Fluid mechanic application in oil and gas industry

What is fluid mechanic? In the oil and gas industry, we are dealing with fluid mechanic problems every day. What is fluid? What is the nature and character of the fluid? To solve this problem we need to understand fluid mechanic basic. Mechanics is physics that deals with stationary objects and moves in the influence of forces. 1) Branches of mechanics that deal with stationary objects are called statics, and 2) The branch of mechanics that deals with moving objects are called dynamics Fluid mechanics is the science that deals with the nature of the fluid in a state of[…]

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piping and pipeline, the most frequent equipment in oil and gas industry for mechanical engineer

Piping and pipeline in oil and gas industry There are many types of equipment available in the oil and gas industry. Which one I should learn first? For a fresh graduated mechanical engineer, I suggest you learn about piping and pipeline. Piping is similar equipment with the pipeline. The design of piping is similar to pipeline design. The piping inspection method is similar to pipeline inspection. Piping location is inside of a plant. Pipeline location is outside the plant. If you expert in piping, you will be an expert in the pipeline. Compare to other equipment like a pressure vessel[…]

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Introduction to piping system in Oil and Gas Industry

Piping system In the oil and gas industry (especially in the downstream and upstream), we recognize 3 types of piping system, i.e. Process plant piping system, non-process plant Piping system and Utility piping system. The process Plant piping system is sometimes referred to as process piping. As the name suggests, this piping system is closely related to the reaction process inside the plant that processes raw materials into ready-to-sell materials. For example, in Ammonia Plant, the raw material is natural gas and the product is an ammonia liquid with a temperature of -33 deg C. Process piping is very closely[…]

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Introduction to Piping Engineering in Oil and Gas Company

Piping engineering as an engineering discipline has not been widely known by the wider community. Piping engineering is only recognized in the certain working community primarily in an engineering community and people whose work is related to Engineering, Procurement, Construction Company or known as EPC Company. The EPC Company job is to carry out the detailed engineering design of the project, procure all the equipment and materials necessary, and then construct to deliver a functioning facility or asset to their clients. Some of the famous EPC companies are WorleyParsons, Technip, Samsung Engineering and Saipem. In the academic circles, Piping engineering[…]

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