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Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Posted:
October 28, 2016

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NAME MICHAEL S. CRAIG

DISCIPLINE Senior Planner

RESIDENCY U.K. Passport holder with U.S. Green Card

QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor of Business Administration, Supply Chain Management

University of Houston, 2008

COMPUTER SKILLS Primavera Courses, 601, 602, 603; LiveLink; ASSAI; eRooms; Microsoft Office; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Access XP; SharePoint; EP Catalog; iPMS; Adobe Reader and Writer; Lotus Notes; and Microsoft Outlook.

WORK SUMMARY Progressive project planner and scheduler with 16 years experience in the development of major master project schedules, for EPIC contracts as an E&P Company Project Planner. Excellent working knowledge of a variety of project management, scheduling disciplines and understanding of engineering / construction processes (EPIC contracting and capital projects).

Repertoire includes advanced knowledge of Primavera P6.2.1 / P9, Pertmaster, Acument Fuse 360 schedule analytics suite, and excellent understanding of PMBOK guidelines. Proven effectiveness as a team leader, with the ability to work and lead multi–disciplinary teams. Superior facilitation abilities across multinational culture work teams.

Experience in the following:

Oracle Primavera P6 Analytics, Unifier, Instantis, Risk Analysis, and Contract Management, Project Control Procedures; PMBOK Guidelines; Critical Path Analysis; Primavera; Budget; EPIC Contracting; Capital Projects; Project Scheduling; Earned Value; WBS / OBS Development; Cost Estimating; Risk Analysis; Training; Coaching / Training; Project Services; Incident and Industry Free Certified Training, Global Upstream and Gas Behavior Based Safety Training, Global Upstream Incident Reporting Awareness Training, Smith Driving Course, Travel Safety and Awareness Orientation.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Senior Planner 2016 – 2016

RCI Inspectors/TUV SUD

Industrial services in refineries. Coordinated, implemented and structured the planning/scheduling of their inspection program.

December 2013 – March 2016

Chevron Texaco (Nigeria Mid Africa) – Nsiko Deepwater Project

Senior Planner

Senior planner for the phase 2 Nsiko Offshore Deepwater FPSO development. Managing the Alternative Generation & Selection planning for the project. Monitoring contractor schedules, working with the owner’s team to develop the CPDEP Master Schedule. Strategic management portfolio planning across the entire owners team. Integration of scenario project schedules with project risk models.

Nsiko field is located in OML 140 offshore Nigeria. The Nsiko Field is a Discovered Resource Opportunity comprised of a shallow reservoir and a deep reservoir. Nsiko block will be developed using an FPSO vessel with a CALM buoy, and a gas pipeline routed to local infrastructure. FPSO lies in approximately 1,800m (5,750 ft.) water depth, approximately 135km (84mi) off of the Nigerian coast. Phased project value over 15-20 years will approach over 25 Billion including D&C.

Facilitated, managed, and executing the development of the Phase 2 entire Project Life Cycle Schedule(s) for the Nsiko Project from current phase 2 to final phased development estimated to complete in 2035. Responsible for all planning/scheduling and risk modelling incorporation for the entire project team.

January 2013 – November 2013

Worleyparsons

Senior Integrated Planning Engineer & Planning Supervisor Rosebank Project

Rosebank field located on the north-west edge of the United Kingdom Continental Shelf, approximately 130 km north-west of Shetland in 1,100 m of water. First discovered in 2004. Appraisal campaign was conducted between 2004 and 2009.

Rosebank Project ($6 Billion Project Value included D&C) a FPSO approximately 300m long by 54.6 beam, located northwest of the Shetland Islands and designed for long-term efficient operation. Topsides processing sized to handle 100 kbopd and 100 mmscfd export gas with total liquids of 260 kbpd and water injection of 260 kbpd. Estimated dry weight of the Topsides is approximately 39,000 metric tonnes, consisting of fourteen major production modules. 14 Wells for Subsea infrastructure installed to support FPSO production.

Facilitated, managed, and executed the development of the Class 3 Level 3 EPCI Integrated Rosebank Execution schedule, handed over to Chevron for their assurance process. Planning team that I lead, Interfaced with all relevant disciplines and sub-contractors per my direction through-out development. Thorough Monte Carlo risk modelling and analysis of proposed EPC to Client Level 3 EPCI schedule.

Facilitated, managed, and executed the development of the Phase 4 Detail Design Topsides Execution Schedule for Worleyparsons scope. Transitioned from Class 3 Level 3 EPCI Schedule development lead to Planning Supervisor managing a team 5.

August 2012 – February 2013

INPEX

Senior CPF Topsides Planning Engineer ICHTHYS Project

ICHTHYS Project ($3.7 Billion Project Value for CPF) a floating Central Processing Facility offshore Darwin Australia. Includes Hull, Mooring System, LQ, Process (mainly gas, condensate and water, including future installations), flaring and gas export facilities and associated control systems. INPEX is the operator partnered with TOTAL.

