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Lead Process Engineer

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Kolkata, West Bengal, 700001, India
Posted:
January 23, 2017

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MRINAL KANTI NATH

Contact Details:

Flat No. *C, Block No. 3, Dream Excellency

Kali Park, Rajarhat-Gopalpur

Kolkata - 700136, India

Mobile: +91-801*******

+91-896*******

Skype id: nath.mk123

E-mail: acyffn@r.postjobfree.com

CAREER SUMMARY

Lead Process Engineer having more than 20 years of total experience (9 years experience in Middle East),

Process Design experience in Offshore & Onshore Oil & Gas Processing, Pipelines, Refinery, Petrochemicals and various utility systems,

Experience includes Process Conceptualization, Simulation & Optimization, FEED / Basic Design, EPC / Detailed Engineering, Pre-bid Engineering.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY (Employer - Duration - Last Position Held)

ADMA-OPCO, Abu Dhabi - 1 Year - Process Engineer (as Lead role)

SNC-Lavalin, Abu Dhabi - 6 Months - PMC Sr. (Lead) Process Engineer in ADOC

Wood Group PSN, Abu Dhabi - 1 Year - PMC Lead Process Engineer in ZADCO

Technip Abu Dhabi - 6 Years - Principal Process Engineer

Engineers India Limited, New Delhi, India - 14 Years - Manager

Davy Powergas India Private Limited, Mumbai, India – 2 Months - Process Engineer

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

M.Tech. in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai, India with 8.27/10 CGPA in 1993

B.E. in Chemical Engineering from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India with First Class Hons. (76.27% marks) in 1991

Member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers

SKILLS

I have hands on experience and proficiency in:

Development of deliverable list & schedule, man-hour estimate, co-ordination, supervision & monitoring of process activities, guiding juniors, inter-disciplinary input & co-ordination

Use of process simulators such as DESIGN-II, PRO-II, HYSYS, FLARENET, PIPESIM, OLGA

Preparation of design basis & philosophy documents

Preparation of Heat & Mass Balance, PFD, Process Safeguarding Flow Scheme (PSFS) and P&IDs

Equipments & line sizing, preparation of process specification for equipments, package items & instruments, fluid list, tie-in list, line schedule, chemical, utility & flare load summaries.

Relief & blowdown calculations

Flare network simulation and optimization

Hydraulic simulation, sizing and optimization of pipelines

Preparation of SAFE chart, Cause & Effects chart

Preparation of Register of Safety Related Devices (RSRD)

Brownfield adequacy study

Participation in Design Review, Hazop, Hazid, SIL

Preparation of SoW, deliverable list, input to tender, bid clarification, technical bid evaluation etc.

Review of documents & drawings

Identification / study of bottleneck and test run in existing plant

I was involved in pre-commissioning, commissioning, start-up & performance guarantee test runs of UOP licensed process units such as Naphtha Hydrotreater Unit, CCR-Platforming Process Unit, Xylene Fractionation Unit, Parex Unit, Isomar Unit, Shell-Sulfolane Process Unit, Benzene Toluene Fractionation Unit & Tatoray Unit in Para-Xylene (PX) Complex.

I am conversant with International Codes & Standards such as API, BP, Shell DEP, Total GS etc.

FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITIES IN ADMA-OPCO, ABU DHABI (May 2015 to May 2016)

Designation: Process Engineer (as lead role) in New Fields Division

Nasr Full Field Development Project

Responsible for providing project engineering support for Nasr Full Field Development Project (installation of seven wellhead towers and a super complex in offshore Nasr Field) as well as engineering & operation technical support for Nasr EPS Facilities (two wellhead towers & a production manifold tower).

FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITIES IN SNC-LAVALIN, ABU DHABI (November 2014 to May 2015)

Designation: PMC Sr. (Lead) Process Engineer - Abu Dhabi Oil Company (Japan)

FEED for ADOC Expansion Project & EPC for Causeway Pipelines Project

These two projects involve expansion of existing facilities and new facilities installation at Mubarraz Island & AR Site Terminal (West Mubarraz) and causeway pipelines in order to achieve & handle additional production.

PMC role as Lead Process Engineer - Responsible for endorsement of previous study/FEED, preparation of SoW, deliverable list, Input to Tender, Bid Clarification, Technical Bid Evaluation, site visit for verification of tie-ins & project scope, resolution of TQ, Drawing & Document review etc.

FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITIES IN WOOD GROUP PSN, ABU DHABI (September 2013 to October 2014)

Designation: PMC Lead Process Engineer - ZADCO

Power Upgrade Project at Zirku Island

Installation of two 21 MW Gas Turbine Power Generators to meet additional power demand at Zirku Island and integration with the existing power system, fuel gas system & hot oil system for waste heat recovery.

PMC role as Lead Process Engineer - Responsible for FEED endorsement, preparation of SoW, deliverable list, Input to Tender, Bid Clarification, Technical Bid Evaluation, liaising with Zirku site operation, site visit & verification of tie-ins, resolution of TQ, Drawing & Document review and participation in various project reviews such as Design Review, HAZOP, HAZID, SIL, 3D model review at EPC Contractor’s office at Milan in Italy.

FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITIES IN TECHNIP ABU DHABI (July 2007 to September 2013)

Last Designation: Principal Process Engineer

Worked on the following projects:

ZADCO, Abu Dhabi - Techno-economical Feasibility Study for HAZOP/SIL Close-out for Umm Al Dalkh Central Processing Platform Facilities

Carry out process study and necessary engineering to assess techno-economical feasibility of implementing various HAZOP and SIL recommendations for existing offshore UAD CPP facilities.

Lead Engineer role - Responsible for delivering all process study reports, site visit & data collection, providing engineering input to other disciplines, inter-disciplinary co-ordination etc.

BAPCO, Bahrain - FEED for Replacement of Joy Air Compressors in #2 Power Plant

Replacement of existing air compressors & dryers by installing new Air Compressors, Dryers & Receivers, installation of new Air Dryer for existing Emergency Instrument Air Compressor System and tie-in to existing instrument air network in #2 Power Plant in BAPCO Refinery to meet refinery instrument air demand of 2100 SCFM.

Lead Engineer role - Responsible for supervision and monitoring of all process deliverables, participation in Hazop & close-out of action points, inter-disciplinary co-ordination and input to EPC Scope of Work.

ZADCO, Abu Dhabi - EPC for Satah Full Field Development Project

Modification of existing topside facilities and installation of new facilities (such as Gas Lift, Gas Injection, Production & Test Headers, MPFM, Pig Traps, Production Separator, Chemical Injection, Closed Drain, Flare, Plant & Instrument Air and Diesel systems) in offshore Satah Wellhead Platforms (WHP-01/02/03/06/08/09) and Production Manifold Platform (PMP) for handling Gas Lift, Gas Injection and enhanced production, Installation of new infield flow lines between WHPs and PMP, gas pipeline from PMP to Zirku Island, Gas Injection Pipeline from Zirku Island to WHP-09 through PMP and umbilicals, Modification of existing onshore facilities and installation of new facilities at Zirku Island (such as Gas Injection Compression, Gas Dehydration, Pig Traps, Slug Catcher, Chemical Injection, Closed Drain, Plant & Instrument Air Systems etc).

Sr. Engineer role - Technical review of bid documents from various gas injection compressor bidders and preparation of TQ for bidders, Updation of FEED PFDs and P&IDs for Wellhead Platforms (WHP-01/02/03/06/08/09) and Production Manifold Platform (PMP) as per Tender Bulletin, Post Tender Clarifications, EPC specification and project philosophies, subsequent client comments resolution and close-out, Participation in Design Review and Hazop & close-out of action points, Preparation of data sheet for equipments, package items & instruments, various study reports etc., Adequacy study of existing Zirku Satah facilities in Unit-411, 412, 460, 461 which include separators, desalters, stabilizer, scrubber, amine unit by-pass compressor, export gas compressor etc., Review of vendor documents.

ZADCO, Abu Dhabi - FEED for Upper Zakum 750K Project based on Artificial Islands Concept

Project involved Six work packages (Work Package-1, 2, 3A, 3B, 4 & 5) covering all Greenfield (artificial islands - North, South, West and Central Island) & Brownfield works at various offshore platforms (North Satellite, South Satellite, West Satellite and Zakum Central Complex of ZADCO, GPF & Gas Injection Platform of ADMA-OPCO.

Lead Engineer role - Responsible for all Brownfield Process activities (Work Package - 2, 3A & 3B) such as developing deliverable list & schedule, man-hour estimate, co-ordination, supervision and monitoring of all process design activities and deliverables, Site visit along with Piping team to identify tie-ins and early tie-ins for shutdown optimization, Participation in P&ID review, early Tie-in review, HAZOP, HAZID, SIL review and value engineering workshops, Close-out of P&ID review and HAZOP action points, Inter-disciplinary co-ordination and interaction with ZADCO PMT and ADMA-OPCO for resolving various issues, Input to EPC Scope of Work.

