Hydrocarbons Capability and Experience



Hydrocarbons
60+ years experience in hydrocarbons industry
WorleyParsons has been delivering engineering, procurement, construction management and project management services to the global hydrocarbons industry for over sixty years.
Our full-scope global project services span the entire asset lifecycle from the initial conceptual phase of major greenfield developments to ongoing asset services and brownfield modifications projects, both in the upstream and downstream arenas.
Our capability and experience spans all oil and gas extraction and processing facility types and our global coverage enables us to provide comprehensive services to our customers wherever we are needed.
WorleyParsons continues to grow and expand the breadth and depth of service and geographic presence we offer our customers. This growth has been the result of both outstanding organic growth and a series of strategic acquisitions including:
Parsons E&C (major onshore and downstream contractor) , Colt Group (major Canadian based contractor - specialists in oil sands and heavy oil) , SEA Engineering (specialists in floating production systems) , INTEC Engineering (specialists in deepwater and sub-sea systems)
The successful integration of these acquisitions, and the development of a complete suite of world-class systems and software tools allows WorleyParsons to offer complete and integrated solutions to our customers.
120+ long-term, integrated service contracts and alliances projects
1,500+ refining, chemicals and petrochemicals projects



Capabilities
Large Offshore Production Facilities
WorleyParsons’ experience encompasses some of the world’s largest and most  omplex offshore platforms. Our engineering, procurement and construction management expertise is augmented by a full range of naval architectural andinstallation engineering services. This has resulted in WorleyParsons successfully delivering projects in some of the most hostile marine environments in the world. We have played key roles in the development and enhancement of over 350 fixed offshore platforms around the world 
Floating & Deepwater Solutions
As the worldwide search for hydrocarbons moves into ultra-deep waters, the technical challenges multiply and the scale of the investment required to safely deliver these projects continues to escalate. Two companies that have been at the forefront of meeting this challenge for many years through both leadership and technical innovation are INTEC Engineering and WorleyParsons Sea. Our recent acquisition of INTEC has allowed us to forge the capabilities of these two industry leading companies into a single entity known as INTECSEA.
Offshore Pipelines & Subsea Systems
Engineering design and construction management of subsea production systems has been one of INTECSEA’s core business areas since the formation of the company. Specialized technologies to meet the challenges of high-pressure, high-temperature and aggressive fluids and subsea processing are firmly established within INTECSEA’s extensive project experience. This incorporates practical design and installation technology required for cost effective completion and operation of offshore field
development facilities worldwide.
Heavy Oil & Oil Sands
As the world’s oil resource is getting heavier, producers worldwide must adapt to the replacement of existing depleted light oil reserves and production of heavy oil and insitu bitumen. WorleyParsons has over 30 years of experience in processing heavy oil from fields located in Canada, Oman, Yemen, China, Venezuela, and the United States. We have been directly involved in the design and construction of over 3,000 oil sands upgrading and extraction related projects.
Minimum Facilities Platforms
WorleyParsons is internationally recognized and awarded for its development of innovative, lightweight, generic, low cost, Minimal Facility Wellhead Platforms (MFPs). Our expertise provides customers with cost effective solutions that set new industry benchmarks for both marginal and multi drill-center field developments. 
Onshore Production & Processing Facilities
WorleyParsons provides full scope global project services for greenfield and brownfield projects across all phases, processes and components of oil and gas production and transportation. Our teams are well experienced to meet the challenges facing our customers associated with field development in demanding environments from the deserts of Saudi Arabia and Australia to the arctic regions of Alaska and Russia.
LNG Liquefaction & Re-Gasification
WorleyParsons’ capability in LNG production extends from opportunity evaluation studies and  concept/technology selection, to FEED and EPCM for both greenfield and brownfield LNG developments. Our re-gasification terminal know-how, combined with our experience in both onshore and subsea pipelines, floating production, storage and off loading systems, enables us to offer novel approaches to the challenges associated with locating and designing and constructing LNG receiving and re-gasification terminals.
Onshore Pipelines & Receiving Terminals
WorleyParsons is the largest global onshore pipelines service provider (Source: ENR). We provide a full range of engineering, procurement and construction management  (EPCM) services to our customers in the areas of onshore pipelines, pipeline facilities and terminals, and pipeline and asset integrity.
Refining
WorleyParsons provides a comprehensive range of refinery services backed by over 60 years of global experience in grassroots, revamp, and expansion projects. To meet customer requirements in today’s competitive world, we supply innovative, costeffective, and safe solutions. WorleyParsons is a leader in designing solutions to meet clean fuels regulations that now face refiners around the world, including government mandates on sulphur, aromatic, and oxygen content of fuels.
Petrochemicals
WorleyParsons has extensive experience in the design of petrochemical units, completing more than 600 projects in over 30 countries. Our experience in the manufacture or processing of more than 65 types of chemicals and petrochemicals ranges from acetic acid to xylene crystalization. We work closely with a number of process licensors and have a wide range of experience in revamps, expansions, compounding, and finishing lines. Our ability to evaluate and work with diverse technologies on an unbiased basis is one of our key strengths.
 
