Steven R. Hill

S.R. Hill and Associates International, Inc
 
August 16. 2019
 
Floating Production Storage and Offloading FPSO
...the floating solution to quick oil production offshore in remote areas
 
Steven (Steve) R. Hill was born in Omaha, Nebraska.  The son of an Air Force colonel stationed abroad, he soon moved to Europe where he received his primary and secondary education.  Steve returned to the United States to attend Brown University on a military ROTC scholarship, then graduated from Bryant University with a BS in Economics in 1971 and obtained an MBA from Boston University in 1973.  He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers of the Society of Petroleum Engineers AIME of SPE.  Steve served in the Air Force on active duty from 1973 to 1977 and in the Air Force Reserves as an C 130 and F16 pilot until his final discharge in 2001.  He speaks French, Spanish and Portuguese.
 
With over thirty year's professional experience in the oil and gas business, mostly in South America, Mid- East, Pacific Rim and West Africa, Steve has worked for such esteemed companies as Husky Oil-Canada, EXXONMobil, SOHIO, Ocean Energy, Vetco Offshore, Global Marine, Santa Fe Engineers and Constructors, Asea Brown Boveri (ABB),Odebrecht ,Petro Marine, Halliburton, Groupa ICA, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Irving Shipbuilding and provided Business Development support services to 44 other  energy related, shipbuilding and related power development companies over the past 30 years. .
 
Since 1980, Steve has owned and operated his own small “Engineering and Consulting” firm, “S.R. Hill and Associates International, Inc.” (HAI) which was named one of "Houston's fastest growing small firms” in 1987.  Through this entity, he offers his expertise to corporations and international oil service companies and public utilities, consulting primarily regarding the commercial development of gas to power projects costing over 100 million USD which involve multiple external partners delivering oil, gas and power through “turn-key” facilities.
 
From 1990 to 1999, Steve served as the Vice President of Major Projects for ABB's Oil, Gas and Power sectors.  Residing in West Africa, he had the responsibility for oil, gas, and power projects known as "Wellhead to Wire line" on a “Turn Key” EPIC approach for the African continent.
Upon returning from Africa, Steve served two years as a Vice President of Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. with direct responsibilities for advising Hyundai's Senior Executives with EPIC strategies in the area of Deep Water SPAR/TLP/FPSO and onshore power and process projects primarily in West Africa with major Houston-based oil companies.  In that role, he assisted with client interfaces and communication along with the support of contract negotiations.  While with Hyundai, Steve contributed in the closing of over two billion USD in Deep Water EPIC contracts with Houston-based clients during 2001 – 2003. Hired by EXXON in 2003 he lived and worked in Shakalin Russia and contributed to drilling 60 six mile horizontal wells to produce the Orlin Development. In 2005 and thru 2011, Steve served as Chief Operating Officer of Oceanic Consultants, leading a team that managed the delivery of a Sub Sea and FPSO project in partnership with ENI of Italy to EPIC an FPSO (floating, production, storage and offloading) vessel for the $600 million “Oyo” development, offshore Nigeria, with First Oil on 5 December 2009, setting an Industry record of 22 months from project sanction to ‘first oil’.2010.  Joined Wild Well Control in 2011 and supported their Well Intervention group in Africa.
Today, Steve serves companies as an ADVISOR or MENTOR in the area putting large complex projects back on plan profitability, improving the client relationship and using his vast networks of professional friends and past clients, that admire his shills and abilities, to secure new business for his current clients.
 
Steve served on the board of Millennium Ventures, LLC (Houston's 12th largest venture capital company) in 2002, and has invested in various movie productions in the state of Texas, is a current member of the National Association of Eagle Scouts, along with the Houston Petroleum Club.  He is currently a Certified Facilitator and active member of the Project Management Institute PMI in Houston holding a PMP certification.
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