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Expert in Upstream Production Oil and Gas Facilities

Expert ID: 733744 Texas, USA

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Expert has 39 years of practical empirical experience with a wide variety of oilfield processing equipment specifically in the areas of primary, secondary and tertiary recovery modes of a field. From single well facilities to large Central Production Facilities onshore, and from Shelf Jacket and Topsides to TLPs and Subsea systems offshore. He has installed several waterflood facilities and CO2 EOR facilities in west Texas. He has been involved in both conventional and unconventional plays in North America.

General Expertise:
Oil and Gas
Production Operations
Project Management
Process Engineering
Staff Development
Change Management
Asset Assessments
Budget Development

Onshore Expertise:
Gas Processing
Tight Gas
Shale Gas
Shale Oil
LNG Plants
PLC controls and instrumentation
Development Planning
Water Floods
CO2 production
CO2 Floods
EOR for Unconventionals
Pipeline installations
Overhead power distribution
Road and civil construction
Strategic Urban Development Planning
SWD Systems

Offshore Expertise:
Offshore Topsides
HPHT operations
Flow Assurance

New Technologies:
Multiphase meters
Multiphase pumps
Rotary selector valves
By-Pass Pigging
Automated, compact pig launchers
Compact separator s
MIF pipeline connections

Expert has had the great fortune to participate on oil and gas exploration teams and develop solutions for testing stranded wells, or drilling and extraction techniques using innovative, unique application of new and old technologies used in a different way. After a successful test of exploratory wells, He has prepared full field development plans, along with costs and schedules, to test a project's financial robustness.

Results-driven E&P Project Engineering and Technical Design Manager with 37 years plus experience. 33 years (1981-2014) with Shell Exploration and Production Company. Provided integrated technical solutions and project management expertise to create surface infrastructure needed for profitable exploration/development growth. Change agent and strategist experienced in strengthening and aligning company requirements, internal and external capabilities with targeted project goals. Recognized as dedicated team player with exemplary work ethic and track record of meeting goals and objectives. Motivational, visionary leader skilled in building, developing, and inspiring high performance teams toward success.

Advice and guidance on field developments, prepare written audit on field operations, consultations with investors on various products and business,

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas - Pasadena, Texas - Beaumont, Texas - College Station, Texas - Baytown, Texas - Bryan, Texas - Sugar Land, Texas - Victoria, Texas - Galveston, Texas - Missouri City, Texas - Katy, Texas

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1981 Degree: Bachelor's Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: University of Cincinnati
Year: 2000 Degree: Certificate of Completion Subject: Selected Topics in Radiological Engineering Institution: Louisiana State University
Year: 2000 Degree: Masters Certificate Subject: Project Management Institution: The George Washington University
Year: 2000 Degree: N/A Subject: Registered Processional Engineer Institution: Louisiana Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1981 to 2014 Employer: SHELL Title: Sr. Staff Facilities Engineer Department: Facilities Engineering Responsibilities: Mentoring, project management, new technology development, Team Leadership

Consultancy with small to medium independent oil and gas producers and investor firms. Urban planning, EOR design in an unconventional play, due diligence operations review, review of project proposal to Private Equity investor, Operations review of a newly acquired asset, HAZOP reviews, SMART equipment packaging designs, Aiding several market research companies in support of their clients
Years: 2012 to 2014 Employer: SHELL EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION (SEPCo) Title: Global Unconventional Surface Engineering Technology Adviser Department: Responsibilities: Identify and mature the application of new surface engineering technologies for the benefit of onshore oil and gas
developments. Also identify emerging technologies, incubate and encourage their development.
Years: 2001 to 2012 Employer: SHELL EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION (SEPCo) Title: Senior Staff Facilities Engineer/ Engineering Manager Department: Responsibilities: Onshore US exploration and New Business Development groups with surface engineering and
operational expertise. Experience with Tight Gas plays (i.e. Pinedale Anticline, Columbia River Basin, Green River
Basin), Shale Gas plays (i.e. Barnett, Haynesville, Marcellus, Woodford, Eagleford, Antrim, Huron, Delaware, Bakken,
others), Light Tight Oil (LTO) plays (Williston Basin, Mississippi Lime, Eagleford, Uinta) and CBM plays (i.e. Black
Warrior, Cherokee, San Juan, Raton, others) and Alaska (onshore, gravel island and offshore) Implemented Micro-
LNG technology for testing stranded gas wells prior to final investment decision for development.
Years: 2001 to 2012 Employer: SHELL EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION (SEPCo) Title: Asset Project Manager Mississippi LIme Department: Responsibilities: Asset Project Manager for a new venture, a Mississippi Lime play. Responsible for surface
engineering for the area. Oil gathering, gas gathering and power distribution infrastructure are but a few of the
challenges. Efficient handling of produced water was a key design deliverable.
Years: 2005 to 2011 Employer: SHELL EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION (SEPCo) Title: Engineering Manager Department: Responsibilities: Active team member on the Onshore Exploration team for the purpose of providing surface engineering support and
operational input to exploration plays. Conceptualized, estimated costs for and coordinated all surface activities related to
onshore exploration activities. Senior project lead to seamlessly integrate exploration plays into active heartland
developments. Surface Development Project Manager for Shell’s interest in the Haynesville Shale, an estimated $1 B
(T.G) infrastructure development.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
Society of Petroleum Engineers
LAPELS (Louisiana Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors)
Licenses / Certifications
Professional Engineer - 2000 now retired

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Native

Fields of Expertise

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