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Ellington Joins Terracon’s Austin Office

posted 08.28.2013
OLATHE, Kan. — Byron J. Ellington, PG, CPG, has recently joined Terracon as a senior project manager focusing on the Energy Sector, based in Terracon’s Austin office. In his new role, Ellington will be responsible for supporting the continued growth of oil and gas. He will exercise his expertise in the investigation, corrective action, and remediation skills he has honed at the Railroad Commission of Texas. Ellington will work with professionals in Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas to support and expand the existing work with Terracon’s numerous oil and gas clients and open opportunities with prospective clients.

Ellington has more than 23 years of experience throughout Texas managing risk-based corrective action assessments and cleanups. Most recently, he spent 12 years at the Texas Railroad Commission as operations manager of the remediation division, which is part of the oil and gas division, and the State Managed Cleanup Program. His expertise includes corrective action projects focused on up- and mid-stream oil and gas properties, assessment and cleanup of groundwater impacted from subsurface well-bore blowouts, remediation of multi-aquifer benzene plumes, and detailed assessments and disposal of NORM impacted soils.

Ellington holds a professional geoscientist license in Texas and is also certified as a professional geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologist. Ellington earned his bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of Texas at Austin.

Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 3,000 employees providing environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services from more than 140 offices in 40 states nationwide. Terracon currently ranks 38th on Engineering News-Record’s List of Top 500 Design Firms. For additional information about Terracon, please visit