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Curriculum Vitae

Dhandapani Nagarajan
Lead Instrument Engineer
E-mail:
nagu_16@yahoo.com

Mobile: +65 98453726

SUMMARY
28 years of extensive professional experience in providing conceptual, FEED, Detail design Engineering and
PMC of Control, Safety & Shutdown Systems and Telecommunication systems for Onshore Oil & Gas, Offshore
Oil & Gas, FPSO, LNG Terminal, Petrochemical, Chemical Metal and Fertilizer Projects.
An enthusiastic & effective team leader/player, having successfully seen major projects through from
concept to completion. Positive disposition, promoting a clear sense of objective / purpose in individuals
and teams.
Conversant with all relevant international codes, standards and industry practices for instrumentation control
and safety systems and telecommunication systems for Onshore Oil & Gas, Offshore Oil & Gas, FPSO, LNG
Terminal, Petrochemical, Chemical, Metal and Fertilizer industries.

EXPERIENCE
Nov.2011 Present

WORLEY PARSONS PTE LTD, Singapore

Lead Instrument Engineer

Pulau Bushing Phase 6 Tank Farm Expansion Project for Tank store
Job involved in the FEED of Instrumentation and addition of New Allen Bradley PLC
control systems related to the Phase 6 Tank Farm Expansion project.
DEPAL III / IV Project for Clariant
Job involved in the FEED of Instrumentation and control systems related to the
DEPAL III/IV project.
Power Seraya Storage Terminal Upgrading and Conversion Study
Job involved in the Feasibility Study of Instrumentation and control systems related
to the Power Seraya Storage Terminal Upgrading project.
11kt IRGANOX 1010 Project for BASF
Job involved in the detailed design of Instrumentation and Emerson Delta V control
systems interface with HIMA safety PLC for 11kt IRGANOX 1010 project.
Singapore LNG Terminal Phase 3 Expansion Project
Job involved in the Phase3 FEED of Telecoms, Fire and Gas, FIDS, CCTV, Card Access
System, ESD Cause & Effect Matrix, Fire and Gas Cause & Effect Matrix,
Instrumentation and control systems related to the LNG Terminal Phase 3 Expansion
project.

Solvay Merlin Basic Engineering Design Project


Job involved in the FEED of Instrumentation and Yokogawa control and safety
systems related to the Solvay Merlin Basic Engineering FEED project.
Celanese Singapore VAE Plant Project
Job involved in the Cost Estimate of Instrumentation and control systems related to
the VAE Plant project.
Chevron Singapore LOBP Improve FEED Project
Job involved in the FEED of Instrumentation and Yokogawa control systems related
to the Chevron LOBP Improve FEED project.
Butane Blending into Gasoline FEED Project for Tank store
Job involved in the FEED and EPCM of Instrumentation and control systems related
to the Butane Blending into Gasoline FEED project.
Singapore Lube Park Shared Facility Project
Job involved in the PMC role of Instrumentation and control systems related to the
Singapore Lube Park Shared Facility project for SHELL, TOTAL, SINOPEC Consortium
and SLP Joint Venture.
IRGANOX 1010 Bottom Recovery Project for BASF
Job involved in the FEED of Instrumentation and control systems related to the 11kt
IRGANOX 1010 Bottom Recovery project.
Rehabilitation of Iraq South Gas Facilities for Shell Basrah Gas Company
Deputed to Abu Dubai office for 3 months assignment as an Overall Lead Engineer.
Involved in managing and supervising the Instrument department to support for the
FEED and EPCM of Instrumentation and control systems related to Rehabilitation of
Iraq South Gas Facilities Project.
Solvay Post Module EPCM Project
Job involved in the EPCM of Instrumentation and control systems related to the
Solvay Post Module EPCM project.
Chevron Singapore LOBP Improvement Project
Job involved in the EPCM of Instrumentation and Yokogawa control systems includes
Foundation Fieldbus IOs, interfce of DCS with ABB blending control system via
profibus etc. related to the Chevron LOBP Improvement project.
Sep.2003 Oct.2011

JACOBS ENGINEERING (S) PTE LIMITED, Singapore


Principal Instrument & Control Engineer

Exxon Mobil Chemical & Refinery Alliance projects


Job involved in Concept study, FEED, Detailed design engineering, inspection , Sitecoordination and commissioning assistance for the following Exxon Mobil Chemical
& Refinery alliance projects:

