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I have 30 years experience in Oil & Gas and heavy industry Electrical and Instrumentation projects worldwide with experience in remote location camp environments on a rotational shift basis, 

My background is mostly Electrical Engineering but I also have extensive experience with all aspects of oil & gas operations, 

I have an extensive knowledge of Oil & Gas Electrical and Mechanical and civil planned and preventive maintenance procedures and methods,  I also have extensive experience in Oil & Gas Construction and QA/QC systems, 

Work locations experience Include Ireland, Russia, Iraq, Turkey, Georgia, Kazakhstan, China, Azerbaijan, UK, USA, Switzerland and Canada,

Companies I have worked for include Chevron, Texaco, Shell, Kodak, Kentech, STS, TCO Tengiz, Condor Petroleum, Bayfield Energy, Kirby Group, 

I have a keen interest and involvement in Safety/HSE and implementing it on a daily basis,   I have much experience in high H2S gas explosive atmospheres for both oil & gas fields, 

Key Skills and Experience Include.....

  • QAQC Commissioning / handover/acceptance of equipment 
  • Hands on training/mentoring with local operational staff 
  • Drilling Rig and well workover experience 
  • Sub-Contractor supervision and control 
  • Permit to Work, Job Safety Analysis,
  • Gas and Diesel fuel Generators/Turbines 
  • MCC motor control distribution systems
  • Preventive and Corrective Maintenance Management 
  • HSE procedures and policies
  • Facilities and Maintenance software CMMS
  • Wind and Solar Power Systems
  • UPS systems all brands and sizes
  • Comp-EX/ATEX Up to date Certified to 2025
  • Gas Sweetening and Amine System
  • Fire and Gas safety monitoring systems
  • Oil and Gas prover and sales measurement metering skids/systems
  • 24 hour operations call out and breakdown response, reactive maintenance 
  • Emergency response oil field team leader
  • Plant shutdowns and upgrades
  • Oil and Gas heaters and burners/boilers/re-boilers
  • Permit to work systems management
  • LOTO safety systems and methods 
  • Sourcing and procuring equipment/logistics internationally 
  • Risk assessment and analysis 
  • Electrical testing and certification trainer
  • Multicultural mindset and adaptability
  • Supervising and assisting 3rd party Service Companies/Suppliers
  • Both Offshore and Onshore experience 
  • Offshore oil projects in Trinidad, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan,
  • Well head Hydraulic Control Panels
  • Oil Well Chemical Injection Skids 
  • Process plant equipment pre-commissioning and acceptance
  • Sub-Contractor supervision and control
  • FAT Factory acceptance tests on/offsite
  • Conflict/War zone experience 
  • Much more  details and information available on request, 

Work experience

Air Products Intel Ireland

August 2021

Electrical & Instrument Project Manager

Project PM for Air Products on the construction of two large ASU compressor buildings, Managing 4 sub-contractor's on a daily basis, Electrical MV 34.5kv power system, MV 105kv motors, Electrical switch rooms, Instrumentation, Very large scale fast pace project, On site re-engineering, QA/QC, Handover/ Commissioning, planning problem solving, 24/7 crews, more information available on request  

STS Switzerland

May 2020Aug 2021

Engineering & Quality QA/QC Manager CSL plant Switzerland

Large scale fast pace Bio Pharmaceutical project for CSL in Switzerland, Managing two departments engineering the project electrical /mechanical/instrument, 400+ staff in offices and onsite, QAQC Management, Day to day running of the project, Design, Procurement, Re-Engineering, Install, testing, completion documentation, handover, Clean rooms spec, Multinational workforce, day and night shifts, tight scheduled project  

Oil Field Maintenance Superintendent and E&I Field Lead SME

Maintenance Superintendent for Gulf Keystone Petroleum at the Shaikan Oil and Gas Field in North Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, working for the operations department 24/7 in the oil field on the production and drilling facilities, Expectance and commissioning of new wells and refinery/plant systems, Direct involvement with drilling and exploration, E&I oil field lead SME, 

All aspects of Operational Oilfield Maintenance..

  • Construction and commissioning of new process facilities
  • Commissioning / handover/acceptance of equipment/systems
  • Part of the management team for operations and HSE
  • Remote Camp Location
  • Day to day maintenance management of the operational plant facilities
  • Heavy crude oil with high H2S gas
  • Assisting all other departments with planning and engineering
  • Preventative Maintenance schedules 
  • Sub contractor selection and control/management, camps & plant
  • Procurement and scouring of materials local and International maintaining spare parts for operations 
  • Work order management and control 
  • 24 hour call out for shutdowns and plant/well issues
  • Lead of the emergency response team
  • Gas Purification and Scrubbing Process
  • Amine gas systems regenerators / re-boilers 
  • Natural Gas and Diesel generators install and operation, more than 300 units 
  • Wind and Solar 24vdc systems install and operation
  • Fiber Optic and IT systems 
  • UPS systems 
  • MCC and power control buildings
  • Fire and Gas detection systems 
  • All types of oil and gas measurement and float instruments, install /maintenance 
  • Assisting the drilling and worker rigs
  • Well head hydraulic control panels
  • Nitrogen Generators 
  • Water purification systems
  • ESP oil well pumps 
  • Flares and gas separation systems 
  • Assisting the HSE department on a daily basis implementing safe work practices and procedures
  • Risk analysis, work permits, LOTO
  • Staff HE and training and procedures
  • Oil Pump and Export Stations 
  • Workshop fabrication and welding 
  • Corrosion monitoring systems
  • Training and mentoring local staff
  • Atex EX Equipment certified/licensed 

Much more detailed information and more details on this project available on request....

