Experience list

Gas Proccesing - Process Management and Supervision

 

PDVSA – Western Cryogenic Complex – 975 MMscfd – High Ethane Recovery and Rejection – Basic Engineering and FEED Package

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment

• Design Equipment

• Selection Lay Out

• Detailed Estimate

 

Enron, ACCRO III & IV, Cryogenic Complex, Venezuela, 2×400 MMscfd LPG Recovery plus 50,000 bpd Fractionation. San Joaquin, Santa Barbara, Compression, Dehydration, Turboexpander.

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Equipment Selection

• Lay Out

• EPC Project Execution

 

WilPro Energy Services, PIGAP II Gas Injection Project, North Monagas, Venezuela, 10,000-PSI Gas Reinjection with 1,440 MMSCF/D Gas Dehydration, Metering, and Pipeline Distribution to Injection Wells.

• Process Design and Simulations

• Dehydration System Process

• Diagrams and Equipment Specifications

• Compressors and Turbine Selection

• Detail Estimate

• EPC Project Execution

 

Williams Field Services, Mobile Bay Gas Plant, Mobile Bay, Alabama, NGL Recovery, 600 MMSCF/D, High Ethane Recovery and Rejection.

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment

• Design Equipment Selection

• Lay Out

• EPC Project Execution

 

El Paso Natural Gas Company, Chaco Plant, Farmington, New Mexico, Cryogenic NGL Plant, 600 MMSCF/D, High Ethane Recovery and Rejection.

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Equipment Selection

• Lay Out

• EPC Project Execution

 

Maxus, Sunray Plant Kansas – Ethane Recovery, Nitrogen Rejection , Helium Recovery , Sulfur Recovery.

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Equipment Selection

• Lay Out

• EPC Project Execution

 

Mobil Oil, Mary Ann Plant Expansion, Gas Treating and Sulfur recovery

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Equipment Selection

• Lay Out

• EPC Project Execution

 

Texaco E&P, Buckeye CO2 Plant, New Mexico, Ryan-Holmes Plant for CO2 EOR, 35 MMSCF/D.

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Equipment Selection

• Lay Out

• EPC Project Execution

 

Amoco Production Company, Hugoton Gas Plant, Grant County, Kansas, Ethane Recovery Plant with Helium Recovery and Nitrogen Rejection, 450 MMSCF/D.

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Equipment Selection

• Lay Out

• EPC Project Execution

 

Phoenix Gas Processors, Trinidad, 500 MMscfd High Ethane Recovery and Rejection

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Lay Out

• Detailed Estimate

 

Aguaytia Energy del Peru Ltda., Aguaytia Gas Project, Pucallpa, Peru, Cryo Gas Processing LPG Recovery and NGL Fractionation Facility, 55 MMSCF/D.

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Equipment Selection

• Lay Out

• EPC Project Execution

 

Shell E&P, Norco, Louisiana, Lake Charles, NGL Fractionation Expansion, 55,000 BPD.

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Equipment Selection

• Lay Out

• EPC Project Execution

 

Warren Petroleum (Dynegy), Lake Charles Fractionation Facility, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 55,000 BPD.

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Equipment Selection

• Lay Out

• EPC Project Execution

 

Conoco, Russia, 1,000 MMscfd High Ethane Recovery and Rejection.

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Lay Out

• Detailed Estimate

 

 

Gas Proccesing - Process Engineering Execution

Client Confidential – (Thru KPI Houston) 600 MMscfd Cryogenic Propane Recovery, Trinidad & Tobago

• Propane Recovery Study

 

Shell EPF Neuquen (Thru Flargent SA) – 10 MMscfd Gas Dew Point Unit, Neuquen, Argentina

• Conceptual Process Design Package

 

Client Confidential –( Thru BEI Houston)  12,000 bph Refrigerated Storage Facility – Fairless Hills, PA, USA

• Conceptual Process Design Package

 

Queiroz Galvao – Petrobras – UPGN Rota 3 Project – 740 MMscfd Cryogenic Ethane Recovery – Itaborai, RJ, Brazil

• Validation Study of Proposal Basic Engineering

 

