Summit has been awarded a contract for The Pike II Gas Conditioning Project which involves Engineering Management, Procurement, and Construction Services for one (1) 50 MMSCFD Dew Point Control Train, one (1) condensate stabilizer with VRU compression, one (1) TEG Glycol Dehydration train, and four (4) 3606 Compressors.

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Summit is pleased to welcome Riley Hornback as its newest member of the team. Riley will join Summit’s Gulf Coast team as a Project Manager with an immediate emphasis on project development. He will work to improve Summit’s position in the petrochemical, refinery, power and midstream market segments. He will have responsibilities that include both project development & operational activities. Riley was previously an Industrial Account Manager with Whitco Supply where he managed major Oil & Gas accounts across the U.S. He is a graduate of Sam Houston State University. Prior to Sam Houston Riley attended San Jacinto Junior College where he played baseball which led him to become a 12th round draft pick of the Baltimore Orioles.

Summit has been awarded an EPC contract with Enterprise TE Products Pipeline Co. for the addition of three (3) new pump stations to the existing ATEX pipeline. The pipeline transports ethane from Houston, Pennsylvania to customers in the Gulf Coast area. The Scope of work includes all Engineering, Procurement, and Construction required to deliver three (3) intermediate pump stations. Two (2) stations are located in Louisiana and one (1) is located in Ohio. The planned areas of the pump stations will have an efficient layout of the piping, valves, equipment and will be consistent with standard engineering practices including constructability, operability and safety

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Summit was a proud sponsor of the 2017 Annual Sky High Clay Shoot which was held February 10th and 11th. Our Team spent most of the day cooking for the crowd. The menu consisted of pastalaya, shrimp and catfish. When not cooking, our team participated in the clay shoot. Fun was had by all while benefitting a great charity!

Pictured above (from left to right) Megan Tiffin (Frankel Building Group), Errin Bryner (DESCO Environmental Consultants), Tressie Cox, Natalie Enholm (Human Resources Specialist,HFF), Jessy Deardurff (Ops. Director, Sky High), Brittany Hebert (Founder/CEO, Sky High & Sales Consultant, Weldfit Energy Group), Michael Arispe (Non-Op Development Manager, Anadarko), Taylor Sass (Communications & Marketing Director, Weisser Engineering & Surveying)

Sky High was founded by Abbeville, Louisiana native and former Miss Acadiana, Brittany Hebert. It began with the inaugural Louisiana Sky High Sporting Clay Shoot in 2007, which raised more than $50,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Ronald McDonald House in Memphis, Tennessee. This one event spurred a collaborative and dynamic fundraising organization and a true labor of love. For more information about Sky High for St. Jude please click here:

Welcome Cory Sipes!

January 30th, 2017 by Summit Construction

Summit Industrial Construction, LLC is pleased to announce that Cory Sipes has joined our team as Project Manager in the Gulf Coast Region. He will be responsible for both operational & project development activities working out of Summit’s Houston office. Cory will have responsibilities including project management, estimating, proposal development, and business development. Cory will also be heavily involved in Summit’s pursuit of more EPC projects from his many years of working with other EPC/engineering firms.

Cory was previously a Project Manager with Trailhead Engineering, BEI Engineers and Audubon Engineering where he managed a wide range of midstream and downstream projects. He is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.


Summit Industrial Construction, LLC is pleased to announce that Damon DeFriese has joined our team as an Assistant Project Manager based out of our Alpharetta, GA office.  He will be responsible for assisting with both project development and project operations, with an immediate project assignment to our Pike Compressor Station Phase II project in Rochester, PA.  Damon was previously a Field Accounting Manager with PCL Industrial Construction where he spent his tenure facilitating the financial and cost management aspects of multiple field products across the country.  He is a graduate of Texas A&M University at College Station.


Summit Industrial Construction has been awarded the contract for a major expansion of the Formosa Plastics Corporation Olefins III facility in Point Comfort, TX, which is a multi-year project. Summit is responsible for the installation of 120,000 LF of OSBL and ISBL piping. The piping project is part of the larger Olefins III Project slated for completion in 2018. Summit’s contract Scope of Work will require over 500,000 Manhours and the need to work with other Contractors performing various scopes of work.

Summit Industrial Construction has been awarded an EPC contract for The Galaxy Gas Conditioning Project located in Eldorado, Pennsylvania. The scope of work consists of turnkey Engineering, Procurement and Construction Services for two (2) 50 MMSCFD Dew Point Control Trains, two (2) condensate stabilizers with VRU compression, and one (1) TEG Glycol Dehydration train.


Pictured (L toR)  Trey Granier, Tracie  Lack, Diane and Black Roussel

On October 21st, Summit participated in the River Region Chamber of Commerce’s annual golf tournament. The primary event sponsors included Motiva, Valero, Dow, Mosaic, Zen-Noh Grain and Air Products. Summit’s Black Roussel and Trey Granier lead the Summit golf team and were joined by Diane Roussel and Tracie Lack of Valero St. Charles Refinery. It was also an extra special day for Summit’s Black Roussel who made a hole in one! This was Black’s 2nd hole in one while playing at Cypress Lakes Country Club.


Pictured: Black Roussel (after his hole in one)


Pictured:  Black Roussel (Summit) and Victoria Bryant (Executive Director, The Arc of St. Charles)

On October 7th, Summit joined Valero and other area companies to support the Arc of St. Charles for there annual golf tournament at Cypress Lakes Country Club. This was Summit’s 2nd year supporting this great cause. Summit’s Black Roussel has been on the Board of Directors for the Arc of St. Charles for numerous years. He works tirelessly on behalf of the Arc to keep the organization strong so it can continue its great service to the local community.  For more information about The Arc of St. Charles, please visit::