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Offshore Installation Manager (FPSO)

United Kingdom
USD1000 p/d
August 29, 2012

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Name Timothy John Cathcart NELSON.

Nationality British. – British /EU Passport

Qualifications City & Guilds Mech Eng/ JMB Electronics

C&G D32/D33 Assessor Production Operations

Courses Taken Offshore BOSIET (OPITO) 2011

Management of Major Emergencies and Offshore-OIM Controlling Emergencies at MSTS Asia(2008) and Petrofac Aberdeen(2010).

STCW 95. Cape Town 2011.

Solar turbines operation/maintenance.

Santy Instructional Techniques, SAP R3, Microsoft Office programs.

Work Locations

Overseas West Africa, Singapore, Thailand, South Africa, Qatar & Saudi Arabia.

Summary More than 6 years’ experience as OIM. Including three ship shaped FPSO for offshore hook-up, commissioning and operations.

Experienced in writing/reviewing/approving procedures for Operations and HSE/Management on Oil & Gas Installations.

My prior experience in Oil & Gas has been in Production Operations / Commissioning for Oil/Gas Platforms and FPSOs in the Gulf of Thailand, construction/conversion in Singapore and hook up/commissioning of FPSO for Vietnam and OIM on FDPSO offshore West Africa.

Experienced in other industries such as Nuclear Power Generating Stations, Gold Mining and Chemical Plants, have enabled me to gain knowledge of a large variety of process systems and manufacturing. Also on projects for Oil & Gas subsea extensions/completions.

Objectives To utilise my experience in providing first class support activities for FPSO/Platform Conversion/Commissioning/Start Up /Hook Up and Commencement of Production Operations in a safe and efficient manner.

Safe Operations/Management on Oil or Gas producing FPSO’s

Also to assist in training and assessing employees to ensure that competence standards are met.


2011 – Present BW Offshore Singapore Ltd.

Offshore Installation Manager

Working on the First FPSO with Drilling facility – the FDPSO Azurite offshore the Republic of Congo, West Africa. Producing crude oil and gas. Utilisation of the ‘Maximo’ maintenance program. Simultaneous operations with Drilling and sidetracking of silted up well.

2008 – 2011. EMAS Offshore Construction and Production Ltd. Singapore.

Offshore Installation Manager.

Working on the latest project of an FPSO for offshore Vietnam, conversion in Singapore at Keppel shipyard. Turret connection system and Process designed for waxy crude with steam heating in all boots and cargo tanks. Power generation by steam turbines (5 units) Oil export and water injection utilising steam turbines. Interview, selection and training of local Vietnamese crew.

OIM on an FPSO project for Thailand- at the NAD field in the Gulf of Thailand on contract to the PTTEP of Thailand. Conversion in Singapore /Final hook up and commissioning and start of production operations. Developing all documentation for commissioning and operations. Including Safety and Class requirements. The FPSO is self propelled and moored using a TCMS system.

FPSO Process designed for Gas/ condensate processing and export 150MMscfd Gas and condensate stabilisation for 5000bpd. Off-take by shuttle tanker utilising floating hose assembly when required.

Power generation and gas compressors utilise Gas engines.

Treatment of the produced water to remove Mercury and Arsenic contaminants to within correct specification and OIW levels. Trouble shooting project as Treatment process unstable when ship rolls/pitches.


Acting Offshore Installation Manager/Production Superintendent/

Location - Mossel Bay, South Africa

I joined the company during the start-up and commissioning of the Offshore Platform, and was involved in all aspects of production control of platform process and utilities. Also involved in the commissioning and production of subsea satellite wells, installation of solar gas turbine driven / gas compressors, remote control buoy for additional satellite well systems and the issue and control of all permits for PTW work system also use of the SAP/R3 maintenance program.

Development of Operating and Training procedures for 3 different phases of subsea extensions and completions. Umbilical control and remote controlled buoy on 1 project. Wellheads, pipelines with anti hydrate control systems.

Extensive on job training experience.

Compilation and revision of Training Material for alignment of all material to the South African Qualifications Authority and Chemical sector SETA, CHIETA, guidelines for accreditation purposes on the National Qualifications Framework.

Completed training courses and compiled a portfolio and gained competency for the City & Guilds Assessor award for the D32/33 City & Guilds of London Institute.

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