Process Engineering

The Process Engineering team at Acero has the ability to provide support for various types of projects that include Conceptual studies, FEED’s, Facility Retrofits, Detailed Engineering of Batteries, Well Sites, Oil & Gas Facilities, etc, and Plant Optimizations. In addition, the Process team can assemble various deliverables and engineering packages that include Process Simulations, Drawing packages, As-Built drawing packages, Equipment Sizing, and Optimization Reports.

Acero also has the ability to provide our clients with a “Process Guarantee” on process equipment and vessels designed in-house. Our Process Engineering Lead, Fatiha Akrour, holds a number of worldwide patents on various Electrostatic Treaters, Desalters, and Heater Treaters.

A more complete list of services that the Process team provides includes:

  • Process Simulations
  • Material & Heat Balances
  • Hydraulics (including transient analyses) & Line Sizing
  • Flare & Relief Systems
  • ESD & Control Design
  • Process Flow Diagrams
  • Process & Utility P&ID Development
  • Process Equipment & Instrument Sizing & Specifications
  • Line & Tie-In Lists
  • HAZOP Facilitation
  • Special Studies (FEED, Feasibility, Process Selection & Cost)
  • Plant Optimization, Debottlenecking & Trouble-Shooting
  • Operations Support
  • Facility As-Building

Additionally, Acero’s Process department comes equipped with the following software:

  • Various Microsoft Products (Excel, Visio, etc.)
  • VMG SIM
  • HYSYS complete with Flarenet
  • PipeFlow
  • AccuMAP AB, BC, and Base