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Engineer Process Facilities

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
March 03, 2018

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Emma Hatfield

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Calgary, AB T*R 0S4

+1-403-***-**** C +1-403-***-**** H


Professional engineer (P. Eng, PMP) with extensive experience in process engineering including feasibility studies, detail design and technical review for small to large oil sands.



Extensive experience in the Alberta Oil and Gas industry, including FEED, DBM, Detail Design and Construction. Project experience including SAGD (large/modular), MFT re-handling, RAM modelling for oil sands in-situ mining, crude transport terminal retrofit and oil sands upgrader.

Technical aptitude to lead and manage successful projects. Completed PMP Certification Training (exam application in progress), APEGA Fundamentals of Project Management and Six Sigma.

Versed in corporate policies and procedures, change management, model reviews, HAZID, HAZOP and SIL studies alongside operations and field personnel.

Highly effective organization and problem solving skills. Multi-tasking projects based on sound decision making capability, meet deadlines.

Eye for detail, proven to be a very effective team player, providing technical support and coaching to colleagues while excelling in tasks at hand.

Working knowledge and practiced in developing design specifications using company database to meet Alberta and Saskatchewan industry regulatory requirements, standards such as ASME16.5/B31.3, API520/521, NFPA14/22, CSA B149.2-10 and ERCB Directive 060.

Proficient written and verbal interpersonal communication skills.


Advanced knowledge of Aspen HYSYS V8.7 Process Modeling, AFT Fathom 8 (or Pipe Flow), MS Office Suite (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Visio); working knowledge of Rockwell Arena.

Languages – Spoken and written

Fluent in Chinese and Japanese (besides English).


Process Engineer Feb-Apr 2017

Bantrel Co

Husky Lloyminster Asphalt Plant

Crude column, vacuum column, kerosene distillate and atmospheric gas oil hydraulic calculations

Project/ Process Engineer Mar-Oct/2016

Atlas BA Consulting Inc

Plains Midstream Fort Saskatchewan Fractionation Facility Review

Responsible for separator-to-pipeline, pumping system assessment review and recommendation, client presentation and report write-up

Intermediate Process Engineer Jun/2014-Jul/2015

Propak Systems Ltd

Projects including Murphy Oil Seal Central HCSS Thermal Plant, Baytex Gemini SAGD Thermal Plant (FEL1-2) and development of Propak’s Alberta Stock 2 modular plant template:

Review, optimize and develop plant designs for Hysys simulation including report writing

Responsible for PFDs and P&ID drawings, line hydraulics and H&MB development

Equipment sizing and selection, including pressure vessels, tanks, pumps and heat exchangers

Heat integration system specification and analysis

Developed Propak stock design template for oil production 12,000-20,000 bpd SAGD projects

Process Engineer Aug/2011-Jun/2014

Hatch Ltd

Projects including Canexus NATO Unit Train Loading Phase 3A and Phase 3B (FEL1-2) and DBCO Project (Brownfield Retrofit FEL1- 4); CNRL Horizon Oil Sands MFT Dewatering (FEL 1-2), NST Line #6 (FEL1) and OPP & HT Train 4 & 5 (FEL2); FHELP/ Suncor Fort Hill Phase 1 RAM Study (FEL2-3)

Provided process calculations and technical analysis to optimize crude transport terminals

Increased plant flexibility whilst meeting production targets

Completed water pipeline and distribution hydraulics for pump selection

Generated and developed process design criteria, PFDs, P&IDs and H&MB

Developed pipeline line hydraulics, pump sizing and PSV calculations, tie-in lists and battery tables

Emergency dump pond sizing and pump selection

Conducted dilbit Tank emission calculation to assess appliance with ERCB 060 standard

Assembled HAZID/HAZOP close-out (DBM & EDS), fire philosophy reporting

Collaborated with operations on plant maintenance strategy to define functional specifications (model input data) and overall model simulation flow sheets

Analyzed and prepared detailed model report on dynamic simulation model case run scenarios. Successfully meet production targets - overall plant utilization

Junior Process Engineer Feb/2010-Jul/2011

Bantrel Co

Projects including Surmont Phase 2 - Utilities and Offsite (FEL3-4), Suncor Voyageur Upgrader - Utilities and Offsite (FEL4):

Prepared H&MB, P&IDs, PFDs, specialty items, PIDs and LDTs

Initiated interface P&ID development for architectural building and utility supply lines

Completed raw water tank, filter sizing, line sizing, tie-in hydraulic calculations

Coordinated diluent/ naphtha sales oil sample stations and duplex strainers design selection

Developed standpipe design for building fire protection NFPA 14

Managed engineering close-out for areas including butane, instrument air, boiler & effluent water systems, auxiliary, piperacks, water treatment and sodium hypochlorite generation systems Performed equipment sizing, pump hydraulics, NPSH and PSV sizing checks

Conducted LDTs, P&IDs review for ABSA Registration and IFC

Credited for excellent problem solving and solutions implementation during detail design

Safeguarding Associate Nov/2009 – Feb/2010

ACM Facility Safety

Prepared P&IDs nodding and HAZOP sessions reporting via PHA-Pro and SILCore software for Shell Athabasca Oil Sands Downstream Expansion Project

Assembled HAZOP and SIL Determination (LOPA) reports for Suncor Firebag, EnCana Weyburn, Cenovus Foster Creek, Spectra Energy Fort Nelson Booster Station, Petro-Canada McKay River Expansion and Agrium Urea CO2 Compression


Monash University - Melbourne, Australia


B.E., Chemical Engineering, P.Eng 2014

Final year thesis project development of coal-fired power plant using Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) technology including carbon capture and storage (CCS)

Research project on heat exchanger fouling and perform analysis for the dairy industry

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