Maintenance of Gas Compressors

An Intensive 3-Day Online Training Course

Maintenance of Gas Compressors

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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Online Training Course?

This online training course will present the key activities involved in operation, control, maintenance and troubleshooting of gas compressors. These activities are vitally important for the efficient and safe operation of the plant.

This online training course is intended to familiarize engineers, technicians and operators with compressor condition monitoring techniques which are used as a technical approach to failure prevention. The online training course will also discuss vibration measurements and guidelines for preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance. Keeping compressor vibration under control makes a big impact on the long life of bearings, seals and other elements which improve compressor reliability and safety. The online training course will provide the best practices for various maintenance techniques including overhauling and repair. Problem solving and troubleshooting techniques as well as the methods for extending the lifetime of equipment will be discussed and explained

The Petroknowledge online training course will feature:

  • Best practices for preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance
  • Root cause analysis of compressor vibration
  • Guidelines how to diagnose the level of deterioration of bearings
  • Safe operation of compressors and driving machines
  • Techniques for problem solving and troubleshooting

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

By the end of this online training course, participants will be able to:

  • Implement the correct preventive and predictive maintenance method.
  • Apply elements of condition monitoring
  • Interpret results of compressor vibration
  • Better understand bearing failures
  • Use methodologies for problem solving and troubleshooting

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Online Training Course be Presented?

This PetroKnowledge online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of your choice location

Organisational Impact

Day One

  • Overview of Operational Characteristics of Process Gas Compressors
  • Monitoring of Compressor Operation and Performance Parameters
  • Typical Problems in Operation of Centrifugal and Axial Compressors
  • Methods for Surge Prevention
  • Typical Problems in Operation of Screw Compressors
  • Compressors Control Systems and Instrumentation
  • Workshop: Problem Solutions


Day Two

  • Compressor Protection and Safety System
  • Compressor Condition Monitoring System
  • Vibration Monitoring and Control Measurements
  • Vibration Root Cause Analysis
  • Bearing Failures and Lubricant Oil Analysis
  • Mechanical Seal and Dry Seal Maintenance
  • Workshop: Problem Solutions


Day Three

  • Preventive, Predictive and Corrective Maintenance: Scope & Procedure
  • Inspection of Most Critical Parts
  • Leak Control and Prevention
  • Problem Detection and Diagnostics: Root Cause Analysis
  • Troubleshooting Procedures in Normal and Abnormal Conditions
  • Overhaul and Repair Options
  • Conclusions and Summary


  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to

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