Supercritical Water Oxidation SCWO systems and hydrothermal processing systems

Turbosystems Engineering


Tom McGuinness, PE - Principal Consultant

Over 30 years experience in rotating equipment engineering, process engineering, control system engineering and project management from the equipment user's perspective. Multi-disciplinary capabilities. In-depth analytical & "hands on" problem solving skills. Peformance modelling and analysis. Rotordynamic analysis. Stress analysis. Machinery revamp/re-rate and repowering.

Extensive experience with gas compressors and compression system design for critical upstream and downstream oil & gas applications. Compressor automation and surge control.

Vibration Analyst II + MVA II. Experienced CNC programmer & machinist. Three US patents. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). Professional Engineer, registered in California and New Mexico.


  • Altair Filters International
  • Baker CAC
  • British National Oil Company
  • Brunei Shell Petroleum Company
  • Chevron Global Downstream
  • ConocoPhillips Company
  • Constructors John Brown Engineering Ltd
  • Eichleay Engineers
  • ExxonMobil Research & Engineering
  • King County Department of Natural Resources (Seattle)
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Maraven
  • PCI Engineers, Inc.
  • Petroleum Development Oman
  • Sarawak Shell Berhad
  • Sequoia Engineering & Design Associates
  • Shell International Petroleum
  • Shell Petroleum Development Nigeria
  • Solo Energy
  • SRI International
  • Tesoro Refining
  • Transamerican Refining Company
  • Ultramar Refining
  • Valero Refining
  • Walk-Haydel Engineers

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