Case Study:

Pipeline & Process

Catcher Bundle Onshore Precommissioning

Country:
UK
Field:
Catcher
Year:
2016 - Present
Technologies:
Diesel Pumps, Flushing Units, Nitrogen Convertor

  • Flowline flood and leak test, dewater and drying (87 pig runs)
  • Control and chemical core flushed clean (200 km of tubing)
  • Three bundles carriers packed with nitrogen in only three days (over 2.7 million scf injected)
  • Towhead MEG injection and nitrogen packing

CHALLENGE

As part of the wider Catcher contract in 2016, Altus Intervention was required to provide engineering, equipment and personnel in order to complete the full onshore pre-commissioning of three bundles (Catcher, Burgman and Varadero) on a tight, two-month schedule prior to launch.

SOLUTION

An efficiently executed solution utilising dedicated teams and equipment to complete a significant number of operations within schedule completing the task with 16,600 personnel-hours and 19 wagonloads of equipment

RESULTS

The completion of the pre-commissioning scope at Wester Site led to the launch of one of the operator's most successful projects, with the delivery of three bundles to the Catcher field.