Consultant - Gbenga Agbola

PROFILE:

As an experienced Process Safety Processional, I work to quickly establish professional credibility and build strong working relationships with colleaguesand clients, I am recognised as a proactive and hardworking member of cross-functional teams. I can be relied upon to take full ownership of assigned project deliverables to ensure successful outcomes, with a specific focus on the assessment and mitigation of risk and the implementation of the highest safety standards. Working confidently, with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, I organise my time to prioritise multiple and often conflicting time demands and act decisively to ensure that agreed deadlines are met. With strong verbal and written communication skills, I take pride in the accuracy and completeness of the reports and documentation that I produce.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2016        CITB (SMSTS) - Site Management Safety Training Scheme
  • 2016        CITB Health, Safety and Environment Test for Managers & Professionals, CSCS Card (PQP)
  • 2016        Associate Member IChemE (Process Safety)
  • 2015        CITB Construction Skills Health & Safety Awareness Course
  • 2009        PRINCE2 Project Management
  • 2006        MSc Chemical Process Engineering, University College London          
  • 2004        Oracle 8i Certified Database Administrator  
  • 2004        BSc Chemical Engineering, University of Lagos, Nigeria                        

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Jan 2015 – May 2016: HSE Engineer – Gasoline Associates Intl Ltd

  • Consulting with the project engineering team on various HSE matters, including the project planning of the proposed Gasoline refinery construction; prepare pre-qualification documents; and assisted in the research and identification of potential refinery EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) partner companies, enabling senior-level decision making

July 2014 – Dec 2014: Design HSE Engineer – Jacobs Engineering Reading

Project: BP Khazzan Gathering, Wells and Export System

  • Prepared and reviewed safety design documents such as: HAZID Study Report, HAZOP / LOPA TOR, Gas Gathering and Wellhead HAZOP Study Report, Gas Gathering and Wellhead LOPA Study Report
  • Prepared the Gas Gathering and Wellhead Fire Hazard Analysis (using PHAST)
  • Reviewed and assisted with DHSE deliverables such as the Fire & Gas Wellhead Cause & Effect Diagram, provided comprehensive support to the process safety engineering team.
  • Participated as a scribe and discipline engineer in the BP Khazzan Gathering, Wells and Export System Project Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP)/ Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)
  • Followed-up on Hazop actions and recommendations arising and coordinated close-out of HAZOP actions
  • Prepared and submitted proposals for completion of HAZOP recommendations for approval.
  • Maintained records of on-going progress and of approved actions, and prepared status reports as required

June 2014: Process Safety Engineer – Petrofac, Woking (Wilde Analysis - Client: BP)

  • Participated as a scribe and discipline engineer in the BP Sullom Voe Gas Sweetening (SVGS) Project (Utilities) Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP)

May 2014: Process Safety Engineer – BP Muscat, Oman – (Hill Consultants Ltd - Client: BP)

  • Participated as a scribe and discipline engineer in the BP Khazzan FFD Well Test Process System Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP)

October 2013 – February 2014: Process Safety Engineer – KBR Greenford London

Project: Pacific NorthWest LNG FEED

  • Participated as a scribe and discipline engineer in the HAZOP review (Process/ Offsite-Utilities) and IPF (SIL) Classification
  • Preparation and review of safety design documents such as: Safety sign layouts, Firefighting and safety equipment specifications. Prepared the HAZOP ToR and Safety Integrity Level (SIL) ToR incorporating clients’ comments
  • Review of mobile and portable fire-fighting systems definition, Escape evacuation risk assessment report
  • Review and assistance with other safety engineering deliverables, provided support to the process safety engineering team.
  • Followed-up on Hazop actions and recommendations arising and coordinated close-out of HAZOP actions
  • Prepared and submitted proposals for completion of HAZOP recommendations for approval.
  • Maintained records of on-going progress and of approved actions, and prepared status reports as required

August 2013 – October 2013: Design HSE Engineer – Jacobs Engineering Reading

Project: Umm Wu’al Phosphate Project

  • Participated as a scribe and discipline engineer in the Umm Wu’al Phosphate Project Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP)
  • Followed-up on Hazop actions and recommendations arising and coordinated close-out of HAZOP actions
  • Prepared and submitted proposals for completion of HAZOP recommendations for approval.
  • Maintained records of on-going progress and of approved actions, and prepared status reports as required.
  • Managing technical meetings, liaising with other disciplines, project management, client and regulatory authorities and providing advice on various technical HSE engineering subjects.
  • Responsible for the production of the Hazardous area classification schedule and Safety sign layouts.
  • Review and assistance with Fire and Gas detector layout deliverables.
  • Provided support to the process safety engineering team.

