Process and technology safety

PD&MS has highly qualified resources to deliver topsides production and drilling facilities engineering as well as studies and operations support.

Process Engineering experience

Our process engineering team has experience in:

  • Feasibility studies and option selection
  • Concept development
  • Process simulation (steady state and dynamic)
  • FEED and detailed design
  • Commissioning and performance testing

Brownfield projects and studies

We undertake brownfield projects and studies ranging from:

  • Topsides production upgrades and debottlenecking
  • Utility and gas compression modules
  • Subsea tiebacks
  • Late life extension
  • Flare, relief and blowdown studies
  • Process safety and HIPPS studies

Technical Safety

Our technical safety team leads and executes:

  • Safety case impact and compliance assessments
  • Major Accident Hazard (MAH) assessments
  • Performance standard impact assessments for Safety Critical Elements (SCE)
  • Hazard Identification (HAZID) studies
  • Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) studies
  • Environmental Hazard Identification (ENVID) studies
  • Process Hazard Analysis using PHAST software for modelling and identification of gas dispersion; flammability, radiation, explosion and toxic hazard modelling
  • Layers of Protection Analysis (LOPA) studies
  • Safety Integrity Level (SIL) determination studies
  • Escape, Evacuation and Rescue (EER) reviews
  • Noise and vibration assessments
  • Human factors, simultaneous operations and dropped objects studies
  • ALARP demonstration (offshore safety case regulations)