Large Offshore Production Facilities
WorleyParsons’ has had involvement in the development
and enhancement of over 350 fixed offshore platforms
around the world.
Our experience encompasses some of the world’s largest and most complex offshore platforms. Our engineering, procurement and construction management expertise is augmented by a full range of naval architectural and installation engineering services.
This has resulted in WorleyParsons successfully delivering projects in some of the most hostile marine environments in the world.
We have played key roles in the development and enhancement of over 350 fixed offshore platforms around the world.
WorleyParsons has a wealth of experience in the design of large-scale integrated topsides and their installation by the float-over method. This capability has led to the successful delivery of some of the largest, and most complex integrated decks in the world, including those
of the Bayu-Undan, Angel, Umm Shaif, North Rankin ‘Bravo’ and Sakhalin 1 Arkubua-Dugi projects.
WorleyParsons has an equivalent record in fired sub-structure design and has won several awards for innovative foundation and structure designs, and is an acknowledged leader in sub-structure foundation solutions for difficult soil conditions.
We are not aligned with a major fabricator, installation contractor or supplier. This independent approach ensures the most technically compliant and cost effective solution for our customers. WorleyParsons maintains a geotechnical division to support foundation design covering through leg driven piles, drilled and grouted piles, suction piles/rafts and gravity based foundation systems.
350+ fixed offshore platforms
Detailed design of a single floatover topside weighing 23,500 tons
Detailed design of over 400,000 tons of topsides
Project: North Rankin (NR2) Project, Australia.
Customer: Woodside Energy Limited

The North Rankin 2 Project is the largest current investment offshore Australia.
Planned for installation in 2010, the NR2 project will unlock low-pressure reserves from the North Rankin and Perseus offshore gas and condensate fields and, hence, ensure gas supply to the North West Shelf onshore liquefied natural gas production facilities. The project consists of a large new platform (NRB) which will be linked to the existing NRA platform and provide gas compression and condensate pumping for the fluids produced from the NRA wells. The NRB platform consists of one of the world’s largest integrated topsides installed by the float-over method. WorleyParsons via Joint Venture is providing the EPCM services for both the new platform and also providing the EPC for the significant modifications to the existing NRA platform.
Project: Bayu Undan Gas Recycle Project,  Australia.
Customer: ConocoPhillips
Winner of the highest award in Australian Engineering; the William Hudson Award for Engineering Excellence and, at the time, the combined 24,000 tonne topsides represented the world’s largest open-water float-over installations. Bayu Undan is a single gas reservoir, rich in associated liquids and over three trillion cubic feet of wet gas. 1100 MMSCFD of gas is being produced, along with 100,000 bpd of liquids product, via highly complex of topsides facilities. WorleyParsons’ initial responsibility
was the completion of the feasibility study and our role continued through the definition and execution phases via the TIGA Joint Venture which executed the FEED, detailed engineering, procurement, engineering support for fabrication, installation, hook-up and commissioning of these remarkable facilities.
Project: Platong Gas II,  Thailand.
Customer: Chevron Thailand
The project is an expansion to the existing Platong complex, located in the Gulf of Thailand. Located in 70+ meters of water, the project involved installing a new gas processing platform (PLCPP2) and a new 200 bed living quarters (PLLQ2) platform. Both platforms will be bridge linked to existing facilities. The WorleyParsons scope covered conceptual design engineering during the Select phase, FEED, and procurement services including the purchase of long lead equipment. In addition, three new subsea trunklines will be installed to supply the new facilities with gas and condensate. Brownfield tie-ins and system de-bottlenecking on the existing Platong Complex will also be  undertaken.
Project: Umm Shaif Gas Injection Facilities (USGIF), United Arab Emirates
Customer: ADMA OPCO
The USGIF project is the first phase of a major redevelopment of the Umm Shaif Field, located in the Abu Dhabi sector of the Arabian Gulf. WorleyParsons originally performed the FEED for the USGIF in Perth directly for ADMA OPCO and we were subsequently engaged by HHI to provide Detailed Engineering for its EPC contract for the facilities. Detailed engineering was executed in various locations with the majority of the work performed in Kuala Lumpur. The brownfield engineering for the “tie-ins” was completed in Abu Dhabi and the sub-sea pipelines were completed in Singapore. The project was successfully delivered against extreme schedule demands driven by long lead times on procured equipment, which created the critical path for construction programs within the EPC contract.


