Heritage-Crystal Clean has purchased Patriot Environmental Services, a provider of comprehensive environmental services and emergency oil spill response, from Solace Capital Partners for $156 million.

Patriot focuses on a variety of waste services including transportation and disposal, environmental emergency response and cleanup industrial cleaning, and oil spill response. The firm operates 18 locations and two wastewater treatment facilities.

“With Solace’s financial and operational support, we achieved substantial growth, enhanced our operational excellence, and built upon Patriot’s legacy and outstanding reputation,” said Kent Bartley, Patriot CEO. “We look forward to Patriot flourishing under Heritage-Crystal Clean’s ownership and continuing to provide premium services to our customers.”