Project References

The projects outlined below are for period 2008 to 2003 only, for details of any of the projects outlined below (or perhaps earlier projects) please contact us directly.

2008

African Energy Resources Ltd, Zambia
Chirundu JV Project - Owner's team project management and technical assistance for a uranium project

E+PC / MagMinerals Inc., Republic of Congo
Provision of continuation services for the detailed engineering phase of work for the Kouilou Potash project

LMDC, Lesotho
Various drawing and "as-built" works for diamond processing plant

MMR, Rwanda
Gas Recovery - Basic engineering for the prototype gas (methane) recovery system for Kale Kivu

CabGOC, Angola
IHAZID Risk Assessment and Evaluation - Aviation and Medical - IHAZID facilitator and scribe services

CabGOC, Angola
IHAZID Risk Assessment and Revaluation - Malongo Camp, Logistics and Well Servicing Operations IHAZID facilitator and scribe services

CabGOC, Angola
PHA / HAZOP Studies - For a number of off-shore platforms and on-shore facilities

Worley Parsons Pangaea, South Africa
HAZOP- NMPP Projects - HAZOP facilitator and scribe services for the new multi-products pipeline project

GRD Minproc, South Africa
HAZOP - Platinum Concentrator - HAZOP facilitator and scribe services for a new platinum concentrator project

Sastech, South Africa
As building of Secunda U29/229 in order to establish baseline documentation to support growth project

Monitor, Russia
Evaluation of Refinery Assets and Investment Opportunity - Economic and technical pre-feasibility of refinery options

IPG, Mozambique
New Petroleum Products Terminal and Storage Facilities - Conceptual engineering and design for a new petroleum storage terminal

CabGOC, Angola
IHAZID Risk Assessment and Evaluation - Terminal and Drilling Operations - Risk assessment facilitation and scribe services

Monitor, Russia
Refinery Optimisation - Study to determine optimum configuration for upgrade of a group of refineries

Impala Platinum, South Africa
Peer Review and audit of the capital cost estimates for the PMR Phase IV Expansion project

VGI / ACSA, South Africa
Additional Jet Fuel Facilities for OR Tambo Airport - Basic engineering for new bulk storage facility and operating philosophy of existing facility

Sastech / Sasol, South Africa
Value Added Projects - Various eg. Refinery optimization, product recovery improvement

2007

Sastech, Solvents Utilities, South Africa
As building of Secunda solvents utilities in order to set scope for concept development

Worley Parsons Singapore, Refinery - Tank Farm and Distribution, Zimbabwe
Study of existing refinery, terminal and distribution facilities

Sastech, Simulation Modeling, South Africa
Simulation modeling of U35/235 operations to correct existing models

PGBI, Gas Recovery, Rwanda
Concept development for the prototype gas recovery system for Lake Kivu

VGI, Multi-Products Pipeline and Storage, Mozambique/Malawi
Concept design and development for the pipeline, off-loading and storage for a new multi-products petroleum pipeline

Sastech, Solvents Unit Baseline, South Africa
U37 solvents hydraulics and baseline study

CabGOC, IHAZID Risk Assessment and Evaluation - FPSO Operation, Angola
IHAZID investigation of the Kuito offshore facility

VGI, Compressors, South Africa
Compressor study and costing evaluations for gas pipeline

VGI/ACSA, New Aviation Jet Fuel Tank Farm, South Africa
Conceptual and basic design for a new jet fuel tank farm at OR Tambo airport

Sastech, Propane Vaporiser, South Africa
Propane vaporiser basic engineering

Sastech, Solvents Unit Baseline, South Africa
U38/238 solvents hydraulics and baseline studies

Worley Parsons, Terminal - Multi-Products Pipeline and Storage, Mozambique/Malawi
Concept design and engineering for a new multi-products terminal, petroleum pipeline and storage facilities

Ivanhoe Platinum, Bankable Study, South Africa
Owner's representative ensuring compilation of a 43-101 document on behalf of client

Impala Platinum, Peer Review, South Africa
Peer review of design and capital cost estimates for the BMR Phase II Expansion project

Sastech, Flare Troubleshooting, South Africa
Troubleshooting of Turbo and PP2 flare systems

