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Instrumentation And Control Engineering

Palakkad, Kerala, 678551, India
December 31, 2019

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Girish Kumar Mani

Email: Phone: +919*********

Seeking senior to principal level assignments in Engineering Project Design, Detailed Engineering Instrumentation & Control, Installation & Commissioning with technology driven organization of repute.


A Result-oriented senior professional with over 30+ years of proven success in Project Management Detailed Engineering Design of Instrumentation & Automation systems and Installation, Commissioning & Maintenance across Oil and Gas / Petrochemical / Chemical and Fertilisers plants.

Currently associated with Qatar Petroleum Doha, as Senior Instrument / IPF Engineer in Engineering Services department

Expertise in handling complete project operations entailing estimation, planning, resource utilization, maintenance & manpower management

Have successfully handled instrumentation & control activities involving Preparation of Specifications,Datasheets,Sizing Calculations, Control &ESD loop diagrams, Functional logic diagrams, Hook-up diagrams, JB schedule, interconnection diagrams, PLC I/O list, DCS I/O list Control room layout and flow charts etc.

Proven ability in swift ramp of the projects within scheduled time, cost & quality parameters

Deftness in handling System Engineering of DCS systems like ABB Bailey, Honeywell, Foxboro, Yokogawa,Siemens and PLC systems like Allen-Bradely, Honeywell, HIMA, ICS Triplex,Triconx,Siemens and GE-Fanuc systems

An effective communicator with excellent relationship management skills and strong analytical, problem solving & organizational abilities.

Core functional strengths include;

Proficient in SIL determination assessment, SIL Verification and Validation.

Extensive knowledge in International Code and Standards, API, AGA,ANSI, ASME, ATEX,UL,FM, Shell DEPs, MESC,NFPA, IEC,ISA,ISO standards

Possesses excellent communication, relationship management & team building skills with dexterity in mentoring and managing project engineering, design, commissioning, operations and maintenance team.

Proven track records of consistently improving the Quality of the company standard specification and project deliverables.

Extensive hands on experience in DCS/ESD/FGS/SCADA/PMS/LDS system engineering and attended FAT and SAT

Feasibility Study Project Management Design Engineering

Instrumentation & Control Erection/commission Maintenance

Quality/ Safety Vendor Development Team Supervision

Conceptual /FEED/EPC DCS/ESD/SCADA/F&G SIL study/Verification


AUGUST 2008 to MAY 2019 with QATAR PETROLEUM,Doha as Senior Instrument IPF Engineer in ENGINEERING SERVICE DEPARTMENT

Dealing with Engineering Technical Services Department, handling Oil &Gas projects, right from Initiation stage to Commissioning.

Prepare the Engineering Scope of Work-Technical part for the Contract

Engineering Coordinator / Collator for the In House Engineering of Automation Upgrade of NGL storage and Loading Facilities in Mesaieed.

FEED for Installation of Coriolis flow meters in the Gas Well head in Arab D,Dukhan.

Involved in the engineering design of First CNG facility in SAMI Qatar

Participated and Contributed in HAZID/HAZOP/QRA.

Conduct SIL assessment studies and SIL verifications.

Attended Factory Test for Honeywell PCS Experian C300 and Safety Managers for ESD and F&G systems QP Refinery LGO project.

Apr’ 2002 to July 2008 with Technip, Abu Dhabi, UAE as Senior Instrumentation Engineer

Joined as Senor Instrumentation Engineer, working as Lead role in Instrumentation & Control systems

Key Projects Handled


Role: Lead System Engineer for ESD /F&G system,SIL assessment study, Handled the preparation of Specifications/Datasheets of instrumentation items for execution plan,Preparation of MR/SR/technical bid evaluation of long lead items like DCS, ESD, F&G systems and telecom systems control valves, safety valves & shut down valves


Role: Job Engineer for the feed job involved in the review of p&ids, cause & effect matrix. Participated in HAZOP study’s Study site survey for review of modification in DCS; ESD; fire & gas detection system and Existing Control rooms for relocation. Choke Valves Adequacy check, Sizing for Control and Safety valves. Preparation of Instrument Design Basis, ICS Specification, HIPPS Specification, Compressor Control System specification. General Instrument Specification, Control Valves, Safety Valves, Shutdown Valves, Motor Operated Valves, Flowmeters, Level Instruments, Lead EPC Bid preparation,ICS offer review, selection of Main Automation System vendor,TQ,TBT,Final price bid compilation for Tender.


Role: Lead Engineer for the feed job involved in the review of P&IDs, cause & effect matrix. Participated in HAZOP study, site survey for review of modification in DCS; ESD; fire & gas detection system closed circuit television system integration and major field instruments like safety relief valves, level instruments, orifice plates, Rota meters, pressure and temperature instruments, and SIL study

Project: ZADCO Gas Injection Pipeline Project

Role: Remote operated sub sea isolation valves hydralic power units & umbilicals

Project: Qatar Petroleum-Ras Laffan common cooling water system

Role: Involved in DCS modification and fire and gas system for new phase 2 projects with additional mov. Control valves, thermal relief valves, vaccum breakers, rotameters, ultrasonic flowmeters and transmitters &local gauges.

Project: ADGAS / ADMA-OPCO – Das Island LNG-3/ CTU existing DCS/ESD & fire and gas system modifications. ABB –Bailey INFI 90 DCS and ICS Triplex ESD system

Role: Handled the addition Of New Instruments like Ultrasonic Flow meter, Electronic Transmitters, Level Instruments, Pressure And Temperature Instruments, Control Valves, Safety Valves, Motor Operated Valves And Pneumatic On-Off Valves.

