November 11, 2021 by SOLUTION EMPLOYED Capital Projects SERVICE EMPLOYED Project Excellence & Assurance Consulting (PEAC) BENEFITS ACHIEVED An actionable plan, complete with required activities, was developed to build alignment between a large group of stakeholdersBusiness objectives for the project were clarifiedStakeholders gained the requisite knowledge to overcome roadblocks and develop a robust business case Challenge A project to build an offshore platform and onshore LNG processing facility in East Africa was in early development, but problems arose when it came time to align all stakeholders to develop a robust and economically viable business case. AP-Networks was brought in to help align the stakeholder parties and to facilitate development of the business case. Approach This project involved a diverse array of stakeholders, including: Offshore facilitiesDrilling pipelinesOnshore facilitiesThe local African governmentThe owner’s national governmentThe onshore local community In order to produce a comprehensive, transparent, and most importantly, viable business case, AP-Networks proposed, organized, and facilitated a discussion among all of the main stakeholders. Results Following the workshop, all of the main stakeholders on the client side had a clear roadmap of activities required to align with one another, as well as with external stakeholders. In addition, the client team members had a much clearer, better aligned understanding of the client business objectives for the project.