About KGI

About Kalluri Group, Inc.

Kalluri Group, Inc. (KGI) is a consulting engineering company dedicated solely to the design of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants for Refineries, Petro-Chemical Plants, Municipalities and Other Industries. KGI's expertise includes process, mechanical, piping, electrical, instrumentation, controls, SCADA, Safety/Security elements for water and wastewater treatment facilities. KGI's clients include operating companies, municipalities, large consulting engineering companies, EPC companies and equipment manufacturers/ suppliers.


History

KGI started in 1998 with Chevron as a sole client responsible for the design of a $11.0 MM wastewater treatment plant. Today, we boast to have 40 to 50 selected Clients and participated in more than 100 different projects ranging in size from $1.0 million to $2.0 billion.

Since inception, KGI's singular focus has been our Clients. Through collaborative approach, we align our work processes and deliverables with our Client's Vision, Goals and Objectives. On major projects, we seamlessly integrate our team into our Client's team not only to create a collegial working environment but also to achieve the common end goals and objectives of the project.

Most of KGI's projects come from our existing Clients or referrals from existing Clients. Some of our major clients include: AECOM, Alon Refining, Anheuser Busch, Arcadis, BP, Bassell, Black & Veatch, CDM Smith, CH2M Hill/Jacobs, Chevron, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, City of Houston, City of Austin, ENGlobal, Ergon, Ford Bacon & Davis, Frontier Refining, Hobas Pipe, Honeywell, KBR, Lamberti USA, Marathon Oil, Motiva, Premcor (Valero), Montgomery Watson, S&B Engineers, SNC Lavalin, Shell, Stantec, Sunoco, TetraTech, Weston Solutions, Westlake Chemicals and Worley Parsons.


Our Team

Ramesh Kalluri, P.E. | Sr. Process Engineer

Mr. Kalluri has more than 35 years of experience in environmental regulations, engineering/design, project management, project controls, construction support and start-up operations. His fields of experience include water and wastewater treatment facilities, pumping stations, water distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, and odor control & VOC control systems for both industrial and municipal operations. Mr. Kalluri specializes in executing water and wastewater treatment projects from concept development through construction and start-up. One of his notable projects included a $35 million wastewater treatment plant for a petroleum refinery in West Texas which was completed in a record time of four (4) months from concept through construction and start-up saving $1 MM/day in lost revenue for the Client.

Michael Wooley,P.E. | Sr. Electrical Engineer

Mr. Wooley has more than 45 years of electrical engineering/design in the field of power, lighting, controls, instrumentation, SCADA, CCTV systems, access control, fire detection and alarm, medium voltage switchgear (to 35 kV) and motor control centers for Industrial Facilities, Military Installations, Municipal Water & Wastewater Plants, Oil Service Industry Manufacturing Facilities, Industrial Wastewater facilities, Power Generating Plants, Government Facilities, Explosives Manufacturing, Parks, Sports Fields, Transportation and Thermal Energy Plants. Mr. Wooley has extensive experience in lift stations, water treatment plants, wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations, auxiliary power generator systems, substations, motor controls, motors to 5,000 HP, electrical power distribution (to 35 kV).

Chuck Troutt, P.E. | Sr. Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls Engineer (Retired Consultant)

Mr. Troutt has more than 45 years of experience in the design of electrical distribution systems, instrumentation and controls for water and wastewater treatment plants. Mr. Troutt has worked on several industrial and municipal projects in the design of electrical, instrumentation, control and SCADA improvements for lift stations, wastewater treatment plants, water pumping stations and water treatment plants.

Wade Hubble,P.E. | Sr. Electrical Engineer

Mr. Hubble has over 20 years in the electrical industry with experience installing and troubleshooting power & lighting, instrumentation and controls, SCADA, access control, fire detection and alarm systems, medium voltage switchgear (to 15 kV), motors up to 3000 HP, adjustable speed drives, and motor control centers. Projects ranged from Municipal Water & Wastewater Plants to Residential and Commercial Buildings. Licensed as a Journeyman Electrician in 2000 and currently hold a Master Electrician's license since 2009. Mr. Hubble was responsible for all the site electrical design including High Service Pump Stations, electrical duct banks, I&C duct banks, and data highway for the Northeast Water Purification Plant 320 MGD Expansion Project.

Zee Siddiqui,P.E. | Sr. Electrical Relay Engineer (Consultant)

Mr. Siddiqui has more than 35 years of experience in the design of medium and high voltage power systems. Mr. Siddiqui is an expert in Relay Coordination Engineering and proficient in the use of several power system tools including SKM and ETAP. Mr. Siddiqui has performed numerous complicated electrical studies such as short circuit, protective relay coordination and transient motor starting for off-shore platforms, large petroleum refineries and large water/wastewater ratings. Mr. Siddiqui's emphasis is safety-in-design and implements in all of his designs as a standard practice

Howard Wilson,Sr. Project Manager

Mr. Wilson has more than 35 years of experience in the Electrical / Instrumentation design, supervision, construction and estimation. Design experience includes layout, inspection, troubleshooting of electrical power panels, controls, communications, lighting, HVAC, instrument surge protection and grounding systems. Completed projects include the following fields: Water / Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Airports, Petrochemical and Schools. In addition, Mr. Wilson has an Electrician's license since 1983.

Travis Kirk, P.E. | Electrical Engineer

Mr. Kirk has more than 5 years of experience in the engineering/design in the field of power, lighting, controls, instrumentation, SCADA, CCTV systems, access control, fire detection and alarm, and motor control centers. Mr. Kirk has performed electrical short circuit, coordination and arc flash studies for several water and wastewater treatment plants. Mr. Kirk also mentors and trains other young engineers in the use of SKM Power Tools Electrical Engineering Software.

James Dean,E.I.T | Electrical Engineer-in-Trainee

Mr. Dean is an Engineer-in-Trainee with experience in the engineering/design in the field of power, lighting, controls and instrumentation and SCADA. Mr. Dean participated in electrical short circuit, coordination and arc flash studies and is proficient in the use of SKM Power Tools Electrical Engineering Software.

Gurwinder Aulakh, E.I.T | Mechanical/Electrical Engineer-in-Trainee

Mr. Aulakh is cross-trained to perform engineering/design in mechanical, piping, electrical, instrumentation and controls. Mr. Aulakh has been involved in the design of lift stations, water and wastewater treatment plants. Mr. Aulakh is also proficient in the use of several CAD programs including Autocad.

Robert Martin Sr. Electrical/Instrumentation Resident Inspector

Mr. Martin has more than 45 years of experience Electrical/Instrumentation/SCADA inspection, repair, maintenance, troubleshooting of electrical controls, power, communications, lighting, HVAC, instrument surge protection and grounding systems. Mr. Martin's fields of experience includes water and wastewater treatment facilities, lift stations, petroleum refineries and chemical plants. In addition, Mr. Martin not only holds a business management degree but also holds a Master Electrician's license, construction inspection certification and other certifications/licenses related to water and wastewater systems.