Lead Cost Engineer, Enerflex International, A variety of oil and gas and EPC projects

START Date: 
September, 2006

KINGSON, SONGO KURAH A.,Msc, BTech, PMP,CCP

Mobile No: +971562899551 (UAE), +2348039514577 (Nigeria), Email: songstol@yahoo.com                        Gender: Male. Nationality: Nigerian.

CAREER SUMMARY:  

AACE Certified Cost Professional (CCP) and PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) with over 12 years of experience in Cost Engineering & Project Controls. A pacesetter with hands-on experience in the application of Earned Value Management, Cost Risk Impact Analysis, and Schedule & Cost Forecasting in Oil and GasEPC &Power Plant projects. Expert knowledge of MS Excel in analyzing cost data, Primavera P6 & MS Project Scheduler.

EXPERIENCE:

ENERFLEX, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES(Sept. 2018 to Date)

LEAD PROJECTS COST CONTROL

CLIENT:   SHELL-PDO OMAN, KUWAIT OIL COMPANY, OXY OMAN, ADNOC UAE,

PROJECT: MULTIPLE EPCI GAS PROCESSING FACILITY PROJECTS IN MEA REGION

  • Led the successful implementation of the Project Cost Management & Control System
  • Interfaced with Project Managers & Finance team to prepare the Monthly Cost &MarginReports
  • Lead monthly workshop with Project Stakeholders to ensure accurate Estimate to Complete
  • Issued monthly reports on Risks and associated Costs, assessed impact and ensuring proactive measures
  • Prepared Earned Value & KPI reports for multiple projects, showing respective CPI & SPI; a monthly report presented to the Executive Management
  • Established Cost Coding & Control Structure for project CAPEX & OPEX costs reporting in the MEA region
  • Managed Purchase Requisitions/Orders (PRs & POs) to ensure vendor quotes are within budget and Cost Codes are correctly allocated to POs & invoices
  • Setup WBS in SAP for new and existing projects, generating weekly SAP reports for cost monitoring & control
  • PreparedDetailed Cost Estimates for Variation Orders and facilitated the Estimate Assurance Review
  • Developed Project Cost Management Plan, ensured consistent processes and practices are applied for cost engineering across portfolio of projects

SAIPEM, SAUDI ARABIA(Feb. 2016 to Sept. 2018)

SENIOR COST CONTROL ENGINEER

CLIENT:   SAUDI ARAMCO

PROJECT:SAUDI ARAMCO CPF & SAT GOSP FACILITY EXPANSION PROJECT ($2.1 BILLION USD)

  • Developed Project Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) for proper allocation of Temporary Construction Facility (TCF) expenditures
  • Initiated the Metrics for issuing Cost Performance & Variance Analyses reports using Earned Value technique, indicating CPI & SPI of the project
  • Responsible for preparing and presenting the monthly Project Cost Control Report (CCR) for the three Construction Sites (CPF, SATGOSP & AINDAR)
  • Analyzed Budget & Actual Costs(CAPEX &OPEX) reports extracted from SAP and forecasting the Estimate to Complete (ETC) & Estimate at Completion for respective Cost Elements
  • Reviewed PRs and POs by ensuring Cost Codes & prices quoted are within Budgets before executing Management Issue and Authorization in SAP system
  • Prepared Manpower Histograms & S-Curves for weekly project review meetings
  • Created WBS/Control Accounts in SAP &PrismG2, recast cost data into PrismG2 Cost Report
  • Verified Subcontractors Reports and analyzed VOWD & Progress Reports against submitted invoices
  • Assisted in preparing the Quarterly Project Status Report (PSR) and Cash flow Reports for Senior Management and other project Stakeholders

WOOD GROUP PSN JVCCC LIMITED, OMAN(July 2012 to Feb. 2016)

PROJECT:EPC SERVICES FOR RHIP ON-PLOT GAS SUBSTATIONS, $474 MILLION USD

CLIENT:   SHELL-PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT OMAN (PDO)

PROJECT CONTROLS ENGINEER (COST)

  • Setup the Project Cost Control and Progress Monitoring System through Mobilization and Project execution phases
  • Established the project WBS & CBS codes for accurate cost allocation and tracking of CAPEX & OPEX
  • Prepared Forecast at Completion & Costs to Complete reports, analyzed Actual Costs against Earned Value for Mechanical & Civil works
  • Responsible for preparing and issuing weekly Direct Labor Productivity & Labor Rate reports, Percentage Completion and VOWD reports
  • Reviewed Subcontracts & Suppliers Invoices worth over $15 million USD and accurately coding them
  • Prepared Cost Estimation  to compare in-house costs against S/C quotations for Make-Or-Buy decision
  • Managed team of 3 Cost Control Engineers, conducted training programs that enabled them performed effectively and evaluated individual performance

PROJECT:EPC, O&M OF LIVE POWER PLANT FACILITIES, AND ON-PLOT DEVELOPMENT TO PDO-SHELL FACILITIES IN SOUTH OMAN (BROWNFIELD & GREENFIELD SCOPES) $840 MILLION USD

CLIENT:    SHELL-PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT OMAN (PDO)

