OSD are specialists in a range of engineering, design, drafting and project management services for the chemical manufacturing and process industries and have considerable experience in both green-field Projects and in-plant upgrades.


Specialising in downstream facilities, pressure equipment and plant design, OSD are well equipped to provide design and drafting services for pressure piping, pressure vessels, steam boilers, storage tanks, structural steelwork and reinforced concrete structures.


Our design expertise includes:

  • Piping stress analyses using “CAESAR II ®” and “AUTOPIPE ®” software
  • Piping hot tap analysis using “PRCI ®” software
  • Pressure vessel design using in-house software, “CODECALC ®” and “NOZZLEPRO ®” software
  • Finite Element Analyses (FEA) using “SOLIDWORKS ®” software; and
  • Structural design using “MICROSTRAN ®” software.

Our drafting services include:

  • 3-D Plant design plus Process and Instrumentation Diagrams
  • 3-D and 2-D steelwork
  • Earthworks and reinforced concrete; and
  • Pressure Vessels and Boilers 2-D detailed drafting.

Some recent Projects undertaken by OSD include :

Client  Project
Coogee Chemicals Mt Isa Copper Sulphate Facility
Coogee Chemicals Mt Isa NASH Pilot Plant
Cougar Energy Kingaroy Underground Gasification Pilot Plant – Surface Facilities
Dyno Nobel Engineering services to operating Ammonia Nitrate Plant
Incitec Pivot HHE Compressor Piping & Vessel Verification and Repair
Orica Sodium Cyanide Plant Upgrade – Concept
Queensland Nitrates Nitric Acid Plant Upgrade
Queensland Nitrates Nitric Acid Storage Tank
Queensland Nitrates Plant Wide Structural Audit
Queensland Nitrates Nitric Acid Reactor Repair