George Ugwunnadi

Experienced Pipeline/Project Engineer
  • Isolo, Nigeria
  • June 16, 2022

Responsible and results-oriented professional with 18+ years of experience, seeking to add value and increase profitability at your company by providing project management support utilizing technical and engineering skills in conjunction with effective communication, collaboration, leadership and interpersonal skills. At Shell Nigeria, managed developing and implementing improved well jumper manufacturing process roadmap that slashed cost by 30%, eliminated associated risk exposures, and reduced delivery time by 40%. Experienced in directing project team to carry out study and engineering design work, conceptual design, Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) and Detailed Engineering Design (DED) phases of EPCM and EPC projects, to ensure all deliverables meet the right standards. Skilled in providing project engineering/supervision of projects, at office, onshore site and/or offshore locations, to ensure their completion safely, timely and within the budget.

Education

Mechanical Engineering (B. Eng) @ University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Apr 1997 — Feb 2002
Developed a solid foundation in Mechanical Engineering that centres on creating technologies to meet human needs, developed philosophy and strategies for designing, analysing, manufacturing, and maintaining mechanical systems.

Experience

Senior Pipeline Engineer @ Dover Engineering Limited
Mar 2019 — Current
Lead and/or support the supervision of pipeline engineering work streams; direct the preparation and review of deliverables at IDC, IFR, IFA, IFC, and AFC stages, certify and approve and/or support their approval;
o Pipeline Wall Thickness, End Expansion, Lateral and Upheaval Buckling, Stress Analysis (AutoPIPE), Pipe Stacking Calculation, Anti-Buoyancy Calculation, On-bottom Stability Analysis (AGA Level 2), Free Span Analysis, Stability and Concrete Weight Coating Calculation, HDD Pullback Force and Stress, Critical Weld Defect Length, Cathodic Protection (ICCP and Sacrificial Anode Design), etc.,
o Specification for construction work such as Pipeline Construction, Auger Thrust Boring, Welding and NDT, Hydrostatic Testing, Pre-Commissioning, Field Joint Coating etc.,
PMC Support Engineer @ Harcon Petroleum & Energy Company Ltd
Aug 2017 — Feb 2019
Supported project management consultancy projects for tank construction and erection as well as engineering for the replacement of an influent line.
Depot Supervisor @ Chykeann Maritime Nigeria Ltd
Aug 2016 — Jan 2017
Assisted the Operations Manager in coordinating depot activities within operational norm of a maritime company
Pipeline/Project Engineer @ Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited
Jan 2012 — Jun 2016
Directed well jumper fabrication efforts and supporting delivery of other subsea equipment for use to bring on-stream new subsea wells.

Acted as a resource person in the execution of FEED of Bonga Southwest/Aparo Project to deliver the Invitation to Tender (ITT) package.

Acted as resource person in the execution of the conceptual phase of Bonga North Project to mature the concept select phase deliverables to a successful Decision Gate 3 (DG-3).
Senior Pipeline Engineer @ Second Adams International Ltd
Aug 2011 — Dec 2011
Acted as the Lead engineer to direct the pipeline engineering efforts of the projects, carried out feasibility study of 8-inch pipeline.
Mechanical Engineer @ Chykeann Maritime Nigeria Ltd
Apr 2009 — Jul 2011
Contributed in maintaining company vehicles and deport/workshop equipment by supervising technicians and workshop crew to ensure depot activities are done follows approved procedures and completed timely
Field Engineer Pipelay @ Gulmar Offshore Middle East LLC
Jun 2008 — Dec 2008
Provided technical support during installation of subsea pipelines at Offshore Lake Maracaibo.
Subsea Pipeline Engineer @ DeltaAfrik Engineering Limited (a Worley Company)
Oct 2006 — May 2008
Acted as resource person in execution of the following subsea pipeline FEED and DED projects:
• EDOP 24-inch Pipeline Replacement Project
• Critical Crude Pipeline Segment Replacement Project
• OSO Condensate Pipeline Replacement Project (ExxonMobil Project)
Workshop Assistant/Document Controller @ Dresser-Rand Nigeria Ltd
Nov 2003 — May 2006
Assisted in overhauling and maintenance of centrifugal datum compressors such as removal of dirt, replacement of labyrinth seals, O-rings, Nov. 2004 – May 2006;
Maintained documents in accordance with the approved SPDC / Dresser-Rand Handover Documentation Matrix on NGC Project, Nov. 2003 – Nov 2004;
Graduate Engineer (NYSC) @ Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Ltd
Sep 2002 — Sep 2003
Provided training at the training department and supported assembling of automobile.

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