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04 GENERAL PIPING DESIGN
Chevron Offshore (Thailand) Ltd
0 A Rev.
PH MLJ By
Issued for Use Issue for Review Description TABLE OF CONTENTS
8/2001 6/2000 Date Rvw'd Appv'd
INTRODUCTION 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Scope Exclusions Responsibilities Conflicts and Exceptions
MANDATORY CODES AND STANDARDS GENERAL REQUIREMENTS 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 General Piping Design and Layout Valving Branches Pipeways and Racks Accessibility and Clearance Pipe Stress and Flexibility Cold-Spring Installations
PROCESS SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.10 General Wellheads, Flowlines, Manifolds and Separation Systems Pressure Vessels Fired Heaters Heat Exchangers Pumps Compressors Erosion Monitoring Chemical Injection Sample Connections
UTILITY SYSTEMS 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 Fuel and Utility Gas Instrument Air Utility Air Cooling Water Lube and Seal Oil Systems
PRESSURE RELIEVING SYSTEMS 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 General Open Relief Systems Closed Relief Systems Conventional and Pilot Operated Relief Valves Thermal Reliefs Rupture Disks Flare Systems
FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS 7.1 7.2 7.3 Firewater Systems Foam Systems Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Systems
VENTS, DRAINS, FLUSHING AND CLEANING SYSTEMS
8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 9.0
General Vent Connections Drainage Systems Flushing Systems Cleaning Systems
INSTRUMENTATION 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 General Flow Instruments Level Instruments Pressure Instruments Temperature Instruments
CONTROL VALVES 10.1 10.2 10.3 General Piping Sizes and Pressure Drop Station Arrangements
SPECIALTY ITEMS 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 General Blanks Strainers Drip Rings
SUPPORTS AND ANCHORS 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 General Support Design Materials Applications Spring Supports Dummy Supports
DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 General Piping Plans Elevations and Sections Details Isometrics
APPENDICES I II III Mandatory Codes and Standards Government Regulations Chevron Standards
GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD
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INTRODUCTION Scope This specification, in conjunction with the other Technical Requirements, defines the minimum acceptable requirements for the design, layout, support and flexibility of piping systems used in upstream oil and gas production facilities. This specification governs piping systems provided in accordance with API Recommended Practice 14E "Design and Installation of Offshore Production Piping" and ANSI B31.3 "Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping."
Exclusions This specification does not apply to process design, line sizing or equipment layout; nor does it apply to piping material and component selection, or to piping fabrication, installation, inspection and testing.
Responsibilities CONTRACTOR shall be solely responsible for providing complete and operable piping systems in full accordance with all applicable Industry Codes and Standards, Government Regulations and COMPANY Technical Requirements.
Conflicts and Exceptions All conflicts between this specification, the other Technical Requirements, and the applicable codes and standards shall be submitted in writing to COMPANY for resolution. Any and all exceptions to the Technical Requirements shall be submitted in writing to COMPANY for approval. MANDATORY CODES AND STANDARDS The primary codes governing piping systems provided under this specification shall be API Recommended Practice 14E "Design and Installation of Offshore Production Piping" and ANSI B31.3 "Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping." The most recent issue of the codes and standards listed in Appendix I "Mandatory Codes and Standards" shall be considered as a part of this specification. Special design allowances outlined in any of the codes and standards may not be used without written approval of COMPANY. COMPANY "Safety in Designs" Manual (GO-590) shall be considered as part of this specification. CONTRACTOR shall refer to COMPANY "Safety in Designs" Page 2 of 56 8/2001
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Manual regarding all safety concerns related to piping system design, layout, fabrication and assembly, such as valve accessibility guidelines, overhead clearance requirements and valve handwheel/stem position limitations. 3.0 3.1 3.1.1 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS General Piping systems and components, including design, layout, support and flexibility shall be in full accordance with API RP 14E "Design and Installation of Offshore Production Piping," ANSI B31.3 "Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping" and COMPANY Technical Requirements. All addenda issued through the date of the Purchase Order, Contract or Agreement, as applicable, shall apply in full. The selection of pipe, piping components and valving shall be in full accordance with the Technical Requirements, including General Specification 3.00 "Piping Service Classifications and Material Requirements," and in particular the appropriate Material Class Data Sheet for the intended service. Substitution of alternate materials or components shall require prior written approval by COMPANY. The design, layout and support of Polypropylene Lined (PPL) carbon steel piping systems shall be in accordance with ASTM F492 "Propylene and Polypropylene (PP) Plastic-Lined Ferrous Metal Pipe and Fittings," the manufacturer's requirements and recommendations and the Technical Requirements. The design, layout and support of Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) piping systems shall be in accordance with the manufacturer's requirements and recommendations, and the Technical Requirements. CONTRACTOR shall note that the Technical Requirements do not include complete, detailed design, layout, support or flexibility requirements specific to the needs of FRP piping systems. CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for developing piping design and layout requirements to the mutual satisfaction of COMPANY and the FRP piping manufacturer. The design, layout and support of Chlorinated Poly Vinyl Chloride (CPVC) piping systems shall be in accordance with ASTM D2846 "Chlorinated Poly Vinyl Chloride (CPVC) Plastic Hot and Cold Water Distribution Systems," the manufacturer's requirements and recommendations, and the Technical Requirements. References in this specification to ANSI Class 150, 300, 600, 900, 1500 and 2500 flange ratings refer to ANSI B16.5 "Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings." References to API 3000, 5000 and 10,000 pound flange ratings refer to API 6A "Specification for Wellhead Equipment."
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Piping shall not be routed directly above mechanical equipment such as pumps or compressors.2.5 3.3 3. and generally parallel to column rows. Piping shall be routed to minimize run lengths and fitting quantities.7 All sour service hydrocarbon piping systems shall be in accordance with NACE MR-01-75 "Sulfide Stress Cracking Resistant Metallic Material for Oil Field Equipment. Diagonal and skewed angle piping runs shall not be accepted without specific COMPANY approval.1. 3. that protrude into walkway areas at or below minimum elevations as defined by COMPANY's "Safety in Designs" shall be rerouted.2 3.2 3. Piping shall be routed in the true vertical or horizontal plane unless specified otherwise. instruments. The number of flanged joints in hydrocarbon service shall be kept to a minimum.doc Page 4 of 56 8/2001 .2. while still providing adequate expansion and flexibility in the design. Control valves shall be grouped at centralized operating locations.7 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. Care shall be taken not to create unnecessary low point liquid pockets or high point vapor traps. rear or beneath such equipment to facilitate operation and maintenance. changes in direction shall coincide with changes in elevation. Specifically. and meter runs shall be accessible from deck level or access platforms. side. ensuring that it is suitable for the intended service and is in accordance with the Technical Requirements. etc. For major piping runs.2. or above operating or maintenance areas of process equipment. Piping runs shall be to the front.6 3. unless specified otherwise by COMPANY.1 3. if practical.2. Valves and piping components requiring operator attention or regular servicing shall be accessible from deck level. servicing and maintenance.4 3. If not accessible from deck level.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 3.2. valves. an elevated access platform shall be provided for operation and maintenance. relief valves. all control valves. Piping. Piping shall not be installed below the lowest deck level unless absolutely necessary due to its service or route to or from a lower area. Similar equipment and piping shall be grouped together to simplify the piping layout and ease operation and maintenance.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. such as a boatlanding or pump caisson. Maintenance areas shall be clearly designated as such and free of piping runs. Areas reserved for pulling of heat exchanger bundles and compressors shall be free of overhead piping." Piping Design and Layout CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for all piping design and layout.2. Piping shall be arranged for easy removal of equipment for inspection.2. Piping and equipment shall be arranged to maximize safety and operator accessibility.
acids.12 3. Horizontally positioned valve stems shall not be located in the face hazard zone.2.10 3.3 3. chemicals.2.2. Valves in which the center of the handwheel is 6'-0" or more above an operating level shall be provided with chain operators or extension stems.2.doc . and motor operated equipment such as valves. Access platforms are preferred to chain operators. Threaded connections and unions shall not be permitted. All piping connections in systems for corrosive service (polypropylene lined piping) shall be flanged. or similar substances shall not be located near equipment or other piping with temperatures exceeding 200 °F.3 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. unless otherwise approved by COMPANY. The handwheel shall not be located more than 4'-0" above the deck or operating platform. whichever is greater.2.1 3.8 Prefabricated piping shall have a sufficient number of properly located field welds to allow flanged connections to be installed without imposing excessive strain on the equipment or piping.2. Hot and insulated lines shall be grouped together and separated from cold lines to control corrosion. vertical stems. high temperature and high pressure lines shall not be located close to potential sources of electrical sparks such as electrical conduits. electrical trays. As an Page 5 of 56 8/2001 3. or 6 times the wall thickness of the pipe.2. Valving The centerline of valves shall not be more than 11'-0" above an operating level or platform without COMPANY approval. The minimum spacing between circumferential weld joints shall be 2".13 3. i. If practical. which is defined to be between 4'-6" and 6'-3" above the deck or operating platform.2.14 3.11 3.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.e. Special consideration shall be given to valves 10" NPS and larger with handwheels positioned horizontally.9 3. Valves shall not be installed with the stems inclined below the horizontal plane without COMPANY approval.15 3.2. Hot materials shall not be discharged into open drains located near electrical runs.3. Piping carrying caustic materials.16 3.3. Chain drop shall normally clear operating platforms by 3'-6". Chain operators shall not be acceptable on valves 2" NPS and smaller. condensation an vapor problems.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 3. electrical connections. Flange bolt holes shall straddle normal horizontal and vertical center lines. Mitered joints and welds shall not be acceptable without written COMPANY approval.2 3.3.
doc Page 6 of 56 8/2001 . purge and steam injection into process lines • Flushing services The break flanges shall be placed outboard of the branch block valve.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. Connections that may require bracing include sample points. and vent and drain connections (particularly where double block and bleeds are required). Care shall be exercised in the detail design of small branch connections to prevent mechanical damage or breakage due to vibration or excessive force. the centerline of the handwheel shall not be more than 6'-3" above the deck or operating platform. 3.8 For screwed or socket welded utility services. In this case.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 alternative to an additional platform. Header branch line block valves shall be located to allow complete drainage on each side of the valve. 3. Branch connections in process services shall be located at the top or side of the header.1 3.4 3. Care shall be taken in the location of small connections in piping subject to thermal movement. The bracing method shall be subject to approval by COMPANY. quench.4.4. a gear operator with the handwheel in the vertical plane may be provided. close to the header.4. Branch connection root valves shall be located in the horizontal section of the branch.9 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.4 3. corrosion probes. Branches Branch connections in utility services shall be located at the top of the header.4. a union shall be provided immediately outboard of branch block valves unless the valves are flanged. 3. instruments.2 3.4 Valves that require operation during an emergency shall be easily accessible or shall be equipped with remote operating devices with convenient local control. A flanged branch valve shall be acceptable in lieu of break flanges. Couplings or other weld-on type branch connections and fittings shall not be located on a weld joint.4. thermal relief valves.4.4.5 3.3 3. Compressed air line branches shall be provided with a full size opening arranged to allow system cleaning by blowing down pressure.4. purges.6 18.104.22.168 3. Branch connections 2" NPS and smaller shall be equipped with break flanges in the following services: • Chemical.
