Pipelines

Our Industries

Verbrec’s multi-skilled team can add value for assets owners across a range of critical infrastructures including the following:

Our team of pipeline professionals is dedicated to providing excellence in all areas of pipeline design, construction, commissioning, integrity assessment, and operations.

As pipeline industry leaders, we have been involved in the successful installation of thousands of kilometers of oil, gas, water, and slurry pipelines throughout Australia, New Zealand, PNG, the Pacific Islands, and South America.

Whether a client requires basic technical advice on an operating asset or EMPm services on capital development projects, Verbrec Pipelines has the people, systems, and capacity to deliver world-class project execution.

Services include:

  • Engineering Design
  • Procurement Services
  • Pipe Mill Quality Assurance
  • Coating Plant Quality Assurance
  • Construction Management
  • Hydro Transport
  • Land Management
  • Regulatory Approvals
  • Geomatics & Spatial Analytics
  • Automated Surface Facilities Design
  • Asset Operations & Maintenance
  • Asset Integrity Management

Engineering Design

We are a leading provider of arc flash, load flow, fault, and protection studies to ensure that your power system is robust, protected, and has fast fault recovery. We offer advanced transient, motor starting, harmonics, reliability, and grid connection studies. Verbrec designs and implements advanced protection and substation automation schemes employing technologies including IEC 61850, logic blocking schemes, smart relays, and arc-flash detection.

Slurry Pipelines

Verbrec are your go-to experts for design, procurement, construction, and commissioning for high voltage systems. We ensure your HV systems are cost-effective and secure. We design and install HV substations and switch-rooms including switchgear and all ancillary systems, and we are proud to have been responsible for the design of one of the largest buried HV distribution networks in the Southern Hemisphere.

Procurement Services

We cover all aspects of the equipment lifecycle for Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas (EEHA) to ensure your facilities are safe, code-compliant, and fully documented. Our services include hazardous area classification, design of EEHA, inspection and auditing campaigns, dossier compilation, compliance documentation, and management. We have EEHA experience in all industries with hazardous areas including oil and gas, chemicals, defense, food and beverage, mining, and pharmaceuticals. We use our experience to provide our clients with EEHA services that address their unique circumstances.

Quality Assurance

We can help you manage the technical and regulatory risks associated with the local installation and operation of foreign-sourced equipment. We use our extensive experience and full-service capabilities to provide assurance to our clients of local regulatory compliance with no hidden extra costs. Our services include qualification of suppliers, specifications for tendering, technical and commercial tender evaluations, factory and site inspections, and final compliance certification.

Geomatics & Spatial Analytics

We are experts in the design, construction, and commissioning of in-plant electrical infrastructure for oil & gas, chemicals, mining and minerals, water, and transport facilities. We provide secure and cost-effective HV, LV, and ELV systems that deliver maximum operational uptime at minimum cost. We have extensive experience in greenfield and brownfield projects and are specialists at system upgrades with no/minimum downtime.

VirtualScout

Our electrical discharge systems experience will ensure the protection of your vital facilities and equipment. We are experts in code-compliant and practical earthing systems for LV systems and HV substations, and we provide effective lightning protection designs and electrostatic control systems for the high-risk oil & gas, petrochemical, and explosives industries.

AIDE

With our government accredited in-house high voltage and hazardous area auditors, we can efficiently manage your Australian, NZ, or international electrical regulatory requirements to ensure compliance. This includes the production of full regulatory compliance dossiers as well as managing all energisation approvals for high voltage installations and hazardous areas facilities.

Land Management & Regulatory Approvals

We are leaders in Control and Automation systems for greenfield and brownfield applications including field instrumentation and actuators. Our expertise is in the specialty instrumentation requirements for oil & gas, petrochemical, mining, and water processing plants and facilities. We are leaders in Safety Instrumented Systems, and our functional and machine safety trained engineers deliver solutions that are low-cost, adaptable, and effective.

Asset Operations & Maintenance

Competency Training (RTO 31299) provides our client’s personnel with nationally accredited E&I skills and qualifications to provide assurance of competency. Our E&I training courses include hazardous areas classification, design, installation and maintenance competencies, Certificate IV in Hazardous Areas, Certificate IV in Instrumentation, and High Voltage Switching Operations (HVSO). We are at the forefront of using virtual reality technology to enhance practicality and increase knowledge retention.

Asset Integrity Management

AS 2885.3 compliance, integrity data storage, and data analysis (DCVG, ILI, and CP), easement management tool, remaining life reviews, ILI data analysis, asset suspension, recommissioning, and asset abandonment.

Our engineering services include:

  • Engineering services for a range of industries
  • Installation oil pipelines
  • Industrial Cyber & Operational Technology
  • Electrical and instrumentation system solutions
  • Strategic Advisory
  • Maintenance
  • Reliability engineering
  • Asset management
  • Regulatory compliance

Our Industries

Oil & Gas

OSD has been providing multi-disciplinary services to the Oil and Gas industry for over 25 years, including Concept Select, EPCM, Operations & Maintenance and Asset Integrity. We have proven experience…

Mining & Minerals

Verbrec is a recognised leader in slurry pipelines with total project lifecycle capability – having delivered sustainable, innovative and cost-effective hydrotransport solutions worldwide. We provide a range of hydrotransport solutions…

Renewables

Verbrec has comprehensive expertise in renewable power and new energy technologies. This enables us to review and implement different solutions to support our clients in meeting the global energy challenge…

Chemical Processing

Verbrec are specialists in a range of engineering, design, drafting and project management services for the chemical manufacturing and process industries and have considerable experience in both green-field projects and…

Water

Verbrec provides engineering and project management services for water pipelines, water treatment / disposal systems, and water pipeline facilities across a range of industries, including: Water infrastructure developers Mining companies…

Papua New Guinea

Verbrec have been delivering value for our PNG clients since 1992. The projects we have successfully delivered include: Talisman – Douglas to Daru Pipeline detailed feasibility study Flex LNG…