Upstream Project Construction Techniques

CONST1-EN-P

Who should attend?

  • This course provides a thorough understanding of construction techniques and is reinforced by an optional site visit.
Public :
  • Professionals from the upstream sector that are responsible for managing construction activities on site.

Level : Proficiency

Course Content

  • CONSTRUCTION WORKS & THEIR CONTEXT

      • Overview of E&P projects. Importance and criticality of the construction phase. Main areas of concern.
  • CIVIL & STRUCTURAL WORKS

      • Mechanics of materials. Construction methods. Supervision.
  • ELECTRICAL WORKS

      • Potential issues. Installation of power and instrument cables.
  • STRUCTURES

      • Types of offshore platforms. Fabrication yard requirements. Yard construction techniques. Topsides erection sequence studies. Platform load-out and integration techniques.
  • PIPING

      • Characteristics and design of a piping system. Main components. Preservation. Piping connection. Strength tests.
  • CATHODIC PROTECTION & PAINTING

      • Introduction to corrosion. Cathodic protection. Painting and coating.
  • CRANES & LIFTING OPERATIONS ON SITE

      • Definitions and fundamentals about lifting. Main types of cranes. Crane operation. Mobile crane load charts. Responsibilities.
  • SITE VISIT

      • Visit of a construction yard in order to illustrate the techniques presented during the first three days of training. Such a visit is to be organized with the assistance of the company requesting the training in order to select the most suitable local construction contractor.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • evaluate and manage construction site risks,
  • manage construction projects with efficient skills,
  • monitor and control construction quality.

Ways & Means

  • Exercises for each step of the construction process.
  • Numerous examples taken from Oil & Gas construction activities.
To French entities : IFP Training is QUALIOPI certified ; you may contact your OPCO about potential funding.
Please contact our disabled persons referent to check the accessibility of this training program : referent.handicap@ifptraining.com.