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NATIONAL OIL CORPORATION

GENERAL ENGINEERING SPECIFICATION


GES G.05
POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT CONTROLLED VOLUME PUMPS
(API 675)

Rev

Date

Description

1999

Issued for Implementation

Checked

Approved

DL

Compiled by Teknica (UK) Ltd

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INDEX
SEC

TITLE

1.0

SCOPE OF SPECIFICATION

1.1
1.2
1.3

Introduction
Other NOC Specifications
Data Sheets

4
4
4

2.0

DEFINITIONS

2.1
2.2

Technical
Contractual

5
5

3.0

DESIGN

3.1
3.2

Codes and Standards


Additions and Exceptions to API 675

5
6

4.0

MATERIALS

11

4.1

API 675 Requirements

11

5.0

INSPECTION

11

5.1
5.2
5.3

Procedures
Scope
Nameplates

11
12
12

6.0

TESTING

12

6.1
6.2
6.3
6.4

Required Tests
Test Procedures
Test Certificates
Startup

12
13
14
14

7.0

DOCUMENTATION

14

7.1
7.2
7.3
7.4
7.5

Introduction
Schedules/Reports
Data and Calculations
Drawings
Manuals

14
14
15
15
15

SEC

TITLE

PAGE

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8.0

PRIOR TO SHIPMENT

16

8.1
8.2
8.3
8.4
8.5

Painting
Spares
Packing and Storage
Shipping
Warranty

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16
16
16
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DATA SHEETS
API Controlled Volume Pump Data Sheets (2)

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1.0

SCOPE OF SPECIFICATION

1.1

Introduction

1.1.1

This specification applies to variable volume reciprocating pumps used in oil/gas production and refinery
service and is based on, and must be read with, API Specification 675 "Positive Displacement Pumps Controlled Volume". This covers both diaphragm and packed plunger variable stroke metering pumps.

1.1.2

Reciprocating positive displacement pumps to API 674 are covered by NOC Specification GES G.03 for
both direct acting and power frame plunger and piston type pumps.

1.1.3

This specification gives the minimum requirements for the design, fabrication, inspection, testing,
documentation and preparation for shipment for metering pumps. Also included are the related lubricating
systems, instrumentation and other auxiliary equipment.

1.1.4

The Vendor/Contractor shall comply fully with the provisions laid down in this specification, any exception
must be authorised in writing by the Owner.

1.1.5

In the event of any conflict between this specification and the Data Sheets, or with any of the applicable
Codes and Standards, the Vendor/Contractor shall inform the Owner in writing and receive written
clarification before proceeding with the work.

1.1.6

This General Engineering Specification will form part of the Purchase Order/Contract.

1.2

Other NOC Specifications


The following NOC specifications are an integral part of this specification and any exceptions shall be
approved in advance by the Owner.
GES A.04

Noise Level Criteria and Noise Control of Mechanical Equipment

GES G.03

Reciprocating Positive Displacement Pumps (API 674)

GES J.10

Pressure Relieving Devices

GES J.13

Field Panels and Junction Boxes

GES J.14

Package Unit Instrumentation

GES L.11

Induction Motors (Low Voltage)

GES S.06

Skid Assemblies

GES X.01

Surface Preparation and Painting Application

GES X.02

Colour Coding of Equipment and Piping Systems

GES X.03

External Protective Coatings

The Vendor/Contractor shall ensure all sub-vendors comply with the relevant sections of the above
specifications.
1.3

Data Sheets
The technical data supplied by the Owner for the equipment is given on the API Specification 675 Data
Sheets which are included at the end of this specification.
The Vendor/Contractor shall complete the data sheets with the remaining information. Prior to shipment,

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the Vendor/Contractor shall submit a complete set of "As-Built" Data Sheets.


2.0

DEFINITIONS

2.1

Technical
The technical terms used in this specification are defined in paragraph 1.4 of API 675.

