Sandia Technologies, LLC, is a leader in providing injection well services such as feasibility studies, permitting, drilling, completion, and CO2 testing, with operations on Class I, II, III and V injection wells. The firm, whose Principal Investigators are Dan Collins, PG, and Phil Papadeas, PG, is a multidisciplined engineering/consulting group specializing in injection wells, CO2 saline and enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects, gas storage and hazardous waste management. Its principals are expert in geologic and reservoir modeling, well engineering, and site evaluation for waste disposal, CO2 sequestration and natural gas storage facilities. Sandia has provided regulatory support and comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in formulating guidance and new regulations for Class VI CO2 geological storage injection wells that are currently expected to be implemented in late 2010 or early 2011. The company is a leader in site permitting, well design and implementation of CO2 sequestration in saline reservoirs, building on its extensive historical experience in hazardous waste injection wells and background in oil and gas drilling and exploration. From 2003 to 2009, Sandia provided regulatory support, permitting, well design, drilling and CO2 testing to the Texas Bureau of Economic Geology (BEG) on the initial (and follow-up) Frio Brine-CO2 pilot test well in Dayton, TX.
Conrad Geoscience Corp. is a leading hydrogeological firm with experience in well drilling, aquifer studies, regulatory affairs, and fluid injection. John Conrad, Principal, President and Senior Hydrogeologist, is experienced in deep basin and reservoir characterization from various projects performed in the Appalachian Basin, Michigan Basin, Illinois Basin and U.S. Gulf Coast. Company employees are experienced in deep well stratigraphic test drilling, reservoir evaluation for hydrocarbon exploration, deep injection of waste fluids for sequestration and storage purposes, aquifer investigations, fluid and formation sampling, water exploration, groundwater remediation studies, contaminant transport, source water studies, and aquifer management and protection. The firm is staffed by geoscientists with considerable environmental assessment and hydrogeological experience in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The company is expert in regulatory compliance and permitting of many types of wells, surface systems and facilities with emphasis on the Northeast corridor of the U.S.