Ean James Paul

PERSONAL RESUME

October 2009

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NAME:                    Ean James Paul

DISCIPLINE:         Subsea & Eq Eng / Drlg Eng / Compl Supv / Night Drlg Supv

NATIONALITY:      British

RESIDENCE:        Aberdeen, Scotland

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FORMAL EDUCATION

BSc in Mechanical Design Engineering – 1996 Glasgow University

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EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

13 YRS OF RELEVANT EXPERIENCE SINCE ACQUIRING A BSc IN MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEERING FROM GLASGOW UNIVERSITY IN 1996.  BEGINNING WITH CLOW GROUP IN GLASGOW (DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF ALUMINIUM ACCESS EQUIPMENT), ADVANCED FROM PROJECT/DESIGN ENGINEER, TO PRODUCTION/DESIGN MANAGER, TO SENIOR PROJECT ENGINEER SUPERVISING A TEAM OF 10 ENGINEERS, BETWEEN 1996 AND 2002.  JOINED ABB VETCO GRAY IN 2002 AS A SENIOR ENGINEER RESPONSIBLE FOR SURFACE WELLHEAD SYSTEMS, INCLUDING CLOSE PROXIMITY WELLHEAD (CPW) PROJECT FOR APACHE NORTH SEA.  JOINED AKER KVAERNER IN 2004 INVOLVED IN SUBSEA CONTROL SYSTEMS WITH RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL ENGINEERING ASPECTS OF PROJECTS FROM INITIAL PRE-BID CONCEPT THROUGH TO CLIENT ACCEPTANCE ON CONTROL MODULES, MOUNTING BASES AND TEST EQUIPMENT.  JOINED PERFORMANCE DRILLING LTD IN OCT 2005 AS A SUBSEA ENGINEER AND TRAINEE DRILLING ENGINEER / DRILLING SUPERVISOR.  PARTICIPATED IN VARIOUS CAPACITIES AS A MEMBER OF PERFORMANCE DRILLING PROJECT MANAGEMENT TEAMS FOR JACKUP PROGRAME IN THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL NORTH SEA, INCLUDING EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT WELLS, RE-ENTRIES AND INTERVENTIONS.  WORKED AS PROJECT COORDINATOR AND SENIOR DRILLING REP ON-SITE FOR THE RE-ENTRY, CONVERSION FROM MLS TO SUBSEA WELLHEAD, TIEBACK, COMPLETION AND TESTING OF SEVEN SEA’S PROJECT FOR CENTRICA IN THE SNS.  HAS ALSO PROVIDED SUBSEA AND COMPLETION SUPPORT FOR OPERATORS GRANBY, CENTURY AND SUMMIT OIL

PRIMARY EXPERIENCE RELATED TO SURFACE AND SUBSEA WELLHEADS AND CONTROL SYSTEMS, BUT WITH PROVEN ABILITY TO WORK INDEPENDENTLY AS AN ENGINEER, MANAGE PROJECTS, AND SUPERVISE TEAMS, AND NOW WOTH 4 YRS INTENSIVE TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT IN DRILLING AND COMPLETION ENGINEER AND SUPERVISOR POSITIONS.

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