A Wide Range Of Expertise To Meet Very Specific Needs

Norwest provides specialist consulting and engineering services to mining and energy companies, electric power generators, financial institutions, land developers, governments, legal firms and regulatory agencies around the world. Our capabilities continue to grow as our business expands to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients. We offer services in four principal areas:

Geology and Engineering

The combined talent and experience of our people, together with the use of state-of-the art technologies, allow us to offer a complete range of geological, engineering and consulting services for the evaluation and development of coal, coalbed methane, conventional and non-conventional oil and gas, oil sands, oil shale, industrial minerals, and base and precious metal projects.

Water Resources

Our experience in water resources has benefited many clients in planning and permitting new projects as well as understanding the hydrologic impacts and remediation options of existing operations.  Our hydrology experts assist clients with a wide variety of water resources issues including water resource management, surface water hydrology, groundwater characterization, remediation, source control, and hydrologic impact prediction and analysis.


Utilizing worldwide and local resources, we integrate environmental constraints and issues management into all of our projects. We assist clients with environmental assessments, mine closure and mitigation, permitting, environmental planning and management, and sustainable development.

Management Consulting

We support our local capabilities with an international staff experienced in developing and operating projects in every major mining and energy-producing region of the world. Understanding the economic drivers of a successful venture, we add value to projects whether they are new or ongoing.