Petroleum refining

Hard Hat Services (Hard Hat) offers a broad range of refining expertise and design services, including: in plant revamps, retrofits, de-bottlenecking, shutdowns and facility maintenance. From development through start-up, Hard Hat provides excellent service while delivering on schedule and budget, exceeding client expectations and meeting industry standards.

Refining Sector Experience Includes:

  • Sampling Stations/Systems
  • Firewater/Fire Protection Systems
  • Equipment Replacement/Upgrades
  • Mechanical Piping Upgrades
  • A/G and U/G Utilities
  • Shutdown Support
  • Chilling/Cooling Water Systems
  • Instrumentation Upgrades
  • Waste Water Treatment Plant Upgrades
  • Foundation and Concrete Upgrades
  • Construction Management/Coordination
  • Structural Upgrades

Petro Chemical

Hard Hat associates have nationwide experience in all phases of the chemical industry operations while providing solutions to integrate new process additions into existing plant infrastructures.  We provide quality focused, cost-effective, and value engineering solutions to every project type or size. Hard Hat also provides design/build engineering and construction services.  We have partnerships with some of the industry’s leading heavy mechanical and civil contractors.

Chemical Sector Experience Includes:

  • Reactor/Vessel Replacements
  • Firewater/Fire Protection Systems
  • Critical Safety Plan Development
  • Mechanical Piping Upgrades


  • A/G and U/G Utilities
  • Shutdown Planning
  • Pressure Relief System Program Management
  • Chilling/Cooling Water Systems

Project Experience