2008 Ras Tanura
Coordinator during scoping phase, worked with KBR pipeline specialists on
options for routing lines (and electrical) from Ras Tanura refinery, ethane from
gas plant, brine and return line from salt mine.
2007 ExxonMobil Odoptu,
HSE Lead during studies & EPC, work included routing & installation
options for 75 km two-phase pipeline, 10km across frozen bay, two river crossings and significant marshy area.
Hab Abshan Platform
As HSE Lead during FEED, work included risk analysis of alternate locations of pipeline
to shore to minimize risk from ship anchors, recommendations for setting
BP Cherry Point Canadian
eXtra Heavy Oil
As process engineer on team evaluating current 250,000 bpd
vs. potential expansion via ship or pipeline, did studies on line size vs.
breakout storage size for incoming crude, plus tank farm configuration for
batching refined product into an existing line to the south.
EPA and DOT Pipeline Coordination
As the GIS coordinator for CSC's
contract with USEPA, worked closely with DOT's contractor for GIS on a secure
intranet implementation of mapping oil product pipelines in the continental
U.S.. This followed after a previous task for EPA of locating all product
storage terminals: the focus for pipelines was in locating all block valves and
pump stations, overlaid with ground type classification for spill cleanup.
1985 New Zealand Synthetic
for $1.2 billion Natural Gas-to-Methanol- Synthetic Gasoline project. Work
included designing and configuring mixing controls for high-CO2 content natural
gas line with existing pipeline natural gas as stoichiometric feed to methanol
Intercontinental Terminals, Deer Park
Did detailed thermal design and layout of high-pressure steam line from
a nearby chemical plant a more economic alternate to adding an onsite boiler.
1978 Ergon Refining, Vicksburg, MS
Field tests of a pipeline to Mississippi Power &
Light containing finely ground coal suspended in #6 fuel oil feed with the
objective of enabling coal to be used in a liquid-fuel fired power station.