Uzoechi - Geologist - Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria

Ogechi Uzoechi

Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria

Services

Geologist

Work History

Positioning Surveyor

Tilone Subsea/NPDC/Transocean

October 2014 - October 2014

Responsibilities: Measurement of rig, tug and survey equipment offsets
Set-up of eiva-navipac for positioning(TMS)
Interface of survey surface instruments to eiva-navipac
Outputting position and heading strings from survey surface equipment into eiva-navipac(TMS).
Assigning of anchors from GSF 135 rig to AT. 107 AHV
Monitoring the range and bearing of the GSF 135 rig moon-pool to the well center position.
Taking position fixes.

Acoustic Surveyor/USBL

Tilone Subsea

September 2014 - October 2014

Responsibilities: Measuring vessel & equipment offsets.
Configuring survey positioning system to meet job & client requirements
Interfacing USBL to navigation system and calibration of USBL
Attaching USBL transponder to observation class ROV for tracking
Exporting ROV heading strings to survey positioning system
Importing USBL strings into survey positioning system
Tracking ROV with USBL for well head inspection.

Hydrographic Surveyor/LBL( Freelance)

Chevron Nigeria Limited

June 2014 - June 2014

Project on Barge Jascon
Responsibitities: Use of online visual dvr 9.0.30 (visual soft suite) for ROV tracking and
Data acquisition during survey and inspection.
Deployment of Sonardyne fusion LBL 6G system, ROVNav 6 transceiver
Compatt 6, ROVNav 5 transceiver, Compatt 5 and Kongsberg cNode
Transponder using LBL positioning techniques for spool-piece metrology and
Installation , riser installation and ROV tracking.
Deployment of HiPaP 500/transponder and APOS software using SSBL and
LBL positioning techniques for ROV and subsea installation tracking.

Online Surveyor (Freelance)

Geodetic Offshore Services Limited

March 2014 - April 2014

Responsibilities: DGPS and Gyro Verification
Transit fix on four legged platform
Calibration of echo-sounder & sidescan sonar
Interfacing single beam dual frequency echo-sounder to navigation system(eiva-navipac).
Outputting position to sidecan sonar & magnetometer.
Creating survey runlines on navigation system(eiva-navipac).
Taking svp records each day before setting out on the job
Measuring vessel and equipment offsets for proper referencing
& interpretation.

NPDC/Transocean

October 2014 - October 2014

-October 2014)
Measurement of rig, tug and survey equipment offsets
Set-up of eiva-navipac for positioning(Tug Management System)
Out-putting of position and heading strings from survey surface equipment to eiva-navipac(TMS)
Assigning anchors to AT. 107 AHV from GSF 135 rig
Monitoring range and bearing of GSF 135 rig moon-pool to the well center position
Taking position fixes
Vessels: Amada Tuah 107(AHV) & GSF 135 Rig
Location: Okono 10

Well-head Inspection for Nielson Dreil/Ankor Pointe of OBE1

Falcon Seaeye

September 2014 - October 2014

Calibration of Track link quest USBL transponders.
Calibratin of Observation class ROV(Falcon Seaeye).
Confuration of Eiva-navipac and interface Gyro, DGPS, Track link quest USBL & Falcon Seaeye to eiva-navipac.
Attached USBL transponder to ROV and deployed from MV Princess Elohor.
Execute online survey operations and acquisition/recording of ROV sonar data and video files.
Vessel: MV Princess Elohor
Location: Ondo State.

Hydrographic Surveyor

LBL (Freelance) Chevron Nigeria Limited

From June 2014

Execute underwater positioning for spool-piece/riser metrology and installation with Sonadyne Fusion LBL 6G System, HiPap 500 and Ranger 2.
Deployment and calibration of survey equipment such as 6G LBL Acoustic system, Veripos DGPS Receiver, Gyrocompass, MRU, VRU, Pipe and cable tracker and Digiquartz depth sensor on Barge Jascon.
Execute Online Survey operations and data quality to meet project objective.

Online Surveyor

OPI International

March 2014 - April 2014

GOSL Pre-installation surveys for Jacket Installation (March 2014-April 2014).
Geophysical survey of Ebok West Fault, Okwok and CFBX Locations using klein 3900 440/900khz side scan sonar, Geometrics G-882 magnetometer, EA 400 single beam 38/200khz echo-sounder, C-NAV 3050 DGPS receiver, Teledyne TSS-gyro compass, DMS-H motion sensor, valeport svp probe and eiva-navipac.
Position: Online Surveyor
Vessel: MV Seina II
Location: Afren Field-Ebok, Okwok & CFBX locations

Positioning

rig move to drill Okono J well for NPDC.
Drill rig support such as;
deploying of Simrad HPR 400 USBL/ Transponder by attaching to ROV and interfacing transponder to navigaion system to monitor drilling operations and subsea installation.