CPF will be installed in the Browse Basin, off the north-west coast of Western Australia and approximately 820 kilometers south-west of Darwin. CPF feeds onshore LNG plant from 820 kilometer pipeline, with initial capacity to produce 8.4 million tonnes of LNG per annum and 1.6 million tonnes of LPG per annum.

Responsible for managing, executing, and monitoring Phase 4 execution schedules for Topsides Fabrication (SHI), Topsides Detailed Design (SHI/Mustang Engineering). Heavily integrated with overall ICHTHYS project work scopes (Pipeline, FPSO, Onshore, Sub Sea Systems) through integrated planning efforts.

February 2011 – August 2012

Chevron Texaco (Deepwater Exploration and Production)

Project Controls Analyst – HMR (Hull, Moorings and Risers)

Big Foot DWEP Project ($6.2 Billion project value). Was a 2005 discovery in Walker Ridge Block 29 and is an oil development project in 5,300 foot water depth, in the Walker Ridge area of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico (GOM). Chevron is the operator partnered with Statoil and Marubeni; working interests are Chevron, Statoil and Marubeni.

Dry–tree floating drilling and production facility located in Walker Ridge Block 29. The facility hull type will be a Tension Leg Platform (TLP) with fifteen well slots, a topside oil handling capacity of 75,000 BOPD and gas handling capacity of 25 MMSCFD.

Responsible for managing, executing, and monitoring Phase 4 execution schedules for Hull Fabrication (DSME), Riser Systems Integration (2H), Riser Tensioners / Wellheads / TTR, and both oil and gas SCR pipelines. Regular rotational visits to DSME’s yard in Okpo, South Korea to ensure schedule delivery, accuracy, and commissioning development. Primary responsibility is to minimize carry over schedule work to integration effort down at Kewiett’s yard at Ingelside.

September 2010 – January 2011

Exxon Mobil (Exxon Neftegas Limited)

Project Planner

Arkutan–Dagi Offshore Pipeline Project (Russian Projects Sakhlain Island). Two 25km pipelines pulled into the beach from an offshore vessel. One Produced Water Injection Line and one Full Well Stream were laid down at a connection point to a gravity based structure, which eventually will have topsides facility installed.

Acted as the lead planner for ENL, the company being the prime overseer of four subcontractors who were located in various parts of the world. Took each of their schedules and managing them as one overall integrated schedule. Development of schedules from detailed engineering through offshore installation / hook–up commissioning. Visited various contractor offices in Singapore, Rotterdam, and Moscow to ensure contractor’s schedule management plans and procedures were being implemented and subsequently achieved.

Monitored contractor’s schedule progress and performance. Led the schedule development of interface milestones across pipelay, dredging and backfilling, and hydrotesting contractors.

June 2010 – September 2010

British Petroleum

Senior Planning and Scheduling Engineer

Horn Mountain Phase 2 Redevelopment Platform Project (Gulf of Mexico Centralized Development Organization). Helped define business needs, proposing solutions, defining work flows, providing guidance and implementing system needs to optimize and automate the extent possible. Proactively developed relationships, identify opportunities to add value, and engage team members as needed.

Development of schedule from detailed engineering through offshore installation / hook–up commissioning. Worked within contractor’s office to align schedule with contract requirements. Provided scheduling support in the development of contractor's baseline schedules (need to meet scheduling requirements). Reviewed and provided comments (if any) on contractor's schedule management plan. Reviewed, analyzed and provided comments or corrective action (if any) on contractor's bi–weekly and monthly schedule update.

Monitored contractor's schedule progress and performance. Provided regular updates to management of any scheduling issues / concerns. Attended weekly meeting with various contractors. Attended bi–weekly project controls meetings. Provided scheduling support to functional leads (as needed basis). Lead the schedule development of interface milestones between topsides installation team and operations asset team. Took ownership of the interface milestones schedule and provide monthly schedule update. Updated project detailed schedule for the assigned area of responsibility. Provided weekly report (activities this week / nextweek) .

February 2009 – June 2010

Chevron Inc. (Chevron Nigeria Limited)

Senior Project Planner Consultant Basis for The Global Edge Consultants

Gas Supply Expansion Project Nigeria Mid – Africa Project ($1.3 Billion Project Value). Project Scope of Work dictated the engineering procurement, construction management, fabrication, installation and commissioning for transportation of 215 MMSCFD of natural gas from an offshore platform to an onshore facility. The project included Offshore NWP Platform – the fabrication and subsequent installation of a structure to support nine wellheads. Offshore Pipeline – the fabrication and laying of an 53 km 20” pipeline. Onshore Escravos Gas Plant Facility Modifications – the yard and equipment mods, fabrication and installation of condensate stabilization and compression units.

