• Lead CSU Engineer

    at Petroleum Development Oman

    October 2012 - at Present

    Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ

    o High critical sour projects, providing specific expertise during Define & Execute phase of the projects, e.g. Rabab Harweel Integrated, Yibal-Khuff and Boudur Projects, each with CAPEX over 3.5 $ billions. The expertise provided consist in: • Input & steering for development of Commissioning and Start-Up (CSU) Strategy, Plan, for alignment of project contracting strategy with Operation Readiness (OR) Road Map and required activities, • Implementation of systemisation from FEED and establishing detailed activities per systems and level 3 schedule development (by using Work Execution Flow Scheme), • Initiated and conducted studies for critical activities: steam blowing sequence, mass balance / requirements, leak testing sequence & optimisation, start-up / ramp-up profiles, • Developed the CSU cost estimation model for Execute phase and implementation, • Established CSU requirements for Invitation to Tender for EP Contractor, Construction Contractor, Contractors scope of work,

  • Senior Commissioning Engineer

    at BP Exploration Algeria

    April 2008 - August 2012


    Project: Gathering system development and modification for existing facilities. • Developed process and workflow for handover from construction to commissioning achieving Mechanical Completion as well as handover from commissioning to operation according with BP standards and industry practice. • Reviewing as build project documentation. Ensuring all QA/QC requirements relevant to Commissioning identified and adhered to. Achievements: • Developing and implementing a new certification system, GOC certification system, for new developments and modification of existing units. Smooth transition from EPC Contractor certification system to GOC system. • Developed System/sub-system definition for new developments to allow overlapping of commissioning activities with construction. Commissioning duration

  • Lead Commissioning Engineer

    at Technip

    January 2007 - April 2008

    Al Wakrah

    Projects: RasGas LNG Train 6&7 & AKG-2 Gas Plant - Qatar Responsible for • Leading pre-commissioning supervisors, process, instrument & electrical with support from Discipline Engineering, Construction & Safety Departments, and alignment with RasGas completion & commissioning team. • Ensuring all pre-commissioning and commissioning activities performed by sub-contractors and by JV in line with contract, procedures. • Developed limits of system handover, scope of work for special activities – chemical cleaning, nitrogen supply, pigging, etc. • Develop planning and schedule for both projects Ras Gas Train 6&7 and Al Kaleej II up to level 3 and 4 • Reporting directly to Deputy Commissioning Manager. Using WinPCS as tracking & handover system for mechanical completion Achievements: • Preparing in parallel two projects RasGas LNG train 6&7 and Al-Kaleej 2 gas plant • Developed level 3 detailed schedule for pre-commissioning & commissioning activities for both projects

  • Commissioning & Start_up Engineer

    at Linde Gas and Engineering

    March 2005 - December 2006

    Ostān-e Fārs

    Project: C2+ Recovery unit - South Pars Energy Zone, Assaluyeh, Iran Responsible for • Preparation and implementation of Commissioning, and Start-Up procedures. • Developing schedule for functional field-testing activities, vendor mobilisation and system start up plan. • Commissioning and testing of various systems and units • Start-up assistance to operation team, performance testing. • Assist the Site Manager in the Facilities Handover to the owner.

  • Commissioning & Start-Up Specialist

    at BHP Biliton - AGIP

    May 2004 - April 2005


    Project: ROD Development, 80000 bpd, Berkine Basin, Algeria • Assisted in the definition of limits of system handover, establish handover sequence for defined systems, population of WinPCS database. • Pre-Commissioning, commissioning and start-up activities, • Accountable for start-up, shutdown & general running procedures for units. Achievements: • System/sub-system definition for early production. Oil production started 3 months ahead of base line schedule

  • Commissioning Engineer

    at Snamprogetti Saudi Arabia

    January 2002 - May 2004

    Jizan Region

    Project: Qatif & Abu Safah Development, Saudi Arabia Oil - Inlet Facilities, Stabilisation; Gas Dehydration, Propane Refrigeration & utilities. Responsible for • Pre-commissioning and commissioning activities • Planning, scheduling of activities, resource allocation for activities. Achievement: • Developed system/sub-system definition for early start-up of plant. Mechanical completion achieved before base line schedule with 2 months. Project: Haradh GOSP II, Saudi Arabia Responsible for • Preparation & implementation of Pre & Commissioning procedures. • The scheduling of all functional field-testing activities and vendor planning. Achievement: • Mechanical completion and handover of project with 3 months ahead of project completion date

  • Commissioning & Start-up Supervisor

    at Alliance Bechtel-Linde

    January 2001 - January 2002

    Abū Z̧aby

    Project: Borouge Petrochemical- Ethylene plant with associated utilities & off-site. Responsible for • Pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up activities and for the start-up, shutdown and test run for units. Achievement: • Start-up and performance test run on schedule

  • Commissioning & Start-Up Operator (CRO)

    at Snamprogetti U.A.E

    August 1999 - December 2000

    Abū Z̧aby

    Project: Ruwais Refinery Expansion Phase 1, Turnkey project, Responsible for • Pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up activities. • Accountable for the start-up, shutdown and operation for units.

  • Various

    at Rompetrol Rafinare

    August 1995 - August 1999


    Various Positions - started as Operator - Cold Section Ethylene unit, Shift Supervisor Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit & Hydrocracking and hydrogen units, Superintendent for Hydrocracking & hydrogen units. responsible with day by day operation, product quality, planning and executing turnarounds.


  • OHSAS HSE Lead Auditor

    at BMI

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ

  • GoCCMS

    at QEDI

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ

  • Primavera P6

    at PDO

    2013 - 2013 (1 year) Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ

  • EO2 - Operations Readine

    at Shell Global Solution

    2012 - 2013 (1 year) Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ

  • Certificate in Project Management

    at Open University UK

    2002 - 2002 (1 year) București

  • Bachelor Of Science

    at Ovidius University

    1990 - 1995 (5 years) Constanța


  • English Negotiation

  • Romanian Native