Subsea, Pipeline & Risers

Bechtel’s subsea experts provide our customers with optimized solutions

Engineering and support services

  • Support projects from concept to delivery (both brownfield & greenfield)
  • Studies, pre-FEED, FEED, EPC, and installation support
  • Early RFQ proposal for SURF package and evaluation of bids
  • Worldwide procurement services
  • Integrated project team and execution for both SURF and topsides


  • Operation support and risk and integrity management
  • Route survey and selection
  • Advanced simulation: FEA, HPHT buckling, and walking of flowlines
  • Riser design, analysis, evaluation, and technical support
  • ESP systems

Flow assurance

  • Simulation of complex subsea production systems and pipeline networks
  • Steady-state and transient analyses
    • Operability assessment
    • Modeling drag-reduction agents
    • Dynamic modeling of start-up, shutdown, and upsets
  • Pipeline design tools
    • SPT Group OLGA, Pipeflo
    • Schlumberger–Pipesim
    • Germanischer Lloyd (GL)–SPS 9.8
    • Gregg Engineering WinFlow/WinTran
    • OLGA 2000 and HYSYS

Process design simulator

  • Key features
    • Real-time simulator
    • Online look-ahead simulator
    • Offline training, analysis, and planning simulator
    • Virtual metering
    • Integrity monitoring
    • Corrosion monitoring
    • Leak detection
  • Back-end software

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