Last Updated: 25th March 2018 (over 4 years ago)
Successfully executed International Lump Sum Turnkey Projects of contract value in excess of 9 Billion USD holding responsibility for the Project Execution, Project Handover and Contract closure ensuring all the contractual obligations in the Projects and delivering the profitability expected. Led multidisciplinary and multicultural teams composed of management, engineering, commercial, legal and financial professionals.
— Sep 1990
— Sep 1989
B.Sc Mechanical Engineering
— Sep 1988
Executive Director Projects and Construction
Public and Private Joint Venture Consortium comprising of the Libyan Investment Authority (40%), National Oil Corporation (25%), Ministry of Petroleum and Energy (20%) and Kotban Oil and Gas Limited (15%) to Build, Own and Operate the Petrochemical and Energy Industries damaged or destroyed during the civil war 2009/2010
Reporting to the Director General and responsible for the management of the consortium and leading and guiding a team of Directors, Managers, Engineers, Contract Administrators and Financial professionals. Participate at the executive level meetings and providing the senior management with forthright, objective and strategic insight in a constructive manner and demonstrate interpersonal and communication skills, credibility with clients and staff, ethical standards and lead-by-example attitude.
Chairing meetings and liaising with clients, consultants, contractors and sub-contractors ensuring all snagging and defects are minimised. Define roles and responsibilities to the professional teams, discuss issues, resolve problems and direct activities to remove roadblocks and achieve milestones and other key objectives of the company. Monitor and control all cost aspects, forecasting costs, avoid cost overruns and manage cash flow through cost control system and personnel including P/L accountability with the following PMC activities of the Consortium:
(a) Refineries and Tank Farms: Reconstruction of the damaged Ras Lanuf Oil Refinery including expansion and modernization, construction of downstream refineries for the production of Olefins and Aromatics and make it ready for commercial operation. Construction of Tank farms with fixed and floating roofs to accommodate the crude oil and the refined petro products.
(b) Exploration and Production: Wafa fields (Onshore) and Bahr Essalam Fields (Offshore) for Drilling, Exploration and Construction activities for the production of 350000 Barrels of crude oil per day (FPSO) and 7 Million Cubic meters of Coal Bed Methane Gas per day and the transport of CBM Gas from the site to the Gas gathering station carrying 6 Million cubic meters per day for the commercial distribution at Benghazi through pipelines. The operation involves Oil recovery, Flowline testing, Reg servicing, Testing variety of Drilling fluids during drilling operations etc.
(c) Pipeline and Infrastructure: Construction of a 48 Inch pipeline running for 286 Km crossing High way roads, major and minor civil structures for water crossings etc. connecting the Oil and Gas fields to the Ras Lanuf refinery of the National Oil Corporation. The responsibilities involves providing engineering management covering the entire spectrum of services, ranging from basic and detailed engineering to construction supervision and project commissioning including the following:
Pipeline route selection and surveying
Engineering, construction management and inspection
Start-up and commissioning
Operations support and maintenance
Corrosion control and leak detection
Compressor and pumping stations control
(d) Thermal Power Plants: Offering advisory services for the Combined Cycle Thermal Power Plants with process improvement in power generation and transmission, analyzing processes and procedures, making recommendation for their improvement and implementing changes. Provide cost effective engineering services with project management, design, construction, and inspection expertise.
Construction, Installation, testing, Commissioning and Management of the New Combined Cycle Gas Thermal Power Plant at Tripoli of capacity 750 MW and the distribution of electricity to Tripoli and Bengasi through a High Voltage transmission line covering a distance of 147 Km with 11 Sub stations for the power supply and distribution.
Increased the profit margin of the Consortium on an average of 2.7% for the years March 2014 to March 2017, established new Downstream Projects to a value exceeding 520 Million Dollars to the Consortium. Laid solid foundation in business economics by making significant financial decisions for the organization on a daily basis from approving purchase orders to vendor selection. Directed and controlled the operations and gave strategic guidance and direction to the Board to ensure that the Consortium achieved its mission and objectives.
Senior Project Director
— Mar 2013
Managing a wide range of Petronas Construction Projects both on and offshore related to E&P, Sulphur Recovery etc. Construction and Maintenance of a 48 Inch pipeline running for 512 Km connect the Refinery and the Petrochemical Complex and the Tank Farms including exploration, production, drilling oil wells, cementing, flow line testing, rig servicing, Testing of verity of Drilling fluids during the drilling operations etc.
Direct all day-to-day construction activities, contract and sub-contract negotiations, scheduling and payroll. Coordinate all construction from concept through completion. Create and maintain accurate budget projections. Analyze blueprints and project spec sheets. Direct field operations throughout strategy of projects, personnel, materials, equipment, quality control, and safety procedures. Ensure satisfaction by maintaining client relations, project integrity, and accurate costs. Administer annual budget including payroll.
Successfully negotiated Lump Sum Turnkey Projects of contract value in excess of 4 Billion USD holding responsibility for the Project Execution, Project Handover and Contract closure ensuring all the contractual obligations in the Projects and delivering the profitability expected. Led multidisciplinary and multicultural teams composed of management, engineering, commercial, legal and financial professionals.
Project and Construction Director
— Feb 2008
The Project is for the Early Production Facility (EPF) for the production of 120 BBTUD of gas, approximately 10,000 barrels of petro liquids and 4 Million Cubic meters of Coal Bed Methane Gas per day. The Project also includes Design, Supply, Procurement, Construction, and Installation, Testing, Mechanical completion and Commissioning of the FPSO to make it ready for operation. (Project Owners Joint Venture Consortium of Pertamina 50%, Talisman 25% and Pacific O&G Ltd 25% costing 1.2 Billion USD)
Addition to the above Represented Pacific O&G Limited as client’s representative for the oil and gas construction projects in Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
— Jan 2004
Fabrication, Installation and commissioning of 9 Tank Farms at Ahwaz (Floating Roof) and 16 Fixed Roof Tank Farms at Abadan and Bandar Abbas for the storage of Crude Oil, Refined Oil and the Aromatic Products. Construction of Pipelines connecting the Tank Farms with the Exploration and Production Site and the Refineries. Construction and Fabrication aspects of offshore facilities, Construction of Tank farms for the storage of Petrol, Diesel and other Hydro Carbon throughout the Country and maintenance work at the Refinery on a regular basis. Supervise the Design, Fabrication and supply of LNG/LPG Tanks, Oily Waste Water Tanks and construction of two loading arms terminals at Abadan Refinery by the contractors.
— Dec 2000
The project also included construction of Tank Farms, Gas gathering stations with LPG storage facilities and a 1200 MW thermal power plant etc. and housing the projects on a 2000 Hectares of land at Lekki in Lagos, Nigeria.
— Oct 1998
Design, fabrication and supply of LPG tanks, crude and refined oil storage tanks, oily waste water tanks and construction of two loading arms terminals at Basra Refinery. Lay of 282 Km of crude oil pipe line from the project site to the refinery at Basra.
— Feb 1995
Handled customers in GCC region, Europe and USA and led Prequalification process, generating enquiries, quotation follow up and conversion of quotes into orders, after sales follow up and maintain customer relations and market development
— Jan 1993
Assisted the Design, Fabrication and Installation of Equipments and Maintenance of equipments, construction, commissioning, start-up, and estimation and budgeting for oil, gas FPSO projects. Supervise, project coordination, project planning and management and control the activities for the FSO Facilities and Projects