CASE STUDY #1 – TANK HEATER COILS

Client: Oilsands Mining Site as Tier 2 Contractor

Category: API 650 Tanks / B31.3 Process Piping

Completion: February 2016

Value: $600,000

Description:  This project consisted of an exotic alloy heating coil system for five storage tanks at an oilsands mining site.  NorthWest’s role covered everything from the conceptual design to the installation.  New welding procedures were developed for the alloy and a CRN created for the system.

CASE STUDY #2 – DOUBLE JOINING

Client: Oilsands Mining Site as Prime Contractor

Category: B31.4 Hydrocarbon Slurry Transport

Completion: February 2016

Value: $1,400,000

Description:  This project was to double join 5000 lineal meters of client supplied 40 foot pipes to make 60 foot and 80 foot spools complete with flanges and rings.  NorthWest was required to use a specific mill in Asia to source the pipe and required to inspect the pipe as it came into the country.

CASE STUDY #3 – 52″ Y-LATERAL

Client: Oilsands Mining Site as Tier 2 Contractor

Category: B31.3 Process Piping

Completion: May 2013

Value: $55,000

Description:  This project consisted of a 52” Y-Lateral.  NorthWest was given enough customer material to cut and weld without any margin for error.  Cutouts were laid out by hand and electronically with a template for confirmation.  Fit up was made with under a ¼” of gap all round.

CASE STUDY #4 – GLAND WATER PIPE SPOOLING

Client: Oilsands Mining Site as Prime Contractor

Category: B31.3 Process Piping

Completion: Feb 2016

Value: $2,000,000

Description:  This project consisted of making new and repurposing client supplied spools.  The scope included the cleaning and inspection of the supplied spools.  Fabrication, painting, and insulation of new and repurposed spools was completed to the identified  code of construction.