Milan A. Cramer

Ridge & Associates, Inc.


Plains All-American LLC, Ross, ND: New railcar loading facility project included new tanks, new pump system design, pipe design, facility layout, new office/control building, truck offload facility, tanks, gauging, power & control, and area lighting (2011-2012).


Plains All-American LLC, Patoka, IL: New piping manifold for crude oil storage facility included pipe design, manifold layout, new pump sizing & design, facility layout, electrical power system expansion, control system design, back-up generator, automatic transfer switch, tank gauge system, data communications, and design/specification of new 480V MCC/control building (2010-2012).


IC RailMarine, Convent, LA: Barge offload and rail & truck loading facility for liquid UAN fertilizer. Project included power and control for dock offloading system; new pumps and control for railcar and truck loading; data communications; tank gauging; area lighting; and emergency shutdown system (2009).


BP/Amoco, Various U.S. Locations: Biodiesel installation projects, consisting of plant audit, new system layout, pump & pipe design, and power & control system design (2009).

Plains Terminal and Transfer, Cushing, OK; Midland, TX; Odessa, TX; Kilgore, TX: Crude oil terminal expansion projects, including power distribution, tank gauging, motor operated valves, emergency shutdown, etc. (1998, 2005-2011).

Reith-Riley Construction Co., Manistee, MI: New asphalt storage and loading facility, included mechanical and electrical design (2008).

Enbridge Pipeline Company, Cushing, OK: Crude oil terminal expansion projects, including power distribution, tank gauging, motor operated valves, emergency shutdown, etc. (2006 - 2008).

BP Oil, Various Locations: Arc flash and fault current evaluation studies for approximately eighty (80) terminals (2007).

Buckeye Pipeline Co., Memphis TN: New jet fuel storage and distribution center for FEDEX at airport. The project included power, control, and communications design (2006). 

Lyman Boat Company Warehouse: Power distribution upgrade, including marina power distribution (2006).

Indian Trails Campground: Power distribution and RV site electrical upgrade for 260 campsites (2005).

Huron County Fairgrounds: RV park upgrade for 144 campsites (2005).

Buckeye Pipeline Company, MI terminals: Biodiesel loading facility evaluation and design (2005).

American Samoa Petroleum Coop., American Samoa: New light products loading facility (2004).

USV School District, McGuffey, OH: New football, baseball, softball facility power and lighting design (2003).

Benton Ridge Park, Benton Ridge, OH: New softball fields power and lighting design (2002).

Liberty Township Trustees, Findlay, OH: New township hall electrical design (2002).

TEPPCO, Princeton, IN: Electrical design for new light products truck loading facility, including power distribution and control/automation systems (1998).

NCRA, McPherson, KS: New facility startup support (1997).

Marathon Oil Company, Hammond, IN: Fault current analysis for existing and new electrical system (1997).

Marathon Oil Company, Detroit, MI: Design and construction of electrical controls modification at asphalt facility (1995).

YPF, Argentina, S.A.: Basic electrical engineering for terminal automation at eleven (11) locations in Argentina (1993).

Marathon Oil Company

Projects included: Installation of bottom loading facilities for petroleum terminals, additive injection systems, ethanol systems, vapor recovery units, power and control design for light product and asphalt terminals, pipeline communication systems, programming PLC controllers, transmix injection, SAT11 computer installation, various lighting and control systems for terminals, hydraulic analysis and power bill reconciliation for pipelines.

Convenience stores: Evaluation of new equipment, development of facility circuit manager, development of electrical panel for new and remodeled stores, initiated the Green Light energy management program for the Emro and Branded convenience stores, installed credit card communication within the fueling dispenser for Emro, and installed Emro's first unattended fueling system. Also, developed preventive maintenance and safety programs for Marathon and Emro Marketing Subsidiary.

Marathon Pipeline Company

Projects included: Scada System design for crude oil and light projects, new pipeline control station design and construction. Pipeline station power analysis, design of crude oil receipt station at Robinson, IL Refinery.