Environment & Safety Gas Processing/LNG Maintenance & Reliability Petrochemicals Process Control Process Optimization Project Management Refining

Alqahtani, M.

Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Alqahtani is a rotating equipment specialist working for Saudi Aramco with more than 10 yr of experience in maintaining rotating machinery. His previous experience includes working in mechanical engineering, reliability, projects and technical support related to rotating equipment. Alqahtani is involved in developing and deploying 3D printing and reverse engineering at Saudi Aramco. He provides technical support and troubleshooting of failures during shop and field repairs/rebuilds of rotating equipment as per API and other international standards. Alqahtani earned an MS in mechanical engineering from the University of Minnesota.

Challenges faced during liner installation of a reciprocating makeup compressor

Saudi Aramco: Alqahtani, M.

A hydrocracker makeup compressor in a refinery in Saudi Arabia failed during operation. Upon internal inspection of the compressor, it was found that the cylinder liner was cracked and needed a replacement (FIG. 1).

  • 1
  • ... 1 pages