Oil & Gas

GPRS is a Trusted Partner to Oil & Gas Companies

Having access to accurate facility information is crucial for project planning. GPRS provides accurate subsurface utility locate and as built infrastructure information to Oil & Gas Companies for project management. We document site data with GPR, EMI, and 3D laser scan technology to deliver up-to-date maps and models for design and operational decisions.

GPRS services national Oil & Gas companies and operations from pipeline to refinery projects, encompassing all phases: upstream, midstream and downstream. We work directly with owners such as Marathon, Cenovus, BP, Husky, Cheniere, Motiva, Chevron, Dominion, Enerfin, Enterprise, DOW, Shell, Air Products, Air Liquide, PBF Energy, and more. 

Our elite Project Managers have extensive experience mapping compressor stations, pump/lift stations, terminal facilities, tank farms, storage, pipeline mapping, pipe installation (all midstream activities), as well as, oil well drilling, refineries, distribution, petrochemical plants, and more. 

We collaborate with engineering, procurement, supply chain, construction/GC's, and maintenance groups to provide underground utility locating, 3D laser scanning, concrete scanning, video pipe inspection, and void scanning services. Our goal in the Oil & Gas industry is to deliver accurate and reliable underground utility locates and as built site data for private and public Oil & Gas properties. GPRS provides comprehensive maps and models of all assets to ensure our clients have up-to-date records for construction planning and reference.

GPRS underground utility locating, 3D laser scanning, concrete scanning, video pipe inspection, and void scanning services help clients throughout the entire lifecycle of a project, from pre-planning to design and construction, through operations and maintenance. We deliver up-to-date, accurate data to improve communication and coordination, identify hazards to keep all workers safe, reduce errors and reworks, and deliver your project on time and on budget.

With over 400 Project Managers, in every major market and city across the United States, GPRS has an unmatched nationwide service network that makes it quick and easy to find an expert Project Manager in your area. GPRS can reach your location within 24 to 48 hours of contact to solve all and any of your project needs. We can manage data, maps, and models for the entire site. Important operational data can be accessed in real-time to improve operational safety, plan for maintenance, and prevent operational disruption.

GPRS Delivers Complete Infrastructure Visualization


Utility locating uses ground penetrating radar (GPR) and electromagnetic (EM) locating technology to detect and map power lines, gas lines, pipelines, water lines, sewer lines, voids, and additional buried utility lines in an area where groundbreaking activities are planned. Utility locating details and maps underground infrastructure to mitigate accidental utility strikes, keeping your people, projects, and facilities safe.


Concrete scanning is a non-destructive method to assess concrete using GPR to locate and identify utilities and objects such as rebar, post tension cables, conduits, and piping embedded within concrete slabs and structures prior to cutting, coring, and drilling. Concrete scanning ensures the safety of workers and prevents accidents by identifying potential hazards before any work occurs.


3D laser scanning captures accurate as built data of your site for design planning, facility modifications, plant upgrades, retrofits, prefabrication, and ongoing maintenance.  3D laser scanning provides your team with millimeter-accurate point clouds, 2D CAD drawings, 3D BIM models, and virtual tours for reliable project planning, reducing the risk of change orders and project delays.


Video pipe inspection deploys robotic crawler CCTV cameras, lateral launch cameras, and push cameras to document and assess water systems, drains, and conduct sewer inspections without costly excavations. NASSCO certified WinCan reports provide the exact location, video, and photo of each defect, ranked by severity so you can plan for maintenance and repairs.


Voids can be detected with GPR to improve safety before placing heavy equipment or cutting and drilling into the subsurface. Settlement and washout from leaking pipes have the potential to cause cracking and slab failure, resulting in accidents and project delays. It is important to detect voids before starting a project to minimize risk to workers on site. GPRS quickly and accurately detects and documents the location, size, and depth of the void in 2D CAD drawings to allow Oil & Gas facilities to complete repairs or revise plans before any problems occur.

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Rather than send a rigid rate sheet to prospective clients, GPRS can create a customized service plan. We take into account our industry experience, national footprint, and operational/scheduling capacity to craft a customized plan just for you.
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With one single point of contact for your company, GPRS can schedule underground utility locating, 3D laser scanning, concrete scanning, video pipe inspection, and void detection services for your site with a simple phone call. There is no need to call multiple service providers across a region or nationally. GPRS has Project Managers in every major market in the US and our single point of contact will simplify your scheduling process.


GPRS understands that clear, understandable, and consistent pricing is a big deal. Our nationwide footprint allows us to streamline our costs on a nationwide basis. We are sure to craft a cost structure that makes sense for the scope of work. Rather than send a blanket rate sheet, we consultatively compose pricing plans for each project.
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Every campus, site, and facility pose different challenges. Since our inception, GPRS has completed hundreds of thousands of projects and relies on that experience when crafting a site-specific plan for safety, scanning, and reporting. With the SIM Specification as our guide, we will craft an individualized approach to each and every project. We Intelligently Visualize The Built World™ from facility mapping to utility locating prior to excavation, and will perform the right service for your scope of work.
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GPRS improves project planning and communication by providing clear and understandable maps and models to help you Visualize The Built World™ and share your vision with subcontractors, designers, engineers, and others, easily.