SENIOR COST ENGINEER

  • Successfully developed Man-hour Norms using Time and Motion Studies for NDIP (Norms Development and Implementation Program) initiative project on Process Equipment and Piping
  • Accurately prepared Cost Estimates for fabrication & installation of different sizes & schedules of Pipe Spools with the aid of norms developed from NDIP
  • Generated Revenue of 1.5m USD through issuance of monthly Core & CTR invoice reports to the Client
  • Prepared VOWD, Cost & Schedule performance reports for successfully completed construction projects
  • Prepared monthly Cost reports, Project Net Profit/Loss analysis for Make-Or-Buy decision
  • Prepared Maintenance Crew Cost-Time-Resources(CTRs) for Preventive and Corrective Maintenance activities on Live Plants, issued Cost Reports on Shutdown activities
  • Developed Earned Value assessment spreadsheets, issued periodic project performance reports
  • Reviewed Job numbering and accurately allocating Cost Codes prior to month end reporting
  • Carried out NDIP trainings and presentations that led to full implementation of NDIP time writing system

NATIONAL ENGINEERING & TECHNICAL COMPANY (NETCO),LAGOS (Sept. 2006- July 2012)

PROJECT CONTROLS ENGINEER

  • Developed Project schedules and Cost Baseline for the successful award & execution of Chevron Robertkiri & Idama Platform Gas project
  • Established project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for different platforms & project phases in line with clients’ Work Estimate guidelines
  • Developed Project Manpower Distribution Histogram to produce S-curves for Engineering projects
  • Prepared Direct man-hour costs, reimbursable and non-reimbursable ODCs (other direct costs) for the successful completion of FEED & DED projects
  • Prepared CTR and man-hours summary according to work plan submitted by discipline Engineers 
  • Carried out Project Profitability and Gross Margin Analysis for the ‘Bid or No Bid decision”
  • Prepared the Project Financial Status Reports (PFSR), Gross Margin Analysis (GMA), and Profitability Analysis
  • Carried out Parametric and Detailed Cost Estimates required for Rehabilitation/Reconstruction of Apapa Jetty Facilities
  • Worked closely with the Proposal/Project Managers and Engineering teams for the successful Bidding & Execution of FEED & DED projects

PROJECTS CURRENTLY MANAGED

Shell Petroleum Development Oman, Sadad North Gas Processing Facility (EPC, Installation & Commissioning)

Occidental Oman Gas Company LLC (Oxy), Maradi Huraymah Gas Depletion Compressor Project (EPC)

Shell Petroleum Development Oman, Khulud Gas Development Phase 1 (EPC, Installation & Commissioning)

Kuwait Oil Company, LP Fuel Gas Booster Station (EPC, Installation & Commissioning)

FEED & DED PROJECTS EXPERIENCE

  • Project: Chevron Robertkiri Platform Gas Project (Conceptual, FEED, Detailed Engineering Services); Client: Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL)
  • Project: Escravos Produced Water Disposal Project-Detailed Engineering Services (63,189 Mhrs; Client: Chevron Nigeria Limited
  • Project: Gbaran-ubie infilling Phase II Project- Detailed Engineering Services (109,000 Mhrs); Client: Shell Production and Exploration Company (SPDC)
  • Project: AG Solutions Phase1-DED/Follow-on Engineering Project (Amount: $11.6 million USD); Client: Shell Production and Exploration Company (SPDC)
  • Project: PPMC Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Apapa Jetty Facilities Cost Estimation; Client: Petroleum Product & Marketing Company (PPMC)

EDUCATION:

  • Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, United Kingdom

(MSc, Construction Project Management, 2016)

  • Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria

(BTech, Project Management Technology, 2005)

 

CERTIFICATION

  • Project Management Professional(PMP®), PMI License No:2042797
  • Certified Cost Professional (CCP), AACEI License No:04749

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, MS Project, Power Point, Primavera P6, Prism G2 v4 & SAP ERP
  • Highly proficient in Earned Value Management (EVM), Forecasting & Project Risk Analysis
  • Ability to interpret Contract scope of work (SOW) to establish project commercial cost base
  • In-depth knowledge of creating CBS & WBS from Project Estimates to establish activities’ budgets

COURSES:

  • PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP) Certification Course: SimpliLearn (2017)
  • Project Controls Ares Prism G2 version 4 training: Saipem S.p.A., Saudi Arabia (2017)
  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Course: Edureka - Brain4ce Education (2016)
  • Advanced Project Monitoring System and Controls Course Training: CCC, Oman (2015)
  • H2S Escape, IFR, DHR Safety Training, NTI, Oman (2015)
  • Primavera P6 and Risk Management: Vast Integrated Solution Limited, Nigeria (2014)
  • AACE CCP Certification Review Course: Progressive Management, Dubai, UAE (2013)
  • SAP training organized by Wood Group-CCC and Petroleum Development Oman (March 2013)
  • SAP training on PS & SD module – by SAP Nigeria (2nd to 15th May 2012), sponsored by NETCO
  • NETCO Project Controls training on Estimating, Cost Controlling & Project Scheduling -2012
  • Nigeria Institute of Management: Proficiency Certificate in Management (2008)
  • Worldwide Net Computer Training Institute; Diploma in Applied Information Technology (2006)
  • BOCIS Computer Institute, Lagos; Data Processing & Operations (1998)

NOTABLE AWARD: Wood Group CCC Staff of the Year: Best HSE Suggestion, 2015

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACEI)

LANGUAGE:

English (Excellent written and oral skill); very fluent.

Experience Hours (Planning & Scheduling): 
10450
Experience Hours (Cost Management): 
40000