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Superintendent / Foreman

Qualifications:                     

  • Master’s degree (M. Tech) in Chemical Engineering with specialisation in Corrosion Control from Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Nkpolu-Port Harcourt, Nigeria. 2002.
  • Bachelor’s degree (B. Tech) in Chemical/Petrochemical Engineering, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Nkpolu -Port Harcourt. Nigeria. 1998.
  • National Diploma in Production Metallurgy, Federal Polytechnic, Idah., Nigeria. 1986
  • Visual Welding Inspector (CSWIP 3.0), The Welding Institute (TWI), Cambridge, UK.  No 3364 (Expired).
  • Enhanced Contract Management Course (Module 1), SPDC, Nigeria.
  • Pipeline Pigging & Maintenance Course, SPDC, Nigeria.
  • Advanced HSE Course, NISP, Nigeria.
  • American Society for Non Destructive Testing (ASNT) Level II on MT, PT, UT, RFI, VT.
  • Certificate of Competence in Practical Visual Inspection of Welds, TWI, Cambridge, UK.
  • SSPC Certificated Protective Coating Inspector (PCI) Program Level 2, ID # 33590.
  • NDT Discipline Validation Assessment (DVA), Moody International /Cognisco, USA.
  • Welding Inspection Discipline Validation Assessment (DVA), Moody International /Cognisco, USA.
  • Preservations and Coatings Discipline Validation Assessment (DVA), Moody International / Cognisco, USA.
  • Materials Discipline Validation Assessment (DVA), Moody International /Cognisco, USA.
  • Technical Specialist Charter English, Moody International, USA.
  • Introduction to VAM Connections, VMGOF, Aulnoye Aymeries- France.
  • JFE Steel Licensor Technical Representative, JFETT-UK, Aberdeen.
  • NACE Certified Offshore Corrosion Assessment (O-CAT) Technician, #51759, NACE International Institute, Houston, USA.
  • NACE Certified Corrosion Technician, #51759, NACE International Institute, Houston, USA.
  • NACE Certified Cathodic Protection Technician, #51759, NACE International Institute, Houston, USA.
  • NACE Certified Protective Coating Technician, #51759, NACE International Institute, Houston, USA.
  • NACE Certified Corrosion Technologist, #51759, NACE International Institute, Houston, USA.
  • NACE Certified Internal Corrosion Technologist, #51759, NACE International Institute, Houston, USA.
  • NACE Certified Senior Corrosion Technologist, #51759, NACE International Institute, Houston, USA.
  • ASQ Certified Quality Inspector, # 14751, Milwaukee- WI, USA.

 

Professional Membership:

  • Member, Professional Pipeliners Association of Nigeria (PLAN).
  • Member, National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International, Houston, USA.
  • Member, NACE International Institute, Houston, USA
  • Member, The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC), USA.
  • Member, Nigeria Corrosion Association (NICA), Nigeria.
  • Senior Member, American Society for Quality (ASQ), USA.
  • Member, Institute of Corrosion, UK.
  • Member, The Chartered Quality Institute, UK.
  • Member, Institution of Engineering and Technology, UK.

 

Summary of Experience

I am an accomplished Corrosion Control Engineer consistently and effectively executing corrosion control to the oil and gas industry in the corrosion maintenance of facilities and plants. My dynamic approach, commitment and practical understanding have provided the foundation on which I have built strong working relationships, which were valued by my peers and customers (Clients).

 

I had acquired experiences in project engineering, quality management, construction supervision and maintenance engineering of oil and gas industries equipment and field production facilities such as pipelines, flow stations, manifolds, & crude petroleum storage tank farm.  

 

I coordinated corrosion control programs which includes coating, corrosion inhibitor and cathodic protection and I have good knowledge in both impressed current CP systems and sacrificial anode systems.

Also, I have over 20 years of experience working as contract staff for the Shell, Total, Addax and Chevron in Nigeria, working as Project Engineer (static equipment maintenance), Quality Engineer, Welding Inspector, Coating Inspector and Inspection Engineer. I have excellent experience in the area of material selection, integrity assessment and corrosion management related technical field in upstream and downstream Oil & Gas industries.

