Mr. Vanderpool is an accomplished leader in oil and gas pipelines. He has practiced pipeline engineering as a licensed professional engineer since 1987 and is a proven project manager. Mr. Vanderpool is a specialist on the topics of project management, pipeline hydraulics, pipeline construction, and operations optimization. In 2001, he was chosen to lead all engineering functions for Conoco’s North American Transportation organization and was a member of the operations leadership team. In 2004, Vanderpool created the firm of Vanderpool Pipeline Engineers Inc. which provides project development, design, project management, project inspection, commissioning services, owner’s representation, litigation support and management consulting to the pipeline industry.
Mr. Zyph is an instrumentation and controls specialist, with significant experience and expertise in in automation systems design for pipeline pump stations, terminal automation for Truck and Rail car loading/offloading, SCADA monitoring and control systems, and PLC control applications with emphasis on installation practices for reliable operation. His expertise includes overall electrical design (control panels, power distribution, conduit-wire and cable schedules and point to point schedules and diagrams), instrumentation selection, installation and operation, the design and installation of pipeline safety systems, P&ID and One Line Diagrams development, cause and effect design, control philosophy development and start-up procedures, FAT testing, and E&I construction, checkout and commissioning. Mr. Zyph has both domestic and international experience.
Mr. Manceaux is a pipeline construction specialist with 21 years of specific cross- country pipeline construction supervision experience, spanning the globe. Combined with his pipeline operating experience, Mr. Manceaux has over 40 years of direct oil and gas pipeline field experience. He is an experienced supervisor with extensive background in liquid and gas transportation systems and their construction, operations, maintenance and regulatory compliance. He has held the Construction Superintendent position for pipeline construction numerous times and managed cross-country projects from initial development and estimating through procurement, construction, documentation, start-up and operation, including development of operating manuals. He has 12 years of International Project experience in engineering offices, manufacturing facilities and field construction.
Mr. Parmentier has 8 years of progressive project engineering experience consulting on a wide range of oil and gas pipeline projects, including significant field experience. Mr. Parmentier has extensive experience with pipeline hydraulics, pipeline integrity management, and serving as project engineer including both project management and detailed design functions. Mr. Parmentier is a registered professional engineer in five states. Mr. Parmentier is especially skilled at pipeline hydraulics, including crude oil, natural gas, and refined products, as well as multi-phase flow.
Mr. Thomas is a pipeline engineer responsible for facility project development, design, and construction support for client pipeline transmission and gathering systems. He has experience in pipeline, petrochemical and infrastructure design engineering. He has experience in difficult topography with horizontal directional drilling and full project execution. Mr. Thomas has more than 30 years of pipeline design, construction and operations experience.
Mr. Blumert is a rotating equipment expert. Mr. Blumert has extensive training and experience in the design of pumping equipment, gas compression and all components and materials used in the design and manufacture of rotating equipment, compressors, motors and engines. Mr. Blumert’s experience in rotating equipment was applied in the development of statistical reliability programs.
Ms. Conrow has 28 years of experience in leadership, organizational management, business processes and engineering in Upstream, Downstream, Commercial and Transportation segments of the oil and gas industry. Ms. Conrow is an engineer, technical writer, facilitator and organizer. Clear strengths in listening, communication, team-building, continuous improvement and problem solving serve her well in every assignment.
Mr. France has 40 years of experience in pipeline operation and construction. He is an experienced supervisor with extensive background in pipeline systems and their construction, operations, maintenance, and regulatory compliance. Mr. France has performed the roles of Chief Inspector, Construction Superintendent, and Project Manager on pipeline projects in North America and around the world. Mr. France has extensive domestic and international experience including inside the Arctic Circle, Russia, Syria, and Venezuela. Mr. France has worked on-shore, off-shore, buried lines projects and above-ground projects in all phases of construction, commissioning and operation.
Mr. Brim is an accomplished leader in the oil and gas pipeline industry. He has worked in the industry since 1979 and is a proven Operations and Construction Manager. Mr. Brim is a specialist on the topics of project management, pipeline construction, welding and operations optimization. As a Supervisor and Manager for Mobil, ExxonMobil, LDH Energy and Energy Transfer, Mr. Brim has a proven track record of accomplishments in the completion of numerous projects within safety and budgetary constraints. He is an expert in DOT and Railroad Commission requirements and highly effective in communication and interpersonal skills.
Mr. Putman has over 34 years of pipeline industry construction and operations experience. He is an instrumentation and controls specialist, with significant experience and expertise in Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Human Machine Interfaces (HMI). Mr. Putman has expertise in programming logical controllers to control pipeline pump stations and flow computers for liquid measurement. He most recently led the development and integration of a remote telemetry system to collect data for hydro testing. Mr. Putman’s expertise includes the design, installation, and operation of pipeline systems, and he has both domestic and international experience.
Ms. Terri Tucker has 37 years of experience in the oil industry. Ms. Tucker has managed engineering and construction resources to design, plan and implement projects at existing pipeline terminals, truck racks and pipeline systems. She has experience as a site construction engineer on truck rack ethanol expansion projects and pipeline systems, overseeing all project implementation activities and directing personnel through start-ups. Prior to earning her Electrical Engineering degree, Ms. Tucker, was a pipeline and terminal operations supervisor for more than 10 years. Since earning her degree, she has worked in a petroleum refinery performing maintenance and new projects for distributed control systems, and, served in project engineering and project management roles on numerous cross-country pipeline projects.
Bart Carpenter has 35 years of process engineering, consulting and management experience in petroleum refining, gas processing and industrial biotechnology. At ConocoPhillips, his downstream experience ranged from chief process engineer to corporate roles in operations planning and strategic management for COP’s refining industry. Mr. Carpenter has extensive optimization experience and is skilled at combining business needs with technology to create high value projects.