CV, Qatar Based Petrochemical Process Engineer Looking Globally

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 18292

Skills keywords: commissioning engineer, oil & gas, optimization, process engineer
Short Bio:

I am a Chemical Engineer with BS in Engineering Technology with 13 years of rich hands on experience in the oil & gas and petrochemical sectors in the Middle East, Singapore & India.

Current location: Al Rayyan, Qatar - View on map
Nationality: India
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy, Manufacturing and Operations
Spoken languages: english, Tamil
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere
List the countires you have a visa to work in: India, qatar


• BS Engineering Technology, Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani India, 2012 CGPA: 6.35

• Diploma in Chemical Technology, Tamil Nadu State Board for Technical Education, India, 2001, 73.76%

Career Summary

• Chemical Engineer with 13 years of rich hands on experience in process engineering & control and plant commissioning in LNG plants, oil refineries and petrochemical & chemical plants in the Middle East, Singapore & India.

• Skilled in monitoring & controlling processes through DCS & PLC control panels ensuring consistent quality & yield of products, safe & smooth normal start-ups & emergency shutdowns.

• Well versed in preparing and implementing standard operating procedures (SOP) & operation manuals leading to targeted plant performance levels.

• Good understanding of process design of gas processing units, condensate & water separation units, gas dehydration units, design of heat exchangers & columns, sizing of lines, separators, knock out drums and pressure release valves (PRV). Well versed P&IDs and equipment & instrument data sheets and calculations. Good knowledge of applicable codes & standards like ASME & API.

• Experience in providing project management support for on time, safe, cost effective completion of projects & planned shutdowns.

• Skilled in analyzing plant upsets, abnormal conditions and identifying root causes for viable corrective action implementation.

• Capable of administering permit to work (PTW) system and participating in JSAs, HAZOP studies and safety committee activities.

• Experience of successful management of process & plant emergencies like compressor trips, pump failure, power failure, heavy hydrocarbon leaks & failure of utilities.

• Deft in coordinating with internal & external stakeholders and leading multinational teams eliciting superior performances.

• Dedicated, results driven professional with excellent communication, coordination, problem solving, planning & execution skills.


Jan 2008 to date
Qatargas is the largest producer of LNG in the world with annual production capacity of 42 million T
Process Engineer
Report to: Head of Engineering Team: 5

• Conduct technical studies & propose measures to enhance productivity and equipment performance.

• Provide project management support – preparation of process scope of work, estimation of man-hours & preparation of progress reports – to execute small-scale projects.

• Supervise & coach junior engineers in preparing instrument/equipment data sheets and associated calculations verifying quality & accuracy.

• Track abnormal plant conditions in close coordination with operations and ensure immediate corrective actions.

• Participate in risk assessment and mitigation of identified risks through required process or equipment modifications.

• Coordinate with maintenance teams to plan & implement debottlenecking programs.

• Supervise and ensure cost effective on time and safe completion of projects & planned shutdowns to meet or exceed expectations.

• Provided technical support in areas of safety, environment and energy conservation during execution of projects.

• Optimize selected processes through simulation studies and prepare process flow schemes with mass balance & equipment sizing.

• Coordinate with vendors for equipment selection and design related issues.

• Acted as PTW coordinator

• Experience with major processes/units: condensate distillation, de-butanizer, de-ethanizer, LPG amine absorber, LNG upstream units, Naphtha hydro treater, hydrogen plant (reformer), fuel gas amine absorber, kerosene hydro treater boilers, utilities.

Dec 2006 to Jan 2008
Eastman is a global specialty chemicals company. The Singapore site produces chemicals sold primarily for use in resins, coatings and vinyl compounding markets
Process Engineering Technician
Reported to: Process Team Leader/Head of Operations Team: 9

• Managed quality control in shifts. Adjusted process parameters to produce product within specifications and rejected out of specification products.

• Ensured operations adhering to standard operating procedures (SOP) and job safety analysis (JSA) guidelines.

• Acted as a focal communication point during real & mock emergency situations in following approved emergency response procedures.

• Analyzed unit interactions and inter-unit effects to identify opportunities for process optimization.

• Participated in recognizing, responding to and troubleshooting to resolve process upsets in the unit.

• As PTW coordinator, ensured adherence to the permit to work (PTW) system and as SEQ coordinator enforced all safety environment & quality policies.

• Coordinated with the business scheduling team to fix production targets based on sales forecasts & prevailing market conditions.


• Consistently fulfilled expectations of higher management and achieved predefined targets within timelines.

Apr 2005 to Dec 2006
The Jamnagar Manufacturing Division of RIL has a 33 million TPA refinery fully  integrated with downstream petrochemical units producing aromatics & polymers
Commissioning Engineer
Reported to: Commissioning Team Leader Team: 10

• Led commissioning activities of various refinery units – crude oil distillation unit, vacuum distillation unit, light gas recovery unit, sulfur recovery unit, desulfurization unit, MEDA treatment unit & hydrogen plant.

• Supervised pre-commissioning activities and verified mechanical completion of the units.

• Coordinated with the EPC contractor for punch list management and transition to final hook-up & commissioning phase.

• As a member of the Project Management Team (PMT), supervised contractors working on the site during the execution phase.

• Provided PMT interface between work faces and Construction Area Lead ensuring removal of barriers and resolution of emerging issues.

• Submitted weekly reports on progress & status in the assigned areas

• Coordinated quality audits and followed up for implementation of audit recommendations.

May 2001 to Apr 2005
TPL is a leading producer of linear alkyl benzene (LAB) and associated heavy chemicals
Process Technician

• Monitored & controlled operations of LAB plant with UOP technology through DCS & PLC controls as a Panel Room Operator

• Participated in normal start-ups and emergency shutdowns of the plant ensuring safety of assets & personnel.

• Coordinated with Board Operators of other units in implementing plant optimization initiatives and resolving multi-unit process problems.

• Maintained full documentation of daily activities and highlighted problems in the unit logbook


• Successfully managed emergencies like compressor trips, pump failure, power failure, heavy hydrocarbon leaks & failure of utilities.