Case Studies

PM PROjEN have undertaken a vast range of iconic and complex projects across all of our market sectors. The below case studies provide you with a snapshot of our capabilities, please scroll through them and click on them to reveal more detailed project information.

Southern Gas Networks

Biomethane Virtual Pipeline

Tarmac Building Products

De-mothballing Project

National Grid Gas

Drawing Records Management

Johnson Matthey

Paddle Dryer

GlaxoSmithKline

Alliance Agreement

Shanks

AD Plant Design

Greenergy

Fuels Storage & Distribution

Scotland Gas Networks

Burnhervie Offtake

BP

EPCM Services Framework

Essar Oil & Gas

3 year Multi-Disciplined Engineering Framework

GlaxoSmithKline

R22 Replacement

New Britain Oils

Vegetable Oil Refinery

Greenergy

Bio Diesel Plant

Cabot Carbon

Fumed Silica Burner Train

Company:

Southern Gas Networks

Location:

Portsdown Hill

Industry:

Biomethane Virtual Pipeline

Introduction In 2013, PROjEN (formerly Capita PROjEN) were appointed to undertake the detailed design of a new Biomethane injection facility in the South of England. This project was a first in the UK using the concept of a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) virtual pipeline to enable multiple remote Biomethane sources to be injected into the grid simultaneously. The Project Scope The project works included specifying and designing the interfaces between:- Pressure Reduction from 300 barg to 25 barg Fast Gas Analysis FWACV Ultrasonic Metering Trailer Stanchion – all mechanical (pneumatic) and control cabling interfaces between plant and trailer Control System […]

Company:

Tarmac Building Products

Location:

Linford, Essex

Industry:

De-mothballing Project

Introduction Tarmac’s Building Products Division boosted the manufacturing capacity of their aerated blocks by re-opening the second of its two existing factories at Linford, Essex. The factory was extensively upgraded, building upon Tarmac’s existing nationwide blocks supply capabilities. The Project Scope PROjEN were engaged to work as part of an integrated execution team which included the client and key technology providers. The project was driven to a tight deadline in order to realise the requirement to double the sites product capacity before the end of 2017. Key activities which were carried out included:- Project Management Construction Management Principal Contractor (CDM […]

Company:

National Grid Gas

Location:

UK Wide

Industry:

Drawing Records Management

Introduction National Grid Gas (NGG) is responsible for the operation and maintenance of over 4,282 miles of high pressure natural gas pipelines and 82,000 miles of distribution mains throughout the UK. The Project Scope The management of drawing records is critical to enabling NGG to successfully operate its gas supply infrastructure and fulfil its obligations to satisfy legislative, business and operational requirements. Through a series of framework contracts, PROjEN have provided engineering drawing records services to both National Grid Gas Distribution and Transmission since 2002. Over this period a team of up to 45 engineers, CAD technicians and support personnel […]

Company:

Johnson Matthey

Location:

Clitheroe

Industry:

Paddle Dryer

Introduction Johnson Matthey is a leading speciality chemicals company. The company has five divisions: Emission Control Technologies, Process Technologies, Precious Metal Products, Fine Chemicals and New Businesses. Johnson Matthey is a FTSE 100 ranked company that employs 11,000 people with operations in over 30 countries and sales revenue of £12 billion. The Project Scope PROjEN were awarded an Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contract (EPC) to increase the production capacity of Johnson Matthey’s  ‘8 Plant’ Manufacturing facility at their site in Clitheroe, near Lancashire. This site specialises in the production of Nickel based catalyst pellets. Our element of the scope of the […]

Company:

Vopak

Location:

Teesside

Industry:

Introduction Vopak operates bulk liquids storage terminals in key strategic ports. Vopak own and operate specialised facilities including product tanks, jetties, truck loading stations and pipelines, as well as providing access to road and rail networks. The Project Scope This project was awarded to PROjEN and involved the specification, design, procurement, construction site management and the commissioning of a Ship offloading, fuel blending and tanker loading facility. The Challenge The key challenges of this project included the requirement to develop the project from inception right through to beneficial operation within 1 year. This was successfully achieved with the first commercial […]

Company:

GlaxoSmithKline

Location:

UK Wide

Industry:

Alliance Agreement

Introduction PROjEN have been providing professional Project management and Engineering Services to GSK since 2002 and have been involved in the design and delivery of hundreds of capital projects. The Project Scope PROjEN have had a dedicated site based team at GSK’s Stevenage site providing multi-disciplined Engineering Design and Project Management services on projects ranging from small consultancy assignments through to significantly sized projects (including a large refrigeration (R22) replacement project, (ECI Project of the Year 2004). PROjEN have also carried out a number of projects at other GSK sites including Tonbridge, Coleford, Maidenhead, Harlow, Montrose, Beckenham, Irvine, Ware and […]

Company:

Shanks

Location:

Westcott Park

Industry:

AD Plant Design

Introduction Shanks works closely with public and private sector customers to increase recycling and reduce the waste sent to landfill sites. PROjEN provided a wide range of consultancy services and engineering support design to assist with the design and build of their iconic Westcott Park Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant. The Project Scope This project was one of the first in the UK to benefit from PROjEN’s unique approach to the design and implementation of Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plants. PROjEN were chosen by Shanks Waste Solutions as Client Engineer following a competitive tendering process involving around 15 engineering consultants and technology […]

Company:

Greenergy

Location:

Plymouth

Industry:

