Methane Specialists, a California Corporation, was formed in 1987 for the purpose of providing methane and other soil-gas related professional engineering services. Our range of services and expertise include sub-surface soil-gas investigation, design and engineering of soil-gas, tar and groundwater mitigation systems, construction inspection services, foundation isolation design for contaminated sites, expert testimony and specialized soil gas consulting.
Methane Specialists primary service area is the Southern California region, although the firm has completed projects through out the country and abroad. Methane Specialists has served as a special methane consultant to Orange County, CA; Tucson, AZ; Pima County, AZ; and other agencies, providing engineering guidance to regulators on the subject of soil gases and vapors. Other clients include, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Fox Studios, Ventura Regional Sanitation District, Santa Barbara County Waste Management, L.A. County Sanitation District, Orange County Solid Waste Management, City of Los Angeles, Ford Motor Company, Hunt Oil, and many other companies, agencies and developers. Our firm has completed an extensive methane and hydrogen sulfide soil gas study for the Los Angeles Metro Rail (subway), and also acted as defense expert witness for the Metro Rail project relating to soil gas claims. Of the many on going and completed projects our firm has been involved in, the following are noteworthy:
Los Angeles Central Library-Completed Los Angeles Air Force Base (multiple Projects)
California Endowment Facility-Ongoing
Los Angeles County of Museum and Arts-Ongoing Cedars Sinai Medical Center-Ongoing
Farmers Market, Los Angeles-Completed
Los Angeles Unified School District-Ongoing
" Belmont Learning Center "
3rd Street Elementary
Los Angeles County Museum of Art-Completed
Park La Brea-Completed
Methane Specialists has special expertise in the preparation of engineering design drawings and specifications for gas barrier membranes and soil gas vent systems. Our firm is currently providing inspection services for methane construction projects in the City of L.A., County of L.A., San Diego County, Riverside County, Orange County, Santa Barbara County, and a number of other jurisdictions. Methane Specialists' full time staff includes experienced engineers and other registered professionals dedicated to soil gas investigation, design and engineering. Methane Specialists remains one of the only companies in the world dedicated solely to soil gas engineering.