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The Engagement:

The $600 Million Estimate 

The Challenge to the Project:

This particular client wanted to increase market share in the Latin American region (more specifically in Brazil).


Our Solution:

PE4U acted as the PMO extension of the estimating team. We worked with the client's estimating team to arrive at a +/- 10% estimate. We also assisted and created processes to ensure consistent estimate transfers. The estimate transfer is where the PM or designee does a final "scrub" of the estimate before it is the official project budget. 


Schedule Detail:

The project schedule was slated for 36 months. At this point in the project we had a level high level schedule (level 1 and level 2). 

Cost Impacts:

This was a major project for our client. The initial estimate showed about $600 million in cost expenditures. 


Risks Impacts:

Multiple risk impacts were identified. Currency fluctuation, governmental interference, qualified labor shortage, multiple logistic challenges.

A significant portion of the estimate involved a risk budget.  

Project Outcome:

Mission Accomplished

Our client provided a more competitive estimate to their client (Petrobras) than their competitors. Our client was awarded the project verbally by their client. 

This is another example of our many successes.

If you feel like your organization can benefit from our services please contact us. 


The Client Office (Last Tall Building to the Left)

On Our Way to Sugar Loaf With The Project Team

Team Members Rappelling on the Weekend in Brazil 

Our Project Coordinator Taking in the Sights at Sugar Loaf

Tel: 832-559-0421