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 Expert  727240

Expert in Oil and Gas Exploration, Production, Construction and Operation, Alternative Energy


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Expert is the president of Expert's Firm, a consulting firm in the oil and gas industry. Expert has more than 25 years of varied experience in the oil and gas industry, primarily in exploration, drilling, production and construction.

Further, his experience includes construction and operation of crude oil and liquefied gas tankers, FPSOs, various types of offshore production platforms, onshore petrochemical and LNG plants. Expert's area of expertise also includes project management, multi-discipline engineering, design, construction, testing, and commissioning of offshore platforms, sub sea and onshore pipelines and production systems. Expert also has experience in offshore installation of platforms, subsea structures and pipelines in the North Sea, West Africa, Brazil, and the Mediterranean.

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crude oil consumption

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crude oil market analysis

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crude oil recovery

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crude oil supply

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fixed offshore structure

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floating offshore structure

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gas pipeline

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gas pipeline leak detection

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gravity-based structure

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liquefied petroleum gas

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multibuoy mooring system

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multiphase flow pipeline

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natural gas pipeline

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offshore flowline

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offshore gas equipment

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offshore oil drilling rig

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offshore oil equipment

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offshore pipeline

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oil drill

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oil exploration

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oil market forecasting

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oil well drilling

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petroleum drilling well engineering

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petroleum pipeline

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petroleum production

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pipeline corrosion

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pipeline environmental impact

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pipeline fracture

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pipeline inspection

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pipeline leak testing

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pipeline pig

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pipeline testing

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semisubmersible oil drilling rig

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single-buoy mooring system

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subsea control system

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subsea electrical connector

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subsea tree

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tree (petroleum production)

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two-phase pipeline

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underwater pipeline

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water pipeline corrosion


Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise

Often requested
with this expert:

Offshore: Deep & Ultra Deepwater, Exploration, Appraisal &...
Offshore Oil and Gas Construction Management
Gas and Oil Pipeline Safety Codes and Standards
Frac Tank and Petroleum Engineering

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1974   MSc   Electrical and Maritime Engineering   Technical University (Polytechnic) of Gdansk   Highest grade

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2004 to

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 


 

President

 

President and independent consultant

1995 to 2004

 

INTEC Engineering

 

Subsea

 

Project Manager

 

Project engineer and project manager on various technical studies and projects for domestic and international clients. Seconded to clients (oil companies) on two large (multi billion dollar) EPCI projects.

1994 to 1995

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 


 

Project Manager

 

Working as independent consultant for Brown & Root in London.

1992 to 1994

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 

Offshore Construction

 

Operations Manager

 

Working for Stolt Offshore as an independent consultant. Firstly as a project engineer, later as an operations manager.

1991 to 1992

 

(Undisclosed Consulting Company)

 


 

Project Engineer

 

Working for Kvaerner Eureka as an independent consultant.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

1) Member of Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

2) Member of Norwegian Society of Chartered Engineers (NIF)

Licenses/Certifications

1)Norwegian Chartered Engineer

2) Chartered European Engineer (FEANI)

Professional Appointments

Has served on board of API (American Petroleum Institute) committee for Flexible Pipe


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

He has 2 publications at international oil & gas related conferences

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Mediterranean Offshore Conference  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • 127 consultations in the field of oil & gas since 2004 through Gerson Lehrman Group. The consultations included telephone consultations, meetings, written reports, etc.
  • Approximately 10 consultations in the field of oil & gas since 2008 through De Matteo Monness. The topics (proposed by Expert) included:1) Brazil, sub-salt development2) FLNG market (floating LNG market)3) Decommissioning of offshore facilities
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Natural Gas Piping to assist with codes and design practices.
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  • Hazop expert, usa for consulting on hazop training.
  • Buy oil refinery equipment expert for consulting on for Oil Equipment.
  • Expert for consulting on Drill pipe business for oil & gas industry.
  • Expert in deepwater drilling
  • Expert in Scale deposits (BaSO4) in Oil Well
  • Expert on semi submersible for consulting on on motions and movement.
  • Houston based completion fluid expert for consulting on Completion fluid.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Oil and gas expert witness for consulting on patent infringement of a mobile offshore production unit.
  • Expert in natural gas pig receiving station flash fire.
  • Expert for consulting on semi-submersible DP oil rig crew competence.
  • Drilling expert for consulting on Macondo oil spill
  • Expert for consulting on Failure in oil seals in a screw compressor oil free for VRU in petrochemical complex.
  • Expert in deep water drilling to consult on securities class action lawsuit.
  • Drilling rig design expert for consulting on litigation for trade secrets case involving drilling rig technology.
  • Oil and gas drilling expert for consulting on surface jarring operations.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1981 to 1994   Norway   Expert has been working for a variety of offshore related companies including:

1)Kvaerner 2)Aker 3) JP Kenny

During his stay in Norway Expert has started his consulting company, Expert's Firm.

1994 to 1995   United Kingdom   Expert was working for Brown & Root on a consultancy basis through his company Expert's Firm.
1995 to 2004   Houston, USA   Expert has been working for Intec Engineering, a leading subsea & pipelines engineering firm. Expert worked in a capacity of project engineer, and later a project manager on various domestic and international projects. Expert has been seconded to clients (oil companies) to assist them in development of major international turnkey (EPCI) projects.
1998 to 2000   Equatorial Guinea   Expert has been working as a secondee of Mobil Exploration & Production on an FPSO project in Equatorial Guinea.
2000 to 2009   Egypt, Brazil   From 2000 to 2009 Expert has been working on two international projects;

1)Scarab Saffron in Egypt (British gas) 2)Frade in Brazil (Chevron)


Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Polish   Expert is fluent in Polish langage (his mother tongue)
Norwegian   Expert is fluent in Norwegian language.
French   Expert has a basic command of French language.
Italian   Expert has a basic command of Italian language.

Market Research:
I Have been consulting investment community through Gerson Lehrman Group since 2004, and through De Matteo Monness since 2008.

I have very good knowledge of Norwegian oil & gas business through my work in Norway, and through personal contacts.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.


Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

1) Subsea Systems courses 2) Subsea Pipeline courses 3) Offshore Intervention Vessel Presentation

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

I've performed several vendor qualifications & selections through formal bidding processes including pre-qual questionnaire, formal bid evaluation, bid evaluation & contract clarifications, finally contract award. The companies included:

1) FPSO suppliers: SBM, MODEC, BWO, Bluewater, Sevan, Fred Olsen, Saipem, Akersolutions 2) Subsea hardware suppliers: FMC, Cameron, Akersolutions, Vetco 3) Offshore installation contractors: Acergy, Technip, S7, Allseas, J Ray McDermott, Global Industries 3) Flexible pipe manufacturers: Technip, Wellstream, NKT

Other Skills and Services

I'm fluent in Norwegian language, can read & understand Russian, German, and French. I have a basic knowledge of Italian and Spanish.


 

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