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Andika Rachman

Integrity and Material Engineer

executive Summary

A professional engineer with considerable industrial experiences within the area of material and corrosion engineering, inspection, and maintenance. Have considerable experiences and extensive involvement in Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) projects for offshore oil and gas platform, onshore oil and gas processing plant, and refinery plant. Possess high understanding in RBI methodology and the logic behind it .Strong proficiency to work with industrial codes and standards, e.g. API 580, API 581, API 570, API 571, NACE MR0175, NORSOK M-001, etc. 

Have a strong educational background in material and corrosion engineering, operation and maintenance management, risk analysis and management, and human/organizational factors. Passionate and fast learner and possess excellent interpersonal with excellent analytical, and organizational skills.

Work experience

Mar 2015Jul 2015

Integrity Engineer


Key Project Summary

Total E&P Norge – Martin Linge Maintenance and Inspection Engineering Service

The project is to provide maintenance and inspection engineering services in co-ordination with South Korean yard Samsung Heavy Industries (Topside Fabricator) and Technip (EPCI contractor). The project also involves delivering operational support and carry out general maintenance work.

Martin Linge is an oil and gas field located in the North Sea, 42 kilometers from shore, at a water depth of 115 meters. The oil and gas are processed in the topside prior to export. The main processes are the separation of oil and gas, gas dehydration, gas compression, and mercury absorption. The oil is exported via FSO while the gas is sent by to shore by pipelines.  The responsibilities include:

  • Gather piping data for RBI analysis.
  • Perform corrosion assessment and develop corrosion loop for the all topside equipment and piping.
  • Perform RBI analysis for topside equipment and piping.
  • Develop baseline inspection procedure for piping.
  • Develop the written scheme of examination for pressure vessels and piping.
Jun 2014Aug 2014

Material Engineer

FMC Technologies

Key Project Summary

Material Selection of Subsea Heat Exchanger in High Temperature and Corrosive Environment

The project is to develop a concept for subsea heat exchanger operated at elevated temperature and highly corrosive environment. Two cases are investigated: cooling of well stream towards seawater and heating/cooling between well stream and heating/cooling medium. The responsibilities include:

  • Investigate the challenge for development of subsea heat exchanger (e.g. corrosion, erosion, inspection and maintenance).
  • Investigate the potential damage mechanisms for subsea heat exchanger.
  • Identify the material alternatives, both conventional and non-conventional for each part of heat exchanger.
  • Select the suitable corrosion protection techniques, e.g. external coating and cathodic protection.
  • Identify the surface treatments/modifications technique to increase fouling resistance.
Jan 2012Aug 2013

Material Engineer

Wood Group Kenny

Key Project Summary

Santos EABU – Risk-Based Inspection (RBI) Assessment: Port Bonython and Moomba (Jun 2012 – Jul 2013)

The project is to implement RBI program for all Santos facilities across Eastern Australia, starting with Port Bonython and Moomba Facility as the pilot unit by using API certified RBI software, APIRBI version 9 developed by E2G. The scope of the assessment comprises all static equipment, e.g. pressure vessels, heat exchangers and air coolers, storage tanks, piping, and pressure relief valves. The project includes the provision of corrosion loop, inventory group, Integrity Management Plan (IMP), and Integrity Operating Window (IOW).

The Port Bonython facility receives liquid hydrocarbons from Moomba and processes it in distillation tower and molecular sieves to produce LPG, Processed Crude, and Naphtha products. The Moomba facility accepts production from 115 gas fields and 28 oil fields containing 536 producing gas wells and 177 producing oil wells. The central processing plant in Moomba comprises oil processing which includes Crude Stabilization Plant and Crude/Condensate Storage and gas processing which includes seven CO2 Removal Train, gas dehydration, Natural Gas Liquid Recovery Plant, and Ethane Treatment Plant. The responsibilities include:

  • Perform RBI based on API 580 & 581.
  • Manage the RBI database.
  • Gather the data required for RBI analysis, e.g. PID, PFD, design and operating condition, equipment design and specification, inspection history, failure and replacement history, etc.
  • Develop corrosion loop, inventory group, and piping circuit to be used as part of the RBI analysis.
  • Develop equipment and piping database in the RBI software.
  • Carry out risk driver analysis to verify the RBI results.
  • Develop Integrity Management Plan (IMP) based on RBI results.
  • Develop Integrity Operating Window (IOW) for critical equipment and piping sections.
  • Investigate software bug in the RBI software.
  • Site visit.
  • Act as client interface to communicate project issues.
  • Present the analysis results to the client in the project workshop.

