OSBL Integration of 3 Process Plants | Benham | Architecture, Engineering, & Designbuild Firm

OSBL Integration of 3 Process Plants

Project Description

  • Client: 
    El Dorado Chemical Company
  • Location: 
    El Dorado, Arkansas

Benham was contracted to provide engineering, procurement and construction for all the process system interconnects between three chemical manufacturing systems; 1340 TPD ammonia plant, nitric acid plant and nitric acid concentrator / sulfuric acid concentrator plant.  This included 40 process pipes, pipe bridges, 300,000 gallon acid storage tanks, pumps and controls.  We also designed and installed a new 13.4kV power distribution system and a 15 MW power generating system for the entire plant

Key features included:

 13.4kV power distribution system
 Startup Boiler, 180,000 #/hr.
 Condensing Steam Turbine for “in plant” power supply (15MW)
 Product transfer between three process units
 Ammonia Export
 High Pressure Gas Import
 Truck Loading
 Storage Tanks
 Fire protection system
 New site process water distribution piping
 New site fire water distribution system including 2,500 gpm fire pumps
 New potable water distribution system
 Storm sewer and process sewer collection systems
 MCCs for all equipment
 Controls architecture for DCS and PLC networks

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