6 3. The center-to-center spacing between piping shall be governed by the flange diameters. utility and service lines shall generally be grouped separate from process lines. The center of pipeways and racks shall be allocated to light (gas or vapor) lines and small diameter piping. shall be 1" minimum.6. utility and service lines shall generally be placed on the top level. Overhead piping shall provide a clearance of 6'-8" at all platforms. they may be located on the top level. Piping arrangements shall provide sufficient operating space for maintenance equipment such as bridge cranes.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 3. shall be allocated to heavy (liquid) lines and large diameter piping.5.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.3 3. Loops shall not extend horizontally past the pipeway or rack edges without COMPANY approval. The "Approved for Construction" layout shall include a minimum of 15% spare space (oversized) based on linear width.5 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. and 7'-0" at all stair treads as a minimum. the difference in elevations between lines running platform north/south and those running east/west shall be a minimum of 2'-0".22.214.171.124 3.5 3. The outer edges of pipeways and racks. and thermal expansion characteristics of the piping.5.1 3.2 3.6. On single level racks.1 Pipeways and Racks Where pipeways and racks are provided. Where process lines run to higher elevations..5 3. Pipeways and racks shall be oversized by 25% during initial layout based on linear width. whether double or single level. walkways.4 3. If possible. and shall not infringe upon designated walkway.6. etc.5. Horizontal clearance between piping and equipment or major structural members shall be 12" minimum.6. and process lines on the lower level. Accessibility and Clearance Piping shall be routed to avoid creating overhead interferences and tripping hazards. including flanges and/or insulation.doc .4 3. Process lines shall be placed on the same side of the pipeway and rack as the equipment they service when possible.6 3. Pipe entering or exiting pipeways and racks shall roll out with a change in elevation so as not to block adjacent pipe slots. monorail hoists and hook hoists. Expansion pipe loops shall be installed over the top of pipeways and racks. egress routes. styles. access and laydown areas. A minimum clearance of 18" shall be provided between piping and equipment or other obstructions in areas requiring occasional access. Page 7 of 56 8/2001 3.6.2 3. The clearance between piping. insulation requirements.
Mechanical expansion joints.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 3. parallel piping or installation of temporary supports.3 "Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping.6.8 3.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.doc Page 8 of 56 8/2001 . valves and piping components. vibration. Pipe Stress and Flexibility Thermal and mechanical expansion/contraction of piping systems shall be considered in accordance with ANSI B31. a longitudinal clearance shall be provided between pipes leaving the pipeway or rack to accommodate thermal expansion. anchors.7 3. Sufficient breakout unions and flanges shall be provided for servicing equipment. The criteria for determining whether or not to perform a stress/flexibility analysis shall be approved by COMPANY. On installations with long runs of pipe. pipe loops.7 3. The piping arrangement shall provide sufficient support and changes in direction. As a minimum.3 "Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping" and the Technical Requirements.1 3. namely bellows type joints shall not be provided without COMPANY approval. Reciprocating compressors rated at 200 HP and higher c.3 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. Piping that requires frequent servicing shall be arranged to preclude unnecessary removal of equipment.6. Centrifugal compressors b.7. and mechanical and thermal shock that may be encountered throughout the service life of the piping installation.6. spring supports and/or expansion joints to ensure that stresses are within the limits allowed by ANSI B31.7. CONTRACTOR shall consider stresses resulting from static and cyclic movement of piping." Pipe loops or offset legs shall be utilized to provide flexibility for piping systems subject to expansion/contraction. in-line instrumentation. a detailed stress/flexibility analysis shall be provided for the following services: a.2 3.7.6 Piping systems shall be constructed with unions or flanged joints wherever disassembly may be required. Centrifugal pumps with a 6" NPS or larger nozzle 3.
The calculated stress (sustained. d. The stress intensification factor for piping branch connections made by an integrally reinforced fitting.doc Page 9 of 56 8/2001 .8 3. c. • For steam traced lines. f. including: a.7.3 "Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping" for unreinforced fabricated tees. Thermal expansion shall be considered in the design of nonmetallic (CPVC) piping systems. e. When spring hangers are utilized.7. expansion. the stress range reduction factor (f) used to calculate the allowable displacement stress range (SA) shall be in accordance with ANSI B31. b. 3.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 d. and occasional) complies with ANSI B31. The factor (f) shall be 0.4 Centrifugal pumps operating above 1800 rpm Piping installed on bridges Services operating at 200°F and higher Services operating at 40°F or lower When piping stress analysis is performed. 3.3 "Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping. it shall ensure that the pipe work complies with ANSI B31.7. Reactions at pipe restraints or anchors are available for support design. The applied forces and moment on flanged joints are within the limit allowed by the applicable code or Technical Requirement. 3. 3. accurate weight balance calculations shall be made to determine the required supporting force at each hanger location.9 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.6 If the piping stress analysis is performed with a computer program.7.7 3. the difference between the minimum ambient operating temperature and the temperature of the saturated steam reduced by 50°F." as applicable.3 "Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping" and the Technical Requirements. The design expansion rate shall be 1/2" per 10°F change in temperature per 100' of length. e.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.7. g. such as a weldolet. The fatigue life is acceptable.5 Calculations to determine piping flexibility and expansion stress shall be based on the greater of the following temperature differentials: • Difference between the minimum ambient operating temperature of the installation and the design temperature.3 allowables.7 for calculating SA when using a less rigorous methods of stress analysis. shall be in accordance with ANSI B31.7. The applied forces and moments on hub connectors are within the manufacturer's allowable limits.
85 In accordance with API STD 618 formulas. API STD 612) Permissible Limits: In accordance with API STD 610 formulas 75% of the value calculated by API STD 610 formulas In accordance with API STD 674 formulas In accordance with API STD 616 formulas In accordance with NEMA SM 23 with constants in the formulas increased by a factor of 1.7.11 3.doc . Care shall be taken in designing and locating anchors and guides so as not to cause excessive stress by severely restricting the movement of the piping.8 3.1. as modified below. The weight of the pipe at each equipment connection shall be accurately calculated to quantify the loads and moments imposed on the equipment.1 Cold-Spring Installations Cold-sprung piping installations shall be acceptable only if approved by COMPANY. Lines that require expansion loops or offset legs shall be grouped together to minimize the cumulative space required by the loops.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 3.14 3.7. ANSI B73.7. Applicable industry standards and permissible limits shall be as follows: Equipment Type (standard): Centrifugal Pumps (API STD 610) Centrifugal Pumps (ANSI B73.8.7. In accordance with NEMA SM 23 formulas 3.2) Reciprocating Pumps (API STD 674) Gas Turbines (API STD 616) Centrifugal Compressors (API STD 617) Reciprocating Compressors (API STD 618) Steam Turbines (NEMA SM 23.10 The maximum stress in a piping system during hydrostatic testing shall not exceed 90% of the specified minimum yield strength (SMYS) of any pressure containing piping component.7.13 3. Page 10 of 56 8/2001 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. API STD 611. Loads and moments exerted by piping systems at the flanges of mechanical equipment (such as pumps and compressors) shall not exceed the permissible reactions specified by the equipment manufacturer or the applicable industry standard.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.12 3. whichever is more conservative.
3 3.4 4.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 3. Wellheads.3 4.2.0 4.1 126.96.36.199.1. The piping shall be permanently supported to ensure that mating flanges are parallel.2. Safety devices on manifold headers and flowlines shall be designed and installed in accordance with API RP 14C "Recommended Practice for Analysis. concentric and in contact prior to bolting the piping in place. compressors and other equipment shall be designed to prevent excessive loads. PROCESS SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT General Piping terminations at pumps. Cold-sprung installations shall not be acceptable at rotating machinery under any circumstances.2. Deadlegs in process piping shall be avoided whenever possible.2 4. or if a cold-spring installation is necessary to provide for lateral clearances in closely spaced groups of lines.1. A check valve shall be either close-coupled or integral to the block valve on injection line connections.2 Cold-springing of piping will be considered only for piping that must be strain free at operating temperatures.1 4.1 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.doc .1 4.2.8. Page 11 of 56 8/2001 3.3 4.1. Each connection shall include a close-coupled block valve.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.2. Installation and Testing of Basic Surface Safety Systems on Offshore Production Platforms. Design.4 4." Wellhead Piping and Flowline Systems The piping design and layout shall take into consideration independent wellhead movement due to wave action and wind forces.1. The check valve shall be installed on the upstream injection side of the block valve.1. moments and stress on the equipment flanges. Piping headers with flanged ends shall be located so that future extension of the header is not blocked by adjacent piping or equipment.2 4.1 4.2 4.2. Suction and discharge piping to rotating and reciprocating equipment shall be designed to facilitate alignment of the equipment.1.8.2 4. Cold-spring of more than 1/2" shall not be permitted. Manifolds and Separation Systems General The piping system design shall provide access for periodic nondestructive testing for erosion. Flowlines. Piping injection and sampling connections shall be of minimum length and protected from external mechanical damage.
2.1 4.2. A branch block valve and quick disconnect shall be provided immediately upstream of each flow line check valve to permit de-pressuring and draining of the flowline into the relief header by using a temporary high pressure hose.2. Manifold Systems Short radius elbows in manifold assemblies shall be specifically prohibited and shall not be accepted by COMPANY under any circumstances.3 4. Changes in direction shall not be permitted within 10 nominal pipe diameters downstream of wellhead chokes or throttling valves.188.8.131.52 of API RP 14E "Recommended Practice for Design and Installation of Offshore Production Platform Piping Systems.3.3. The typical arrangement for a separation vessel piping system shall be in accordance with Figure 5.2.5 4.6 4.2. Manifold inlet and outlet connections shall be provided with an isolation block valve.5 4. A straight tee with a weld cap or blind flange installed on the end run may be substituted for a procured cushion tee. Header block valves shall include body bleed valves to facilitate testing for leaks. Oil Separation Systems Piping design layout shall avoid wet legs and vertical risers if possible. Drains shall be piped to within 6" of the skid drain pan. Manifold headers shall be designed.4 184.108.40.206.7 4.2 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/99103220.127.116.11.2. Manifold headers shall be terminated with blind flanges on each end to provide a fluid cushion area and a means for rodding out.4 4.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.2.2 4.2.2. Production flowline check valves shall be located immediately upstream of the well manifold header tie-in block valve so as to protect the entire flowline from backflow.3 18.104.22.168. arranged and installed so that future expansion will not be obstructed by other piping or equipment.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 4. Wellhead flow shall enter the straight end run. and exit the branch side.22.214.171.124. Changes in direction shall be made with cushion tees.1 4.3 4.2 4. Each injection flowline shall be provided with a check valve located at the wellhead so that the entire flowline is protected from backflow.2.doc Page 12 of 56 8/2001 ." Required 4.4 Piping shall not obstruct access necessary for well servicing. Each riser and header on production manifolds shall be equipped with a drain valve for draining into the production manifold skid drain pan.
the first block valve off a vessel connection shall use a piping class ball valve as the root valve. Vessel drains that discharge into an open drain system shall be piped from the block valve to a splash hub on the drain system to allow observation. Atmospheric vents from vessels shall be equipped with plugged or blanked shutoff valves.1 4. 4.6 4. Vessel drains operated only during shutdown periods may be provided with plugs or blanks in lieu of permanently installed valves with COMPANY approval.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. Lines carrying materials of high viscosity shall be designed with a continuous slope and shall drain into the vessel.3.3. The total pipe length from the vessel nozzle to the valve shall not exceed 50'.2 4.doc Page 13 of 56 8/2001 . in addition to the normal control system.8 4.3. If.3 4.3. except that temperature and pressure gauges/transmitters may use 3/4" or 1" NPS screwed connections when specifically approved by COMPANY. Vessel emergency shutdown valves shall be located within 30' of the vessel measured horizontally.7 4.1 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. All vessel connections shall be flanged with a minimum size of 1-1/2" NPS.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 piping system components shall be provided as shown unless specified otherwise by the Technical Requirements. a manual actuation station is required.126.96.36.199. it shall be located at grade close to the shutdown valve in a location safe from fire exposure. Additional valves beyond the root valve shall be in accordance with the appropriate piping or instrumentation specification.10 4. A removable pipe spool shall be provided on the inlet (wellstream) to production and test separators.3. Fired Heaters Fuel Oil The fuel oil header at each fired heater shall be located above the burners and shall not be dead ended.9 4.1 4. 4.5 4. Liquid outlet headers shall be piped to permit gravity drainage from the vessel.3. unless specified otherwise by the Technical Requirements.4 4.4 Pressure Vessels Process piping at vessel nozzles shall be provided with blanks or spectacle blinds to allow isolation of the vessel for inspection and maintenance.3.3 4.1. For instrumentation connections.4.
