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North Sea Region (UK)

Procedure for control of


temporary equipment
OMS SPR:

Walter Kerr
Reliability and Maintenance
Manager

Document
Custodian:

Ian Clyde
Quality Management Lead
North Sea Operations

Document
Administrator:

Sheila Tait
OMS Information
Management Advisor

Applicability:

North Sea Region (UK)

Issuing
department:

Engineering

Level or control tier:

Main OMS
Sub-element:

5.4

Other OMS
Sub-elements:

Old document number:

UKCS-SOP-005

First issue date:

March 2001

Revision number:

Issue 6

Revision date:

February 2013

Last review date:

February 2013

Next review date:

February 2016

Revision summary:

Document updated to new simplified language and template.


This version has changed to define a single standard for the region, and to allow for the
removal of associated asset (level 4) documents, where possible.

Document location:

Documentum/ABZ Federal/OMS/North Sea - UK/5_0 Assets/5_4 Inspection and


Maintenance

For further information contact DCC at ODL on 01224 628018 or dcc@odl.co.uk.

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Key facts and what this document covers


Why this document is important
This document sets out what BP and service or equipment provider personnel should do when
hiring or supplying temporary equipment for use on North Sea Region (UK) offshore
installations and onshore terminals and sites.
By following this document, youll make sure that, for temporary equipment, we meet the
following legal and OMS requirements in:
Group Defined Practice (GDP) 5.0-0001 Integrity Management
OMS Sub-element 5.4 Inspection and Maintenance which states that BP entities inspect
and maintain plant, assets, facilities, floating structures and transport equipment to prevent
injury to people, damage to the environment and achieve competitive performance over
the lifecycle
Health and Safety Executive (H&SE), Hazardous Installations Directorate,
Semi-permanent Circular SPC/TECH/OSD/25 (Temporary Equipment Offshore).

What is temporary equipment?


Temporary equipment is equipment that is not a permanent part of the installation, terminal
or site and will be removed after a limited time. This equipment can include the following
equipment and assemblies:
diesel engines
portable generators
electric powerpacks
logging units
workshops and stores (with or without electrical equipment)
control cabins
offices
portable electrical tools and equipment (including electrical test equipment)
welding sets
portable power tools and equipment
hand-held radios
non-destructive or magnetic particle crack-testing equipment
high pressure (HP) jetting equipment

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well control equipment including:


- blowout preventer (BOP) stacks
- lubricators and crossovers
- riser sections and valves
- stuffing boxes and similar equipment
- coiled tubing spreads
- wireline winch units, powerpacks and wireline masts
- well test spreads (including associated equipment).

Who needs to read this document and implement it?


If you are in one of the following roles then its important that you understand your
responsibilities when hiring or supplying temporary equipment.
Procurer
The Procurer (the person hiring the equipment) must:
give correct details for the hired item
say if there is a need for inspection before transportation from the supplier
define certification requirements because poor certification arriving with equipment from
onshore is a big issue and one of the biggest drains on time offshore
make sure that the supplier is aware of any inspection and certification requirements
and the requirements of this document
raise a separate order with the BP Inspection Representative for doing the inspection
unless a blanket order is already in place for the Asset.
The Procurer should also take the following into account:
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)
This procedure includes the LOLER requirements for temporary equipment to ensure
safe handling during loading and unloading.
Personal and company toolboxes
Personal and company toolboxes, and the tools and equipment they contain, to go either
on their own or as part of a shipment of equipment, must meet the requirements of this
procedure. The supplier must make sure that any power tools, pressure-retaining
components or electrically powered equipment meet the requirements of this procedure.
The supplier must have certification available to support this, signed by a responsible
person in their company.

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Portable electrical equipment


A Competent Person must inspect any portable electrical equipment that remains on the
installation for longer than six months in line with the requirements of Inspection and
testing of portable electrical equipment (UKCS-SOP-031).
Hand arm vibration risk
For tools that are a hand arm vibration (HAV) risk, see Hand arm vibration practice
(UKCS-HH-011).
Management of change
You should consider the Management of Change (MoC) procedure (NSR-GRP-4.2-0001),
with Change to Plant at Appendix 1 Paragraph 1, in certain cases, for example:
- adding or modifying structural steelwork
- considering weight control or location because of the weight or large dimension
of the item
- creating temporary hazardous zones
- temporary tie-ins to permanent systems
- temporary isolations of safety critical systems.
You should use the MoC process to assess the effect of the equipment on the existing
safety critical elements (SCEs).
In these cases, you must get approval from the technical MoC before you can release any
order to a supplier.

Important:
When referring to BP offshore installations, these procedures apply to normal
operations. The procedures may require amendment for combined operations,
where equipment from a drilling rig is located alongside or on an installation.
The appropriate Combined Operations Safety Case will explain any such changes.

Competent Authority (onshore only)


SI 2005/No 1088 The Control of Major Accident Hazards (COMAH) Regulations require
that there is a Major Accident Prevention Policy, in which operators include all dangerous
substances at their establishments. Operators should send a safety report to the Competent
Authority whenever necessary. In line with this, the safety management system should consider
all hazards temporary equipment causes.
The Competent Authority will carry out inspections to make sure that information in the
operators report reflects conditions at the establishment.

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Independent Verification Body (IVB) (offshore only)


SI 2005/No 3117 the Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations (SCR) 2005 and
Guidance L30 require Duty Holders (Operators) to identify SCEs on their installations.
They must also develop appropriate Performance Standards and Written Schemes
of Verification for each SCE.
All BP North Sea offshore facilities define temporary equipment as an SCE. Consequently,
each facility has in place a Performance Standard and a Written Scheme of Verification.
These documents have been reviewed and endorsed by Lloyds, BP North Seas IVB. The IVB
independently verifies continued achievement of the performance standards by checking that
BP conforms to the Written Schemes of Verification.
The installation of temporary equipment may require the MoC process to be initiated by the
onshore Single Point Accountable (SPA) for the modification. If the MoC process is initiated,
the IVB is told about any changes impacting on SCEs in accordance with the MoC procedure
(NSR-GRP-4.2-0001). Verification record sheets within the electronic MOC system are used
to describe the change being proposed. These verification record sheets are then submitted
by the MoC SPA so the IVB can assign the appropriate level of verification.
BP Inspection Representative
The BP Inspection Representative ensures that all relevant inspections are completed
before signing the inspection release certificate (IRC) and Equipment Release Form PE001
(see appendix 1).
Supplier

Important:
All documents for review, or which go to BP with the equipment, must be written
in English unless otherwise agreed.

The supplier must ensure that the equipment they supply meets all current relevant legislation,
in particular:
SI 2008/No 1597 The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008
SI 1998/No 2306 The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998,
and Guidance L22
SI 1998/No 2307 The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)
1998, and Guidance L113

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SI 1996/No 192 The Equipment and Protective Systems Intended for Use in Potentially
Explosive Atmosphere Regulations 1996, from Atmosphres Explosifs (ATEX)
Directive 94/9/EC.
This includes proof of an inspection of new ATEX-compliant equipment and either:
- a review of the ATEX technical file, or
- verification that the manufacturer has an accredited quality control process for design
and construction and conformity procedures for ATEX-compliant equipment.
The supplier must provide appropriate and current material, test and compliance certification.
The supplier should also make sure the equipment meets the requirements of the Oil & Gas UK
(OGUK)) Guidelines for the Safe Packing and Handling of Cargo to and from Offshore
Locations.
Shipping agent
The shipping agent makes sure that equipment has a fully completed Equipment Release Form
PE001 (see appendix 1).
Supply base service provider (SBSP)
People in BP who requisition equipment and services should know about the following systems
and procedures:
Ordering systems in BP
There are two ordering systems in BP Maximo and CTX. Drilling and Completions and
Well Services are the only users of CTX. Requisitions raised in CTX are sent to the
supplier as a Maximo purchase order.
For orders raised in Maximo, certification requirements are detailed at individual line level.
For requisitions raised in CTX, they are only at project level.
How equipment is routed at the supply base
When equipment arrives at the supply base, it is only routed through the transit shed
if it needs containerisation. Deck lifts are routed directly to the quayside via the cargo
inspection gantry.
Only equipment that we purchase goes through goods received processing before
it is shipped offshore.
Equipment that we rent or is provided as part of a service goes through the goods
received notice (GRN) process automatically. Because of this, the SBSP cannot check
if the supplier should have had the equipment inspected and released.

