Cogent provides cost effective and safety conscious environmental consulting services as follows:

  • All phases of environmental project management; 
  • Environmental Site Assessments (Phase 1 and 2) for upstream, industrial and commercial sites; 
  • Design, implementation and supervision of remedial action plans (RAPs) for abandoned and active sites where soil and/or groundwater contaminants are present; 
  • Site reclamation services including setup of in-house reclamation programs for smaller and medium-sized oil and gas companies without in-house environmental coordination, reclamation data management and design of custom “reclamation management” database applications;
  • Pre-site assessments, Environmental Field Reports (EFRs), surface reclamation/restoration, detailed site assessments (DSAs) and reclamation certificate applications;
  • Spill response and remediation including complex spill response management, all aspects of regulatory and landowner liaison and reporting;
  • Water well testing and sampling for coal bed methane (CBM) and conventional oil and gas drilling programs;
  • Risk assessment and risk management for sites when marginal impacts are identified or when alternative methods are required to deal with impacts due to special circumstances;
  • Soil Monitoring program, Approval renewal applications and hydrogeologic studies and groundwater monitoring programs to support AER Industrial Approvals;
  • Monitoring and modeling of groundwater conditions and contaminants at oil and gas facilities, landfills and industrial sites;
  • Environmental site investigations and groundwater monitoring for upstream industrial facility approvals and compliance (AER Directive 58 - Section 4.0);
  • Geological services and site supervision for specialized geotechnical and mining projects;
  • In-house contract environmental and reclamation coordination support for oil and gas companies;
  • Management of Benzene Emissions, Inactive Well Management and other regulatory compliance issues for oil and gas companies;
  • Custom database design, development, implementation and maintenance;
  • Electromagnetic surveys for environmental studies (Geonics EM 31 and 38);
  • Conducting all types of Site-Specific Liability Assessments (SSLAs) as per AER Directives 006 and 001;
  • Site management through the AER’s Digital Data Submission (DDS) system for liability adjustments;
  • Small and large-scale environmental (up to 10,000 wellbores and 750 plus facilities) liability assessments including developing end of life liability costs for both sweet and sour oil and gas asset and corporate purchases;
  • Review and recommendations for refinement of AER Licensee Liability Rating (LLR) information;
  • Management of benzene emissions (D39) reporting and fugitive emissions management plan (FEMP) reporting to AER;
  • Waste tracking and data compilation as per AER Directive 58 Requirements; and
  • National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) data compilation and reporting.