Project Management for the Oil and Gas Industry
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Project Management for the Oil and Gas Industry

Project Management for the Oil and Gas Industry a World System Approach by Adedeji B. Badiru and Samuel O. Osisanya | PDF Free Download.

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Adedeji B. Badiru is a professor and head of Systems & Engineering Management at the Air Force Institute of Technology. He was previously professor and department head of Industrial & Information Engineering at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.

Prior to that, he was a professor of industrial engineering and dean of University College at the University of Oklahoma.

He is a registered professional engineer (PE), a certified project management professional (PMP), a fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and a fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering.

He holds a BS in industrial engineering, MS in mathematics, and MS in industrial engineering from Tennessee Technological University, and a Ph.D. in industrial engineering from the University of Central Florida.

His areas of interest include mathematical modeling, project modeling and analysis, economic analysis, systems engineering, and efficiency/productivity analysis and improvement. He is the author of 22 books, 34 book chapters, 65 technical journal articles, 107 conference proceedings, and presentations.

He also has 24 magazine articles and 20 editorials and periodicals. He is a member of several professional associations of several scholastic honor societies. Professor Badiru has won several awards for his teaching, research, and professional accomplishments.

He is the recipient of the 2009 Dayton Affiliate Society Council Award for Outstanding Scientists and Engineers in the Education category with a commendation from the 128th Senate of Ohio.

He also won the 2010 IIE/Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award for coediting The Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering (CRC Press, 2009).

He also won 2010 ASEE John Imhoff Award for his global contributions to industrial engineering education, the 2011 Federal Employee of the Year Award in the Managerial Category from the International Public Management Association, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, the 2012 Distinguished Engineering Alum Award from the University of Central Florida, and the 2012 Medallion Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers for his global contributions in the advancement of the profession.

He has served as a consultant to several organizations around the world including Russia, Mexico, Taiwan, Nigeria, and Ghana.

He has conducted customized training workshops for numerous organizations including Sony, AT&T, Seagate Technology, U.S. Air Force, Oklahoma Gas & Electric, Oklahoma Asphalt Pavement Association, Hitachi, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, and ExxonMobil.

He has won several awards for his teaching, research, publications, administration, and professional accomplishments.

He holds a leadership certificate from the University of Tennessee Leadership Institute. Professor Badiru has served as a technical project reviewer, curriculum reviewer, and proposal reviewer for several organizations including The Third-World Network of Scientific Organizations, Italy, National Science Foundation, National Research Council, and the American Council on Education.

He is on the editorial and review boards of several technical journals and book publishers. Professor Badiru has also served as an industrial development consultant to the United Nations Development Program. He is also a program evaluator for ABET.

In 2011, Professor Badiru led a research team to develop analytical models for Systems Engineering Efficiency Research (SEER) for the Air Force acquisitions integration office at the Pentagon. Professor Badiru has diverse areas of avocation.

His professional accomplishments are coupled with his passion for writing about everyday events, interpersonal issues, and socially responsible service to the community.

Outside of the academic realm, he writes self-help books, motivational poems, editorials, and newspaper commentaries, as well as engaging in paintings and crafts

Samuel O. Osisanya is a professor in the Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma, where he teaches drilling engineering, well completion and stimulation, production and reservoir engineering, horizontal good technology, and emerging technologies.

The students selected him as 1994, 2002, and 2004 outstanding professor of the year and the 2006–2007 Most Inspiring Faculty of the Student-Athletes of University of Oklahoma. Formerly, Dr. Osisanya was an assistant professor at Montana Tech University, where he taught nodal analysis and surface production operations; visiting lecturer at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria from 1980 to 1983.

He was a graduate teaching assistant at the University of Texas at Austin from 1986 to 1991, where he won UT College of Engineering 1989–1990 Engineering Foundation TA/AI Award for Meritorious Service in Engineering Teaching.

Dr. Osisanya has 8 years of industrial experience with Dresser Magcobar, Gulf (now Chevron), Shell-BP, and ExxonMobil, where he worked as an engineer in various categories and rose to the level of a drilling foreman.

