HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo., Aug. 17, 2011 /PR Newswire/ -- ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international consultancy, design, engineering and management services company, announced today that Steven P. Lewandowski has joined the firm to lead the ARCADIS Marcellus Shale Gas program, adding to ARCADIS' in-house talent pool of experts to help address our clients' growing shale gas needs. As Program Manager, Mr. Lewandowski will draw on his more than 23 years of environmental consulting and program management experience for the Oil and Gas industry.
'We are very pleased to bring a professional of Mr. Lewandowski's caliber on board to lead and further develop this effort that supports our clients' growing needs,' Vice President Keith Dias, ARCADIS U.S. Oil & Gas Market Sector Manager, stated. 'His experience and excellent relationships will enable us to seek an innovative and balanced solution for natural gas exploration and production in the Appalachian Basin, while protecting valuable ecological resources, particularly water.
'As a firm, we bring tremendous resources, capabilities and depth—and a full-service, programmatic approach—to Marcellus Shale development,' Dias explained. 'We balance the needs of industry, water utilities, and environmental stakeholders with a total environmental solution. Nearly 2,000 environmental, water, infrastructure and program management/construction management specialists—are based within or near the Marcellus Shale area in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, New York and neighboring states.'
Before joining ARCADIS, Lewandowski held key leadership roles supporting the Oil & Gas industry, most recently managing a Marcellus Shale program, and previously overseeing multi-media compliance and serving as senior technical consultant for engineering companies in Pennsylvania.
Lewandowski holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology/Earth Science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. He is involved with the Marcellus Shale Coalition, the Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association, the Pennsylvania Environmental Council and the National Ground Water Association.
For more information, please contact Diane Hafter of ARCADIS U.S. at 914 641 2540 or Diane.Hafter@arcadis-us.com. Photo available upon request.
ARCADIS is an international company providing consultancy, design, engineering and management services in infrastructure, water, environment and buildings. We enhance mobility, sustainability and quality of life by creating balance in the built and natural environments. ARCADIS develops, designs, implements, maintains and operates projects for companies and governments. With 16,000 employees and more than $2.7 billion in revenues, the company has an extensive international network supported by strong local market positions. ARCADIS supports UN-HABITAT with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Visit us at: www.arcadis-us.com.