Rocky Mountain Loop Project / Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico
AWS completed preliminary market study for a 470 mile pipeline route over three states and eleven counties from Vernal, Utah to Huerfano, New Mexico. The preliminary market survey’s scope of services included collection and confirmation of data for use in estimating offers for right of way and also for estimating right of way costs for project budgeting. The scope of work also included crop damage estimates.
TransCanada-Keystone Pipeline Project / Texas
AWS provided appraisals for eminent domain purposes for a 400 mile proposed pipeline route from Oklahoma Border to the Gulf Coast of Texas. The route crossed 15 counties and over 200 appraisals were completed. Expert witness testimony was provided for condemnation hearings in multiple counties.
Express Pipeline Project / Montana and Wyoming
AWS completed preliminary market survey and eminent domain appraisals for pipeline route over 512 miles from the Canadian Border in Wild Horse, Montana to Casper, Wyoming. The preliminary market survey scope of services included collection and confirmation of data for use in estimating value ranges on typical properties along the route, as well as potential crop compensation. The land value ranges were broken down based on use, location, physical characteristics, and size. The eminent domain appraisals included expert witness reports and testimony services.
SMUD Cogeneration Pipeline Project / California
AWS prepared a market survey and appraised approximately 105 properties for a 66 mile gas pipeline project in Yolo and Sacramento Counties, California. The appraisals involved virtually all types of properties to include agricultural, rural residential, commercial, industrial, and a railroad corridor. Appraisal problems consisted of fee acquisitions and both permanent and temporary easements. Full before and after analysis was required to measure the impact of the project.
Ozark Gas Transmission Line Project / Mississippi
This project consisted of a proposed pipeline route through Calhoun, Yalobusha, Coahoma, Quitman, Lafayette and Panola Counties, Mississippi. The route crossed numerous property types to include agricultural, timber, and rural residential tracts. The scope of services included conducting market studies that were used to estimate value ranges for properties traversed by the pipeline.
Enbridge Pipeline Project / Texas
This 276-mile natural gas pipeline project crossed nine counties in East Texas. Market data books were compiled for each county, containing more than 450 comparable sales. The scope of services included inspections, obtaining deeds, plats, aerials, and confirmations. AWS prepared 247 preliminary reports, 87 narratives reports, and provided expert witness testimony in 74 hearings.
TransCanada-Pathfinder / Bison Gas Pipeline Project Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota
AWS provided appraisal consulting services for a 300 mile proposed pipeline route in three states and eleven counties. Market data books were compiled for each county containing more than 500 comparable sales. The preliminary market survey scope of services included collection and confirmation of data for use in estimating value ranges on typical properties along the route. The land value ranges were broken down based on use, location, physical characteristics, and size.
Golden Pass Pipeline Project / Texas and Louisiana
This project consisted of a 42-inch pipeline traversing Jefferson, Jasper and Newton Counties, Texas and Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana. The pipeline crossed numerous property types to include agricultural, timber, rural residential and scattered commercial and industrial tracts. The scope of services included conducting market studies, preparing appraisal reports, and expert witness testimony. The market studies were utilized to estimate value ranges for properties traversed by the pipeline. The appraisal reports estimated compensation for the permanent and temporary easements as well as the impact to the remaining property. Expert witness testimony was given at numerous condemnation hearings.
ONEOK Arbuckle Pipeline Project / Texas
Arbuckle Pipeline is a 440 mile pipeline varying in width from 12 to 16 inches that transports raw natural gas liquids (NGLs). The pipeline originates in Stephens County, Oklahoma and terminates in Mont Belvieu, Texas. Our responsibilities were the portion of the route that crossed 15 Texas counties to include Montague, Wise, Parker, Hood, Johnson, Hill, Ellis, Navarro, Freestone, Leon, Madison, Walker, San Jacinto, Liberty, and Chambers Counties. Services provided were market data studies for each county, followed by appraisal reports for individual properties, and expert witness testimony in eminent domain proceedings. Appraisals included property type uses to include residential, industrial, and all rural property types to include agricultural, pasture, recreational, timber, and rural residential uses. In all over 100 appraisal reports were provided.
Denbury Green Pipeline Project / Texas and Louisiana
This project consisted of a 24 inch pipeline for the transportation of carbon dioxide from Donaldsonville, Louisiana to the Hastings Field, south of Houston. The pipeline travels approximately 320 miles while crossing numerous property types to include; agricultural, timberland, rural residential, speculative, commercial, and industrial land uses. Market studies were performed for the traversed counties and parishes to estimate property value ranges along the route. Appraisal reports were then provided for properties in Brazoria, Galveston, Chambers, Jefferson and Orange Counties to determine just compensation for the pipeline easement, temporary workspaces and any possible damages to the remainder property. Expert witness testimony was provided for condemnation hearings.
Eagle Ford Shale Pipeline Projects / South Texas
AWS has provided professional appraisal services for multiple companies involved with pipeline projects in the Eagle Ford Shale extending from South Texas to the Houston area. Services have included market studies, impact studies, appraisal reports for hundreds of parcels, and expert witness testimony. The counties involved with these projects include: Dimmit, La Salle, Webb, McMullen, Live Oak, Bee, San Patricio, Atascosa, Refugio, Karnes, Dewitt, Lavaca, Gonzales, Jackson, Colorado, Austin, Wharton, Fort Bend, and Brazoria.