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GEOPHYSICIST

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Join this leading Energy Company and use your education and experience and be recognized and rewarded!

This key Geosciences position supports development field activities by providing database management and supporting Geologists and Geophysicists with ongoing development drilling activities and integration of field and regional geological knowledge into development prospects.

Key duties are, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide database management including loading, entering, verifying, manipulating, analyzing and reporting data related to wells, seismic and leases.
  • Utilize ARCGIS tools to prepare maps in support of oil and gas exploration and scouting efforts.
  • Utilize Linux-based LANDMARK applications such as STRATWORKS to produce analytical interpretation and cross-correlation of well data; ZMAP to enable generation of contoured maps; and OPENWORKS for the storage of well and seismic data and interpretations.
  • Prepare slides, montages and reports in support of technical presentations and recommendations.
  • Provide software systems support to team personnel and troubleshoot user problems.
  • Assist with project development and project surveillance.
  • Support the construction of 2D-3D geological models using maps and cross-sections from Landmark Suite Applications and/or Petrel Software in conjunction with geotechnical data from the OpenWorks database.
  • Responsible for carrying out his or her work in accordance with the HESMS guidelines and the principles and policies established by the Company.

Required Qualifications:
  • B.S. Geoscience, Geography, Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience with ARCGIS tools; LANDMARK applications such as STRATWORKS/Geographix, ZMAP, and OPENWORKS database management tools plus geological modeling software (ie Petrel) and reservoir management software (ie DSS). 
  • Demonstrated strength in MS Office Suite (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as time management skills (i.e. able to meet short deadlines and work multiple projects).

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Senior Geomodeler Jobs Houston Texas TX

SENIOR GEOMODELER

HOUSTON, TEXAS

Apply your advanced education and experience as a Senior Geomodeler for a leading Energy Company in Houston, Texas.

Using your advance knowledge you will be responsible for the following:

* working with geologists, geophysicists, petrophysicists and reservoir engineers to evaluate and assure the quality of model input data and interpretations;

* performing or evaluating core analysis and core description for facies /rock type determination;

* building structural and stratigraphic frameworks that accurately capture flow unit/flow barrier architecture;

* performing 1-D to 3-D petrophysical modeling of facies/rock types, porosity, initial water saturation, and permeability;

* building multiple model realizations and scenarios to evaluate uncertainty and related risk in reserves distributions,

* working closely with reservoir simulation engineers to appropriately upscale and history match models, 

* working with development geologists, reservoir engineers, and drilling engineers to optimize development planning and project execution.

The successful candidate will work cooperatively within a multi-disciplinary, integrated team, will proactively plan and undertake reservoir characterization studies and development planning activities, will effectively communicate information and evaluations to team members and management in a timely manner, and will be a mentor to other disciplines. Expertise or working knowledge of sequence stratigraphic analysis, structural analysis, geophysical mapping, petrophysical analysis, 3D reservoir modeling, field development planning, and uncertainty and risk management.

To be considered for this opportunity you must possess the following required qualifications:
* Advanced Degree in Geology (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) with 15 years of oil & gas industry experience
* 3 years of advanced experience in 3D geological modeling, preferably in Petrel
* Experience in integrating core, well log, geophysical, petrophysical, production, and engineering data into a coherent framework
* Experience in core analysis and description, lithofacies analysis, and rock typing
* Understanding of geostatistics and fundamental geostatistical algorithms as well as data and interpretation uncertainties and their influence on modeling and business decisions 

* Experience in probabilistic and multi-scenario reserves estimation
* Ability to work well within an integrated multi-disciplinary team
* Ability to communicate information and evaluations both written and oral
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
* Good business acumen
* International travel required

The following additional qualifications are preferred:

  

* Experience with EOR methods helpful
* Experience with carbonate and/or fractured reservoirs (e.g., DFN modeling)

 

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Energy Resume Energy CV Houston Based Bilingual Arabic Geophysical Geoscientist Professional Seeking New Energy E&P Opportunity

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate RG26652657.  Bilingual Arabic speaker, US Citizen, Geophysical professional with more than fifteen years experience in the processing and analysis of seismic data using PC Clusters, mainframes, and UNIX workstations. Performed all elements of data acquisition and processing. Open to International travel.

EXPERIENCE:
Large Energy Firm,  Houston, TX 1997 – 2009
Geophysicist
Processed and analyzed 2D and 3D seismic data from reformat to final migration including testing and client interaction.
Pre-processing data by reformatting, resampling, filtering, and QC to identify geometry related issues.
Recovering data amplitude by gain application and applying frequency-filtering methods.
Application of various noise attenuation techniques suitable for data to enhance imaging.
Applying Deconvolution, Spatial resampling, and Demultiple and NMO correction to data.
Analyzed seismic velocity, bandwidth and other data attributes to determine optimum processing sequences and testing parameters.
Developed an auto-pick technique for picking Seismic velocity which significantly reduced data processing time and  increased accuracy for Velocity Analysis and modeling.
Pre-Stack Time and Depth Migration, Stacking and Post processing data.
Conducted testing and troubleshooting routine production problems.
Performed on-board processing and QC seismic data acquisition.

