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In order to keep Canada's largest and fastest growing metropolitan area moving, we enlisted the help of two high-powered Rolls Royce Turbine Driven Compressor Packages, and our dedicated team of Oil & Gas engineering professionals.

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PROJECT SNAPSHOT

Union Gas Parkway

96000 diameter inches of welding
1 construction man hours
5 downstream customers
88000 horsepower
100000 engineering man hours
119 acre site
2 Rolls royce turbines
300 in capital investment
6 cubic feet of gas flow per day

from a conceptual sketch on a piece of paper to a fully realized compressor station three years later, project manager daniel matthews has literally seen this project through from start to finish.

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project slideshow

view images from the massive 119 acre site

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Day one.

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The original 119 acre site, soon to be transformed into a compressor station capable of transferring 6 billion cubic feet of gas per day to the GTA.

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26”, 34”, and 42” mainline replacements.

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The south storm water/fire water pond. Part of the storm water management system served a dual purpose: as a firewater pump house to protect the plant, and a supply for the local fire department.

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Things are starting to take shape by Spring, 2014.

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An early image of the D plant compressor building being erected.

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These giant 48” suction/discharge headers are the largest in the entire system.

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The entire station was designed around preserving this regulated tributary.

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This dual case compressor package contains twice as much bang for your horsepower buck.

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One Rolls Royce compressor moves 3 billion cubic feet of gas per day.

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This 44,000 hp turbine is the same engine found on a Boeing 747 jet.

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The Trafalgar valve nest ties this new station to the entire Union Gas system.

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The Enrbidge measurement: Our sales point to Enbridge.

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The TCPL measurement: One of two sales points to TransCanada.

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They don’t get any bigger than this 48" ball valve.

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The D plant is ready for commissioning.

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A close-up of the D plant compressor, ready to flow.

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Utility piping is the support system for the turbine.

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The D plant suction scrubber removes any water from the gas.

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The D plant sales metre shows how much gas are we moving.

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The fuel gas system: Fuel needs to be clean, dry, and warm.

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Safety block valves and blowdowns on the C plant discharge.

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The C plant building is larger than an NBA court.

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The C plant suction scrubber separates gas from any water.

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These 48” suction/discharge pipeline crossovers pass over Union Gas’ 48”, 42”, 34”, and 26” east/west pipelines.

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These plant blowdown silencers keep a blowdown situation safe and quiet.

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The near-complete D plant compressor building.

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These aerial gas coolers cool all the gas to the appropriate pipeline specifications.

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Taken on December 16, 2015, this image of the final compressor station provides an excellent representation of how the site has transformed over the three year period.

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