Hess Pangkah Ltd. – RBI Assessment: Ujung Pangkah Field (Jan 2012 – Jun 2012)

The project scope is to conduct RBI analysis for seven processing facilities (four offshore platforms and three onshore plants) with approximately 300 pressurized equipment and 5000 piping by using API certified software APIRBI version 8 developed by E2G. The result of this project have been reviewed and accepted by one of RBI experts from HESS Houston, who also member of API committee.

Ujung Pangkah Field comprises of two Wellhead Platforms that produces oil and gas. The hydrocarbons are directed to Compression and Processing Platform before being sent via pipelines to Onshore Gas Processing Facilities. The gas and oil are separated in this facility. The gas is then sent to Liquefied Petroleum Gas Facilities while the oil is directed to Oil Treating Facilities for further processing. The responsibilities include:

  • Perform RBI based on API 580 & 581.
  • Manage the RBI database.
  • Develop the Corrosion Control Diagram as part of RBI analysis. 
  • Perform corrosion modelling using Multicorp (Corrosion Prediction Software) to predict the corrosion rate.
  • Develop equipment and piping database in the RBI software.
  • Perform risk assessment by using APIRBI software.
  • Prepare the inspection workpack (written scheme of examination) for pressure vessels and piping based on RBI result.
  • Present the RBI analysis results in peer review workshop.
Jul 2011Jan 2012

RBI Engineer

Rekayasa Solverindo

Key Project Summary

Pertamina Refinery Unit IV – RBI Assessment: Fuel Oil Complex I and Lube Oil Complex I (Jul 2011 – Jan 2012)

Pertamina Refinery Unit IV was commissioned in 1974 with initial capacity of 100,000 barrel/day. The feed of the facility is crude oil which is supplied from the Middle East. The scope of work is to perform RBI for two big facilities, Fuel Oil Complex I (FOC I) and Lube Oil Complex I (LOC I), owned by Pertamina RU-IV. The RBI analysis is conducted using DNV Orbit Onshore software. Responsibilities include:

  • Being the focal point for the execution of RBI based on API 580 & 581.
  • Manage the RBI database.
  • Gather the data needed for RBI, e.g. PID, PFD, design and operating condition, equipment design and specification, inspection history, failure and replacement history.
  • Develop the inventory group.
  • Develop equipment and piping database in the software.
  • Determine the potential damage mechanism by using API 581 as the main reference.
  • Develop an excel spreadsheet to determine the potential damage mechanisms based on API 581.
  • Site visit and visual inspection of equipment and piping external condition.
  • Act as client interface to communicate project issues.
  • Present the RBI results to the client in peer review workshop.
Jul 2010Aug 2010

Engineering Intern


PINDAD Persero is a military equipment manufacturing company from Indonesia. The work description is to develop a Welding Procedure Specification (WPS) for Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) based on standard AWS D1.1.


Aug 2013Jun 2015

Master of Science in Offshore Technology - Industrial Asset Management

Universitetet i Stavanger (UiS)

Industrial asset management is a cross-functional discipline combining engineering and management subjects. It is the process of organizing, planning and controlling the procurement, operation and maintenance, and disposal of industrial assets in a safe, environmental friendly and economically efficient way. This includes, for example, operations and maintenance management, cost engineering and economics, diagnostic and prognostic engineering, safety and risk management, industrial services, decision engineering and performance management, as well as the interaction between humans, technology and organizations. Course contents, projects, and problems in the program are often taken from the offshore industry, but the program is designed in such a way that the methods and principles can also be commonly used in other land-based industries.

Master Thesis

Unforeseen Failure Patterns Identification and Mitigation: From Design Stage to Operational Phase (Collaboration with Wood Group Kenny Norge AS,  Stavanger, Norway)

Supervisor: R.M. Chandima Ratnayake (UiS) & Arnaud Barre (Wood Group Kenny Norge AS)

Key Project Summary

The aim of this work is to understand the unforeseen and surprising technical failures emerging from the  existing or  novel  technology  that  may  threaten  the  asset  integrity .  The  outcome  of  the  study  should  allow  to  provide  a method  to  improve  the existing failure  identification methods.  This will be achieved by understanding the potential pattern in historical failures that will help in identifying currently unidentified failure causes.

Aug 2007Jun 2011

Bachelor of Engineering in Material Science and Engineering

Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB)

Material science and engineering program provides knowledge and insights about the materials commonly used in the industry, e.g. metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. The properties of each one of them are studied to understand their appropriate applications. The program includes courses such as material selection, corrosion and its mitigation, welding and manufacturing techniques, etc. 

