Confidence in Compliance

Regulatory Compliance

No matter where you operate, with Danos you’re always connected to the seasoned industry professionals you need for total project support. From engineering to auditing, our specialized consultants cover every highly-skilled aspect of the business—so your operations run smoothly, efficiently and effectively. And with over 70 years in the business, we’re able to leverage an extensive personnel database and global recruiting network. That means for new operations, ongoing or temporary support—you’ll get the right person for the job, every time.

Regulatory Permitting

Permitting Process

  • Consultation and permit development
  • Facilitation of regulatory process to ensure timeliness of permits
  • Coordination with federal, state and local agencies such as BSEE, USACE, LADNR, TXRCC, TXGLO

Production Permits

  • Infrastructure/ facility permit and facility modification
  • Pipeline permits - lease term and ROW
  • U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers anchorages and fairways
  • Surface Commingling and Measurement Authority
  • Well permitting, such as APDs abandonments and additions
  • Downhole commingling and gas cap blowdown authorizations

Environmental Air Compliance

  • Fugitive gas emission audits utilizing optical gas imaging with FLIR® technology
Administration of Agency Incs & Civil Penalties
  • Administration of interface with agency on behalf of Customer for INC & civil penalty response
  • Technical review with BSEE of civil penalty assessment on behalf of customer
  • Validate agency application of regulation, severity assessment, identification of mitigating factors, etc.
  • Administration and tracking services for INCs
Field Compliance Support
  • Personnel - HSE and compliance technicians
  • Audits and pre-inspections
  • Facilitation of BSEE inspections
  • SAFE Chart and flow diagram verification and redlines
  • Competency verification of operations personnel
Liquid & Gas Measurement Consultancy
  • Engineering facilities auditing & troubleshooting
  • Policy and procedures development
  • Measurement manuals
  • Static and dynamic measurement expertise
  • Multiphase flow measurement techniques
  • Proving & sampling applications

Regulatory Compliance Team Leads

Danos Saves Customer Seven Figures
After installing a newly commissioned natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline system into service, a midstream NGL pipeline operator began experiencing large system volume movement imbalances. These imbalances resulted in significant, monthly recurring financial losses. The customer enlisted Danos’ measurement engineering team to review the system’s measurement processes including equipment, procedures, data flow and volume accounting.