1st Edition

Quality Management in Oil and Gas Projects

By Abdul Razzak Rumane Copyright 2021
    556 Pages 184 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book provides the tools and techniques, management principles, procedures, concepts, and methods to ensure the successful completion of an oil and gas project while also ensuring the proper design, procurement, and construction for making the project most qualitative, competitive, and economical for safer operational optimized performance.

    It discusses quality during design, FEED, detailed engineering, selection of project teams, procurement procedure of EPC contract, managing quality during mobilization, procurement, execution, planning, scheduling, monitoring, control, quality, and testing to achieve the desired results for an oil and gas project.

    This book provides all the related information to professional practitioners, designers, consultants, contractors, quality managers, project managers, construction managers, and academics/instructors involved in oil and gas projects and related industries.


    • Provides information on the various quality tools used to manage construction projects from inception to handover
    • Discusses the life cycle phases, developed on systems engineering approach, and how it is divided into manageable activity/element/components segments to manage and control the project
    • Includes a wide range of tools, techniques, principles, and procedures used to address quality management
    • Covers quality management systems and development of quality management systems manuals
    • Discusses quality and risk management, and health, safety, and environmental management during the design and construction process



    SECTION 1 Quality Tools and Techniques in Oil and Gas Projects 1. Overview of Quality. 2. Quality Management System. 3. Overview of Oil and Gas Industry. 4. Quality Tools for Oil and Gas Industry. 5. HSE in Oil and Gas Projects. SECTION 2 Quality Management Principles, Procedures, Concepts, and Methods in Oil and Gas Prohects 6. Overview of Quality in Oil and Gas Projects. 7. Selection of Project Teams. 8. Quality Management during Oil and Gas Project Phases. 9. Operation and Maintenance of Oil and Gas Projects.


    Abdul Razzak Rumane Ph. D. is a Chartered Quality Professional-Fellow of The Chartered Quality Institute (UK) and a certified consultant engineer in electrical engineering. He obtained a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) degree from Marathwada University (now Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University) India in 1972, and received his Ph.D. from Kennedy Western University, USA (now Warren National University) in 2005. His dissertation topic was “Quality Engineering Applications in Construction Projects”. Dr. Rumane’s professional career exceeds 47 years including 10 years in manufacturing industries and over 37 years in construction projects. Presently he is associated with SIJJEEL Co., Kuwait as Advisor and Director, Construction Management. Dr. Rumane is associated with a number of professional organizations. He is a Chartered Quality Professional-Fellow of The Chartered Quality Institute (UK), Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (India), and has an Honorary Fellowship of Chartered Management Association (Hong Kong). He is also a Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (USA), a Senior Member of American Society for Quality, a Member of Kuwait Society of Engineers, a Member of SAVE International (The Value Society), Member of Project Management Institute. He is also an Associate Member of American Society of Civil Engineers, a Member of London Diplomatic Academy, Member of International Diplomatic Academy, and a Member Board of Governors of International Benevolent Research Forum. As an accomplished Engineer, Dr. Rumane has been awarded an honorary doctorate in engineering from The Yorker International University, USA (2007). Vision World Academy honored him with “Global Visionary Award”. World Quality Congress awarded him “Global Award for Excellence in Quality Management and Leadership”. The Albert Schweitzer International Foundation honored him with gold medal for “Outstanding contribution in the field of Construction Quality Management” and “Outstanding contribution in the field of electrical engineering/consultancy in construction projects in Kuwait”. He was selected as one of the Top 100 Engineers in 2009 of IBC (International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, UK). European Academy of Informatisation honored him with “World Order of Science-Education-Culture” and a title of “Cavalier”, and The Sovereign Order of the Knights of Justice, England honored him Meritorious Service Medal. Dr. Rumane has attended many international conferences and has made technical presentations at various conferences. He is an author of 5 books entitled “Quality Management in Construction Projects”, First Edition (2010) "Quality Tools for Managing Construction Projects” (2013), “Handbook of Construction Management: Scope, Schedule, and Cost Control” (2016). “Quality Management in Construction Projects” Second Edition (2017). All of these books published by CRC Press (A Taylor & Francis Group Company), USA. His book “Quality Auditing in Construction Projects, A Handbook” (2019) is published by Routledge, UK (A Taylor & Francis Group Company), he was honorary chairman of The Institution of Engineers (India), Kuwait chapter for the years 2016-17, 2013-14 and 2005 to 2007 and Secretary ASQ Kuwait Section since the year 2017.