Hazardous Materials Management

Berg♦Oliver offers site investigation services from assessment to remediation, including Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III, environmental services.

Berg♦Oliver professionals have an excellent record for prompt service and legally defensible solutions and have assessed environmental risks of properties associated with the oil and gas industry as well as many other major industries. Berg♦Oliver specializes in the investigation and remediation of reserve pits, tank batteries, process areas, and well locations to both RRC standards and sensitive site/residential standards. The firm has specifically worked with companies in the oil and gas industry to characterize, remediate, and dispose of Railroad Commission waste throughout the oil field.

Berg♦Oliver also performs compliance audits; Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) plan developments and updates; and Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) surveys to evaluate and address the potential regulatory, environmental, and safety risks associated with oil and gas production, and to meet applicable compliance requirements.

In addition, Berg♦Oliver also specializes in water quality management. The expertise of the professional staff ensures that all practical alternatives are investigated and presented on every project. The firm understands the use of biological systems such as wetland treatment systems for industrial discharge, municipal wastewater, and stormwater contaminant removal and treatment.

Berg♦Oliver provides routine and special-purpose field studies to assess, test, monitor, and mitigate water pollution. These studies include Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) assessments, sediment load analysis, erosion control methods, stream restoration, aquatic biology, macro/microflora and fauna assessments, hydrology and water budget assessments, geologic surveys, and groundwater monitoring.


  • Phase I Environmental Site Assessment
  • Phase II Site Investigation and Characterization
  • Phase III Clean-Up and Remediation
  • Risk Assessment and Feasibility Evaluation