HTS Rocky Mountains is proud to represent companies that are continually bringing new heat transfer technology to our industry. We have the knowledge and experience to bring the latest advances and apply them to your application. Whether it’s compact heat transfer, tubular heat transfer, heat exchanger field service or boiler rentals, we will assist you in finding the right solution for the application.
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Master of Science (MS) 1995
Oklahoma State University
Bachelor of Science (BS) 1992
Professional Chemical Engineer, Colorado (PE)
Lead/Consulting Process Engineer
AECOM: 2008 – 2016 Denver, CO
Responsible for leading and developing process design on detailed design of gas processing, bio-fuels and refining projects.
Senior Applications/Process Engineer
John Zink Company: 1997 – 2008 Tulsa, OK / Luxembourg
Provided technical/commercial quotations and process designs for a wide range of thermal oxidation systems including chlorinated, spent caustic, fume, sulfur plant, and staged-combustion NOx reduction systems. Taught Chlorinated Systems portion of John Zink Institute’s Thermal Oxidizer School for 4 years.
Koch Refining Company: 1995 – 1997 Corpus Christi, TX
Provided daily process engineering operations support
• Continuous Catalytic Reformer (CCR) & Naphtha Hydrotreater (NHT)
• Mobil Selective Toluene Disproportionation (MSDTP)
• Xylene Isomerization
Chris brings wealth of process and project engineering experience in the minerals processing, agricultural & mining chemicals and oil and gas industries.
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Bachelor of Science (BS) 2009
Engineer In Training, Kansas (EIT)
Occidental Petroleum: 2019 – 2020 Platteville, CO
Responsible for production facility infrastructure projects supporting Oil & Gas Production. Other projects included piloting new emissions control mobile combustor systems and front end work on alternative heater technologies to eliminate direct-fired crude oil separation equipment.
ZAP Engineering & Construction: 2017 – 2018 Lakewood, CO
Provided process designs to clients in the Ammonia Industry as well as Upstream and Midstream Oil & Gas, including truck load out systems, condenser/compressor system retrofits, flare packages and stabilization tower studies.
Nutrien: 2015 – 2017 Geismar, LA
Area Engineer at an ammonia complex for three nitric acid units, a urea unit and ammonium nitrate unit during several revamps and TARs. Managed nitric acid platinum catalyst program and collaborated effectively with PSM, EHS, reliability and project team peers in planning outages for maximum throughput, without significant plant yield loss.
Apache Nitrogen: 2013 – 2015 St. David, AZ
Lead site Process Engineer for two nitric acid units, an ammonium nitrate unit and solids prilling operation. Responsibilities included PSM implementation, Production Support, Small CAPEX Projects and participation in facility FEED Expansion Study.
CF Industries: 2012 – 2013 Woodward, OK
Project Engineer at an ammonia complex responsible for CAPEX projects, including a new ammonia storage tank flare and front end engineering support for elimination of chlorine gas as a biocide for facility cooling towers.
Compass Minerals: 2009 – 2012 Lyons, KS
Process Engineer for Food Grade Sodium Chloride Evaporation complex and Dry Mill. Managed site & brine well field environmental compliance, daily production tracking and small CAPEX projects to improve boiler and multi-effect evaporator/crystallizer thermal efficiencies.