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Profile: Simon Purll, Oil Spill Response Specialist

Majnoon Oil Field, Basra, Iraq

Shell Iraq Petroleum Development B.V.

Mobile: (0) 7702 067 242

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Address: 16 Haddon Road, Perth, United Kingdom, PH2 7JA

Language: English

Education: 1980 to 1986 Airdrie Academy, Airdrie, Scotland

10 GCSEs all at grade C and above including English Language and Maths. 

Other Qualifications:

UKOPA Pipeline Emergency Response Officer

DECC Level 3 Onshore Emergency Responder (Oil spill response)

DECC Level 2 Offshore Corporate Manager

MCA 3P Beachmaster/Supervisor (Oil spill response)

(OSC) On Scene Commander IMO 2

General proficiency in FRC (fast rescue boat)

Major Emergency Management

Full UK Driving Licence/HGV 2 & Full Motorcycle Licence

Permit to Work/Safe Systems of Work

Confined Space/Breathing Apparatus

Defensive Driving Training

 

Career History:

Aug 2014 to date      Shell/Iraq Petroleum Development BV- Oil Spill Response Specialist

Preparing Oil spill equipment to meet company response objectives and Regulatory compliance

Specification and procurement of oil spill equipment as per annual procurement plan

Oil spill risk assessment, incident prevention planning and auditing at Contractor sites

Oil spill response training, coaching and auditing for Tier 1 response preparedness by Contractors

Preparing/delivering Training to Tier 1 and Tier 2 Contractor field responders to meet preparedness objectives

Technical interfacing and logistics support planning with Tier 3 response contractor

Designing, organizing and report preparation for oil spill response exercises (both table top and field deployment types) to meet preparedness objectives and regulatory compliance

The timely and efficient allocation of personnel assigned according to the manpower plan

Reporting all activities to the HSE Logistics Lead

Assist with SIPD's response development objectives and regulatory requirements

 

2012 – 2014 Petrofac Training Services- Environmental Response Consultant

Developed oil spill response plans for international offshore an onshore oil and gas drilling & production operations in compliance with company and regulatory requirements. 

Co-ordinated the planning and delivery of several UK and international exercises and workshops, notably: Azerbaijan, Georgia, Mexico, Tunisia, Malaysia, Ivory Coast which required resource management in three countries.

Advised companies on oil spill requirements commensurate to the risk imposed and assisted in advising and developing robust response plans.

Developed, accredited (through national agency) and delivered company's Oil Spill Response Courses.  Included compilation of training procedures and manuals.  

Managed the co-ordination of several team members in the delivery of concurrent activity streams and managing the client’s expectations in a dynamic working environment.

Advised & consulted with statutory bodies concerning OSR legislation & best working practices.  

Develop & deliver Pipeline Emergency Response Officer training for BP Forties Pipeline System, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Developed & delivered the first UK Inland Oil Spill Training Course to be accredited by the ISAA (International Spill Accreditation Association) May 2014.

 

2010- 2012 Braemar Howells- Environmental Response Manager

Duty Manager and Incident Commander for 24 hour oil spill response service, attending over 150 spills.

Manager of MCA Stockpile contract for tier 3 marine oil spill including the provision of regular deployment and training exercises to many different organisations.

Provide regular major Containment & Recovery exercises to BP Aberdeen utilising 1km of Boom deployment on the Firth of Forth.

Experienced advisor in numerous regional oil spill incidents for Siemens Wind Power, Scottish & Southern Energy, Scottish Power, Schneider-Electric & the UK MOD.

Responsible for the maintenance of response equipment, developing and delivering training courses. 

Attending simulations and responding to spills in the UK and abroad. 

Assisting the planning and training departments.

 

1986- 2010  KN Services, UK Oil & Chemical Spill Duty Manager

Duty Manager and Incident Commander for 24 hour oil spill

Key skills: response service, attending over 3000 spills ranging from 1m to 300m

Incident involving 150 tonnes of heavy fuel oil spill from pipeline on tanker loading jetty at Dundee harbour.

Responded to diesel, gasoline, crude HFO, Hydraulic, Insulating oil spills. SF6 (sulphur hexafluoride) incidents, Management of chemical incidents (Hazmat / HNS / CBRN) including bulk transfers of epichlorohydrin and paraquat. Management of a diisocyanate decontamination and of the response to a Gloucestershire industrialestate flooded with run off from a chemical fire.

Provide response to many incidents involving ports, harbours and shoreline.

Provision of chemical response services which involved use of full BA and gas tight suits.

Carry out Environmental Impact Assessments

Design and implement remediation programmes for Greenfield & Brownfield sites.

Multi skilled Oil Spill Response Trainer.

Provision of Beach master on several beaches from rocky, sandy, cobbles and man-made structures. Offshore and near shore booming operations, Shoreline clean-up included, mechanical, manual, water flushing and while developing new techniques.

 

I have a proven track record and I am an authority in the Oil Spill Response, Emergency

Response and Crisis Management sector of the Oil and Gas Industry. Have over 25 years’

experience in dealing with oil and chemical spills on-shore and shoreline involving

contamination issues on land, sea and fresh water. I am currently Shell/Iraq Petroleum

Development’s Oil Spill Response Specialist and expert for Oil Spill Response, supporting

Petrofac and Shell global operations as well providing a wide range of services to many

clients.

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Co-ordinated the planning and delivery of several UK exercises and workshops, which required resource management in three countries.

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Advised & consulted with statutory bodies concerning OSR legislation & best working practices.  

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Developed & delivered Pipeline Emergency Response Officer training for BP Forties Pipeline System, Aberdeen, Scotland.

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Developed & delivered the first UK Inland Oil Spill Training Course to be accredited by the ISAA (International Oil Spill Accreditation Association) May 2014.

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A highly experienced and skilled Emergency Oil Spill Response Manager with extensive practical knowledge of all phases of preparedness and response andspecializing in oil spill response.

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An experienced emergency response consultant with extensive practical knowledge of oil spill response.

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Excellent team player, with extensive practical experience and capability to manage large or small scale operations, self-sufficient and decisive.

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Incident and crisis management response professional.

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Extensive experience in planning, organising, executing or facilitating incident management exercises.

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Extensive experience in developing and delivery of practical oil spill response exercises.

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Provided Environmental Response support to Oil & Gas industry

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Advisor for Oil Spill incidents.

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Delivered IMO OPRC Level courses.

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Reviewed and developed Oil Spill Contingency Plans.

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Assisted in the delivery of Major Emergency Management (MEM) training.

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Assisted in MEM and OIM assessments (OPITO approved).

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Developed and conducted Practical and Table-top Exercises.

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Team Leader in many regional spill incidents.

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Conducted Oil Spill Response Capability Assessments.

 

Training Courses Delivered: Provide spill response training to over 2000 personnel from different types of industries to include: Management at all levels.

HSEQ responders for various Oil & Gas operators

Environmental Health & Safety Advisors

Incident Commanders

Technicians

Site operatives

Local Authority personnel

Scottish Environmental Protection Agency pollution officers

Port Authorities

MOD personnel

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