Static Equipment Technician / Engineer Training


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Static Equipment Operator (5 days)


Level


Proficiency

Audience


Engineers and managers involved in operating or designing oil and gas field processing facilities

Purpose


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)


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  • 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 inspection1 day


  • Different material types

  • Main corrosion types

  • Different materials resistance to corrosion

  • Corrosion protection and prevention

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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

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)

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  • Emergency Shut-down System (ESD)

  • Fire & Gas (F&G)

  • High Integrity Protection System (HIPS)

  • Emergency depressurization (EDP)

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.