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Engineer Process

Katy, Texas, United States
January 08, 2017

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* *****’ process engineering experience including gas treating section (LNG), NGL, GTL, refining, gasification, polymer, mineral processing, pollution control and material handling

Plant experience includes inspection of relief devices, vents, headers, pumps, reactors, turbines, compressors, incinerators, tanks, crystallizers, centrifuges

Thorough knowledge of LNG process (OSMR), Gas to Methanol

Created complete FEED package and worked in EPC packages of various process units

Created Process Design Basis, PFD, P&ID, MSD, line list, tie in list line sizing, cause and effect diagram, instrument datasheets, equipment datasheets for FEED phase and Detailed Design (EPC) phase, complete unit punch list

Sized towers, heat exchangers, vessels, pumps, control valves based on hydraulic calculations, relief valves, flow meters,

Developed heat and material balance as well as complete simulation of refinery units

Good knowledge of refinery units like Hydrocracking, Hydrotreating, Ultraformer and Alkylation, Crude & Vacuum Distillation, Amine Absorbers & Regenerators, Sour Water Stripper, Acid Gas Removal Unit

Reviewed equipment datasheets, P&ID’s PFD’s from vendors


Software: - ASPEN HYSYS, ASPEN Plus PRO II, FlareSim, FLARENET, PROMAX, HTRI, MixSim, Gambit, Fluent. Entire MS office Suite, Visio

Standards: - API 520, API 521, API 2000, ASME B31.3 and Section VIII

Process Technology: - GE (Gasification), Gas to Methanol, OSMR (LNG Liquefaction), De-ethanizer (Expander Recompressor) (KBR).


KBR Inc., Houston TX, Technical Professional (Process) November 2015- April 2016

Client :- DuPont LaPorte Plant Location

Inspected and evaluated suitability of installed relief devices before start-up

Lead and managed a group of 5 engineers in process vent evaluation work and as built P&ID review

Mentored new engineers in different aspects of plant unit operations

Analyzed, available and relevant, plant and process data, for relief valve and rupture disk sizing

Checked Flare load calculations, relief valve sizing and relief header sizing calculations as per API and client recommendations

SKE&C USA Inc., Houston TX, Process Engineer Aug 2010 – September 2015

Clients: -RDP Ecuador, PDVSA, TCEP, Emberclear, Leucadia, Magnolia LNG (Lake Charles)

Created complete FEED package of Acid Gas Removal Unit of 8.0 MTPA LNG Plant using licensor package (BASF) data.

Performed hydraulic calculation using line lengths from 3d models, estimated pressure profile of entire Gas Treating Section of LNG Plant

Created complete FEED package of CDU/VDU, Sour water stripper and Amine Regeneration unit of a 300,000 BPSD refinery.

Created complete FEED package of Gas to Methanol Unit

Represented Process group in HAZOP of CDU/VDU unit and Sour Water Stripper unit.

Reviewed Licensor data (BASF, UOP, GE, Johnson Matthey) and made recommendations to client

Worked on full FEED package of condensate strippers (Sour Water Strippers) for pet coke gasification plant of 7 mmscfd pipeline grade Hydrogen capacity

URS, New Orleans, LA, Process Engineer Mar 2009 – Jan 2010

Clients: -Valero, HESS Corp, Enterprise Petroleum Co

Sized Flare Knock Out Drum and performed hydraulic calculation to check adequacy of OSBL flare header

Rated steam relief valves and determined location of thermal relief valves on crude tank area lines

Rated pump for slop and condensate services along with inlet outlet line sizing

Performed hydraulic calculations, prepared simulation model and rated heat exchanger of reaction section of a sulfuric acid Alkylate Unit to increase capacity by 1500 BPD of olefin product (STRATCO)

Jacobs Engineering Group, Houston, TX, Process Engineer Feb 2007 -Dec 2008

Clients: -Motiva Enterprises, Exxon Mobil Chemical Company, British Petroleum

Prepared process safeguarding flow sheet of hydrocracker unit compiled Safeguarding Memorandum

Prepared heat and material balance of Ultraformer unit and created datasheets of control valves of DHT unit

Updated P&IDs, PFD, line and equipment specifications, spec break tables and material selection tables

Set-up model of flare header network to calculate backpressures at individual relief valves using Aspen Flarenet

Calculated radiation levels at specific locations around 3 flare stacks and participated in analysis of results

Prepared design basis and datasheets of devolatilizer, underwater pelletizer, high pressure and low pressure separator for polymer unit

Prepared process datasheets of fractionators for Exxon Licensor package of a polymer plant

Maverick Engineering, Citgo Refinery, Corpus Christi, TX, Process Engineer Dec 2006- Feb 2007

Analyzed Plant data using PI system for compliance with US EPA (Title V) and TCEQ

Evaluated permit violations in FCCU, vacuum column and other refinery units using DCS historian data

Metallurgical Products India Ltd, Mumbai, India, Junior Process Engineer Jun 2003 – Aug 2004

Designed alternative hazardous material handling system resulting in $ 10,000 savings for company and reduction in toxic dust pollution

Monitored product filtration and drying sections and maintained product quality


Modelled a polymerization reactor using Gambit and MixSim, and studied runaway reaction and its mitigation using CFD solver Fluent

Evaluated the function of Nafion in fuel cell

Set up optimization model of steam system of chemical plant


M.S. Chemical Engineering Lamar University, Beaumont, TX 4.0/4.0 GPA Dec 2006

B.E. Chemical Engineering Mumbai University, Mumbai, India 3.5/4.0 GPA Jun 2003

Reference available on request

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