2008 User Conference

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Monday, June 9, 2008 thru Thursday, June 12, 2008

South Shore Harbour Resort

2500 South Shore Blvd,
League City, TX 77573
Phone: (281) 334-1000

The Vendor Fair

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

John F. D. Peterson Award

Jon Dockins

Jon Dockins

2008 Recipient of the John F. D. Peterson Award

It is with great pleasure and a deep sense of gratitude that the Steering Committee awards Jon Dockins the 2008 John F. D. Peterson Award.

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Jon Dockins, Praxair (retired) the 2008 recipient of the Frame 6 Users Group “John F. D. Peterson Award” recognizing extraordinary contributions to the Frame 6 Users Group and the combustion turbine industry.

Jon is retired from Praxair where he was Plant Manager at Praxair’s S&L Cogeneration facility for 15 years with responsibilities for operations and maintenance of the GE Frame 6 gas turbine, Deltak HRSG and auxiliary equipment. S&L Cogeneration Co. is a joint venture to supply electric power and steam to the Praxair and Sterling Chemicals Texas City, TX facilities.

He has been a member of the Frame 6 Users Group since 1991.

His previous experience includes eight years at Praxair’s Deer Park, TX facility as General Superintendent of Engineering and Maintenance and eight years as Senior Engineer for Energy Systems at the Union Carbide, Chemicals and Plastics plant in Brownsville, TX. He is a 1975 graduate of the University of Arkansas (MSME & BSME), a member of ASME and a Texas PE (inactive). Jon has recently retired from Praxair and is living in the Clear Lake area south of Houston, TX.

“Frame 6
Compressor Borescope NDE”
Rod Shidler, ATS, Inc.
6/6B Borescope NDE

“R-1 In-Situ LE
Jeff Gills, ExxonMobil Chemical.
R1 LE Blending

 “Torque Converter Bearing
Jeff Gillis, ExxonMobil Chemical.
Bearing Failure

 “Compressor Inspection”

Sam Moots, Colorado Energy Mgmt.
Compressor Inspection

“Combined Stop/Ratio & Control Gas Valve Applications”
 L. Mitter, Young & Franklin, Inc.
Valve Applications

 “Generator Field Rewind”

Paul Heikkinen, Wood Group Generator Services.
Generator Services

Vendors Attending

  • Advanced Combustion Technologies, Inc.
  • Advanced Turbine Support, Inc.
  • AGTServices, Inc.
  • Bently Pressurized Bearing Company
  • Braden Manufacturing, LLC
  • Bremco, Inc.
  • Brush Turbogenerators, Inc.
  • Camfil Farr, Inc.
  • Combustion Parts, Inc.
  • Conax Technologies
  • Conntect
  • CSE Engineering, Inc.
  • Donaldson Company, Inc.
  • ECT Inc.
  • ETS Power Group
  • Gas Turbine Controls
  • Gas Turbine Efficiency
  • GE Energy
  • HPI, LLC
  • Industrial Air Flow Dynamics, Inc.
  • Innovative Control Systems, Inc.
  • Interstate PowerCare
  • Iris Power LP
  • Leading Edge Turbine Technologies
  • Life Prediction Technologies, Inc.
  • McGuffy Systems LP
  • Moran Iron Works, Inc.
  • National Electric Coil
  • Orr Protection Systems, Inc.
  • Petrotech, Inc.
  • Philadelphia Gear Corporation
  • Power Support, Inc.
  • Powmat Ltd.
  • ProEnergy Services
  • Rochem Technical Services, USA, Ltd.
  • Strategic Power Systems, Inc.
  • Sulzer Hickham Inc.
  • The Allied Power Group, LLC
  • The Hilliard Corporation
  • Trinity Turbine Technology, LP
  • Turbine Energy Solutions, LLC
  • Turbine Resources, Inc.
  • TurboCare, LLC
  • Universal Plant Services
  • Wood Group GT Services
  • Young & Franklin, Inc.
  • Zokman Products, Inc.