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OGE 225 - Reciprocating Compressors Design and Configuration (10 Days)

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
OGE 225 17 August 2019 10 Days Istanbul $ 7900 Registration Form Link
OGE 225 28 September 2019 10 Days Istanbul $ 7900 Registration Form Link
OGE 225 23 November 2019 10 Days Istanbul $ 7900 Registration Form Link
OGE 225 28 December 2019 10 Days Istanbul $ 7900 Registration Form Link
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Course Description

In this course, participants will gain knowledge Reciprocating compressors types. As well as being able to diagnose the problem, participants will also learn about the main steps of a compressor  start-up  / shutdown procedure and determining the optimum for performance.  They will also learn  procedure for PM and  idea  about general maintenance

Course Objectives

  • Identifying best practices for optimization Reciprocating Gas Compressors and operations
  • Learning the principles and practices associated with efficient design and optimum operations Reciprocating Gas Compressors
  • Increasing knowledge theory of reciprocating compressors 
  • Applying energy minimization by all reasonable cost effective means
  • Building practice problem solving in emergency shutdowns and normal start up procedures.
  • Troubleshooting and performance monitoring of compressors operations.
  • Discuss about Safety In Operation and Maintenance

Who Should Attend?

  • Senior technicians
  • Engineers
  • System operators designing, operating and maintaining compressor systems in oil and gas facilities

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Gas Laws & equations
  • Ideal gas equation and practical application
  • Mass and volume capacity
  • Compression and expansion fundamentals
  • Methods of compression
  • Reciprocating compressors Introduction
  • Theory of reciprocating compressors

Day 2

  • How a compressor works 
  • Reciprocating Compressors properties 
  • Reciprocating compressors types
  • Major elements of each types Reciprocating Compressor

Day 3

  • reciprocating compressor  performance  and monitoring considerations 
  • capacity control
  • Recycle or Bypass and Clearance Pockets 
  • Suction Throttling 
  • Suction Valve Unloading 

Day 4

  • Comparing lubricated and non-lubricated conventional cylinder 
  • Cylinder /packing / bearings and lubrication systems
  • Cooling system 
  • Compressor  start-up  / shutdown procedure in general

Day 5

  • Effect of operating conditions
  • Optimization & revitalization of existing reciprocating compression assets 
  • What to monitor and why ?
  • Throughput control and operation 

Day 6

  • Maintenance of reciprocating compressors 
  • Lubrication of compressors
  • Crankcase or bearing lubrication
  • Factors affecting bearing lubrication
  • Oxidation / water
  • Frequency of oil changes
  • Non-lubricated compressor maintenance check up  

Day 7

  • Overhaul and repair of reciprocating compressors
  • Operational problems and maintenance of compressor valves 
  • Compressor problems  
  • Loss of capacity
  • Noise and vibration
  • Failure to run

Day 8

  • Detectable problems 
  • General troubleshooting compressor problems
  • Common failure modes of reciprocating compressors
  • Compressor type selections 

Day 9

  • How we can minimized emergency repairs?
  • Preventive maintenance for reciprocating compressors 
  • Reciprocating compressor inspection 
  • Predictive maintenance

Day 10

  • Safety in operation
  • Safety during maintenance 
  • Basic safety rules
  • Lock-out/tag-out program 
  • Safe maintenance procedures restated