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Mangan Midstream

Mangan Inc. provides full-service Engineering and Automation service for its pipeline clients. Whether it’s a front-end engineering and design (FEED) project or a comprehensive turn-key solution, our experienced staff is prepared for the task. Our industry subject matter expertise in all midstream facility types ensures that the systems and solutions delivered are of the highest caliber within all aspects of the Midstream segment, including Pipelines, Booster and Compressor Stations, Tank Farms and Terminals, and Gas Processing, Treating, and Fractionation plants. Our Engineering staff consists of registered professional engineers, technical leaders, and control systems specialists located across the United States. Expertise in Engineering, Automation, Commissioning and Project Management results in a complete and fully documented solution meeting the requirements of end users.

The Mangan Midstream team and its industry expert technical resources provide complete project lifecycle support to our clients, from project ideation/definition to commissioning and on-going support, with a vendor neutral approach allowing our team to provide unbiased support to a vast array of platforms, systems, and technologies.

Midstream Services

Front-End Engineering & Consultation

Mangan provides the up-front engineering and consultation necessary to ensure customer requirements are heard, understood, and properly documented. These efforts result in effective and efficient project implementations as well as compliance with applicable standards and regulations.
  • Feasibility Studies & Standards Development
  • Site Investigations
  • User Requirements Definition
  • Sequence of Operations
  • Functional Specifications & Data Flow Diagrams
  • Bill of Materials and required hardware/component list development
  • Licensing requirements and management
  • Control System Architecture Design
  • Automated Cause & Effect verifications
  • Reverse engineer existing configuration to as-built engineering documentation
  • Functional Safety Engineering (ISA 84 & IEC 61511)
  • Process Safety Assessments/Documentation
  • Alarm Rationalization Audits
  • NFPA 70E Training
  • Electrical Work Safe Practice Assessments
  • Electrical Equipment Lifecycle Management

Power Engineering & Design

Mangan’s Power Distribution staff excels in providing state-of-the-art electrical engineering services to clients throughout the United States.
  • Power Engineering & Design
  • Power System Analyses
  • Arc Flash Mitigation
  • Substation Automation
  • Civil/Structural

I&E Design & Engineering

Mangan’s I&E Design team provides turnkey solutions ranging from Brownfield as-builts for upgrades to ground-up Greenfield design.
  • P&IDs & I/O Definition
  • Control Panel Layout & Design
  • Field Wiring & Loop Drawings
  • Conduit & Cable Schedules

Operational Management Systems & Applications

Mangan’s years of terminaling expertise, continuityTM platform and services, and depth of experience on many other terminal and operation management applications enables our team to deliver both in-house and 3rd Party integrated solutions.
  • Truck, Rail, Marine, Terminal Pipeline, Transloading and Transfer Operations
  • Automated and Manual Reporting
  • Contracts and Invoicing
  • Scheduling and Forecasting
  • Inventory Management
  • Measurement, Control Systems, and Business Systems Integration
  • Current system consultation, assessment, troubleshooting, and support
  • Deployments delivered as integrated solution with control system(s)

DCS, PLC, SIS, SCADA, & HMI Development

Mangan’s control system experts have both the breadth and depth of experience on multiple platforms and systems to design, configure, validate, and effectively implement customer requirements and solutions.
  • Iterative development and testing process
  • Cause & Effect (C&E) Diagram creation
  • Control Narrative development
  • Control system historian capabilities
  • Multi-platform integration services into comprehensive facility system
  • Three-tiered testing: factory acceptance testing, operational testing, site acceptance testing
  • Hardware Procurement & Configuration
  • System Documentation

Training

Mangan delivers multiple levels of prerequisite training to foster and increase end-user adoption of new or upgraded systems, as well as develops and provides the necessary documentation that stays with the end-user after training is completed.
  • Training technical documentation and manuals
  • Pre-commissioning operator, technician, and engineering training execution
  • Simulation for advanced testing

Start-up, Commissioning, & Support

Mangan Start-up & Commissioning support philosophy hinges itself on one primary objective – bridge the gap between engineering and operations.
  • Wiring & loop checks
  • Device setup & configuration
  • DCS/PLC/HMI/Software Point-to-Point & Functional Testing
  • Troubleshooting
  • PID & process tuning

Specialty Services

Advanced Process and Regulatory Control

  • Model Predictive Control
  • Plant Rate Processing Management
  • C1/C2, CO2, or C1 Control
  • “Cold Spin” Protection
  • Chiller Efficiency Management
  • Utilizes existing control system