Floating & Deepwater Solutions
As the worldwide search for hydrocarbons moves into ultra‑deep waters, the technical challenges multiply and the scale of the investment required to safely deliver these projects continues to escalate.
Two companies that have been at the forefront of meeting this challenge for many years through both leadership and technical innovation in the Gulf of Mexico, West Africa and other deepwater locations are INTEC Engineering and WorleyParsons Sea. Our recent acquisition of INTEC has allowed us to forge the capabilities of these two industry leading companies into a single entity known as INTECSEA, thus providing customers with a fully integrated deepwater, subsea, pipelines and floating production capability.
INTECSEA incorporates all the capabilities within INTEC, WorleyParsons Sea and the WorleyParsons floating systems, offshore pipelines and subsea teams. This allows us to offer customers a full service solution in a range of specialty areas, including subsea
production, offshore pipelines, marine production risers, flow assurance and floating production systems including all types of deepwater hulls, tendon and mooring systems. INTECSEA has a exceptional track record of delivering innovation into a market that is
one of the most technically challenging in the world including:
• World’s largest FPSO
• Deepest subsea production system
• Longest oil and gas tie-backs
• First 15,000 psi subsea tree
• First electricity heated pipe-in-pine flowlines
• Deepest multi-phase subsea pumps
• First super duplex umbilical
• Implementation of fiber-optic subsea control systems
• Winner of the OTC Distinguished Achievement Award for the Marco Polo TLP
• Winner of the OTC 2007 Spotlight on Technology Award for the MOSES SSIP TLP
30+ Floating Production System (FPS) projects
Projects to water depths of up to10,000 feet
600+ specialist engineers
NTECSEA will provide our deepwater customers with a shorter project delivery cycle, advanced technologies to enhance project economics, reduced interface management requirements and, most importantly, a level of project delivery certainty that only
comes from a highly experienced and unified team operating under a single leadership structure.
Project: Gumusut Semisubmersible FPU, Malaysia
Customer: Shell
INTECSEA delivered the preliminary design of hull and deck, detailed design of hull structure, consultancy services on naval architecture and mooring system design and installation and fabrication support for the Gumusut semisubmersible floating production unit. This is part of Shell’s multi-billion dollar Gumusut-Kakap oil development project off Sabah, East Malaysia. The production semisub is due for completion in 2010 and first oil is expected in the following year. In January 2008, Shell announced that Final Investment Decision has been taken to jointly develop the Gumusut-Kakap field, located in deepwater, offshore Sabah, Malaysia. The development employed the region’s first deepwater Floating Production System (FPS), with a processing capacity of 150,000 barrels of oil per day
Project: Agbami Field FSO Development , Nigeria
Customer: Chevron Texaco, Nigerian National Petroleum Company, and Famfa
In August 2008, Chevron started crude production from its 900 million barrel Agbami
deep-water field off the Niger Delta. Output started at 20,000 barrels per day through
an FPSO moored 112 kilometres offshore, and will hit 100,000 bpd by January 2009
as more wells are brought on line. The output from the USD 5.4 billion Agbami
development will swiftly increase to 250,000 bpd of crude and natural gas liquids
before the end of next year. INTECSEA provided the FEED, execution support and
interface coordination for the development of EPIC bid packages for an FPSO and
subsea systems including flowlines, risers and export loading system for a major field
development in 1,400 m water depth.
Project: BHP Billiton Petroleum (Americas) Shenzi Project , United States
Customer: BHP BIlliton
Shenzi is the largest deepwater GOM project operated by BHP Billiton and its second Tension Leg Platform (TLP). BHP Billiton has been an active non-operating partner on several deepwater fields in the GOM, and the Shenzi development positions BHP Billiton as an operator of a large multi-faceted, deepwater, high profile project in the GOM. WorleyParsons Sea is providing the complete marine and hull engineering services to MODEC, the prime contractor of the Shenzi TLP project for BHP Billiton. WorleyParsons Sea’s scope of work includes engineering and engineering management for the design of moorings and deck structure as well as services including technical support for procurement and construction site engineering.
Project: Mardi Gras, Gulf of Mexico
Customer: BP
INTECSEA provided design engineering, procurement and project management support services for deepwater pipelines, Steel Catenary Risers (SCRs), piggable wye sleds and associated jumper systems, for BP’s Gulf of Mexico deepwater developments. BP is developing the Mardi Gras Transportation System (MGTS), which is a system of large diameter pipelines that will transport gas and oil from its deepwater fields to shore. The export system consists of gas and oil steel catenary risers that are connected to host spars or semi-submersibles through flexjoints and which are connected together on the seabed through piggable wye sleds with associated jumpers. Water depths range from 4,300 to over 7,000 feet in deep-water sections and as shallow as 400 feet at the conventional platforms.
Offshore Pipelines & Subsea Systems
Engineering design and construction management of subsea production systems has been one of INTECSEA’s core business areas
since the formation of the company.
Specialized technologies such as high-pressure and high-temperature, aggressive fluids and subsea processing are firmly established within INTECSEA’s extensive project experience. This incorporates practical design and installation technology required for cost effective completion and operation of offshore field development facilities worldwide. INTECSEA’s initiatives have assisted the offshore industry to move to subsea system configurations that are now more modular and allow greater flexibility with reduced risk. We have been able to validate these concepts via many subsea deepwater project  applications. INTECSEA’s capability covers:
- Development of field layout and operating philosophies
- Assess operability and conduct flow assurance analyses
- Develop technical definition for procurement and fabrication of subsea components
- Manage factory acceptance and system integration tests
- Supervise offshore installation, start-up and commissioning
- Manage deepwater contractors
4,000 km of offshore pipelines in the last decade
250 subsea pipeline projects since 1998
1st Arctic offshore oil pipeline
Project: G1 and GS15 Subsea Field Development, India
Customer: ONGC
INTECSEA provided the concept selection, FEED, technical bid evaluation and
recommendations along with the review and approval of the detailed design and subsequently construction supervision for India’s first deepwater field development in the Bay of Bengal for state oil company ONGC.
The G1 project required two subsea pipelines to be tied back to the onshore processing facility at Odalrevu. The pipelines carry production from five wells at the G1 field, located in water depths ranging from 881 to 990 feet. The GS15 project, located closer to shore in 26 feet of water, required the design of modifications to an existing platform to accept new production, and the design of a new platform. INTECSEA also designed an upgrade of the onshore facilities at Odalarevu to handle 1500 cubic meters per day of crude oil and 2.7 million standard cubic meters per day of natural gas.
Project: East West Pipelines Replacement Project, Brunei
Customer: Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP)
Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sdn. Bhd (BSP) plans to replace 19 aging brownfield offshore pipelines - ranging from 6 - 12 inch in diameter and with lengths of up to 25 kilometers - that transport multi-phase oil and gas and gas lift. The existing pipeline network has reached its intended design life, putting a strain on increasing planned production. WorleyParsons was responsible for the conceptual design and detailed engineering of the project to re-establish a reliable offshore pipeline network to maximize BSP’s short and long term production. The integrity of all aged pipelines was to be restored by 2007/8 and a maintenance reference plan implemented.
Project: BP Angola Program PSVM Development, Angola
Customer: Heerema Marine Contractors
The development of BP’s Block 31 assets is based on a program approach; with the first of four  developments – Block 31 North East, consisting of the Plutao, Saturno, Venus and Marte (PSVM) fields, due for completion of detailed design in the first quarter of 2009. INTEC London office is currently performing the detailed design for Heerema Marine Contractors of the Umbilical Riser Flowline 1 (URF 1) scope for BP’s first Block 31 project, PSVM, in its Angolan development program. The work involves pipe in pipe production flowlines and single pipe service lines, flowline termination assembly and inline termination assembly structures, subsea floating and seabed founded spools and oversight of the design of the hybrid tower risers.
Project: Mexilhao Gas Export Pipelines, Brazil
Customer: Petrobras S.A.

