Jim Brittain is the group president of Energy & Chemicals for Fluor, with global oversight for business development and operations in the upstream and downstream oil and gas markets as well as the chemical and petrochemical industries. In addition, he has oversight of the ICA Fluor joint venture.
Prior to assuming his current position, he was president of Energy & Chemicals – Americas region. Mr. Brittain has served the company in numerous roles in his nearly 30 years with Fluor including as vice president of operations and general manager of Fluor Canada responsible for Energy and Chemicals operations in Canada.
Since joining the company in 1987, Mr. Brittain has held progressively responsible roles in operations, project management, engineering management and project controls for major refinery, upstream, gas processing, oil sands and petrochemical projects.
He has extensive domestic and international experience, including assignments in Canada, the United States, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Japan, and the United Kingdom.
Mr. Brittain has a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba and is a registered professional engineer in Alberta.