Chris Kapp

Linquip Level: Expert

Texas, United States

Vice President at AFGlobal

Masters of Science


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.)

Skills and Interests:

Gas turbine

Steam turbine

Gas engine

Product management

International sales

Sales engineering

After sales services

After sales service

Mechanical engineering

Centrifugal compressor

Electro motor

Training and development


El Paso

project engineering, proposals and sales

01 May 2001 - 21 Oct 2020. over 19 years

Alabama, United States

Angola LNG

Sales & Marketing

Owner: Chevron

01 May 2008 - 21 Oct 2020. over 12 years


Florida Gas Transmission

product management, sales engineering

Owner: Enron

01 May 1999 - 21 Oct 2020. over 21 years

Florida, United States

Dangote Refinery


Owner: Dangote

31 May 2016 - 21 Oct 2020. over 4 years


bp Azerbaijan

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

Owner: bp

01 May 2001 - 21 Oct 2020. over 19 years


Praxair Jindal

Sales engineering and project management

Owner: Praxair

01 May 1995 - 21 Oct 2020. over 25 years

Karnataka, India

Ruby Pipeline Compression

Sales Engineering, Product Development & Project Management

Owner: El Paso

01 Apr 2009 - 21 Oct 2020. over 11 years

Rock Springs, Wyoming, United States