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SCOPE This specification together with API 619 defines the minimum requirements for dr y screw compressors for offshore installations. It is a supplement specification to API 619, “Rotary Type Positive Displacement Compressors for Petroleum, Chemica l and Gas Service Industries”. It defines details and features that are in additio n to the API standard. 2. INTRODUCTION Technical requirements for dry screw compressors are based on API 619, Third Edi tion, June 1997. This specification contains requirements supplementary to thos e of API 619, Third Edition, June 1997. They are identified as ADD, DELETE, REPL ACE WITH and DECISION. Paragraph numbers in this specification are the same as A PI 619, Third Edition, June 1997. Requirements of which that are not revised re main applicable. All terms used in this specification are in accordance with the definitions prov ided in the API standard, e.g., vendor (supplier), purchaser and owner. 3. SUPPLEMENTAL COMMENTS TO API 619 SECTION 1 – GENERAL 1.1 Alternative Designs Vendor shall not offer alternate designs. 1.3 Proven Equipment It is the intent of purchaser to have proven equipment. The vendor shall furnis h a list of user’s installations having compressors similar to the proposed compre ssors operating under conditions of equal or more severe service, and were manuf actured and packaged at the same proposed point of manufacture. Relevant servic e conditions to be considered, shall include mechanical operating conditions (st ress, environment), speed (rpm), load, discharge pressure, built-in volume reduc tion ratio, differential pressure, internal shaft deflections, thrust bearing si zing and discharge temperature criteria. These parameters shall appear in the i nstallation list. Unless specific exception is recorded under the heading “exceptions to specificati ons” accompanied by a description of the proposed substitute that is equivalent to that specified the proposal shall be based on equipment which complies strictly with the requirements of this specification. The compressors shall have conservative tip speeds to minimize noise, vibrations and improve reliability. Rotor tip speeds shall not exceed 80 meters per secon d (262 fps) or a rotor peripheral mach number of 0.32, whichever is more conserv ative. Compressor speeds shall not exceed 13,200 rpm. Motor input speeds shall not exceed 1500 rpm. Vendor shall provide this data to purchaser and COMPANY w ith the proposals. 4.1.11 ADD 1. Vendor’s erection supervisor shall be present during the following install ation activities: a. Piping alignment check b. Initial (cold) and final (hot) equipment alignment 2. When reviewing purchaser’s piping, P&IDs and foundation drawings, vendor’s r esponsibilities shall be limited to the equipment supplied by the vendor. 3. Compressors, drivers and auxiliaries shall be designed for installation and operation as required by AGB-CVX-GN-SPC-GN-0700. 4.1.12 REPLACE WITH Electrical components and installations shall be designed for a salt-laden and h umid offshore environment and shall be designed, built and installed in accordan ce with IEC standards for Zone 2. Electric motors shall conform to the area cla ssification requirements but, as a minimum, shall be rated increased safety Ex “e”, with a minimum IP protection IP56 IC411. 4.1.13 ADD The equipment noise level furnished by the supplier shall conform to AGB-CVX-GN-

SPC-GN-0500. 4.1.15 REPLACE WITH The compressor package with ancillaries shall be suitable for installation, base plate mounted, outdoors, unheated, in a humid, salt-laden, marine environment on an FPSO offshore Nigeria. Provisions for ambient and unusual conditions (Harmat tan dust storms) shall conform to the data sheets. 4.1.16 ADD Termination points for each process or utility system, fluid or electrical, shal l be formed into a common supply and common return located at baseplate edge, if practical. 1. Terminations shall be clearly labeled with function and rating. 2. Piping terminations shall be butt welded or socket welded flanged connec tions. 3. Process piping shall interface at compressor suction and discharge pulsa tion suppressors/silencers. 4. Termination points shall be detailed in vendor proposal. 