Oil Refinery Systems Completions support is focused on developing and implementing the required process’s, systems and procedures to achieve a “Flawless” Start-up of the facilities.  In the energy industry, CSU has been renamed as Systems Completions per API RP-1FSC, which is an industry guideline to plan and execute CSU activities. 

  • Commissioning Philosophy
  • Systems Completions Execution Plans
  • Procedures & Workpacks
  • Spare Parts Review
  • Preservation Procedures
  • Commissioning & Start-up Procedures
  • Start-up & Handover Plan
  • Start-up Readiness Assessment
  • Dossier Preparation
  • Start-up & Handover Support
  • Field Audits & Acceptance Tests
  • Equipment & Process Performance Tests

Project Manager

Kizer Energy offers a phased approach to Project Implementation in order to be fully aligned with the project schedule. This methodology will also provide an optimal level of definition at each phase and will meet the Operations Planning Milestones required by the Operating Company Management.

Operations Readiness Planning & Execution addresses the review and development of all philosophies, strategies, plans, systems, procedures, training and resources required for the Ready For Operations (RFO) elements critical for successful startup and operation of a new facility.




Front-End Loading


  • Operations Readiness (OR) Plan
  • Operations Philosophy
  • OPEX Estimate Review
  • Key Performance Measurements (KPM)
  • Owners OA Advisory Services
  • Benchmarking


  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Operations Strategy
  • Maintenance Strategy
  • Commissioning and Startup Strategy
  • HSE Management Strategy
  • Asset Integrity Philosophy
  • Equipment Sparing Philosophy
  • Staffing Strategy & Organization Charts
  • OPEX Model Review


  • Operations Plan
  • Operations Interface Management
  • Maintenance Plan
  • Commissioning & Startup Plan
  • Marine & Shore Base Operations Plan
  • HSE Management System
  • Emergency Response Plan
  • Security Management Plan
  • Corrosion Management Plan
  • Contracting Strategy / Contracting 
  • Management and Staffing Plan
  • Workforce Development Strategy
  • Training Plan
  • Operational Readiness Review (ORR-1)
  • Contracting Strategy

Project Execution


  • Operating Procedures
  • Maintenance Procedures
  • Operability & Maintainability Reviews
  • HSE Management Plans
  • Management of Change Process
  • Asset Integrity System (IMS)
  • Inspection Plan
  • Turnaround Process Development
  • Performance Test Plan


  • Factory Acceptance Testing Plan
  • Spare Parts (Commissioning & Operating)
  • Sourcing Strategy for Operations (Equipment /Materials/Supplies)
  • Warehouse / Materials Management Plan
  • Positive Material Identification
  • Operations Contracting Plan
  • Preservation Plan


  • Detailed Systems Completion Plan
  • Mechanical Completion Acceptance Criteria
  • Operational Readiness Review (ORR-2)
  • Simultaneous Operations Plan
  • Mechanical and Process Surveillance Plans


  • Pre-commissioning Procedures
  • Pre-commissioning Acceptance Criteria
  • Systems Handover Process
  • Commissioning and Startup Plan (Level 3)
  • On-the-Job Training

CSU and O&M


  • Operational Readiness Review (ORR-3)
  • Commissioning Plan (Level 4)
  • Simultaneous Operations Plan (SIMOPs)
  • Mechanical and Process Surveillance Plans
  • Competency Based Training
  • Competency Assurance


  • Startup Plan (Level 4)
  • Startup Sequencing
  • Pre-startup Safety Review (PSSR)
  • Performance Test Procedures 
  • Performance Test Results Analysis


  • Troubleshooting
  • Optimization
  • Operator Routine Duties
  • Mentoring and Support
  • Operability & Maintainability Assessments
  • Turnaround Planning


  • Lessons Learned evaluations of any project stage and/or element within the project

*Note: OA services may span across multiple project phases