The Front End Engineering Design (FEED) is an intermediate phase of the Project implementation process, following and completing the Process Design phase, the aim of which is to better define the Project (and, in particular, the Detailed Cost Estimate), before the final go ahead for the investment.

In this phase, ATM can assist its Customers to:
- define the Control System and in the negotiations with the PCS Vendor;
- prepare the general design specifications (e.g.: Project Control System, Emergency Shut-Down System, Telecom System, OTS, EPC Contractor’s Scope of Work etc., to be included in the EPC Bid Inquiry Package);
- develop the analysis of special technical options, such as Fieldbus or wireless technology.