* Selection, review of Material Of Construction (MOC) for Oil & Gas Transportation, processing and storage facilities.
* Design, installation, testing and inspection of Cathodic Protection (CP) systems and Corrosion Monitoring (CM) facilities for Oil & Gas projects.
* Corrosion Management / Integrity assessment of Oil & Gas upstream and downstream pipelines, piping, flow lines, pressure vessels and storage tanks etc.
* Review of Intelligent Pigging (IP) reports and engineering assessment of identified pipeline defects (Site dig verification) and defect repair.
* Review of material specifications for various equipment used in Oil & Gas handling facilities.
* Monitoring and integrity assessment of cathodic protection (ICCP & SACP) of pipelines, tank farms and offshore structures.
* Selection and performance evaluation of corrosion inhibitors /biocides for Oil & Gas equipment application.
* Inspection and testing of static equipment such as heat exchangers, pressure vessels, columns, storage tanks, pipelines, piping, relief valves etc.
* Shut down, routine inspection of plant equipment and recommendation of integrity improvement measures.
* Evaluation of WPS, PQR, welder qualification and welding inspection of structural and piping (Carbon Steel, Stainless and Duplex Steel.).

* Preparation of inspection procedures, work instructions and local (internal) standards.
* Selection & monitoring of external coating and insulation systems.
* Have good experience of working with multinational teams.

*Conducting and managing FEED work scopes including preparation and evaluation of    invitations to tender.

* Witnessing, monitoring and inspection of painting or coating application of Oil and gas production facilities in accordance to NACE or SSPC practices to various Oil and gas companies.

* Carry out studies/analysis on the effect of corrosion due to changes in operations mode, provide technical assessment on corrosion behaviour considering the adequacy of chemicals, metallurgy and protection measures

* Evaluate intelligent pigging survey results and Set up corrosion data management system for all subsea plant equipment/facilities

* Provide technical assistance to prepare all corrosion related procedures and Carry out prequalification of corrosion contractors/consultants for inclusion in company' bidders list.

* Evaluate facilities integrity and determine their remaining life based on prediction models.

 

Working Experience

Date:               October, 2014 – May, 2016.

Company:       South Atlantic Petroleum Nigeria Ltd (SAPETRO).

Job Title:        Senior Coating Inspector

Reporting to: Quality Manager/Construction Manager

Task & Achievement:

-       Protective coating and lining inspection of SAPETRO Krake Seme Tanks rehabilitation by visual and NDT techniques using paint inspection kit.

-       Monitoring and surveillance activities on the different painting systems and blasting abrasive medium in line with NACE, SSPC or ISO standards used by the Vendor (CAKASA).

-       Ensured that the coating/painting work was executed according to the contract specification.

-       Reviewed daily painting inspection reports submitted by Vendor Quality Control Inspector.

-       Review of procedures, specifications, Inspection and Test Plans submitted by Vendor.

-       Reviewed quality documentation of subcontractors, conduct prequalification of subcontractors, Insulation Procedures, Fire Proofing Procedures, Material Control Procedures and ensured that they were in conformance with the applicable client specification/ codes/ standards.

-       Supervised 2 Quality Control Inspectors, reviewed contractor inspection reports, participated in weekly quality meeting, weekly project progress meetings, kick off meetings, issue NCR and ensured that they are closed in a timely manner.

-       Technical support on the installation of cathodic protection sacrificial anodes in the 2 refurbished Crude oil storage tanks

-       Acted as Construction Manager/Site manager and presided over weekly project progress meeting whenever the Construction Manager/Site manager went on time off or annual leave.

-       Completed the Coating Rehabilitation of Two (2) above ground crude oil storage tanks at SAPETRO Krake Seme Tank farm.

-       Prepared punch list table and ensured the punch list items were minimum.

-       Reviewed project As-Built Dossier for the refurbished Krake Seme crude oil petroleum storage Tanks. 

-       Supported the Project Management Team in Leak testing and pressure testing of the above storage tanks.

-       Ensured safe working practices were carried out by Contractors/sub-contractors/vendors.

 

Date:               May, 2012 – September, 2014

Company:       Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling.

Job Title:        Vendor Surveillance Inspector

Reporting to: UK/Africa Hub Quality Manager/WCE Manager

Task & Achievement:

-       Supervised marine drilling Riser inspection as defined in the scope of work for Tranoceans S & S riser line dual modification for Jack Ryan Rig being repaired or modified by Geoplex Nigeria Limited.

