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DILIP DEKA

Senior Project Management Leader, FEED & EPC


Seasoned and versatile professional offering over 40 years experience in diverse areas encompassing end-to-end
project management of turnkey projects right from conceptualization to commissioning, contract administration
& management, construction engineering, technology integration and continuous improvement for EPCm, EPC,
FEED, and studies work for refining and petrochemical projects. Strong techno-commercial acumen with the
ability to handle consultants, contractors and clients, as well as preparing tender documents/specifications &
finalization of requirements, estimates & BOQ; evaluating & executing contracting works as well as handling
negotiation, award and review of contracts as per deal agreement. Adequate understanding of the Construction
Technology for executing complex refinery, syncrude refinery, diesel and naphtha hydro-treaters, peaking power
plants, gas pipeline compressor stations, refinery, hydro-treater, petrochem, LNG and NGL projects. Skilled at
effectively collaborating with Clients, Technical Examiners, Consultants and Third Party Agencies & vendors to
smoothly commission projects on schedule. Gathered valuable international experience from projects in Algeria,
Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Angola, Canada, France, and India.
KEY AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Project Management
Planning & Execution
Operations Management
Quality Assurance
Planning/ Scheduling

Material Management
Resource Mobilization
Maintenance Management
Contract Administration
Tendering/Designing

Drawings/Documentation
Training & Development
Crisis Management
Analytical Skills
Coaching

EXPERIENCE & ACHIEVEMENTS


KBR INC: Houston, TX
Senior Project Manager

2008-Present

Responsible for project planning, scheduling, monitoring & control; cost control, change management & document
control. Maintain perfect coordination with the project team & all internal/external parties to freeze the technical
parameters/ work scope to iron out any ambiguities; carrying out work measurements and providing technical
validation for jobs. Supervise & monitor the overall project performance on regular basis & taking steps for
further improvements with a view to complete project within stipulated time frame & prescribed costs.
Projects & Accomplishments:
Proposals for Ammonia, Ethylene and other petrochemical plants: Led proposal team on domestic and Middle
East proposals for grass-root and revamp projects (TIC $100 to $300 MM).
Jazan IGCC, Residual Oil Gasification and Power Generation Plant, Aramco, Saudi Arabia: Managed engineering
and procurement services during FEED for several units of the complex, and detailed engineering for
seawater cooling project.
TLNG, LNG Production and Export Facility, Trunkline/BG, Lake Charles, LA (TIC $11B): Assisted the project in
pre-FEED by consolidating engineering standards and specifications, and coordinating services to inspect
existing equipment to determine if fit for service.
Sonangol, 200,000 BPD Refinery, Lobito, Angola (TIC $13 B): Provided a FEED package for the whole refinery
and follow-on EPCm for the initial topping phase for a 200,000 bpd full conversion refinery to process high
TAN Angolan crude oil into diesel, gasoline, and LPG products for domestic, African, and world export market.
SADARA, Saudi Aramco / Dow, Petrochemical Facility, Jubail, Saudi Arabia (TIC $20 B): Managed FEED for
Utilities, Power, Offsites and Logistics portion of the petrochemical plant, one of the largest facility producing
upstream products including ethylene, propylene, aromatics and chlorine. Downstream products include
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polyethylene (PE), ethylene oxide (EO), ethylene glycol (EG), propylene oxide (PO), propylene glycol (PG),
vinyl chloride monomer, polycarbonate, and glycol ethers.
JACOBS ENGINEERING CO: Houston, TX
Senior Project Manager

