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DeskTop Standards

23 November 2005

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Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

A
A/D
AACE
ABHD
ABJF
ABQQ
ABSF
AC
AC
ACI
ACS
Activation

Activity

Activity Duration
Actual Completion
ADM
ADP
ADS
AEDC
AEIC
AEP
AER
AES
AFBMA
AFC
AFE

Analog/Digital
American Association of Cost Engineers
Abu Hadriya
Abu Jifan
Abqaiq
Abu Sa'fah
Air Conditioning, OR Alternating Current
Alternating Current or Air Conditioning
American Concrete Institute
American Construction Society (Obsolete for Aramco Construction
Specifications, which no longer exist)
Activation of all control activities; testing for stability, correctness of set
point and repeatability within the controlled element. System
velocity flushing or blow-out, and level and flow response pressure
testing. Vendor services for equipment testing and, where needed,
correction of deficiencies within their responsibility. Operational
run-in and adjustment of all plant equipment, i.e., conveyors, mills,
filters, etc., without materials and pumps with water
A task, or item of work, represented by a single arrow diagram.
Activities are assigned durations and may or may nor require
resources
The amount of time allotted to complete an activity
The date an activity is actually completed. Used in updating networks
Arrow Diagram Method
Aramco Design Practice (Obsolete: see SADP cancelled in Dec. 1996)
Applications Software Development System
Award Engineering/Design Contract
Association of Edison Illuminating Companies
Aramco Engineering Procedure (Obsolete: see SAEP)
Arabian Engineering Report
Aramco Engineering Standard (Obsolete: see SAES)
Anti-Friction Bearing Manufacturers Association
Approved for Construction; Automatic Frequency Control
Authorization for expenditure. (An allocation taken out of a larger sum
of approved money such as a Budget Item, which is to be used for a
specified part of the BI.)
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AFNOR
AGC
AGMA
AH
AI
AIMS
AIP
AISC
AL
AM
AMC
AMRS
AMS
AMSS
AN
ANDR
ANSI
AOA
AOC
AOSM
AOV
APD
API
APP
APS
Arrow Diagram

As of Date
ASC
ASCE
ASCII
ASHRAE
ASME
ASTM
AT

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Association Francaise de Normalization


Automatic Generation Control; Associated General Contractors
American Gear Manufacturers Association
Arabian Heavy Crude Oil
Artificial Intelligence
Aramco IMS System
Aramco Inspection Procedures (Obsolete: see SAIP)
American Institute of Steel Construction
Arabian Light Crude Oil
Arabian Medium Crude Oil; Amplitude Modulation
Area Maintenance Center
Advanced Mobile Radio System
Aramco Materials System Catalog (Obsolete: see SAMS)
Aramco Materials System Specification (Obsolete: see SAMSS)
Alpha-numeric Identity, e.g., A099
'Ain Dar (Ghawar)
American National Standards Institute
Asian and Other Arab Employees
Aramco Overseas Company
Arab Organization of Standardization & Materials
Air Operated Valve
Automated Piping Design
American Petroleum Institute
Arabian Project Proposal or Associated Professional Program
Applications Software
A logical plan of a project, based on the technology of the project, with
or without consideration of resource requirements or time. Each
arrow in the diagram represents an activity and the head-to-tail
relationship reflects the sequence of activity completion.
The calendar date equivalent of time-now for statusing purposes.
Aramco Services Company in Houston
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
American Society of Heating, Refrig. & Air Condit. Engrs
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
American Society for Testing and Materials
Audit Team

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ATB
AUP
AWG
AWO
AWPA
AWS
AWWA

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

All Trunks Busy


Average Unit Price
American Wire Gauge
Additional Work Order
American Wood Preservers Association
American Welding Society
American Water Works Association

