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VISHNU PRASAD

Candidate ID: 403931

Career Summary

Senior Chemical Engineer with 12 years experience in Oil refining industry. Presently working as Technical service Manager in HPCL, India. Well versed in Process (Technical) engineering and Operations of Hydrotreating unit, sulfur recovery unit (SRU) and amine regeneration unit (ARU)

Skill Set

Process engineering, Hydrotreatment, Operations, Hysys simulation, Hazop, Optimization, PFD & P&ID review

Professional Information

Total Experience : 12

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Graduate

Job Function : Engineering

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Job role:
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Provide engineering and technical support & services to Plant Operations to improve process efficiency and operational integrity
? Development of Process & Energy improvement schemes for implementation in plant. Initiate MOC (Management of Change) for identifying & implementing process improvement initiatives
? Prepare daily process plant performance summary by monitoring plant data through historian and product results from LIMS (Laboratory information Management System). Provide necessary recommendations to Operations Manager to optimize plant operation & energy performance and to correct any deviations.
? Ensure continual improvement of energy performance of plant equipments.
? Troubleshooting unit problems, monitoring equipments like heaters, compressors and pumps, mitigating deviations from design. Release monthly equipment performance reports.
? Generate monthly plant production and yield data, average operating parameters and chemical consumption against the set KPIs and for benchmarking against standards like Solomon Energy Intensity index (EII).

Process monitoring & optimization of high pressure (2700 psi) Hydro treating & Desulfurization plant. Experience in amine regeneration unit (ARU), sour water stripping units (SWSU) handling high H2S and hydrogen.
? Monitoring of activity & aging of hydro-treating & dewaxing catalysts. Optimization of catalyst bed temperatures to improve the catalyst life & to optimize the hydrogen consumption in reactors
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? Preparing RCFA (Root Cause Failure Analysis) & assist in reliability improvement to minimize production risks.
? Review PFD, P & ID, heat & mass balance and provide comments and feedback
? Conduct plant performance test runs to determine capacity limitations
? Develop guidelines for catalyst loading, dry out, pre-sulfiding, & commissioning during Catalyst replacement of hydro treator. Provide start up assistance to Operations
? Evaluation of technical bids for chemical/ catalyst procurement.
? Participate in HAZOP and HAZID study & promote HSE principles of the company.
? Develop process models for exchanger network in Aspen Hysys for fouling analysis.