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Mr.S.Venugopal MSc(Engg) Structures, MIE, C.Eng
Projects at CASE STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING SERVICES are led by the Principal Engineer, Mr.S.Venugopal and supported by a competent team to deliver in optimum design cycle time. The projects and the scope of work (SOW) handled by the engineer along with the Client / EPC Contractor/ Consultant are outlined as follows.

PROJECTS

TATA POWER COMPANY LTD
JOJOBERA 120MW POWER PROJECT, JAMSHEDPUR, INDIA

  • Design of BOILER SUPPORTING STRUCTURE. Seismic analysis of tower type Boiler supporting structure
  • Preparation of stress analysis transmittals for Operating floors of boiler supporting structure
  • Designs conforming to AISC-ASD 9th edition
  • Steel Detailed Engineering.
  • Bill of materials
  • Generation of fabrication drawings

WEST BENGAL STATE ELECTRICITY BOARD, INDIA.
SANDALDIH POWER PROJECT (250MW),WB,INDIA

  • Design of BOILER SUPPORTING STRUCTURE
  • Seismic analysis of tower type Boiler supporting structure
  • Preparation of stress analysis transmittals for Operating floors of boiler supporting structure
  • Designs conforming to AISC-ASD 9th edition
  • Steel Detailed Engineering.
  • Bill of materials
  • Generation of fabrication drawings

NATIONAL THERMAL POWER CORPORATION, INDIA
FEROZ GANDHI THERMAL POWER PROJECT (250MW), UNCHAHAR, INDIA

  • Design of BOILER SUPPORTING STRUCTURE
  • Seismic analysis of tower type boiler supporting structure
  • Design of Pipe rack structures
  • Stress analysis transmittals for Operating floors of boiler supporting structure
  • Designs conforming to AISC-ASD 9th edition
  • Leading Steel Detailed Engineering Team
  • Preparation of Material specifications
  • Bill of materials
  • Approval of fabrication drawings

APGENCO
VIJAYAWADA THERMAL POWER PROJECT (500MW),AP, INDIA

  • Design of BOILER SUPPORTING STRUCTURE
  • Seismic analysis of tower type boiler supporting structure
  • Design of Pipe rack structures
  • Stress analysis transmittals for Operating floors of boiler supporting structure
  • Designs conforming to AISC-ASD 9th edition
  • Leading Steel Detailed Engineering Team
  • Preparation of Material specifications
  • Bill of materials
  • Approval of fabrication drawings

KARNATAKA POWER CORPORATION LIMITED
BELLARY THERMAL POWER PROJECT,KARNATAKA, INDIA

  • Preparation of Material specifications
  • Leading Design Team
  • Approval of fabrication drawings

BHARAT ALUMINIUM COMPANY LIMITED (BALCO)
120MW CAPTIVE POWER PROJECT , ANGUL,ORISSA, INDIA

  • Design of BOILER SUPPORTING STRUCTURE, Seismic analysis of tower type Boiler supporting structure
  • Pipe rack structures,
  • Designs conforming to AISC-ASD 9th edition
  • Steel Detailed Engineering.
  • Preparation of Material specifications / Bill of materials
  • Approval of fabrication drawings
  • Machine Foundation design for PA Fans

NEW ENGINEERING RC BUILDING,
BHEL TIRUCHIRAPALLI, INDIA

  • Design of G+4 RCC Building for Engineering
  • Structural Design and Detailed engineering conforming to IS:456
  • Seismic analysis and Ductile detailing provisions (IS -13920)

STRUCTURAL INPLACE ANALYSIS OF SULPHUR LOADING PLATFORM, ADGAS, ABUDHABI, UAE

ADGAS intended to replace all the loading arms at the Sulphur loading platform. Sulphur loading platform is a 4 legged template jacket type structure with an upper deck, cellar deck and boat landing facility at a water depth of 20 m. The work carried out are

  • Site survey and Data collection
  • Planning and Scheduling the structural scope of work
  • Preparation of Site survey report and Design basis
  • Generation of SACS model from the existing As-Built drawings
  • Assessment of environment loads due to wave, wind and current from the available met ocean data from the Client
  • Idealising non-linear pile soil interaction behaviour from the existing available geotechnical reports.
  • In-Place analysis of Sulphur Loading Platform
  • Structural Integrity Check to API-RP-2A and AISC-360
  • Submission of Calculation report to the Client

