Steve Kalota

FCC and RCC Consultant

Steven Kalota


B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of California


Over 33 years experience in the Refining Industries specializing in
Fluid Catalytic Cracking


UOP – 8 years in FCCU Licensor startup and technical service
Two refining companies – 6 years in process engineering/operations management
KBR (Kellogg) – 7 years in FCCU Licensor process design and technical service
Expertech Consulting Inc./TTC – 15 years independent engineering consulting

Has provided full range of FCCU-specific process and mechanical design , startup, shutdown inspection, training, and project evaluation services

Has participated in 17 grassroots FCCU startups and more than 15 Revamp FCCU startups.  Has provided technical service support to more than 50 operating FCCU for operations optimization, troubleshooting, process equipment design, operator and engineer training, project/process technical and economic evaluations, vendor/licensor bid analysis, and PFD/PID/Schedule A/HAZOP/SIL reviews.