EOG Resources Inc. Transload Facility - Stanley, ND

This $50 million multi-purpose facility was the first unit train facility in the United States designed to load crude oil into a unit train where it is transported to points south for refining.

Wilson & Company formed a multi-disciplined team for the development, design, and construction of this facility, which has the capability of loading two, 100-car unit trains per 24-hour period.

The facility includes:

  • A loop track
  • Five crude oil storage tanks
  • Covered 14-spot loading platform including pumps, piping, valves, actuators, and air compressors
  • All track related elements including sub ballast, ballast, ties, track, and mainline switches provided by BNSF Railway Company
  • Pad mount transformers
  • Lighting poles
  • Electronic switchgears
  • Secondary containment liners
  • Sand conveyor equipment
  • Metal building
  • Modular buildings

Wilson & Company recently provided engineering services and construction management services for additional unit train storage tracks at the facility. 

EOG Resources Inc.
Services Provided 
  • Design of all civil and grading
  • Project track design
  • Crude oil storage tanks design
  • Pumping facilities design
  • Rail loading platform design
  • 8-spot truck unloading platform design
  • Facility electrical and operating controls design
  • Emergency generator design
  • Site mechanical and electrical services design
  • Fire protection for tanks design
  • Pumping facilities design
  • Administrative and support buildings
  • Construction Management, procurement services
  • Facility commissioning services