With over 10 years of experience working for major Oil and Gas companies, Varun Patel is a Mechanical Engineer and Certified Project Management Professional – PMP®.
From the beginning of the career, Varun worked on multi-billion dollar Oil & Gas projects in Asia and the Middle East, including refinery, petrochemical and offshore projects. His roles included Project Engineer, Piping Engineer, Construction Engineer, Inspection Engineer, and Maintenance Engineer.
His experience covers the entire project life cycle from project initiation to project closeout. He has extensive exposure to project FEED, Engineering, Procurement, Construction, and Commissioning.
While working in refinery operation and maintenance, he visited many manufacturing facilities for supplier approval and inspection of all kinds of piping material. He also has vast experience in static and rotary equipment used in refineries.
He has in-depth knowledge of piping and equipment manufacturing, welding, inspection methods, and techniques used in the Oil and Gas industry. He also has experience in non-destructive and destructive testing use during construction of big oil and gas processing and production complex.