BP awards Turner & Townsend onshore contract in Scotland


Construction and project management consultancy Turner & Townsend has been hired by oil major BP to provide quantity surveying and cost management services at Sullom Voe Terminal in Shetland and the Forties Pipeline System in Scotland.

Turner & Townsend (TT) will also support BP in the latter’s multiple onshore activities in different locations.

Under the contract, TT will assist BP’s annual work programme across investment and maintenance.

TT will deliver improvements in managing spend and value for money across a number of identifiable areas, including independent estimating, cost engineering and assurance, quantity surveying, contract and supplier management, risk facilitation, and planning and scheduling.

"We’re delighted once again to be working so closely with BP on a series of significant projects that are of strategic importance to North Sea oil and gas."

BP is one of TT's largest global clients across the natural resources, infrastructure and real estate sectors. It provides programme management, project controls, contract services, quantity surveying and consulting in all segments of BP’s business (upstream, midstream, downstream and real estate) worldwide.

Notable current and recent BP assignments include various projects on the North Slope (Alaska), BP’s pipelines and logistics programme (US), Quad 204 and Clair Ridge (UK), Khazzan (Oman), the Tangguh Expansion Project (Indonesia) and the terminals upgrade programme (Mozambique).

Turner & Townsend director Myles Cameron said: “We’re delighted once again to be working so closely with BP on a series of significant projects that are of strategic importance to North Sea oil and gas.

“Being awarded this contract is a great opportunity to further show our experience and expertise in optimising performance and cost management. It’s early days, but mobilisation and integration have been successful and we look forward to building on such a solid start.”


Image: Night-time view of Sullom Voe, Scotland. Photo: Courtesy of Mike Pennington / Wikimedia / BP / Flickr