Surveillance Room Supervisor (Oil Field Production Control Room)


Last Updated: 19th July 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
Conroe, Montgomery / Texas

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
None

Languages
English

Summary

I am currently the Endeavor Energy Resources Surveillance Room Supervisor, for the Field Production Operations in Midland, Texas.

My Operations experience includes the following:

* Field Production Surveillance Room Operations Supervisor.
* Gas Pipeline Operations, Gas Process Plant Operations and Gas Control Center Supervision (Control Room).
*Technical Writing of Training Manuals and Process Operating Procedures, for clients worldwide.
* Gas Plant Operations (10 Years - CO2 Field Flood Recovery Operations).
* Six years’ experience as an I/C Technician and the development of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (Databases - CMMS).
* Commissioning and start-up activities including the: Development and Validation of Process Unit Start-up, Shutdown and Emergency Operating Manuals and Procedures, for a variety of Production Processes.
* I have experience working both domestically and internationally with Engineers, Training / Education Specialist, Research and Development Teams.

I am knowledgeable in Plant/Field operations and versatile in building relationships with other departments.

Education

Odessa High School
High School Graduate

   Aug 1972
— May 1975

High School Diploma - General Studies

Experience

Endeavor Energy Resources
Surveillance Room Supervisor (Oil Production Control Room)

   Jan 2018
— Current

• Startup of new Endeavor Energy Resources New Production Operations Center utilizing the Cygnet SCADA software for monitoring the Field Production equipment (Battery Facilities, Compressor Stations, Production and Disposal Wells, Lease Operator Location Tracking and including video monitoring of the critical Field Facilities).
• Responsible for daily management of the Endeavor Energy Resources New Production Operations Center activities and the “On Call” SRO Supervisor.
• Responsible for mentoring subordinate’s response to situations of concern, such as sudden increases in production flow, loss of field compression and wellhead production or pressure fluctuations.
• Provides expertise after hours for handling emergency situations including system alarms, compression issues and field equipment security video monitoring.
• Leads the Team in the implementation of HS&E initiatives, including Safety Meeting information and priorities. Always conducting activities in a way consistent with all Endeavor Energy Resources HSE policies; prioritizes HS&E Initiatives in decision making and actions.
• Monitor and respond to the SCADA System Alarms, abnormal operating conditions and any emergency situations, while maintaining a safe working environment. Responsible for adjusting alarm limits in the SCADA System as operating parameters change.
• Develop and implement the daily plan for the Production Operations Center activities that will optimize the efficient use of the system facilities and equipment.
• Perform work with integrity and in compliance with Company Policies, Procedures and appropriate regulatory agencies.
• Ensure continuity between Shifts by maintaining accurate and up to date Shift Notes and communicates pertinent details of any outstanding issues to the oncoming Surveillance Room Operator at shift relief time.

Southwestern Energy Company
Gas Control Supervisor (Gas Gathering Control Room)

   Jun 2008
— Jan 2018

Southwestern Energy is a midstream gas gathering company operating in the Fayetteville Arkansas and Marcellus Pennsylvania Fields. The SWN Gas Control Center utilizes a Cygnet SCADA Control System.
• Startup of new Southwestern Gas Pipeline Control Center Operations utilizing the Cygnet SCADA software for monitoring and controlling the gas field equipment (Compressor Stations, Gas Treating Facilities, Metering Stations and Control Valves).
• Responsible for management of the Gas Control Room activities on a daily basis and the “On” Call” GC Supervisor.
• Responsible for mentoring subordinates response to situations of concern, such as sudden increases or decreases in demand or supply, loss of field compression and pipeline flow and pressure fluctuations.
• Provides expertise after hours for handling emergency situations including system alarms, compression issues, gas quality alarms (CO2, H2S or Dew Point) and high system pressures.
• Leads the Team in the implementation of HS&E initiatives, including delivering the Quarterly Safety Meeting information and priorities. Conducts activities in a way consistent with all SWN HSE policies; prioritizes HS&E Initiatives in decision making and actions.
• Monitor and respond to the SCADA System Alarms, abnormal operating conditions and any emergency situations, while maintaining a safe working environment. Responsible for adjusting alarm limits in the SCADA System as operating parameters change.
• Coordinate maintenance activities between the field operations and Gas Control personnel on planned or emergency outages of the gathering system equipment and or downstream pipeline facilities.
• Develop and implement the daily plan for the Gas Control Center activities that will optimize the efficient use of the gathering system facilities and equipment. Responsible for balancing gas flows and system pressures to achieve Sales Gas Nominations and manage daily pipeline balancing agreements.