GHU First stage parallel reactor


Demin Backup Control Interface
Propylene Import from SRC/SembPPU
Facilities required to channel Demin Regen water to cooling tower
Meter upgrade for compliance with HMP
Hydrogen Import from SAR
SPA Dimer feed preheat

RCW Heat Recovery (GEMS)


Online washing Facility for PRC turbine
Addition of flow meters in LPBFW lines
Additional PCVs for Deaerator
Install TW & Thermocouple on PR condenser outlet line
Depropanizer SOW limit elimination
Install Independent level on Crude hydrogen drum
Marine chilling and ERC make-up line
SAR AMSAC Catalyst Change out
Demethanizer Stripper Preheater
Demin Water Pre-Heater
Pyrolysis Gasoline Stripper LP Steam Reboiler
Green Oil Vaporizer
SPP Purge Gas Upgrade
Ethylene Custody Transfer Metering Skid
Installation of Combined Oxygen / Combustibles Analyzers for PAC Hydro Finer
Furnaces
Up gradation of Demin Plant PLC
Installation of New Wobbe Index & Density Analyzers in Fuel Gas Mixing
Drums

GHU Phase IV (LSMG) project for Exxon Mobil Chemical


Job involved in FEED, Detailed design engineering, inspection , and commissioning
assistance of instrument & control system, analyzers and safety system migration
for GHU Phase IV (LSMG) projects Exxon Mobil Chemical.
Singapore PAC Natural Gas Custody Metering Skid project for Exxon Mobil
Job involved in FEED, Detailed design engineering, inspection , and commissioning
assistance of instrument & control system, analyzers ,SCADA, RTU and safety
system for Singapore PAC Natural Gas Custody Metering Skid project for Exxon
Mobil Refinery and Chemical plants.
Second Vaporizer Project (DuPont)
Job involved in design, detailed engineering, Site-coordination and commissioning
support for Second Vaporizer Project (DuPont).
Mar.2001 Aug.2003

CHIYODA SINGAPORE (PTE) LIMITED, Singapore


Instrument Engineer

Projects for Teijin polycarbonate Singapore Pte Ltd


Job involved in design & detailed engineering, inspection, Site-coordination,
commissioning assistance and shutdown activities for the following projects:

TPS HGIW Receiving Facility Project


TPS Wiring work for Barcode system
TPS SDM 2003 & Modification works

Exxon Mobil Chemical & Refinery Alliance projects


Job involved in FEED, Detailed engineering, inspection, Site-coordination and
commissioning assistance for the following Exxon Mobil Chemical & Refinery
projects:

Customer Pipelines Phase III


Sampling points for Import & indigenous naphtha lines

Koeln Pot decoking Facilities


Temperature Indicator on Naphtha tanks
Desalter Instrumentation Improvement
Membrane Recovery Project
Adding a new Butadiene Analyzer
Benzene Creep Project

Petron LVN Isomerization project tendering job, Batan, Philippines


Job involved in Cost estimation for tendering
SEPL Bitumen tanks Project tendering job Shell, Pulau Bukom
Job involved in Cost estimation for tendering
Nov.2000 Feb.2001

GAS SERVICES INTERNATIONAL (S) PTE LTD, Singapore

Instrument Engineer

Espoir Field Development FPSO project, Nortrans Offshore.


Job involved in design and detailed engineering for Instrumentation, Preparation of
Instrument specification for all type of instruments, Instrument evaluation &
recommendation.
Compressor Package for Gulf Gelam, Indonesia.
Job involved in design and detailed engineering for Instrumentation, Preparation of
Instrument specification for all type of instruments, Instrument evaluation &
recommendation.
Compressor Package for PT TITIS Sampurna, Indonesia.
Job involved in design and detailed engineering for Instrumentation, Preparation of
Instrument specification for all type of instruments, Instrument evaluation &
recommendation.
Apr.2000 Jun.2000

GAS SERVICES INTERNATIONAL (S) PTE LTD, Singapore

Instrument Engineer

Dezgas project, Syria.


Job involved in design and detailed engineering for Instrumentation. Preparation of
Instrument specification for all type of instruments, Cause & Effect diagrams, Alarm
& trip settings, Instrument Index by using database, Electrical & Instrument erection
contract, Instrument evaluation & recommendation.
May 1999 Sep.1999

KUWAIT SHIPBUILDING & REPAIRYARD COMPANY, Kuwait


System Engineer

Job involved in design, detailed engineering and cost estimation for various
Instrumentation projects in Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation (KNPC) Shuaiba
Refinery as a Secondment Engineer in Engineering Services & Maintenance
Department.
Jun.1996 Sep.1998

SAUDI ARABIAN BECHTEL COMPANY, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Senior control systems Engineer

Re-Rout Gas Line, Riyadh Refinery.


