One of the most ambitious and most dynamic international oil companies (IOC) discovering and producing oil and gas in the North Sea engaged with Kelton Engineering Limited utilising both flow measurement consultancy services as well as the software applications in the management of measurement.
The IOC, one of the North Sea’s largest operators with interests in 46 fields, of which 37 are operated, on the UK Continental Shelf with 11 offshore installations and one onshore terminal. Their vision is to unlock opportunities in the North Sea and build a safe, profitable and sustainable business for their employees, shareholders, partners and suppliers.
The IOC and KELTON have a win-win partnership in the North Sea that benefits both companies and this is set to prosper for many years to come.
|IOC Challenges||KELTON Solution||IOC Benefits|
|Independent review of measurement systems||Provide external audit visits||Acceptable by all stakeholders|
|International recognition that the metering system is compliant||To issue a UKAS certificate on a three-yearly basis after successful audit||Demonstration to stakeholders that equipment is operated and maintained to the highest standard|
|Periodic need for consultancy in new projects||Engineering Team available in a range of disciplines||One stop shop for all measurement issues|
|The management of measurement||Installed and supported KELTON MeterManager applications: Instrument Management and Meter Performance Monitoring. Also the provision of FLOCALC.net desktop application||Single solution for the management of measurement while reducing the cost of mismeasurement|
|Optimised metering system performance||Assisted with the implementation of controls and procedures||Ensured best accuracy possible|
|Training for measurement team||Dedicated and general training in flow measurement||Local training available on an ‘as required’ basis|
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