ZADCO, Abu Dhabi - Feasibility study for new Gas Trunk Line (NGTL) from ZADCO Central Island to existing GG-II/GPF platform at ZWSC of ADMA-OPCO

Feasibility study for selecting gas routing scheme and tie-in options for new Gas Trunk Line (NGTL) from ZADCO Central Island to existing GG-II/GPF platform to minimize new facilities at ZWSC of ADMA-OPCO.

Lead Engineer role - Responsible for co-ordination, supervision and monitoring of all process activities such as Optimization of NGTL pipe line size, Study of various schemes for gas routing through GPF, NRP, CSP, GGII and connecting bridges and tie-in options associated with each routing scheme, Review of existing Operating and Control Philosophy with respect to proposed tie-ins for NGTL and interfacing with ongoing ZWSC Additional 100 MBD Modifications project of ADMA-OPCO, Study the impact on existing Flares at ZWSC, Development of pigging methodology for NGTL & review requirement of slug catcher/ liquid knock-out facility, Study report, Inter-disciplinary co-ordination and interaction with ZADCO PMT and ADMA-OPCO for resolving various issues.

ZADCO, Abu Dhabi - Conceptual Study/Design for Early Production (EPS) & Production Build-Up (PBU) Phases based on Artificial Islands Concept for Upper Zakum 750K Surface Facilities

Conceptual study for selecting scheme/options of new facilities in various phases (EPS & PBU) in four artificial islands (North, South, West and Central Island), four existing Upper Zakum platforms of ZADCO (North Satellite, South Sattelite, West Satellite and Zakum Central Complex) & existing Gas Injection Platform (GIP) of ADMA-OPCO at Zakum West Super Complex and for identifying requirement of brownfield tie-ins and modifications.

Sr. Engineer role - Preparation of design basis and various design philosophies, Process simulation, preparation of heat & mass balance, Pipeline simulations & optimization for Oil/Water transport, LP & MP Gas transport, Injection Water transport, Injection Gas transport, Lift Gas transport and preparation of pipeline hydraulic study report, Sizing of various equipments/packages for process & utility systems and preparation of calculation notes, Preparation of equipment list for various options and input to costing, Preparation of options study reports.

ADMA-OPCO, Abu Dhabi - EPC for Gas Processing Facilities (GPF) Project

Engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of new platform (GPF) and facilities such as Gas Compression system (2 x 220 MMSCFD), GDU, Vapor Recovery Unit, Fuel Gas, Chemical Injection, Compressed Air, Nitrogen, Fresh & Potable water, Open & Closed Drain and Flare systems.

Preparation/review of commissioning procedures and documents, Review & follow-up of commissioning sub-contractors activities at home office, Interfacing between commissioning sub-contractor (Cegelec Oil & Gas), Engineering & Procurement disciplines of Technip and NPCC, Progress review, minutes preparation, reporting etc. related to commissioning activities.

Qatar Petroleum - FEED for New Acid Gas Recovery Plant

Project involved design of new facilities such as Amine Unit, Gas Dehydration Unit, Acid Gas Compression Unit, Pipelines and various Utility Systems, for 450 MMSCFD sour Khuff gas treatment to supply saleable sweet fuel gas to industrial customers.

Sr. Engineer role - Responsible for all Utility Systems design (Hot Oil System, Fuel Gas System, Vapor Recovery System, Sour Water Treating System, Potable Water & DM Water System, Diesel System, Plant & Instrument Air System, Nitrogen System, HP & LP Acid Flare Systems, Open & Closed Drain System). Preparation / supervision of process deliverables such as process specifications, PFD, Safeguarding Flow Scheme (PSFS) and P&ID, Equipment list, fluid list, Sizing of various equipments and calculation notes, Process data sheet for various equipments such as reboiler, fired heater, pump, air cooler, knock-out drum, hot oil expansion vessel, storage tank, filter, static mixer, flare packages and instruments, Flare & blowdown report, Flare network simulation for HP and LP Acid Flare Systems.

ADCO, Abu Dhabi - FEED for Bab Gas Compression Project

FEED for 3 compressor stations near GASCO Habshan to boost the pressure of gas from the existing trunklines.

