2013 User Conference

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Monday, June 17, 2013 thru Thursday, June 20, 2013

South Shore Harbour Resort

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

The Vendor Fair

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Jeff Gillis

Jeff Gillis

2013 Recipient of the John F. D. Peterson Award

It is with great pleasure and a deep sense of gratitude that the Steering Committee awards Wickey D. Elmo the 2015 John F. D. Peterson Award.

More on Jeff Gillis

Jeff Gillis, with ExxonMobil Chemical Co., the 2013 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.

Jeff is currently a Senior Staff Engineer with ExxonMobil Chemical Co. in Baytown, Texas, where he oversees a fleet of cogeneration and mechanical drive gas turbines including three GE Frame 6B units. He graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1982. During his college career he also worked as a coop student for Mobil Oil where he helped build some of the first ”express lubes” in the country, and too at Exxon Chemical Co. where he got his first exposure to rotating equipment.

Jeff continued working with Exxon after graduation first in Linden, NJ, and then in Baytown, TX, where he has specialized in engineering, operation and maintenance of pumps, large turbo-compressor trains, and gas turbines.

“Estimating Exhaust
J.C. Rawls, BASF (Geismar)

Est. Exhaust Swirl

“Exhaust Swirl Calculator: Excel Spreadsheet”
J.C. Rawls, BASF (Geismar)

Swirl Calculator

“Calculating Compressor Efficiency”
J.C. Rawls, BASF (Geismar)

Compressor Efficiency

“Turbine Tip Clearance Issues and Optimization for Increased Power and Efficiency”Douglas Nagy, Liburdi Turbine Services Inc.
Turbine Tip Clearance

“Main Lube Oil Sump
Heater Piping Failure Photos”John Vermillion, Atlantic Power
Piping Failure Photos

“2012 Major
Inspection: Torque Converter Assy. Maintenance”John Vermillion, Atlantic Power
2012 Major Inspection

“2012 Major
Inspection: Clutch Video”John Vermillion, Atlantic Power
Clutch Video

“#2 Bearing Housing
Shim Plate Failure”John Vermillion, Atlantic Power
Shim Plate Failure

“2012 GT Outage: Bad
things happen to a well planned outage”Zahi Youwakim, Huntsman
2012 GT Outage

“New HEPA Solution
for GT Inlet Air Filtration”Tom Kelmartin, PE, W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
HEPA Air Filtration

“Turbine Lubricant Maintenance and Analysis”

Dufresne, EPT & Richard Trent, HY-PRO Filtration
CT Oil Maintenance

“Bearing House Shim Failure”

AtlanticPower Corporation
Shim Failure

Vendors Attending

  • Pneumafil
  • Viatran / Dynisco
  • AGT Services
  • Haldor Topsoe, Inc.
  • NAES Corporation
  • Trinity Turbine Technology, LP
  • AAF International
  • Liburdi Turbine Services, Inc.
  • ap+m
  • Praxair Surface Technologies
  • CSE Engineering Inc.
  • Stork Turbo Blading
  • NRG Energy Services
  • Cutsforth, Inc.
  • Universal Plant Services
  • Genex Turbine Technologies
  • National Electric Coil
  • ProEnergy Services
  • Sulzer Turbo Services
  • Hilco
  • Precision Ice Blast
  • Braden Manufacturing
  • Bremco, Inc.
  • Combustion Parts, Inc.
  • PSM – An Alstom Company
  • W. L. Gore & Associates
  • Wood Group GTS
  • Gas Turbine Controls Corporation
  • ProTec, Inc.
  • Chromalloy
  • Meggitt Sensing Systems
  • Powmat Ltd.
  • Turbine Generator Maintenance (TGM)
  • ACT Independent Turbo Services
  • Veracity Technology Solutions
  • Turbine Diagnostic Services, Inc.
  • Young & Franklin
  • Advanced Turbine Support, LLC
  • Industrial Air Flow Dynamics, Inc.
  • Dresser-Rand TTS
  • TRS Services
  • HPC, Technical Services Inc.
  • Turbine Technics, Inc.
  • Emerson
  • ROCHEM Technical Services
  • ECT, Inc
    Universal Acoustic & Emission Technologies
  • DRB Industries, Inc.
  • HPI, LLC
  • Falcon Crest Aviation
  • Donaldson Company
  • Ametek Power Instruments
  • Philadelphia Gear
  • Hitachi Power Systems America, Ltd.
  • TurboCare
  • Zokman Products