Are you looking for the reliable partner for the stress analysis of the piping system at your Client's plant or refinery ? Meena Rezkallah, has a proven track record in providing pipe stress analysis services using CAESAR II.

As a piping Stress Engineer, I have been providing in-depth technical knowledge and proven performance in the fields of Piping Stress Analysis, Piping Engineering and Pipe Support Design to Oil & Gas Operating Companies, Engineering Consultant Companies, and EPC Companies at various locations around Canada and USA.

We know that Piping Stress Analysis is a vital part of any plant layout our Piping Engineers co-ordinate with other disciplines working on a project.

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WHO I AM

Experienced structural / Piping Engineer engineer on projects associated with the following:

  • Municipal

  • Mining

  • Food and Beverage

  • Chemical

  • Oil & Gas

  • Pulp & Paper

  • Industrial Process

  • Pharmaceutical industry

  • Refineries

 

Skilled in the application of ASME Codes, API, Structural codes (ASCE, ACI, AISC), Welding CWI, CWB, AWS and other Standards. Proficient at QA/QC of all piping / Structural-related project documentation.

Skilled at performing stress analysis and design for concrete and steel structure using codes calculations.

 

Possesses strong software modeling capabilities in CADWorx process piping layout, modeling and design and Piping stress analysis capabilities using Caesar II. In addition to Risa, Staad, Sap.

Registered as a professional Engineer in almost of provinces in Canada.

[Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan]

 

May 2019 to Present

Chevron Refinery in Richmond, CA;

Chevron Pasadena, TX; 

Genentech Biotechnology company in California; 

Corteva Agriscience in Pittsburg, CA

Mare Island Dry Dock LLC, CA

  • Performed Steel pipe support design  

  • Performed Steel platforms design  

  • Performed Braced and moment steel frames design  

  • Performed Equipment Anchorage design

  • Performed Piping Stress Analysis using CAESAR II

March 2020 to May 2020

LIME SLUDGE CENTRIFUGE PROJECT  Alberta 

  • Checked the piping isometrics and pipe support adequacy of the pump skid 

  • Carried out static pipe stress analysis and design for the piping, to the requirements of ASME B31.3 

  • Created the system CAESAR models and pipe stress analysis report and documentation.

September 2018 to April 2019

SUNCOR Energy PLANT 93-94 EMULSION HANDLING PROJECT Fort McMurray, Alberta 

  • Checked the piping isometrics and pipe support adequacy of the induced static flotation pump skid 

  • Carried out static pipe stress analysis and design for the piping, to the requirements of ASME B31.3 

  • Created the system CAESAR models 

  • Recommended changes in the piping design to bring the predicted pipe stresses to within Piping Code allowable stress values

  • Perform skid Structural stress analysis and design for piping, operation and seismic loads.

September 2014 to August 2018

American Dream Meadowlands, Meadowlands Sports Complex, East Rutherford, New Jersey 

  • Check the piping routing for clashes and reroute the line on CADWorx and implement the CADWorx 3D model into Tekla, Autocad Revit 

  • Reviewed and approved all the WPSs and PQRs for the plumping welding as per ASME BPV Code, Section IX and structural welding as per AWS D1.1. 

  • Carried out the arrangements and the documentations of the piping groups and the structural group due to the piping / structural background.

  • Structural analysis and design as per ASCE 7-10, ACI-318 and AISC

February 2011 to September 2014

CNRL Horizon Project, Primary Separation Cell, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Krupp Canada

  • Studied and validated CNRL Primary Separation Cell process and scope documentation including engineering calculations, for Phase 2 of the project 

  • Reviewed and validated slurry service piping stress analyses and designs completed by others. 

  • Advised alternate designs to diminish pipe stresses to within Code limits where necessary. 

  • Implemented client proprietary piping data into specialized pipe design software to permit rapid data access and utilization during pipe modeling and document generation. 

  • Prepared piping material takes off (MTO). 

  • Solved technical problems in fabrication and erection stages. 

  • Developed as built drawings 

  • Checked, modified and approved the welding procedures specifications and welding procedures qualifications records for the whole project 

  • Supervised the fabrication and erection processes in fort mcmurray 

  • Perform fitness for services calculations and evaluation as per API 579-1/ASME FFS-1 

  • Reviewed and approved all the WPS and PQRS in the project 

  • Responsible for producing and checking all types of Piping drawings, Isometrics, Layouts, Pipe supports and schedules 

  • Interdisciplinary document check like P&ID, PFD, Civil foundations, structural steel drawings, Material Requisitions, instrument hook-up drawings etc. 

  • Travel to the live operating plant to lead the team or support the supervisor. 

  • Perform the piping As-building activities. 

  • Supervise PDS/SP3D for 3d Modelling and isometrics, GAD extraction and drafting 

  • Handled design review using Naviswork and SPR. 

  • Achieved layout Optimization and Decision making on layout design. 

  • Provided planning and direction for other designers in project-specific tasks. 

  • Check and back check drawings produced by drafting personnel. 

  • Work with client to resolve problems. 

  • Create and respond to technical queries. 

  • Perform the pipe stress on piping systems. 

  • provide adequate pipe support details, locations, and spans. 

  • Discuss routine technical problems and communicate effectively with immediate supervisor and other project personnel. 

