Mechanical Equipment Inspection, Operation and Maintenance


About the Skill Module

This skill module describes the key considerations, specifications, and codes and standards for inspection, operation, and maintenance of non-rotating equipment.

See example Mechanical eLearning module

Target Audience

Facilities Engineers, Process Engineers, Senior Operations Personnel, Field Supervisors, Engineers who select, design, install, evaluate or operate gas processing plants and related facilities

You Will Learn

Participants will learn how to:

  • Define the type of equipment that constitute Non-Rotating Equipment (N-RE)
  • Outline the common processes of startup and shutdown of Non-Rotating Equipment (N-RE)
  • List common problems that occur during startup and shutdown that can affect equipment integrity
  • Describe operating N-RE as units and part of a station
  • Describe operational processes and their shutdown parameters that control unit and station operation
  • Describe the basic activities and functions of SCADA systems for N-RE systems
  • List routine maintenance activities for N-RE in oil and gas facilities
  • Define concepts of inspection, routine maintenance, preventive maintenance, repairs and planned major overhauls
  • List considerations for sparing of N-RE in oil and gas facilities
  • Describe the concepts of stand-by units, spare units and spare capacity
  • Describe the process of inspection planning for N-RE
  • List the inspection techniques used on N-RE
  • Describe RBI and identify associated codes and standards
  • List the principal safety issues with N-RE
  • Define concepts of equipment reliability and availability related to N-RE
  • Describe the concept of risk when applied to N-RE

Product Details




Mechanical Engineering



Product Type:

Individual Skill Module




2 hours (approx.)