Experienced Oil and Gas Professional, currently working as a Project Manager, and many years experience as a Senior Project Engineer. Worked in various sectors of the Oil and Gas Industry and have a multi disciplined skill set.
02/14 – 10/14 Senior Project Engineer (Facilities Engineering) – AMEC
Accountable for the delivery of the FEED Gas Deficiency Project and additional minor modifications for the Voyageur FPSO in the Huntington Field and AMEC Interface for Teekay and EON. Exploring a Nitrogen Gas Lift Option for Well Kick Of Tests, currently co-ordinating the Field Trial Report, compiling the Detail Design CTR’s, Technical Bid Evaluation of Vendor Packages, and, proposing realistic schedule to ensure the safe interfacing of additional equipment into the Hydro Carbon Compression Trains and Gas Lift System. Accountable for the Management of Change and control of Project Variations. Accountable for the FEED & Detail Design CTR catalogue, Scope of Work, Work Order and plan compilation of multi disciplined projects for Tullow FPSO Kwame Nkrumah. Responsible for the Control of Project Changes, and, management of multi disciplined project teams.
06/13 – 01/14 Senior Interface Engineer (Subsea) – Petrofac Mexixo
Contribute to the development and design of the Interface Management System, including the Web Based interactive IMS, IMS Procedures, Implementation of the IMP, Control of the Interface Responsibility Matrix, Interface Block Diagrams Interface and overall Interface Strategy for the Deep Water Lakach Subsea and Land Tieback Project. Presently accountable for all the Project Interfacing requirements for both Subsea and the Land Based Arrival Plant workscopes. Monitor internal and external interface issues between contractors and client to ensure that all technical information is formally controlled via the IMS, and misalignments are expedited to formal resolution and closed out. Review of all the Subsea Production Systems documentation to ensure compliance with Operator Scope of Work. Review of the Subsea Production System drawings and Landfall Drawings to ensure all the relevant interfaces are captured in the IMS. Assist with the TBE of the Contractors submitted bids, ensuring that all clarifications are captured and addressed prior to PO placement.
Attend regular meetings with Contractors and Operator to ensure that progress of Interface Issues is maintained. Ensure that regular reporting of Interface Issues is to be put in place and
Formal report of the issues is issued in compliance with the contract requirements. Accountable for ensuring that potential interface issues that may result in variation orders are highlighted to the client and that the Management of Change Procedure is implemented to control the change. Ensure that the client and contractors are trained in the use of IMS and ensure that they are made aware of any system updates.
03/12 – 06/13 Senior Project Engineer (ALQ) – Nexen ND & P
Accountable for the delivery of sub projects within the overall ALQ in compliance with Nexen standards.
Management of the EPC Contractors / Sub Vendors to ensure that the technical, commercial and scheduling requirements of the Water Unit project are aligned with the Project and Operational objectives. Ensure Project interfaces are maintained and issues are formally documented and resolved. Project management of the new Water Unit from FEED through to close out, including the co-ordination and administration of the ITT, TBE, detail design, manufacture, commissioning and System Handover phases. Expediting of TQ’s to resolution, including formal deviation / concession approval.
ICSS System upgrades for additional ALQ facility incorporating significant changes to the PSD, PCS and F & G Systems. Management of Interfaces between Project Team, Operations, Shut Down Team, EPC and ICSS Vendor. Ensure overall project plan and strategy is fully integrated into the overall installation plan to ensure transition to upgraded system minimises production down time during commissioning and system hand over.
Mechanical Handling project to ensure that Turbine IRM can be implemented with minimal operational down time by integrating new lifting equipment into Additional ALQ structure, method statements, lift plans etc. Set up and maintain Project Interfacing requirements to ensure that Operations, EPC, Vendors and Offshore Construction plans are aligned to ensure seamless transition between previous and updated turbine IRM procedure. Significant levels of Vendor and Sub Vendor management and interfacing to resolve TQ’s and ensure that all As Built information is documented as ALQ installation progresses.
Shut Down Electrical Switchboard Modifications for Lighting, Small Power and Utilities for additional accommodation quarters encompassing the management of EPC and Sub Vendors and interfacing with Operations and Shut Down Team to ensure activity is planned in accordance with the overall Shut Down Integrated Plan.
06/11 – 03/12 Senior Project Engineer – Wood Group PSN
Project management for the execution of multi disciplined (E & I, Piping, and Structural) Projects and the Fabric Maintenance for the BP Magnus platform and Shell Brent Alpha Bypass to the appropriate company standards (DNV). Extensively client and internal interfacing role with Engineering and Supply Chain to ensure a number of work scopes are clearly defined and work scope boundaries put in place. Ensure work scopes are planned and executed in compliance with client standards, specifications, and Gate Stage Process.Engage 3rd Party verification engineering to ensure the design is appropriately reviewed during the design process and folows the relevant design codes. Ensure scopes are executed such that there is no impact to production during Construction phase. Responsible for the delivery of Piping, Valves, equipment and documentation for the Brent Alpha Subsea Pipeline Intervention.
