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Abdul Quddoos Khan

  • Moh Niaz Ali Khel, Village Manda Khel, P/O Kamar Mushani, Tehsil Esa Khel, District Mianwali 42200
  • 0092-346-4402574

Abdul Quddoos Khan


Aug 2003Oct 2006

Diploma of Associate Engineering (Chemical)

PBTE Lahore
Mar 2001Apr 2003


BISE Sargodha

Work experience

Mar 2008Present

Process Plant Operator

AGRI TECH LIMITED) formerly Pak American Fertilizers Limited Iskanderabad Mianwali.




Having 07 Year Experience at AMMONIA PLANT as a process plant operator in (AGRI TECH LIMITED) formerly Pak American Fertilizers Limited Iskanderabad Mianwali.




PAFL was a subsidiary of state owned NFC which was privatized in July 2006, consist of 750 MTPD Ammonia Designed by M.W Kellogg & 1300 MTPD Urea Designed By TOYO Eng. Corp. Company is well reputed & ISO certified (9000 &14001) & (OHSAS-18001).company following all international safety, environmental and quality standards, Plant control system is based on Honeywell (TDC-3000X) Distributive control system (DCS) M/S TOYO ENGINEERING Corporation of Japan was main engineering contractor. The plant was successfully put into production in 1998.




Now I am working at CO2 removal section by aMDEA solution of Ammonia plant. CO2 removal by absorption and stripping columns equipped with Paul ring beds and arranged packing, semi lean flash drum, rich solution flash vessel and Re-boilers with aMDEA absorbent. I have worked on the following equipments;


  • CO2 Stripper
  • CO2 Absorber
  • Methenator
  • Flash vessels
  • Condensate stripper
  • Re-boilers



 Also have working experience of the following post ;


Turbo Driven Natural Gas Compressor,

SH Steam, Condensing Turbine Compressor

Discharge Pressure 48 Kg/cm2



SH Steam Turbo Driven

Final Discharge 38Kg/cm2



 Refrigerant Ammonia  

 SX Extraction Turbo Driven Final Discharge 18.5 Kg/cm2



 SX Extraction com Condensing turbo Driven

First Stage Discharge Pressure78 Kg/cm2

Final Discharge Pressure 145Kg / cm2



  • Centrifugal Compressor Dry Gas Seal System
  • Turbine Control Oil System
  • Ammonia Synthesis Converter



I have also worked as commissioning team member in Pak-American fertilizer Capacity Enhancement project (PACE 125 %), in which plant capacity increased from 100 % to 135 %. Ammonia production increased from 600 to 750 MTPD and Urea production increased to 1325 MTPD.

During this project, I have worked with MHI (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries) Japan team and successfully completed the erection and commissioning of two heavy duty turbo driven centrifugal compressors.


  • Air compressor along with condensing steam turbine
  • Synthesis gas compressor along with condensing steam turbine


Also include their auxiliaries, e.g.

  • Lube oil and control oil circuits
  • Sealing oil circuits,
  • Single stage back pressure turbines,
  • Centrifugal and screw pumps,


Pre-Commissioning ;

  • Line checking with P&IDs, Isometric Drawing & Piping Plans Sheets
  • Air blowing of lines.
  • Steam Blowing of high-pressure equipment and lines.
  • Oil flashing of Control oil and lube oil Circuits
  • Chemical cleaning of the respective equipment.

 Commissioning ;

  • Instrument loop checking and interlocking Logics tests
  • Initial startup of Compressor & Pumps
  • Solo running test of rotary Equipment
  • Trouble shooting plant problems & Safe handling of   equipment


Job Responsibilities


Reporting to the Shift Engineer as Operator my job responsibilities are as follows


  • Maintaining the record of plant operating parameters
  • Keep plant safe & smooth
  • Handle plant maintenance & modification activities
  • Check levels, temperature, machinery & leakage time to time
  • Face the plant Start-up & Shutdown activities
  • Handling emergencies during plant operation
  • To control plant maintenance under the safety environment.
  • Smooth operation of plant by adjusting the process control variable according to SOP

Safety Training

I have participated in following trainings from Pak-American Fertilizer Ltd Pakistan


  • Fire Fighting, Emergency response Plan
  • First aid, SCBA, Work permits procedure
  • Member of emergency Squad
  • Lock out tag out procedure
  • Safety& Environment Trainings