PORTFOLIO

Country

Years

Projects

Comments

Argentina

1978-1978

Business trips to promote offshore islands development.

Coordination with Petrobras.

Australia

1991-1991


Developing a Joint Venture with Australian mining company to act as a mine operator.

Kaolin mine development in Tanzania that had been out of production for 30 years.

Australia

1989-1990


Working on Cat Naphtha Hydrotreater Project – Mobil Australia.

Worked out of Melburne Australia.

Barbados

1990-1990


Inspection of an existing thermal power plant and the geotechnical design for an expansion.

The electrical-mechanical component.

Bolivia

1973-1973


Major highway expansion to connect the capital – Lima – with upper reaches of the Amazon plain.

The existing transportation corridor over the Andies was a narrow track with multiple landslide locations.

Brazil

1978-1979


Preliminary design of offshore islands using Canadian experience.

Coordination with Petrobras.

Canada

2011-2016


Project engineering and SCM on a large SAGD project and offsite fabrication facilities.

Worked from a corporate office and construction site.

Canada

1995-2007


Various oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical projects with Major Clients.

With a reputable EPCM organization.

Canada

2007-2017


Managing quality on oil and gas, and petrochemical projects locally and internationally.

Project Quality Assurance Management.

Chile

1974-1974


Assisting local consultant in Santiago to develop environmental skills based on Canadian standards.

A joint US-Canadian approach.

China

1987-2002


Multiple trips to develop Chinese contacts. In 1998 part of an Asian Devel Bank Loan team.

Evaluation of past highway construction techniques and recommendation for improved pavement design.

China

2013-2013


Managing quality implementation and complience on Alumina Project for Maaden.

Attended Pre-Inspection Meeting with Suppliers in Harbin, China and witnessed supplier inspection at Supplier’s Shop in Nanjing, China.

Czechoslovakia

1992-1992


Advising local businesses on how environmental footprint can be reduced in their operations.

Focussed on the solving “brown coal” emissions.

Ecuador

1994-1994


Assisting National Government setting up new environmental regulations for future projects.

A multi-phase project over several years financed by a consortium of IFIs.

Egypt

1979-1980


Offshore drilling in the Red Sea prior to Jack-Up platform deployment and other facilities design.

A series of projects for GUPCO – the national Oil company with Chevron as their partner.

England, Scotland & Wales

1978-1981


Second resident period where the emphasis was on Energy storage projects in Africa & Middle East.

The increase in the value of energy encouraged the design of large pumped storage projects in Europe and Africa.

Ethiopia

1964-1966


Survey work for design of 380 km of new major highways across the desert in the Rift Valley.

The field work which included route location, survey, drilling & local labour.

Ethiopia

1994-1997


Design of improved water supply for the Capital City of Addis Ababa using surface & groundwater.

The IFI financed projects.

France

1974-1976


Foundation design for Ninian Central Production platform – the largest platform in the North Sea.

A multi-national team.

Ghana

1974-1974


Evaluation of abandoned tailings design/ponds at the historic Ashanti gold mines.

Field inspection, supervision of later field testing and supervision of technical report with recommendations.

Hong Kong

1979-1979


Evaluation of weathered granite rock slopes on the island of Hong Kong and remedial proposals.

Management contact with client and overview of the technical recommendations for future construction.

Ireland

1975-1980


Development of tailings ponds & dams for the Tara Mines.

Geotechnical consultant for the mine development including legal case against adjacent underground mine.

Italy

1964-1966


Supervision of an Italian drilling contractor on two highway projects & financial reconciliation.

Four months of continuous field operations in 1964 for 80 km followed by 300 km in 1965.

Italy

1975-1975


Field evaluation of an inflatable membrane dam for possible use on sand island project in the UK.

A new technology development.

Japan

1977-1980


Multiple meetings with Japanese businesses on the application of Canadian technology in Japan.

Participated in Canadian Business Missions to Japan to promote technical cooperations with Japanese companies.

Jordan

1995-1995


Inspection of industrial plant in Amman and visits to possible clients for graounwater projects.

Development of existing and potential new projects.

Kazakhstan

1991-1993


Evaluated rail trans loading facilities at the border between Druzhba-Alashankou, Kazakhstan and China and provided recommendations.

Participated in the development of cross border rail link.

Kazakhstan

1993-2001


Development of a large open pit iron ore mine in Kazakhstan.

Coordination of the large fleet of private rail cars and rail track.

Kazakhstan

2004-2004


Multimodal transportation of 100 men accommodation camp from Hungary to a construction site in Kazakhstan.

Customs clearance of the accomodation camp as one complex shipment.

Kenya

1989-1989


Study for pipeline to transport natural gas from Songo Songo in Tanzania to Kenya to replace oil.

World Bank funded study to determine preliminary route, economics and benefits to both countries.

Kuwait

1996-1996


Field inspection of oilfield damage as a result of the 1990 war with Iraq and presentation of a proposal.

Implementation of oil sand remediation technology.

Kuwait

2005-2006


Consulting on Kuwait Oil Company Gas Gathering Projects located in Ahmadi, Kuwait.

