Alex Otzen

Machinery Engineer at ExxonMobil

Location
Victoria, Australia
Industry
Oil & Energy

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Alex Otzen's Summary

Alex's experience has surrounded the operation, maintenance, design and construction of rotating equipment for use in the oil and gas industry.

She has extensive experience in developing maintenance programs to optimise uptime for compressors, gas turbines, pumps and generators of offshore platforms and onshore cryogenic gas plants, lean oil gas plants and LNG plants.

She has worked as a machinery site construction engineer at RasGas for construction of mega-LNG trains 6 and 7. Initial experience with pump and electric driven compressor installation, progressing to steam turbine driven compressor and Frame 6B driven compressor string with helper motor.

She has worked during detailed design phase for PNG LNG as a machinery engineer selecting and optimising design and performance for GTGs, BOG compressors, cryogenic pumps, hydraulic tubines, fire pumps and site API pumps. This included HAZOPs, 3D model reviews, P&ID reviews, risk assessments, pre-inspection meetings, FAT witness, risk assessment closeout, NCR review and acceptance.

Alex is also a specialist in compressor performance optimisation for offshore platforms and for plant performance. She has worked as a process engineer for cryogenic gas plants, and has designed numerous upgrades and performance improvements to optimise compressor performance to meet production goals.

Specialties

Compressor performance optimisation

Alex Otzen's Experience

Machinery Engineer

ExxonMobil

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; XOM; Oil & Energy industry

July 2014Present (3 months) Sale, Victoria, Australia

Machinery Engineer for offshore platforms supporting gas turbine, compressor, pump and generator reliability and optimization.

Regional Machinery Engineer

ExxonMobil

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; XOM; Oil & Energy industry

July 2012June 2014 (2 years) Melbourne, Australia

Regional support for establishing and maintaining Machinery reliability and integrity programs, coordinating LTSAs, investigating equipment failures, and auditing compliance.

Machinery Engineer

ExxonMobil

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; XOM; Oil & Energy industry

April 2010June 2012 (2 years 3 months) Japan

EPC machinery engineer working PNG LNG.

Construction Site Machinery Engineer

ExxonMobil

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; XOM; Oil & Energy industry

May 2008March 2010 (1 year 11 months) Qatar

Construction machinery engineer for Ras Gas working Train 6 and 7.

Process Surveillance Engineer

ExxonMobil

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; XOM; Oil & Energy industry

June 2006May 2008 (2 years) Sale, Victoria, Australia

Gas plant process engineer for cryogenic gas plant and lean oil gas plant.

Machinery Engineer

ExxonMobil

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; XOM; Oil & Energy industry

March 2003June 2006 (3 years 4 months) Melbourne, Australia

Reliability engineer for rotating equipment

Manufacturing Engineer

Ford Motor Company

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; F; Automotive industry

December 2000February 2002 (1 year 3 months) Broadmeadows

Steering, Handling and Brakes manufacturing engineer with the Ford Co-Operative program. Responsible for integrating new components into the existing production line, improving fabrication quality and developing cost saving enhancements. Invovled in 6-sigma projects to improve product quality. Implemented several cost saving opportunities to the production line.

Alex Otzen's Skills & Expertise

  1. LNG
  2. Upstream
  3. Onshore
  4. Gas
  5. HAZOP
  6. Petroleum
  7. Oil/Gas
  8. Air Compressors
  9. Rotating Equipment
  10. Project Engineering
  11. Commissioning
  12. Gas Turbines
  13. EPC
  14. Natural Gas
  15. Pumps
  16. Centrifugal Compressors
  17. Offshore Oil & Gas
  18. Risk Assessment
  19. Oil & Gas Industry
  20. Maintenance Management
  21. P&ID
  22. Steam Turbines
  23. Factory
  24. Petrochemical
  25. Refinery
  26. Hydraulics
  27. Construction
  28. Equipment Installation
  29. FMEA
  30. RCFA
  31. TapRoot
  32. Machinery Diagnostics
  33. Piping
  34. Downstream Oil & Gas
  35. Power Generation
  36. Energy Industry
  37. Gas Processing
  38. Refining
  39. Inspection
  40. Heat Exchangers
  41. Turbines
  42. Power Plants
  43. Energy
  44. Oil & Gas

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Alex Otzen's Education

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.), Mechanical Engineering

19972002

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), History

19972002

Waldau Primary School

19851990

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