HCS can provide oil and gas appraisals for our clients many needs that include tax support, valuations for trusts, wills and estate plans and litigation support. Appraisals of investments for Roth IRA transfers, private portfolio investments and whether to lease or sell property are also commonly done by our firm. With our employees 10+ years of experience completing over 100 mineral valuations, HCS is confident that we can meet the needs of the client. Both Jessica and Josh are associate members of the International Institute of Mineral Appraisers.
HCS has valued properties (in no particular order) in the Marcellus, Utica, Haynesville, Bakken, Antrim, Eagleford, Woodford, Barnett, Motney and Niobrara. We have valued properties (in no particular order) in the following states: Texas, Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Oklahoma, California, Colorado, Kansas, Illinois, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Louisiana, Maryland and New York.
With over 30 years of combined field experience, HCS can provide quality geotechnical investigation, geological consulting and reporting for a multitude of projects such as soil investigations for: new commercial and private builds, landslide identification, monitoring and remediation, sinkholes, new construction and pool installations. We currently serve clients such as development authorities (townships, HOA's), private developers and individual landowners. HCS also can guide your company through grading and permitting processes with local and county governments.
The smart thing to do is to always get a soil investigation prior to the purchase of a property or prior to spending any funds on planning on an owned property to ensure that you can build there.
Mr. Hickman has been previously qualified as an expert witness in oil & gas appraisal, leasing matters and geotechnical issues. Please contact us for a list of previous experience.
Receiving royalties from your oil and gas properties but are not sure if the production company is taking out the correct amounts for deducts? HCS can provide a complete review of your royalty statements for a fixed hourly cost.
HCS can offer assistance with geotechnical related county/township/borough permits such as slope modifications, grading permit applications, rezoning, subdivision, NPDES and land development.