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[…]

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how to process a machinery breakdown insurance claim?

Machinery breakdown insurance claim Taking care of machinery breakdown insurance claims is not an easy job. I share my experience about taking care of the machinery breakdown insurance claim process to get compensation from the insurer. This experience is related to machinery breakdown insurance for a diesel engine that we have done preventive maintenance (major overhaul). Some years ago, I worked in a Service Team to do repair, maintain and operate Diesel/gas engine generator set. In a year, we may got 500 Service jobs. Our mechanics have done a major overhaul followed by load test and commissioning. The diesel engine was[…]

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Personal branding

Personal Branding On a sunny day, inside an airplane, in a 1-hour journey. “Sir, I am currently looking for a new employee. I need an engineering graduate from a favorite college who is honest and diligent work. Now it’s rather hard to find a good and honest employee “said Eliza “Oh yes .. it fits perfectly. I have a relative who just graduated from mechanical engineering, honest and diligent person. He just got accepted work about 10 months ago in XYZ industry area. ” Tom replied. “Well, my office is also in the industrial area XYZ. If interested in working[…]

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I am yellow-blue, a four-color personality test

what is personality test? A few months ago, the company suggested that all employees perform a four-color personality test. This policy has become a natural thing for most companies to create a harmonious and productive environment among workers. This test is useful for workers to understand each employee’s personality, so know what colors are dominant and then more readily adapt to any other personality type. One time you will realize that we are created is different. Everyone has their own nuances and personalities that sometimes make us easy to get along with some people but difficult to deal with some[…]

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