Contact Information

  • Ashley Zamore
    (832) 622-8604

Description

Over fifteen years of upstream and midstream oil & gas project management and support services experience in various-sized, multi-national projects.  Experienced in production, operations and midstream project management including execution planning, engineering, procurement, construction, cost & schedule estimating, and project controls.  Interested project management positions.  Also willing to branch out into renewables or other areas.

Location

Houston, TX

Experience

Centurion Pipeline(2015-Present)

Project Manager–Engineering Projects
Houston, TX
2018-Present
Responsible for managing multiple projects from estimating through project closeout. Average yearly project spend $25M.
• Averaged managing 5 projects at the same time in various states of project execution. Strong organizational and forecasting skills were required to maintain momentum in each project.
• Pipeline Expertise: Replaced a 17.6-mile pipeline in sandy conditions. Removed a 100-year old pipeline with asbestos containing material. Managed the health and safety contractual terms by coordinating contractual language and training with supply chain and safety groups.
• Engineering and Commercial Knowledge: Work with hydraulic team and engineering to design, HAZOP, and complete EFRD studies to maximize volumes on existing and prospective pipelines.
• Station Work: Led shutdown planning with operations and construction contractors to minimize station downtimes for various pump station projects.

Lead Cost Engineer–Centurion Pipeline
Houston, TX
2015-2017
Responsible for estimating all Centurion projects prior to funding. Division yearly spend over $100M.
• Oversaw contract staff to implement an estimating database. Estimate accuracy was improved by 42% year-on-year due to database rollout and update process.
• Instituted new review and tracking process to ensure appropriate scrutiny is placed on all estimates.
• Actively participated in the implementation of the CPL Project Management Manual

ExxonMobil(2005-2014)

Business Lead–Equatorial Guinea& Chad Production Projects
Houston, TX
2013-2014
Responsible for managing base business activities on 10-15 projects at a time; portfolio valued at over $500M
• Facilitated the implementation of the EM Project Management System for all EG & Chad projects; monitored progress towards milestones to make sure deadlines are met
• Ensured consistent application of project controls system and tools (cost control, scheduling practices, progress measurement, and metrics)
• Oversaw development of all estimates; Estimated multiple projects ($1-500M) during early planning phases
• Reduced reporting manhour requirements by over 600hrs/year by identifying and eliminating various report duplication efforts

Project Manager – US Production
Houston, TX
2010-2012
Responsible for managing multiple projects totaling $150M
• Successfully managed the LaBarge Safe Haven Project through construction incident free with 4000 facility construction hours on site (high criticality project)
o Proactively engaged the team and had frequent on-site & vendor shop presence in order to meet project objective for year-end 2012 startup
o Stewarded construction approval process, start and completion of construction, and commissioning planning activities
• Oversaw cost & schedule on multiple small capital projects using in-house cost tracking tools. Effectively communicated updates to operations and management.
• Coordinated monthly project stewardship reports for management review; worked with all USP Project Engineers to ensure their projects were being updated accurately and efficiently.
• Compiled and analyzed yearly USP performance data; worked with management to ensure all USP projects were being reported accurately

EPC Contracting Advisor– PNG LNG Project – Infrastructure
Brisbane, Australia
2008-2009
Responsible for the contract development process of the commercial aspects including tenderer prequalification selection, ITT development, tender communications, and award approvals for the Upstream Infrastructure Contract ($500M)
• Led Commercial Team evaluation to determine the lowest total system cost contractor
• Negotiated a risk and reward incentive scheme with the main construction contractor to drive continued productivity and efficiency improvements whilst maintaining adherence to our core values of safety, environment, and community
• Managed FEED ($70M) and Project Services ($125M) Contracts with Eos (an unincorporated JV between WorleyParsons and KBR) – maximizing alignment between the respective JV members and Company throughout FEED and Project Services execution.

Procurement Services Advisor– Upstream Projects Procurement
Houston, TX
2005-2007
Responsible for 15 engineering services agreements; overall spend $500M+
• Managed negotiations of 5-6 Agreements at a time in a demanding Seller’s market, yet gained alignment with management on several key contractual issues
• Led contract file audit reviews; Implemented new stewardship and reporting process to clarify roles & responsibilities, process requirements, and systemic gaps to employees and management.
• Organized and coordinated Bosi Project Prequalification Evaluation in conjunction with ExxonMobil Procurement in Nigeria. Assisted in obtaining required approvals from the host government on selected tenderers. Project valued at $1,300M.

Awards and Certifications

PMP Certification # 2861162
Society of Women Engineers - Houston Area Section 2017 Young Engineer of the Year

Skills

• Overall project, engineering and contractor management, execution planning, and contracting strategy
• Estimate/budget creation, bid evaluation, cost and schedule stewardship, logistics and human resources
• Procurement, interface and supply chain management
• Leadership
• Communication & Presentation Skills
• Coordination, Teamwork & Interacting with Others
• Budget Planning, Preparation, & Stewardship
• Adaptability to Time Pressures & Changing Priorities
• Effectively Managing External Relationships & Monitoring Contractors

Education

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Rutgers University, School of Engineering