Important:
The person requisitioning the equipment is responsible for ensuring that
the supplier knows about the certification requirements at the purchasing
or requisitioning stage.

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SBSP workscope and closed box policy


BP employs the SBSP to lift and shift and instructs them to operate a closed box
policy. This means that enclosed shipping containers packed by the supplier (generally
containing services equipment) are not opened to identify, count or inspect the contents.
Taking all the above information into account, the SBSP only checks that a completed
Equipment Release Form PE001 (see appendix 1) accompanies the equipment offshore
when the three criteria below have been met:
- It has been ordered in Maximo (certification requirement denoted at line level)
not CTX.
- It is routed through the transit shed (equipment requiring containerisation).

- It is being purchased (has to go through the GRN process).

Important:
This covers a very small percentage of the total equipment that BP ships offshore.
As stated above, the person requisitioning the equipment is responsible for
ensuring that the supplier knows about the certification requirements at the
purchasing or requisitioning stage.

Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) and Onshore Site Manager (OSM)


Assign a responsible person(s) to manage the UK-PRO-5.4-1002 offshore
requirements to:
- Receive and inspect equipment, confirming that it has the appropriate paperwork.
- Log all temporary equipment details, including arrival date, in the Temporary
Equipment Register.
- Ensure that site-specific Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)
and noise assessments are completed as required with the appropriate paperwork
(see Guidance on PUWER (UKCS-TI-017)).
- Conduct 90-day inspections of equipment, and record findings.
Note:

Where temporary equipment is tied into live hydrocarbon plant, for example,
equipment rigged up for well intervention work, this should be controlled in the
specific workpack by using PC1 and SH1 forms (see Technical integrity and
assurance procedure (UKCS-TI-019)).

Accountable for their operating facility complying with the requirements


of UK-PRO-5.4-1002.
Assign a Temporary Equipment Responsible Person to manage and control all temporary
equipment on the installation or site.

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Temporary Equipment Responsible Person


Ensure the following duties are completed:
All temporary equipment received on site or at the installation must be entered in the
register with equipment details and arrival date.
All equipment on the register should be inspected by a suitable installation representative
and an Equipment Site Form PE002 (see appendix 2) completed before the equipment
is put into service.
Once the equipment is installed a noise assessment, hand/arm vibration syndrome
(HAVS) assessment and PUWER assessment checklist should be completed before
the equipment is put into service.
Damaged or faulty equipment must be updated in the register.
On-going inspection and maintenance of all equipment must be listed in the register.
All equipment removed from the site or installation must be deleted from the register.
Note:

Although not mandatory, a tagging system which highlights inspection dates


can be used to assist with the process.

What to do if you cant follow the requirements in this document


If you cant follow the requirements in this document you should stop the work youre doing and
speak to your line manager.
If after speaking to your line manager its agreed that you still cant follow the requirements,
you must consult the OMS Single Point Responsible (SPR) for the OMS Sub-element
associated with this document. Find out who the SPR is for this document.
If the OMS SPR agrees that the work can go ahead either without following the requirements
in this document or by following a lesser requirement, the line manager should record this as
a temporary change in the electronic management of change (MoC) system. The OMS SPR
will be the MoC verifier and authoriser.

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What this document covers


Page
Section 1

Equipment for offshore use


Procedure for getting temporary equipment offshore

Section 2

9
9

North Sea Region (UK) (offshore) temporary equipment


technical details

15

Temporary stores, offices, workshops and service units

20

Equipment for onshore use

25

Procedure for shipping equipment

27

North Sea Region (UK) (onshore) temporary equipment


technical details

30

Temporary stores, offices, workshops and service units

34

Operational requirements

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Appendices
Appendix 1

Portable/Transportable Equipment Release Form (PE001)

Appendix 2

Portable/Transportable Equipment Site Form (PE002)

Appendix 3

Maintenance checklists

Appendix 4

Diesel engine checklists

Appendix 5

Temporary Equipment PUWER Assessment Checklist

Appendix 6

Technical specification for purchase or hire of pneumatically operated


manriding vehicles

Appendix 7

Inspection Representative call-out procedure

Snapshot
OMS assurance protocol

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Section

Equipment for offshore use


Procedure for getting temporary equipment offshore
The Temporary equipment flowchart (offshore) shows the relationship between the various roles
of onshore and offshore personnel in the procurement process.
The text after the flowchart explains how we:
procure equipment
send equipment offshore
receive equipment offshore
inspect equipment
maintain and repair equipment.

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Temporary equipment flowchart (offshore)

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How we procure equipment


Procurer
The Procurers role is to do the following:
Consider where the item is to be installed and initiate the management of change (MoC)
process, if required.
Select a supplier to provide the service.
Specify equipment to be provided, in conjunction with relevant discipline engineers
or Technical Authorities (TAs), and the hazardous classification of the area in which
it will be used.
Define certification requirements.
Consider the weight of the equipment and confirm that it wont exceed deck loading
of the proposed installation location.
Consider whether the equipment adds any risks and if its location could affect any site
safety critical elements (SCEs), equipment, processes or practices (with guidance from
onshore Asset or Technical Authority SCE owners, as required).
Specify that the BP Inspection Representative must inspect the equipment (at the
suppliers premises). In Maximo, this means the Procurer should tick the inspection
required? box and call up the hired and transportable equipment clause in the long
description field.
Specify inspection requirements appropriately, if not procured via Maximo.
Ensure that the supplier knows about the requirements of this document and any
installation-specific requirements.
Raise a separate order on the BP Inspection Representative for carrying out the
inspection (we prefer to have a blanket annual order in place for each site or discipline
on the site if necessary).

Important:
The Procurer must obtain technical and financial approval before raising the order.

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Supplier
When the supplier receives the order or contract from us, they select suitable equipment,
including any installation-specific requirements as described in North Sea Region (UK) offshore
temporary equipment technical details or otherwise. They also do the following:
Ask the BP Inspection Representative to carry out an inspection (see appendix 7
for call-out procedure).
Ensure that a competent representative completes and signs Part A of the Equipment
Release Form PE001 (see appendix 1).
Correct any defect or inadequacy found as a result of the inspection.
Complete an assessment to make sure the equipment complies with the Provision and
Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER).
Compile documents to accompany the equipment when it goes out, which should include
the following as a minimum:
- inspection release certificate (IRC) (original)
- Equipment Release Form PE001 (see appendix 1)
- manufacturers certificates showing testing authorities approval for all equipment
certified for installation in hazardous areas (subdivided into Zone 0, Zone 1 and
Zone 2)
- operating, maintenance and instruction manuals, where appropriate
- a copy of the PUWER assessment (see the PUWER assessment checklist in
UKCS-TI-017)
- equipment weight and footprint data.
Ensure compliance with OGUK Guidelines for the Safe Packing and Handling of Cargo to
and from Offshore Locations.
BP Inspection Representative
The BP Inspection Representatives role is to do the following:
Review all certificates and documents for the equipment.
Sign the Equipment Release Form PE001 (see appendix 1) and any associated checklists
(PE003 to PE014) that are required (see appendix 3) on completion of the inspection,
as long as the equipment meets the specification in How we procure equipment.
Issue an IRC and Form PE001, and any other relevant documents, to the supplier.

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How we send equipment offshore


BPs supply base service provider (SBSP) arranges shipment of equipment which must
have a completed IRC (original) and an Equipment Release Form PE001 (see appendix 1).
Where the ordering, routing and purchasing criteria have been met but the IRC and release
form are not available, the SBSP should tell the BP Logistics Co-ordinator before sending the
equipment offshore.