Large Consulting Engineering Firm,  Houston, TX 1996-1997
Senior Field Engineer


Managed projects for digitizing, scanning, and format conversion for well log data.  Performed QC of well logs, map digitizing, and scanning MacNRG Energy Jobs.
Trained new personnel on digitizing software for the generation of cross sections. Provided close quality control for team work.
Digitized data for well log correlation. Ensured high accuracy of data input to facilitate accurate and timely interpretation.
Analyzed digitized well logs and maps to support exploration production decisions.
EDUCATION:
B.Sc. in Electrical & Communications, Engineering – Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Graduate studies for MS in Petroleum Engineering – Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Drilling, Reservoir & Rock properties, formation evaluations courses
Drilling, Borehole Surveying Methods, fluid and pressure from well data.
Rock properties: Fluid and Rock Type, permeability, Wettability

ADDITIONAL TECHNICAL TRAINING:

University of Houston
Industrial Supervision
Digital Systems and Computer Applications for Engineering

Optimizing Job Flows
PC Cluster Development and design Characteristics
Genesys database tutorial
Promax database tutorial for Quality Control
Project Management

HONORS:

Awarded scholarship to attend University of Houston for training in digital systems and computer applications for engineering

Reservoir Simulation Engineer Deepwater Energy Jobs Canada Visa Relocation Paid

Reservoir Simulation Engineer Deepwater Energy Jobs Canada Visa Relocation Paid

We are working with a dynamic Exploration and Production company that is very aggressive in their growth plans over the next 3 years. They are actively looking for a seasoned Simulation Engineer who has significant Deepwater experience. This opportunity can lead to an ex-pat role in the very near future.

 

This deepwater project is a multi-TCF gas pool being developed. The project is slated to be on production in the next year with an estimated cost of over $1 billion.

The Development Project Team is looking for a Reservoir Simulation Engineer to be responsible for the maximization of reserves and the optimization of the development well locations for deepwater field developments. In this role you will be responsible for carrying out accurate reservoir simulation and synthesis for the field(s) in association with other Reservoir Engineers and Geoscientists, and will provide reservoir engineering input to the team as required.
Specific responsibilities include: `
  • Develop 3D reservoir simulation models that accurately reflect all the available geological and reservoir engineering data, and provide reservoir depletion plans
  • Assist in the planning and execution of depletion/drilling strategies within a team environment
  • Help define and optimize the reservoir management strategy, development well locations and well design and production profiles
  • Identify risks and risk mitigation strategies/actions for each reservoir, including evaluation of the reservoir risks and uncertainties associated with development wells and production facilities
  • Define reservoir evaluation programs and participate in the follow up analysis of well results and integration of well results
  • Prepare and present reservoir engineering information to management, partners and other stakeholders
  • Assist in the preparation of regulatory applications/documents
  • Keep informed of technical advancements in the field of reservoir modeling
The position will be Calgary based

ALL VISA REQUIREMENTS AND RELOCATION WILL BE COVERED BY CLIENT

Qualifications:

Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering or Geoscience
  • Eligibility for professional designation through APEGGA or APEGN
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in the petroleum industry
  • Fully proficient in reservoir simulation
  • Sound knowledge of reservoir geology and log interpretation
  • Adept at reservoir engineering techniques, numerical simulation, well test interpretation, material balance, production logging analysis, PVT analysis and other industry standard reservoir engineering interpretation tools and techniques
  • Significant “hands on” practice in the use of ECLIPSE
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Superior analytical skills to identify key issues based on relevant data
  • Highly motivated, “can-do” attitude with a desire to achieve goals beyond the minimum requirement
  • Proven ability to work in a diverse team environment (e.g., both in discipline and culture)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to succeed in a work environment with different tasks, responsibilities and people
  • Demonstrated proactive work ethic, with ability to multi-task and meet tight time deadlines
  • Effective communicator with excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills

 

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Energy Resume Energy CV PhD Geophysics MS Geology seeking Houston Texas Opportunities

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 12188738.  Experienced geophysicist/geologist recognized as an industry leader in Geomodeling and Interpretation.  MS in Geology and PhD in Geophysics.  Petroleum geologic experiences with the recent technological advances in hydrocarbon exploration and production. Doctoral research dealt with integration of geological and geophysical data for reservoir characterization by utilizing the state of the art techniques. Published  research findings in SEG/AAPG.

Familiar with regional, prospect, and well evaluations. Worked on basin modeling, operations, velocity analysis, AVO, risk analysis, and reserve estimation. He is proficient in use of seismic interpretation/ visualization (Landmark’s SeisWorks/ StratWorks/SynTool/Earthcube/Zmap/Rave, Geoframe), seismic modeling and reservoir characterization (Petrel and Mathematica), 3D seismic processing (Promax), and MS Office software. Familiar with inversion, AVO (Hampson-Russell) and salt boundaries mapping. Worked as an individual contributor, team leader, and Manager.  Experienced as a geologist/geophysicist in interpretation and development tasks in Gulf of Mexico and Texas onshore.

Result-oriented Geoscientist having a wide variety of experience in hydrocarbon exploration and development with strong analytical and technical skills.  Well versed in basin analysis/drilling/ testing and reservoir engineering operations in high-pressured onshore and offshore including deep-water basins. Experienced with dynamic multi-disciplinary team environments with aggressive exploration and production growth targets. Familiar with workstation software, computer programming, geostatistical techniques for techno-economic analysis and project monitoring. Familiar with technical tender evaluation of well services and computer items.

EXPERIENCE:

2007- Present: Major International E&P. Houston, USA

Senior Reservoir Geophysicist:

Effectively worked both as a geophysicist and  geologist as per Company’s work exigencies.

Gulf of Mexico – Garden Bank, Mississippi Canyon, North Padre Island

Onshore – Geophysical evaluation and modeling of various fields. Geological, geophysical interpretation, AVO and attribute analysis. G&G and Engineering monitoring and well drilling activities. Company’s coordinator for integrated analysis, reservoir simulation and production optimization. Coordinated and worked with engineers and G&G colleagues for field development to optimize production. Participated in reserve computation.

Technology scouting for better interpretation and seismic processing. Coordinated reprocessing of 3D seismic data through RTM. Interpreted and mapped salt top and bottom boundaries.

Participated in Company’s farm-in and farm-out proposals/meetings.

