Piping Stress Analysis Engineer available

Piping Stress Analysis Engineer

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  • Graduation: Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering
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  • Languages: English (Native or Bilingual) | Norwegian (Elementary)
  • Last update: 20.06.2017
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Total 24+ years’ experience where 17+ years as piping stress analysis engineer including pipe support engineering and 7 years’ experience as piping engineer in offshore and onshore of oil & gas / petrochemical industries / power industries.
• Basic safety and Emergency Course (Can travel offshore)
• 10+ years of Norwegian continental shelf experience and 10 years international experience including USA / JAPAN
• Expert in Stress analysis software - Caesar-II, Triflex, AutoPipe
• Expert in Pipe support engineering 

Engineering Software: Caesar-II / Triflex / Autopipe / Rohr2, Staad, Ansys, FE Pipe etc.
Plant Design / 3D System: PDMS, PDS, Navisworks, Microstation and Autocad etc.
Others: IFS-7, Pro Arc, STID, TIME, i-Docs, MS-Office, Outlook and Lotus Notes etc.

PROJECT HISTORY
Summary 
Total 24+ years’ experience in Mechanical / Piping field where 17+ years in as piping stress analysis engineer including pipe support engineering and 7 years’ experience as piping engineer in offshore and onshore of oil & gas / petrochemical industries.
• Expert in Stress analysis software - Caesar-II, Triflex, AutoPipe 
• Expert in Piping and Pipe support engineering 
? Participate and plan piping engineering related activities in different phases of project. 
? Leadership, supervision and responsibility for stress engineers assigned to the project. 
? Overall co-ordination of stress activities, review and development of a safe, economical, and operable design in accordance with project guidelines and specifications. 
? Create new and update existing Engineering Standards as required by project. 
? Man-hour estimation and manpower, schedule and budget planning. 
? Attend design review meetings as required, both internal and with the client.  
? Interface with Piping Design, Pipe Supports, Structural, Mechanical, Process and instrumentation and other disciplines. 
? Ensure that stress related requirements such as allowable loads on mechanical equipment nozzles are fully understood by relevant disciplines, and implemented. 
? Select critical lines and control the Critical Line List. 
? Ensure that deliverables within scope of stress engineers are produced in accordance with the Project schedule and the Critical Line List.  
? Communicate / present complex technical solutions and concepts to other engineers and non-engineering personnel.  
? Technical bid evaluation of all engineered supports and special piping components.  
? Check and approve datasheets for engineered pipe supports.  
? Supervise preparation of the Project Stress Analysis Calculations and Report.  
? Perform and / or assist with technical audits. 
? Provide guidance to less experienced developing engineers. 
? Offshore surveys for piping, pipe support, stress analysis requirements. 
? Knowledge of ASME Codes B31.1, B31.3, B31.4, B31.8, VIII Div.1 & 2, API 610 / 617/ 618, RToD, NEMA SM 23, TEMA, Norsok / UKCS, DNV, PED, PD5500, EN 13480 etc. 
 
Skills Engineering Software: 
Caesar-II / Triflex / Autopipe, Staad, Ansys, FE Pipe, PV Elite etc. 
Plant Design / 3D System:
PDMS, Navisworks, Microstation and Autocad etc. 
Others: IFS-7, Pro Arc, STID, TIME, i-Docs, MS-Office, Outlook and Lotus Notes etc.
Language: English (Fluent) 
 
Work Experience: Jun 2015 – till date, 
Freelancer for various projects 
• Prepared piping design layout of Pig launcher / Receiver / LPG Tank and its pipeline design including burried pipping and pipe support design using PDMS. 
• Carried out comprehensive buried piping stress analysis and pipe support design for LPG pipelines as per B31.4. 
• Prepared pipe stress isometrics and its checking. 
• Performd checking of high temperature steam piping stress lines for a power plant as per EN 13480.
• Prepared pipe stress reports and checking third party auditable calculation files. 
• Performed the stress analysis of skid module, manifold piping, flow lines, other oil and gas critical lines as revamping project.                  As Student – Stavanger University, studied and project work for following courses:
• Subsea Technology: Prepared project work for Brazil field of 2450m depth.
• Pipelines and Risers: Performed calculations for pipeline sizing, On-bottom stability, Span calculation, VIV check, expansion analysis and lateral buckling etc. 
• Advanced Finite Element Analysis: Prepared project work using Ansys / Matlab. 
 
