Round Mountain Oil Field

Project Details

Round Mountain Oil Field | Bakersfield, CA

Macpherson Oil Company (MOC) is a leading independent oil producer with more than 300 oil wells in the Round Mountain Oil Field. MOC contracted DPSI to provide engineering, permitting, surveying, inspection and construction management services for the installation of new crude oil storage tanks, pipelines and processing facilities at their Round Mountain Facility. Since 2010, DPSI has provided Mechanical, Process, Civil and Structural Engineering, Surveying and Construction Management services for MOC.

DPSI’s ongoing scope of work includes:

  • AFE development
  • Evaluation of options for facility design and piping systems routing
  • Mechanical and Process Engineering services for facility sizing and development
  • Process Safety Management & facilitation of PSM meetings
  • Development of site facility layouts, including topographic surveys
  • Civil, Structural and Mechanical Engineering design and plan preparation
  • Preparation of Spill Management and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP)
  • Management of Kern County, City of Bakersfield, Cal Trans, SJVAPCD, BLM and CADFW permitting activities to meet regulatory agency requirements
  • Development of cost estimates, RFQs, bid comparisons and project options for all disciplines
  • On-site construction management and procurement, including submittal reviews, construction inspection and coordination with engineering and facility Operations Department
  • Scheduling, cost tracking, and document control efforts
  • Development of System Operating Procedures
  • NACE Coating Inspections per industry standards including internal and external application testing on new construction
  • API 650 Construction Weld Testing and API 653 Quality Assurance Inspection for new facility and pipeline construction and fabrication
  • Detailed reporting for all inspection activities
  • Tank and facility commissioning, start-up, and testing support