Henderson Workshop


NRMB Conditioner Pressure Vessel


Capital Works (EPCM), Specialised Welding and Fabrication, Pressure Vessels

Project Value

Up to $250K

Scope of Work

Engineering design, fabrication and testing of the NRMB conditioner pressure vessel for the Ichthys Oil and Gas Project

Project Resourcing

Design Engineering

Pressure Vessel design and 3rd party design verification, drafting and project management personnel


Workshop personnel included Specialised Coded Welders and Boilermakers. The support team included Project Management, Quality Management, Project Engineering and Project Supervision

Project Achievements

  • Approx. 250 man-hours completed in the workshop with zero recordable incidents or accidents
  • Project delivered on time and on budget
  • Zero failure rate on butt welding
  • Complete conformance to AS1210 – 2010
  • Project awarded with short timeframe for design and fabrication due to project requirements
  • Key Activities

Design Engineering

  • Design / engineering calculations and assessment
  • Design Verification (3rd Party)
  • Drafting
  • Project and Quality Management including preparation of quality documents (Welding Procedures, Welder Qualifications, Inspection and Test Plans, Quality Plan, Manufacturers Data Record
  • Design review and drawing approval
  • Extensive interaction with our client to ensure design was in line with practical requirements echanical tie ins to existing plant plus commissioning of each new unit


  • Project and Quality Control Management
  • Extensive interaction with our client to ensure fabrication was in line with practical and specification requirements
  • Workshop fabrication
  • Specialised coded welding
  • Various methods of welding the pressure vessels was performed for the project including: GTAW and FCAW
  • Full Class One traceability of material and welding
  • Coordination of multiple subcontractors including non-destructive testing (NDT), hydro testing, packaging and delivery
  • Liaise with the client to ensure Manufacturers Data Report (MDR) contained the information required for future reference including as built information and drawing updates