1 of this specification and the Technical Requirements. Facility blowdown valves shall be located so that operation of the valves will not be affected by a fire at the heater.4.4.2. Unless specified otherwise.4.3. Throttle valves for fuel gas service shall be of the globe or needle type.2 4. Heat Exchangers Shell and Tube and Double Pipe Heat Exchangers Process and water piping to heat exchangers shall be arranged to provide easy removal of shell covers.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 188.8.131.52.2 4.4.1.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.1.1. channels and tube bundles.5.3 Globe-type burner line valves shall be connected to the side or top of the header with lines draining to the burners. All other valves shall be fire safe ball valves.3.2 4. Miscellaneous Burner control valves shall be located at a working level so that adjustments can be made while observing the flame. A spectacle blind shall be installed downstream from the block and bleed valves. Check valves shall be installed at the vessel end of the flow lines to prevent backflow when a heater or heat exchanger tube ruptures.3 4.1 4. channel covers.2 4. Piping arrangements for air atomization shall provide safeguards to prevent fuel oil from entering the air system. a ball check valve shall be provided in each air connection. Piping shall be arranged.2.1 4.4. The check valve shall be installed at the burner with the valve in the up-flow position. Fuel Gas The piping arrangement for fuel gas systems on fired heaters shall be in accordance with Section 5.3 4.4 4. or check valves shall be properly located to ensure that cooling water will remain in the exchanger should the cooling water supply be lost.1 4.4.3 4.3 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. of the vee-port type.5.3.2 4.5.1. All vent valves shall be provided with plugs or blind flanges.doc Page 14 of 56 8/2001 . 184.108.40.206. Bypass valves located at automatic control valves shall be ball or globe valves.2.5 220.127.116.11 4. The header that supplies the heater shall be provided with block and bleed valves.
3 4. Elbows shall be installed to turn in the vertical plane. A reducer next to the pump flange shall be considered to be equivalent to three pipe diameters of the larger pipe.6. A valve may be installed within the run.6 18.104.22.168 Air-Cooled Heat Exchangers Inlet and outlet headers shall not be located over or under the tube areas. if the valve stem is located in the vertical position. No other method of support shall be acceptable.6.2 4.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 4.1 4. Elbows in horizontal suction piping leading to double suction pumps shall be at least 5 pipe diameters upstream of the pump suction flange if a reducer is not utilized.2.6. Page 15 of 56 8/2001 4.5.6. single-phase flow headers may be arranged as a simple rake or comb-shaped manifold. Piping connections to split-header bundles shall be designed to provide necessary flexibility to accommodate motion produced by differential temperature within the bundle.5.6. especially on the pump suction piping. Pumps Sufficient maintenance and access space shall be provided around pumps.3 4. Multiple bay heat exchangers with incoming two-phase flow regimes (other than the dispersed or bubble flow regions in a Baker flow map) shall be provided with a symmetrical inlet piping arrangement. The piping system shall consist of multiple cascading headers to equalize the flow to each bundle. Suction and discharge block valves shall be located as close as possible to the pump to permit removal of the pump without having to drain an excessive amount of piping or shut-in other equipment.7 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.4 4.2 22.214.171.124 4.6. Piping shall not obstruct the driver end of horizontal pump skids under any circumstances. except at the driver end where the width shall be a minimum of 5'-0".doc . Suction and discharge headers shall be extended to reach support beams and closed with a blind flange. Piping shall be arranged to minimize flow turbulence.5.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.5 4.6 4.6. If the pressure drop from the header inlet to the most distant nozzle of the last heat exchanger in the row (Px) is less than 1/9 of the pressure drop through the heat exchanger (Py).2. If a reducer is located between the elbow and the pump flange. a straight run of at least 2 pipe diameters (based on the larger pipe) shall be provided. The minimum maintenance width provided around pumps shall be 3'-0".1 4. Valve handwheels shall be arranged to project toward the major maintenance side of the pump installation but away from the pump. Suction and discharge lines shall be independently anchored.
permanent strainers shall be installed in the suction line of pumps handling fluids that may contain solids.6. Permanent strainers shall be tee type bathtub strainers for piping 8" NPS and larger.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. A concentric reducer shall be provided if the reduction occurs immediately before the elbow on the downcomer from overhead. direction changes in close proximity to the pump discharge shall be avoided to the best extent possible.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 4. For FRP piping systems.15 4.13 4.6.16 4.11 4. Suction and discharge pulsation dampeners shall also be considered on reciprocating pumps in order to reduce vibration and the impact of acceleration head in the suction piping.6. Temporary start-up strainers shall be installed in the pump suction piping utilizing a removable spool between the pump and block valve as close to the pump as possible.18 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.6.9 Horizontal reducers at pump suction connections shall be eccentric and installed with the flat side on top.6.14 4.6.17 4. and to be slightly sloped toward the pump. packing flush and other pump fluids shall be piped to open drain hubs to allow observation. permanent strainers shall be installed in the pump suction line.6. Piping shall be arranged to minimize the equivalent length of the suction piping.doc Page 16 of 56 8/2001 . As a minimum.12 4. The strainers shall have a free area a minimum of 300% of the pipe internal cross sectional area. 4.6. mesh size and material of all pump strainers to COMPANY for approval. Shock absorbers or flexible connections shall be provided on reciprocating pumps if quick closing or remote control valves are installed in the discharge line. Fluids shall not be discharged onto the pump baseplate. If feasible and economical. If specified in the Technical Requirements. to eliminate liquid and vapor pockets.10 4. Shock absorbers or flexible connections shall be designed to prevent shock and minimize stress on the pump. The mesh size shall be approved by COMPANY and the pump manufacturer.8 4.6. CONTRACTOR shall submit the type.6. unless the pump is specifically designed to handle solids.6. location. Suction piping shall be designed so that temporary start-up strainers can be easily installed or removed without springing the pipe. a long radius reducing elbow shall be provided. Drain lines for jacket and seal cooling water. Proper spacing shall be provided to allow for both the strainer and gaskets.
Suction scrubbers shall be located as close to the compressor as possible.4 Compressors General Compressor piping shall be provided with blanks for isolating the compressor during hydrostatic testing and maintenance.6 4.2.7. and shall drain freely to the scrubber.7. Page 17 of 56 8/2001 4.1. Where pulsation dampeners are provided.126.96.36.199 4.9 4.1.1. Air compressor intake filter openings shall be located to minimize the entrance of dust. Compressor suction block valves shall be located in horizontal runs of piping.7.1.1 4.5 4.1 4. and corrosive gases. Proper spacing shall be provided to allow for both the strainer and gaskets.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.7. Where it is impractical to prevent traps. Piping on compressor skids shall be supported from the compressor structural skid.7.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 4. The strainers shall have a free area a minimum of 300% of the pipe cross sectional area.2 188.8.131.52 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. moisture.7.2 4. Suction piping upstream of the suction scrubber and between the scrubber and the compressor shall be arranged to prevent trapping or liquid collection.7. No other method of support shall be acceptable. Flow through conical type strainers shall be from outside to inside.7. additional knockout equipment shall be provided. Temporary strainers shall be provided in all compressor suction lines 3" NPS and larger.1. Air compressor suction piping between the air filter and the compressor connection shall be fabricated of either galvanized or stainless steel piping.7 4. the suction scrubber shall be located upstream of the pulsation dampener. or an alternate corrosion resistant material if approved by COMPANY.2. and shall be installed in a removable spool piece as close to the compressor as possible.doc . The installation arrangement shall be approved by COMPANY.8 4.7. Temporary strainer design and mesh size shall be approved by COMPANY and the compressor manufacturer.7. Air Compressors Suction piping for air compressors shall be equipped with a silencer and an air intake filter in accordance with the Technical Requirements.1.7. the piping system shall be designed to accommodate variations in piping temperatures that result from all combinations of operating and non-operating units.7 4. Where compressors are connected to a common header.7.1. Suction and discharge headers shall be extended to reach support beams and closed with a blind flange.1 4.2 4.
compressors. the suction and discharge block valves and vent valves shall be manually operated and shall be located together in one area for ease of startup and operation.7.3 4.3. the valves shall be located together in one area for ease of startup and operation.5 4.7. Piping and pulsation bottles shall be supported independently and shall not be solely supported by the compressor cylinders.3 4.2 4. If manual suction. etc.4.7.1 4. Discharge antisurge lines shall also be equipped with a check valve. pulsation dampeners.4 4.7. an analog study of the complete system shall be provided. The design of pressurizing lines installed around suction block valves shall approved by COMPANY.7.7. recycle and vent valves are required by the Technical Requirements.1 Centrifugal Compressors Check valves installed on the discharge of centrifugal compressors shall be quick response.4 4. The check valve shall be located as close to the main discharge line as possible.4.3. coolers.doc Page 18 of 56 8/2001 . but downstream of the antisurge connection. 4.4. If required by the Technical Requirements.7.7 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.4. non-slam type approved by COMPANY. The selection of discharge check valves shall be subject to approval by COMPANY.4. Check valves shall be located as close to compressor discharge nozzles as feasible.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 4.2 4. Positive Displacement Compressors The arrangement of the bypass piping and location of the bypass valve shall prevent the collection of liquid when the valve is closed. For compressor systems 1000 horsepower and above.6 184.108.40.206.7.7.) from the first stage suction scrubber to the last discharge cooler and scrubber on the final stage. Unless specified otherwise. The check valve shall be of the dampened piston type. The support design shall allow hot adjustment.4. discharge. bypass valves shall be automatically controlled.7.7. The analog study shall include all piping and equipment (scrubbers.3 4. Drain piping shall be provided from each compartment on cylinder manifolds and pulsation dampeners.
8. The system shall not interfere with the maintenance or operational access of other piping.1.1. and a protective cover for the probe holder.2 4.8. Erosion coupons and probes shall be placed in piping systems where the presence of sand or two phase flow might cause erosion of the piping.3 4. Erosion monitoring systems shall be designed for insertion of a test probe or coupon directly into the flow stream. The arrangement shall ensure maximum safety to personnel performing the work. A minimum clearance of 5'-0" shall be provided directly above the fitting to allow access for the removal tool. an accurate indication of the position of the coupon or probe in the pipe.8 4." Erosion monitoring systems shall be arranged in a compact manner that allows for ease of installation and removal of erosion coupons and probes without depressurizing the piping system. Unless specified otherwise.8.8.8. instruments or equipment.3 "Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping" and API RP 14E "Recommended Practice for Design and Installation of Offshore Production Platform Piping Systems.220.127.116.11. Access fittings shall be of the same material as the piping to which they are attached." Access fittings shall be flanged type and shall provide adequate support for the coupon or probe holder.5 4. Erosion monitoring devices for other service conditions shall be of the coupon type.2. 4. and minimize the potential for the escape of process fluids. manifolds.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.3 4.4 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. Piping that commonly requires erosion monitoring equipment includes production flow lines.4 4. flow splitter. The plug body shall provide support for the coupon or probe and shall seal the pressure of the piping system.6 4. erosion monitoring equipment shall be of the probe type if sand is present in the flow stream.8.2 4. and headers upstream of the initial surge vessel.1 Erosion Monitoring General Erosion monitoring systems shall be in accordance with NACE RP-07 "Preparation and Installation of Corrosion Coupons and Interpretation of Test Data in Oil Production Practice.2. valves.doc Page 19 of 56 8/2001 .1 4.1. Access Fittings Access fittings and piping shall be in accordance with ANSI B18.104.22.168.1 4.8.8.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 4. production separator and test separator.2 4.2.8. Access fittings shall be located at the top of the pipe.
