Familiar Technologies: Chemical Engineering

Regions of the world you have worked: India and Australia

Career Objective To apply my knowledge and experience in meeting the challenges and needs of real-life and to strive to continually learn and update myself.

Professional Experiences Work Experience in Oil & Gas (More than 8+ years)
Offshore Production Chemist

Offshore Chemist
JUN 2017 – DEC 2017

Technician Operator
JAN 2017 – MAY 2017

Operations Engineer / Writer
MAR 2015 – DEC 2016

Senior Operator
AUG 2014 – FEB 2015

QA Supervisor
APR 2014 – JUL 2014

Test Pack Engineer
AUG 2013 – MAR 2014

Operations Engineer
SEP 2011 – JUL 2013

Production Operator
JUN 2010 – AUG 2011

Process Engineer
JUL 2006 – JUN 2007

Academic Qualifications Masters of Oil and Gas Engineering
First Class, JUL 2007 – AUG 2009
University of Western Australia, Australia

Bachelor of Engineering – Chemical
Honours, JUL 2002 – APR 2006
Sathyabama Deemed University, India

Certifications/ Qualifications

Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) – OPITO Approved
OGUK Offshore Medical Certificate
Maritime Security Identification Card – Veritas Engineering Pty Ltd
OHS General Induction for Construction – Worksafe WA
Hazard and Risk Management Course – Chevron Australia
Permit to Work – Chevron Australia
Quarantine for Contractors and Suppliers – Chevron Australia
Quarantine Management for Fieldwork at Barrow Island – Chevron Australia
Industrial Training Course – Baker Hughes Australia

Work experience

Offshore Production Chemist
Period December 2017 – Present
Organization Jadestone Energy
Project Stag Platform – Offshore Western Australia
Responsibilities • All laboratory operations and managing chemical inventory.
• Working closely with the relevant site operations team to troubleshoot process and integrity issues.
• Assistance with well-testing programs.
• Routine analysis of injected, produced and treated fluids and gas.
• Applications & monitoring of chemical treatment programs directly influencing integrity of process equipment, flow assurance and product quality.
• Ensure proper handover during shift change and communicating to all relevant parties, offshore and onshore.
• Maintaining auditable records of sampling, analyses, procedures and equipment calibrations.
• Maintaining an accurate and auditable record of production chemical use and discharge.

Offshore Chemist
Period June 2017 – December 2017
Organization Baker Hughes
Project Inpex Ichthys LNG Project – Offshore Western Australia
Responsibilities • Supports oilfield specialty chemical product, applications and service
• Effective management of the asset’s chemical management system.

• Production system trouble shooting – Checking and adjusting chemical injection rates
• Identification and notification of mechanical failures with the chemical delivery systems
• Ensuring that all appropriate HSE systems are adhered to Maintaining chemical inventory records and recommending system/treatment improvements where necessary and providing functional specifications for systems upgrade.
• Carrying out biocide/corrosion inhibitor batch treatments and implementation of a comprehensive bacteria monitoring program

Technician Operator
Period January 2017 – May 2017
Organization EnerMech Pty Ltd
Project Chevron Wheatstone Platform – Offshore Western Australia
Responsibilities • Hydro-testing of Process Pipelines.
• Flushing and drying of Pipelines.
• Responsible for ensuring compliance by workgroups to permit conditions and ensure standards of work practice and housekeeping are maintained on work fronts.

Designation Operations Engineer / Writer
Period March 2015 – December 2016
Organization Wood Group
Project Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production
Responsibilities • To develop Operational Documentation with particular focus on System Operating Procedures, Guidelines and Manuals for onshore and offshore Oil and Gas facilities
• To read and interpret design drawings and information and update/develop Operating Procedures accordingly
• Effectively monitor and control all work

Designation Senior Operator
Period August 2014 – February 2015
Organization Baker Hughes
Project Chevron Gorgon LNG Project
Responsibilities • Operation Support for pre – commissioning Operation.
• Setting up of equipment, function testing and loading pigs.
• Operation and assist in maintenance activities of Compressors and Dryers.
• Monitor activity of pipeline facilities and respond as necessary to protect system integrity.
• Respond to pipeline emergencies and perform clean up associated with field operations.
• Perform operations related to launching, running and receiving pigs.
• Dewatering pipeline by utilizing a combination of compressors, dryers, and membrane units for nitrogen generation, high pressure boosters, pig tracking and recovery of pigs.
• Dismantling equipment set-up and other pre – commissioning activities.

Designation QA Supervisor
Period April 2014 – July 2014
Organization Leighton Contractors
Project Inpex Ichthys LNG Project
Responsibilities • Issuing, collecting and submitting completed work packs.
• Inspecting, verifying pipe preparations and then signing off hold points before craft workers can proceed.
• General administration in the office.

