** ***** ** ********** ** PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR OIL & GAS PROJECT.
NIRAJ KUMAR CHOUDHARY
PRESENT LOCATION: Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
CAREER OBJECTIVE: To contribute my abilities in the interest of the organization & to grow in a professionally competitive environment.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 13 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Technically accomplished engineer with experience in Project Management involving Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring, controlling and closeout. Experience in Oil & Gas (Onshore upstream / downstream, Cross country pipeline, Petrochemical and Refinery projects).
Career with GALFAR ENGINEERING (OMAN), RELIANCE INDUSTRIES LTD (Jamnagar, INDIA), KALPATARU Oil & Gas (Mumbai, INDIA), and MEIL ONGC (Hyderabad, INDIA) has given wide exposure to all aspects of projects with responsibility for implementation and execution of Oil and Gas projects.
TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES (OIL & GAS LSTK/ EPC / EPCIC and SERVICE CONTRACTOR)
●Development of project baselines; monitoring overall project functions along with budgeting, scheduling and coordination with respect to cost, resource deployment, time over-runs and quality compliance.
●Lead the periodic progress review meeting with client / subcontractor / project team to ensure project is managed as per overall project objectives. Prepare recovery plan to ensure project is delivered as per agreed project baseline (Cost, Schedule and Scope)
●Ensure assigned projects remain within agreement for all HSE, technical, financial approval, budget control, scope and schedule control, administrative and commercial requirements.
●Periodically identify, mitigate and monitor project overall risk throughout project stages including schedule risk assessment, cost risk assessment, project independent review (PIR), construction and installation risk assessment.
●Involved in preparation of project execution plan and planning package for management & client approval. Involved in preparation of WBS, progress measurement methodology, project control functions. Expertise in scheduling tools like Primavera P6 & MS Project.
●Identify resource requirement (manpower & equipment) and ensure resource availability. Resource planning with contractors / sub-contractors for direct / indirect manpower, materials and equipment.
●Contract management, change management and delay analysis throughout the project execution, up to date planning documentation as per contract requirement.
●Participating in annual Business plan development based on job in hand assessment and annual strategic plan.
●Coordinate with all discipline manager throughout the project life and apprise management on the progress, recovery plans, mitigations measures, etc. Participate and lead situational assessment as need arise.
●Monitor and Control Schedule, Scope and Budget throughout the project cycle (Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and commissioning).
●Multi discipline engineering coordination with Lead engineers / Job engineers for timely completion / submission of various deliverables like project specific procedures, engineering deliverables, RFQ, TQ, TBE, Vendor drawings reviews, etc.
●Participate and ensure action close out during Design Reviews, Constructability review, Installation reviews, 3D Model review and HSE review sessions.
●Project interface management within various ongoing projects both internal and external projects and with project stakeholders.
●Participate in Pre Startup Audits (PSUA) and ensure close out of action items.
●Monitor and ensure close out of construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning punch list, warranty claims and support contracts team for claims administration and dispute resolution.
●Preparation, submission and timely approval of payment milestones certificates, invoices & VOWD.
●Prepare project close out report, lesson learnt & ensure timely completion of final documentation.
MAJOR PROJECT DETAILS:
Client / JV partner
Oil & Gas (ONSHORE FIELD)
High Pressure Gas Well Delivery (PDO,OMAN)
The Project involves WSF facility (onshore) which mainly consist of Well pad, Well Hook-up, remote manifold station, laying of Pipeline, LV & FOC cable, station side mechanical & E&I modifications.
Self is responsible for project planning and control activities for HPG well scope and other pipeline projects.
Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO)
Sr. Project control and Planning Engineer
Aug 2016 - Present
Onshore Revamping Project (ONGC Assam Asset, INDIA)
The project involves laying of new flowline and demolition of existing one. Construction of new GGS, ETP, WIP, GCP plants and demolition of existing one in green/brown field area.
Self was responsible for all planning activities for UG oil flowlines and Mechanical package inside surface facilities.
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation.
Associated Manager (Project)
July 2011 – Nov 2013
Oil & Gas (DOWNSTREAM PROJECT)
Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL, JAMNAGAR INDIA)
The project involves Green Field Construction Of Acid Gas Removal and Low Temperature Heat Recovery Plant under World larges Petcock gasification Project.
Self was involved for Planning and control of Mechanical package includes ISBL/OSBL, UG/AG piping for multiple CAD area.
Reliance Industries Ltd.
Nov 2003 – Aug 2016
Reliance Industries Ltd, India
Oil & Gas (MIDSTREEAM PIPELINE)
Agra Firozabad Pipeline Project (GAIL, INDIA)
The main objective of this project was to transport the Natural Gas from a Pigging Station to City Gate station at Agra. Scope involve 41 KM, 12’’ pipeline and expansion of City station, including hot tapping in facilities.
Self was responsible for Project Planning and Control of entire scope under this project.
Gas Authority Of India Ltd.
Aug 2010 – July 2011
Mundra Bhatinda Pipeline Project (HMPL, INDIA)
The main objective of this project was to transport the Crude oil from COT to refinery which involve 850 KM, 30’’ pipeline along with dispatch and receipt terminal, intermediate pumping stations, pigging stations and SV stations.
Self was involve in project control and close-out of 210 Kms of pipeline and stations works under Spread-IV section.
Jan 2009 – Aug 2010
Dadri Panipat Pipeline Project (IOCL, INDIA)
The main objective of this project was to transport the Refrigerated LNG from Dadri terminal to Panipat refinery through 28’’ 120 Kms of cross country pipeline.
Self was responsible for Piping works at dispatch & receipt terminal and SV stations.
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
May 2008 – Dec 2008
Vadinar Bina Pipeline Project (BPCL, INDIA)
The main objective of this project was to transport the crude oil from vadinar COT to Bina refinery through 750 Kms cross country pipeline.
Self was responsible for Piping works at pumping, pigging and SV stations.
Bharat Oman Refinery Ltd.
July 2007 - May 2008
A. Name of the Company : Galfar Engineering & Contracting S.A.O.G, Oman
Duration : Aug 2016 to Present
Present Designation : Senior Project Planning and Control Engineer
B. Name of the Company : Reliance Industries Ltd.
Duration : Nov 2013 to Aug 2016
Designation : Project Engineer
C. Name of the Company : Megha Engineering & Infrastructure LTD.
Duration : July 2011 to Nov 2013
Designation : Associate Manager (Project)
D. Name of the Company : Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd.
Duration : July 2007 to July 2011
Designation : Planning Engineer
Ability to perform in tight deadline and heavy workloads.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Collaborative & Leadership
Proactive & Analytical approach.
Bachelor of Technology – Industrial Production (Mechanical), from Dehradun Institute of Technology, Dehradun (Formerly part of UPTU University), India in 2007.
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering – Mechanical Engineering, from Govt. Polytechnic Purnea (SBTE, PATNA) India in 2004
Primavera P6 V15.1
MS Office Suit
SAP MM & PS
AutoCAD, Smart Plant Review, Navis works
DATE OF BIRTH: 10 NOV 1984
MARITAL STATUS: MARRIED
PERMANENT ADDRESS: CHENNAI, INDIA
LANGUAGES KNOWN: To speak, write and read—English and Hindi