12/10 – 06/11 Project Engineer – AMEC
Accountable for the delivery of Process / Utilities Piping and Electrical / Instrumentation Systems sub projects for the Brownfield workscope of the Conoco Philips Jasmine Project. Management of the Interfacing and Co-ordination position incorporating detail design and procurement phases of the project. Liaision with internal Project Engineering and Supply Chain teams to ensure timely delivery of Engineering deliverables and material procurement and logistics.
03/10 – 12/10 Project Engineer – Seawell
Accountable for the delivery of multi disciplined scopes from initial survey to close out for the Chevron Alba & Captain Installations. Drill Floor & Rig Skidding Hydraulic Lines, Secondary Mud Pump Isolations, HP & LP Drilling Package As Built, Drilling Package Laserscan, Crane Pennants). Dunlin Alpha (SCR Upgrades, Generator Exhaust Modifications and a number of minor Structural and Piping and Mechanical Workscopes). Apache A,B,C,D & E (As Builts of Drilling Package).
Ensure that all materials are within budget, on schedule and meet the technical standards and 3rd party verification requirements to defined in the Project Execution Plan. Coordinating, mentoring and motivation of the relevant discipline (Mechanical, Piping, Electrical and Structural) engineering, teams involved in the work scope. Coordinate preparation, review, internal approval and issue of CTR and PCR Estimates to client for sign off. Ensure Project Close Out, technical and financial is completed. Ensure Lessons Learnt is undertaken. Ensuring all project documentation is accurate, up to date and filed in accordance with Management System.
03/08 – 03/10 Lead Project Engineer – Technip Offshore UK Ltd
Manage the Project Strategy, Planning, Review, Implementation and Execution to the satisfaction of the Project Manager and Client for DSV project (Statoil Skandi Arctic). Primary responsibilities were for the design review, approval, installation and commissioning of the Diving System Electrical and Electronic Equipment, UPS, Open COMMS, VHF, UHF, LAN, IP Phone System, SAT TV System, CCTV, Chamber Entertainments, PA System, Video Inspection & Black Box Recording facility. Responsible for the design review, approval, installation and commissioning of the Diver Gas Management System Instrumentation and hardware. Ensure that all materials are within budget, on schedule and meet the technical standards required by the project taking into consideration relevant standards and codes (NORSOK and DNV). Ensure Vendor documentation, Cost Estimates and Schedules are in line with project requirements. Ensure Risk Management Process is adhered to and appropriate actions are in place, allocated and monitored on an ongoing basis. Construction Supervision, planning manpower resource and materials. Ensure Commissioning Procedures are completed and closed out. Ensuring all project documentation is accurate, up to date and filed in accordance with Management System.
09/06 – 03/08 Project Engineer – KCA Deutag
Manage the Project Strategy, Planning, Review, Implementation and Execution to the satisfaction of the Project Manager and Client for Drilling Equipment Upgrade or modifications (Top Drive, Travel Block, BOP recertification, Drag Chain, Mud Pumps, Shale Shakers, Doghouse Instrumentation and Construction, Fingerboards, Catheads, Standpipe Manifold, Winches, Cranes etc) on North Sea BP Platforms. Maersk FPSO TQ’s Project, coordinate TQ’s by order of importance and discipline, prepare initial CTR’s for client review and approval. Ensure that all materials are within budget, on schedule and meet the technical standards driven by the project. Coordinating, mentoring and motivation of the relevant discipline (Mechanical, Piping, Electrical and Structural) engineering, teams involved in the work scope. Coordinate preparation, review, internal approval and issue of CTR and PCR Estimates to client for sign off. Ensure Project Close Out, technical and financial is completed. Ensure Lessons Learnt is undertaken. Ensuring all project documentation is accurate, up to date and filed in accordance with Management System
02/06 – 09/06 Senior Project Engineer – Cameron Subsea Systems
Shell NAM Q16 SCM inspection, modification, repair, and temporary Direct Hydraulic Mode implementation. Jumper and Stab plate design, manufacture and test for period of SCM outage. SCM strip down and repair or replacement of all valves, electronic components damaged by water ingress and electronic connector replacement by non obsolete items. Inspection, Repair and Maintenance (Pneumatic / Hydraulic) Shell Topside Drawer Units, replace all consumable items or with new parts due to obsolete items. CROSCO MUX Pod / BOP Inspection, Maintenance and Repair and Test of mothballed Drilling Pods to upgrade to current industry standards. Replace all faulty items, consumable parts or non obsolete items. Oceanrig Umbilical Repair and Maintenance.
SAP, Preparing Quotations and Bids. Production, Sales, Add-On and Rework Order Processing. Cost Control. BOM creation and maintenance. Document Package Construction. Contract Review, Margin Analysis. Departmental Interfacing. Subsea System Troubleshooting. Subsea System Design. Factory Acceptance Test Procedures. Commissioning Procedures. System Basis of Design.
