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Mechanical Pumps

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Course Price

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Course Length

3 Days

Course Overview

The aim & objective of this course is to provide the delegate with a basic understanding of the safe and correct operation and maintenance of common types of mechanical pumps used in the oilfield.


  • Follow and apply relevant Health & Safety procedures & controls required prior to commencing any work
  • Become familiar with the operation of the types of pumps commonly used by the oil industry
  • Their applications, including use in other proprietary oil field skid units
  • Correct operation of pump, suction & discharge piping lining up
  • Troubleshooting, warning signs of premature failure, measures needed to effect repair
  • How to carry out pre-inspections, perform routine preventive maintenance utilising checklists & correct start/stop of the equipment
  • Set machine to function efficiently by monitoring any instrumentation, valves and/or gauges
  • Understanding of various drive systems, fixed and variable speed
  • Complete practical disassembly & assembly of specific pumps for maintenance
  • Demonstrate competence in the performance of strip down maintenance on various pump types simulating the repair and replacement of parts
  • Multi choice test and practical assessment


  • Photo ID
  • PPE to include hard hat with chin strap, safety glasses, coveralls, gloves and boots


A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion.


Esk Offshore Ltd
Unit 11, off West Road
Brechin Business Park

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