PRESS RELEASE: KPE Appoints Doug Schnittker As Vice President of Engineering

February 23, 2017

TYLER, TX – February 23, 2017 − KP Engineering, LP (KPE) announced today the addition of Douglas Schnittker as Vice President of Engineering. In his role, Mr. Schnittker will be responsible for the direct leadership and oversight of detailed engineering and design.

“KPE continues to expand its engineering capabilities which are central to the value we bring our customers,” said William Preston, President and Chief Operating Officer of KPE. “Doug brings a wealth of engineering and execution experience to KPE. He will play a key role in maintaining our hard-earned reputation for quality and value as we grow.”

Mr. Schnittker brings over 35 years of experience with an extensive record of accomplishments in designing, executing and managing projects within the oil, gas processing and refining industries. Prior to joining KPE, he was the Vice President of Operations at CB&I Tyler, where he spent the last 15 years of his career.

“KPE has an outstanding group of talented engineers and designers who deliver exceptional performance to their customers,” said Schnittker. “I am excited to join the KPE team.”

Mr. Schnittker joins KPE in the midst of its impressive growth, as evidenced by its recent announcements of several key projects. These project awards include engineering, procurement, and construction of a Gasoline Hydrotreater, a Condensate Splitter, a Cryogenic Gas Plant, a Syngas Unit, a Naphtha Splitter, and a Refinery Debottlenecking effort, and engineering, procurement, and fabrication of an NGL Fractionator.

About KPE

KP Engineering, LP, based in Tyler, Texas, provides value-based EPC solutions to clients in the refining, midstream, petrochemical, and syngas industries. KPE combines technical expertise and deep experience with an integrated engineering and project management approach to deliver cost-effective projects to markets such as domestic refiners, natural gas processors, chemical manufacturers, and terminal and pipeline owner-operators. KPE provides a full range of EPC services and specializes in fixed-price contracting. For more information about KPE, visit



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