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Shop Fabrication

NorthStar’s fabrication facility includes a welding shop and four acres of concrete paved area for fabrication, assembly and storage.  Utilized in support of our field construction efforts, the shop ensures welded and assembled components reach the field when needed; enhancing budget and schedule compliance. Capabilities include:

  • Pipe Spools
  • Manifolds/Headers
  • Pig Launchers & Receivers
  • Meter Skids
  • Process Skids
  • Module Assembly

Engineering Services

We offer a full range of engineering services that complement our construction capabilities and provide our clients with a total solution for their projects.  These services include:

  • Project Management and Controls
  • Project Definition and Planning
  • Process Simulation
  • Feasibility Studies and Route Selection
  • Permitting
  • Debottlenecking, Revamp and Optimization
  • Phase Gate Development
  • Cost Estimates and Risk Analysis
  • Procurement
  • Construction Management
  • Pipeline and Facility Integrity Assessments
  • Pipeline Relocations
  • Facility Expansions and Renovations
  • HDD Design including Geotech Drilling
  • Arc Flash Studies
  • Detail Design
  • Equipment Quote and Construction Bid Analysis
  • Constructability
  • Commissioning

Procurement Services

The procurement team is an integral part of the project and works with the project engineers, vendors and clients to ensure that the required materials meet the cost, schedule and quality requirements for the project.  Services include:

  • Procurement Management Buying
  • Expediting
  • Shipping/Freight Forwarding
  • Coordination of Factory Inspections and Tests
  • Material Handling
  • Warehousing
  • Material Budgets
  • Schedule
  • Cost Estimates

Quality Assurance/Quality Control

NorthStar Energy Services maintains a QA/QC program of systematic activities ensuring that quality requirements for our products and services are fulfilled.  Errors are prevented through constant measurement, comparison with standards, and monitoring of processes.  Through proper management of the quality of raw materials, equipment, assembly, and inspection, we can ensure that mistakes have been eliminated and our work will meet its intended purpose.  Focus is placed upon the processes involved in production of the work.  We emphasize controls, job management, performance, and identification of the skills, experience and qualifications of the personnel performing the work.

  • Examine Plans and Specifications
  • Schedule Material and Equipment Deliveries
  • Accurate Wording of Purchase Orders
  • Material Receiving, Storage, and Control
  • Continuously Monitor Installed Work
  • Testing and Acceptance: X-Ray, Hydro, NDE, PWHT
  • Quality Checklist
  • Test Package Turnover
  • System Turnover
  • Work Order Close Out
  • QA/QC Audits

Project Controls

Beginning with data generated during the estimating process, NorthStar Energy Services’ project controls system provides construction management with vital information necessary to effectively execute a project.  Complete bills of materials and estimated man-hour breakdowns coupled with historical data and current project productivity data assure accurate cost and scheduling information.  Site personnel have the ability to transfer information into scheduling and tracking functions for immediate use.  Project planners and schedulers develop detailed schedules and reports to facilitate the most efficient management of construction events.  Client and NorthStar management stay up to date on the progress of those activities, confirming they adhere to the project execution plan.

  • Project Execution Plan
  • Planning Systems and Reports
    • Work Schedules
    • Manpower Curves
    • Equipment/Material Status
    • Progress Charts
    • Cost Reports
    • QA/QC Reports
    • Subcontractor Progress
  • Scheduling
  • Material Controls
  • Cost Controls