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  • Mumbai,India
  • +91-9619489719

Deepak Chand

Senior Project Engineer


Career Objective:

Seeking senior level assignment in Project Management with an organisation of high repute in Oil & Gas / Refineries/Petrochemical sector / other Industries.

  • Certified Project Management Professional with 12 years of experience in Project Management functions in Oil and Gas Projects.
  • Qualified Mechanical Engineer with Masters in Financial Management, having extensive knowledge and skills in leading/ directing project teams and in delivering project results within the constraints of schedule, budget, quality and resources.
  • Experienced in Concept Study/Pre-FEED, FEED, Detail Engineering ,PMC ,EPC and Commissioning activities of large multi disciplinary projects, from inception to commissioning for various clients (e.g. Shell ,ADNOC Group of companies,TMG, Indian Oil Corporation limited (IOCL), Saudi Aramco,etc.)
  • Core Competencies in Project Engineering and Management, Multi-discipline Project Coordination and Execution,Contracts and Procurement Management, Proposal/Tender Management, Planning & Scheduling, Cost Estimation,Cost Control and Vendor Management.
  • Familiarity with International standards (ANSI, ASME, API, ISO etc) including Shell DEPs/DEMs and knowledge of planning tools like Primavera and MS Project.
  • Industry Experience includes: Oil and Gas Separation Plants, Refinery, Chemical and Petrochemical.

Work History

Jul 2014Mar 2016

Senior Project Engineer

Foster Wheeler Kentz Energy Services,DMCC                                                                           (Amec FW JV with Kentz in Dubai,UAE)

Project:Brownfield Engineering and Procurement Services (EPSC) Contract for the development of First Commercial Oil Production (220KBPD) in Majnoon Oilfield,Basra Iraq.

Overall project consist of series of Work Orders and services such as Concept Studies,Engineering Studies, FEED,Detailed Engineering,Procurement, Materials Management and Contract Administration.

Key projects handled:

  • Concept study for DS1 relocation and DS2 optimization
  • Concept study for CPF Debottlenecking,
  • Detail Engineering for DS2 Hot Flare Upgrade
  • FEED and Detail Engineering for GTG Integration and Electrification project.

 Key Responsibilities included

  • Project Scoping: Identify and develop scope of work (Study/FEED/Detail Eng) for the agreed Brownfield modification/upgrade work in line with DEP and DEM1 / DEM 2 requirements.
  • Develop work order proposal and man hours estimate to create CTR (cost time resource) for the agreed scope of work including project execution statement & schedule.
  • Work Order Execution: Assist Project Manager during execution of work orders by effectively planning,organizing, directing and control function.
  • Manage Engineering man hour budgets and manpower plans.
  • Supervise development and control of schedule, input to document management system and allocate weighting and budgets at deliverable levels.
  • Multi-discipline coordination with the Discipline leads for development of engineering deliverables and timely approval from Shell, organize various design review such as HAZOP/HAZID, SIL, Plot plan, 3D Model review including operability & constructability review, etc.
  • Preparation, Co ordination and overall ownership of all Project Engineering Deliverable including P&IDs, Line Lists, Tie in Lists, Equipment Lists, Work Packs and Execution Plans.
  • Management of Technical Deviation (TD), Technical Queries (TQ) and Technical Information Requests (TIR) with site and Client.
  • Conduct weekly progress review & report weekly achievement, concerns & issue affecting the work orders. 
  • Interface management with other concurrent projects.
  • Material Control & Management of Vendors.
  • Risk Management: Identify and managing project risks through risk register.
  • Project Change Control Management: Identifying scope change and develop change orders / variations. Negotiate variations with client for implementation.
  • Input to lesson learnt register and project close out report.
Dec 2012Jul 2014

Project Proposal Engineer

Foster Wheeler ,Abu Dhabi, UAE

Proposal for various Study/FEED /Detail Engineering/PMC Opportunities in UAE Market

 Key Responsibilities included:

  • Preparations of Proposals, Prequalification and Expression of Interest for various bid prospects with  ADNOC group companies like ADCO,ADMA OPCO,GASCO,ZADCO ,TAKREER etc
  • Track & Update Sales Data base for key project prospects and active proposals.
  • Bid Management: Plan, organize and communicate with internal & external stakeholders for timely review, approval and submission of bids. 
  • Manage techno commercial Bid clarification to determine the extent of scope of work.
  • Conduct site visits for site evaluations during tendering stage.
  • Liaise with Banks for adherence to Bid Bond/Performance Bank Guarantees.
  • Maintain Vendor registration with all ADNOC Companies.


Mar 2011Nov 2012

Project Engineer

Petrofac International , UAE

Project:South Yoloten Gas Field Development Project to produce 10 BCMA of sales gas ,Turkmenistan, Lumsum Turnkey (LSTK) Project, USD 3.4 Billion and duration 36 months.

