Petroleum Technology in a Green Environment

Mr. John Michaila ( Canada ), P.E., MSc. Eng. ( Electrical & Electronic ) is a Senior Engineer with over 20 years of industrial experience in Power systems , Instrumentation, Control , Maintenance and Materials management . He is an expert in HV/LV Electrical Equipment (Circuit Breakers, Switchgears, Transformers, Generators, Motors, etc) and Process Control Systems (DCS, SCADA PLC etc). All his experience is within Power , Oil , Gas , and Petrochemical industries in the USA , Canada , Europe and Asia .


John was the Global Projects Manager of General Electric ( GE ) at their headquarter in Chicago , USA for many years, where he was in charge of Global Power projects (Electrical generation and distribution). He was responsible for projects engineering and commissioning supervision including system conceptual, functional and wiring diagrams for Power , PLC controls, HMI and SCADA . Before that, he was the Senior Automation Engineer ( Power generation and Refinery ) for Fluor Canada , where he was in charge of Process Control & Instrument specifications, SAMA diagram design, Loop drawings, schematics and PLC and DCS interfaces. Further, John was the Maintenance Manager ( Electrical, Control & Instrumentation ) of Petronas Malaysia for many years, where he was in charge of Planning maintenance activities and strategies as Preventive, Corrective, Predictive, Quality and Safety inspections, Materials planning, Specific plans development etc.

John has Bachelor and Master Degrees in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the University of Toronto ( Canada ). Further, he has a Project Manager Certificate from GE ( USA ), an Electric Substation Designer Certificate from the University of Wisconsin ( USA ), a Six Sigma Green belt certificate from GE ( USA ), a Fieldbus Certificate from IEEE ( USA ), a DCS Designer Certificate from ISA ( USA ) and he attended numerous courses in engineering and management during his long career life.



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