05/05 – 02/06 Subsea Workpack Engineer – Kvaerner Oilfield Products
Shell Standard Well set additions to existing fields (Scoter, Penguin, Gannet, Merganser) and BP Schiehallion. Design and Modification of SCMs, SCMMB’s, SAM’s, HDU’s, EDB’s including mechanical and electrical interfacing. Design Review Implementation and Reporting. Document Package Construction. Factory Acceptance Tests, B.O.M’s. Workbench Pro (NCR’s). Engineering Changes, New Product Introduction. Pre-Deployment Procedures. Client and Supply Chain liaison. Bid Estimation. Part Expedition. Departmental Interfacing. Work Order Integrity. Engineering Drawings (ACAD). JDE (MRP). FOX Pro.
06/03 – 05/05 Production Manager – TRAK Europe
Responsible for all aspects of Production Schedule and Revenue requirements. Cell Leader Supervision and Mentoring. Responsibility for all WIP, including local, international sub contract, returns and Work Order integrity and accuracy. Contract Review of all incoming orders and amendment of both customer order level and internal stock levels as required. Sales and Business Communication. Financial Month End review of WIP/ Inventory. H & S. Vendor and Customer liaison. Factory Layout and Material Movement. Performance Monitoring and Communication. Capacity and Manpower requirements planning and strategy. Preventative Maintenance Programme. Managing Departmental Interfaces. 5S. SPC. Personnel Issues. NPI. Productivity and Continuous Improvement Projects. Lean Manufacturing. VISIBILITY (MRP)
10/01- 06/03 Subsea Production Support Engineer – Kvaerner Oilfield Products
Additional Well Sets for BP ETAP Satellites, Chevron Alba Extreme South and BP Nam Con Son Production Support. Subsea Controls Equipment. (Control Modules, Mounting Bases, Accumulator Modules, Distribution Units, Jumpers etc). Engineering Changes, Mechanical Completions and Punch Lists, Non Conforming Material. H & S Issues. New Product Introduction. B.O.M’s. Line Troubleshooting and Problem Solving. Material Expedition. Client and Vendor Liaison. Design for Manufacture. Drawing Modification (ACAD). Workbench Pro (NCR’s). JDE (MRP)
6/00 – 07/01 Manufacturing / Production Engineer – TRAK Europe
Production Process Analysis Documentation and Improvement, Assembly Workpacks, New Product Introduction, Engineering Changes, Yield Improvement. Location, Manning and Capacity Requirements. Stock Strategy. Floor Layout (ACAD). Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Projects. H & S Issues. Tooling Requirements. B.O.M’s. Design for Manufacture. Cell Supervision. Vendor and Client Liaison. FMEA. MTMS (MRP)
2/00 – 6/00 Manufacturing Process Engineer – Telspec
Process Improvement, Documentation and Implementation. B.O.M’s, New Product Introduction, Engineering Changes, Line Staging / Balancing / Capacity Requirements. Assembly workpacks. Cell Supervision. 5S. MANMAN (MRP)
4/99 – 12/99 Production / Manufacturing Engineer – APW Electronics
Project Engineer (STARTS & Y2K). Process Improvement, Documentation and Implementation. Test Procedure Implementation. Quality Initiatives. Floor Layout (CAD). Engineering Changes. Tooling Issues, B.O.M’s, Routings. H & S Issues. MICROSS (MRP)
8/97 – 3/99 Manufacturing Engineering Technician – NCR (FSG) Ltd.
Stock Strategy; Kanban, Direct Issue, J.I.T., Defects, Location and Capacity Requirements, B.O.M’s, Routings. Floor Layout (CAD). Engineering Changes, New Product Introduction. Process Documentation, Implementation and Improvement. Line Troubleshooting and Problem Solving. Quality Improvement Projects. H & S Issues. Six Sigma. FMEA. JSF-MAMS (MRP)
University of Abertay Dundee
1989 – 1993 BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Final Year Subjects
Digital & Analogue Signal Processing, Computer Engineering, Integrated Circuit Engineering, Electrical Power, Industrial Studies and Individual Project. The course involved programming (Turbo Pascal, C & Assembly) and also provided an extensive knowledge of a variety of software packages (Powerman, ECAD, MCE, PSPICE)
University of Abertay Dundee – University of Dundee
1995 – 1996 Post Graduate Diploma in Mechatronics
Microprocessors and Software, Sensors and Actuators, Robotics,
Control Principles, Digital Control Techniques, Mechatronic Applications and Management of New Technology.
Case studies incorporating the above topics, which also included work for NCR (FSG) at the Advanced Mechatronic Research Centre. The course further extended my knowledge of programming (QBASIC, C & Assembly) and software packages (CODAS, ACAD, Robotic Simulation packages e.g. IBM SCARA)
Dundee College of Further Education
1984 – 1985 6½ SCOTVEC Modules Electrical and Electronic Engineering:
Introduction to Electronic Systems, Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering, Basic Soldering
City of Guilds in Information Technology (726)
1985 – 1987 ONC Electrical and Electronic Engineering
HNC Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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