Houston,Tx 77077 - 1934
Home e-Mail: td.daniel@ att.net
CONTROL SYSTEMS AND INSTRUMENT ENGINEER
DEGREE M.S. in E.E Texas A&M University System, Texas
REGISTRATION Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas, Serial # 67225
About 25 years of Design and Engineering experience in the Refineries, Chemical Plants, Gas Plants, Nuclear Plants, Thermal / Co-Generation Plants, Pipeline Stations, LNG Plants, Offshore Platforms and FPSOs(Subsea).
Held Project lead position on several Projects and field construction assignments. Project responsibility varied in size from 1000 man-hours to 20,000 man-hours . Executed projects from few months to two years.
Organized / planned jobs, Supported Project Engineering, Supported proposals, prepared schedules, reported progress, developed cost forecasts, and communicate with other Engineering and Project disciplines, Front End Engineering technical work, knowledge of latest technology available in Control Industry and developed Process Control theory and implementation.
Experienced in Distributive Control Systems (such as Honeywell TDC 2000 / 3000, DeltaV Digital Automation System, Yokogawa ) and this include Specification development, configurations and development of Loop Diagrams. Also prepared system material requisition . Experienced in the Foundation Fieldbus applications (Certified course from Lee College, Baytown Texas) .
Experienced in the ALLEN-BRADLEY PLC - 5/20 System. Wrote specification, prepared I/O list, hardware selection and configuration. Also experienced in HONEYWELL IPC-620 PLC, HONEYWELL FSC and TRICONEX TMR. Experienced in SIS (Safety Instrumented System) applications (ISA-S84.01-'04), SIL (Safety Integrity Level) reviews and mechanical equipment packaged system which interface to DCS. Fault tolerance and API RP 14C. Experienced in NFPA 59A and 40, CFR 193 applications. Functional design of Process Control and Safety Logic
Designed,developed and selected all types of Electronic and Pneumatic of Flow, Level, Pressure, and Temperature including dedicated Panel mounted Instruments. Also designed, developed and selected different types of Analyzer specifications, sample systems and related drawings.
Performed and developed Calculations and Specifications for Control Valves, MOV's, Pressure Regulators, Pressure Safety/Relief Valves, Rupture Discs, Flow Meters and Thermowells (Vibration)
Prepared equipment requisitions, bid tabs and Vendor data requirements.
Experienced in the development (and guiding Designers) of P&I D's from Process Flow Diagrams, HAZOP review, C&E’s, Development of Loop Diagrams, Development of Installation Details, Logic Diagrams, Emergency Shut Down/Interlock Schedules, Control Panel Layout Drawings, Panel fabrication drawings, Instrument Plot Plans, Semi-Graphic Display Layout Drawings,
Interconnection Diagrams and PLC I/O interface schematics and Surge Control Schemes for Compressors, and Wiring documentation and development procedures.
Worked on Projects with total responsibility for field installation, wiring, checkout and commissioning. Also supervised the checkout and turnover team to assure that the project met the ISO 9001 quality check.
Heavy experience in estimating bid proposals for both lump sum and cost plus jobs. Experienced in evaluating and making proposals based on various Clients’ Specifications, which resulted in the ultimate award of jobs.
Well versed in all software programs related to Control Systems / Instrument Engineering design by manufacturers, vendors and Engineering / Operating companies. Good command in FISHER Valve sizing (FIELDVUE and Specification Manager).