B...C
BB
BDT
BFO
BI

BI Number
BI-1900
BISR
BLIND
BOPD
BPCD
BPD
BPS
BRRI
BSI
BSIT
BWPD
C/R
C/R
CAD
CADD
CAMA
CAO
CAO
CAPEX
CAPEX
Category

Budget Brief
Bulk Data Transfer
Beneficial Occupancy
Budget Item. (A capital project of one or more jobs approved by the
Board of Directors as an item in the budget and assigned a BI
number)
Budget Item Number
Miscellaneous Capital Projects $1,000,000 or Less
Budget Item Summary Report
A Blank Flange
Barrels of Oil Per Day
Barrels Per Calendar Day
Barrels Per Day
Bytes Per Second
Berri
British Standards Institution
Basit
Barrels of Water Per Day
Change Request
Construction/Repair
Computer Aided Drafting
Computer Aided Drafting & Design
Centralized Automatic Message Accounting
Certified Acceptance by Operations
Certified Acceptance by Operations
Capital Expenditure
Capital Expenditure
A particular type of work, earthwork, substructure, etc., within a facility
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CB
CCC
CCEI
CCIR
CCIS
CCN
CCO
CCOS
CCS
CDC
CDOI
CDR
CDS
CEC
CEMA
CEO
CESP
CESR
CFP
CGA
CGT
CGTG
CIF
CIS
CMT
CO
COMM OPS
COPES
COS
COT
CP&B
CPC
CPCP
CPD
CPO
CPU
CRCC

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Control Building
Commodity Classification Code
Common Class Expansion Indices
International Radio Consultative Committee
Common Channel Interoffice Signaling
Catalog Classification Number
Current Cost Outlook
Construction Camp Office Services
Computer and Communication Services
Central Dispatch Center
Communications Department Operating Instructions
Critical Design Review
Central Dispatch System
Change Evaluation Committee
Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association
Chief Executive Officer
Conceptual Estimate Scoping Paper
Computer Equipment Service Request
Capital Facilities Plan
Compressed Gas Association
Combustion Gas Turbine
Combustion Gas Turbine Generator
Community and Industrial Facility
Contract Information System
Construction Management Team
Change Order
Communications Operations Department
Cost Planning and Evaluation System
Computer Operations and Support
Character Oriented Terminal
Capital Programs & Budgets
Corporate Planning Committee
Communications and Process Computer Planning
Corporate Planning Department
Corporation Planning Organization
Central Processing Unit
Contract Review and Cost Compliance
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CRS
CRT
CS
CSL
CSSM
CSUD
CTI
CTS
Cut-Off-Date
CWP

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Computerized Reporting Systems


Cathode Ray Tube
Construction Start
Computer Security Liaison
Construction Support Services Material
Construction Start-up Date
Cooling Tower Institute
Construction Technical Support
The assigned date by which the accumulation of data for a reporting
period must be completed
Contractor's Work Plan

D...F
D-A
D/C or DC
DASD
DAV
dB
dBA
DBM
DBSP
DC
DCC
DCLM
DCS
DDD
DEL
DEMA
DEPCO
DHYN
DID
DILM
DMMM
DOBIS/LIBIS
DOD
DOX
DP

Digital to Analog
Direct Charge
Direct Access Storage Device
Data Above Voice
Decibel
Decibels using the A-Weighted scale
Design Basis Memorandum
Design Basis Scoping Paper
Direct Current
Disaster Control Center
Direct Charge List of Materials
Distributed Control System
Direct Distance Dial
Direct Exchange Line
Diesel Engineer Manufacturers Association
Dammam Electric Power Company
Duhaynah
Direct Inward Dialing
Dilam
Dammam
Dortmunder Bibliothekssystem/Leuvens Integraal Bibliotheek System
Direct Onward Dialing
Direct Overhead Expense
Dial Pulse; Data Processing
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DPC
DPSR
DRP
DS
DSI
DTRC
Duration
DUV
DVD
DWT
E&M
EAI
EAP
EDM
EDP
EFP
EI
EIA
EIS
EMI
EOS
EPI
EPP
ER
ERA
ERC
ERL
ESD
ESO
ESP
ETA
Event
EWA
EWO
EXCOM
EXPEC
F/L