2.2

Contractual
The commercial terms used in this specification are defined as follows:
Owner
The oil or gas company, an associate or subsidiary who is the end user of the equipment and facilities.
Vendor
The company supplying the equipment and materials.
Contractor
The main contractor for a defined piece of work.
Sub-Contractor
A company awarded a contract by a contractor to do part of the work awarded to the Contractor.
Inspection Authority
The organisation representing the Owner or Contractor that verifies that the equipment and facilities have
been designed, constructed, inspected and tested in accordance with the requirements of this specification
and the Purchase Order/Contract.
Inspectors
A qualified individual representing the Owner, Contractor or assigned Inspection Authority, who verifies
that the equipment and facilities have been designed, constructed, inspected and tested in accordance with
the requirements of this specification and the Purchase Order/Contract.

3.0

DESIGN

3.1

Codes and Standards

3.1.1

The design shall comply with this specification and the following Codes and Standards.
API 675 "Positive Displacement Pumps - Controlled Volume", 2nd Edition, October 1994
Additionally, pressure parts of equipment in sour service shall comply with NACE Standard:
MR-01-90, "Sulphide Stress Corrosion Metallic Materials for Oil Field Equipment".

3.1.2

Unless specified otherwise in the Purchase Order/Contract, the current editions of the Codes and Standards
at the time of the order should be used.

3.2

Additions and Exceptions to API 675


The following paragraph numbers refer to API 675 2nd Edition, October 1994 which shall be considered as

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forming a part of this General Engineering specification.


In API 675 paragraphs are marked with a bullet () if the Owner has to make a decision or provide
information. Where possible, these decisions have been made or alternatively guidelines provided. Such
paragraphs are marked "*" in this specification.
API

1.0

General

1.2

Alternative Designs
Add:
Metric flanges/connections are not acceptable. Flanges or studded connections shall be
to ANSI B16.1 and B16.5 except as qualified in paragraph 2.5. Metric fasteners may be
used with the prior approval of the Owner, except on flanges.

API

2.0

Basic Design

2.1

General

2.1.1

Add:
Positive displacement controlled volume pumps shall be supplied only by
Vendor/Contractors qualified by experience in manufacturing the units required. To
qualify, the Vendor/Contractor shall have manufactured at the proposed point of
manufacture, at least two pumps of comparable power, speed and service conditions. The
Vendor/Contractor shall provide a reference list proving that the pumps have been
performing successfully for a period of more than one year.

2.1.4*

NOC specification GES A.04 shall apply. The sound pressure level measured, at 3.3 feet
(1.0 metre) from the surface of the equipment including driver shall not exceed 85 dB(A)
assuming there is no background noise. It is not expected that special noise abatement
treatment will be required. The Vendor/Contractor shall submit anticipated and
guaranteed overall maximum noise data with his proposal and shall ensure any acoustic
treatment does not interfere with access to the equipment for maintenance.

2.1.6*

Add:
The pump installation shall be designed for easy maintenance and shall allow rapid
access to the packing and valves. The Vendor/Contractor will be required to review and
comment on the Owner's layout arrangement.

2.1.7*

Motors, electrical components and other equipment shall comply with the other NOC
specifications listed in paragraph 1.2 and the requirements set out on the Data Sheets.
The Vendor/Contractor shall assume unit responsibility for the entire pumping system
consisting of pump, driver, transmission and associated auxiliary equipment.

2.1.11

Add:
Preference will be given to designs which do not require dismantling of pipework for
routine maintenance. The Vendor/Contractor shall state if piping disassembly is required
for removal of pump check valves or other routine maintenance items.

2.1.14

Delete and replace with:


The pump flow rate shall be adjustable from 0-100% of pump rated capacity while the

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pump is running.
2.1.20*

In the unlikely event that jacketed housings are required for the duty, the
Vendor/Contractor and Owner shall jointly agree on the heating/cooling medium design
conditions.

