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Jan 2014Present

Maintenance Oil Field Superintendent

Gulf Keystone Petroleum Kurdistan Iraq

A dynamic new Oil Field in North Iraq’s Kurdistan Region, working for operations in the field and on the production facilities, building and commissioning new process facilities, day to day maintenance of the operational facilities plants and remote well sites , assisting all departments with direct involvement with planning and engineering, mentoring and guiding maintenance staff,  troubleshooting production issues, contractor control both Canadian and local companies, part of the management planning team, co-lead on the muster and emergency team, working rotation 5 on 5 off

Jan 2011Dec 2013

E&I Supervisor / Consultant

Trinity Exploration and Production Trinidad (Bayfield Energy)

Electrical and Instrumentation lead for a remote location on and offshore Oil field, Working rotation 35/35, Production and Operations and Exploration Onshore and Offshore, Day to day operations and maintenance of all the facilities, Project Management and Sub-Contractor selection and controls, Quality control with staff and contractors, Introducing and implementing maintenance procedures software, methods and systems, Sourcing and choosing materials and equipment for operations / projects and Drilling, carrying out factory inspection tests in America and Europe, Leasing with the local authorities and boards to maintain compliance, Recruitment and selection of staff, Part of the downtime response team to minimize production downtime and preventive maintenance, when and if required day or night working physically to maintain production or trouble shooting equipment, Mentoring local engineers supervisors and staff, Offshore Jack Up Drilling, FPSO Production Units, Permanent  Structure Well /Production Platforms, Service Ships, Accommodation and crane Barges,

Selecting installing and maintaining offshore and onshore generators, Installing synchronization systems, Upgrading of the IT and telecommunications systems off shore and onshore, Design and install of new fire and gas and emergency systems offshore, Drilling monitoring equipment, Offshore Living quarters, Drilling moves hook-ups,  PLC and SCADA systems, Oil measurement skids, Power Distribution units mobile and permanent, ESP and HDESP wells, High Voltage Transformers and distribution systems, Production Instrumentation monitoring equipment,

Working closely with and Engineering Company in America (EDG Consulting Engineers Houston, Texas) for full field design and existing systems upgrades,

Working on a daily basis with all departments such as Board Of Directors, Drilling, Logistics and Procurement, Production, HR, Exploration,

A member of the Safety and Emergency Response Management team, carrying out drills with staff on locations,

When required supervising  and assisting with other projects mechanical and civils works,

Implementing and monitoring safety and safe practices throughout,

Meeting with Contractors on project progress and control,

Constantly finding ways to improve standards for production reliability and equipment failure,

Jan 2008Jan 2011

Projects Manager / Director

RS Electrical ltd

Project Manger / Director of and  Electrical  and Instrumentation contracting Company, Providing engineering and support services for Oil Company's Internationally, project design, on site supervisor, coordinator, many large construction projects as well as government maintenance contracts,

  • E&I Oil and Gas Design and Install
  • Consultancy
  • Wind Energy
  • Electrical Installation
  • Instrumentation control systems
  • Wind Energy Installs
  • Generators
  • Pitch Lighting
  • Shops, Restaurants
  • Housing Projects
Jan 2000Oct 2007

E&I Projects Manager

Chevron Texaco

Chevron / Texaco North Buzachi Project Daily Management of 4 departments in the oil field, 24 hours a day, electrical low voltage, high voltage, instrumentation, and mechanical maintenance, looking after all direct staff and sub contractors, looking after all aspects of maintenance and construction, budget control for specific projects, design of new facilities, procurement of equipment, commissioning of all types of equipment from computer controlled to pneumatic, fault finding and minimizing production down time,I also work closely with all departments such as drilling, production, HS&E (safety), accounting, exploration, materials, facilities, and general management,Working with the drilling department on FAT tests and commissioning of new rigs and drilling equipment, also examining contractors drilling equipment, Much more specific detailed information available on request about my duties and experience and vast knowledge  gained on this project,

  • Substations 110kva
  • Power lines 110kva and 14kva
  • Transformers
  • Generators
  • Instrumentation
  • Drilling
  • Oil Production
  • Well head pumps
  • Oil and Gas process control systems
  • EX spec equipment
  • Safety Supervisor
  • Part of Emergency response
  • Drilling Rig Inspections and approvals
  • FAT tests
  • Commissioning of production equipment
Jan 1998Jan 2000

Electrical Project Manager

Sepam (Kodak) China

Running of the E&I Construction Management for 4 large Kodak Manufacturing buildings in China,Running of the ex-pat staff and 4 local contractors on site (15 ex-pat staff)(1500 local staff)QA-QC, Design, Contractor payments, Safety, Recruitment, General running of the project , a very fast pace project,

  • Fast pace project
  • Production lines
  • Automated warehousing
  • Clean room specs

Managing local contractors

Jan 1997Jan 1998

Electrical Superintendent

Kentech (Chevron)

Electrical Instrumentation Supervision for Petrochemical installation, QA-QC safety, Design, General Troubleshooting area completion to schedules, progress reviews Sub-Contractor control etc.

  • Oil and Gas process

Large project



I am an experienced professional with over 20 year’s international experience in heavy industry and oil and gas, I have worked in many countries with many different and challenging cultures, I have worked in Iraq, Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Trinidad & Tobago, France, Germany, Holland, UK and Ireland,

I enjoy a challenge and focus my attention on results and achievements,

I have gained vast experience in a wide range of projects in all sectors, from major construction projects to small and large oil fields and petrochemical process facilities,both on and offshore, my skills go beyond Electrical and Instrumentation i have a good experience in IT and Networking, Generators, Substations, Transformers, well head equipment all types, Drilling rigs, Data Centers, Wind Turbines, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Procurement /Logistics, CCTV , Fire and Gas systems, Cathodic protection methods, Power Distribution,Oil Fields, Oil and Gas Storage, Power Lines, VFD's , ESP's, Grounding systems, Automated Control, Remote Access, Security Access Control, Project Management,

I am a highly motivated individual with strong communication and leadership skills. Well organized with flexible and common sense approach towards problems and issues, i enjoy a challenge and i get personal satisfaction from a job well done,




Global Ethics

Institute for Global Ethics (IGE)

Safety Mangament



Electrical Distribution Systems
VFD Motors and Switch Gear
Maintenance Procedures
Operations and Maintenance Procedures
Offshore Safety and Survival
EX spec
UPS Systems
Fire Alarm and Gas Systems
FPSO Floating Offshore Production
Topside Equiptment
Well Head Pumps
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Oil Skid Measurement / Prover Units
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Oil Pumping Stations
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Oil Production Process
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Offshore Exploration
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Oil and Gas Heater Treater units
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Sub Stations
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Oil Well head ESP's
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Staff Traning
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Project Planning
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Fire Alarm systems
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Sports Lighting
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Power Distrabution
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Data Centers
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Buzz Bar Systems
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EX spec Equiptment
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Project Management
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Access Control Systems
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Oil and Gas exploration
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Data Networks
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Drilling / Work over of wells
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Oil and Gas Production
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