Keith Caulfield P.E.

Operations Advisor

Keith Caulfield is known as “The Finisher” because he never misses a deadline. His career includes design experience in offshore and deepsea structures, pressure vessels, and oilfield mechanical engineering, such as subsea wellheads and subsea trees. He is named on four US patents or patents pending. He has project management experience in offshore field development, environmental processing, drilling tools, subsea equipment refurbishment, and subsea well intervention. He knows fabrication and manufacturing processes and systems and has set up three separate engineering departments in startup situations. He has run workshop operations for both manufacturing and rental tools. Schedule-driven and results-oriented manager in both upstream and downstream fields. Great Project Team Leader who can get high productivity out of others. Utilized common-sense strengths in procedures and systems, combined with effective people skills, to get the projects successfully done at several different companies. Committed to the philosophy that adhering tightly to the schedule – meeting those deadlines – will tend to keep costs under control. Keith personally engineered, purchased, tested, and installed $29,000,000 in subsea equipment including 2-off trees, flowlines, umbilicals, controls, risers, and FPSO modifications for VAALCO offshore Gabon, in 13 months from start to finish, meeting all budget and schedule goals for the project. At JP Kenn he, managed projects in scope from FEED up through offshore installation with values ranging from $5,000,000 up to $60,000,000, successfully executed these within budgets and schedules of all types. He managed refurbishment effort at FMC for Mobil Equatorial Guinea [MEGI] Riser System, developing brand-new systems and procedures – first time ever used – for effective refurbishment of used equipment. This project was worth approximately $20,000,000 and was executed within 5 months. And he was project manager for the Decommissioning JIP “Stocking the Decommissioning Tool Kit” for Endeavor Management in which 12 major subjects of interest were examined, for 12 different client companies. Personally handled budget, schedule, project controls, and QA of the final deliverables.


Bachelor of Science – Civil Engineering, Texas A&M University – College Station, Texas

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