EPC contracts have been used extensively for industrial projects – pre-planning and project execution documents generated, the overall layout established, the underground systems' material purchased with documents issued for installation and the main equipment and materials purchased so construction may proceed while the balance of the engineering is completed. It is critical for the coordinated engineering, design, procurement and construction team to understand the fixed parameters and to "begin with the end in mind" and understand the "end point" of the contract – i.e. what, when and how the turnover of the completed work to the owner or third party is accomplished; the sequence of construction is established and supported by the engineering/design/procurement activities; the interfaces between disciplines and construction activities defined; all the required deliverables are delineated; and the risk profile for the project known and to be continually reviewed/updated during execution. The commencement of field activity must provide continuous work for the construction team. The execution team will be adjusted as needed to accomplish the work defined by the issued for construction documents. Summary: Early planning, full scope definition and team organization are keys to success – nothing new, just attention to detail and adequate resources for project management.