Designation Test Pack Engineer
Period August 2013 – March 2014
Organization Leighton Contractors
Project Chevron Gorgon LNG Project
Responsibilities • Manage test pack documentation flow from Contractor to client for review and approval and back to Contractor for execution.
• Track, monitor, and status progress of piping test packs.
• Assist with review of piping test packs as time permits.
• Create test pack database to record all test packs from Contractor.
• Follow test pack documentation flow from Subcontractor and Client for review and ensure timely review and return prior to Hydro and Pneumatic tests.
• Coordinate reinstatement activities prior to closing and check sheets.
• Coordinate the achievement of the plant piping test circuits completion as defined in the project plans and schedule by commissioning team.
• Monitor punch list close works prior to reinstatement.

Designation Operations Engineer
Period September 2011 – July 2013
Organization Nagarjuna Oil Corporation Limited (India)
Project Nagarjuna Refinery
Responsibilities • Pre-Commissioning of Catalytic Hydrodesulphurization Unit.
• Preparation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Operating Manuals.
• Review of PFD, P&ID’s and Standard Operating Procedures.
• Preparation of daily and weekly construction reports.
• Carrying out inspection tests for determining the effectiveness of equipment.
• Managing the operating staff, maintenance staff and construction staff on daily basis for smooth planning and executing operations.

Designation Production Operator
Period June 2010 – August 2011
Organization Aban Offshore (India)
Project Floating Production Unit (TAHARA) (28/28 rotation)
Responsibilities • Lining-up, start-up and operation of well heads, opening and closing well head valves through Cameron well head control panel.
• Oil and gas processing consists of oil inlet manifolds ,3-stage separation, surge tank, export oil metering, skim tank, flare kod ,fuel gas kod, flare system (Kald air) and produced water treatment (Wemco Water treatment unit).
• Well Testing and Reporting.
• Plant Start-up, Shutdown and Troubleshooting as per standard Operating procedure.
• Participation in emergency drills, hazard analysis, tool box meetings, task risk assessment (TRA), near miss and incident reporting & permit to work system (PTW).
• Operation and monitoring of water injection plant consists of sea water lift pumps, deaeration system(stripping gas method)filtration system, high pressure Injection pumps (SULZAR) Driven by CATTERPILLAR Gas Engine (Model No.G3412C) & Chemical Injection system.
• Process monitoring and control by PLC (Allen Bradley SLC-500) & SCADA system, start up and shut down as per standard operating procedures in water injection plant.
• Raising work permits and regular housekeeping the plant.
• Laboratory analysis of Crude Oil & Produced Water.
• Preparing daily production report and monthly report.
• Performing routine maintenance and checkups of all rotating equipment’s.
• Provide primary operational emergency response support.
• Perform monthly preventative maintenance tasks on equipment and process system as per ISO and API standards. Assist department heads for ABS, DGH, ISPS, third party and internal audits. Thorough and regular functional checks of safety systems including DELUGE system. Scheduled maintenance, Preventive maintenance activities etc.
• Informs and assist supervisor about all relevant activities, problems relating to operations, process conditions, instrument control, and safety system as soon as they occur, or after taking initial corrective action.
• Continuously monitor safety system status. Maintain high standard of safety practices in the execution of daily work, and always follows HSE’s established procedures.
• Handling of Emergency shut down and startups with minimum loss of Yield.
• Co-ordination with crude oil off takes.

Designation Process Engineer
Period July 2006 – June 2007
Organization Chemfab Alkalis Limited (India)
Responsibilities • Executing all kinds of field Operation and Control Room (PLC) Operation.
• Safety and regular checkup of the plant condition.
• Follow up the normal plant startup and shut down procedures with safety.
• Condition monitoring of Rotary equipment’s and Carryout the minor maintenance jobs.
• Sampling of Raw materials, Products for Lab Analysis and Carryout the minor lab analysis.
• Isolation and handover the Equipment for maintenance safely.
• Co-operation with all Maintenance departments like Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation.
• Process Trouble shooting with DCS and PLC control system.
• Reporting abnormalities and Non-conforming products to immediate supervisor.
• Teamwork Involvement in Achieving Production Targets.
• Perform plant cleaning, configuration and Equipment dismantling activities.

Personal Profile
Date of Birth 29th September 1984
Nationality Australian
Languages English & Tamil
Marital Married


1) Peter Winterbourne
General Manager – Operations Support Services
Oil and Gas Solutions Pty Ltd
Suite 2, Level 5, London House
216 St George Terrace
Perth WA 6000, Australia.
M: +61 (0) 404 381 166 O: +61 (08) 9226 2413
Email – peter.winterbourne@oilgassol.com

2) Craig Bain
Senior Operations Engineer
Wood Group
432 Murray Street,
Perth WA 6000, Australia.
M: +61 404 547 745
Email – Craig.Bain1@woodgroup.com