OT Network & Cybersecurity

Mangan Cybersecurity experts provide OT Cybersecurity consulting services and continually research, challenge, and put into place strategies, documentation, and tools to meet regulatory, corporate, or regional mandates for OT cybersecurity.
  • Threat and Risk Analysis
  • Profiles Development
  • Gap Analyses
  • Business Alignment
  • Vulnerability Assessments
  • Mean Time to Recovery
  • Resiliency Testing
  • Readiness Training
  • Documentation and Compliance
  • Systems Remediation
Mangan has a robust midstream portfolio including Terminals/Tank Farms, Pipeline Assets, and Gas Plants. Examples of some of these projects are outlined in more detail below. In addition to these large capital projects, Mangan routinely engages in minor projects to support facility maintenance, addition or removal of facility equipment, and measurement and proving consultation and support.

Midstream Project Examples

Terminal & Tank Farms

Expansion to existing Ingleside, TX, crude oil terminal; including power and control systems services associated with construction and commissioning of expanded valve manifold(s), additional tankage, inbound pipeline connections, and VLCC loading berths.
Seven tank system with operations including gasoline/butane/naphtha blending; including several refined product tanks, naphtha storage tanks, and a 35 Mbbl butane storage sphere. System is capable of receiving and shipping product at over 50 Mbbl/hr, and performs automated blending operations via integration with internal and external business systems. Mangan executed process consultation, electrical and panel design, network design, PLC development, HMI development, TMS application development, integration with customer and corporate systems, system integration, and facility commissioning.
Seven tank system with crude oil operations including inbound truck and pipeline receipts as well as outbound truck, pipeline, and rail deliveries. System is tied into a terminal automation system that provides scheduling, tank management, and ticketing. Mangan executed process consultation, electrical and panel design, PLC development, HMI development, application (scheduling, ticketing, historian) development, integration with corporate systems, system integration, and facility commissioning.

Pipeline Assets

Complete controls and measurement upgrade for an origination facility for major 36” and 40” pipelines with over 35000 HP driving product. Project integrated over 70 automated valves (motor and hydraulically operated), 8 meters, 2 provers, associated measurement devices, and a remote valve/pumping site. Mangan executed process consultation, electrical and panel design, PLC development, HMI development, application development (scheduling, ticketing, historian), integration with customer and corporate systems, system integration, and facility commissioning.

Complete controls and measurement upgrade for an facility injecting product in major 36” and 40” pipelines with over 20000 HP. Project integrated over 35 automated valves (motor and hydraulically operated), 6 meters, 2 provers, associated measurement devices, and interlocks/controls of shipper equipment. Mangan executed process consultation, electrical and panel design, PLC development, HMI development, integration with customer and corporate systems, system integration, and facility commissioning.

Complete controls and measurement upgrade for an end of line delivery facility with 22 shipper connections.  Project integrated over 65 automated valves (motor and hydraulically operated), 2 meters, 1 prover, associated measurement devices, and connections to all shippers for metering information and shipper alarming.  Mangan executed process consultation, electrical and panel design, PLC development, HMI development, integration with customer and corporate systems, system integration, and facility commissioning.

Complete controls and measurement upgrade for take-off of 36” and 40” pipeline delivery facility with 6 shipper connections. Project integrated 12 automated valves (motor and hydraulically operated), 1 meter, 1 compact prover, associated measurement devices, and connections to shippers for metering information and alarming. Mangan executed process consultation, electrical and panel design, PLC development, HMI development, integration with customer and corporate systems, system integration, and facility commissioning.

Gas Processing & Fractionation Plants

7 train gas plant with independent control and HMI systems. Mangan executed a complete SCADA/HMI consolidation and upgrade across all trains. Mangan scope included operations consultation, network design and consultation, E&I design, new controls and HMI equipment procurement, controls and HMI development, factory acceptance and site acceptance testing, start-up and commissioning, and continued maintenance and support.
3800 I/O gas plant operating with legacy obsoleted DCS. Mangan executed a complete controls upgrade for the entire facility. Mangan scope included process consultation, complete system design, new control system and equipment procurement, DCS engineering and high-performance HMI development, virtualized DCS deployment, full system factory acceptance and site acceptance testing, integration with 3rd party network and devices, and system commissioning with sequenced migrations and cutovers.
Mangan designed, procured, developed, testied, and deployed/commission a modern DCS with segregated PCS/SIS. Scope included complete system design, new control system and equipment procurement, DCS engineering and HMI development, full system factory acceptance testing, integration with 3rd party network and devices, and system commissioning.