-       Verified inspection equipment used by vendor were properly calibrated.

-       Reviewed and interpreted inspection records /charts from Vendor Quality Control Inspectors and report the results.

-       Surveillance and monitoring of vendors’ activities such as welding process, hardness testing by King Hardness Tester, NDT, Post Weld Heat treatment (PWHT) by Stress relief and Dimensional survey on Choke/Kill/Booster lines for Transocean Drilling Risers upgrade.

-       Reviewed all vendors’ procedures, Inspection and Test Plans (ITPs) for the Riser upgrade. Witness the disassembly of Risers, Monitor the Full Inspection ((Dimensional, Ultrasonic Wall Thickness, Magnetic Particle Inspection, Ultrasonic Shear Wave Inspection, Dye Penetrant Inspection, Visual Inspection) by GE Vetco/Gobal Ray on GE Vetco Risers for SEDCO 702 Rig for 5 years’ re-certification.

-       Removal, Inspection and Replacement of Riser Line Seals, Dimensional Inspection of Riser Lines, Inspection and Replacement of Riser Collars, Thrust Collars and Plates, Inspection of Riser Coatings, Inspection and Repairs of Riser Buoyancy Modules, Inspection and Maintenance of Hydraulic, Choke and Kill Lines.

-       Re-assembly of Risers (S & S Riser, MR-6 E Riser), QA/QC, Pressure Testing of auxiliary lines.  Coating inspection and testing of maintenance painting of Marine Drilling Risers main tubes/auxiliary lines executed by Vendors and reviewed all painting inspection reports submitted by Vendors certified NACE coating inspectors.

-       Surveillance inspection on the repair process and painting of Deepwater Discovery (DWD) Rig Drilling Riser Buoyancy Modules (DRBM) executed by PAI/LTT.  Full NDT inspection & maintenance for 10 years’ re-certification of 11 joints of GSF Jack Ryan 75’ Risers by RAM Design LLC/Geoplex.

-       Achieved the completion of 10 Years recertification of eleven (11) JRY marine drilling risers (S &S Risers).

-       Coordinated or led a team of Corrosion/ coating supervisors/inspectors.

-       Completed packing and review of eleven (11) Data books for the 10 Years recertification of eleven (11) JRY marine drilling risers (S &S Risers).

-       Completed packing and review of eleven (13) Data books for the 5 Years recertification of Thirteen (13) Sedco 702 marine drilling risers (MR-6 E Risers).

-       Reviewed Contractors/vendors progress report and highlight critical problems, concerns and discrepancies.

 

Date:                October, 2011 – April, 2012

Company:       ABS Consulting Inc.

Job Title:         Project Manager-TPA.

Reporting to: General Manager, West Africa

Task & Achievement:

-       Project management and quality management of third party inspection scope of work for Total NOPL Pipeline constructed by SAIPEM.

-       Verified inspection equipment used by vendor were properly calibrated.

-       Reviewed data, daily records and daily reports from Third Party Agent (TPA) Inspectors and report the results and prepared the TPA monthly reports.

-       Answer client questions/queries regarding how the inspections were conducted, scope of work and any problems that occurred.

-       Worked with Client to identify areas to expand current scope of TPA on the NOPL pipeline design and construction and identify new business opportunities within current scope of work.

-       Reviewed weld Radiographs, carried out visual weld inspection prequalified and approved NDT contractor personnel, reviewed welding procedure specifications and welding repair procedures, reviewed welders’ qualification prior to welding, reviewed, monitored NDT inspection, monitored welding procedure qualification, carried out receiving inspection of materials to ensure conformance to drawings and client specification.

-       Attend weekly project quality meetings and attend Contractor/subcontractor Kick Off meetings.

-       Supervised more than 15 QC Inspectors and reviewed QC Inspectors Daily Inspection reports, weld Radiographs, etc.

-       Carried out in-process welding inspection of closure welds, monitored fireproofing activities and inspected completed fireproofing works, monitored and inspected insulation of vessels.

-       Carried out visual inspection of completed welds, witnessed hydro static testing and quality audits on material control, leak testing and turnover.