How we receive equipment offshore


Each North Sea Region (UK) offshore installation appoints the Responsible Person for receiving
temporary equipment. The Responsible Person may delegate depending upon the disciplines
involved, but is still responsible for the accuracy of the register for all equipment.
When the equipment arrives offshore, the person responsible for controlling hired and
transportable equipment will do the following:
Record the equipment in the register of temporary equipment, and ensure that they raise
the Portable/Transportable Equipment Site Form PE002 (see appendix 2).
Arrange for a Responsible Electrical Person (REP) or other delegated competent person
to inspect the equipment and complete the PE002 form.
Before use, a competent PUWER assessor should complete an assessment checklist
(see the PUWER assessment checklist in UKCS-TI-017) for the equipment after its in the
working position.
Along with the site Noise Co-ordinator (usually HSEA or Medic), ensure that equipment
does not invalidate the conclusions of the site noise assessment. See Noise Environment
Management System (UKCS-HH-010).
For tools that can pose a hand arm vibration (HAV) risk, confirm that these have a valid
HAV certificate and ensure that theyre in the site HAVS tracking system (see Hand arm
vibration practice (UKCS-HH-011)).
Gather the relevant certificates and documents and file in the Temporary Equipment
Register.
Ensure that the following forms are collated:
- Portable/Transportable Equipment Release Form PE001 (see appendix 1)
- Portable/Transportable Equipment Site Form PE002 (see appendix 2)
- the PUWER assessment
- any other necessary checklists
- all certifying documents for the equipment.
For any item that is found damaged on arrival, or that differs from the inspection note from
the onshore base, either keep this onboard for repair by the supplier or ship it directly to
the contractors base.

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If an item is unsuitable, complete a user feedback report (UFR) form in line with the
User Feedback Reporting System (UKCS-CSM-015). This will be replaced during 2013
by the Supplier Quality Management, Excellence through Supplier Quality process and
non-conformance indications (NCIs) will be used.
For all items on the register, maintenance and inspection activities should be set at vendor
recommended frequencies and carried out before they go overdue.
All equipment that is removed from site should be deleted from the register.

How we inspect equipment


Competent personnel should inspect any temporary equipment offshore every 90 days, or in a
timeframe which the manufacturer recommends, in line with Equipment Site Form PE002
(see appendix 2). If youre a Competent Person, you should file the results of the inspection,
along with the documents for that equipment, in the register of temporary equipment.
You should implement and record any necessary training on how to use temporary equipment.
The accountable person(s) for the Temporary Equipment Register should monitor it periodically
to establish if theres any temporary equipment that has been in use for over a year. If any
is found, they should discuss it with the relevant Discipline Engineer to decide whether
a more permanent engineering solution should be considered.

How we maintain and repair equipment


Supplier
Sections 2, 3 and 7 of The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, and Guidance L1,
list duties which the supplier of equipment must carry out to supply and maintain plant and
safe systems of work so that they are as safe as possible and dont pose any health risks.
For maintenance or repair activities, the supplier must do the following:
Provide a plant maintenance and repair register for review by a BP Inspection
Representative (the register should be available for BP inspection at all times).
Tell the Responsible Person before they maintain or repair the equipment offshore,
so that a BP representative can witness the activity, if necessary. Although we dont
see changes to temporary plant and equipment as a modification, they still need the
correct technical and safety review.
Inspect the equipment again after any maintenance or repair, in line with the Equipment
Site Form PE002 (see appendix 2).
Identify any faulty item that is beyond repair, and ship it to the suppliers base (they should
enter this action and disposal instructions into the register of temporary equipment).
Send suitable spare parts offshore with the equipment.
Keep detailed and up-to-date records of all maintenance and repairs to their offshore
equipment.
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North Sea Region (UK) (offshore) temporary equipment


technical details
General offshore environmental conditions
The nominal environmental conditions for all North Sea Region (UK) installations are:
maximum ambient temperature: +30C
minimum ambient temperature: -15C
relative humidity up to 100% highly saline.

Electrical-driven equipment
Electrical supplies
The Electrical technical details table shows the alternating current (ac) power supply
specifications for all installations.
BP installations dont provide a direct current (dc) power supply for suppliers equipment.
Suppliers should organise their own dc supply if this is required.
Note:

BP installations do have a 24Vdc power supply, but only for instrument or fire and
gas (F&G) indication and annunciation from suppliers equipment.

Temporary equipment for use offshore should have fittings that suit existing installation power
supplies and sockets (see the Electrical technical details table). The Procurer should make it
clear on the purchase order if they need to wire equipment directly into the installation electrical
system.
Some specialised equipment might need electrical supplies that dont meet the above
requirements. If this happens, the relevant installation Asset Engineer should be asked
for advice.

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Cable specifications
Cable specifications are as follows:
All cables for power supplies to portable equipment must have an integral
earth conductor.
Cables must be long enough for portable equipment to reach the worksite without
using an extension lead, but they shouldnt be longer than:
- 15m for equipment that needs a supply of 110Vac or less
- 20m for equipment that needs a supply of more than 110Vac.
If you use an extension lead, you should check that any earth loop impedance is low
enough to ensure the circuit protection device works within the set time limit.
Cables for extension leads, hand lamps, portable tools and associated portable
transformers are to be either heat, oil and flame-retardant (HOFR) or SY steel
braided cables.
Specialised test equipment, which requires a certain type of cable, is exempt from the
requirements in the second and third bullet points above, subject to agreement with the
installation Asset Engineer. The Inspection Co-ordinator will record all these exemptions
so that the Regional Electrical Technical Authority can carry out a periodic review of cable
specifications to decide whether they need to add any new specifications to future
versions of this document.
Where physically possible, cables must be flame-retardant at least to the standard of
BS EN 60332-1 Test on electrical and optical cables under fire conditions, 2004.
The REP or delegated CEP must check all cables before and after use.
Electrical loads and protection
The supplier must work out the total electrical loading, and the size and type of electrical
protection they need to protect individual circuits. They must record all design calculations.
Installation power sockets
The plug configuration must suit the power sockets on BP installations (see the Electrical
technical details table). The supplier must make sure that all electrical equipment for use on
BP installations has a compatible and suitably rated plug. If equipment is for wiring directly
into the installation electrical system, it is possible to supply it without a plug.

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Portable transformers
Transformers for supplying portable electrical equipment must be double wound with an earthed
screen between primary and secondary windings, and with the secondary winding centre
tapped to earth.
Transformers must be fitted with a 110V secondary winding with sensitive, current-operated,
earth-leakage circuit breakers controlling the outgoing supply. The residual current device
should operate with a minimum operating time of 40 milliseconds if the earth leakage current
is more than 30mA. It should also have a test pushbutton that can be used to prove the integrity
of the tripping circuit.
Ingress protection should be at least IP54.
If the installation cant provide the required type of transformer, they might be able to provide
a suitable one in special cases only.
Portable electrically powered tools and maintenance equipment
The equipment will be suitable for use in Zone 1 areas, unless otherwise agreed with
the Procurer.
If it is necessary to use industrial electrical equipment, the user must:
stay with the equipment at all times during use
use it only if they have a spark potential or naked flame permit
isolate and disconnect it from the electrical supply when not in use.
All hand-held portable tools must be able to operate at rated voltages of no more than 110V.
Ingress protection should be at least IP55.
The supplier must state hand tool vibration levels over 2.5m/sec2 to the user.

