Operation, Diagnostics & Maintenance of Equipment for Oil & Gas Production

Operation, Diagnostics & Maintenance of Equipment for Oil & Gas Production

 

Date & Location: (20-24/Aug) Kuala Lumpur


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Course Overview

Introduction:

Course Highlights:

  • Design, operation and maintenance of rotating equipment
  • Design, operation and maintenance of pressure equipment and tankage
  • Materials and construction
  • System design integration
  • Equipment specification and management

 

Program Objectives:

  • Apply the requirements of the relevant industry standards and practices
  • Understand the design and construction of rotating equipment
  • Understand the design and construction of pressure vessels, piping systems, and above-ground atmospheric storage tanks
  • Develop rotating and static plant into complete systems
  • Develop an understanding of codes, standards, and Recommended Practices in process plant equipment and piping system design, construction and maintenance
  • Enable the good management of plant systems

 

Who Should Attend?

This course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Engineers
  • Operations Engineers
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Engineering Supervisors and Team Leaders to give them a practical understanding of real world situations in an oil and gas production environment

 

 

Program Outline:

DAY 1

Rotating Equipment

  • Pumps & Compressors
    • Positive displacement
    • Centrifugal action
  • Pump & Compressor Performance
    • Pump curves
    • Compressor maps
    • System curves
  • Selection & Specification
    • Fulfilling process requirements
    • System integration

DAY 2

Static Plant

  • Piping, Pipelines & Pressure Vessels
    • ASME B31 codes for piping
    • ASME BPVC VIII for pressure vessels
    • Pressure relieving devices
  • Above Ground Storage Tanks
    • API 650 for ASTs
    • AST construction
  • General Construction Considerations
    • Fabrication techniques
    • Resource logistics
    • Working with contractors

DAY 3

Materials & Construction

  • Material Properties
    • Physical properties
    • Testing
    • Material specification data
  • Welding
    • Techniques
    • Qualification & procedures
    • Approval & quality
  • Inspection & Testing
    • NDE techniques: VT, PT, ET, MP, RT, UT
    • NDT techniques: hydrotest & pneumatic test

DAY 4

System Design

  • Process Flow Schemes & Process Engineering Flow Schemes
    • Overview
    • DEP requirements
    • Process design & instrumentation
  • Commissioning
    • Preparatory checks
    • Protocol development
    • Startup/Shutdown/Handover
  • Plant & Equipment Operability
    • Operations consideration
    • Maintenance considerations

DAY 5

Specifications

  • Procurement Requirements
    • Material & Performance specifications
    • Supporting Standards: regulatory & in-house
    • Project schedule
  • Measure the Success
    • KPIs for the mechanical engineer
    • Bench marking