Critical Construction Activities of the Oil and Gas Projects in Malaysia

Journal of Advanced Research Design
Volume 64, No. 1, January 2020, Pages 14-22

S. Umeesh Kumar Suppramaniam1,*, Syuhaida Ismail1

1 Razak Faculty of Technology and Informatics, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
*Corresponding author:


Critical Construction Activities, Oil and Gas Projects, Malaysia


The construction phase is a critical part of any oil and gas project. Thus, most project management companies managing Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contracts are optimising the activities within the construction phase to expedite the project in general. Understanding the critical activities of the construction phase will enable the optimisation process for the project effectively. This paper aims to investigate the critical construction activities of the oil and gas projects in Malaysia. A systematic literature review (SLR) from various sources through books, conference proceedings, project management documents, and oil and gas industry journals were made to write this paper. Some studies classified the activities as direct activities linking to the actual discipline of the work done and some as indirect activities which form the actual construction phase. This early study is derived purely from literature review, cross referencing, and critical judging. The critical construction activities of the oil and gas projects in Malaysia should be further studied with focus only in the Malaysian projects and industry players.


S. Umeesh Kumar, Suppramaniam, et al. “Critical Construction Activities of the Oil and Gas Projects in Malaysia.” Journal of Advanced Research Design 64.1 (2020): 14-22.

Umeesh Kumar, S. S., & Syuhaida, I.(2020). Critical Construction Activities of the Oil and Gas Projects in Malaysia. Journal of Advanced Research Design, 64(1), 14-22.

S. Umeesh Kumar Suppramaniam and Syuhaida Ismail.”Critical Construction Activities of the Oil and Gas Projects in Malaysia.” Journal of Advanced Research Design. 64, no. 1 (2020): 14-22.

Umeesh Kumar, S.S., & Syuhaida, I., 2020. Critical Construction Activities of the Oil and Gas Projects in Malaysia. Journal of Advanced Research Design 64(1), pp. 14-22.

Umeesh Kumar SS, Syuhaida I. Critical Construction Activities of the Oil and Gas Projects in Malaysia. Journal of Advanced Research Design. 2020;64(1): 14-22.


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