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Expert in Gas Processing, Pipelines, Strategy; Processing Operations

Expert ID: 734487 Texas, USA

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Expert has over 30 years of experience in all facets of the midstream energy industry in both the US and International assignments.
Consultant with extensive experience in multiple facets of the international energy industry, including: business development; operations; engineering; strategic planning; strategy implementation; mergers and acquisitions; project financing; project development; market analysis; financial analysis; commercial negotiations; and legal issues.
Significant experience in teaching technical gas processing skills to engineers and leadership skills to both profit and non-profit organizations.
Demonstrated ability to improve operations of processing facilities, as demonstrated by best-in-class ratings in bench-marking studies in both operations and safety performance.

Market Analysis:
Strategic analysis of the North American NGL business of BP. This included a strategic valuation of existing assets and a competitor analysis of several industry segments (gas processing, treating, gathering, fractionation, and export terminals).
Analysis of world LPG supply/demand to support expansion of U.S. Gulf Coast export terminal capacity
Market evaluation of 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa for the World Bank. The study was intended to help provide guidance for government regulations to increase the usage of LPG to help alleviate de-forestation activity in the region.
Pricing and supply/demand analysis for a potential LNG import facility in the Bahamas.
Analysis of the valuation of GTL products on the world markets as displacement for existing products.
Evaluation of gas processing facilities in Utica/Marcellus to support E&P development options
Evaluation of replacing LPG with DME in East of Suez markets.
Commercial valuation of iso-butane and derivative chemical products in Malaysia.
Evaluation of US LPG markets for a foreign chemical company interested in building a derivate plant in North America using normal butane as a feedstock. This included potential sites in several different states, along with analysis of desirability of locations (tax issues, workforce availability, ease of transportation into and out of plants, etc.)

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: 1986 Degree: BS Chemical Engineering Subject: Chemical Engineering Institution: Texas A&M University
Year: 1992 Degree: MBA Subject: International Finance Institution: University of Houston
Year: 2008 Degree: N/A Subject: Executive Education Institution: Harvard Business School

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2014 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Managing Director Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Available upon request.
Years: 2006 to 2012 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Vice President Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Available upon request.
Years: 1998 to 2006 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Senior Principal Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Available upon request.
Years: 1986 to 1998 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Deputy Pipeline Operations Manager Department: (Undisclosed) Responsibilities: Deputy Pipeline Operations Manager (Amoco Trinidad)
Terminal Manager (Bacton, UK)
Business Development Representative (Houston, Texas)
Operations Engineer (Brownfield and Houston, Texas)

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Examples available upon request.
Other Relevant Experience
1. Commercial analysis of selling LPG in Indonesia for a joint venture consortium planning several new gas processing facilities in the country.
2. Feasibility study for a new LPG import terminal in India.
3. Project feasibility study for a new LPG import terminal in Croatia.
4. Feasibility study for potential propane export facilities in US PADD 1
5. Technology evaluation of GTL processes and application to gas flaring issues in North America
6. Market assessment of a new syn-gas technology for use in GTL plant
7. Commercial feasibility of ethane pipeline in North America
8. Commercial feasibility of a greenfield gas processing gathering system in North Dakota for a private equity backed Midstream project developer
9. Development of a commercial proposal for gas and water gathering in the Eagle Ford shale
10. Feasibility study for a spent catalyst recycling facility
11. Feasibility study for a GTL project in sub-Saharan Africa

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