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E-601 - Module 1: Static Equipment

5 days MAT/EQUIP1
  • Engineers and managers involved in operating or designing oil and gas field processing facilities
  • To learn the technology, operation and maintenance of main static equipment used in Oil & Gas installations
Learning Objectives
  • To understand technology, operating principles, and maintenance of static equipment (piping, vessels, thermal equipment, storage, instrumentation, process control)
  • To learn about main selection criteria in regard to equipment operating conditions and safety considerations
  • To grasp fundamentals of metallurgy, corrosion and corrosion prevention
  • To review important origins of equipment failures
  • To describe process control loops structures and instruments technology
  • To understand safety instrumented systems specific to production facilities
Ways and means
  • Several applications and illustrations
  • Use of dynamic simulations

Piping & valves 0.5 day
  • Pipes, flanges and gaskets: types, standards
  • Valves: globe valves, gate valves, other valve types (butterfly, membrane, piston...), check valves
  • Pig types, Pig valves, pig launcher and receiver
  • Miscellaneous: filters, flame arrestors, steam traps
  • Pressure relief equipment: pressure safety valves, thermal expansion valves, rupture disks
  • Different Codes and standards
Storage equipment 0.5 day
  • Different storage equipment: atmospherics tanks, spheres, cigars, refrigerated and cryogenic storage
  • Miscellaneous equipment
  • Case of floating storage vessels (FSO, FPSO)
Metallurgy - Corrosion - Fundamentals of inspection 1 day
  • Different material types
  • Main corrosion types
  • Different materials resistance to corrosion
  • Corrosion protection and prevention
Thermal equipment 0.5 day
  • Fundamentals of heat transfer
  • Technology of heat exchangers and air coolers
  • Technology of furnaces and fire tubes
  • Examples of thermal equipment applications
Fundamentals of electricity 0.5 day
  • Electrical Architecture in Onshore / Offshore installations: Power distribution network, Main components
  • Electrical Safety - Equipment for Explosive atmospheres
  • Example of Electrical balance for an offshore installation - Power generation capabilities selection / redundancy, etc.
Instrumentation & process control 1.25 days
  • Constitution of a control loop: sensor, transmitter, controller, recorder, control valve, signals (pneumatic, electrical, digital) and signal converters -Tags and symbols
  • Different types of pressure, temperature, flow rate and level sensors
  • Transmitters types
  • Technology of control valves: simple and double seat plug valves, cage valves, “Camflex” type valves, three-way valves
  • Different types of control loops: simple loop, cascade, split-range
  • Distributed Control System (DCS): network architecture and constitution - Examples
  • Practice of Dynamic Simulation for process control
Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) 0.25 day
  • Emergency Shut-down System (ESD)
  • Fire & Gas (F&G)
  • High Integrity Protection System (HIPS)
  • Emergency depressurization (EDP)
Oil & Gas metering - Multiphase metering 0.5 day
2016 course calendar
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Oct 10 - 14 Rueil €3,280 Online By email