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CV, Process Engineer With Approx. 27 Years Experience

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 41011
(05/24/1966, male)
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Short Bio:

Project Engineering Activities: Covering Concept, Feed, Detail Engineering, Technology Selection, Data Finalization, Review and approval of vendor documents, SOW preparation, Evaluation of bids Technically, ITB preparation, Co-ordination with other engineering disciplines and Clients.
Process Engineering Activities: Process & Equipment Design, Evaluation of alternate Technologies, preparation of basic design package, HAZOP studies, Operating Manual, Start-up and commissioning of process plants

Current location: 

Tamil Nadu, India - View on map

Nationality: 

Indian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english, Hindi, Tamil

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Experience Summary

• Industries: Oil and Gas, Petrochemical & Fertilizers

• Concept, FEED, Detail Engineering, Procurement, Project Management, Pre-Commissioning and Commissioning.

• Upstream Oil & Gas projects, Natural Gas compression, treatment system and export pipeline, Vapor Recovery Unit, Crude oil import & export system and pipeline, Produced Water Treatment and Injection system, Fuel Storage facility, Diesel Filtration System and Flow assurance studies.

• Middle East and Africa since 2005.

Software Experience

• Hysys

• Pipesim

 

Profile

Experience Approx. 27 years of Process Engineering experience comprising of Concept, FEED, Detail engineering and Technical Services (Natural gas and naphtha based Ammonia and Urea plants) Department-Trouble shooting and Performance monitoring. Considerable experience with PFD, P&ID, Equipments & Line Sizing, DBM, HMB, Hydraulic calculations, Pumps, Exchangers, Flare and Vent stack, Flare header, Line-list, Tie-in List, Process instrument data sheets, HAZOP’s, Operating Control and Safeguarding Philosophy(OCSP), Flow assurance studies, Relief load estimation, Sizing and selection of Relief Valves, Process Data Sheets and Debottlenecking studies. Ensures that process designs are optimal, safe, cost effective and in compliance with the latest International Codes, and Corporate requirements and procedures.

Proficiency in API and other international standards. Man hour estimation, Project deliverables-Technical Document Register (TDR) and equipment list preparation. Review of bids for engineering services, equipment etc, SOW preparation for ITB and procurement support. Pre-commissioning and commissioning, Start-up of Ammonia, Urea, NPK and Utilities plants. Interfacing experience with other engineering disciplines and Clients.

Career Summary

Dec.2012 – till date
Petromasila
Lead Process Engineer

 

Sep.2009 –Nov 2012
GNPOC
Lead Process Engineer(PMC)

 

May.2008 – Jun 2009
RAMBOLL OIL & GAS, QATAR
Lead Process Engineer

 

Jun.2005 – Apr.2008
SAUDI ARABIAN FERTILIZER COMPANY, KSA
Process Engineer

 

Feb.1991-June.2005
MADRAS FERTILIZERS LTD
Assistant Manager – Process Engineering

 

Jan.1990-Feb.1991
M/S. SPECSIM ENGG. PVT.LTD
Assistant Process Engineer

 

May.1989-Nov.1989
M/S. ONGC. LTD.
Safety Engineer

 

Feb.1989-May.1989
M/S. ESSEL PACKAGING LTD
Production Engineer

 

Detailed Work History

Petromasila
Process Engineering Technical Authority

Present assignment involves develop, review and approve 3rd party engineering deliverables for concept study/Basic/Detail engineering (Simulation reports, DBM, PFDs, P&IDs, Calculation reports, Process Data Sheets, HMB, Line list, Equipment list, Tie-in list. Pumps, PSV’s, and Specifications).

Provide technical support as necessary to all the departments.

Operational risk assessment.

Prepare processing equipment specifications, data sheets and bid drawings.

Prepare data sheets for instruments and specialty items.

Coordinate procurement activities.

Provide construction and start-up assistance.

Provide Project Management and Client interface.

Coordinate with other disciplines to ensure an integrated design that meets the project requirements.

Gather data, including site surveys.

Trouble Shooting, Carrying out Engineering for modifications in the existing system, implementation and MOC.

Pre startup safety review(PSSR)

Work closely with optimization and production teams to identify debottlenecking opportunities and constraints, initiating debottlenecking projects as necessary.