On international assignment in Kuwait.

Lebanon

1995-1995


Business development in the Middle East region.

Field inspection of petroleum refinery and detailed discussions on refinery rehabilitation.

Malaysia

1984-1984


Offshore geotechnical investigation for jack-up drilling platform at locations in South China Sea

Provided detailed engineering reports to PETRONAS.

Malaysia

1988-1988


Worked on Gas In-line blending Facilities project for Miri Shell Company.

A Short-term assignment in Malaysia.

Mexico

1997-1997


A project with Petroleos Mexicanos.

On international assignment in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico.

Mongolia

1998-1998


Inspection of airport runway and facilities to access cold weather damages & make recommendations.

Part of an Asian Development Bank loan preparation for additional loans for airport expansion and new highways.

Mozambique

2001-2001


Engineer on a 3-person nation-wide inspection of war-damaged country & make recommendations.

Project financed by CIDA in preparation for a development loan for re-construction of commercial & transport facilities.

Nepal

2001-2002


Review of water supply for City of Kathmandu – comparison of groundwater versus river diversion.

Evaluation of water supply combined with a review of Municipal capabilities.

Netherlands

1974-1980


Numerous design meetings for the development of the Ninian Central Platform for North Sea oil.

Geotechnical design decisions for world’s largest offshore structure.

Netherlands

1994-1994


Working on Pililia Bitumen Blowing Facilities Project with Shell Philippines.

On short-term assignment for design interface with the principal contractor on the project.

Norway

1975-1975


Visits to meet with CONDEEP engineers involved in construction of gravity platforms for North Sea.

Review a different design for gravity production structures.

Peru

1992-1998


Developed proposal with local consultant for the stabilization of slopes along existing oil pipeline.

Pipeline route follow rivers through the Andies mountains with many unstable slopes and history of landslides.

Philippines

1992-1998


A variety of projects ranging from ports to coal mines and thermal power plants.

Assisted the development of Asian Development Projects in various countries.

Philippines

1988-1989


Worked on the Caltex Full Refinery P&ID Can Redraft.

On project assignment in Batangas City, Philippines.

Philippines

1990-1995


Worked on various oil and gas, refinery, petrochemical projects locally and internationally with Major Clients.

Managed process engineering.

Poland

1992-1994


Environmental assessment of brown-coal in SW with emphasis on air & groundwater pollution.

Cooperated with regional University and local consulting company to pass on Canadian regulations.

Romania

1992-1995


Environmental cooperation with a local partners on the rehabilitation various industrial sites.

Ultimately established a local office in Bucharest with a Canadian-Romanian partner to complete projects in country.

Russia

1992-1992


Inspected of petroleum sites in the region of Kazan and the develop of clean-up programs.

Cooperation with local university which lead to an office in Russia and a number of clean-up projects in Kazan region.

Russia

2006-2009


Engineering and procurement assistance on a project in the Russian Arctic.

Evaluation of a variety of modularization options and project execution.

Saudi Arabia

1980-1987


Process engineering on various onshore and offshore oil and gas projects for ARAMCO. Power Plant for Jeddah Oil Refinery.

On overseas employment in Alkhobar, Kingdom of Saudi, Arabia.

South Korea

2002-2002


Business development to promote the expansion of an existing study by US sister company

Development of additional environmental assignments.

South Korea

2012-2015


Project quality management on Alumina, Ammonia and Phosphate projects with Maaden KSA.

Managed EPC Contractors in Korea namely, Hyundai Engineering Company, Samsung Engineering Company, and Daelim.

Spain

1974-1974


Inspection of abandoned tailings dams at the original Rio Tinto copper minesand reporting.

Preparation of an engineering report with an inventory and visual assessment of their condition & safety.

Spain

2013-2013


Quality management on the Alumina Project being executed in Seoul South Korea.

Conducted project progress audit on Dragados Engineering located in Madrid.

Suriname

1989-1989


Field reconnaissance for an optimum location for a new diesel fueled electrical generating station.

This was a joint project with a sister Canadian company who would be designing the plant once a location was selected.

Turkey

1973-1974


Geotechnical & water supply assessment of region in Southern Turkey for a new pulp and paper plant.

Worked as a sub-consultant to a specialist Canadian Consultant designing the M & E component of the plant.

United Arab Emirates

1996-1996


Visit to establish working arrangement with UAE consultants on the local environmental regulations.

Worked with environmental consultant in the Emirate of Ajman.

United Kingdom

1973-1976


Resident manager of a new Canadian consulting office in the UK with University Professor partner.

Shortly after establishing office there was a dramatic increase in the price of oil – making North Sea oil economic.

USA

1991-1991


Project management on Unocal Refinery Project and Shell Tabangao Asset Renewal Project.

On international assignment in the USA from Manila, Philippines.

USA

1996-1996


Project management for Procter and Gamble.

On short-term assignment in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Zimbabwe

2010-2011


Evaluation of assets lifecycle, optimization and cost analysis for a large, multinational company with mining and processing operations in the DRC, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa.

Provided reports with evaluation and suggested optimization opportunities.

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