Jun 2013 – May 2015, 
Lead Piping Stress Engineer, CB&I, The Hague, Nederlands. 
Project: Asata Hansteen Topside Spar FPSO, Client: Statoil (Jul 2013-May 2015) 
• Prepared pipe stress procedures and initial set-up for software’s incl. materials. 
• Prepared Critical Line List (CLL) as per B31.3 / DNV / Norsok / PED. 
• Estimated Man-hour, manpower, schedule and budget planning. 
• Executed re-injection reciprocating compressor (3 stages) static / dynamic piping stress analysis (175oC / 103 barg) including layout concept, special anti-vibration pipe supports requirements, and as per pulsation / mechanical response analysis. • Performed centrifugal compressor inlet & discharge piping stress analysis. 
• Prepared preliminary pipe support MTO for pre-order and weight control. 
• Prepared pipe support standards and calculated its allowable loads. 
• Assessed and recommended piping routing with designers as preliminary manual flexibility check based on pipe stress and pipe supports aspects.
• Checked stress calculations before delivery to third party verification DNV GL.
• Prepared blast / vibration span table using excel calculation. 
• Analyzed dynamic analysis for pump failure (surge)/exchanger tube rupture (slug). 
• Performed vibration analysis and fatigue analysis. • Performed FIV / VIV / AIV, nozzle loads check and flange leak analysis. • Attended design review meetings as required, both internal and with the client. 
 
Project: KING LNG FPSO, Client: Pangea (Jun 2013 - Jul 2013) - Standstill 
• Estimated man-hour and manpower, schedule and budget planning. 
• Prepared piping stress procedure for the project.
• Calculated forced displacements for pipe stress input due to various effects such as hull hogging & sagging, Module movements etc. 
• Prepared Caesar II load cases for operating, transit, blast and fatigue analysis.  
 
Jul 2012 – Jun 2013, 
Student - Master of Technology in Mech. Engineering, NIMS University 
• Prepared Master thesis: “Fatigue analysis of Piping Systems due to Static and Dynamic Loads on Topsides of offshore FPSO platform”. 
 
Jun 2011 – Jun 2012,
Sr. Piping Stress Engineer, Aker Solutions, Stavanger, Norway 
Project: Gudrun Tie-ins, Sleipner A & Gino Krog tie-in FEED, Client: Statoil 
• Performed comprehensive piping stress analysis for critical lines including Sleipner-A platform gas metering skid piping with offshore survey. 
• Reviewed Vendor drawings and interacting with them for design compliance. 
• Prepared stress isometric inputs and making stress iso using microstation. 
• Performed offshore survey for pipe support and pipe stress calculation relevant. 
• Prepared preliminary stress analysis and reports for riser piping to pig-launcher with PSV networks for FEED stage of Gino Krog tie-in project. 
Slug analysis also carried out for flowline from riser pipe to pig-launcher with different slug scenario.       
Project: Ormen Lange-Test Pit Project / Draugen Platform Modifications, Client: Shell  
• Full responsible and performed for piping stress analysis of all piping system in as-built phase for Test Pit project. 
• Prepared & checked stress analysis reports.
• Checked production isometrics and pipe supports as per stress reports. 

Sep 2008 – Jun 2011, 
Sr. Specialist Engineer–Piping, Rosenberg Worley Parsons, Norway       
Projects: Kvitebjørn Pre-compressor & Valemon Tie-in, Client: Statoil          
Sleipner – A, 10 bars Inlet Pressure, Client: Statoil   
• Prepared preliminary set-up for project 
• Performed man hour estimation, Job planning, allocation and monitoring. 
• Prepared project procedure for stress analysis and Technical Queries (TQ). 
• Prepared Critical Line List (CLL). 
• Interfaced with Piping Design, Pipe Supports, Structural, Mechanical, Process and instrumentation and other disciplines as required. • Supervised preparation of the Project Stress Analysis Calculations and Report. 
• Provided guidance to less experienced developing engineers.
• Check and approve datasheets for engineered pipe supports. 
• Provided guidance to less experienced developing engineers. 
• Responsible for piping stress analysis for all critical / non-critical piping system.
• Checked and approved stress analysis report for third party verification. 
• Performed offshore survey for pipe stress engineering and pipe support relevant. 
 
Mar 2007 – Jul 2008, 
Sr. Piping Design Engineer, Kca-Deutag - RDS Norge AS, 
Norway Project: Greater Ekofisk Modifications (GEM)-Eldfisk 2/4 for Conoco-Phillips, Aibel  
• Performed detailed discussion and evaluation for new stress analysis / analyzed lines of high pressure mud, drilling manifold, choke & kill lines with stress group / support group based on existing site offshore survey conditions. 
• Lead the meeting for progress report and guidance for pipe support engineering. 
• Planned and monitored pipe support deliveries according to project schedule. 
 
