Expert in Refining - FCCU/Hydroprocessing/Delayed Coking, Power - Fossil Fuel/Supercritical
He has performed a Valve Market study for several clients including Mogas Industries, Cornerstone, Perrar, McKenzie Group, and Cadent.He has performed a complete Valve Audit for the Riley Ridge gas plant, owned and operated by Denbury Resources.
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
|Year: 1986||Degree: BS in Physics||Subject: Fluid Dynamics||Institution: Sam Houston State University|
|Year: 1986||Degree: BS in Mechanical Engineering||Subject: Control Systems and Materials||Institution: Texas A&M University|
|Years: 2011 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Owner/Project Manager||Department: Undisclosed||Responsibilities: Expert resigned from his post at Mogas on July 31, 2011 and started WB Valve Consultants. The company in less than a year has grown to 6 employees and has obtained contract jobs from Mogas, Cornerstone, GE, Cameron, and Denbury Resources from valve audits to business plan development.|
|Years: 2006 to 2011||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Global Hydrocarbons/Synfuels Industry Mgr||Department: Undisclosed||Responsibilities: Expert reported to President & CEO with responsibility of business development of Mogas products for the Hydrocarbon/Synfuels Processing Industry.|
|Years: 1998 to 2006||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Several Positions in Sales Management||Department: Undisclosed||Responsibilities: Expert was promoted by Vice President of Global Sales to participate in the creation of a separate business unit and sales plan for Engineered Products for Masoneilan control valves.|
|Years: 1995 to 1998||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Several Positions in Sales/Marketing||Department: Undisclosed||Responsibilities: Expert reported to the President, with full responsibility for Leslie’s international representative network and newest control valve product line.|
|Years: 1990 to 2005||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Several Sales Positions||Department: Undisclosed||Responsibilities: Expert was promoted by North American Operations Vice President of Marketing & Sales to manage Masoneilan's Engineered Products Group worldwide.|
|Years: 1988 to 1990||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Control Systems Engineer||Department: Undisclosed||Responsibilities: Expert performed budgeting, planning, design, and equipment selection for all control systems, instrumentation and valve requirements for the following projects: $150MM BASF Freeport Chemicals Debottleneck Project, (1988 to 1989), $130MM Exxon Olefins Debottleneck & Expansion Project, (1989 to 1990), $500MM Coastal Aruba Refinery Debottleneck Project, (1990), $60MM Koch Refinery Expansion Project.|
|Years: 1987 to 1988||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Project Engineer||Department: Undisclosed||Responsibilities: Expert managed engineering and estimating support for outside sales group in the commercial and industrial divisions.|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 2009 to 2012||Country / Region: Italy||Summary: He assisted Mogas Industries in persuing the supply of valves for an axens licensed H-Oil unit in Burgas, Bulgaria during this time period he profided valve expertise to technique the EPC contractor and Lukoil the Owner/Operator.|
|Years: 2006 to 2009||Country / Region: South Korea||Summary: He assisted Mogas Industries in persuing the supply of valves for a CBI Licensed LC Fining unit in Yeosu, South Korea during this time period he provided valve expertise to GS Engineering the EPC contractor and GS Caltex the Owner/Operator.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Texas A&M Former Students Association, API, ISA|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Patent pending submitted under Mogas Industries Inc.
HPI published paper "Severe Service Control Valve for Hydro Processing Units"
|Training / Seminars|
|Refinery Process and Valve Training, Power Plant and Valve Training, PTA Plant Training, Petrochemical Industry Training, Control Valve Severe Service Sizing and Selection.|
|Sourced Saftey Relief Vavles, Piping, Fittings, and Valves(butterfly, ball, gate, check, etc).
Sourced Filters, Strainers, and Heat Exchangers.
|Resource for all in refining, power, petrochemical, gasification, liquifaction, chemical, and fertilizers.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Piping Modifications, P&ID, HAZOP Review,High Level Control Systems Architecture, Logic Controls.|