-       Carried out welder qualification to the API 1104 code, AWS D1.1 structural welding code for steel and ASME Section IX.

-       Witnessed hydro static testing of flowlines, Pipelines and Spools.

-       Reviewed welding procedures, monitored production welding, carried out fit up inspection before welding and dimensional control inspection after welding.

-       Monitored welding consumable and ensured that the low hydrogen electrodes were properly baked prior to issuance to the welders, monitored production welding.

-       Good understanding of functional requirements of various equipment in the industry.

-       Reviewed, witnessed and approved the qualification of coating operators.

-       Reviewed, witnessed and approved the prequalification tests for coating system at Contractor/subcontractor/vendor’s facilities.

 

Date:                July, 2011 – September, 2011 

Company:       Subsea 7.

Job Title:         Senior Surveillance Quality Inspector.

Reporting to: Quality Manager, Subsea 7, Houston, USA

Task & Achievement:

-       Surveillance monitoring of fabrication of 6.0 x 2.4 x 0.30 metres and 6.0 x 2.4 x 0.11 metres Two Directions Flexible Linked Concrete Mattresses for Subsea7 on Mobil Producing Nigeria Satellite project at Submar West Africa Ltd, Warri.

-       Assured traceability of concrete samples taken during the fabrication process of the Concrete Mattresses for Crush tests (Compression testing) and witnessing crush testing of Concrete Cubes at Third party testing laboratory. 

-       Assured crush test was done per requirements and ensuring traceability was kept through production of Concrete Mattresses.

-       Coordinated the compilation of As-built data book and its review. Coordinated load out of the produced Concrete Mattresses from Vendor’s factory to Intels stacking area at Warri prior to Offshore shipment.

 

Date:                January, 2009 – June, 2011 

Company:       Chevron Nigeria Limited

Job Title:         Senior Quality Assurance Inspector

Reporting to: Quality Manager, OAGM Project, Chevron

Task & Achievement:

 

-       Supervised quality inspector for the visual inspection and Non destructive testing (Wet film and Dry Film thickness gauging, relative humidity testing etc) for the painting of Rotterdam Bettis Blowdown or Shutdown by Cameron Valves & Measurement West Africa for Chevron.

-       Reviewed the procedure, specification, inspection and test plan of the painting system or schedule.

-       Checked coating defects after the painting of the Valves and monitored pre coating activity involving paint mixing and thinning.

-       Inspections, verification, review procedures for Pneumatic & Hydrostatic testing of Grove Ball Valves and Gate Valves and functional testing of Bettis Shutdown or Blowdown Valves for CHEVRON which were executed by Cameron Valves & Measurement West Africa.

-       Third party inspection (quality assurance) and supervision of Fabrication and painting of Onshore Asset Gas Management Project Abiteye Production Facility Slug Catcher and Piping spools by WECO Engineering Company Limited and Sudelletra Nigeria Limited  involving parent material /welding consumables verification and traceability, fit up and weld preparations, preheating, post weld heat treatment, weld visual inspection , NDE, Hardness testing of weld/HAZ, welding procedures establishment, welders approval verification, Welding procedures qualification Test, Welders Qualification Test, In process welding surveillance of Carbon Steel and Type 304/316L Stainless Steel and As Built Dossier review for CHEVRON OAGM Project .

-       Material inspection of flanges and fittings which were supplied by Chevron’s Vendors in accordance to ASTM A 105, ASTM A 234 and Client’s Purchase Orders.

-       Reviewed daily Inspection reports of the Painting Inspectors, Pressure Vessel Inspectors, Mechanical and Welding Inspectors.

-       Supervised and inspected piping and structural fabrication, painting and testing for OAGM Brownfield (Dibi North and Olero South Compressor Stations Restoration) project owned by CHEVRON/ NNPC Joint Venture facility executed by Aveon Offshore Nigeria Limited involving parent material / welding consumables verification and traceability , fit up and weld preparations, heat treatment, weld visual inspection , NDE, hardness testing of weld,  welding procedures establishment, Welders approval verification, Welding procedures qualification test, Welders qualification test, In process welding surveillance and As Built dossier review for CHEVRON OAGM project .  

-       Witnessed and completed the welders’ qualification of over 40 Welders.

