For Immediate Release:
Austin (November 13, 2017) – JP3 Measurement, LLC (JP3) is pleased to announce that Kevin Brown of Houston has joined the company’s Board of Managers. Kevin brings extensive industry knowledge of the refining and downstream oil businesses to the Board and continues the company’s growth into the crude trading data services market.
Kevin Brown was most recently the Executive Vice President, Manufacturing and Refining at LyondellBasell Industries, a 13,000-employee, multi-billion dollar international petrochemical firm. While there, he held global responsibility for more than forty manufacturing sites in in thirteen countries. His responsibilities included the refining business, global manufacturing operations and central engineering and capital project execution functions. Prior to his career at LyondellBasell, Kevin spent twenty-two years at Sinclair Oil Corporation in various roles, including Executive and Senior Vice President of Operations.
“We are excited to have Kevin join our Board and are confident that JP3 will benefit greatly from his vast operational and leadership experience in the oil and gas industry,” stated JP3 Board Chairman John Cardwell. “This represents the next step in the company’s evolution, building on strong upstream and midstream analyzer sales growth into the downstream markets.”
“Kevin will play a key role in defining the JP3 data services strategy and business model,” added Matt Thomas, JP3 President and CEO. “Through our network of online Verax analyzers across North America, we are building end-to-end, wellhead-to-refinery data platforms, advanced analytics, and information systems that will revolutionize the crude oil supply chain.”
Utilizing Near Infra-Red spectroscopy and advanced chemometric modeling, JP3 provides unprecedented on-line and real-time measurement capabilities for oil and gas applications. JP3 is currently building upon this technology to offer data services that provide improved visibility, and greater sharing of feedstock information across the upstream, midstream, and downstream markets of this vital industry.
“I look forward to utilizing my knowledge and experience of the industry in alignment with JP3’s strategy to accelerate our position as the leading contributor of compositional data, real-time information, and analyzer technology within their rapidly changing market,” stated Kevin Brown. “It will be exciting to assist this growing company to realize their vision of becoming the leading data services provider in the oil and gas industry.”
About JP3 Measurement
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, JP3 Measurement was founded in 2005 and provides the industry’s only field deployable, real time, in-line optical analyzer for both liquid and natural gas measurement including: custody transfer; true boiling point analysis, composition analysis for crude oil, condensate, NGL and gas streams; vapor pressure analysis; specific gravity; relative density; BTU; and many other physical and chemical properties. With hundreds of measurement points in the field, JP3 is focused on improving the quality of hydrocarbon measurement and process control for the Oil & Gas industry.