Petrobras S.A. is expediting the development of the strategically important Mexilhao field in the Santos Basin, Brazil, approximately 160 km off the coast of Sao Paulo. The Mexilhao development will comprise a fixed gas production platform, with the gas being transported via submarine pipelines to an onshore gas processing plant for connection to the national gas transmission system. Petrobras S.A. engaged INTEC to provide the front end engineering design (FEED), installation feasibility analysis, stability analysis and the specification for the construction for the new 34 inch, 130 km long pipeline that will be installed in water depths from 170 m to shore. The pipeline will connect the Mexilhao fixed platform with the gas treatment facilities in Caraguatatuba, currently under construction.
Heavy Oil & Oil Sands
As the world’s oil resource is getting heavier, producers worldwide must adapt to the replacement of existing depleted light oil reserves and production of heavy oil
and insitu bitumen.
WorleyParsons has over 30 years of experience in processing heavy oil from fields located in Canada, Oman, Yemen, China, Venezuela, and the United States.
WorleyParsons has designed heavy oil facilities for oil gravities ranging from 6º API to 20º API. We have designed integrated thermal recovery facilities for heavy oil containing hydrogen sulphide, high paraffin content, asphaltenes, salt, sand, and other inorganic contaminants. In addition, we specialize in Cyclic Steam Stimulation (CSS), Steam- Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) and Vapor Solvent Extraction (VAPEX) together with a variety of other thermal recovery processes.
We are at the forefront of new technology, having participated in numerous research and development and pilot plant projects, including field-scale upgraders.
- Designing and installing the first ever Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) water treatment system for a Thermal I Heavy Oil Project
- Developing and patenting a Produced Water Treating process that eliminates the need for lime softeners
- Assisting in the development of a small scale gasifier for use in thermal heavy oil operations
- Utilizing a combination of desalination RO and MVC that resulted in near 100% water re-use system in a large Middle East Steam Injection Project
- Increasing WLS system performance to 20% above its design capacity
WorleyParsons has been directly involved in the design and construction of over 3000 oil sands upgrading and extraction related projects. We have been involved through the full lifecycle of the project including Select , define, execute and Improve projects. This
experience covers every aspect of oil sands mining extraction, including dry material handling, hydrotransport, extraction, froth treatment, solvent recovery and tailings technology. WorleyParsons has been involved with these technologies from their original concepts through to the advanced technologies apparent today.
30+ years of experience in heavy oil and oil sands
300+heavy oil projects
3,000+ oil sands projects designed
Project: Long Lake Commercial Project, Canada
Customer: Nexen Inc

The Long Lake Project, a cooperative venture between Nexen Inc. and OPTI
Canada Inc. is expected to produce 72,000 barrels per day of bitumen from
Phase 1, utilizing the Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) process.
ColtWorleyParsons Calgary provided project management, engineering, procurement, project control and information technology functions for the SAGD portion of the project. These functions were critical to the success of the facility design and project execution. The engineering and design for the cogeneration plant was executed in the ColtWorleyParsons Edmonton office. The Long Lake facility, the largest SAGD project in operation in Alberta, drew on our specialist resources to utilize synthetic fuel gas, produced from an upgrading process as the main fuel for the SAGD operation, which reduced the SAGD operating costs.
Project: Joslyn North Mine Study, Canada
Customer: Total E&P Canada

Total’s Joslyn North Mine Project (JNMP) is a proposed open pit, truck and shovel mine which includes a bitumen froth production and treatment plant, designed to produce diluted bitumen. Based on an innovative process that reduces the use of tailings ponds, the project reflects Total’s commitment to sustainable development. To support this initiative, ColtWorleyParsons conduct a carbon neutral study. The study identified all sources of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the JNMP; quantified the GHG emissions and carbon reductions that result over the life of the project; and estimated the costs and benefits of various options for achieving carbon neutrality. Options considered include process changes, fuel switching, carbon offsetting, Carbon Capture and Sequestration (CCS) and energy efficiency improvements.
Project: Jackfish project, Canada
Customer: Devon ARL Corporation

Jackfish is a greenfield Steam Assisted Gravity Drain (SAGD) commercial bitumen recovery project near Conklin, Alberta. The Jackfish Project nominal design capacity is 5560 cubic metres per day (35,000 bpd) of 8.1° API gravity oil. The scope of the project included four well pads, flow lines and central processing
facilities. ColtWorleyParsons was responsible for the FEED and detailed engineering, procurement, fabrication, and module construction management of the facility. A maximum modularized concept approach was utilized to reduce construction work in the field.
Project: Voyageur Hydrotreater Project, Canada
Customer: Suncor Energy Inc.

ColtWorleyParsons completed the Engineering Design Specification (EDS) in 2007 and was subsequently appointed to complete the detailed engineering and procurement phase for the Hydrotreaters component of the Voyageur project. The Hydrotreaters comprise three units: diesel, gas oil and naphtha. The EDS was completed in 13 months including early purchase of selected major equipment, which would normally occur in detailed design phase. Design for these large scale units was predicated on maximizing rail and truckable modules to minimize site construction and permit maximum worldwide fabrication flexibility. Suncor’s sustaining capital and environmental (in particular water management) projects have been a major focus for
ColtWorleyParsons over the past four years.
Minimum Facility Platforms
WorleyParsons is internationally recognized and awarded for its development of innovative, lightweight, generic, low cost, Minimal Facility Wellhead Platforms (MFPs).
Our expertise provides customers with cost effective solutions that set new industry benchmarks for both marginal and multi drill-center field developments.
Multi-Platform Field Developments.
 WorleyParsons provides customers with high level strategic planning, concept development, detailed design, procurement and construction management for major field developments requiring multiple drill-centers through the innovative selection of proven technologies and current industry experience.
Marginal Field Developments
WorleyParsons understands the challenges of Marginal Field Developments. Such developments require constant innovation to take them from the initial conceptual brainstorming stage to being constructed, installed and operational.
Regionally Specific Knowledge
In-country involvement by WorleyParsons through the construction, installation and commissioning phases over many past projects provides us with an in-depth understanding of regional constraints, allowing a tailored solution for local suppliers and fabrication contractors.
MFP Knowledge Base
WorleyParsons’ Minimum Facility Platform experience has been consolidated into an inhouse knowledge base which includes a diverse selection of platform types, operating configurations and geographic locations. This extensive portfolio provides the basis
for a range of off-the-shelf solutions supported by a current and regionally relevant database of ‘real world’ project costs and schedule data. Through the use of these solutions, project schedules can be significantly reduced. WorleyParsons continually adds value to customers by minimizing exposure to changing market conditions, gaining early revenue and reducing risk.
100+ MFPs designed and installed
10 + standard ‘off the shelf’ designs for drilling, operational config. & environmental conditions
10+ jackup installed minimum facilities platforms

