NUSTAR/EOG ST. James Rail Offloading

Project Scope

NuStar-EOG joint venture to deliver Bakken crude to the St. James, LA complex.  Facility included a 20-spot, double sided railcar offloading facility, measurement and connecting piping.  The electrical, instrumentation, and automation engineering scope included utility interface to supply power and distribution to the facility, communication interface to TopTech data management system, design of a PLC based control and safety system, and complete instrumentation system design.

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Controls and Automation
  • Construction Support and Inspection
  • Programming, Startup, and Commissioning

Notable Accomplishments & Challenges

  • Coordination between the two JV partners, prime contractor, and local utility presented continuous challenges.