Dallas AICHE – September Meeting Announcement
Tuesday September 28th, 2010
TIME: 6:00 PM Officer / Directors’ Meeting
PLACE: Two Guys From Italy Restaurant
(West side of Webb Chapel Rd, South of Forest Lane)
11637 Webb Chapel Rd.
Dallas, TX 75229
COST: Cost of meal (typically $8-15)
RSVP by email to Shannon Kramer at Skramer@bcd.tamhsc.edu. If by phone, please call J. R. Rodriguez at 940-725-0493.
SPEAKER: Mr. Kirk Novak
TOPIC: Heat Exchangers Applications for Industry with Emphasis in Oil and Gas Processing
1 hour CEUs
The presentation will discuss heat exchanger applications in hostile environments, especially in oil and gas facilities.
Biography: Kirk Novak is President and CEO of Enerquip, LLC of Medford, Wisconsin, since he led its 2008 acquisition by a private investor. His more than 30 years of industry experience has been spent predominantly within the downstream petroleum refining industry throughout the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the former Soviet Union. His industry experience focused on the catalysis, chemicals, consulting, construction (EPC), and process licensing industries serving the downstream refining industry.
Prior to joining Enerquip, Kirk worked for a diverse range of organizations, including Shell Oil, Unocal, Engelhard, Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I), KBC, Nalco Chemical and three startup companies. He has held numerous top management positions within those organizations both in the U.S. and in Europe. Kirk holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in Chemistry and Business Administration, and an MBA in Marketing, all from Whittier College in Whittier, California. He was awarded a US Patent in heterogeneous catalysis in 1981 and resides in The Woodlands, Texas with his wife and two teenage sons.
About Enerquip, LLC
Enerquip manufactures shell and tube heat exchangers for a variety of process applications in the Beverage, Chemicals, Dairy, Food, industrial, Petroleum Refining, Pharmaceutical, Pulp & Paper, and Utility industries from its manufacturing plant in Medford, Wisconsin. Enerquip will be the premier manufacturer of high alloy and stainless steel heat exchangers and unique pressure vessels by applying efficiency, technology, and teamwork for the benefit of our customers who depend on our consistently high quality products to meet their defined schedule.
Enerquip, LLC www.enerquip.com
Thermal Design: Tom Steen (715) 748-5888 (Ext. 229)
Sales: Bobbi Dassow (715) 748-5888 (Ext. 224)
NEXT MEETING anticipated on October 26th.
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