Detailed Site Assessments:

Trek provides qualified onsite personnel for Detailed Site Assessments (DSA) on decommissioned sites situated on private lands. The DSA is the re-vegetation assessment of a reclaimed well site, access road, pipeline or facility. A DSA is a prerequisite to a Reclamation Certificate Application for a reclaimed well site, access road, pipeline or facility. A typical DSA project would include:

  • Completion or review of a Phase I Site Assessment report
  • Completion or Review of a Phase II Site Assessment report (if applicable)
  • On-site study of topsoil depth and quality compared to offsite control areas
  • Assessment of vegetation types and diversity compared to offsite control areas
  • Study of vegetation growth and vitality compared to offsite control areas
  • Comparison of landscape contours to the surrounding land
  • Compilation of all information into a structured report for inclusion with the reclamation certificate application

Site Decommissioning:

Trek provides supervision services for decommissioning of well site production equipment, satellite facilities, oil battery facilities, pipeline facilities and gas plant facilities. All equipment is dispersed to locations as per Client requirements.

Erosion Control:

Trek utilizes qualified, third party, professionals for the design of erosion control measures for wind and water erosion on well sites, access roads and pipeline crossings. This includes sensitive Riparian areas along stream banks of creeks and rivers. A typical erosion project would include:

  • Assess the erosion impacted area or the potential erosion impacts that could occur
  • Provide a site specific recommendation to mitigate the potential for erosion
  • Provide onsite supervision during construction phase to implement the erosion control measures
  • Provide follow-up monitoring to measure success of erosion control measures
  • Provide follow-up reporting to client

Phase I Environmental Site Assessments:

Trek provides comprehensive consulting services for Phase I Environmental Site Assessments for well sites, facilities, production unit areas and pipeline systems for use by our clients on acquisitions, divestments, abandonment, and due diligence.

A typical Phase I Site Assessment project includes the following:

  • Comprehensive review of historical records from client and regulatory sources
  • Review of historical air photos
  • Interviews with current and former personnel knowledgeable with activities at the site
  • Visual inspection of the site to identify potential areas of concern and to evaluate information gathered from the historical records reviewInformation is then reviewed, compiled and presented in a concise report format for use by our clients.

Phase II Environmental Site Assessments:

Trek provides comprehensive consulting services for Phase II Environmental Site Assessments for well sites, pipelines and production facilities where contaminated soil investigations are required for abandonment or decommissioning programs or in response to pipeline releases.

All work is carried out in a timely and professional manner to provide the highest level of service possible to our clients. In response to a site that has a contamination situation identified or suspected.

A typical Phase II Site Assessment project would include:

  • Review of Phase I Site Assessment information
  • Advancement of boreholes and soil sample collection to delineate a contamination situation
  • Surface and subsurface water sample collection
  • Installation of groundwater monitoring wells if contaminated groundwater is encountered
  • Field screening of soil and water samples to identify contamination concerns
  • Interpretation of laboratory analysis reports
  • Non intrusive scientific testing (e.g. electromagnetic surveys) to identify conductive buried structures or salinity contaminant plumes
  • Excavation or test pitting to assess soil quality parameters at depthInformation is compiled, reviewed, interpreted and presented in a factual report describing the findings of the Phase II Site Assessment.

Phase III Environmental Site Assessments:

Trek provides professional consulting services for Phase III environmental site remediation and closure programs for well sites, pipelines and facilities.

This includes professional planning and implementation of onsite remedial operations including disposal options and follow-up monitoring or risk assessment programs for effective soil and groundwater contamination projects.

Soil & Groundwater Remediation:

Trek provides professional and comprehensive consulting services for contaminated soil and groundwater projects at wellsites, pipelines and facilities.

Trek provides all follow up monitoring and reporting services to our Clients and Regulators for effective management of contaminated sites.

Reclamation Certificate Applications:

Trek provides comprehensive services for Reclamation Certificate Applications for the abandonment of well sites, facilities and pipelines.

This service includes supervision of all field reclamation work, re-vegetation monitoring and desktop compilation of all required information for the Reclamation Certificate Application.

A typical Reclamation Certificate Application project would include:

  • Surface reclamation of an abandoned well site or facility
  • Re-vegetation monitoring of the reclaimed site (minimum 3 years after surface reclamation work)
  • Review of historical air photo review of the site from pre-disturbance to most recent available
  • Compile and/or review Environmental Phase I Site Assessment Report
  • Complete or review Environmental Phase II Site Assessment Report (if applicable)
  • Complete or review remediation information or report(s) (if applicable)
  • Collect all relevant and available information regarding all phases of operations at the site throughout the active cycles of the particular site
  • Complete the Detailed Site Assessment (DSA) report, at the site, for private and crown lands
  • Complete the Reclamation Certificate Application following the formal process required by Government Regulators for private or public land
  • Submit Reclamation Certificate Application to the appropriate regulator along with the application fee

Spill Response & Repair:

Trek provides timely spill response and repair supervision for pipeline or facility releases or leaks.

Trek personnel will assist the clients’ operations personnel with the initial cleanup, repair of the cause, and assessment of environmental impacts of a facility or pipeline leak or rupture.

Environmental Monitoring:

Trek provides professional environmental monitoring services for pipeline construction projects in areas of the province where sensitive environmental situations are present.

On site monitors liaise with construction personnel and stakeholders to mitigate construction or reclamation activities on sensitive areas like stream crossings, riparian zones, steep terrain, etc

Trek also provides professional monitoring services for vegetation, soil quality, and groundwater quality.