Magellan East Houston Butane Storage

Project Scope

Expansion of butane storage and terminal capacity to support blending the new East Houston-Hearne Pipeline and inbound Galena Park pipelines.  Scope included the addition of a 40,000 BBL butane storage sphere; blend pumps; meter runs; connecting piping.  Project included grading, structural, piping, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, automation, and fire water system.

  • HAZOP/PHA
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Civil/Structural Engineering
  • E&I Engineering
  • Construction Support and Inspection
  • Programming, Startup, and Commissioning

Notable Accomplishments & Challenges

  • New sphere was required to be installed while the terminal remained in full operation.  Significant planning and safety measures were required to execute tie-ins with minimal disruption to operations.