Graduating from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Civil Engineering, Chad Jacobs is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida, Texas, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. Chad has been working municipal and industrial water projects for most of his career:
• Led design of a centralized frack water treatment and disposal system in the Haynesville shale, which included over 42 miles of produced water pipeline, a centralized treatment and disposal facility conveying on average 60,000BPD.
• Planned and designed O&G water and wastewater systems in Eagleford, Permian, Haynesville, Marcellus and Utica shale plays.
• Has resided in Pittsburgh since 2011 where he has been leading efforts to provide frack water solutions to Utica and Marcellus E&P operators.
• Served as owner's engineer to aid in the planning, design and construction management of frack water facilities in Lycoming County PA, which are currently in operation.
Jeff is a registered Professional Engineer in California and Colorado, earning his B.S. in Civil Engineering at Case Western Reserve University in 1978. Throughout his career Jeff has been involved with many treatment, transportation, and disposal projects including:
• Design Manager for design-build delivery of frack water facilities at multiple locations in the Eagle Ford, Niobrara, and Rocky Mountain areas. Solutions included truck unloading facilities, treatment, and disposal.
• Has engineered industrial and municipal water treatment plants ranging in size from 100 gpm to 2 million bpd.
• Quality Control Reviewer for design-build raw water purification project for industrial client in Freeport, TX. Project includes raw water pumping, high rate clarifier, pre-filters, ultra filtration, reverse osmosis, ion exchange, degasification, with associated tank farm, pumping, and chemical off load, storage and feed. Facility is being constructed to meet industrial and hazardous materials design codes, including blast proofing.
• Quality control engineer for a 10,000 ton concentrated sulfuric acid storage and transportation project for a mining client in Arizona. Project included an acid storage tank, interconnecting piping and pumps, and a 3-mile, 500-psi acid transfer pipeline with stainless steel carrier pipe and HDPE containment.