Project: Montara Platform, Australia
Customer: Coogee Resources

The Montara Platform is situated in the Timor Sea in a water depth of 80 m.
Weak soils and a marine environment subjected to cyclonic storms provided
significant challenges to the design team.
The innovative jacket design consisted of a four legged launch tower structure removing the need for heavy lift vessel for installation which delivered cost and schedule savings to the customer. The jacket design also overcame the challenging foundation requirements of a maximum of 25m pile penetration. The design solution required substantial analysis to optimize the pile configuration to maintain an even distribution of pile head load and resulted in a total of nine piles in an optimized configuration at the base of the substructure. The nominal launch weight was 2192 tonnes and the structure was launched base first.
Project: Cliff Head Development,  Australia
Customer: ROC Oil

The offshore portion of the Cliff Head Development includes six production wells and two re-injection wells located on an unstaffed offshore platform on a four-leg jacket in 18 m water depth. The Cliff Head reservoir has a waxy, high pour point crude oil and very low gas-to-oil ratio which, along with the requirement to cater for the water injection requirements, presented unique design challenges. This was also a fast track project with first oil targeted 14 months from start of detailed design and procurement. WorleyParsons’ design overcame the unique challenges associated with this particular waxy crude.
Project: West Patricia Development,  Malaysia
Customer: Murphy Sarawak Oil Co. Ltd.

West Patricia is a small CPP with an anticipated output of 15,000 bbls p/d of oil. It is located offshore Sarawak in Block SK 309 and SK 311, approximately 49 km from Bintulu in 40 m water depth. WorleyParsons’ Kuala Lumpur office carried out the detailed design of topsides and substructure. Detailed engineering of the facilities was achieved in a limited time frame so that long lead items could be procured and delivered by the customer in time for the fabricator to install. The Perth office carried
out a feasibility study into a cantilevered float over technique. In recognition of this contribution, WorleyParsons was commended during an award ceremony on 16 March, 2004.
Project: Multiple Minimal Facilities Platforms, Gulf of Thailand
Customer: Chevron

WorleyParsons has designed seven generations of minimum facility wellheads platforms in the Gulf of Thailand since 1993 with a resulting 45% reduction in the installed cost. In the gas fields in the Gulf of Thailand, Chevron has approximately 150 unstaffed wellhead platforms positioned as satellite platforms surrounding the larger staffed central processing facilities. Over the past decade, WorleyParsons has
supported Chevron by performing conceptual studies followed by detailed design and project management for a series of low-cost, highly automated facilities. This contract has helped create a strong relationship with Chevron and a thorough understanding of their business drivers.
Onshore Production & Processing Facilities
WorleyParsons provides full-scope global project services for greenfield and brownfield projects across all phases, processes and components of oil and gas production and transportation including:
•   Oil/gas/water separation
•   Produced water treatment and disposal
•  Gas and liquids treating
•  Gas compression
•  Gas dehydration
•  NGL production
•  Emergency flare systems
•  Enhanced oil recovery
•  Waterflood and drill site facilities
WorleyParsons has specialist expertise to meet the challenges facing our customers associated with field development in demanding environments including the deserts of Saudi Arabia and Australia, the arctic regions of Alaska and Russia, the remote steppes of Kazakhstan and the jungles of Colombia. WorleyParsons has designed and constructed over 400 gas processing plants throughout the world that correspond to a total capacity of over 50 billion SCFD. The sizes of installations have varied considerably from small compressor stations to
facilities processing over 3,000 MMscfd of gas. On both the East and West Coasts of Britain, WorleyParsons London office has designed and managed the construction of the majority of the facilities processing gas produced from both the North Sea and the East Atlantic. WorleyParsons custom assembles project teams to address specific gas processing requirements. Successful alliances with vendors and
construction contractors have resulted in project cost savings as high as 40 percent.
200+ oil production facilities
400+
gas processing plants
1,300 onshore modules/skids

Project: Sakhalin II Onshore Processing Facility,Russia
Customer: Sakhalin Energy Investment Company


The Sakhalin II project, one of the largest in Europe, is located onshore and

offshore of Sakhalin Island, a remote territory of the Russian Far East.
The main components include three offshore drilling and production platforms, 1,000 km of parallel oil and gas pipelines, an onshore gas and condensate processing facility, a gas liquefaction plant, and oil and liquified natural gas export terminals. Following WorleyParsons’ completion of definition engineering design, the company proceeded with detailed engineering for the onshore processing facility. Concurrent with the design process, WorleyParsons prepared the “Technical and Economic Substantiation of Construction” and environmental protection measures used to obtain approval of the onshore processing facility project from Russian Federation and regional authorities.
Project: Sour Gas Injection/Second Generation Project, Kazakhstan
Customer: Tengizchevroil

The Sour Gas Injection and Second Generation Projects (SGI and SGP) will enable Tengizchevroil to expand their oil and gas facilities on the Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan from 13.5 million to above 25 million tonnes per annum. The new facilities include field gathering system, meter stations, crude stabilization, gas sweetening and fractionation, sulphur recovery, power generation, utilities and associated infrastructure, and new product export systems for gas, natural gas liquids, sullpur and crude. WorleyParsons and its joint venture partner provided EPCM services to this vast development program, completing in excess of 125 million manhours and 192,000 engineering documents.
Project: Integrated Gas Development Project - Habshan 2, Abu Dhabi
Customer: Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd (GASCO)

