John Felarca

Subsea Engineering Advisor
BHP Billiton

John Felarca has been with BHP Billiton since 2005 and has been involved in several subsea development projects in the US GoM and Western Australia. John is currently the Subsea Engineering Advisor for BHP Billiton’s Conventional Projects, and previously held positions as Subsea Manager for GoM Brownfield Projects, Subsea Delivery Lead for the Macedon Development Project in Western Australia and Subsea Engineer for the Shenzi Development Project in deepwater GoM. John also held positions as a design engineer with equipment suppliers prior to joining BHP Billiton. John holds a Master’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Houston and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.