Consortium QGIT – Petrobras – UPGN Rota 3 Project – 740 MMscfd Cryogenic Ethane Recovery – Itaborai, RJ, Brazil

• Consulting Assistance during Project Execution

 

Pluspetrol International Inc.– Technology Evaluation for new Gas Processing Train – Camisea, Peru

• Technology Evaluation Study

 

Pluspetrol Peru Corporation – 520 MMscfd (Train 5) Cryogenic Gas Processing Train – Camisea, Peru

• Evaluation Performance of Mercury Removal Unit – Recommendations for Adsorbent Change

 

Arthur D. Little ( for Pemex) – Technology Assessment for PEMEX – Mexico

• Evaluation of application of specific technologies for production sites

 

TriStream Energy, 25 MMscfd Eustace Plant Evaluation Study, Eustace, Texas

• NGL/NRU Plant Capacity Evaluation Study

 

AESA (YPFB) Cryo Gas Processing LPG Recovery and NGL Fractionation Facility, 200 MMSCF/D, Rio Grande, Bolivia.

• Validation of Process

• Basic Engineering QA of Selected Equipment and Engineering Design

• Assistance in Equipment Selection

• Assistance with specific Lay Out requirements

 

YPF, 300 MMSCF/D Cryogenic Turboexpander (Ethane Recovery) and Fractionation Plant, Campo Duran, Argentina.

• Conceptual and Basic Engineering

• Owner’s Engineer Consultant during project execution

• EPC contractor supervision

• Start-up Director

• Performance Test Execution

 

YPF, 424 MMscf/d Gas Processing Plant, Loma La Lata, Argentina

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Specifications

• Detail Design

• EPC Project Execution

• Start-Up Management Performance Tests

 

Pluspetrol, 42 MMscfd LPG Recovery and Fractionation Plant, Neuquen, Argentina

• Feasibility Study

• Bid Package Preparation

• Contractor Selection

• QA

• EPC Project Execution

• Critical Engineering and Fabrication Survey

 

Gas del Estado, 400 MMscf/d Gas Compression Station, Argentina

• Compressor and Turbines Selection

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Plant Layout

 

YPF, 210 MMscf/d Gas Processing Plant, Loma Las Yeguas, Argentina

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Rotating Equipment Selection

• Detailed Estimate

 

YPF, 300 MMscf/d Gas Compression Station, Cerro Redondo, Argentina

• Process Design and Simulations

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Specifications

• Compressors and Turbine Selection

• Detail Estimate

 

Gas Del Estado, 17 MMscfd Dew Point Control Units, Neuquen, Argentina

• Preliminary Process Engineering

• Process Diagrams

• Equipment Specifications

 

Promigas, 150 MMscf/d, Colombia Dew Point Control for Gas Transportation

• Process Design and Simulations Process

• Diagrams and Equipment Design

• Detailed Cost Estimate

 

YPF, (3) 35 MMscf/d Gas Processing Plants, Aguarague, Lomitas Field, Argentina Dew Point Control and Condensate Stabilization

• Process design and Simulations Process

• Diagrams and Equipment Selection

• Detailed Estimate

 

YPF – Palmar Largo Field (Formosa Province), Argentina

• Process Design and Simulations

• Compressors and Turbine

• Equipment Selection

• Detailed Estimate

 

YPF – Chiuidos Sierra Negra Field (Neuquen Province) Argentina Natural Gas Treating Facilities and Gas Reinjection Unit

• Process Design and Simulations

• Compressors and Turbine

• Equipment Selection

• Detailed Estimate

 

Perez Companc, Aguada La Arena Membranes Unit, Argentina

• Evaluation of Membranes Performance

• Recommendations for Performance Recovery

 

YPF, 95 MMSCF/D Gas Re-injection Plant, Campo Duran, Argentina.

• Conceptual and Process Basic Engineering

• Owner’s Engineer Consultant during the project execution phase, coordinating the activities of the main contractor

• EPC Project Execution

• Start-up director

• Performance test execution

 

GPM Gas Corporation Inc., Lynam Ranch, Hobbs, New Mexico, 200 MMSCF/D Ethane Recovery Plant.

