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Capital Project Lifecycle Support


Hughes Engineering can supply the resources to act as owners representatives to support all phases of capital project support:



Scope and Funding Development:


  • Feasibility Studies, Capacity Analysis
  • Process Architecture Evaluation
  • Material, Personnel, Waste Flow Studies
  • GMP & Regulatory Compliance Evaluation
  • Budget Development:  Equipment, Facilities, Utilities, Engineering, Automation, Validation
  • Executive Summaries and Presentations


Conceptual Engineering:


  • Process Flow Diagrams (PFDs)
  • Utility Flow Diagrams (UFDs)
  • Material Balance, Hydraulics, Thermal Evaluations
  • User Requirements Specifications
  • Process Descriptions
  • Process Transfer, Technical Transfer
  • Process Modeling, Process Efficiency Studies, Feasibility Studies
  • Mass Flow, Thermal, Hydraulic, Pressure Safety Calculations
  • Basis of Design and Conceptual Design Development
  • Masterplan development


Detail Design & Engineering:


  • Identification of Design Deliverables by discipline
  • Design coordination and oversight - client focused objectives
  • Identification of long lead items, specification and purchase management
  • Multi-trade, Multi-project coordination support; resource management


Construction | Installation | Startup | Commissioning


  • Construction & Fabrication coordination and oversight
  • Constructability Reviews
  • Commissioning and Validation masterplanning
  • Technical Documentation: SOP, BPR, PM, Work Instructions, FAT/SAT Protocols, Execution
  • Value Engineering
  • Factory Acceptance Testing
  • Startup procedures and Safety evaluations
  • Commissioning planning, protocol authoring and execution for facilities, utilities and process equipment