Bapat, S. V.

Petrokon Utama Sdn Bhd, Brunei Darussalam

Sanjay V. Bapat is a process engineering manager at Petrokon Utama Sdn Bhd in Brunei. He has worked for 25 years in the process engineering of chemical, petrochemical, fertilizer, and oil and gas projects. He is a Fellow of IChemE, a chartered engineer and a Brunei Shell Petroleum-approved Level 2 technical authority. He is responsible for delivering front-end, conceptual design and detailed design deliverables, along with assurances of compliance with process safety requirements.Mr. Bapat develops concepts and methodologies and strategizes design condition selection, hazardous area classification, flare and blowdown studies, consequence modeling and surge analysis studies. He has presented papers at IChemE’s Third Hazards AP symposium and the Brunei International Conference on Engineering and Technology. He holds a postgraduate degree in chemical engineering.

Consider post-design changes to confine a hazardous area

Bapat, S. V., Petrokon Utama Sdn Bhd

Hazardous area classification (HAC) is carried out while performing basic design engineering, and HAC drawings are produced as one of the deliverables.