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Destination Point Code


Data Processing Service Request
Distributions Requirement Planning
Data Store
Digital Speech Interpretation
Dial Tone Delay Recorder
The Time Allotted to Complete An Activity
Data Under Voice
Dedicated Voice Dispatch
Dead Weight Tons
Signaling Leads (E = Rec: M = Trans)
Electronic Industries Association
Educational Assistance Program
Engineering Department Manual
Electronic Data Processing
Extremely High Frequency. 30-300 Gigahertz
End Item
Electronic Industries Association
Equipment Inspection Schedule
Electromagnetic Interference
Executive Office Services; Engineering Office Statistics
Engineering Program Item (Part of Engineering Study Program)
Engineering Proposed Projects
Expenditure Request
Expenditure Request Approval
Expenditure Request Completion
Echo Return Loss
Emergency Shutdown
Engineering Services Organization OR Eng'rg Service Order
Engineering Study Program
Estimated Time of Arrival (e.g., personnel, material)
A Starting or Ending Point of an Activity. A Node
Extra Work Authorization
Engineering Work Order
Executive Committee
Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center
Flowline
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FAB
FAT
FDHL
FDM
FDS
FIT
FM
FMR
FOB
Format
FOT
FPD
FPE
FR&P
FRHH
FRR
FSD
FSS
FZRN

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Fabricate
Factory Acceptance Test
Fadhili
Frequency Division Multiplexing
Final Decision Specification
Functional Integration Team
Frequency Modulation
Field Material Requisition
Free On Board
An Ordering of Fields or Words
Fiber Optic Transmission
Facilities Planning Department
Fair Price Estimate
Form, Rebar and Pour
Farhah
Field Receiving Record
Functional Specification Document
Functional System Specification
Fazran (Ghawar)

G . . .J
Gantt
GAO
GART
GASMO
GESC
GI
GIP
GOR
GOS
GOSP
GPF
GPR
GSPD
GTC
H2S
HABA

Bar Chart, Time Scaled


Government Affairs Organization
Gas Line Abqaiq - Ras Tanura
Gulf Arab Standards and Measurement Organization
General Engineering Services Contract
General Instruction
Gas Injection Plant
Gas to Oil Ratio
Grade of Service
Gas Oil Separation Plant
General Planning Forecast
General Service Potential Rise
General Service Plant Depreciation
Good 'Til Cancelled (see Backorder)
Hydrogen Sulfide
El Haba
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HD
HF
HLWH
HOV
HPP
HPPT
HPTT
HRDH
HRML
HVAC
HWTH
HWYH
Hz
HZMY
I/O
IBN
IBPS
ICD
ICEA
ICOM
IDP
IEC
IEEE
IF
IFB
IK
ILD
IM
IMS
IMTS
IPPT
IPS
ISA
ISLT
ITC
ITD
ITEA

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Heavy Density
High Frequency (3-30 Megahertz)
Hilwah
Hydraulic Operated Valve
Hague Project Proposal
High-Pressure Production Trap
High-Pressure Test Trap
Haradh (Ghawar)
Harmaliyah
Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning
Hawtah
Hawiyah (Ghawar)
Hertz (unit of frequency equal to one cycle per second)
Hazmiyah
Input/Output
Institute Beige de Normalization
Intermediate Booster Pump Station
Interface Control Document
Insulated Cable Engineers Association
Interleaved Computer Microfiche (report)
Individual Development Plan
International Electrotechnical Commission
Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Intermediate Frequency
Issue for Bid
In-Kingdom
Instrument Loop Diagram
Intermodulation
Information Management System (IBM Software Package)
Improved Mobile Telephone System
Intermediate-Pressure Production Trap
Intermediate Pump Station
Instrument Society of America
Indian Spring Low Tide
Industrial Training Course; Indicated Total Cost
Industrial Transportation Department
Indefinite Term Employment Agreement
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IU
J-Node
JCC
JCL
JIS
JO
JOB
JPS

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Issue Unit
The Number Assigned to the end of An Activity Arrow
Job Clearance Cards
Job Control Language (Computer Application)
Japanese Standards Association
Job Order
Synonym for Project
Job Progress Steps (Saudi 3-10 Training Job Codes)

