Estimating

Cost estimating in the process facilities industry has long been a costly and time consuming task. Large projects can cost into the millions of dollars just to put together a bid proposal and on any job, large or small this task carries a heavy overhead. Integrated software tools, new processes and clean data are needed to streamline the process.

PetroDesigns has created a system of estimating tools, a cost data base, a solution to populate your corporate data, the knowledge to integrate with ERP systems and a process that maintains the cost data from on going projects and vendor supplied data. Good data is not low cost, but the payoff is quick. Employing a process to maintain that data long term is a huge competitive advantage.

While most estimating software is quite generic to many industries and users, the PetroDesigns ProCost suite is specifically designed for the upstream process facilities user. PetroDesigns also has the back end support for integrating with enterprise technologies involving ERP and CRM systems. The failure rate for generic solutions is near 100% because even in our small industry there are 3 cost estimating users with different needs, both in types of data and user functionality. And yet each should be driven by an integrated database system to maintain the cost and engineering data integrity.

Cost Estimating Solutions

Prospect Estimating Solution

        Need: Fast, easy to use prospect estimating system

        Goal: Reduce time, improve quality, self populate data

        Tools: PEG, PetroManage

        Services: Populate database, Training, Implementation Engagement, Metrics Report, Roll out plan

         

AFE Estimating Solution

        Need: Fast, easy to use budget estimating system

        Goal: Reduce time, improve quality, self populate data

        Tools: MEG, PetroManage

        Services: Populate database, Training, Implementation Engagement, Metrics Report, Roll out plan

 

Bid Estimating Solution

        Need: Easy to use bidding system, self populate data

        Goal: Reduce time, improve accuracy

        Tools: FEG, PetroManage

        Services: Populate database, Training,