Safety & Value

Justin Bucknell

Mr. Bucknell is a professional chartered engineer with over twenty years of personal experience providing consulting services to the energy industry. He has had technical and commercial responsibility for a wide variety of projects. His experience encompasses conceptual field development studies through front-end design to detailed design. He also has experience of fabrication, construction and installation activities. He has developed particular skills in the provision of technical assurance to major upstream development projects as well as in the area of life-cycle integrity management for energy related infrastructure.

Mr. Bucknell has developed innovative web-based software products that have been widely adopted by industry.

Justin has conceived, launched and successfully led a number of Joint Industry Projects (JIPs) developing technologies relating to civil & structural engineering and structural integrity management (SIM) and advanced engineering.

He has drafted International and National Standards as well as technical guidance notes for regulatory bodies in the US and UK.

Justin has extensive practical experience in many of the world’s oil and gas producing regions including the United States, Europe, Latin America, West Africa, Middle East and the Far East.

Dr. Kaisheng Chen

Dr. Chen is a professional chartered engineer with over twenty five years of experience relating to the energy industry. He has had technical and commercial responsibility for a wide variety of projects. He specializes in structural design and analyses, structural reliability analysis, fatigue and fracture mechanics, non-destructive evaluation of offshore structures / pipelines, strengthening modification and repair (SMR) of existing offshore installations and design of offshore structures.

He has been involved in various industry projects and has developed particular skills in the areas of structural design, structural integrity management (SIM), engineering critical assessment, advanced structural analysis to support offshore structural design projects. These skills have been developed through deep involvement and management on numbers of industrial projects, University lecturing and research work during studies for his three engineering degrees.

Kaisheng has been actively involved in a number of joint industry projects (JIPs) developing advanced technologies related to structural engineering for offshore oil and gas industry. He has also assisted in drafting International and National Standards for the offshore oil and gas industry.

He has extensive practical experience in many of the world’s oil and gas producing regions including the United States, Europe, West Africa, Middle East and Far East.

Dr. Chen is a Professional Engineer (P.E.) licensed by Texas Board of Professional Engineers, a Chartered Engineer (CEng) registered with the UK Engineering Council. He has published various papers in both international academic Journals and Conferences.

Dan O’Connor

Mr. O’Connor has fourteen years’ experience in project management and delivery services relating to the energy industry. Dan leads the iSIMS project services division providing a deep resource pool for the assurance of construction operations for projects large and small. This includes fabrication activities, onshore assembly, offshore installation, hookup and commissioning supervision, quality assurance and HSE assurance.

Mr. O’Connor has significant experience with project management for a variety of energy related projects, onshore plants and offshore production platforms. His experience spans new green-field developments as well as brown-field developments and modifications. He has specialist knowledge of contract negotiation, financial controls and administrative management of projects.

Dan has had quality oversight and commercial responsibility for the assurance of a wide variety of projects. Dan is intimate with the cultural and regulatory framework with Trinidad and Tobago having set-up and operated two international offices in Trinidad over the last 10-years as well as having key roles in developing and growing US based companies. These operations were inclusive of staffing, operation and financial performance of the business units, establishing financial and administrative procedures, and ensuring employee competency levels are consistent with corporate requirements and standards.

Dan has extensive experience comprising corporate operations management, business development, marketing, project management and execution, integrity management, contract negotiation, financial management and administrative management. Other responsibilities include maintenance of client relationships and new business development, client project assurance and interface, and strategic development. Dan has also served as part of the companies Executive Management Team and as a member of the corporate Board of Directors several times.

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