4.2 Pressure Casing 4.2.3 ADD 4.2.3.1 Gray cast iron pressure casing parts shall be strictly prohibited regardless of service due to installation in plant areas that are subject to fire hazards. Wh en steel casings are not available, nodular (ductile) iron may be proposed for o wner and purchaser comment, review and written confirmation. ADD 4.2.3.2 Suction design pressure for the casing shall be the same as the discharge design pressure. ADD 4.2.3.5 The maximum allowable gas discharge temperature without injection shall be less than or equal to 171oC (340oF). 4.2.4 ADD Minimum design pressure of cooling jackets, if required, shall be 5.2 barg (75 p sig). 4.2.5 ADD “O” rings shall be suitable for the gas being compressed and shall be resistant to e xplosive decompression. O-rings or ring grooves machined into the flange facing of an axially split casing joint may be used subject to purchaser review. Bores for O ring seals shall have a surface finish of 1.6 µm (63 micro-inches) Ra or sm oother. Asbestos or asbestos filled gaskets shall be strictly prohibited. All el astomers in contact with the process shall be suitable for H2S and methanol. 4.3 Casing Connections 4.3.1 ADD Modification Main nozzle arrangements are subject to review by purchaser. To avoid liquids ac cumulation in the casing, the discharge nozzle shall be located below the shaft centerline in the down position. Machined and studded main process connections a re subject to review and comment by purchaser. The minimum flange rating shall b e 300 lbs. for nozzles 51 mm (2 inches) and smaller. 4.3.3 ADD Modification Welding procedures, weld maps, and qualifications shall be submitted to purchase r for review and comment. All welding of connections, attachments and gussets,

including any weld repairs, shall be done prior to heat treatment and hydrostati c testing. All flanged casing connections, except for water or lube oils, shall meet or exceed the ASME rating of the major casing nozzles. All auxiliary conn ections shall be at least 25.4 mm (1 inch). Deviations from these requirements s hall be submitted in writing for purchaser review and written confirmation. ADD 4.3.4 Casings or the piping immediately following the compressor discharge shall have a low point drain connection and individual drains shall terminate with a flange d valve located outside of any acoustical enclosure. ADD 4.3.5 Where flanged, casing openings 51 mm (2 inches) and smaller shall be socket weld ed construction with a Schedule 80 minimum seamless pipe nipple, preferably not more than 150 mm (6 inches) long and terminating with a welding neck flange. Al l auxiliary connections shall be at least 25 mm (1 inch). All casing connection flanges 51 mm (2 inches) and smaller shall be rated 300 lbs. minimum. The use of slip-on flanges is prohibited. Threaded connections (SWAGELOK) may be used fo r connections smaller than 51 mm (2 inches) with purchaser review and written co nfirmation. ADD 4.3.7 Flanges 610 mm (24 inches) and smaller shall be in accordance with the dimension s and ratings of ASME B16.5. Flange nominal sizes 610 mm (26 inches) to 1524 mm (60 inches) inclusive, shall be in accordance with the dimensions and ratings of ASME B16.47 Series B (formerly API 605). Vendor shall verify that ASME B16.47 S eries B flanges are suitable for the intended application. Other sizes shall be calculated in accordance with the applicable code and shall be reviewed by purch aser. Flange face finish shall be 125-250 AARH. ADD 4.3.8 1. All machined and studded connections on the casing that are 51 mm (2 inc hes) and smaller shall conform to the facing and drilling requirements for ASME 300 lbs. minimum rated mating flanges. 2. Pressure or temperature gauge connections shall be made in the piping ex ternal to the compressor. 3. Flushing connections shall be manifolded to a single inlet with orifices to maintain proper pressure levels at each injection point. ADD 4.3.9 Plugs shall have a 316L stainless steel shank of at least 100 mm (4 inches) in l ength to permit the use of a pipe wrench. Plugs not requiring removal at any ti me by the purchaser shall be seal welded. 4.4 External Forces and Moments 4.4.1 ADD Allowable compressor and pulsation suppressor flange forces and moments data sha ll be included in the initial bid proposal. 4.5 Rotating Elements ADD 4.5.1.1 Rotors shall be designed to limit maximum deflection to prevent contact between the rotor bodies and the casing, and between the rotor bodies themselves. This shall include the most rigorous operating condition and 110% of the maximum allo wable working pressure. ADD 4.5.1.3 Delete “When specified”. Shafts shall have a surface finish throughout the entire e xposed length suitable for ultrasonic and/or liquid penetrant inspection. Journa

