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NorthStar Energy Services offers engineering, procurement, project management, construction   management, and consulting solutions to clients in the energy, petrochemical, agricultural, pharmaceutical and process industries. Our clients include oil & gas processing and transportation, refining, chemical, polymers, and industrial gases companies.

NorthStar has offices in Houston, Texas, Grand Prairie, Texas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Our core employees have worked together for more than fifteen years, executing and managing projects around the country. From junior engineers to senior technical experts, our team of professionals has experience in applicable process technologies, program management, conceptual and design engineering, construction management, commissioning and start-up.

TEXAS 
1250 E Copeland Rd., Suite 600
Arlington, TX 76011
817.394.5601
LOUISIANA
4000 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Suite 200
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
225.224.6301

MIDSTREAM

  • Pipelines
  • Pump/Compressor/Meter Stations
  • Tank Farms & Storage
  • Rail, Ship & Truck Loading/Unloading
  • Gas Plants
  • Dehydration Units

REFINING / PETROCHEMICALS

  • Crude & Vacuum Distillation
  • Distillation
  • Catalytic Reforming
  • FCCU
  • Alkylation
  • Delayed Coking & De-Asphalting
  • Primary & Secondary Petrochemicals
  • Flares, Vent Systems & FGRU’s
  • Water Treatment (BFW, CT & WW)
  • Utilities (Natural Gas/Hydrogen, Air,  Industrial Gases, Steam, Power)

CHEMICALS

  • Organic/Inorganic
  • Cryogenic
  • Polymers
  • Reactors
  • Solvent
  • Extraction/Separation

MECHANICAL AND PROCESS ENGINEERING/PIPING DESIGN

  • Pressure Vessel and API Tank Design
  • Piping Stress Analysis
  • Heat Exchanger Evaluations/Mechanical Designs
  • Rotating Equipment
  • Material Handling Systems
  • Basic Process Engineering
  • P&ID and PFD Development
  • PSM Documentation and As Built

PIPELINES

  • Integrity Assessments
  • Relocations
  • HDD Design Including Geotech Drilling
  • Surveying
  • Permitting
  • Class Location Studies
  • GPS Data Collection

CIVIL / STRUCTURAL / ARCHITECTURAL

  • Foundation System Design
  • Structural System Modeling
  • 3-D Model Project Execution
  • Tank Farms & Terminals
  • Truck & Rail Loading/Unloading, Thermal Oxidizers (TO’s)
  • Dock Facilities (Moorings, Loading/Unloading, TO’s)
  • Control Rooms

ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

  • Substation Design (up to 230kv) Replacement, Retrofit and Expansion
  • MCC Additions and Expansions
  • Grounding and Lightning Studies and Protection Analysis
  • Application of Variable Frequency Drives / Soft and Starters up to 5000hp
  • Emergency Power Systems
  • Electrical Equipment Specifications
  • Electrical Equipment Failure Analysis
  • Area Classification Surveys
  • Short Circuit Studies
  • Arc Flash Studies
  • Upload Settings to Relays and Meters

INSTRUMENTATION AND CONTROL SYSTEMS

  • Instrument Engineering, Design and Specifications
  • Control System Engineering, Design and Automation of DCS, PLC or SIS Systems
  • Specializing in Converting Old Pneumatic and Upgrading Out Dated Systems
  • Communication Architecture Design and Implementation (Ethernet/Serial/Fiber Optic, Wireless    Radio/Satellite Communication Systems) Using Various Protocols
  • Burner Management System Design
  • HAZOP and LOPA Mitigation
  • In-Plant Documentation Verifications Services
  • P&ID Development
  • Histogram / Data Trending

SERVICES

  • Turnkey EPC
  • Project Management and Controls
  • Project Definition and Planning (Front End Loading)
  • Process Engineering
  • Process Simulation
  • CAD Drafting
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Debottlenecking, Revamp and Optimization
  • Scoping, Cost Estimates and Risk Analysis
  • Procurement
  • Construction Management
  • Detail Design
  • Equipment Quote and Construction Bid Analysis
  • Constructability
  • Start-Up and Commissioning
  • Contract Personnel Placement and Coordination