Tuesday, October 17, 2017
2017 EXECUTIVE SUMMIT
Capital Projects Procurement Manager
ChevronPhillips Chemical Co.
Bob Tinn is responsible for procurement and contracts operational excellence and strategic initiatives across Chevron Phillips Chemical Company’s global EPC petrochemical projects. Tinn joined CPChem in 2012, and served as the Sr. Project Procurement Manager for the $6B US Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project through 2015. He oversaw EPC contractors’ procurement and contracts services in the U.S. and Asia and managed CPChem’s self-performance of procurement and contracts services, including the establishment of key project strategic agreements.
From 2006-2012, Bob served as a Project Procurement Manager with ConocoPhillips in Houston, Alaska, and Australia, managing complex global supply chains for projects including the $12B Australia Pacific LNG Project and the $40B A2B Alaska Gas Pipeline Project. From 2003-2006, Bob served as Project Procurement Manager with Bechtel Oil, Gas, and Chemicals, Inc. He managed the procurement strategy for the $10B Brass LNG Plant in Nigeria and procurement services for the $3B DoD Chemical Demilitarization Project in Colorado. He served in many capacities with Bechtel from 1989-2003, worked for Elite Quality Services 1989-1998, and began his career in procurement and contracts with Fluor in 1977.
In 2000, Chevron Corporation and Phillips Petroleum Company (now Phillips 66), combined their petrochemical businesses to form what is now known as Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC. Chevron Phillips Chemical is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, employs approximately 5,000 people and has assets totaling approximately $14 billion. Chevron Phillips Chemical is undertaking a $6 billion petrochemical investment on the U.S. Gulf Coast that includes two PE units that will produce at least 500,000 metric tons of product annually and a new ethane cracker in Baytown, Texas, that is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2017.