Retired – Jim Preacher

Jim Preacher

Jim Preacher

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Responsible for:

  • Maintenance Planning
  • Business Development
  • Flare Refurbishments, Flare Remedial work
  • Replacement Flares, Flare Spares


  • CEng, MIMechE
  • BSc Mechanical Engineering

Aberdeen Flare Representative

Argo Flares commitment to the Aberdeen and the North Sea area is further enhanced with the presence of Jim as part of our team located in Aberdeen.

Jim is based in Aberdeen and provides local support and advice to operators on all flaring issues.

Jim is a Senior Mechanical Engineer who has many years of experience both offshore and onshore taking a leading role in plant shutdowns, plant integrity, major projects, maintenance and planning.


Over 30 Years in Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industry with major appointments as:

2002 – 2017 Mechanical Engineer & Aberdeen Representative, Argo Flare Services
1986 – 2002 Posts included, Mechanical Technical Authority, Engineering Team Leader and Project Leader for various Offshore Platforms in the North Sea for BP Exploration.
1981 – 1986 Senior Mechanical Engineer for QGPC, Qatar.
1977 – 1981 Plant Maintenance Engineer for BP Chemicals, Grangemouth.
1969 – 1977 Project Engineer for British Steel Corp, Development, Motherwell.