TYPES OF PROJECTS
Ethylene Plant, High Density / Low Density Polyethylene Plants, Hydrocracker Plant to make Jet fuel and unleaded gas,Steam Boiler Instrumentation and Booster station (Compressor) for Gas gathering system. In-Plant design and construction experience for a Polyethylene/Polypropylene/Hydrogen Peroxide Plant. Nuclear Project, Carbon Dioxide Cycling Plant, Gas Separation Plant, Batch Processing Chemical Plant, Pipe Line Compressor Projects. LNG facilities, Coal Seam Gas Expansion Project, Cryogenic Turboexpander Gas Processing Plant, NESHAP(EPA) Projects, Co-Generation(Steam/Power) Project, Oil & Gas Production facilities. Offshore platform project, Pipeline Compressor station Projects, FPSO –Subsea. Du Pont DTT (DuPont Titanium Technology) Projects with TRI (Toxics Release Inventory) application
AmiPro 3.1 Beginning / Advanced PowerPoint 4.0 Beginning/Enhancing Presentation
Lotus Approach 3.0 Beginning SMART PLANT INSTRUMENTATION - INtools,
Access /Advanced / Forms & Reports Excel, Word
MEMBERSHIP LIFE Member, Instrumentation, Systmes & Automation Society - ISA
CITIZENSHIP United States of America with current Passport
TWIC Transportation Worker Identification Credential Card Holder ; Expires on 2021 Apr 03
FLUOR CORPORATION ( 2014 - 2017)
Worked on SASOL Project – UO&I ( Utilities, Offsites & Infrastructure) part of the Project – FDCN (Flow Diagram Change Notice) manhour and MTO (Material Take Off ) preparation. Designed EW/SS (Eye Wash / Safety Shower) P&I D representation based on Encon Safety Products.
Worked on NEXUS Gas Transmission Project . Prepared narrative specification for (1) Pressure Safety / Relief Valves and Rupture Discs (2) Pressure Transnitters (3) RTD and Thermowell Assembly. Checked narrative specifications for (1) Control Valves (2) ON-OFF Valves (3) Gas-Hydraulic Valves
Before that, worked on ZAKHALIN ENL ( Exxon Neftegas Ltd.) Projects listed below (Oct.27,’14 to Feb.1, ’15).
1.1. PG2 team Orlan Wellbay Upgrade – Offsore
2.2. AD ( Arkutun-Dagi) Procurement Services – Onshore
3.3. Chayvo Well Site Expansion (CWSE) - Onshore
Generated P.O / RFQ packages for different field instruments including Data Sheets preparation
FLUOR DANIEL,INC. HOUSTON, TX. ENGINEER (1995 to 1999 )
Lead Engineer on PPG Industries Clear Lake Plant - CI Jordapon Project, PPG Industries
La Porte Plant Environmental Upgrade Projects. Heater Replacement Project -AMOCO-TRINIDAD
ARCO CHINA Inc. Yacheng 13-1 OFFSHORE PLATFORM PROJECT
Du Pont ADIPIC ACID EXPANSION Project, WILTON U.K.
Marathon Ashland Petroleum HF(Hydrogen Fluoride) Prevention, Detection, Mitigation &
Containment Project, St. Paul, MN. and Canton, OH. Plants.
KBR, Houston, Texas ( Sept.2012 - Sept 2014)
Working on the BIGFOOT ETLP ( Extended Tension Leg Platform) Off shore Project ( Client – CHEVRON) .
Checked different Packaged Equipment instrumentation for compliance with CHEVRON Standards & Specs and also API RP-14C compliance. This include different types of data sheets, Wiring Diagrams, Calculations, Loop drawings, Vendor Drawings, Index ( INtools) and all other pertinent documents..
In between [ from July ‘13 – Nov.’13 ] worked on PROJECT GEMINI – INEOS Olefins & Polymers Porte, TX
This is a High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) plant to increase capacity by 470 kt/year.
Prepared Control Valves, ON-Off Valves (includes Ram type) and Coriolis Flow Meter Data Sheets to go for quote.Checked Cause & Effect Diagrams (both SIS and DCS). Also checked and compared INEOS Project Engineering Design Guide with KBR Tech Specs on the following : 1.) PLC Installation narrative Specs 2) Gas Chromatographs 3) Control Valves 4) Safety Relief Valves 5) Analyzer Housing 6) Instrument Installation 7) General Instrumentation for Packaged Equipment. Back checked Index VS P&IDs.
BURNS & McDONNELL, Houston, Texas (Sept 2011 – Sept. 2012)
Worked on two PRAXAIR Projects. The first one was in Texas City. Project was to install a third Dresser-Rand Compressor to run in parallel with the existing two and this will boost the pressure of excess Hydrogen molecules to supply an additional 50MMSCFD Hydrogen. Complete charge of job both for Engineering and Design which include Data Sheets, Loop Diagrams, Installation Details, Location Plans, Wiring Diagrams, and Termination in DCS(Delta V) cabinet
Second Project was PSA Upgrade at Deer Park Facility in La Porte, TX to reduce the operating pressure of the PSA from 70 Psig to 15 Psig in order to recover more high purity Hydrogen in the existing PSA Unit. Complete charge of the job both Engineering and Design similar to the above job.
