Steel Nation Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

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Steel Nation, Inc. (dba Steel Nation Steel Buildings)is a proud Washington, Pennsylvania based corporation working primarily in the energy sector of North America. They are the leading designer and builder of natural gas compression, transmission, and storage facilities for mid-stream and transmission operations of the oil and gas industry throughout the Marcellus, Utica, and other American shale plays. Steel Nation has grown exponentially since being founded in in 2007 by President Mark Caskey.

The Safest Operations
Clients can be guaranteed that every Steel Nation project is designed with Class 1, Div 1&2, Group D Explosion Proof electrical components, including all lighting, gas detectors, air handling and cranes. Each of these components exceeds NEC and oil and gas codes. Steel Nation’s safety program is based on very stringent MSHA standards, and their EMR rates are the best in the industry. Team members approach all jobs with “Safety First” in mind. All Steel Nation personnel carry man lift and crane certifications and are equipped with the newest 5-Gas ISO9001 detectors, harnesses, PPE and FR clothing. Steel Nation is also 100% IS Networld certified:Safety First – For Life!

The Coolest Conditions
Steel Nation currently has over 350 compressors under roof, and has never had a single compressor overheat or shut down due to high temperatures! Knowing that Caterpillar 3616s or Solar Turbines have heat gains in excess of 2 million BTU/H, it is critical to design ventilation systems that ensue buildings stay within a 20 degree rise over ambient temperatures. Steel Nation’s proprietary ventilation systems will always be above 12 AC/H, and with heat gains factored, our buildings average 22 to 32 AC/H, ensuring proper cooling. Steel Nation also designs the “coolest” air intake systems for all brands of compressor packages, complete with attenuating silencers, enabling engines to run very cool, extremely quiet and with lower maintenance cycles.

Super Quiet!
As the new shale plays (Marcellus & Utica) proliferate into more populated regions, smart owners realize that new compression stations need to be super quiet in order to co-exist harmoniously with local residents. Most compressor engines exceed 105 dBA and cooler fans approach 90 dBA, Steel Nation designs and builds every station fully sound attenuated for the well being of the community and for the technicians working at the site. Steel Nation offers five distinct phases of sound mitigation techniques, based on local codes, and more importantly, distances to receptors homes, schools and occupied structures.

In 2013 Steel Nation was named the 3rd Fastest Growing Company in Pittsburgh by the Pittsburgh Business Times with a revenue growth of over 450 percent in three years. The company shows no signs of slowing down. Steel Nation completed over 120 jobs in 2013 and will continue to grow and work towards an energy independent America.

Steel Nation Oil & Gas Clients Include:

Williams, Laurel Mountain Midstream, Chesapeake, Access, DTE Energy, Southwestern, M3 Midstream, WPX Energy, Range Resources, Rice, MarkWest, Hunt Energy, Penneco, NiSource, Blue Racer, Dominion, Atlas Energy, Consol/CNX Gas, Dominion, EQT, Exterran, Nicor, Chevron, EXCO, US Infrastructure, Monarch, Consumers, Central Valley Gas, National Fuel Gas, Caiman, Peoples and other joint ventures.

To Learn More, Contact Steel Nation: (724)225-2202 or Visit