-       Completed shop fabrication of over 1600 piping spools and 8 slug catchers for the project.

-       Achieved the assembly and functional testing of 13No Shutdown/Blowdown valves.

 

Date:                October, 2008 – December, 2008

Company:       ADDAX Petroleum Company of Nigeria

Job Title:         Lead Coating/Welding Inspector.

Reporting to: Quality Coordinator, ADDAX Petroleum Company of Nigeria

Task & Achievement:

-       Assigned as company site representative for Addax Petroleum Nig Limited supervising the laying of 6inch diameter bulk line Maintenance / replacement from Izombe flow station to Ossu 3 location which the activities involve independent monitoring and verification of work items delivered by the various Contractors to Addax Petroleum Nigeria Limited.

-       Supervised and inspected Right of way clearing and excavation, Fabrication of Spools and pig launcher / receiver at Izombe, installation of approximately 4.8 km long GIJ delivery line that run through the existing ROW.

-       Witnessed Heat-shrink sleeve coating application of field joints and installation of a pig launcher at Izombe Flow Station and pig receiver at Ossu 3 location on the captioned 6” GIJ pipeline.

-       Inspected the installation of cathodic protection sacrificial anodes as designed to protect the 6-in line.

-       Third party inspection supervision for welding activities involving parent material /welding consumables identity, fit up and weld preparations, preheating, post weld visual inspection, welding procedures establishment, welders’ approval verification and in process welding surveillance.

-       Monitored the field joint coating of weld joints using Heat-shrink sleeve coating by Non-destructive testing using Holiday detector.

 

Date:                January, 2008 – September, 2008

Company:       CHEVRON Nigeria limited

Job Title:         Senior OCTG Vendor Surveillance Inspector

Reporting to: Quality Manager, CHEVRON Nigeria limited

Task & Achievement:

-       Assigned as Company representative specialist for CHEVRON on OCTG inspection and performance testing at Vendor's threading plant.

-       OCTG Inspection of threading/coupling of casings, tubing and pup joints in line with associated specifications, recommended practices and standards such as API 5CT/ISO 11960, API 5B and API 5A5 involving Visual Thread Inspection (VTI), Wet magnetic fluorescent particles inspection and Dimensional inspection on End finishing on different types of connections -  API thread (BTC) and Premium thread (Atlas Bradfort connection), TENARIS Connection ( Tenaris Blue, AMS etc.) , Hydril premium connection etc.), NDE, Tubular heat treatment process verification.

 

Date:                October, 2007 – December, 2007

Company:       ADDAX Petroleum Company of Nigeria

Job Title:         Welding Inspector

Reporting to: Quality Advisor, ADDAX Petroleum Company of Nigeria

Task & Achievement:

-       Coordination of single lift load out and sea fastening of Oron west south offshore well head platform for Addax Petroleum Nig Limited.

-       Executed warranty survey on DB Dolphin offshore barge and towing vessel as operator role (Addax Petroleum Nig Limited) and supervised the installation activities involving parent material / welding consumables identity, fit up and weld preparations, preheating, post weld visual inspection, welding procedures establishment, welders’ approval verification and in process welding surveillance of Oron West south topside module platform and subsea anode clamp (bolted type) at ADDAX offshore field.

-       Review of vendors HSE plan, Quality plan and NDT reports on the project.

 

Date:                July, 2007 - September, 2007

Company:       Chevron Nigeria Limited

Job Title:         Senior OCTG Vendor Surveillance Inspector

Reporting to: Quality Manager, CHEVRON Nigeria limited

Task & Achievement:

-       Assigned as Company representative specialist for CHEVRON on OCTG inspection and performance testing at Vendor's threading plant.

-       OCTG Inspection of threading/coupling of casings, tubing and pup joints in line with associated specifications, recommended practices and standards such as API 5CT/ISO 11960, API 5B and API 5A5 involving Visual Thread Inspection (VTI), Wet magnetic fluorescent particles inspection and Dimensional inspection on End finishing on different types of connections -  API thread (BTC) and Premium thread (Atlas Bradfort Connection),  TENARIS Connection(Tenaris Blue, AMS etc) , Hydril premium connection etc), NDE, Tubular heat treatment process verification.

