Overview

Over a six-year period, Superior Construction assisted with the modernization of five areas of the BP Whiting Refinery:

  • 12 pipe still
  • Outside battery limit
  • Gas oil hydrotreater
  • Coker
  • Sulfur recovery complex

We were responsible for the demolition, excavation, site work, sheet pile installation, helical pile installation, concrete paving, precast and cast-in-place concrete foundation installation, structural steel assembly and erection, and heavy rigging for module installation. We also completed the equipment setting and aligning, precision alignment of compressors, pumps, ID fans and motors, epoxy and cementitious grouting, logistical support including bussing, heavy hauling, trucking, water distribution, general maintenance, start-up and commissioning assistance, and project controls.

  • Location Lake County, Indiana
  • Owner BP Products North America
  • Delivery Method Design-Bid-Build
  • Completion Year 2013
  • Contract Value $1.2 billion

Project Highlights

  • 850,000 CY of excavation
  • 92,000 CY of concrete placed
  • 9,000 tons of structural steel
  • 492 modules
  • 1.9 million yearly man hours (average)
  • 5 major production areas