What are the risks in the Oil and Gas industry?

The risk of Drilling in the oil and gas industry Working on a drilling platform far from shore is often dull and routine until something goes wrong. Being isolated at sea during a blowout is a horrific scenario, add fire and you have the disaster witnessed on Deepwater Horizon. Even without fire, a seafloor leak of gas can destabilize the rig as the buoyant properties of the water changes. When wells blowout on land the crew and support personnel can evacuate to a prescribed location to take stock of the situation. Emergency responders are able to rally quickly to a[…]

Read more

interview tips

Some people wanted to know what kind of technical questions that oil & gas companies might ask during an interview for a process engineering role at a refinery. Here some information from the experts: 1. What do you know about our process? 2. What do you know about our refinery? 3. Why should we hire you? 4. A certain supermajor might ask how a fin fan heat exchanger works and what sort of things could decrease efficiency. Or to draw and describe a distillation column and internals. Know unit op basics: key operation variables, what makes them go bad and[…]

Read more

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,[…]

Read more

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[…]

Read more