Oil & Gas Industry Benchmark # 1

Petro-Chemical & Gas Facilities – Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Benchmarking Data: (Data collected from 12 completed EPC projects in USA & Canada) Typical Benchmark Percentages & Cost Ranges related to North American Petro-Chemical, Industrial & Gas Facilities. Applicable to New & Revamp CAPEX / Facility Projects with a Total Installed Cost (TIC) value between  … Read more


Global Construction Newsletter: April to June 2018

The Newsletter is best viewed on a desktop computer Download the Newsletter The global economy expanded by 3.2% in 2017 compared to the previous year, which bodes well for 2018. Most of the world’s major economies are experiencing positive growth as we move into the 2nd half of 2018. The International Engineering, Procurement and Construction  … Read more





Various Industrial Construction Facility Benchmarks

The following construction benchmarks are provided by Compass International as a reference source for Construction Professionals involved in producing or validating industrial type CAPEX estimates, such as Power Plants, Refineries and other Industrial facilities: This data has been collected, analyzed and conditioned from Compass International’s historical cost library. For additional benchmarks and similar types of  … Read more



Inside Battery Limits Man-Hour Report

Installation / Benchmark Man-hours for “Process” related Carbon Steel Pipe from recently completed Refinery / LNG / Chemical Projects located in US Gulf Coast (Texas): Inside Battery Limits (ISBL) A-53 Carbon Steel Pipe Fabrication (at a Pipe Fabrication Shop) & Erection M-H’s, includes testing. Assumes Pipe is 20’ off grade: Add 7.5% to above for  … Read more


2017 Railroad Engineering & Construction Cost Benchmarks

New & Refurbished High Speed Rail Track costs per Mile / Km, Traffic Control Systems, Signals, Freight Siding Cost Metrics, Detailed Design & Construction Management / Inspection historical benchmarks. Square Foot / Square Meter Cost Data are established from data collected for the Compass International‘s 2017 Global Construction Costs Yearbooks: Compass International’s (7) Global Cost  … Read more


International Warehouse / Logistics Center Costs

What does it cost to design & build a Warehouse / Logistic Center in the USA & around the world? We are frequently asked this question by Owners, Developers, Architects & Engineers, Estimators, Quantity Surveyors & Construction Professionals around the world. To answer this question we have researched & collected “current day” costs from more  … Read more