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PRE-CONSTRUCTION

Our proposals include site assessment information from our survey, scope of work details, and a design/build quotation.

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PERMITTING

Our permitting services fast-track your project, ensuring compliance with the appropriate regulatory bodies.

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CONSTRUCTION

Professional design, an experienced construction crew, and quality materials are all hallmarks of Submar construction.

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MONITORING

We perform comprehensive site assessment visits to evaluate  project performance in accordance with design and regulatory  requirements.

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SOLUTIONS THAT WORK

No matter what erosion control challenge you face, Submar will construct and maintain a lasting solution.

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Pipeline Erosion Control

PROJECTS GALLERY

Wind Erosion and the Products and Services Submar Offers to Mitigate Them
Onshore Erosion and the Products and Services Submar Offers to Mitigate Them
What Is A Gabion Basket?
Sediment and Pipeline Erosion Control for Stream and Water Crossings
Submar Lexicon: MSE, Mechanically Stabilized Earth

FAQs

  • WHAT WE OFFER

    Submar offers site surveys, environmental permitting and compliance, nationwide manufacturing, product distribution, construction, and post construction monitoring.

  • TURNKEY SERVICES

    These services include a pre-construction site evaluation and engineered design; regulatory and permitting assistance; construction with quality materials, on-time delivery, qualified crews, and operational safety standards; post job cleanup; and ongoing performance assessment.

  • INDUSTRIES

    Submar serves the energy industry, including the onshore and offshore natural gas and oil pipeline industries, onshore oil and gas facilities, hydroelectric power, and government agencies managing the mitigation of erosion caused by water.

  • ADDED VALUE

    Submar is a fullservice solution for pipeline, shoreline, and river bank erosion control. We are oncall with dedicated customer service, proven quality materials, fully trained and licensed construction crews, and a commitment to safety.

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Pipeline Erosion Control Tools: Trench Plugs, Dewatering, and Diversion Ditches

Pipeline Erosion Control Tools: Trench Plugs, Dewatering, and Diversion Ditches

When digging for a new pipeline, one of the most significant concerns is pipeline erosion. Pipeline erosion could grow to be an incredibly expensive problem if preventative action is not taken. Here are three tools to consider:...

Engineering Manager – California Operations Job Description

Submar, Inc., headquartered in Houma, Louisiana, is currently looking for a Professional Engineer with 6+ years’ experience in Civil Engineering and who is licensed in California to lead our engineering efforts in a new branch...

Understanding Pipeline Erosion Control: The Submar Lexicon

Understanding Pipeline Erosion Control: The Submar Lexicon

If you are installing an oil or gas pipeline, pipeline erosion control should be a priority to protect your assets. Waiting until major erosion occurs due to flooding, heavy rain events, or natural disasters like hurricanes can result...

The Importance of Water Protection on the Job Site

The Importance of Water Protection on the Job Site

Stormwater runoff can negatively impact waterways if construction companies do not implement Best Management Practices (BMPs). Submar leaves a job site only after fully complying with construction site stormwater runoff control....

The Effects of Erosion on Our Ecosystems

The Effects of Erosion on Our Ecosystems

Maintaining habitats is crucial to protecting native wildlife. Submar’s articulating concrete revetment mats allow vegetation and increase biodiversity while protecting oil and gas assets....

Protecting Pipelines and Avoiding Interference

Protecting Pipelines and Avoiding Interference

While you may think that corrosion is one of the biggest risks that marine pipelines face, anchor and net damage actually account for more risk in deeper waters, and vessel collisions account for still more in shallower areas. There is...

OSHA Standards and Guidelines for the Oil and Pipeline Industry

OSHA Standards and Guidelines for the Oil and Pipeline Industry

In the oil and gas pipeline industry, there is nothing more important than ensuring the safety of the products, equipment, and employees. Submar’s philosophy is simple: if a job cannot be done safely, it should not be done at all....

What to Expect with Silt Fencing

For several decades, silt fences have controlled surface erosion and sediment in streams. Submar often uses these during construction to allow water to flow without moving sediment....

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Hurricane Harvey Cleanup Progress

After Hurricane Harvey ravaged Texas in 2017, areas containing carcinogenic waste in the San Jacinto River required multi-million-dollar clean-ups. A few sites have reached significant milestones and have been removed from the...

Combating the Effects of Offshore Erosion

Recently, scientists have begun discovering that the seafloor is eroding in much the same way as the land loss now occurring on the coast of Louisiana. This can mean a detrimental loss in the wake of powerful waves, hurricanes, and...

Looking At the Geology behind Wildfires

Looking At the Geology behind Wildfires

For those in the oil and gas pipeline industry, it’s important to take the time to understand the geology behind wildfires. Wildfires are often under-looked as a threat to pipelines but can cause significant damage, especially when it...

Foreman/Operator

The Construction Foreman/Operator is responsible for supporting the Superintendent in operating heavy equipment that excavates, backfills, and grades land to prepare it for construction of civil and erosion control projects Submar,...

Erosion Control in the Vermillion River Corridor

Erosion Control in the Vermillion River Corridor

As plans begin to come together for a new project in the Vermillion River corridor, one thing is abundantly clear – developers are going to need to invest heavily in streambank restoration and erosion control to help protect the area....

Dewatering Tools for Your Next Pipeline Project

Dewatering Tools for Your Next Pipeline Project

Dewatering is a significant component of constructing shallow-water pipelines and is incredibly important for many of today’s pipeline projects. It seems like the construction of shallow water pipelines is increasing, with more and...