NR203 Multi Differential GPS

Trimble 5700 DGPS receivers
(15)Stonex GPS receiver
(16)Seapath 330 GPS & DGPS receiver
(17)NR203 Multi Differential GPS receivers
(18)Geometrics G880 & G882 Magnetometer
(19)Seaspy magnetometer
(20)SIMRAD HPR 400 USBL/MST Transponder system + APOS software
(21)CODA DA4G2000 Octopus
(22)Caris_HIPS & SIPS-bathymetric processing software
(23) )Hemisphere DGPS Receiver
(24 Garmain GPS188c map DGPS Receiver
(25) Klein 3900 440/900khz side scan sonar
(26) JW Fishers 100/600khz side scan sonar
(27) C-Nav 3050 DGPS receiver
(28)Grap Sampler
(29)Gravity Core
(30)Track link quest USBL SysteM
(31)Sonadyne 6G LBL
Computer Literacy/Soft-ware Application

Hydrographic Surveyor/Geologist

Tilone Subsea Limited

From December 2013

Responsibilities: Rig and Tug set-up.
Mobilization of Geophysical survey.
Acquisition/Processing and Interpretation of survey data.
Mobilization for Rig move/Rig positioning.
Jumper and HFL & EFL Installations
Positioning and navigation online of underwater vehicles e.g ROV, Side Scan Sonar, Magnetometer etc
Mobilization and installation of equipment on-board vessels and rigs
Participation in Well drilling program and completion process
Reporting to Operations Manager. Working closely with other field staff offshore

Execute tasks related to positioning and navigation projects according to operations
. instructions.
Interfacing and troubleshooting of positioning and survey equipment
Attending clients weekly meeting and feed-back report on deliberations.
Project management for Survey activities and ROV for clients in pipe-laying and
Construction.

QC geophysicist

Chevron Nigeria Limited-Chevron Field

onboard MV GYRE-TDI Brooks International.

Online Surveyor/Acoustic USBL Engineer

Jumper

Installation and HFL laying at Usan field Total (TEPNL)Support with navigational equipment(Mar-Aprl 2013)
Position:Online Surveyor/Acoustic USBL Engineer
Vessel: Bourbon Evolution 802
Location: Total Usan well, Offshore Nigeria

Online Surveyor

Drill Support for NPDC Okono I

From January 2013

well project at Okono Field for Nigeria Petroleum Devt. Company, Nigeria (January 2013)
ROV:Work Class ROVQuasar 3
Position: Online Surveyor
Anchoring Vessel: Sedneth 701(Semi-Submersible)
Location:Okono 8 well

QC Geophysicist Rep

TDI Brooks

From September 2013

Offshore Surveyor (EIVA-NAVIPAC

Transocean Sedneth

From October 2012

701(Semi-Submersible) for Nigerian Petroleum Devt. Company, Nigeria and AGIP Energy completion/Gas Pipeline- Prelay Survey, As-laid Survey(October 2012)
Position:Offshore Surveyor (EIVA-NAVIPAC software)
Anchoring Vessel:Sanko Brilliance, Ark Tori, Maria dive 702
Location: Okono 6 well, Offshore Nigeria

Offshore Surveyor(EIVA-NAVIPAC software)

Positioning of Rig; Transocean Sedneth

From September 2012

701(Semi-Submersible) for Nigerian Petroleum Devt. Company, Nigeria and AGIP Energy well completion/Gas Pipeline- Prelay Survey, As-laid Survey(September, 2012)
Position: Offshore Surveyor(EIVA-NAVIPAC software)
Anchoring Vessel:Sanko Brilliance, Ark Tori, Maria dive 702
Location: Okono 6 well, Offshore Nigeria

Offshore Surveyor (EIVA-NAVIPAC software)

Positioning of Rig; Transocean GSF

From June 2012

135(Semi-Submersible) for Nigerian Petroleum Devt. Company, Nigeria and AGIP Energy well completion/Gas Pipeline- Prelay Survey, As-laid Survey(June, 2012)
Position:Offshore Surveyor (EIVA-NAVIPAC software)
Anchoring Vessel:Sanko Brilliance, Ark Tori, Mariadive 702
Location:Okono 6 well, Offshore Nigeria

Offshore Surveyor, (EIVA-NAVIPAC software)

Transocean Marianas

From October 2011

(Semi-Submersible) for Nigerian Petroleum Devt. Company, Nigeria and AGIP Energy well completion(October,2011)
Position: Offshore Surveyor, (EIVA-NAVIPAC software)
Anchoring Vessel: Sanko Bay, Sanko Beauty
Location: Okono 7 well, Offshore Nigeria

