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Felix Praise Ebireri

Candidate ID: 1399833

Career Summary

Highly accomplished, versatile oil and gas industry leader with history of flawlessly managing assets in offshore platforms, FPSO, onshore plants, LNG/FLNG, refinery, and petrochemical projects and operations. Proven track record of reduced maintenance cost and MAH, improved integrity, reliability,

Skill Set

Working knowledge of CMMS (SAP/MAXIMO), Microsoft Office, FMEA, FRCA, RCM, HAZID, HAZOP, QRA, HEMP Management, Incident Investigation; ASME, API, NFPA, SOLAS, CAP437, ISO Standards, BS, PETRONAS PTSs, Shell DEPs; and best practices by EI, Step Change in Safety, UK HSE, OGUK, NOPSEMA, and PSA. Team L

Professional Information

Total Experience : 20

Nationality : United Kingdom

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Oil / Gas / Petroleum

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Highly accomplished, versatile oil, gas and energy industry leader with history of flawlessly managing assets in offshore platforms, FPSO, onshore plants, LNG/FLNG, refinery, and petrochemical projects and operations. Proven track record of reduced maintenance cost and MAH, improved integrity, reliability, and productivity, replicated best practice and new technology. In addition to my formal education and training, my 20 years multidisciplinary and multicultural work experience makes excellent fit for the unique demands of maintenance, construction, integrity assurance, engineering and operations management role in the oil, gas and energy industry, delivering safe and sustainable operations while satisfying regulatory requirements; Areas of Expertise includes:
• Reliability Engineering, Integrity Management, Incident Investigation, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Failure Root Cause Analysis, Maintenance Management, Operations Management
• Asset Management, Performance Management, Asset KPIs Management, Asset Lifecycle Management.
• Inspection, Testing and Preventative Maintenance, Maintenance & Inspection Policy and Strategy, Engineering Management, Project Management, Risk Management, Crisis & Reputation Management
• Construction/Modifications planning, Execution, QA/QC/Operational Readiness Assessment and Commissioning
• Coaching/Mentoring, Relationship & Team Building, Business Development, Team Leadership
• Turnaround and Asset Shutdown Management, Operational Excellence, ALE & Decommissioning
• HSE Critical equipment & Systems, and Verification (integrity System Assurance) programs, SECE Management, COMAH, HSEMS and Process Safety Management

Key Skills
Working knowledge of CMMS (SAP/MAXIMO), Microsoft Office, FMEA, FRCA, RCM, HAZID, HAZOP, QRA, HEMP Management, Incident Investigation; ASME, API, NFPA, SOLAS, CAP437, ISO Standards, BS, PETRONAS PTSs, Shell DEPs; and best practices by EI, Step Change in Safety, UK HSE, OGUK, NOPSEMA, and PSA. Team Leadership, Team Building, Project Management, Budget Management, Contract Negotiation, Presentation, Business Improvement, Risk Analysis & Profiling Crisis Management, Reputation Management

Professional Experience
JEMFD GLOBAL ENERGY LIMITED • Port Harcourt, Nigeria • 01/2018 till Present
PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT
Rehabilitation of Port Harcourt Refining Complex (PHRC)
Key Accomplishments:
• Refinery complex rehabilitation scope developed 100% towards achieving 100% production restoration, 100% reliability, availability and integrity, through multidisciplinary thorough and detailed technical inspection/integrity assessment of all refinery equipment and systems, along with equipment OEM assessment and recommendations; findings documented, compiled and reports reviewed; met daily with client/stakeholders for progress update, weekly activity plan/schedule and progress update sharing, effective subcontractors and equipment coordination and management.
• Incorporated client/stakeholders input, achieving 100% acceptance of findings and recommendations after presentation of findings and recommendations.
• Achieved 100% accident free and activity HSE targets through language, behaviour and actions; demonstrated commitment to safety, team leadership, effective community relations, and collaborated with various security outfit, excellent planning, execution, motivation and reviewed progress.
Responsibilities includes: Plan and coordinate maintenance and inspection activities for the rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt Refining Complex (PHRC); Coordinate technical inspection, integrity assessment, OEM inspection and evaluation of all the refinery rotating and static equipment, pipeline, jetty, tank farm, loading bay, structures and buildings, water and sewage treatment plants, power generation and distribution systems, aimed at Rehabilitation, and Development and Implementation of new Maintenance Strategy, training of local personnel and operation and maintenance; Weekly sharing of schedule and progress update with client and all stakeholders, coordinate daily progress update meeting with client; Report review, compilation and coordination, regular site plant for QA/QC and ensuring compliance with inspection methodology.

