Richard B.

Operations | Production | Business Transformation | Oil & Energy

Australia
English

An internationally experienced business and operations leader. 28 years leading and delivering in Upstream and LNG. Experienced in all the facets that enable a safe and efficient asset, engaged organi...see more

  • Energy & Utilities
  • Oil & Gas

400

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Founder

Sceptre Consulting
1 year
Current position
Aug 2021 - Present
Founded Sceptre Consulting to enable and support the resource sector across all facets of a resource business. Working with several operators and DISER across a business transformati...see more

Operations Manager, Prelude FLNG

Shell
2 years
Mar 2019 - Mar 2021
Accountable for the safe commissioning, ramp-up and production of the Prelude floating LNG operation, the largest floating operation globally. Led a business with an annual opex of $120...see more

Operations Manager, QGC

Shell
2 years
Oct 2016 - Mar 2019
Accountable for the delivery of QGC’s Upstream South asset, an onshore, unconventional coal-seam gas to domestic gas market and LNG operation. Led a business with an annual opex of $300...see more

Operations Integration Manager

Shell
8 months
Feb 2016 - Oct 2016
Selected as part of a joint Shell and McKinsey team to deliver the integration of QGC into Shell and an integrated and re-organised Shell Australia business. I was accountable for the t...see more

Production Manager

BG Group
2 years
Dec 2013 - Jan 2016
Production Manager for QGC, a multi-billion green-field, unconventional coal-seam gas project supplying the domestic gas market and LNG facility. Accountable for leading the delivery o...see more

Senior Offshore Installation Manager

Perenco
1 year
Nov 2012 - Dec 2013
Accountable for operations on the Cleeton Platform, an offshore gas production and processing hub, its associated normally-unmanned installations and subsea tie-backs. Perenco acquired ...see more

Senior Offshore Installation Manager

BP
3 years
May 2010 - Nov 2012
Accountable for operations on the Cleeton Platform, an offshore gas production and processing hub, its associated normally-unmanned installations and subsea tie-backs. I led an improvem...see more

Offshore Installation Manager

BP
4 years
Jan 2006 - Jan 2010
Led and accountable for operations on the Andrew Platform, an offshore oil and gas production and drilling facility and its associated subsea tie-backs. As OIM led the Andrew through an...see more

Senior Petroleum & Reservoir Engineer

BP
5 years
Jan 2001 - Jan 2006
Reservoir and Petroleum Engineer for the Sharjah LPG operation of three onshore, Thamama gas-condensate fields and associated gathering network. Part of the team that delivered signif...see more

Petroleum Engineer

BP
2 years
Jan 1999 - Jan 2001
Petroleum Engineer for several offshore gas fields in the North Sea. Accountable for production optimisation, reservoir surveillance, well integrity management, identification and deliv...see more

Reservoir Engineer

Amoco
1 year
Jan 1998 - Jan 1999
Reservoir Engineer for a subsea oil field, the Arkwright. Accountable for the surveillance, simulation, production and water injection management, field planning, governmental reporting...see more

Field Foreman

Amoco
1 year
Jan 1997 - Jan 1998
Field Production Foreman for an offshore, oil platform, the NW Hutton. Accountable for production delivery, management of the production operations team and execution of well interventi...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Energy & Utilities
  • Oil & Gas

Expertise

  • Project Management
  • Operations Management
  • Maintenance Management
  • Business Transformation
  • Project Execution
  • Reservoir Engineering
  • Production
  • Reservoir Management
  • Operations