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What I love about my job...

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers


What I love about my job...
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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers

The Projects in the Oil & Gas industry: industry sector


activity and perspectives
The initial steps of a Project

The execution of a Project

The players: clients, contractors etc.

The jobs and their main characteristics

A career in "Projects"

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers

the Projects in the Oil & Gas industry: industry sector


activity and perspectives
the types of Projects

the players: clients, contractors etc.

the jobs and their main characteristics

a career in "Projects"

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers


Industry sector activity and perspectives

Permanent and growing activity (spending by global oil and gas


companies increasing by 5% or so every year)

Energy demand will double from now to 2050

Access to reserves pushes new frontiers: arctic

A lack of engineers

An increasingly competitive market


Not a cool or new business industry an old chaps industry.
Experience is paramount.

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers


Industry sector activity and perspectives

Permanent and growing activity (spending by global oil and gas


companies increasing by 5% or so every year)

Energy demand will double from now to 2050

Access to reserves pushes new frontiers: arctic

A lack of engineers

An increasingly competitive market


Not a cool or new business industry an old chaps industry.
Experience is paramount.
Opportunities are there but old Western Companies must
strive to differentiate themselves...

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers

The Projects in the Oil & Gas industry: industry sector


activity and perspectives
The phases of a Project

The execution of a Project

The players: clients, contractors etc.

The jobs and their main characteristics

A career in "Projects"

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The phases of a Project

Pre-Project

Basic Engineering and cost estimate

Investment decision

Detail Engineering & Construction

Concept
development

delivery
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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers


The phases of a Project

Pre-Project

Basic Engineering and cost estimate

Investment decision

Detail Engineering & Construction

Studies,
research

Concept
development

Production

Delivery
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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers

The Projects in the Oil & Gas industry: industry sector


activity and perspectives
The types of Projects

The execution of a Project

The players: clients, contractors etc.

The jobs and their main characteristics

A career in "Projects"

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers


The execution of a Project: the steps
Pre-Award

Contract negotiation commercial, cost estimate, legal


departments

Construction

Project Control: Planning, cost

Commissioning and Start-Up

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Engineering design: Process design then other disciplines (Plant


layout, piping, civil etc.)
Post-Award
Procurement

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The execution of a Project: the key features

Time pressure

High financial stake

Each project is a unique: technical content, project team, parties


involved
There are well known methods but one needs to think out of the
box to anticipate what will be the show stopper ever different

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The challenge is not technical but to coordinate all parties


involved

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers

The Projects in the Oil & Gas industry: industry sector


activity and perspectives
The types of Projects

The execution of a Project

The players: clients, contractors etc.

The jobs and their main characteristics

A career in "Projects"

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers


The players

Oil Companies

Engineering and Construction Contractors

Process licensors

Equipment suppliers

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers

The Projects in the Oil & Gas industry: industry sector


activity and perspectives
The types of Projects

The execution of a Project

The players: clients, contractors etc.

The jobs and their main characteristics

A career in "Projects"

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers


A Project: multiple roles

Project Control

PROJECT

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Human Resources Management

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The jobs: the common roles for a fresh Engineer graduate

Process Engineer

Discipline Engineer: Piping, civil etc.

Project engineer: responsible for a part of the Project

Engineering Manager

Field Engineer

Project control manager: cost, schedule

Project Manager

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers


The jobs: common features

No routine

Concrete: one sees results

Teamwork

Work in a small team, even within a large company

Life long learning

No research/science: must deliver time pressure apply known


rules
International, multi-cultural

Both technical and commercial sides

Entrepreneurial, decisiveness and doer capabilityies are key

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers


The jobs: common features

No routine

Concrete: one sees results

Teamwork

Work in a small team, even within a large company

Life long learning

No research/science: must deliver time pressure apply known


rules
International, multi-cultural

Both technical and commercial sides

Entrepreneurial, decisiveness and doer capabilityies are key


I did not need to launch my start-up, I moved to Projects...

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers


The job differentiators

Expert / Manager

Technical / Commercial

Company / Contractors side

In office / On Site

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers


The job differentiators

Expert / Manager

Technical / Commercial

Company / Contractors side

In office / On Site

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A Project experience requires one to spend time on construction sites...


Better do this at the start of ones career...

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers

The Projects in the Oil & Gas industry: industry sector


activity and perspectives
The types of Projects

The execution of a Project

The players: clients, contractors etc.

The jobs and their main characteristics

A career in "Projects"

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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers


A career in Projects

Technical foundation

Coordination function

Management

Contractor then Company

Large then smaller Company

Go to Site ASAP
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Engineering and Projects: Industry, players, jobs and careers


The qualities to become a Project Manager

Setting self as driver: self confidence + influence

Decisiveness

Mobilizing the team: understand others, motivate

Uuderstand forces at stake

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The Oil & Gas Engineering Guide - 2nd edition

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Interested and wanting to know more on Engineering?


A unique synthesis for the
busy Project professional
270 pages
300 illustrations

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The Oil & Gas Engineering Guide - 2nd edition


Table of Contents

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The Oil & Gas Engineering Guide - 2nd edition


Table of Contents

Discipline presentation:
activities and deliverables

The overall process


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Methods & tools

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Table of Contents

Discipline presentation:
activities and deliverables

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The work of each Engineering


discipline is described

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Design activities are


explained, e.g., Plant
Equipment layout

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Complex activities, such as


QRA, are explained through a
practical example.

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How are materials of


construction selected ?

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How and when are Piping


Materials ordered?

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A sample of all common


Engineering documents is
included

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A sample of all common


Engineering documents is
included

Use this to specify what you


want to your Engineering
supplier !
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Verify the contents of


engineering documents
with check lists.

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Difference between
Engineering and Shop
drawings

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Understand the main


technical aspects, e.g., DCS
vs ESD

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The common 2 types of


package control

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The different Plant drainage


systems

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The dynamic forces to


which an Off-Shore
Plant is subject

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The Oil & Gas Engineering Guide - 2nd edition


Table of Contents

The overall process


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Use this as standard,


question deviations.

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Understand the new


3D-model centered
engineering process

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Know the interfaces


between disciplines...
and with Vendors

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Understand what drives


the Project schedule

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Table of Contents

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Methods & tools

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Use these methods as


standard, question
deviations.

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Implement powerful
procedures

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Request meaningful progress


reports

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Implement effective Project


Control

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The Oil & Gas Engineering Guide - 2nd edition


Date of publication: March, 2015.

Oil & Gas companies Project execution personnel

Oil & Gas contractors Project execution personnel

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This book is destined to both:

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The Oil & Gas Engineering Guide


2nd edition

If your are on the Client side, i.e., contracting Engineering services,


this book will help you to:

Set a standard in Engineering execution that you and your


supplier can adhere to: design stages/gates, methods to be used,
etc.
Specify the progress report you want, with the meaningful
indicators,
Ask the right questions to assess the true progress,

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Specify to an Engineering supplier what you want: what


deliverables and with what contents,

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The Oil & Gas Engineering Guide


2nd edition

If your are on the Contractor side, i.e., performing Engineering


activities, this book will help you to:

Understand the work of each discipline and the overall picture,

Challenge what one discipline tells you,

Understand the critical areas,

Put in place the right methods to be successful,

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The Oil & Gas Engineering Guide


2nd edition
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