Pat Hickey has joined Compressor Engineering Corp. (CECO) as a consultant for the company’s training and technical services team. He has more than 45 years of experience working in the natural gas industry as a Principal Engineer, responsible for controls and automation. Hickey specializes in software development, start-up and commissioning of new installations, and troubleshooting existing control and automation problems. This includes reciprocating engines and compressors, centrifugal engine and compressors, MMC units, and various emergency shutdown systems. Hickey has extensive experience developing performance equations for horsepower curves, air fuel ratio control, ignition timing control and sequencing start-up, shutdown, and loading.