Project: South Pars Gas Field Development Project (PHASE 9 & 10 Offshore)

Role: Evaluation of field instruments offer. Updating the field instruments datasheets and specifications for final issue. Review of vendor documents for field instruments and Integrated Control Systems Including DCS, ESD, USS, Fire & Gas System Package

Project: SHELL‘s Soroosh –Nowrooz Degasser-SPP 1 bypass project

Role: Updating the ESD cause & effect matrix and the Preparation of alarm list for the temporary modification phase


Total E&P YEMAN PROJECT: Kharir Separator Installation Project

North East Bab On-Shoree Project for Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore oil operation

Fujairah Water & Power Project (Pipelines) for UAE offsets group

May 1997–Apr 2002 with Kvaerner Johnbrown as Principal Engineer –Instrumentation

Project: Centum -V DCS Up gradation & Integration for OPC Network in Cochin Refineries Ltd

Role: Responsible for feasibility study of the Open Architecture based Distributed Control System for bringing all the control center of the plants in Cochin Refineries Ltd., under one network.

Project: PM-3 Field Development, Malaysia for Kvaerner Petrominco Engineering

Role: Responsible for engineering and procurement activities. Preparation of RFQ’s like DCS, PLC, SCADA and F&G systems. Preparation of engineering documents like Instrument Index, JB and Cable Schedule etc.

Project: Mobile Project for Dupont- Deputed To Kvaerner Johnbrown, Houston, USA

Role: Supervised the revamping of instrumentation from pneumatic to smart type.Preparation of instrument index, replacing P/I converters, pneumatic transmitters, I/P Converters and Thermocouples to Smart type Instruments and Upgrade the existing Honeywell TDC 2000 to Total Plant Solution system.

Project: Gas To Liquid Process Unit (FEED) for British Petroleum

Role: P&ID preparation assistance by incorporating proper control loops and instrumentation, location finalisation of reactor instrumentation. Demonstration of process graphics to the clients.


HV Well Platform for HHI/ONGC Ltd;

American Acrylates for ELF Ato Chem / Nippon Shokubhai

Secondary Thickner Upgrade Project Aluminium Company America (Alcoa) for Jamalco, Jamaica, West Indies (These Project I have executed in KVAERNER HOUSTON and travelled to KINGSTON,JAMAICA for commission- to be highlighted as a separate Project under JAMALCO all the 4 highlighted as RED)

Turbine Generator # 3 Project for Aluminium Company America (Alcoa)

Boiler Feed Water Pump # 4 Project for Aluminium Company America (Alcoa)

Split Lake System Upgrade Project for Aluminium Company America (Alcoa)

Anoa Gas Export Project for Premier Oil Natuna Sea Ltd

Laminaria And Corallina Development Project for Kvaerner, Australia

Water Injection Platform At White Tiger Field for Vietsov Petro, Vietnam

24 Gas Field Development for Oil And Natural Gas Commission Ltd

Win Paltform – Fire And Gas System Upgradation for Oil And Natural Gas Commission Ltd

Lakshmi Field Development for Cairn Energy Pte Ltd

Ravva Satellite Gas Development Project for Cairn Energy Pty Ltd

Jan 1996 – May 1997 with FOXBORO-Bells Controls Ltd., Bangalore as Senior Systems Engineer

Project: GSFC Ammonia Plant Expansion, Baroda for Technimont ICB, Baroda

Project: Continuous Casting Automation for Visakapatanam Steel Project

Project: Surat Lignite Power Project proposal for Tata Consulting Engineers

June 1994– Jan 1996 with Tata Honeywell Ltd as Customer Support Engineer

Project: Ammonia, Urea, CPP & Offsite Complex for Tata Chemicals Ltd, BABRALA

Project: Acetic Acid Plant for GNFC, Baroda /H&G Consultants

Project: Pencillin Plant for Torrent Gujarat,BARODA

Project: Mangalore Refineries and Petrochemicals for Larsen &Turbo / Toyo Engineering


Oct 1992 – Jun 1994 Chambal Fertilisers & Chemicals Ltd., Kota

Project Instrumentation Engineer

Project Management and co-ordination with consultant M/s. SNAMPROGETTI/HALDER TOPSE for procurement and selection of instrumentation systems and follow-up with the vendors for, inspection, testing and delivery for all the instruments.

Dec 1988 - Oct 1992 Indian Farmers Fertilisers Co-Operative Ltd

Assistant Instrument Engineer

Involved in the M.W.Kellog’s Ammonia plant instrumentation capital project implementation Group (CPIG) for the commissioning of FOXBORO Micro Spec-200 system for Ammonia Plant and Honeywell PLC for Ammonia Storage Tank.


1988 B. Tech. (Instrumentation and Control Engineering) from Calicut University

2002 Advanced Diploma in Project Management from Alagappa University, India


MS Office. In-house package for sizing Control Valves, Flow elements and Pressure Safety Valves like InstruCalc, Flowel, Crossby, Fisher, Masonilan, etc,. sizing software packages

E-Procurement through Global Purchase tool EPC


Attended various training programs such as;

Instrumentation Design software “INtools “from M/s Rolta India, Bangalore

Honeywell GUS and TPS engineering implementation training from Honeywell, Houston, USA

In house Material Management Software ‘Marian’ and EPC-Business tools from Technip, Paris

TUV Functional Safety training by Yokogawa # 2907/ 10 November 2010-2020

Project Management Professional


Date of Birth: 19/08/1965

Passport #: Z 4759712

Marital Status: Married (2 children)


Abdulla Al Safran, Discipline Head I&C, Qatar Petroleum, Qatar(

Alfred Kutowy, Technip, Houston, USA (

K.Murugesan, Petronas, Malaysia (

S.JanakiRaman Manager Instrumentation McDermott,Chennai

Visa status: NIL

Driving License: Qatar and Indian

Language Proficiency: English

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