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Technical Manager

Plano, TX
December 09, 2021

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Michael S. Alexander, PMP

Plano, TX Cell: 214-***-**** Email:

•Competency managing several projects simultaneously. Project Management Professional or PMP® since 2005

•Strong background in cryogenic gas plant design and installations. Also experienced in CNG design and installations.

•Pipeline integrity experience and API-570 Process Piping Inspector Certification (No. 25113).

•Strong understanding of PHMSA CFR 192, 195. ASME B31.3, B31.4, B31.8, Sec V, VIII, IX, and API-570, 574, 510, 1102, 1104 RP 14C, 14E. PSM and PHA leader training.

•Proficient in reading and developing P&IDs, PFDs, ISO and survey plats, alignment sheets

•Coordinate schedules with inside company stakeholders and outside suppliers and vendors.

Professional Experience Highlights:

FEB 21-Present Project Manager, Hydrogen

Plug Power Inc.

•Manage the installation of hydrogen compressors, pumps, vessels dispensers and other equipment to provide hydrogen fuel to Amazon warehouses.

JAN 19-MAY 20 Senior Principal Engineer

Lucid Energy Group, Dallas, TX

•Designed and supervised maintenance repairs on amine and dehy reboilers. Designed and installed large condensate HMO heater. Engineer on the team that designed and installed two 230MMCFD cryogenic plants near Jal, NM.

•Developed AFEs, bid documents, managed contractors, and accrued costs.

•Managed the design and installation of four field amine plants in the Delaware basin. Managed and designed modifications on large Acid Gas Injection (AGI) plant.

OCT 15-SEP 18 Senior Staff Engineer/Project Manager

Newfield Exploration Company, Tulsa, OK & Woodlands, TX

•Developed new production equipment design and installation process that resulted in flowing wells back when Completions was finished. This decreased POP times by 5 days for each well. Saved 10% capital cost per year every year thru bidding and efficiencies.

•Constructed and repaired salt-water disposal (SWD) plants in STACK and ARKOMA play of OK. Developed new production equipment design and brought well site.

•In STACK play of OK. Managed the installation of ~175 oil pipeline LACT units. I organized the delivery of 3-phase power to well locations and on-site tie-ins. Wrote AFEs, bid documents and Supervising construction crews and inspectors. I coordinated installations with the midstream company, Marketing and Operations.

Mar 15-OCT 15 Consultant (contract) Project Manager

JP Energy Partners, Irving, TX

•Managed the design of >55 miles of oil pipeline and managed the installation of two truck terminals with floating roof tanks and several central tank battery oil injection stations near Big Lake in West Texas. I coordinated the installations with the production companies, Marketing and Operations Total budget $40MM.

•Designed pipeline, facility, pumps, LACTs, vessels. Created bid documents and bids for pipeline equipment, PLC programming, E&I installation and automation devices and managed the engineering company.

OCT 10- Mar 15 Facility/Construction Engineering Manager

EXCO Resources, Inc, Dallas, TX

•Dropped NLA installation costs by >50% over 3 years by managing contractors, equipment suppliers and schedule.

•Managed staff of >35 including company engineers, construction supervisors, JV secondees, contract engineers, and inspectors. Mentored less experienced personnel and set up mentors for others.

•I coordinated the installations with the Marketing, Operations, Drilling, and Completions.

•Managed pipeline, drill locations, and facility construction activities with at peak budget greater than $100MM in Haynesville Shale, Marcellus Shale, and Eagle Ford Shale. This work included both Midstream/Upstream facilities development. O&M budget $2MM per year.

•Group designed and built all well head equipment and piping for 22 (at peak) Haynesville drilling rig program. Followed drilling and completion schedule and always ready to flow back to pipeline.

•Ensured safe and quality designs by performing engineering reviews; including Hazops and Process Hazard Analyses (PHA) of designs. Contracted engineering companies and 3rd party assurance companies.

•Designed and built $18MM paper plant recycled water line project with pump station and 12 miles 24” DI pipeline. Line was designed to deliver 200BBL/Min for frac water.

•Designed, routed, purchased ROW and is installed 40 miles of rig roads in ETX built to TxDOT standards.

•Designed and specified truck loading and pipeline LACTs and tie-ins for STX central facilities.

JUL 09-OCT 10 Pipeline Engineering Manager

EXCO Resources, Inc, Dallas, TX

•Managed pipeline and facility construction activities with a capital budget greater than $300MM to develop the Haynesville Shale infrastructure. This system moved >1.5 BCFD at peak.

