Technical & Economical Assessment
Acona can perform the total assessment based on G&G input or work integrated with client personnel. We can establish production profiles and identify feasible development solutions and perform pre-tax economics. We can prepare, arrange, and systemize technical information / documentation as input for client decisions.
We provide our customers with a team with a holistic business understanding, who are used to, and drilled in, performing prospect evaluations. They have the capability to assess technology issues related to feasibility, do quick evaluation of possible development scenario with sensitivity options. Do assessment of infrastructure and export issues as part of technical solutions and value assessment. We also have In-house, well proven cost estimating tools.
Environmental Studies, Discharge Applications, Oil Spill Contingency and Response
Acona has more than ten years of experience in performing environmental analyses for the O&G industry. Our user-friendly reports give an instant overview of the environmental risk of the planned activity and provide a basis for oil spill contingency analysis and planning. Efficient deliveries and flexible project implementation ensure timely provision of input to the application to the Norwegian Environment Agency.
We can do oil spill contingency analysis and preparation of oil spill contingency plans. On duty environmental advisors for 3rd level emergency response organizations for operators on the Norwegian sector.
Environmental Audits, Reporting, Licensing Round Support and Screening
Acona can perform Environmental audits, both off - and onshore. We can do daily and yearly reporting of emission to air and discharge to water. The environmental input to the Revised National budget. Single placement and general environmental consultancy and Impact assessments.
Acona’s user friendly environmental screening reports give an overview of all relevant environmental issues at an initial stage of the exploration phase. The report provides an early warning of potential environmental challenges and enable the licensee to address possible conflicts with third parties, initiate necessary studies, and conceivably reduce costs by preventing late changes and delayed operations.
Safety, Risk & Compliance
Acona provides professional support within safety, risk and compliance across several industries. We use best practice and a systematic approach to facilitate risk management processes for our clients. We have broad operational experience and expert professionals within all services.
Based on our clients’ needs, we apply a flexible delivery model – from one-on-one counseling through multi-discipline workshops to stand alone studies and reports. Our goal is to be the preferred discussion partner in questions regarding safety, risk and compliance.
HAZOP and Risk Assessment
Acona has facilitators and scribes for HAZOP and risk assessments. We provide process HAZOPs as well as facilitating HAZOPs and risk assessments for operations or on specific design issues. Our staff has broad industry experience and the ability to adapt the assessment technique to new topics.
Acona HSE advisors work across all technical disciplines and competence areas; from well management and field development to emergency preparedness and external environment.
Acona offers advisors with extensive experience in heading investigations. We apply best practices when it comes to investigation methods (e.g. the MTO method) and the way in which the investigations are performed. Incidents represent a learning potential, but it is crucial to ensure the quality of the investigation to maximise the learning. Acona believes in investigating all quality non-conformances and incidents, which represent significant learning potential for the organization –and not limit investigations only to accidents or personal injuries.