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Location:
Katy, Texas, United States
Posted:
February 25, 2018

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SUMMARY

Solutions-Driven Principal pipeline Engineer with over 27 years of experience including 11 years of onshore and offshore pipeline related experience in oil and gas industry including Concept Selection, Front End Engineering, and Detailed Design. Experience with major operators, engineering contractors and suppliers. In-depth experience of pipeline regulations, industry codes and practices such as API, ASME, CFR, DNV, PPI, AWWA and Saudi Standards.

Areas of expertise include:. Creative problem solver who uses technical skills, industry codes and standards, and training strengths to attain results in accomplishing any project opportunities presented. Strong liaison with clients to meet their objectives. Lead pipeline engineers and monitor their performances.

Prepare deliverables schedule and weekly reports, field layout, pipeline calculations and analyses, design guideline, specifications, scope of works, construction sequence, MTOs, data sheets, purchase requisitions, presentations, review reports and drawings, review bidders proposals for pipelines and fittings and prepare bid evaluation matrix for each component.

EXPERIENCE

2016 - PRSNT

Building Site Engineer, Longhorn Construction, Houston, TX.

Duties include setting out, measurements, work supervision, recording site progress and made sure all work are performed according to specifications and drawings.

2011 - 2016

Principal Pipeline Engineer, WorleyParsons, Houston, TX.

Shell Geismar Onshore Project - Geismar, LA. This onshore project was to replace two existing 6” natural gas steel pipelines with a new 8” steel pipeline approximately 4,500ft (1,372m) in length with permanent pig launcher and receiving facilities to supply the Geismar Ethylene Plant in Geismar, LA. The new 8” pipeline will be buried under the road surface parallel to the Geismar Plant fence line.

Performed design of buried steel pipeline to evaluate integrity of the new pipeline for a range of applied loads. Assisted designers to provide pipeline route alignment sheets.

Saudi Aramco – Offshore Maintain Potential Facilities 2014 Increment. This project includes replacement of 6 subsea corroded steel pipelines and 11 corroded steel risers and tie-ins in shallow waters less than 100m deep.

My responsibilities included leading pipeline engineers and monitor their performances, prepare CTR, weekly reports, pipeline basis of design, pipeline wall thickness calculations, pipeline crossing design, pipe-soil resistance calculations, on-bottom stability analysis, pipeline maximum allowable span analysis, on-bottom roughness analysis, pipelay analysis, checking pipeline detailed drawings, pipeline alignment sheets, isometrics and subsea tie-in details, data sheets, MTO’s and purchase requisitions. Reviewed and commented engineers reports.

AMNI – Tubu Field Development project and Langley Upgrade project. The offshore project consists of a 16" oil production pipeline, a 4" gas lift pipeline and umbilicals between two platforms in shallow waters of Nigeria less than 100m deep.

BP – OPLE Contingency Debottlenecking Onshore Project in Trinidad and Tobago. Evaluated a new pipeline to be used for debottlenecking an onshore liquid transfer pipeline.

BP - OPLE Offshore Project in Trinidad and Tobago. This project included 3 platforms in shallow waters of Trinidad and 93km of trunkline from platforms to the Trinidad shore.

BP - ECRT Trinidad and Tobago. This project included design of water outfall pipeline system using 10 inch carbon steel pipeline and 10 inch HDPE pipeline using float and sink method for installation and design of offshore oil export loading system (using 30 inch carbon steel pipeline, PLEM, two flexible risers, SBM buoy and flexible hose connecting SBM to the tanker).

BP – GRP and TPW Projects in Trinidad and Tobago. Design of the water outfall pipeline system (Onshore and offshore) using High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) pipeline to transport treated water to a subsea diffuser for dispersion (slip-lining and float and sink methods to be used for installation).

