Operations Readiness & Initial Startup


Operations Readiness systems developed late in a project and in silos can’t reach the potential of becoming the powerful tools that they were developed to be. This is the Industry Culture Change that GATE has set out to implement. To change the Industry Culture of Operations Readiness, we changed the process and GATE mindset for development of ALL Operations Readiness Tools/Systems.

GATE provides the following services related to operations readiness:

  • Operating Philosophy (Subsea & Topsides)

  • Operability Reviews

  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Initial Startup Planning and Procedures

  • Operating Guidelines (Well, Subsea & Topsides)

  • Pre-startup Safety Reviews

  • Process Hazard Analysis (HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, LOPA)

  • Maintenance Planning (CMMS, Spares)

  • Spare Parts Data Development

  • Equipment Criticality Ranking

  • Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) Studies

  • Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) Studies

  • Innovative Operator Training (Scenario Games, Tactical Decision Games)

  • Control System HMI Screen Development

  • Control System Tuning (Based on First Principles – Not Short Cut Methods)

Services provided by GATE, Inc.

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