cost control

Project Control Lead, Amec Forster Wheeler, ZADCO UZ750 Artificial Islands and Oil field development project

START Date: 
April, 2012

·   Senior Project Controls Engineer, UZ750 IPMT Project Controls Lead for Early Works package within Client team.

Project: ZADCO Upper Zakum Field development program to achieve target production rate of 750 MBD eventually to be enhanced to 1 MMBD on four numbers of artificial Islands comprising a Central processing complex Island and 3 satellite Islands.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
10000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
10000
Experience Hours (Forensic Analysis): 
2000

Drilling Cost Control, Project Accounting and Cost Control positions, including Marathon Oil, Schlumberger Sedco Forex & BP, Various, Various

START Date: 
January, 1992
END Date: 
March, 2000

Drilling Cost Control, Project Accounting and Cost Control positions on onshore and offshore projects in UK, Europe & Africa.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
4000

Financial Controller then Finance & Administration Manager, BHP Billiton, Boukhechba, ROD & Ohanet

START Date: 
March, 2000
END Date: 
November, 2003

Initially responsible for drilling cost control and accounting on the unsuccessful Boukhechba exploration campaign. Set up cost systems to calculate daily well costs and attended daily rig calls to ensure accurate and complete cost tracking and reporting.  Provided regular updates of drilling cost performance versus budgets, forecasts and AFEs.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
800
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
2400

Cost Control Consultant, Burlington Resources, MLN Field Development

START Date: 
January, 2004
END Date: 
December, 2004

Successfully completed a backlog of well reconciliations and complex inventory reconciliations left over from the drilling and construction phases of the MLN appraisal and development project.  Reconciliations were finalised with immaterial-value write-offs.  Performed a gap analysis to identify drilling cost control process weaknesses then worked with staff in implementing the updated processes.  

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
400
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
1200

Senior Cost Controller, Shell International Exploration & Production, Toucan & Koula

START Date: 
July, 2005
END Date: 
June, 2009

Part of Shell’s Global Projects Organisation seconded to Shell Gabon’s Toucan and Koula projects.  Cost Management Focal Point in Project Management team on >US$ 0.6 billion fast-track appraisal and phased development projects (40 wells, FEED, EPFs and EPCs).  Developed robust controls framework for EPC phases, reinforcing the risk management process across a multi-venture environment.  Implemented and enforced VOWD, Commitment and Progress capture and reporting systems for full field development to ensure ‘no surprises’.  Ensured full transparency on contingency draw

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
2000
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
5400

Production Assistant, SMS Demag Ltda., Steel Making Projects

START Date: 
February, 1994
END Date: 
December, 1999

Welding engineering improving the teamwork with related areas. Leadership of a steel manufacturing shop, managing 100 workers and restructuring them to the teamwork. Industrial planning and production assistance during 3 years, performing costs and investments analysis, improving the costs control and the interface among managers and controllers.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
6500
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
9450

Cost Controller, SAIPEM TAQA ALRUSHAID FABRICATORS, Fabrication of Wellhead Platform

START Date: 
September, 2013
  • Analyze the scope of work of the projects and prepare the estimates accordingly for issuance of Purchase requisitions. 
  • Prepare and finalize cost control reports for the respective project for management review.
  • Prepare Cost and Revenue accrual reports for the assigned projects.
  • Prepare project status reports quarterly for submission to corporate.
  • Analyze Change order requests from Client and prepare summaries related to additional works.
  • Monitor and control project total expenditure including verifying of invoices and claims from suppliers,
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
7000

Drilling Cost Controller, BP Exploration, Bourarhat Sud Phase 2 Exploration & Appraisal

START Date: 
December, 2009
END Date: 
June, 2013

BP Exploration Algeria, Bourarhat Sud Phase 2 exploration & appraisal drilling & frac campaign onshore Algeria. Drilling Team member; reporting to Wells Team Leader.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
1500
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
5000

Lead Cost Controller, ., Oil & Gas Exploration and Production projects

START Date: 
October, 2015

I lead a team of 5 cost controllers managing all cost control aspects of a young and fast-growing regional E&P company.  We currently run 5 drilling & workover rigs and produce over 40,000 bopd.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
200
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
2000

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