CabGOC, PHA for On-Shore Operations, Angola
PHA (Process Hazard Analysis) for the on-shore terminal and topping plant

CabGOC, IHAZID, Angola
IHAZID investigations of the Takula, EK and NN off-shore facilities

Sastech, Concept Engineering for Refinery Unit, South Africa
U29 concept engineering for the Synfuels growth project

Sastech, Concept Engineering for Phenosolvan, South Africa
Concept development for the phenosolvan pumps

Sastech, Naphtha Injection, South Africa
Tie in package compilation for the naphtha injection project

MAGMinerals Inc., Kouilou Potash Project, Republic of Congo
Providing Owner's team assistance and Consultancy Services on this circa US$ 700 million Bankable Feasibility Study

2006

Sasol, Flare Gas Recovery, South Africa
Conceptual engineering to identify ways to cost effectively avoid loss of product through flaring

Sasol, Benzene Reduction, South Africa
Basic engineering for existing plant revamp in order to meet future fuel specifications

Magadi Soda Co, Soda Ash Expansion Project, Kenya
Value engineering on a proposed plant expansion project followed by implementation of recommendations

Chevron Texaco, NGL Off-Shore, Angola
Modelling of an existing offshore gas processing facility

Sasol, Propane Vaporizer, South Africa
Conceptual engineering for new vaporizer

Sasol, Chiller Installation, South Africa
Conceptual engineering for installation of chiller to prevent flaring and evaluation of alternate methods of flaring reduction

Sasol, Solvents Product Balance, South Africa
Process audit to identify mass balance discrepancies

Sasol, Additional Solvent Cooling, South Africa
Conceptual study to identify suitable equipment

Sasol, Gas Liquor Coolers, South Africa
Concept, basic and detailed engineering for installation of standby heat exchangers E+PC, Refinery Technical Audit, U.A.E. Process technical audit and pre-feasibility study

Energem, Fujairah Crude Oil Selection Study, U.A.E.
Crude oil selection study to suit configuration and market requirements

CRU, Ammonia Modelling, U.K.
Development of models for the NH3 process from various feedstocks

Sasol, GL Reduction Audit & Concept, South Africa
Audit of existing GL system and concept development of improvements

Sasol, C2 Concept, South Africa
Concept work to evaluate production of ethylene

Sasol, Unit Expansion Concept, South Africa
Concept work for unit expansion of U229 refinery unit to support growth project plans

Sasol, Concept Study for Benzene, South Africa
Concept work to identify all OBLs and IBLs interface and capital cost estimate

Sasol, Basic Engineering - Platformer Off-Gas, South Africa
Basic engineering for the improved recovery of off-gas from a Platformer

Sastech/Sasol, Hydraulic Rating Study, South Africa
Hydraulic rating and model for capacity upgrade in the solvents area

Sasol, BTX and CTN Modifications, South Africa
Basic and detailed engineering to modify refinery units.

Adastra Minerals / CMD, Kolwezi Tailings Project, DRC
Owner's Representative on this circa US$ 300 million Cu/Co Definitive Bankable Feasibility Study - managing the client's engineer

2005

Chevron Texaco, Offshore Platform West, Kokongo, Angola
Detail process engineering and discipline support to ensure existing offshore platforms comply with new standards and current safety and operability requirements

Sasol, Energy Optimisation for Hexene Plant, South Africa
Conceptual process engineering to identify opportunities to reduce energy costs without excessive capital expenditure in order to reduce operating costs and improve the plant economics.

National Qatar Industries Co., Polyacetyl Resinsm Qatar
Production of feasibility study for petrochemical plant in Qatar

Chevron-Texaco, Dual Fuel Supply, Angola
Basic and detail engineering for implementation of additional fuel system for Bagre offshore platform

Afrox, Capital Cost Validation for Oxygen Pipeline, South Africa
Capital cost estimating services for a new oxygen line installation

Sasol, Concept Study for Sulphur GX Plants, South Africa
Conceptual engineering and development to improve performance of GX plants and reduce sulphur emissions

Sasol, Concept Study for Coal Screen Replacement, South Africa
Conceptual engineering, including technology / vendor evaluation for screening plant upgrade

Sasol, Concept Study for High Octane Import, South Africa
Conceptual engineering for the importation and use of an octane enhancer

MMR Technologies, Pre-Feasibility for LPG and Condensate, Mozambique
Feasibility study and ROM cost estimate for recovery of LPG and condensate

Sasol, Concept Study for Isomerisation Plant, South Africa
Conceptual study to revamp existing plant to isom service for petrol pool improvements, including cost estimate

Sasol, Concept Study for Alcohol Dehydration Plant, South Africa
Conceptual study to use existing plant in changed service for ethylene production including cost estimating

Chevron-Texaco, Offshore Oil Platform Improvements Lombo East, Angola
Basic and Detail engineering to implement platform improvements.