2.1.21

Add:
The NPSHA as defined in API 675 Section 1.4.1 shall not be greater than "0.7 of the
NPSHA" or "NPSHA minus 3.3ft(1m)" whichever is the lesser figure. When operating at
minimum NPSHA no drop in normal rated capacity or efficiency shall occur.
Acceleration head shall be stated by the Vendor/Contractor in units of ft per "10 ft length
of suction pipe" of diameter equal to the diameter of the suction flange. NPSHR shall be
based on cold water, no correction shall be made to NPSHR for the favourable effect the
pumped liquid may have.

2.1.22

The maximum continuous pump speed shall be limited to 150 strokes/minute.

2.2

Pressure-containing Parts

2.2.1.1

Add:
The maximum allowable working pressure of the cylinder shall be at least 120% of the
rated discharge pressure unless otherwise stated in the enquiry or order.

2.2.1.2

Add:
The corrosion allowance for pressure casings shall not be less than 1/8 ins (3mm).
The retiring thickness of pressure casings shall be calculated based on the design
pressure, temperature and allowable stresses, and any casting quality factors required by
the ASME Code.

API

2.3

Liquid End Connections

2.3.1

Add:
Inlet and outlet connections shall have the same rating and shall be flat faced for cast iron
or bronze. Raised faced connections shall be provided for steel.

2.3.3

Add:
For toxic or flammable services the auxiliary connections shall be flanged. For sizes
below 1 inch, a flanged length of pipe shall be welded to the pump using suitable
reinforcement. The minimum size Owner connection shall be inch diameter. The
Vendor/Contractor shall provide all required vent and drain valves and piping: all
auxiliary connections shall be piped to the edge of the skid.

API

2.4

Pump Check Valves

2.4.1

Add:
Single element check valves are preferred for both suction and discharge.

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2.5

Diaphragms

2.5.2

Add:

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Double diaphragms are required for all services. The Vendor/Contractor shall state the
expected guaranteed life of the diaphragms for the duty conditions proposed.
2.5.4

Add:
Unless otherwise specified a conductivity type probe to indicate diaphragm failure shall
be provided.

API

2.6

Packed Plungers

2.6.3

Add a new paragraph:


Packed plungers shall not be used for toxic service.

API

2.7

Relief Valve Application

2.7.1

Add:
The Vendor/Contractor shall be responsible for the sizing and supply of the relief valves
which shall be externally mounted and of the conventional spring loaded design.
The set points shall not be less than the following:For plunger pumps - 110% of rated discharge pressure. For diaphragm pumps - 115% of
rated discharge pressure.
In addition, the Vendor/Contractor shall supply diaphragm pumps with a relief valve in
their hydraulic system set at not less than 110% of rated discharge pressure or at a
pressure which will relieve before the external relief valve begins to lift.
The relief valves and pulsation dampers shall be rated so as to avoid any tendency of the
relief valve to lift when the pump operates at 105% of rated discharge pressure.
The relief valve reseating pressure shall not be less than 95% of the set pressure.

2.8

Gears

2.8.1

Add:
Gears integral with the motor or pump will be considered for powers less than 25 hp
(18.6kW).

2.9

Enclosure (Drive)

2.9.3

All equipment shall be mounted on a baseplate to form a single lift package, see
paragraph 3.3.

2.11

Lubrication
Forced feed lubrication is preferred for pumps over 35 hp (26kW).

2.12

Capacity Adjustment

2.12.2

The Owner shall advise the control medium on the Data Sheets - in the absence of this

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information, manual control shall be provided.


3.1

Drivers

3.1.1

Add:
The Owner shall advise the driver details on the Data Sheets. Motor drivers shall comply
with GES L.11.

3.2

Couplings and Guards

3.2.2

Add:
For flange mounted motors, couplings shall be manufacturer's standard.

3.2.3

Add:
Weatherproof non sparking guards shall be provided manufactured from brass or GRP.

