Specialized Engineering Services for Aircraft Fuel Storage Facilities and Aircraft Hydrant Fueling Systems

Our work keeps more than 100 domestic and international airports running efficiently, from truck load/unloading and bulk fuel storage to fuel transmission and hydrant systems. Our clients lean on us to help them make informed, more strategic decisions with their defined budgets because we know the infrastructure, the equipment and the people. We’re not just focused on designing your fuel system, we’re focused on extending its whole life cycle with innovative technologies and asset integrity programs.

Experience Across the Americas

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Since the company's inception, Argus has served as a trusted fueling partner to the commercial aviation industry and completed projects at more than 100 domestic and international airports in Canada and Latin America.

  • Bulk storage
  • Aboveground storage tanks 
  • Underground storage tanks 
  • Hydrant systems
  • Hydrant cart/truck test stand
  • Truck loading/unloading
  • Tank car loading/unloading
  • Fueling platforms
  • Pumping and filtration systems
  • Distribution Piping System
  • Refueler parking
  • Fillstands
  • Water treatment
  • Test stands
  • Pipelines
  • Electrical and controls systems
  • Maintenance facilities
  • Support buildings and systems
  • Distribution
  • Secondary containment
  • Emergency fuel shutoff systems
  • Industrial wastewater systems
  • Storm water operations
  • Leak detection
  • Fire protection
  • Site security

  • Fuel lab
  • Booster stations
  • Cathodic protection
  • Ground service equipment
  • Vehicle parking and access
  • Support utilities
  • Pig launch/receiving infrastructure
  • Self-serve dispensing
  • Lighting systems
  • Lightning protection

Although specialized, Argus offers a comprehensive list of professional engineering and design services. Through hundreds of fuel-related projects, our engineers and fuels specialists have served the aviation industry with exceptional concept development, problem-solving, design solutions, document development, and technical expertise. 

  • Planning
  • Full-service engineering and design
  • Modeling
  • Fuel master planning
  • Fuel forecasting
  • Project studies
  • Modernization programing
  • Code compliance analysis
  • Supply and routing studies
  • Hydraulic simulations
  • Failure/risk analysis
  • Fuel quality considerations
  • Site topographic survey
  • Geotechnical survey
  • Basis of design reports
  • Site planning and layout
  • Demand and sizing analysis

Ensuring the technical integrity, safety and reliability of your fueling facilities and equipment is our priority.

Facility Assessments

  • Facility condition assessments
  • Baseline data reports
  • Asset integrity management assessments
  • Motion amplification vibration analysis
  • NACE coating inspections
  • NACE and ASTM coating analysis
  • API 510, 570, 653
  • STI SP001 inspections
  • ILI management support
  • Cathodic protection design and assessments
  • Thermal imaging
  • Tank calibrations
  • Leak detection/volumetric testing
  • Security
  • Pump vibration analysis
  • Facility mapping
  • Fire protection systems
  • Operational reliability (EFSO and PLC)

Facility Maintenance and Response Programs

  • O&M manuals
  • Design/operational analysis
  • Engineered work directives
  • Asset identification
  • Out-of-service tank inspections and repairs
  • Meter and gauging calibrations
  • PRV testing
  • Maintenance programs
  • Pump alignment and repair
  • Infrared/thermal imaging and repairs
  • ROI studies
  • AFFF testing and reliability
  • Coating specifications and repair
  • Environmental sampling and testing
  • Routine maintenance oversight
  • Operations support and training

Our industry experience and design expertise makes us a valued partner to analyze, solve and manage difficult environmental challenges.


  • Contaminated materials
  • Management plans
  • Waste disposal programs
  • Program budgets
  • Environmental bid documents

Site Assessment

  • Phase I/II/III environmental site assessments
  • Geoprobe/MIP mapping
  • Monitor well installation
  • Historical data review
  • Human health and ecological risk Assessment


  • Contaminant migration modeling
  • Natural attenuation assessment
  • Vapor intrusion modeling

Remediation Design/Implementation

  • Risk-based corrective action
  • Corrective action plans
  • VCP/PST assessment/remediation
  • Fate and transport analysis
  • Feasibility studies
  • Remediation design
  • Soil vacuum extraction
  • Dual-phase extraction
  • In situ treatment
  • Bioremediation
  • System installation/O&M

Our Construction Management services ensure constructability and durability.

  • Demolition/decommissioning
  • Commissioning/startup
  • Program management
  • Construction management
  • Construction administration
  • Construction inspection
  • Design/build
  • Cost estimating
  • Budget and schedule management
  • RFP development
  • Capital planning
  • Permitting and bidding support
  • Material and equipment procurement
  • General contracting
  • Resident engineering
  • Owner’s representative

Digital Engineering is a game changer. It can be employed to survey, collect, visualize, manage and analyze the data associated with existing infrastructure.

  • LiDar laser scanning
  • Drone scanning
  • Geometric 3D modeling
  • Intelligent 3D modeling
  • Isometrics
  • Bill of materials
  • Parametric photogrammetry
  • Facility digitization
  • Motion amplification vibration analysis
  • Computer-based training
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Simulator training
  • Real-time signals condition monitoring
  • Digital twin
  • SAIM™ Smart Asset Integrity Management Platform

Smart Facilities

SAIM is an online portfolio of Smart Asset Integrity Management solutions harnessing the power of IoT for a real-time look at your system's performance.

Your fueling asset's "digital twin" eliminates guesswork. It is a digital replica of your whole facility, including physical and procedural assets.

Facility design, maintenance and management powered by centralized information and intelligent dashboards helps you deliver transparency, reduce risk, strengthen compliance, transfer knowledge and supports informed decision making.

Visit SAIM.com to learn more and take a facility assessment to determine your digital transformation needs.

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Meet Our Team

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Chris Straub, P.E.
Vice President &
General Manager
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Dan Frank, P.E., P.Eng.
VP of Technology

Director of Canadian Programs

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Jorge Rodriguez, P.E.
Business Unit Director,

Latin America

Project Manager Nate Spilker, P.E.
Nate Spilker, P.E.
Business Unit Director,

Western Region

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Garrett Gjerstad, P.E.
Business Unit Director,

Central Region

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Paul Johnke, P.E.
Business Unit Director,

N.E. Region

Tim Collins
Tim Collins
Business Unit Director,

S.E. Region

Director of Civil Engineering Jeremy Dieckhoff, P.E.
Jeremy Dieckhoff, P.E.
Director of Aviation Operations