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Meet Our Team


Larry A. Watters

Phone:   412-979-0590


Larry has over 45 years of experience in coal preparation, including operations, process and material handling design, construction, plant start-up and training, as well as 3 years of experience with frac sand.

His work has included marketing, consulting and process/design engineering functions for projects in North America, South America, China, Australia, southern Africa, Russia, Mongolia, Indonesia and Eastern Europe.

As Managing Director of H22OS Consulting, Larry Watters is currently responsible for the engineering and construction of preparation facilities, business development and consulting services.

Professional Experience

2013-Present H22OS Consulting - Managing Director

2007-2013 Taggart Global - Managing Director

1993-2007 Sedgman USA - Founder, Managing Director

1991-1993 Minproc - Principal Process Specialist

1987-1991 CLI Corp. - Manager of Process Engineering

1984-1987 Kaiser Engineers - Sr. Preparation Engineer

1981-1984 Phillips Barrett Kaiser - Sr. Prep. Engineer

1977-1981 John T. Boyd Co. - Sr. Preparation Engineer

1975-1977 Old Ben Coal Co. - Preparation Specialist

1973-1975 Kaiser Engineers - Preparation Engineer


Bill Johnson

Phone:   412-600-2844


Project manager for H22OS on various coal and material handling projects.  Has 3 years of experience with frac sand projects.

Responsible for coal processing and material handling operations as well as construction design and construction management for over 40 years. This includes a wide range of process systems as well as surface and underground systems. 

Professional Experience

2013-Present H22OS Consulting - Project Manager

2010-2013 Consulting Services, Various

2007-2010 Taggart Global - Project Manager

1995-2007 Sedgman USA - Manager of Operations

1995 RTC, Inc. - General Superintendent

1990-1995 CLI Corp. - Maintenance Superindendent

1977-1990 Iselin Preparation -Operations Superintendent

1976-1977 R & P Coal Co. - Roof Bolter / General Labor

1974-1976 Walker Welding - Painter / General Labor


Chris Foley

Phone:   412-310-8589


Process engineer with 12 years experience working with a turnkey engineering, procurement and construction contractor in the energy sector, as well as 3 years of experience with frac sand.

International exposure with 4 years working as part of a joint venture opportunity to expand company reach to Australia.

Responsible for commissioning of over 15 greenfield and brownfield projects including assignments in NSW Australia and Buryatia Russia.

Responsible for process/project engineering functions for feasibility studies and engineering projects in the US, Canada, China, Mongolia, Australia, Russia and Indonesia.

Professional Experience

2018 H22OS Consulting - Senior Process Engineer

2012-2017 DRA Taggart - Senior Process Engineer

2009-2012 Ausenco Taggart JV - Lead Process Engineer

2005-2009 Taggart Global LLC - Process Engineer 


Eric Wolfe

Phone:   412-335-1190


Process engineer with 15 years experience working with a turnkey engineering, procurement and construction contractor in the energy sector, and 3 years of experience with frac sand.

Lead process and project engineer for more than a dozen turnkey projects; each in excess of $20M USD.

Lead commissioning engineer for 32 turnkey greenfield and brownfield projects in the US and Canada.

Professional Experience

2019 H22OS Consulting - Senior Process Engineer

2018-2019 Boral Resources - Senior Process Engineer

2018 Industrial Resources, Inc - Senior Process Engineer

2017-2018 APB Process Consulting LLC - Owner

2016-2017 Carbon Innovations, LLC  - Project Engineer

2004-2016 DRA Taggart - Manager Process Engineer 

Our Team's Past Project Experience

The following table lists a portion of the projects which have been completed by one or more members of H22OS team:

PBS CoalsShade Creek2004$3,000,000
Arch CoalMingo Logan2004$2,000,000
Brook Trout CoalWeatherby2004$3,000,000
Eastern Associated CoalRocklick2005$5,000,000
Pine Valley CoalWillow Creek2005$12,000,000
Bluestone IndustriesRed Fox2006$15,000,000
Western Canadian CoalWolverine2006$25,000,000
Black Diamond ResourcesIvel2007$4,000,000
Cline ResourcesGatling2007$25,000,000
King CoalArmstrong Creek2007$6,000,000
Mid-Vol CoalEckman2007$20,000,000
Cline ResourcesGatling Fine Circuit2007$1,000,000
Greenbrier Smokeless CoalComplex2007$30,000,000
Peabody Energy20 Mile2007-2008$25,000,000
Bluestone IndustriesCoal Mountain2008$15,000,000
Mid-Vol CoalEckman Column Cell2008$2,000,000
Consol EnergyMcElroy2008$15,000,000
Rosebud MiningTusky2008$10,000,000
PBS CoalsShade Creek Addition2008$3,000,000
Imagin Natural ResourcesNew CHPP2009$25,000,000
Cline ResourcesBuckeye2009$20,000,000
PBS CoalsCambria2009$15,000,000
Mepco CoalCoresco2009$15,000,000
Signal Peak EnergyBlack Otter2009$60,000,000
Buckingham CoalBurr Oak2009-2010$20,000,000
Alliance CoalTunnel Ridge2010$60,000,000
Peabody EnergyBear Run2010$65,000,000
Alden ResourcesAlden2011$2,000,000
ICS EnergyWilson Creek2011$23,000,000
Robindale Energy ServicesRES CHPP2012$30,000,000