Contains added chapters emphasizing the importance of choosing the correct project and defining project goals. Stresses the need for adequate front end loading (FEL) and outlines the responsibility of the venture manager in project selection. Provides updated case studies and examples on technical evaluation criteria, construction progress monitoring, offshore estimating, and more. The authors discuss such topics as initial involvement and plan of action, process design, regulatory compliance, risk analysis, project execution plan/master project schedule, estimating, contracting, detailed engineering, procurement, construction management, project control, contracts administration, communications, and plant start-up.
The project; the integrated team/the venture manager; project goals/choosing the right project; initial involvement and plan of action; process design - phase 0/phase 1; regulatory compliance; risk analysis; project execution plan/master project schedule; estimating; contracting; detailed engineering; procurement; construction management; project control; contracts administration; communications; plant start-up; semi-detailed estimating system; appendices - recommended reading, glossary, typical coordination procedure, estimate checklist, execution plan/MPS for case study, technical evaluation criteria example, in-house construction progress monitoring system example, construction progress monitoring - case study, forecasting final subcontract cost, heat tracing models, field indirects checklist, semi-detailed estimate example - case study, accuracy of the modified TFCF for conceptual and check estimates, offshore estimating example, plant testing, acceptance and commissioning.
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