Oil and Gas


EPG delivers a broad range of environmental planning, permitting, environmental compliance management, and reclamationservices in support of oil and gas exploration and development projects, including:

  • Preparation of Federal Fluid Mineral Leasing and Development Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) for the BLM and USFS
  • Third-Party NEPA documentation including Categorical Exclusions, EAs and EISs
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting support
  • Migratory bird protection and compliance plan development and implementation
  • Site clearance surveys: threatened, endangered, and sensitive species surveys; cultural resource surveys – Class I, II, and III (including consultation with State Historic Preservation Offices [SHPO])
  • Construction monitoring and mitigation of impacts to cultural and paleontological resources, threatened and endangered species, and protected native plants and wildlife
  • Planning and construction monitoring for soil stabilization, erosion, and sedimentation control, including preparation of Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP) and identification of Best Management Practices (BMPs)
  • Reclamation/restoration planning and compliance monitoring (including SSRP’s)