Mr. Marcel Leal-Valias, CET
Mr. Leal-Valias has 51 years experience in Engineering, Process Design & Drafting, mechanical maintenance, and project management. Mr. Leal-Valias has been a Piping Manager, Construction Site Manager, Project Manager and for the last 21 years, he has developed and become an internationally respected Process Hazards Analysis (PHA/HAZOP) trainer and facilitator performing hundreds of PHA studies for all types of facilities.
Mr. Bill South
Mr. South has over 35 years experience in piping, layout and design in all aspect of sizing, layout, routing, stressing, design of supports, spooling isometrics, material take-off and control and man-hour estimating. Bill is a trained Process Hazards Analysis (HAZOP) facilitator who has held managerial responsibilities for SNC Lavalin, Fluor Corporation and Fish Engineering. Bill has a certificate from George Brown College in Toronto in Engineering Technician & Drafting and is a past member of the Process Piping Advisory Committee at S.A.I.T.
Mr. German Luna, B. Sc. Chem. Eng.
Mr. Luna is a Bilingual (English- Spanish) Chemical Engineer with more than 25 yrs of experience in Operations, Process Engineering & Process Design for Oil Refineries and Heavy Oil’s Upgraders, Process Safety Management and Petroleum Installations‘ Firefighting. He has facilitated and participated in Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) studies for PDVSA (Cardon Refinery), SINCOR (Upgrader), IOL Refinery (Saint John, NB) and most recently (2010) in more than 30 HAZOPS as Facilitator for Encana, Spectra Energy, IPF, Pembina Inc, Shell, ConocoPhillips, etc. Mr. Luna’s excellent communication and leadership skills, combined with his in-depth knowledge of Oil & Gas Process Engineering make him a successful trainer and facilitator.