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    Chris P. Hudson

    Technical Service Personnel IV

    Subsea Supervisor

  • Deepwater Projects

    Notable Summary.

    Chevron Anchor

    June 2023 - Current

    Lead technician on 20K CWOR Intervention campaign for Chevron, via the Deepwater Titan.

    Murphy Oil Corporation

    Murphy Oil Corporation Samurai, Khaleesi, Mormont, and Cottonwood

    Nov 2021 - June 2023

    EHXT Completions via Noble Stanley Lafosse and several P&As via Deepwater Invictus.


    Total Egina

    Aug 2016 - Jan 2019

    Provided onshore mobilization and offshore services for multiple UFR and EVXT installations, in addition to providing various intervention activities in preparation for first oil production.


    Located about 20km away from Akpo field and 150km off the coast of Nigeria, the Egina field lies within block OML 130 and covers an area of around 500 square miles. It is situated at a water depth of up to 1,750m. This is the third deep offshore development of Total in Nigeria.

    Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company

    SNEPCo Bonga

    Jan 2013 – September 2018

    Lead service technician in charge of the successful assembly, testing, and installation of FMC's EVDT system off the west coast of Nigeria for SNEPCo (Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company) Bonga NW & Phase III fields.

    • (10) 10k XT systems; (2) Lower Riser Adapter Spool (LAS)
    • (2) Manifolds, (6) Well Jumpers; Water Injection (WI) sled parts

    • Master Control Station (MCS), (12) SCMs, IWOCS, UTA; UTAJs

    • (2) THRA (1) spare

    Chevron Agbami

    Chevron Agbami

    Sep 2011 – Jan 2013

    Lead service technician responsible for the successful installation of EHXT equipment off the west coast of Nigeria for CVX's Agbami project.

    • Supply of subsea infrastructure including trees, manifolds, suction piles, subsea distribution, topside controls, flying leads and flexible jumper connection systems with swivels
    • Project management, system engineering, quality assurance and control and building of a subsea service base in Nigeria to support installation and life of field activities
    • System integration, testing, installation assistance, service and maintenance
    • Development of Titus wellhead connectors for interchangeable use on alternate wellhead profiles

    ExxonMobil MEGI

    Multiple campaigns since 2009.

    Lead service technician responsible for the successful installation of dual bore VXT equipment off the coast of Central Africa, in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea for XOM's MEGI (Mobil Equatorial Guinea Inc.) project.


    Phase I:

    • Nine vertical 4"x2" 5,000 psi subsea trees with tubing head completion guide bases (CGBs)
    • Direct-hydraulic topside subsea tree and manifold control systems
    • Direct-hydraulic IWOCS and tree running tools
    • Installation, management and service 

    Phase II:

    • Sixteen vertical 4"x2" 5,000 psi subsea trees
    • Four HOST® systems with retrievable pigging loops
    • Electro-hydraulic production controls
    • Universal Tie-In System (UTIS®) tool and all flowline termination equipment for tie-ins to HOST® manifolds 

    Phase IIB:

    • Five horizontal 5"x2" 5,000 psi subsea trees with 7" tubing hangers for water injection

    Ek. Notch:

    • Four vertical 4"x2" 5,000 psi subsea trees; one horizontal 5"x2" 5,000 psi subsea tree
    • Electro-hydraulic production control systems
    • One HOST® template and manifold
    Shell Oil Company

    Shell Perdido

    Various dates since 2009

    Performed pre-shipping/pre-deployment testing for Shell Perdido field. This scope included HDMs, EDMs, Mudmats, and UTAJs.


    The project also holds the current world-record water depth completion of 9,627 feet (2,934 meters) achieved at the Tobago field, part of the Perdido development located approximately 200 miles from Houston in the Gulf of Mexico. The new depth record surpasses the previous milestone of 9,356 feet (2,852 meters) that was established in 2008 at Shell's Silvertip field, which is also a part of the Perdido development.


    Installation and intervention services also conducted on several other Shell GoM projects, including Ursa Princess and Europa.

    BP Thunder Horse

    BP Thunder Horse

    Aug 2008 – Jan 2009;

    March 2019 (Multi-well intervention campaign)

    Assisted with jumper fabrication/testing and CAT pre-op checks conducted in Fourchon, LA. for BP's Thunder Horse project.


    The Thunder Horse development is located some 90 miles (150 km) southeast of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico and is operated by BP. Development drilling commenced in 2002, and first oil was achieved in 2008. The production facility is a semisubmersible Process Drilling and Quarters (PDQ) vessel, taut-wire moored in 6,300 ft (1,920 m) of water. The vessel has a processing capacity of 250,000 bopd of oil and 200 mmcf/d of natural gas. Oil and gas export is by pipeline.


    Helix ESG

    Miscellaneous Projects & Vessels in the GoM with the following clients

    Participated in a multi-well intervention campaign for Shell on board Helix ESG's Q4000. Specific Details to follow...


