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W. Nicholson Tuttle, P.E. (retired)
Pollution Control
  • Design of vapor recovery and vapor combustion systems for the control of Volatile Organic Compounds.

  • Design of Landfill Gas Control systems for migration and odor problems associated with landfill gas.

  • Design of various low pressure scrubbing and absorption systems to control both odor and hazardous emissions generated by certain chemical processes.

  • Design of various wastewater treatment systems for the removal of hazardous materials from petroleum refineries and chemical facilities, cotton fiber from manufacturing processes, and solids from cement clinker operations.

Technical Sales and Applications Engineering
  • Responsible for the technical sales of vapor control equipment, including both recovery and destruction technologies, to meet the technical and environmental applications of clients.

  • Responsible of making technical presentations to clients’ management in an effort to encourage them that a correct decision was to invest in vapor control equipment.

  • Responsible for negotiating contracts of sale with clients including six blanket purchase agreements with major oil companies for the purchase of vapor control equipment.

Process Engineering
  • Responsible for the start-up of a methylene di-phenyl di-isocyanate (MDI urethane foam) chemical facility in the Netherlands.

  • Technical advisor to the East German Government for the installation and start-up of a methylene di-phenyl di-isocyanate facility in the former Soviet bloc country.

Technical Writing
  • Author of technical papers and technical articles for trade magazines.

  • Editor of company newsletter circulated to clientele base.

  • Author of service bulletins, operations and maintenance manuals, and proposals for equipment sales.

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering New Mexico State University 1968.

  • Additional work towards Industrial Management degree, University of Houston

  • Author or co-author of four Hydrocarbon Vapor Recovery System Patents.

  • Registered Professional Engineer.

  • Member of the USCG CTAC sub-committee responsible for writing safety regulations for marine vessel loading vapor control facilities

  • Honorably discharged from the U.S. Army, Pulse Acquisition Radar Specialist.

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