Muthuswamy - Metering - Singapore

Karthikeyan Muthuswamy

Singapore

Services

Metering

Summary:

• Specialization in Custody transfer liquid & gas flow measurement systems, Terminal automation and related systems such as filtering, pressure regulation, sampling, Chromatographs and analyzer systems.
• In depth knowledge in Conceptual Design, Detailed Engineering, Project Management, Calibration & Commissioning according to engineering standards.
• Well versed with international codes and standards such as API, AGA, ISO and NORSOK. Also in, ISA, BS, NEMA, NEC and refinery standards such as Shell, BP & Exxon Mobil.
• Conversant with PLC, SCADA and DCS systems, calibration of flow metering systems, bi-directional, unidirectional and small volume pipe prover systems.
• Strong understanding and compliance with the industry’s health and safety standards.

Work History

Business Unit Manager

GP of the BU

Managing a team of engineers and specialists from preparation of tenders to commissioning of projects in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Europe.

Achievements:
o Achieved sales target of USD 10 Million for the financial Year 2011-2012, achieving best sales division of the year; USD 6.0 Million for 2010-2011; USD 4.5 Million for 2009-2010.
o Revamped the sales and execution team, aligning BU with focused drive on business strategy.
o Drove construction and commissioning activities to meet the agreed completion schedule within the budget estimations agreed.
o Served as liaison and obtained approvals from the statutory bodies where and when required.
o Formulated and executed technical training programs for customers upon completion of projects.
o Reviewed and selected suppliers - meeting both quality and cost competitiveness.

Business Unit Manager (Metering Solutions Group

A subsidiary of Yokogawa Electric Corporation

From October 2008

Japan. A world leader in the Automation Industry)

Business Unit Manager (Metering Solutions Group- Upstream) - From Oct.2008 till Date

Project Manager

Metering Solutions and Field Instruments Group

August 2005 - October 2008

• Specialization in Custody transfer liquid & gas flow measurement systems, Terminal automation and related systems such as filtering, pressure regulation, sampling, Chromatographs and analyzer systems.
• In depth knowledge in Conceptual Design, Detailed Engineering, Project Management, Calibration & Commissioning according to engineering standards.
• Well versed with international codes and standards such as API, AGA, ISO and NORSOK. Also in, ISA, BS, NEMA, NEC and refinery standards such as Shell, BP & Exxon Mobil.
• Conversant with PLC, SCADA and DCS systems, calibration of flow metering systems, bi-directional, unidirectional and small volume pipe prover systems.
• Strong understanding and compliance with the industry’s health and safety standards.

Project Manager - From

Oval Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

January 1999 - July 2005

Project Engineer

Asst. Project Manager - From

January 1996 - December 1998

Achievements:
o Designed instrumentation and control systems, prepared cost estimates and tenders.
o Ensured construction activities meeting schedules and project completions safely from the conception stage to the final commissioning stage.
o Managed and expedited projects within the budget until completion for both onshore as well as offshore facilities.
o Obtained approval from the statutory bodies, performed Factory Acceptance Tests.
o Formulated and executed training programs for the customers.
o Negotiated with the main contractors / customers and finalised suppliers and shortlist sub-contractors.

Project Manager -From

Prajac Trade (Pte) Ltd

December 1994 - December 1995

Responsibilities include:
o Overall Project management to Commissioning
o Involved in the stage of site selection,
o Machinery selection,
o Prepare and award tenders,
o Coordination with the contractors
o Coordination with consultants
o Oversee all the relevant design documents for construction.

Instrument Engineer - From

Rotary Engineering Ltd

March 1991 - November 1994

Responsibilities include:
Design and Schedule overall Project Management.
o Make specifications and requisitions,
o Sizing / selection of instruments,
o Making detailed engineering and hook up drawings,
o Material take off and construction,
o Coordination with the subcontractors,
o Calibration of instruments,
o Loop checking and commissioning for jobs particularly in refineries.

