API & ASME – Code and standard used in oil and gas industry

American Petroleum Institute (API) The American Petroleum Institute (API) is an associated organization of various industries in the United States engaged in petroleum and natural gas. API currently has distributed more than 200,000 technical pieces standards to all over the world. The purpose of these standards is to help its users in an effort to increase efficiency and savings in the operation of their businesses, by still referring to legislation, safeguarding the safety and health of the community, and not forgetting to preserve the environment. In addition to producing standards, codes and implementation guidelines relating to piping, tanks, vessels, and[…]

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CO2 removal from Natural gas in Ammonia Plant

CO2 removal unit in Ammonia Plant The raw material for the ammonia plant is natural gas. but unfortunately, many gas wells contain CO2 so that CO2 gas is very disturbing the process of making ammonia. In general, CO2 gas is discharged at the front of a factory or known as the front end process. Natural Gas will enter the CO2 removal unit. in this unit, an MDEA liquid will remove the CO2 gas from the natural gas stream. In general, there are 2 high vessels or columns which are the core part of this CO2 removal unit. On the left side,[…]

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Code, Standard and handbook in oil and gas industry

Code, Standard, and handbook are terms that are very often heard in the environment of Engineers and professionals working in the oil and gas industry. In general, the standard is a technical definition as well as instructions directed at the designer, manufacturer, operator or user of a piece of equipment. Whereas the Code is a standard that has been recognized by a government agency and authorized by law. So that the Code is stronger and binding because it is a legal document. The Handbook is very detailed and very complete technical information about a particular theme. For example, the ASM[…]

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GIS introduction, data management in oil and gas industry

GIS data management requirement Today we have entered a modern era that relies a lot on the information system in every aspect of life with developing the technology is significant. This rapid development also occurred in scientific field of Geodesy & Geomatics, especially Geographic Information Systems (GIS) that has been applied in various fields during many years. GIS can rapidly grow like this for the support and implementation in other scientific fields. Geology & Geography (G & G) that uses GIS applications to support Exploration &  production activities of Coal Methane (Coalbed Methane / CBM) as Non-Conventional Hydrocarbons; especially in[…]

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