Job involved in design & detailed engineering for Instrumentation. Preparation of
Instrument Installation schedules, Instrument cable/conduit block diagram,

Instrument Loop Diagrams, Instrument points and lines, wiring and Termination
diagram, Instrument specification sheets for flow element, transmitters, control
valves, I/P converter etc.
Cooling Water System upgrade, Riyadh Refinery.
Preparation of Instrument Installation schedules, Instrument cable/conduit block
diagram, Instrument points and lines, Instrument specifications, sizing calculations of
control valves, safety relief valves etc.
Waste water stripper modifications, Riyadh Refinery.
Job involved in design & detailed engineering for Instrumentation. Preparation of
Instrument installation schedules, Instrument loop diagrams, Instrument points and
lines, wiring and termination diagram, Instrument installation details, Instrument
specification for control valves, thermocouples, temperature gauges, safety relief
valves, flow element, transmitters and Material take-off, DC requisitions, sizing
calculations of control valves and safety relief valves etc.
Ibn Rushd PTA & Aromatics project, Yanbu.
Job involved in design & detailed engineering for Instrumentation. Prepared
Instrument Index, Instrument Interconnection diagrams, Fire & Gas Interconnection
diagrams, Telecom Interconnection diagrams, Instrument layouts, Fire & gas layouts,
Telecom layouts. Prepared Hook-ups, Instrument Installation details, MTOs by using
Cape Caies version 6.1 and MTO version 6.2, Cable schedules by using Setroute
version 7.51 programs.
Yanpet Hydrogen Metering Facilities, Yanbu.
Job involved in design & detailed engineering for Instrumentation. Prepared
Instrument Installation Index, Instrument loop diagrams, Instrument Installation
details, Instrument mounting details, Instrument layouts, Instrument cable
schedules, Junction box connection diagrams & Instrument electrical Installation
details etc.
Shedgum Khuff Manifold Expansion & Gas Transmission pipeline Project.
Job involved in design & proposal engineering for Instrumentation. Prepared
Instrument points & lines, Instrument layout for OSB Fire detection system, Cable
block diagrams, Cable & conduit layouts, Instrument Installation schedules,
Instrument specification for Movs, safety relief valves, pressure indicators, pressure
differential indicator, pressure transmitters, RTD, scraper indicators, H2S monitors,
smoke detectors, thermal detectors, fire alarm control panels, manual call points,
alarm indicators, fire alarm bell & Remote terminal unit (RTU), I/O list for DCS &
RTU.
Upgrading Fire Control System, North Jeddah Bulk Plant.
Job involved in design & proposal engineering for Fire and gas system. Prepared
Cable block diagrams, Instrument mounting details, Instrument layout for Fire
detection system, Instrument specification for fire alarm control panel, fire alarm
bells, fire alarm Indicators, manual call points, smoke detectors, thermal detectors
and siren etc.
Custody metering system Study for Jeddah Refinery.
Job involved in study and cost estimate for Custody metering system Study for
Jeddah Refinery.
NAMA Epichlorohydrin project, Al-Jubail.
Job involved in design & proposal engineering for Instrumentation. Prepared
Instrument specification for Custody transfer metering and prover skid, flow
transmitters, flow elements, pressure transmitters, level transmitters, displacer type
level transmitters, pressure gauges, temperature gauges, thermo elements,

temperature transmitters, level gauges, level switches, control valves, safety relief
valves and shutdown valves etc.
Ras tanura to Dhahran Product Pipeline Project.
Job involved in design & proposal engineering for Instrumentation. Prepared
Instrument specification for Custody transfer metering and prover skids, flow
transmitters, flow elements, pressure transmitters, level indicators, pressure gauges,
thermo elements, temp.transmitters, level switches, control valves, safety relief
valves, motor operated valves, emergency isolation valves, interface detectors,
scraper passage indicators, pressure switches, material take-off, sizing calculations
of control valves and orifice plates etc.
Shedgum Khuff Manifold Expansion & Transmission pipeline Project.
Job involved in detailed engineering for Instrumentation. Prepared Instrument
specification for Movs, safety relief valves, pressure indicators, pressure
diff.indicator, pressure transmitters, RTD, scraper indicators, H2S monitors, smoke
detectors, thermal detectors, fire alarm control panels, manual call points, alarm
indicators, fire alarm bell & sizing calculations of safety relief valves, I/O list for DCS
& RTU.
Oct.1995 Mar.1996

PENCOL INTERNATIONAL(A Penspen Group company Doha, Qatar)

Instrument Engineer

Improved Produced Water Disposal facilities (QGPC), Dukhan.


