Shale Exploration & Development

If you’re ready to take advantage of the boundless opportunities available in shale exploration, McCarthy Engineering can help you get there. Our team of highly competent and experienced civil and environmental professionals will enable you to focus on development of the vital resources that shale gas exploration has to offer. McCarthy engineers are fully capable of advising your team on the dynamic regulations and environmental issues, and will ensure that your strategy is right on target. When you partner with McCarthy, we handle:

Our General Capabilities and Experience Include:

  • ESCGP-1 permit applications
  • Erosion and Sedimentation Control Design
  • Storm water Impact Analysis
  • Water Obstruction Permitting
  • Waste Water Treatment
  • Temporary and Permanent Water Lines
    • Route Planning
    • Environmental Impact
    • Permitting     

Site Engineering:

  • Drilling Pad Sites
  • Topographic Survey for E&S Plans and Permits
  • Access Road Easements
  • HOP and Traffic Studies
  • Storm Water Permitting and Design
  • Feeder Pipeline Easements and Permitting

Road Engineering:

  • Pavement Condition Appraisals
  • Pre-bonding Evaluations
  • GIS Tracking of Road Conditions and Repairs
  • DOT Compliance for Roadway Excess Maintenance Requirements
  • Truck Route Planning

Field Surveying:

  • Full Topographic Surveys
  • Boundary Surveys
  • GPS field Survey
  • Construction Stakeout
  • Final As-Built Surveys 

Environmental Compliance:

  • DEP Water Allocations and Withdrawal Permits
  • Frac Water Reuse Facilities Design and Permitting
  • DRBC and SRBC Permitting
  • Environmental Permit Monitoring

Let McCarthy provide you with a “one-stop” approach for your site needs in developing projects in shale exploration.