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Engineer Manager

Muscat, Oman
September 19, 2018

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I am Mostafa Elkholy a Lead mechanical maintenance and facilities Engineer, also Maintenance Manager with over 33 years of practical experience within the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Refineries and Power industries. my expertise includes Pipeline, Piping, Pigging, Pipe Work

Design & Fabrication, Pipeline Hydraulic, Fitness-For-Service (FFS),

Rotating and Static Equipment, Mechanical Integrity & Reliability Management, Pressure Vessels, Tanks, Boilers, Furnaces, Valves, Pumps, Heat Exchangers, Compressors, Seals, Control Valves, Combustion Engines, Diesel Engines, Generators, Process Heaters, Chillers, Blowers & Fans, HVAC, Vibration Analysis, Pipe Stress Analysis (CAESAR II), Mechanical Vapor Compression, Machinery Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA), Predictive & Preventive Maintenance, Detailed Engineering Drawings, Codes & Standards, P&ID Reading, Interpretation & Developing; Heavy Equipment and Forklifts. Further, I am well-versed in Petroleum Additives, Cooling Towers, Molecular Sieves, FEED, Risk Assessment, HAZOP, PSSR, TAPROOT,Accident & Incident Investigation, Confined Space Entry, Water Treatment & Desalination Technology (RO and MVC), Oil Wells and Water Wells .I am familiar with ASME and API standards pertaining to pipelines, piping, pressure vessel and tanks such as the ASME B31.3, ASME-VIII, ASME-X, API 510, API 570, API 653, API 579-1/ASME FFS-1, API 610, API 676 to name a few.

Throughout My career life, I had provided significant contributions to various industries I was working and had worked with, having filled key positions such as the Technical Trainer, Maintenance Manager, Construction Manager, Static Equipment Manager, Senior Mechanical Engineer, Facilities Engineer, Technical Services Engineer, Project Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Site Construction Engineer, QA/QC Engineer and Equipment Engineer for numerous international companies like Occidental Oman (OXY), Kuwait Oil Gulf, Saudi Arabian Chevron Texaco, ACPA, EMC, MIDOR, Germanischer Lloyd, Ras Gas Qatar, Toyo Engineering, Bakheet Company and Setcore.

I have a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering 1985 and a Certified Level II Visual Testing

Inspector. Further, I had delivered numerous trainings and courses worldwide in Egypt and UAE, Also, received training in Germany, Holland, Austria and the Middle East.


Birthday : 2/8/1963

M. Status : Married and I have 2 daughters

Nationality : Egyptian

Address : 242,Abd alsalam aref Street, loran, Alexandria, Egypt.

: +203******* Home

Mobile : +201********* Main/ +201********* / +965********

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B.SC of mechanical engineering. Power dept. from Alexandria University In 1985.

B.SC Project:

Internal combustion Engines-”Design of garage and service workshops”.

Practical Experience:

- Maintenance &Engineering of petrochemical,oil and gas plants in Alkhorayef petroleum(KOC), Occidental Oman(Mukhaizna field), Alexandria Co. of petroleum additives and Abu Qir for fertilizers rotating and static equipment (Major exposure).

-Construction of petrochemical and oil &gas plants rotating and static equipment, in Sidi Krir for petrochemical .

-Pre-commissioning, commissioning and start up of petrochemical and oil

& gas plants rotating and static equipment. In Abu Qir for fertilizers, in Alexandria for petroleum additives and in Sidi Krir petrochemical . -Technical study and engineering (also standards) of petrochemical, oil &gas plants and heavy equipment.

-Preparing QC, pre-commissioning, commissioning and start up procedures for the same plants.

-Mechanical engineering instructor, I am official instructor with Haward Technology Middle East

History of work:

Alkhorayef Group Kuwait:

From 24/2/2016 till present as a lead mechanical engineer for GC 16 in west Kuwait (for KOC)

LSTPS(Large scale pilot plant) commissioning lead and operation superintendent (for KOC)

Occidental Oman (OXY)

From 12/10/2008 till 20/9/2015 as senior mechanical and facilities engineer in technical service team and young engineers developer

Alexandria Company for Petroleum Additives (ACPA)

From 1/3/2000 till 9/5/2010 as A Technical Study Engineer, site construction manager (engineering) and maintenance Manager.

Toyo Engineering (Japanese company)

From 25/9/1999 till 29/2/2000 as A project engineer (in ethylene plant 300,000 MT/Y in Sidi-Krir in


Setcore co. in Egypt from 1/1/99 till 24/9/1999

As an Equipment Engineer.

