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Azman Halim

6-21, Condo Laman Midah, Jalan Midah 8, Taman Midah
Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur



Phone: (6011)3565-0153

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Over twenty years of working experience in oil and gas project which included major key assignment in offshore hook-up and commissioning (HUC) projects. The works entails familiarity with the stringent offshore regulations, safety regulatory system and offshore project management and controls, sound understanding of the basic startup, commissioning and operational needs and possessed in depth knowledge of 'commissioning driven' as the means of reducing the overall project delivery period.

Work experience
Project Manager (Hook up & Commissioning Works), UZMA Engineering



Fully accountable to enhance project effectiveness toward the business result or strategic intent. Well-digested in various project phases between procurement, construction, pre-commissioning and commissioning of Kinabalu NAG and responsible to coach, mentor personnel within various technical discipline • build credibility, establish rapport, and maintain communication with stakeholders at multiple levels, including those external to the organization • defined and prepared system completion for project handover  • lead commissioning for rolls-royce turbine compressor system and preservations  •  electrical commissioning on transformer, switch gears, Motor Control Center, motors, AC/DC UPS, heat tracing, telecommunication system  • plant control system  • process controls instrument such as flow, level, pressure, temperature, feedback and positioning transmitters, control valves, electro pneumatic transducer • maintain continuous alignment of offshore commissioning project with strategic business objectives, and make recommendations to

HUC Senior Engineer, Company Site Rep, Petronas Carigali

​2007 - 2016

Assigned as hook-up & commissioning (HUC) senior engineer based in KLCC office, fully responsible for the strategic implementation of entire offshore hook-up & commissioning contract. Also responsible as Commissioning Strategist and Electrical Specialist, amongst key responsibilities included:
• Project Management and Contractor supervision • Electrical Testing & Commissioning • Marine Spread bid preparations and evaluations • Manpower management • Overall project management (offshore activities & marine support) • Project closure report • Reporting to department head • Overall management of PC4 HUC activities until hand over to Operation • Bardegg 2 Development Project - Company Site Representative

Senior Project Engineer, RNZ Integrated (Oil & Gas Consultant).

​2006 - 2007

Assigned as Senior Project Engineer responsible for project management and held full responsibility for day to day contract implementation, progress reporting and discipline interface coordination. Amongst key responsibilities included: • Petronas Carigali - Provision of Conceptual & Front End Engineering Design Services for Sabah Oil And Gas Terminal (SOGT) project • Petronas Carigali - Dulang B Compressed Gas Enhancement Project • Petronas Carigali - Provision of Conceptual & Front End Engineering Design Services for Sabah Oil And Gas Terminal Project • Project management, planning and progress reporting • Engineering review • Discipline interface and engineering coordination

E & I Commissioning Engineer, Sarawak Shell.

​2005 - 2006

Assigned as Electrical & Instrumentation Commissioning engineer based in Miri office and held full responsibility for the implementation of E & I hook- up & commissioning contract activities offshore. The scope of works covers all areas of the followings: - • Engineering review, procedure writing • Interface coordination & preparation • Electrical testing & Commissioning • Progress reporting • Troubleshooting • Start-up commissioning • Supervision of contractors or vendors • System acceptance dossier • Involved in the commissioning & hand-over activities for platforms E-11 and F-23 rejuvenation project. This included procedure writing, start-up planning, fault findings for fire & gas detection system, plant shutdown system and DCS monitoring.

E & I Commissioning Engineer, Petronas Carigali.

​2002 - 2005

Fully responsible for  E & I hook-up & commissioning contract activities (offshore). The scope included gas turbine compressor package, turbine generator dual fuel system upgrading, compressed air system, electrical load shedding / motor controller system, electrical system / control system upgrading etc. Directly involved in engineering review, interface / coordination, preparation / planning, progress reporting, troubleshooting, start-up commissioning / supervision and as-built drawings. Involved in the following projects: • Bekok-C Debottlenecking (2003) • Erb-West Redevelopment (2004). • West Natuna Redevelopment (2005).

Maintenance Engineer, Petronas Carigali.

​2001 - 2002

Based in PCSB Kerteh regional office, fully responsible for conducting studies and the execution of facilities modifications / upgrading projects within PM-9 field. This specific function part of the overall strategic planning providing support for offshore operations. The scope of responsibilities as per the followings: • assigned as Platform Bekok-C maintenance focal person •  prepared engineering details, budget and planning for electrical & instrument system upgrading projects • prepared operation and maintenance manuals for Bekok-A platform • fire & gas alarm system upgrading project for PM-9 platforms • soft starter applications for crude oil & condensate pumping system • flare tip upgrading project • Involved in the start-up commissioning which included system handover dossier.

Project Engineer, Petra Resources Sdn Bhd.

​2000 - 2001

Assigned as Project Engineer for offshore platform retrofit contracting package for Exxon-Mobil Malaysia. Involved in the execution of Exxon-Mobil offshore retrofit projects - Barat A (IBA) redevelopment project phase II and Tapis D redevelopment. The scope of responsibilities included:  • developed project execution strategy consolidating recommendations and findings jointly compiled by the construction team, design engineers and Exxon-Mobil. • prepared shutdown execution strategy emphasizing on careful planning to ensure zero interruption and minimum shortfalls during shutdown • achieved target to complete the replacement of carbon steel firewater pipeline and deluge system at IBA with duplex piping within desired timeframe • fully responsible for overall strategic planning including the overall start-up commissioning, hand over procedure, equipment sourcing, manpower resources, materials and compilation of technical dossier.

