Kahuna has decades of experience in the energy industry. We have an established culture dedicated to quality workmanship and delivering superior products and services tailored to each client’s specific needs.

Kahuna was founded on the precepts of sound project management, quality engineering and outstanding safety measures. We have a reputation for aggressively representing our clients’ interests and providing on-time engineering while developing technically sound and cost-effective solutions with our project teams.

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Kahuna is experienced in all aspects of midstream hydrocarbon facilities and offers full process, mechanical, electrical and civil/structural engineering services to get your project from the wellhead to the distribution system.

• Process Design & Modeling

• Mechanical, Civil & Structural

• Instrumentation, Controls & Electrical

• FEED Studies

• Complete Balance of Plant

• Hydraulic Modeling

• PFD’s and P&ID’s

• Pipeline Sizing & Material Selection

• Arc Flash

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Design & Drafting

Understanding the science behind the technology, Kahuna is known for taking computer-aided design software beyond its limitations. We offer a full-slate of 3D design services from as-builts and full-facility modeling to mapping & alignment and document control services.

• Complete 3D Facility Modeling

• Civil – Earthwork Design

• Civil – Foundations Design

• Structural Steel Design

• IC&E Design

• PFD’s & P&ID’s

• Mapping & Alignment

• Document Management

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Kahuna’s procurement department has been built to adapt to fit the needs of each client. Our team can work within the client’s procurement system, submitting purchase orders on client letterheads on behalf of the client or creating project purchasing procedures from the ground up.

• Purchase Orders

• RFQ’s

• Invoice Processing

• Expediting

• MTR’s

• Materials Handling

• Field Materials Receiving/ Inventory

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Project Management

Our project managers work from project initiation to final job book completion, executing and controlling the project schedule, budget, materials, compliance, critical item coordination, contractors and deliverables ensuring your project is completed on-time, under budget and according to your operational needs.

• Project Scoping

• Due Diligence Studies

• Labor Bid Specifications

• Schedule Development & Tracking

• Budget/ Cost Tracking

• Capital Cost Estimating

• Contractor Management

• Technical & Quality Review

• Project Controls

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Construction Management

Kahuna construction managers serve as your eyes and ears in the field, managing contractors and inspectors, ensuring schedules, coordinating materials and maintaining communication with the project manager.

• Inspection (Mechanical/ I&E/Civil/Structural)


• Scheduling & Logistics

• Site Development & Contractor Management

• Design & Installation Technical Support

• Pipeline ROW Identification

• Shop Inspections

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Start-Up & Commissioning Support

Kahuna off on-site personnel with facility knowledge and experience to ensure a successful start-up and commissioning for your project. Additionally, Kahuna offers ongoing operation support.

• Owner Operation Training & Support

• Vendor Coordination

• Pre-Start Up Safety Review (PSSR)

• Loop Checking

• Operating Procedure Development

• Operations Manuals & Training

• Systems Turnover Packages

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Facility Documentation & As-Builts

Kahuna specializes in final site documentation. These services are critical for verification after mergers and acquisitions, when updating drawings for facility expansion, and in providing documentation required by Federal, State and local agencies.

• Compliance Documentation

• Expansion Documentation

• Plot Plans

• Piping Sections & Isometrics

• Electrical & Instrumentation

• Detailed Materials Lists

• Plant As-Built Drawings

• Creation of Drafting Standards

• BLM Compliance (Chapters 71, 74 & 75)

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Environmental, Health & Safety Compliance

Kahuna has a team of award-winning safety and environmental experts that provide creative and cost-effective regulatory options allowing companies to obtain permits and maintain regulatory compliance while providing the safest and greatest operational flexibility to meet future demands.

• Compliance Planning, Permitting & Auditing

• PSM/ MOC Support

• PHA Development & Facilitation

• Industrial Hygiene

• OSHA & DOT Plan Preparation & Training

• Pipeline Pre-Construction & Operation Permitting &     Planning

• Pipeline Hazardous Material Administration

• Incident Investigation

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Laser Scanning & Advanced Modeling

Kahuna offers full service data collection utilizing land-based LiDAR, including point cloud modeling and as-built services. A colored point cloud gives you the opportunity to digitally walk through your facility using software to validate, process and view the entire facility without leaving your home office.

• Point Cloud Data Collection & Modeling

• Orthophoto Generation

• Terrain Modeling

• As-Built Drawings

• Point Cloud Virtual Facility Operations Training