EPFC Corp’s APEGBC, APEGA and APEGS registered engineers and full complement of design professionals collaborate with client teams to ensure our engineering services are tailored to client requirements. We focus on innovative and cost effective engineering solutions that serve the overall project execution, allowing us to eliminate redundancies in the deliverables provided for fabrication and construction. In addition to greenfield projects, we can troubleshoot, debottleneck and provide brownfield solutions to optimize or modify existing facilities. Our engineering services cover all stages including pre-FEED, FEED, detailed engineering, construction support, commissioning and operations and maintenance. EPFC Corp’s personnel have unrivalled depth in integrating fabrication and constructability into our engineering solutions.

Our process engineering group executes feasibility, Pre-FEED/FEED studies and detail engineering as part of EPFC Corp’s integrated approach

We use Aspen Tech engineering products, including but not limited to, the following:

  • Aspen HYSYS V9 Gas Processing
  • Aspen HYSYS Acid Gas Cleaning
  • Aspen HYSYS Upstream
  • Aspen Flare System Analyser
  • Aspen HYSYS Relief Sizing
  • Aspen HYSYS BLOWDOWN Technology
  • Aspen HYSYS Dynamic Modelling
  • Aspen Exchanger Design & Rating
  • Aspen HYSYS Hydraulics
  • Aspen Equipment Sizing

Typical Deliverables include:

  • Process modelling
  • Energy & utility optimization
  • Dynamic and safety analysis in accordance with API quality and safety standards
  • Equipment sizing
  • Hydraulic modeling and transient analysis
  • Block Flow Diagrams (BFD)
  • Process Flow Diagrams (PFD)
  • Heat and Material Balance (HMB)
  • Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID)
  • Process narrative
  • Utility flowsheets
  • Line designation table
  • Alarms and set point list
  • PSV list
  • Car seal list
  • Tie-in list

Our mechanical engineers collaborate with our construction team to develop designs and layouts that provide an integrated approach to engineering, fabrication and construction for our projects.

Our mechanical engineers are conversant in ASME, CSA, API, TEMA, ASTM, NACE design principles and codes. 

  • 3D design
  • Smart P&ID
  • Vessel design
  • Pipe stress analysis
  • Pump and compressor selection and optimization
  • Waterflood applications
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) design
  • Mechanical specification development
  • Materials selection
  • Review and recommendations of codes and standards, legislated and customer-specific
  • Civil, Structural and Geotechnical Engineering and Design
  • Professional Engineering design satisfying all applicable National, Provincial, and local engineering design codes and requirements.
  • Industrial Site Planning and Development
  • Power Generation and Electrical Equipment Support Structures.
  • Steel, Concrete, Masonry and Timber Engineering and Design
  • Condition Assessment of Existing Industrial Facilities
  • Site Grading, Site Drainage, and Containment
  • Road and Railway Engineering and Design
  • 3D Modelling
  • Building Structure and Foundation Engineering and Design
  • Pipe and Cable Tray Racks, Bridges, and Miscellaneous Supports
  • Modular Structures and Skids
  • Storage Tanks and Silos Structural Bases and Foundations
  • Industrial Equipment Structural Frame and Foundation Support
  • Deep and Shallow Foundation Engineering
  • Third-Party Civil and Structural Engineering Design Software Experience
    • S-Frame Software
    • RISA-3D, RISA-Connection
    • SAP2000
    • Ensoft - L-Pile
    • Dyna 6.1
  • Specification and Design of Complete Electric Systems (CSA C22.1-15, Z462-15)
  • Electrical Generating Plants — Steam, Diesel, Natural Gas Turbine and Reciprocating Sets
  • Substations and Distribution — Power Generation, Distribution, Transmission
  • Solar and Renewable Power Electrical Systems (CSA C22.2, C61215-08 (R2013))
  • Protective Relay — Selection, Application and Coordination (etap)
  • Load Flow and Short Circuit Studies Analysis, Arc Flash Hazard Analysis (etap) (CSA Z462-15)
  • Motor Control and Application
  • Grounding and Lightning Protection
  • Hazardous Area Classification and Design, Fugitive Emissions Studies
  • Lighting Systems
  • Communication and Data Acquisition Systems – Fiber and Copper
  • Fire Detection and Alarm Systems
  • Electric Heat Tracing Systems, Mineral Insulated and Self Regulating (TraceCalc Pro & CompuTrace)
  • 3D Modelling (AutoCAD 3D)
  • Specification and Design of Instrumentation (ISA 5.1 Datasheets, ASME B31.3 Piping, ASME B31.1 Piping, CSA Z662-15)
  • Facility Inlet Over Pressure Protection Requirements (CSA Z662-15 OPP)
  • Pressure Safety Valve Sizing Requirements (B31.3 & B31.1 Piping Systems)
  • Pressure-relieving and Depressurization Systems (API 521)
  • Burner Management Systems (CSA B149.3 Compliant)
  • Oil and Gas Safety Shutoff Valve Requirements (CGA 6.5 and 3.16 Approved Valve Assemblies)
  • Generator Fuel Trains (B149.1 Compliant)
  • Instrumentation Secondary Sealing Requirements (ANSI-ISA 12.27.01-2003)
  • Control Valve Sizing and Selection (Fisher Specification Manager, Metso Nelprof & Samson Valve Sizing Software)
  • Flow Meter Sizing (Rosemount Instrument Toolkit or Vendor Specific)
  • Thermowell Wake Frequency Calculation Software (ASME PTC 19.3 TW-2016)
  • PSV Sizing (API 520 Part 1 and Part 2)
  • Understanding of Canadian Registration Number (CRN) requirements in all provinces.
  • Facility metering design (Directive 017 and OGC Measurement Guideline Compliant)
  • Safety Requirements Specifications Development (IEC-61511 safety standards)
  • LOPA / HAZOP Reviews
  • SIS Design and Implementation (IEC-61508)
  • Shutdown Key and Cause & Effect development
  • Logic description and control narrative development
  • Control systems architecture development
  • Control strategy development and implementation
  • Design, integration, implementation, testing and commissioning of field RTU / PLC / DCS and associated measurement and control devices
  • Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT)
  • HMI System design and programming (ISA-101)
  • Construction, Commissioning and startup support
We provide regulatory support for oil and gas infrastructure compliance. Services include project regulatory requirement assessments, assistance with public consultation & notification documentation in addition to coordination of efforts with industry experts to ensure compliance with noise and air emissions, pipeline watercourse crossings and the preparation of governmental permit applications and registrations.