The cost-influence curve holds fast. Early, effective assurance and identification of key decisions can mitigate cost and schedule overruns. Once in detail engineering and construction, it is difficult, but not impossible, to recover from a runaway train. Fewer options remain on the table, emotions run high, finger-pointing and blame is prevalent. In such circumstances, an impartial and objective third-party perspective is invaluable, if only to provide triage and hold the course.
Richard Hauptmann has more than 25 years international experience as an EPC Project Manager / Director and Project Management Consultant who develops and manages profitable turnkey energy mining and infrastructure projects while focusing on project strategy development and execution. Diverse management experience includes: Vice-President of a major Saudi Arabian contractor; Operations and Program / Project Manager and Director for major EPC contractors; and Capital Works Director for an Asian utility. Established recognition for the ability to analyze and rescue troubled projects.
Lawrence Rogers has over 43 years of experience of well logging experience, both for onshore and offshore operations. This includes conducting field logging operations, managing logging operations, interpretation of both open hole and cased hole logging results, both domestically and internationally, consulting with operators in the design of proper logging programs for evaluation, completion, and workover operations.
Dr. Flavio de Moraes is a Petroleum Engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in drilling and completion design and operations. He has more than 10 years’ experience in several management assignments with proven team leadership. A big part of his experience was gathered in new well technology development and its introduction in routine operations.
Mr. Massie is a senior leader in the energy & petrochemical sector where 30+ years of success and experience have improved the predictability and performance of projects and operations. Mr. Massie has been responsible for the economics, authorization, process design, engineering, procurement and construction of world scale hydrocarbon processing plants as a project and operations manager with The Dow Chemical Company.