Ian Reed

Vice President Principal Hydrogeologist

About

ContacT Information

Phone: (781) 569-4000

Email: ireed@rouxinc.com

Location: Woburn, MA

EXPERTISE

Complex Environmental Remediation Projects for Oil and Gas Industry

Sediment Investigations and Dredging

Support of Midstream/Pipeline Compliance

Technical Expert for Oil and Gas Industry

EDUCATION

B.S., Environmental Science - Springfield College

Ian Reed

Vice President Principal Hydrogeologist

Mr. Reed is an environmental consulting specialist with twenty years of experience in complex and challenging environmental assessment, remediation, and litigation support. He holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from Springfield College. He is currently a Vice President and Principal for Roux (16 years with the firm). Mr. Reed has specialized in managing large complex investigation and remediation projects across the country, mainly for the oil and gas industry.

Mr. Reed’s technical specialties include:

  • Development, implementation, and management of comprehensive site investigations; implementation of remedial work plans; environmental investigations; and construction management.
  • Development and implementation of project/regulatory closure strategies for challenging sites in New England and New York.
  • Management and support for construction/redevelopment projects including Brownfields regulatory stewardship. Regulatory liaison and customer support with extensive experience in New England and New York.
  • Management of environment and construction projects for oil and gas industry including pipeline maintenance and repairs, facility compliance, engineering support, and construction management.
  • Management and support of litigation projects for both petroleum and industrial clients. Technical Expert on petroleum site investigation and remediation strategies.
  • Management and strategic support for challenging insurance claim cases in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.
representative projects
  • Project Principal, Major Oil Company, Active Bulk Storage and Pipeline Facilities. Manager of environmental and construction projects at both active terminals and pipeline facilities on the east coast (Florida to Maine). Work scopes have included various types of permitting, pipeline corrosion/dent inspections and repairs, oil/water separator (OWS) design and installation, Method 21/leak detection and repair (LDAR) inspections, above ground storage tank (AST) annual inspections, building upgrades including demo surveys and general construction management, containment dike surveys, and secondary containment evaluations and designs. Safety awards were received by Major Oil Company multiple times over the last several years.
  • Project Principal, Major Oil Company, Pipeline facilities. Provided engineering and technical support for securing >100 wetland and various construction permits (state, local, federal). Developed risk reduction plans, engineering design for stream and railroad crossings. Work scopes included assisting with foreign lines and dent anomalies (>1,000). Permits include Clean Water Act (CWA) Order of Conditions, department of transportation (DOT) access, road opening/construction, Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program (NHESP) Vegetation Management Plans (VMPs) and Operational Maintenance Plan (OMP), Water Quality Cert., and US Army Corps.
  • Project Principal, Major Petroleum Co., Former Petroleum Refinery, Upstate New York. Site is one of the first refineries in the US, at one time encompassing 700+ acres of land, now in various stages of investigation, cleanup, and redevelopment. Roux currently has several roles and manages many aspects of the overall project. Mr. Reed serves as technical consultant for this client, reviewing all regulatory submittals and overall strategy to achieve site closure through both the NY State Brownfields and Spills Programs. Serves as liaison to regulators, local stake holders, and construction/redevelopment firms. Additional value added has included significant identified cost efficiencies during both remediation and redevelopment.
  • Project Manager, Oil Company, Albany, New York. Project Manager-in-charge for large-scale dredging project on the Hudson River to remove petroleum-impacted sediments and soil. Included the removal of 3,000 tons of sediment, installation of sheet pile wall, carbon trench, and phyto-remediation plot. Work performed in accordance with Short-Term Incentive Plan (STIP) and agreement with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC). Included various stages of client advocacy. Project was completed on-time and under budget resulting in significant cost savings to the client.
  • Project Principal, multiple spill sites for Insurance Co., New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Assisted local insurance company with complex emergency response spills, including development of closure strategy and oversight/management of response actions.
REPRESENTATIVE EXPERT RETENTIONS/APPEARANCES
  • Expert/Technical Witness and Project Principal, Major Oil Company, Rochester New York. Oversaw large-sale investigation of former refinery. Assisted with third-party negotiations and regulatory liaison.