Bharani Kacham

Bharani Kacham

Subsea Project Manager

TechnipFMC

Bharani Kacham is a Subsea Project Manager at TechnipFMC with 15 years of experience in the U.S. offshore oil and gas industry and is responsible for delivery of EPCI projects in the Gulf of Mexico with a focus on turnkey subsea infrastructure development. Bharani started in the industry as a Riser Analyst designing various types of risers for global projects before transitioning into subsea pipelay and construction sector. Currently, Bharani heads the subsea well containment systems for MWCC, an independent emergency response company funded by 10 oil majors in the Gulf. Leveraging his strong deepwater subsea construction experience, Bharani developed deployment strategies for the MWCC’s subsea systems, led design and fabrication of essential installation aids and created critical emergency response protocols for mobilization of personnel and equipment to respond to an oil spill event in the Gulf. He is also responsible for storage and maintenance of MWCC’s subsea well containment system.

Bharani has a Master of Science degree from University of Texas Austin where, applying Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) methods, he conducted M.Sc. research on the effect of bilge keels in mitigating FPSO roll motions to ensure offshore worker and environment safety. His research was funded by then federal agency MMS.