PROJECTS HANDLED:

Concept, FEED, Detail Engineering, Installation & Commissioning – Vapor Recovery Unit(VRU).

Diesel filtration system – Concept Study, FEED, Detail Engineering, Installation & Commissioning.

 

GNPOC
LEAD PROCESS ENGINEER(PMC)

Assignment involved to review, comment and approve vendor deliverables from the FEED/EPC Consultants for concept study/FEED/Detail engineering (Simulation reports, DBM, PFD, P&ID, Calculation reports, Process Data Sheets, HMB, Line list, Equipment list, Tie in list, Operation, control & safeguarding philosophy(OCSP), Radiation and Dispersion calculations, Pumps. Pressure Safety Valves, Specifications, Fire fighting philosophy, Flow assurance studies etc.

PROJECTS HANDLED:

Concept & FEED-Onshore Crude oil export pipeline.

Concept & FEED – Onshore Gas Treatment Plant and Transportation

FEED – PW Treatment System Modification with CPI Separators

FEED – PW Injection System

Concept & FEED – Fuel Storage Facility-Diesel, Gasoline and Jet fuel

Detail Engineering-Export Crude Oil Quality Improvement System-Crude Oil Storage tank and Off spec storage tanks.

FEED – Drinking Water System

Detail Engineering-FPF Flare and Vent stack project.

Flow assurance study.

 

RAMBOLL OIL & GAS, Qatar

PROJECTS HANDLED:

PRODUCED WATER TREATMENT(M/s.Total) – Halul Island

This project includes the addition of Water Flash Drum -3 Phase separator, Hydro-cyclone units, CFU units, produced water injection pumps, relocation of existing pumps and modification of associated piping. The objective of this project is to achieve the specification of oil-in water content < 40 ppm (Capacity of 50,000 BPD + 10% margin).

DESALTERS(M/s.Total) – Halul Island

This project includes the addition of new facilities viz Desalter, Fresh water Package, Export Pumps, Recycle Pumps, STHE, Chemical Injection Skids and adequacy check of existing flare system to meet the oil specification such as:

1) Salt content below 25 PTB.

2) BS & W below 0.5%.

CRUDE OIL IMPORT & EXPORT FACILITY(QP) at Halul Island Oil Terminal.

Detail engineering for replacement of four nos. 4000 m3/hr crude oil pumps and associated import and export pipelines and utilities system to increase the reliability and to upgrade the system for enhanced operational flexibility.

PWI SYSTEM (QP) – Dukhan.

The detail engineering project objective concerns the addition of new Source water well pump(submersible) and associated facilities to utilize the produced water from Degassing Stations and water from the new source wells for injection, in order to ensure optimum utilization of booster pumps.

 

SAUDI ARABIAN FERTILIZER COMPANY, KSA
Process Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Foreseeing potential problems.

• Diagnosis of root causes of processing problems.

• Problem identification.

• Evaluation process equipment performance.

• Performed heat and mass balance calculations.

• Prepared / reviewed PFD and P & ID for modifications/revamping of existing plants.

• Equipment sizing (Exchangers, Pumps, Separators, Control valves and vessels) and data sheet preparation.

• Calculated relief loads, PRV sizing and data sheet preparation.

• Flare stack design, Flare header sizing and adequacy check of existing Flares.

• Estimation of pipeline Pressure drop and line sizing.

• Participated in HAZOP meetings.

• Developed process design for new projects and modification.

• Insulation thickness calculation and adequacy check.

• Review of vendor documents and bid evaluation.

• Catalyst performance evaluation – Approach to equilibrium.

• Monitored process parameters for optimization.

• Well versed with ISO 9001-2000 specification and MOC.

• Debottlenecking and trouble shooting.

 

MADRAS FERTILIZERS LTD, India
Assistant Manager – Process Engineering

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Foreseeing potential problems.

• Diagnosis of root causes of processing problems.

• Problem identification.

• Evaluation process equipment performance.

• Worked for Ammonia Vapor recovery system to reduce environment impact.

• Performed heat and mass balance calculations.

• Prepared / reviewed PFD and P & ID for modifications/revamping of existing plants.

• Equipment sizing (Exchangers, Pumps, Separators, Control valves and vessels) and data sheet preparation.

