Feb 14, 2024

Petr Shabaldin

  • Mechanical Engineer / Mechanical Supervisor/Foreman
  • Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
Full time Oil & Gas Production and Operations Projects, Facilities and Construction Safety Engineering Strategy-Planning

Personal Summary

I am a highly skilled and dedicated professional with over 13 years of hands-on experience in the Oil & Gas industry, specifically with ExxonMobil and Shell. I have a broad range of experience in facility maintenance, production operations, quality assurance, and team guidance and supervision.                I am well-versed in best practices and highest safety standards, ensuring the successful planning, preparation, and safe execution of large-scale projects, as well as maintenance, commissioning, and startup of various equipment. I am seeking a challenging role as a Mechanical Engineer or Mechanical Supervisor/Foreman where I can utilize my expertise and contribute to the success of the organization.

Work Experience

Apr 2023 - Feb 2024 Sakhalin Energy Ltd, Sakhalin-2 Project (Shell Affiliate), LNG plant Prigorodnoe (onshore)

- Condition monitoring of rotating equipment for LNG processing and treatment at remote facility (SYSTEM 1, PI, Vibration diagnostic)

- Provides engineering support of the activities performed by LNG plant operating personnel (analysis of operation mode failure)

- Development of strategies and procedures for rotating equipment engineering maintenance

- General support in the maintenance of Cryogenic equipment (MAN TURBO, ELLIOTT EBARA)

- Expert assessment and control during major inspections, repairs during outages

- Assessment of alternative manufactures in cases related to production needs

- Management of Change administration

Jul 2021 - Nov 2022 Exxon Neftegas Limited, (ExxonMobil Affiliate), Sakhalin-1 Project, Odoptu plant (onshore)

-Supervised safe and uninterrupted operation of mechanical equipment for oil and gas processing and treatment at remote facility

- Championed major inspection of gas turbines (GE, SOLAR Mars/Taurus 60), water injection pumps (SULZER), gearboxes (LUFKIN) and replacement of gas injection compressors (GE, MITSUBISHI, DRESSER RAND)

- Planned, scheduled and reviewed maintenance operations; established efficient communication with suppliers to ensure successful equipment maintenance planning; prepared and checked BOMs

- Managed a team of 8 mechanical technicians and staff (40 pers.) provided by contractors engaged in maintenance of equipment

- Analysed equipment maintenance strategies (CMMS), proposed optimized changes based on the status during operation

- Oversaw safe performance during repair and maintenance of equipment, within the area of responsibility in accordance with laws, regulatory requirements and corporate policy requirements

- Monitored compliance with labour protection requirements by consulting document packages in the electronic systems and available hard copies at site

- Assessed team performance to enhance their individual professional skills and facilitate carrier boost

- Fulfilled duties under emergency response for the Odoptu drilling site, controlled implementation of barriers for protection from critical event scenarios

Jul 2018 - Jul 2021 Exxon Neftegas Limited, (ExxonMobil Affiliate), Sakhalin-1 Project, Chayvo plant / (onshore)

- Coordinated operations (Customer Control) according to safety (HSE), PPE and correct maintenance requirements, in a multilingual team of several contractors, during planned slowdown/shutdown. Managed a team of 40 pers.

Carried out major repairs, replacement, and inspection of gas turbine units with replacement of shafts, combustion chambers, fuel nozzles and other components, along with OEM Manuals

- Commissioning/ pre-commissioning (on site test SAT/SIT, mechanical)

- Reviewed SIMOPS for upcoming activities

- Reviewed and approved JSA/Permit to Work (SentinelPRO,eVision)

- Analyzed and approved work orders in SAP (IPES/CMMS)

- Oversaw tool box during field/debrief meetings

- Conducted Last Minute Risk Assessment (LMRA) with the team

- Scheduled and supervised preventive maintenance

- Revised critical procedures, e.g. flange management and valve greasing/ isolation requirements: Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)

- Prepared reports on performed tasks and completed work

Jun 2010 - Jul 2018 Exxon Neftegas Limited, (ExxonMobil Affiliate), Sakhalin-1 Project, Chayvo plant /Orlan platform (onshore/offshore)

- Performed laser alignment of compressors, gearboxes, pumps after maintenance and replacement; including axial displacement and clearance check on rotating equipment

Inspected gearboxes with replacement of bearings and shafts(LUFKIN)

Trouble-shot hydraulic, pneumatic, lube oil systems, high pressure units, mechanical engineering assemblies; set up and returned these systems in operation; reviewed manuals and P&ID’s

- Provided bundle replacement of treated water injection pumps and gas injection compressors (SULZER, GE, MITSUBISHI, DRESSER RAND)

- Verified special tools, ordered missing ones according to OEM documentation

- Replaced dry gas seals, mechanical seals, bearings in gas injection compressors (GE), water injection and treated water pumps (SULZER, FLOWSERVE), chemical pumps (DURCO, LEWA, FLOWSERVE)

Carried out major repairs of vertical submersed crude booster/transfer/shipping pumps; set up rigging equipment

- Replaced SDV/MOV valves, up to 24”, with/without pneumatic hydraulic actuators; carried out preventive valve greasing and valve repair, tested heat exchangers for leaks

- Performed planned maintenance (1KPM, 4KPM, 8KPM on essential diesel engines and turbines (CATERPILLAR, SOLAR, GE)

- Collected data and monitored performance of rotating equipment

- Processed piping assembly and realignment


Master's (Engineer) in Technology of Mechanical Engineering
Jun 2001 - Jun 2006 Russia