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Frequency
(Hz)

Voltage (3ph)

Voltage
(1ph)

Voltage
(1ph workshops, offices
and accommodation)

Andrew

60

440

254

254

CEAG ABB CHG 5117 304 R0001


CEAG ABB CHG 5117 306 R0001
CEAG ABB CHG 5147 506 R0001

Bruce

60

440

110

254

CEAG ABB GHG 5157 506 R0001


PUQ and C10 modules:
CEAG ABB GHG 534-2507-V000 7h
D and C60 modules:
CEAG ABB GHG 534-2506-V000 6h
CEAG ABB GHG 5117 304 R0001

Installation

Manufacturer plug type

Pin
configuration

Rating
(amps)

2P+E
2P+E
3P+E

16
16
63

3P+N+E

125

3P+N+E

63

3P+N+E
2P+E

63
16

Clair

60

440

254

254

CEAG ABB GHG 5147 407 R0001


CEAG ABB GHG 5117 304 R0001

3P+E
2P+E

63
16

ETAP (recent audit advises that these


plugs will not fit the sockets on ETAP)

60

440

110

254

CEAG ABB GHG 5117 304 R0001


CEAG ABB GHG 5147 506 R0001

2P+E
3P+N+E

16
63

Forties Unity

50

415

110

240

Miller

60

440

110

254

CEAG GHG 511 4304 R002


CEAG GHG 534 0003 R0716
CEAG ABB GHG 5117 304 R0001
CEAG ABB GHG 5147 506 R0001
CEAG ABB GHG 5157 506 R0001

2P+E
3P+E
2P+E
3P+N+E
3P+N+E

16
63
16
63
125

Mungo

60

440

110

254

CEAG ABB GHG 5117 304 R0001


CEAG ABB GHG 5147 506 R0001

2P+E
3P+N+E

16
63

Magnus

50

415

110

240

CEAG ABB GHG 5422 300 V0000


CEAG ABB GHG 5117 304 R0001

2P+E
2P+E

CEAG ABB GHG 5432 304 V0001

2P+E

CEAG ABB GHG 5342 406 V0000

3P+E

CEAG ABB GHG 5157 506 R0001

3P+N+E

10
16
(see Note 1)
16
(see Note 1)
63
(see Note 2)
125
(see Note 3)

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Notes:

1.

Both types of 110V plug are used on Magnus.

2.

Plug used on general platform welding sockets on Magnus.

3.

Plug used on the impact deck welding sockets on Magnus for wireline and wellserve requirements.

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Portable electrical test equipment


Equipment in this category includes:
high-voltage test sets
earth testers
crack detectors
vibration monitors
radio and telemetry test equipment.
Only personnel who have sufficient training or technical knowledge and experience can use
specialised test equipment that needs power at voltages of more than 55V to earth. This will
avoid any danger. The installation REP must inspect and approve this type of equipment
before use.

Portable lighting
Battery-driven lamps
The equipment must be suitable for use in a Zone 1 area, unless otherwise agreed with
the Procurer.
The ingress protection should be at least IP66.
The battery charger unit must be 240Vac or 110Vac, and the lamp should have a rechargeable
battery.
Permanent electrical supply
The lighting will be 25V and suitable for use in a Zone 1 area.
The ingress protection should be at least IP66.
The diffuser and housing of the lighting will be impact-resistant.
The lighting rating should be at least 55W.

Hand-held radios
The equipment must be suitable for use in a Zone 1 area. Anyone using a hand-held radio
should only use approved batteries.

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Earthing
All skid-mounted equipment should be bonded to the structure of the skid, which should have
two M12 threaded bronze studs complete with nut and locknut for bonding to the installation
earthing system. These studs should be at diagonally opposite corners of the skid.

Temporary stores, offices, workshops and service units


Any temporary stores, offices, workshops and service units must comply with ETP GP 44-32
Protection of Personnel from Explosion, Fire and Toxic Hazards on Offshore Facilities.

Operating guidelines for pressurised modules


The differential pressure between the interior of the cabin and the exterior should be kept
between 0.5 and 1mbar. The reset pressure for this equipment should be 0.7mbar above
external pressure.
The system must sound an alarm if the pressure within the cabin falls to less than
0.5mbar above the surrounding atmosphere. If there is a continued loss of pressure for
up to 30 seconds, all supplies to industrial electrical equipment within the cabin must be
isolated within an enclosure suitable for installation in a Zone 1 hazardous area.
When a sprinkler flow switch operates, all supplies to industrial electrical equipment and the
fans must be isolated.
On detection of gas ingress at the pressurising fan air inlet, the fan must be shut down and all
supplies to industrial electrical equipment isolated within an enclosure suitable for installation
in a Zone 1 hazardous area.
To purge the cabin of flammable gases, the pressurisation fan should be started using a key
switch that overrides the gas shutdown signal. The fan, contactor and override switch should
be suitable for installation in a Zone 1 hazardous area.
The system should allow for five air changes before energising industrial electrical equipment.
A key switch controls the restoration of supplies to industrial equipment. It should have the
following notice attached:
NOT TO BE OPERATED UNTIL ATMOSPHERE HAS BEEN CHECKED AND FOUND
TO BE GAS-FREE.

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Equipment specifications
The electrical installations should be suitable for use in a Zone 1 hazardous area. If the units
are for industrial electrical equipment, they should have a pressurisation and gas detection
system.
The electrical supply to the temporary module will terminate in a Zone 1 approved power
isolator.
Battery maintained emergency lighting should be Zone 1 approved, and located so it lights
both normal and emergency exits.
The module electrical earthing system, any metallic water or gas pipes, and the module
structural steelwork should be bonded to an identified external M12 threaded bronze stud,
complete with nut and locknut for bonding to the installation earthing system.
Cables entering the module will be via multi-cable transits.
All circuits on distribution boards and all electrical fittings should be labelled with the circuit ID.
Systems that should operate under hazardous conditions, for example, F&G systems, must
meet Zone 1 hazardous area standards throughout. All supplies to non-hazardous equipment
should be able to disconnect automatically, if there is a hazardous condition, for example:
on detection of gas, for example 60% lower explosive limit (LEL) gas ingress at the
pressurising fan air inlet
on continued loss of pressure in the module for up to 30 seconds.
Sensitive, current-operated earth-leakage circuit breakers must control all 240V socket outlets.
The residual current device should operate, with a minimum operating time of 40 milliseconds,
if the earth leakage current is more than 30mA. This device should have a test pushbutton that
can be used to prove the integrity of the device.
Lighting levels should suit any work necessary within the unit, as recommended by Chartered
Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) guidelines. Emergency fittings must be
available to give a lighting level of at least 50 Lux when supplied from installation power.
These fittings must have a standby supply (internal batteries) which can give a lighting level
of at least 0.2 Lux for 90 minutes.
The container wall needs an escape route kick-out panel, at the opposite end from the door,
if the maximum distance inside the container to the outside door is more than 5m.

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Interfaces with the installation


BP will supply the following services, local to the container or module as needed:
electrical supply
installation alarm and safety shutdown signals
telephone or telephones
public address (PA) speakers
potable water supply for sprinkler system
drain connections
plant air
instrument air.
Any equipment BP provides remains BP property. This equipment must be removed and
returned to BP either before the unit leaves the installation or after it returns to the supplier.

HVAC systems
HVAC systems must meet the requirements of BS EN 15138:2007 Petroleum and natural gas
industries offshore production installations heating, ventilation and air conditioning.
If HVAC systems need filtration, this should meet the requirements in Table B.1 of the above
standard.
HVAC systems should have fire dampers fitted to meet the fire rating of the barrier that they
penetrate.
The ventilation air change rate must be as recommended by the CIBSE guidelines.

Diesel-driven equipment
Diesel engines for use in Zone 2 hazardous areas must meet the requirements of:
ETP GIS 34-305 Diesel Engines (checklist PE012A in appendix 4) if placed on the market
and put into service in the European Community (EC) on or before 30 June 2003
ATEX Directive 94/9/EC (checklist PE012B in appendix 4) if placed on the market and
put into service in the EC after 30 June 2003.
Diesel engines for use in non-hazardous areas should meet the requirements on checklist
PE012C in appendix 4.
All unattended portable diesel engines in Zone 2 hazardous areas (as stated in the should
have a way of isolating the engine fuel supply using a 110Vac solenoid which is suitable for
installation in a hazardous area.

