Functional Safety Engineering Services (FSES) have been awarded the contract for the provision of various safety studies for the Saudi Aramco Hasbah II offshore facilities currently in it’s Engineering Procurement Installation and Commissioning (EPIC) stage, being conducted by the consortium of Subsea 7 and Larsen and Toubro Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE), a contract worth in excess of $1Bn.
The Hasbah field is located in the Arabian Gulf, approximately 150km north east of Jubail in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). This project is the second phase of the expansion of the Hasbah offshore gas facilities, and is part of Saudi Aramco’s expansion plan in order to increase supply by an additional 2,500 mmscfd of natural gas to Fadhili Gas Plant (FGP) in order to meet the demands for growing in-kingdom energy demands and reduce crude oil burning.
FSES scope of services include the provision of various safety studies including:
3. Simultaneous Operations (SIMOPS) Study;
9. Fault Tree Analysis (FTA);
12. HIPS System Narrative;
13. HIPS Study report;
14. Noise Study;
16. 3D Fire and Gas Mapping Study;
18. Dropped Objects Analysis, and;
19. Life Cycle Cost Analysis.
FSES Managing Director Peter Hall was ecstatic at the award of the contract having identified it as a big step forward towards establishing FSES as leaders in the provision of safety studies.
FSES shall be conducting the work through a combination of it’s Head Offices located in Hampshire, UK, aswell as utilising resources from it’s offices in Delhi, India. The contract is expected to last 9 months.