Argus welcomes former fuel manager Joe Kane to its team. Joe Kane brings more than 30 years of fuel facility management experience to Argus Consulting. Most recently, Mr. Kane served as the general manager of the fueling facilities at Chicago’s Midway Airport. During this time, he was named Outstanding Fuel Manager in the U.S. by the National Petroleum Management Association. His extensive, fuel facility management background includes developing hydrant system maintenance programs at multiple airports, designing refueling equipment, building above and underground fuel facilities, helping refineries run tanker operations, and working with smaller airfields to improve fuel handling knowledge. Mr. Kane has worked with major fueling operators ASIG, Skytanking, Butler Aviation, and Signature Flight Support.
Argus is pleased to announce the addition of a structural engineer to its staff of professional fueling system experts. Jason DeWald is based in the Overland Park headquarters office. Mr. DeWald is a structural engineer and project manager with more than 17 years of experience on rail and bridge projects, including track and bridge design, project engineering, inspections, and construction management. He is skilled in bridge superstructure and substructure design, retaining wall design; track design, developing cost estimates, schedules, construction plans, and specifications for rail capacity improvement projects, rail yards, intermodal facilities, and auto-loading facilities. His expertise includes designing and detailing formwork, falsework, overhangs, and temporary shoring, and in detailing positioning of cranes for structural erection.
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The Argus team continues to grow! Senior Mechanical Engineer Cameron Gunn, PEng joins Argus as a Project Manager based in our Miami office. Cameron has more than 25 years of experience in engineering design, project management and construction management for clients in the U.S., Canada, Middle East, Europe and Asia. He has managed the design and construction of petroleum storage and distribution systems for oil companies, petroleum distribution companies, airline consortia, airports, and other petroleum industry participants. He has a bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta, and is a registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Alberta.
Argus is pleased to welcome Todd Couper to our team of professionals as Director of Business Solutions. Todd is a 20-year veteran of the commercial aviation industry with in-depth knowledge of all aspects of global fueling operations, the fuel supply chain and all technical aspects that ensure security of fuel supply for some of the world’s busiest airports. He most recently served as Director of Fuel Operations and Services for United Airlines in Chicago, leading the group that represents United’s interests in the management and board membership of numerous airline-owned shared fuel storage facilities throughout the United States. He has served as the chairman for consortia at SFO, LAX and ORD, and served in executive roles on the Board of Directors for SNAFUELS and HFFC. He also served as the Chairman of the A4A Energy Council.
Argus Consulting, Inc. and Garrett Gjerstad were featured in the September 2017 issue of Airport Improvement Magazine.
In January 2016, Argus opened a satellite office in Miami, Florida, to better serve its Latin American clients and the Florida aviation fueling market.
Jorge Rodriguez, P.E., CxA, Director of Latin American Operations, will manage the Miami office. Rodriguez is a licensed professional mechanical engineer and project manager with more than 20 years experience. His extensive international experience includes planning and design of aircraft hydrant fueling systems in Bogota, Colombia; Quito, Ecuador; Panamá City, Panamá; and Miami, Florida. Rodriguez has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Havana University.
“Argus Consulting has made a strategic decision to keep our specialization anchored in Kansas City, but focus a local presence in key markets, such as Miami, New York, Chicago and Phoenix,” explains CEO and Chairman of the Board Kent Bredehoeft. “This will enable us to better serve our clients and strengthen long-term relationships.”
Argus Consulting, Inc. and Dan Frank were featured in the December 2015 Airport Improvement Magazine for its design and construction of the Old Crow Airport Community Fuel Depot.
Argus Consulting has expanded its operations to better serve West Coast aviation, railroad and oil and gas clients. Dan Liss, a 30-year veteran of pipeline and fuel storage facility management, will lead the Phoenix area operations as Director of Asset Management Services.
The proximity of the new office, located in Mesa, Arizona, means Argus can better serve West Coast aviation and railroad fueling operations and oil and gas terminals. It offers fueling system and storage facility design and construction administration services, along with certified inspection and asset management services.
“We are excited to open a Phoenix office to better serve our clients on the West Coast and offer our new integrity management services,” says Argus President and CEO Kent Bredehoeft.