•Recruited company and contract engineering, GIS, project controls, and construction inspection staff of greater than 45 people. Team supervised hundreds of contractors in various crafts: plant and pipeline construction, dirt work, electrical, and automation.

•Coordinated the installations with the Marketing, Operations, Drilling, and Completions and followed drilling and completions schedules to ensure the pipeline was always ready to flow back to production.

•Hired project controls team and hired project scheduler and cost engineers. Worked large projects thru Stage Gate process.

•Designed and built treating and central gathering/dehydration facilities.

•Recruited staff and designed materials to construct 750MMSCFD in amine treating capacity.

•Took over 27 mile 36-inch ($90MM) pipeline project in NLA and brought in under budget and compliance. My team and I also designed and installed 25 miles of 36” in ETX.

•Installed >50 miles of 12-inch and 16-inch pipelines and >50 miles 4-inch to 8-inch pipelines.

•Hired contractors and managed project to smart pig and repair critical pipeline infrastructure.

JUL 08-JUL 09 Manager, Facilities Planning

Southwestern Energy Company, Woodlands, Texas

•Project Manager to convert truck fleet to CNG vehicles and install CNG infrastructure.

•Managed team that determined future Midstream build out plan for Fayetteville Shale assets which moved >1BCFD natural gas. Part of $200MM per year midstream development budget.

•Followed drill schedule and ensured pipeline was always ready to flow back production.

•Asset manager for Midstream properties in East Texas, Pennsylvania and Arkoma.

•Responsible for Engineering, Construction and Operation of 75MMSCFD gathering system in ETX.

APR 07-JUL 08 Manager-Water Resources

Southwestern Energy Company, Woodlands, TX

•Lead team of eight (8) including direct and indirect reports in Fayetteville Shale. Including Land, Construction, GIS and Engineering. Total group over 30 including engineers, GIS technicians, analysts, contract inspectors and Landmen. Capital budget greater than $40MM per year, O&M budget >$1MM per year.

•Worked closely with Asset Teams, Completions, Productions groups to identify water needs and participate in planning, drilling and completion schedule to ensure there was always inexpensive water available for completions.

•Manage reporting work load and maintained budget for water resources team.

•I supervised the design and building of truck loading SW Disposal systems and SW storage system. Ensured all water that could be recycled was recycled and the rest disposed of efficiently.

Nov 02-Apr 07 Project/Facilities Engineer

Occidental Petroleum, Houston, TX

•Designed and managed installation of miles sales and gathering pipelines built to DOT standards in TX, LA, and MS. Developed bid packages and contractor bid lists.

•Designed and managed installation of one (1) 60 GPM (>$1MM) and two (2) 100 GPM (>$4MM) amine plants in TX, LA, and MS. Developed bid packages and contractor bid lists.

•Designed and managed $26MM installation of sixteen (16) Caterpillar 3516/Ariel JGE compressor packages near Vernon, LA. Project included pipeline loops and upstream and downstream vessels and equipment. Developed bid packages and contractor bid lists. Managed implementation and construction. System moved >250MMSCFD natural gas at peak..

Jan 98-Nov 02 Engineering and Development Engineer (EDP) and Process/Facility Engineer

Conoco Phillips Inc.

ARCO Alaska assets were sold to Phillips during BP-ARCO Merger then Phillips

merged with Conoco.

•Installed (as onsite engineer) four (4) >$100MM EOR projects in Kuparuk, Alaska (formerly 2nd largest oil field in N.A.), including modifying existing and installing new waterfloods, gas floods, and Miscible Injectant (a mixture of NGLs and CO2) floods. PHAs, designs and P&ID development, implementation, and installation check out.

Jan 95-Dec 97 Graduate Student Research Assistant.

Texas A&M Center for Electrochemical Systems and Hydrogen Research

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

•Performed research on novel negative electrode materials and corrosion control. Work resulted in 3 research papers.

Educational Background:

Master of Science, Chemical Engineering- December 1997

Texas A &M University, College Station, TX, 77843

Conducted research at TAMU Center for Electrochemical Systems and Hydrogen Research. Also, performed research at Brookhaven National Laboratory at Upton, NY.

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry- December 1991

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, 29205

Computer and Software Skills:

•MS Office products, including Word, Excel, Project, Visio and Power Point.

•Modeling programs: Stoner Software, Promax, PIPEPHASE,

•Vendor software programs: Ariel, Dresser-Rand, Frick, Ajax, Sullair.

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