Basic Info

Amitkumar Makwana

More than 15 years

Stavanger, Norway

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Senior Process Engineer at Fjords Processing AS, Oslo

Experience Details

Senior Process Engineer

Engineering - Other, Creative/Design/Art, Project/Program Management

Experienced (Non-Manager)

As a deputy lead managed the process team (size -10) in development of process design package (PDP) for the MEG regeneration module for the Shell Browse FLNG (Australia based) project.
 Successfully resolved the process design challenges to transform process concepts to mature design phase.
 Developed a new concept which is unique for this project for turndown operation of the MEG module.


Company Details

Fjords Processing AS, Oslo (multinational)

oslo, Norway

101-500 employees

Engineering Services

http://www.fjordsprocessing.com/

Jul 2014 to Apr 2016 (1 year 9 months)
Process Engineer at Aker Solutions AS (client- BP)

Experience Details

Process Engineer

Engineering - Other, Creative/Design/Art

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Worked as the process discipline responsible for maintenance & modification projects for the Valhall offshore field.
 Successfully developed overpressure protection of flowlines on Ula platform and thereby increased process safety during well start-up scenario.
 Developed stronger relationship with the client-BP by successfully completing the projects related to gas lift, gas/water injection, wells hook up, drilling support facilities, installation of well annulus M-SAS valves, PW system, TEG Gas dehydration & TEG regeneration system.


Company Details

Aker Solutions AS (client- BP) (multinational)

Stavanger, Norway

More than 1000 employees

Environmental Services

http://akersolutions.com/

Nov 2011 to Apr 2014 (2 years 5 months)
Senior Process Engineer at Aker Solutions AS (client- Shell) & Rosenberg WorleyParsons

Experience Details

Senior Process Engineer

Engineering - Other, Customer Service/Support, Creative/Design/Art

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Aker Solutions (Client: Shell) - Worked in the technical core team for Ormen Lange onshore gas plant and resolved design/operation issues for the condensate export, ship loading & vapour recovery system (VOC), which were critical issues for the client due to impacts on production.
• Developed performance test procedure for the VOC recovery system and stabilised its operation.
• Achieved a remarkable improvement in overall HSE; ease in operation and maintenance practice by working together with EagleBurgmann in successful redesign of the compressor seal panels for the export gas compressor and recompressor trains.

Rosenberg WorleyParsons (Client: Statoil) - Worked in the detail engineering phase of the Kvitebjørn Pre-compression offshore project. The project involved design and installation of new compression module to increase the offshore platform’s gas compression capacity and improve the field reserves.
 Successfully developed HYSYS simulation for the condensate export system, sized several vessels/PSVs and trained the junior engineers.

Aker Solutions (Client: Statoil) - Worked as process engineer in detail engineering of the Troll C- LPP (Low Pressure Production) offshore project and FEED study - Veslefrikk 2020 for the offshore platform.
 Performed rupture calculations and resizing of the blowdown system which resulted in enhanced process safety for the offshore platform.


Company Details

Aker Solutions AS (client- Shell) & Rosenberg WorleyParsons (multinational)

Stavanger, Norway

More than 1000 employees

Environmental Services

N/A

Oct 2007 to Nov 2011 (4 years 1 month)
Process Engineer at Qatar Chemical Company Ltd (a joint venture Qatar Petroleum and Chevron Phillips USA)

Experience Details

Process Engineer

Manufacturing/Production, Engineering - Other

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Joined at the facilities construction stage and worked together with the commissioning teams in successful startup of the onshore process units. Performed to provide technical support to the operating units- Acid gas treatment plant, Sulfur Recovery, Ethylene, Tail gas treatment, sour water stripping and Utilities.
• Developed hot-start procedure for cracking furnaces to prevent the radiant coils failure during plant emergency shutdown. Implementing it as standard operating practice resulted in minimizing the radiant coils failure during crash shutdown, thereby unit higher on-stream time.
• Developed HYSYS simulation for ethylene unit optimization and operation assistance.
• Certified Alarm Management professional (by PAS, USA), worked to reduce the process alarms by 60%.
• Implemented new chemicals injection with modified controls/operation resulted in longer on-stream time of dilution steam generation system. This resulted in 20% cost saving towards maintenance of this system.


Company Details

Qatar Chemical Company Ltd (a joint venture Qatar Petroleum and Chevron Phillips USA)

Qatar

101-500 employees

Chemicals

http://www.qchem.com.qa/internet/Pages/default.aspx

Feb 2002 to Jul 2007 (5 years 5 months)
Production Engineer at Reliance Industries, India (previously-IPCL)

Experience Details

Production Engineer

Engineering - Other, Manufacturing/Production

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Worked as a ‘production engineer’ (managing team size-20) for operating units- Ethylene/ Propylene and utilities.
• Believed and achieved ‘zero incident/accident’ in - DCS and field operation, shift maintenance, plant modifications, shutdown planning & participation.
• Worked with the technical service group to accommodate feedstock of different ratio of ethane/propane, and successful hook up of new cracking heater.


Company Details

Reliance Industries, India (previously-IPCL)

India

More than 1000 employees

Chemicals

N/A

Aug 1996 to Feb 2002 (5 years 6 months)

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

Chemical Engineering

Maharaja Sayajirao University, India

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

N/A

Maharaja Sayajirao University
1992 - 1996
High School - Other

High School Details

Other

Polytechnic, Baroda

India

1991

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

specialisation in Diploma in Petrochemicals

Polytechnic, Baroda
1991

Certifications

Certificate details

Offshore Safety certificate

Aug 2012

N/A

N/A

N/A

Falck Nutec, Stavanger

valid up to 08/2016

Certificate details

Process Alarm Management Professional

Jun 2006

N/A

N/A

N/A

PAS, USA

N/A

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Aker Solutions AS (client- BP)Aker Solutions AS (client- Shell) & Rosenberg WorleyParsonsAnalyticalBusiness-orientedChemical EngineeringChemicalsCreativeCustomer ServiceDesignEconomics & InvestingEngineering ServicesEnglishEnvironmental ServicesFLARENETFamily & FriendsFjords Processing AS, OsloHYSYSHandles StressHindiLeaderManufacturingOffshore Safety CertificateOperation- Field/DCSOperationsProcess Alarm Management ProfessionalProcess EngineerProcess Engineering DesignProductionProduction EngineerProgram ManagementProjectSenior Process EngineerSupportTeam PlayerTechnical Service To OperationTravelling

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Advanced

Hindi

Hindi

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

HYSYS

HYSYS

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

FLARENET

FLARENET

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

Fields of Expertise

Process engineering design

Process engineering design

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Technical service to operation

Technical service to operation

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Operation- field/DCS

Operation- field/DCS

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Business-oriented, Handles Stress, Team Player

Online Presence

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