-       Implementation of quality assurance and quality control, monitoring and compliance of threaded pipes and related products in line with the Quality Control Plan (QCP) for CHEVRON by Tenaris Global Services.

-       Validation of dimensional inspection reports of threads inspection and review the make-up charts.

 

Date:               March, 2007 – June, 2007

Company:       ADDAX Petroleum Company of Nigeria  

Job Title:        Senior QA/QC Inspector (Welding/Coating).

Reporting to: Quality Manager, ADDAX Petroleum Company of Nigeria

Task & Achievement:

-       Supervision and welding inspection for the fabrication of 14’’, 12’’, 10’’ & 8’’ riser clamps (bolted & welded to jacket type), knee brace clamps, risers and long spools for Addax Petroleum Company by Maritimex Offshore Nigeria limited for ADRP1 and Oron WHP offshore Integrated Field Development (IFD) Upgrade Project.

-       Verified the correctness of welding consumables and dimensions, fit up and weld preparations are in accordance with drawings for the production of 14’’, 12’’, 10’’ & 8’’ riser clamps (bolted & welded to jacket type), knee brace clamps, risers and long spools.

-       Qualification of Welders and the welding qualification procedure and review or evaluation of Non Destructive Testing (NDT) reports (radiographic films and MPT results).

-       Enforced compliances of health, safety and environment (HSE) policies and quality control procedures.

-       Painting inspection and monitoring of 36 joints of 36’’ X 1’’ carbon steel pipe and Oriri 2 Offshore wellhead substructure platform for Goland Petroleum Development Company by IPES at Neptune Marine Base, Port Harcourt.

-       Monitored and audited project quality related activities to ensure correct and effective implementation of the project quality plan.

-       Co-ordinated the preparation, establishment and implementation of the project quality control and administration procedures as well as the inspection & test plans as referenced in the Project quality plan.

 

Date:               January, 1999 – February, 2007

Company:       SPDC Nigeria

Job Title:         Senior Quality Control Engineer

Reporting to:  Head, Pipeline Operation Department (PPE-OPS), SPDC, Nigeria

Task & Achievement:

-       Assigned as contract staff supervising and implementing corrosion control activities on pipelines, vessels, heat exchangers and other equipment in SPDC’s onshore /offshore facilities.

-       Project execution of corrosion mitigation/control programs involving coating, routine pigging / intelligent pigging, corrosion assessment, corrosion rate calculations, measurement and monitoring aspects of the equipment used in the sour/sweet/saline/aggressive chemical environmental.

-       Corrosion inhibition/chemical injection (monitoring the effect of H2S or Sour Gas Corrosion and microbial effect on the pipelines) and cathodic protection systems on SPDC’s onshore/ offshore pipelines.

-       Co-ordination of online gel de-sanding of crude oil pipelines & retrieval of stuck pigs in crude oil pipelines. Supervised Mechanical maintenance of the pigging traps and associated equipment.

-       SPDC's Site Representative on field trial application of drag reducing agent of SPDC's Nembe Creek Trunk Line (NCTL) using Flow Improver. Supervision of the pipelines integrity assessment of crude oil lines by non-destructive testing involving in-line inspection or intelligent pigging.

-       Achieved the inline inspection of eight (8) crude oil pipeline using intelligent pigs (UT and MFL Tools).

-       Achieved the maintenance cleaning of Fifteen (15) Truck lines and delivery pipeline by pigging.

-       Experienced in section sizing, design and installation and monitoring of cathodic protection systems.

Completed Projects

  • Retrieval of stuck pig in 14’’ diameter Okordia –Rumuekpe crude oil pipeline for SPDC.
  • Chemical /mechanical de-scaling and cleaning of 28'' diameter San Barth – Krakama (NCTL) for SPDC.
  • On stream inspection involving intelligent pigging (using various TD Williams and Rosen Inspection tools) of SPDC's   3No. Trunk line and 6 No. delivery lines.
  • Hydro - test of 10’’ diameter KCA offshore platform to Bonny tie in manifold delivery line.
  • Corrosion and bacteria control (application of biocide and corrosion inhibitor) on 20'' Kolo Creek – Rumuekpe pipeline (Weekly) for SPDC.
  • Intelligent pigging digs verification on 20'' Kolo Creek – Rumuekpe and Rumuekpe – Nkpoku pipeline and 12’’ diameter Imo River 1- Ogale M/f pipeline for SPDC. Routine pigging of over 246 km crude oil pipelines monthly and de-sanded 12’’ diameter Adibawa-Okordia crude oil pipeline using gel technology.
  • Soil resistivity survey for the design and construction of 3 Nos. cathodic protection ground beds.
  • Field trial of drag reducing agent or flow improver chemical injection on Nembe Creek Trunk line (NCTL) in Nembe field for SPDC.