3.3

Baseplates

3.3.1

First sentence, delete:


"or equivalent arrangement for permanent mounting".
Second sentence, delete:
"or pump frames"

3.3.4

Add:
Epoxy grout will be used.

3.3.11

Add:
The baseplate shall be designed to contain pump leakage. The upper surface of the
baseplate shall be sloped towards a 1" flanged drain hole. Two screwed earthing bosses
shall be welded to the baseplate, at diametrically opposite corners.

3.4

Controls and Instrumentation

3.4.4.5.1

Add:
The Vendor/Contractor shall advise the size and setting and shall provide the external
relief valves describes in paragraph 2.7, for installation in the Vendor/Contractor's
piping. Relief valves shall comply with GES J.10.

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Add:
When the Vendor/Contractor finds the pump differential pressure is insufficient to
achieve accurate flow control, the Vendor/Contractor shall supply any back pressure
valves including external types to be installed in the Vendor/Contractor's piping (see
3.5.3.1 below).

3.4.5.6

Add:
Tropicalisation is not required.

3.5

Piping

3.5.1.3

Add:
Unless specified otherwise, all piping and fittings for process sealing, flushing or oil
lubrication shall be stainless steel.

3.5.1.6

Add:
Screwed connections are acceptable only on instrument lines downstream of the initial
flanged isolation valve.

3.5.3.1

Add:
The Vendor/Contractor shall provide all process piping on the equipment as required for
mounting of the suction and discharge pulsation dampers, the external relief valve and
when required, the back pressure relief valves.

3.5.3.3

Add:
The Vendor/Contractor shall review all piping and appurtenances up to the Owner's
vessels, upstream and downstream of the equipment.

3.6

Pulsation Suppression Devices

3.6.1*

The Vendor/Contractor shall supply and advise the size and type of pulsation suppression
device he proposes to provide. The Vendor/Contractor shall support his recommendation
with details of the method/calculations used to make the damper selection.

3.6.2*

Delete "The Owner and Vendor/Contractor shall mutually agree............to........... pumping


system", and replace by: "The Vendor/Contractor shall accept responsibility for the
suppression devices furnished".
Add:
The Vendor/Contractor shall, after review of the final pipework arrangement, guarantee
the satisfactory operation of the pump and system with the dampers provided.

3.7.4.3

Add new paragraph:


Pulsation dampers shall be designed to limit the pressure fluctuations in the manifolds
and piping to plus/minus 1% of the operating pressure unless otherwise stated on the
Data Sheets.

3.7

Special Tools

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All special tools required shall be provided by the Vendor/Contractor.

4.0

MATERIALS

4.1

API 675 Requirements


The Vendor/Contractor shall provide materials in accordance with paragraph 2.13 of API 675, as amended
below:

API

2.13

Materials

2.13.1.6 *

The Owner shall specify the presence of corrosive agents on the Data Sheet.

2.13.1.9 *

The Owner shall specify the presence of hydrogen sulphide on the Data Sheet.
Materials exposed to wet hydrogen sulphide shall conform to but shall not be limited by
NACE Standard MR-01-90 requirements. Piston rods in the packing area do not have to
conform to this requirement.

2.13.4.5.1*

100% inspection of welds is required for stainless steel material: Inspection shall be by
radiography where practical. Reduced NDT for carbon steel welds shall be determined
upon the type of work to be done.

2.13.4.5.3

Proposed connection designs shall be submitted to the Owner for approval, prior to
fabrication.

2.13.5.3

Impact testing for low temperature operation is not required unless low temperatures are
specified on the Data Sheets.

5.0

INSPECTION

5.1

Procedures

5.1.1

The inspection requirements are covered by the document "General Conditions of Purchase" which forms
part of the Purchase Order/Contract. Additional requirements are given below.

5.1.2

All items of plant and equipment referenced within this specification shall be subject to inspection by the
Owner or Inspection Authority.

