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Shehzad Khan

Candidate ID: 2485417

Career Summary

I have been working in the Oil & Gas industry for approx. 34 years. I have worked with Oil & Natural Gas Corporation, India and with Kuwait Oil Company. Experienced in Mechanical Engineering, Project Management, Contract Management, Design & Engineering, Installation, Commissioning, and Maintenance

Skill Set

Project Management, Mechanical Engineering, FEED, Design & Detailed Engineering, Mechanical Maintenance, Project Monitoring & Control, Team Player

Professional Information

Total Experience : 34

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Oil / Gas / Petroleum

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

Detailed Profile

Curriculum Vitae
Name : Shehzad Khan
Present Position : Senior Engineer - Major Projects
Present Employer : Kuwait Oil Company, Kuwait
Nationality : Indian
Religion : Muslim
Sex : Male
Date of Birth : 27/12/65
Marital Status : Married
Language Proficiency : Speak, Read, Write: English & Hindi
Passport Number : Z7436279
Driving License : Valid (Kuwait & India)
Correspondence Address : India
301, Tower 8, Vikrama 2, Behind Al-Ameen Park Society, Vasna Bhayli Road, Vadodara - 390012 (Gujarat), India
Azizan Complex, Bldg. # 100, Flat # A-5, Block-3,
Street 310, Mahboula, Kuwait
Mobile : +965 66509117 (Kuwait) / +91 9099430306 (India)
Email ID :
Academic Qualification:
Degree/Certificate Univ./Board Year
? B.Sc. Engineering - Mech. AMU, Aligarh, India 1987
? Piping Engineering Course IIT, Mumbai, India 2003
? MBA (Prod.) MKU, Madurai , India 2015
Awards / Appreciations:
? Merit award from General Manager (Production) for rendering excellent services - Offshore Sour Gas Platform (1992), ONGC
? Merit award from Executive Director-CES for meritorious contribution - Onshore Design Group (2006), ONGC
? Special Award from Manager for exceptional performance (2015), KOC
? Appreciation from the Manager PSSG for Development of New Procedure (2016), KOC
? Appreciation from the Manager for exceptional performance-Process Imp. (2016), KOC
? Appreciation Letters from Team Leaders for exceptional performance-Lean Six Sigma Projects (2016), KOC
? Certificate of appreciation from Manager MPG-II for Think-K Project for development of new Project Risk Management Standard (2017), KOC
? Appreciation from DCEO-MP&TS for Think-K Project (2017), KOC
? Special Award from Manager MPG-II for delivering major projects on time (2018), KOC
? Appreciation Letter from Team Leader for developing New ERM Register (2019), KOC
? Appreciation Letter from Manager PSSG for active participation in enhancement and Revision of Project Handling Procedure for Capital Projects (2022)
? Project Management Institute (PMI), USA
? Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) (2008-2027), PMI
? Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Paper Presentations:
? “An Analysis on Critical Causes of Delays in Oil & Gas Construction Projects” published in PMI India National Conference, Bangalore, 2015.
? “Keeping Oil & Gas EPC Major Projects under Control: Strategic & Innovative Project Management Practices” presented at ADIPEC, Abu Dhabi, 2016.
? “Innovative Approach to Project Management for Keeping Oil & Gas Major Projects under Control” published in PMI India National Conference, Mumbai, 2016.
Technical Presentations:
? “Oil & Gas Processes and Functions (Basic Concepts)” conducted for UD Kuwaiti Engineers.
? “Enhancement & Standardization of project Risk Management” in Major Projects Groups.
? Presentation to KNPC for Sharing Best Practice on Risk Management.
Career Objective:
Seeking challenging role in “Engineering/Project Management/Maintenance (Static/Rotating) / Mechanical Design” in Oil & Gas Industry to utilize abilities developed through experience and knowledge gathered while working with the Oil & Gas industry.
Experience (in brief) : 33 years (approx.)
Company Designation Period
Kuwait Oil Co., Kuwait Senior Engineer-Major Projects Feb 2008 - Present
Oil & Natural Gas Corp., India Superintending Engineer-Mech. Dec 1990 - Jan 2008
Gujarat Nylons Ltd., India Graduate Engineer Trainee-Mech Dec 1988 - Nov 1989
? Experience in Mechanical Engineering, Project Management, Execution, Installation, Commissioning, and Maintenance in Oil & Gas Industry.
? Project Co-ordination, Planning, Control, Cost Estimation, Pre-bid queries, Technical Evaluation of Bids, Monitoring & Execution.
? A sound knowledge of professional engineering practices acquired through working in reputed oil and gas exploration and production companies.
? Design & Engineering consisting of Preparation of Datasheets, Job Specifications, Standard Specifications, P&ID’s, Plant Layouts, Equipment Layout, Technical Drawings, Technical Bid Packages, etc. in line with API, ASME, ANSI, ASTM, NACE, BIS, BS and statutory requirements.
