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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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KPE to Present at AFPM Annual Meeting

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).

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KP Engineering to Provide Engineering Services for NGL Fractionation Revamp Project

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.

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KPE to Provide Feed Package for Distillate Hydrotreater Revamp Project

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.

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KPE to Provide Detailed Design and Procurement Services for Refinery Debottlenecking Project

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.

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KPE Adds Nationally Recognized Phillip Niccum as SVP of Process Engineering

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.

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KP Engineering Hires Don Chaney as SVP of Business Development, Houston

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.

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