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is expanding the offshore gas production from the Umm Shaif super complex. The increased flow will be transferred to a new facility at Habshan. The offshore gas will be mixed with gas from onshore sources and processed at Habshan, where the acid gas will be removed and the sulphur recovered in order to meet stringent gas specification requirements. WorleyParsons is working closely with GASCO to develop the optimum processing scheme before producing the basic engineering design package for the sulphur recovery and acid gas treating units at Habshan. A comprehensive understanding of the technologies available for sulphur removal enables WorleyParsons to select solutions that will deliver the best operational and ecnomic outcome for projects.
Project: Integrated Services Contract Gas Assets, Australia
Customer: Woodside Energy Limited (as operator for NWSV)

Over the past 10 years Woodside have become a significant player in the global hydrocarbons market. Since 1995 they have contracted Transfield Worley to provide sustaining capital and operations support services to their assets on the North West Shelf. Transfield Worley was awarded the provision of project management, engineering and design, procurement and installation services for brownfield projects, and shutdown and maintenance services for Woodside’s gas assets including the provision of skilled tradespersons. The scope encompasses LNG, LPG and DOMGAS plants as well as associated offshore facilities including two of the world’s largest gas production platforms and a floating production, storage and off take vessel.
LNG Liquefaction & Re-Gasification
WorleyParsons has a long history of developing and supporting world-scale LNG facilities in more than 10 countries worldwide.
Our capability in LNG production extends from opportunity evaluation studies and concept/technology selection, to FEED and EPCM for both greenfield and brownfield LNG developments.
Our specific service areas include:
• Receival/slug-catching facilities
• Gas pre-treatment (dehydration, carbon dioxide removal, sulphur removal and mercury removal)
• Liquefaction
• Utilities
• Storage and loading
• Receival and re-gastification terminals
• Brownfield projects/modification
Operations support
Our re-gasification terminal know-how, combined with our experience in both onshore and subsea pipelines, floating production, storage and off loading systems, enables WorleyParsons to offer novel approaches to the challenges associated with locating, designing and constructing LNG receiving and regasification terminals. We have experience in both conventional onshore and Floating Storage and Re-gasification System (FSRU). Our FSRU design includes:
• Side by side LNG transfer in open sea
• LNG carrier manoeuvrability
• LNG spill mitigation design
• Innovative loading arm extensions
In addition, WorleyParsons has expertise in the environmental and safety sensitivities and approvals challenges associated with re-gasification developments and we have a track record of providing solutions that are acceptable to our customers, government authorities and the broader community.
LNG projects in 10+countries
25+ LNG projects
Onshore Pipelines & Receiving Terminals

WorleyParsons is the largest global onshore pipelines service provider. (Source: ENI)
Onshore Pipelines
From large-diameter, long-distance transmission pipeline systems to small-inch gathering and distribution systems, WorleyParsons has designed and managed the construction of over 90,000 km of pipeline, pipeline-related facilities, and terminals the world over. As the largest onshore pipeline engineering service provider, we have committed major resources and effort to ensure our involvement in future Arctic project work and to assist our customers reach their company and project objectives. With over 1,000 pipeline specialists and multi-discipline personnel, WorleyParsons has the expertise and capability to work with our customers to develop projects, undertake
all phases and levels of studies, provide expert input to solve problems, and to execute
multi-billion dollar projects. WorleyParsons provides a full range of Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services to our customers, covering all facets of pipelines and related facilities. Our success in delivering cost-effective EPCM solutions is a result of our continuous investment in new generation technologies that serve the pipeline industry and the ongoing education and training of our personnel.
Pipeline Facilities and Terminals
WorleyParsons Pipeline Facilities and Terminals capabilities are a result of over 35 years of experience in conceptual and detailed design of pipeline facilities and terminals. WorleyParsons undertakes all types of pipeline facility projects, expansions, revamps, major grassroots installations, and sustainable maintenance work. The scope of services includes project scope definition and costing, regulatory applications and support, preliminary and detailed engineering, procurement, and construction management. Our individual project experience ranges from small studies to major grassroots installations.
Pipeline and Asset Integrity
The WorleyParsons Pipeline Integrity group is a key component of the Global Pipeline Systems capability, specializing in project management, engineering, design, and integrity analysis of pipelines, pipeline systems, and related facilities. Our full-scope approach allows pipeline integrity to be developed and implemented in the design or at any point in the operational life of pipelines and related facilities. For new pipelines and infrastructure, integrity begins at the project conception stage and allows for risk mitigation and long-term optimized performance to be built into the final design.
35 years experience in pipeline facilities and terminals
1,000+
pipeline specialists
90,000+ km of pipeline
Refining
WorleyParsons provides a comprehensive range of refinery services backed by over 60 years of global experience in grassroots, revamp, and expansion projects. To meet customer requirements in today’s competitive world, we supply innovative, cost-effective, and safe solutions.
We have completed 24 grassroots refineries including supporting utility systems, product terminals and offsite facilities ranging in capacity from 5,600 to 400,000 bpd for a variety of products including:
• LPG
• Gasoline
Kerosene
• Jet fuel
Gas oil
• Heavy fuel oil
• Petrochemical naphtha
• Distillates
Low-sulphur fuel oil
• Oilfins recovery
WorleyParsons has also provided engineering, procurement, and construction services for more than 70 major refinery  revamp, modernization, and expansion projects in Australia, Korea, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia,
Turkey, Germany, the United Kingdom, Venezuela, Canada, Mexico, and the United States. WorleyParsons has experience in all main refining process technologies, both open art and with most major process licensors. We are also experienced in all ancillary units
such as sour water, gas treating, sulphur recovery, environmental, and utilities. WorleyParsons is a leader in designing solutions to meet clean fuels regulations that now face refiners around the world, including government mandates on sulphur, aromatic, and oxygen content of fuels. We have extensive experience with the two major types of clean fuels projects: reformulated gasoline and Ultra Low Sulphur Diesel
(ULSD). From feasibility studies to facility operations, we have the resources and capabilities to complete any refinery project using a variety of contracting approaches. Many of our customers benefit from alliance/partnering contracts with us that use integrated engineering teams to deliver cost and schedule savings compared to conventional project execution methods. Of vital importance to this effort is the dedication and ability of WorleyParsons employees who work hand-in-hand with refinery personnel to meet the project goals of the refinery’s management.
25+ grassroots refineries
720+
refining projects
55+ years refining experience
Petrochemicals
WorleyParsons has extensive expertise in the design of petrochemical units, completing more than 600 projects in over 30 countries. Our experience in the manufacture or processing of more than 65 types of chemicals and petrochemicals ranges from acetic acid to xylene
crystallization.
WorleyParsons provides project management, engineering, design, and construction services for many of the leading firms in the fields of petrochemical processing, plastics and resins manufacturing, and hydrocarbon processing. Our petrochemical project experience includes the following:
• Grassroots polymer plants
• Grassroots olefins plants
• Grassroots linear alpha olefins plants
• Styrene monomer
• Acetic and acrylic acid
• Polyols
• Ethylene oxide and ethylene glycol
• Isoprene, isopropanol, butadiene, and cumene
• Vinyl chloride monomer
• Hydro-dealkylation (benzene)
• Linear alkyl benzene
WorleyParsons works closely with a number of process licensors and has a wide range of experience in revamps, expansions, compounding, and finishing lines. Our ability to evaluate and work with diverse technologies on an unbiased basis is one of our key strengths.
WorleyParsons has considerable experience in ethylene, base olefins, and aromatic units. Our track record includes two of the world’s largest ethylene plants, as well as program management for a USD 6 billion polymers complex.
WorleyParsons’ broad expertise in handling aromatics ranges from small to complex applications. Our aromatics project experience includes:
• Phenol
• Benzene extraction
• Xylene isomerization
• Polyolefin modifiers
• p-Xylene crystalization
• Pthalic anhydride
• BTX aromatic extraction and purification
600+ petrochemicals projects completed
Petrochemicals projects in 30+ countries
Experience in 65+ types of petrochemicals and polymers
Specialist Capabilities

