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Case Study: Facility Siting

Posted by Dustin Smith, P.E. on Sep 8, 2017 6:06:00 PM
Dustin Smith, P.E.

Case_Study

The Opportunity:

A major United States refinery was recommended to spend $2 Million on a temporary blast proof tent during turnaround from a facility siting study conducted by a third-party contractor.

Our Solution:

Smith & Burgess determined the EPC based their recommendation on overly conservative assumptions and misapplied guidelines. Our engineers helped educate the site’s staff on RAGAGEP and key industry elements that are necessary considerations for facility siting studies.

The Results:

Thanks to Smith & Burgess’ expertise, the refinery was now able to make educated decisions on future facility siting study recommendations, and save on unnecessary future expenditures.

  • Facility Type: Refinery

  • Services Provided: Facility Siting

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Facility Siting

 

Topics: Facility Siting, Case Study, Refinery, Engineering Review, RAGAGEP, Third Party Review, Overly Conservative Assumptions, Engineering Analysis

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