Ausenco offers engineering consulting services to natural gas processors, refinery off gas processors, LNG plants, oil sands bitumen producers and upgraders, and CO2 capture projects.
Ausenco’s commitment to including a high quality consulting group as part of the larger EPCM team allows us to help clients efficiently identify options and define the best solution for a project prior to client sanction. Our approach saves the project time and money by reducing the potential for engineering rework which can result in schedule delays and cost overruns.
We work closely with on-site operations, maintenance, and process staff to plant troubleshoot, close heat and material balances, develop optimisation and debottlenecking projects, develop plant monitoring systems, prepare scoping studies and DBMs for expansion projects, develop process design basis for issuing to EPC companies, and more.
We are skilled at compression, mole sieve dehydration, cryogenic operation, turbo-expanders, complex heat exchange networks, distillation, propylene/propane splitters, amine treating, mole sieve product treating, hydro-treating, product storage and transportation.
Ausenco’s consulting services for new plants include technology evaluations, preliminary economic analysis, process designs, process simulations, preparation of heat and material balances, development of block flow diagrams and process flow diagrams, plot plan development, RAM analysis, capital and operating cost estimates, and project schedule preparation.
We support owners’ business development groups by developing process flow diagrams and heat and material balances.We set up and run economic models and prepare high-level capital and operating cost estimates to identify operating risks and support contract negotiations.
We evaluate new technologies for owner companies and investors, including working with licensors with both proven and unproven technologies. Our rigorous analysis of technologies allows us to provide valuable feedback on areas of risk and how to modify designs to improve operability and reliability.