Modularization
WorleyParsons has provided innovative and first-of-a-kind modular solutions to solve the unique challenges associated with our customers’ projects in remote locations and harsh environments. Our modularization experience began in 1961. Since these early days, we have expanded our modular capabilities to include the design and installation of facilities for upstream oil and gas processing, downstream refining, mining and minerals processing, and chemical industries in over 30 countries.
Sour Gas Processing
WorleyParsons offers the complete range of sulphur management capabilities, technology and experience, including sour gas treatment, acid gas cleaning, sulphur recovery, flue gas desulphurization, sulphuric acid production and bulk sulphur handling and transportation. Globally, we have designed and built more than 500
sulphur recovery plants accounting for approximately 60% of the world’s production of recovered sulphur. These facilities include the world’s largest single-train units and apply processes developed and patented by WorleyParsons, augmented by processes licensed from several other companies.
Gasification
WorleyParsons’ gasification experience includes full-scope Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects. Our gasification background includes coal gasification and fluid bed boiler plant design and support services for the US Department of Energy (DOE), the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the Institute of Gas Technology (IGT), and domestic and offshore private utilities and corporations. WorleyParsons has substantial qualifications and experience in process design, cost estimating, and feasibility studies for greenfield and repowering applications. Our background includes over 30 IGCC projects worldwide.
Carbon Capture & Sequestration
WorleyParsons - Schlumberger Global Alliance for Carbon Capture and Sequestration
(CCS) offers the following services:
• Capture and removal
• Compression/dehydration
• Pipeline transport
• Compression and injection
• Subsurface engineering
Mooring & Riser Analysis
Engineering design and construction management of marine terminals started as a
logical extension of INTECSEA’s marine pipeline activities when it was determined
that there was a need for specific engineering requirements related to marine terminal site selection, terminal system design, system performance specifications and component sizing of tanker mooring facilities often associated with marine terminals.Today INTECSEA’s expertise covers Single Point Mooring (SPM) and Conventional Buoy Mooring (CBM) terminals, fixed tanker berths and associated onshore facilities. This has created a capability for unbiased evaluation of alternate marine terminal options, and subsequent implementation of total project services from concept through commissioning for the selected marine terminal type.
Large Floatover Installation
WorleyParsons has a proven track record in the design of large integrated topsides exceeding 25,000 tonnes installed weight. We are fully conversant with the detailed design challenges associated with large integrated topsides and the critical items requiring specific consideration including:
• Installation methodology
• Weight and center of gravity estimation and control
• Drilling facilities design and integration
Arctic & Harsh Environments
INTECSEA and WorleyParsons are world leaders in the design and construction of oil and gas production facilities located in remote, hostile environments. Innovative and first-of-a-kind solutions have consistently been implemented to solve the unique problems associated with revamp, modernization, and grassroots projects in these environments. WorleyParsons currently has in excess of 800 personnel permanently stationed in Anchorage and Prudhoe Bay Alaska.
Flow Assurance
INTECSEA is fully qualified to assist customers in all aspects of the design of complete production systems including thermal-hydraulic simulations; hydrate prediction, inhibition, and remediation; production chemistry issues such as wax and as asphaltene deposition; slug prediction and slug catcher sizing and production/flow system operability. At INTECSEA, production system design, and particularly flow assurance, embodies a whole system approach. Design and operation of the system
are inexorably linked and must be treated as such throughout the design process.
Cost & Schedule Analysis
Local and regional industry experience enables WorleyParsons to access relevant project data to deliver results that are both accurate and dependable.
• Rapid ‘order of magnitude’ cost screening to determine relative costs
• CAPEX estimating and OPEX modeling
• Project realization strategy
• Cost and schedule risk analysis
• Cost and schedule benchmarking
Project Review & Risk Assessment
WorleyParsons is able to draw on the diverse skill set available within the organization to provide strategic advice and financial analysis for projects early in the development cycle, these include:
• Qualitative and quantitative risk assessment
• Risk management strategy development
• Independent project assessment
• Peer review
• Benchmarking
Select - Front End Services
Decisions made during the early stages of an investment have the greatest impact on the ultimate business outcome.
Select is an integral part of the WorleyParsons’ global Hydrcarbons project delivery capability. Select provides consulting services to asset owners, operators, investors and finanacial institutions by utilizing WorleyParsons’ extensive ‘real world’ experience in total project
delivery and planet operation. Drawing from this experience base enables our customers to be confident that the crirical decisions made during the strategic planning stages of the project will support their ultimate business objectives.
Select offers our customers ready access to:
• Intellectual capital held by experienced industry leaders
Strong planning, financial and technical competencies throughout the business value chain
Innovative and creative thinkers to assist our customers in identifying, evaluating, screening and pursuing strategic opportunities
A regionally relevant focus matching our customer’s business model and the economic framework of the market region
Tailored customer workshops and training programs
500+
major greenfields and asset optimization studies performed
40 years experience in total project realization from pre-feasibility to start-up and operate
Project: Muzhil Field Development,Egypt
Customer: PETZED Investment & Project Management Ltd
The Muzhil oil field is located on the eastern side of the Gulf of Suez
approximately 6 km offshore southeast of Abu Rudais, and is one of six
concessions PETZED is pursuing in the region.
WorleyParsons Cairo, in conjunction with the Bangkok office, performed the Select  phase services, assessing various options to develop a fast track project to meet PETZED’s schedule objectives. Following project sanction our involvement continued through to full FEED and detailed engineering. WorleyParsons’ Select phase outcome determined a jack up rig installation was feasible which ensured a shorter project schedule and better economics. Since PETZED has a long term contract with the jack up drill rig contractor it was able to optimize the new platform installation schedule and the benefit from jack up rig costs being approximately one quarter of the alternative lifting barge option.
Improve - Asset Services
WorleyParsons Improve is a core service for Brownfield operations focused on the delivery of:
• Major projects
• Upgrade, de-bottlenecking and maintenance projects
• Project portfolio management and support services to sustain assets and improve business perfromance
Using the knowledge accumulated over 120 international alliances or long-term contracts, we have developed a culture and suite of:
Unique tools
Systems
Delivery methodologies that incorporate industry best practice.
We have strong industry-specific knowledge and a track record of success using our performance-based, relationship contracting model. The trust that this generates enables WorleyParsons to deliver maximum value to customers using local teams, supported both regionally and globally.
WorleyParsons has approximately 9,000 personnel working in over 120 alliances executing more than 20,000 project annually with a capital value of USD 4 billion. Our Improve projects and asset services activities generated an estimated total value to our customers in excess of USD 6 billion last year. Project execution in a brownfield environment requires a different set of skills to cope with the greater complexity of making changes to an operating plant. Communications to all project stakeholders are essential to minimize the impact to production, and avoid introductory new problems. Broad understanding of the underlying process through operational experience, coupled with brownfield estimation skill and shutdown planning leads to projects that are better defined and aligned with the anticipated business outcomes. WorleyParsons workshare systems ensure that relevant expertise can contribute to projects regardless of their location.
9,000
Improve personnel
20,000 projects executed annually
Project: Maintenance Engineering Services for Technical Integrity Restoration, Malaysia
Customer: Sarawak Shell Bhd (SSB)

