Chemical Manufacturing – Solstice HFO-1234ze Project
Scope: New manufacturing process for high-performance, low Global Warming Potential product for various applications ranging from aerosols to propellants and blowing agents. Project scope included new structure, reactor vessels, piping, raw material and product storage, truck loading / unloading and effluent treatment facility.
Schedule: Construction 2011 – 2013
Highlights: Work in an operating facility. Civil, mechanical, structural, electrical, reactor setting, automation, multiple tie-ins, railroad coordination. Elevated process structure within the ISBL of a tight operating area.
Mitigations/Successes: Comprehensive cost engineering and forecasting based on earned Value metrics used to measure productivity and validate schedule during design and construction phases.