Project coordinator for Reservoir Data Base creation, Scouting for appropriate/affordable software. Liaison with Corporate Head Quarter for modification and incorporation of existing Portuguese version of SIRR and SIGEO softwares (Reservoir Data Base and relevant application).

2001 – 2007  Major Exploration and Production Firm, Houston, Texas

■  Consultant

Ultra Deep Water Atlantic Bidding Project, Trinidad.  Interpreted 2D  seismic, well data and sequence stratigraphy to depict reservoir  geometry.

1989 – 2001  International Exploration and Production Firm

Superintendent Geologist, 1996-2001

Deep Water Offshore Exploration,

Championed coordination and supervision of Companies first deepwater exploratory drilling project.

Offshore and Onshore Exploration,

Supervised shallow, deep water, and onshore drilling projects. Deepened wells based on conceptualized basin modeling, reinterpretation of seismic data based on intermediate e-logs, petrophysical data, and velocity analysis, resulting in the discovery of additional oil and gas sands. Made successful well recommendations on low resistivity pay zones based on seismostratigraphic analysis and well data evaluation. Presented project overviews to the dignitaries and regularly participated in peer reviews.

Gained extensive cross-training in engineering, including: drilling and production technologies, reservoir engineering and well completions. Routinely evaluated drilling and production data and generated completion reports for wells drilled from jack-up rigs and drill-ships. Innovated monitoring techniques to decrease risk in blind drilling above high-pressured formations. Suggested effective production solutions to problems with congealing of highly viscous oil.

Senior Geologist, 1988-1995

Shallow Water Offshore Exploration,

Prepared recommendations and monitored high-angle, directional drilling of high-pressure wells. Continued development of geologic and geophysical interpretation skills, including proficiencies in mud logging.  Developed a basic understanding of drilling and reservoir engineering methods. Discovered highly valuable upside potential of an oil sand in Ravva field based on interpretation of 3D seismic amplitude anomalies and seismogeological correlation.

1981-1987

Geologist

Onshore Exploration, Northeast India,

Interpreted 2-D seismic, performed well log correlation, analyzed petrophysical data (including cuttings and core) and geostatistical data for basin modeling.  Generated prospect maps and made well recommendations for several exploration projects. Performed infrastructure logistics and cost assessment to initiate rank wildcat well drilling. Team leader for risk analysis and prospect evaluation of several successful wildcat wells. As Computer Division Team Leader, innovated computerized exploration methods through utilization of commercial database software, developed a number of user-friendly computer programs in Basic and FORTRAN languages for ease in monitoring, data reporting, selective data retrieval, and geological application including reserve accretion.  Designed architecture of a comprehensive regional database containing more than 700 wells, and populated the database with a large volume of geologic information, such as well header information, available log curves, digitized contour maps, and monthly drilling reports. Responsible for training, technical vetting, long-term budgetary planning, equipment and manpower for database development.

SKILLS:

  • Acquainted with geophysical and geological interpretation & evaluation skills for oil and gas exploration and development.
  • Wire line log interpretation, core & drilled cutting analysis; interpretation of 2D &3D seismic records integrating petrophysical data; seismogeological correlation & basin analysis leading to prospect generation and discovery of potential zones.
  • Proficiencies in reservoir characterization.
  • Integrated studies incorporating sequence stratigraphy and petrophysics, seismic attribute analysis, seismic interpretation and visualization; course work training in seismic inversion, seismic modeling, 3D seismic processing, clastic and carbonate depositional systems, and global tectonics.
  • Well versed with well-site monitoring techniques for Jack-up rig and drill-ship in over-pressured basin both in shallow and deep water setting.
  • Project monitoring and scheduling; simultaneous supervision of onshore and offshore exploratory drilling activities; cross-trained in drilling, testing, and well completion methods; mastered a fairly good knowledge on offshore drilling technology, mud system, supervision of mud logging, well testing and well complication analysis.

Acquainted with workstation software and programming:

  • Landmarks (SeisWorks/StratWorks/SynTool/ Earthcube/Zmap/Rave/Promax), Petrel, HampsonRussell and Geoframe.
  • Computer programming knowledge in Mathematica and Fortran; Data base creation, validation, and management; basic knowledge in C++  and Unix; proficiency in MS Office tools (Word/Excel/PowerPoint).
  • Techno-economic evaluation, risk analysis, and geostatistics.
  • Technology scouting, technical paper publication / presentation and paper review skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skill for inter-disciplinary coordination.
  • Experienced in working in collaborative multidisciplinary environments with aggressive reserve accretion and production targets without compromising safety; sociable, amicable, and adaptive character with team working spirit; highly motivated, dedicated, hard working, and quick learner with effective mentoring, leadership, communication, management skills.

EDUCATION:

2001-2005

VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY, Blacksburg, VA,

PhD, Geophysics

■ Dissertation: Determination of Heterogeneity by High-Resolution Seismic Reservoir Characterization in the Heavy Oil Temblor Reservoir of Coalinga Field, California

■ Proficiencies in seismic interpretation and visualization (Landmarks – SeisWorks/ StratWorks/TDQ Earthcube/Zmap/Rave), seismic modeling and reservoir characterization (Hampson-Russell, Mathematica), 3D seismic processing (Promax), clastic and carbonate sequence stratigraphy, as well as MS Office tools (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)

1978-1981; INDIAN SCHOOL OF MINES, Dhanbad, India,

Master of Technology, 1981, Mineral Exploration

■ Thesis:  Geostatistical Analysis of Dhobani Copper Mines.

Master of Science, 1980, Applied Geology

■ Thesis: Geology of Anantapur Kimberlites.