E&I Oil Field Company Lead

Electrical and Instrumentation lead for onshore and offshore Oil field, Working rotation 35/35, Production and Operations and Exploration Onshore and Offshore, Day to day operations and maintenance of all the facilities, HR Recruitment and selection of staff, Offshore Jack Up Drilling, FPSO Production Unit offshore, Permanent Structure Well /Production Platforms, Service Ships, Accommodation and crane Barges,  Upgrading of the IT systems, Upgrade of the power generators, Design and install of new fire and gas and emergency systems offshore,  ESP and HDESP wells, Production Instrumentation monitoring equipment, power generation and distribution, PLC and SCADA systems

More information available on request 

RS Electrical ltd Ireland

Jan 2008Jan 2011

Projects Manager / Director Ireland and International

Project Manger / Director of and Electrical and Instrumentation contracting Company,

Providing engineering and technical  support services for Oil Company's Internationally, project design, on site supervisor, coordinator, many large construction projects as well as government maintenance contracts ,E&I Oil and Gas Design and Install for Bayfield Energy and Condor Petroleum Canada, 


Wind Energy

Electrical Installation Projects 

Instrumentation control PLC systems

Wind Energy Installs


Pitch Lighting Projects Design/Install 

Shops, Restaurants

Housing Projects

E&I Oil Field Manager Texaco Kazakhstan

Chevron / Texaco North Buzachi Oil Field, Daily Management of 4 departments in the oil field, 24 hours a day, electrical low voltage, high voltage distribution, instrumentation, and mechanical maintenance, looking after all direct staff and sub contractors, managing all aspects of maintenance and construction, budget control for specific projects, design of new facilities, procurement of equipment, commissioning of all types of equipment from computer controlled to pneumatic, fault finding and minimizing production down time, Also working closely with all departments such as drilling, production, HS&E (safety), accounting, exploration, materials, facilities, and general management, More specific detailed information available on request ..

Substations 110kva

Power lines 110kva and 14kva

Remote Location camp

Rotational work 4 weeks on 4 weeks off





Oil Production

Well head pumps

Oil and Gas process control systems

Commissioning / handover/acceptance of equipment and systems 

Sepam (Kodak) China

Jan 1998Jan 2000

Electrical Project Manager China

Running of the E&I Construction Management for 4 large Kodak Manufacturing buildings in

Running of the ex-pat staff and 4 local contractors on site (15 ex-pat staff)(1500 local

staff)QA-QC, Design, Contractor payments, Safety, Recruitment, General running of the project ,

Very fast pace project,

Production lines

Clean Rooms Standard Areas 

Automated Warehousing Systems

Managing local contractors

Commissioning / handover/acceptance of Electrical equipment

Further work experience pre 2000 available on request 


Robert Lea 

Surface Operations Manager Gulf Keystone Petroleum Iraq

George Lux 

Construction Manager

Chevron Iraq

Jon Erickson

Field Asset Manager, Tullow Oil Plc. Uganda

David Butcher 

Production Manager Gulf Keystone Petroleum Iraq

William Hatcher

Chief Operating Officer at Condor Petroleum or

Dino Giannatos

Operations Director at Bayfiled Energy Trinidad & Tobago

George Clancy

Operations Manager at Condor Petroleum/Global Energy Solutions

Bryan McNamara

STS Switzerland Country Manager

Craig Michael 

 Director Of Operations at Jacobs UK

Many more good references quickly available on request if required........


Emerson Iraq


Emerson Oil &Gas

Full training course with Emerson for all oil and gas associated instruments, design selection, installation and calibration, 

Permasense / Emerson


Permasense Corrosion & Erosion systems

Onsite full install and commissioning training for Emerson oil and gas wireless systems

High Speed Training


Fire Officer / Warden

Fire warden control and response course 

High Speed Training



Explosive Atmosphere Regulations Update Course 

High Speed Training


Working at Height Course

Updated course for working at height 



Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Member

Serving managers, engineers, scientists and other professionals worldwide in the upstream segment of the oil and gas industry.

ABB Sweden


Substation Installation

ABB High Voltage Substation Install Training 

Fas Ireland


Electrical Apprentiship

Electrical Apprenticeship In Ireland and Moscow Russia

Instalation of Kvaerner Oil and Gas Process Systems

Kvaerner Process Systems Training USA and Kazakhstan

Institute for Global Ethics (IGE)


Global Ethics

Global Ethics Course

Wind Energy and Wind Turbine Installer training course

Chevron Training Ireland Wind Energy Course

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