Sr. Engineer role - Preparation of process data sheets of condensate pumps, pigging pumps, compressor scrubber pumps, cooling water expansion vessel, circulation pumps & make-up pumps for closed loop cooling system, storage tank, filters & pumps for diesel system, closed drain vessels & pumps, Preparation of calculation notes & process data sheets for package items such as plant and instrument air package, nitrogen package, flare package, corrosion & hydrate inhibitor package, Plant air, instrument air & nitrogen receivers sizing, Flare network simulation, Preparation of chemical, utility & effluent summary.

ZADCO, Abu Dhabi - Feasibility Study for Mubarraz Gas/Condensate Full Field Development Project

High level feasibility study to evaluate various processing options for installation of gas treatment facilities at Mubarraz Island and Umm Al Anbar Island and associated pipeline facilities.

Sr. Engineer role - Pipeline hydraulic studies for flow lines (from 7 WHPs to PMP), well fluid line (PMP to Mubarraz Island / Umm Al Anbar Island), sweet gas/condensate pipeline line (Mubarraz Island / Umm Al Anbar Island to Umm Al Dalkh Island) and acid gas pipeline (Mubarraz island / Umm Al Anbar Island to Hail Island) for various processing options, Preparation of flow schemes for various options, Preparation of equipment list for various options and input to costing.

Total E&P Yemen - Additional Separators & Associated Facilities for Kharir Basement Phase-1

Sr. Engineer role - Process simulation, preparation of heat & mass balance, PFD and P&ID, Preparation of separators & pumps data sheets, Relief & blowdown calculations, Flare network simulation & existing flare adequacy check, Adequacy check for existing compressed air system and closed & open drain system.

Total E&P Yemen - Additional Boosting Facilities for Central Compression Unit, Kharir Basement Phase-1 Project

Sr. Engineer role - Preparation of design basis, Process simulation, preparation of heat & mass balance, PFD and P&ID, Preparation of equipment datasheets, fluid list, line list etc.

Total E&P Yemen - De-Bottlenecking of a Self-Contained Production Facility (SCPF#1) at Kharir to increase Oil Production Capacity from 10,000 BPD to 15,000 BPD

Lead Engineer role - Responsible for all process activities such as Site visit and data collection, Preparation of design basis, Process simulation, preparation of heat and mass balance, Adequacy check for existing equipments such as inlet manifold, separator, desalter, pumps, flare KOD, storage tanks & instruments with respect to increased capacity, Relief load calculations, Flare network simulation & adequacy check for Kharir CPU flare with respect to increased flare load, Preparation of study reports.

FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITIES IN ENGINEERS INDIA LIMITED (May 1993 to July 2007)

Last Designation: Manager

Worked on the following projects:

IOCL - Process Design Package for 9 MMTPA Crude Distillation Unit, Vacuum Distillation Unit and Light-End Recovery Unit of Eastern India Refinery Project at Paradip, India

Preparation of PFD, Material Selection Diagram (MSD), P&ID, Performed pump/control valve circuit hydraulics calculation, vessel and line sizing etc., Relief load calculations, Preparation of data sheet for various equipment such as desalter, exchanger, fired heaters, pumps, vessels, filter, instruments and line schedule.

CPCL - Process Design Package for 3 MMTPA Crude Distillation Units and Vacuum Distillation Unit in CPCL Refinery-III Project

Preparation of process design basis, Preparation of PFD and P&ID, Performed hydraulics calculation for pumps & control valve, vessel and line sizing etc., Preparation of process data sheets for various equipments such as exchanger, fired heaters, pumps, vessels, filter, instruments and line schedule, Preparation of utility summary and flare load summary.

IOCL - Process Design Package for 3 TPD Sulphur Recovery Unit of Digboi Refinery

Preparation of heat & mass balance and PFD, Performed process calculations, KOD sizing, line sizing etc., Preparation of data sheet for vessels, burner, combustion chamber, heaters, exchangers, pumps, compressors, instruments and line schedule, Preparation of utility summary, flare load summary etc.

BRPL, Dhaligaon, Assam - Process Design Package for 10 TPD Sulphur Recovery Unit of BRPL

Performed vessel & KOD sizing, line sizing, safety relief calculation, pump & control valve calculation etc., Preparation of data sheet for vessels, heaters, exchangers, instruments and line schedule.

