1st Edition

Equipment and Components in the Oil and Gas Industry A Two Volume Set

    572 Pages 384 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This two volume set will provide an overview of the equipment and components used in the oil and gas industry. Using practical industry examples, and an accessible approach, the books are a key reference point for all those seeking to learn more about the industry.

    The set includes the following volumes: Volume 1 looks at the equipment used in the oil and gas industry, from drilling equipment, wellhead equipment such as casings, tubing, and wellhead Christmas trees, to equipment for the transportation of fluids and gases, such as pumps and compressors. Volume 2 covers both larger and smaller components used throughout the oil and gas industry, detailing the theory behind pressure gauges, temperature gauges, flow gauges, and level gauges.

    These books will be of interest to mechanical and chemical engineers working in the oil and gas industry

    Volume 1:

    Chapter 1. An introduction to oil and gas industry Chapter 2. Drilling and well completion equipment Chapter 3. Production and processing equipment Chapter 4. Equipment for pressurizing fluids Chapter 5. Equipment for fluid temperature change Chapter 6. Prime movers Chapter 7. Storage tanks

    Volume 2:

    Chapter 1. Instrumentations Chapter 2. Piping components Chapter 3. Valves Chapter 4. Actuators Chapter 5. Safety components Chapter 6. Flare Chapter 7. Electrical components


    Karan Sotoodeh, an Iranian author and engineer, used to work for Baker Hughes in his last position as a senior/lead valve and actuator engineer in the subsea oil and gas industry. He got a doctor of philosophy in safety and reliability in mechanical engineering from the University of Stavanger in 2021. Karan Sotoodeh has close to two decades of experience in the oil and gas industry, mainly with valves, piping, actuators, and material engineering. He has written 11 books about piping, valves, actuators, corrosion, and material selection and approximately 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He has also been selected for international conferences in USA, Germany, and China to talk about valves, actuators, and piping. Karan Sotoodeh has worked with many valve suppliers in Europe in countries like UK, Italy, France, Germany, and Norway. He loves traveling, running, swimming, and spending time in nature.