Engineering and Permitting Services

ARM has extensive engineering experience relative to shale play development including well pads, impoundments, intakes, pipelines, compressor and tap sites, and associated infrastructure. The following includes a summary of our experience.

Engineering Services:

  • Well pad design
  • Impoundment design
  • Tank design
  • Central impoundment systems
  • Access road planning and design
  • Road, stream and wetland crossings
  • Water Intake design
  • Waterline and pump station design
  • Dam design
  • Erosion and sedimentation control (ESC) planning, permitting and design
  • Stormwater management
  • Post-construction stormwater management (PCSM)/site restoration plans
  • Restoration and mitigation plans
  • Surveying

Permitting Services:

  • Well permitting
  • Erosion and sediment control general permit (ESCGP-1) – Expedited review
  • Highway occupancy and driveway permits
  • Encroachment permitting – General Permits
  • Water Management Plans (WMP)
  • Underground Injection Control Permitting
  • Dam Permitting
  • Residual Waste Permits
  • Muncipalities and County Commissioners Notification
  • Preparedness, prevention and contingency (PPC) planning
  • Air permitting for compressor stations and processing facilities
  • Water supply and consumptive use permitting
  • Waste disposal permitting (residual waste-drill cuttings and wastewater)
  • Compliance reporting
  • Property assessments
  • SPCC, PPC, and SPR Plans

Pipeline Services:

  • Erosion control plans and permitting
  • Environmental assessments
  • Ecological assessments/early reviews
  • Wetland delineations and permitting
  • Threatened and endangered species reviews, surveys, and consultation
  • Cultural resource reviews/archaeological surveys
  • Surface water investigations/aquatic ecology evaluations
  • Municipal and County notifications
  • Erosion and sediment pollution control plans
  • Stormwater permitting and PCSM
  • PPC planning
  • Stream and wetland crossing encroachment permitting– state and federal
  • Routing alternatives analysis: cost evaluations and financial pro-formas
  • Access road design
  • Highway occupancy permitting and crossing/boring design
  • Compressor station/top site design
  • Air quality and noise quality
  • Construction administration and quality control/assurance
  • Water pipeline permitting and design-build
  • Surveying