Swift Technical: LNG Capabilities

Outsourced engineering and project management services

    Scope of Services Provided to LNG Projects

    • Supporting clients by providing quality assurance across all phases of project
    • Accelerating client/owner through transition period between EPC handover and operations by utilizing extensive international LNG operations expertise to incorporate lessons learned and operational strategies to improve reliability and efficiency
    • Working with clients to identify opportunities for process improvements
    • Developing and facilitating specialized operations training programs to enhance competencies of client/owner staff

    Areas of Specialization

    • Process Engineering
    • Production Engineering
    • Commissioning and Start-up Operations
    • Commercial/LNG Contracts
    • Project Management


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    Project Phases and Potential Opportunity

    Feasibility Studies

    • Optimize LNG train design simulation cases
    • Complete process studies for the evaluation and selection of LNG technology, driver selection, site selection, plot plan configuration, etc.
    • Technical authority for constructability and Commissioning, Start-up and Operations (CSO) considerations
    • Development of a high level O&M philosophy

    FEED Study

    • Optimize project schedule to ensure key milestones are achieved
    • Plot plan review to optimize CSO activities
    • P&ID and model reviews to address operational issues
    • HAZID and HAZOP participation
    • Operating philosophy – sparing, isolation, critical equipment, Spare Parts Interchangeability Record (SPIR) review
    • Review of relief scenarios for flare design
    • Preparation of O&M budget to support a class 3 estimate

    Client Support for EPC Design Reviews – All Stages (Conceptual to Construction)

    • Optimization of engineering design based on operational experience
    • Technical review of engineering deliverables
    • Participation in operational risk assessments
    • Preparation of operating procedures
    • Model reviews

    Commissioning and Startup

    • Preparation of a commissioning and startup schedule
    • Operations Training – licensor, vendor, classroom, Operator Training Simulator (OTS)
    • Development of commissioning systems
    • Management of subcontractors
    • Systemization of P&IDs and development of a turnover database
    • Development and review of Quality Check Forms (QCFs)
    • Preparation of completion dossiers

    Operational Readiness

    • Utilize extensive international experience to incorporate lessons learned into plant operations
    • Develop Operational Readiness (OR) tasks
    • Tabletop activities to test readiness for first cargo and train handover
    • Development of plant monitoring tools
    • Development of production forecasting and sensitivity models
    • KPI definition and tool development
    • Training for operations personnel
    • Development of plant operations procedures e.g. Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Emergency Operating Procedures (EOP), Service procedure
    • Develop Control of Work System (CoW)

    Operations/Process Engineering/Production Engineering – Post Transfer of Care Custody and Control (CCC)

    • Onsite support and troubleshooting to resolve operational issues
    • Optimization of operations
    • Development of plant optimization tools
    • Training for operations personnel
    • Update of plant procedures and redlining of P&ID’s
    • Develop proposals and execute capital projects
    • Develop proposals and execute debottlenecking and revamp projects
    • Project management services

    Contract Reviews

    • EPC Contract
    • MSA Agreements – specialized and general services
    • OEM and Suppliers Contracts