Amin Sabzevari, P.Eng. CRM
Amin Sabzevari is a professional Mechanical Engineer, and certified Carbon Reduction Manager with more than 20 years of field and EPCM experience.

Amin has successfully executed mechanical scopes of work as well as methane reduction projects in both green-field and brown-field applications across 3 continents (Asia, Middle east and North America) for:

Amin brings extensive knowledge of ASME pressure vessel and piping codes, API codes, TEMA as well as ABSA TSBC, AER regulations and procedures to the courses that he teaches.

Amin has received a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Shiraz University, and is a member of APEGA, Engineers and Geoscientists of BC, Engineer Yukon and AEE.

Courses That I Teach

Education and Registrations/Affiliations
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Shiraz University, 1993
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Alberta and British Columbia
  • Certified Carbon Reduction manager issued by AEE (Association of Energy Engineer)


2017-Present Co-founder and Carbon Reduction manager at Aspen Technology Solutions, Calgary

Key Skills/ Core Competencies
  • Technical consultation on process and equipment selection
  • Emission Calculation and Baselining
  • Emission and pollution regulations
  • Emission Reporting
  • Training
  • ISO 14064

2012-2015 Mechanical Engineering Discipline Manager, Keywest Projects, Calgary

Key Accountabilities
  • Executed the scope requirements of Seven Progress Energy natural gas refrigeration facilities in northeastern British Columbia; scopes included refrigeration, compression, and sweetening.
  • Executed the scope requirements of Two Bellatrix Exploration Deep Cut facilities in northern Alberta.
  • Coordinated the application of Mechanical Engineering principles for the construction of a revolutionary cold process heavy oil recovery test facility in Kentucky USA.
  • Published and edited company technical specifications as per project requirements.

2011-2012 Lead Mechanical Engineer, Bantrel, Calgary, Canada

ConocoPhilips, Surmont 2 SAGD Project; Lead Mechanical Engineer;

Leading responsible Engineers involved in more than mechanical equipment RFQs, managing Mechanical Engineers designing the largest SAGD facilities in the world. Packages included: once through steam generator, Feed water Pumps, Tanks, Filtration system, Produce gas treatment, etc.

2010 Reliability Engineer, Suncor Energy, Firebag, Fort McMurray, Canada

Key Accountabilities
  • Providing specialized support in design, repair scopes, and fitness for service of static equipment engineering
  • Conducting feasibility studies, in-house engineering for small to medium size projects.
  • Preparing detailed engineering packages for construction and repair of fixed equipment.

2007-2009 Lead/Senior Mechanical Engineer, WorleyParsons, Calgary, Canada

    Lead positions:

  • Husky
  • Pikes Peak South Pre-FEED Project (SAGD project)

  • Husky
  • Rush Lake Pre-FEED Project (SAGD project)

  • KNOC
  • BlackGold Oil Sands Phase I Conceptual Project (SAGD project)

    Responsible for providing input to the engineering design covering the selection of equipment types based on API codes, input to Design Basis Memorandum, equipment cost estimation, specifying the design codes for equipment such as ASME, API, ANSI, TEMA.

    Senior positions:

  • Suncor
  • Sustainable Projects: (SAGD and mineable oil sand existing facilities).

  • Waha
  • Gas Processing Project. (Libya)

  • Suncor
  • Firebag VRU Project. (SAGD project)

  • StatoilHydro Canada Leismer Hub 1 and Hub 1X. (SAGD project)

2003-2007Lead/ Senior Mechanical Engineer, WorleyParsons, Kuala Lumpur- Malaysia

Lead positions:

  • NIOC
  • Sirri Island C & D Water Injection Facility Detailed Design Project. (On-shore Conventional Oil project) Persian Gulf, Iran

  • Shell
  • Sarawak B-11 Project (Off-shore Gas project) Malaysia

    Senior positions:

  • BP
  • NAM CON SON Phase II Project. (Off-shore Gas project) Vietnam

  • British Gas
  • India Tapti Off-Shore Development Detailed Engineering & FEED Projects. (Off-shore Gas project).

  • Shell
  • Saudi SASREF Refinery LPG recovery FEED Project. (Refinery project).

  • PEDCo / SSCo
  • Salman EPC2 Offshore Detailed Engineering Projects. (Off-shore Gas project) Persian Gulf, Iran

2002-2003 Project Engineer, Karoon Petrochemical Project (TDI Project), Mahshahr - Iran

Provided supervision to detailed engineering consultants, installation contractors and fabricators at the office, shop and site, and reported directly to Project Manager and Site Manager on progress and schedule.

2000-2002 Project Engineer, Daelim IDRO Consortium (EPC Contractor in South Pars Gas Refinery Project Phase I), Tehran- Iran

Responsible for coordination between engineering office in Seoul, local vendor and supplier, and construction site at Persian Gulf shore

1996-2000 Mechanical Engineer, PIDEC Shiraz- Iran (Petrochemical projects)

Responsible for preparing mechanical documents for a variety of equipment, such as Heat exchangers and vessels.

1994-1996 Mechanical Engineer, SSICo Shiraz- Iran

Responsible for selection of boilers and heat exchangers for HVAC systems.

To contact Amin Sabzevari, P.Eng. CRM please e-mail instructor@progress-seminars.com.