  • Meet deadlines and manage priorities. Provided customer service to our clients and adapted to work in a team-oriented environment.

December 2011 to November 2012

MEG Energy Corp., Oil Removal Filter Project, Alberta 

  • Verified the piping isometrics for quality and adequacy of supports for a series of compressor piping systems 

  • Carried out pipe stress analyses and verified the design for these compressor unit piping systems to the requirements of ASME B31.1 

  • Used Conde Nozzle Pro software to analyze and predict nozzle local stresses for a series of pressure vessels according to the methods of WRC 107 and WRC 297 

  • Created the CAESAR II model for these systems

November 2011 to July 2012

CNRL Terrain 3 Oil Sands Project, Slurry Preparation Plants, Fort McMurray, Alberta Krupp Canada 

  • Played a key role in the review and validation of stress analyses for special slurry piping and auxiliary system designs completed by others. As a specialized group member performed pipe stress analyses using CAESAR II software for piping systems integrity as per ASME B31.3.  

  • Recommended changes in the piping design to bring the predicted pipe stresses to within Piping Code allowable stress values

June 2010 to March 2012

Imperial Oil Resources Kearl Oil Sands Project, Slurry Preparation Plants, Fort McMurray, Alberta 
Krupp Canada 

  • Played a key role in the review and validation of stress analyses for special slurry piping and auxiliary system designs completed by others. As a specialized group member performed pipe stress analyses using CAESAR II software for various dynamic combinations of high frequency/amplitude vibration, water hammer, thermal and high fluid density loading phenomena unique to the industry 

  • Recommended changes in the piping design to bring the predicted pipe stresses to within Piping Code allowable stress values

  • Performed structure analysis and design for steel structure and pipe racks as per the governing codes.

April 2010 to September 2010

Devon Canada Compressor Unit, Alberta 

  • Checked the piping isometrics and pipe support adequacy of a large compressor facility 

  • Carried out static pipe stress analysis and design for the piping, to the requirements of ASME B31.3 

  • Carried out dynamic and fatigue pipe stress analysis to the requirements of ASME SEC VIII-Division 2 Appendix 5 and reviewed the design  

  • Performed piping stress analysis using CAESAR II

November 2009 to May 2010

Petrobras Waste Flue Gas Recovery Project, Brazil BIH 
 

  • Was part of a team which reviewed and validated a series of piping systems and fired heater radiant tube assembly designs for soundness of engineering and adequacy of the pipe support 

  • Carried out the design and performed pipe stress analysis for the tubes of a series of fired heaters to the requirements of API 530, API 560, ASME Sections I and II and ASME B31.3 

  • Performed piping stress analysis using CAESAR II

August 2009 to December 2009

Yemen Petroleum Co., Oil Export Pipeline, Yemen OMV Exploration GmbH 

  • Checked the piping isometrics and piping supports for adequacy 

  • Performed pipe stress analysis and design for 120 km of buried pipeline to the requirements of API-1102-1993 and ASME B31.4 

  • Performed piping stress analysis using CAESAR II

Previous Projects

Education

Diploma in Specialization certificate in pressure vessels and piping design

American University in Cairo, Egypt

2010 to 2012

Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Structural department in Faculty of Engineering

Benha University in Cairo Egypt

2004 to 2009

Additional successfully completed courses towards Masters of Civil Engineering degree: 

  • Statistic in Structural Engineering 

  • Testing of Products and Structures 

  • Resources Management 

  • Productivity in Construction 

  • Advanced Quality Control Approach for Concrete Structures 

  • Behavior of Steel Structures (2) 

  • Thin Walled Steel Structures (2) 

  • Engineering Economics 

  • Finite Element Method 

  • Properties and Technology of Advanced Composite Materials 

  • Soil Dynamics 

  • High Rise Buildings 

  • Design of Offshore Structures 

  • Space Steel Structures 

  • Evaluation and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures 

  • Advanced Methods for Repair and Strengthening of Structures 

  • Durability of Construction Materials in Different Environments 

  • Finite Element Method 

 
Additional courses 

  • ASME B31.1 at American University in Cairo 

  • ASME B31.3 at American University in Cairo 

  • ASME B31.8 at American University in Cairo 

  • ASME Section VIII Division 1 at American University in Cairo 

  • ASME Section VIII Division 2 at American University in Cairo 

  • ASME Section IX Welding and Brazing at American University in Cairo 

  • Selection and Operation Of Pumps For The Petroleum Facilities at American University in Cairo 

  • Microsation at MGA Technology (in house) 

  • Plant Design System (PDS) at MGA Technology (in house) 

    • Equipment modeling. 

    • Piping designer. 

    • Drawing manager. 

    • Isometrics extraction. 

  • Process plant layout and piping design at MGA Technology (in house) 

  • Piping specifications and material selection at MGA Technology (in house) 

  • CWI courses (welding techniques and inspection procedures) at Moody intertek international 

  • The American society of non destructive testing R.T inspection course at Moody intertek international 

  • Solid Works Essential Course at Cad Cam Cim Cairo

meena.rezkallah@yahoo.com

+1 (587) 802-4050

Meena Rezkallah, P.Eng. for Engineering Services

3705 Fonda Way SE #18, Calgary, AB T2A 6G9

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