Our Track Record

By Service

CONSULTANCY

ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS

  • Identified RC of 13 firetube failures in FWKO & Heater Treaters – Shell
  • Identified RC of 5 Integral Compressors decline to 20% availability – Shell

OPERATIONS

  • Design for Debottlenecking of Shell Gamba Facilities from 22 Mbpd to 109 Mbpd – Shell
  • Crude Dehydration alternatives for 6 mo. Inspection/Repair of T-3401 – Shell
  • Design for sand removal from gas feed to Gas Lift Compressors – Shell
  • Design for removal of liquids from feed to Gas Lift System – Shell
  • Owner’s Engineering Manager on Expansion of 122 MGJ/an Gas Plant to 183 MGJ/an – SPI
  • Multiple optimization & safety projects on the 183 MGJ/a Gas Plant -SPI
  • Troubleshooting on HP Compression, LP Compression – SPI
  • SRB/H2S Removal from Temane Gas Plant – SPI
  • Training staff in HYSYS & Que$tor – SPI
  • Wrote Philosophies for Pressure Equipment, Flowlines & Pipelines & Project Management – SPI
  • Facilities, drilling design & estimation for Mozambique Round 4 – SPI
  • Consultancy on H2S problem on Partner-Operated Gabon FPSO – SPI

AUDITS

  • Facilities & Management Audit – Urals Water Flood – Timan Oil & Gas
  • Audit of Three Field Development Options for Five Fields – British Gas
  • Operations Review of Conoco MacCulloch FPSO – Noble Denton
  • Audit of Basic Design of the Rang Dong Field – Japan Vietnam Petroleum Co.
  • Audit of AIOC Well Planning on GCA Nos. 1 & 2 – AIOC/Noble Denton
  • Investment Proposal for Karachaganak Mini-Refinery – Lewis & Peat
  • Investment Proposal for Exploration Offshore Sierra Leone – Lewis & Peat
  • Redevelopment Risks on Two Fields in Lithuania – Noble Denton
  • Minimum Facilities on ONGC Design – ONGC/AMEC
  • Hibernia Topsides Weight – Chevron
  • Sleipner Area Development – Phase II – Statoil
  • Cost and Weight Estimates for Petromina Natuna – W.R. Grace
  • Forties Facilities for Secondary Recovery – Esso
  • South East Indy Development – Shell/Esso
  • Eider Design Basis for Minimum Facilities – Shell/Esso
  • Design and HUC of S.E. Indy – Shell/Esso
  • Detailed Design of Eider – Shell/Esso
  • Minimum Self-Contained Drilling/Production Platform – Shell/Esso
  • Simplification of Specifications & Requisitions on Tern – Shell/Esso
  • Hook-up Readiness for S.E. Indy – Shell/Esso
  • Simplification of the Eider Drilling System – Shell/Esso
  • Simplification of the Eider Field – Shell
  • Troll Field Development – Shell/Esso
  • Topsides for the Oseberg Field Centre – Norsk Hydro
  • Troll Development Layouts – Norsk Hydro
  • Sleipner Field Development – Norsk Hydro
  • Oseberg Platform – Norsk Hydro
  • Troll Layouts – Norsk Hydro
  • Brage Field Feasibility Study Layouts – Norsk Hydro
  • Statement of Commerciality – Norsk Hydro
  • Process Audit for the F-3 Development – NAM
  • Host Platform for the Bunter Field – CFEM
  • BP Standards re Catalogue Engineering – BP
  • 60 Day Acceptance Review of the Tiffany Conceptual Design – AMEC
  • Design Basis on Bruce – AMEC
  • Esmond Field – Process Analysis
  • Gulf of Mexico Platforms for Insurance – Process Analysis
  • Audit and Cost Estimation for a Confidential N/S Oilfield – Spur
  • Batumi Refinery in Adjaria, Georgia – Lewis & Peat