Following experience from the UK North Sea, Sarawak Shell Bhd (SSB) embarked on a comprehensive condition assessment of all its facilities.
SSB engaged Ranhill WorleyParsons through the award of a three year Improve style maintenance and engineering services contract to assist with the refurbishment program. Under this contract, our existing service to SSB will be extended from only an engineering design service to include asset management, technical integrity, construction and maintenance planning and management and a range of specialist
engineering services. This contract along with an existing long term Miri design office contract with SSB is anticipated to require up to 200 personnel in Miri and a further 50 in Kuala Lumpur.
EcoNomicsTM Delivering Profitable Sustainability
WorleyParsons utilizes EcoNomics™ to identify and deliver more sustainable projects, assisting our customers to manage the risk and respond to their rapidly changing business environment.
EcoNomics™ is WorleyParsons major service offering for customers who are concerned about improving the overall sustainability and long term profitability of their projects and operations, fully embedding environmental, social and financial sustainability in the identification, selection and delivery of projects. Project identification and selection integrates WorleyParsons’ EcoNomics™ assessment methodology, including our suite of proprietary assessment tools as well as our global network of leading engineering and technology capabilities. What is unique about this approach is the ability to monetize the value of all internal (project), external (environmental and social) and risk factors, allowing projects to be compared on a like for like dollar value basis. The external issues which can now be included in this detailed economic model include climate change and greenhouse gas emissions (i.e. price of carbon), water resource use and protection, loss of ecological diversity, social amenity and growth and a whole range of other common resources. In addition, we are able to model future changes in resource costs such as energy and water to assess the affects on project decision making.
EcoNomics™ is embedded in WorleyParsons Project Management Process (WPMP), and projects are delivered by an integrated project team, which has been trained in EcoNomics™ and is empowered through the identification of sustainability targets for a project. Typically it is rounded with specific EcoNomics™ specialists selected to add value to the project.
10,000+
contaminated sites investigated
375,000 tons per year SO2 reduction
Project: Cairo Oil Refinery Company Refinery Expansion Project., Egypt
Customer: Egyptian Refining Company (ERC)
The ERC is upgrading the existing Cairo Oil Refining Company (CORC) refinery
at Mostorod, Egypt.
WorleyParsons was awarded a program management services contract for the engineering, procurement and construction phase of the project in April 2007. In March 2008, ERC commissioned a multi-discipline team led by WorleyParsons to conduct Environmental and Social Impact Assessment for this project. Delivering profitable sustainability is core to the WorleyParsons EcoNomics™ approach. In this case the pragmatic identification and mitigation of environment and social impacts has delivered a refinery which will produce products extremely valuable to the Egyptian economy, eliminate the emission of 93,000 tpa of sulphur currently emitted to the atmosphere, and provide temporary and permanent local employment opportunities for residents in Cairo, during construction and operation.