“Working with SEARCH has been easy and low risk.  They were on time and under budget with their deliverables, and radiate a professionalism rarely found among cultural resources consultants.”  - Amy Dierolf, Lead Environmental Specialist, Duke/Progress Energy Florida, Inc.


As one of the nation’s highest-capacity firms, SEARCH has been selected for hundreds of off-shore and on-shore energy exploration, transmission, siting, and emergency-response projects supporting the broad range of energy sources, including:

  • Natural Gas
  • LNG
  • Electric
  • Nuclear
  • Oil
  • Hydropower
  • Solar
  • Wind
  • Biomass

Nationwide and internationally, we have completed multiple greenfield, lateral, looping, siting, and marine lease projects. SEARCH’s experience includes the Sabal Trail Transmission (Spectra); Florida Gas Transmission (FGT) Phases IV, V, VI, and VII Expansions; Levy Nuclear Baseload Transmission (Duke); Gulfstream (Williams); Port Dolphin (Höegh LNG); Deepwater Wind; Northern Pass; the MC252 Deepwater Horizon Cultural Resources Response that spanned five states and the Gulf of Mexico; and submerged cultural resource inventories of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans (BOEM).

SEARCH conducted these projects in accordance with Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act and regulations and guidelines from the Department of Energy (DOE), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and National Park Service (NPS), as well as various State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPOs), Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (THPOs), and municipal and/or host-nation governments. Our US Territorial energy experience includes the US Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and Puerto Rico.

We are members of the Southern Gas Association and the Florida Energy Pipeline Association, and, with client concurrence, we exhibit and present our work at industry conferences.

For more information regarding our capabilities in the Energy sector, please contact Michael Arbuthnot, Vice President and Energy Group Leader at arbuthnot@searchinc.com / 904-379-8338, or any of the POCs at SEARCH’s offices.