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Engineering Engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
July 23, 2020

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M-******-* B. Tech (Mech Engg) M. Tech (Pipeline Engg)

*-***, *********** (R.V) and (P), Ward-3, Thandanvalavu, Salem - 636503

e-mail:, Mobile No: +91-909*******; +971-**-***-****


Chartered (IEI) pipeline engineer with Master degree in Pipeline Engineering, Bachelor degree in Mechanical engineering and possessing extensive performance-driven experience in Oil & Gas pipeline systems.

Hands on experience in FEED, Owners engineering & Detail engineering activities, Engineering co-ordination of Oil & Gas projects exspecially in cross country pipelines.

Vendor enlistment audit for materials i.e. Pipes, Pressure vessel, skid, Valves, Flanges & Fittings, Stud nuts & gaskets etc. Vendor Document Expedition / Technical Co-ordination of Mechanical Vendor Packages. Prepare & Review of RFQ / TBE / MTO in oil & gas Projects.

Well versed in pipeline Mechanical Calculations like Wall thickness, Combined stress & Elastic Bend Radius as per AMSE B31.4/31.8, Wall thinning calculation as per BS PD 8010-1, Anti-Buoyancy & Road Crossing as per API 1102 calculations, Lateral Buckling Calculation, Anchor Force calculation. Also proficient in Hydraulic Analysis, Stress Analysis on Pipeline.

Having good command of manufacturing / application process of line pipe, External 3LPE/ 3LPP coating & internal flow coating of line pipes, Ball & Globe vales, Barred Tee etc. Well versed with related codes like PNGRB T4S, OISD, ASME B31.4, B31.8, ASME SEC VIII Div 1, API 1102, API 1104, API 5L, API 6D, etc.

Team player with excellent organization, presentation, communication, and leadership skills.

Professional Qualifications: in Pipeline Engineering, from University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun, May 2011

B.E in Mechanical Engineering from Kongu Engineering College under Anna university, Chennai – Tamil Nadu, April 2009

Professional Experience:

1.Organization: SNC Lavalin - Atkins, Sharjah

Designation: Pipeline Engineer Jan 2020 - Till Date

Major Projects & Responsibilities:

SNOC Moveyied Gas field surface development Project:

12” 2500# High pressure Gas pipeline with 8” Flow lines with 5 wells to inject sales gas and acquire produce gas with condensate.


- Review and approval of TBE for Line pipe.

- Review and approval of Detailed Engineering documents like Design Basis, Material specification, Drawings, stress analysis, Wall thickness calculation, Combined stress check, Road crossing Calculation.

- Review and approval of vendor documents i.e. line pipe MPS & QAP, valve GAD & data sheet, IJ design calculations & GAD, scraper trap design calculation & GAD, Filter vessel GAD & mechanical design calculation, quality assurance plan for fittings & flanges, etc.

QP Mesaieed FIFA Petroleum Depot development Project:

20" & 8" Gasoline Pipeline For Qatar Petroleum FIFA development Project.


- Preparation of FEED specification, Data sheet, MTO.

- Preparation & Review of Alignment sheet, Station approach drawing.

- Preparation of Pipeline Wall thickness calculation, combined stress check.

2.Organization: Gujarat State Petronet Limited (GSPL), Gujarat.

Designation: Senior Pipeline Engineer (Design & Engineering) June 2011 – Jan 2020

Major Projects involved:

Gas compressor system at Gana Project - apprx ~ 350 Cr - Commissioned

Gas compressor station comprises of 1W+1S gas turbine driven centrifugal compressor (5.7 MW) with all related auxiliary equipment like knockout drum, after coolers, lube oil console, fuel gas conditioning skid, utility generation and distribution system.

Anjar - Mundra Pipeline Project - apprx ~ 600 Cr - Commissioned

36” x 67 Km - API 5L X-70 pipeline connecting Mundra LNG terminal to the GSPL gas grid at Anjar terminal. Project consist of 2 SV’s & DT and RT stations with pigging facility.

Dahej - Bhadbhut Pipeline Project - apprx ~ 380 cr - Awarded

36” x 36 Km - API 5L X-70 pipeline project connecting Petronet LNG terminal to the GSPL gas grid at Bhadbhut terminal. This consists of 1 DT & RT and 1 SV stations with Pigging facility.

Swann LNG connectivity Pipeline Project - apprx ~ 11 cr - Under Construction

30” x 3 Km - API 5L X-70 pipeline project connecting FSRU - Swann LNG terminal to the GSPL gas grid at Pipavav terminal. This consists of 1 DT & RT.

Anjar - Chotila Pipeline Project - apprx ~ 1400 cr - Estimated

30” x 203 Km - API 5L X-70 pipeline project to expand the capacity of the GSPL gas grid from Anjar to Chotila terminal. This consists of 1 DT & RT and 9 SV stations with Pigging facility.

