Marcellus Shale Services

"Stone Consulting has provided site design and environmental permitting for the Oil and Gas industry for many years. Currently, with the resurgence of drilling in the deep gas formations, Stone has been providing road, bridge, permitting and site design for our clients."

Harvey H. Stone, P.E., President
The Marcellus Shale formation has created increased activity in Pennsylvania. Stone Consulting, Inc. is capable of providing a wide range of services for oil and gas development. Our company is certified to work in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as well as being certified in 39 other states. Our company has a reputation of hearing customers' needs and finding cost-effective solutions.

Stone Consulting, Inc. has years of experience in working with the Department of Environmental Protection, the Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Forest Service (Allegheny National Forest), County and State agencies. We are capable of providing the expertise necessary to guide our clients through these new rules and regulations in a timely and cost efficient manner. Our company has qualified personnel with national CPESC registration and soon will have national CPSWM registration. Our work experience has not only assisted clients in getting well development approval in the Allegheny National Forest, but also in exceptional-value watersheds with high quality watersheds. Some of these environmental permits are:

  • ESCGP-1 - Oil and Gas industry's NPDES Permit for Erosion Control and Storm Water Management controls
  • Well plats
  • Land development and grading plans
  • Erosion control plans and storm water management control plans
  • Erosion control monitoring, as required by ESCGP-1
  • Pollution, Prevention and Control (PPC) plans
  • PNDI - identification of endangered flora, fauna and species
  • Stream Encroachment Permits - for disturbance of streams and wetlands
  • Joint permit applications
  • Wetlands delineations
  • PennDOT Highway Occupance Permits

Stone Consulting, Inc. has the ability to bring to our clients a broad range of engineering abilities. Each of these abilities enables our clients to have a multitude of options when considering how to develop their sites. These abilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Rail design as an option for import materials and equipment to the site.
  • Bridge inspections to assure that trucks and vehicles can access the site safely.
  • Structural engineering for bridge and building design.
  • Mining design and permits should marketable raw materials be found.
  • Surveying - we are associated with Fox & Fox, Inc. who has full GPS capability.
PROJECTS:

Penn Virginia Oil and Gas Site Development

  • Potter County- Marcellus Well Site
  • Plan & Profile drawings for 2 miles of access road to three well pads. Design included ditch and culvert design for storm water quality and quantity.
  • Grading plan for three well pads – each well pad being approximately 3.5 acres in size.
  • Plan for a 3.5 million gallon fresh water impoundment.
  • Preparation of Erosion Control Plans and construction details for entire project.
  • Preparation of Wetlands delineation plan.
  • Preparation of Bridge Replacement Drawings & permits.
  • Permit preparation and submission for NPDES, Erosion & Sedimentation Control, plus Expedited ESCGP-1.
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