Facilities & Maintenance Manager

Last Updated: 31st December 2017 (over 5 years ago)

United Kingdom


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Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

Afrikaan, English


A seasoned, highly self-motivated, dynamic and result oriented Senior Manager with experience in Oil & Gas Facilities Operation and Maintenance Management, Engineering, Project Development, Commissioning and Start-ups, equipment maintenance strategy, HSE compliance, budgetary controls, problem identification & resolution, and process optimisation that increase quality, reduce cycle time and enhance yields while reducing bottom-line costs. Proven ability in strategic planning, improving operational efficiency, and increasing productivity. Immense exposure to revitalising operational performance with a focus on continual process improvement and value-added solutions that enhances organisational performance and aligned deliverables. A remarkable people engagement specialist, excels at streamlining operations, leading and mentoring diverse teams to achieve significant revenue and growth targets. Exhibits impeccable leadership, interpersonal, analytical, and cross-functional skills.

• HSE Compliance
• Operations Management
• Facilities & Equipment Maintenance & Integrity Management Strategy
• Leadership & Mentoring
• Risk Assessment & Management
• Project Management
• Commissioning & Start up
• Strategic Planning Analysis
• Budgetary & Cost Control
• Management Reporting
• Problem/Issue Resolution


Oriental Energy Resources (Oil & Gas Production)
Facilities & Maintenance Manager

   Sep 2015
— Current

Facilities & Maintenance Manager
 Skilfully manages the Oil & Gas Operation (> $600M) Facilities Maintenance and Integrity team at Ebok OML 67, to maintain a sound, efficient and safe operations delivering profitable performance to meet and exceed the company’s goals and objectives, whilst reporting to the company COO.
 Enforce control over all plant equipment maintenance throughout the assets’ lifecycle, and conform to all statutory requirements for the facilities through design and development of a highly effective maintenance strategy, significantly improving the overall plant reliability.
 Formulate and implement both business plan as well as design CAPEX & OPEX budgets for facilities maintenance and integrity management. Create yearly plant equipment maintenance & overhaul plan, coordinate activity plans for shutdown/turnaround maintenance, and develop close-out reports.
 Methodically deploy risk & reliability techniques and tools such as RCFA / MTBF / FMECA / RCM / RBI for adequate facilities/equipment availability. Improve upon strategies and policies for maintenance, integrity, engineering as well as HSE compliance processes to manage maintenance lifecycle costs as per KPIs.
 Render expertise for all project phases, including; concept development, FEED studies, engineering, operability & maintainability studies, construction, installation, commissioning, operations readiness & assurance procedures, operations planning, equipment maintenance strategy, sparing plan and start-ups.

AFREN RESOURCES INC, Houston, USA. 2013 – 2015
Projects Facilities Interface Manager – New Developments
 Kept Vice President, Projects Development, abreast of progress on new development projects, facilities upgrades/modifications and all of the operation facilities issues. Assured end-to-end management of all projects amounting over $750M, as well as facilities upgrade at both Ebok (OML 67) and Okoro (OML 112) operational fields.
 Ensured project success through a comprehensive operations & maintenance strategy, and sparing plan. Critically evaluated productions facility’s specifications and designs on several factors, such as; functionality, performance, reliability, availability, operability and cost.
 Spearheaded the operations of assets to ensure improved profitability as per organisational objectives through efficient, safe and reliable operations. Led new project operability & maintainability studies, such as, HAZOP, HAZID and Risk Assessments, Safety Case studies to assess project viability.

AFREN PLC, London, UK. 2009 – 2013
Field Manager – FPSO Operations
 Assured field asset safety and improved operational performance of company FPSO, at Okoro OML 112, producing 20KBD of crude oil, as well as gas & water compression and Injection. Methodically supported new well drilling, workover, and planning review with Subsurface & Drilling team
 Supervised daily operations and ensured maintenance of FPSO project, accomplished all project objectives with & through offshore operations personnel, engineering & maintenance staff, and technical specialists.
 Deployed operational strategies in pursuit of optimal asset management while ensuring production operations best practices. Designed, and enforced control over yearly OPEX budget for asset; provided safe and healthy work environment through enforcement of HSE policies and procedures.
 Effectively managed emergencies and rendered expertise as an Incident Commander to implement necessary steps and safeguard personnel and facility using COMAH techniques. Swiftly resolved all impeding operational issues, coordinated with senior management to satiate business unit & organisational requirements.
 Proved instrumental in the conducting HAZOPS, PSRs, and Risk Assessments etc.
 Directed a cross-functional team, and actively supported supply chain, external relation, as well as HSE field teams to successfully accomplish all strategic and operational objectives.

Offshore Installation Manager - OSO/NGL Operations at Exxon Mobil, Nigeria, 2004 – 2008
Head of Maintenance – OSO/NGL/GAS Operations at Exxon Mobil, Nigeria, 1997 – 2004
Instrumentation Engineer/Lead – On/Offshore at Exxon Mobil, Nigeria, 1987 – 1997
Instrumentation Maint. Engineer - West African Port. Cement Co. Ltd.., Nigeria, 1985 – 1987

BSc. - Physics (Electronics), University of Lagos, Nigeria
MSc. –Technology & Industrialisation Management, Ogun State University, Nigeria
HNC. - Instrumentation and Control, City and Guilds of London Institute, London, UK

Member, Institute of Measurement and Control, London, UK.
Registered Engineer, Engineering Council, London, UK.
Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Texas, U.S.A.

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