IOCL - Utility Systems for Eastern India Refinery Project at Paradip, India

Preparation of utility flow/interconnecting diagram, P&IDs for DM water system, Performed process calculation for line sizing, pump circuit and control valve circuit hydraulics, tank sizing, PVRV sizing etc., Preparation of data sheet for all equipments such as DM water tanks, pumps, package items, instruments and line schedule.

IOCL - Feasibility Study for treating Heavy Naphtha (HN), Light Naphtha (LN) and SR Gas Oil in Kerosene Refining Unit (KRU) of IOCL, Guwahati Refinery, India.

Site visit and data collection, Estimation of basic equilibrium data for LN, HN and SR Gas Oil, Simulation of extraction tower and solvent recovery sections, Validation of simulation study with field test run, Identification of bottleneck and modifications required in KRU, Preparation of study report.

CFC LPG Treating Projects

I was involved in process design based on EIL-IOCL jointly developed Continuous Fibre-film Contractor (CFC) Technology for LPG treating in various Indian Refineries. For these projects as listed below, my activities included: Preparation of design basis, Preparation of heat & mass balance, PFD’s and P&ID’s, Preparation of cause and effects chart, Pump & hydraulic calculations, Preparation of datasheet for equipments (vessel, column, exchanger, pumps, filter, storage tank etc.) and instruments, Relief load calculations, Preparation of utility summary, flare load summary, effluent summary etc.

BORL, Bina - Basic Design and Engineering Package for LPG Treating Unit for treating 125,000 TPA LPG from CDU/VDU and DCU to meet product LPG specification.

MRPL - Process Engineering Package for LPG Treating Unit for treating 65,000 TPA capacity of LPG from new CDU/VDU to meet product LPG specification.

IOCL, Paradip Refinery - Process Engineering Package for LPG Treating Unit for treating 150,000 TPA capacity of coker LPG to meet product LPG specification.

IOCL, Paradip Refinery - Proposal for treating 1.85 MMTPA capacity of LPG from INDMAX Unit to meet final LPG specification.

IOCL, Guwahati Refinery - Process Design Package for LPG Treating Unit for treating 55,000 TPA of LPG produced from INDMAX (FCCU) unit to meet product specification.

IOCL - EPCC for Para-Xylene (PX) Project at IOCL, Panipat, India

Involved in pre-commissioning, commissioning, start-up and performance guarantee test run of the following UOP licensed process units: Naphtha Hydrotreater Unit, CCR-Platforming Process Unit, Xylene Fractionation Unit, Parex Unit, Isomar Unit, Shell-Sulfolane Process Unit, Benzene Toluene Fractionation Unit, Tatoray Unit.

Associated with trouble-shooting and test run in NMP extraction unit of IOCL, Haldia Refinery, India

Associated with test run in KRU of IOCL, Guwahati Refinery, India

Associated with various in-house / collaborative developmental studies and activities as listed below.

Design & engineering of 500 kg/day poly-metallic nodule pilot plant for metal recovery through solvent extraction at Hindustan Zinc Limited, Udaipur, India

My activities in this project in collaboration with Hindustan Zinc included: Preparation of design dossier for pilot plant, Detailed engineering follow up, Review and approval of contractor’s documents & drawing, Test run in pilot plant.

Development of Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) process for hydrogen recovery and purification from hydrogen rich gases from refinery

My activities in this in-house project included: Refineries visit and data collection from various PSA hydrogen units, Data analysis & Study of hydrogen balance in multi-bed PSA system, Preparation of design dossier for PSA pilot plant, Detailed engineering follow up, Review & approval of contractor’s documents & drawing, Supervision of erection, installation & commissioning of skid mounted PSA pilot plant, Pilot plant studies.

Study for benzene removal from Food Grade Hexane (FGH) meeting WHO's specification (0.1 wt% benzene) using adsorption process

My activities in this project in collaboration with IOCL included data collection in IOCL and analysis, development of process model and simulation, conceptual design of FGH purification process scheme.

FUNCTION & RESPONSIBILITIES IN DAVY POWERGAS INDIA PRIVATE LIMITED (April 1993 to May 1993)

Designation: Process Engineer

Activities for this short period included process simulation, line sizing, preparation of line schedule etc.

COMMERCIAL SOFTWARE EXPOSURE

DESIGN-II, PRO-II, HYSYS, FLARENET, PIPESIM, OLGA

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth : 29th November, 1969

Gender : Male

Marital Status : Married and having one child

Nationality : Indian

Passport Details : Passport No. N4588770, Date of Expiry - 10/05/2026

Language Known : English, Hindi, Bengali



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