Chevron Texaco, Offshore Platform West, Kokongo, Angola
Detail process engineering and discipline support to ensure existing offshore platforms comply with new standards and current safety and operability requirements

Sasol, Energy Optimisation for Hexene Plant, South Africa
Conceptual process engineering to identify opportunities to reduce energy costs without excessive capital expenditure in order to reduce operating costs and improve the plant economics.

National Qatar Industries Co., Polyacetyl Resins, Qatar
Production of feasibility study for petrochemical plant in Qatar

Chevron-Texaco, Dual Fuel Supply, Angola
Basic and detail engineering for implementation of additional fuel system for Bagre offshore platform

Afrox, Capital Cost Validation for Oxygen Pipeline, South Africa
Capital cost estimating services for a new oxygen line installation

Sasol, Concept Study for Sulphur GX Plants, South Africa
Conceptual engineering and development to improve performance of GX plants and reduce sulphur emissions

Sasol, Concept Study for Coal Screen Replacement, South Africa
Conceptual engineering, including technology / vendor evaluation for screening plant upgrade

Sasol, Concept Study for High Octane Import, South Africa
Conceptual engineering for the importation and use of an octane enhancer

MMR Technologies, Pre-Feasibility for LPG and Condensate, Mozambique
Feasibility study and ROM cost estimate for recovery of LPG and condensate

Sasol, Concept Study for Isomerisation Plant, South Africa
Conceptual study to revamp existing plant to Isom service for petrol pool improvements, including cost estimate

Sasol, Concept Study for Alcohol Dehydration Plant, South Africa
Conceptual study to use existing plant in changed service for ethylene production including cost estimating

Chevron-Texaco, Offshore Oil Platform Improvements Lombo East, Angola
Basic and Detail engineering to implement platform improvements.

2004

Sasol, Capacity increase for Hexene plant, South Africa
Basic Engineering for revamp to increase production in existing facilities with minimum capital expenditure

Aker Kvaerner, Mufulira Smelter Upgrade , Zambia
Marketing assistance, site visit and report compilation for Aker Kvaerner (US) for this Mopani Copper Mines Project

Chevron-Texaco, Offshore Oil Platform Improvements East Kokongo, Angola
Detail process engineering and discipline support to ensure existing off-shore platforms comply with new standards and current safety and operability requirements.

Eurus Mineral Consultants, Veremo Components OOM study, South Africa
Project risk review, analysis and preliminary economic evaluation of a Titaniferrous prospect.

VGI, Sub-Sea Pipeline Estimate, Mozambique
Pipeline routing and cost estimate for installation of a sub-sea pipeline off the Mozambique coast.

Impala Platinum Limited, Control Budget Estimate, South Africa
Review of Impala's R0,5 billion base metal refinery upgrade project and subsequent risk analysis thereof.

Chevron-Texaco, Offshore Oil Platform Improvements Lombo East, Angola
Detail process engineering and discipline support to ensure existing off-shore platforms comply with new standards and current safety and operability requirements.

Ausmelt, Hoist & Trolley Project, South Africa
Review of proposed international engineering standards and revision to standards appropriate for South Africa.

Murray & Roberts E-S, Beira Hydrocarbon Tank Farm, Mozambique
Design and basic engineering services suitable for preparation of a Lump Sum Key proposal for a project to significantly upgrade the white products storage facility for Kuwait client IPG.

Nedbank Corporate/VGI, Matola Gas Project, Mozambique
Provided process design and engineering support to allow the project financier to evaluate the viability of a project to install a large gas distribution pipeline system.

