Rotating Equipment

An Intensive 5-Day Training Course

Rotating Equipment

Start-up, Operation, Maintenance, & Troubleshooting

Scheduled Dates

31 Jul - 04 Aug 2023 Dubai - UAE $5,950
30 Oct - 03 Nov 2023 Dubai - UAE $5,950
08 - 12 Jan 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Course?

This course will introduce delegates to different types of pumps, compressors, turbines and associated equipment, such as bearings, seals, filters, separators, etc. The focus in the course will be on the start-up and operation of these machines and their optimal maintenance, diagnostics and troubleshooting techniques.

Likewise, efficient and trouble-free operation of pumps, compressors and turbines will be discussed in depth along with their ability to control the main operational parameters and will include emphasis on physical principles and clear technical reasoning.

The course will feature:

  • Principles of pump, compressor and turbine start up and operation
  • Best practices for maintenance and repair
  • Measurement and control of performance of these machines
  • Inspection and diagnosing the root cause of problems
  • Troubleshooting techniques for operational problems of pumps, compressors and turbines

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

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

  • Understand different types of pumps, compressors and turbines.
  • Operate pumps, compressors and turbines close to the design efficiency.
  • Monitor pump compressor and turbine reliability and availability and cost effectiveness
  • Select the best operation and maintenance strategy
  • Troubleshoot pump, compressor and turbine problems

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Course for?

This course is designed to benefit all levels of Technical Personnel in the oil and gas industry as well as in chemical and process industries but will greatly benefit:

  • Technical Personnel in charge of production
  • Maintenance and Operation Engineers
  • Operators
  • Supervisors
  • Engineering Managers

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this be Presented?

This course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes lecture with active delegate participation including discussions and workshops. Real life problems and case studies will be worked out and discussed.

Through an active participation in the group work and class discussions, the delegates will be a lot of opportunity to increase their experience and knowledge of techniques available for equipment troubleshooting.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Compression Principles

  • Principles of Compression
  • Ranges of Application
  • Centrifugal Compressors
  • Reciprocating Compressors
  • Rotary Compressors
  • Workshop: Examples and Solutions


Day Two: Compressors: Elements and Technical Characteristics

  • Centrifugal Compressors
  • Axial Compressors
  • Compressor Packages
  • Reciprocating Compressors
  • Rotary Compressors
  • Workshop: Examples and Solutions


Day Three: Pumps: Elements and Technical Characteristics

  • Types of Fluids and Range of Application
  • Centrifugal pumps:
  • Axial Pumps
  • Reciprocating Pumps
  • Rotary Pumps
  • Workshop: Examples and Solutions


Day Four: Start up and Operation of Compressors and Pumps

  • Centrifugal and Axial Compressors
  • Reciprocating and Rotary Compressors
  • Centrifugal and Axial Pumps
  • Reciprocating and Rotary Pumps
  • Workshop: Examples and Solutions


Day Five: Maintenance and Troubleshooting of Rotating Equipment

  • Centrifugal and Axial Compressors
  • Reciprocating and Rotary Compressors
  • Centrifugal and Axial Pumps
  • Reciprocating and Rotary Pumps
  • Course Summary and Review



  • On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge 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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