5.1.3

Inspection shall be in accordance with API 675 and this specification. All inspection activities to be
performed, including any special requirements, shall be agreed with the Owner and shall be incorporated
within the agreed Quality Control Plan provided by the Vendor/Contractor. The quality control plan shall
be coordinated with and shall include the Quality Control Plan of major Sub-Contractors. The
Vendor/Contractor shall submit procedures for all applicable NDT techniques for approval by the Owner
before production commences.

5.1.4

All operators of NDT equipment shall have thorough knowledge of the operation of the equipment to be
used and shall hold an appropriate certificate of competence, which is to be agreed by the Owner. All NDT
procedures and qualifications shall be subject to approval by the Owner.

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5.1.5

The Vendor/Contractor is to furnish the Owner's Inspector with all reasonable facilities, to satisfy himself
that the equipment, including Sub-Contractor's materials, is fabricated and tested in accordance with the
relevant code and this specification.

5.1.6

Any approvals given by the Owner's Inspector and/or the Inspection Authority do not relieve the
Vendor/Contractor of any responsibility regarding guarantees, workmanship or compliance with the code
and this specification.

5.2

Scope
The inspection scope shall comply with API 675, Section 4.2 as amended below:
Additions and Exceptions to API 675 2nd Edition
4.2.1.4

Add new paragraph:


"The Owner reserves the right to observe any inspection carried out by the
Vendor/Contractor."

4.2.2.1*

Add:
The Vendor/Contractor shall propose in his Quality Control Plan, the parts to be
examined, the type of examination and acceptance criteria for the approval of the Owner.
Where surface inspection is to be performed, the surfaces of parts are not to be painted
until inspection is completed. To define acceptable surface discontinuities and finish
"Visual Method MSS SP 55" shall be used.

4.2.3.3*

Add:
A cleanliness inspection will not be made by the Owner prior to welding: cleanliness will
be inspected immediately prior to test.

4.2.3.4*

5.3

Hardness verification is required if hydrogen sulphide is present in the pumped liquid


(refer to paragraph 2.13.1.9 of API 675). Hardness testing of piston rod/plunger in the
gland area is also required for all pump services.

Nameplates
Nameplates shall be provided complying with paragraph 2.14 of API 675, the data shall be in customary
(lb, in, sec) units, unless otherwise stated by the Owner in the original invitation to tender documentation.

6.0

TESTING

6.1

Required Tests
The following tests shall be performed by the Vendor/Contractor:
(a)

NDT on pump components,

(b)

Hydrostatic tests,

(c)

Mechanical run test,

(d)

Performance tests - steady state accuracy at rated conditions - flow linearity and repeatability,

(e)

NPSH (for critical conditions only - see Data Sheets),

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Complete package test (if specified on Data Sheets),

(g)

Auxiliary equipment tests (motors, Gears).

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Critical conditions requiring the execution of an NPSH test shall occur when the requirement of the
comments on API paragraph 2.1.21 in this specification cannot be met with adequate margin. All
tests shall be witnessed when carried out. The hydrostatic pressure test shall be carried out in the
presence of Inspector(s) from the Owner's Inspection Authority.
6.2

Test Procedures
The Vendor/Contractor shall submit test procedures in writing to the Owner for approval prior to the start
of the testing programme.
Testing shall be carried out in compliance with paragraph 4.3 of API 675 2nd Edition amended as follows:
Additions and exceptions to API 675 2nd Edition

API

4.3

Tests

4.3.1.4

Add new paragraph:


Test items (a) (b) (c) and (d) or paragraph 6.1 above are mandatory.

4.3.1.5

Add new paragraph:


A mechanical run test of one (1) hour minimum duration of rated load shall be
performed.

4.3.1.6

Add new paragraph


Test gauges shall be of the direct reading type and shall be periodically calibrated. The
certificate of calibration shall be presented to the Owner's Inspector prior to
commencement of testing.

