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Engineer Engineering

Mandeville, LA, 70471
March 18, 2020

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Rana Ghulam Rasool, PMP

***** ******* ***** **** ******* Texas 77494

210-***-**** • •

USA permanent Resident (Green Card)

Project Engineer/Project Manager

Accomplished and performance driven professional with more than 14+ year track record of innovation and success in mechanical engineering and project engineering/management within the oil,gas and petrochemical industry

Solid history of success in managing projects from inception to completion, preparing and implementing consistent and realistic plans and control structures for the project, and ensuring completion within time and budget. Skilled at making and estimating project schedules and leading executing project operations according to company and clients’ requirements. Skilled in maintaining and controlling project baselines according to company procedures and guidance and directing teams to achieve shared visions and goals. Repeated success in bidding procedure and contract management, plant commissioning and Start-ups, stakeholder engagement, accident/incident investigation, and cost control/reduction.

Responsible managing the engineering, design, and construction for brown field / green-field multi-discipline projects in the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors of the oil and gas market. Responsible for scope, schedule, budget, quality, and stakeholder communication. Guides the project team, monitors performance, and initiates corrective actions to assure that project deliverables meet or exceed client’s expectations

Core Competencies:

EPCIC Project Management

PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge)

MOC (Management of Change)

Regulatory Compliance

Risk Assessment and Mitigation

Process Safety Management (PSM)

Quality Assurance and Control

Strategic Planning

Class 1 thru 5 Cost Estimating / AFE Development

Design and Construction Management

Turnaround Planning & Support

SAP Project Management & Control

Operator Training and Operating Manuals

Facility Commissioning, Start-up Procedures and Start-up Assistance

Post Project Documentation

Change orders management

Contracts management

Basic Design and FEED Studies

Pipeline Stress Analysis

Static Equipment Engineering

Rotary Equipment Engineering

Professional Experience

Pelican Energy Consultants, Madisonville Louisiana

Project Engineer/Project Manager, Apr 2019 to Present

Pelican Energy Consultants services covers Basic/detail design and Project engineering/management for upstream, midstream, CO2 EOR, refining and petrochemicals.

Roles & Responsibilities

Project Manager of Engineering and Design Projects in the oil and gas and petrochemical sector. Experience Managing Engineering and Design of the following successful Projects:

Key Achievements

Lead the successful fast track detail design and procurement support for the installation of five (5) Salt Creek Midstream 30MMSCFD gathering system compressor stations. These stations include engine driven compressors, H2S removal system, NGL blow case, three phase separator, PLC, station inlet & outlet piping and site drainage and grading. Conducted model reviews and coordinated communication between client, equipment providers, fabricators and field constructors. Managed change and provided weekly progress reports and project schedules.

Project Manager for the development of API-521 Compliant documentation for PSV’s and vent system for the MPLX Compression Station PSV Study. Scope includes site as built data collection, preparation relief valves field verification sheets and API-521 compliant documentation.

Project Manager for the development of the FEL-2 cost estimate for the Ergon Crude Oil Terminal Expansion. Utilized Aspen Icarus for cost estimation. Scope includes vertical can transfer pumps, centrifugal pipeline pumps, vapor destruction units, dock piping, dock equipment skids, metering skids, prover and interconnection piping. E&I includes PDC building and control room modifications.

Qatar Petrochemical Company Qapco (Qatar Petroleum Subsidiary), Doha, Qatar

Project Engineer, May 2016 to Mar 2019

Qatar Petrochemical Company (QAPCO) Q.P.J.S.C. is one of the world's largest and most successful producers of low-density polyethylene (LDPE) - a basic plastic polymer that is derived from oil and natural gas. Main facilities consist of an Ethylene plant (cracker) with a production capacity of 840 kilo tonnes per annum (ktpa), three LDPE plants with a total combined production capacity of over 780 ktpa and a Sulfur plant with a production capacity of 70 ktpa.

Roles & Responsibilities

Spearhead all aspects of project planning and scheduling, cost estimation, monitoring, and quality review through detail engineering, construction, commissioning, and handover. Deliver strategic leadership to all assigned employees and encouraged them to achieve set goals. Identify needs for skills improvement and arrange effective training and development programs for employees to enhance knowledge and performance. Create project conceptual design along with all required mark-up drawings according to requirements. Prepare project schedule using MS-project to ensure completion according to requirements.

Key Achievements

Improved monitoring of transactions associated with engineering, materials, construction, and project management by developing and implementing Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in SAP/Oracle.

Devised and executed maintenance procedures that reduced downtime and ensured reliability of all equipment.

GE Oil and Gas, San Antonio TX

Lead Project Engineer, Mar 2015 to May 2016

GE Manufacture Modular CO2, LPG, LNG Liquefaction Plants, and Low-Temperature Process Refrigeration Systems, all of which, are supplied with complete controls integration (PLC and HMI) for safe and efficient plant operation

Roles & Responsibilities

Ensured end-to-end smooth execution of small LNG and CO2 projects by identifying and addressing operational issues and implementing project plans. Communicated with other functional areas and engineering teams to meet project requirements. Achieved maximum levels of customer satisfaction by analyzing and resolving queries of clients and delivering periodic updates. Cooperated with engineering staff and subcontractors to develop project deliverables for LNG and CO2 gas processing plants.