Bakheet Company for Machinery in Saudia Arabia

From 20- 11-1992 till 30-12-1998 as An Equipment Engineer

*Abu-Qir for fertilizers and chemical industries company (AFC)

From 3-11-85 till 20-11-92 as:

1.Maintenance Engineer for Abu-Qir 1

2.Project Engineer for Abu-Qir 2 for construction, commissioning, start up and Maintenance.

Special Missions

Borrowed to EMC in maintenance of Middle East Oil Refinery Plant (MIDOR) including main shut down in that period From 1/2/2005 till 30/4/2007as Static equipment manager.

Ras Gas LNG plant in Qatar in shut down of train 3 and train 4 hired by Germanischer Lloyd to Chiyoda, Snamprogetti & co. From 19/5/2007 till 8/7/2007 as Maintenance QA/QC. Engineer

Arabi Enertech KS.C in Kuwait in PMP project in Wafra For Joint Operations co.(Saudi Arabian Chevron Texaco and Kuwait Oil Gulf)

From 30/8/2007 till 2/12/2007 as Senior commissioning engineer

General Responsibilities:

-FEED Study, Solve engineering technical problems, What If, Risk Assessment and HAZOPS..,Issue and approve drawings, Prepare SOW(Scope Of Work), MOC(Management Of Change),Do walk through, PSSR(A/B)(Pre-Start Up Safety Review) and follow construction of the new projects, RCFA (Root Cause Failure Analysis), Good knowledge of international codes and standards applied in oil & gas industry and like ASME B31.3,API 610,API 676 etc.

Corrective maintenance (CM).,Shutdown maintenance, Preventive maintenance (PM) and vibration reading for rotating machines.

Planning for spare parts and fabrication of some which are available

Mechanical erection, first delivery commissioning, start up of the plant and final History files for equipment.

-Do the required training program and train the young engineers on job.

General Field of work:

High pressure Centrifugal pumps, high pressure positive displacement pumps, OTSG, heater treaters, pipe lines (oil, gas, water and steam) including hot tap process and internal coated pipes, air fin coolers, heat exchangers,tanks, reciprocating compressors, water treatment plants(R.O and mechanical vapor compression),oil wells and water wells. Positive displacement pumps, centrifugal pumps, screw compressors, Blending plants, loading arms, tanks and pipes, small pack filling machine, drum Filling machine, pigging lines, fire tube boiler, chiller, Air handling units,duct System, split air condition, windows air condition, cars (private, microbuses and half Lorries), fire fighting system, lab piping system and pumps, etc expansion turbine, steam turbine, reciprocating compressor,air fin coolers. Absorber, desorber, heat exchangers, reformers, boiler, valves, steam trapes. Fans (cooling-combustion air-flue gases), Boilers- compressors (reciprocating & screw)-turbines-emergency diesels-coolers-condensers- absorbers and disorbers-Reformers-steam lines- natural gas lines-Steam and gas Traps-Valves- Cooling Towers – tanks-positive displacement pumps and centrifugal pumps.

Some of my achievements:

Reach with all the team to produce 120,000 BBD oil instead of 8000 BBD from Mukhaizna plant in Oman, Train 10 young engineers and they became self dependent in doing all the development activities of the plant, Participating in increasing the efficiency of heaters treaters,steam generators and main oil production unit by modifying some equipment and adding new compressor, Solving the central process oil unit instrument airline problem, Leading a team investigating the cause of beam pumps frequent failure


Several courses at pumps, turbo charging, corrosion, HSE, vibration Analysis, Introduction to project management, Tap Root Incident Investigation &Tap Root Cause Analysis, The Equifactor Advantage, ASME B31.1, ASME Pressure Vessel, Pipe Stress Analysis, Ceaser II, Confined Space Entry, Leadership skills In Egypt and abroad .

Language: English: Excellent

Computer: Microsoft office, Auto cad, Windows 10 and Internet, Primavera, CMMS (Maximo) Certificates: Level 1&2 "visual inspection" March 2008

Part Time Jobs:

•Trainer for Abu Qir for Fertilizers and Chemical Industries staff (new graduated

engineers and technicians)in Alexandria (Two courses).

•Trainer for mechanical technicians of Moharam printers Company in Alexandria (Two


•Trainer for operation engineers of Sea Gas Company in Damietta (One course).

•Trainer for ELNG operation staff in Alexandria (Five Courses).

•Trainer for Sabic process engineers in Dubai (One course).

•Haward Technology Middle East Training official instructor, already multi courses had been

conducted till now in Dubai for engineers from PDO, OXY, Aramco, Oman Gas and Takrir

Thank you for your attention,

Mostafa Mohamed Elkholy

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