4.3.2.6

Add new paragraph:


No type of preservative or paint shall be allowed to cover any pressure containing
components nor any mechanical or welded joint before the pressure test is completed.

4.3.3.4*

For repeatability and linearity flow tests variation shall not exceed plus or minus 3% of
the expected flow.

4.3.3.6

Add new paragraph:


When the Vendor/Contractor is unable to operate the pump at rated conditions on the
performance test, he shall state this and shall give clear details of the proposed alternative
conditions in his proposal.

4.3.4

Add new paragraph:


A complete test, where specified, shall cover all purchased equipment including the
contract driver. The complete package shall be run for a one (1) hour period replacing the
mechanical run test on the pump. Correct operation of all equipment, alarms and
shutdowns shall be demonstrated.

4.3.5

Add new paragraph:

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Auxiliary equipment tests for driver and gearbox, if any, shall be carried out in the subvendor's shops and details will be agreed prior to order replacement: this will include, as
a minimum, a mechanical run of each item and a performance test of the driver.
6.3

Test Certificates
The following test certificates shall be provided:
(a)

The Vendor/Contractor's physical and chemical certification of steel pressure parts and forgings.

(b)

Certification for magnetic particle, dye penetrant, radiographic and ultrasonic examination.

(c)

Hydrostatic Tests.

(d)

A record of shop test data. The Vendor/Contractor shall supply certified copies of test data to the
Owner before shipment.

6.4

Startup

6.4.1

Most pumps will be small in size (less than 20 hp (15kW)) and will be commissioned by the Owner.
However, for large pumps and when required by the Owner, the Vendor/Contractor shall be responsible for
the pump startup until the unit is accepted as operation by the Owner. In this case, the Vendor/Contractor
shall be responsible for the supply of a competent serviceman for the duration of the checking, startup and
run-on period.

6.4.2

When required by the Owner, the Vendor/Contractor shall supply for startup, all lubricating fluids,
including oil, grease and coolants as required by the unit. The Vendor/Contractor shall recommend the
amount and type of lubrication and cooling fluids for subsequent operation.

7.0

DOCUMENTATION

7.1

Introduction

7.1.1

This section covers the documentation requirements for design, materials, inspection, testing, installation
and operation of the pump.

7.2

Schedules and Reports

7.2.1

The Vendor/Contractor shall supply with this proposal, a schedule showing submissions of all documents
for review and approval, proposed Sub-Contractors and material procurement and a production/fabrication
programme.

7.2.2

The Vendor/Contractor shall submit his Quality Control Plan following the award of the Purchase
Order/Contract.

7.2.3

After the Purchase Order/Contract award, monthly reports on design, material procurement and production
progress shall be submitted to the Owner.

7.2.4

A co-ordination meeting shall be held within four (4) weeks of the placement of the Purchase
Order/Contract to review all engineering, manufacturing and documentation requirements.

7.3

Data and Calculations

7.3.1

Project specific instructions will be issued to the Vendor/Contractor with the Purchase Order/Contract,
which describes the data and calculations to be submitted, and the methods of submission.

7.3.2

All calculations shall be carried out in clear and logical manner. The source of these formulae or methods

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shall be clearly referenced. Computer calculations will only be acceptable if all input is shown, together
with calculated values of intermediate terms and factors and the computer program has been validated to
the satisfaction of the Owner.
7.4

Drawings

7.4.1

The required drawings shall be sent by the Vendor/Contractor to the Owner and/or the Inspection Authority
for review and approval.

7.4.2

The documents detailed below shall be submitted for approval/review to the Owner and to the Inspection
Authority within the periods agreed between the Owner and the Vendor/Contractor. It shall be the
responsibility of the Vendor/Contractor to ensure that the production schedule takes into account
documentation submission periods, plus a three week approval review period by the Owner and/or the
Inspection Authority. The Vendor/Contractor shall be responsible for obtaining approvals from the
Inspection Authority.

