Almquist, G.

Hatch Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada

is a chemical engineer with 29 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. The first eight years of his career were spent with Shell Canada as a process engineer at a large sour gas plant and refinery in Alberta. The last 21 years have been in the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) business, fulfilling process engineering, engineering management and general management roles. Mr. Almquist’s areas of expertise include all facets of gas processing, sulfur recovery, and upstream oil and gas field development. He is the process director for oil and gas at Hatch Ltd. and is involved in a number of technology-related projects, including a planned large GTL facility.

Fueling Alberta oil sands fleets with natural gas

Natural gas for diesel replacement is an excellent opportunity for mineable oil sands operations to realize considerable fuel savings.