The facility had an old truck rack in San Antonio, TX that caught fire and was completely destroyed. Aura was hired to complete the turnkey project from design through construction and startup. Our goals were to furnish all engineering, materials, construction, commissioning, and regulatory interface services necessary to construct the [...]
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Aura designed a railcar crude unloading facility at a terminal in Hayti, MO that is capable of unloading a 120-car unit train in less than a 24-hour period. The unloading hose connections are situated between two tracks which gives the ability to stage a second unit train while the first [...]
Aura Engineering completed the design on a crude oil terminal facility, from the ground up, in Corpus Christi, TX. Our team designed all piping, from the four-stall truck unloading rack to the storage tanks and then on to the barge dock. The unloading rack included LACTs and monitoring equipment; each [...]
The Utica project called for designing an automated propane, butane, and natural gasoline loading facility with metering capabilities in Scio, Ohio. This facility is capable of loading eight (8) propane railcars, four (4) butane railcars, four (4) natural gasoline railcars, along with two (2) propane trucks simultaneously. The design flow [...]
Aura Engineering completed the design and coordinated the construction effort of a 70,000 barrel per day (bpd) crude oil gathering and booster pump station on a green field site near Watford City, North Dakota. The facility consists of four (4) climate controlled truck unloading LACT units, an inbound metering skid, [...]
Aura Engineering began working in the Mexico process petroleum market in 2016 when the Mexican gasoline market opened to include international operators. The first client we worked with in this exciting new market went on to open the first non-Pemex operated gasoline terminal in Mexico. Due to the uncertainty [...]
Aura Engineering completed the design and coordinated the construction effort of a 120,000 bpd crude oil midstream terminal and booster pump station on a green field site near Three Rivers, Texas. The facility consists of four (4) unloading LACT units covered by a canopy, inbound and outbound metering skids, product [...]
Additive injection systems are a very common piece of equipment at refined fuel loading terminals. Every fuel company, from Exxon to Chevron to Shell to Valero, has their own special additive for motor gasoline or diesel. Some are cleaning agents while others are high performance additives to help our vehicles [...]
One of Aura’s main competencies is the design of railcar loading facilities. We recently wrapped up such a facility for a client in Ohio. We designed a sixteen (16) spot loading rack for propane, butane, and natural gasoline. The loading facility is designed to load railcars simultaneously while accurately [...]