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Academic and Professional Background

Roni Korotkov

Background

  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering

  • Formerly Maintenance Center Team Leader of INGL

  • Formerly Senior O&M Team Leader of INGL

  • First Israeli DVGW certified Technical Expert

  • Certified as instructor by the Economics Ministry

  • Formerly Operation and Statutory Manager at Negev Natural Gas Distribution

Scope of Expertise

  • DVGW Certified Technical Expert (since 2005)

  • Statutory expert engineer for TAMA 37, work plans and building permits for stations and pipelines

  • 15 years experience in design, procurement, construction and O&M in NG systems

  • Inspection Body (IB) works

  • 6 years' experience as offshore platform operation engineer, responsibility for efficiency enhancement of the separation of NG from liquefied hydrocarbons

Typical Jobs

  • 17 kms pipeline at Ofakim region, NNG – engineering and statutory manager

  • 1 km pipeline at Ramat Hovav region, NNG – engineering and statutory manager

  • 14 kms pipeline at Dimona-Yeruham region, NNG – engineering and statutory manager

  • Phase 1 high pressure pipeline, INGL – gassing up and operation, south region

  • Phase 2 high pressure pipeline, INGL – gassing up and operation, south to Sdom region

  • High pressure pipeline to Jordan, NGA – expert consultant for TAMA 37

  • 20 kms low pressure pipeline, NGA – route expert consultant

  • Plants conversion – all over Israel, consultant and 2nd party inspector

  • 1st instructor at PAZGAS college for NG technicians

  • 120 kms pipeline and stations at Hadera region, SuperNG – design team leader

  • 50 KM pipeline and stations at Tiberias region, Merimon – design team leader

Background

Shlomo Targan

Associate Director, ABC Solutions

  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering

  • Developed from scratch the O&M division of Israel's Transmission company (INGL – Israel Natural Gas lines)

  • Formerly Maintenance Manager of INGL, periodically VP Operation

  • First organizer of DVGW Technical Expert's courses in Israel Formerly VP Special Projects at Chemo-Aharon Energy Infrastructure Builders (CA)

  • First Israeli certified DVGW trainer

  • Certified as instructor by the Economics Ministry

  • Certified as instructor by a European NB

  • 41 Years of experience in the process industry, 12 years in the Israeli NG system

Scope of Expertise

  • DVGW Certified Technical Expert (since 2007)

  • Cogeneration & Tri-generation in plants consultant, own powerful computerized tool

  • Distribution system consultant

  • 12 years' experience in design, procurement, construction and O&M in NG systems: PRMSs, Distribution, Valve Stations, CNG Decompression, Piping, Pigging, Gassing Up, Pressure Tests, etc.

  • Instructions to engineers and technicians for plants, end users and others

  • Inspection Body (IB) works

Typical Jobs

  • Israel Natural Gas lines – high pressure PRMSs: Eshkol, Reading, Hagit, Gezer, IPP Ashkelon and others

  • Israel Natural Gas lines – low pressure PRMSs (for the Distribution system)

  • Israel Natural Gas lines– construction, O&M of above and underground pipelines, phase 1 and 2

  • Chemo-Aharon – as VP Special Projects, low and high pressure PRMSs, pressure tests, documentation, etc.

  • Chemo-Aharon – full procedures preparations for construction and O&M

  • Chemo-Aharon – biggest HDD in the middle east: Mud/Bentonite treatment plant design, procurement, construction

  • Chemo-Aharon – optimizations of Cogeneration and Tri-generation plants

  • Ruppin College – instructor to NG technicians course