Yoloten Gas Field
Worked with Engineering, Project and Client to
optimize storage requirements for solid sulphur. Developed flexible
concept that maximized storage in molten form plus seven days storage in
silos that went to bagging/loading of pelletized sulphur without need
for bulk solid pellet storage.
2005-2006 BP Refinery, Cherry Point,
options study for Canadian extra heavy crude oil, reviewed on-site vs. pipeline
terminal storage options for product movements by ship and/or pipeline. This
included strategy for partial vs. total turnarounds, batching product through
shared pipeline, feasible blendstock storage requirements for summer/winter and
Environmental Protection Agency
As internal consultant to DynCorp –
later CSC - supported the EPA Oil Spill program. This included development of an
intranet GIS inventory of tank capacities at risk from flood or sabotage. Was
expert reviewer of technical guidance to P.E’s in
their development and oversight of a client SPCC
plan. In the Emission Inventory
Improvement Program (EIIP) worked with EPA air specialists at
to complete EIIP manuals for many industries,
including storage/distribution for oil & gas, refined fuels, specialty chems.
Mobil R&D Corporation
MACT subcommittee for storage tanks, on external seal / internal floater design
options for reducing emissions for promulgated Refinery, Distribution and Marine
Loading MACT rules. Affirmed technical
feasibility of upgrading BACT facilities for ambient and refrigerated loading
arms, vapor recovery systems.
1980 Exxon Chemical
Design of storage facility for six propylene bullets and transfer system
controls in West Baton Rouge
1979 – 1981
Independent Liquid Terminals Association
Active associate member in association meetings,
sharing advice on storage terminal design
Presented papers on tank truck
loading/unloading vapor recovery to different types of tank.
1977 – 1981
PetroUnited Terminals, Bayport & Texas City
Master-planning for specialty
chemical storage, marine and rail loading and unloading
Led the detailed design of 100,000 bbl butadiene
storage tank at atmospheric pressure.
1976 – 1978 Intercontinental
Terminals, Deer Park
Did refrigeration requirements, storage
system design of four 65 ft diam
Did permitting and layout for an 18-bay loading rack
for gasoline tankers deliveries by road.
Stinnes Chemicals, Texas
Redesigned their drumming and drum loading operations to
comply with SPCC requirements.