Environmental Services
for the Energy Industry

Helping Navigate an Ever-Changing Regulatory Environment

CMEC assists energy companies in navigating an ever-changing regulatory environment to support the development of traditional Oil & Gas and renewable energy projects. Our regulatory specialists include biologists, archeologists, environmental inspectors, planners, monitors, and many other experts specialized in working to comply with applicable local, state, and federal regulations. CMEC has offices strategically located in Houston, Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa, but our services are offered nationwide in order to assist with energy-related projects across the country.

Our team is experienced working with a variety of agencies and knows the challenges associated with interagency coordination. CMEC consults agencies early and often to ensure that project deadlines are met.

Some of the agencies that we have established relationships with include:

  • Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
  • Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
  • Bureau of Reclamation (BOR)
  • National Grasslands
  • Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC)
  • Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)
  • U.S. Forest Service (USFS)

Specialized Energy Environmental Services

Oil & Natural Gas

CMEC provides expert regulatory compliance and environmental permitting services to support the development of upstream, midstream, and downstream hydrocarbon-related projects. Whether you are looking to drill a well that will produce federal minerals or you need to troubleshoot a pipeline for environmental issues, CMEC’s specialists can help.

Renewable Energy Development

Whether it is wind or solar, CMEC provides full-service environmental due-diligence surveys and reporting for renewable energy projects – from site selection to post-construction monitoring and compliance. In the past two years alone, our experienced specialists have completed environmental site due-diligence surveys for private renewable projects for more than 12,000 acres in 11 Texas Counties.

  • BLM Applications for Permit to Drill
  • Archeology/Cultural Surveys & Monitoring
  • BIA Leasing & Business Site Leases
  • BIA Right-of-Way Acquisition
  • Biological Resource Evaluation
  • Bird/Bat Mortality Surveys
  • BLM Leasing
  • Coastal Use Permits
  • Communitization Agreements
  • Dewatering Permits
  • Endangered Species Surveys
  • Environmental Assessments
  • Environmental Inspections & Monitoring
  • Federal Right-of-Way Permitting
  • Floodplain Permits (County)
  • Geothermal Drilling Permits (GDP)
  • Groundwater Monitoring
  • Historic Resource Surveys
  • Hydrostatic Discharge Permits
  • Migratory & Nesting Bird Surveys
  • Oyster & Seagrass Surveys
  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessments
  • Phase II Environmental Site Assessments
  • Railroad Crossing Permitting
  • Raptor & Eagle Surveys
  • Seismic Permits
  • Site Facility/Security Diagrams
  • Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans
  • USACE Waters/Wetland Delineations and Jurisdictional Determinations
  • USACE Permitting & Mitigation