• Plant revamp evaluation

• Process equipment evaluation

• New process simulations and front end design package

• Process diagrams, equipment specifications and plant metallurgy

• Evaluation of New Gas Turbines

 

Enron, Gas Process Plant, Mont Belvieu, Texas, 20,000 bpd Butane Hydrotreating.

• Process design and simulations

• De-fluorination process design

• Process diagrams, equipment design and plant metallurgy

• Sulfur removal technology selection

 

Exxon Production Research, Field Demonstration Unit (CO2), Shute Creek, Wyoming. CO2 removal via Controlled Freeze Zone (CFZ) technology

• Process simulations and front end design engineering package

• Process diagrams, equipment specifications and plant metallurgy

• Detailed estimate

 

GPM Gas Corporation, 25 MMSCF/D Ethane Recovery Unit, Odessa, Texas, Goldsmith Modernization Project.

• Process design and simulations

• Process diagrams and equipment design

• Feasibility study

• Detailed Cost Estimate

 

Diamond Shamrock, Propylene Dehydration Facility, Mont Belvieu, Texas.

• Liquid dehydration with mol sieves

• Process design and simulations

• Process diagrams, equipment specifications and plant metallurgy

• Detailed Engineering

• EPC Project Execution

• Start-up and operation instructions

 

Rexene Products Co., 35 MMSCF/D Ethylene Recovery Unit, Odessa, Texas.

• Process design and simulations

• Revamp process diagrams and equipment specifications

• Existing equipment verification

• Detailed design estimate

 

YPF – Project Mega 1 Bscfd NGL Extraction and Fractionation Proposal Preparation, Neuquen, and Bahia Blanca, Argentina.

• Ethane and LPG recovery, refrigerated storage

• Front end process engineering package

• Process diagrams and equipment design

• Value Engineering and cost reduction strategies

• Plant layout

 

Enterprise Products, 70,000 bpd Fractionation Plant, Mont Belvieu, Texas.

• Butane splitter (via heat pump), depentanizer

• Process design and simulations

• Process diagrams and equipment specifications

 

YPF, 30,000 bpd Water Injection Secondary Recovery Plant, El Medanito Field, Argentina.

• Basic Design and Pipeline Hydraulics Process

• Design Pumping Station Studies

• EPC Project Execution

• Supervisory Operating Manual

• Start Up and Performance test

 

LNG

Oxiquim SA – Existing Jetty Facilities – Quintero, Chile

• Review of ITB Package to accommodate LNG Cargos

• Expert Opinion with regard to proposed Flare Stack location

• Expert Opinion with regard to type of LNG containment

• Expert Opinion with regard to new LNG line on existing jetty infrastructure

 

Applied LNG Fuels Inc. –  90,000 gpd LNG Production Unit  (MRC) – Topock, AZ , USA.

• Plant Performance Audit

 

Development of LNG Liquefaction Cycle using Propane Refrigeration and Methane Turboexpander for Small and Medium LNG Production.

 

Development of LNG Liquefaction Cycle using Dual Independent Expansion Loops with Nitrogen and Methane for Small and Medium LNG Production.

• Application of LNG Technology for Floating LNG. Conceptual and Basic Engineering Developments to prepare dossier for Approval in Principle by Qualifying Bureau.

 

Development of Propane Pre-cooled LNG Liquefaction Cycle using Dual Independent Expansion Loops with Nitrogen and Methane for Small and Medium LNG Production

• Application of LNG Technology for Onshore applications

 

Development of Optimized LNG Liquefaction Cycle using Dual Nitrogen Cycle with Turboexpansion for Small and Medium LNG Production

 

Development of Optimized LNG Liquefaction Cycle using Mixed Refrigerant Cycle for Small and Medium LNG Production

 

Pipelines

Basic Resources, 10,000 BPD API 12 XAN Crude Pipeline – 120 miles, Guatemala

• Basic Design and Pipeline

• Hydraulics Dilution Studies

• Pumping Station Studies

• Sour Gas Utilization Study

 

Oil Refining

Inelectra Argentina SA – (for YPFB) Naphtha Reforming Unit – Cochabamba Refinery, Bolivia

• Process Engineering Support during Proposal Preparation

 

Client Confidential – 35,000 bpd Crude Distillation Unit – Houston Channel, TX , USA

