Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Panjab University in Chandigarh, India
Authored and presented over 40 articles and papers covering a variety of topics related to olefins, integration, and process technologies
Contributed a chapter on Ethylene Technology in McGraw Hill’s “Handbook of Petrochemicals Production Processes” and a section on Ethylene and Propylene for the ENI Encyclopedia of Hydrocarbons
Active member of the Ethylene Producers Committee of North America for more than 20 years, and has held various officer-level positions in the main committee
Senior Member of AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers)
Sanjeev Kapur is an independent consultant and advisor in the field of olefins-based petrochemical businesses and the deployment of process technologies for developing, building, and operating best-in-class facilities. He helps clients to manage technical complexity and project risk profile in a competitive and cyclical business environment.
He brings exceptional and unique capabilities based on deeper knowledge and expertise.
Sanjeev brings a broad knowledge base and expertise based on over 40 years of industry experience in technologies, design, engineering, and troubleshooting. He has been associated with Fluor, ABB Lummus Global (now CB&I), Shaw Stone & Webster, and The Kinetics Technology International (both are now TechnipFMC).
Sanjeev has a proven track record in all phases of the project development and execution starting from early conceptual phases through commissioning/start-up and technical support for the ongoing operations.
He helps businesses improve existing assets, does due diligence, strategic business development, and customized training/workshops.
He has a proven track record in energy efficiency improvements, pre- and post-combustion CO2 capture (from flue gas), and contaminants handling. These are some of the essential elements of the knowledge base for energy transition, decarbonization & circularity
Early development stage of new technologies: Sanjeev has proven track record of providing help during the early evaluation stage to develop potential flow scheme options, performance expectations, rough order of magnitude capital investment.
Leading industry expert in Ethylene Technology, including cracking furnaces, for the production of olefins; and olefins-based integrated complexes
Worked on over 20 large and complex ethylene-based petrochemical projects, with feedstock ranging from ethane to gas oils, in all regions of the world. He has hands on experience with olefin technologies of all major licensors.
Brings industry knowledge and strategic thinking during all project phases (pre-feasibility, feasibility, PDP, FEED, EPC, Commissioning and Start-up/Performance Testing, and ongoing operations) to develop, build and operate best-in-class facilities.
Depth of experience with base chemicals projects (ethylene, propylene, C4s, aromatics, methanol, and syngas) and integration of these in large and complex facilities (including refineries, natural gas processing facilities, polymers, derivatives, and specialty chemicals
Strong understanding of business drivers, process technologies, integration opportunities, risk factors, and economic drivers
Experience in developing technology evaluation criteria and selection of the optimum technologies/options meeting business objectives
Strong understanding of license agreements and developing an approach for performance guarantees/liabilities
Expertise in analysis of existing plants' asset capability, gap analysis, asset improvement, and troubleshooting