Job involved in design & detailed engineering for instrumentation. Prepared
Instrument specifications, Instrument loop diagrams, Hook-up diagrams, Cable
schedules, Instrument Layout drawings, Cause and effect diagrams, Cable routing
diagrams, Junction box termination details, site survey, sizing calculations of orifice
plates etc.
Three Phase Separation/Effluent Water Treatment (QGPC), Dukhan.
The project is FEED for instrumentation. Prepared Instrument specifications, sizing
calculation of orifice plates, Cause and effect diagrams, site survey and participated
Hazop meeting.
Dec.1994 Oct.1995

SAUDI ENGINEERING GROUP INTERNATIONAL, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Instrument Engineer

King Faud Industrial Port Modernization, Al-Jubail.


The product of petro chemicals Methanol, Ammonia, Caustic, Phosphoric acid etc.
are loaded into ships via designated dock berths (5 Nos.). By Modernization the
products can be loaded into ships from all the berths and ships guided suitably to
alleviate any congestion.
Job involved in design & detailed engineering for instrumentation. Prepared DCS
Graphics, Database & DCS Configuration for Yokogawas Centum.
Modernization of Offshore Control System. Arabian Oil Company, Al-Khafji.
Job involved design & detailed engineering for replacement of the existing SCADA
system by Honeywell TDC 3000 DCS system. All pneumatic and electronic
transmitters were replaced with Honeywell Smart transmitters. All drawings like
P&ID, Instrument Loop drawings, Interconnection diagrams, Logic diagrams, and
Instrument specifications are modified to suit new HONEYWELL TDC 3000 DCS
system.
Updating and upgrading the existing P&IDs to suit DCS philosophy, checking of
interconnection diagrams for interface with DCS. Preparation of Instrument Loop

diagrams, specifications for new instruments, DCS nesting details and input-output
information for preparing the point information sheets for Honeywell TDC 3000
system.
SCECO Electrification project, Yabreen.
Preparation of Instrument specifications, Evaluation of vendor offers and
preparation of technical recommendations, Instrument Loop diagrams, cable routing
and cable schedule, Junction box termination details, logic diagrams and installation
drawings like hook-ups.
NGL Facilities (Saudi Aramco), Abqaiq.
Preparation of Instrument specifications, Instrument Layouts, wiring diagrams,
Instrument Installation schedules, sizing calculations of control valves, safety - relief
valves and orifice plates etc.
Oct.1988 Dec.1994

ICB Limited Mumbai, India


Senior Instrument Engineer

HPCL Refinery. , Mumbai.


Successfully completed the design & detailed Engineering of Honeywell TDC 3000
DCS and field Instruments for an EXOLN III & LRE II Offsites plant put up at Mahul,
Mumbai.
Prepared Instrument specifications, loop diagrams, hook-up diagrams, cable
schedules, instrument layout drawings, junction box termination details, sizing
calculations of control valves, safety - relief valves and orifice plates etc. Technical
bid evaluation and recommendation, Isometric checking vessel drawing, site survey,
and inspection of various instruments and accessories.
Tata chemicals Ltd., Gujarat.
Urea product handling system. This project was done on Turnkey basis. Successfully
completed the design and construction of project.
Prepared Instrument specifications, loop diagrams, hook-up diagrams, cable
schedules, instrument layout drawings, junction box termination details, sizing
calculations of control valves, safety - relief valves and orifice plates etc. Technical
bid evaluation and recommendation, Isometric checking vessel drawing,
Inspection of various instruments and accessories.
Starch producing system. , Jalgaon.
Job involved in design & detailed engineering of starch and derivative project.
Prepared Instrument specifications, loop diagrams, hook-up diagrams, cable
schedules, instrument layout drawings, junction box termination details, sizing
calculations of control valves, safety - relief valves and orifice plates etc. Technical
bid evaluation and recommendation, Isometric checking vessel drawing, inspection
of various instruments and accessories.
Chambal fertilizers & chemicals Ltd., Kota.
Urea product handling system. This project was done on Turnkey basis.
Successfully completed the design & detailed engineering and construction of
project.
Prepared Instrument specifications, loop diagrams, hook-up diagrams, cable
schedules, instrument layout drawings, junction box termination details, sizing
calculations of control valves, safety - relief valves and orifice plates etc. Technical
bid evaluation and recommendation, Isometric checking vessel drawing, site survey,
and inspection of various instruments and accessories.