• Conceptual Process Design and Cost Estimate (Class IV)

 

Basic Resources, 10,000 BPD, La Libertad Sour Crude Refining Planning, Guatemala

• Refinery Planning

• Selection of Processing Schemes

• Process Descriptions

• Detailed Cost Estimate

 

Petrominera Chubut 10,000 BPD, Refinery Planning, Chubut, Argentina

• Refinery Planning Study

• Selection of Processing Schemes

• Process Descriptions

• Detailed Cost Estimate

 

GEPetrol 10,000-20,000 BPD, Equatorial Guinea, Refining Planning, Equatorial Guinea

• Refinery Planning

• Selection of Processing Schemes

• Process Descriptions

• Detailed Cost Estimate

 

Oro Negro, 2,000 BPD Naphtha Upgrading Project, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

• Process Studies

• Hydrotreating, Isomerization and Reforming Unit.

• Equipment Preliminary

• Design to Support

• Cost Estimate

• Detailed Cost Estimate

• Contractor Process Selection

 

YPF, New 3,500 bpd Delayed Coker Module. La Plata Refinery, Argentina

• Project Engineering Management

 

NKNK, Hydrotreating Complex, Russia, Amine, Sour Water Stripping and Sulfur

• Plant Process

• Basic Engineering

• Packages EPC

• Project Execution

• Supervisory Operating Manual

 

DAPSA, New Asphalt Fuel System, Buenos Aires, Argentina

• Process Design

• Process Diagrams, P&ID’s

• Equipment Specifications

 

YPF, 30,000 BPSD Revamp Delayed Coker Unit, La Plata Refinery, Argentina

• Process Engineering

• Review New Coke Drums, Fractionation and New Wet Gas Compressor Design

• Direction of Detail Engineering executed at the field

• Commissioning

• Performance Test

 

Ethyl Corp., Lube Oil Additive Facilities, Argentina

• Preliminary process design

• Process Diagrams and Equipment Specifiactions

• Plant Layout

• Detail Estimate

 

Peerless Oil & Chemical Co., 30,000 BPSD Refinery, Ponce, Puerto Rico, Atmospheric Distillation, Vacuum, Mild Hydrocracker, Distillate Dewaxer Units.

• Technology selection.

• Front end process design – Process simulations Equipment

• Specifications and Plant Metallurgy.

• Feasibility study.

• Detailed estimate

 

Stratco – Saudi Aramco, Ras Tanura Refinery, Saudi Arabia. 104,000 bpd . Deisobutanizer process simulations and design. Heat pump process simulations and design.

• Turbine selection

• Process diagrams, equipment specification and plant metallurgy

• Start-up guidelines

 

Uzbekneftegaz National Corp., 100,000 BPSD Refinery, Uzbekistan.

• Refinery master planning

• Technology selection for FCC unit and gasoil hydrotreatment

• Preliminary process simulations and design of atmospheric distillation, vacuum, reforming units Process diagrams and main equipment specification

 

Coastal Javelina Co., 135 MMSCF/D Refinery Off-Gas Facility (95%+ Ethylene Recovery), Corpus Christi, Texas

• Commissioning, start-up and performance test

• Fractionation train tuning and troubleshooting

• Butanes hydrotreating operations tuning and troubleshooting

• DCS plant balance customization

 

Shell CAPSA Refinery, Dock Sud – Argentina FCC unit revamp (25,000 bpd).

• New regenerator blower

• Basic Engineering and AFE

• Preparation Equipment Requisitions

• Contractor Selection

• Process EPC Project Execution

 

Shell CAPSA Refinery, Dock Sud – Argentina Polymerization unit revamp

• Basic Engineering and AFE Preparation

• Equipment Requisitions

• Contractor Selection Process

• EPC Project Execution

 

Shell CAPSA Refinery, Dock Sud – Argentina MEK unit revamp

• Basic Engineering and AFE Preparation

• Equipment Requisitions

• Contractor Selection Process

• EPC Project Execution

 

Shell CAPSA Refinery, Dock Sud – Argentina Propane Deasphaltizer revamp – Redesign for use with butane

• Basic Engineering and AFE Preparation

• Equipment Requisitions

• Contractor Selection Process

• EPC Project Execution

 

