Zardynezhad, S.

Contributing Writer, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Shahab Zardynezhad is an Alberta-based Registered Senior Mechanical Equipment Engineer with 25 yr of experience working on many of the world’s largest oil, gas and petrochemical projects. His areas of specialization and industrial experience include the engineering, design, procurement, inspection, installation, startup, maintenance and troubleshooting of AASTs. He holds a BS degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Petroleum, an MS degree in industrial engineering from the Iran University of Science & Technology (IUST), and an MEng degree in project management from the University of Calgary.

Connecting rod failure in a new reciprocating gas compressor

Zardynezhad, S., Contributing Writer

Compressor failure in an oil refinery can have severe consequences on health, safety and the environment.

Design atmospheric aboveground storage tanks for accident prevention

Zardynezhad, S., Contributing Writer

The design and construction of oil, gas and petrochemical facilities is continuously improving, as increasing compliance with ever-changing codes and standards, such as the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), is resulting in fewer atmospheric above-ground storage tank (AAST) accidents.