Client: Pearl Oil
Pearl Oil are proposing to develop a new oil and gas field in the Makassar Straits, with the platform location for this operation being some 350km distant from land based processing facilities at Balikpapan. In order to deliver product to the land facilities, there will need to be a bottom mounted pipeline, and hence design of this pipeline from a safety/risk perspective is a key issue.
Outcomes and Benefits
In order to inform and guide the design of the pipeline and offshore production platform, BMT completed a significant metocean data collection and soliton evaluation exercise.
Key tasks completed in this regard included the following:
Services and Expertise Provided:
A Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Exhaust Dispersion Study was carried out by BMT for Technip Malaysia for the ICHTHYS Field Development Project Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel, to be located in the Browse Basin off Western Australia, approximately 440 km north of Broome and 800 km southwest of Darwin.
BMT has been providing engineering support to Muhibbah Engineering Bhd for the LNG Regasification Facilities Project, commencing from FEED for the LNG regas unit and the Island berth.
BMT was approached with the requirement for an Integrated Marine Monitoring System (IMMS) to closely monitor the FPSO Turritella during pull-in, operation and disconnect, providing real-time information of the environmental conditions and motions experienced on the FPSO as well as the buoyant turret mooring position and line monitoring.
BMT was contracted to provide the Marine Instrumentation System and Marine Advisory System (MIS/MAS) for the Shell Malikai TLP. The MIS/MAS provided by BMT is an integrated system using state-of-the-art sensors to make vessel, marine and environmental data readily available to the marine systems operators in an easy to understand format, enabling operations teams to work safely.