Jan 2006 – Jan 2007, 
Sr. Piping Stress Engineer, JGC Corporation, Yokohama-Japan       
 Project: Olefin Plant, Aramco PetroRabigh, Area: HOFCC Unit 
• Performed pipe stress analysis (Static/Dynamic) for critical lines using Caesar II.
• Performed pipe support design & its special items such as spring, snubber, strut etc. 
• Selection / design of expansion joints & vendor drawing review with bid comparison. 
 
Apr 2005 – Jan 2006,
Piping Stress Analysis & Support Engineer, CTCI Corporation, Taiwan 
Project:  Olefin Plant, Formosa Petrochemicals (OL-3 Unit) 
•  Performed pipe stress analysis if any changes in piping design parameters using Caesar-II / Simplex and its checking. 
 
Oct 1997 – Apr 2005, 
Engineer - Plant Design and Piping, Bechtel USA, India & Turkey         
2003 -2005 EG LNG Train 1 Project, Equatorial Guinea. Piping Engineer.         
Worked as an Area leader for Power Generation / Acid removal unit & pipe rack area.  
•  Cleared interference check, RDB report at 30%, 50%, 90% stage review. 
•  Reviewed pipe stress analysis / support design including pipe supports modeling.
•  Executed client review at above 3 stages using SPR and net meeting.
•  Coordinated engineering activities in compliance to company and local standards.        
Power Generation (ASME B31.1) & Oil and Gas (ASME B31.3) Projects        
2003-2004 Ghazlan Power Project, Saudi Arabia, piping engineer.       
2001-2002 Turkey Boo Power Project, Engineer- pipe stress & supports.       
1999-2001 Sabine River Power Project, USA, Engineer- pipe supports.       
1997-1998 Reliance Refinery, Jamnagar Complex, Engineer- piping stress.      
Activities for above projects: 
• Performed piping stress analysis for all critical lines including high temperature lines. 
• Performed Seismic Anchor Movement (SAM) analysis. 
• Prepared final pipe stress reports. 
• Performed design of pipe supports and its components including spring hanger selections using Lisega, PTP, Grinnel vendors catalogues. 
• Performed weld and structural strength calculations. 
• Modeled pipe supports in 3D model, extracted hanger sketch, checked and approved. 
• Prepared 2D pipe support drawings using Microstation.
• Performed pipe supports cold & hot walk-down as pipe verification program to make sure that pipe support movements are as stress analyzed displacements. 
• Performed field engineering support. 
• Reviewed and approved vendor drawings, FCN, NCR etc. 
 
Oct 1996 – Oct 1997, 
Piping Engineer, Saipem Eni (IDEA Deutsche Babcock) Chennai.
Project: Polyethylene plant of Reliance Polyethylene Ltd 
• Performed piping stress analysis using Autopipe / Caesar II program. 
 
Jul 1993 – Oct 1996, 
Piping Engineer, Systech Consultancy Services, Mumbai.       
 Clients: SPL, BPCL, IFFCO, SPIC, MECON, UDHE, TEIL, HLL, NOCIL, HPCL, BPC etc.        
Activities handled for above projects: 
• Stress analysis of piping system using Triflex software including jacketed / buried / bellowed / failure piping as per ANSI B31.1, B31.3, B31.4 and B31.8. 
• Preparing piping isometrics and stress isometrics. 
• Design & analysis of static equipment (pressure vessel / columns as per ASME/BS, heat exchangers as per ASME / TEMA). 
• Code check of analyzed piping connected to turbine (NEMA 23), pumps (API 610), compressors (API 617) and nozzle check as per WRC 107 / 297 etc. 
• Pipe supports selection and its design. 
• Pulsation/Mechanical response study for reciprocating compressor assembly. 
• Finite element analysis (FEA) modelling for nozzles and attachments. 
• Site visit for collecting stress data and follow up recommendations. 
• Familiar with all engineering software of Piping Solutions, Inc (Successor to AAA Technology & Specialties Co. Inc.) for power / chemical & process plants and its marketing and technical support. 
  
Membership  KIVI Dutch Engineering Society, Membership # 232214, will be transferred to Tekna  American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Membership #100037071  Working towards Charted Engineer (CEng) 
 
References: 
• Mr. Clement Balthasar, Pipe stress engineer, Aibel – Norway, Tel (o):+47-85274102, Mob: +47-90992594, e-mail: Clement.R.Balthasar@aibel.com 
• Mr. Geir Tørlen, Leader, Emda Engineering AS - Norway, Tel (o) / Mob: +4792200044, e-mail.: Emda.engineering@gmail.com 
 Mr. Sam Cunningham - Retired, Consultant - Senior Pipe Stress Engineer, DNVStavanger, Mob: 46916181, e-mail: Samc@lyse.net, worked together for Shell project
TIME AND SPATIAL FLEXIBILITY
Willing to travel europe and internationally
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