Utilities

RK&K is an industry leader in utility engineering and design. Our clients, both public and private sector, consistently turn to us to solve their most complex and challenging utility projects. Our experience includes designing utilities and coordinating relocations with utility agencies including water, sanitary sewer, gas, petroleum, power, telephone, cable and fiber optic facilities. We are known for our comprehensive analysis of existing utility systems and the determination as to where utility conflicts exist with proposed construction. RK&K is also a proven leader in the field of natural gas distribution and transmission pipelines, cathodic protection and corrosion control for gas, petroleum, water/sewage pipelines and facilities. Regardless of utility challenges, we can help our clients with a new utility design or a relocation of a water line, sanitary sewer lines, storm sewer lines, fuel oil pipelines, natural gas systems, or underground distribution systems. Our staff includes registered professional engineers, NACE certified cathodic protection specialists, technologists, technicians, testers, API certified personnel and registered petroleum operations engineers.

Utilities Coordination & Relocation

  • Survey Utility Engineering – Designation, Locating & Surveys
  • Records Research
  • Agency Coordination
  • Utility Relocation Design
  • Conflict Analysis & Resolution

Energy/Pipelines

  • API-653 Inspection Services
  • Bills of Material; Materials Procurement Assistance
  • Compressor facilities; Compressor Sizing & Selection
  • Construction & Materials Standards; Material & Fabrication Certification & Control
  • Construction Class Location Determination
  • Customized Computer Software Development; Database Creation and Maintenance
  • Electrification; I&C; SCADA
  • Expert Witness Services
  • Finite Element Stress Analysis
  • Mainline Valve Settings
  • Maintenance Plans & Management
  • Natural Gas, Petroleum & Storage Tank Compliance Services
  • O&M & Emergency Manuals
  • Onshore Oil Pipeline Response Plans; Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plans
  • Overpressure Protection
  • Petroleum Facility Operations Certifications; Inventory Management
  • Pig Launchers & Receivers
  • Pipe Hydraulic Modeling, Sizing, and Materials Selection
  • Pipeline Testing, Gas-Up, & purging Procedures
  • Regulator & Meter Stations
  • Regulatory Compliance Inspection & Certification; Vendor Inspection
  • Replacement Facility Design
  • Route Selection & Studies; Alignment Development
  • Separators, Line Heaters, Odorization Equipment
  • Storage Tank Engineering & Inspection
  • Testing & Commissioning
  • Transmission and Distribution Integrity Management Programs/Services
  • Uprating Programs
  • Utility Conflict Resolution

Corrosion Engineering

  • Corrosion Feasibility Studies
  • CE / CP Design & System Design Reviews
  • CP System Performance, Compliance, Troubleshooting & Analyses 
  • Ground Bed Analysis & Design for Impressed Current & Galvanic Anode Facilities
  • Soils Analysis, Impressed Current & Galvanic Anode for CP Systems
  • Stray Current Evaluation & Analysis
  • Close Interval & IR Drop Free Potential Surveys
  • Annual Cathodic Protection Potential Surveys
  • Voltage Gradient Surveys
  • Electromagnetic Coating Surveys
  • Location of Shorts 
  • AC Interference Modeling & Mitigation
  • Corrosion Coatings Consulting 
  • API Inspections & Engineering Field Services
  • Horizontal Directional Drilling

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