Federal Contracting (Strategic Storage)

The team has worldwide experience with strategic storage programs involving crude oil and refined products. For 40 years, the team has provided engineering support services for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), the world’s largest strategic crude oil stockpile. The SPR presently includes four salt dome storage sites with a combined capacity of 700 million barrels. Additionally, the team has held security clearances up to the Top Secret level.


Since 1977, the team has provided continuous technical support services for surface and subsurface facilities to the US Department of Energy’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve Program. Among other tasks, they recently developed plans and design concepts for a southeastern Regional Petroleum Products Reserve (RPPR) that would be hosted in both salt caverns and above ground tank farms. They also developed plans for a West Coast Products Reserve.