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Engineer Engineering

Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
October 18, 2018

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Marlo W. Jones Page *


**** ****** **** **., ********, TX 77584

832-***-**** (cell)


Innovative, dedicated Professional with extensive experience in energy, oil & gas. Background includes work in equipment commissioning, vibration analysis, drilling, completions, decommissioning and well intervention. Highly analytical and organized with a solid track record of delivering quality projects on schedule and within budgetary guidelines. Solid leadership that builds cohesive teams by providing training and direction to employees to achieve goals. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a history of building productive relationships, both internally and externally. Consistently maintains professionalism and composure, even when handling multiple tasks or difficult situations. Expertise in:

Well Control Temporary & Permanent Abandonments Electric Line Operations

Coil Tubing Operations Land & Gulf of Mexico Operations HSSE Implementation

Tap Root Incident Investigation Acid Stimulations Slick Line Operations CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

PPC Engineering

• Commissioning and start-up of reciprocating compressor packages.

• Install vibration analysis equipment for current customers.

• Perform all API 674/675 Design Approaches analysis as required prior to manufacturing dampeners.

• Determine appropriate size dampener for process.

• Perform FEA structural analysis of suction and discharge systems for all API mechanical studies.

• Develop procedures and guidelines for Engineering Team.

• Train staff on vibration analysis techniques.

• Perform field analysis as required to solve vibration related issues. BP America

• Ensure timely delivery of high quality engineering procedures conformant with BP standards and compliant to regulations for recompletions, tubing replacements, PxA’s and pump change-outs in Texas, Oklahoma, Wyoming and San Juan Basins.

• Provide direction regarding well programs by ensuring that all technical options are properly taken into consideration by the engineers and consulting companies.

• Serve as integrator between Wells Engineering, Wells Operations, Production Operations and Sourcing to deliver performance during well abandonment execution.

• Deliver turn-key P&A operations to business leaders, including cementing, coil tubing, snubbing, logging, work-over and regulatory.

• Supervise high profile jobs such as snubbing for underground blowout and/or sustain casing pressure mitigations.

• Implement new tool trials, EDM logging, Sondex Noise Tool, Clare grease trials, etc... Shell Exploration and Production

• Implement drilling, completions and well intervention operations off-shore and on land.

• Achieved fastest start-up of new drilling rig on the Pinedale Anticline, from commissioning to drilling.

• Provide direction and planning for slick-line, electric-line and coil tubing operations in the Gulf of Mexico.

• Collaborated with operation and production leaders in Maracaibo to provide additional turbine generator fuel gas to power current and future ESP lifted wells in Urdaneta West Field, Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela.

• Implemented behavioral based safety management (BBSM) at the rig level with all crews and contractors.

• Facilitated accurate budget auditing by developing and implementing improved tracking processes.

• Effectively managed staff activities involving process improvements and equipment upgrades. Prepare detailed work instructions and assist with writing job specific JSA’s.

• Participate in morning conference calls with upper management, detailing well progress, work and safety issues encountered on a daily basis.

• Approve all field invoices and enter into SAP for processing. Marlo W. Jones Page 2

Beta Machinery Analysis

• Provided field vibration analysis throughout the US, Gulf of Mexico and South America.

• Expanded product offering through development of commercial vibration suppression devices.

• Performed finite element analysis for new compression projects.

• Designed pulsation suppression internals and prepared detailed design for manufacture. Siemens-Westinghouse

• Initiated, authored, and implemented the company computer generated repair procedures.

• Installed 1st robotic repair cell. Installed laser welding and coating for internal gas turbine repairs.

• Recruited and fully staffed the new repair cell, building cohesive and productive teams.

• Reduced component repair time by developing a fabricated mouth for the “F” style transition piece, which was a reliable replacement for the cast model.

General Electric Power Systems

• Lead facility engineering of new HVOF coating cell in Beaumont, Texas.

• Lead productivity team and increased contribution margin by 12% per year by; reducing rework, outsourcing and improving on final deliveries to both end users and vendors.

• Developed several statistical process control training presentations which led to a reduction in manufacturing rejects and improved component throughput.


• Experience in the design, planning, program generation and execution of deepwater well intervention operations, including subsea, High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT), coiled tubing, slickline, electric line and rig well intervention activity; applying well intervention techniques including well acidizing; and utilizing simulation software, including drag prediction (Cerberus), nodal analysis (Prosper & PERFORM), and modeling/pumping (WellCAT and WellPlan).

• Supported & implemented slim hole, drill with casing well designs and underbalanced drilling operations.

• Performed acid-wash, sand-cleanout, SSCSV change outs, set plugs and packers, dump bail cementing, install gas-lift valves, thru-tubing logging, and N2 unloads in deep water wells.

• Lead cross-discipline team during project initiation of multi-million dollar platform expansion in South America. Developed the project strategy, risk and uncertainties, economics and project delivery plan. Provided senior management with key stakeholders, detailed project delivery plan, HSSE impact report and details of required resources.

• Manage contract employees performing drilling operations. Supervise the short-term service employee review process for drilling contractor and vendors. Reward and recognize employees for accomplishments.

• Develop and deliver safety presentations designed to improve safety awareness and incident rating.

• Review federal, state, and local laws to ensure all policies and procedures are in compliance for drilling operations.

• Acquire and review rotating and reciprocating equipment technical data, review design data, develop finite element models, performing vibration analyses, red-line and sign off drawings and prepare customer reports.

• Perform field vibration studies using FFT equipment and coordinate with equipment packagers to ensure that their products meet stiffness, vibration and acoustic requirements.

• Develop repair techniques to improve component life and extend maintenance intervals.

• Perform root cause analysis on failed components and equipment. Evaluate metallurgy, develop coating requirements and alloy strategies.

• Conduct salary surveys and participate in the development and implementation of guidelines for salaries.

• Train staff on various topics including Performance Management, Supervisory Skills and various Safety topics. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

PPC Engineering, Richardson, TX

Sr. Engineer, Global 2016 – Present

BP, Houston, TX

Sr. Plug & Abandonment Engineer, North America Gas 2012 – 2015 SHELL EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT, New Orleans, LA Completions & Well Intervention Supervisor, Gulf of Mexico 2008 – 2012 Marlo W. Jones Page 3


Drilling Supervisor, Rocky Mountain Production Region 2005 - 2008 BETA MACHINERY ANALYSIS Houston, Texas / Calgary, Alberta 2001 – 2005 Engineering Consultant, US, Canada and South America SIEMENS-WESTINGHOUSE, Houston, Texas 1998 – 2000

Cell Leader / Manufacturing Engineering Specialist GENERAL ELECTRIC, Houston, Texas 1993 - 1998

Power Systems Engineer


OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIVERSITY, San Antonio, Texas Master of Business Administration, 2001

• Concentration in International Business


Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering, 1992

• Minor in Mathematics


2006 - Shell Core Leadership Development, Rijswik, the Netherlands 2003 - Briefly worked in Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico 2002 - Lived and worked in Alberta, Canada

2001 - Traveled throughout Germany and the Netherlands exploring business practices & central governments as an International MBA Student


Well Cap Well Control Certification

WCS Well Servicing Well Control


Randy Smith Safe Driving


Heartsaver First Aid CPR and AED Certification


American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1990 – Present Society of Petroleum Engineers, 2000 – Present

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