Terracon's Midland Office opened as a project office in July 2004 with a focus on growing business in the Oil and Gas Sector. Midland became a stand alone office in January 2007. With our growth, our services have expanded to include diversified environmental, as well as geotechnical, and construction materials engineering and testing services, for a variety of industries.
10400 State Hwy 191
Midland, TX 79707
Phone: (432) 684 9600
Fax: (432) 684 9608
Terracon was contacted by a local contractor to evaluate the future Tom Green County Library, formerly known as "The Hemphill Wells Building," for any environmental or asbestos hazards prior to renovation. Once a site visit and evaluation was made, Terracon was hired to provide a Phase I site assessment and asbestos consulting services.
A crude oil release of unknown volume was discovered in a West Texas cotton field along an abandoned crude oil pipeline. The sandy subsurface lithology allowed the slow release to go undetected at the surface. Terracon assumed project oversight in September 2004 once it was determined that groundwater in the Ogallala Aquifer was impacted. Initial activities included the installation of five monitoring wells in the vicinity of the release. Four of the five wells were impacted with crude oil ranging in thickness from 13.5 to 23 feet. Terracon immediately began a product recovery schedule on…