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Project Manager

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
January 26, 2018

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FOLA IGE, M. Eng., P.Geo., PMP

Calgary, AB Mobile 403-***-****

Multi-Million Dollar Projects • Planning & Execution • Stakeholder Management

“Skilled in identifying inefficiencies and implementing cost-effective solutions that reduce costs and drive bottom-line profitability.”

eadline-driven Project Manager with 9+ years of expertise working on large-scale projects in the oil & gas, mining & exploration, and drilling sectors. Proven track record in leading large-scale global projects, planning workscope, engaging with stakeholders, establishing KPIs and executing requirements. Adept at identifying geological and geotechnical risks, streamlining operations, orchestrating SOPs and engineering solutions to complex challenges. Expertise in overseeing engineering design and development, quality control and testing procedures.

Accomplished Project Manager with 5+ years of expertise managing large scale multi-million dollar projects, with a track record of success in implementing quality, cost-control and safety initiatives to exceed project’s timeline and expectations.

Expertise in conducting microseismic and geotechnical site investigations, leading product design and development, overseeing site safety policies and procedures and ensuring compliance with environmental safety codes and regulations.

A Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering acquired from Queen’s University, Postgraduate studies in Reservoir Characterization (Petroleum Engineeering & Geosciences) from the University of Calgary, a Diploma in Project Management from the University of Toronto, a Bachelor of Science degree in Geophysics and Mathematics, Project Management Professional (PMP) Designation, Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo) and a member of APEGA.

Proficient in leading personnel, managing project stakeholders including government regulators, project managers, construction managers, engineers, contractors and external customers.

Highly skilled in negotiating, administering and interpreting complex contracts and business agreements, preparing RFI & RFP, procuring supplies, managing budgets, planning and executing project requirements. D

Agile Project Management Asset Management QA / QC Procedures

Planning & Scheduling Stakeholder Management Microseismic Evaluations

Budget Management Client Engagement Hydraulic Fracturing

Cost Reduction Strategies Risk Management Process Optimization

Cross-functional Team


Geotechnical Site


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Expertise in managing multiple projects simultaneously, forecasting assets, strategically allocating resources and steering operational efficiency through the engineering of innovative solutions to complex engineering challenges.

ESG Solutions - Global Energy Services Calgary, AB Project Manager 2013 - Present

Geophysical Analyst 2013

Project Management Workplace Safety Stakeholder Management Promoted to Project Manager to oversee multi-million-dollar global projects in the oil and gas, exploration and drilling industry. Assessed microseismic system for onshore and offshore exploration operations. Led a team of engineers, geophysicists, geoscientists, drafters, manufacturing personnel and IT specialists. Engaged with clients, assessed project scope, forecasted and monitored budgets, scheduled tasks and assigned resources. Allocated and sourced vendors, negotiated pricing and acquired materials and supplies. Collaborated with the design and manufacturing department to support the product development process. Liaised with the QC and NDT team to ensure all products meet quality requirements and client specifications. Project Highlights:

Project : Shell Canada Quest Carbon Dioxide Sequestration, a Multi-Million-Dollar Project Duration: 4 years and ongoing, Personnel: 20

Scope: Collaborated with the project management team to reduce CO emission levels by 1 million tonnes annually to meet new provincial codes and regulations. Stakeholder Engagement: Engaged directly with all stakeholders that included Shell, Chevron, Government of Alberta to identify primary targets and deliverables, and project KPIs. Project Management: Worked with the engineering design team and led the design and development of advanced microseismic equipment and system that monitored microseismic activities, collected information, analyzed data, detected leaks and reported back to stakeholders. Result: Led the installation and commissioning of equipment and system in the field executed project and exceeded deliverables on-time and budget.

Project : Total E&P Limited, UK - Offshore Microseismic Monitoring, under $500k Pilot Project Duration: 6 Months, Personnel: 15

Scope: Led a team of 15+ people to oversee a global offshore project for the monitoring and evaluating of microseismic activities.

Efficiency Improvements: Engaged with stakeholders, identified areas of microseismic activities and made recommendations for the installation and commissioning of new equipment on-site. Enhanced operational efficiency and workplace safety, developed SOPs and safety plans that promoted improved workflow. Results: Drove for a long-term agreement with the client to expand market share across their European operations, forecasted multi-million-dollar in annual revenues Project Mosaic Potash - Equipment Development and Data Processing, a Multi-Million-Dollar Project. Duration: 5 Years and ongoing, Personnel: 20 Scope: Tasked with the design and development of microseismic equipment, microseismic monitoring and tracking of water inflow for the potash mines in Saskatchewan. Equipment Design: Assessed client needs, conducted field visitation and collaborated with site engineers to pioneer new equipment that monitors seismic operations and critical activities including earthquakes. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Managed the installation and commissioning of equipment on-site and provided regular reports to clients for enhancing workflow, optimizing productivity and maintaining the highest standards of safety. Results: Drove $1.5M in annual revenues met all requirements on time and budget and made recommendations that drove personnel efficiency and safety. Lamontagne Geophysics Ltd. Kingston, ON

Geophysicist 2008–2011

Field Expertise Workplace Safety Team Collaboration Collaborated with a team of geophysicist, geologists and engineers to support ongoing multi-million-dollar metal and gold exploration projects across Ontario. Collected and interpreted data, tested and troubleshooted equipment and systems and managed preventive maintenance duties as required. Conducted feasibility studies and economic analysis, reviewed field conditions and designated maps for project execution. Participated in safety meetings and performed field hazard risk assessments to ensure the highest standards of safety on-site.

Geotechnical and Modeling Software: GeoScout, Petra, AccuMap, Petrel, Interactive PetroPhysics Project Management Software: MS Office, MS Project, ESG Solutions - ERP, CRM, Oracle Primavera Project Management Professional - PMP 2015

Profesessional Geoscientist – P.Geo (APEGA) 2014

ESG’s Representative (Responsible Member) for operations in Alberta Master of Engineering: Chemical Engineering - Queen’s University 2014 Postgraduate Studies: Reservoir Characterization - University of Calgary 2013 Certificate in Project Management - University of Toronto 2011 Bachelor of Science – Geophysics and Mathematics - Carleton University 2008 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CONT’D



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