? Review of Drawings, Design Calculations and Technical Documents during detailed engineering of Projects under execution. Carries out design for plant modification or new development / EOR projects. Assigned lead role in review of feasibility studies and detailed engineering documents with other groups in the company to ensure that designs meet the objectives. Reviews and vets design/engineering documents prepared by external consultants / Contractors. Prepares detailed specification and compiles engineering documents for work execution on lump sum turnkey basis.
? Maintenance of Rotary & Reciprocating Pumping System and Static Equipment involving Vibration Monitoring and Failure Analysis.
Career Summary:
1. Joined Gujarat Nylons Ltd. and was involved in activities related to construction, inspection and commissioning of various process areas and utilities of the new facilities.
2. Joined Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) as an “Assistant Executive Engineer, (Mech.)” in Dec 1990 and was posted at Bombay offshore “Sour Gas Processing Platform”. Approximately six years’ experience in the routine, breakdown and preventive maintenance of rotary, reciprocating and static equipment, planning of inventories and other day to day plant maintenance.
3. Transferred to western onshore region, joined “Central Workshop” in May’1996. Approximately three months experience in overhauling of oil production equipment and drilling rigs.
4. Transferred to “Major Projects Department of Engineering & Construction Division” and was involved in project management and monitoring of Insitu-Combustion Project at Balol (M) from August’1996 to Feburary’98. Approximately two years’ experience in project planning, management, and monitoring.
5. Transferred to “Onshore Design Group” in March 98 and working as mechanical design engineer till June 2006. Approximately eight years’ experience in design, engineering, project costing, technical bid package preparation, detail engineering, etc.
6. Transferred to Jorhat, Assam in “Engineering Services Group” from June 2006 onwards and has been given responsibility of “Project Coordinator/Engineer” for upcoming “Water Injection Plant” & “Effluent Treatment Plant” and ongoing “Crude oil Trunk Pipeline Project.
7. Joined Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) - Kuwait in Major Projects Group in Feb-2008.
Details of Experience:
1. (Feb 2008-Present) Posted in the “Projects Support & Engineering Group” of Kuwait Oil Company and providing project control support to Major Projects Group I, II & III and Ahmadi Projects Groups for timely delivery of company capital projects through international Project Management Consultants. Involved in Planning, Scheduling, FEED Activities, Budgeting, Re-phasing, Annual Target Setting, Contract Activities, Progress Reporting, Invoice validation, HSE Studies, Value Engineering & Risks Workshops, etc. Conducting weekly review meetings with the Manager and Team leaders, Preparing Groups Balance Score Card, Group Action Plan and Senior Management Annual Incentive Plans. Actively participated in Task Force Teams, Local Content and Lean Six Sigma programs. Undertaking various initiatives to enhance project processes and business improvements including development of Risk Management Standard, Quality System Procedure-ISO 9001, 2015 and Projects Handling Procedure (Capital Projects) for KOC projects.
2. (June 2006-Jan 2008) Posted in the “Engineering Services Section” of ONGC at Jorhat, Assam and working as Project Coordinator/Engineer for upcoming “Water Injection Plant” & “Effluent Treatment Plant” and ongoing “Crude oil Trunk Pipeline Project.
3. (Mar 1998-May 2006) Posted at “Onshore Design Group” of ONGC at Baroda and worked as “Mechanical Design Engineer” till 15th June 2006. The Onshore Design Group provides in-house engineering for the design and construction of various Onshore Facilities & Pipeline Projects. It had been a constant endeavor of this group to plan and engineer onshore facilities in-line with stipulation of DGMS, OISD, various Indian & International standards as well as good engineering practices, to exploit the onshore potential of hydrocarbon at optimum cost but with utmost stress on safety and quality. The Onshore Design Group attempts to realize these efforts by constantly reviewing and revising the design philosophy adopted in the design and development of various onshore facilities.
Job responsibilities were as follows:
a. Preparation of Technical Job Specifications/Standards/Engineering Drawings/Plot Plan /Equipment Layouts/P&ID’s/Engineering Datasheets/other documents in line with API, ASME, ANSI, ASTM, NACE, BIS, BS related to respective mechanical equipment (rotating & static) / piping for various projects.
b. Prepared Technical Documents for construction of fixed roof crude oil storage tanks.
c. Site visits for Work Assessment, Data collection and Coordination.
d. Working with other reputed consultants as and when required.
e. Providing assistance to Asset / Operation group during execution of the project.
f. Review of mechanical design documents/drawings of various projects under execution during detailed engineering.
g. Coordination of various other activities related to the projects.
h. Actively involved in the preparation of Design Manual, Standard Format, etc. for Technical Bid Package.