PETROLIAM NASIONAL BERHAD (PETRONAS) • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia • 12/2014 – 12/2017
HEAD, MAINTENANCE INTEGRITY
Key Accomplishments:
• Reduced major incidents by 45%, and increased asset integrity and reliability by 22% in 200 operated assets tin 3 years through technical inspection/assessments (integrity assurance compliance), developed and implemented annual verification and performance monitoring dashboard.
• 100% Completion of Upgrade/Modification/Turnaround in 120 Assets (Offshore Platforms, Onshore Plants, LNG & Refineries) and implementation of new maintenance strategy; Development and Implementation of Safety Case, SECE, Performance Standard, and Maintenance and Reliability & Integrity Strategy and Upload into CMMS
• Improved new project delivery by 20% with implemented technical integrity process safety; conducted technical inspection/ assessments (verification) in all new projects, implemented requirement for the delivery of complete maintenance build in CMMS with every new project in the project contract.
• Authored and reviewed technical standards, HSEMS manual, guidelines, procedures, work instructions and audit templates, and liaised with regulatory bodies, and thus achieved 95% regulatory compliance.
• Increased site and support personnel competency by 32% in 3 years through coaching, training and mentoring
• Integrated and aligned company wide audits which reduced audit cost and time by 28%, and conducted operational readiness assessment on 4 sites
• Reputation crisis effectively managed with a team of 5 non-technical members and saved the company excess of $2 billion USD.
Responsibilities include: Replicated UK HSE best practices of Asset Integrity in PETRONAS Upstream & Downstream facilities, Provided direction and leadership in the formulation and implementation of Technical Integrity Process Safety program, Asset Integrity and Reliability strategic plans, Maintenance Integrity plans, policies and guidelines for operations and projects; Provided Technical Support to Operation and Maintenance teams, Modification, Installation & Commissioning, Shutdown & Turnaround, COMAH, Developed and Implemented New Maintenance Management regime, Inspection, Testing and Preventative Maintenance for Safety and Environmental Critical Elements (SECE), including fire Fighting Systems and Emergency Response Management, and Rotating Machinery and Static Equipment; Led CMMS Maintenance Build for new projects and remediation projects in existing Assets; Focal for fire fighting and emergency response equipment and systems, Formulated and directed implementation of an integrated Asset Integrity and Reliability Strategic Plans; Led Development, Review and Implementation of Technical Standards and Guidelines, developed, Implemented and Led Technical Assessments and Audits, Identified and Analyzed Business Risk exposure, Supported and Monitored Interventions, and improvement plans; Identified, determined and provided advice to Senior Management on emerging host countries' legislative requirements, technological advancements, industry/global best practices and standards, and formulated strategies for adoption and implementation to ensure safe and sustainable operations, operational efficiency, regulatory compliance, and continuous improvement. Led the development and implementation of Integrity Assurance Program, and integration of technical audits.

SHELL UK LIMITED ABERDEEN · Wood Group PSN · 12/2011 – 12/2014
Consultant - Maintenance and Integrity
Key Accomplishments:
• Reduced backlog (maintenance and spares) by 80% through improvement in maintenance practices, spare procurement, subcontractor management, maintenance management and coordinated turnaround/shutdown using walk-to-work vessels on 3 offshore platforms and 1 FPSO.
• Delivered 40% increase in integrity through being management of change (MoC) focal point for obsolescence equipment and materials; FSR and deviation management, weekly meetings with platform management teams; and re-launched Shell MIE.
• Increased reliability and reduced maintenance cost by 20% through relationship building and continuous improvement; provided improvement focus for rotating and static equipment matters; sharing lessons learnt and best practices.
• Trained and mentored off and onsite technical/maintenance personnel, increasing competency which resulted decrease in repeating maintenance work and safety related incidents.
Maintenance Delivery Support to Shell CNNS (3 Fixed Assets & 1 FPSO)
Responsibilities include: Provided technical Support and direction to offshore teams to ensure continuous operations are maintained and supported offshore maintenance teams in delivering excellent maintenance performance; Modification, Installation & Commissioning; Rotating and Static Equipment; Led CMMS Maintenance Remediation projects in existing Assets; Reviewed Maintenance and Integrity Execution Metrics (KPIs) and delivery processes (Operational Excellence - blades 10 and 12) and engaged maintenance delivery team leaders to identify best practices, and identified new & supported existing maintenance improvement initiatives; Management of Change Focal Point for obsolescence equipment and materials, ensured that obsolescence are properly managed through the MoC process; Designed, developed and implemented Work Order Management procedure for low priority work orders aimed at managing risks and eliminating backlog work; Built plans for major campaign activities including Turnaround & Shutdown, Asset Life Extension, and Plant upgrades with walk-to-work vessels; Led and contributed to Root Cause Analysis and ensured the use of subcontractors is managed and delivers value to the operation; Deviation and maintenance backlog reduction; Provided improvement focus for and static equipment matters across the assets, and delivered improvement in the entire spectrum of maintenance – from supply chain to KPIs management.

SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY · Nigeria 10/2004 – 09/2010
Maintenance Coordinator
Key Accomplishments:
• Achieved 45% maintenance cost reduction through implementation fit for purpose maintenance strategies that included condition based maintenance for major rotating equipment, preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, inspection of static equipment, and inspection, testing and preventive maintenance of SCE. Maintenance budget and resource management, turnaround/shutdown management, start-up, and review and lesson learnt compilation and sharing.
• Operated/ maintained the facility and restored 100% Production, which involved complete overhaul of plant/ equipment, Integrated Commissioning and Acceptance Test Team (ICAT) and start-up, project's performance review, and application of RCM to define maintenance strategy.
• Restored reliability and availability through design/construction of modifications; maintenance and spare part analysis, and effective maintenance management.
• Implemented verification, asset integrity management, SECE management, performance standard and hardware barrier management, maintenance QA/QC, deviation review and tracking, safety bypass and leak management, backlog management which delivered 40% improvement in integrity.
Responsibilities includes: Managed and coordinated maintenance activities, Supervised and assigned work to engineers & supervisors, developed and implemented employee training plan, assigned and directed work, and appraised performance, reward and recognition, and disciplined employees, addressing complaints and problem resolution; Planned and coordinated the activities and resources of the maintenance team; Identified and recommended requirements for specialized contractor work, monitored contractor's performance and quality of services to ensure compliance with their contractual obligations; Participated in preparation of capital and operating budgets, managed maintenance budget, monitored and reconciled capital and operating expenditure against planned budget for plant maintenance; Diagnosed faults and trends and took or recommended appropriate corrective actions, tools include FMEA, FRCA, and RCM with focus on condition monitoring and predictive maintenance. Led HAZOP studies; Ensured that project and Maintenance works are carried out according to specification and drawings, and in full compliance with safety standards, and contributed to improved safety. Analyzing mechanical drawings related to Plants/Equipment; Ensured compliance with HSE of maintenance activities and regulatory compliance of plants and equipment.

SHELL PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT COMPANY · Nigeria 08/2001 – 09/2004
Field Mechanical/Maintenance Engineer
Key Accomplishments:
• Refurbished and operated/ maintained the facility and restored 100% Production, which involved complete overhaul of plant/ equipment, Integrated Commissioning and Acceptance Test Team (ICAT) and start-up, project's performance review, and application of RCM to define maintenance strategy.
• Restored reliability and availability through design/construction of modifications; maintenance and spare part analysis, and effective maintenance management.
Projects: - Refurbishment and Operation/Maintenance of the Nigeria Gas Company (NGC), Compressor Stations, by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)
Responsibilities includes: Integrity Assessment/Technical Inspection of Gas Compressor Stations, Gas Plants and Flow Stations, comprising Rotating & Static Equipment, which included Caterpillar Engines, Gas Compressors, Waukesha Engines, Turbines, Generators, Air Coolers, Air Compressors, Crude Pumps, Motors, Pipelines, Valves, Fire Fighting Systems; Conducted engineering studies/Site Inspection of plant and equipment to determine the feasibility of introducing modification to increase reliability and efficiency, while maintaining integrity of equipment; Detailed drawings and design/construction of modifications; Scope development and execution of rehabilitation, which involved Complete Overhaul of Plant/Equipment, Equipment internal inspection for defects and recommendations for continued use or replacement; Fault troubleshooting and vibration monitoring and control; Operational spare parts analysis, updating maintenance programs as a result of these analyses; Participating in Integrated Commissioning and Acceptance Test Team (ICAT) and provided technical support for Start-up within the ICAT and participated in and assisted with the co-ordination of the Project's performance test; Established maintenance requirements and inputting these requirements to the maintenance plans; Achieved safety targets
Additional Experience
• SAPELE POWER PLANT (STEAM & GAS TURBINE PLANT) · Nigeria · Jan. – May 1997 & May – Dec. 1998

Professional Membership
• Fellow – Institute of Materials Malaysia (IMM)
• Member – The Institute of Asset Management (IAM)
Education & Training
Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) Mechanical Engineering
UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, | Nsukka, Nigeria | 12/1999
?Cultural Transition Process? Lean Thinking and the Six Sigma Practice ?Key Performance Indicators ?HSE Management System ?HSE Assurance Processes ?Safety Case Development and Review ?Asset Life Cycle Management ?Ageing and Life Extension Management