Process Engineering


SSI provides process engineering services though our engineering partner, Process Engineering Associates, LLC. As content experts in heavy industrial engineering and design, we recognize the need to have an experienced, focused, flexible group of process engineers and process-related software available for our clients.

This relationship allows SSI to bring leading edge process engineering by experienced process experts to client projects of any size, without the unnecessary costs and overhead associated with larger engineering firms. This relationship and our mutual capabilities is openly disclosed to our clients so that projects are completed in the most technically sound and cost-effective manner possible.

In addition, this relationship facilitates an independent and honest evaluation of project process options and tactical business decisions throughout the project lifecycle. These situations could include outside technology acquisition and/or licensing, benchmarking internal technology developments, assessing scale-up potential, and process selection for projects. Our relationship with Process Engineering Associates ensures clients are presented with the best business solutions for their facility and industry without regard for future detailed engineering revenue.

Clients may either contract with SSI for process engineering services or directly to Process Engineering Associates, LLC whichever is the most cost effective solution for them.

Process Design

Design Basis Development Alternative Economic Evaluation/Feasibility Studies
Capacity Evaluations/Revamp Studies Alternative Technical Evaluation/Feasibility Studies
Relief Valve / Flare / Vent Studies Energy Conservation Studies
Utility Evaluations Evaluation of 3rd Party Process Designs
Process Design Packages Pilot Plant Design, Evaluation, and Scale Up
Equipment Plot Plans Control Scheme Development

Process Modeling / Simulations

Detailed Mass & Energy Balance Unit Operations Design
Simulation Interface Development Relief or Flare System Design/Evaluation
Piping System Hydraulics Piping System Hydraulics

Process Modification / Construction Oversight

Green Field Construction Oversight Equipment Installation Plans/Coordination
Vendor Fabrication Inspections Coordination of Process Tie-ins
Piping Oversight Vessel Placement Oversight
Vessel Internal Assembly Oversight

Operations Support

Commissioning and Startup Troubleshooting and Optimization
Debottlenecking Control Systems Startup/Tuning
Emissions Limits Compliance Technical Bid Reviews
Process Installation and Modification Oversight Operating Procedures
Process Documentation Operator and Engineering Staff Training