 

Date:               May, 1994 – December, 1998

Company:       Shell Petroleum Development Coy of Nigeria

Job Title:        Project Engineer (Static Equipment Maintenance, PRIE/24)

Reporting to: Static Equipment Maintenance Coordinator. (PRIE/2), SPDC, Nigeria

Task & Achievement:

-       Assigned by Multinational Expertise Limited to SPDC as to supervise all maintenance painting / scaffolding projects for SPDC’s bonny tank farm and onshore/offshore facilities (KCA/KCB and BCLP).

-       Instigated new coating applications for SPDC (East) Onshore/Offshore facilities such as flow stations, pipelines and manifolds.

-       Provision of static equipment maintenance support service to SPDC (East)’s production department involving relief valves / process valves change out, statutory inspection on pressure vessels, heat exchangers, re-boilers and heaters, and minor mechanical structural repairs for on-shore / off-shore facilities.

-       Team member for the decommissioning of crude oil production flow stations and its preservation of the idle static equipment.

-        Ensured enforcement of health, safety and environment (HSE) policies, and maintenance and operation procedures/standards in the field by contractors in line with SPDC’s HSE policy. Developed, reviewed and evaluated contractors’ competencies to do their work safely and without adverse impact on the environment.

-       Preparation of project execution plan (PEP) of Maintenances painting contracts.

-       Ensured the desired level of quality of work and materials are delivered on schedule time as per specifications.

-       Instigated painting systems and developed projection execution plans involving cost estimation, strategy and schedule for painting/insulation, painting procedures, work scopes and tender bid for the painting projects of all SPDC Oil and gas (Upstream, midstream & down stream, transportation and storage).

-       Reviewed the Quality documentation of subcontractors, carried out audits on subcontractor, carried prequalification of subcontractors, reviewed and approved Inspection and test plans of subcontractors, reviewed and approved subcontractors Welding Procedures, Insulation Procedures, Fire Proofing Procedures, Material Control Procedures, Visual Weld Inspection Procedures, Heat Treatment Procedures and ensured that they were in conformance with the applicable client specification/ codes/ standards.

-       Supervised more than 10 Quality Control Inspectors (Piping, Welding, Instrumentation, Structural etc.), reviewed subcontractor inspection reports, reviewed welder qualification, monitored weld and welder repair rates, reviewed weld radiographs, participated in the weekly quality meeting, weekly meetings with subcontractors, subcontractors kick off meetings, issued corrective action reports and ensured that they are closed in a timely manner etc.

-       Achieved the painting completion of ten (10) Crude oil Production flow station and four (4) Above ground crude oil storage tanks.

 

Date:               March, 1990 – May, 1994

Company:       Shell Petroleum Development Coy of Nigeria

Job Title:        Coating/Painting Inspector

Reporting to: Coating Coordinator, Maintenance Inspection department (MTCE/13), SPDC

Task & Achievement:

-       Painting inspection of Painting program of Bonny terminal crude oil storage tanks farm rehabilitation.

-       Inspection of Maintenance Painting program of 26 SPDC’s onshore flow stations.

-       Inspection of Maintenance Painting program of 10 SPDC’s swamp crude oil pipeline Tie-in/junction manifolds.

-       Quality assurance inspection (visual, NDT and DT) involving the maintenance painting programme of SPDC’s crude oil production facilities (flow stations, manifolds and well heads) using different painting systems and blasting abrasive medium in line with NACE, BS, DEP, SSPC or ISO standards.

-       Inspection and certification of erected scaffolds (independent fixed and mobile type) used within SPDC facilities.

-       Structural inspection and painting refurbishment of over 150 Petroleum Gas Wellheads using epoxy coating system applied on the topside and splash area.

