Expert in Oil, Gas and Power; Development, Regulatory and Commercial Matters
Expert ID: 731447 Philippines
In particular he is very experienced in capturing and successfully negotiating oil and gas concessions for IOCs in Asia. He also has in depth experience in the development of regulatory environments for national energy sectors e.g., development of the Chinese Petroleum Regulations and the Philippines Renewable Energy Law.
Expert has also advised both government and private sector developers on the economic development of natural gas infrastructure including the potential for LNG importation to the Philippines.
He is a hands on planner for development of energy sector projects recognising the relationship between a sound economic justification and engineering and construction work.
He has developed methodologies for the assessment and evaluation of project developments and the qualitative measurement of project management effectiveness.
Expert is the founder and CEO of a hydro-power development company [30 MW, 6 projects] in Philippines/Indonesia. He is involved in the development of markets for the power to be produced in immature developing regulatory environments. Interaction with government policy and regulatory development and handling conflicts between various regulations and in an environment of corruption and lacking effective governance.
Expert has particular knowledge of gaining bankable development models and securing equity investment and project financing. Necessity to support and encourage government policy implementation in order to achieve bank-ability and development success whilst policy implementation is inadequate and in some cases flawed.
|Year: 2012||Degree: Continuing Education||Subject: Ppolitical Philosophy and Ethics||Institution: Oxford University|
|Year: 1989||Degree: BS||Subject: Industrial Engineering||Institution: Bell University|
|Years: 2007 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Chairman and CEO||Department:||Responsibilities: He is responsible for overall company direction and budgetting, raising finance and commercial matters in connection with the development of small hydro-electric plants in asia.|
|Years: 2002 to 2004||Employer: Shell Philippines Exploration||Title: Dusiness Development Manager||Department: Business Development||Responsibilities: He was responsible for all corporate economics and planning, new project development, exploration, technical support and reservoir management of a 2TCF offshore gas project, relationships with government departments including maintaning a relationship with the Secretary of Energy, establishment of an CNG for vehicles scheme and all commercial matters in connection with natural gas sales.|
|Years: 1996 to 2002||Employer: Shell China Exploration||Title: General Counsel||Department: Management Team||Responsibilities: He was responsible for all corporate legal matters including being company secretary. He was the leader for all negotiations and business development matters.|
|Years: 1992 to 1996||Employer: Shell Philippines Exploration||Title: Development Planner||Department: Development||Responsibilities: He was responsible for planing the development of both up and downstream parts of the US$ 3Blm Malampaya natural gas to power development in order to ensure that the power generation faclities were completed by customers at the same time as the natural gas was ready to be produced.|
|Years: 1990 to 1992||Employer: Shell International The Hague||Title: Advisor||Department: International Operations||Responsibilities: He provided commercial and contracts support to various "Single String Ventures in Yemen, Philippines, Angola and Vietnam. These were wildcat drilling and exploration ventures in remote locations.|
|Years: 1986 to 1990||Employer: Consultancy MConsult||Title: Managing Partner||Department: Corporate||Responsibilities: Managing consultant of a small UK consultancy practice serving clients such as ICI, Shell, BP, TSB. Various management consultancy tasks including the development and implementation of project management and control methodologies for all ICI Engineering Department petrochemical projects worldwide. Consultancy employed at peak 30 consultants and had offices in USA and Hong Kong.|
|Years: 1983 to 1986||Employer: Consultancy CCM Ltd||Title: Director||Department: Corporate||Responsibilities: He was responsible for major consultancy services to Statoil the Norwegian Oil Company on the development of the Statpipe Project. Later relocated to Stavanger and Oslo to undertake various consultancy tasks for the Statoil Procurement and Contracts department on major Norwegian offshore developments.|
|Years: 1979 to 1983||Employer: Shell UK||Title: Contracts Manager||Department: Brent C Project||Responsibilities: Responsible for all contracting activities for development and operation of the Brent C Offshore facility.|
|Years: to Present||Agency: Philippines National Oil Corp||Role: consultant||Description: feasibility study of onshore gas transportation pipeline infrastructure|
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|Years: 2002 to Present||Country / Region: philippines||Summary:|
|Years: 1996 to 2002||Country / Region: china||Summary:|
|Years: 1993 to 1996||Country / Region: Philippines||Summary:|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: Norway||Summary:|
|Years: to Present||Country / Region: Vietnam||Summary:|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Invited to be expert witness in arbitration proceedings between natural gas supplier and power generation customer in connection with payment liabilities
Inputs and advice on development of a natural gas law for Philippines Congress
Inputs and advice on the development of the Chinese Petroleum Regulations to accommodate natural gas development
|Training / Seminars|
|Project management effectiveness evaluation for ICI UK
Project Control Systems for ICI UK
Executive Masters Programme in Development Management for AeU University [pending]
Project Management and Control seminar 3 days, Sverdlovsk, Russia
Small Hydro Opportunities in the Philippines TBLI Yokohama, Japan
Developing Entrepreneurship UP Manila
Oil and Gas Experiences in China EIU Singapore
Attracting FDI to the Philippines Ateneo University Manila
|Sourcing and pre-qualifying engineering design, construction and EPC contractors for the full range of energy projects in Europe and Asia|
|Weekly columnist at Manila Times on economic development of the Philippines and other ASEAN nations
Contributor to Energy Pulse
Contributor to EIU and Reuters on energy matters
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Strength is in strategic business overview and planning|
Fields of Expertise
Asia-Pacific market, business strategy, construction contract, contract negotiation, developing country natural gas market, economic market development, economics, energy, energy economics, energy finance, energy industry behavior, energy law, energy market analysis, energy policy, Far East sourcing, international contract negotiation, joint venture, legal litigation support, market development, market pricing, mentoring, natural gas energy, natural gas industry structure, planning, pricing, project appraisal, project assessment, project execution planning, project review, renewable energy system, power generation project management, electric power, development management, project finance, hydroelectric energy, electricity market restructuring, electricity market, energy market development, electricity price, electricity market structure, conflict management, conflict resolution, economic feasibility, transfer pricing, organizational communication, crisis communication, retainer agreement, franchise agreement, financial modeling, management contract, insurance contract, government contract, Chinese manufacturing, construction operations, mediation training, natural gas marketing, China business research, energy research, change management, international law, economic appraisal, economic value, dispute, business valuation, econometrics, antitrust, natural gas price determination methodology, crude oil supply, liquefied natural gas spot market development, commodity market development, liquefied natural gas market contract pricing, index pricing, forward pricing, spot pricing, crude oil pricing model, natural gas pricing model, energy supply, natural gas market, crude oil market analysis, oil market forecasting, natural gas price, world crude oil prices, mediation, public speaking, emergency communication, offshore engineering, floating production system, floating system, front end loading, offshore flowline, floating offshore structure design, floating offshore structure, gravity-based structure, fixed offshore structure, dynamic positioning, heavy fuel oil, heavy oil, drillship, jackup rig, offshore oil drilling rig, energy consumption, energy requirement, international marketing, international trade, electric power system, natural gas processing, oil exploration, oil drilling rig, drilling rig, design for cost, engineering design, speech writing, project cost engineering, engineering economics, penstock, value pricing, petrochemical operations, energy transmission, compressed natural gas vehicle, electric power transmission, energy-efficient general energy management system, hazard communication, energy generation, cost-benefit analysis, electric power utility, compressed natural gas, cost control, critical path method, wind, value engineering, risk management, project scheduling, petroleum production, petroleum drilling well engineering, offshore structure, offshore drilling, natural gas, fossil fuel, enhanced oil recovery, energy management, energy engineering, diesel fuel, cost engineering