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Expert in Oil and Gas Projects

Expert ID: 733737 United Kingdom

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Expert is a highly accomplished and technically sophisticated Process and Flow Assurance Engineering Professional with 28+ years of progressive experience in the Oil and Gas industry. He has expertise in dynamic and upstream processes, conceptual through detailed design engineering, processing of facilities and upgrading designs of existing facilities with aptitude to best engineering practices to maximise production and efficiency at the lowest possible cost.

A problem-solver by nature, Expert has the aptitude to see the “big picture,” including end-to-end business impacts. He has actively contributed in all aspects of the project life cycle and has delivered high-value projects in matrices and organisations and across different geographies. Excellent communicator capable in building and strengthening productive and professional relationships across functions to drive cohesive, strategic operations.

Highlights of Expertise:
• Excellent Communication
• Relationship Establishment
• Budgeting and Cost Reduction
• Project Planning and Execution
• Strategic Planning and Forecasting
• Flow Assurance Analysis
• Motivational Leadership
• Petroleum Management
• Field Development Planning
• Company Policies and Procedures

Field Development Planning at Granherne.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2001 Degree: Postgraduate diploma (MBA) Subject: Petroleum Economics and Management Institution: Henley Management College (University of Reading)
Year: 1987 Degree: B. Eng. (Honours) Subject: Chemical engineering Institution: East London University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2008 to 2015 Employer: Woodgroup/BP Title: Lead Process/Flow assurance Engineer Department: Process Engineering Responsibilities: Executed activities of Contractor’s SURF Lead Process / Flow Assurance and Subsea Systems Engineering within the BP team for various projects as listed above e.g. PSVM ($14bn, 40 well development in 2100m of water depth).
Key Accomplishments:
• Worked on the PSVM deepwater development from FEED through installation, commissioning and start-up with best BP project production achievement post start-up.
• Expanded the existing Block 18 development via the addition of 15 wells in Phase 2 and 9 wells in Phase 3 to the Greater Plutonio subsea infrastructure requiring flow assurance and process engineering support.
• Spearheaded development of gas export pipeline operating guidelines and developed procedures for gas export pipelines, which controlled all aspects operations, initiated and shutdown scenarios, and pigging operations.
• Formulated and implemented various operating guidelines, manuals, philosophies and procedures, which covered all aspects of routine and abnormal operations, start-up, shutdown, pigging and other scenarios.

Throughout his career, Expert has had short assignments to various countries, not highlighted below.
Years: 2007 to 2008 Employer: Fluor Ltd Title: Flow Assurance Consultant Department: Process Flow Assurance Engineering Responsibilities: Expert conducted flow assurance analysis, de-bottlenecking studies, drafted appropriate pipeline drawings, operated maintenance and inspection philosophies and manuals for a network of gas, NGL, NAG, oil and multiphase pipelines, some with high CO2 and H2S content, for Kuwait (KOC), Abu Dhabi (GASCO) and Nigeria (SPDC).

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2015 to 2016 Country / Region: Qatar / Malaysia Summary: Process Engineering Head for Qatar Petroleum.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Chartered Chemical Engineer
Member of the Institute of Petroleum
Professional Appointments
29 years oil and gas experience.
Awards / Recognition
KBR / Halliburton.
Sponsorship for MBA programme.
Publications and Patents Summary
Presentation in Subsea Processing at KBR technical community in 2002.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Farsi Fluent

Fields of Expertise

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