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Project Coordinator

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
January 28, 2017

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Maria Corazon Boaquina


career summary

Personable and professional with cross functional experience and skills in all facets of project management, public governance and policy formulation, engineering and quality assurance both in local and international markets, including government regulations, oil and gas, engineering, thermal heavy oil, refinery operations, pipeline, manufacturing, fabrication, energy resource pricing/forecasting, and processing industries. Strong ability in collaborating with all members of the organization to achieve business objectives and managing concurrent projects while maintaining focus and priorities. High level of agility and adaptability in a dynamic project environment and complex results driven environment. Instrumental in streamlining and improving processes, enhancing productivity, and implementing technology solutions.

Project Management

Leadership & Mentoring

Budgeting & Forecasting

Reporting & Documentation

Scheduling Management

Strategic Planning & Analysis

Oil and Gas Pricing

Energy Resource Modelling

Microsoft Office Suite and Sharepoint

Quality Management

Client Relationship Building

Risk and Model Reviews

Organization & Time Management

Oil and Gas Industry Regulations

Communication & Collaboration

Business Analysis

Public Governance

Negotiations & Estimation

Contract/Vendor Management

SAP, ERP, Visual, NavisWorks

Compliance Governance

Professional Experience

WORLEYPARSONS, Calgary, AB, Canada 2010 – 2016

Project Engineer/Project Coordinator/Project Lead, Service Delivery Group, 2011 – 2016

Successfully delivered support to the Project Manager and the project team in the implementation of project charter and integration of project activities resulting to timely completion of deliverables, as per budget, and ahead of schedule through the execution of all planning, implementation and coordination of project deliverables.

Planned, implemented and coordinated complete cycle FEED, Detailed Design, and Construction projects, and secured and managed 21 small Operations and Maintenance Capital Projects and Construction Support projects ahead of schedule and on budget.

Accountable for the oversight, consolidation, and review of proposals for new scope, man hour estimate, and resources; provide resolution to issues and queries related to the project; and disciplines on activities, management of change, key performance indicators (KPI), and impact on project deliverables.

Handled safety focus in engineering, design, resolved issues, and Requests for Information (RFI) responses from site and fabrication within 24 hrs.

Offered solutions and resolved issues related to day to day processes, quality, specifications, standards and delivery.

Prepared Project Engineering Plan, Scope of Work, Notice of Change, Technical Decisions, Project Variation Notice and Coordinated/Participated in engineering and design reviews as well as managed weekly coordination meetings.

Developed/Maintained/Updated project deliverables, schedule, budget and monitored progress and provided project updates to clients and project team for information and further action

Coordinated and managed project deliverables, engineering work packages, construction work packages, As Built redlines, Lessons Learned and Project Close Out.

Accountable for the oversight and coordination with vendors on packages, and review, management and execution of project contracts.

Coordinated requirements for building permit application/building schedules and ABSA registration.

Successful Projects

Devon Pike 1 SAGD 35,000 b/d Detailed Engineering Project

Devon Jackfish 3 SAGD 35,000 b/d Detailed Engineering Project Construction Support

Devon Jackfish 3 Pre-Start Up and Operations and Maintenance Capital Projects: Total of 21 projects

Devon NEC - Jackfish 1 Sulfur Recovery Installation and Jackfish 2 and 3 Material Selection and Corrosion Study

Devon NEC – Devon Jackfish 3 SAGD 35,000 b/d Detailed Engineering Project

Project Administrator, Project Delivery Services, 2010 - 2011

Project: Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) – 60,000 BOPD Lower Fars Heavy Oil Development FEED Services

Oversaw all administrative requirements, including coordination of internal resources, verification and preparation of project documents, correspondence, and delivery of technical support to the project team. Handled the preparation, receiving, and management of technical queries (TQs) to ensure quality and timely response.

Executed the updating of changes and developments in Standards and Specifications, Studies and Reports per clients’ comments, and project requirement.

Delivered project monthly reports, manpower requirements, mobilization, and coordinated client approvals.

PERMA-PIPE MIDDLE EAST, United Arab Emirates 2006 – 2009

Planning Engineer and Project Coordinator

Spearheaded the planning, execution, coordination, and delivery of projects through direct interface with clients and project team. Offered solutions and resolved issues on pipes, fittings, and spools fabrication, as well as insulation related to production, quality, specifications, and delivery. Handled all client presentations, project review, budget evaluation, and turnovers.