i. Engineering Coordinator for several projects for preparation of Technical Bid Packages, which involves preparation of the following documents and review/ monitoring during detailed engineering:
(i) Process Package, Scope of work, Line Schedule, Inst. Schedule, P&ID’s, etc.
(ii) Mechanical, Piping and Fire Protection System
(iii) Civil
(iv) Electrical
(v) Instrumentation
(vi) Coordination with the Indenter, etc.
(vii) Project Cost Estimation of all the upcoming projects
(viii)Attending Pre-Bid Conferences and replying to bidder’s queries.
(ix) Carrying out Technical Bid Evaluations of bids.
4. (Aug 1996-Feb 1998) Posted at Major Projects Section of Engineering & Construction Division and was involved in the following activities of Insitu-Combustion Project-Balol.
(a) Project Management
(b) Project Monitoring
(c) Documentation and Billing
(d) Project Review Meetings
(e) 72 Hours Performance Test Run of Major Equipment
(f) Site Visits during construction and Execution
(g) Pre-Commissioning & Commissioning
5. (May 1996-Jul 1996) Posted at Central Workshop, Baroda and was involved in the following activities.
(a) Complete overhauling of production equipment such as pumps, engines, etc.
(b) Complete overhauling of mobile drilling rigs consisting of Allison transmission, hoses, hydraulic system, diesel engines, mast, etc.
(c) Inventory and stores.
6. (Dec 1990-Apr 1996) Posted at the Offshore Sour Gas Processing Platform of ONGC located 90 km of offshore Mumbai on 14 days ON/OFF shift duty pattern after joining “Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC)” in 1990 as an “Assistant Executive Engineer, (Mech.)”.
During the tenure at offshore platform, worked exhaustively with the systems including vibration monitoring, conditioning monitoring, failure analysis, preventive / routine / breakdown maintenance and major overhauling of centrifugal & reciprocating pumps, centrifugal & reciprocating compressors, gas turbines, diesel engines, etc.
(i) Major facilities at this process gas complex:
? Gas Cooling System
? Gas Dehydration System
? Oil & Condensate Stabilization
? Oil, Condensate & Gas Metering
? Associated Gas Compression
? Low Pressure Gas Compression
? Power Generation
? H2S & Gas Detection System
? Fire Detection & Suppression System
? Personal Survival & Safety System.
(ii) Job on the platform was as follows:
? Associating the maintenance department, ensuring 24-hr availability of mechanical equipment.
? Supervising & carrying out preventive maintenance of all mechanical equipment.
? Supervising & managing day-to-day work.
? Carrying out scheduled maintenance of machines.
? Doing major overhauling or breakdown maintenance of equipment, if required either independently or along with the vendor’s representative.
? Making spares part requirement of the equipment.
? Making daily, weekly & monthly schedule charts for all machines.
(iii) Following were the machines dealt with:
? Dual Fuel Gas Turbines for Power Generation.
? Reciprocating Air Compressors for Process & Instrument Air.
? Centrifugal pumps for pumping coolant water.
? Reciprocating pumps for pumping condensate and glycol.
? Associated gas centrifugal compressors for compressing sweet gas.
? Centrifugal vertical turbine pumps for lifting seawater & also fire-fighting purpose.
? Emergency Generator & Diesel Engines.
? Telescopic boom cranes & pedestal cranes.
? Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Plant.
7. (Dec 1988-Nov 1989) Posted at the construction site of the upcoming facility at Kosamba and was involved in monitoring, inspection, and commissioning activities of various mechanical and process systems of GNL.
Computer Literacy & Proficiency:
1. Office Packages: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
2. AutoCAD, Plant Flow, Auto Pipe, Inpro
3. Tank Designing and Costing Software
Training / Courses:
1. Piping Technology - GRAMYA, Baroda
2. Piping Engineering - IIT, Powai-Bombay
3. Piping Design program (ASME B 31.3) - GRAMYA, Baroda
4. Design of Tanks and Process Piping - EIL, New Delhi
5. Costing for Engineers - ICWAI, New Delhi
6. Contract Management - RTI, Ahmedabad
7. Interface Management for the Engineers - ONGC Academy, Dehradun
8. Business Process Re-Engineering & Benchmarking - MDI, Gurgaon
9. Personal safety & survival craft training course, Bombay & Safety Cell at Platform
10. SAP, SAP-India, Gandhinagar
11. SCADA, Baroda
12. Project Management Professional from Project Management Institute-USA
13. Project Management and Planning on Primavera 6.0, Baroda
14. Defensive Driving, Kuwait
15. Planning Skills, Kuwait
16. HAZOP, Kuwait
17. Primavera P-6 V7, Kuwait
18. Alternative Contract Models (Re-measurable / Cost Plus), Kuwait
19. E-Beams-Maximo, Kuwait
20. Planning Techniques, Skills and Application, Kuwait
21. Project Planning, Scheduling and Control, Kuwait
22. Project Management, Kuwait
23. Internal Auditor - ISO-9001, ISO-14001 & OSHAS-18001, Kuwait
24. Contracts Management, Kuwait
25. Risk Engineering, Kuwait
26. Earned Value Management, Kuwait
27. Construction Management, Kuwait
28. Project Management by using P-6, Kuwait
29. Resource Management, Kuwait
30. ISO 9001 2015, Kuwait