Bachelor of Science, 1978, Applied Geology

1975 -1977

BERHAMPUR UNIVERSITY, Berhampur, India

Bachelor of Science, 1977, Geology

PUBLICATIONS:

ALL AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

AWARDS:

2005; Fellowship, SEG Travel Grant

2000; Meritorious Service Award,

1998; Meritorious Service Award,

1993; Meritorious Service Award,

1991; Meritorious Service Award,

1997; Chief Geologist’s Letter of Appreciation, Innovation,

1989; Vice-Chairman’s Award,

1988; Chairman’s Award, Best Technical Paper,

1981; University Grant Commission Scholarship, Indian School of Mines

1979-1980; Central Government Scholarship, Indian School of Mines

GRANTS:

2003-2004; Teaching Assistantship: Elementary Geophysics Labs

2003; Teaching Assistantship: Elements of Geology Labs

2003; Teaching Assistantship: Seismic Stratigraphy Labs

2001-2002; Graduate Research Assistantship: Seismic Reservoir Characterization

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Energy Resume Energy CV Geophysical Advisor Houston Texas Open to new opportunities

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 10145. A talented seismic interpreter with a progressive and focused background of providing three dimensional models of complex geological structures and designing recommendations to mitigate the demands of the client. Provides precision expertise in AVO modeling, Inversion, Attribute Analysis, Rock Properties and Physics.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Geophysical Advisor, Houston, TX.  (March 2007-present)

  • Managed four projects of 6- 8 members with contracts from $200K to $1.5 Million to detect seismic fractures in unconventional gas shale and basement plays.  Highlighted discontinuities, generated fracture picks, and determined stress orientation.  Co-visualized seismic fracture results with well fracture and microseismic data.  Successfully detected fractures, critical for designing optimal horizontal wells and inducing fractures.
  • Led five deepwater offshore shallow hazard detection projects; contracts were from $500K-$800K and involved managing teams of 4-8 members.  Performed stratigraphic and seismic interpretation, analyzed seafloor and other shallow hazards.  Expert at mapping, attribute analysis, AVO, facies classification, and geobody detection & opacity visualization to identify deepwater gas hydrates, shallow water flow sands, channels, and shallow gas hazards.  Convinced clients to move original drilling locations.

 

Manager, Geophysical Service Company, Houston, TX (2006-2007)

  • Identified marketing solutions for R&D, seismic processing, and sales departments.  Developed technical marketing collateral on newly developed seismic data processing/imaging algorithms such as RTM (which won the “World Oil Technology of the Year” award).
  • Investigated seismic processing competitors, analyzed geophysical service market, and implemented solutions to achieve marketing goals.

President & CEO, International Consulting Firm, Denver, CO. (2001-2005)

  • Developed business plan, established geoscience consulting company, managed all company facets from finance to marketing to project management to managing teams of employees and consultants.
  • Managed projects to generate high-impact exploration prospects in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Colorado, Utah, and California.  Sold prospects to small independents from $50K to $750K.
  • Directed evaluation of seismic data and exploration prospectivity for clients in Libya, Brazil, and Yemen.
  • Evaluated economic value of data room contents for clients in Russia and India.
  • Provided business and geological assessment of offshore Angola exploration for investors.
  • Managed projects to interpret 3D seismic volumes from deepwater Gulf of Mexico, identifying top of salt, salt flanks, base of salt, and salt welds to establish velocity models for seismic processing.
  • Directed the work program of 3 direct reporting geoscientists, 4 consultants, and 2 administrative staff.

 

ExxonMobil Exploration & Producing  (1981-2000)

Geophysical Product Manager,  ExxonMobil R&D,  Dallas, TX.  (1997-2000)

  • Managed team of 12 direct reports which tested, packaged, and distributed all new Landmark releases globally at a cost of $12 Million.
  • Coordinated with Landmark to define and deliver effective geoscience software solutions.  Achieved “lightning rod” status and facilitated resolution of technical issues.
  • Developed detailed project management methodology as a global reorganization task force leader.

 

Production Geophysicist, Mobil E&P, New Orleans, LA (1994-1997)

  • Performed 3D seismic interpretation of three fields and delineated additional drillable opportunities.  Integrated well data, AVO inversion, attribute analysis, and seismic reservoir characterization to produce reservoir maps.  Recommended drilling sites, and worked with drilling and completions teams to assess risks and drill several successful appraisal wells and development wells.
  • Led 3D seismic acquisition and processing project a new field.  Generated velocity model, interpreted stratigraphy and mapped reservoirs on flank of salt dome.  Effectively worked with a multi-specialized, multi-functional team to design and drill successful appraisal wells.

 

Exploration Geophysicist,  Mobil E&P,  New Orleans, LA.  (1981-1994)

  • Generated prospects for Gulf of Mexico lease sales, resulting in the acquisition of dozens of leases, wildcat design, and 4 discoveries.
  • Devoted majority of endeavors to GOM MMS lease sales–from Texas shelf and state waters to Louisiana shelf, slope, and deepwater to Mobile Bay.  Collaborated with geoscientists and engineers to evaluate hydrocarbon potential, risk, prospect economics, and preparation of wildcat well packages.
  • Performed geophysical analyses including AVO, modeling, velocity analysis, and depth conversion.
  • Evaluated large regional seismic surveys with complex salt configurations, integrated wells, interpreted seismic stratigraphy and identified plays with significant hydrocarbon potential.
  • Pioneered interpretation techniques and established Landmark interpretation workflows.  Developed networks and working relationships with peers for purposes of information and ideas sharing.
  • Processed Gulf of Mexico seismic data for 2 years.  Tested parameters and generated optimally processed seismic.  QC’ed outsourced Western Geophysical seismic processing.  Directed activities of 2 technicians.
  • Clearly and convincingly communicated ideas, results, conclusions, and recommendations.  Kept others informed individually, with groups, and with management.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

 

EDUCATION:

Masters of Business Administration Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. 1987.

