Oil and Gas

We apply our academic training, practical experience, and creative thinking to develop inventive technical and management solutions to the difficult problems. We apply our academic training, practical experience, and creative thinking to develop inventive technical and management solutions to the difficult problems.

Geosyntec has served the oil and gas industry with environmental consulting, engineering, and management expertise for nearly two decades. We routinely work with all segments of the industry -- downstream, midstream, and upstream -- as well as legacy sites and litigation support.

In keeping with the industry focus, we emphasize safety process and performance in all our work efforts. We are proud of our exceptional safety record.

Our practice focuses on the industry's most difficult sites, whether the challenges relate to technical complexity, regulatory compliance, or schedule and cost objectives. We apply our academic training, practical experience, and creative thinking to develop inventive technical and management solutions to the hard problems. We are well versed in dealing with the environmental challenges specific to E&P such as saltwater management and residuals containing naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM). Geosyntec is also often first-to-field with innovative approaches to hydrocarbon and oxygenate issues in soil and groundwater, such as implementation of new protocols for monitored natural attenuation of oxygenates. From the management of E&P residuals and treatment of process waste to transshipment facility site restoration and marketing terminal stormwater compliance, Geosyntec provides exceptional client service to the oil and gas industry.

Services

  • Site investigation, characterization of impacts of petroleum hydrocarbons and other contaminants
  • Remediation -- design and implementation
  • Remediation system installation, operation, and maintenance
  • Stormwater management, design, and permitting
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Construction engineering and management
  • Regulatory liaison
  • Litigation support
  • Strategic site management and regulatory strategies
  • Site remediation and restoration strategies for legacy sites
  • Brownfields redevelopment
  • Structural analysis, including analysis of blast resistance of refinery structures

Representative Clients

    • Aera Energy
    • American Petroleum Institute
    • BP
    • Centrica
    • Chevron
    • Colonial Pipeline
    • ConocoPhillips
    • El Paso Corporation
    • ExxonMobil
    • KBR
    • Kinder Morgan
    • Koch
    • Paramount Petroleum
    • Shell
    • Tesoro
    • Valero
    • Venoco
    • WSPA

Our Consultants

  • Randy Brandt, P.G.

    Randy Brandt is a Senior Principal Geologist based in California with more than 25 years of experience focused on hydrogeology with special emphasis on the return of sites environmentally impacted by past industrial manufacturing activities and former military installations surplused through the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process to productive uses. Randy specializes in development and implementation of soil and groundwater characterization programs for contaminated sites ass ...
  • Peter Zeeb, Ph.D., P.G., LSP

    Peter Zeeb is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist based in Massachusetts with more than 20 years of experience focused on investigation and remediation strategy at some of the most challenging sites in the country, including CERCLA-regulated sites in New England and the Midwest, as well as numerous state-regulated sites. Specializing in site investigations, modeling, pilot tests, remedial strategy development/alternatives analyses, and full-scale remedy design for more than 20 years, Pe ...
  • Sam Williams, P.G.

    Sam Williams is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist based in California with more than 25 years of experience focused on the characterization and remediation of soil and groundwater contamination at industrial and commercial properties. Utilizing his experience in site characterization and innovative remediation programs to work with clients on converting impacted properties into community assets as commercial developments through Brownfields site redevelopment programs, Sam has worked ...
  • Mark Grivetti, P.G., CHG, CEG

    Mark Grivetti is a Senior Principal Hydrogeologist based in California with more than 30 years of experience focused on characterization and remediation of hazardous waste sites, surface and groundwater resource management, and engineering geology studies for a wide range of projects. He brings creative environmental solutions to the redevelopment of complex sites impacted by soil and groundwater contamination. Mark's worldwide experience in the investigation and remediation of comple ...
  • Michael McGuire, P.E.

    Michael McGuire is a Senior Principal Environmental and Civil Engineer based in California with more than 30 years of experience focused on characterizing and remediating sites affected by past industrial and chemical storage operations. His considerable technical skills, experience, and knowledge of engineering management allow him to effectively lead multidisciplinary project teams for restoration programs at single sites and portfolios of sites throughout the Western United States ...
  • Mary deFlaun, Ph.D., BCES

    Mary deFlaun is a Senior Principal Environmental Scientist based in New Jersey with more than 20 years of experience focused on the development and implementation of in situ remediation technologies. Mary has practical experience bringing in situ remediation technologies addressing recalcitrant organics and metals from bench and pilot scale applications to practical field applications. She has applied technologies such as biostimulation and bioaugmentation to impacted soil and groundw ...
  • Bertrand Palmer, Ph.D., P.E.

    Bertrand Palmer is a Senior Principal Engineer based in California with more than 20 years of experience focused on developing innovative approaches and designs for projects involving site assessment, remedial investigation, feasibility study, chemical fate and transport analysis, risk assessment, and soil and groundwater remediation. He is experienced in remediation system design, construction, operation, monitoring, and maintenance. With more than 20 years experience in geotechnical ...
  • Chuck Whisman, P.E.

    Chuck Whisman is a Senior Principal Engineer based in Pennsylvania with more than 23 years of professional experience focused in the areas of soil and groundwater assessment/remediation, system optimization, compliance, due diligence, integrity and information management, environmental management systems, planning and permitting, regulatory framework development, and site development. Examples of Chuck's practice experience include: serving as design engineer-of-record for hundreds ...
Geosyntec Consultants
Geosyntec is a specialized consulting and engineering firm that works with private and public sector clients to address new ventures and complex problems involving our environment, natural resources, and civil infrastructure.

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