Houston, TX 77063 USA
Process Engineer with solid technical, management and sales experience in the oil and gas and EPC industries. Master’s in chemical engineering, bilingual, international experience in North and South America, Europe, mid-East and FSU. Entrepreneurial talent. Executive experience in both large and small companies. Excellent communication skills.
Daly Engineering Services
Director, Erosion Remediation – Doliver Point Townhomes. Primary liaison between Doliver Point, Harris County Flood Control District, City of Houston, and their contractors, for erosion and sewer damage remediation along the Buffalo Bayou following damage from Hurricane Harvey. Organized several hard-hit owners in efforts to secure a buyout or repair as a group.
Provided consulting services to Enterprise Products, several small Venezuelan companies, and Batey Engineering for a new refinery in Corpus Christi.
Principal Process Engineer
Washington Group International
Managed Process Engineering Department, expanding it from 17 to 37 engineers during my tenure
Hired, made assignments, reviewed performance and interacted with clients on projects including refinery expansions, natural gas processing, sulfur production and tertiary oil recovery.
Manager - Process Engineering Department
Established and managed Process Department in new division of BE&K in Houston
Performed process engineering calculations on gas plants, compressor stations, NGL pipelines, pump stations and delivery terminals, water treatment facilities, low sulfur and ultra-low sulfur diesel refinery additions, relief system audits and offsite facilities
Supervised nine Process Engineers and five Flowsheet Drafters
Actively participated in sales
Traveled to Turkmenistan with Mitsubishi to inspect gas facilities as part of Feasibility Study
Expanded department from one to nine Process Engineers
Business Development Manager & Process Engineer
KTI Fish Inc.
As Process Engineer, performed several plant expansion studies and served as Gas Plant Group Manager reviewing all design work associated with natural gas.
Managed Plant Start-Up Group
Trouble-shooter to remedy operational problems at plants in the US, Venezuela and Argentina.
As Business Development Manager, I identified prospects, visited existing and potential clients, prepared proposals, reviewed and negotiated contracts, and served as Project Sponsor during project execution
Gave sales and technical presentations in the US, South America and mid-East
Successfully closed contracts up to ten million dollars with Amoco, Conoco-Phillips and BP for projects in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
Daly Consultores, SA
Consultant to Corpoven (division of PDVSA) on a wide variety of large and small projects, most notably: Project ACCRO - new 500 MMSCF expander plant, NGL fractionation expansion from 80 to 100 MBPD, and expansion of existing cryo plant from 800 to 1000 MMSCF
Prepared FEED package, including simulation, balances, PFDs and P&IDs, equipment specs and assistance with cost estimate
Acted as Owner's Engineer during Basic Engineering at Fluor Daniel (Irvine CA)
Worked closely with Technip during pre-commissioning, startup and Performance Test
Provided troubleshooting as needed at a variety of gas plants, refineries, field production facilities, pipelines, pumping and compressor stations
Performed Conceptual Engineering for new 800 MMSCFD cryogenic plant and expansion of existing NGL Fractionation plant for PDVSA under contract to Foster Wheeler USA
Evaluated and recommended site location, process technology, cost estimate and capacity for PDVSA
Following project approval, assisted in ITB preparation, review of proposals, and contractor selection
Fish Engineering and Construction
Performed all aspects of process engineering for gas processing plants: Computer simulation (ChemShare, Pro-II, Hysis, PipeSys), PFD and P&ID development, equipment specification and selections, line sizing, relief system design, instrumentation system design, etc.
Prepared plant startup manuals
Performed pre-commissioning, plant startup and performance testing of gas plants, amine units, sulfur plants and refinery units
Plants included cryogenic NGL extraction and fractionation, gas and liquid treating, LNG production, sulfur production, storage and transmission.
University of California, San Diego
Master of Science, Chemical Engineering
September, 1984 - December, 1986
University of Oklahoma
Bachelor of Science, Zoology, Math, Chemical Engineering
September, 1973 - May, 1980