Rex Energy Corporation

Butler County Pipelines

ARM provided engineering, natural resource surveying and permitting to Rex Energy Corporation, for their pipelines operating across Butler County in Pennsylvania to support their natural gas well drilling and development operations in the Marcellus Shale formation:

Engineering & permitting:

  • Three (3) pipelines, approximately 23, 000 feet
  • Obtained ESCGP-1 permits
  • Prepared E&S Plans
  • Obtained GP-5 Utility Line Stream Crossing permits
  • Obtained GP-8 Temporary Road Crossing permits
  • Obtained “Submerged Land License Agreement”
  • Prepare drawings and technical information for boring under railroad
  • 6 Well Pads
  • 3 Impoundments

Natural resources:

  • Wetland biologists worked with the client to conduct an on-site investigation of a proposed 10, 534-foot natural gas pipeline to connect a well pad to a compressor/processing facility
  • Completed presence/absence determination of streams and wetlands during the winter season to facilitate planning and permitting of the pipeline
  • Conducted in-house reviews of soil mapping, topographic mapping and aerial photographs to facilitate the on-site investigation
  • Identified two stream crossings and one wetland within the pipeline corridor
  • Provided documentation for PADEP General Permit (GP) applications for Utility Line Stream Crossings (GP-5)
  • Completed on-site habitat suitability investigation for heartleaf meehania (Meehania cordata), a proposed Pennsylvania endangered species
  • Received project clearance from PADCNR in a timely manner to allow the project to remain on schedule