K...M
KHRS
KO Drum
KRSN
L/M
LAN
LDF
LDOR
LED
LLP
LNG
LPG
LPPT
LRP
LS
LSPM
LSTK
LT
LWHH
M/E
mA
MAER
MARS
MATICS
MBCD
MBD
MBOD
MBPC

Khurais
Knockout Drum
Khursaniyah
List of Materials
Local Area Network
Laid Down in Field
Local Delivery Order and Receipt
Light Emitting Diode
Last Landed Price
Liquefied Natural Gas
Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Propane and Butane)
Low-Pressure Production Trap
Long-Range Planning
Lump Sum
Lump Sum Procure/Build
Lump-Sum Turnkey (Contract)
Lead Time
Lawbah (Marjan)
Mechanical/Electrical
Milliampere
Mandatory Aramco Engineering Requirement (Obsolete: see MSAER)
Material Reservation Systems
Materials Inventory Control System
Thousand (M) Barrels Per Calendar Day
Thousand Barrels Per Day
Thousand Barrels Per Operating Day
Major Bid Package Complete
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MCC
MCD
MD&OC
MFCL
MHRH
MICA
MINI-CATS
Minutes
MMI
MMSCFD
MNIF
MOSAIC
MOV
MPTA
MPU
MRF
MRJN
MRO
MRO
MSAER
MSE
MSIS
MSO
MSS
MTBF
MTO
MTS
MTTF
MTTR
MVC
MW
MWO
MWP
MZLJ

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Mechanical Completion Certificate


Materials Control Department
Management Development & Organization Committee
Material Flow Control List
Maharah (Marjan)
Materials Investment Control Analyst
The SAMS Catalog on Microfiche
The Official Record of the Proceeding of a Meeting
Man-Machine Interface
Million (MM) Standard Cubic Feet Per Day
Manifa
Materials On Order Status Analysis Information & Costing
Motor Operated Valve
Mechanical Power Transmission Association
Monthly Project Update (Report)
Manpower Requirements Forecast
Marjan
An estimate of future MORO material usage forecast
Maintenance, Repair and Operations
Mandatory Saudi Aramco Engineering Requirement (Replaces obsolete
MAER)
Materials System Enhancements II-4 Project
Material Supply Information Systems
Materials Supply Organization
Manuf. Standard. Society of the Valve & Fittings Industry
Mean Time Between Failures
Material Take-Off
Material Teleprocessing System
Mean Time To Failure
Mean Time to Repair
Motor Vehicle Collision
Microwave (Telephone Communication/Transmission/Medium)
Maintenance Work Order
Major Work Phase
Majalij

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Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

N...P
NACE
NAOO
NCR
NDE
NEC
NESC
NFPA
NFU
NGL
NGLC
NMC
NOCC
Node
NSD
NYYM
O&R
OAT
OCIMF
OCMA
OGOEAD
OH
OIO
OO
OOK
OPAC
ORGANIGRAM
OS
OSP
OSPAS
OTK
P&IC
P&ID
P&T
P/E
P/L

National Association of Corrosion Engineers


Northern Area Oil Operations
Non-Conformance Report
Net Direct Expenditure or Non-Destructive Examination
National Electric Code
National Electric Safety Code
National Fire Protection Association
No Foreseeable Use
Natural-Gas Liquids
Natural-Gas Liquids Center
Network Maintenance Center
Network Operations Control Center
The number assigned to an event
National Subscriber Dialing
Nuayyim
Overhaul and Repair
Operational Availability Test
Oil Companies International Marine Forum
Oil Companies Materials Association
Oil and Gas Operations Exploration Applications Division
On Hand Quantity
Operational Investment Overhead
On Order Quantity
Out-of-Kingdom
Online Public Access Catalog
Organization Diagram
On-Stream. (Operational and in use)
Outside Project; Oil Supply Planning & Scheduling
Oil Supply Planning and Scheduling Department
Oil Tank
Purchasing and Inventory Control
Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams
Purchasing and Traffic
Project Engineer or Planning Engineer
Pipeline

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PAC
PAER
PATIS
PBISR

PC
PCA
PCB
PCC
PCPDB
PCR
PCS
PDM
PDP
PDR
PEM
PEO
PEP
PERT
PES
PETROMIN
PFC
PFD
PIB
PID
PIR
PLC
PM
PM&C
PMC
PMSD
PMSO
PMT
PO #
POM

