Project Management Consultancy Services
- Very Deep expertise in Project Managment:
WLC’s Project Management Consultancy business unit supports contract execution throughout the project life cycle and provides a single point of customer contact. Teams are staffed by experts with extensive experience managing large oil and gas contracts and helping clients control the cost of their investments.
- The EPC contractor with best-in-class project management:
We help clients achieve their investment objectives and deliver projects by consulting at every project phase. From technology and licensor selection to management of multinational consortia and delivery of turnkey projects, our experts have carried out some of the world’s most challenging EPC projects. QHSE:
An absolute commitment WLC is committed to leading the industry in quality, safety, and environmental integrity —providing the best project management practices while ensuring a safe environment for employees, clients, partners, EPC contractors, and subcontractors. Employee health and safety is a core value and an absolute commitment, guided by Pulse, our long-standing health, safety, and environmental program. Pulse is a value-driven program that focuses on leadership and communication to change behaviours and embed a health, safety, and environment culture across the company. It emphasizes training at all levels of staff, starting with senior management, whose embrace of these goals is essential.
WLC is a major player in large EPC project implementation and has developed a comprehensive competency in project management.
What we Provide?
The success of a project with respect to cost-effectiveness, schedule compliance, safety, operability, and maintainability depends on the project management team and how it integrates with the EPC contractor’s project team and the client’s representatives. Here’s what we provide.
- Project Management:
We manage and integrate the engineering, procurement, and construction phases of the project. Clients with large, complicated capital projects, sometimes in challenging locations, often appoint us their overall program manager. Acting as the single point of contact, we consolidate all contractors and subcontractors, often from diverse cultures and backgrounds, to deliver a successful project.
- Resourcing strategy:
We identify personnel with relevant experience, maximizing use of local/ regional staff and people with local experience.
- Project controls:
A detailed understanding of project costs and schedule is critical to effective monitoring. We draw from the group EPC experience to enhance our project management and control capabilities.
- Engineering and procurement
We focus on the details in defining requirements, aligning stakeholder teams, and ensuring a disciplined approach to implementation.
WLC focuses on safety, schedule, costs, staffing, quality, and methods to ensure successful facility construction. Our experience in executing EPC projects allows us to effectively manage and mitigate risk. Commissioning. In the commissioning phase, we focus on safety, cleanliness, adherence to specifications, and on-time completion. Our experience in directly commissioning grass root and brownfield facilities ensures a smooth commissioning phase, with easy access to advice on all aspects of the plant.
We actively manage project risk by
Meeting quality, health, safety, and environmental expectations, including flow down through the prime, sub, and sub-subcontractors. Delivering on schedule and meeting budget targets. Obtaining experienced, qualified personnel. Managing contractors, especially during the EPC phase. Delivering fit-for-purpose facilities. Achieving national content targets. Using proven software tools
An integrated approach
Our Project Management Consultancy business unit offers wide-ranging services to manage all project phases: feasibility studies, basic design and FEED, detailed engineering and procurement, construction, commissioning, and start-up. We team up client and WLC personnel as needed, with no duplication of roles.
Why & How clients benefit from our experience Operators face challenges that can influence project value
Where to focus often scarce resources and how to optimize existing assets.
- Experienced personnel
We work with a team located near where the project is being carried out. Depending on the technology involved, different centers of excellence assign personnel to support specific project requirements. HR facilitates and promotes local employment to further the group’s expertise and diversity. Our business model is structured to supplement WLC staff with qualified personnel hired from markets where the most experienced engineering and project resources are available.
- Effectively staffing a team is a complex process
Identifying candidates from the existing staff, and ultimately from external sources. Processing CVs. Obtaining client approval. Initial interviews by HR and technical departments. Face-to-face interviews.
The number of applications received can be enormous, overwhelming the HR and technical resources and causing significant delays in mobilizing the team. We manage the entire process, enabling the client to focus on the most important project management issues.
- Technology experience
WLC’s broad range of process technologies, capabilities, and experience complement its project management consulting role. To ensure attainment of clients’ project objectives, we provide:
Access to process optimization expertise.
Access to current market benchmarking information.
Experience as a FEED and EPC contractor.
Close client relations and effective communications.
Design and execution expertise that is practical, cost-effective, and fit for purpose.
- Contracting experience and management:
- Our commitment to quality, safety, health, and the environment produces outstanding results in all project phases.
- Our EPC contracting experience gives our teams unique insights and expertise in managing each project phase.
- Each project management consultancy team is equipped to optimize designs and recommend realistic execution plans.
- Proven software tools facilitate detailed analysis, optimization, and forecasting of future performance for effective management of project schedule and cost.
WLC has a number of proprietary and vendor-developed software tools to manage collaboration, visibility, decision-making, and follow-up:
Primavera P6 xDB , document management system IMT , interface management tool Acumen , suite of schedule benchmarking, risk analysis, and simulation capabilities CMS ,construction management system CDB , change management tool BWise , risk management tool
Key benefits WLC offers its clients
- Outstanding environmental, health, and safety performance
- Global presence and expertise in project execution across the oil and gas, petrochemicals, and refining energy sectors
- Project execution excellence with focus on critical-path items to meet or beat clients’ budget and schedule
- Extensive FEED, EPC, and PMC experience
- Established PMC execution philosophy through technical, project management, and HSE systems and procedures
- Understanding of risks in executing onshore/offshore projects, running fabrication facilities, and employing engineering subcontractors by EPC contractors
- Cost-consciousness at all levels