Refining and Petrochemical Complex Project in Nizhnekamsk
Design and construction of Refining and Petrochemical Complex in Nizhnekamsk, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation. Main objectives: refining of heavy sour crude oil in order to reduce the quantity of exported sour crude, replacing crude export with the export of high-quality petroleum products and improving environmental situation through the production of clean fuels.
The project team includes OJSC TANEKO as the project owner, Fluor Corporation as the project management contractor, Russian design insitute OAO VNIPIneft as the general contractor for engineering and design and many Russian and foreign EPCs, design companies, vendors and other subcontractors. The translation/interpreting contractor of Fluor is US translation agency MasterWord.
My work on the project:
Translation and interpreting for Fluor for almost the entire duration of the project.
Participation in the following activities:
- Contract negotiations, business talks;
- Work scope discussions with contractors;
- Process unit engineering and design;
- Engineering and design of offsite facilities;
- Review of process flow diagrams (PFDs) nd piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&IDs);
- Engineering and design of power supply and cable networks;
- Engineering and design of automated process control systems, including distributed control systems (DCS) and emergency shutdown systems (ESD);
- Preparing data sheets on equipment and materials;
- Negotiations on equipment and material procurement;
- Process safety meetings: HAZOPs (Hazard and Operability Study), PHAs (Process Hazard Analisys);
- Fire protection;
- Engineering and design of interconnecting piperacks and utilities, review of pipeline parameters and isometric drawings;
- Architectural, structural and civil engineering and design;
- Engineering and design of tank farms;
- Hydraulic calculations, pump and pipeline sizing;
- Coordination of plot plan changes
- Checking process vessel design and detail drawings, coordination of changes, interfacing with fabricators.
© Denis Kazakov.