Shell CAPSA Refinery, Dock Sud – Argentina Visbreaking unit revamp – New Soaker Column

• Basic Engineering and AFE Preparation

• Equipment Requisitions

• Contractor Selection Process

• EPC Project Execution

 

Shell CAPSA Refinery, Dock Sud – Argentina High vacuum unit revamp

• Basic Engineering and AFE Preparation

• Equipment Requisitions

• Contractor Selection Process

• EPC Project Execution

 

Shell CAPSA Refinery, Dock Sud – Argentina Topping unit energy recovery project

• Basic Engineering and AFE Preparation

• Equipment Requisitions

• Contractor Selection Process

• EPC Project Execution

 

Shell CAPSA Refinery, Dock Sud – Argentina Naphtha reforming (UOP) conversion to isomerization operation mode

• Process Studies

• Field Evaluation-Plant Layout Studies

• Detailed Cost Estimate and AFE

 

Shell CAPSA Refinery, Dock Sud – Argentina Naphtha hydrosulfurization unit revamp

• Basic Engineering and AFE Equipment

• Requisition Contractor Selection Process

• EPC Project Execution

 

YPF – La Plata Refinery, Argentina 3,600 BPSD Wax Hydrotreating Unit.

• Field Engineering

• Pre-commissioning and Commissioning

• Organization and Execution

• Pre-operational activities

• Start-Up

 

Petrochemicals

YPF, New 1,000 ton/day Fertilizer Plant, Neuquen, Argentina

• Evaluation of Process

• Technologies Evaluation of Project Economics and Financials

• Study Report and Recommendations

 

Pan-American Energy, New 850 ton/day Fertilizer Plant, Bolivia

• Evaluation of Process Technologies

• Evaluation of Project Economics and Financials

• Study Report and Recommendations

 

Petroquimica Cuyo, SAIC, New Polypropylene Unit, Lujan de Cuyo, Argentina

• Basic Engineering Assessment

• Definition of Critical Equipment for Import

 

PGM, New Olefins Complex, Ensenada, Argentina MTBE, Butanes separation (via heat pump), Dimersol, Synthesis Gas, Methanol and Oxyalcohols.

• Preliminary Process

• Design for Detailed Cost Estimate

• Equipment Selection and Plant Metallurgy Plant Layout

• Master Plan and Unit Plot Studies

 

Fertineu, Ammonia/Urea Plant Study, Neuquen, Argentina.

• Preliminary process design

• Process Diagrams, Equipment Specification and Selection, and Plant Metallurgy

• Detailed Estimate

 

Mobil Chemical Co., Ethylene Complex, Pasadena, Texas.

• New ethylene export compressor – process design and equipment selection

• New wastewater treatment facility – process design and detail engineering

• New boiler – process design and equipment selection

• Detail engineering

• Start-up instructions

 

Miscellaneous Process Industries

Ledesma, Sugar Mill, San Martin, Jujuy, Argentina

• Piping Stress

• Analysis for New Mill Steam Turbine Driver

 

Rohm & Haas, New Pesticides Plant, Pilar, Argentina

• New Glifosate Unit Process Evaluation

• Project Cost Estimate

 

Monsanto, New Pesticides Plant, Zarate, Argentina

• Project Cost Estimate

• Process Engineering

• Assessment

• Project Engineering Planning

 

Power Generation

Williams Field Services, Combined Cycle (100 MW) Project, Milagro Plant, Bloomfield, New Mexico.

• Plant CO2 process review and simulations

• Site review and revamp planning

• Power generation study

• Process design, equipment specifications and plant metallurgy

• Turbines and heat recovery units evaluation

 

Yacimientos Petroleos Fiscales (YPF), 106 MMSCF/D Gas Sweetening Plant, 100 MW Power Plant-Co-generation, Neuquen, Argentina.

• Power plant turbine selection

• Sweetening technology selection

• Process simulations and design

• Equipment design and selection

• Detailed estimate

 

Sirius Electricity Company (SECO) 600 MW Coal Power Generation

• Unit Engineering and Procurement Due Diligence

• Engineering and Procurement

• Due Diligence Audit Report and Recommendations