Wood River Refinery - Roxana, Ill.
Cherne, a subsidiary of Kiewit, has been working on major projects at the Wood River Refinery since 1997. Most recently, Cherne oversaw construction and construction management for the CORE Project after successful completion of a new hydrocracker and ultra light diesel units at this same refinery location.
In addition to site work, Kiewit Offshore Services Fabricated 32 modules weighing 15,000 tons for the CORE Project.
The project was undertaken to increase the refinery’s capabilities to handle an influx of heavy crude oil imported from the Alberta oil sands.
Location: Roxana, Ill.
Completion: March 2012
Manhours: 7.5 million+ over multiple projects