Major Accomplishments
• GSF 135 Rig move/positioning over Okono 10 for NPDC
• Well-head inspection for Nelson Dreil/Ankor Pointe at OBE 1,3,4 & 5 using USBL transponder and an observation class ROV interfaced to navigation system.
• Pre-installation surveys for Jacket installation at Okwok, Ebok west fault and CFBX locations for Afren/OPI International/GOSL project.
• Sedneth 701 Rig positioning/move to drill Okono 10 well for NPDC.
• Deployment of Simrad HPR 400 USBL/MST Transponder and attaching to ROV and interfacing transponder to navigatioin system to monitor drilling operations and subsea installation.

Major Integrity Pipeline Project for Production Platform Restoration

March 2011 - November 2012

as positioning survey

Marine Geophysicist

January 2010 - February 2010

positioning surveyor

Pipeline Crossings

November 2010 - February 2011

Hydrographic surveyor/Geophysicist

Geolab Technical Services Ltd

September 2009 - November 2013

( GTSL) Port Harcourt
Responsibilities:
Assisting in data acquisition, interpretation and processing.
Ensuring the quality of acquired survey field data
Geophysical survey of proposed pipeline routes
Mobilization of survey vessel for pre-lay engineering /geophysical survey
Operation of geophysical equipment such as; Sub Bottom Profiler for data acquisition
Provision of under water positioning support for the installation of concrete mattresses
Positioning of jack-up rigs and work barges for drilling oprerations and offshore construction works by anchor handling tugs via radio telemetry modem
Performance of daily navigation system integrity checks
Performance of weekly anchor checks for work barge
Installation of base stations for the reception of DGPS signals
Navigation of work barge to new location
Calibration of survey equipment before use such as; echo-sounder, DGPS receivers, Gyro compass, SSS, SBP etc
Measuring vessel offsets as a part of mobilization

Positioning Surveyor

Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN)

o Major Integrity Projects ( MIPs)
o Offshore Construction and Installation Programme( OCIP)
o Mattress Installation
o Vessel Positioning
o Diver Positioining
o Anchor Handling
o Barge Positioning for Pipe lay
o Survey support during Jacket/Platform Installation
o Survey support during hook up

QC Geophysicist

Mobil Field

October 2009 - January 2010

Offshore Construction and Installation Program (OCIP) as Positioning Surveyor


LIST OF EQUIPMENT(Hard-ware & Soft-ware) HANDLED
(1)Eiva-Naviedit, Navimodel & Navipac-positioning & navigation software
(2)GNS II-positioning & navigation
(3)Hypack-navigation
(4)Geopulse analogue Side Scan Sonar
(5)Edgetech digital Side Scan Sonar
(6)Geoacoustic analogue Sub Bottom Profiler
(7)Simrad EA400 dual frequency single-beam digital echo sounder
(8)Azimuth fluxgate
(9)SG brown & Teledyne gyro compasses
(10)Kongsberg Seatex Motion Reference Unit (MRU5+)
(11)ADL Vantage radio telemtry modem
(12)2as,3as & 3asd epic Satel radio telemetry modems
(13)Trimble 4000 DGPS receivers

Wireline & Testing

Nissco Oil Field Engineers

Responsibilities: Installation of wellhead equipment
Repair of malfuntioning wellhead equipment
Heavy duty fishing
Participate in the preparation of JHA for all job calls
To monitor instruments used in measuring process variable in a process plant.

Roustaboubt

Roustaboubt

Transocean Nig Ltd
Responsibilities:
• Generally keeping the Rig in good & neat condition
• Painting when necessary
• Continuous house-keeping; Scrubbing the decks
• Assisting the Crane operator & Banks man in load lifting
• Helping the pump man in mud mixing
• Assisting the crane operator in the back loading & offloading of goods & tubular to & from the supply boats
• Relieving the floor man during breaks & pressing jobs
• Assisting the welder as fire watcher during hot job
• Latching of goods& equipment to the Rig during Rig move.

Projects

Navipac

4G Octopus Geo-survey and Caris Hips & Sips.

Projects

Well- head Inspection

Measuring vessel & equipment offsets.
Configuring survey positioning system to meet job & client requirements
Interfacing USBL to navigation system and calibration of USBL
Attaching USBL transponder to observation class ROV for tracking
Exporting ROV heading strings to survey positioning system
Importing USBL strings into survey positioning system
Tracking ROV with USBL for well head inspection.

Qualifications & Certifications

Geology and Mining

o University of Jos

Medical

IIC Academy

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