Oil & Natural Gas Services

Marcellus Shale

Navarro & Wright is experienced in the Marcellus Shale explorations by servicing the needs of the major energy companies and the surrounding communities faced with  expanding infrastructure demands due to tremendous growth in the region.  Our firm has operated an office in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, in the heart of the Marcellus Shale region, for the past 18 years and is well-known in the area as a respected, reliable and experienced engineering firm.  Navarro & Wright has been active in the Marcellus Shale play since the beginning by providing civil/site engineering development, environmental and permitting expertise, extensive water and wastewater resource knowledge and construction inspection services related to the natural gas industry.  With corporate offices in Central Pennsylvania since 1996, Navarro & Wright is committed and focused to meet the growing needs of its Marcellus Shale clients throughout the region and has the team of experienced personnel to service exploration and pipeline operations.

Oil & Natural Gas services include:

  • Well Pad and Impoundment Design
  • Horizontal Directional Drill Crossing Design (HDD)
  • Pipeline Construction Plans
  • Erosion and Sedimentation Control Plans
  • (ESCGP-1) – Expedited Reviews
  • Pipeline Gathering Line Design
  • Pipeline Alignment Routing
  • Site, Access and Haul Road Design
  • PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permits (HOP)
  • Township Roadway Permits
  • Utility Coordination
  • Land Development Plans
  • SRBC and DEP Coordination


  • Wetlands Delineation/Mapping
  • Wetland Mitigation Design
  • PA DEP General Permits
  • PA DEP / USACE Joint Permits
  • Environmental Site Assessments
  • Archaeological Studies/Cultural Resources
  • Rare, Threatened and Endangered Species Clearances
  • FERC Filings and Coordination
  • Federal Environmental Impact Statements
  • Federal Environmental Assessments
  • Routing and Alternatives Analysis


  • Exploratory Drilling
  • Subsurface Site Characterization
  • Subsurface Investigation for HDD Design
  • Hydrogeological Investigations
  • Hydrology Consulting Services
  • Certified AMRL Testing Laboratory
    Soils, Concrete and Masonry Testing
  • Compaction Testing


  • Noise Analysis and Mitigation Design
  • Air Quality Analysis


  • Boundary Surveys
  • ALTA Surveys
  • Well Location Plats
  • Rights of Way and Easement Plats
  • GPS Control and Mapping
  • Topographic Surveys
  • Aerial Mapping and Control
  • Courthouse Research
  • Preparation of Legal Descriptions
  • Subdivision Plans
  • Wellpad & Pipeline Construction Stakeout
  • As Built Surveys


  • Water Withdrawal Facility Design and Permitting
  • Water Supply Applications
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • PA DEP Permits


  • GIS Databases & Mapping
  • Assistance with Leasing/Contracts
  • Courthouse Research & Title Search


  • Third Party Construction Reviews
  • Constructability Reviews
  • Wetland and Stream Mitigation Construction
  • 3rd Party Environmental Monitoring

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