Consultant, Kevin Kennedy Associates Inc.
Provides expertise in developing, managing, designing and engineering in the domestic and international chemical and petroleum refinery sector.
Consultant/Engineering Manager/Owner, Consulting firm, Houston, TX
Served about 70 large U.S. and foreign chemical plants and oil refiners. Has a patent for process to refine LPG for use as an aerosol propellant. Engineered a complete plant to produce aerosol propellant in Shanghai, China.
Several examples of work performed in this position:
2013 Expert Witness: intellectual property and chemical manufacturing
2013 Consultant: Oil and Gas Upstream Plant Analysis
2012 25 MW Power Plant / Gas Processing Study
2011 Amine Unit Study
2011 CO2 Cryo process plant revamp from ammonia plant
2010 Process Analysis of Yeast Processing
2010 New Methane plant design
2010 Instrumentation & SIS for Turbo-expander Plant
2010 Process simulation for CO2 concentration
2009 Expert Witness: Ethanol Plants Arbitration
2008 Expert Witness: Evaporation System
2008 Process development and design to manufacture Tertiary methyl ammonium Chloride
2007 Process design, process simulation, detailed design, for small fuel ethanol plant.
2007 Flow assurance study for a major oil company=s 34 natural gas producing wells, hydraulic study using Schlumberger=s PIPESIM software.
2007 Expert Witness: Provide process simulation to analyze the performance of a glycol evaporator, regress v-l-e data.
2006 Process simulation of a turbo-expander system to recover liquids from natural gas.
2005 Process simulation of liquid feed to ethylene furnaces
2005 Process study and process simulation to remove BTX from refinery stream.
2004 Process design of gas plant
2004 Mechanical design of sulfuric acid system
2003 Using PIPEPHASE develop a hydraulic analysis of 24 wells in Equatorial Guinea
2003 Detailed design of a de-propanizer system to recover propane from LPG in Ivory Coast
2002 Process simulation of amine plant for a gas plant
2001 Formaldehyde Plant modifications
2002 Hydrogen plant simulation
2000 Process simulation and vent header study, v-l-e data regression
2000 Process study of a methyl mercaptan plant
1995 Complete design – process design, mechanical design, equipment selection, purchasing and preparation for export of Aerosol Propellant plant
1994 Process study of a lube oil fractionating system
1994 Process design of a dimethyl ether plant
1993 Process design, engineering at a mercaptan plant in Houston
1992 Heat exchanger trouble shooting for a cryogenic plant
1989 Engineering study of a TE Glycol distillation system
1988 Acrylonitrile plant revamp, process simulation
1985 Process design, mechanical design, equipment selection, purchasing and start-up of a
new fuel ethanol plant
1984 Process design, mechanical design, and general arrangement of concentration of alcohols from OXO process
1982 Process simulation iso-octyl alcohol and iso-octyl thio glycolate
1980 Simulation of crude distillation plant, waste heat recovery system.
1980 Engineering at plant manufacturing chloromethane, vinyl chloride, ethylene dichloride
Engineer, Good Hope Refinery, Good Hope, LA
Refinery Engineering Manager, Mt. Airy Refining Co., Mt. Airy, LA
Process Development Engineer, Sid Richardson Carbon Company, Addis, LA
Process Engineer, Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp., Gramercy, LA
Process Engineer, Guyana Bauxite Company, Linden, Guyana, South America
Process Engineer, Suralco (ALCOA), Suriname, South America