Imperial Oil's Kearl Oil Sands project is located 70 kilometers north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, in the Athabasca oil sands region. Kiewit provided all the labor, construction equipment and bulk materials to build the Froth Treatment Facility and Flare Silo for this major oil sands project.
Commissioned in 2008 and constructed by a Kiewit-led partnership, this liquefied natural gas terminal was the first constructed in Canada. The jetty spans 300 metres offshore and is equipped to receive liquefied natural gas from the largest tankers in the world.
Kiewit Energy Canada provided FEED services including constructability reviews and the development of project execution plans the 120,000 bpd SAGD plant. Kiewit co-located with the designer to develop detailed project execution plans including a labor plan and camp accommodations. Ganotec West, a Kiewit affiliate, performed pipe spooling, fabrication and assembly of 10 piperack modules and 2 electrical modules that were sent to site.
Kiewit Energy Canada fabricated and set 43 modules, built the central processing facility, constructed well pads, and laid pipelines for Phase 1 this 3,000 bpd facility. Phase 2 was a Kiewit-led EPC project, included adding 22,000 barrel-per-day capacity to Phase 1. By self-performing critical path elements, including the fabrication and setting of 118 modules, Kiewit was able to keep the project on time and on budget.
TIC, a subsidiary of Kiewit, constructed 18 pump stations and associated work for the Keystone Pipeline program. Keystone’s original pipeline system included a total of 39 pump stations delivering up to 590,000 bpd of oil from Canada’s Alberta oil fields and the Bakken formation to refineries across the U.S. Midwest.
The team of Kiewit Australia and Ertech was awarded the general services contract for the Wheatstone LNG project located in Ashburton, Western Australia. Kiewit’s scope includes installation and maintenance of underground and aboveground utilities, construction and maintenance of roads and laydown areas, site support, and procurement of materials.
Kiewit and joint venture partner IHI were awarded an EPC contract for the Cove Point LNG Export Project, which involves construction of liquefaction facilities for exporting LNG at the existing Cove Point LNG Terminal on the Chesapeake Bay in Lusby, MD. Together, the new and existing facilities will provide bi-directional import and export capabilities at Cove Point.