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All attended portable diesel unit engines in Zone 2 hazardous areas must have a securely
attached ID tag, be fully documented and have procedures available for any necessary
emergency shutdown of the unit.
The unit supplier must tell the installation OIM that a manned portable diesel unit engine
is onboard.
The unit is under permit conditions and any local installation requirements. If there is an
emergency shutdown, shutdown procedures for the unit should be available on the installation
and personnel must be competent to carry these out.

Compressed air equipment and air-driven equipment


All hoses must be antistatic, in line with BS 2050 Electrical Resistance of Conducting and
Antistatic Products made from Flexible Polymeric Material, and marked at both ends to show
this. Conductivity levels should be measured coupling to coupling.
The hose service must be marked at each end of the hose, preferably on a blue sleeve.
Hose connections must be bayonet-type quick-action coupling (for example, Macdonald)
with whip-checks.
Grit blasting and spraying equipment must be earthed whenever it is in use and the earth leads
must be 4mm2 flexible copper braids or strands with transparent polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
extruded covering.
The equipment must have permanently fixed earth connections either by using bolts or another
suitable method, and by a strong spring clamp (for example, heavy duty crocodile clip) or clamp
at the workplace or system end.
Air-driven lighting must have a rating of 55W, be suitable for use in a Zone 1 area and have an
ingress protection rating of IP66.
The Utility air supply pressures table lists the utility air supply pressures for each installation.
The Procurer must confirm the compressed air supply before sending out any air-driven
equipment.

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Utility air supply (barg)

Andrew

10

Bruce

Clair

10

ETAP

Forties Unity

Miller

Mungo

N/A

Magnus

Utility air supply pressures table

Hydraulic systems
The following paragraphs are specifically for portable hydraulic flushing units.
The flowrates for a water glycol service should be between:
0 to 27 litres/min at up to 1700psi supply pressure
0 to 20 litres/min at up to 3000psi supply pressure.
The flowrates for a mineral oil service should be between:
0 to 45 litres/min at up to 1700psi supply pressure
0 to 24 litres/min at up to 3000psi supply pressure.
All supply line components should be suitable for 3000psi working pressure and the pressure
relief valve should be adjustable from 100 to 3000psi.
A pressure gauge should indicate the maximum system pressure (supply line).
Filter mesh sizes should be as follows:
suction line filter 125 micrometres
supply line filter 3 micrometres
return line filter 3 micrometres.
The fluid reservoir capacity should be 250 litres filled volume. The reservoir fluid temperature
should be kept between 15 and 70C. The ambient temperature for flushing is 20 to 50C.

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Section

Equipment for onshore use


The text after the Temporary equipment flowchart (onshore) explains how we:
procure equipment
ship equipment
receive equipment
inspect equipment
maintain and repair equipment.

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Procedure for shipping equipment


How we procure equipment
Procurer (Job Engineer)
The Procurers role is to do the following:
Consider where the item is to be installed and initiate the management of change (MoC)
process if required.
Select a supplier to provide the service.
Define certification requirements.
Specify equipment to be provided, in conjunction with relevant discipline engineers
or Asset Engineers, and the hazardous classification of the area in which it will be used.
Consider the weight of the equipment and confirm that it wont exceed loading of where
it is going, if above ground level.
Specify that the BP Inspection Representative must inspect the equipment (at the
suppliers premises). In Maximo, this means the Procurer should tick the inspection
required? box and call up the hired and transportable equipment clause in the long
description field.
Specify inspection requirements appropriately, if not procured via Maximo.
Ensure that the supplier is aware of the requirements of this document and of any
site-specific requirements.
Raise a separate order on an Independent Inspection Authority for performance of the
inspection at the suppliers. A blanket annual order should be considered for each site
or discipline per site.
Supplier
When the supplier or contractor receives the order or contract from us, they select suitable
equipment, including any site-specific requirements as described in North Sea Region (UK)
(onshore) temporary equipment technical details or otherwise. They also do the following:
Ask the BP Inspection Representative to carry out an inspection (see appendix 7
for call-out procedure).
Ensure that a competent representative completes and signs Part A of the Equipment
Release Form PE001 (see appendix 1).
Correct any defect or inadequacy found as a result of the inspection.
Complete an assessment to ensure the equipment complies with Provision and Use
of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER).

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Compile documents to accompany the equipment when it goes out, which should include
the following as a minimum:
- inspection release certificate (IRC) (original)
- Equipment Release Form PE001 (see appendix 1)
- manufacturers certificates showing testing authorities approval for all equipment
certified for installation in hazardous areas (subdivided into Zone 0, Zone 1 and
Zone 2)
- operating, maintenance and instruction manuals where appropriate
- a copy of the PUWER assessment (see the PUWER assessment checklist in
UKCS-TI-017)
- equipment weight and footprint data.
BP Inspection Representative
The BP Inspection Representatives role is to do the following:
Review all certificates and documents for the equipment.
Sign the Equipment Release Form PE001 (see appendix 1) and any associated checklists
(PE003 to PE014) that are required (see appendix 3) on completion of the inspection,
as long as the equipment meets the specification in How we procure equipment.
Issue an IRC and a PE001, and any other relevant documents, to the supplier.
Where a site does not have a designated BP Inspection Representative, a relevant competent
authority at the site will inspect temporary equipment when it arrives onsite.

How we ship equipment


The shipping agent arranges shipment of equipment, which must have a completed IRC
(original) and an Equipment Release Form PE001 (see appendix 1). If these arent available,
the shipping agent should inform the supplier that they must complete this part of the procedure
before the agent can ship the equipment.

How we receive equipment


When the equipment arrives onsite, the Job Engineer responsible for the equipment will
do the following:
Record the equipment in the register of temporary equipment, and ensure that they raise
the Portable/Transportable Equipment Site Form PE002 (see appendix 2).
Attach a temporary equipment tag to powered items.
Arrange for the Competent Electrical Person (CEP) or other discipline authorities
to inspect the equipment.

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Before use, arrange a site-specific PUWER assessment for the equipment after
it is in the working position (see the PUWER assessment checklist in UKCS-TI-017).
Along with the site Health, Safety and Environmental Adviser (HSEA), make sure
that equipment does not invalidate the conclusions of the site noise assessment.
For tools that can pose a hand arm vibration (HAV) risk, confirm that they have a valid
HAV certificate and ensure that theyre in the site HAVS tracking system (see the Hand
arm vibration practice (UKCS-HH-011)).
Gather the relevant certificates and documents and file in the Temporary Equipment
Register.
Ensure that the following forms are with the PC1:
- Portable/Transportable Equipment Release Form PE001 (see appendix 1)
- Portable/Transportable Equipment Site Form PE002 (see appendix 2)
- the PUWER assessment
- any other necessary checklists
- all certifying documents for the equipment.
Ensure that the relevant authorities sign the PE002 and that the PUWER Clearance
Authority completes and signs the PC1 checklist.
For any item that is found damaged on arrival, or that differs from the inspection note
from the onshore base, either keep it onsite for repair by the supplier or ship it directly
to the contractors base.
Whenever an item is unsuitable, complete a user feedback report (UFR) form in line
with the User Feedback Reporting System (UKCS-CSM-015). In 2013 this will be replaced
by the Supplier Quality Management, Excellence through Supplier Quality process and
non-conformance indications (NCIs) will be used.

How we inspect equipment


Competent personnel should inspect any temporary equipment on site every 90 days or in a
timeframe which the manufacturer recommends, in line with Equipment Site Form PE002
(see appendix 2). If you are a Competent Person, you should file the results of the inspection,
along with the documents for that equipment, in the register of temporary equipment.
You should also implement and record any necessary training on how to use temporary
equipment.
The accountable person(s) for the Temporary Equipment Register should monitor it periodically
to establish if there is any temporary equipment that has been in use for over a year. If any
is found, they should discuss it with the relevant Discipline Engineer to decide whether a more
permanent engineering solution should be considered.

