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Pioneer Natural Construction Assistant

Irving, TX
October 11, 2021

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Facilities - Project Management - Operations

Innovative Engineering and Management Professional with broad domestic and international experience. Successfully managed major capital projects and developments establishing new operations and business initiatives. Significant experience in Upstream, Deepwater, Gas Processing and Treating, Refining, Transportation and Terminals.


Project Management Development Planning Business Development Staffing Operating Procedures Incident Command System Risk Management Training Procurement Regulatory Permitting Commercial Agreements Research Quality Assurance Wetland Mitigation International Governing Insurance Claims FEED Third Party Agreements Commercial Litigation Marine Classing SIGNIFICANT CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

• Developed infrastructure and marketing plans for the Eagle Ford Shale acreage Data Room and Joint Venture. Managed the initial execution of the Upstream and Midstream facilities.

• Designed and implemented infrastructure and marketing plans for the Barnett Shale Combo acreage. Managed the initial execution of the Midstream facilities.

• Directed and led the engineering, construction and startup of the deep water Devils Tower Spar, Export Pipelines and Mobile Bay Gas Plant inlet facilities expansions. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


• Project Manager for wastewater treatment and operations building for the Artesia New Mexico Renewable Diesel Project.


• Consulting to develop and market Ramloc Connector (Frac Support Tool). The tool is a quick on/off tool for entering the wells during fracking operations. PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES, Irving, TX 2005-2019

Corporate Senior Facilities Project Manager (2015-2019)

• Led the FEED for a cyclic gas injection Enhance Oil Recovery pilot. The FEED included specifying and quoting compression and long lead items.

• Developed and executed plans with commercial and operation groups to shutdown the Fain gas plant and send gas to a 3rd party gas plant. The repurpose utilized existing compression and added treating systems. The project was engineered to transform the operation without any shutdowns, allowing systems to be commissioned and tested without risking production losses. The downstream 3rd party gas plant endured a fire shortly after the completion of the repurpose. Led efforts with commercial, operations, and 3rd party to reinstate several of the Fain gas plant systems and train operators to restart the gas plant within a month. The Fain gas plant continued to operate for over a year and saved the production of the entire West Panhandle field while the 3rd party gas plant was rebuilt. A colleague in operations and I received the highest personal award from Pioneer for these efforts.

• Implemented the Incident Command System in response to a compressor fire at the Fain gas plant. Worked with Operations to reconfigure compression and restart the plant within 3 weeks. PIONEER NATURAL RESOURCES, CONTINUED

Corporate Facilities Projects Manager (2012-2015)

• Promoted from within department to manage Senior Project Managers, Staff Facilities Engineers, Technical Specialists, and Construction Superintendent.

• Developed and managed department budgets and staffing plans.

• Supported all business units to define, initiate, and execute capital projects.

• Supported all Asset Teams with technical and compliance assistance.

• Established a Project Controls Group to develop systems and tools to manage projects.

• Led early development work and execution planning for fracking water supply and produced water recycling. Efforts led to the development of the Pioneer Water Management subsidiary.

• Participated in Value Engineering, Cost Estimate Evaluation, and PEER Review for the Nuna North Slope development.

Facilities Project Manager (2011-2012)

• Initiated FEED and Emissions Permit Application efforts for New Sand Plant in Voca, Texas. Sand Plant will produce sand for hydraulic fracturing and will consist of Crushing System, Wet Plant, Dry Plant, and Truck Loading Facilities for a 1,000 tons per hour feed rate from new mine.

• Evaluated Gathering and Processing Options for the Barnett Combo Asset. Requested and evaluated unbundled services for compression, treating, and processing from Midstream Companies. Resulted in entering term agreement with Midstream Company to provide services.

• Developed Gathering Plan for Barnett Combo Asset and supported Data Room for Investors and Midstream Companies. Supported the development of Joint Venture Agreements for Midstream Partner. Managed the execution of the initial Midstream infrastructure.

• Initiated the Oil Pipeline Pumps Project for the Eagle Ford Asset.

• Conducted FEED Study of Rail Terminal to evaluate transportation options for production from the Permian Basin. Evaluated Rail Terminal Options for transportation of Eagle Ford Production. Senior Staff Facilities Engineer (2007-2011)

• Developed Upstream and Midstream Plan to exploit 300k acres of Eagle Ford Shale. Supported Data Room for Upstream Joint Venture to evaluate Upstream Asset independent of Midstream requirements. Resulted in Joint Venture Partner in Upstream and Midstream. Managed the execution of initial Upstream and Midstream infrastructure. Supported creation of Midstream Company. Midstream Company was monetized 5 years later for $2.15 billion.