UPPER ZAKUM FACILTIES – REPLACEMENT
OF SS BLOWDOWN SYSTEM (EPCM), ZADCO, ABUDHABI, UAE

ZADCO intended to replace the stainless steel blow-down system of Central Complex (CC) of the Upper Zakum field. ZADCO CC is 375m long and 40m wide complex. There are 9 jackets numbered on which 8 deck s are supported (Deck A to Deck H). The scope of this work is limited to Deck E to Deck H. The work carried out are

  • Site surveys, Data Collection and preparation of site survey reports
  • Preparation of Design basis and design data related to analysis, steel material specification, Steel fabrication specification
  • Analysis of structural supports for the new blow-down system
  • Designs conforming to API RP 2A & AISC-360
  • Generation of Structural Drawings for the brownfield activities
  • Dropped Object Protection (DOP) study of exposed new blow-down header
  • Preparation of DOP design criteria
  • Preparation of material take off report, material requisitions
  • Inputs to Construction –ITT
  • Preparation of specification for Passive Fire protection
  • Planning and scheduling of structural deliverables

UPPER ZAKUM FACILITIES – REPLACEMENT
OF 18’’ WEST OIL TRUNK LINE TOP SIDE FACILTIES (FEED) ZADCO, ABUDHABI, UAE

ZADCO intended to replace the existing severely corroded West oil trunk line (WOTL). Structural scope included all engineering work related to the new structures and modification of existing structures in (Central complex and West Satellite platform). The work carried out are

  • Preparation of Structural steel material specification
  • Preparation of Structural steel fabrication specification
  • Preparation of Structural design basis
  • Generation of standard drawings and design drawings (to API RP 2A & AISC-360)
  • Undertaken site surveys for feasibility studies on structural modifications
  • Development of local analysis model and calculation note for submission to the client
  • Checking the detailed drawings
  • Preparation of Structural MTO
  • Preparation of EPC scope of work
  • Construct / destruct weight reports
  • Planning and execution of structural activities within the man hour budget

STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY ASSESSMENT OF UMM SHAIF ACCOMODATION PLATFORMS
(USEAP AND USAAP) AND ABK-TIP PLATFORM, ADMA-OPCO, ABUDHABI, UAE

ADMA-OPCO had engaged Technip to carry out a complete structural re-assessment study of two accommodation platforms USEAP, USAAP and ABK-Tip platform. USEAP and USAAP are jack up barge type platform supported on 6 tubular legs with 8 batter piles providing additional support and braces. ABK-Tip platform is a template jacket type structure with four vertical legs fixed to the seabed by means of drilled and grouted piles with four level deck structure consisting of upper, cellar and maintenance platforms.

  • Preparation of structural design basis
  • Performed the In-place Operating storm and Extreme storm load structural analysis with revised models of accommodation platform USEAP in SACS considering the non-linear pile-soil interaction
  • Performed platform integrity checks (member checks and tubular joint checks to AISC-360 and API RP 2A)
  • Specific checks for Joints / connection adequacy between new extensions and existing structures
  • Strengthening Calculations
  • Preparation of report for complete Re-Assessment
  • Preparation of the weight control report for USEAP
  • Performed non-linear push over analysis of ABK-TIP platform using SACS
  • Performed the COLLAPSE analysis to establish reserve strength ratio (RSR) of intact and damaged structure and establish the boat impact capacity of the platform boat fenders.
  • Calculation note for the pushover analysis of ABK-TIP Platform
  • Technical presentation to the client on the Re-assessment

OFFSHORE ASSOCIATED GASES PROJECT-PACKAGE 1-EPC SR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER (MODULES) REPORTING TO LEAD STRUCTURAL ENGINEER, ADGAS, ABUDHABI, UAE

The Primary objective of the Offshore Associated Gases Pac kage-1 was to process additional quantities of associated gases that would become available in Das Island from ADMA-OPCO when oil production is increased from its present level of 450000 bpd to 600000 bpd.
All the Pre-Assembled Structural modules associated with the project are fabricated Onshore, and then Sea towed to Das Island for onshore installation. The work carried out are

  • In-Place Analysis of Pre-Assembled structural modules
  • Pre-service Analysis including:
  • Trailer Load out Analysis
  • Lifting Analysis
  • Sea Transportation
  • Module Set-Down Analysis
  • Detailed Structural drawings, drawings for lifting schemes, Sea-fastening, design of lifting padeyes , Connections
  • Material take off reports
  • Calculation notes to the client for Pre-service and In-service analysis

RAS GAS ONSHORE EXPANSION
PROJECT PHASE (2) (TRAIN 6 & 7 EPC), RASGAS, QATAR

This (RGX6) project was executed under a LSTK contract by the Joint Venture between Chiyoda and TECHNIP France. RasGas lII expansion project phase II consisted of Additional LNG train, train 6 + option f or LNG train 7. The Chiyoda / Technip Joint Venture (CTJV) was responsible for EPC, pre-commissioning, commissioning and testing assistance services. The work performed are:

  • Preparation of design criteria for pipe racks
  • Analysis, Design and Detailed engineering of common interconnecting pipe racks, Hybrid structure comprising of steel and RC
  • Analysis, design and Detailed engineering of Technology structures Hybrid structure comprising of steel and RC, Equipment foundations
  • Misc. Pipe supports.
  • Coordination with the connection design team of  William Hare.

