Greg Pope

Location: Midland, Texas, United States

While I was recognized for my project management from our client for achieving site closure on a major project, my Tetra Tech team, which performed critical tasks, was vital to help accomplish this. The ability to summarize all the various data collected from our investigative efforts and others’ work spanning seven years for this site was crucial in the regulatory agency understanding of the site conditions. I compiled a presentation that focused on a comprehensive cross section of the area showing the relationship of the wells in the upper and lower groundwater zones, which made it easier for the agencies to understand the complexity of trapped product in the groundwater formations, assuring them stability of the plume. This breakthrough brought closure to a project that otherwise would have exceeded millions in future project costs. The extensive resources available within Tetra Tech made this all possible.

Greg Pope, a professional geoscientist who specializes in groundwater remediation, is based in Tetra Tech’s Midland, Texas, office. He has nearly 30 years of experience in environmental consulting and oilfield exploration. Before and during his time at Tetra Tech, Greg has provided direct oversight and management for investigation and remediation projects in Texas, New Mexico, California, and Oregon. He is experienced in managing relationships with multiple regulators and stakeholders, including local, state, federal, and tribal agencies.

Greg manages, designs, and implements geologic and hydrogeologic investigations; soil and groundwater remediation programs and systems; aquifer testing and evaluation plans; groundwater monitoring well and soil sampling programs; Environmental Site Assessments (ESAs); and waste handling and disposal projects. In addition to his broad technical knowledge, Greg exemplifies Tetra Tech’s commitment to safety, fully implementing and tailoring Tetra Tech’s best safety practices for each of his projects.

ConocoPhillips recognized Greg for best-in-class project management to achieve an oil lease site closure in Texas. His knowledge and leadership in rig application and extensive hydrogeologic presentation was pivotal for this closure, ultimately saving ConocoPhillips millions in project cost. ConocoPhillips praised Greg's efforts and appreciated his ability to meet an unprecedented outcome based on site conditions.

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