Working as an HSE / Emergency Response Consultant on numerous international and domestic projects with multi-disciplines for operators such as BP, Chevron, Exxon, ENI, CNPC, Sonangol and IHI. I have accomplished ‘zero’ incident goals by promoting safe work practices and ensuring that effective risk management processes are in place and appropriate for the scope of work.
I am experienced with both Upstream and Downstream Oil & Gas occupational safety standards, EPCC / Start-up / Operations (on & offshore / plants & refineries), Unit tie-in & outages, Shipyard construction & refurbishment along with Emergency Response (fire, rescue, medical, spill response), Environmental management, Industrial Hygiene monitoring, OSHA training development and delivery including project specific HSE Plans, Incident management, Bridging documents and Contingency plans.
Permit To Work / Risk Assessment / Job Hazard Analysis / SIMOPS / HAZID / Pre Safety Start-up Reviews
EMPLOYMENT 2017 - Present Dominion Cove Point LNG Export Terminal – CSU Safety Manager (Consultant) Liquefaction Expansion project – Construction / Installation / Commissioning & Start up - MD, USA
Manage safe operations work practices during all operational phases of the project, construction / commissioning / Operations handovers, start-up and performance tests & SIMOPS; ensuring HSE process and procedures are in place.
Oversee JHA’s, HAZID’s, PSSR’s, Risk Assessment, PTW / LOTO for equipment, systems and operational activities.
Managed the operation and coordination of all permits & LOTO conducting audits on the system and SIMOPS activities.
2016 – 2017 NRG Engineering & Construction Group - Petra Nova CCS Power Plant - HSE Manager (Client) Carbon Capture Project – Commissioning & Operations start up - TX, USA
Provided HSE support for the commissioning and start-up of the 'world's largest' commercial-scale post combustion carbon capture / enhanced Oil Recovery project at NRG's - WA Parish fossil fuelled power generating plant.
Actively interface with contractors, operations, maintenance and technical department personnel ensuring that plant and OSHA policies and procedures are adhered to and an effective risk management process is appropriate and performed.
2015 – 2016 Chevron - Operations Area Controller - (HSE Supervisor / PTW Coordinator) (Consultant) Mafumeira Sul project – Offshore Construction / Commissioning & Operations start up - Malongo, Angola
Responsible for implementing day to day HSE and permit activities to comply with Chevron Safe Work Practice during the offshore construction, commissioning and start-up of MSP Wellhead, Production Process and Living Quarters platform(s) i.e. (Lock-out / Tag-out, isolations, depressurizing, degassing, line draining, chemical cleaning, blasting and painting, etc.
Supervise, coordinate and mentor work crews to ensure the understanding of the work scope and sequential steps to be performed, the hazards involved, the mitigating controls and permits required.
Review project plans, scheduled activities and contractor arrangements to ensure balance between safety and productivity.
2013 – 2014 China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) - HSSE / Emergency Response Superintendent (Client)
Offshore Drilling & Completions start up project (Shallow / Deep Water) – Bay of Bengal, Myanmar
Develop project specific HSE Plans, Bridging documents, Oil Spill / Medical Response / Security procedures.
Prepare, review and audit HSE related “contractor tenders” for all drilling activities and environmental compliance.
Prepare weekly and monthly HSE performance reports and safety performance improvement recommendations.
2011 – 2012 Madagascar Oil SA - HSSE & Emergency Response Manager (Client) Construction / Commissioning & Start-up Steam Flood Production Project – Madagascar
Managed HSSE and Emergency Response for facility construction and remote (jungle) camp for client and contractors.
Managed the operation and coordination of all work activities conducting daily audits on PTW system and all SIMOPS.
Review, revise and develop comprehensive HSE and Emergency Response training programs & procedures.
2008 – 2010 ENI - HSE Superintendent (Client) Engineering Procurement Construction & Commissioning / Operations start up – Aksai, Kazakhstan
Established and supervised for Karachaganak Petroleum Operating (KPO) refinery project(s) management team the support on Health Safety Security & Environmental issues and company procedures throughout all new construction, installation, commissioning and start-up, shut-down / tie-in operations; along with overseeing all Pipeline green and brownfield activities.
Conduct routine audit of contractor construction activities and HSE performance; communicating matters with management.
Team leader for job site incidents - near miss investigations / Investigation team member for facility High Potential Incidents.
Managed and maintained effective Emergency Response Plan conducting weekly scheduled training drills.
Offshore Drilling, Completion, Pipeline and Production unit start up project – Angola, West Africa
Developed, instructed and managed the company Safety programs, Bridging document, Emergency Response / Oil Spill Response / Medical evacuation plan, Environmental compliance and onshore medical and security issues.
Conducted detailed fire, safety, security and hygiene audits including the facilities PTW system, Emergency Response and man overboard / Oil spill drills on the Drilling rig, Production platform, Marine Pipe lay vessel & Platform Support vessels.
Lead job safety reviews, hazard ID, risk assessments and SIMOP reviews during construction & commissioning (shipyard).
2003 – 2004 BP - Shipyard HSE Supervisor / PTW Coordinator (Consultant) Shipyard construction and commissioning project(s) (Mad Dog & Atlantis) – USA
Supervised HSE and the PTW system for the Topside construction and commissioning of the ‘Mad Dog’ SPAR platform.
Supervised HSE /PTW system for the EPCC of the ‘Atlantis’ Semi-submersible Production deck & Living Quarters.
Conducted scheduled compliance audits, equipment inspection and job safety reviews on all work activities and SIMOPS.
2001 – 2002Exxon Mobil – HSSE Trainer (Consultant) FPSO / FSO / Drilling / pipeline project – Equatorial Guinea, Chad, Cameroon – West Africa
Developed and delivered the company required ‘initial training’ for Exxon Mobil TOTCO – COTCO pipeline, pump reducing stations and FSO project on all HSSE, Emergency Response / Oil Spill & Containment plan for EM - Chad and Cameroon.
Developed and delivered HSSE training modules on JSA / risk assessment, PPE, fall protection, hand safety, electrical safety, lifting & rigging, dropped objects, PTW, LO / TO, confined space, Haz-Com, first aid / CPR, fire team hose / fire extinguishers (hands on), water survival / HUET, and management compliance courses for EM - Equatorial Guinea.
1998 - 2000 Atwood Oceanic Offshore Drilling –Safety Training Coordinator / Medic - International / Gulf of Mexico
1993 - 1997 Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. – Safety Representative / Medic - Shipyard construction / offshore Gulf of Mexico
1989 – 1993 Formosa Plastics Corporation – Operations & Construction HSE / Emergency Response – Petro Chemical plant – Texas
1985 – 1989 City of Victoria Fire & Rescue – Firefighter / Paramedic – Texas
1977 – 1983 Military Service –US Navy Hospital Corpsman (Fleet Marine Force) Honorable Discharge
Texas Department of Health Licensed Paramedic / First-Aid / CPR / AED instructor
Texas A&M University Industrial Firefighting School