Partner Companies

Occasionally some projects require short term specialized engineering and design support outside of our capabilities and expertise. For these exceptions Southern Synergy works with our clients to identify personnel to fill these needs either through a client-approved subcontractor or our engineering/design alliance partners.

These partners include:

Early Consulting, LLC
Early Consulting, LLC is headquartered in Houston, TX and has provided process safety management, risk management program, and expert witness services to the process industries since 1992. They also offer database management systems for documenting and managing compliance with OSHA PSM, DOT OQ, or other regulations, codes, or standards.

Their scope of services includes:
  • Process Hazard Analyses
  • OSHA PSM Compliance Audits
  • EPA RMP Compliance Audits
  • Pipeline OQ Compliance Audits
  • Recordkeeping / Documentation Audits
  • Operating Procedures Review
  • PSM Procedures - Development / Validation
  • EPA RMP Program Development
  • Risk Assessments
  • Security Vulnerability Assessments - SVA
  • Engineering Design Reviews
  • Expert Witness Services
  • Database Management System Development
  • PHA Leader Training

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Fisher & Arnold, Inc.
Fisher & Arnold is headquartered in Memphis, TN, with offices in Nashville, TN and Chipley, FL. They provide a comprehensive range of in-firm services from each office location. They maintain a multi-disciplined staff that includes architects, engineers, planners, landscape architects, interior designers, environmental scientists, and surveyors.
Their scope of services includes:
  • Commercial Architecture
  • Municipal Engineering/Design
  • Substation/Transmission Line Engineering Design
  • Utility/Industrial Engineering Studies
  • Distributed Generation Engineering/Design
  • GIS Mapping
  • Water/Wastewater Engineering/Design
  • Transportation Engineering/Design
  • Environmental Consulting
  • Facilities Development
  • Commercial/Industrial Land Development/Planning
  • Surveying

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Process Engineering Associates, LLC
Process Engineering Associates, headquartered in Knoxville, TN, specializes in providing process design, applied chemical engineering, and process safety services to the petroleum refining, chemical production, alternative fuels, and all other process industries. Process Engineering Associates personnel are experienced, highly-motivated chemical engineers with track records of significant achievement in the process engineering field. Their services range from a few hours of consulting to complete process design package preparation and construction oversight.

Their scope of services includes:
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Process Technical and Economic Evaluations
  • Relief/Flare/Vent Studies
  • Pilot Plant Design, Evaluation, and Scale Up
  • Green Field Plant Designs
  • Process Modeling and Simulation
  • Hydraulic Analysis
  • Process Design
  • Process Optimization Studies
  • Energy Conservation Projects
  • Independent Design Verifications
  • Existing Equipment Utilization Studies
  • Technical Bid Reviews
  • Emissions Limits Compliance
  • Process Safety Management
  • Risk Management Program Development
  • Plant Investment Due Diligence Evaluation

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