Courses in Management, Finance, Marketing, and Economics.  Earned MBA while working full time during peak GOM lease sale bustle.

B.S., Geophysical Engineering Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO. 1981.

Graduated with honors from Colorado School of Mines.  Served as President of the Student Geophysical Society and Editor of the School Newspaper.  Self financed 100% of education.

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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Geologist Experienced in Western Alberta Canada

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 99111.  Senior Geologist with over 25 years of diverse experience in Western Alberta.  Ability to analyze and map multiple formations and generate viable drilling locations and recompletions.  Proven track record in both clastic and carbonate exploration and development which has resulted in significant production and reserve additions.

 

Professional Experience

Major Oil and Gas Company, Canada

Sr. Staff Geologist                                                                                2001-2009

  • Recommended 25 exploratory and development gas and oil wells in Western Alberta resulting in a greater than 80% success rate
  • Executed 5 recompletions in 4 major fields resulting in over 6.5 MMcf/d IP. Two play trends were identified for more recompletions (9) and   potential development drilling
  • Successfully recommended participation in 12 wells in the Western Alberta area. The program had greater than an 80% success rate including two oil pools totaling greater than 800,000 bbl ROIP and several gas wells
  • Participated in 8 successful wells generating 12 MMcf/d IP
  • Assigned to evaluate a potential  acquisition and received letter of commendation for services rendered
  • Initiated and supervised summer Geologist Cardium study and successfully recommended hiring

Senior Geologist, Southern Plains

  • Recommended successful Bow Island gas recompletion
  • Successfully supported participation in a 1 Bcf CanHunter Glauconite gas well
  • Generated 10-15 drilling leads with 2D seismic-integrated regional Glauconite sand map

Major Independent

Senior Geologist, Exploration (West- Central Alberta)          2000-2001

  • Purchased land in Brazeau which led to successful Viking corner-shot oil wells
  • Through industry contacts brought in successful foothills farm-in opportunity
  • Evaluated several land sales, acquisitions, and farm-in opportunities

Independent Exploration Co

Contract Geologist, Wapiti Area – Deep Basin (West-Central Alberta)        1999

  • Generated several Wabamun and Swan Hills leads in Simonette-Karr-Gold Creek Areas
  • Successfully purchased prospective land
  • Evaluated several acquisition, joint venture, and farm-in opportunities
  • Constructed regional maps for the Wabamun, Blueridge, Nisku, Leduc and Swan Hills
  • Identified structurally controlled hydrothermal dolomization trends

Major Oil and Gas Co Canada

Staff Geologist, Wapiti Area – Deep Basin (Western Alberta / Northeast BC)   1981-1999

  • Recommended a nine well Cadotte / Spirit River joint drilling program adding 20 BCF RGIP.
  • Team added 45 BCF WI RGIP and 13 MMcf/D WI annualized production in 1998
  • Constructed regional stratigraphic & structural maps which identified new Cadotte prospects
  • Incorporated 2D/3D seismic mapping to identify potential prospects, compartments, and drilling hazards

Staff Geologist (Special 3-Month Project, Northwest Territories)                 1997-1998

  • Evaluated Island River, NWT Keg River dolomite play, Hossitl Field Analogy. Rejected proposal to develop and explore based on pool size and economics

Staff Geologist, East Coast Exploration      1996-1997

  • Generated prospects, evaluated PNV’s (Whiterose, Terra Nova, Hibernia) in Jeanne d’Arc Basin contingent on West Bonne Bay commercial well results (competitors subsequently posted and purchased land)
  • Participated in well planning and operations for West Bonne Bay significant discovery well
  • Petrophysically mapped Ben Nevis/Avalon, Hibernia, & Jeanne d’Arc formations to high-grade prospects
  • Evaluated St. Pierre-Miquelon Sub-basin, Laurentian Shelf, West Newfoundland Cambro-Ordovician carbonate play (& Anticosti Island), Flemish Pass Sub-Basin for commercial oil potential

Staff Geologist – Senior Geologist, Devonian Exploration             1987-1996

  • Mapped Hanlan / Minehead Swan Hills complexes co-supported drilling 2 development wells – 1 successful (Mobil-horizontal ;> 70 Bcf), 1 non-commercial
  • Recommended 3 deep Stolberg Swan Hills wells and sparse 3D-encountered non-commercial gas/water bearing reef
  • Generated several Wabamun (Beaver Creek), Nisku pinnacle, Leduc island reef prospects. Supported Narraway sparse 3D based on 2D seismic lead, resulting in accurate trap assessment

Senior Geologist, Deep Basin Cretaceous Clastics            1986-1987

  • Mapped Northeast British Columbia (Cadotte, Spirit River, Cadomin) formations
  • Determined structural controls on Viking valley fills (Crystal, Sundance, Peco)
  • Evaluated Cardium Kakwa/Ram member

Senior Geologist, Conventional Heavy Oil Exploitation 1983-1986

  • Responsible for developing and extending Lindbergh Field Lower Cummings Fm
  • Recommended the majority of 101 successful stacked pay conventional heavy oil wells
  • Added Clearwater, Sparky & Colony reserves and production which were previously considered non-productive
  • Adjusted log analysis pay criteria and worked with field personnel on completion techniques to minimize water production, resulting in a dramatic turn-around in oil production rates.

Petroleum Geologist, Cretaceous Shallow Gas Exploitation        1981-1983

  • Integrated mapping of Colony channels in Beauvallon area and recommended participating in a successful Dome operated well (and declined participating in 3 wells, later found to be D&A)
  • Mapped Pan-Alberta Lower Mannville Gas Contract Fields with integrated team (Calling Lake, Westlock, Hylo) to determine RGIP
  • Coordinated land expiration project (2.7 million acres) and recommended computer database upgrades

Geologist, Frontier-Keg River Oil Exploration    1981

  • Amoco Senex/Panny exploratory well recommendation (J&A); field discovery.

