Chief Technical Officer
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Nick is a founding member of Influit Asia, and was appointed Chief Technical Officer in May 2015. Nick works with the other members of the Influit management team in guiding group general technical direction and policy and in controlling the engineering and project technical developments for the Influit Group.
Nick has been in the oil & gas industry over 40 years since leaving university and has had a wide and varied career path. Initially commenced work with Kellogg International (later amalgamated with other organizations to form KBR) under a three-year training scheme as a Graduate Rotational Trainee gaining experience in all major technical disciplines, and then as a Heat Transfer Analytical engineer on a wide range of Furnace and Heat Exchanger designs for Ammonia Plant and Refinery Projects.
Nick’s career path has led to periods with Worley Engineering on North Sea and International Projects, both in the UK and Australia. Project execution work for Santos, BHP Petroleum, Woodside, Atwood Oceanics, partnership in a startup oil and gas company (EMPS) that undertook the topside design, supply and integration of the first MOPU in Australia. Production Testers International, Expro Group, Global Process Systems (GPS) and Expro PTI.
Nick has been involved across the entire sphere of oil & gas facilities engineering, from onshore to offshore and has been directly involved or responsible for a wide range of technical firsts or innovations. These include the development of the world’s first single point disconnectable, FPSO single point mooring system, as applied to the Jabiru Venture for BHP Petroleum and now used on many FPSO projects. Multiple MOPU development projects worldwide (in excess of 12 projects), compact Well Unloading Packages, Modular Water Injection Packages, Onshore and offshore EPF packages, etc .
Nick holds a BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from City University London. He is a Certified Professional Engineer (CP Eng) from the Institute of Engineers Australia and a Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (UK).
Nick is married and has five children (and enough grandchildren to form a rugby team).
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