NFCL. , Kakinada.
Urea product handling system. This project was done on Turnkey basis. Worked
design & detailed engineering and construction of project.
Supervision of site activities like installation of instruments, junction boxes, air
headers, cable laying, calibration and performance testing of various instruments,
loop checking and trouble shooting of instruments.
Alkyl Amine & Chemicals Ltd., Mumbai.
Successfully completed the system, design and detailed Engineering of TAYLOR MOD
300 system and field Instruments for an Alkyl Amine plant put up at Patalganga,
Bombay. Carried out FAT for MOD 300 and its associated instruments at Faridabad.
Involved in plant commissioning activities.
Prepared Instrument specifications, loop diagrams, hook-up diagrams, cable
schedules, instrument layout drawings, junction box termination details, sizing
calculations of control valves, safety - relief valves and orifice plates etc. Technical
bid evaluation and recommendation, Isometric checking vessel drawing, site survey,
and inspection of various instruments and accessories.
Supervision of site activities like installation of instruments, junction boxes, air
headers, cable laying, installation of control panels and marshalling racks, DCS
consoles calibration and performance testing of various instruments, loop checking
and trouble shooting of instruments.
Essar steel Gujarat Ltd., Surat.
Successfully carried out the erection, loop checking and commissioning of DIDC
system of YOKOGOWA, Yaskawa Memocon- U84 programmable controller in Sponge
Iron plant.
Sep.1987 Sep.1989

JAISUN & HUTCHISON CONTROLS LTD Chennai, India

Instrument Engineer

Bharat petroleum corporation Ltd., Sholapur.


Worked with maintenance, erection, calibration, and loop checking and
commissioning of pneumatic and electronic instruments in LPG Bottling plant.
Asian peroxides Ltd., Sullurpet.
Worked with maintenance, erection, calibration, and loop checking and
commissioning of instruments for a Hydrogen peroxides plant.
Indian Petrochemicals corporation Ltd., Nagothane.
Successfully carried out the erection work of EO/EG plant in Maharashtra Gas
Cracker complex, IPCL for the research activities in petrochemicals and other fields,
calibration, loop checking of the DIDC system of YOKOGOWA.

EDUCATION
B Tech (Bachelor of Technology - Instrumentation) Year of Graduation: May 1987
Institute: Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai, India.
B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science - Mathematics) Year of Graduation: May 1984 Institute:
Sacred Heart College, Madras University, Tirupattur, India.

SPECIFIC TECHNICAL EXPERTISE/SPECIALIST COURSES


AREAS O F PARTICULAR EXPERTISE

Hands on experience in Instrumentation, control and safety systems Design,


Telecommunication Design, Construction, Pre-Commissioning, Commissioning and
Operation of Oil & Gas, Chemical and Petrochemical projects.

Development of specifications for Gas and liquid custody transfer (sales) Metering
systems for various onshore projects.

Development of process operation, monitoring and control philosophies,


specifications, studies, data sheets, and system block diagrams for Instrumentation
and Telecommunication FEED and detail design including sizing and selection of
instrumentation systems for onshore and Offshore Oil & Gas, FPSO, chemical and
Petrochemical projects.

Review and approval of DCS, ESD, FGS, SCADA, Telecommunication, field


instrumentation and metering systems specifications, documents/drawing
deliverables for onshore and Offshore Oil & Gas, FPSO, chemical and Petrochemical
projects.

Construction supervision, installation, testing and commissioning of instrumentation


systems for Oil & Gas, Chemical, Petrochemical, Metal and Fertilizer projects.

SKILLS

Enterprising, hard- working, time and schedule management

Strong leadership, quality maintenance and decisive

Good team management and inter-discipline co-ordination

Strong communication and good analytical abilities

Computer skills :

Microsoft Office
Instrucalc Ver 8.1
Vendor specific software for sizing