GENERAL STUDIES

  • Confidential Subsea Study for Esso
  • Develop’t of Gas Condensate Facilities Capex Models – Esso
  • Technical Calibration of Worldwide Platforms on GOSP – Esso
  • Survey of UK Industry Relative Competitiveness – Esso
  • Benchmark Studies for Guillemot – Esso
  • Brent Rationalization Studies – Esso
  • Oil Pipeline Hydrate Study – Eider – Shell/Esso
  • Engineering Study of Troll Field – Shell/Esso
  • Troll Subsea Studies – Norsk Hydro
  • Study of S.E. Forties Developed by Catalogue Engineering – BP
  • Study of EPIC vs Distributed Contract for Tiffany – AGIP
  • Wellhead Piping Study for Gullfax Phase II – Saga
  • Safety Study for Zueitina Gas Plant – Libya – Occidental
  • Cost Risk Analysis on Brage Development – NPD
  • Study of SS Pipe Stress for Desalination – Weir Westgarth
  • Design Of Onshore Slug Catcher – Offshore Design Partnership
  • Market Survey for Location of a Russian Export Refinery – Lewis & Peat
  • Front-End Services for Lump Sum Bid on Akshabulak – AMEC
  • Consulting Services for Esso Balder Tender – AMEC
  • Front-End Briefing Paper on Heavy Oil Recovery Methods – AMEC

LAYOUT STUDIES

  • Pre-Study of Layout Acceptance Criteria – Statoil
  • Conceptual Design Layouts for the Hibernia Field – CFEM
  • Monsanto Block 15/21a on an Aker H.4.2 – AKER
  • Floating Production Unit for the Miller Field – AKER
  • Tension Legged Platform for Troll – Statoil
  • Snorre TLP – Saga
  • Gullfax Phase II – Steel vs GBS – Saga
  • Block 30/9 Studies – Norsk Hydro
  • Gullfax Phase II – Norsk Hydro
  • Sleipner West Alternative II – Norsk Hydro
  • Troll East – Norsk Hydro
  • Tiffany Field on a Semi-Submersible – CFEM
  • Balmoral Field on a Semi-Submersible – CFEM
  • Sole Pit – CFEM
  • Integrated Deck Layouts for Hibernia – CFEM
  • Modifications for the T-2600 Jack-up – CFEM
  • 20 Mbpd on the CFEM TH-2800 Semi-Submersible – CFEM
  • Layouts for MacCulloch Semi Conversion – AMEC
  • Layouts for Durwood/Dauntless FPSO Conversion – AMEC
  • Espoir Field – Phillips
  • Riser Layout Studies for Oseberg GBS – Norsk Hydro
  • Sleipner – Norsk Hydro
  • Troll East – Norsk Hydro
  • Fixed Steel Platforms for Troll – Norsk Hydro
  • Catenary Anchored Floater for Troll – Norsk Hydro

MININIMUM FACILITIES

  • Zero based development of Natuna – Esso/AMEC
  • Eider – Shell
  • Guillemot – Shell/Esso
  • Minimum Facilities Consultants – Detailed Design of Gannet – Shell/Esso
  • Greenfield Modex of Cormorant/Dunlin – Shell/Esso
  • Gryphon – Kerr McGee
  • Wedding Cake for the Scott Field – Kerr McGee
  • USA vs UK vs Norway – Esso
  • Value Engineering Consultancy on the Britannia Field Develop’t Chevron

TRAINING

  • Training course at Imperial on Surface Facilities – 2 x 4 days – Sinopec
  • Training course at Imperial on Overseas Operations – 2 x 4 days – Sinopec
  • GOSP for Field Development Engineers – Shell
  • “Offshore Operations” -2 wks – PETRONAS
  • Training Course on “Oil & Gas Field Development” – Japex
  • GOSP for Field Development Engineers – Elf Aquitaine
  • Training Course on “Oil & Gas Field Development” – Malaysia
  • “Production Engineering Design” – 2 Weeks – NPC
  • “Singapore Refinery Technology” – 4 x 1 week – Esso
  • “Refinery Design” – 6 weeks Singapore Refinery – Esso
  • Production of Course Materials for “Offshore Technology”- Elkem A/S

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

  • Benchmarking of North Sea floating production – Esso
  • Front-End Briefing Paper on Heavy Oil Production – AMEC
  • Front-End Briefing Paper on HPHT Field Development – AMEC
  • UK Topsides Design Manhour Reduction – Esso
  • Cost Reduction Through Technical Innovation – Esso
  • UK Industry Competitiveness – Esso
  • UK Design Efficiency Benchmarks – Esso
  • UK Industry Competitiveness – Update – Esso
  • Four-Phase Centrifugal Separator – Esso
  • Topsides Specification by Linear Programming – Deminex
  • Desalting MEG on the Morecambe CPP1 Platform – BG