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How we maintain and repair equipment


Supplier
Sections 2, 3 and 7 of The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, and Guidance L1,
list duties which the supplier of equipment must carry out to supply and maintain plant and
safe systems of work so that they are as safe as possible and dont pose any health risks.
For maintenance or repair activities, the supplier must do the following:
Provide a plant maintenance and repair register for review by a BP Inspection
Representative (the register should be available for BP inspection at all times).
Tell the Responsible Person before they maintain or repair the onsite equipment so that a
BP representative can witness the activity, if necessary. Although we do not see changes
to temporary plant and equipment as a modification, it still needs the correct technical and
safety review.
Inspect the equipment again after any maintenance or repair, in line with the Equipment
Site Form PE002 (see appendix 2).
Identify any faulty item that is beyond repair, and ship to the suppliers base (they should
enter this action and disposal instructions into the register of temporary equipment).

North Sea Region (UK) (onshore) temporary equipment


technical details
General onshore environmental conditions
The nominal environmental conditions for all UK onshore terminals or sites are:
maximum ambient temperature: +25C
minimum ambient temperature: -10C
relative humidity up to 100% highly saline.

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Electrical-driven equipment
Electrical supplies
The Electrical technical details table shows the alternating current (ac) power supply
specifications for all onshore terminals or sites.
BP terminals and sites dont provide a direct current (dc) power supply for suppliers equipment.
Suppliers should organise their own dc supply if this is required.
Note:

Temporary and portable equipment for use onshore should have fittings that suit
existing terminal or site power supplies and sockets (see the Electrical technical
details table). The Procurer should make it clear on the purchase order if they need
to wire equipment directly into the terminal or site electrical system.

Some specialised equipment might need electrical supplies that dont meet the above
requirements. If this happens, the relevant Site Asset Engineer should be asked for advice.

Cable specifications
Cable specifications are as follows:
All cables for power supplies to portable equipment must have an integral earth
conductor.
Cables must be long enough for portable equipment to reach the worksite without
using an extension lead, but they shouldnt be longer than:
- 15m for equipment that needs a supply of 110Vac or less
- 20m for equipment that needs a supply of more than 110Vac.
If you use an extension lead, you should check that any earth loop impedance is
low enough to ensure the circuit protection device works within the set time limit.
Cables for extension leads, hand lamps, portable tools and associated portable
transformers are to be either heat, oil and flame-retardant (HOFR) or SY steel
braided cables.
Specialised test equipment, which needs a certain type of cable, is exempt from the
requirements in the second and third bullet points above, subject to agreement with
the Terminal or Site Asset Engineer. The Inspection Co-ordinator will record all these
exemptions so that the Regional Electrical Technical Authority can carry out a periodic
review of cable specifications to decide whether they need to add any new specifications
to future versions of this document.
Where physically possible, cables will be flame-retardant at least to the standard of
BS EN 60332-1 Test on Electrical and Optical Cables under Fire Conditions, 2004.
The Responsible Electrical Person (REP) or delegated Competent Electrical Person
(CEP) will check all cables before and after use.

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Electrical loads and protection


The supplier must work out the total electrical loading, and the size and type of electrical
protection needed to protect individual circuits. They must record all design calculations.

Terminal and site power sockets


The plug configuration must suit the power sockets on terminals and sites (see the Electrical
technical details table).
The supplier must make sure that all electrical equipment for use on BP terminals and sites
has a compatible and suitably rated plug. If equipment is for wiring directly into the terminal
or site electrical system, it is possible to supply it without a plug.

Portable transformers
Transformers for supplying portable electrical equipment must be double wound with
an earthed screen between primary and secondary windings, and with the secondary
winding centre-tapped to earth.
Transformers must be fitted with a 110V secondary winding with sensitive, current-operated,
earth-leakage circuit breakers controlling the outgoing supply. The residual current device
should operate with a minimum operating time of 40 milliseconds if the earth leakage current
is more than 30mA. It should also have a test pushbutton that can be used to prove the integrity
of the tripping circuit.
Ingress protection should be at least IP54.
If the terminal or site cant provide the required type of transformer, they might be able
to provide a suitable one in special cases only.
Frequency
(Hz)

Voltage
(1ph)

50

110

Plant

50

110

Substations and
workshops

Location

Pin
configuration

Rating
(amps)

STAHL 8575/
12-304 (yellow)

2P+E

16

Reyrolle Belmos

2P+E

16

Manufacturer

Electrical technical details table


240V supplies are also available in substations from standard 240V 13A switch socket outlets.
If electrical equipment needs a 415V power supply, the Procurer must make sure that the
equipments plug or plugs have a suitable rating and are compatible with the socket outlet(s)
on any hired temporary diesel generation facility.

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Portable electrically powered tools and maintenance equipment


The equipment must be suitable for use in Zone 1 areas, unless otherwise agreed with
the Procurer.
If it is necessary to use industrial electrical equipment, the user must:
stay with the equipment at all times during use
use it only if they have a spark potential or naked flame permit
isolate and disconnect it from the electrical supply when not in use
either remove it from the hazardous area when not in use or make sure a standby
person is there.
All hand-held portable tools must be able to operate at rated voltages of no more than 110V.
Ingress protection should be at least IP55.
The supplier must state hand tool vibration levels over 2.5m/sec2 to the user.

Portable electrical test equipment


Equipment in this category includes:
high-voltage test sets
earth testers
crack detectors
vibration monitors
radio and telemetry test equipment.
Only personnel who have sufficient training or technical knowledge and experience can use
specialised test equipment that needs power at voltages of more than 55V to earth. This will
avoid any danger. The Terminal or Site REP must inspect and approve this type of equipment
before use.

Portable lighting
Battery-driven lamps
The equipment must be suitable for use in a Zone 1 area, unless the Procurer agrees
otherwise.
The ingress protection should be at least IP66.
The battery charger unit must be 240Vac or 110Vac, and the lamp should have a rechargeable
battery.

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Permanent electrical supply


The lighting must be 25V and suitable for use in a Zone 1 area.
The ingress protection should be at least IP66.
The diffuser and housing of the lighting must be impact-resistant.
The lighting rating should be at least 55W.

Hand-held radios
The equipment must be suitable for use in a Zone 1 area. Anyone using a hand-held radio
should only use approved batteries.

Earthing
All skid-mounted equipment should be bonded to the structure of the skid, which should have
two M12 threaded bronze studs complete with nut and locknut for bonding to the terminal
or site earthing system. These studs should be at diagonally opposite corners of the skid.

Temporary stores, offices, workshops and service units


The location of temporary stores, offices, workshops and service units must comply with the
following:
GP 44-30 Design and Location of Occupied Permanent Buildings in Onshore Facilities
GP 44-31 Design and Location of Occupied Portable Buildings in Onshore Facilities
GP 44-32 Protection of Personnel from Explosion, Fire, and Toxic Hazards on Offshore
Facilities.

Non-hazardous area temporary stores, offices, workshops


and service units equipment specifications
The electrical installations should be suitable for use in a non-hazardous area.
The electrical installation must be designed, installed and tested in line with the current edition
of the Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE) wiring regulations.
The electrical supply to the temporary module should terminate in an approved power isolator.
All circuits on distribution boards and all electrical fittings must be labelled with the circuit ID.
All electrical equipment must be tagged.