2002-2008

Led the development and execution of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of process plant projects
in the refining and petrochemical industry. Coordinated with clients and other external stakeholders. Drove
project planning, budgeting and established critical project objectives.
Projects & Accomplishments:
Backbone Projects, BP, Texas City, Texas (TIC $300 MM): front end engineering to optimize and upgrade the
waste water treatment system for the entire refinery and chemical plant, and EPC for FCCU fractionator
replacement.
Low Sulfur Diesel Hydrotreaters, ExxonMobil, Baytown, TX and Baton Rouge, LA (TIC $400 MM): Provided FEED
and EPC services for a Non-road Diesel Hydrotreater program for two ExxonMobil locations.
Natural Gas Pipeline Compressor Stations, El Paso Corporation, New Jersey locations (TIC $100 MM): detail
engineering and equipment/material requisitions for six stations using solar turbines and compressors, and
Caterpillar reciprocating gas engines and compressors.
NCP Complex, CP Chem, Jubail, Saudi Arabia (TIC $800 MM): Developed Process Design Packages (PDP) and
LSTK EPC bid packages for the Polyethylene, Polypropylene and Polystyrene plants of the complex.
BP Projects Enterprise, BP, Texas City, Texas (TIC various): Managed engineering and procurement using a
multi contractor alliance for execution of mid cap and small projects from Jacobs BP site office.
Ju'aymah NGL Plant, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia (TIC $400 MM): Front end engineering for Aramcos project
proposal and LSTK bid package for EPC
Sulfox Project, Total (Arkema), Beaumont, Texas: Preparation, bidding and award of construction subcontract
packages for equipment erection, piping and structural, concrete, and electrical and instrumentation.
Propylene Glycol License Package, Lyondell Chemical, Channelview, Texas: Front-end engineering of an ARCO
Technology license package for a grassroots plant in Japan
PARSONS E&C CO.: Houston, TX
Project Manager/ Site Project Manager-EPC

1998-2002

Was the focal point in resolution of issues related to detailed engineering, approval of drawings, quality related
issues, forecasting materials for short and long term requirements and coordinating construction. Interfaced &
coordinated with owners and consultants for preparation of bid documents, review of bid documents,
agreements, preparation of various reports for internal and external management. Oversaw all phases of project
execution; approved engineering/design changes, troubleshot and resolved complex technical problems,
consistently meeting project deadlines and highest possible quality standards. Drew up project plans, schedule of
activities, budget, & cost estimates, and planned, procured, mobilized, and deployed resources to deliver the
project within defined time and cost.
Projects & Accomplishments:

Peaking Power Plant, PPL, University Park, Illinois: Managed engineering, procurement, construction and
startup of the plant using 12 GE LM 6000 gas turbines.
Combined Cycle Power Plant, Tractebel, Chehalis, Washington: Engineering, procurement, and coordination and
start up planning with the construction partner The TIC. The plant used two GE 7FA gas turbines and an
Alstom steam turbine.
Capital Projects, Lyondell-Citgo Refinery, Pasadena, Texas: Engineering, procurement and project controls team
for multiple in-plant capital projects for complex refinery including: Crude Units, Delayed Coker, Hydrogen
Desulfurization Unit, FCCU, Aromatics Recovery Unit, Sulfur Recovery Unit, Utilities, and Tank Farm.
Heavy Crude Oil Upgrading Refinery, Sincor, Jose, Venezuela: Engineering, procurement and construction
services for the utilities and off sites portion of a grass roots synthetic crude project that also produces coke
and sulfur as by products.
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Dilip Deka
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M.W KELLOG CO: Houston, TX
1990-1998
Project Manager/ Engineering Manager-EPC
As a Project Manager in the Phillips-Kellogg Alliance team, managed technical/commercial aspects to make a new
alpha olefins process commercially viable. Seconded to Maraven (PDVSA) as an Engineering Manager under a
PMC contract, monitored and managed the engineering scope, schedule, cost and product quality in the offsites
and utilities portion of a major expansion of the Cardon refinery.
Projects & Accomplishments:
Conducted Value Engineering exercises to bring the capital cost down by 20% for Phillips-Kellogg project.
Managed design engineering and interface with procurement and construction during EPC of two
polyethylene plants for Phillips Petroleum at Pasadena, TX after a major fire where meeting the business
schedule was the top priority.
PREVIOUS ASSIGNMENTS
MOSANTO ENVIROCHEM SYSTEMS: St. Louis, MO
Plant Project Engineer/ Group Leader-Instrument and Control Systems

1978-1990

SVERDRUP & PARCEL & ASSOCIATES: St. Louis, MO


Group Leader-Instrument and Control Systems

1974-1978

EDUCATION & TRAINING


MSEE at Washington University, St. Louis, MO
BSEE at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Registered Professional Engineer in Missouri and Texas
Senior member, ISA
Member, PMI

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