Case Study:

Frac Sand Processing & Rail Terminal

TPS Built a Processing Plant and Transload Facility That Delivers Four Products

Our client desired to enter a new market and capture market share. TPS was providing consulting services for the client and recognized the opportunity to build a processing plant and transload facility close to market place. The business plan justified a one-million-ton processing and transload facility for delivering four different products. The objective was for the new facility to provide superior service and significant cost advantages for the company.

Project Details:

  • Location: Texas
  • Project Size: $20 – $25 Million
  • Project Type:
    Frac Sand Processing & Rail Terminal

Benefits Delivered:

Turn-Key Processing Solutions created an EPC solution that provided the following features and benefits:

  • TPS designed the facility to receive raw material via Unit and Manifest train
  • TPS built the loop track system to accommodate the railroad and efficiently feed the 200-per-hour processing plant
  • TPS designed and built the storage system to store four products and allow the truck loading system to load any of the four products in under two minutes
  • TPS was responsible for the procurement of the entire plant and constructed the plant in five months
  • The plant operates on a daily basis serving the market with in-spec, high-quality product