Summer Geologist, Frontier-Mackenzie Basin Field Evaluation 1980

Exploration Technologist, Elmworth and Whitecourt Areas         1976-1978

  • Wellsite geology; cross-sections and map construction

Education

Bachelor of Science (Specialization in Geology) with Distinction, 1981

University of Alberta, 2 Awards

Certificate in Petroleum Resources, 1976

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, 2 Awards

Computer Knowledge

Accumap; Acculogs; Surfer

Petrosys

Landmark Stratworks; Zmap+;

Geolog

Memberships

Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG)

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA)

 

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Senior Staff Geologist Jobs Calgary Canada CA

Senior Staff Geologist
Calgary, Alberta
Our Client, a proven successful Independent Oil and Gas Company currently has one opening for a Senior Geologist with experience in Resource Plays. They are looking for an individual  focused on creating value through the successful development of assets in unconventional type plays.Overall Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities:


• Responsible for a strategic growth area in a multi-horizon deep basin gas setting;
• Drive the exploration and development of our existing land positions;
• Key skills are the correlation and calibration between multiple data sources (logs, cuttings, core, geophysics and engineering) into comprehensive, well supported recommendations;
• Very organized with a highly structured and effective workflow, designed to resolve uncertainty and move analysis forward;
• Tenaciously monitor the area for competitor activity and new opportunities;
• A strong business acumen that can participate in tactical planning meetings as well as quickly filter opportunities based on strategic fit, materiality and economic parameters is required; and
• Share technical expertise and learnings with peers, and across disciplines and mentor junior staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:
• A minimum of 10 years of exploitation and exploration industry related experience and a registered APEGGA member;
• A solid understanding of geology, including knowledge of stratigraphy, structure, and trapping mechanisms for various conventional and unconventional resource play types;
• Varied experience throughout the basin having shown success in exploration;
• The ability to assimilate key information and incorporate the knowledge of other team disciplines, such as land, geophysics and engineering, in identifying, assessing and executing opportunities;
• Strong petrophysical, sequence stratigraphic and mapping skills, and an understanding of DST and production and geophysical data;
• Experience with multi-frac horizontal wells would be an asset;
• Ability to work with a variety of technical digital platforms (e.g. Accumap, GeoScout, Petrel etc);
• An ability to provide fresh approaches to existing plays;
• Excellent communication and team work skills;
• Driven to deliver value to the Team through solid technical recommendations; and
• Ability to foster strong internal and external relationships.

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Senior Simulation Advisor Unconventional Jobs Houston Texas TX

SENIOR SIMULATION ADVISOR

HOUSTON, TEXAS

Our Client, one of the world’s largest E & P companies, is seeking an experienced Senior Simulation Advisor.  In this key role, you will be responsible for gathering pre-frac stress state of the zone to be stimulated, compile a 3D simulation of the hydraulic fracture on all shale hydraulic fracturing stimulation MacNRG Energy Jobs and work with the other disciplines in the asset teams to get as accurate a picture of the stimulation. This would include pre-frac performance forecasting, stimulation design and pre-frac expectations.

As the senior advisor, you will help mentor engineers on all shale hydraulic stimulation MacNRG Energy Jobs whether onsite or remote. Maximize use of real-time fracture diagnostics and simulation. Provide detailed post-job reports on all MacNRG Energy Jobs including modeling of most-likely fracture geometry obtained from net pressure matching and other data.  Provide post-frac well performance forecasting based on fracture geometries approximated from real-time data acquisition and pressure matching. You should have a mastery skills in rock mechanics for hydraulic fracture simulation, designing hydraulic fracturing, diagnostic testing and evaluation of hydraulic fracturing, QA/QC techniques and post-job performance assessment is a required.

The ideal candidate will have at minimum of a BS in Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering, with a very strong preference for an advance level degree.  A Professional Engineering license would be preferred.  You must possess at least 15 or more years of experience with an emphasis in rock mechanics, geomechanics and hydraulic fracture stimulation.   Experience in unconventional plays is a must.

The select candidate will be offered an outstanding Total Compensation Package (Base plus Bonus Potential), and generous benefits.  Relocation available.

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Corporate Global Modeling Advisor MacNRG Energy Jobs Houston Texas TX 

Our client, a global energy company, is seeking an experienced Corporate Global Modeling Advisor for their Houston office.  This key role will be an advisor to a start up team as they begin researching, testing and developing state of the art technologies for worldwide implementation.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated innovation in computation and modeling capabilities, with a background preference in downstream or computer science.

The selected candidate will be offered an exceptional base salary, incentive bonus and very generous benefits.

Requirements:

*  At least 10 years post doctorate experience encompassing a very board geoscience or engineering background with computational modeling experience.

*  PhD in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Sciences or Geosciences.

*  Knowledge of geophysical seismic processing, reservoir simulation and reservoir modeling.

*  Oil products and refinery optimization.

*  Both upstream and downstream experience.

*  National and European research laboratory relationships as well as university contacts a must.

*  Ideal candidate will be very well published in the above mentioned fields.

*  Authorized to work without sponsorship in the US.

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Energy Resume Energy CV Geophysical Consultant Dallas Texas Open to Domestic or International Relocation

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate RG5752257.  Independent Geophysical Consultant.  Interested in an new opportunities as an a Company’s Geophysical Consultant or Seismic Data Processor.

