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Environmental integration support for Wamsutter Crude Oil System

About this project

client
Marathon Petroleum Corp.
location
Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah
cost
$158,300
completion date
2018

Helping streamline the environmental aspects of an acquisition

Barr has been providing environmental support to Marathon and companies it has acquired since 2002. In 2018, Andeavor Logistics (now Marathon Petroleum Corp.) purchased the Wamsutter Crude Oil System and asked Barr to help integrate the new assets into Andeavor’s environmental management systems and processes. Barr worked directly on various environmental programs and activities for multiple crude oil storage facilities. Specific tasks included:

  • Performing a regulatory gap assessment

  • Identifying and documenting regulatory applicability

  • Creating a compliance calendar of environmental obligations

  • Integrating assets and data into Andeavor’s environmental management processes and compliance tracking

  • Integrating field personnel and environmental contractors into Andeavor environmental practices and training

  • Supporting day-to-day environmental compliance, contractor management, permitting, and management of change (MOC) reviews

  • Updating plans and supporting permit transfers

  • Completing necessary reporting

  • Conducting environmental inspections as SPCC monthly inspections, while working to train Andeavor staff to eventually take over inspection duties

  • Supporting ongoing correspondence with regulatory agencies and resolution of compliance issues

To help ensure seamless transition and asset integration, we prepared a Compliance Action Plan for each facility, summarizing applicability of environmental programs, identifying and summarizing compliance obligations, and clearly describing responsibilities for environmental, operational, and management staff.

Key team members

Alyson Dagly

Air Quality Engineer

Corey Mead

Vice President
Senior Environmental Engineer

Tony Shoberg

Senior Chemical Engineer

Tom Holstrom

Senior Environmental Engineer

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