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✦ See Projects index linked to 1-page summaries of major projects
✦ See Resume and Publications, licensed technologies knowledge,
    professional & personal references, plus professional Affiliations
✦ Career-long University roles: student, faculty, adjunct and advisor

Type of work available - as for many engineers - fluctuates with global price of crude oil!

Employment Chronology
2015-now Gulf Publishing's P/T Technical Editor for Hydrocarbon Processing and Gas Processing

2014-2016 Petrofac Subject Matter Expert: Process Engineering, Process Safety, Alarm Management

2012-2014 Petrofac
in Houston, in an "Info. Management Strategy & Governance" role. This supports a Master Services Agreement with Chevron Wheatstone LNG, plus capacity-building for Engineering & Consulting Services within Petrofac ECOM.

2009-2012 Petrofac in UAE, as "Technical Specialist" and the "Integrity" Lead on Shetlands gas processing plant for Total's Laggan-Tormore field. Was "Technical Issues Coordinator" on South Yoloten Gas Field project for TurkmenGaz. Also the "Knowledge Trustee" for "Technology @ Petrofac" - global communities of practice.

2008-2009 KBR in Houston, as "Process Technical Advisor", worked on benzene reduction in gasoline and heat integration for Conoco Phillips in Borger, TX; plus
Interface Coordinator on the Ras Tanura Integrated Project for Aramco & Dow.

2007-2008 Fluor Enterprises, Houston as "Principal Technical Specialist-HSE" on Sakhalin optimization for Exxon Neftegas; managed HAZID/QRA for ADMA-OpCo

2006-2007 Ingenious, Inc, "Process Eng Manager" at Shaw, Stone & Webster for Marathon Garyville Major Expansion; S-Zorb low-sulfur gasoline for Giant

2006 Western Washington University adjunct at Huxley College
   ➢ Taught "Introduction to Planning" and "Advanced GIS" courses

2005-2006 I-T Network, Bellingham, Washington
   ➢ Consulting Engineer at Anvil for BP Cherry Point

1998-2005 Computer Sciences Corp / DynCorp, DC
   ➢ Technical Consultant with CSC Federal, 2003-2005
   ➢ GIS Team Leader, ICF Consulting Sv'ces, 2001-2002
   ➢ Systems Architect, DynCorp, a CSC firm, 1998-2003

    American University
adjunct Researcher-in-Residence 2002-2004
      ➢  Transportation studies at O.R. George & Assoc. for DC's DOT
      ➢  Logistics Management for Casey Trees  Street Tree Inventory

1985-1998 Mobil Corporation: Virginia, New Jersey, New Zealand
   ➢ Integration Consultant: Environ., Health & Safety,1995-1997
   ➢ Environmental Research Leader, Mobil R & D Corp 1992-1995
   ➢ Process Systems Group Leader, Mobil R & D Corp, 1990-1992
   ➢ Applic'ns Supervisor, NZ SynFuel (Mobil affiliate), 1985-1990

1983-1985 University of Auckland, New Zealand
   ➢ Senior Lecturer, Process Design, Process Analysis & Economics, Chemical & Materials Engineering Department

1981-1982 Forster-Morrell Engineering, Colorado Springs
   ➢ Senior Engineer, Facility Energy Conservation Studies

1974-1981 PetroMAS Engineering, Houston TX
   ➢ Computer Services Supervisor, 1980-1981
   ➢ Senior Process Engineer,1977-1980
   ➢ Process Engineer, 1974-1977

   ➢ 1970 Shell Refining, Geelong, VIC Australia
   ➢ 1969 North Broken Hill Limited, Australia
   ➢ 1968 N.Z. Roads Board scholar, Tauranga

   ✦ Professional Engineer (TX #53970, IPENZ #100658)
   ✦ AIChE South Texas since 1977, now a Senior Member
   ✦ Member of UK-based IChemE (while in N.Z. 1983-89)
   ✦ Past Refining chair, Petroleum Env. Research Forum
   ✦ National Association for Corrosion Engineers member
   ✦ National Association for Environmental Management
   ✦ National Fire Protection Association
   ✦ Instrument Society of America
   ✦ Process Excellence Network
   ✦ EMC Momentum User Group
   ✦ Associate in Open GIS Consortium (for DynCorp)
   ✦ ESRI "Corporate Consultant" Business Partner
   ✦ IBM / Lotus Notes "Premium" Business Partner
   ✦ A founding role in the Washington GIS Consortium, DC
   ✦ Focus Northwest, service-oriented entrepreneurs
   ✦ Family trustee member for Simply Reading board (NZ)

2004 Became US citizen, got Interim Secret clearance;
2001 Given Dept. of Justice "Public Trust" classification

International Conference Presentation Highlights from Career History