COST ESTIMATION

  • Independent Cost Estimate of SSAGG – Shell Nigeria
  • Three field development options for five fields – BG
  • Allocation of Tiffany Capex between Tiffany & Toni – Agip
  • Weight and Cost Estimation for the Eider Integrated Deck – Shell/Esso
  • Confidential N/S Oil Development – Deminex
  • Cost Estimates – USA vs UK – BP
  • Tommeliten Wellhead Platform – CFEM
  • 20 Mbpd on the CFEM TH-2800 Semi-Submersible – CFEM
  • Southern Gas Platforms – Mobil

MANAGEMENT

  • Country Asset Optimisation – Dubai Petroleum Co.
  • Expert Witness on Gas Plant Claim – Bangladesh – AMEC
  • White Paper on Project Execution in the Caspian (FSU) – AMEC
  • Negotiation of PSC for Guneshili, Chirag & Azeri with Western Oil Companies –
    Republic of Azerbaijan
  • Negotiation of the Management Contract on Projecto Mega – YPF
  • Project Management Services on the Ameland Project – NAM
  • Operations Philosophy for F-3 Development – NAM
  • Contracts Preparation, Tendering, and Conditioning – Mobil
  • Development of the Scope of Work for the Tern Tender – Shell/Esso
  • Scope of Work for the East Troll Conceptual Design – Saga
  • Development of the Scope of Work for Eider Follow-On – Shell/Esso
  • Design of Project Co-ordination Procedures for Nelson – Shell/Esso
  • Statement of Commerciality for the Troll Field – Norsk Hydro
  • Front-End Services for Floating Production Services Tender – AMEC

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Due Diligence for Gujarat Fields, India – Heritage/AMEC
  • Consulting Services for Natuna Project Management Prequal – AMEC
  • COFP – Definition of HUC Logic To Arrive At Earliest First Oil – Agip
  • Process Engineering Consultancy for Eider – Shell/Esso
  • Pipeline Project Engineering Consultancy in Doha, Qatar – QGPC
  • Consultation of the Development of the Nam Uhr Reservoir – QGPC
  • Consultancy on Ninian Field Development – Chevron
  • Electrical Engineering Consultant – BG
  • Process Engineering Consultancy on East Brae – Marathon
  • Debottlenecking Study of Brae – Marathon
  • Value Engr Consultancy on the Britannia Field Development – Conoco
  • Consulting Services for Tiffany Claim – AMEC
  • Risk Analysis for Morecambe Bay Phase I Stage II – BG
  • Tern Fabrication Yard Plan – Phase I – Shell/Esso
  • Equipment Definitions for Snorre – Saga
  • Design Philosophies for Troll – Norsk Hydro
  • Technical Author for Dunbar – Total
  • Design Basis Memorandum (DBM) for Singapore Refinery – Esso
  • Design Basis Memorandum (DBM) for Okinawa Refinery – Esso

FRONT END ENGINEERING

ECONOMIC SCREENING

  • Zero based development of Natuna – AMEC/Esso
  • License applications and development planning of nine oil and gas fields in Kazakhstan –
    Wedderburn Securities plc
  • Technical analysis of farm-in for 50 MMbbl oil field in Kazakhstan – Lewis & Peat
  • Brent 2000 – Shell
  • Sleipner Gamma – NPC
  • Gullfax Phase II – NPC
  • Process Screening Study – Gullfax Soer – Central vs. Satellite – Saga
  • Process Screening Studies for Snorre – Live vs Dead Crude – Saga
  • Additional Development Scenarios for Snorre – Saga
  • Applications of HP Steam Offshore – Amerada Hess
  • Four Floating Substructures for Troll West – Norsk Hydro
  • Field Development Planning For Block 30/18 – HTHP Tenneco
  • Field Development Planning for Gullfax Phase II – Saga
  • Field Development Study – Block 2/2 – Saga
  • Field Development Planning – Haltenbanken – NPC
  • Field Develop’t Planning on the Gryphon & Forth Cluster – BP/Kerr-McGee
  • “Firmfoot Island” Concept – Elkem A/S
  • Development of Alba & Bosun Fields – Chevron

