Mechanical Process Design

Process Design

Orbital delivers Process Development for all phases of client projects. We provide our clients with analysis and definition of capabilities and requirements, conceptual designs and feasibility studies, clarification, and resolution of issues, detailed scope and design, permitting support, and construction management in order to define and deliver requirements and objectives.

Our Process Studies include the development and review of P&IDs and PFDs, consideration of available alternatives, hydraulic and stress analysis, determination of process equipment, and project management, including budget and schedule determination. Our expert process design services have been provided to clients in the chemical and energy industries, as well as other industries.

Areas of expertise:
  • Process Studies, P&IDs, & PFDs
  • Process Equipment
  • Process Safety Management
  • Industrial Wastewater
  • Air Pollution Control

Our services include:
  • Material/Energy/Heat balances
  • Process Description
  • Hydraulic/Sizing Calculations
  • Material Flow Evaluations
  • Troubleshooting/De-Bottlenecking
  • HAZOP/PHA Techniques for Process Safety & Risk Management
  • Reliability & Availability Studies
  • Energy Studies

Our sample projects include:

Conceptual and Feasibility Studies
  • plant or area review to determine concerns and opportunities
  • identification of process areas of opportunity
  • anticipated process change requirements – to meet objectives for cost reduction, marketing or compliance

  Plant Upgrades
  • restoration or expansion of capacity and capabilities
  • resolution of plant problems identified


Orbital Engineering provides the full-service Engineering, Risk Mitigation, and Project Delivery experience and expertise of a large company - but with the flexibility, responsiveness, economy, and personal attention of a local entity.

Risk Mitigation
Project Delivery