Omar Nava

Omar Nava

Interest

  • Avid aikido practitioner
  • Earnest book reader
  • Passionate wine taster

Objective

Managerial position which could fully utilize my technical expertise in Project Management and Project Controls to maximize corporate profitability in a competitive global oil and gas industry.

Summary

Seasoned Project Management Professional  with more than 20 years of experience managing and coordinating projects for the oil and gas industry in Venezuela, Canada, USA and the Russian Federation. Most notable projects are EOR Pilot Plant for Petrocedeno, Taglu Oil Field Development FEED for Imperial Oil, Kashagan Oil Field Development – Tranche 3 Drilling Facilities Study for AGIP KCO, Oooguruk Development Project for Pioneer Natural Resources Ltd., Salym Oil Field Development FEED for Shell International and Sakhalin I Orlan Platform Upgrade FEED for ExxonMobil Global Services.

Among my credentials you will also find my certification as a Pr. Engineer from APEGGA - Alberta, Canada, a certification as Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute and a Master's Degree in Project Management from George Washington University in Washington, DC. 

Work History

Work History
2009 - Present

Manager - Surface Facilities

Statoil International
  • Planed in detail the execution of detailed engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning.
  • Ensured proper reporting to shareholders.
  • Developed the project execution and contracting strategy.
2008 - 2009

Project Consultant

Statoil International
  • Established the project control basis and developed the project execution plan in coordination with the Asset Manager and Facility Manager for the Callisto Project.
  • Coordinated the work of several engineering companies to produce the necessary engineering documentation required by Brazilian authorities (REPETRO) to support the importation of the Drilling Rig Modules, the Wellhead Platforms and the Living Quarters for the Peregrino Project;

Education

Education
Jul 1998 - Dec 1999

Master of Science

George Washington University
1980 - 1985

Bachelor's Degree

Rafael Urdaneta University

Skills

Skills

Contract Negotiation

Project Controls

Project Management

Certifications

Certifications
2002 - Present

Project Management Professional

Project Management Institute
2008 - Present

Professional Engineer

APEGGA