Location: Bridgeville and Delaware City, DE
Completed: 2015
Value Class: <$5MM

The Client has been serving the natural gas transportation needs of the Delmarva Peninsula since 1959.

Project Details


The Client is the interstate natural gas pipeline subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. ESNG was experiencing increased demand and needed to invest in more capacity. To meet demand, they required engineering, design and construction support services to design and build two new compressor stations in Bridgeville and Delaware City.


TAI’s extensive experience with natural gas processing and similar installation projects of this calibur ensured the full coordination of resources and resulted in the cost-effective design and successful installation. Specifically, (3) CAT 3606 / Ariel 4 Compressor Packages.

Key Project Responsibilities

  • Complete design drawing package & construction bid documents.
  • Manage vendor drawings / approval process.
  • Piping & Instrumentation drawings (ISA Standards)
  • Revised / completed all required material & equipment specifications.
  • Construction specifications.
  • Construction engineering calculations.
  • Basic technical construction.
  • Administration support during construction.

TAI worked closely with the Client to meet the project requirements and minimize risk through the application of the following principles:

  • A comprehensive plan and design addressing all project needs.
  • Strict design schedule control of avoidance of construction start delays.
  • Design and engineering progress tracking.
  • Monitored planning during design to eliminate costly rework.
  • Safety planning during field work to ensure accident avoidance.
  • Actively participating in the construction process to avoid delays.

TAI provided project management, mechanical engineering, process engineering, architectural / structural engineering, electrical engineering, and automation & control engineering as well as design services. TAI managed relationships with other subcontractors which included geotechnical, surveying, civil (related to erosion & sediment control) and utility location services for both compressor stations.

Services Provided:

  • Detailed Engineering Package
  • Project Management


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