Consultancy Services for Carrying out Geotechnical and Geo-Electrical Surveys on the Eldoret-Kampala Oil Pipe Line

Project Name:

Consultancy Services for Carrying out Geotechnical and Geo-Electrical Surveys on the Eldoret-Kampala Oil Pipe Line.

Country:

Uganda

Project Location within Country:

Kampala

Professional Staff Provided by your Company:

Project Director, Team Leader, Materials Engineer, 6No. Laboratory Technicians

Name of Client:

TAMOIL East Africa Limited

No. of staff:

10

Address of Client:

P.O. Box 10, Entebbe

Duration of Assignment:

8 Months

Start Date (month / year)

April 2007

Completion Date (month / year)

December 2007

Approx. Value of Services / Financing Agency:

US$ 100,000

Names of Associated Firm(s) if any:

GEOMAPS Africa

No. of Man-Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Firm(s):

Positions of senior staff involved:

  • HR Kibuuka, Project Director
  • PJ LUdigo, Team Leader
  • Simon Kisitu, Materials Engineer
  • H. Mutasa, Senior Laboratory Technician

Detailed Narrative Description of project:

Consultancy Services for carrying out geotechnical and geoelectrical surveys on the Eldoret-Kampala Oil Pipe Line

Detailed Description of Actual Services provided by your company:

  • Site Investigations and laboratory tests for defining the parameters required for the geotechnical characterization of the soils in the pipeline route, boreholes with continuous soil recovery. Identification tests (particle size analysis, consistency limits on the soil fraction passing the sieve) were carried out on samples
  • Geotechnical characterisation of the foundation soils on the basis of the results of all site investigations and laboratory tests
  • Geotechnical survey for the Kampala and Jinja Terminal for defining the parameters required for the geotechnical characterization of the foundation soils of the stations, boreholes with continuous soil recovery were carried out
  • Geo-electrical surveys which covered soil resistivity survey, anode station selection and cathodic protection design for the proposed oil pipe line using Wenner Method, including area of Stations/Anode Stations
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