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Workshop on Operation, Maintenance and troubleshooting of Pumps, Compressors and Valves

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In-Person / Workshop
Ended last Aug 30, 2019
NGN  150,000.00


Pumps, Compressors and Valves are major equipment in all petrochemical, refinery and petroleum firms. Understanding the function, operation, and troubleshooting of these equipment is a must to maintain the production and maximizing the profitability of the plant. Right specification and appropriate selection of these equipment increases the plant reliability, reduces the downtime and operating and maintenance costs. This course will
discuss these three major equipment over five days and cover different aspects that the involved engineers and technician involved to master.

Engineers, technicians and managers responsible for selection, installation, machinery failure analysis, troubleshooting and maintenance of Pumps, Compressors and Valves need to attend this course.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
§Have an understanding of the different types of pumps, valves, compressors and their associated terminology
§Have an understanding of Centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, packing, mechanical seals and sealing systems, bearings and couplings
§Have an understanding of different parameters affecting the operation of valves
§Have the ability to select the right valve for the particular application and to perform the necessary calculation for valve sizing
§Have the ability to perform troubleshooting of systems involving valves and compressors
§Have the ability to decide on the right maintenance plan concerning different types of valves and compressors


Day 1: Pumps
Pumping Methods
Types and Range of operation
PD Pumps, Reciprocating and Rotary Types
Dynamic Pumps, Centrifugal and Axial-Flow Pumps
Pumps Operation, Performance & Control
Day 2: Seals, Bearings, and Installation
Pumps Failures,
Troubleshooting and Maintenance
Cavitation in Pumps
Day 3: Compressors
Compressible vs. Incompressible Fluids
Gas State Equation, Ideal vs. Actual Gas
Compression Methods
Types and Range of Operation
PD Compressors, Reciprocators and Rotary Compressors
Centrifugal and Axial Flow Compressors
Multistage Compressors
Map of Compressors

Day 4: Failure Modes and Maintenance
Anti-Surge Systems
Dry Seal and Journal Bearings
Valves Technology
Leak Tight Characteristics
Flow Characteristics
Pressure Classification

Day 5: Control Valves
Check Valves
Safety Relief Valves
Valves Sizing and Selection
Troubleshooting and Maintenance
Case Studies Discussions,
Last Day Review & Assessments


Engr. Ola Popoola - B. Sc; M. Sc; MBA; R. Engr; FNSE; MNIM; FNIPSM. Has over 30 year's meritorious working experience spanning the organic functions of management, Engr. Ola Popoola's profile include: Managing Director/CEO of Mechelectric Associates Limited, Apapa - project managers. Senior Consultant on Process Design and SHE matters at FPSO Oil & Gas Operations. Former Group Technical Manager of Aeromaritime Group of Companies, Nigeria. Former Group Technical Manager of GAC, Nigeria. He will bring his wealth of experience to bear on this program.

Engr. FAGBENRO O. - B.Sc., (Mech. Engr. Coren Cert.)  MBA.  A result oriented professional mechanical engineer with over eighteen years' experience in the field of maintenance of rotary equipment, supervision  and inspection of the installation, modification and commissioning of mechanical systems in an industrial concern. Have a proven track record of ensuring optimal availability and reliability of mechanical systems. He will bring his wealth of experience to bear on this program.

Special Offer

We offer 5% discount for five participants and below and 10% discount for six participants and above.


No. of Days: 5
Total Hours: 40
No. of Participants: 50
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Human Capital Associates Global Consult Ltd. is an international training and consultancy firm. A Skill, Knowledge and Attitude Development outfit, particularly reputed for providing integrated professional training and development/consultancy services under a formidable team of experts in their respective fields of operation.

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