• Calculated relief loads, PRV sizing and data sheet preparation.

• Flare stack design, Flare header sizing and adequacy check of existing Flares.

• Estimation of pipeline Pressure drop and line sizing.

• Developed process design for new projects and modification.

• Insulation thickness calculation and adequacy check.

• Review of vendor documents and bid evaluation.

• Catalyst performance evaluation – Approach to equilibrium.

• Monitored process parameters for optimization.

• Well versed with ISO 9001-2000 specification and MOC.

• Debottlenecking and trouble shooting.

M/S. SPECSIM ENGG. PVT. LTD,

Assistant Process Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Process and detail engineering for M/S. LUBRIZOL INDIA LTD, Bombay, India.

• Preparation of Energy and Mass balances.

• Prepared PFDs and P & IDs.

• Selection and sizing of equipments and preparation of data sheets.

• Preparation of equipment layout.

• Preparation of material specification.

• Technical bid analysis and recommendations

 

M/S. ONGC. LTD, India
Safety Engineer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Ensuring safety within all process activities.

• Manage the operational integrity of the facilities through maintenance, inspection and engineering management of the process systems. Ensure appropriate process standards, procedures and specifications are in the place for the assets.

 

M/S. ESSEL PACKAGING LTD, India
Production Engineer – Providing technical recommendations in order to achieve production goals in a safe and cost effective manner.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Monitoring process parameter.

• Check raw material specifications.

• Ensuring product quality and meeting production targets.

• Providing technical recommendations in order to achieve production goals in a safe and cost effective manner.

Achievements :

• Developed concept and process selection criteria and selected suitable process for vapor recovery unit(VRU).

• Developed concept and process selection criteria and selected suitable process for Diesel Filtration System(DFS).

• Developed concept and process selection criteria and selected suitable process for gas treatment and field development.

• Developed concepts for gas compression projects and attended value assurance reviews for project approval.

• Design modification proposed and implemented to get free liquid flow a intermediate separator vessel in Urea plant on Froude No.

• Recommendation given to change the number of passes to two from four on the tube side to increase the cooling water flow based on the adequacy of supply and return pipe size and implemented.

• Separator was proposed at the reciprocating compressor suction to knock out water droplets to avoid frequent compressor valve failure.

• Operating parameter change was proposed to avoid vapor lock and to get interrupted and continuous liquid urea flow.

• Proposed to use liquid area melt in place of solid urea to improve NPK product quality, crushing strength.

• Process modification was proposed and implemented to recover 4 to 5 M3/hr of 10 to 15 % Urea solution to consume in the process itself and to avoid consumption of same quality of dilution condensate. Thus sending it to surge Tank, recovery and evaporator loading is avoided.

• Piping modification was proposed to get more cooling water flow across the condenser to enhance heat duty.

• Urea heating coil was designed and installed to be obtaining liquid urea from solid Urea.

• Investigated and found reason for failure of one of the exchangers out of two with similar application.

 

Additional Information

: Worked as a guest faculty of MFL’s training Center for conducting classes to the Diploma / graduate Engineer students to the chemical engineering students who come to do their project work from universities.

ISO 9001: 2000

MFL was awarded ISO 9002 in 1995. Active involvement in ISO 9002 activities, good exposure to ISO procedures and systems. I was also one of the MFL’s certified ISO 9001 internal quality auditors. As part of my MBA (IGNOU) program, submitted project work titled Effectiveness of implementation of ISO 9002 in MFL.

 

Training/Seminars

• HYSYS – Training course on Advanced Process Modeling using Aspen HYSYS- conducted by M/S. Aspentech.

• Workshop of efficient operation and maintenance of Boilers – conducted by Anna Institute of management, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, Chennai.

• Supervisory Development Program –In house program at madras Fertilizers Limited, Chennai.

• Productivity and Safety – In house program at madras Fertilizers Limited, Chennai.

• Training program on “Windows, MS-Office, internet & Email conducted by M/S SRM Systems and Software, Chennai.

• ISO-9002 Internal Quality Auditors Training- In house program (MFL).

• Training of “Internal Auditors for ISO 14001- EMS Auditing”

• ISO 9001: 2000 Revision and Transition Training Course.

 

Languages

 English-RWSU, Hindi-SU, Arabic-SU & Tamil-RWSU.