL maintains one of the largest and most thorough inventories of spill response equipment in the Gulf of Mexico region.
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- Business Type:
- Service provider
- Industry Type:
- Emergency Response
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
- Year Founded:
- Over 1000
- $10,000,000 US - $100,000,000 US
AMPOL's Commitment to Safety
At AMPOL, safety is our priority and is ingrained in our culture. We believe that our uncompromising commitment to human safety and environmental protection directly reflects our commitment to quality and is an integral part of our commitment to our customers and their projects. The AMPOL team has maintained constant sight of it’s goal to achieve an incident-free workplace. AMPOL has continued to grow and expand its range of services. Through it all, one thing that has not changed is our commitment to employee safety.
Experience You Can Trust
Results You Can Measure
American Pollution Control Corp. (AMPOL) is a full service environmental remediation company and contractor that specializes in inland, nearshore, and offshore emergency response and hazardous waste remediation. Serving oil and gas companies, industrial companies and government agencies, AMPOL provides emergency and nonemergency toxic and hazardous materials containment, collection and assistance with transport and disposal.
- 25: Years of Business
- 15: Countries Serviced
- 5: Corporate Locations
When it comes to spill response, we lead the way. AMPOL is a United States Coast Guard (USCG) rated Oil Spill Removal Organization (OSRO) level MM through W3. With the most experienced and best trained field staff in the business, AMPOL has an extensive emergency response force that provides quick mobilization and professional execution.
Complementing our spill response services are full service packages we provide for Asbestos / Lead / Mold & Mildew Abatement, NORM, Confined Space Entry & Rescue Standby, Site Remediation, and Tank Cleaning needs, Vacuum Truck Services, Industrial Insulation, Transportation & Disposal of NORM and other hazardius, Air Monitoring, Dumpster Services, Plant Maintenance, unmatched Disinfection Services, and we offer spill response and containment products manufactured inhouse. waste All services can deploy to any location, 24/7, for emergency response or projects.
Our inventory of spill response recovery equipment is second to none in inland, nearshore and onshore locations. Our extensive logistics and support equipment includes Guzzlers, End Dumps, 70 and 130 Barrel Vacuum Trailers, Dumpster trucks and Duel and Single Box hauling capabilities, Vacuum box trailers, and two Hydro Excavators, one small one big.
Through AMPOL’s Oil Stop Division, we provide a complete range of manufactured oil spill and pollution control products which includes an array of different containment booms such as Solid Flotation Boom, Husky Boom, Inflatable Boom and are most popular Auto Boom, all is manufactured inhouse. No two spills are the same, but whatever the challenge, AMPOL’s fully trained crews are ready for the task-safely, efficiently and thoroughly. In AMPOL’s new incident command and training center, all AMPOL employees are properly trained and certified to handle the various environmental issues that arise.
AMPOL was founded by CEO/President Kirk Headley in 1993 as a response to the booming oil and gas industry in South Louisiana. In recent years, AMPOL has rapidly expanded from our corporate headquarters in New Iberia, LA and Oil Stop office in Harvey, LA to a total of six offices along the Gulf Coast in Louisiana and Texas, including Bayou Vista, Chalmette, Venice and Port Arthur.
Over the years, AMPOL has earned its reputation as an elite intercontinental environmental services and emergency response company. Our commitment to customer satisfaction fuels our drive to improve techniques, identify innovative technology through aggressive research and development, and apply our resources to that commitment. Our team’s dedication to be ready to respond continues to propel AMPOL’s reputation as the industry leader in total environmental solutions. As many milestones as our company has already achieved, its future looks even brighter.
- 2002: Cargo Ship that spilled most of its cargo in Mississippi River (Venice Louisiana)
- 2004: Atchafalaya Basin Well Blow Out (Largest swamp in US)
- 2005: Hurricane Katrina Relief
- 2008: Aquisition of Oil Stop (Helped us expand our operations with the BP incident), becuase of Oil Stop our company grew substantially after BP oil spill.
- 2010: BP Oil Spill
- 2013: Pipeline Contamination Remediation Project (Bellaire Texas)
- 2017: Bayou Tech Oil Spill
- 2018: (Morgan City, LA) Gas Processing Plant dismantlement (Asbestos, lead, mold remediation)
- 2019: ITC Houston Chip Channel (Fire + Spill)
- 2020: Global Pandemic Disinfection Program
AMPOL leads the industry in experience, reputation and execution. For each project, we bring our award-winning and innovative techniques that prove safe and effective results.
- US Coast Guard Rated OSRO Level MM through W3
- MSRC Equipment Certified
- Clean Gulf Equipment Certified
- Texas General Land Office
- NRC Equipment Certified
- OSHA 40 hour HAZPOWER
- OSHA 8 hour refresher
- OSHA 8 hour confined space entry
- OSHA CPR First Aid
- ISNetworld Safety Organization
- LWCC Safest 70 Award Recipient both 2009 and 2019
When it comes to spill response AMPOL leads the way. Our vast inventory of equipment and strategically located response bases makes AMPOL the leading contractor in the Gulf South for environmental incident response.
Award Winning Service
AMPOL complies with all OSHA, Coast Guard and DOT regulations that pertain to our scope of operations. We are proud of our impressive safety and environmental history of ZERO OSHA violations.
Trained and Certified Professionals
Our field, management and technical knowledge offers safe, dependable, cost-effective and regulatory compliant solutions for industrial environmental issues.