Coupons Unless specified otherwise. unless approved by COMPANY.3 4.1 4.4.9. maintenance areas.4 4. etc.5. Connectors.9. access areas. An instrument block valve shall be provided to isolate the pressure switch from the erosion monitoring system.8. The valve shall be constructed of 18-8 stainless steel as a minimum.8. 4.5 4. stairways. Probes Probes shall be installed primarily in service where sand is present in the flow stream." Tools shall be designed to allow safe bleed-off of any residual pressure remaining in the tool after removal from the access fitting.8. Coupons shall be electrically isolated from the coupon holder by insulating material suitable for the service.4.8.9 4. and Swivels.3 4.2. Whenever possible. End Closures.3.doc Page 20 of 56 8/2001 .04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 4. strip type constructed of the same material as the piping system to be monitored.5 Plug bodies and assemblies shall be 18-8 stainless steel with tetrafluorethylene polymer (TFE) packing.2 22.214.171.124.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 126.96.36.199.8. Coupons shall be located to monitor the area of highest anticipated erosion with the edge facing the fluid flow.8. Probes shall be installed in the top of the pipe and shall extend into the pipe a distance equal to approximately 60% of the inside diameter of the pipe.5. chemical injection lines shall be run under walkways.. and shall be suitable for the service.8. Retrieval/Installation Tools Retrieval/installation tools shall be designed to remove and install the monitoring devices through access fittings with the line fully pressurized.8.1 4. Valves used with the tools shall be of the fire safe type in accordance with the requirements of API SPEC 6A "Specification for Wellhead Equipment" and API SPEC 6D "Specification for Pipeline Valves.2 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.2 4.1 4. coupons shall be of the single pair.2 188.8.131.52 4. Chemical Injection Flanges in chemical injection piping shall not be located over walkways.5.3 4.1 4.
complete with plugs or blind flanges.5 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.2 "Fuel Gas Piping.9. utility." NFPA 37 "Standard for the Installation and Use of Stationary Combustion Engines and Gas Turbines. A drain valve shall be provided in each supply line close to the burner.3 5. a condensate leg with a 3/4" NPS block valve (with a plug or blind flange) shall be installed at the low point.1.3 Instrument tubing and compression fittings may be used for injection pump suction and discharge piping subject to the following conditions: a. blanket and purge gas service shall be in accordance with ANSI B31.2 4.10.2 5.10 4. 4. complete with plugs or blind flanges.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 4.1. Burner supply lines shall be connected to the top of the header to minimize liquid carryover. If liquid traps cannot be avoided. On purge gas systems." ANSI B31.1.4 Deck penetrations shall be prohibited within the contained area of the chemical storage tanks.1 5. UTILITY SYSTEMS Fuel and Utility Gas Piping systems for fuel. Headers shall be located above the burners and shall be provided with drains installed at all low points.1. c. Piping shall be routed to avoid liquid traps if at all possible.0 5. access and maintenance areas.doc Page 21 of 56 8/2001 .1 5.9.1. Tubing shall be fully supported within tubing tray. Tubing shall be labeled with service (chemical).4 5. Valved vents shall be provided at high points to release trapped air from the piping high points. Sample lines shall be as short as practical." and the Technical Requirements. stairways.1 4.10. sample connections shall be located close to oily water drains. all vents shall either be accessible from platforms or shall be arranged in one area next to a structural support to allow sniffing for oxygen." NFPA 54 "National Fuel Gas Code.3 5. etc.3 "Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping. If practical. b. Sample Connections Sample connections shall be installed in the side of piping rather than on the top or bottom. No joints shall be allowed over walkways. 4. Fuel gas distribution headers shall be arranged for uniform distribution of gas.10.
Blanket gas regulators and ball valves shall be located as close to the equipment as possible.1.2.4 5.2.2 184.108.40.206 5.2.2 5. Instrument Air Piping Sizes The minimum size for instrument air headers shall be 2" NPS.3 5.8 5.2. and for subheaders 1-1/2" NPS. The minimum size for branch lines shall be 1" NPS.2.1 5. Tubing for large pneumatic actuators shall be 1/2" minimum.1. level. instrument air piping shall meet the following minimum size requirements: Nominal Pipe Size: (inches) 1/2 3/4 1 1-1/2 2 Maximum Number of Instrument Connections: 4 10 25 80 150 5. plumb.1.2.7 5.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.1 5.3 Design and Layout Instrument air headers in process pipeways shall be of the loop type if possible. branches and supply lines shall be properly sized based on instrument air usage. As a minimum.1.2.2 5. The minimum size for supply lines to instruments shall be 1/2" NPS.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 5. but shall be accessible from grade or a platform. Instrument piping shall be routed overhead and supported to provide a neat. vibration free installation.2.1.2. Page 22 of 56 8/2001 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.2. All headers.2. subheaders. Purge gas block valves and blow down valves shall be located as close as possible to the loading valve or system terminating point opposite the flare header.2.5 5.6 Burner fuel gas piping shall have a union or flange disconnect at each burner and shall be arranged to permit individual burner removal without interrupting operation of the rest of the system.2.doc . Headers and subheaders shall be arranged so that groups of instruments can be isolated without effecting the air supply to the rest of the system.1 5. Instrument supply from the supply line shutoff valve to the instrument shall normally be 3/8" tubing.1.
2.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 220.127.116.11. Instrument supply lines shall terminate with a shutoff valve located not more than 3'-0" from the instrument.3.2 5.2 5. The minimum size of for utility air headers shall be 2" NPS. 5.2. Subheader or branch connection takeoffs shall be provided along the entire length of a header.2.2.3 5.1. and shall be evenly distributed along the header.3 5.1. Pressure gauges shall be located at the beginning and end of all headers. Utility Air General The utility air main header shall start at the air receiver nozzle and terminate with blind flanges on each platform deck.5 5.2.doc Page 23 of 56 8/2001 .4 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.4 5.1. Pressure gauges shall be located at the beginning and end of all headers and at the end of all subheaders. Branch connections shall be located on the top of the main header.2.2. Instrument Supply Lines Instrument air supply lines shall be taken from the top of the header. Instrument supply line piping shall be installed with sufficient flexibility to accommodate normal maintenance and equipment movement.3 5. Takeoffs shall be spaced at intervals of no more than 25'. A minimum of 20% spare subheader and branch connections shall be provided on all headers.3.2.3 5. subheader or branch.8 5. Each air line takeoff shall be provided with a block valve. All spare connections shall be provided complete with block valves and plugs or blind flanges unless specified otherwise.3.3.1 5.2.1 5.3. and shall be readable from the deck or access platforms. and block valves shall be supplied for each branch connection.2.2.4 5. The piping arrangement shall minimize low points and liquid traps.1 5. a separate block valve shall be provided on each instrument supply line. and shall be readable from the deck or access platforms.3.2.6 Headers and subheaders shall be arranged to allow free flow through a full size opening to facilitate final cleaning of the air system. and for hose station branches 1" NPS.2.3. If an air line serves more than one instrument.2.7 5.3.
they shall be located within 18" of the exchanger connection.4.5 5.1 5.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 5.3.1. piping shall be arranged. Cooling Water Heat Exchangers Piping connections to heat exchangers shall be designed to facilitate equipment removal by means of breakout spools.2. Each inlet and outlet line serving components that require periodic removal for servicing and maintenance shall be provided with Dresser style connectors with resilient.18.104.22.168 5. the piping shall not be located over the heat exchanger tube bundle pull area. If practical.2.2 5.2.3 5.2. Shaft-Sealing.4.3. For cooling water piping systems associated with process liquid or gas heat exchangers.4.1 5. Hose Stations Hose stations shall be provided in sufficient quantities.4. Cooling water headers and piping supported from the engine shall be of welded or flanged construction regardless of the pipe class specified.4. preferably with a change in direction to facilitate removal.2 5.1 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.1 5.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. and properly located to provide full deck area coverage utilizing 50' long hoses.2 5.4 22.214.171.124 The piping arrangement shall minimize low points and liquid traps.1 5. Hose stations shall be provided with a 1" NPS ball valve and a 1" NPS quick disconnect fitting.2. Hose connections shall be mounted on fixed platform handrails or on structural members approximately 3'-6" above the deck. or check valves shall be properly located to ensure that cooling water will remain in the exchanger should cooling water supply be lost.3.5.4.doc . Lube and Seal Oil Systems Interconnecting piping on lube and seal oil systems shall be in accordance API Standard 614 "Lubrication.3.5 5.1. Where inlet and outlet temperature/pressure indicators are installed in the piping.3 5.4. and Control Oil Systems for SpecialPage 24 of 56 8/2001 126.96.36.199 5. replaceable seals.2 5. Internal Combustion Engines Cooling water valves shall be installed with the valve stem oriented in the down position to prevent flow blockage in the event of valve stem failure.
PRESSURE RELIEVING SYSTEMS General Pressure relieving systems shall be designed so that the relief device is mounted as close as possible to the equipment or pressure system being protected.1 6." Pressure relieving systems for corrosive.5 5." Part II and API RP 521 "Guide for Pressure Relief and Depressuring Systems.5.5. unless specified otherwise by COMPANY.doc Page 25 of 56 8/2001 .2 6. Screwed fittings and components in lube oil piping systems shall be held to a minimum. Pressure relief piping shall be designed to accommodate thermal contraction resulting from auto-refrigeration of flashing liquids and expanding gases.3 5.4 5. lube oil piping systems shall utilize 316L stainless steel construction on the main filters and all piping and valving downstream of the filter.5. Drain lines with plugs or blind flanges shall be provided at all locations necessary to completely drain the piping system.5. and to accommodate thermal expansion caused by sudden heating as a result of high temperature release.5. Both lube oil and seal oil piping systems shall have provisions for flushing the entire piping system prior to start-up. except where removal is necessary such as at instruments and instrument root valves.6 5. screwed components shall be seal welded. Oil drain lines shall be sloped at least 1/4" per foot of pipe run.7 5. Where accepted. Pressure relieving systems shall be in accordance with API RP 520 "Recommended Practice for the Design and Installation of Pressure-Relieving Systems in Refineries.1.1 6.5.2 As a minimum.1. toxic.8 6. or sour gases shall not discharge to the atmosphere. Screwed fittings shall not be acceptable in seal oil piping systems.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 Purpose Applications" and the Technical Requirements. minimizing the number of fittings and elevation changes.5. 5.3 6.1. Headers and 5.4 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.0 6. Discharge headers for pressure relieving systems shall be routed as straight as possible. Seal oil piping systems shall be 316L stainless steel construction. Vent lines from main filters shall be piped back to the oil reservoir. Cooler connections and skid cooling water supply and return connections shall be flanged.1.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.
