Chemical Engineer with 35 years of process engineering experience in oil and gas, refining, polymers and petrochemical industries. Engineering experience includes conceptual and feasibility studies, front end engineering design, detail engineering, preparation of company standards and pre-commissioning / operation manuals, erection, pre-commissioning and start-up assistance, PHA and HAZOP, and planning and quality control.
Hands-on experience of preparing process deliverables such as PFDs, P&IDs, Process Safeguarding Flow Schemes, Line List, Operating and Control Philosophy, Safeguarding Memorandum, etc.
Proficient in sizing of units / equipment / pipelines in the upstream oil & gas domain such as Separators (2/3-phase), Oil Treaters, Skim Tanks, Desalters, natural gas, crude oil and condensate pipelines, natural gas dehydration unit, natural gas sweetening unit, produced water treatment unit by developing sizing spreadsheets in MS Excel.
Knowledgeable in Loss Prevention engineering activities such as active fire protection including fire water and foam protection systems.
Knowledgeable in HSE related activities such as PHA, HAZOP, SIL, QRA. Have performed the role of HAZOP facilitator for small brownfield projects. Studied hazards such as BLEVE and its mechanisms such as fireball dynamics. Knowledgeable about mechanism of dispersion of Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs) through flare stacks and open vents.
Executed FEED and Detail engineering of projects related to Gas-Oil Separation Plant, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Polyethylene Terephthalate Polycondensation, filament yarn and staple fiber, Mono-Ethylene Glycol (MEG), Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA), oil and gas flow lines and trunk lines, flare system upgrade, custody transfer metering of gas condensate etc.
Well versed with international standards API and ISO (for oil and gas), NFPA for loss prevention, and company standards such as Saudi Aramco, SABIC, BP RPs and GPs, Exxon, JGC, Shell DEPs and PDO SPs.
– MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
– Aspen HYSYS, PIPESIM