Key Achievements

Led overall projects from start to end, ensuring successful completion within time and budget.

Provided effective contributions in the execution of New Product Introductions (NPIs).

Qatar Vinyl Company (Qatar Petroleum Subsidiary), Doha, Qatar

Project Engineer, Jan 2013 to Mar 2015

QVC produces 370 ktpa of Caustic Soda (Dry Basis), 180 ktpa of Ethylene Dichloride (EDC), 355 ktpa of Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) and 15 ktpa of 32% Hydrochloric Acid solution.

Roles & Responsibilities

Oversaw all aspects of project planning and scheduling, cost estimation, monitoring, and quality review. Spearheaded cross-functional teams to ensure seamless project operations. Enforced end-to-end controls across project activities for compliance with set standards and policies. Administered project budgets with a focus on reducing additional costs. Formulated and discussed progress reports with the client and team members for the decision-making process. Elaborated new technical solutions in close collaboration with the designer and the technical office manager to reduce the implementation duration of the work program and increase the profitability of projects.

Key Achievements

Implemented ASME and other applicable codes for the design and engineering of equipment and piping.

Trained and coached members of the staff; improved performance at individual and group levels.

Olayan Descon Aljubail, Saudi Arabia

Piping Engineer/Project Engineer, Jan 2007 to Jan 2013

Established in 1981, Olayan Descon is a joint venture between Olayan Saudi Holding Company and Descon Engineering Limited. Olayan Descon's capabilities combined with a diversified and rich experience of two JV partners, distinguish it as an Integrated Engineering & Industrial Services Company being fully capable of handling medium to large size projects and achieving par excellence in Engineering Standards. The cumulative experience gained through the past 35 years has elevated the company to operate at the higher level of turnkey (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) contracts from small to medium size projects.

With over 200 million man-hours of construction work executed in industrial and infrastructure projects, Olayan Descon relies on its core team of more than 3,000 professionals to provide project management expertise to clients ranging from O&M (Operations & Maintenance) companies to international EPCM (Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Management) contractors.

Roles & Responsibilities

Managed overall operations of several multi-disciplinary engineering projects. Improved overall operational efficiency by investigating and addressing technical, procurement, and construction problems in close collaboration with clients, vendors, and contractors. Prepared and managed isometric and schematic document, equipment datasheets, and construction specification.

Key Achievements:

Evaluated piping systems load capabilities by conducting piping stress analyses as per ASME B31.3 and B31.8.

Enhanced project performance by creating and maintaining the equipment layout and piping plan.

Developed pressure vessels and heat exchangers according to ASME, PD 5500, TEMA, and API as well as storage tanks in compliance with API 650 and API 620.

Parco-Pak Arab Refinery, Pakistan

Pipeline Engineer/Project Engineer (Jan 2005 to Jan 2007)

PARCO has the most modern refinery in Pakistan having a capacity of 100,000 BPD (representing about 25% of the country`s refining capacity), over 2000 kms of cross country pipeline network (including its JV subsidiary Pak-Arab Pipeline Company Limited (PAPCO) with a strategic storage of over one million tons, and a rapidly expanding retail network of TOTAL PARCO (TPPL) – a joint venture with TOTAL of France

Roles & Responsibilities

Coordinated with qualified pigging contractors to carry out internal cleaning, Geometry/Gyroscopic Survey, Intelligent Pigging (ILI) and FFP Study for the determination of service life/integrity of pipelines

Coordinated with other pipeline mechanical maintenance workshops at different pipeline pumping stations and met their needs

Pipeline Block Valve assemblies, Drain Valves, Overhead Crossings, Microwave Stations and ROW Maintenance

Project Management of new pipeline construction or rehabilitation of existing pipeline network

Key Project Highlights

20M USD EPCIC 3rd Incinerator Project for EDC/VCM Plant, Duration 30Months

15 M USD EPCIC New OXY Reactor Project for EDC/VCM Plant, Duration 18Months

10 M USD EPCIC Ethylene Tank for CHL Plant, Duration 30Months

10 M USD EPCIC Lean Brine/Raw Brine GRP Piping Network for CHL Plant, Duration 18Months

5 M USD EPCIC Heavy Ends Tank for EDC/VCM Plant, Duration 18Months

5M USD EPCIC HCL Loading station for CHL Plant, Duration 30Months

FEL2 Capital cost estimation and FEED Study for Ergon Oil Terminal Duration:2Months

Education and Credentials

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan


SAP Modules related to Projects, Maintenance, Procurement, HR, Finance, and Plant Safety

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, Authorized Gas tester awareness, confined space entry safety, emergency response plan, GRP piping material theoretical and practical, heat stress, incident management End User Training, IT Security awareness; social engineering, Permit to Work Vinyl Plant, HSE Integrated management System (IMS)

Technical Proficiencies:

Ceaser-II, Compress, Pvelite, Htri, Ansys, Aspentech captical cost estimation, Staadpro, AutoCAD, Primavera, MS project, SAP, MS office suite

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