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 Expert  728442

Expert in Cross Country High Pressure Steel Pipeline Construction, Design & Commissioning


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United Kingdom
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a Chartered Mechanical and Gas Engineer. Expert has over 30 years experience working in the UK onshore gas pipeline construction industry as engineer/manager in construction/design projects on the gas transmission/distribution system. Expert has a broad knowledge of all aspects of pipeline construction & design from feasibility to commissioning. Expert has experience in working for clients, consultants and contractors in positions ranging from site engineer to Operations Director. Expert has a wealth of experience in project management including the management of diverse disciplines involved in pipeline design & construction (e.g. Design, Planning, H,S & E, QA/QC, Commercial, Procurement, Estimating, Contract Negotiation, Construction Management, Engineering).
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excavation safety

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gas pipeline

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gas transmission

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hydrostatic testing

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line stopping

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live tapping

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natural gas

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natural gas pipeline

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pipeline

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pipeline coating material

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pipeline corrosion

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pipeline environmental impact


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1978   B.Eng(Hons)   Mechanical Engineering   Bradford University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to 2010

 

EMS Sevices Ltd

 


 

Managing Director

 

He carries out freelance work in the gas & pipeline industry, offering project management and technical consultancy for clients and contractors

2009 to 2009

 

Fastflow Pipeline Services

 

Fastflow Energy Projects

 

Operations Director

 

He was responsible to the Managing Director for the launch, marketing, work winning and execution of gas pipeline infrastructure contracts for the UK onshore gas industry of this new business

2007 to 2009

 

EMS Services Ltd

 


 

Managing Director

 

He carries out freelance work in the gas & pipeline industry, offering project management and technical consultancy for clients and contractors

1998 to 2007

 

Laing O'Rourke

 

Infrastructure

 

Operations Director

 

He was responsible to the Managing Director for the management of the cross country high pressure welded steel pipeline business. This included control of contracts through Project Managers & their site teams and co-ordinating the Company's marketing & estimating activities. He had direct control over an in-house specialist design team and procurement personnel.

1997 to 1998

 

John Laing

 

Laing Engineering Ltd

 

Project Manager

 

He carried out project management of design & build gas pipeline contracts

1996 to 1996

 

Haswell Consulting Engineers

 


 

Senior Engineer

 

He was responsible for marketing of Haswell's services to the Gas Industry as well as bid Management and Project Management of Design Projects for onshore Gas installations.

1993 to 1995

 

British Gas

 

Construction

 

Senior Project Engineer

 

He was reponsible for project management of onshore construction projects for the National Transmission System. This involved contract strategy, client liaison, financial control, contractual responsibilities and management of engineering, technical and clerical staff

1984 to 1993

 

British Gas West Midlands

 

Construction

 

Project/Assistant Project Engineer

 

He was responsible for the management and control of construction/demolition projects from feasibility through to commissioning


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

He is a Chartered Engineer, member of the Institute of Gas Engineers and Managers, and a member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers. Member of the Pipeline Industry Guild. Qualified as Eur Ing.


Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He has carried out construction management of an underground gas storage pipeline & flowline installation project.
  • He has carried out duties of estimating bid manager for the gas & brine pipeline construction tender for the Portland Gas gas storage project.
  • He has provided expertise in launching a gas transmission pipeline construction business on behalf of an established water utility construction business.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1995 to 1996   Chile   Whilst working for British Gas he was seconded to BG (Global)as a member of a multi-national team. He was involved in the planning and design of the Gasoducto Transandino for the Transgas consortium bringing natural gas from Argentina to Chile.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

Land Pipeline Course in 1999. He prepared and lectured on pipeline construction on course organised by Andrew Palmer & Associates for new engineers/managers entering the industry

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has considerable experience throughout his career of selecting main contractors, design companies, specialist sub-contractors and material suppliers


 

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