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Cannon was selected to provide complete planning, project management, project engineering, construction management and support services for this major expansion at Macpherson Oil Company’s Round Mountain Field. The purpose of this expansion was to provide more water, gas and oil processing capacity in a new location; to accommodate growth; as well as to stay in environmental compliance. The project included addition of the following new facilities: new tank battery with tank vapor recovery equipment to handle new oil, wastewater and gas production; new steam generator site, steam distribution and oil gathering systems, casing gas gathering and vapor recovery systems, wastewater injection system, automatic well testing equipment, electrical infrastructure; instrumentation and control systems; H2S treatment equipment; and pipelines connecting the new facilities to existing field facilities. Cannon’s scope of work included project regulatory planning and permitting; overall project management; front end process and detailed mechanical engineering design; civil and structural engineering for roads, facility sites, foundations, tanks, structures, etc; equipment specification and purchasing support; preparation of drawings and documents for permitting and construction; and management of field construction activities. The construction management scope of work included preparation of bid documents; coordination of bidding activities; bid evaluation and contractor selection; on-site management; overall project scheduling, budget and scope control.

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Kern County, California