Crude Pipeline Debottleneck Project

SPEC provided support for the installation and design of a new custody transfer meter skid to handle the increased throughput from a 3rd Party pipeline into our Client’s Refinery.  SPEC assisted in the definition of the overall project scope, cost estimation, project scheduling, procurement support, design of a new meter skid system (i.e. Coriolis meters, flow control valve, manual valves, stairs and platform for valves, small volume prover, relief devices, drain line, etc.), the design of a new sample building, meter skid, and platform foundations, construction support, hydraulic and surge analysis, and installation of new instrumentation, electrical rack, terminal strips, power/communications wiring and conduit, and I/O cards.  SPEC’s design allowed for the installation of the new meter skid while limiting the downtime of the pipeline into the Refinery.

Services Provided: Project Management and Design, Process Engineering, Civil/Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation and Controls, Mechanical Engineering, Design and Drafting, Scanning and 3D Modeling, Procurement Support, Construction Management.

Client: Major Oil Company

Project Location: Southwest, USA