Baker Energy Services
Operations Consultant (Technical Writer)

   Oct 2002
— Jun 2008

• Technical Procedure Writer responsible for the development of Preventive Maintenance Procedures, Plant Operating Procedures and Training Manuals.
• Technical Specialist responsible for equipment data collection, Job Plan Development, Preventive Maintenance Scheduling, Inventory and Spare Parts identification.
• Development and implementation of Maintenance Management Systems.
• Provided consultations in the commissioning and start-up of Process Plants and Power Generating Plants.

InterGen Operating Company
Senior Power Generation Specialist & Plant Safety Officer

   Dec 2001
— Oct 2002

• Start-up and operation of a 1200 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant: including Foster Wheeler Heat Recovery Steam Generators, Alstom Steam Turbines and GE 7FA Gas Turbines.
• Plant Safety Officer in charge of all Safety Programs and Safety Training.
• Supervise hourly and contract employees involved with Plant Start-Up activities.
• Document Control Specialist for all Plant drawings, Vendor Manuals and Plant Procedures.
• Identify critical spares needed for plant commissioning and start-up.

Koch Petroleum Group LP, Refinery
Technical Writer in Training & Education Department

   Feb 2000
— Oct 2001

• Develop Process Unit Start-Up, Shutdown and Emergency Operating Procedures and Training Manuals.
• Expedited the Refinery Operating Procedure and Training Manual validation process.
• Ensured the procedures and training material complied with Federal regulations.

Operational Services Incorporated
Process Operations Consultant & Technical Writer

   Jun 1997
— Jan 2000

• Development of Plant Operating Procedures, Maintenance Procedures and Maintenance Management Systems.
• Provided consultations and technical assistance for the start-up of a Geo-Thermal Power Plant in Indonesia.
• Provided technical expertise during the start-up and operation of Gas Processing Plants in Indonesia and East Texas.
• Provided consultations in the start-up of a Power Plant in Brazil, developed the Plant Master Equipment Data and identified critical spare parts needed for continuous operation of the Power Plant.

Kerr McGee Chemical Corporation
Chemical Pilot Plant R&D Specialist

   Jan 1996
— Jun 1997

• Start-up and operation of an electrolytic manganese dioxide pilot plant, at the Research and Development Center.
• Evaluated and monitored plant conditions to optimize performance.
• Established and implemented preventive maintenance procedures.

Occidental Petroleum Company
Gas Plant Operator & Maintenance Technician

   Oct 1993
— Jan 1996

• Start-up operation / maintenance of a Gas Processing Plant for the removal of CO2 and NGL.
• Operation and maintenance of a Field Gas Compressor Stations and Pipeline Systems.
• Calibration and maintenance of the process control and alarm systems, electronic and pneumatic transmitters, calibration and repair of control valves.

Amerada Hess Corporation
Gas Plant Operator & Instrument Technician

   Apr 1984
— Oct 1993

• Start-up operation / maintenance of 100 MMCFD Gas Processing Plant including the Field Gas Compressor Stations and Pipeline Systems.
• Operation and maintenance of Cooper Rolls and Allison gas turbines, Elliott and Ingersoll-Rand centrifugal compressors and Sulfur Recovery Units.
• Calibration and maintenance of process control and alarm systems, electronic and pneumatic transmitters, calibration and repair of control valves.

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