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  The Project Manager

Luis Infante

Mechanical Engineer
Rotating Equipment Specialist


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (19)

89-96 lntevep - Research and Technological Support Center, affiliate of Petróleos de Venezuela S.A
- Rotating Equipment Specialist (8 year) Rotordynamic analyses of turbocompressor trains (TCT) using ROMAC computer codes. Engineering and retrofit of mechanical components causing problems to motor vibratory behavior. Thermodynamic analyses of centrifugal compressors. TCT troubleshooting among main venezuelan oil companies: Lagoven, Corpoven, Maraven and Pequiven. Company's representafive before ROMAC, University of Virginia, USA (4 year). Performance and technological evaluation of large reciprocating compressors.
- Cost Engineerinq of production, refining and petrochemical processes (1 year).

79-89. Plant engineering and managernent in metalmechanic and plastic industrias. 10 year.
- Maintenance, repair, design and precision mechanic of machinery components.

SOME REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS IN THE AREA OF GAS COMPRESSION EQUIPMENT

  • Oil, seal + bearing instability in a 2 KHP centrifugal compressor.
  • Rotordynamic instability in a 2 KHP steam turbine.
  • Mass-elastic modeling and validation of three (3) turborotors.
  • Rotordynamic audit of a 25 KHP high pressure turbocompressor train.
  • Wellhead gas compression application. A technical-economical evaluation.
  • Technology trends in turbomachinery and its components.
  • Reciprocating gas plants optimization, repowering and modernization analyses.
  • Methodology for the determination of obsolescence of large reciprocating compressors.
TECHNICAL EVENTS
  • 14th Conference on Rotordynamic. ROMAC Laboratories, University of Virginia. Exponent of the paper "Rotordynamic Analysis of a Centrifugal Compressor". Charlottesville, USA. 1995.
  • 15th Conference on Rotordynamic. ROMAC Laboratodes, University of Virginia. Exponent of the paper "Mathematical Modeling and Calibration of a Gas Turbine Rotor". Williamsburg, USA. 1996.
  • XII Gas Symposium. Gas Processors Association. Venezuelan Chapter. Exponent of the work "Technical Analysis of a Reciprocating Compressor Station'. Puerto La Cruz, 1996.
  • 11th Turbomachinery Maintenance Workshop. Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. Exponent of the paper "Rotordynamic Applied to Turbomachinery Maintenance". Zulia, 1996.
  • Vi Latin-American Turbomachinery Congress. Exponent of the work "Mass-Elastic Modeling of a Gas Turbine Rotor. Mexico City, 1997.
PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES
  • Lloyd Barret, Ph. D. Associate Professor. Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeríng. School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Virginia. ROMAC Rotordynamic Laboratories. email: leb2n@virginia.edu, fax: (804) 982.22.46, Ph: (804) 924.3292.
  • Ivan Rodriguez - Advisor. Rotating Equipment Section, Petroleos de Venezuela. Maracaibo, Zulia. Ph. +58.61.201253, Cel. +58.16.662.6925, Fax +58.61.202356, Email rodriguezit@pdvsa.com
  • David Allinson. Field Manager. Lasmo Venezuela BV. Dacion Field, Anzoategui, Venezuela. Ph. +58.14.842.5082, Fax +58.83.313723, email david.allinson@lasmo.com


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