Total - Virgo Facility Repair

Project Details & RCI Activities:

Project Date: September 2005
Location: Offshore Location Viosca Knoll 823 - GoM
Water Depth: 1,130 FSW

Total Virgo platform sustained severe damage to facilities in both hurricane Ivan and Rita, RCI provided project management and inspection services on both occasions with the goal being a timely and safe repair to bring this critical facility back into production.

Project Management Scope of Work:

  • Manage and inspect the repairs and / or modification of the Viosca Knoll 823 (Virgo) Facility. The damage included electrical, instrumentation, generators, piping, structural and process and utility vessels
  • Detailed onsite survey to ascertain and document all damage
  • Develop a detailed scope of work and schedule
  • Preparation and issue of all requests for proposals
  • Review and make recommendations for received proposals
  • Prepare cost tracking and invoice approval procedures
  • Design engineering consultation and management of all contract engineering work required
  • Perform weekly executive summaries, schedule updates and cost reports
  • Commissioning of platform following repairs
  • Ensure all documents (“as-built” drawings, vendor manuals, specifications, procedures, invoices, certifications, regulatory documents, testing forms, commissioning reports and sign-offs, start-up records, etc.) were compiled, inspected, accepted, and issued
  • Liaise with both Total E&P USA and Duke Energy Field Services Risk Management / Loss Adjustor groups for assistance with documentation associated with any insurance claims

Inspection Scope of Work:

  • Inspect materials as needed at various fabrication yards
  • Inspect fabrication of new build equipment
  • Inspect repair of facilities on site and coordinate construction crews
  • Gather data for assembly of project job books
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