Operation

Operation

Asset integrity management

Global SCS’ asset integrity management service helps to maintain your asset to stay fit through its entire life cycle.

Asset integrity is the ability of an asset to perform its required function effectively and efficiently whilst safeguarding life and the environment. Assets must perform in the above manner in order to contribute to your business objectives and maximise the returns and minimise the risks.

Asset integrity management ensures you have the business processes, systems, tools, competence and resources you need to ensure integrity throughout the asset life cycle.  

Global SCS can support you to develop, optimise and implement an efficient asset integrity management system for all asset types. Our services will help you to focus and prioritise your OPEX spend and also predict failures of systems. 

BENEFITS

  • Reduce failures
  • Improve safety and reliability
  • Optimise maintenance and inspection activities
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulation and legislation including safety case compliance
  • Be able to identify critical equipment and degradation mechanisms
  • Increase availability and reduce downtime

Operations performance assurance

Helps you to adapt a proactive approach to managing your assets.

Equipment failures cause serious disruption and interrupt planned activities, adding complexity to operations and an increasing burden on personnel. Forcing decisions to be made with limited information and costly assumptions. Without the proper tools to manage the cause of failures and improvements the demand of reactive work scopes can easily destroy asset performance and profitability.

Our unique smart cloud based integrated verification and asset performance management system can help you to manage risk effectively and efficiently creating a disciplined and proactive approach to managing continuous improvements within any industrial asset.

Our experience and intuitive application personnel can contribute towards enabling your asset teams to become more proactive, effective and efficient

BENEFITS

  • Identify critical equipment and degradation mechanisms
  • Reduce failures
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulation and legislation including safety case compliance

Certification of modifications

Provides confidence and assurance that your modifications are in conformance with the applicable performance standards.

Global SCS as an ICP can be involved in the following stages:

PHASE

ACTIVITIES

SECE Identification

  • Comment on the list of SECE’s impacted
  • Review and comment on the MDR’s

Design

  • Review design documentation
  • Audit design process
  • Review technical deviations
  • Provide record of reviews

Procurement

  • Review PO’s and goods received

Construction

  • Review MRB’s
  • Witness tests

Installation

  • Examine equipment pre and post shipment
  • Review documents records

Commissioning

  • Witness testing
  • Review technical deviations

Handover to Operations

  •  Review suitability of assigned operational assurance activities
  • Review status of verification.

Global SCS can confirm whether the modifications are adequately specified and constructed and are suitable to meet the requirements of the performance standards.

The review process aims to identify errors or failures and ensure the safety of the SECE.

 BENEFITS

  • Provides confidence in design and manufacturing compliance of the SECE with the performance standard
  • Contributes to duty holder’s responsibility to demonstrate that risks are As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP)
  • Contributes to cost reduction by identifying and eliminating problems early.

Safety case & SECE management

Provides confidence in the approach to manage the Major Accident Hazards in an asset.

It is a mandatory requirement under OSCR (2015) for all installations to have a safety case which has been accepted by a competent authority. A safety case is a document which provides an overview that demonstrates both internally to the duty holder, and externally to the regulatory authorities, that a series of formal assessments have been made to ensure that the facilities’ design and the company’s management systems are consistent with the requirement of safe and responsible operation, and that the duty holder has both the ability and means to control major accident risks effectively. The OSCR also has specific requirements for the contents of the safety case.

Global SCS can carry out an independent review on the adequacy of the safety case against the regulation under the following lines:

  • Management systems to ensure compliance
  • Arrangements for assurance activities
  • Major hazards identification, risk assessment, and control 

 BENEFITS

  • Helps to achieve essential regulatory compliance
  • Best practice approach to manage Major Accident Hazards
  • Helps in the demonstration of a safe operation strategy to stakeholders. 

In-service/operational verification

Global SCS have an appointed Independent Competent Person / Independent verification body, through their offshore verification services, who ensures that all Major Accident Hazards (MAH’s) pertaining to an offshore installation are adequately managed throughout the installation lifecycle.

The UK regulations now follow a fully goal setting approach and aim for continuing safety improvements. Verification is the process of independently and competently managing the Major Accident Hazards (MAH’s) pertaining to an installation and thereby contributes to the continuing safety improvement requirement of the regulations. 

VERIFCATION PROCESS

Global SCS’s Offshore Verification services involves the following:

  • Review of list of Safety and Environmentally Critical Elements (SECE’s)
  • Drafting or review of Performance Standards (PS), related to the SECE’s
  • Drafting or review of written schemes
  • Implementation of Verification Activities
  • Maintenance and revision of written schemes

The entire verification process is managed using SCS’s unique cloud based technology software Integrity Pro.

BENEFITS

  • Unique cloud based approach
  • Provides assurance to the operator and the regulator that the risks from MAH’s are adequately managed throughout the life cycle of the installation
  • Services can be applied to existing facilities or new build installations and contribute to duty holders’ commitment to continuing safety and help with the continuing license to operate. 

ExPat in-Country Inspectors

Global SCS uses their experience of working with a number of operators and drilling contractors to implement best practices from across the oil and gas industry. We place QA/QC Inspectors on site to oversee QC operations onsite and develop local content:

QA/QC Inspectors are placed at the site to:

  • Inspect equipment arriving at the base
  • Inspect equipment during storage
  • Inspect equipment prior to rig load out

These inspections are based on the top level quality plan and individual quality matrix inspection plans which are developed with the suppliers.  The QA/QC Inspectors also play a large role in the training and development of local content.

Development & training of local content

Over the past 10 years Global SCS has established a proven track record of local content development and training in African regions.

During the 18 month training program the QA/QC trainees work alongside the QA/QC Inspectors at the supply base. They will be exposed to the day to day QC activities and receive hand on experience working with the end client and Well Services sub-contractors. As well as on the job training, the QA/QC Inspector trainees will attend industry recognised training courses in country and Worldwide.

  • Local people trained on various aspects of quality, supporting well exploration & appraisal
  • 18 month training program including;
    • day to day QA/QC activities on supply site
    • classroom presentations and assessments
    • industry recognised training courses
  • Trainee will be required to complete training log book and weekly inspection report
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