Louisiana Tech University, B.S., Geology, 1985
2003-Date Environmental Geologist, Arabie Environmental Solutions, Inc.
1995-2003 GeologistlProject Manager, Handex Group, Inc,
1987-1994 Seismologist, Halliburton Geophysical Services, Inc.
1987 Hydrologist, U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office
- OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER trained with current refreshers
- North Carolina Licensed Geologist No. 1659
- Tennessee Registered Geologist No. 4394
- Texas Licensed Geologist No. 10093 (lapsed)
- Safety Council of Southwest Louisiana Certified
Mr. Piranio has over 22 years of geological work experience. He has managed numerous hydrogeologic assessments, Risk-Based Corrective Action (RBCA) investigations, remediation design investigations, and remediation system installation, operation and maintenance projects related to underground storage tanks (USTs), bulk fuel terminals, oil field, and pipeline facilities in numerous geologic settings. His experience includes contamination assessments, well design and installation, design & implementation of aquifer and vapor extraction tests and contaminant modeling including RBCA Tier evaluations. His involvement in these projects has been from the planning and budgeting phase through data analysis and report preparation.
Mr. Piranio is proficient with various computer software packages and specialized field equipment. His project management experience includes more than thirty major oil company client facilities at stages of remediation varying from assessment to closure. Prior to entering the environmental industry, Mr. Piranio spent over seven years in the petroleum geophysical industry acquiring experience in 2-D and 3-D reflection and refraction seismic data acquisition, processing, and interpretation in the Gulf of Mexico and Middle East
Project work in the last five years has focused on oil field litigation support, including field investigations on over a dozen projects and dozens of sites, as well as preparation of an application for a commercial injection well facility.