Chester Engineers has been a leader in providing high quality engineering solutions to the oil and gas industry for over 100 years. We are a leading provider of design, construction and production services across the upstream, midstream, and downstream supply chain, and we have established long-term relationships with some of the world’s largest oil and gas companies. Our experienced and professional multi-disciplinary staff of engineers, scientists, technical specialists, and support personnel offers a wide range of engineering solutions to the oil and gas industry. We are a single-source provider, serving clients in major active North American oil and gas basins. Our expertise encompasses conventional applications and emerging unconventional plays, such as the shales and oil sands. Our one-stop approach for project delivery includes the early planning and permitting stages through project commissioning and operational support.
- Conventional & Unconventional Oil & Gas Production
- Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
- Gathering & Transportation Pipelines
- Well Development
- Oil & Gas Storage
- Water Storage & Transmission
- Water Sourcing, Treatment & Disposal
- Regulatory Compliance & Permitting
Services offered to the oil and gas industry include:
- Water and Wastewater Services
- Pipeline and Compressor Station Services
- Civil/Site and Transportation Services
- Environmental Planning and Permitting
- Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
- Regulatory Compliance
Water and Wastewater Services
Water is a driving force in the extraction of natural gas from shale. Chester Engineers is serious about protecting this valuable resource, and we assist our clients by identifying and developing reliable source opportunities. Our team has extensive experience in the practice areas of water source identification and permitting, withdrawal impact studies, water quality studies, water and wastewater system design, conveyance, treatment and disposal of frac, produced and acid mine drainage (AMD) waters, water and wastewater design/build projects, and program and construction management.
Pipeline and Compressor Station Services
Chester Engineers’ turn-key services to pipeline clients in the oil and gas industry allow our staff of engineers and scientists to ensure our clients seamless project execution. Our in-house capabilities include: process engineering, civil engineering, structural engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, 3D and 2D CADD, GIS mapping, surveying, municipal coordination, public outreach, and program and construction management.
Civil-Site and Transportation Services
Chester Engineers' team of professionals has provided services to Exploration & Production companies, local, county and state governments, and agencies in the oil and gas industry including: civil engineering (drill pads, impoundments, water/wastewater systems, and site development), roadway management plans, roadway design and construction oversight, roadway permitting, and pavement life cycle analysis. Additionally, our team is experienced with the design of marine and rail facilities.
Environmental Planning and Permitting
Chester Engineers' staff of environmental scientists assists our clients in navigating the permitting process to successfully obtain permits for environmental compliance related to well drilling, water sourcing for hydraulic fracturing, treatment and disposal of flow back and produced water, and air quality related to compressor stations.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Chester Engineers views GIS as a platform to provide complex, integrated solutions for our clients. From mapping to asset management, our GIS team is committed to satisfying our client's most challenging requirements. Our team specializes in consulting, data acquisition and development, database development, asset management, systems integration, and mapping.
Chester Engineers has extensive experience working with county, state and federal regulators in the Marcellus and Utica Shale states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Our team is trained to understand and address the regulatory and legal issues related to well site and pipeline projects.
Chester Engineers’ team will confidently evaluate the complex regulations which affect the development of the oil and gas industry and can purposefully negotiate with the regulatory agencies in the major shale plays across the United States to ensure timely, cost-effective project delivery.
Chester Engineers is committed to safety and has a "Safety Always" culture in our everyday operations. We bring this culture to every project we undertake. Our safety team routinely provides our clients with process hazard analysis, safety audits, risk assessments, safety training, health and safety programs, industrial hygiene monitoring, and existing safety program evaluations.
Chester Engineers is poised to proactively serve our clients in the Marcellus, Barnett, Utica, Haynesville, and Bakken Shale Plays in North America.