Minimum hole size shall be 3/8" diameter.2. Relief lines shall enter headers on the top in the vertical plane. If conditions do not allow entry into the top of the header. A weep hole shall be provided in the horizontal pipe run just downstream of the relief valve.1.3.6 6.1.4 6.1 6.3 6.3. Pressure relieving systems shall be supported with gussets. but never into the bottom. and shall be located a minimum of 10'-0" above all platform areas within a 25' radius.2 6. If the relief valve inlet is attached to Page 26 of 56 8/2001 6. they shall be provided with a 3/4" NPS valved drain routed to the closed drain system. Open Relief and Vent Systems Vent stacks for open relief systems shall be designed in accordance with API RP 520 "Recommended Practice for the Design and Installation of PressureRelieving Systems in Refineries.3 6." Vent stacks shall terminate in a vertical run.1 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. stiffeners. at a 45 o angle with flow directed parallel to the flow in the header.2 6.2.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. 6.4 6. If the pressure relieving device cannot be located above the header.1 6.1. a 3/4" NPS valved drain shall be installed in the discharge piping at the lowest point and routed to the closed drain system. If unavoidable.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 piping shall include a minimum slope of 1/4" per 10'-0" of pipe run in the direction of relief flow.3 6. Relief systems for flammable gases discharging directly to atmosphere shall be equipped with a flame arrestor.7 Liquid pockets and traps shall be avoided if possible. Closed Relief Systems Closed relief systems that discharge into a common header shall be designed with the pressure relieving device located above the header. Conventional and Pilot Operated Relief Valves Conventional and pilot operated relief valves shall be connected to vessels in the vapor space above any contained liquid.3.2.5 6." and API RP 521 "Guide for Pressure Relief and Depressuring Systems.2.4. or stationary supports designed to absorb reaction forces from the worse case relief conditions. alternate entry may be into the side. Relief systems with two or more relief valves shall be designed and arranged so that one valve does not discharge directly into the other.2 6. Flame arrestors shall be located no further than 4'-0" from the end of the vent pipe unless approved otherwise by COMPANY.doc .
doc Page 27 of 56 8/2001 .04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 piping.2 Discharge lines from pressure relieving safety devices shall be designed to facilitate drainage.4. the piping shall be connected to the vessel in the vapor space above any contained liquid.4. provided that: 6. The valve may be installed in other positions with COMPANY approval.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. 6. or shall be fitted with drains that discharge into a safe location approved by COMPANY. unless space or piping configuration preclude such an installation.3 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. Relief valves shall be installed in the upright (vertical) position with the spindle vertical.
• Proper drainage of the discharge side of the valve body and the discharge piping is provided.2 7. Risers or vertical pipe 3" NPS and larger shall have a flanged joint or a mechanical coupling at each deck level." 6.doc .1 7. and located on the platform or at a remote location in accordance with the Technical Requirements.1." When rupture disks are located upstream of a relief valve. couplings and unions shall not be acceptable.6 6.2 7. Reducing bushings. FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS Firewater Systems Firewater systems shall be in accordance with NFPA 13 "Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems" and the Technical Requirements.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.7.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 • The valve design is satisfactory for such position." Section VIII "Pressure Vessels. Thermal Reliefs Pressure relieving systems for equipment or pressure systems that handle or process flammable liquids or gases shall be designed for thermal relief in accordance with API RP 520 "Recommended Practice for the Design and Installation of Pressure-Relieving Systems in Refineries." and API RP 521 "Guide for Pressure Relief and Depressuring Systems.4.2 Rupture Disks Rupture disks for pressure relief systems shall be in accordance with the ASME "Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.7. Page 28 of 56 8/2001 6.6.7 6.3 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.1.0 7.5 6. the pressure relieving system shall be designed so that if the disk ruptures.1. Flare Systems Flare systems for pressure relieving systems shall in accordance with API RP 521 "Guide for Pressure Relief and Depressuring Systems" and the Technical Requirements. Changes in pipe size shall be made with a one piece reducing fitting. • The process fluid is such that material will not accumulate at the inlet of the valve.1 6.4 Relief valves shall not be installed in the horizontal position without prior written approval from COMPANY. the fragments do not interfere with the relief valve seating.1 7.6.1 6. 6. Flare systems shall be of the boom or vertical type.
1 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. The laterals to each foam chamber on fixed roof tanks shall be separately valved outside the fire area.3 7.2.3 7.2.doc Page 29 of 56 8/2001 . All sprinkler pipe and fittings shall be designed and installed so that the firewater system can be drained completely.2.4 7. Drain valves shall also be provided at the ends or remote points in the system.2.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.2 7.4 7. Strainers shall be provided if solids large enough to obstruct openings in foam equipment might be present.2.6 7.1 7.2.1 7.2 7.2. Flushing and Draining Provisions Systems with foam concentrate piping and solution piping that are normally empty shall be designed so that the piping can be flushed with clean water after the system has been in service.1.2. Cross and feed mains shall include a minimum slope of 1/4" for each 10'-0" of pipe run. High Back-Pressure Foam Makers High back-pressure foam makers shall be positioned on the tank so that an explosion within the tank which blows off the roof or damages the uppermost roof plates would not result in the interruption or reduction of quality of the foam discharge. one flanged or union joint shall be provided in each riser to permit hydrostatic testing of the piping systems up to this joint.2.5 A maximum of eight sprinklers may be installed on any single branch line. including both wet and dry type systems.1.2. 7.1.1.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 7.2. In fixed systems for exterior tanks.1. Firewater systems shall minimize low point traps to make the system as "self draining" as reasonably possible.2.1. Foam Systems General Foam systems shall be in accordance with NFPA 11 "Low Expansion Foam and Combined Agent Systems" and the Technical Requirements.1 7. Branch lines shall include a minimum slope of 1/2" for each 10'-0" of pipe run.2 7.2 7. The water line to each high back-pressure foam maker inlet shall be valved separately. The minimum size for drain valves shall be 1" NPS.188.8.131.52. Where unavoidable.3 7. The foam injection system shall be capable of being injected directly into one or more product supply lines already connected to the tank. low point traps shall be provided with drain valves.
1 8. and are by no means complete relative to high point vents.5 8.3. Pressure relief devices shall be installed in sections of closed piping isolated by valves. VENTS. A dirt trap consisting of a capped nipple at least 2" long shall be provided at the end of each pipe run.2. unless specified otherwise by the Technical Requirements.1 8.3 7. but shall be 3/4" NPS as a minimum.doc Page 30 of 56 8/2001 . FLUSHING AND CLEANING SYSTEMS General Separate gravity drain headers shall be provided for each deck level. including plugs or blinds.1 7. Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Systems Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Systems shall be in accordance with NFPA 12 "CO2 Extinguishing Systems" and the Technical Requirements. Headers shall be located below deck level. The design for venting shall not permit loss of extinguishing agent when the system operates.2 8. Vent Connections Vent connections shall be provided at all piping high points. 184.108.40.206 8.2 8. a means for venting off any pressure that leaks from the containers shall be provided. /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. CONTRACTOR shall note that P&ID's typically specify only those vents required for process purposes. DRAINS. shall include sufficient blind flanges to enable complete cleanout.3. and shall have a minimum slope of 1/4" per foot of pipe run.3.2. Vent connections shall be adequately sized to vent piping within a reasonable period of time. The absence of vent connections on the P&ID's shall not constitute a waiver of the requirement to provide valved vents at all piping high points. The piping shall be sloped toward the drain a minimum of 1/2" for each 10'-0" of pipe run.2 Vent connections shall be provided with permanent block valves.4 7. If pressure operated container valves are installed in a system.3 7.1.2 7.2 Foam distribution piping shall be designed so that the system can be drained.1. Flow in piping shall only be split in the horizontal plane. unless the valves are designed to prevent entrapment of liquid.3. Dirt traps shall be installed as close as possible to the last nozzle in any one pipe leg.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 7.0 8.3.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.
1 8.3 8. The minimum size for any single branch into a header shall be 4" NPS.doc . biological and chemical treating and other disposal problems shall be considered in the design of the drainage systems.3 8. Part 250).04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 8. store and dispose of refined oils drained from equipment.3 8. A separate collection system shall be provided to collect.4 220.127.116.11 Drainage Systems General Offshore platform drainage and waste disposal systems shall be designed in accordance with API RP 14E "Recommended Practice for Design and Installation of Offshore Production Platform Piping Systems.3. a 3/4" NPS bleed valve (with plug or blind flange) shall be installed on the upstream side of the spectacle blind. oil recovery sludge disposal.3.1. Open drain systems and closed drain systems shall be completely independent of one another.2. Open Drain System CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for overall design of open drain systems to ensure that water will drain properly and not stand or pond at any location.3. Vent connections in services rated at ANSI Class 900 or higher shall be equipped with double block and bleed valves.2. Page 31 of 56 8/2001 8.3. complete with a plug or blind flange. The design of all offshore platform drainage and waste disposal systems shall be subject to approval by COMPANY. 8. and a spectacle blind provided between them. Segregation of wastes. 5 (i. The minimum size for any header containing the flow of two or more branch lines shall be 6" NPS.5 Vent connections in services rated at ANSI Class 600 or less shall be equipped with a single block valve. The first block valve shall be a gate valve.3.2 8. The gate valve shall be guaranteed not to be impaired by rapid temperature reduction when the valve is opening or throttling. Additionally. The block valves shall be spaced approximately 2'-0" apart. and all national.1.4 8. CFR 30.2 8.3. state and local codes and regulations. and the second block valve shall be a plug type globe valve." the latest edition of MMS Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Order No.2.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. All sanitary drain piping shall slope a minimum of 1/4" per foot of pipe run.1 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.1. as would be experienced in liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) service for example. Sizing of sanitary drains shall be based on Uniform Plumbing Code fixture unit values.1. Vent connections in liquid hydrocarbon services with a vapor pressure over 65 psia at 100°F shall be provided with double block and bleed valves.e.
no internal projection. If necessary.3.3. hubs. layout and quantity of deck drains and troughs. and shall be provided with either a drain valve or a plugged drain connection.2.3. Containment curbs shall be provided under all liquid seals. CONTRACTOR shall provide a drilling drain/wash down system which shall be completely independent of other open or closed drain systems. liquid seals shall be provided on each deck drain main tying into the main drain downcomer. complete with a flushing tee. Hydrocarbon open drain systems shall not be installed within enclosed areas (such as a building) unless the hydrocarbon open drain systems are piped to a safe area before making the connection to a gravity drain system.3. flushing tees and/or tiein points for jetting of the piping.3. 8. sizing and routing of drain lines.5 8. Removable bar grating shall be provided on the top of open type drains to provide access for cleaning.8 8.3 8. and funnels shall be provided to drain oil and chemicals to suitable drain piping.1 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. except that drain lines less than 8'-0" in length may be reduced to 2" NPS. The minimum size for any single branch line shall be 4" NPS.2. Low Point Drains Drain connections shall be provided at all piping low points. The ends of all headers shall be terminated with blind flanges to facilitate cleaning and unplugging.3. and a 45o ell if needed.2 The minimum size for any single drain line shall be 3" NPS. Laterals shall be constructed flush with the inside of the main pipe. and on branch piping from skids located inside buildings. As a minimum. pipe.e. i. sizing. Spillover (overflow) pipes from vessels and tanks shall discharge into an open drain splash hub to allow observation that the vessel or tank is being overfilled.18.104.22.168.2. Individual collection drains shall be designed to prevent small debris and trash from entering the platform drain piping. Drain connections shall be adequately sized to drain the piping within a reasonable period of time 8.9 8. Changes in direction on open drain headers shall be made with a 45 o lateral ("wye" type tee) and a 45o ell. and locating cleanouts and flushing tees.3.2. The system shall be provided with cleanouts.3. Access shall be provided to all cleanouts.7 Liquid seals shall be provided in accordance with the Technical Requirements.doc Page 32 of 56 8/2001 .4 8.6 8. 8. Drain and branch lines shall enter open drain headers at a 45o angle from the top or side utilizing a 45o lateral. The minimum size for any main containing the flow of two or more branch lines shall be 6" NPS.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 Responsibility includes the design. Where specified.3 8.3.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.3.2. branches and mains.
