Marita Bobay Lythgoe

Marita has more than 24 years of diversified engineering experience in multiple petrochemical industries and for several E&C companies. Her assignments have ranged from design and feasibility studies to revamps, expansions and grass root facilities including start-ups. These have included projects in many areas of the world – US, Canada, South America, China and Russia.

In her design work, Marita has been involved in all phases of plant design from proposals to kick-off meetings to preparation of project documentation (heat & material balances, PFDs, P&IDs, operating manuals, equipment & instrument specifications), to operator training to client reviews of documents for design and safety considerations to plant start-up. She has been responsible for MOC of engineering standards and for company quality program evaluations.

Expertise In:

  • Process Design
  • Methanol Plant Design
  • HAZOP Facilitation & Scribing

Education / Training:

  • BS in Chemical Engineering, Tri-State University
  • Certified ISO Auditor for In-house Quality Program

Selected Project Experience:

  • Renewable Diesel / Naphtha, KS
  • Renewable Diesel / Naphtha / LPG, LA
  • EO/EG Plant, China
  • Ammonia Plant Expansion, Canada
  • Methanol Plant Start-ups, Russia & FL

Affiliations / Certifications / Licenses / Registrations:

  • EIT Registration
  • PE, Texas (inactive)
  • AIChE Senior Member