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Chris Kapp

Texas, United States

Vice President at AFGlobal

Masters of Science

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Chris has 25+ years experience with nearly all aspects of turbo-machinery in nearly every area of Oil & gas as well as industrial applications. Starting out at Mannesmann Demag in Duisburg and London Chris started up a joint venture company, Demag Kirloskar Compressors Pvt India Ltd. Immigrating to the US and he worked for Cooper Energy Services / Rolls-Royce Energy Systems in Mt. Vernon, OH as a director marketing and director product standardization for gas turbines and centrifugal pipeline compressors. Chris then worked for Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery (O&G) in Houston, TX before moving to Hoerbiger. His time at AFGlobal was spent inducting the company successfully into the 1.8 MW OPRA Gas Turbine market as well as reciprocating compressors for Bio-Gas Chris has numerous publications to his credit and was a taskforce member for API 617/618/688. He is now a published author and his new book, “How to Sell Engineered Products”. Chris studied mechanical & aerospace engineering at the RWTH University Aachen, Germany as well as the NIU in Trondheim, Norway, and completed a masters of science/engineering ( Dipl.-Ing.)



After sales service
After sales services
Centrifugal compressor
Electro motor
Gas engine
Gas turbine
International sales
Mechanical engineering
Product management
Sales engineering
Steam turbine
Training and development


Ruby Pipeline Compression

Sales Engineering, Product Development & Project Management

Owner: El Paso

01 Apr 2009 - 31 May 2010. about 1 year

3 X 22 MW Siemens electric centrifugal compressors plus electrical infrastructure

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Praxair Jindal

Sales engineering and project management

Owner: Praxair

01 May 1995 - 01 May 1996. about 1 year

With a rating of 35 MW these air compressors for a technical gas plant were the largest to be set up in the country at the time. Multiple issues were successfully solved that included local supplies, variable frequency, start of large loads and installation & commissioning.

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bp Azerbaijan

alliance manager, sales and sales engineering as wellas projec and product standardization

Owner: bp

01 May 2001 - 01 May 2003. about 2 years
1 Device

A massive offshore project required on a central platform 350 MW of gas turbine power for power generation as well as driving MAN turbo compressors and a sulzer pump

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Dangote Refinery


Owner: Dangote

31 May 2016 - 31 May 2018. about 2 years

Obtained orders for all flow control systems, valves, packing and related to all reciproating compressors

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Florida Gas Transmission

product management, sales engineering

Owner: Enron

01 May 1999 - 01 May 2002. about 3 years
1 Device

Provided all gas turbines and compressors for expansion of phases IV, V & VI

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Angola LNG

Sales & Marketing

Owner: Chevron

01 May 2008 - 14 May 2014. about 6 years
1 Device

provided offsites power generation for the complete liquified natural gas plant

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El Paso

project engineering, proposals and sales

01 May 2001 - 31 May 2002. about 1 year

Provide 4 electric drive centrifugals to replace a lot of old reciprocating compressors

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