 Key Responsibilities included:

  • Managing Interface with Vendors, Engineering, Expediting, QA/QC, Logistic, Insurance and Finance.
  • As Project Delivery engineer for Sulphur Handling package, USD 15 million, managed technical commercial bid evaluation process, participated in Kick off meetings with vendors to finalize project deliverables, schedule and Supplier deliverable list etc.
  • Managed an Invoicing team for In country Material Registration and Price Approval worth USD 2 Billion (Birja approval) for total equipment / materials delivered to site. 
  • Provided coaching to project delivery team to prepare technical passport and other documents for the Birja approval.
  • Monitoring price approval with Birja, weekly reporting to Senior Management for the material registrations and invoicing against material delivery at site.
  • Interface with Site Material and Logistic Management team including coordination with vendors for PBG, End User Certificate, Liquidated Damages and penalty clauses,Marine Cargo Open Policy and CAR policy and other requirements in accordance to Incoterms 2010 etc.
Aug 2010Feb 2011

Senior Proposal Engineer

Petrofac International , UAE

 Involved in the Proposal Management activities for the following:

  • EPC Proposal for Gas Processing and Sulphur recovery units for Wasit Gas Development Project, KSA , value of project - USD 2 Billion 
  • EPC Proposal for South Yoloten Gas Field Development Project in Turkmenistan, CIS Region,                      value of project -USD 3.4 Billion                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 Key Responsibilities included:

  • Review of ITB/Tenders and Bid Clarifications.
  • Prepare proposal summary, table of content for technical unpriced and priced commercial proposals, define roles and responsibilities of each team member for compilation of proposal documents.
  • Organize periodic progress review meetings with proposal team to monitor progress of each activity, prepare action plan/minutes of meetings and necessary follow up.
  • Liaised with Engineering, Quality, HSE & other departments for the document submissions, technical clarifications & other issues, etc.
  • Coordination with Procurement/Engineering discipline for the preparation of MR / RFQ and ensure timely receipt of vendor quotations.
  • Develop Techno Commercial response to bid.
  • Coordinate development of Total Cost Estimate for the project.
  • Develop Proposal Handover documents to Projects.

Jul 2007Jul 2010

Project Engineer

Toyo Engineering,India

Project :Residue Up gradation & Quality Project of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) at Gujarat Refinery, India.Total project investment of INR 60 Billion and 36 months project completion period.

Acted as PMC coordinator (engineer In charge) for 3 LSTK Packages.

  • Sulphur Recovery Unit, Project Value  INR 7000 Million & duration 30 months.
  • Cooling Tower Package,Project Value INR 560 Million & duration 24 month.
  • Coke Handling Unit,Project Value INR 580 Million & duration 24 months

 Key Responsibilities included

  • Preparation of Tender Invitation package, finalization of EPC bidder list and arrange client approval.
  • Coordination/release of tender bulletins technical & commercial clarifications during bidding stage.
  • Technical and commercial bid evaluation and recommendation for award of work.
  • Project Engineering Management for timely submission, review / approval of Contractors engineering deliverables.
  • Liaised with Process Licensor (Black & Veatch), IOCL Operations & PMO and Contractor for design & interface issues.
  • Acted as an interface between design and site construction team and resolved any bottleneck encountered during construction.
  • Approved Contractor Billing Schedule and monthly certification of Contractors Running Bills for engineering & procurement progress.
  • Prepared Quarterly Project Cash Flow Statement.
  • Administered activities for Contract Management & Change Order Management.
  • Review of Contractor’s variation order/change order request,evaluated claims worth INR 120 Million & appropriately recommended to client for acceptance and necessary Contract Amendment.

Jan 2006Jun 2007

Planning Engineer

Jacobs Engineering India Limited, India

 Planning Engineer handled following EPCM Projects:

  • Emulsion Plant Project,Rohm & Haas India Ltd,India.
  • Capacity Expansion of existing Emulsion Plant,Rohm & Haas India Ltd,India.
  • 160,000MTPA S PVC Plant for Chemplast Sanmar Ltd,India.

 Key Responsibilities included:

  • Framing of work breakdown structure (WBS) / activity code structure.
  • Developed logic networks based on critical path Method in Primavera.
  • Project progress monitoring & Schedule update.
  • Identifying bottleneck areas and alerting management
  • Recommending workarounds to mitigate impacts.
  • Monitoring project earned value progress.
  • Issue of Management Information Report & monthly progress reports.


Aug 2004Dec 2005

Project Engineer

Furnace Fabrica India Limited,India

LSTK Project -500 TPD Sulphuric Acid Plant for Konkolla Copper Mines Inc, Zambia.

Key Responsibilities included:

  • Project Planning, Coordination & Execution.
  • Preparation, Updating & Monitoring Project schedule. Report & Forecast Project Performance on weekly/ monthly basis to management & clients.
  • Submission of Monthly Progress Report & Overall ‘S’ Curves highlighting major achievements of Month Plan activities & Area of Concern to Management & Client.
  • In house coordination with Engineering, Estimation,Procurement, Quality Control, Dispatch Departments & with Supplier/Vendors for Timely execution of Project.
  • Invoicing & Maintaining Project cash inflow & outflow.


Aug 2007Jul 2010

Masters in Financial Management

University of Mumbai

Financial Management

Jun 2000Jul 2004

Bachelor of Engineering 

University of Mumbai

Mechanical Engineering


Sep 2012Sep 2019

Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)