4 Drain connections shall be provided with permanent block valves. unless specified otherwise by the Technical Requirements. and are by no means complete relative to low point drains.3.7 8. As a minimum.e.5. a valved drain shall be installed above the seat of check valves.1 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. Flushing systems shall utilize full pipe openings (not vent and drain connections) that permit a fluid flowrate sufficient to ensure that the line is cleaned completely.2 8. Drain valves. In liquid services where the liquid is pentane or heavier.3.8 8. Drain valves that are commonly operated shall be piped from the block valve to a splash hub for observation. small drain lines may be disconnected from valves and the valves plugged when the drain lines are not in service. 8.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 under gravity conditions.3 8.6 8. as well as services with lower ratings but operating in hazardous areas shall be equipped with double block and bleed valves.1 8.3 8. shall be located so that discharge can be observed. Page 33 of 56 8/2001 8. i. if practicable. Tanks involved in flushing operations shall be designed for thorough cleaning after flushing operations.3. not pressurized. The absence of drain connections on the P&ID's shall not constitute a waiver of the requirement to provide valved drains at all piping low points.4 8. and 1" NPS on lines 12" NPS and above.5 8. Drain connections in services rated at ANSI Class 600 or less shall be equipped with a single block valve. Flushing Systems If specified by the Technical Requirements.3.doc .3.2 22.214.171.124. a pressurized water cleaning system shall be provided for flushing gravity open drain systems. including plugs or blinds.3. downstream of the valve to allow drainage.4.e.3.4. If approved by COMPANY.3. Cleaning tees shall be provided at all changes of direction instead of elbows.3. Cleaning Systems If specified by the Technical Requirements.3.3. with check valves located in vertical lines. Drain connections in services rated at ANSI Class 900 or higher.3.5 8. i.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. CONTRACTOR shall note that P&ID's typically specify only those drains required for process purposes. permanent backwash and chemical flushing facilities shall be provided for heat exchangers. drains shall be 3/4" NPS on lines 10" NPS and smaller.
1.1. Cleaning tees shall be arranged so that the 3/4" NPS flushing piping projects through the blind flange and is open ended 1" above the branch or main invert elevation. Provisions for rodding out instrument connections to prevent plugging shall be considered on an individual basis. Locally mounted instruments shall be mounted in positions that are readily accessible from grade or from an operating platform. a 3/4" NPS gate valve. The design details for rodding out individual connections shall be subject to approval by COMPANY." Chapter 5.4 126.96.36.199.1.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. unless specified otherwise by the Technical Requirements. All instrument root valve connections shall be 1/2" NPS screwed connections.2. The 3/4" NPS gate valve shall be installed on the pipe projection outside the blind flange. a 3/4" NPS Schedule 40 plain end pipe.2 STD 2531 STD 2534 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.1 9.09" bore.0 9." Chapter 8.2 Each cleaning tee shall consist of a straight tee." Chapter 4.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 8. instrument connections and the first block valve of instrument pressure piping shall conform to the same design and material specifications as the line or the equipment to which the instrument or valve connects. INSTRUMENTATION General As a minimum. a blind flange with a 1.1.3 9. Section 2 "Mechanical Displacement Meter Provers" "Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards. STD 1101 "Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards. and easily within reach of operating personnel. Flow Instruments General Flow instruments shall be installed in accordance with the Technical Requirements.3 9.doc Page 34 of 56 8/2001 .2 9.1 9. Mounting positions generally shall be between 3'-0" and 5'-6" above the deck or access platform.2.2 9. Positive displacement meters shall be installed according to the following API standards.1.1 9. and a 3/4" NPS butt welded 90 degree elbow.5. Section 2 "Measurement of Petroleum Liquid Hydrocarbons by Positive Displacement Meter" "Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards.1 9.
3.2.2. Orifice Fittings and Plates Orifice fittings on horizontal meter runs in gas measurement service shall be installed so that the orifice plate can be removed horizontally.3 9. Meter Runs Meter runs shall be installed horizontally.2. Short or long pattern valves shall be provided as required by the particular installation.2.2.2. with as the maximum length straight run pipe provided upstream of the orifice as practical.2.2. Piping layouts shall be designed such that straightening vanes are not required for meter runs.3.4 9.1 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.2 9.1. Wellhead wet gas meter runs shall be installed vertically with flow directed downward.4 9.2.1 9.doc .1. Orifice fittings shall be provided with 1/2" NPS full opening "male x female" valves.2 9. meter run piping shall be installed so that air in the line will be purged automatically and so that any condensate will drain into the meter run. Page 35 of 56 8/2001 9. installed a minimum of ten pipe diameters upstream of the meter.4. Section 3 "Turbine Meters" 9.3 9.2.3 9.4 9. then "female x female" valves with 1/2" NPS nipples (schedule 160) may be provided.2.2. Orifice fittings on horizontal meter runs in liquid measurement service shall be installed so that the orifice plate can be removed from the top.2.2 9. Mating flanges of orifice plate holders shall be aligned so that jackscrews will be diametrically opposed. If possible.5 9. Rotameters Rotameters shall be mounted in locations that are as free of vibration as possible.2.3.3. The lower side of the fittings on the upstream pressure connections shall be equipped with drain valves.2.3 A basket or bathtub type strainer shall be provided upstream of all positive displacement meters.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. Strainers shall be installed to permit cleaning without the necessity of draining long sections of pipe.1 9.3.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 5. If the "male x female" valves interfere with the operation of the orifice fitting.2.2.
Level Instruments Level instrument installations shall be in accordance with the Technical Requirements. schedule 80 pipe as a minimum. Pressure Instruments Pressure instrument installations shall be in accordance with the Technical Requirements.3 9. Vessel nozzles for external level instruments shall be horizontal and the connecting piping shall not be pocketed. Standpipes shall be provided with process block valves at the vessel nozzles. Exceptions may be granted for small diameter horizontal vessels." Part 1 .3 9. The valve installation shall have sufficient clearance for rotameter removal. with flow directed upward.4. Section 2 Level. Level instruments shall not be connected to process lines under any circumstances. If necessary to prevent complete unit shutdown. rotameter piping shall be provided with block valves and a bypass valve. On pressure vessels and tanks. Drain valves shall be installed on all low point connections. Level measurement standpipes shall conform to vessel design conditions.3. 9.1 9.4 9.2 Rotameters shall be mounted vertically.3.2 9.3 9. allowing sufficient clearance to permit vertical connection of the inlet piping to the bottom of the meter.4 9.2. Each level instrument shall have individual.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.3. Standpipes shall be equipped with vent and drain valves.4.3. Use of bridles or standpipes shall require approval of COMPANY.7 9.8 9.3. Piping for rotameters shall be provided with drain and vent valves and designed to allow sufficient clearance for removal of the floats without disturbing the rotameter. Level instruments and gauge glasses may share a common standpipe as described in API RP 550 "Manual on Installation of Refinery Instruments and Control Systems. but COMPANY approval shall be required.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 9.doc Page 36 of 56 8/2001 .4 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.9 9. level instruments shall be direct connected to vessel or tank nozzles.4.2.5 9.2.Process Instrumentation and Control.3.3. but shall be 2" NPS. valved connections so that isolation of one instrument will not affect other instruments.3.3.6 9.
unless specified otherwise.1 10.3 10." Break flanges shall be installed upstream and downstream of the control valve for ease of removal and maintenance. Station clearance shall be in accordance with ISA RP 4. The reducer shall be located as close as possible to the valve. Page 37 of 56 8/2001 10.0 10. A drain valve shall be located between the control valve and each block valve.1. the thermowell shall be installed in a 1-1/2" NPS long weld neck flanged nozzle.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 9.1 9. For this reason. instruments and associated controls without requiring disassembly of any other components. Thermowells in carbon steel piping with an ANSI Class 600 rating or lower shall utilize a 1" NPS screwed connection.5 10. 9.2 "Standard Control Valve Manifold Designs.1.6 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. block and bypass valves.5 9.4 10.1.1 10.2 10.1.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.1.4 If the Material Class Data Sheet requires Schedule 160 or double extra strong pipe. Thermowell connections shall utilize a 1-1/2" NPS flanged connection for the following services: • Piping in ANSI Class 900 and higher ratings • Alloy piping services • Lined piping services • Hydrogen sulfide or other toxic gas services.1. CONTROL VALVES General Control valve stations shall have a compact arrangement with sufficient clearance for removal and operation of all control.3 9. Thermowells shall not be backwelded to the piping connection.5. the preferred layout shall be to provide a removable pipe spool between the control valve and a block valve that includes an elbow. Sufficient flexibility shall be built into the control valve station to permit replacement of the valve without damage to gaskets.5.5.5. Where a control valve is less than line size. allowing only enough space to service equipment.doc . Control valve stations shall be supported with base ells and/or other suitable types of supports.2 Temperature Instruments Temperature instrument installations shall be in accordance with the Technical Requirements. an eccentric reducer shall be installed with the flat side down to allow complete drainage.
For control valves 3" NPS or smaller.1.1 11. Control valves in vapor recycle or flashing liquid service shall be located as near as practical to the line termination.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. Orientation of control valves with the actuator down shall require approval by COMPANY and the valve position shall be noted on the procurement specification.0 11. Bypass valves shall be located where the operator can reach the handwheel either from the deck or an easily accessible elevated platform.3 10.1 SPECIALTY ITEMS General Specialty items shall be of standard sizes. Piping Sizes and Pressure Drop Piping shall be self supporting to allow control valve removal and maintenance.3. Where a control valve requires bottom access the following requirements shall apply: a. The controlled-variable indicator shall be readable from the control valve station.1 10.2.2.3.3 10. Page 38 of 56 8/2001 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/99103188.8.131.52 10. control valve stations shall be located at deck level. For control valves 4" NPS or larger. and as short as possible with a minimum of bends and elbows to minimize the downstream pressure drop. Control valve stations shall not be located in an overhead pipe rack under any circumstances.7 Control valve actuators shall be oriented in the vertical position. If instrument and control valve stations cannot be located at deck level. the centerline of the valve shall be located a minimum of 18" above the deck or the operating platform. The downstream piping shall be at least one nominal pipe size larger than the upstream line. as specified in the applicable piping class specification.3. Chain operators shall not be permitted on control valve block or bypass valves.3. especially where a manual control bypass is provided.3 10. In some cases. b.5 11. If a different control valve is required.4 10. the centerline of the valve shall be located a minimum of 2'-0" above the deck or operating platform. the piping shall be designed for the larger size.1 10.2.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 10. an easily accessible service platform shall be provided around the station.doc . pressure and/or flow conditions may vary sufficiently to require a larger (or smaller) control valve in the future. 10. such as removable spools with flanged connections. Station Arrangements If possible. Provisions shall be made to facilitate the change without major piping modifications.2 10.2 10.
Drip Rings Drip rings shall be installed between a pair of flanges.4 11. Bathtub type strainers shall be installed in the upright position in horizontal lines to allow top entry. • Vent/Drain points for close coupled instrumentation.2 11.5 11.2 Specialty item materials shall be consistent with the applicable Material Class Data Sheet as specified in the Technical Requirements. flange faces shall be oriented in the vertical position.1.3. one of which may be on a flanged valve or a piece of equipment.1 11.3 11. Typical services for which drip rings shall be installed include: • In-place field pressurization of relief valves for testing.2. Strainers All Y-type strainers shall be installed with the basket directed downward.3 11. Permanent handling equipment shall be provided for blanks weighing more than 175 pounds.2. Strainers installed upstream of turbine meters shall be sized to remove all particles larger than one-half the distance between the tip of the rotor and the bore of the meter. Simplex/duplex basket strainers shall be installed in the upright position to allow the basket to be lifted out from the top. 11. For blanks weighing more than 75 pounds.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 11. Strainer bonnets shall be provided with a stainless steel "male x female" threaded ball valve and plug in accordance with the material classification. an instrument or a piece of equipment. Blanks Provisions for installing blanks in piping shall consist of a pair of flanges.2 11.3. Adequate space shall be provided to remove the basket from the bottom. one of which may be on a valve.3 184.108.40.206 11.3. Removable pipe spools or spacers shall be installed at raised face or ring type joint flanges too rigid to separate with jackscrews.1 11.2 11. unless mobile lifting equipment can be easily utilized.4 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. • Drain points on congested piping configurations.2.3.doc Page 39 of 56 8/2001 . or with flow in the downward direction in vertical lines.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.
