Sabine Storage Operations, Inc (SSO) is a Houston based engineering company which focuses on the development, maintenance, and operation of underground storage facilities for liquids and gases, and disposal of waste.
The services which SSO provides cover the full spectrum from initial concept and engineering to construction management and operation of brine production, brine disposal, and underground storage disposal projects.
Depending on the client’s particular needs, SSO can take on discrete project activities, such as permit applications, due diligence, feasibility studies, geotechnical evaluations or facility audits.
SSO’s team has a diverse background. Many of our key personnel have operating company backgrounds. This experience enables SSO to quickly grasp the client’s key issues in a new development, and helps SSO to arrive at the optimum solution in a rapid and efficient manner.
SSO is registered to do business and engineering in Alabama, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota (Business), Ohio, Texas, and Utah.
Annual sales are approximately 28 – 36 million.
In 1985, Sabine Gas Transmission Co. (SGT) constructed a 24″ pipeline for Gulf States Utilities (GSU). In 1990, SGT started construction of the Spindletop gas storage facility for GSU under a BOOT* type-agreement. Between 1990 and 2004, Sabine Gas Operating Co. (SGO) operated the Spindletop gas storage facility for 15 years concluding the BOOT agreement in 2004.
In 2003, Sabine Storage & Operations, Inc. (SSO) was formed by the owners of SGT and SGO to provide engineering and construction management services for underground storage and pipeline operations.
*BOOT = Build, Own, Operate, and Transfer
Domestic and International Experience
Safety Training, Rescue and Site Supervision
Drilling and Workover Experience –Salt and Non-salt Locations
Familiarity of Several Storage Facilities
Solution Mining Expertise (Salt and Potash)
Brine Disposal Expertise (UIC Class I and Class II Wells)
Mechanical Integrity Testing (MIT) Expertise
Debrining and Natural Gas Service Expertise
Inventory Monitoring / Verification Expertise
Regulatory Expertise (USA –Federal and State, and International)
Engineering, Construction / Rehabilitation of “Leaching” Facilities
Development of Timely Construction Packages to Meet Schedules, i.e. early hook-up of the wells for mining
Operations and Maintenance Experience
Commitment to Safety, Environmental Stewardship, and Business Integrity
Longstanding Client Relationships.