The article introduces a series of publications about new tools created by Rosneft to improve the performance in infrastructure facilities engineering for the development of oil and gas fields and implementation of general exploration and production projects, such as etalon projects, platform solutions, and information modeling (3-5D, BIM).
The article describes the main provisions of the etalon engineering methodology, including the results of a comprehensive analysis of the potential for unification of well pad options for RN-Yuganskneftegas by applying digital etalon projects. A digital etalon project is a completed engineered facility, with the exception of foundations/pile foundations, with unified design solutions, to be applied when creating information models of blocks (modules) of complex design solutions in a number of options sufficient for designing all possible configurations of a facility limited by its scope of application. The paper demonstrates that the methodological developments of Rosneft Oil Company will ensure the creation, at the industry level, of examples of mass-built oil and gas production facilities to improve the performance of hydrocarbon exploration and production projects, and the Rosneft Group companies will be able to reduce the project implementation time by optimizing the timing of scheduling the planned needs for material and technical resources and look-ahead purchase thereof simultaneously with the end product development based on pre-order specifications formed on the basis of the selected etalon project. It is expected that the etalon engineering methodology will also allow a significant reduction of the time for building 3D models of well pad infrastructure and for aligning the end products in accordance with regulatory requirements, for accepting the end products, and will reduce the time for approval of design documentation, and also improve the end products quality by eliminating collisions in the end products development through 3D modeling, will reduce the amount of uncompleted construction projects by minimizing the supply risks of material and technical resources, and will ensure the unification of the nomenclature of material and technical resources.
1. Kravchenko A.N., Kosarev A.S., Pavlov V.A. et al., Standard design - Moving with the times (In Russ.), Neftyanoe khozyaystvo = Oil Industry, 2020, no. 11, pp. 13–15, DOI: https://doi.org/10.24887/0028-2448-2020-11-13-15
2. Panin M.O., Kitaeva T.Yu., Experience in providing engineering & procurement services in oil and gas industry (In Russ.), Ekspozitsiya Neft' Gaz, 2023, no. 2, pp. 80–85, DOI: https://doi.org/10.24412/2076-6785-2023-2-80-85
3. Tsaplin A.S., Pupshev V.B., Glushkov E.A. et al., Improving the efficiency of project manufacturing (In Russ.), Problemy sbora, podgotovki i transporta nefti i nefteproduktov, 2020, no. 6, pp. 20–29, DOI: https://doi.org/10.17122/ntj-oil-2020-6-20-29