Projects

Projects till date

Instrumentation and Controls projects designed, executed, commissioned, managed and got the system approved by the respective Country’s Govt. Bodies in detail: (arranged in chronological order)

First Commercial Production Facility – GARRAF Field Development project – Iraq
A new Crude oil facility developed by Petronas Carigali. Weatherford Middle East is the EPC. Project is Worth US$ 1.2 Million (In Progress)

CAPCO Black Point Gas Supply Project – Hong Kong
A new Gas Metering and regulating Station developed by Castle Peak Power Station in Hong kong. Worley Parsons is the EPC- Project is worth of US$ 5.2 Million

SLNG Project – Singapore
A LNG Terminal developed by Singapore LNG Corporation in Singapore. Samsung C&T is the EPC. Project is Worth about US$ 3.5 Million

TEMBUSU Project - Singapore
A new Utilities Terminal built by Tuas Power , Singapore. Plant Engineering Company is the EPC. Project is worth about US$ 1.1 Million

Dragon Tortoise Gas Utilization Project- Vietnam
A new Gas Metering station developed by Vietnam Soviet Petro (VSP) for their Off shore platform .project is worth about US$ 800K

Hasdrubal Metering Station - Tunisia
A New Gas processing Plant developed by British Gas Tunisia. Petrofac International was the EPC .Project is worth of US$3.2 MM.

SARP Project- (Field Instruments) – Iran
An expansion Project by NIOEC in Iran. SINOPEC China was the EPC. Project worth US$2.75MM.

MG3 – Lube Oil Project: - Malaysia
A Lube Oil Expansion Project – By PETRONAS, Malaysia. Project Value of US$ 1.6 MM. Lurgi , Larsen and Tubro was the EPC.

Ultrasonic Metering station Project: - Indonesia
An expansion Project by Transportasi Gas Indonesia (TGI) – Indonesia. Project Value of US$ 2.2 MM

Melut Basin Development Project – Sudan
A joint venture project between Petronas, Malaysia and China Petroleum Company in Sudan. Worley Parson was the EPC. Project Value of US$ 3.0 MM

Suvarnabhumi Airport Dedicated Pipe line Project – Thailand
A Project by Thai Pipe Line Company for the dedicated pipeline for the New Airport in Bangkok. Project Value of US$ 1.75 MM

Petronet LNG Project – India
A Project by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., India. Toyo Engineering Company, Japan was the EPC. Project Value of US$ 2.6 MM

Gas Metering and take-off stations Development Project - Singapore
A project by Power Gas Singapore, for receiving and distribution of natural gas from Indonesia. Project Value of US$ 3.5 MM

Thai Polyethylene Project - Thailand
A Project for Thai Polyethylene Company by Mitsui Ship Building and Engineering Company, Japan.

Natuna Gas Metering Project – Singapore
The first Natural Gas Project in Singapore. A Project for Sembcorp Gas by Sembawang Engineering Company Ltd, Singapore. Project Value of US$ 3.8 MM

Fergana Refinery revamping Project - Uzbekistan
A revamping project for a refinery in Uzbekistan by Toyo Engineering Corporation, Japan.
The project was worth US$ 2.5 MM

MTBE - PDH project - Malaysia
A project for Propane Dehydrogenation by Stone and Webster UK and OGP Malaysia. The Project was worth US$ 1.2 MM

KR2 - Kertih Aromatics Project – Malaysia
A project for Aromatics Malaysia Sdn.Bhd. (A subsidiary of Pertonas-Malaysia) by Toyo Engineering Corporation Japan. The project was worth US$ 2.75MM.

Ruby FPSO - Project – Vietnam
A project for Petronas Charigali in Vietnam by Nortrans. A floating production storage and off-loading facility by Petronas Charigali for the Parameswara Platform in Vietnam. The Project was worth US$ 2.2 MM.


Rangdong 1 - FPSO - Project – Vietnam (facility for Japan Vietnam Petroleum Company in Vietnam by Gusto and Mitsubushi Heavy Industries).
A FPSO conversion project done by JVPC with SBM. The project was worth US$ 1.8MM


Bangchak - PTT - Metering Project - Thailand
A multi product pipe line-metering project by Bangchak Petroleum and Petroleum Authority of Thailand. The project was worth US$ 1.75MM

Multi Product Pipe Line Metering Project - Malaysia
A multi product pipe line-metering project by Shell - Petronas joint venture. The project was worth US$ 2.2 MM

Worked as Project Engineer for the following projects:

Involved in Instrument Design, installation, loop checking, testing and commissioning of various pressure, level and flow equipments from different vendors. Involved in hooking up the instruments to an existing DCS system.

VOTT - Pulau Sakra Terminal – Singapore
Mobil Berth 7 Project
SRC Jetty 6 Project
SRC Enraf Tank gauging Project
ESSO Lubex oil project
Philips Petro-chemicals instrument project



Qualifications & Certifications

Process Automation

Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University Madras

Instrumentation & Control

Bharathiyar University

Master of Engineering (Instruments) -1991 (Specializing in Process Automation)

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