training specialists to the upstream oil and gas industry

Paul Bridgewater

Paul Bridgewater is a competent and confident manager with an established track record in demanding organisations. He adopts a consistent and systematic approach to both routine operations and unplanned challenges alike and is in his element when dealing with people applying a logical and disciplined approach to problem solving.

Paul enjoys passing on his knowledge through training to help people gain a deep understanding of the field they work in.

His career in the oil and gas industry spans; managing operations on FPSOs, fixed platforms and onshore gas plants, through to onshore support in the role of Operations & Management; focusing on operational issues experienced by the client. 

He has 30 years of experience at all levels of oil & gas operations and production facilities, working in the North Sea, Australia and the Philippines on both major brownfield and greenfield projects and developments including project commissioning plans and execution.

He has worked on the hook up & commissioning processes, managed teams of multi skilled and multinational operations technicians, marine crews and engineers, giving direction and influence to best achieve the company’s commercial and safety objectives.

Paul has undertaken a number of projects, both on & offshore, including FPSO conversions, commissioning and start up; Risk Assessment Review Manager, developing the way in which the operated assets were complying with the relevant procedures and health and safety legislation.

Paul is able to speak in public and deliver presentations and training as required with interpersonal skills that are highly developed allowing him to get the best out of people. He is proven and competent in the following roles:

  • Offshore Installation Manager (OIM)
  • Project scope development, implementation and commissioning.
  • OIMs Command and Control
  • Major Emergency Management
  • Training and assessment
  • Op’s Specialist and Team Leader
  • Health and Safety matters
  • In depth op’s problem solving

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