Submar Revetment Mats Are Proudly Made In The United States

Submar Mats Are Proudly Made In the United States

Submar, manufacturers of Submar articulating concrete revetment mats, is proud to be American owned and operated. Nothing is more representative of this than our Submar mat manufacturing facilities in San Antonio, Texas; Parsons,...

Submar Mats and Best Management Practices

Submar Mats and Best Management Practices

A Submar project should not be considered complete until the solutions team implements Best Management Practices (BMPs). The group of engineers at Pipeline Monitoring understands this. After surveying your project site, they will come...

Regional Sales Managers Evaluate Erosion Issues - Pipeline Exposure

Regional Sales Managers Can Evaluate Your Erosion Issues

Erosion issues can be especially troublesome for those working on a pipeline project. Pipeline exposure that is unaccounted for could quickly turn expensive or cause project delays. Fortunately, Submar’s regional sales managers are...

Protecting Against Corrosion in Offshore Pipelines

Protecting Against Corrosion in Offshore Pipelines

As you well know, corrosion is one of the biggest enemies of the oil and gas pipeline industry. It is a significant threat when working with underwater pipelines. Although advancements have been made in the last few years with...

Keeping Your Crew Safe From Bugs On A Job Site

Keeping Your Crew Safe From Bugs On A Job Site

Installing a shallow water pipeline often means working in low-lying coastal or marsh areas. While we put a considerable amount of time into the installation, erosion control, and other technical components, it’s easy to overlook the...

Maintaining the Right-of-Way after Pipeline Construction

Maintaining the Right-of-Way after Pipeline Construction

Many companies focus on pipeline construction but do not pay nearly enough attention to pipeline maintenance. If the pipe is working well and operating as it should, why is there a need for pipeline maintenance? Proper pipeline...

Is Soil Loss That Big Of A Concern?

Is Soil Loss That Big Of A Concern?

When constructing a pipeline, erosion and soil loss is very often underestimated. Pipeline erosioncan have severe effects on a project. It’s essential for companies to invest in protecting their projects and mitigate the risks of...

In Need Of Stream Restoration?

In Need Of Stream Restoration?

As you’re likely well aware, laying a pipeline in a river or stream is no small task. Fortunately, Submar, Inc., is here to provide you with all of your restoration solutions. We carry a staff of professional, highly-trained experts...

Hurricanes Bring Beach Erosion To Light - Offshore Pipelines

Hurricanes Bring Beach Erosion To Light

Last fall, three major hurricanes struck the United States and caused significant flooding and damage. While many people see the devastation on television, they fail to consider the major environmental impacts that hurricanes can have,...

Drone Technology Can Revolutionize Our Industry - Pipeline Monitoring

Drone Technology Can Revolutionize Our Industry

Do you struggle with pipeline maintenance? That’s understandable. It’s difficult to maintain hundreds of miles of pipeline and account for cracks or erosion. Thanks to new technology, however, pipeline maintenance is a challenge that...

Choosing A Water Truck

Choosing A Water Truck

When working on an exposed pipeline, you should put a considerable amount of time and effort into choosing the proper construction equipment. It may seem tedious, but many in our industry often overlook it. Having the right...

TAPI Pipeline Receives A Critical Boost

TAPI Pipeline Receives A Critical Boost

The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline received a critical boost that could help contractors pushed forward into the most critical stage of the pipeline’s development....

How Are Drones Changing The Pipeline Industry?

How Are Drones Changing The Pipeline Industry?

Drones are a fun toy that have grown in popularity over the past few years. But they have also taken on a practical role, serving very beneficial for companies in many industries. Recently drones, otherwise known as unmanned aerial...

Could The United States See An Increase In Offshore Pipeline Exploration?

Could The United States See An Increase In Offshore Pipeline Exploration?

Advocates of offshore drilling could soon have good news coming their way, thanks to initiatives by President Trump. President Trump has pushed for energy dominance on a global scale, one of the main reasons his administration has made...

Proper Identification Can Help Onshore Pipeline Protection

Proper Identification Can Help Onshore Pipeline Protection

When working on a pipeline, it’s vitally important to identify the line properly. Over time, onshore pipeline protection plans become vulnerable because of pipeline erosion. Proper identification will not only help keep the public safe...

St. Charles Parish Expansion A Go

St. Charles Parish Expansion A Go

St. Charles Parish is located in Louisiana just outside of New Orleans on the banks of the Mississippi River. The area is home to over 50,000 people. The past few years, there have been discussions about the St. Charles Parish...

Increased Interest In Montney Play Liquid Production

Increased Interest In Montney Play Liquid Production

On the border of eastern British Columbia and northwestern Alberta, there is a field with high extraction rates and large marketable reserves. This area, dubbed the Montney Play, saw a record high in natural gas production last year....

Fiber Optic Cable To Improve Pipeline Monitoring

Fiber Optic Cable To Improve Pipeline Monitoring

Toward the end of 2017, Southern California Gas Company announced that it had begun installing new technology for pipeline monitoring. SoCalGas developed a fiber optic cable pipeline monitoring system that has never been seen before....

Skilled Laborer

Skilled Laborer Job Description The construction Skilled Laborer is responsible for performing intensive physical construction labor duties for construction of civil and erosion control projects Submar, Inc., undertakes nation-wide....

Canada Sees Increased Land Sales

Canada Sees Increased Land Sales

2017 marked a considerable year for land sales in Canada, thanks to North American oil and gas pipelines. The Montney and Duvernay plays have both proved to be very rich in natural resources, making both locations very desirable areas...

Submar’s extensive experience and broad application of our product suite are the secrets to our strength. Our unique abilities to identify problems and then design, construct, and monitor custom erosion control solutions make us the leaders in the field. How can we help you?

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