Planned “smart grid” developments, increased consumer demands, and nationwide investments in the sustainability of the power grid are driving expansion of the electric power industry. At the same time, similar forces are fueling growth in the natural gas industry, along with maintenance, repair, and the replacement of existing pipeline infrastructure. Volkert is providing engineering, survey, and real estate services to help utilities deliver power to communities and industries all across the country.
Volkert has been assisting energy clients with their expansion and integrity programs for more than two decades and is uniquely qualified to assist energy companies with their engineering and real estate needs. Services include property title research, easement negotiation and acquisition, surveying, GIS mapping, permitting, construction access design, and site design, as well as natural gas distribution design and pipeline corrosion inspection.