Provided process oversight to
development of manuals and procedures for diesel, hot oil, firewater, water &
wastewater, plant air, nitrogen systems
2012 TOTAL Shetland
As Integrity "focal point" reviewed the Bases of Design, Philosophies and P&IDs
for all units, including U&O. Particular attention to potential
impact on the environment, namely wastewater treatment and flaring.
Yoloten Gas Field
with client on location and distribution planning for six-pump station on 24"
water line across the Karakum desert. Gave input into sizing basis and site
layout for gas-fired power generation.
Ras Tanura Integrated Project, Saudi Arabia
Interface coordinator between
licensed-technology process units and infrastructure, including all piping, pipe
racks, roads, cables and safety systems
2007 Marathon Garyville Major
Did sizing and hydraulics for unit-level OWS system capacity to handle equipment
loss of containment plus 10-year rain storm. Worked
with Piping on 3D model for underground to ensure no conflicts with storm sewer
or fire main.
Sized, specified and requisition new package cooling
tower to handle new S-Zorb and ULSD units.
Did detailed design of cooling water intake for vertical
pumps per the Hydraulic Institute standards.
Ran FlareNet model for extension of new 18” flare
header into existing 24” to flare knockout drum.
case study for their coldest day to ensure no condensation in event C4/C5 mix
release to flare
2005-2006 BP Refinery, Cherry Point,
As part of process study of options for Canadian extra heavy crude oil, was
responsible for the baseline history of steam, fuel, water and hydrogen.
Used “PI” historian to establish annual mean, maximum and seasonal variations.
Evaluated opportunity to use one of the two existing flares for new/modified
units and demonstrated a third flare was required.
Reviewed on-site vs. pipeline terminal storage options for product movements by
ship and/or pipeline.
Environmental Protection Agency
As internal consultant to DynCorp – later CSC -
supported multiple Work Assignment Managers in EPA Oil Spill program on
mitigation options for above-ground, below ground and pressurized storage
systems. Was expert reviewer of technical guidance to P.E’s
in their development and oversight of a client SPCC plan.
Chaired API’s MACT subcommittee for storage tanks, on
external seal/internal floater design options to reduce emissions for
promulgated Refinery MACT rule. Under
EPA’s Emission Inventory Improvement Program worked with the developer of
“TANKS” software to extend its capability to more tank designs.
1985–1987 New Zealand Synthetic
Conducted commissioning performance tests on all O&U
systems for a $NZ 1.2 billion synthetic fuels complex. This included instrumenting a 300-meter long cooling tower for CTI test.
Other systems tested were demineralization, reverse osmosis, cryogenic nitrogen
generation, waste water treatment.
PetroUnited Terminals, Bayport & Texas City
Master-planning for specialty chemical storage, marine
load/unload, wastewater treatment design.
· Responsible for
detailed design of 100,000 bbl butadiene storage tank at atmospheric pressure.
Intercontinental Terminals, Deer Park
· Did refrigeration requirements, storage system design of four
65 ft diam butadiene spheres
· Treatment of dilute
chemical wastewater with large equalization/FW pond and trickling filter.
· Did permitting and layout for an 18-bay loading rack for
gasoline tankers delivery by road.