Executed material requisitions, data sheets, quality specification sheets, compliance statements, and technical submittals.

Accountable for the review of project contracts, quality specifications, drawings, layout, Mill Certificates, and testing certificates; along with all Daily Production Performance Report, including wastage, efficiency, raw materials, and machine utilization.

Liaison for ISO and SOX requirements from Projects and Planning Department including development and preparation of reports.

Key Achievements

Successfully oversaw 11 significant projects in UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, India, and Saudi Arabia including Qatargas II Sulphur (QG2) Project in Qatar and Cairn Energy Project in India.

Initiated the development of cost and material estimates, project schedules, and delivery using MS Project, Visual Enterprise and equipment maintenance schedule using the WartungsPlanner.

FACTS Global Energy, Hawaii/Singapore 2004 – 2005

Project Specialist

An international Consultant in the oil and gas industry, which specializes in oil and gas markets in East of Suez, Asia Pacific and Middle East.

Provided insights on issues in the downstream oil and gas industry affecting oil prices, market share, security of oil supply, quality of product and facilities, refining, stockpiling, storage, marketing and distribution, and oil industry rules and regulations

Conducted research and study on oil and natural gas downstream industry and power development and utilization, as well as market research and analysis on new product development in relation to quality standards, compliance to market rules and regulations and environment regulations

Provided advisory to new players and investors in the downstream oil and gas business.

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, Philippines 1993 – 2004

Director III – Oil Industry Management Bureau, 2002 - 2004

Successfully delivered support to the Department of Energy’s Secretary in the formulation and implementation of policies, plans, programs and regulations in the development and governance of Philippines downstream oil and gas industry.

Managed and regulated the activities of oil and gas industry players in construction of refinery/terminal facilities, crude oil refining, processing, marketing, storage and distribution of petroleum products in coordination with other government agencies.

Identified issues, problems and opportunities for process and business improvements through dialogue and consultation with industry experts, industry stakeholders, players, and governments institutions and conducted/facilitated workshops, technical committees and provided recommendation and resolution to issues affecting oil and gas supply and demand, refinery throughput, oil and gas pricing, product standard, storage and distribution.

Represented the country in the Joint Oil Data Initiative, a Knowledge Management data based program for APEC member economies for oil supply and demand statistics and Project Manager for the Oil Price Monitoring System Project and conducted Industry briefings/presentations and represented the country to various forum and international conferences.

Senior Science Research Specialist – Energy Industry Management Bureau, 1993 -2001

Successfully delivered support to the Department’s mandate in conducting research and analysis, developing plans and programs, and implementation of rules and regulations in the development of the Philippines energy industry.

Gathered and analyzed data and information in collaboration with industry players and subject matter experts and conducted market supply and demand forecasting and pricing simulations using different economic factors and market fundamentals at different scenarios considering international events and crisis conditions affecting oil price and supply and seasonal market conditions using economic models, including energy resource modelling for fuels substitution in view of emissions requirements per Clean Air Act implementation.

Development of strategies and solutions to issues involving fuel quality and facilities standards and regulations, taxation, supply, demand, pricing, consumer awareness, stockpiling and preparation of proposals/resolutions for policy review and implementation.

Processed applications and conducted technical evaluation of proposals for construction, expansion of downstream oil and gas facilities.

Conducted inspection of oil and gas facilities, refineries and terminals, and sampling and testing of petroleum products.

Development of the Philippine Energy Plan for the downstream oil and gas industry

Additional Career History

NATIONAL JOB AGENCY LTD., Calgary, Alberta 2009 – 2010

Human Resource Specialist


Project Manager and Training Specialist II

LUCKY TEXTILE MILLS, INC, Philippines 1987 – 1991

Chemical Engineer

Education and Credentials

Certified, Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute (PMI), since 2012

Natural Gas Marketing, SAIT, 2009

Master of Science, Public Management, Development Academy of Philippines, 2005

Post Graduate Studies, Energy Engineering, University of the Philippines, 1997

Energy Resource Modeling, East West Center, Hawaii, 1996

Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, Mapua Institute of Technology, 1987

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