Annual Rate Contract for small Connectivity:

Spurline connecting the Customers across the Gujarat size Ranging from 12” NB to 6” NB of Pipe Material X52, X65 for a Length of up to 16 Km is Devised to award a unit rate contract for the execution of work.

Modification of Amboli-Dahej Pipeline-24” NB - apprx ~ 4 cr - Tendered

Double Stopple in arrangement on the ADPL pipeline to convert the Above ground section of the Pipeline in to Under Ground section. Also replacing Leaking pipeline valves of 24” & 8” size along with the Gas Management to avoid the upset of the delivery.

Heating System Across the Gujarat gas Grid - apprx ~ 3 cr - Tendered

Due to Commissioning of the LNG Terminals Gas temperature inside the pipeline were considerably less causing the temperature reduction across the PRS to critically below the Design Temperature. Heating skid need to be installed across the Gas grid for supplying the gas as per contract. Preparation of the tender including Design basis, specification, Data sheet, QAP for the same.

Pipeline Integrity Management:

ILI run across the ~2600 Km pipeline to ensure the Integrity of pipeline along with the Dig Verification on Identification of Anomalies and their Characteristics.

Work Involved:

Estimation & Budgeting for the cross country pipeline & piping system.

Preparation of commercial Bid along with terms of conditions including LD, Guarantee, Insurance clauses, payment terms for the Cross country pipeline systems, pipe, piping components, Valves, etc.

Vetting of Contract documents to facilitate contract signing

Participated in the negotiation meeting for the Consultancy, Construction, Procurement contracts.

Preparation of MR, TQR and TBE for procurement of line pipes, pipeline flanges & fittings, MIJ, Barred Tee, Anchor Flange, Pig Launcher & receiver etc.

Day to day co-ordination with EPC, vendor & Third-Party Inspection agencies for expedition and effectively resolve the issues related to procurement of mechanical items.

Preparation & handover of Cost Estimate to purchase team.

Vendor identification & order finalization with Purchase team.

Identifying variations to Contract and raising change order.

Expedition of the Piping components from the vendor shop to the project site.

Carrying out Pipeline Hydraulic simulation for ~2650 Km Pipeline Gas Grid.

Preparation of wall thickness calculations, Combined stress & Elastic Bend Radius, Wall thinning calculation, Anti-Buoyancy & Road Crossing as per API 1102 calculations, Lateral Buckling Calculation, pipeline design basis & PMS etc.

Preparation of specification, data sheets & Quality Assurance Plan for Line pipe, 3LPE coatings, valves, scraper traps, flow tee, filters, fittings, MIJ etc.

Providing input for the preparation of alignment sheet for pipeline according to ASME B31.8 and company design policies.

Stress analysis of piping & pipeline for terminal piping (Dispatch terminal, Receiving terminal & IPS) as per ASME B31.8. Calculation of anchor force for buried pipeline.

Review and approval of Pipeline station approach drawing, alignment sheet, pipeline Route layout, key map, etc.

Review and approval of vendor documents i.e. line pipe MPS & QAP, valve GAD & data sheet, IJ design calculations & GAD, scraper trap design calculation & GAD, Filter vessel GAD & mechanical design calculation, quality assurance plan for fittings & flanges, etc.

Preparations of material take off (MTO) for pipeline and piping items.

Participated in HAZOP study during FEED and As-built stage.

Establishing & Standardizing the company specifications & Quality Assurance Plan for various Mechanical items like line pipe, ball valves, Flanges & Fittings etc.

Review the inspection documents submitted by the vendor and issuance of dispatch clearances for the same.

Preparation of Pipeline Integrity Management system Job Procedure as per ASME B 31.8S.

Carried out the Pipeline Pigging operation during Pipeline Commissioning.

Co-executed the internal technical audit of various projects and the vendor assessment’s.

Actively participated in MPQT for LSAW, HSAW & ERW line pipe, valve testing.

Assisting Operations Team for Gas scheduling on the Changes in the Operations.

Professional Training under gone:

IIT Mumbai - Piping Engineering certification course.

3 days training on ASME B31.8 conducted by GAIL Training Institute, Noida

1-day in-house training on pipeline construction & quality control and ASME B31.8S

3 Day course on Transient Simulation on Pipeline Studio 3.6.1.

Competence Training on ROSEN Competence Club.

Software Exposure:








Personal Information:

Age & DOB : 32 years, 24th March 1988

Nationality : Indian

Marital Status : Married

Linguistics : English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil

Passport No. : T5345340


Remuneration Expected


As per industry standards



Willing to relocate anywhere and can adapt to any situation

I hereby declare that the above-mentioned details are correct and true to my knowledge.

Karthik Sundararajan

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