EXPERIENCE:
Aug 2008 – Present
Independent Geophysical Consultant  at an Energy Firms, in Dallas, TX and the UK
Data Processing and Field QC for large 3D Seismic project, San Joaquin Basin, California.
Communication liaison between the field operations and processing center.
Client Representative and on board seismic data processing QA of 3D marine streamer in
the Norwegian North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. Used MultiStudio and Promax software.

Mar 2007 – Aug 2008  Large Energy Firm, Norway – Houston, TX

Field Geophysicist
Perform deepwater electromagnetic data acquisition, quality assurance, and data processing.  Also monitored Geomagnetic activity and disturbances during controlled-source electromagnetic survey. Areas worked: GOM, Mediterranean Sea, North Sea, Barents Sea.

Sep 1998 – Mar 2007   Geophysical Services Firm,  Houston, TX
Processing Geophysicist

Onsite seismic data processing and quality-assurance of data acquired by PGS. Set-up remote office sites.  Work on a variety of computer platforms and software packages.

May 1997 – Sep 1998 Independent Geophysical Consultant
Onsite seismic data processing and quality-assurance of land and marine seismic-data.  Used Promax and EDS Verify software.  Subcontracted with J.F. Geophysical(Denver), SeisPros(Houston), and KIPCO International(Houston), in areas including Algeria, GOM, OK, KS.

Jun 1994 – May 1997 Geophysical Analyst Golden Geophysical Golden, CO
Processed 2-D and 3-D land seismic data for oil exploration in areas of complex geology using Promax and refraction statics software.

Aug 1986 – May 1994   Echo Geophysical  Denver, CO Co-Founder and Co-Owner

Geophysical Analyst
Geophysical Analyst – Processed seismic data on a variety of computer platforms.
System Administrator  Software development and training.
Hardware Technician – hardware purchase, installation and maintenance.

Feb 1983 – Aug 1986    Neotech Inc. Denver, CO

Geophysical Technician
Coordinated seismic data tape conversions, maintained large seismic data library for proprietary and client data.

Jul 1982 – Feb 1983    Fischer-White Contractors Castle Rock, CO

Engineer Assistant
Established survey line-and-grade for several commercial building construction projects.

May 1978 – Dec 1981     McClanahan Surveying Scottsbluff, NE

Surveyor
Established survey line-and-grade for road construction, topographical and legal-land surveys, researched land descriptions.
EDUCATION:
May 1982 Bachelor of Arts
Doane College Crete, NE
Natural Science –  Geology
With a diversified interest in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
1984-1994    Arapahoe Community College Littleton, CO
Computer Programming
FORTRAN, UNIX, and C programming.
CERTIFICATIONS:
Fire Training, H.U.E.T, Marine Survival.
SKILLS:
UNIX, UNIX scripts, organizational skills.

Energy Resume Energy CV Houston Based Advanced Reservoir Simulation Engineer PhD Bilingual German Open to International Relocation

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 6345.  A highly motivated, results-oriented reservoir engineering consultant with 27 years of domestic and international experience.  Extensive experience in general reservoir engineering, including PVT/EOS fluid characterization, nodal analysis, gas fields, and gas storage.  Specialist knowledge in all aspects of simulation technology including its application, and in the physical and mathematical fundamentals.  Contributions helped lead to significant dollars savings in project developments in Brazil, Qatar, Nigeria and Indonesia.

Knowledge and skills

¨     Reservoir engineering fundamentals and practice

¨     Reservoir simulation applications, compositional modeling

¨     PVT Analysis

¨     Well Tubing Analysis

¨     Gas Storage

¨     Small Business Management

Professional Experience

Major Energy Corporation                                                                         2005-2010
Senior Reservoir Engineering Advisor – Houston, Texas

Reservoir engineering for development in Brazil.

¨     Ongoing reservoir management for the reservoir in the  field in Brazil.  Worked with a team of geoscientists, drillers, and completion engineers to optimize reservoir development.  Successfully proposed water injection location based on modeling work to delay water breakthrough while still providing needed pressure support to increase production.   Recommendations have contributed to the reservoir performing significantly beyond expectations.

¨     Developed a simulation model for the carbonate reservoir in the field.   One of the main issues was the natural fracture system, which was implemented both in a Dual Permeability/Dual Porosity mode and with an enhanced Single Porosity representation.  The model is currently in the history matching phase, but has reached a level where it has been applied to locate two infill wells to be drilled  in 2010.

¨     Evaluation of (Equatorial Guinea) light oil reservoirs for company working with major energy firm, the operator of the field.   Prime focus was on operating issues, such as well locations and gas/water injection, and developing strategies for increased ultimate recovery.  Constructed three Eclipse reservoir models as a tool for discussions with the operator.   Along with other members of the team, influenced partner to modify the project development with positive results for wells.

¨     Evaluation of property in Equatorial Guinea.   Compositional and economical analyses carried out which influenced the operator in the ongoing appraisal of the field.

¨     Appraised and proposed well development plan for the Green Sand in Equatorial Guinea, which was an important component to the block being declared commercial.

¨     Mentored three summer interns, all of whom selected employment at company.  Assisted and mentored new reservoir engineers from other departments in their studies.

¨     Applications were implemented using primarily the Eclipse simulator with support from Prosper, MBAL, and PVTSIM software.

Large Energy Engineering Firm                        2000-2004
Reservoir Engineering Consultant –  Texas

¨     Completed an appraisal of a marginal oil field in Nigeria for an Energy firm.  Lead role on a team with a seismologist, a petrophysics expert, and a production engineer to evaluate a property with three well completions and 3-D seismic data.  Appraisal using CMG simulation software led to a proposed development plan, which was estimated to lead to production of 18 million barrels as compared to 0.5 million that was actually produced from the three original wells.

