IEM Shout Out – Talk on “Heat Exchangers Design, Inspection and Maintenance”


This is a shout out for the IEM. My Technical Division will be hosting a talk on the Monday 29th August, 2016  by Ir. Alzakri. It’ll start at 5:30pm and is worth 2 CPD hours.

The talk will provide an overview on types of heat exchangers commonly used in Oil & Gas industry based on the Codes & Standards used during the design. Common types will be the Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers, Air Cooled Heat Exchangers, Double Pipe Heat Exchangers and Plate Heat Exchangers. This will be followed by the sample fabrication processes which touch on the common welding processes such as GTAW, SMAW, SAW and main forming processes such as plate rolling and tube bending.

Ir Alzakri Ekhwan is a Custodian Engineer for Static Equipment based in PETRONAS Group Technical Solutions and has more than 23 years of experience in maintenance, design, fabrication, inspection and construction of Static Equipment in Oil and Gas industry. Previously, he was the Principal Engineer, Field Engineering Manager for MG3 Lube Base Oil (MG3) Project and Hydrogen Processing Unit 2 (HPU-2) Project and Senior Inspection Engineer of PETRONAS Penapisan (Melaka) Sdn Bhd . He was also the Head of Mechanical Section of PETRONAS Methanol (Labuan) Sdn Bhd.

Register here or download the form here. A map to Wisma IEM is presented here.

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