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Expert in Energy, Oil and Gas, and Gas Processing

Expert ID: 732848 Texas, USA

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Expert has over 30 years of midstream experience in the energy industry. Expert started with Amoco Chemicals in their olefin complex, then moved to Enterprise Products while it was still a young company. At Enterprise, Expert had positions of increasing responsibility, including leading the engineering group and managing different operating organizations within Enterprise. He managed the operation of the Mont Belvieu plant, storage and pipeline complex, and managed Enterprise's major long haul pipelines. During this time, Expert led the engineering group on many major plant and pipeline products, on time and within budget, and reorganized the operating organizations for greater safety, productivity and efficiency. Expert also worked in the gas storage business, worked as Director of Engineering at Plains All American over their stabilizer and gas plant operation, and was Technical Director of a sour natural gas gathering and processing plant.

Expert has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from the University of Houston. He has lived in the Houston area for over 30 years. He is a member of Saint Rose Catholic Church, and has a wife and four children.

Expert's expertise is in NGL Fractionation, NGL Logistics, Natural Gas Processing, NGL and Natural
Gas Storage, Natural Gas and Natural Gas Liquid Pipelines, Terminals, Process Design, Operation Management, Engineering Management, Project Management, Safety and PSM Management.

Expert has a broad range of commercial, operations and engineering experience for both large and small companies. He has participated in many consultations on the viability of energy companies in the current environment. He has participated on consulting on new processes and new uses of natural gas liquids in the currently low price environment.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas - Pasadena, Texas - Beaumont, Texas - College Station, Texas - Baytown, Texas - Bryan, Texas - Sugar Land, Texas - Port Arthur, Texas - Galveston, Texas - Missouri City, Texas

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1979 Degree: Bachelors of Science Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Virginia Tech
Year: 1983 Degree: Masters Subject: Business Administration Institution: University of Houston

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1979 to 1983 Employer: Amoco Title: Process Engineer/ Project Engineer Department: Engineering Responsibilities: Process Engineering for Olefin Plant
Years: 1983 to 2010 Employer: Enterprise Products Company Title: Regional Director of Operations Department: Responsibilities: Engineering and Operations for 1MM BPD NGL complex, ran operations and engineering groups.
Years: 2011 to 2012 Employer: Cardinal Gas Storage Title: Senior Project Manager Department: Responsibilities: Project manager for new gas storage facilities
Years: 2013 to 2014 Employer: Plains All American Title: Director of Engineering Department: Responsibilities: Engineering manager for gas plants and related facilities
Years: 2014 to 2015 Employer: Tristream Energy Title: Director of Engineering Department: Responsibilities: Engineering manager for gas plants and related facilities
Years: 2015 to 2016 Employer: Various Title: Operations and Engineering Consultant Department: Operations and Engineering Responsibilities: Consulted on new technologies on gas processing and gasoline fractionation

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Participate in Enterprise Products earning the Gas Producers Association Safety Award several years in a row.
Publications and Patents Summary
Developed patent for blending butane into refined products for vapor pressure control.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Excellent

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