ls shall be protected at all times after completion of machining to prevent dama ge in non contacting vibration probe areas. Plating of the shaft at the bearing, proximity probe or coupling areas or other contact surfaces is unacceptable. Ro tor shafts shall be undercut in the radial probe sensing areas for purposes of p rotection during handling and assembly. Sensing areas shall be burnished to mini mize electrical runout. To prevent the buildup of potential voltages in the shaf t, residual magnetism of the rotating elements shall not exceed 2 gauss. Total r adial electrical and mechanical runout shall not exceed 6.35 microns (0.25 mils) . Total axial electrical and mechanical runout shall not exceed 12.7 microns (0. 5 mils). Both radial and axial runouts shall be measured and submitted for purch aser and COMPANY’s review prior to rotor installation in the casing. All shaft ru nout data is considered relevant. ADD 4.5.1.3.1 Shaft sleeves shall be provided at the seal areas. Sleeves shall be constructed of stainless steel material of a type and grade suitable for the fluids being ha ndled. The sleeves shall be firmly locked to the shaft by keying and sealed to p revent leakage between the shaft and the sleeve. Surfaces shall not be chromium plated. ADD 4.5.1.5 When removable coupling hubs are required for removal of bearings, seals and sle eves, shaft ends shall be tapered for hydraulically fitted hubs. 4.6 Shaft Seals ADD 4.6.1.1 Vendor shall state maximum and minimum allowable seal pressure for each compress or. With the exception of compressors in air service, compressor design shall mainta in a positive internal gas pressure at the seals under all start-up and operatin g conditions, including negative suction pressure, during any specified air “run-i n” operation. ADD 4.6.1.4 Unless otherwise specified on the data sheet, compression services shall require John Crane tandem dry running gas seals with barrier seal and nitrogen purge of the secondary dry gas seal and the barrier seal. Dry gas seals shall be tested in accordance with Appendix J. ADD 4.6.3 Dual restrictive ring seals shall be utilized as a barrier seal when dry gas sea ls are specified or as a means to prevent lube oil contamination of other proces s seal types. ADD 4.6.4.1.2 Vendor shall advise what supplemental devices are available to ensure sealing fo r contact seals when compressor is pressurized but not running and the seal syst em is shut down. ADD 4.6.5 For liquid film type seals, when furnished, an elevated tank (bladderless) to ma intain a static head in excess of compressor sealing pressure shall be provided. Bladder type accumulators shall not be utilized. Other means to maintain this d ifferential pressure and positive seal shall not be used. ADD 4.6.6.1 Vendor shall provide documentation to substantiate at least two (2) years succes sful operating experience in a similar service for any dry gas seals proposed. ADD 4.6.7

Buffer gas injection provisions shall also include a flanged and blinded connect ion at each compressor end. 4.7 Dynamics 4.7.2 Torsional Analysis ADD 4.7.2.1 Torsional excitation frequencies to be considered shall include gear tooth passi ng frequencies. DECISION 4.7.2.5 Delete “When specified”. Vendor shall provide a train torsional report for purchase r review and comment. DECISION 4.7.2.6 A transient torsional analysis and report shall be required assuming variable sp eed gear/couplings or drivers are utilized. 4.7.3 Vibration and Balance 4.7.3.2 If any observed unbalance cannot be corrected on the last assembled part, the en tire balance procedure shall be repeated until proper balance is achieved. ADD 4.7.3.3 Vendor shall report the sensitivity of the rotor balancing machine system or pro vide written confirmation that the rotor balancing machine is calibrated on regu lar intervals as part of the vendor’s certified quality assurance program. REPLACE WITH 4.7.3.4 The peak to peak amplitude of unfiltered vibration in any plane shall not exceed values provided in API 619 Table 1 or 1.5 mils (38 µm), whichever is less. Bearing housing vibration shall not exceed the following peak velocity values wh ile operating at speeds described in Section 4.8.1. 4.8 Bearings REPLACE WITH 4.8.1 General Hydrodynamic radial and thrust bearings shall be required on all train equipment including gears and drivers. PARAGRAPH DELETED