Offshore Oil & Gas Project InstallationPCONS/CONST4GB

Who should attend?

  • This course provides a thorough understanding of offshore installation and works, management challenges and control tools.
Audience :
  • Field engineers and supervisors from the upstream sector who are responsible for the overall management of construction site activities.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • DEVELOPMENT CONCEPTS

      • Evolution of development schemes.
      • Brief offshore history.
      • Fixed platforms.
      • Floating units.
      • Full subsea based developments.
  • CONTRACTING MATTERS

      • Field development process.
      • EPCI contracts.
  • KEY STAKEHOLDERS & THEIR ROLE

      • National and International Oil Companies (NOC, IOC).
      • Operators.
      • Contractors.
      • Contractors and subcontractors.
  • ORGANIZATION & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

      • Organization:
      • Project objectives.
      • Development studies.
      • Project management team.
      • Installation campaign.
      • Offshore operations management:
      • Prior to offshore operations.
      • Work on offshore site.
      • Management of offshore operations.
      • Reporting.
  • OFFSHORE OPERATIONS

      • Generalities.
      • Offshore development concepts.
      • Fundamental offshore operations.
      • Installation of fixed platforms:
      • Load-out, sea fastening, transport.
      • Launching, piling.
      • Topsides installation.
      • Installation of floating units:
      • TLP.
      • SPAR.
      • FPSO.
      • Semi-submersibles.
      • Mooring systems.
      • Installation of subsea systems:
      • Mobilization of offshore spreads.
      • Use of Remote Operated Vehicles (ROV).
      • Diving operations.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • differentiate among the various installation processes,
  • apply installation management skills,
  • monitor and control quality and schedule during installation.

Ways & Means

  • This course is illustrated by:
  • exercises for each step of the construction process,
  • numerous examples taken from Oil & Gas construction activities.