Case Study #4

PROJECT TYPE Temporary gas compression for natural gas storage facility   TIME-FRAME 2008
CUSTOMER Major infrastructure company   DURATION Six months
LOCATION Alberta  


Following delays in procuring equipment for its permanent facility, the customer was faced with losing an entire gas injection season and future business opportunities.


Roska supplied a complete design-build-operate solution including regulatory approvals and project management. Primary equipment was a 1,500 hp reciprocating compressor sourced from a strategic partner and modified to suit the project. Construction included trucking and cranes, equipment installation, electrical & instrumentation, and tie-in. Operation included commissioning/start-up, daily operation and maintenance for a period of five months.

Customer Benefits

  • Roska solution operational in 52 days
  • Customer achieved four months of gas injection that season
  • Customer secured future contracts
  • Simplified vendor management
  • High degree of cost certainty
  • Schedule certainty