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, utilising both flow measurement consultancy services as well as KELTON's 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.
KELTON requested to provide Instrument Management for evaluation.
Contract awarded to KELTON by the IOC for independent metering services for company assets both onshore and offshore. This has been extended annually and is still current.
The IOC ordered five additional KELTON MeterManager licences for their North Sea assets.
KELTON provided annual software support contract for KELTON MeterManager for all installations.
The IOC and KELTON have a win-win partnership in the North Sea that benefits both companies and that 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 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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