BHP Trinidad – Ruby Development

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The Ruby development is a 4 pile structure in 215 feet of water, which includes five production wells tied back into existing operated processing facilities, with capacity to produce up to 16,000 gross barrels of oil per day and 80 million gross standard cubic feet of natural gas per day.

RCI Activities:

RCI provided the majority of the construction support and inspection team supplying multi-disciplined local personnel at a number of the project work sites. Over the course of the project, RCI employees filled 23 roles for the project, all local to the associated work locations.


  • Fabrication Yard – Houma, LA
    • Provision of Site Construction Supervisor at the fabrication yard for construction of the jacket and deck.
    • Provision of I&E and Commissioning inspectors to supervise and participate in pre-commissioning activities, punch lists and work packs, operations reviews, mechanical and process inspections.
    • Welder procedure qualification.
  • Fabrication Shop Supervision – Houston, TX
    • QA/QC inspection for fabrication of spools.
  • Fabrication Yard – Youngsville, LA
    • QA/QC oversight for skid fabrication.

Middle East:

  • Fabrication Yard – Dubai, UAE
    • Welder Qualification Supervision.


  • Fabrication Shops / Yards – Onshore TT
    • Construction Supervisor for multiple locations.
    • QA/QC Inspector for multiple locations
  • Equipment Rental Facility – Onshore TT
    • Witness Inspection for winch pull test and setup.
  • Pipelay Vessel – Offshore TT
    • Multi-disciplined CWI & NACE QA/QC personnel.
    • Company site representatives.
  • Dive Support Vessel – Offshore TT
    • Multi-disciplined QA/QC personnel.
    • Company site representatives.
  • Platform – Offshore TT
    • QA/QC personnel supervising flowline pre-commissioning activities and platform operations.
  • Derrick Barge Heavy Lift Vessel – Offshore TT
    • Inspection Supervisors for the Jacket and Deck installation and commissioning.

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