GPRS delivers the most up-to-date, accurate and comprehensive site data possible in the format required for your project. We provide complimentary KMZ and PDF maps with every utility locate we perform. Our Mapping & Modeling Team can create a wide variety of customizable maps and models, from a simple GPS-enabled map of your utility locate, to highly-detailed 2D CAD drawings and 3D BIM models, depending on your needs.


Existing drawings don't always show the current conditions of a site. Drawings that are produced in the design phase of a project don't always reflect the exact location of the underground utilities and current as built site conditions. Renovations, repairs, and additions can all render as built drawings out of date. The GPRS Mapping & Modeling Team can deliver up-to-date as built drawings that reflect the actual vertical and horizontal position of underground facilities & features, and structural, architectural, and MEP site details.


Utility locates, concrete scanning, and 3D laser scan data can be processed into up-to-date 2D maps and 3D models to ensure that your team has all the information you need to get the job done right. These maps and models provide an accurate record of utility locations and as-builts for project planning.
The GPRS Mapping & Modeling Team will deliver point cloud data, 2D CAD drawings, 3D BIM models, 3D meshes, TruViews, and virtual tours produced with the highest quality standards. We provide high-precision custom analysis and calculations such as dimensional callouts, tank calibration analysis, floor flatness and levelness analysis, deviation analysis, deformation analysis, volume calculations, wall plumb analysis, and more.
Maps, models, and analyses are produced and hosted for your use at any level of detail in a variety of formats such as Revit, AutoCAD, ReCap, Navisworks, Civil 3D, BIM360, A360, Bentley, Leica Cyclone, Cintoo, NavVis Ivion, and more. The GPRS Mapping & Modeling Team has optimized workflows for importing data, registration, creating maps and models, quality checks, and transferring data to clients. We deliver the data you need in the format you need to access up-to-date and accurate facility and infrastructure information.


When we conduct an underground utility locate, GPRS stores all subsurface infrastructure data in SiteMap®, a secure digital platform that houses all your utility locate PDF and KMZ files. You can access your data from any laptop or mobile device and securely share it with your team. Within your files, you will find interactive subsurface maps, annotations, and more, where you can toggle layers and lines on or off to streamline information and communicate only the data you need. You can even measure site features and segment maps geographically to drill down to specific project points for prefabrication or excavation needs.
GPRS Project Managers can complete multiple mobilizations to a jobsite – before, during and after construction – to record subsurface and as built data in real-time. The data captured can be tied together into living maps and models and saved into a database for reference.
How can GPRS can help you streamline your next project to Intelligently Visualize Your Built World™?
One Call Program

One Call Program

GPRS exceed industry performance when it comes to the accuracy of our utility locating. Our team of Project Managers can continue the support of your project by crafting a one-call program from when your project transitions to the O&M phase.
Public Property

Public Property

Damage prevention is critical when excavating in a public right-of-way. Using the 811, call before you dig system, is an essential step to take when trying to avoid underground utility strikes. It's the law! GPRS is able to contract and perform one-call type utility locating for your underground assets.
Public Property

Private Property

A utility locate on private property is not complete until a private utility locator like GPRS has been called to comprehensively locate the entire campus. GPRS can create a one-call type program for your facility or campus in the case that you have utilities that lie within public property.


Our highly trained Project Managers have extensive experience locating utilities at compressor stations, pump/lift stations, terminal facilities, tank farms, pipeline mapping, pipe installation (all midstream activities) as well as oil well drilling, refineries, petrochemical plants, and more. Our schedule is at your disposal, there is familiarity with site intricacies, and we can manage as-built drawings for the entire site.


Storage tank contour floor plan.

Storage tank contour floor plan.

3D BIM model of a coking plant

3D BIM model of a coking plant.

3D laser scanning a deepwater oil hub platform.

3D laser scanning a deepwater oil hub platform.

Point cloud data captured for an oil tank replacement.

Point cloud data captured for an oil tank replacement.

Revit 3D model to relocate a pipe in the COG line.

Revit 3D model to relocate a pipe in the COG line.

3D laser scanning an oil production facility.

3D laser scanning an oil production facility.


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Will you be able to work with my schedule to avoid disrupting business operations?

Yes! GPRS tailors our services to meet your needs, and that includes working nights and weekends to help limit disruptions to normal business operations. The equipment that GPRS uses is battery operated, emits less radiation than a cell phone, and less noise than a household vacuum cleaner, allowing us to work discreetly.

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Can you provide services quickly?

Yes! Our nationwide presence means that a GPRS ProjectManager will be on your jobsite as quickly as 24 hours after initial contact.

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Do you have enough manpower to cover multiple stores/sites at one time?

Yes! With over 500 Project Managers strategically stationed across every major market in the U.S., we can respond rapidly to as many sites as needed.

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What do I get when you conduct a service for me?

GPRS provides a Job Summary report with basic project information for very project we complete. We also provide complimentary KMZ and PDF maps with every utility locate we perform. And, when we perform a utility locate for you, you receive a complimentary Personal subscription to SiteMap®, our industry-leading, cloud-based infrastructure management platform where you can access, view, and securely share your digitized, layered utility maps 24/7. Beyond that, our Mapping & Modeling Team can create anything from a simple, GPS-enabled locating map of your utility locate, to highly detailed, 2D CAD drawings and 3D BIM models, depending on your needs.

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Can you complete your work without my team on site?

Yes, GPRS Project Managers have the capability to complete work with, or without your team present on site, as long as access is granted to the work area. Details of our findings will be communicated to your team immediately upon completion of each project.

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