Fuels Storage & Distribution

Introduction In 2007, Greenergy had a strategic aim to increase its Asset base in the UK and gain a foothold in the South West of England. Part of this strategy was to acquire two sites, Mayflower & Cattedown with a view to developing them to meet their long term goals. The facilities at the site included the storage of petroleum products and the blending of Bio Fuels into Unleaded Petrol & Diesel. The Project Scope In February 2008, PROjEN were selected to carry out Technical Due Diligence of the site. Following this Due Diligence work, PROjEN were tasked with an […]

Company:

Scotland Gas Networks

Location:

Burnhervie

Industry:

Burnhervie Offtake

Introduction Scotland Gas Network (SGN) operates one of the largest of eight regional gas distribution networks in Britain, serving almost 1.7 million customers whose focus is on delivering gas to their customers safely and reliably. The Project Scope PROjEN’s scope for this project was to act as the Lead Designer for the design of a new National Offtake, high pressure pipeline and multi-junction site being constructed in the North of Scotland designed to reinforce the local network. The project brief required extensive interfacing between the client and the multiple sub-contracted vendor packages to ensure the delivery of an integrated and […]

Company:

BP

Location:

UK Wide

Industry:

EPCM Services Framework

Introduction Following an exhaustive qualification process in early 2014, PROjEN secured a place on BP’s UK framework to provide EPCM services on their 7 fuel terminals across the UK. Our services are required for a varied portfolio of medium sized plant improvement projects which to date have ranged in value between £350k and £2.5m. The Project Scope Key to our appointment was having robust systems and procedures in place and being able to provide a flexible team able to respond to varying project workload and the specific technical requirements. This ensures that maximum value is obtained from the EPCM services […]

Company:

National Grid

Location:

Milford Haven

Industry:

Gas

Introduction This £1bn project involved the construction of a 300km pipeline from West Wales to Gloucestershire which is capable of carrying a fifth of the natural gas required by the UK. PROjEN provided full project services on two of the pipeline’s major sections in South Wales – Milford Haven to Aberdulais (120km) and Felindre to Brecon (80km). The Project Scope During the course of this project, PROjEN provided design co-ordinators, project managers, project supervisors, construction managers, construction engineers, quantity surveyors, land agents, ALO’s, document controllers, health & safety managers, environmental managers and archaeologists. PROjEN have extensive and specific knowledge relating […]

Company:

Essar Oil & Gas

Location:

Stanlow

Industry:

3 year Multi-Disciplined Engineering Framework

Introduction Essar Oil is a fully integrated oil and gas company of international scale with a strong presence in exploration, production and retail. The company has access to a global portfolio of conventional and unconventional, onshore and offshore oil and gas blocks, with about 35,000 sq km available for exploration. Essar’s Stanlow refinery is a significant facility within the Essar operational portfolio and currently services 15% of the UK demand for automotive fuel. The Project Scope PROjEN are one year into a three year multi-disciplinary engineering design and project management framework, which is being delivered under a bespoke customer contract. […]

Company:

GlaxoSmithKline

Location:

Stevenage

Industry:

R22 Replacement

Introduction PROjEN have been providing a professional Project Management service for GSK since 2002 and have been involved in the delivery of over 200 Capital projects with a value in excess of £100 million. The project aim was to increase cooling capacity and replace ozone depleting HCFC based chillers at their Stevenage site to meet the increase in demand for cooling and conform to Montreal protocol. The Project Scope The project, for which PROjEN were awarded the ECI Active Project of the Year Award in 2004 for their management of the overall project, saw the replacement of two existing chiller […]

Company:

UK Based Private Agricultural Business

Location:

Anaerobic Digestion System

Industry:

Agriculture

Introduction This confidential client is an independent business specialising in pig, beef and arable production. Historically the company used surplus or rejected human food to supplement the pigs diet, thereby avoiding it going to landfill. The company was seeking ways to utilise a broader range of food waste in a way that would enhance operational efficiency, profitability and provide environmental benefits. The Project Scope At the outset, Anaerobic Digestion was identified as a viable option for processing both the organic waste imported to site and that generated as a by-product of pig production. Waste products such as beer, fat and […]

Company:

New Britain Oils

Location:

Liverpool

Industry:

Vegetable Oil Refinery

Introduction This ground-breaking vegetable oil refinery has been recognised by Greenpeace as a world leader in sustainable production. New Britain Oils, based in Kirkdale, processes oil from the fruit of palm trees which have been growing on plantations in a sustainable way as certified by the Round Table on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). The Project Scope The tanks at the Kirkdale refinery in Liverpool hold 35,000 tonnes of oil. The oil comes from Sustainable sources only, in contrast to many of their competitors who destroy millions of acres of rainforests to grow palm oil, putting native species like the Orangutan […]

Company:

Greenergy

Location:

Immingham

Industry:

Bio Diesel Plant

Introduction Greenergy supplies refined and blended automotive fuels to high street fuel companies, supermarkets and to major users of fuel such as bus and logistics companies. Greenergy supply this fuel from 24 locations across the UK, and blend much of this fuel themselves, using their own blending  facilities on the Thames estuary and at Teesside. Waste-based biofuel manufacturing is carried out  in their plant at Immingham. The Project Scope This project was the second phase of a two phase project to build two 100,000 ktpa biodiesel production units within the same plant boundary. Problems encountered with one of our competitors […]

Company:

Cabot Carbon

Location:

Barry

Industry:

Fumed Silica Burner Train

Introduction Cabot Corporation is a leading global, speciality chemicals and performance materials company with annual sales of around $3.5 billion. Their product portfolio covers areas such as rubber and speciality carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel and elastomer composites. PROjEN have had a long and close working relationship with Cabot that stretches over a number of years and has involved carrying out work at a number of sites including the Cabot Italiana plant in Ravenna, Italy. The Project Scope Cabot Corporation were seeking to design and build a fumed silica burner train in order […]