FEASIBILITY STUDIES

  • Debottlenecking of Shell Gamba Facilities from 22 Mbpd to 109 Mbpd – Shell
  • Crude Dehydration alternatives for 6 mo. Inspection/Repair of T-3401 – Shell
  • Sand Removal from gas feed to Gas Lift Compressors – Shell
  • Removal of liquids from feed to Gas Lift System – Shell
  • Capixaba FPSO for Petrobras – SBM
  • PAJ FPSO for BP Angola – SBM
  • Tupi FPSO for Petrobras – SBM
  • Tupi Pilot Turret FPSO for Petrobras – SBM
  • Quad 204 Turret FPSO for BP – SBM
  • Nexus FPSO Turret – SBM
  • Shtockman FPSO Turret – SBM
  • LNG FPSO Turret for Shell – SBM
  • TLP for Fina Exploration – AKER
  • TLP on Troll East for Statoil – AKER
  • 40 Mbpd on an Aker H.4.2 – AKER
  • Beef Drying Systems – Texas Trading Post
  • Unmanned Minimum Topsides Facilities – Total
  • Semi-Submersible Conversion – Wartsila Turku
  • Strathspey as a Fixed Platform – Texaco
  • Subsea Development of S.E. Auk – Shell/Esso
  • No.Cormorant Field – Shell/Esso
  • Expansion of Dubai Gas Plant – Scimitar Petroleum
  • Packaged Drill Rigs for Nelson – Shell/Esso
  • Haltenbaken Development – Saga
  • Snorre – Monotower GBS plus Floater – Saga
  • Snorre – TLP – Live vs. Dead Crude – Saga
  • Integrated Concrete Deck – Saga
  • Crude Stabilization in GOSP 103A/D – Libya – Oxy
  • Eugene Island Block 327 – USA – Oxy
  • Sleipner Field – Norsk Hydro
  • Brent 2000 – Shell/Esso
  • Exhaust Gas Injection for Ekofisk – Norsk Hydro
  • F-7/Emden – NAM
  • Priazlomnoye Devel’t in Russia – Hamilton Oil
  • Pars Field Development w/ OSCO/NIOC – Esso
  • “Firmfoot Island” Concept – Elkem A/S
  • Ivanhoe Field using a THP-5500 – CFEM
  • Hibernia on a THP-10,000 – CFEM
  • Expansion of Wytch Farm – BG
  • Condensate Handling on the Rough Field – BG
  • Optimization of Strathspey as a Fixed Platform – Texaco

CONCEPTUAL DESIGNS / FEED

  • FEED for Schiehallion FPSO Test Train Debottlenecking – BP
  • FEED for Greater Plutonio FPSO – BP Angola
  • Facilities Design for North Sea FPSO
  • Design Competition for the Shell Shearwater Field Development – Shell/Esso
  • Pre-Conceptual Design of the Shearwater Field Development – Shell/Esso
  • Pre-Conceptual Methodology for Brent 2000 – Shell/Esso
  • Pre-Conceptual Design of the Nelson Field Development – Shell/Esso
  • No. Cormorant Field – Shell/Esso
  • Troll as a Floater – Shell/Esso
  • Morecambe Bay Phase I Stage II – BG
  • Design Mods on Morecambe Bay Stage II – Electrodialysis of MEG – BG

MAJOR CAPEX REDUCTION

  • Zero based development of Natuna – AMEC/Esso
  • Capex Reduction Study for Alba – Chevron
  • Major Capex Reduction Program for BP East of Shetlands TLP – BP/AMEC
  • Major Capex Reduction Program for ETAPs – AMEC
  • Audit and Major Capex Reduction White Paper on Andrew – BP/AMEC

DETAILED DESIGN & PROCUREMENT

  • Detailed Design of Jack-up Conversion – Espoir Field – Phillips
  • Detailed Design of VLCC Conversion for FSU – Espoir Field – Phillips
  • EPC of Satellite Drilling Platform on Texas Block 331L – Rutherford Oil
  • EPC of Host Production Platform on Texas Block 310L – Rutherford Oil
  • Design & Field Revamp of De-Methanizer in GOSP 103A/D – Libya – Oxy
  • Pulai A & B Platforms – Malaysia – Esso
  • Conversion of Utilities Modules on Tembungo – Esso
  • Debottlenecking Expansion Design for the Singapore Refinery – Esso
  • Sulphur Plant Design & Construction for the Singapore Refinery – Esso
  • Instrument Loop Diagrams – Creation of 4500 ILD’s – Agip
  • Operating Procedures Manuals – 48 volumes on 45 systems – Agip