- Offshore Gas and Oil
- I&C Lead Client company’s lead
engineer for 36-well floating wellhead portion of a $3B project.
Oversee EPC contractor’s design, installation, and testing of
instrumentation, safety and control systems.
- Process control and safety
Represent EPC contractor's interests in vendor's implementation of
process control and safety systems for an offshore gas wellhead and
processing platform, including factory acceptance testing and approval.
- Nerve Agent Chief I&C engineer
for commissioning and operating a facility which neutralizes VX nerve
agent. Uses DeltaV DCS, Siemens Quadlog safety PLC, and A-B Control
Logix. Total I/O count is 3200.
- Melamine Represent owner's
interests with EPC contractor for $74M grassroots plant using melamine
M-IV process; develop a controls upgrade project for an existing M-I
plant, including identification of profit opportunities, design of
advanced control strategies, and project justification; Develop and
implement a small data acquisition/historian installation using DeltaV.
- Phosphoric acid Assist with
commissioning of a $90M purified phosphoric acid plant using a 5000 I/O
DeltaV DCS with Foundation Fieldbus and HART instrumentation.
- Bulk Handling
Conveying and Storage Design controls, program PLC's and
MMI's and start up of electrical controls and interlocks for 2.5K
- Dock Facilities
- Marine Vapor Recovery Update and commission
algorithms in PLC's for control of thermal oxidizer and gas compressor,
including safety shutdowns and interface to DCS.
- Product Handling Add pneumatic and
electrical operators for 65 block valves, along with design of
associated power distribution, PLC programming and DCS interfaces.
- Custody transfer
- Gasoline, diesel and jet fuel
Design system including measurements, PLC calculations and programming,
interface to DCS and accounting systems, and initial proving of system.
- Petroleum Refining
- De-Waxing of Lubricating Oil Design, program and
interface a PLC-based controls upgrade.
- Pipestill Specify instrumentation
and control valves, coordinate with engineering contractor designing
installation and with process engineers setting design requirements.
- MEA Regenerator Specify
instrumentation and control valves, coordinate with engineering
contractor designing installation and with process engineers setting
- Pipestill, Light Ends,
Tankfields and Water Treatment Units Design and implement various analytical
instrument installations, including sampling systems.
- General Develop specifications for
selection and implementation of redundant 5000-point temperature
measurement system, including DCS interface.
- Oil Tankfields
- Tankfield Automation Configure TDC 3000
systems for monitoring tanks, controlling pumping and making
measurements for custody transfer and inventory accounting.
- Systems Integration Participated in
development and ontPing of two types of interfaces from TDC 3000 to
- Electrical Add motor operators
for block valves in pumping systems, along with design of associated
power distribution, PLC programming and computer interfaces.
- Systems Integration Support of a
supervisory control system covering 700 tanks and 150 PLC's controlling
hundreds of pumps and valves and monitoring custody transfers.
- Blending Design support for
in-line product blending with analyzer feedback.
- Sugar Refining
- Turbine-Generator for sugar
Develop control strategies; specify instrumentation and valves, control
panel; coordinate with piping and process designers. Consult on
control problems at second mill.