April 2012 – August 2013: Process Engineer / Project Engineer– ABB Consulting - Client: BP

  • Participated as a scribe and discipline engineer in various HAZOPs (which is a structured risk assessment tool and systematic examination of a planned or existing process or operation in order to identify and evaluate problems that may represent risks to personnel or equipment, or prevent efficient operation) and LOPAs (which is a risk assessment method used to determine and hence demonstrate the ability of existing and proposed safeguards to protect against identified hazard scenarios and to meet predetermined risk based criteria) studies. Duties included, registering all identified risk, consequences of risk identified, safeguards in place to prevent risk, risk ranking and actions/ recommendations. Followed-up on Hazop actions and recommendations arising and coordinated close-out of HAZOP actions. Produced final HAZOP / LOPA technical reports to meet clients’ standards.
  • BP Trader Class Vessel Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP) - Sunbury, London
  • BP Virtue Class Vessel Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP) - Sunbury, London
  • BP E4 Class Vessel Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP) / Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) - Sunbury, London
  • BP Gem Class Vessel Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP) / Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) - Sunbury, London
  • BP Ravenspurn North Platforms Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP) - Hull, Yorkshire
  • BP North Sea Q204 Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU) Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) – Aberdeen, Scotland
  • BP Angola Great Plutonio Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP) / Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) - Sunbury, London
  • BP Bird Class Vessel Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP) / Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA) - Sunbury, London Other Responsibilities:
    • Provided support to the ABB process engineering team.

March 2012 – April 2012: HSE Engineer – Haztek International, London – (Client: Petrofac)

Project: Global Health, Safety and Environmental Resources

  • Carried out an in-depth study on the global Health, Safety and Environmental resources
  • Analyzed and produced a report on understanding the locale of HSE resources and the necessary criteria for sourcing the best global talents

Oct 2011 – March 2012: Process Safety Engineer

AK Safety First Ltd - Client: Xcite Energy/ Expro, Aberdeen, Scotland

  • Participated as a scribe and discipline engineer in the Xcite Energy Bentley Field Extended Well Test (EWT) Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP)

Hill Consultants Ltd - Client: BP/ JK Kenny, Staines, London

  • Participated as a scribe and discipline engineer in the BP Shah Deniz Stage 2 InField Sub Sea Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOP)

May 2011 – September 2011: Project Support/ Analyst, Unilever Ltd, London

Project: Unilever Global Physical Security Risk Matrix Database

  • Researched and established a concise list of Unilever premises globally. Maintained, tracked and updated the Unilever global physical security risk matrix database. Analysed and reviewed every returned risk matrix checklist from Unilever premises globally, made recommendations, and updated the executive summary. Maintained, administered and updated the Unilever global security SharePoint group
  • Organization and administration of meetings & visitors, coordinating attendees, timings, equipment and rooms. Generated monthly status reports to project stakeholders including the programme manager. Managed project risks and issues, escalating to the programme manager as necessary. Managed the project plan tracking activities and reporting on milestone delivery.
  • Provided administrative support activities for senior project managers and the programme manager, including the consolidation of reports and the management of the programme risk / issue registers. Liaised with business analysts and subject matter experts to ensure the fulfilment of acceptance criteria for the project.
  • Ensured all appropriate authorisations were received and documentation completed before progressing to next stage.
  • Provided comprehensive team support for the group brand protection director, group security manager and the group business continuity manager

January 2009 – April 2011: Project Engineer, Bolag Resources (Oil & Gas Consult) Ltd/ Gasoline Associates Intl Ltd

Project: Design & Construction of a Lube Oil Blending/ LPG Plant

  • Completed consistency checks on design documents including P&IDs, line lists, datasheets and cause & effect diagrams. This included incorporation of feedback from my colleagues in process or other engineering disciplines.
  • Provided comprehensive project support to the project team

July 2007 – December 2008: Business Development Analyst, London Stock Exchange, London

  • Supported the international business development listings team in the development and implementation of the sales strategy and business plan for the Middle East, Africa and Asian regions. Conducted researches on target markets and companies, covering industries, regulatory development, and company specific data using Bloomberg, Proquote, Reuters. Conducted analysis on major competitors, prepared presentations and briefings for conferences and client meetings. Responded to inquiries from potential issuer and advisers
  • Liaised with relevant financial advisers to develop case studies for Exchange listed companies. Proactively built constructive relationships with other departments in order to maximise inter-departmental co-operation. Supported other regional teams when necessary and maintained the CRM database using Sage SalesLogix. Provided project support to the team: organised meetings, answered phones and diary management, maintained the database of client contracts.

June 2004 – August 2005: Graduate Process Safety Engineer, Bolag Resources (Oil & Gas Consult) Ltd

  • Prepared Process Flow Diagrams.
  • Researched, collated and prepared the hazardous & toxic materials datasheet on an onshore facility.
  • Managed the flow of information required from third parties to assure the timely progress of the engineering work
  • Develop quotation, evaluation and award documentation in the procurement of process equipment. This also included the review of approval drawings, review of quality control procedures and management of vendor progress.

June 2002 – February 2003: Internship, Department of Petroleum Resources 

  • Conducted site inspections, risk assessment and site audits of oil & gas/ Petrochemical factories to ensure industry standards were met.
  • Participated in the FEED/ detailed engineering design of some projects. Reviewed technical reports on oil & gas facilities and industry regulatory/policy matters
  • Developed an in-depth understanding of the downstream & upstream sectors, commodities price theory including the fundamental drivers for supply, demand, trade flows and prices especially in the downstream segment.
  • Reviewed various designs of oil and gas facilities submitted by companies for approval to construct and prepared weekly executive reports on project reports such as the Shell Bonga project and the gas project.