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Engineering Consulting

Dr. Boyce was the pioneer of On-Line Condition Based Performance Monitoring in 1978. He is also the recipient of two major patents: one in the area of surge control and the other in the area of external combustion firing in gas turbines.

Credentials & Expertise

He has developed models for various types of power plants and petrochemical complexes. His programs are being used around the world in power plants, offshore platforms, and petrochemical complexes.

He is a consultant for major airlines in the area of engine selection, noise and emissions. His consultant expertise is utilized in the Aerospace, Petrochemical and Utility industries globally and is a much-requested speaker at Universities and Conferences throughout the world.

Project Development and Engineering in the U.S. and worldwide including design consultant on compressors, pumps, and gas and steam turbines for various manufacturers, such as Dresser, GE, Mitsubishi, United Technologies, Rolls Royce and Volvo.

Expertise including Heavy Fuels Combustion, Performance Evaluation of Combined Cycle Power Plants, Forensic Engineering and Expert Witness Testimony on Combustion Turbines and Steam Turbines and Compressors.

Research and Design on Various TurboMachinery Components:

  • Blades
  • Impellers
  • Combustors
  • Diffusers
  • Environmental Systems for Aircraft

    Condition Monitoring:

    Pioneer of the introduction of On-Line Performance Monitoring for

    Large Rotating Machinery in Petrochemical and Utility applications in the world

    Independent Power Project Development:

    Financial Analysis and Preliminary Design
    Combined Cycle and Cogeneration Plants: Design and Performance Testing

    Heavy Fuel Combustion in Gas Turbine Operation:

    Wet Combustors and Dry Low NOx Combustor
    Troubleshooting Turbine and Compressor Problems

    Consultant for Major Petrochemical Companies include

    • PETROSAR
    • POLYSAR
    • NOVA
    • TOTAL
    • OFFSHORE NATIONAL GAS CORPORATION
    • MOBIL OIL CORP
    • PEMEX
    • AMOCO NORWAY OIL COMPANY
    • NORSK HYDRO
    • PHILIPS PETROLEUM COMPANY
    • STATOIL
    • ESSO FERTILIZER
    • QATAR FERTILIZER CORPORATION
    • QATAR GENERAL PETROLEUM COMPANY
    • QATAR PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY
    • ARAMCO
    • UNIVERSAL OIL PRODUCTION – JEDDAH REFINERY
    • DUBAI FERTILIZER
    • DUBAI PETROLEUM
    • GASCO
    • BRITISH PETROLEUM
    • CONOCO
    • HAMILTON BROTHERS
    • HYDROCARBONS G.B.
    • MARATHON OIL
    • SHELL CHEMICAL
    • SHELL OIL CO.
    • ALLIED CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    • AMOCO OIL COMPANY
    • AMOCO CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    • ARCO OIL & GAS ALASKA
    • BRIDGELINE GAS HOLDINGS
    • COASTAL CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    • CHARTER OIL CORPORATION
    • COLUMBIA GAS TRANSMISSION CORPORATION COLUMBIA
    • NITROGEN CORPORATION
    • DOW CHEMICALS CORPORATION
    • ENERGAS, A DIVISION OF ATMOS ENERGY
    • ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS COMPANY
    • EXXON CHEMICAL
    • KAISER AGRICULTURE & CHEMICALS
    • KAISER ALUMINUM
    • KINDER MORGAN ENERGY PARTNERS, L.P.
    • OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL
    • PHILLIPS 66
    • PRAXAIR, INC
    • ROHM & HAAS
    • SUN OIL CORPORATION
    • STATE OF ALASKA
    • UNION CARBIDE CORPORATION
    • CORPOVEN
    • LAGOVEN
    • MARAVEN
    • MENEVEN
    • PEQUIVEN

    Consultant for Various Armed Forces and Civil Aviation Companies include:

    • PEACE HELICOPTERS
    • ROYAL SWEDISH NAVY
    • DEFENCE EVALUATION RESEARCH AGENCY
    • CONTINENTAL AIRLINES
    • U.S. ARMY
    • U.S. NAVY
    • U.S. AIRFORCE

    Consultant for Various Government and Trade Agencies include:

    • DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
    • DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
    • ELECTRICAL POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    • KEMA
    • SABIC

    Consultant for the Major TurboMachinery Manufacturers and Repair Facilities include:

    • IHI INDUSTRIES
    • KOBE STEEL
    • KAWASAKI
    • MITSUBISHI
    • TOSHIBA
    • THOMASSEN
    • VOLVO AEROSPACE
    • JOHN BROWN CORPORATION
    • ROLLS ROYCE CORPORATION
    • RUSTON TURBINES
    • BORGWARNER
    • CATERPILLAR TRACTOR CORPORATION
    • DAIMLER CHRYSLER
    • DELAVAL TURBINES
    • DRESSER CORPORATION
    • DRESSER RAND CORPORATION
    • GENERAL ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    • HOERBIGER SERVICES LTD.
    • SIEMENS WESTINGHOUSE POWER CORPORATION
    • SOLAR TURBINES CORPORATION
    • UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    • HAMILTON STANDARD
    • TURBO-POWER AND MARINE

    Consultant for Major Utilities and Independent Power Producers include:

    • BAHRAIN ELECTRIC
    • NORTHLAND POWER
    • PETRO-CANADA
    • CHINA LIGHT & POWER
    • TERMOFLORES S.A.
    • ELECTRICITY DE FRANCE
    • PUBLIC POWER CORP.
    • TATA ELECTRIC COMPANIES
    • TENAGA NASIONAL
    • CFE
    • EPON
    • GENA
    • WAPDA
    • SABIC
    • SCECO
    • SINGAPORE POWER
    • EVERPOWER
    • DUBAI GAS & ELECTRIC
    • ALUMINIUM
    • NATIONAL POWER
    • POWERGEN
    • THAMES POWER
    • AES WOLF HOLLOW
    • AES RED OAK
    • AMOCO PRODUCTION COMPANY COGEN
    • BLACK AND VEATCH
    • CALPINE CORPORATION
    • CENTRAL HUDSON GAS & ELECTRIC
    • CRS SIRRINE ENGINEERS, INC
    • DESERT POWER, L.P.
    • DOW CHEMICAL
    • ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE
    • E.G. & G. IDAHO
    • FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT
    • FOSTER WHEELER
    • GAYLORD CONTAINER COGEN
    • GULF STATE UTILITIES
    • HARRIS GROUP, INC.
    • INLAND CONTAINER COGEN
    • OLSEN-BEAL & ASSOCIATES
    • PUBLIC UTILITIES BROWNSVILLE
    • PRECO TURBINE & COMPRESSOR SERVICES, INC.
    • REVAK ENTERPRISES, INC.
    • SALT RIVER PROJECT
    • SPECIAL PROCESSES OF ARIZONA, INC.
    • SOUTHWESTERN PUBLIC SERVICE
    • TEXAS UTILITIES ELECTRIC COMPANY
    • TRACTEBEL USA
    • U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
    • WATSON ENERGY
    • WESTERN ENERGY
    • WHEELABRATOR NORWALK ENERGY COMPANY
    • WICHITA FALLS ENERGY COMPANY
    • ZURN/NEPCO
    • CADAFE, CARACAS
    • ENELBAR – BARQUISIEMENTO
    • ENELVEN-MARACAIBO