Ground Improvement Allows Refinery to Expand

Location

Gulf Coast

Industry

Oil & Gas

Challenge

Prepare an active refinery for expansion by strengthening its subsurface

As part of a larger capital program, an active refinery sought to expand its footprint to accommodate 14 tanks and four pump pads. Before construction could start, the subsurface required in-situ solidification/stabilization.

ENTACT specializes in supporting clients during capital expansion projects with safe and cost effective ground improvement services. We recognize that our work often leads site expansion construction, so it is our job to stay on schedule and on budget.

ENTACT Solution

Once we determined the successful stabilization approach for this refinery, we brought in specialized equipment for soil mixing and to install a series of cement columns under each planned tank footprint. 

The Results