My responsibilities included preparing pipeline discipline schedule, CTR, flowlines and risers design basis, wall thickness calculations, leak test pressure calculations, route evaluation report, on-bottom stability report, cathodic protection design report, design of the shallow water future tie-in system using piggable wyes, preliminary Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) design report, HDD critical knowledge area evaluation report, water outfall pipeline summary report. Performed HDPE pipeline calculations and analyses. Design of water outfall pipeline system using 10 inch carbon steel pipeline and 10 inch HDPE pipeline using float and sink method for installation. Design of offshore oil export loading system using 30 inch carbon steel pipeline, PLEM, two flexible risers, SBM buoy and flexible hose connecting SBM to the tanker. Prepared construction sequence, specifications, scope of works, data sheets, purchase requisitions, obtaining subsea components prices from vendors, meeting with pipeline installation companies, pipeline installation scope of work, prepared MTOs, and pipeline discipline weekly reports.

2011

Pipeline Engineering Consultant, Chevron Pipeline Company, Houston, TX

Jack and St. Malo Project, Gulf of Mexico. This project located in GOM Walker Ridge area approximately 230 miles south-southwest of New Orleans, Louisiana which includes 24" oil export steel pipeline between two offshore platforms. Reviewed detailed engineering reports, drawings, and specifications. Reviewed bidders’ proposals for subsea components and prepared bid evaluations matrix for each component. Reviewed bidders’ technical clarification dossiers and responded to their exceptions.

2006 - 2010

Subsea Pipeline Specialist, Technip USA, Inc., Houston, TX

ATP Oil & Gas Corporation – Clipper Project, Gulf of Mexico. This deep water project includes a flowline loop routed to the Clipper subsea wells in 3,450 ft of water depth (WD) in Green Canyon area of GOM and terminated at the Front Runner Spar facility in 3,330 ft of water via flexible risers. The northern flowline is a gas flowline and the southern flowline is a pipe-in-pipe (PIP) oil flowline, each approximately 15 miles long.

Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA) – Mariscal Sucre Project, Venezuela. This shallow water project with maximum water depth of 150m includes a looped 16 inch flowline to transport gas from 8 wells to a new platform.

Chevron – Jack and St. Malo Project, Gulf of Mexico. Assisted in pre-front end engineering design (FEED) scope for installation of 11.75" OD x 1.25" WT Jack and St. Malo flowlines in approximately 7,000 ft. water depth in Gulf of Mexico.

BP – Thunder Horse Project, Gulf of Mexico. Prepared fabrication documentation for 8", 10", and 12" production and water injection jumpers in water depths up to 6500 feet.

My responsibilities included: Preparing flowline design basis, pipeline route selection report, wall thickness calculations, span analysis, pipeline crossing analysis, on-bottom stability analysis, and MMS calculations and documentation. Prepared specifications, scope of works, MTOs and purchase requisitions. Produced animated videos showing depth and length of the free spans on the seabed along the proposed flowline routes using Fledermaus software. Conducted investigation on free span mitigation methods and prepared a report. Site supervision/visits for jumper fabrication and testing at Fourchon, Louisiana.

1995 - 2006

Operation Manager, Kings Carpet and Flooring, Houston, TX

Created comprehensive business plan outlining business growth strategy

Interviewed, hired, trained, assigned posts, and scheduled employees

Liaising with customers, manufacturers and distributors

Plan, direct and co-ordinate operations and activities of employees

Manage inventory control and storage

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1991 - 1994

Building Site Engineer, Stradform Construction Company, UK

Performed engineering work and assisted site manager in demolition and refurbishment of the east wing of the National Museum of Wales, construction of 35 apartments, building a two-story community center, and construction of a pie factory. Duties included setting out, measurements, work supervision, recording site progress and made sure all work were performed according to specifications and drawings and to the required quality and within schedule and budget constraints.

1990 - 1991

Civil Engineer, South Glamorgan County Council, Cardiff, UK

Worked on the peripheral distributor road in Cardiff. This contract comprised 3.8 km of dual two-lane carriageway, of which 1.5 km was on a viaduct, three smaller bridges, and reinforced earth wall. My responsibilities included making sure that all work were performed according to specifications and drawings and to the required quality and within schedule and budget constraints. Performed land surveying, measurements, setting out, work supervision, recording site progress, and provision of data sheets.

EDUCATION

BSc (Honors), Civil and Structural Engineering, University of Wales, Cardiff, UK, 1990

SPECIFIC TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Experience with SPAN, AGA PRCI, DNV FATFREE, Fledermaus, MathCAD, MS Excel, MS Word, and MS Power Point.



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