Business trips to promote offshore islands development.
Coordination with Petrobras.
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.
Working on Cat Naphtha Hydrotreater Project – Mobil Australia.
Worked out of Melburne Australia.
Inspection of an existing thermal power plant and the geotechnical design for an expansion.
The electrical-mechanical component.
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.
Preliminary design of offshore islands using Canadian experience.
Coordination with Petrobras.
Project engineering and SCM on a large SAGD project and offsite fabrication facilities.
Worked from a corporate office and construction site.
Various oil and gas, chemical and petrochemical projects with Major Clients.
With a reputable EPCM organization.
Managing quality on oil and gas, and petrochemical projects locally and internationally.
Project Quality Assurance Management.
Assisting local consultant in Santiago to develop environmental skills based on Canadian standards.
A joint US-Canadian approach.
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.
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.
Advising local businesses on how environmental footprint can be reduced in their operations.
Focussed on the solving “brown coal” emissions.
Assisting National Government setting up new environmental regulations for future projects.
A multi-phase project over several years financed by a consortium of IFIs.
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
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.
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.
Design of improved water supply for the Capital City of Addis Ababa using surface & groundwater.
The IFI financed projects.
Foundation design for Ninian Central Production platform – the largest platform in the North Sea.
A multi-national team.
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.
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.
Development of tailings ponds & dams for the Tara Mines.
Geotechnical consultant for the mine development including legal case against adjacent underground mine.
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.
Field evaluation of an inflatable membrane dam for possible use on sand island project in the UK.
A new technology development.
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.
Inspection of industrial plant in Amman and visits to possible clients for graounwater projects.
Development of existing and potential new projects.
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.
Development of a large open pit iron ore mine in Kazakhstan.
Coordination of the large fleet of private rail cars and rail track.
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.
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.
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.
Consulting on Kuwait Oil Company Gas Gathering Projects located in Ahmadi, Kuwait.
On international assignment in Kuwait.
Business development in the Middle East region.
Field inspection of petroleum refinery and detailed discussions on refinery rehabilitation.
Offshore geotechnical investigation for jack-up drilling platform at locations in South China Sea
Provided detailed engineering reports to PETRONAS.
Worked on Gas In-line blending Facilities project for Miri Shell Company.
A Short-term assignment in Malaysia.
A project with Petroleos Mexicanos.
On international assignment in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico.
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.
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.
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.
Numerous design meetings for the development of the Ninian Central Platform for North Sea oil.
Geotechnical design decisions for world’s largest offshore structure.
Working on Pililia Bitumen Blowing Facilities Project with Shell Philippines.
On short-term assignment for design interface with the principal contractor on the project.
Visits to meet with CONDEEP engineers involved in construction of gravity platforms for North Sea.
Review a different design for gravity production structures.
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.
A variety of projects ranging from ports to coal mines and thermal power plants.
Assisted the development of Asian Development Projects in various countries.
Worked on the Caltex Full Refinery P&ID Can Redraft.
On project assignment in Batangas City, Philippines.
Worked on various oil and gas, refinery, petrochemical projects locally and internationally with Major Clients.
Managed process engineering.
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.
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.
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.
Engineering and procurement assistance on a project in the Russian Arctic.
Evaluation of a variety of modularization options and project execution.
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.
Business development to promote the expansion of an existing study by US sister company
Development of additional environmental assignments.
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.
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.
Quality management on the Alumina Project being executed in Seoul South Korea.
Conducted project progress audit on Dragados Engineering located in Madrid.
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.
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
Visit to establish working arrangement with UAE consultants on the local environmental regulations.
Worked with environmental consultant in the Emirate of Ajman.
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.
Project management on Unocal Refinery Project and Shell Tabangao Asset Renewal Project.
On international assignment in the USA from Manila, Philippines.
Project management for Procter and Gamble.
On short-term assignment in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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.