    LLOG Exploration Company

    LLOG Exploration has achieved industry-leading exploration success and exceptional reserve growth. From early onshore operations to current deepwater projects, LLOG has proven its methods are sustainable, effective, and highly profitable.



    Noble Energy

    Noble Energy is a leading independent energy company with a business model that can stand the test of time.




    Transocean Ltd. is the world's largest offshore drilling contractor and is based in Vernier, Switzerland. The company has offices in 20 countries, including Switzerland, Canada, United States, Norway, Scotland, India, Brazil, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.

  • Looking for a competent Subsea Supervisor?

    Here's what I can offer your organization.



    Able to ensure the project's objectives are met - on time - while being conducted in a safe and efficient way.



    Fully capable of ensuring projected schedules are met on-time and within the established budgetary constraints.



    Knowledgeable of the various subsea systems and such installations involving hardware for upper completions, and the associated subsea distribution equipment.



    Highly capable of providing onshore and offshore technical support for deepwater operations.

  • My Motto

    "When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you will be successful." - Eric Thomas

  • Organizational Benefactor

    Field-proven leadership strategies.



    Mitigate risks up front



    Increase yield through expert planning



    Ensure enhanced safety of critical assets



    Draw in extra resource as & when required



    Increased uptime and reduced OPEX for critical assets.

  • Employment History

    Active Roles



    Technical Service Personnel IV 

    Jan 2008 – Present

    Experienced hardware lead service technician, with global emphasis on a wide range of subsea products for FMC Technologies. Some of the main equipment that I am familiar with includes, but not limited to: manifolds/flow line construction and installation, upper completion tooling (including both horizontal and vertical systems from the tubing hanger up to the XT cap), misc subsea controls systems (including ETU, and SmartTool, EFLs, EDMs, UTAs). My time in service has lead me to successfully install multiple well completions (multi-lateral), perform numerous de-completions/workovers, and receive personal recognition from major operators/company reps.

    Hudson Realty Group LLC

    Hudson Realty Group LLC


    Sep 2014 – Present

    Hudson Realty Group LLC not only acts as a foundation for the company, but also provides liability and asset protection. This model is structured to offer the flexibility and individuality of a small firm with the resources, stability and perspective derived from years of experience involving every facet of real estate. In spite of the fluctuating markets, there are endless opportunities in the real estate business, which has been an arbitrage since 2005.

  • Employment History

    Military Background

    US Army

    U.S. Army

    Section Chief 

    Jan 2002 – March 2008

    I joined the Army right after high school graduation, which was also right after the terrorist attack on 9/11. During my enlistment, I participated in two combat deployments to Iraq. My role during the first deployment to Baghdad in 2004 was to provide security for the battalion commander while patrolling the issued zones assigned to our battalion. I returned to Iraq in 2006 and was in charge of a small team, where our main role was to provide artillery support downrange. I was selected to attend the E6 promotion board while on that deployment, and made the required cutoff level upon my return to the States in 2007. After serving 6 years on active duty, I received an Honorable discharge. While it was a difficult decision to make, I ultimately decided to to pursue a new career in the civilian world.

  • Education

    Activities and Societies:

    Alpha Sigma Lambda, Sigma Beta Delta, & Golden Key International Honor Society.
    Ashford University at Forbes School of Business and Technology

    Ashford University

    B.B.A., Business Administration and General Management.

    GPA 3.96., Summa Cum Laude

    2014 – 2017

    Forbes School of Business and Technology at Ashford University is IACBE accredited, and is where I majored in Business Administration, and obtained a minor in Political Science. Throughout my time at Ashford University, I learned about the critical components of business management, explored critical thinking strategies, advanced leadership skills, and learned about many other useful subjects which have broadened my knowledge about key business matters. In addition, I chose Political Science as a minor, since these courses allowed me to get a better understanding of how the government's decisions greatly affect the way businesses operate.

    Society of Petroleum Engineers is the largest member organization of oil and gas professionals worldwide.

    Professional Member - Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)

    Member Certificate #5082847

    The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit professional organization whose mission is to collect, disseminate, and exchange technical knowledge concerning the exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources and related technologies for the public benefit and to provide opportunities for professionals to enhance their technical and professional competence.


    SPE provides a worldwide forum for oil and natural gas exploration and production (E&P) professionals to exchange technical knowledge and best practices. SPE manages OnePetro and PetroWiki, in addition to publishing magazines, peer-reviewed journals, and books. SPE also hosts more than 100 events each year across the globe as well as providing online tools and in-person training opportunities. SPE's technical library (OnePetro) contains more than 200,000 technical papers—products of SPE conferences and periodicals, made available to the entire industry.

    Lone Star College System

    Lone Star College System

    Field of Study: Business Administration and General Management.

    2013 – 2014

    I initiated my degree in Business Administration by attending Lone Star College for approximately one year before transferring to Ashford University. By doing this, I was able to complete some General Studies at a local campus.




    Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia

    Princess Anne High School

    Graduating Class of 2001

    Princess Anne High School is a top rated, public school located in Virginia Beach, VA. It has 1,835 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 87% of students are at least proficient in math and 94% in reading.

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