oil and gas facilities pipeline material – API 5L

what is oil and gas facilities pipeline material? oil and gas facilities pipeline material most used is carbon steel. The API – American Petroleum Institute make a standard named Specification for Line Pipe – API 5L. “In the preparation of this document, the technical committee maintained the concept of two basic levels of standard technical requirements for line pipe expressed as two product specification levels (PSL 1 and PSL 2). Level PSL 1 provides a standard quality level for line pipe. Level PSL 2 has additional mandatory requirements for chemical composition, notch toughness and strength properties and additional NDT. Requirements[…]

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CMMS best practice for Scheduling in Oil and Gas Company

What is the CMMS best practice for scheduling? many people asking about CMMS best practice for scheduling in Oil and Gas Company.what are the difference between planning and scheduling? Planning is a set of Planner activities to prepare a job that will be conducted by a crew in a certain location. For example, a mechanic crew will conduct a boiler feed water pump overhaul in a Power Plant. In a planning phase, a planner will conduct some activities such as job assessment. is a boiler feed water pump overhaul need spare part? what are the spare parts? how many the[…]

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how is separation process in oil and gas facilities

how is separation process in oil and gas facilities? many people do not understand how is separation process in oil and gas facilities. there are many steps take place during separation of crude oil in oil and gas facilities. In crude oil facilities, we separate crude oil from water, gas, sand and other impurities. the separation take place in many locations.   Crude oil separation process in oil and gas facilities – 1st step production fluid from well head will flow to a separation station, which some oil company call it as Gathering station. In this Gathering station, production fluid[…]

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role of mechanical engineer in project management

what is the role of mechanical engineer in project management? there are many role of mechanical engineer in project management. A mechanical engineer has higher opportunity to get various role compare to other engineering disciplines.  Project usually start with FEED and end with commissioning or “Put In Service” and then project close out. In FEED – Front End Engineering design, Process engineers will be the key person. they will make the grand design and calculate input & out parameters like flow rate of main material until product capacity. the project deliverable is a set of Process Flow Diagrams (PFD) Role[…]

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