PLG’s premier team of oil and gas and chemical industry experts has decades of experience and delivers the real-world information necessary to facilitate safe and efficient product movement. Our team will work closely with you to streamline your logistical operations from field to terminal to customer. Expertly qualified in the energy and chemical markets, we offer the latest market analysis and perspective, and the quality solutions shippers, processors, and distributors need.
Already the market leader in resins, Eastman Chemical developed a new proprietary manufacturing technology that would allow the production of another resin with significantly lower energy and labor costs. Project V was initiated in order to select the site of a brand new resin plant, which would become the world’s largest at an annual capacity of 1.7 billion pounds. Logistics was a critical consideration for the site selection process in order to fully capitalize on the potential of the new manufacturing technology.
Client needed feasible growth initiatives in all three business units, but was challenged by the current individual market conditions. Client requested strategic growth options assessments for each business unit relative to the 5 year growth projection of the unconventional oil and gas industry.
Tim is an accomplished 30-year chemicals supply chain professional with leadership experience in merger & acquisition, divestiture, and consolidation initiatives within two global matrix organizations. As a key member of PLG’s Chemicals Team, Tim delivers value to clients in both the chemical and oil & gas mid-stream markets.
Supply Chain Strategy/Design
Logistics Design Improvements
Operations Cost Efficiency
Lean Six Sigma
Mike is an accomplished career logistics executive with over 30 years of experience in the petroleum, chemical, and metals industries. He has in-depth knowledge in a wide variety of disciplines, including commercial and operational logistics, logistics technology, and performance metrics across all transportation modes.
Petroleum, Petrochemical, and Plastics Supply Chain
Logistics Diagnostic Assessments
Common Carrier/Private Truck Fleet
Supply Chain Performance
Frank is a chemical industry veteran with more than 40 years’ experience, and an industry expert who has worked extensively in all operational areas in the chemical sector. He has held positions in engineering, R & D, production, planning and logistics in Fortune 500 companies and independent ventures. Frank has also developed expertise by working in all aspects of purchasing over the past 15 years.
Procurement Process Design
Sales Operation & Planning (S&OP)
Process & Project Engineering
John is an experienced professional with expertise in chemical logistics management, including transportation, customer service, purchasing and transportation policy and regulations. He has demonstrated success with organizational change, solving problems, negotiations, cost savings, regulatory compliance, and installing new business processes and systems.
Operations & Planning
Crude by rail / canada
Phil Is a senior level executive in supply chain management, asset sizing, strategy and network optimization achieved by working over 30 years in Canadian Pacific Railway. He has specific experience in developing crude by rail supply chain solutions including asset optimization and terminal development. Based in Calgary, AB, he brings special expertise in Canadian oil sands crude and the associated transportation, terminal, production and refining needs.
NA Freight RR Network
As PLG’s lead analyst on energy, Jay plays a key role in research, analysis, and market forecasting in the flows of crude oil, NGLs, and natural gas in North America. Jay is a mechanical engineer with direct experience in the transportation of hazardous liquids , and has expertise in the distribution of fuel via rail and truck, and all related terminal activities.
Crude By Rail
Shale Oil & Gas
Large Data Analysis