Sasol Technology, Zemag 01 Project, South Africa
Engineering, Procurement, Project and Construction management of a coal screening revamp project at Secunda

Sasol, Fuel Gas Optimisation, South Africa
Plant investigation which eliminated addition of expensive gas to the fuel gas system Investigation continues to identify more savings

Palabora Mining Co., Nickel Plant Separator, South Africa
Design and costing for a nickel plant separator vessel

Sasol, Hydrocracker Debottlenecking, South Africa
Conceptual process engineering including test run and basic engineering leading to a capital cost estimate suitable for board approval for a significant capacity increase to an existing unit.

Murray & Roberts E-S, Lake Kivu Gas Gathering Pilot Plant, Rwanda
Provided conceptual engineering for design and commissioning for a new innovative process and support in proving the concept to allow funding to be obtained.

Sasol, DMDS (Dimethyl Disulphide), South Africa
Conceptual and basic engineering leading to capital approval for a project to reduce DMDS consumption in Naphtha and Distillate Hydrotreaters.

Sasol, Tank Farm Draining, South Africa
Conceptual and basic engineering leading to capital approval for modifications to the effluent system to avoid water pollution.

Konkola Copper Mines, Various Plant Revamps, Zambia
Engineering, Procurement, Project and Construction management of a number of Copper plant revamps.

Sasol, Reformer Commissioning, South Africa
Process support for construction and commissioning of high temperature and pressure Natural Gas Reformers.

Sasol, Chloride Stress Corrosion Cracking, South Africa
Process investigation to determine causes of corrosion in a hydrocracker and propose solutions to the problem.

Sasol, Ammonia Recovery, South Africa
Plant troubleshooting which successfully prevented ammonia flaring losses with no capital expenditure.

Sasol, Hexene Cooling Water Improvements, South Africa
Cooling water system evaluation to identify improvements to improve operation of the unit.

Sasol, Propylene Recovery, South Africa
Plant troubleshooting which successfully prevented propylene flaring losses with no capital expenditure.

Sasol, Detergent Alcohol Feed Optimisation, South Africa
Refinery wide process investigation which led to changes in refinery unit flowrates to optimize feed to high added value chemical plant.

Sasol, MIBK (Methyl iso-Butyl Ketone), South Africa
Basic engineering for improvements to an existing plant to take advantage of recent information provided by new research.

Genel Sistem Dizayni A.S., Ethylene Storage, Caustic and Ethylene Dichloride Transfer Project, Egypt
Conceptual engineering for new facilities.

Afrox, Hydrogen Pipeline, South Africa
Cost estimate and route studies for various pipelines.

2003

Impala Platinum Limited, Feasibility Study Review, South Africa
Review and audit of the Client's Engineer's +/-15% Capital Estimate for a proposed expansion project at BMR Springs.

Impala Platinum Limited, Base Metal Refinery Expansion OME, South Africa
Peer Review of International Engineering company's Order of Magnitude Capital Estimate for a proposed expansion.

Sasol, RON Increase Study, South Africa
Conceptual process engineering including test run to optimize operation of tar distillation unit leading to increased gasoline RON.

Sasol, Yield Improvement Study, South Africa
Process investigation to improve yield of very high value product by optimizing operating conditions. Yield has already been improved and further improvements are in progress.

Sasol, Heavy Acid Recovery, South Africa
Conceptual engineering to recover a waste acid stream and introduce it into the refinery where it can be recovered as fuel.

Arab House, Oil Refinery Pre-feasibility Study, Eritrea
Economic evaluation of viability of refinery including capital and operating cost estimates and feed and product logistics.

Afrox, Hydrogen Pipeline, South Africa
Cost estimate and route studies for various pipelines.

VGI, Natural Gas Reticulation Study, South Africa
Basic engineering for the modifications required to change a gas distribution system from low heating value town gas to natural gas.

Industrial Development Corp, Oil Receiving, Pipeline and Refinery, Tanzania/Zambia
Engineering services for the evaluation of the existing facilities and proposals for upgrading and improvement.

PPT, Oil and Gas Pipeline Study, Kuwait
Detailed hydraulic study to identify improvements required to upgrade and renovate an extensive pipeline system.

OMG Kokkola, Furnace off-gas system, DRC
Site inspection and smelter audit, troubleshooting on behalf of this Cobalt producer.