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Planning Advisory Committee


Prior Approval Expenditure Request. (Funding for the purchase of longlead critical material items and definitive engineering design.)
Purchasing and Traffic Information System
Proposal Budget Item Summary Report. (This report is prepared by the
Department Manager to Executive Management indicating status
of a project during project proposal phase.)
Personal Computer or Prime Contractor
Portland Cement Association
Printed Circuit Board
Powder Control Center
Process Computer Project Definition Book
Project Change Request
Project Completion Schedule
Precedence Diagram Method
Professional Development Program
Preliminary Design Review
Project Execution Manual
Prime Engineering Office. Responsible for the Design of a Project
Project Execution Plan
Program Evaluation and Review Techniques
Proposal Engineering Statistic (report)
Petroleum and Mineral
Predicted Final Cost
Process Flow Diagram
Process Interface Building
Proportional Integral Derivative
Projects Inspection Report
Power Line Carrier; Programmable Logic Controller
Project Manager; Project Management
Project Management & Construction
Project Management Contract
Project Material Supplies Department
Project Material Services Organization
Project Management Team
Purchase Order Number
Pipeline Operations Module

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PP
PPM
PPOSAD
PPU
PR
PRE-FAT
Project
PS
PSCC
PSD
PSE
PSI
PSIA
PTA
PUNCH LIST
PVC
pW
PWAC
PWE
PWRR

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Project Proposal
Parts Per Million
Projects, Power & Operations Services Applications Division
Project Planning Update Report
Purchase Requisition
Pre-Factory Acceptance Test
A complete and logical grouping of activities and tasks
Pumping Station
Plant Security Computing Center
Project Support Division
Planning/Scheduling Engineer
Pounds Per Square Inch
Pounds Per Square Inch Atmospheric
Purchasing Traffic and Accounting
Exception Item List
Polyvinylchloride
pico Watt
Present Worth of Annual Charges
Present Worth of Expenditures
Present Worth of Revenue Requirements

Q...S
QA
QA/QC
QC
QIRD
QR
QTIF
QTR
QUERY ID
R/P
RAM
RC
RCA
RCS
RFI
RFQ

Quality Assurance
Quality Assurance/Quality Control
Quality Control
Qirdi
Quotation Request; Qualification Record
Qatif
Quarter (pertaining to segment of year)
A three character transaction ID
Request for Purchase
Random Access Memory
Reimbursable Cost
Required Corrective Action
Remote Computer System; Remote Console Software
Radio Frequency Interference or Request For Inspection
Request for Quotation
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RGHB
RJE
RMLH
RMTN
RO
ROM
RPD
RRE
RSB
RSCC
RSI
RTD
RTSA
RTU
Run Date
RVL
SA&E
SA-POM
SACC
SACE
SADM
SADP
SAEP
SAER
SAES
SAG
SAIMS
SAIP
SALM
SAMCOM
SAMS
SAMSS
SAO
SAOO
SAPD
SAPMIS

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Raghib
Remote Job Entry (Computer Application)
Ramlah
Rimthan
Reverse Osmosis
Read Only Memory
Resources Planning Department
Receiving Reference Equivalent
Repair Service Bureau
Regional Security Computer Center
Request for Shipping Instruction
Resistance Temperature Detector
Real-Time Security Analysis
Remote Terminal Unit
The date the network is run on the computer
Restricted Vendor List
Scheduling Analysis & Evaluation Unit (P&SD-RPD)
Stand Alone Pipeline Operations Modules
Saudi Aramco Construction Camp
Saudi Aramco Cost Engineering
Saudi Aramco Drafting Manual
Saudi Aramco Design Practices (Obsolete. All SADPs cancelled in
December, 1996.)
Saudi Aramco Engineering Procedures (Replaces obsolete AEP)
Saudi Arabian Engineering Report (Replaces obsolete AER)
Saudi Aramco Engineering Standards (Replaces obsolete AES)
Saudi Arab Government
Saudi Aramco Information Management System
Saudi Aramco Inspection Procedures (Replaces obsolete AIP)
Saudi Aramco Lubricating Manual
Saudi Arabian Manpower Committee
Saudi Aramco Materials System Catalog (Replaces obsolete AMS)
Saudi Aramco Materials System Specifications (Replaces obsolete AMSS)
Saudi Arabian Organization
Southern Area Oil Operations
Saudi Aramco Purchasing Department
Saudi Aramco Project Management Information System
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SAPMT
SAS
SASD
SASO
SAT
SBGM
SC
SCA
SCADA
SCECO
SCPC
SDD
SDGM
SFC
SFNY
SG
SHF
SHRR
SHYB
SI
SIS
SMCAU
SMF
SMG
SMO
SOE
SPC
SPCR
SPE
SPM
SRC
SRE
SSD
SSPC
Statis
STC
STO