• Managed the design, procurement, and installation of an amine system for treatment of natural gas condensate. Project was executed in less than 3 months from AFE to startup.

• Evaluated the pipeline failures on a rural water system in Montana. Developed improvements and procedures to operate the pipeline and prevent pressure surges.

• Facility design reviews of the Cosmopolitan Project for land-based oil production on the Cook Inlet, AK.

• Developed facility plans for the production treatment needs in the South Texas Edward Trend.

• Supported design, procurement, installation, and startup activities of production facilities for the Jenein Nord Concession in Tunisia.

• Managed a gas pipeline, compression station, and processing plant development study for South Tunisia gas production.

• Participated in Data Room for opportunity in Ghadames Basin in Libya. Staff Facilities Engineer (2005-2007)

• Managed pipeline installation and oversight of pipeline engineering and procurement for the South Coast Gas Project located offshore South Africa. Work performed at project offices in Scotland, The Netherlands, and South Africa. Project was completed with only 2 claims outside of contract options for less than 0.2% of ~ €73MM contract.

• Designed and managed the fabrication and offshore installation of mercury adsorbent beds for treatment of gas and condensate.

• Support Integrated Project Teams for the Thunder Hawk and Ozona Deepwater Development Projects in the Gulf of Mexico.


Project Manager for Devils Tower and Export Pipelines, Houston, TX (2001-2005) (~$500MM Project)

• Supervised the project management for the engineering, procurement, installation and commissioning of 167 miles of deep-water pipelines, 50 miles of shallow water pipeline and topsides modifications for pipeline equipment.

• Responsible for the oversight of project management for the engineering, procurement, installation, and commissioning of the Devils Tower Oil Production Truss Spar.

• Supervised the project management of engineering, procurement, construction and startup of stabilizer and 9000-barrel slug catcher at the Mobile Bay Gas Plant.

• Supported litigation that resulted in denial of contractor claims and recovery of liquidated damages. Area Engineer, Coden, AL (2000-2001)

• Supported Operation’s efforts to safely operate, optimize, analyze, troubleshoot and solve problems.

• Responsible for the procurement, installation and startup of a stabilizer reboiler heater.

• Provided field support and coordination for the construction and startup of a natural gas liquids water wash and dehydration unit at the Mobile Bay Gas Plant.

• Conducted extensive research on the liquid treating facilities and alternative process technologies at the Mobile Bay Gas Plant. Collaborative research resulted in regeneration and replacement of Carbonyl Sulfide hydrolysis catalyst and a change in the amine used. Engineer Liaison, Tulsa, OK (1999-2000)

• Assisted Operations with definition and development of solutions for operational problems.

• Interfaced and coordinated actions and communications between Business Development, Operations and Technical Services.

Project Engineer, Tulsa, OK (1998-1999)

• Detailed cost estimating, scheduling, design, specifications, contract preparation, and construction oversight of new Williams' infrastructure projects.

• Project Manager and Principal Engineer for the design, procurement and construction, of a Brine Water Degasifier and Flare System for underground storage facility near Conway, KS.

• Developed standard pump module and control building for natural gas liquids and refined product pipelines to improve standardization and reduce installation costs and schedule.

• Developed project management tools to support the Project Life Cycle Initiative. THE PRO-QUIP CORPORATION (ACQUIRED BY THE LINDE GROUP) 1994-1998 Project Engineer, Construction Assistant, Engineer in Training, Project Scheduler

• Project Engineer Hemphill gas plant, Canute gas plant, and Arco/Syntroleum GTL pilot plant

• Developed P&IDs, procured equipment, specification compliance, Engineering checkout at shop and field locations.

• Construction Assistant for Sour Water Treater and Sulfur Recovery Units at the Atlas Refinery in Shreveport, LA

• Engineer in Training Program - Trained in Quality assurance, manufacturing engineering, weld engineering, and ISO 9001 System.

• Construction Assistant for a 120 MMSCFD gas plant for Transok near Rush Springs, OK.

• Construction Scheduler for a 120 MMSCFD gas plant for Williams near Wamsutter, WY.

• Construction Scheduler for refurbishment of two processing units for Indian Refining Limited Partnership in Lawrenceville, IL.

• Scheduler for engineering, fabrication and construction projects in the process industry. EDUCATION

• MS, Civil Engineering, Project Management and Construction, Oklahoma State University 1994

• BS, Civil Engineering, Oklahoma State University 1993 LICENSES & PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

• Oklahoma Registration P.E. #19122 -1999-Current

• Oklahoma State University Civil and Environmental Engineering Advisory Board - 2016-2020

• Construction Industry Institute (CII) – Leadership, Research Team Chair and Principal Author

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