MSAT Project

Client Name: Montana Refining Company

Project Description

TD&H Engineering has provided design and construction support of several expansion projects at Montana Refining Company’s Petrochemical Facility.  TD&H provided a wide array of Civil and Structural Engineering Services for the Mobile Source Air Toxins (MSAT) Project, which included survey, geotechnical, environmental, hydrologic, hydraulic, drainage, fire suppression, structural, team coordination, bidding, value engineering, submittal reviews, construction inspection, contractor pay requests, performance testing, final inspection and warranty follow-up.  Structural steel framing for new pipe racks and equipment, as well as large foundation systems for process towers, heater units, pressure vessels, and elevated fin-fans and other systems.  The project was fast-paced and required working closely with the owner and contractor to address conflicts with existing equipment and structures that were discovered both during the design and construction phases.  Major aspects of the project included:

  • Stormwater Control Systems
  • Fire Suppression Systems
  • Concrete Containment Systems
  • Foundation Design for the following equipment:
  1. (2) 108-ft tall process towers
  2. (2) 60-ft tall vertical heaters
  3. Several pump and exchanger units
  4. Structural steel pipe rack and equipment platforms
  5. Elevated vertical pressure vessels
  • Structural Steel Design for the following:
  1. 250 lineal feet of multi-level pipe rack design, which included a 44-ft pipe bridge to span over existing equipment.
  2. A multi-level equipment platform with a fin-fan unit supported approx 22-ft above grade.
  3. The expansion of an elevated fin-fan platform to support an additional fin-fan and an exchanger unit.

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  • Environmental
  • Geotechnical Services
  • Surveying