Oil & Gas
East Texas Minerals Evaluation
Technical support in the evaluation of over 7,000 acres of oil and gas properties.  Carol facilitated the negotiations and sale of the properties throughout the entire process.
Horizontal Drilling in Southeastern Kansas, Cherokee Basin
Managed subcontractors in the drilling and completion of a horizontal well near Iola, Kansas. The well was completed in a coal seam to extract methane gas.
Development of East Texas Cotton Valley Wells
Provided log evaluation and completion recommendations including reservoir mapping and location proposals.
Prospect Generation near Overton, Texas
Developed a prospective area of over 2,500 acres of oil and gas minerals which have been leased and should be drilled within the year near Overton, Smith County, Texas.  Potential horizons include the Haynesville Lime, Cotton Valley Sands and Rodessa Lime. 
Well Site Work in Texas and southeastern Kansas
Provided well site assistance including logging, drill stem testing and coring throughout Texas and southeastern Kansas for 27 years.
Expert Testimony
Has served as an expert witness in over 25 cases concerning field rules, spacing exceptions, correlative rights, lease perpetuation and new field designations in East Texas and Fort Worth Basin areas.
8-Hour HAZWOPER Training in Dallas, Texas
Conducted annual Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) refresher training for private industry clients in Terrell, Texas.  The training was held at the client’s facility.
40-Hour HAZWOPER Training in Carrollton, Texas
Conducted basic 40 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations & Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training for an environmental consulting firm in Carrollton, Texas.  The training was held at the client’s office including field training exercises.
Course Development and Instruction for Texas A&M’s Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) in Mesquite, Texas
Carol & David
Assisted in putting together PRT-145 for TEEX.  Also conducted training for PRT-145: Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Environmental Regulations course.
Environmental Consulting
VCP Closure of a 40.5 acre industrial facility in Dallas, Texas
Conducted a comprehensive Environmental Site Assessment, Environmental Subsurface Investigation, entered site in Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) and pursued closure of the site using MSD adjusted critical Protective Concentration Levels (PCLs) under the Texas Risk Reduction Program (TRRP).  The City of Dallas approved the MSD application in January 2007 and the TCEQ MSD application was approved in March 2007.  The Affected Property Assessment Report (APAR) was approved and the certificate of completion was issued.
VCP Closure of a Semiconductor Facility in West Texas
Conducted site investigation, decontamination and closure oversight of a former semiconductor assembly building. Site investigation efforts concluded that the facility’s waste collection system had leaked over time and released trichloroethylene (TCE) into soils at the site.  The site was entered into the TCEQ’s VCP where a remedial plan was approved involving the excavation and removal of the affected soil to below the TCE cleanup criteria.  Provided oversight of remedial contractor to verify that closure goals were met.
VCP & IOP Closure of a Printing Facility in North Texas
Conducted an Environmental Site Assessment on a printing facility in north Texas.  Environmental concerns were further investigated and two groundwater plumes were identified; one from off-site and one from on-site.  The site was entered into the Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP) and the Innocent Owner Purchaser (IOP) programs.  Certificates of completion were issued for both the IOP (off-site source) plume and the VCP (on-site) plume under TRRP.
Multimedia Environmental Compliance Audit, Printing Facility in North Texas
Conducted a multimedia environmental Compliance Audit of a major Newspaper printing facility in north Texas.  The audit was conducted pursuant to Section 10(g) of the Environmental, Health and Safety Audit Privilege Act, which provides immunity for violations voluntarily disclosed as a result of a compliance audit.  The scope of the audit included the evaluation of the facilities compliance with applicable Environmental, Health and Safety regulations, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hazardous waste regulations and TCEQ Industrial Solid and Hazardous Waste regulations, TCEQ’s Air Quality, TCEQ’s Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) Permit, and local Industrial Wastewater Pretreatment Discharge Permits.
Expert Testimony, retained by plaintiff in DFW Metroplex area
Served as an expert witness on a case where hazardous industrial waste sludge (lead) was spilled on the plaintiff’s property.  Testimony included disclosure of the results of an extensive environmental site investigation that determine the aerial and vertical extent of affected media.  The case was settled out of court in favor of the plaintiff.
Ongoing Compliance Consulting for Electroplating Facility
Serves the facility in a compliance capacity for programs including storm water pollution prevention plans & sampling, Pollution Prevention (P2 Plan) Plan (Source Reduction & Waste Minimization), Form R and TRI reporting, Tier II reporting and develops & conducts environmental programs training.
VCP Closure and Groundwater Remediation in Grapevine, Texas
Entered site in VCP and pursued closure under TRRP for site in Grapevine, Texas.  The groundwater plume contained dissolved concentrations of trichloroethylene, cis-1, 2-dichloroethene and vinyl chloride.  The project involved installation of groundwater monitoring wells to delineate the horizontal and vertical extent of affected media.  Geological cross-sections and geological subsurface maps were drawn to evaluate the site’s geology.  Numerous subsurface maps of groundwater contaminants were drawn to illustrate the dimension and character of the groundwater plume.  Observed and monitored the installation and operation of a potassium permanganate injection system utilized to treat the chlorinated solvent affected groundwater.  Conducted groundwater sampling to evaluate the effectiveness of the potassium permanganate injections. The project has been closed and the property was sold.
Other Projects
Groundwater and Surface Water Intrusion at a Warehouse Facility in North Texas
Carol & David
Conducted surface drainage and subsurface groundwater investigation to solve a flooding problem at a warehouse facility in northern Texas.  Seven groundwater observation wells were installed in two shallow horizons; unconsolidated clayey soils and weathered Austin Chalk.  The problem was solved by re-grading the site and rerouting downspouts to channel water away from the building structure.