Instructor's Summary

Mr. George Loizou


Mr. George Loizou, MSc, BSc, CMRP, is a Senior Mechanical & Maintenance Engineer with over 31 years of industrial experience within the Oil, Gas, Refinery and Petrochemical industries. His wide expertise includes Storage Tanks, Tank & Tank Farms, Material Selection, Mechanical Design Parameters, Shell Thickness Determination, Mechanical Design Requirements, Welding Methodology, Tanks Inspection & Testing, Tank Roofs, Tank Emission Monitoring & Prevention, Tank Repair & Maintenance, Tank Settlement, Tank Operation, Tank Cleaning, Vapor Freezing & Degassing, Maintenance Planning & Scheduling, Machinery Troubleshooting, Mechanical Maintenance & Construction, Shutdown & Turnaround, Process Piping, Root Cause Analysis, Pump & Compressor Technology, Pressure Vessels, Heat Exchangers, Mechanical Seals, Laser Shaft Alignment, Dynamic Balancing, Welding Technology, Repair & Life Extension of Tubular Heat Exchangers, Predictive Maintenance, Maintenance Management, Computerized Maintenance Management (CMMS), Risk Management, Reliability Management and Modern Safety Management. His experience covers Budget Preparation, Business Plans & Proposals, Feasibility Studies Preparation, Terminal Operation, Hot Work & Confined Space Entry, Marine Pollution Preparedness & Response, Occupational Health & Safety, Natural Gas Installations, Risk & Reliability Management, Bulk Liquid Metering & Meter Proving, Land Tank & Shipboard Measurement, Jetty Operator Marine Safety, Shoreline Cleanup and LNG Project Development.


During his career life, Mr. Loizou gained his practical and field experience through his various significant positions and dedication as the Project Manager, Terminal Manager, Project Engineer and Mechanical Engineer for numerous international companies such as the TCT Transcontinent Technologies Ltd, Cyprus Petroleum Refinery Limited and Theobroma Limited.

 Mr. Loizou has Master and Bachelor degrees in Mechanical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University and State University of New York, USA, respectively. Further, he is a Certified Instructor/Trainer, a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP) by the Society for Maintenance & Reliability Professionals (SMRP), an Associated Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IME), and a member of the Cyprus Technical Chamber, Cyprus Industrial Dispute Tribunal and Rotary Club of Larnaca. He has further delivered numerous trainings, courses, workshops, seminars and conferences internationally.