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Saudi Aramco Project Management Team


Saudi Arabian Standards
Saudi Aramco Standard Drawings
Saudi Arabian Standards Organization
Site Acceptance Test
Saudi Aramco Bottled Gas Manual
Sub-Contract or Sanitary Code
Standard Code of Accounts
Supervisor Control and Data Acquisition
Saudi Consolidated Electric Company
Single Channel Per Carrier
System Design Document
Shedgum (Ghawar)
Short Form Contract
Safaniya
Super Group of 60 Channels
Super High Frequency, 3-30 Gigahertz
Sharar
Shaybah
System Internationale (International System of Units, Metric System)
Supplier Information System
Supplementary Manpower Contract Administration Unit
Systems Management Facility
Super Master Group = 15 SG = 900 Channels
Supplementary Manpower Organization
Sequence of Events
Stored Program Control
Steam Power Plant Control Room
Senior Project Engineer
Single Point Mooring
Services Review Committee
Sending Reference Equivalent
Saudi Safety/Security Directives from SAG
Steel Structures Painting Council
Activity Completion Level at a Given Point in Time
Specified Term Contract
Stock Oil Tank
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Stock No.
STS
SUD
Supertanker
SWA
SWCC
SWL

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

SAMS Catalog Number


Standard Telephone System
Start-up Date
VLCC
Single Wire Armoured (cable sheath)
Saline Water Conversion Corporation
Static Water Level

T...Z
T&I
T/C
T/O
TAP (Line)
TC
TDM
TDMA
TEG
TEMA
TFS
Time Zero
TLC
TLT
TLX
TMG
TPG
TPP
TPT
TRF
TRT
TSI
TSO
UHF
UL
UPS
UTMN
VAC
VDC

Testing and Inspection


Thermocouple
Take-Off Sheets for Construction Materials
Trans Arabian Pipeline
Type Code
Time Division Multiplexing
Time Division Multiple Access
Thermo-Electric Generator
Tubular Exchanger Manufacturers Association
Total Field Supply
First day of a Project upon which work will be accomplished
Total Landed Cost
Total Lead Time
Transportation and Living Expense
Trans Mercator Grid
Thermo-Powered Generator
Texas Project Proposal
Telephone, Posts and Telegraph
Transfer
Technical Review Team
Technical Study Item (Part of the Engineering Study Program)
Time Sharing Option (Computer Application)
Ultra High Frequency
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.
Uninterruptible Power Supply
'Uthmaniyah (Ghawar)
Volts Alternating Current
Volts Direct Current
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VHF
VLCC
VO
VOD
VPC
WARM
WIP
WIP
WIPS
WISPS
WO
Workovers
WOS
WRDH
WRIH
ZULF
1-Node

Common Acronyms and Abbreviations

Very High Frequency


Very Large Crude Carrier (Supertanker)
Voucher
Valve Operating Diagram
Volts Per Cell
Weekly Automatic Requisition for Material
Water Injection Plant
Work-In-Progress
Water Injection Pump Station
Water Injection Supply Pump Station
Maintenance Work Order or Workover
Well Repairs
Water-Oil Separator
Haradh (Ghawar)
Wari'ah
Zuluf (Zuluf)
The Number Assigned to the Beginning of Activity Arrow

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