Acted in a master planner capacity integrating and managing the Offshore, Onshore, and Pipeline schedules into one overall Level 3 integrated schedule. Facilitated and supported any and all group schedulers needed by managing the group integrated planning network. Was responsible for managing and supporting the Front End Engineering and Design, Front End Execution Planning, and Chevron Schedule Assurance Processes.

Reviewed and approved subcontractors’ schedules for integration into the Chevron master schedules (obtaining status and maintaining schedules for management reports and meetings). Provided consultation, implementation assistance and coaching to assist team with integration of project controls processes on project, including cost control and scheduling, activity breakdown and logic, man hour loading / estimates.

October 2007 – February 2009

Shell International Exploration and Production

Planning Engineer, Americas Project Services Group

Supporting front end development pre DG3 various projects, Bonga North which involved drilling twelve sub–sea wells to produce the Bonga Floating Production Storage and Offloading facility which was all tied back to Bonga Main; Seria Chemical Flood EUR Project; Gamba Canadian Unconventionals; and BC–10 Phase Two which focused on the Argonauto O–North Field in developing nine producer wells and one gas injector well as an expansion onto the existing FPSO Project.

Supporting Brazilian deepwater projects exclusively BS–4 the field is located at water depth of 1550 meters in the Santos Basin, 185 kilometers off the coast of the city Rio de Janeiro which was to be a a major FPSO project, in a capacity to educate / train project engineers, team members, customers and management on project controls issues as opportunities arise. Review, validate and challenge project schedules, budgets, risk registers, and resource forecasts for deepwater Brazilian offshore development. Multi–tasking across other project services skills (cost estimating, planning, scheduling, risk management), backfilling for other members. Reviewed, revised, updated or created new project controls procedures as required to close identified gaps. Left Shell to return to Chevron for a better more senior position over at Chevron.

October 2006 – February 2007

Chevron Inc.

Project Planner / Scheduler

Domestic gas supply project Nigeria mid Africa ($2.3 billion project value). Prepared level one and level two master project schedules for a major onshore gas plant expansion project with supporting offshore pipelines and platforms. Reviewed and approved subcontractors’ schedules for integration into the Chevron master schedules (obtaining status and maintaining schedules for management reports and meetings). Provided consultation, implementation assistance and coaching to assist team with integration of project controls processes on project, including cost control and scheduling, activity breakdown and logic, man hour loading / estimates. Participated in CPDEP assurance reviews, workshops and best practices / value improvement processes related to the project, all part of Chevron’s corporate policy for the review, benchmarking and sanctioning of major capital projects. Saw the project successfully through its Cost Schedule Risk Analysis review workshop prior to executing the FEED phase of the project. Move onto another project due to funding issues for this project.

March 2005 – September 2006

Boeing Inc.

Project Management Support Services Planner / Scheduler

Maintained software development schedules. Supported large multiple projects in Boeing’s BCA software development arena. Ran weekly team lead meetings to discuss progress and slips. Generated s–curves, earned value charts and spending plans that monitored project progression. Responsible for preparation of baseline change requests as necessary. Provided earned value management training to project managers and business system managers. Produced detailed concise look–ahead schedules that gave a closer view on negative float activities. Reviewed and integrated client’s monthly schedule update. Analyzed and reviewed project schedules to view baseline versus current schedule. Monitored field progress and tracked and documented schedule impacts. Provided specialized P3e / c schedule layouts / reports as requested. Left Boeing because a better opportunity arose on a major capital project for a major operator in the oil and gas industry.

April 2000 – March 2005

SBM–IMODCO

Planner / Scheduler

Various projects such as: two CALM buoy systems to BP Qatar; a system for China Petroleum to be installed offshore Sri Lanka; and White Rose Turret Project for Husky Oil in Canada. Specifically responsible for the turret fabrication subcontracts and the integration contract with Samsung in Korea, issuing RFQs, review bids also assessing increased Canadian content by evaluating Canadian vendors for critical components. FEED study to BP for an FSO for the Gulf of Mexico.

Production of deliverables included basis of design for the FSO, a cost estimate and schedule for the execution of the project based upon a new build hull and accommodations for the FSO. The FSO was to be deployed in 3,500 feet of water in the GOM utilizing an internal turret accommodating six number risers.

Moorings wire rope / chain and suction anchors. Was responsible for presenting the commercial bid evaluation to BP senior management and issue of an internal report for use with MMS and the USCG for application of permit for an FSO in GOM. Assisted in preparation of EPIC schedules. Prepared monthly / weekly progress reports / weekly look ahead schedules. Prepared cash flow and earned value statements.

Processed trends for estimating and prepared trend reports. Coordinated site activities. Monitored milestones and critical path activities. Left SBM–IMODCO as I needed more of a challenge in my professional career path.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

PMI Member (studying to take PMP Certification)



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