Field & Environmental Solutions Covering New Mexico and the Permian Region

Field & Environmental Solutions Covering New Mexico and the Permian Region

Last updated Jun 13, 2023 | Published Sep 10, 2019 | Petrochemicals & Refining

Audubon Companies is a leader in EPCM, technical, field, and environmental services.

With our team of over 1,000 professionals including engineers, surveyors, archaeologists, scientists, and right-of-way (ROW) specialists, we provide turn-key interdisciplinary services to the energy, power, and industrial markets, including government clients at the local, state, and federal level. Our diverse expertise, along with our commitment to technical excellence and safety enables us to provide unparalleled services and cost-saving solutions to our clients.

Permian Geographic Reach & Technology

Audubon has 14 offices across the US, each with significant technical diversity. Our strategic Midland location includes a large network of land professionals, environmental, and survey and mapping teams with unmatched experience in the Permian and New Mexico areas. Here, we maintain a high-tech field, laboratory, and research equipment, as well as a proprietary interactive land database systems.

Cultural Resources & Archaeological Permitting Services

Audubon provides cultural resources, archaeological permitting, and consulting services to government agencies and private sectors in New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. Our qualified team provides:

  • In-house Archaeological Clearance Surveys
  • Archaeological Monitoring
  • Reporting
  • Eligibility & Management Recommendations
  • National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) Consultation
  • Antiquities Code of Texas Permits
  • BLM Cultural Resource Use Permit for Archaeological Investigations
  • General Archaeological Investigation Permit for New Mexico State Land

Environmental Permitting Services

Commitment to environmental permitting is fundamental in the Permian region. We pride ourselves on achieving successful environmental permitting outcomes by ensuring our clients have the required support, verification, and permits to safeguard compliance throughout a project’s life-cycle. Our biological service professionals navigate large projects through the complex environmental regulatory processes, including:

  • Wetlands & Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS)
  • Protected Species
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance

Audubon has a dedicated team of professionals providing technical services and working in compliance with regulations, requirements, and oversight, including:

  • Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  • United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
  • Other State and Local Environmental Regulators (i.e., Texas Railroad Commission and the New Mexico Environment Department)

Survey & Mapping Services

Over the past 12 months, our dedicated survey and mapping teams have successfully surveyed over 500 miles of ROW in the Permian and New Mexico area. Our broad spectrum of services include:

  • Preliminary Surveys
  •  Construction Staking
  • As-Built Support
  • Certified Plats HDD Drawings
  • Road Crossing Permits
  • IFC Drawing Packages

Land and Right of Way Services

Drawing on decades of land services experience, our large network of land professionals apply local expertise and specialized knowledge to solve the toughest land challenges. With our strong Permian presence and advanced technology, we handle any type of project, regardless of size. Our wide range of land solutions and services include:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Route and Site Selection
  • Line List Development
  • Easement Valuation Assistance
  • Title/Ownership Research
  • Document Preparation and Management
  • Non-Environmental Permitting
  • ROW Acquisition
  • Facility Negotiation
  • Condemnation Support
  • Construction Support
  • Settle Damage Claims
  • Database Administration
  • Project Management (including FERC projects)
  • Due Diligence

Permian Projects Highlights

  • Over 1,000 linear miles of projects in the Permian Basin within the past two years.
  • Permitting projects from WOTUS and protected species surveys through agency approval, including Environmental Assessments (EA’s) under NEPA for the BLM.
  • Land and ROW projects ranging from line replacements to multiple large capital expansion projects over 300-miles in length, including common carrier and private pipelines and electrical distribution lines.
  • Survey projects include over 500 miles of pipelines with diameters 4” to 30” in the Permian and New Mexico area.
  • 48-mile capital expansion project EPCM in Pecos, Reeves, Ward, and Winkler Counties.

To learn more about our expertise in EPC, environmental permitting, and field services, please contact Paul Parker at