BP-Amfine Chemical


Shambaugh & Son, L.P.


BP-Amfine Chemical

Services Provided

  • Electrical
  • Fire Protection
  • Mechanical
  • Water Treatment
Custom process/utility piping solution for BP's Amfine Chemical processing facility

Value Delivered

Shambaugh completed all work in time for startup to occur eight months early and on budget. With over 2,500 isometrics and a fast-track schedule, Shambaugh pre-fabricated over 80 percent of the process/utility piping at their in house facility to ensure schedule acceleration, quality control, and reduced construction costs.

Client Objectives

The client needed mechanical, process, utility, and fire protection services on a Design-Build basis for Amfine’s first industrial chemical processing facility in the U.S.

Scope of Services

Shambaugh's mechanical construction and process services scope of work included designing, pre-fabricating, and constructing the complete process utilities, process piping, HVAC, plumbing and water treatment system. We also developed a fire protection system, which included a wet sprinkler system and special hazards treatment of the tank farm facility. The processing system included material handling of raw materials, tank receiving to the reactors, dryers, and powder producing equipment.

Prefabrication services project highlights:

  • Designed, fabricated, and installed over 11 miles of process and utility piping
  • Piping systems included 316L stainless steel, glass lined, Teflon lined, CPVC, copper, carbon steel, and galvanized piping (1/4"–14")
  • Over 2,500 computer generated ISOs developed for the fabrication shop and field
  • Cooling towers, boilers, chillers, air compressors, heat exchangers and utility systems along with process piping were all pre-fabricated in Shambaugh & Son’s fabrication facility