Oil Refinery, Power Generation and Waste to Energy Chemical Engineer Consultant

Technical Consultant #1548


Expertise

  • Power generation technologies and design.
  • Oil refinery technology and design: Hydrotreators, hydrocracker and crude distillation.
  • Waste to energy processes: Incineration, pyrolysis and anaerobic digestion.
  • Process overdeveloped and P&ID review of bio diesel plant.
  • Combustion technology and furnace and burner system design and appraisal.
  • Conversion of coal to gas and liquids and biomass to power technologies.
  • Coal gasification, waste heat boilers, steam and gas turbine analysis.
  • Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, gasification, pyrolysis.
  • Waste water treatment including filtration, sedimentation, sludge systems.

Experience

Independent Consultant, 2008 - Present

  • Review and validation analysis of design calculations of a crude distillation unit-revamp of an oil refinery based in Greece.
  • Co-ordination of project activities for crude distillation unit.
  • Hydrotreator unit operation analysis and review.
  • Reviewing and checking of pressure relief systems calculations, pressure safety valves calculations within the refinery network.
  • Energy from waste plant studies, design and review.
  • Waste water treatment plant design, studies and analysis.
  • Review of feedstocks (coal, waste, natural gas) to evaluate optimum power generation arrangement that would increase power output and CAPEX.
  • Power generation design and optimization.

Bechtel Ltd, Hammersmith, London, UK, Consultant Contractor, 2007

  • Project management activities of oil refinery and petrochemical complex.
  • Process design and review of oil refinery units.
  • Design review of power generation plant for a Russian oil refinery.
  • Preparation of design basis documentations for a power plant.
  • Reviewing of optimum arrangements of heat recovery steam generators for refinery power plant.

Jacobs Consultancy UK Limited, London, UK, 2006 - 2007

Project management activities for Biodiesel Plant.

  • Review of material and heat balances, flow sheeting review.
  • P&ID review.
  • Pump calculations, vent calculations, review of Hazops and SIL reviews.

Project management activities on new distillate hydrotreator plant.

  • Review of heat and material balances and process flow sheeting.
  • Pump calculations, vent calculations, line sizing calculations, pressure relief systems review and analysis.
  • P&ID Review.

Coal and bio mass gasification to power generation study work.

  • Developed design basis documentation for gasification facility.
  • Review of biomass / waste feedstock for power generation.
  • Review and preparation of costs estimates for gas turbine, steam turbine and heat recovery steam generation units.
  • Design and analysis to determine optimum power generation configuration for various coal and biomass feed stocks.
  • Usage of steam and gas turbine software (GTPRO / GT Master) to model and analyze coal to power plants arrangements.

Providence Energy Consultancy Ltd, London, Technical Director and Consultant, UK, 2004 - 2006

  • Crude distillation unit modeling, review and appraisal.
  • Power generation review and design studies.
  • Modeling and simulation of power generation units (boilers, steam turbines, condensers and feed water heaters, heat recovery steam generators).
  • Capital and operating costs estimates of steam and gas turbines plants.
  • Negotiations, reviewing vendors and appraisal of vendors.
  • Selection and optimization of steam, gas turbine, heat recovery boiler to match appropriate feedstock.
  • Feasibility studies of waste water treatment plants.
  • Economic evaluation of waste water treatment plant.
  • Power generation unit process modeling.
  • Modeling of steam turbine unit for optimum extraction of steam for feed water heaters.
  • Crude distillation unit analysis and appraisal.
  • Power generation technologies and design.
  • Oil refinery technology and design: Hydrotreators, hydrocracker and crude distillation.
  • Waste to energy processes: Incineration, pyrolysis and anaerobic digestion.
  • Process overdeveloped and P&ID review of bio diesel plant.
  • Combustion technology and furnace and burner system design and appraisal.
  • Conversion of coal to gas and liquids and biomass to power technologies.
  • Coal gasification, waste heat boilers, steam and gas turbine analysis.
  • Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, gasification, pyrolysis.
  • Waste water treatment including filtration, sedimentation and sludge systems.
  • Waste water plant modeling and analysis.
  • Steam path analysis for steam turbines and feed water heaters.
  • Energy consumption reduction studies on CHP plants.
  • Conceptual design and simulation of crude distillation units to optimize separation trays efficiency and increase yield of outputs.
  • Reactor-Separator system simulation to optimize operating parameters such as temperature, concentration, reflux ratios.

Fluid Technologies Environmental Ltd, London, UK Process Engineer, 2001 - 2003

  • Modeling and simulation of gas absorption systems using finite element approach.
  • Developed a computational model to increase pollutant removal efficiency on a simultaneous heat and mass transfer gas scrubbing system.
  • Heat recovery analysis on scrubbers and gas absorption systems.
  • Humidification and cooling tower systems analysis.

Imperial College, London, UK, Research in Energy Integration, 2000 - 2001

Monckton Coke & Chemicals Ltd , Yorkshire, UK, Chemical Engineer, 1999 - 2000


Honors & Publications

Credentials

  • ProII Simulation, GT PRO (Gas and steam turbine analysis).
  • Turbo Scrubber ( for gas cleaning).

Education

  • B.Eng. With Honors - Chemical Engineering, Industrial Studies, Bradford University, United Kingdom
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