Bachelor Thesis 

The Effect of Grain Size and Applied Stress in Hydrogen Embrittlement Phenomena on Low Carbon Steel

Supervisor: Dr. Ir.  Bambang Widyanto

Key Project Summary

As one of damage mechanisms that has the potential to cause catastrophic failure, hydrogen embrittlement possesses considerable risks to various facilities. Moreover, the embrittlement mechanism by hydrogen has not been understood clearly as there are many contrasting arguments among scholars. The purpose of the thesis is to investigate the effect of grain size and magnitude of stress to hydrogen embrittlement on low carbon steel. The methodology involves extensive lab works (e.g. tensile test, heat treatment, scanning electron microscope (SEM) observation, and metallography) and software modelling (Finite Element Analysis by using ANSYS).

industrial Codes & standards proficiency 

API 580 & 581 

Extensive knowledge in using API 580 & 581, gained from the experiences working in various RBI projects.

API 571

Excellent knowledge in using API 571, gained from the experiences developing corrosion loop and integrity management plan as well as assessing degradation mechanism for various equipment and piping.

API 570 & 574

Intermediate knowledge in using API 570 and 574, gained from the experiences developing Written Schemes of Examination and inspection procedures as part of  RBI projects.

NACE MR0175 & NORSOK M-001

Intermediate knowledge in utilizing NACE MR0175 and NORSOK M-001 as the result of involvement in material selection project.



API 580 - Risk Based Inspection Professional

American Petroleum Institute

The API 580 Risk Based Inspection certification exam tests the individual’s
knowledge and expertise in the field of Risk Based Inspection.


Computer Skills

  • Excellent command of office suite (word processor, spread sheet, presentation software)
  • Excellent command in Integrity Management and Risk-Based Inspection programs, e.g. APIRBI and DNV Orbit
  • Good command in corrosion simulation program, e.g. MultiCorp and NORSOK

Report Writing Skills

  • Excellent report writing skills, gained from the involvement in developing material selection report,  Integrity Management Plan (IMP) and RBI final reports. The skill is also gained from writing academic reports (thesis and assignments) during bachelor and master study

Presentation & Communication Skills

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, gained from extra-curricular activities during my study in bachelor and master programs, my experience interfacing my company and the clients and managing workshops in various projects.

honors and achievements

  • 2nd Best Student in the Class with Cum Laude Achievement (Jul 2011) - Awarded by Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Runner-Up of Institut Teknologi Bandung Basketball Tournament (Apr 2011)  - Representing Material Students Organization, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Runner-Up of Institut Teknologi Bandung Olympic 2011 - Basketball (Feb 2011) - Representing Material Students Organization, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Runner-Up of Surya Pro Basketball Championship 2009 (Aug 2009) - Representing Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Runner-Up of Institut Teknologi Bandung Olympic 2008 – 100m Sprint (Feb 2008)- Representing Material Students Organization, Bandung, Indonesia

Organizational and EXTRACURRICULAR activities 

  • Head of Logistic Division for Indonesia Independence Day Ceremony 2014, Indonesians Community in Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway (Jun-Aug 2014)
  • Organizing Committee for Indonesia Kulturkafe, Stavanger, Norway (Apr & Oct 2014)
  • Laboratory Assistant for Material and Metallurgy Laboratory, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia (Feb- May 2011) 
  • Head of Logistic Division for Material Student Organization Anniversary Event, Bandung, Indonesia (Aug- Oct 2010) 
  • Organizing Committee for Indonesian National Corrosion Forum and Seminar, Bandung, Indonesia (Jul 2010) 
  • Member of Material Student Organization, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia (Aug 2007- Jul 2011)
  • Head of Material Students Organization Basketball Team, Institut Teknologi  Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia (Oct 2009- Sep 2010)
  • Field Coordinator for Students Inaugural Ceremony, Bandung, Indonesia (Aug 2009) 
  • Organizing Committee for Material Fair 2008, Bandung, Indonesia (Aug 2008) 
  • Organizing Committee for Institut Teknologi Bandung Expo 2007, Bandung, Indonesia (Sep 2007) 


Implementation of System-Based Hazard Analysis on Physical Safety Barrier: A Case Study in Subsea HIPPS - Andika Rachman & R.M. Chandima Ratnayake - 2015 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management 


Discussion Panel Speaker -  Asset Integrity Management (AIM) Conference, Stavanger (Jan 2014) Participate as a discussion panel speaker to discuss about challenges to asset integrity throughout the life cycle and the importance of:

  • Establishing asset integrity in the initial design phase
  • Selecting appropriate materials throughout the life cycle in managing costs and avoiding corrosion
  • Identifying when barriers are degraded and how to manage risk through the life of an asset

Company Representative for FMC Technologies in University of Stavanger Career Day, Stavanger (Aug 2014)

  • Give information and presentation regarding FMC Technologies' summer internship program