-       Supervised installation of cathodic protection system anodes and maintenance of Transformer rectifier.

-       Executed cathodic protection monitoring involving Close interval potential survey (CIPS) and soil resistivity survey.

-       Provided technical supports for the load testing/certifications of lifting equipment within SPDC’s facilities.

-       Knowledge and experience in writing and presenting technical report.

 

Completed Projects

  • Maintenance painting of 35 inshore, onshore and offshore crude oil production flow stations for SPDC.
  • Maintenance painting of 28 pipeline manifolds & offshore production platforms.
  • Maintenance painting of 4 Nos. surface Bonny Terminal crude oil storage tanks and tank farm's transmission pipelines for SPDC.
  • De -commissioned 2nos. crude oil production flow station (Opobo South & Utapate of SPDC.
  • Statutory inspection of 165 pressure vessels / heat exchangers /scrubbers and change out 967 relief valves / 1690 process valves.
  • Turn around maintenance of 4Nos. Gas production plants (Alakiri, Afam, and Obigbo & Oguta) for SPDC.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE:

Good knowledge and experience with the international codes and standards and practices of major oil and gas operator such as NACE, API, ASME, AWS, ISO, ASTM, Shell DEPs specifications.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Familiar with use of PC (MS Office, Email, Internet etc.), PACER (computer aided maintenance management tool), Corrosion Models (Shell Hydrocor) and pipeline toolbox.

 

Training/ Courses Attended:

2015- NACE Designing for Corrosion Control, Houston-USA, 5Days

2015- NACE Internal Corrosion for Pipelines Basics, Houston-USA, 5Days

2015- NACE CP2 Cathodic Protection Technician, Houston-USA, 6Days

2014- NACE Offshore Corrosion Assessment Training, Houston-USA, 5Days.

2014 –NACE PCS 1 Basic Principles, Houston –USA, 3 Days.

2014 - NACE PCS 2 Advanced, Houston –USA, 3 Days.

2014 - NACE Basic Corrosion, Houston –USA, 5 Days

2011 – Licensor Technical Representative Training of JFEBEAR & FOX Connections. Portlethen, SCOTLAND, 2wk

2010 – Materials Inspection English v4, Moody International, USA, 3 Days.

2010 – API 510 Pressure Vessel Inspection, Gennesaret Resources, Nigeria, 6 Days

2010 – TS Charter English v9.1, Moody International, USA, 2 Days.

2010 – Introduction to VAM Connections Training. Aulnoye Aymeries, FRANCE, 1wk.

2010 – SSPC Protective Coating Inspector Program Level 2. Dubai, UAE, 1wk.

2004 - Pipeline Pigging & Maintenance Course, SHELL. Nigeria.1wk

2004 - Advanced Safety Course, Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals, SHELL. Nigeria. 1wk

2002 - ISO 14001Awareness course. SHELL Nigeria. 1wk.

2002 - Enhanced Contract Management (Module 1), SHELL. Nigeria. 2wk.

2001 - HSES Competency course, SHELL. Nigeria. 1wk.

1996 - Environmental Protection course, SHELL. Nigeria. 1wk.

1995 - Scaffold Inspection course, SHELL/ISI. Nigeria. 1wk.

1995 - Quality Management Individual Awareness, course, SHELL. Nigeria. 1wk.

1995 - Permit to Work Competence course, SHELL. Nigeria. 1wk.

1995 - Occupational Health Management Seminar, SHELL. Nigeria. 2days.

1994 - Unsafe Act Audit course, SHELL. Nigeria. 1wk.

1994 - Security Awareness course, SHELL. Nigeria. 1wk.

1994 - General Safety Course, SHELL. Nigeria. 2wk.

1993 - Basic site construction safety, (SGS). Nigeria. 1wk

1992 - Welding inspection (Steels), TWI/SGS. Nigeria. 1wk.

1992 - Paint inspection course, TWI/SGS. Nigeria. 1wk.

1988 - Fire fighting and safety course, NNPC. Nigeria. 
Skills
  • Familiar with use of PC (MS Office, Email, Internet etc.) 13 years by 2016
Educations
  • Masters of Technology
    Chemical Engineering at Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port harcourt
    1998 - 2002
Port Harcourt, Not Applicable,
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