7.4.3

The Vendor/Contractor shall submit, as a minimum, the data and drawings as defined in API 675 Section 5
with the additions/amendments below:
Additions and Exception to API 675
5.2
5.2.3
5.3
5.3.1

Proposals
A statement of the maximum permissible forces and moments allowed on the pump nozzles.
Contract Data
The following requirements additional to Appendix "D" are required:Driver and drive arrangement drawings,
Fabrication drawings of pulsation dampers,
Safety valve outline and cross-section drawings,
Wiring diagrams (electrical and electronic) schematics,
Pump torque per rev and mean torque/speed curves.
Data books.

7.5

Manuals
Requirements for data books and Installation Operation and Maintenance Manuals are as follows:-

7.5.1

Data Books
Two (2) copies of the data book shall be provided containing the details of all tests/inspections.

7.5.2

Installation, Operating and Maintenance Manuals


Six (6) copies of Installation Operating and Maintenance Manuals shall be provided containing information
defined in paragraph 5.3.6 of API 675.

8.0

PRIOR TO SHIPMENT

8.1

Painting
Surface preparation and painting shall be in accordance with specification GES X.01 with colour coding of
equipment and piping in accordance with GES X.02. The system shall comply with GES X.03. The
Vendor/Contractor may offer the manufacturer's own paint system, suitable for the proposed duty.

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Spares
The Vendor/Contractor shall submit with his initial equipment proposal, a priced list of recommended spare
parts for "Start-up" and for two (2) years operation, for review by the Owner.

8.3

Packing and Storage

8.3.1

This section describes the minimum requirement for the preservation and protection of reciprocating pumps
during the sea and land transportation and storage, prior to installation.

8.3.2

The Vendor/Contractor shall be responsible for packing, preserving and securing the equipment for
shipment and storage. After mechanical completion at the works, the pumps shall be cleaned and dried and
suitably preserved and packed in accordance with a packing procedure approved by the Owner.
Additions and Exceptions to API 675
The preparation for shipment shall comply with API 675 Section 4.4 as amended below:
4.4.1 Delete this paragraph and replace with:
The equipment shall be prepared for export shipment by sea. Shipment as non-containerised
deck cargo is not permissible.
The probable storage period will be specified in the order/enquiry and will extend from the
time of despatch to the time of unpacking at site. If the storage period is not stated, a
minimum period of 24 months shall be assumed.
4.4.3.1

Delete this paragraph and replace by:


Painting shall comply with GES X.01, GES X.02 and GES X.03 or the manufacturers'
recommended system for the duty when this has been approved by the Owner.

4.4.6 Add new paragraph:


The spare parts when ordered shall also be suitably boxed for export shipment.
8.4

Shipping
Detailed shipping arrangements will be given in the Purchase Order/Contract.
Pumps with seals installed, drivers and all furnished auxiliaries shall be shipped fully assembled on the
baseplate except that coupling spacers shall be removed, boxed and tagged and attached to the skid with
any other items which are better shipped separately e.g. pulsation bottles in some cases.
The equipment shall not leave the Vendor/Contractor's works for shipment until the release certificate has
been approved by the Owner's Inspector.

GENERAL ENGINEERING SPECIFICATION


POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT CONTROLLED VOLUME PUMPS
(API 675)

GES G.05
Page 17 of 17
Rev 0 1999

8.5

Warranty

8.5.1

The Vendor/Contractor shall provide manufacturer's written guarantees of the pumps performance.

8.5.2

The Vendor/Contractor shall warrant all materials and services supplied against any defect for a minimum
of 12 months after commissioning or 24 months from the date of delivery to site, whichever is the shorter
period, or for the period stipulated in the Purchase Order/Contract.

8.5.3

Should any item be found defective, the Vendor/Contractor shall be responsible for all costs associated
with restoring the equipment to the standard specified by the Purchase Order/Contract.

DATA SHEETS
API 675

Controlled Volume Pump (2 sheets)