Piping shall be supported to ensure that the stresses shall not exceed the allowable limits in ANSI B31. where L is the span between supports • Deflection based on one-half the allowable stress value specified in ANSI B31. channel and structural pipe.. generally constructed of angles.3 12. prior approval of COMPANY in writing. the line size may be increased to eliminate the addition of intermediate supports. or when stresses in the piping system caused by the rigid restraints exceeds the allowable specified in the Technical Requirements.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 12.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.1. • L/500. If economical. Use of alternate support methods shall require specific. and support structures shall be provided in strict accordance with the Technical Requirements. guides.1. W-shapes. on piping that requires flexibility for imposed movements. /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. base ells.4 12. stanchions.0 12. etc.5 Wellhead hookup piping from the wellhead to the production manifold shall be supported by spring hangers.1. shall be submitted to COMPANY for approval prior to implementation. larger pipes.3 "Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping. restraints. COMPANY approval is required to support small piping from adjacent piping. The basic method for securing piping to the support structure shall be by rigid clamping with “U” bolts that are neoprene coated and double nutted.1 SUPPORTS AND ANCHORS General All pipe supports. dummy legs. spring hangers.1. anchors. S-shapes. For example. 12. and shall be limited to 1-1/2" NPS and smaller lines. CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for determining when other methods of pipe supports are appropriate or necessary.6 Small piping shall generally not be supported by adjacent." The support spacing shall not exceed 15'-0" unless approved by COMPANY. including piping spacing.2 The basis for pipe supports shall be rigid steel support structure.3 "Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping.1. including "U" bolts. stops.1. 12. shoes.1 12. rigid clamping should not be used on high temperature insulated piping. and 1/2" for lines 3" NPS and larger. 12." Support spacing shall be based on limiting the pipe deflection between supports to the lesser of the following: • 1/4" for line sizes 2" NPS and smaller.doc Page 40 of 56 8/2001 . CONTRACTOR standards proposed for support design.
1 12.1.12 12. guides.1. Adjustable base ell pipe supports shall not be provided unless approved by COMPANY.1. Pipe supports shall be designed in accordance with the AISC "Manual of Steel Construction" and AWS D1.1.8 12.1.7 Piping shall be provided with suitable anchors. Support Design General All pipe supports shall provide positive support to the pipe from below.2.1 12. deck. Pipe supports that provide support from directly overhead.1.15 12.2. All supports shall be in accordance with the FRP pipe manufacturer's recommendations. stops and anchors shall be attached to a structural member of the equipment skid or the platform. CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for ensuring that all FRP piping layouts are properly supported with appropriate flexibility for the intended service." Pipe supports shall be designed to be welded to main structural beams of the platform.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 12. either resilient or fixed supports. sway braces or vibration dampeners to prevent excessive loads. or carried by the FRP pipe system. Supports for riser piping shall be independent of supports for any connected horizontal piping. The supports.1.1. module 12.1 "Structural Welding Code.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. compressors and drivers shall be attached to structural members capable of withstanding the design loads.9 12.13 12.1. expansion forces and vibration on equipment and vessels.1. such as rod hangers or "U" bolts clamped or bolted to overhead steel shall not be accepted by COMPANY.2 12. stops. Valves and heavy components in FRP piping systems shall at all times be independently supported or suspended to prevent excessive torque. Pipe supports at pumps. Pipe supports shall not be anchored to equipment baseplates or soleplates.14 12.1.11 12. bending and longitudinal stresses being transmitted to. Both horizontal and vertical piping runs shall be supported at locations of the least vertical movement of the piping. Load bearing sleeves on insulated piping shall be of sufficient size and thickness to prevent damage to the insulation material.doc Page 41 of 56 8/2001 .2 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. Piping stops and anchors shall transmit the entire load directly to the supporting structural member.10 12. guides.2.
The saddles shall be isolated from the /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. then the piping shall be supported by constant-load spring hangers. Pipe supports shall be designed and constructed of standard structural shapes. All pipe support column base plates shall be designed in accordance with the AISC "Manual of Steel Construction." The basic wind speed. Supports shall provide rigid support and sufficient bracing to withstand the vertical loads of the piping and associated equipment. 220.127.116.11. contraction and movement of the piping system.2. all steel members shall have a minimum thickness of 3/8".2. anchors and struts shall be designed to withstand the wind and earthquake (transportation) loads specified in the latest edition of ASCE 7-95 "Building Code Requirements for Minimum Design Loads in Buildings and Other Structures.2.doc Page 42 of 56 8/2001 . guides. The design shall provide lateral stability sufficient to prevent excessive deflection or horizontal movement.2. 12.2." Base plates shall be designed for either bolting or welding to the platform support beams. deck plate or other non-structural elements.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. 12. Pipe supports shall be designed to last the entire service life of the platform. Piping supports. 12.7 12.1. exposure and earthquake risk zone (transportation accelerations) shall be in accordance with the Technical Requirements.8 12.10 When specified or required for piping that shifts vertically.2.2.4 Supports shall be designed to accommodate thermal expansion. but detailed with bolt threads excluded from shear planes.9 12. At the point of bolting.18.104.22.168. Pipe supports shall not rest upon or be supported by grating.13 All FRP piping shall be provided with carbon steel saddle type supports that provide 180o of circumferential support.1. High strength bolted connections shall be designed as bearing type connections with bolt threads in shear planes.5 12. vessels.2. instrumentation and valves without compromising support for adjacent piping.1. 12. stops.11 If the vertical movement of the piping is excessive.1.6 12.1. valves and appurtenances.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 or skid. variable-load spring hangers shall be provided. Piping supports shall be designed to facilitate easy removal of the connected equipment.1. or if the limitations on reactions and stresses is tightly controlled.3 12. Pipe-to-pipe fabrication shall not be allowed on pipe supports.1.12 Sizes and types of spring supports shall be selected so that the supports can carry the full design load through a displacement 150% of the calculated displacement.
2. and similar loads caused by piping reactions and transmitted to the pipe support structure shall be considered in the design of the piping supports. fittings.2.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.2. or other materials approved by COMPANY and the FRP pipe manufacturer. columns.2.doc .6 12.2 22.214.171.124. etc." Design loads shall include the two (2) second gust condition as a minimum. The final design of a pipe support structure shall be governed by the worst case combination of all possible loads.3 12.3 12. Dynamic loading resulting from vibrating equipment and from the surging of fluids in piping shall be considered in the design of all pipe supports. and miscellaneous supports shall not exceed the stress allowed in the AISC "Manual of Steel Construction. flanges. live and environmental loadings specified. bracing. Lateral.3 126.96.36.199.4 12." The AISC allowable stress may be increased by 33% for the transportation design case.2. structural shapes. live and environmental loads.2. 12. elastomeric liners. torsional.1 Loads Pipe supports shall be designed to accommodate the dead.2.1 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.2.5 12. Dead load shall be defined as the dry weight of the piping system including all pipe. except that the wind and transportation loads shall not be assumed to act simultaneously. Materials Unless specified otherwise. pipe and plate for bolted or welded construction shall be of carbon steel that meets the requirements of ASTM A36 "Specification for Structural Steel. insulation. Page 43 of 56 8/2001 12. In addition to the dead. Wind loading requirements shall comply with API RP 2A "Recommended Practice for Planning. valves.2.2. Designing and Constructing Fixed Offshore Platforms. Design shall be based on loads developed from a barge cargo motion analysis for the specific tow proposed. Stresses Stresses in beams.2 12. piping supports for risers and riser piping handling two or three phase flow shall be designed to withstand slug flow reaction forces.2.3.2. The structural design of pipe supports shall consider transportation loads.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 FRP pipe by FRP saddles." Supports shall be fabricated from materials with a minimum thickness of 3/8". Live loads shall include liquid or solid materials in the piping during normal operation or hydrotesting. fireproofing.1 12. instrumentation.2 12.7 12.3.3.
Support methods and details shall be approved by COMPANY. Piping 2" NPS and larger shall be supported on pipe shoe type supports.4.1 12.2. instead.1.4.3.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 12. a minimum of 3/8" thick. 12.4. it shall be loosely secured with a broad.4.2 12.3. smooth hanger to allow pipe movement. Stainless steel "U" bolts may be substituted on stainless steel piping systems. The general method employed to secure uninsulated piping to structural support steel shall be carbon steel "U" bolts with rubber sleeves and double nuts. Piping supports shall be carbon steel for piping systems with design temperatures of 500°F or less.4.3 Piping supports shall not be fabricated of cast. with the sliding interface between the bottom of the pipe shoe and the support steel. or malleable iron. double nutted.5 12. the support material shall be the same material as the piping.1 12.3 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.2 12.4. For higher design temperatures. Neoprene rubber pads. Instrument pressure piping shall be suitably supported and protected from accidental damage. Pipe supports shall be provided with top and bottom saddles that securely clamp to the pipe with bichromated cadmium plated bolting. All "U" bolts and nuts shall be bichromated cadmium plated. Pipe shoes for insulated hot piping shall include slots to secure the insulation weather proofing jacket with metal straps. and washers shall be carbon steel conforming to ASTM A325 "Specification for High-Strength Bolts for Structural Steel Joints" with a bichromated cadmium plated coating. nuts. Vent and drain systems shall be braced and/or reinforced at all double block and bleed valves.1.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. ductile.3 12. shall be provided between the pipe and support steel for all pipe 8" NPS and smaller.2 12. Bolts.1 12.4. CPVC piping shall not be rigidly anchored to supports. The support design shall allow for the full insulation thickness.4.4 12.2.4 12. and provide a minimum of 1" clearance between the insulation jacket and the support steel.2 12.1.3.doc Page 44 of 56 8/2001 . Supporting Insulated Lines Piping 1-1/2" NPS and smaller shall be supported directly from the insulation by addition of a load-bearing galvanized steel sleeve outside of the insulation. Applications General Pipe supports for CPVC shall be spaced a maximum of 3'-0" apart.3. A CPVC saddle shall be glued to the underside of the pipe at all support locations.2.
3.2 12.7 188.8.131.52.3.8 12.75 1.4.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.3 12.5 2. The unsupported distance between an end sprinkler head and the last hanger shall not be more than 36" for 1" NPS pipe.5 4 6 7 10 12 Page 45 of 56 8/2001 12. The horizontal distance between hangers and the centerline of an upright sprinkler head shall not be less than 3".4. Supports for Flare System Piping Flare system piping shall be designed.4.3.3. lateral and upward dynamic forces developed at bends due to high velocity vapors and condensed liquids. Risers shall be supported by attachment directly to the riser or by hangers located on the horizontal connection close to the riser. If the unsupported distance exceeds the specified limits.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 12.4.4. as well as to accommodate sudden thermal expansion or contraction.4 12.1 Supports for Firewater Piping Firewater piping supports shall be designed and constructed to support the weight of the piping system filled with water plus an additional load of 250 pounds applied at each support point.4. Hangers shall not be provided on starter lengths less than 6'-0" long unless the hangers are located at the end of a side-feed system. anchored and guided to resist the forward.4.doc . If sprinkler heads are less than 6'-0" apart. hangers shall not be spaced more than 12'-0" apart. or if an intermediate cross main hanger is omitted Hangers shall be provided for 1" NPS arms from branch or cross mains if the arms are over 24" long.5 12.3. The minimum design values for forces to be restrained shall be as follows: Nominal Pipe Size: (inches) 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 Force: (tons) 0.4.4.6 12.3. or 48" for 1-1/4" NPS and above.3 12. At least one hanger shall be installed between each two branch lines on cross mains.1 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.4 12. piping shall be extended beyond the end sprinkler and supported by an additional hanger.3.4.
