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Engineering Engineer

Sugar Land, Texas, United States
October 14, 2016

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** ***** **** *****, ***** Land, TX 77479 281-***-**** (home) 832-***-**** (cell)

rotating equipment consultant

Over 40 years of experience in the petrochemical and power generation industries specializing in rotating equipment.

Extensive experience serving as both consultant and owner representative for engineering, specification, and procurement of rotating machinery for a variety of industries.

On site experience with startup and testing of rotating machinery.

Management experience leading teams of junior engineers and providing coaching and training.

Served on various API Standards industry task forces and standards steering committees.

Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

professional experience and accomplishments

Fluor Corporation, Sugar Land, TX 1997-2016


Responsible for detailed engineering, specification and procurement of centrifugal and reciprocating compressors and gas and steam turbines for petrochemical and power generation applications for various clients. Projects were worldwide including Australia, Canada, China, Iraq, Nigeria, Philippines, and Russia.

Phillips Petroleum, Bartlesville, OK 1973 - 1997


Served as Phillips in-house consultant for specifying and procuring mechanical equipment for new projects and plant upgrades. Also resolved mechanical equipment operational problems for Phillips worldwide.

sample project work

SHELL MALAMPAYA 3 PROJECT, PHILIPPINES – Engineering of gas turbine compressor packages.

PETROCHEMICAL AND REFINING COMPLEX, NIZHNEKAMP, RUSSIA – Served as lead Rotating Machinery Engineer supervising 7 engineers in specifying centrifugal pumps, combustion air blowers, reciprocating compressors and liquid vacuum systems.

IRVING OIL LIMITED, CANADA – Upgraded main air blower train configuration for a Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Unit.

EXXONMOBIL WEST QURNA, IRAQ – Responsible for reviewing specifications and proposals for gas turbine power production and centrifugal pumps.

MARATHON PETROLEUM, GARYVILLE, LOUISIANA – Lead Rotating Machinery Engineer. Supervised 4 engineers in specifying and purchasing Rotating Machinery Equipment valued at $ 100,000,000.

EXXONMOBIL FPSO PROJECT, NIGERIA – Rotating Machinery Consultant supervising engineering, purchase, and testing of three gas turbine compressor trains and three gas turbine driven power generation trains.

DUKE/FLUOR DANIEL COGENERATION PROJECT, WHITING, INDIANA – Consultant for engineering of two gas turbine driven generator trains and one steam turbine driven generator train for a 500 MW cogeneration plant.

MARATHON/SHELL SAKHAALIN II PROJECT, RUSSIA – Provided FEED study and cost estimates for all rotating equipment for offshore platforms, onshore production facilities, pipelines and loading facilities.

PHILLIPS EKOFISK PROJECT, NORWAY – 5 year offshore project including engineering, installation and startup of all rotating machinery. Included 3 years on-site supervision of construction and startup.


Post Masters work in Advanced Thermodynamics, Ohio State University

Master of Science, Aerospace Engineering, USAF Institute of Technology (second in class of 23)

Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering, University of Oklahoma (first in class of 55)

Professional Affiliations & Achievements

Registered Professional Engineer, State of Ohio (Certificate E37000)

1993 Victor J. Mill Award for contributions to pump engineering and general leadership in the pump industry.

Primary author of Centrifugal Pump Application Guidelines for the Process Industries Practices (PIP-RESP001).

United States Air Force veteran. Branch manager of Aero Propulsion Laboratory. Retired with final rank of Major.

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