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Expert in Wellhead, Xmas Tree and Mudline Field Service Technician


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South Australia
Australia
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Extensive experience of installation, servicing, maintenance, completion and workover of surface wellheads, xmas trees, mudline equipment and associated components both onshore and offshore, worldwide. Extremely proficient in pre job planning and subsequent execution in remote locations with minimal assistance from parent organisation.

In depth knowledge and understanding of service and maintenance requirements of wellheads, xmas trees and valves used in Oil & Gas industry installations and operations. Wide experience of planned preventative maintenance on installed, flowing wells, including office based work at the clients premises organising upcoming work scopes and logistics. Competent trainer of locally employed labour when in remote locations.

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gas well

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oil well

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tree (petroleum production)

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well

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well completion

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well servicing

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wellhead

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wellhead pressure


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Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1999   HNC   Mechanical Engineering   Scottish Qualifications Authority  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

2009 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

Consultant Wellhead Field Service Technician

 

Advising and assisting customers on the installation, service and maintenance of wellhead, xmas tree assemblies, mudline equipment and associated components in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.

2008 to 2009

 

Cameron Australasia Pty Ltd

 

Field Service Technician

 

Installation, service, maintenance and workover of clients surface wellheads, xmas trees, mudline equipment and valves installed on existing offshore installations in New Zealand, Bass Strait and Western Australia.

2007 to 2007

 

Pressure Integrity Ltd

 

Service Engineer

 

Consultant wellhead engineer on a land drilling operation in UK. Installation, service, maintenance and workover of third party manufactured wellheads on a leaching operation. In addition, on site training of replacement engineer.

2002 to 2007

 

Edeco Petroleum Services Ltd

 

Service Engineer

 

Installation, service and maintenance of clients surface wellheads, xmas trees and valves installed on existing offshore installations in the North Sea and Irish Sea.

• Working on the installation of wellhead equipment and the support of land drilling and workover operations in UK. • Supporting on a 24 hour ad hoc basis the service needs of Centrica Energy (HRL) both in the Irish Sea and onshore UK. • Implementation and management of a new reporting and tracking system for all wellhead spares for HRL. Ensuring an overall adherence to system to achieve accurate records to enable effective stock control

1998 to 2002

 

FMC Technologies

 

Service Technician

 

Responsible for the installation, service and maintenance of surface/subsea wellheads and associated equipment on 24 hour basis, attending any work or problems associated with wellhead equipment installed anywhere in the North Sea, Europe or Africa. • Last assignment - Port Harcourt, Nigeria. On 24 hour call to assist existing clients with surface wellheads, mudline equipment and associated components. • Main assignment included - Rhourde El Baguel, Algeria (3 years). - Installation of surface wellheads and associated equipment used within the field, including workshop rectification, maintenance and ordering of equipment. - Management and tracking of $2million of wellhead and associated equipment. - Ensuring all replacement equipment was ordered well in advance due to remote location. • Further assignments included running subsea completions and installation of horizontal xmas trees in Libya, as part of a team of technicians. • Liaising with the customer and associated service companies. • Training and supervision of locally employed labour, as and when required.


Consulting Services:
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  • Advising and assisting customers on the installation, service and maintenance of wellhead, xmas tree assemblies, mudline equipment and associated components in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2010 to 2010   Philippines   Pre-job planning and offshore execution of wellhead and xmas tree mudline tie-back
2008 to 2009   New Zealand   Pre-job preparation and mobilisation of equipment to offshore drilling rig. Installation, completion and workover of full wellhead systems and horizontal xmas trees
2002 to 2002   Nigeria   Installation and subsequent de-completion of exploration wellheads and associated mudline equipment
1999 to 2002   Algeria   Rhourde El Baguel, Algeria Installation of surface wellheads and associated equipment used within the field, including workshop rectification, maintenance and ordering of equipment. Management and tracking of $2million of wellhead and associated equipment. Ensuring all replacement equipment was ordered well in advance due to remote location.

 

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