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David Kirubha

Regional Vice President & Advisor for Kurdistan – N. Iraq

Based in Dubai, David is a project engineer who bring with him to Genoil extensive experience in mechanical engineering, piping, process, technical safety issues, civil & structural, electrical. His background is in heavy oil having worked 8 years in Kurdistan. His wide reaching background also extends to instrumentation & controls in oil & gas plants, power plants, desalination units, sampling and testing of hydrocarbons (PVT, Crude Assay, etc.).

David Kirubha was formerly with DNO ASA, David Karuba was working multiple projects from design concept and engineering through to construction and commissioning. David has experience executing multi billion dollar projects and working as the single point of contact David Kirubhabetween management, customers, vendors, consultants as well as the construction & commissioning teams. David’s Project Engineering background includes estimation, tendering, team leadership, quality control, HAZOP, HAZID, Risk management, QRA studies, OSHA safety and compliance, construction codes and permits. David has skillful negotiation with vendors, materials management, hydraulic calculations, final project completion and assisting with commissioning activities.

While at DNO, David completed fast-track Gas Processing facility project starting from FEED to Commissioning & Startup support. Fastest gas plant startup recorded within DNO, 7 months to first gas, 9 months to full operation. David is a mechanical engineer who has post diplomas in petroleum exploration, power plant instrumentation – control, as well as process technology and management.

David has also worked with Essar Petroleum doing preparation of bid packages, planning and project execution plans, steel structural fabrications, and execution of hydrogen reformers.

David is fluent in English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Urdu & Arabic. David studied business english at the University of Cambridge.