6. Dummy legs (pipe extensions) from elbows may be used to reach beams or brackets beyond the turn with COMPANY approval.doc . Supporting small lines from larger lines shall not be approved if the temperature of the supporting piping exceeds 150°F.1.4.4. Spring Supports General Spring supports shall be capable of supporting the pipe under all operating conditions and shall allow free expansion and contraction of the piping. Supports for large lines may be designed for pneumatic testing only if approved in writing by COMPANY.4.5. Springs and lever arms shall be protected against overload during hydrostatic testing.4. The small lines shall be logically grouped to run on the horizontal member between the two larger lines.4 12. rod type hangers may be provided to avoid supporting the branch line from the above line.5.2 12.4.5 12. but in combination with all other applicable loads. small lines may be supported from two larger lines by hanging a horizontal structural support member from the larger lines with "U" bolts. Small lines that branch off from main piping runs preferably shall be routed and supported with other lines unless the shortest direct route is required.184.108.40.206 12.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 20 and above 12.1 12. Page 46 of 56 8/2001 12. the AISC allowable stresses may be increased by 33%.4.4.5 12.5.5. If additional support is required. Restraints or stops installed for testing shall be removed immediately after testing has been satisfactorily completed.1 12.2 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.4.5. Supports for Hydrostatic Testing All piping and supports shall be designed for the loads developed during hydrostatic testing.6.1 12.3 12. The hangers shall be suspended from the horizontal struts between columns.6.2 15 For pipe supports subjected to stresses resulting from an upset flare relief condition. Temporary supports shall be allowed only if approved in writing by COMPANY.2 12.3 12.1 12.1.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. Supporting Small Lines by Larger Lines Where approved by COMPANY.5. Spring supports shall prevent excessive stress induced by transfer of weight to the pipe or connected equipment.4. Tucking small lines under larger lines shall not be accepted.
Hangers shall be designed so that the hangers cannot become disengaged by movement of the supported pipe.220.127.116.11 12.3." except as supplemented or modified by the Technical Requirements.5. Constant-load supports shall be installed with travel stops." and MSS SP 69 "Selection and Application of Pipe Hangers and Supports. Linkages to permit swing shall be provided at hanger locations where lateral or axial movement is anticipated. Constant-Load Supports When spring supports are specified or required. and the vertical movement of the piping or the stress of load fluctuations makes variable-load supports unsuitable. Constant-load supports shall provide a means of vertical adjustment after erection.5.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 12.4. The travel stops shall permit future re-engagement without making hanger rod adjustments even if the lever is not in the cold position. pipe hangers and structural attachments shall be offset so that the rod is vertical during operation.18.104.22.168 12.1 12. 22.214.171.124.4.3. but capable of acting as a rigid hanger during erection.5. Design and Manufacture of Pipe Hangers and Supports.3 Supports and parts shall conform to the latest requirements of MSS SP 58 "Materials. The travel stops shall be factory installed so that the hanger level is at the cold position.3 126.96.36.199 12.2 12. then constant-load supports shall be provided. The travel stops shall be factory installed so that the piston cap is set at the cold position. If the horizontal movement between the cold and hot positions of piping is such that the hanger rod is more than 4o from the vertical during operation of the piping system.5. Variable spring supports shall be furnished with travel stops.5.2 12.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.1 12.2 12.5. Provisions for Lateral and Axial Movement Hanger rod type spring supports shall require COMPANY approval.4 12. variable-load spring hangers shall be provided unless the vertical movement of the piping or the additional stress due to load fluctuations require the use of constant-load spring hangers. The travel stop shall be easily removable.2.3 12.4 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.doc Page 47 of 56 8/2001 . Variable-Load Supports When spring supports are specified or required. Hanger rods shall be subjected to tensile loading only.2.
Dummy supports longer than 6'-0" shall be an engineered item.6.6. For instance. When revised. dates and signatures. Agreement or Purchase Order Number b.2 12. and the title and revision blocks shall be appropriately completed with descriptions. The following information shall be included on piping drawings as a minimum: a.0 13. Elevation.6. whichever is greater. Revision clouds and numbered revision triangles f. or 9". Dummy supports on stainless steel or heat treated carbon steel lines shall be of the same material as the pipe. Project Title and Contract. and weep holes provided on each end of the support. including calculation of mechanical stresses to size the support pipe. Completed Title Block d. including sheet references g. at least up to the first dummy support field weld.1. or Purchase Order award.6.5 13.2 13.1 13. Section and Detail Callouts.1 Dummy Supports Dummy supports (legs) shall generally not be utilized except when approved by COMPANY on a case by case basis. DOCUMENTATION REQUIREMENTS General CONTRACTOR shall utilize industry standard drawing practices as a minimum in executing the work. The terminating end of dummy supports shall be capped. Dummy supports on insulated lines shall be insulated to a distance from the pipe weld a minimum of four times the line insulation thickness. Reference to COMPANY-supplied drawings.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 12. Valve Codes and Specialty Item Numbers 12.6.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. Agreement. Piping Line Numbers.3 12. all drawings shall utilize title blocks and revision blocks for drawing identification and control. When approved.1 13. as applicable. CONTRACTOR shall identify revisions on drawings with clouds and revision triangles.doc Page 48 of 56 8/2001 .3 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. All drawings shall be dated and signed by appropriate CONTRACTOR representatives.6 12. The remaining portion of the dummy support may be carbon steel.1. CONTRACTOR shall provide to COMPANY a document index detailing all drawings and their proposed submittal schedule within 2 weeks of Contract.1. if applicable c. dummy supports shall be in accordance with the Technical Requirements defined herein.4 12. Key map with Platform North Arrow e.
1. insulation. 13. Piping Plans Piping plan drawings shall be prepared providing all information necessary for fabrication and assembly of piping systems.4 13.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 h. 13. in particular the assembly between piping and equipment or vessels. Isometric. including instrument installation points and the interconnecting points for all vents. shoes. no-scale isometric view of a single piping service. Piping drawings shall show all components required for fabrication. size and complete material descriptions (Isometric or spool drawings only) k.5 Isometrics Isometric drawings shall be the primary piping drawings used during pipe spool fabrication. j. Isometric drawings shall show a single-line.6 13.3 Elevations and Sections Elevations and sections shall be provided to clarify the piping plans. l.7 13. All /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. Arrows shall be drawn on piping centerlines to indicate the direction of flow. Piping drawings shall show all vessel and equipment direct connection points. spool or piece mark numbers (Isometric or spool drawings only) Piping drawings shall show complete assembly and installation details for all piping except piping mounted on skid packages. Connections to vessels and equipment shall be labeled to agree with CONTRACTOR or CONTRACTOR drawings.doc Page 49 of 56 8/2001 .GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.1. instruments.1. Detailed fabrication dimensions i.8 13. explain and confirm full details and clearances at intersections. All field welds shall be identified. anchors. all offshore field welds shall be identified. or portion thereof. All valves.5 Weld symbols and Weld Procedure Specification (WPS) numbers Field weld locations Bill of Materials with quantity.4 Details Enlarged views and details shall be generated as necessary to illustrate. All details necessary for full clarity shall be provided. 13. congested areas or where several lines converge.1.2 13. 13. and their ancillary components shall be depicted in piping drawings. Drawings shall also contain enough detail to allow for planning of work during offshore hookup and commissioning.1. drains and purge points. Namely. guides.
doc Page 50 of 56 8/2001 . /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 materials required by an isometric drawing shall be recorded in the material blanks provided on a standard isometric drawing sheet.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.
Installation and Testing of Basic Surface Safety Systems on Offshore Production Platforms Design and Installation of Offshore Production Platform Piping Systems Sizing.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.3 B73.doc Page 51 of 56 8/2001 . Designing and Constructing Fixed Offshore Platforms Analysis. Connectors and Swivels Fire Test for Soft-Seated Ball Valves Centrifugal Pumps for General Refinery Service General-Purpose Steam Turbines for Refinery Service Special-Purpose Steam Turbines for Refinery Service Lubrication.2 B31.2 Pipe Flanges and Flanged Fittings Fuel Gas Piping Chemical Plant and Petroleum Refinery Piping Specification for Horizontal End Suction Centrifugal Pumps for Chemical Process Specification for Vertical In-Line Centrifugal Pumps for Chemical Process American Petroleum Institute (API) RP 2A RP 14C RP 14E RP 520 RP 521 RP 550 SPEC 6A SPEC 6D STD 607 STD 610 STD 611 STD 612 STD 614 STD 616 STD 617 STD 618 STD 674 STD 1101 STD 2531 STD 2534 Planning.Installation Guide for Pressure-Relieving and Depressuring Systems Manual for Installation of Refinery Instruments and Control Systems Specification for Wellhead Equipment Specification for Pipeline Valves.5 B31.1 B73. Design.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 APPENDIX I MANDATORY CODES AND STANDARDS American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Manual of Steel Construction American National Standards Institute (ANSI) B16. End Closures. Part II . Shaft-Sealing and Control Oil Systems for Special-Purpose Applications Combustion Gas Turbines for General Refinery Services Centrifugal Compressors for General Refinery Services Reciprocating Compressors for General Refinery Services Reciprocating Pumps Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards Manual of Petroleum Measurement Standards /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342. Selection and Installation of Pressure-Relieving Devices in Refineries.
and ColdWater Distribution Systems Propylene and Polypropylene (PP) Plastic-Lined Ferrous Metal Pipe and Fittings American Welding Society (AWS) D1.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.doc Page 52 of 56 8/2001 .(Continued) MANDATORY CODES AND STANDARDS American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 7-95 Building Code Requirements for Minimum Design Loads in Buildings and Other Structures American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) A36 A325 D2846 F492 Specification for Structural Steel Specification for High-Strength Bolts for Structural Steel Joints Specification for Chlorinated Poly Vinyl Chloride (CPVC) Plastic Hot.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 APPENDIX I .1 Structural Welding Code Instrument Society of America (ISA) RP 4.2 Standard Control Valve Manifold Designs Manufacturers Standardization Society of Valve Fittings Industry (MSS) SP 69 Selection and Application of Pipe Hangers and Supports National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) MR-01-75 Sulfide Stress Cracking Resistant Metallic Material for Oil Field Equipment RP 07 Preparation and Installation of Corrosion Coupons and Interpretation of Test Data in Oil Production Practice National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) SM 23 Steam Turbines for Mechanical Drive Service National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 11 12 37 54 Low Expansion Foam and Combined Agent Systems CO2 Extinguishing Systems Standard for the Installation and Use of Stationary Combustion Engines and Gas Turbines National Fuel Gas Code /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.
5 /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.Minerals Management Service (MMS) Outer Continental Shelf Order No.doc Page 53 of 56 8/2001 .GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3.04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 APPENDIX II GOVERNMENT AGENCIES United States Department of the Interior .
doc Page 54 of 56 8/2001 . 900. 300. 600. Paddle Spacers.GENERAL PIPING DESIGN CHEVRON OFFSHORE THAILAND LTD GS 3. 1500 and 2500 Ring Joints Standard Figure 8 Blank (Spectacle).04 REVISION 0 AUG 2001 APPENDIX III CHEVRON STANDARDS GO-590 Chevron "Safety in Designs" (SID) Manual Chevron Standard Drawings: GD-L1050-2 GF-L14298-9 GC-L31452-22 GB-L88612-7 GB-L99961-6 Piping Standard for Sizes and Locations of Jack Screws in Flanges and Exchanger Feet Standard Assembly and Details of Blanks and Special Rings for Class 150. and Paddle Blanks for Raised Face Flanges Standard Conical Temporary Pump Suction Screens Standard Valve Installation Guide /var/www/apps/scribd/scribd/tmp/scratch3/9910342.