Donald is a Senior Process Safety Engineer with over 13 years of experience in safety engineering and consultancy. His experience covers the offshore and onshore oil and gas industries providing expertise services such as, but not limited to, fire and gas consequence analysis, quantitative risk analysis, production availability assessment, ALARP demonstration, and safety case / report development.
Donald has a MEng in Chemical Engineering and he is Chartered Member of IChemE. His key skills are in area of: Dispersion Analysis, Fire and Explosion Analysis (FEA), Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Reliability Availability and Maintainability (RAM) Analysis, Flare Radiation Analysis, Structural Survivability Calculation and other Formal Safety Assessment associated studies.
Donald has performed numerous safety studies for various onshore and offshore facilities in Australia and Saudi Arabia, which include studies such as FEA, Sour Gas Dispersion Study, Escape Muster Evacuation and Rescue Analysis (EMERA), and QRA, Safety Equipment Layouts, Fire Fighting Foam Requirement Calculations, and Safety Equipment Datasheets.
Donald has performed multiple RAM analysis to assess and optimise the availability and reliability of production systems to maximise Life Cycle Profit for various facilities. These facilities include heavy oil production using Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) process located in Alberta, Canada, and Crude oil transport pipeline located in Alberta, Canada, through to Texas, USA.