We streamline the delivery of complex industrial projects by combining in-house design, analysis, certification, drafting, project management, manufacture, installation and commissioning capabilities.

What does this provide our clients? Efficiency. Simplicity. Results!

Our key capabilities include:

  • Flare tank design and construction
  • Flare ignitor systems
  • Drill rig modifications
  • Drill rig optimisation
  • Drill rig API RP4G (Category 3&4) inspections
  • Ancillary equipment design and construction

Read about Practical Engineering's recent work in the Energy & Resources sector.

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Having worked in various trade industries, both in Australia and Internationally, for over twelve years, Scott brought to Practical Engineering a diverse and extensive skill set.

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Drilling Projects

Weatherford Drilling International

Design and Build of 17.5milllion scuff/ day Flare Tank

Practical Engineering were contracted by Weatherford’s drilling team to undertake engineering design, drafting and full manufacture of a first of a kind High Pressure, High Temperature (HPHT) Flare Tank for gas drilling. The design was based around the following parameters:

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Western Drilling Limited

Drilling Rig inspection, Structural Design, Drafting & Certification of a Rig Sub-Base

Following project initiation with the Western Drilling Limited team in Brisbane; Practical Engineering mobilised a team of engineers and draftsmen to Port Moresby PNG. The scope of works included re-design of a sub-base structure to allow for heli-portable lifting, part by part, into the PNG highlands.

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Pangaea Resources

Separator Design Certification to ASME VIII

Practical Engineering completed a third party design certification of an American imported separator vessel to ASME VIII (Div1) to hold gas, oil and water used during well testing operations. Our scope of works included hydrostatic testing of two separators prior to design and plant registration of the vessels with OH&S/ Worksafe for use in Australia as a certified pressure vessel.

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Poorboy Degasser Design Certification & Plant Registration under AS1210 & ASME VIII

Easternwell approached Practical Engineering for Process and Structural design certification of a vented Poorboy Degasser for mud/ gas contents used in gas drilling classed as a pressure vessel under AS1210 and API 12J.

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