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Sensitive, current-operated earth-leakage circuit breakers must control all 240V socket outlets.
The residual current device should operate, with a minimum operating time of 40 milliseconds,
if the earth leakage current is more than 30mA. This device should have a test pushbutton that
can be used to prove the integrity of the device.
Lighting levels should suit any work necessary within the unit, as recommended by Chartered
Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) guidelines. Emergency fittings must be
available to give a lighting level of at least 50 Lux when supplied from terminal or site power.
These fittings must have a standby supply (internal batteries) which can give a lighting level
of at least 0.2 Lux for 90 minutes.
Normal and emergency exits must have battery-fitted emergency lighting.
The module electrical earthing system, any metallic water or gas pipes, and the module
structural steelwork should be bonded to an identified external M12 threaded bronze stud,
complete with nut and locknut for bonding to the terminal or site earthing system.
Cables entering the module must be via multi-cable transits.
Occupied temporary buildings must have a fire detection system installed. Systems that should
operate under hazardous conditions, for example, fire and gas (F&G) systems, must meet
Zone 1 hazardous area standards throughout. All supplies to non-hazardous equipment should
be able to disconnect automatically if there is a hazardous condition.
The container wall needs an escape route kick-out panel, at the opposite end from the door,
if the maximum distance inside the container to the outside door is more than 5m.

Hazardous area temporary stores, offices, workshops


and service units equipment specifications
These are similar to the non-hazardous specifications above, with the exceptions below.
The electrical installations must be suitable for use in a Zone 1 hazardous area. If the units are
for industrial electrical equipment, they should have a pressurisation and gas detection system
(see Operating guidelines for pressurised modules).
The electrical supply to the temporary module must terminate in a Zone 1 approved
power isolator.
Battery-fitted emergency lighting must be Zone 1 approved, and located so it lights both
normal and emergency exits.

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Systems that should operate under hazardous conditions, for example, F&G systems,
must meet Zone 1 hazardous area standards throughout. All supplies to non-hazardous
equipment should be able to disconnect automatically, if there is a hazardous condition,
for example:
on detection of gas, for example 60% lower explosive limit (LEL) gas ingress at the
pressurising fan air inlet
on continued loss of pressure within the module for up to 30 seconds.
Operating guidelines for pressurised modules
The differential pressure between the interior of the cabin and the exterior should be kept
between 0.5 and 1mbar. The reset pressure for this equipment should be 0.7mbar above
external pressure.
The system must sound an alarm if the pressure within the cabin falls to less than 0.5mbar
above the surrounding atmosphere. If there is a continued loss of pressure for up to 30 seconds,
all supplies to industrial electrical equipment within the cabin must be isolated within an
enclosure suitable for installation in a Zone 1 hazardous area.
When a sprinkler flow switch operates, all supplies to industrial electrical equipment and the
fans must be isolated.
On detection of gas ingress at the pressurising fan air inlet, the fan must be shut down and all
supplies to industrial electrical equipment isolated within an enclosure suitable for installation
in a Zone 1 hazardous area.
To purge the cabin of flammable gases, the pressurisation fan should be started using a key
switch that overrides the gas shutdown signal. The fan, contactor and override switch should
be suitable for installation in a Zone 1 hazardous area.
The system should allow for five air changes before energising industrial electrical equipment.
A key switch controls the restoration of supplies to industrial equipment. It should have the
following notice attached:
NOT TO BE OPERATED UNTIL ATMOSPHERE HAS BEEN CHECKED AND FOUND
TO BE GAS-FREE.

Interfaces with the terminal or site


BP will supply the following services, local to the container or module as needed:
electrical supply
installation alarm and safety shutdown signals
telephone or telephones
public address (PA) speakers

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potable water supply for sprinkler system


drain connections
plant air
instrument air.
Any equipment BP provides remains BP property. This equipment must be removed and
returned to BP, either before the unit leaves the terminal or site, or after it returns to the
supplier.

HVAC system
HVAC systems for onshore facilities must meet the requirements of ETP GP 14-02 Guidance
on Practice for Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Onshore.
If HVAC systems need filtration, this should meet the requirements in Section 10.7 of the
above ETP.
HVAC systems should have fire dampers fitted to meet the fire rating of the barrier that
they penetrate.
The ventilation air change rate must be as recommended by the CIBSE guidelines.

Diesel-driven equipment
Diesel engines for use in Zone 2 hazardous areas must meet the requirements of:
ETP GIS 34-305 Diesel Engines (checklist PE012A in appendix 4) if placed on the market
and put into service in the European Community (EC) on or before 30 June 2003.
ATEX Directive 94/9/EC (checklist PE012B in appendix 4) if placed on the market and
put into service in the EC after 30 June 2003.
Diesel engines for use in non-hazardous areas should meet the requirements on checklist
PE012C in appendix 4.
The unit is under permit conditions and any local installation requirements. If there is an
emergency shutdown, shutdown procedures for the unit should be available on the terminal
or site and personnel must be competent to carry these out.

Compressed air equipment and air-driven equipment


The Procurer should make sure that, if there is a need for air-driven equipment but there
is no facility to tie into the terminal or site instrument or plant air system, a suitably rated
air compressor unit is available.

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All hose connections must be bayonet-type quick-action coupling (for example, Macdonald)
with whip-checks.
All hoses should be antistatic in line with BS 2050 Electrical Resistance of Conducting
and Antistatic Products made from Flexible Polymeric Material and marked at both ends
to show this. Conductivity levels should be measured coupling to coupling.
The hose service must be marked at each end of the hose, preferably on a blue sleeve.
The hose should be certified for at least six months.
Grit blasting and spraying equipment must be earthed whenever it is in use and the earth leads
must be 4mm2 flexible copper braids or strands with transparent polyvinyl chloride (PVC)
extruded covering.
The equipment should have permanently fixed earth connections either by using bolts or
another suitable method, and by a strong spring clamp (for example, heavy-duty crocodile clip)
or clamp at the workplace or system end.
Air-driven lighting should have a rating of 55W, be suitable for use in a Zone 1 area and have
an ingress protection rating of IP66.
The Procurer should confirm the compressed air supply before sending out any air-driven
equipment.

Hydraulic systems
The following paragraphs are specifically for portable hydraulic flushing units.
The flowrates for a water glycol service should be between:
0 to 27 litres/min at up to 1700psi supply pressure
0 to 20 litres/min at up to 3000psi supply pressure.
The flowrates for a mineral oil service should be between:
0 to 45 litres/min at up to 1700psi supply pressure
0 to 24 litres/min at up to 3000psi supply pressure.
All supply line components should be suitable for 3000psi working pressure and the pressure
relief valve should be adjustable from 100 to 3000psi.
A pressure gauge should indicate the maximum system pressure (supply line).

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Filter mesh sizes should be as follows:


suction line filter 125 micrometres
supply line filter 3 micrometres
return line filter 3 micrometres.
The fluid reservoir capacity should be 250 litres filled volume. The reservoir fluid temperature
should be kept between 15 and 70C. The ambient temperature for flushing is 20 to 50C.

Operational requirements
Control and use of mobile plant
Mobile plant in hazardous areas
Mobile plant should be used as infrequently as possible in hazardous areas. If mobile plant
must be used in a hazardous area, it is best to locate and use it on roadways, if possible.
To minimise voltage drop in the cables, weld sets must be located as close to the worksite
as possible.
For mobile plant in hazardous areas, the following rules apply:
Mobile plant must have a spark arrestor and Chalwyn valve fitted and have a valid
vehicle inspection tag.
The Control of Work Supervisor, Area Operator and Emergency Response should
agree the location of the mobile plant and record this on the work control certificate.
After it is in a hazardous area, the Control of Work Supervisor (or their representative)
should check the location and condition of the mobile plant every shift, as part of their
worksite visits, and the Area Operator should do this on their area checks.
The mobile plant should be left in the hazardous area for as little time as possible.
The maximum number of items of mobile plant allowed in hazardous areas at any time
is six.
The Mobile Plant Attendant should tell operations (the area Control Room Operator
(CRO)) by radio before starting mobile plant. If a single attendant is looking after several
items of mobile plant, they only need to notify operations when they start the first item.
There must be a Mobile Plant Attendant with the mobile plant in hazardous areas while
it is running and for 15 minutes after it is shut down.
Mobile plant should not be left unattended with the engine running.
One Mobile Plant Attendant can watch several items of mobile plant if these are
located together.