CTJV –
QATAR GAS II DEVELOPMENT PROJECT (EPC), QATAR PETROLEUM

Qatar Gas II expansion project phase II consisted of additional LNG train, train 4 + train 5. The Chiyoda / Technip Joint Venture (CTJV) is responsible for EPC, pre-commissioning, commissioning and testing assistance services. The work carried out are

  • Analysis and design of Steel pipe racks, Pipe bridges
  • Design of Foundations for pipe bridges (large span truss) / pipe racks
  • Analysis and design of cylindrical steel towers for firewater monitor, velocity approach meter and its foundations.
  • Design of Equipment platforms and Foundations
  • Standardization of structure for vent pipes.
  • Designs conforming to BS-5950 part1
  • Design of pipe supports in LNG loading Berth.
  • Preparation of Design Calculation notes.

CONOCOPHILIPS,
EKOFISK2/4L, ACCOMODATION PLATFORM, SMOE, SINGAPORE

With SMOE, Singapore for ConocoPhillips Ekofisk Project in North Sea. The work involved checking the design of the topside structure based on ‘Stressed Skin Offshore Module’ concept and provides the strengthening required.
Designs conforming to NORSOK STANDARD N-004

ZAKUM CENTRAL SUPER COMPLEX (ZCSC) –
DEMOTHBALLING PROJECT- EPC, ADMA-OPCO, ABUDHABI, UAE

NPCC was awarded the EPC contract for demothballing and re-commissioning of the total facilities in ZCSC complex, Abudhabi

The work executed:
Structural Integrity Check of 1967 installed collector separator platform for the new de-mothballing loading of 550MT including complete structural reassessment of the platform. Activities included

  • Global In place Analysis
  • Extreme environmental load pushover analysis
  • Multi stage spectral fatigue analysis
  • Inputs to Weight Control Report on construct and destruct, Material takeoff, review of vendor Inputs
  • Local checks including FEM analysis of leg weld off connection
  • Designs conforming to API RP 2A & AISC-360
  • Detailed structural drawings

UMMLULU (UL)
DEVELOPMENT PROJECT- PHASE 1, FEED II, ADMA-OPCO, ABUDHABI, UAE

ADMA OPCO intended to develop UL field in two phases – Phase I and Full field development. Phase 1 involved the installation of the minimum facilities. The work executed :

  • Preparation of Structural material specifications, Fabrication specification,
  • Specification for equipment skids, Specification for miscellaneous structural items-bolts, nuts, gratings, stair treads
  • Deck In-place Analysis of Manifold tower
  • Deck pre-service analysis- Trailer Load out, Sea transportation analysis,
  • Lifting analysis
  • Jacket spectral fatigue analysis
  • Designs conforming to API RP 2A & AISC-360
  • Calculation notes for pre-service analysis and in-place analysis.
  • Design of connections, Lifting padeyes

FEASIBILITY STUDY TO ASSESS THE STRUCTURAL ADEQUACY OF IS23-WELL HEAD PLATFORM TO ACCOMMODATE ADDITIONAL WELL SLOT, OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM, QATAR

A Conceptual study was performed to address the feasibility of additional well slot in IS-23 Tripod, a well head platform located in ISND field operated by OPQL at a water depth of 36m.

  • Site survey and Data collection
  • In-Place Analysis of IS-23 Tripod with additional 6 th well conductor and associated tops ides modifications
  • Simplified Fatigue Analysis
  • Structural Integrity Check conforming to API RP 2A and AISC-360
  • Preparation of Calculation report
Current Vacancies

10-11-2017:

JOB CODE: ETSTEEL-NOV17

Fresh graduates (B.Tech Civil/Mechanical) and Diploma holders(Civil/Mechanical) are required  to work as “Engineer | Designer Trainees” with CASE Structural Engineers, Kollam.

Send your detailed CV to ‘careers@caseengineer.com’ with the job code.

Candidates shall be a resident in Kollam. 

 

 

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