Engineering

Technip FMC - Lift-Point Design (2018)

Technip FMC – Karish Gas Development FPSO Israel Project Energean Oil and Gas (Company) is developing the deep water Karish gas-condensate fields. The development plan uses a FPSO to process the resevoir fluids and deliver sales gas and light oil. OI scope; support Technip FMC with regards to structural design and verification of the Lift-Point for the installation of x3 FPSO Process Modules.

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Tideway - Durban Pipeline Stress Analysis (2018)

Tideway was contracted by Shell to perform a post lay lowering of a 15 year old 48" pipeline where the seabed was experiencing sand migration and erosion. This was causing the pipeline stresses to approach the maximum allowable limit. Using a Twin Fan Mass Flow Excavation (MFE) Tool, the seabed was smoothed out and the pipeline was lowered 1m.

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VBMS – OFFPIPE Support (2017)

Offshore Independents was contracted by VBMS to partake in a feasibility study of a proposed Modular Pipelay Spread (MPS). OI’s scope was to perform pipeline installation analysis with Offpipe to; Determine if the proposed MPS was suitable and propose modifications to MPOS and stinger; Determine the required parameters for the installation of the rigid pipeline.

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DISA – Sea Worker Salvage (2016)

During a period of adverse weather, the Sea Worker capsized and became a Constructive Total Loss. Offshore Independents was contracted to execute the structural engineering and drafting support. OI provided the conceptual method statement of the recovery procedure, including drawings and structural analyses.

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Grup Servicii Petroliere (GSP) – Titan Vessel Conversion Support (2015)

GSP contracted Offshore Independents for engineering support to convert their oil tanker into a DP2 pipelay vessel called the GSP Titan. Offshore Independents’ scope of work included: Determine the required vessel characteristics for the GSP Titan, Stinger/roller design, Bollard Pull verification, Tension and A&R requirement calculations and advise on firing line efficiency to improve maximum lay capacity/capability.

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IRMS-DCN Pipeline Analysis (2014)

DCN in consortium with SGI was contracted to perform a permanent pipeline repair on the 32inch pipeline connecting Labuhan Maringgai to Muara Bekasi. OI was subcontracted by IRMS to assist with the pre-engineering, design engineering, procurement, repair and recertification scopes.

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HMC – Liwan & Ichthys Installation: Procedures for flowlines and subsea structures

For the Liwan & Ichthys project HMC was contracted for the transportation and installation of flowlines, production flowlines, integrated pipeline structures, large subsea structures, a subsea riser support structure, and moorings for future FPSO and CPF facilities. Offshore Independents BV (OI) was contracted by Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) to provide the installation procedures for the Liwan & Ichthys projects.

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Hollandia – Concept & structural engineering for cable carousel

Offshore Independents'sister company ARC SES has provided engineering supported to Hollandia with the development of a concept design for a carousel system and its lifting frame. Engineering included drafting general arrangement, weight calculations, strength checks using FEM software.

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Van Oord Offshore – S-Oil

Van Oord Offshore has been subcontracted for the installation of the new 42” offshore pipeline and PLEM. VOO contracted OI to perform expert engineering services including; drafting support; pre-commissioning engineering and support and offshore operational support.

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VBMS – Cable Pull-in Frame Nordsee Ost

For the installation of the inter array cables within the offshore wind farm Nordsee Ost VBMS has contracted Offshore Independents' sister company ARC SES to make a concept design for Cable Pull-in Frame. The frame will be used for the infield cable pull-ins at the Offshore Substation on the Nordsee Ost project.

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Shell – Ventura; offshore CO2 transport lines

Shell performed a feasibility study for a CO2 pipeline to transport carbon dioxide waste from power plants in El Segundo (Los Angeles area) back to the Ventura oil fields. OI was contracted to perform the route design and feasibility for the offshore pipeline, including; Routing design and feasibility; Advice on offshore installation spread and logistic/construction requirements; Cost Estimate for the offshore pipeline scope.

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Dockwise – Tapis-R; Transportation and installation of the Tapis-R topside.

MMHE have contracted Dockwise for the transportation and installation of the Tapis-R topside. Installation of the topside will be performed by Dockwise Heave Transport Vessel “Black Marlin” by means of using a float-over method. Offshore Independents was contracted by Dockwise to perform detail engineering support for related offshore operations during installation of the Tapis-R topside In other words, developing welding, scaffolding, QHSE and NDT procedures.

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River Lake Solutions – Comores Islands Anchor Mooring Analysis & Design

River Lake Solutions has contracted Offshore Independents to review an anchoring assessment report. Based on that report, OI provided Engineering support including; Method Statements, Installation procedure for anchor system and buoy, step by step installation plan, Equipment list for anchor system installation, MTO for permanent materials, Sourcing, negotiation and inspection of permanent materials Support for installation of anchors and buoys at location.

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DEME - Jacket foundation tender and design management - Thornton Banks OWF

For the development of the foundations for the Thornton Banks OWF, DEME has contracted Offshore Independents to prepare, manage and evaluate the design proposal and to manage the successful tender.

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Seaway Heavy Lifting – Analysis and Installation procedures for Perla

For the construction of the Perla project Offshore Independents was contracted by SHL to provide engineering support for installation of the jacket and topside, umbilicals and spool pieces. OI provide method statements, installation procedures and proposal of required installation equipment regarding the described works.

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VBMS - Plough Beach Skid Structural Design (2016)

To support VBMS' HD3 plough, a beach skid needed to be designed and fabricated. Offshore Independents was contracted to perform overall strength calculations. A conceptual design of the skid was supplied to Offshore Independents which was used to model the skid in Ansys. The results from the analyses were used to further optimize the design.

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Bluestream– Installation Engineering Support for Dana F2-A Hanze 4 inch Gas Export Pipeline

For the replacement of the F2-A Hanze platform 4" gas export pipeline Offshore Independents was contracted to perform the installation analysis, write the installation procedures and make the installation drawings.

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Cecon – Project Engineering & Field Engineering for Well swap

For the recovery and re-installation of the flexible flow-line and umbilical in the Okwori field Cecon contracted Offshore Independents to provided installation analyses and procedures and for project engineering and field engineering support.

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Heerema Marine Contractors– BP Block 31 Riser Installation Study

For the deep water riser installation in Block31 in Angola Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) contracted Offshore Independents to perform a feasibility study for using the DCV Balder for the SLHR installation. To perform the study Offshore Independents used the 3D element analysis program Orcaflex.

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Heerema Marine Contractors – Shell Bonga Installation Study

HMC contracted Offshore Independents to perform an installation study for a steel catenary riser installation project for the Shell Bonga project. Offshore Independents analyzed the possibility of using the DCV Balder for the installation using the 3D element analysis program Orcaflex.

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Heerema Marine Contractors – Umbilical Study

Offshore Independents performed a study for HMC to quantify the umbilical installation capabilities for the Aegir. The study included: Umbilical Data Report with General information concerning umbilicals; Umbilical Installation Study into Aegir’s boundaries concerning Umbilical installation

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Offshore Windforce (OWF) – West of Duddon Sands Installation Procedures

For the transport and installation of the 108 monopiles in the Irish Sea West of Duddon Sands OWF contracted Offshore Independents for designing and drafting the installation procedures for the monopiles and transition pieces.

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Grup Servicii Petroliere - Salvage Tug Engineering Support

GSP has contracted Offshore Independents to assist GSP with a bid to salvage the tug without doing further damage to the tug and the dock with the use of GSP’s sheerleg Neptun. Offshore independents prepared al the method statements for the salvage.

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