• Chemical & Petroleum Division

    Click here to access the Summer 2015 ChemPID Newsletter!
    Click here to access the Winter 2014 ChemPID Newsletter!

    The Chemical and Petroleum Industries Division (also known as ChemPID) is organized within the Industry and Sciences Department of ISA. ChemPID aims to contribute to the professional involved in the processing of chemicals, petrochemicals, petroleum, and natural gas.  From raw materials to products ChemPID strives to advance best practices in: Safety, Environmental, Production Efficiency, Operations, Process Control, and Automation.

    With global competition no operation can run the same year after year.  Your plant is either improving or declining.  ChemPID is here to give you the tools you need to improve your plant!

    Have you ever wondered if someone else has already figured it out?  Why re-invent the wheel?  The key to success is to capitalize on problems that have already been solved and focus your engineering talent on problems that require innovation!

    As a ChemPID member, you will join one of the largest divisions within ISA.  There are numerous benefits and professional opportunities presented by ChemPID:

    • Leadership Opportunities - The opportunity to improve your personal leadership skill level and participate on panel discussions as well as serving as a Chemical and Petroleum Division Brochure session developers for ChemPID conferences and symposia.
    • Technical Writing - Reviewing papers or writing articles for the ChemPID newsletter or Web pages.
    • Networking - Increase your visibility in the ChemPID industry to benefit both you and your employer and the opportunity to have a positive impact on the industry.
    • Valuable Information Resource - In addition to the above, ChemPID membership supplies:
      • Two to three comprehensive industry newsletters per year featuring articles and papers from the ChemPID Members and symposium participants.
      • Access to the ChemPID website that provides industry technical papers, web seminars, and a list serve of industry peers.

    Join the 16,000 ISA Members who have already realized the value of Technical Division membership.

    Additional Resources:
    Human Factors Engineering: Why Smart People Do Dumb Things  (PPT)
    Shale Gas Opportunities (PPT)

    Director's Message (PPT)  

    ISA-99 Update (Video)


  • Contacts

    Matthew Conklin

    (912) 7138030

    Rhonda Pelton

    (979) 2384610

    Past Director
    Prabhu Soundarrajan

    (408) 9528279

    Education Chair
    Fares Karadsheh

    (281)491 3833 EXT 153

    Section-Division Liaison
    Greg Lehmann

    (303)740 3962

    Newsletter Editor
    Rafia Noor

    (713) 8716441

    Symposium Contact
    Alan Bryant

    (713) 3064946

    George Robertson

    (432) 6877476

    Special Assignment
    Alan Bryant

    (713) 3064946

    Special Assignment
    David Lee

    (336) 8161419