Project Engineer, Orbtech Engineering Corporation

​1999 - 2000

Assigned as E & I Senior Project Engineer for BASF Petronas Syngas Plant costruction project located in Gebeng, Kuantan. The E & I construction covers cabling system (above ground/under ground), low & high voltage switchgears, motor controls system, flare ignition system, overhead crane, tubing system, metering, fire & gas system, plant monitoring & control system, pumping system, electrical grounding, UPS, diesel generator etc. Fully responsible for : • construction site management • early site facilities preparations • workforce & construction planning • interface coordination with other discipline i.e piping and mechanical •  analyzed problems and implement corrective measures • systematic progress reporting on daily / weekly / monthly basis • site financial budget and cash flow controls • involved in the start-up commissioning and system handover dossier.

Construction Manager, Kokusai Keiso (M) Sdn Bhd

1997 - 1999

Managed electrical & instrumentation (E & I) installation and commissioning contract activities which consisted field control instrument, pneumatic system, shutdown system, CCTV, boiler system, heat recovery system, gas turbine compressor, metering, sampling system, water treatment system etc. Fully in charge of KLCC gas district cooling project  and upgrading of Exxon-Mobil refinery multi-pipeline pumping system. The responsibility included:- • liaison with stakeholders - meetings/ discussions/ correspondence/dealing with governing bodies • client endorsement on progress reporting, invoice and claims • construction interface and conduct analytical observations at construction site  • meetings with contractors and vendors • commissioning and functional checks • safety standards and policy for safe working • budget planning & site cash flow management • materials take-off and purchase requisition.• involved in the start-up, trouble shooting and performance testing • project documentation and as built information updates • system acceptance dossier - operation manual, as-built information and test records.

Lead E & I Engineer / Field Electrical Engineer, Dialog Holdings

1995 - 1997

Coordinated well as key team member and successfully managed interfacing between various engineering disciplines. The `E & I scope included radar type tank gauging, field control instrument, crude oil pumping system, motorized operated valves, blending system, shutdown system, custody transfer metering, loading arm system, pneumatic system fire alarm, L.V switchgears, transformer, PLC system integration and functional testings, CCTV system, diesel generator, diesel fire water pump etc. The scope of experiences included: • E & I works tender bid preparations  • reviewed works procedure, coordinated, supervised works carried out by contractors/ vendors  • involved in the start-up and commissioning activities • preparations of equipment hand over dossier • December 1997 to August 1998 assigned as Field Electrical Engineer for Malaysian Acetyls Project a joint venture between BP, Petronas and Kvaerner. • June 1997 to December 1997 assigned as E & I engineer for Kerteh Centralized Tankage Facility Project (KCTF) project • March 1996 to June 1997 assigned as lead E & I engineer for Petronas Bunkering Facilities Project located in Pulau Indah, Wesport, Pelabuhan Kelang

Electrical Engineer, Sabah Shipyard Sdn Bhd

1992 - 1995

Coordinated well within project team and with other engineering discipline. The scope included field electrical devices, cabling works, heat tracing system, lifeboat system, HVAC, lighting system, UPS system, crane, diesel gen-set, marine radio system, fire & gas system etc.The scope of responsibilities included: • supervised, monitored and administered design of fabrication details, equipment layout, cabling route, cable tray & ladder details, lighting system, single line diagram, wiring details and schematic diagram • reviewed and evaluated technical proposals and vendor drawings  • prepared bill of materials and technical specifications • Electrical Engineer for the fabrication of Exxon-Mobil Lawit A production modules inter platform bridge consisting of five production modules (1995-1996) • Electrical Engineer for the fabrication of Petronas Carigali Dulang D Topsides  (1992-1995) • Electrical Engineer for the fabrication of Al- Baraka 1, drilling tender barge / mobile offshore drilling unit (1992-1995).

Maintenance Engineer, Ryoka (M) Sdn Bhd

1989 - 1991

Conducted factory preventive maintenance program covering heavy duty hydraulic powered injection molding equipment and the associated equipment i.e drier, robotic arms, electro-pneumatic equipment, compressor, conveyor belt system, hydraulic crane, crusher machine, LV switchgear, chiller, lighting system etc. The scope of responsibility included:

• troubleshoots, fault findings and repairs • maintainance of work sheet records and scheduled inspection  • spare parts requisition list • day to day equipment performance observations • attended intensive six months technical training course in Japan - job training at Mitsubishi Heavy Industry (MHI) service center, which covered industrial control automation, pneumatic & hydraulic system, electrical engineering, plant maintenance, industrial management and QA/ QC system.


Fluent English for Business Fluent

Fluent Malay

Basic Japanese​


Microsoft Project 2013

Microsoft Office 2013

MS Word

MS Access

MS Excel

University Technology Malaysia

1986 - 1989


Diploma in Electrical Engineering
Kuala Lumpur , Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Graduated January 1989

AOTS Extensive Training Program, Japan



Technical training program, intensive (6 Months)
Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship (AOTS) of Japan
Yokohama , Kanagawa Prefecture
Graduated January 1990

University Technology Malaysia/ University of Warwick

​2014 - present


Master of Science, Engineering Bussiness Management
Kuala Lumpur , Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur
Enrolled August 2016

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