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KP Engineering to Perform Feasibility Study for NGL Fractionation Unit Heat Integration Project

KP Engineering will provide conceptual design and feasibility engineering services to define required modifications to NGL Fractionation Units as part of a heat integration study.  The deliverables for the feasibility study will include PFD modifications, control philosophy, preliminary hydraulic analysis and associated pump requirements.  Pending client approval, the study will likely lead to a second phase that includes detailed engineering, cost estimating and PHA participation.  The feasibility study is expected to take approximately two weeks to complete.

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KP Engineering to Provide Design Packages for Biodiesel Blending Project

KP Engineering will provide detailed engineering services for a Southwest Refiner to facilitate the blending of biodiesel into the refinery’s diesel loading system.  The scope of work will include the preparation of engineering design packages that will be used to solicit construction bids.  The engineering work is expected to take two months to complete.

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KP Engineering to Provide Detailed Engineering Services for Gasoline Blending Project

KP Engineering will prepare engineering design packages for a Southwest Refiner that define the modifications required to the refinery’s blending system to facilitate the load out of regular and premium gasoline.  The detailed engineering work is expected to take three months to complete.

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KP Engineering Provides Process Consulting Services to Mid-Continent Refiner

KP Engineering provided process consulting services to a Mid-Continent Refiner.  The refiner was experiencing problems with the wash oil section on their Vacuum Distillation Unit (VDU).  KPE refinery process experts provided several recommendations for wash oil system improvement.  KPE’s recommendations included specific guidance in regard to packing, distribution nozzles, wash oil control devices and instrumentation, and other process related issues.

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KP Engineering to Provide CDU and VDU Process Engineering Services to Mid-Continent Refiner

KP Engineering will provide process engineering services to a Mid-Continent Refiner as part of a Crude and Vacuum Distillation Unit study.  The refinery needs to balance crude throughput and crude slate flexibility, while assessing the impact on downstream processing units.  The feasibility study is expected to take one to two months to complete and will be performed by KPE crude distillation and fractionation experts.

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KP Engineering Acquires McDaniel Process Engineering Consultants, Inc.

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Media Contact: Lauren Scotton
281-902-0020
lscotton@kpe.com

KP Engineering Acquires McDaniel Process Engineering Consultants, Inc.

Acquisition affirms KP Engineering’s long-term growth in the face of industry downturn

Tyler, Texas–June 6, 2016– KP Engineering (“KPE”), one of the industry’s leaders in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solutions, today announced the completion of its acquisition of McDaniel Process Engineering Consultants, Inc. (“MPEC”), a chemical engineering consulting and design firm based in Houston, Texas. The acquisition of MPEC will enhance KPE’s expertise in refining, midstream and petrochemical process engineering, particularly fractionation applications.

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Delek Tournament for Hope Announcement

For the third consecutive year, KPE was the Presenting Partner for the Delek Tournament for Hope – Tyler.  The tournament is part of a series of fundraising events supporting the Delek Fund for Hope, which provides monies to participating charities in East Texas.  At a reception held at the Cascades Club in Tyler, Texas on May 10, 2016, Bill Heimbaugh, Executive Vice President of KP Engineering, provided the following comments:

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KP Engineering Wins TARGA Contract, Grows More Resilient Despite Industry Slump

Award affirms KP Engineering’s long-term growth in the face of industry downturn

 Tyler, TexasMay 9, 2016– KP Engineering (“KPE”), one of the energy industry’s leaders in engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solutions, announced today that it has secured a fixed price contract in excess of $100 million dollars from Targa Terminals LLC , a subsidiary of Targa Resources  Corp. (NYSE: TRGP).

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KP Engineering Receives Two Safety Awards, Including 12 Consecutive Years with Zero Incidents

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KP Engineering received two safety awards from the Safety Council of East Texas, Inc. (SCET) during a ceremony held on April 21, 2016 in Longview, Texas.  The first award was for Zero Incident Rate for 2015.  The second award, which covered a much longer time period, was for “12 Years Worked – Zero Incidents”.  Both awards were based on OSHA Form 300 submissions.

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KPE to Present at the 2016 GPA Convention, April 10, 2016

KP Engineering (KPE) has been selected to deliver a technical presentation concerning a custom-designed NGL Fractionation Unit at the Gas Processors Association (GPA) convention to be held April 10 – 13, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The oral presentation will be given by KPE’s Program Manager of Midstream, Scott Baker, and Senior Process Engineer, Scott Green, on April 11 at 3:15 p.m. (CST).

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