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Program Objectives:

Objectives- Learn materials technology applied in the oil and gas industry, covering fabrication methods, technical specifications, testing, inspection and preservation techniques.

Delivery Method:

The course will be delivered through a combination of lectures, case studies, group discussions, and practical exercises. Participants will engage in interactive sessions to enhance learning and practical application of concepts.

Course Outlines:


Module 1. Introduction to specification Writing

  • What are specifications?
  • Purpose of Specifications
  • Types of Specifications
  • Functional Specifications
  • Design Specifications
  • Technical Specifications
  • Specifications as written requirement
  • Classifying specified requirements as functional or designs.




Module 2. Requirements Specification Writing

  • Requirements development
  • What are requirements?
  • Requirements analysis methodology
  • Specifications vs. requirements
  • Development of requirements
  • Types of requirements
  • The quality of requirements.




Module 3. Materials Fabrication/Construction Technique

  • Identify key mechanical, chemical and thermal properties of infrared optical materials (Carbon steel, low allow steel, stainless steel, nonmetallic materials) and how they affect the optical system performance and cost of optical components
  • Review the basics of optical fabrication
  • Define meaningful surface tolerances
  • Communicate with optical fabricators
  • Design optical components that are able to be manufactured and measured using state of the art optical fabrication technologies


Module 4. Overview of Material Types Used in Oil and Gas Industry

  • Piping
  • Rotating Equipment
  • Static Equipment
  • Electrical Materials
  • Instrumentation Materials
  • Automation Technology
  • Welding Metallurgy
  • Painting
  • Lubricants, Oils,
  • Chemicals
  • Drilling Materials


Module 5. Materials Preservation Technology

  • The management of specific preservation strategies
  • The selection process for preservation
  • Minor mending and repair operations
  • National and international programs.




Module 6: Awareness of NDT Techniques –

  • Magnetic Particle Testing (MT)
  • Liquid Penetrant Testing (PT)
  • Radiographic Testing (RT)
  • Ultrasonic Testing (UT)
  • Electromagnetic Testing (ET)
  • Visual Testing (VT)
  • Acoustic Emission Testing (AE)
  • Guided Wave Testing (GW)
  • Leak Testing (LT)
  • Magnetic Flux Leakage (MFL)
  • Neutron Radiographic Testing (NR)
  • Thermal/Infrared Testing (IR)
  • Vibration Analysis (VA).




Module 7. Inspection and Testing – Inspection and Testing Techniques – Quality Assurance / Quality Control of specifying

  • Why use quality assurance and quality control services
  • The quality of all equipment, materials, structures and components
  • Comply with all relevant quality standards and regulations 
  • Verify materials, parts and final products through independent checks, audits, inspections and witnessing
  • Benefit from quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC).