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Expert in Industrial Energy Efficiency

Expert ID: 733427 Louisiana, USA

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Expert has delivered over 30 industrial energy efficiency audits in a vast number of industries such as Pulp & Paper, Cement, Glass, Dairy Products, Petrochemical, Ceramics, Mining, Sugar Cane and Ethanol with potential energy savings of over 50 MMUSD/y. Expert has delivered more then a dozen Energy Efficiency Programs contributing to over 30 MMUSD/y to customers' bottom line and reducing CO2 equivalent emissions of circa 0.5 million Tons / year.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New Orleans, Louisiana - Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Kenner, Louisiana - Gulfport, Mississippi - Biloxi, Mississippi

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1997 Degree: EMBA Subject: Business Management Institution: FGV-EAESP
Year: 1994 Degree: Bachelor Sciences Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: UNICAMP

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2014 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Senior Energy Engineer Department: Engineering (New Orleans) Responsibilities: Utilities Discipline Lead supporting EPC phase of the first Combined Cycle Cogeneration system on a deep-water oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Support to main deliverables in detailed design phase: HAZOP, P&IDs/PFSs, Heat and Material Balance, Technical Specifications, RFQ/PO and clarification rounds, Material Selection Diagram, control narrative and safeguarding memorandum.
Years: 2011 to 2014 Employer: Shell Title: Energy Efficiency and CO2 Management Consultant Department: Engineering (Houston) Responsibilities: Delivered integrated solutions in the field of energy efficiency improvement programs as well as support to business regarding CO2 management. Provided training on CEMIS platform (Carbon and Energy Management Information Systems).
I am particularly proud of leading Energy Efficiency Program Implementation in 3 sugar mills of Shell Biofuel Joint Venture in Brazil and supporting building the JV local energy efficiency team – When the program is completed on all mills the JV is looking at potentially adding over 20 MM USD /y in their bottom line. Have also completed implementation of Shell proprietary CEMIS program on shell refineries at Buenos Aires and Scotford and delivered the 800 MW combined cycle cogeneration feasibility study for the Carmon Creek Project in Canada. Served as R&D liaison officer over the span of 3 years of a joint research program between Shell and MIT on enhanced heat transfer in hydrocarbon condensation.
Years: 2006 to 2011 Employer: Shell Title: Energy and Utilities Engineer Department: Engineering (Amsterdam) Responsibilities: Provide operational and facility development/ design services, in a subset of the fields of Utilities and Water and Cooling water (pre-) treatment.
. Provide operational advice and systems design/troubleshooting;
. Develop master-planning and large project design activities;
. Participate in teams providing hydrocarbon management review services,
. Conduct Energy & Loss studies and develop Fit for Purposes Training.
Customers: Shell and 3rd Party refineries | Region: EMEAR (Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia)
Years: 2001 to 2006 Employer: Shell Title: Energy Specialist Department: Management Consulting (Third Parties) (Brazil) Responsibilities: - Over 50 MMUSD/y in estimated energy savings identified in over 30 industrial energy efficiency assessments covering wide range of industries such as Pulp & Paper, Cement, Glass, Dairy Products, Petrochemical, Ceramics, Mining, Sugar Cane and Ethanol.
- 7 Shell Energy Efficiency Program implemented, with over 10 MM USD / y in customers' net profit improvement.
Years: 1997 to 2001 Employer: CIA Nitroquimica Brasileira Title: Operations Manager: Utilities Department: Operations Responsibilities: Asset Management: Cogeneration Unit, Steam Distribution; Instrument Air, Water & Waste Water Treatment. OPEX Budget: circa 1MM dollar/year. Administrative: Line management responsibilities over 3 shift supervisors and 30 field / control panel operators.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1997 to 2006 Country / Region: Brazil Summary: Operations Management and Energy Efficiency Programs
Years: 1997 to 2006 Country / Region: The Netherlands Summary: Utilities Engineering Design
Years: 1997 to 2006 Country / Region: U.S. Summary: Energy Efficiency and CO2 Management Consulting

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Association of Energy Engineers: Senior Member (2016-present)
Licenses / Certifications
Internal Auditor - ISO 9001:2008 - BSI License NE-20100817-688 August 2010

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Portuguese Native
English Fluent
Spanish Fluent
French Basic

Fields of Expertise

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