Robert Kimmons is a Marine and Offshore Project Manager and Engineer with 37 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry in leadership roles, engineering, operations, marketing and strategic planning for companies that include Conoco/DuPont, BG Group, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Wartsila, Pride International, and Atlantic Marine shipyard. He has been directly accountable for the development and successful completion of major marine new construction, conversion, upgrade and repair projects domestically and internationally. He has experience with classification societies such as ABS, both as an ABS Engineer/Surveyor as well as having lead projects from the owner, vendor and shipyard perspective. Projects have included technical and project management expertise in vessel asset integrity (structural, naval architecture, mechanical engineering, and marine systems) This has been demonstrated as Owner’s representative, designer, and member of OCIMF Floating Production Committee, development of the BG FPSO standard, and responsibility as BG Group Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Maritime and Offshore.
Bachelor of Science – Maritime Systems Engineering – Ocean Engineering, Texas A&M University – Galveston, Texas