CHEVRON – WHEATSTONE LNG PROJECT ( April 2010 – Ju. 2011 )
Worked as an I&C Consultant on the CHEVRON OPERATIONS side of the LNG Project [to be constructed in Western Australia] reviewing all the I&C documents that comes through COREWORKS from the EPC Contractor BECHTEL ( Chevron Team in Bechtel Bldg). Also participated in the HAZOP review of all 26 Units which lasted for five (5) months. This include Train 1, Train 2 and DOMGAS.
WORLEY PARSONS, HOUSTON, TX. ( AUG. 2008 to July 2009)
Senior Supervising Engineer
Worked on the Kuwait Oil Company’s WARA PRESSURE MAITENANCE PROJECT doing CAUSE & EFFECT, Control Valves and Index using SMART PLANT INSTRUMENTATION -INtools. Designed and developed specs for all types of Valves ( such as Control Valves, S/D Valves, MOV Valves. PSVs) using INtools for PETROBRAS –Brazil project
SHAW ENERGY & CHEMICALS, HOUSTON, TX ( Sept. 2006- Aug 2008)
Project Engineer IV
Worked as Lead Engineer on Propane De Hydrogenation Plant ( capacity 300 KTA) located in Bangkok, Thailand. Supervised five Engineers and four Designers. Also worked on BASF Ethylene cracking Furnace located in Port Arthur . Intensely involved in Loop Checking / testing part of the job at the Plant. Updated construction drawings with ‘ AS BUILT’ information.
CDI ENGINEERING, HOUSON, TX. ( 1/ 2005 to 8/ 2006, 1981 to 1984, 1976 to 1978 )
(Old STUBBS OVERBECK & ASSOCIATES)
Worked on Du Pont De Lisle, MS plant that makes Titanium Dioxide. Lead Engineer on two
Projects ; one is TRI Emissions Reduction Project ($35 Million ) and the other is SCD System
Upgrade Project ($15 Million ) . Did detailed design and supervising overall discipline functions and deliverables
including Du Pont Logic Diagrams. Worked at the Beaumont Office as Head of the Instrument Group and Lead
Engineer for CITIES SERVICE’s, Lake Charles, LA Projects. Also worked in the Du PONT Beaumont works for four (4) months.In the Houston Office worked on PHILLIPS PETROLEUM Co’s Gas Gathering Booster (Compressor) Stations scattered around Texas. Also worked on a 600# Steam Boiler Instrumentation Project for PHILLIPS Sweeny Plant.
AMEC PARAGON, HOUSTON, TX. (2004) SENIOR ENGINEER
Working on MARIMBA NORTH SUBSEA TIEBACK PROJECT (FPSO) at Fluor Building in Sugar Land. This is addition to KIZOMBA A & B projects. Developed CAUSE & EFFECT. Involved in HAZOP and SIL ( Safety Integrity Level) evaluation. Developed specs for Control Valves, Pressure Safety Valves and Flow Elements ( this include Calculations) using INtools. Also developed various Field Instrument specs.
GULF INTERSTATE ENGINEERING, HOUSTON, TX. (2000 to 2002 )
Worked on WILLIAMS GAS PIPELINE Company's Compressor Stations and pipelines located in
different parts of United States. Developed specifications, scope of work and different types of
Panels such as Auxiliary Remote Control Panel, Unit Control Panels and Gas Detector Control
Panels. Checking all kinds of drawings and development of P&I D's. Also worked on NORTH BAJA PIPELINE (P G&E) and WISCONSIN GAS Co. projects.
GIBBS & HILL,INC. Comanche Peak Nuclear Station, Glen Rose, Texas (1985 - 1989)
Worked at the Comanche Peak Nuclear Station located near Fort Worth, Texas checking and verifying all the Vendor documents for all instruments and arrived at a Computer generated list showing deficiencies in documents and followed it up with respective Vendors to obtain the same to comply with NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) requirements to satisfy license standards before fuel loading. Also calculated and developed SETPOINTS for all Instruments with respect to Alarms (High/Low), Shutdowns, and Deviations