Tyler, Texas–May 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).
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).
KP Engineering (KPE) has been selected to deliver a technical presentation on fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) unit technology at the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Annual Meeting to be held March 13 – 15, 2016 in San Francisco, California. The oral presentation will be given by KPE’s Senior VP Process Engineering, Phillip Niccum, on the second day of the meeting, March 14, at 2:00 p.m. (UTC).
KP Engineering will provide process engineering services to identify needed improvements to a NGL Fractionation Unit for a U.S. Gas Processor. The engineering study work will identify pinch points and required modifications to achieve future capacity objectives. The Phase 1 work is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2016.
KP Engineering will provide front-end engineering design (FEED) services for a Naphtha Hydrotreater Revamp Project for a Mid-continent refiner. The FEED package will identify needed improvements to the hydrotreating unit to facilitate a 50% increase in capacity. The modifications are prompted by the Owner’s desire to increase the refinery crude charge rate, process a lighter crude slate, and provide hydrotreating capability for other light distillate streams. The engineering work is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2016.
KP Engineering will provide detailed design and procurement services for a Debottlenecking Project for a Southwest Refiner. The detailed engineering and procurement work follows front-end development work on the project. Modifications will be made to several refinery processing units to enable the handling of increased naphtha yields resulting from a lighter crude slate. The detailed design and procurement work is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2016.
KP Engineering (KPE) is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Phillip Niccum as the Senior Vice President of Process Engineering. Based out of the Houston office, Mr. Niccum will be responsible for leading KPE’s existing process engineering team in refining and petrochemical technologies and expanding the Company’s Front End Engineering Design capabilities.
KP Engineering is pleased to announce the hiring of Don Chaney as a Senior Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Chaney will be responsible for supporting the Company’s current growth strategy and targeted business development efforts in the Gulf Coast area. With more than 40 years of sales and marketing experience developing EPC projects in the refining, chemical, petrochemical, gas processing and renewable markets, Mr. Chaney has a proven track record of developing work while contributing to the overall success of the organization.