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All mobile plant in hazardous areas must have a constant gas monitor (CGM) upwind
of the mobile plant it is monitoring and a CO2 fire extinguisher.
When not in use, the mobile plant must be properly shut down and the keys removed.
Mobile plant in non-hazardous (operating) areas
Mobile plant should be used as infrequently as possible in non-hazardous operating areas.
If mobile plant must be used in a non-hazardous operating area, it is best to locate and use
it on roadways, if possible. To minimise voltage drop in the cables, weld sets must be located
as close to the worksite as possible.
For mobile plant in non-hazardous operating areas, the following rules apply:
Mobile plant must have a spark arrestor and Chalwyn valve fitted and have a valid vehicle
inspection tag.
The Control of Work Supervisor should agree the location of the mobile plant and record
this on the work control certificate.
The Performing Authority should tell operations (the area CRO) by radio before starting
mobile plant. If there are several items of mobile plant, the Performing Authority only
needs to tell operations when they start the first item.
Mobile plant in non-hazardous areas does not need a Mobile Plant Attendant.
Mobile plant in non-hazardous areas must have a CO2 fire extinguisher but does not
need a CGM.
When not in use, the mobile plant must be properly shut down and the keys removed.
The person using the mobile plant must shut it down if the plant alarm or the terminal
or site general alarm (GA) sounds.
Mobile plant in non-operating areas
Wherever possible, mobile plant should be located in non-operating areas. For mobile plant
operating in non-operating areas, the following rules apply:
Mobile plant must have a spark arrestor and Chalwyn valve fitted and have a valid vehicle
inspection tag.
The Control of Work Supervisor, Area Operator and Emergency Response should agree
the location of the mobile plant and record this on the work control certificate.
Mobile plant in non-operating areas does not need a Mobile Plant Attendant.
Mobile plant in non-operating areas must have a CO2 fire extinguisher but does not
need a CGM.
The person using the mobile plant must shut it down if the plant alarm or the terminal
or site GA sounds.

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What are the Mobile Plant Attendants responsibilities?


The Mobile Plant Attendant should do the following:
Stay close enough to see the mobile plant and CGM.
Understand how the mobile plant, gas monitor and fire extinguisher work.
Shut down the mobile plant if either the plant alarm or the terminal or site GA sounds.
Understand that if they cant stop the mobile plant engine using the normal controls
it could mean there is gas present.
Discharge a CO2 fire extinguisher into the engine air intake if the mobile plant engine does
not stop.
Note:

The hazardous area classification for the jetties changes when a ship isnt alongside.

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Appendix 1 Portable/Transportable
Equipment Release Form (PE001)
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Portable/Transportable Equipment Release Form (PE001)

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Appendix 2 Portable/Transportable
Equipment Site Form (PE002)
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Portable/Transportable Equipment Site Form (PE002)

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PE002 and 90-day Inspection Record

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Appendix 3 Maintenance checklists


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Portable Electrical Tools (PE003)

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Portable Test Equipment (PE004)

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Ex e Portable Lighting (PE005)

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Portable Electrically Powered Maintenance Equipment (PE006)

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Ex d Portable Lighting (PE007)

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Portable Transformer (PE008)

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Portable Modules (PE009)

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Power Extension Leads (PE010)

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High Pressure Jetting Equipment (PE011)

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Well Interventions Handling Equipment (PE014)

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Appendix 4 Diesel engine checklists


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Inspection at Suppliers Works of Diesel Engines to ETP GIS 34-305 (PE012A)

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Inspection at Suppliers Works of Diesel Engines to ATEX Directive 94/9/EC (PE012B)

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Inspections at Suppliers Works of Diesel Engines for


Use in Non-hazardous Areas (PE012C)

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Diesel Engine Inspection and Periodic Function Checks (PE013)

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Appendix 5 Temporary Equipment


PUWER Assessment Checklist
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Appendix 6 Technical specification for


purchase or hire of pneumatically operated
manriding winches
What are the minimum supply criteria?
Overload protective device
emergency stop on air supply
integral emergency lowering device (in event of power failure)
10mm diameter multistrand wire rope galvanised with steel core construction
(factor of safety = 10-1)
assisting spooling device
upper and lower travel limit switches
slack wire detection system
failsafe control lever
derail protection on rope drum
drum guard
air exhaust silencer
supply air regulator filter and lubricator
dual braking facility (one automatic and one manual)
marine paint specification
materials certification to Type 3.1.B of BS EN 10204:1991 Metallic Products Types of
Inspection Documents 1991
CE compliant and type approved.

What are the specifications?


Rated line pull capacity = 150kg max.
Operating air supply pressure (nominal) = 6.1bar.
Standard air consumption (nominal) = 54cfm.
Rope drum storage = 115m.
Rated line speed = 30m/minute.

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Appendix 7 Inspection Representative


call-out procedure
How to arrange an inspection
Suppliers who need inspection services must contact BPs contracted inspection company
(Oceaneering) by calling their Inspection Co-ordinator on 01224 758697. If this number is
unmanned at any time there will be a voice message giving alternative contact details.
For some items of specialised equipment it may be necessary to contact an alternative
inspection company. In such cases, the BP purchase order originator will provide the required
contact details.
The supplier should give the Inspection Co-ordinator relevant location, equipment and shipping
details, plus contact details for the supplier and procurer. Suppliers must also check with the
procurer that a valid order is in place with the inspection company to cover the inspection,
because the company cant start the inspection without this. Suppliers equipment must conform
to UK-PRO-5.4-1002 and any specific procedures (for example OGUK Guidelines for the
Safe Packing and Handling of Cargo to and from Offshore Locations), as well as relevant
specifications and legislation. The Inspection Co-ordinator will nominate the relevant discipline
inspector and confirm the inspection visit time.

What happens during an inspection?


The Inspection Representative will be at the suppliers site at the agreed time, will ask for the
point of contact and will inspect the equipment. If the equipment isnt ready, the Inspection
Representative will wait for half an hour.
If the equipment still isnt ready after that time, they will tell the Inspection Co-ordinator and
move to their next assignment. The Inspection Representative will raise a non-conformance
report (NCR) against the supplier for this.
If the equipment is ready, the Inspection Representative will inspect it. If the Inspection
Representative finds a non-conformance in one particular area during the inspection, they will
continue and finish the inspection (as it is possible to release part orders). On assignments
where they raise NCRs, the Inspection Representative will:
detail the non-conformances on the NCR
explain the non-conformances to the supplier along with any corrective requirements
ask the supplier to sign acceptance of the NCR
tell the Inspection Co-ordinator about the NCR.

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The Inspection Co-ordinator, Inspection Representative and supplier will agree a suitable date
and time for a revisit (the Inspection Representative shouldnt do revisits for NCR corrective
work before previously booked inspection assignments). The supplier will tell the Procurer
if the revisit will have any impact on the equipment delivery schedule.
If equipment complies with requirements, the Inspection Representative will issue an inspection
release certificate (IRC) and the appropriate PE checklist or checklists to the supplier. They will
also complete an inspection report that the Inspection Co-ordinator will keep. If the Inspection
Co-ordinator has noted any areas of concern on the report, they will send them to the supplier
by email or fax. Areas of concern are items of equipment or related documents that the
Inspection Representative identifies during an inspection visit that do not fully meet the
requirements of UK-PRO-5.4-1002 but that they correct during the inspection visit.
If it is necessary to cancel a visit (by telling the Inspection Co-ordinator), this will be accepted
the day before the agreed visit time but will incur an NCR if cancelled on the actual day
of the visit.

NCRs and Excellence through Supplier Quality (ESQ) process


The BP quarterly unit inspection and fault analysis report lists all NCRs and areas of concern
(identified by individual fault codes) for the BP supply chain management.
It may also be necessary to raise an ESQ non-conformance indication (NCI) for certain NCRs.
This will only be necessary if the issues raised in the NCR are considered serious and only after
discussion with the BP job responsible person.

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