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Engineer Project

Sugar Land, Texas, United States
October 08, 2016

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Muhammad Afzal



Over 25 years of engineering, design and operations experience in chemical process industry including LNG

Experience in process design, PFD and P&ID development, pump sizing, line designation tables and hydraulic calculations

Background in pre-commissioning, commissioning and startup of polypropylene plants as well as conducting operations of various chemical plants

Skills involving purification of propylene, ethylene, hydrogen and nitrogen

AIV/FIV calculations on Aspen Flarenet


Unipol System operation training at Seadrift, Texas

Pro II process simulator training at Invensys, Houston, Texas


US Citizen

Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers


Bechtel Oil, Gas & Chemicals Inc. Houston, TX 2011- 2016

Sr. Project/Process Systems Engineer

Wheatstone LNG Project, Ash Burton N, Onslow, W. Australia

Gladstone LNG Project, Curtis Island, Queensland Australia

BRASS LNG Gas Train Project, Brass, Nigeria

CNGL Ethane Export Project, Mont Belleview, Texas

-Developed and reviewed PFD and P&ID’s

-Performed hydraulic calculations on pump and control valves

-Calculated inlet lateral sizing for PSV’s

-Prepared line designation tables and data sheets

-Reviewed PSV’s and vendor prints

-Developed P&ID’s for FEED verification

-Conducted AIV/FIV calculations by using Aspen Flarenet software

-HAZOP action items resolution

-Coordinated with multiple disciplines to developed P&ID’s

SCN LAVALIN, Houston, TX (Contract) 2011

Process Engineer

Investa Project, Victoria, TX

-Developed and reviewed PFD and P&ID’s

-Performed pump sizing and hydraulic calculations

-Prepared line, tie point and equipment lists

Commonwealth Engineering & Construction, Houston, TX 2008-2009

Sr. Process Engineer

Carisal Unlimited, Trinidad, West Indies: Calcium Chloride Project

Calumet Refinery Project, Shreveport, LA

Conoco Philliphs Heat Recovery Project, Sweeny, TX

Hunt Refinery Coker Project, Tuscaloosa, LA

Valero Flare Gas Recovery Project, Port Arthur/ Ardmore, TX

-Developed PFD and P&ID

-Pump sizing

-Performed hydraulic calculations as well as control valve and relief valve calculations

-Prepared line lists, instrument lists and data sheets

-Participated in HAZOP review meetings

ICA Fluor, Altamira, Mexico (Contract) 2007-2008

Commissioning Manager

Gas Phase Polypropelene Plant

-Managed and supervised pre-commissioning of 350K Basel Technology Polypropylene plant and splitter revamp that included flushing, hydro-testing, cleaning, cold run testing and instrument checking

-Reviewed and marked up P&ID’s for systems and subsystems

-Prepared turnover documents and packages

-Coordinated between vendors and the client

Nan-Ya Plastics Corporation, Wharton, TX 2000-2006

Process/Production/Maintenance Engineer

PVC Processing Plant

-Operated several different processing lines to improve quality and quantity

-Prepared the standard operating procedures, SOP’s and streamline plant operation manual

-Created and implemented preventive maintenance for various plant equipment

-Prepared P&ID’s for plant documentation system

-Coordinated between operation and maintenance sections for troubleshooting and turnaround activities

-Conducted routine maintenance on processing lines

Arabian Industrial Fibers Company, Yanbu Saudi Arabia 1997-1999

Process/Production Engineer

Enichem (Technimont) Technology based 350KT/Y Pure Teraphthalic Acid Plant

Saudi European Petrochemical Co, Jubail Saudi Arabia 1992-1995

Production Engineer/Day Supervisor

Unipol Technology based 200KT/Y Polypropylene Plant

Chemical Plants Complex Project, Pakistan 1978-1992

Process/Senior Engineer/Deputy Plant Manager

Calcium Fluoride, Hydrofluoric Acid, Fluorine Gas, Zirconium Oxide, Uranium Oxide, Uranium Tetra and Hexa Fluoride plants.


B.S. Chemical Engineering

University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore Pakistan

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