Dr. Osisanya’s technical interests include wellbore stability in shale formations, drilling optimization, cementing, well completion, and production engineering.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award Winner in 1995 ($325,000).

In 2000, Dr. Osisanya was selected by the United States National Science Foundation (NSF) as one of more than 250 NSF award-winning scientists, engineers, and Nobel prize winners in the United States to visit the middle school students, as part of the NSF 50th Anniversary celebration.

He has authored and co-authored more than 84 technical papers in the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology (JCPT), American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), other journals, and numerous reports.

He was a member of the SPE Well Completion Technical Committee (1997–1999) and faculty advisor to the University of Oklahoma SPE Student Chapter (1995–1999). He was a member of the SPE Committee on Drilling Design and Management from 2003 to 2006. He is listed in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers (1996).

He is selected as SPE Distinguished Lecturer for 2011–2012 program. He holds a BS (Summa Cum Laude) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, MS and PhD from the University of Texas at Austin all in Petroleum Engineering.

He is a registered professional engineer in Texas and a member of SPE of AIME, American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE), and American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE).

Project Management for the Oil and Gas Industry Contents

  • World Systems Framework for Oil and Gas Industry
  • Characteristics of Oil and Gas Projects
  • Project Management Body of Knowledge
  • Oil and Gas Project Communication
  • Critical Path Method for Oil and Gas Projects
  • The Drag Efficient: The Missing Quantification of Time on the Critical Path
  • Decision Tools for Project Management in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Project Schedule Forecast and Control: Reliable Schedule Forecasting in Federal Design-Build Facility Procurement
  • Multiattribute Drilling System Selection
  • Managing Construction Projects in Oil and Gas
  • Engineering Economics for Oil and Gas
  • Project Risk Analysis

Preface to Project Management for the Oil and Gas Industry

Oil and gas project management refers to the unique requirements of managing science, technology, and engineering aspects of projects in the oil and gas industry.

This book presents a step-by-step application of project management techniques for managing oil and gas projects. The book uses the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) framework from the Project Management Institute (PMI) as the platform for the topics covered.

The book also strongly advocates a world systems approach to managing oil and gas projects and programs.

Both quantitative and qualitative techniques are covered in the book. Thus, the book addresses the technical and managerial aspects of projects in the oil and gas industry.

Technical project management is the basis for sustainable national advancement, which often depends on the development of the oil and gas industry.

As such, managing oil and gas projects effectively is essential for national economic vitality. Project management is the process of managing, allocating, and timing resources to achieve a given goal in an efficient and expeditious manner.

The objectives that constitute the specified goal may be in terms of time, costs, or technical results. A project can range from the very simple to the very complex.

Due to its expanding utility and relevance, project management has emerged as a separate body of knowledge that is embraced by various disciplines ranging from engineering and business to social services.

Project management techniques are widely used in many endeavors, including construction management, banking, manufacturing, engineering management, marketing, health care delivery systems, transportation, research and development, defense, and public services.

The application of project management is particularly of high value in science, technology, and engineering undertakings, such as we have in the oil and gas industry. In today’s fast-changing IT-based and competitive global market, every enterprise must strive to get ahead of the competition through effective project management in all facets of its operations.

Project management represents an excellent basis for integrating various management techniques such as statistics, operations research, Six Sigma, computer simulation, and so on within the oil and gas industry operations.

The purpose of this book is to present an integrated approach to project management for oil and gas projects.

The integrated approach covers the concepts, tools, and techniques (both new and tested) of project management.

The elements of the PMBOK provide a unifying platform for the topics covered in the book.

The book is intended to serve as a reference book for planners, project operators, stakeholders, designers, project managers, business managers, consultants, project analysts, senior executives, project team members, members of the project management office, project customers, functional managers, trainers, and researchers.

It can also serve as a guidebook for technical consultants and as a textbook resource for students and educators.

It is also useful as supplementary reading for practicing engineers and as a handbook for field operators. It will appeal to petroleum industry professionals because of its focused treatment of oil and gas projects.

The book also contains case examples of applications of project management tools and techniques to real-life project scenarios. These could serve as lessons learned for best practices in project management.

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