Leadon Field is located on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS), in Blocks 9/14a and 9/14b in the North Sea.
M7 Offshore provides project management and detail engineering services to the oil and gas industry, with a focus on process plants (topsides), modules and skids for floating production storage and offloading units (FPSOs). The company's key customers are ship-owners, but oil companies, engineering companies and equipment suppliers are also on the client list.
Multidiscipline engineering for offshore modules
M7 can perform multidiscipline engineering from the smallest study or service to multidiscipline projects for several offshore modules. M7 has approximately 30 staff, but has co-operation partners in Norway and South-East Asia to perform larger projects.
M7 has special expertise within process engineering (PFD, P&ID and simulations), automation (SCD) and layout (GA and isometrics). It produces all engineering deliverables needed for construction, and is approved to all major international standards used within the business.
M7 can perform engineering tasks within all phases, such as feasibility studies, concept studies, concept engineering and detail engineering.
FPSO project management, procurement and fabrication management
The company's core personnel have, for most of their professional lives, held key positions within 15 FPSO projects and worked within large and small oil companies and oil and gas contractor companies. M7 has worked with projects for the offshore North Sea, West Africa, Australia, the Gulf of Mexico, India and Brazil.
M7 has – based on long experience – established its own project management tools and procedures for project control, planning, interface and engineering control. The company also performs procurement services, fabrication management and follow-up, and has long experience from fabrication in South-East Asia.
Oil and gas process systems expertise
M7 has in-depth knowledge and expertise of working with the following process systems:
- Process separation – oil and gas
- Produced water
- Water injection
- Gas compression
- Gas dehydration (TEG)
- Chemical injection
- Methanol injection
- Heat transfer
- Heating medium
- Cooling medium
- Fuel gas
- Integration / pipe rack
- Marine systems
3D and 2D IT engineering tools and simulation programs
M7 has provided effective IT tools within 3D and 2D to carry out necessary engineering tasks. The company is also an experienced user of the Hysys process simulation program and Flarenet simulation program for flare and vent simulations.
M7 has worked with a number of ship-owners for FPSO projects with end destinations of offshore Brazil, the Gulf of Mexico and the Indian Sea. Further reference lists are available at the M7 website.
The Finnish Viafin Group (Viafin West Welding) as a major player in the manufacturing of pressure vessels and heat exchangers, and M7 Offshore as a solution provider within offshore engineering and project management, have now established and registered the Norwegian company Viafin-M7. Viafin-M7
Wasco Technologies, which belongs to the globally integrated energy infrastructure group Wasco Energy, is delivering two utility modules to Quip for their P-63 Papa Terra Topside. Prosimus with M7 and Anewa are teaming up with them to assist with the task. M7 is in a joint team headed b
During the period of the global financial crisis, M7's focus has been on securing the existing jobs in our offices in Singapore and Norway. Now, the time has come to increase our team. In Singapore, we have recruited three new employees - Cindy, Vijay and Danang. Vijay is specialised wi
M7's knowledge and experience with efficient documentation control has resulted in three new job tasks within the last six months. We are now assisting partners involved in biogas handling and pump supplies, as well as a major player in the international oil and gas industry. An importa
M7 is pleased to announce it will be attending the Offshore Northern Sea (ONS) exhibition in Stavanger, Norway, on 24-27 August 2010. Visitors can find us in hall M, stand M-1117. We will share the stand with the Oslofjord Offshore Forum (OOF), an oil and gas business cluster for small
M7, a provider of project management and detail engineering services to the oil and gas industry, is seeing positive trends as the number of studies and small assistance tasks are increasing in the market. In 2010 we have secured contracts for small studies, verifications or assistance in differe