Orinoco Petroleum & Enviromental Services, Inc.

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Environmental Services


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OPES offers a variety of environmental consulting services ranging from subsurface investigations to removal, installation and upgrade of fuel storage tank systems.


Subsurface Investigations

  • Geoprobe Investigations
  • Installation of Monitoring Wells
  • Geophysical Surveys
  • Subsurface Soil/Groundwater Sampling and Analyses
  • Plume Delineation

Subsurface investigations


OPES personnel has ample experience in geology and hydrogeology to conduct subsurface investigations and plume delineation in an effective, economical and environmentally sound manner. OPES personnel is highly qualified to conduct geoprobe investigations, supervise the installation of monitoring wells, geophysical surveys and subsurface soil sampling, description, field screening and subsequent soil shipping and/or hand delivering to the laboratories. OPES utilizes approved Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) laboratories. OPES personnel has also extensive experience in the development, purging and sampling of monitoring wells.


Lead-Based Paint Abatement

  • Site Safety and Health Plan (SSHP)
  • Lead-Based Paint (LBP) Abatement

OPES has applied cost-effective strategies to perform LBP abatament on interior and exterior surfaces. LBP abatements include preparation of SSHPs, collection and analysis of pre- and post- abatement soil samples, and execution of abatement.

Lead-based Paint Abatement



Sampling and Laboratory Analysis

  • Soil, Groundwater, Vapor, Oil and Gas

OPES personnel is experienced in the collection, description and sampling preparation and conservation for soil, groundwater, vapor, oil and gas.

Phase I and II Environmental Site Assestments

  • Site Description
  • Records Review
  • Site Reconnaissance and Interviews

Phase I Environmental Assesment
A phase I environmental assessment includes a site description detailing site observation, location, adjacent properties and utilities. It also addresses record reviews which involves on-site and off-site research, regulatory review, summary of regulatory listings, physical setting sources and historical land use. It also includes a site reconnaissance and interviews which entails geographic settings, topography, geology and hydrology, site conditions and report preparation.

Phase II Environmental Assestment
A phase II environmental assessment may include installation of soil borings and/or monitoring wells and sampling of surface and sub-surface soils, and/or groundwater depending on the specific environmental concerns.

Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWP3)

  • Site Inspections
  • Facility Information
  • Spill History
  • Pollution Prevention Plan
  • Monitoring Requirements

A storm water pollution prevention plan includes a site inspection, facility information, spill history, pollution prevention plan and monitoring requirements, spill notification and response requirements.

Removal, Installation and Upgrade of Fuel Storage Tank Systems


UST Removal

AST Installation

  • Underground Storage Tank Systems (USTs)
  • Aboveground Storage Tank Systems (ASTs)
  • Closure Investigations
  • Soil Sampling (if required)
  • Upgrades
  • Installations

OPES personnel is experienced in the removal of underground storage tanks (USTs). In addition, OPES has conducted several installation of underground storage tanks and upgrades of existing tanks. Our staff has also conducted and/or supervised aboveground storage tank installations (ASTs).


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