¨     Completed analysis of NGL production for the reservoir (gas condensate) for the energy operator.  Updated one previous model and generated a scoping model for a new reservoir. Three separate reservoir simulation models were then run under one surface control to provide compositional profiles from the produced gas stream.  A detailed compositional history match was carried out on each of the three reservoirs to validate the predictions.  The results were used to evaluate whether an upgrade in processing surface facilities would be necessary in order to eliminate the gas flare.  The model also provided an improved estimate of future NGL production.

¨     Completed update of study for Energy Corporation.  With a lead role on a team of geoscientists and engineers, updated previous models with information from 146 new well perforations.  Carried out analysis of well hydraulics to identify limiting factors on production.  Revised fluid characterization for the reservoir which helped explain declining reservoir performance.  Submitted new findings to a simulation model, which now achieved a significantly improved history match with the new data, and completed an evaluation of future development for the field.  The uplift in recovery (400 million barrels), along with the uplift from nearby reservoirs, justified the funding of the East Area project, an extensive investment (over $1 billion) in gas injection and surface facilities.

¨     Completed an EOS/1-D compositional scoping analysis using the CMG simulation software for a Joint Operating Company in Vietnam.  After guiding the selection of PVT experiments at Core Labs, an EOS model was developed which closely matched the experimental data.  The EOS model was then applied in a scoping simulation to evaluate the effectiveness of dry gas injection at different pressures, recycled gas injection, water injection, and depletion.  The work allowed development planning while an appraisal/exploration program was being carried out.

¨     Completed an evaluation of a gas storage reservoir in Oregon to assist the land owners in obtaining a fair market rental from the gas storage operator.  The storage capacity and deliverability was first evaluated by carrying out a history match of pressure, water-contact advance, and water production.  This information was then applied in a proprietary program to evaluate the fair economic value.

¨     Consulted for Large Energy Operator in the Middle East on a relatively thin oil rim (100 feet), volatile oil with a large, rich gas condensate zone.  Proposed a relocation of the wells to develop the oil rim first.  This prognosis was then verified in a reservoir simulation model.  The revision led to an estimated increase of 75 million barrels in oil recovery, 12 fewer wells drilled, and a deferment of gas compression, all of which significantly improved the project’s economics.

¨     Consulted/assisted on several ongoing engineering projects.  Work contributed to project approvals for(Intermediate and Deep) water injection, and to the (volatile oil depletion) and (gas/water injection) developments.

¨     Provided engineering software support for fields, which included the North Field in the Middle East and several Nigerian reservoirs.

–     Made modifications to the code to meet specific field requirements.

–     Provided the support necessary to bring the simulation studies to a successful conclusion.

¨     Consulted for the Major oil company in Russia.  Served in a mentoring role with several Russian engineers using the Eclipse simulator in developing a large model for the Luginesk field.  Purpose of the study was to modify the reservoir strategy of water injection in a field with a large primary gas cap.

¨     Managed a small engineering consulting firm, which entailed the handling of tax issues, unemployment, payroll, accounting, invoicing, and marketing.

Large Energy Corporation

Exploration and Producing Technology Co.                                                     1989-2000

Reservoir Engineering Consultant –  Texas

¨     Consulted as reservoir engineering/simulation expert on major reservoir studies during the period 1990-99.  Guided the construction of models and consulted on interpretation of results.  Work contributed to major project revisions, which significantly reduced well and surface facilities costs, and in one case, added 200 million barrels of reserves.

¨     Served as team lead on maintenance and support team of proprietary simulation software.  Made significant contributions to program capabilities to meet company’s modeling needs in the field, and provided user support.  Company’s simulation software and expertise had been effectively applied on over 50 of its major oil and gas assets worldwide.

¨     Consulted as reservoir engineer on non-simulation projects.  Frequently reviewed work and conclusions presented by company partners which lessened company’s risk in multi-million dollar projects.

¨     Designed and delivered regular reservoir simulation courses at company’s affiliate sites.  Courses always received high ratings by the participants.  In addition, trained over sixty engineers one-on-one in simulation technology.

¨     Developed part of the code and mathematical algorithms used in properitary software.

Internationl Energy Corporation – German Division                                             1985-1989

Staff Reservoir Engineer – Germany

¨     Provided engineering expertise and documentation for company’s case in an equity dispute that was eventually resolved with company’s gaining its previously estimated share (90%) of the reserves.

¨     Conducted reservoir engineering studies to help determine future development of oil and gas fields.  Applied classical reservoir engineering, well test technology, and simulation techniques that contributed to one of company’s most profitable affiliates.

Major Energy Research and Development Corp.                                                                       1981-1985

Research Engineer – Texas

¨     Created two-dimensional chemical flooding/polymer simulator using the finite element method.  This simulator was applied in several research projects.

RESERVOIR EVALUATIONS PERFORMED

¨     Taiwan TCS Gas Storage: Led a team of engineers to convert a 1.3 Tscf gas-producing field to gas storage.  Application of 13 horizontal and 6 deviated wells for 660 tons/hour up to 1500 tons/hour deliverability.  Results: Determined cushion gas requirements and the number and locations of new wells for each deliverability scenario.  The analysis accounted for an active aquifer.

¨     Qatar North Field: Lean gas condensate, 10-30 Tscf in different project areas, 15 wells initially in project area, over 150 wells in total field, compositional model, 6-10 components.  Results: project design to meet deliverability for gas-sales contracts, minimize H2S production to delay $600 million investment by several years, predict condensate recovery given different field development scenarios.

¨     Indonesia Arun Field: Gas condensate (78 barrels/MMscf), 20 Tscf in place, 100 wells, compositional model, 9 components, surface facilities model coupled to the reservoir.  Results: matched pressure, CGR, water vapor, CO2, and stabilized condensate over 25 years of history, model used to optimize surface facilities and reduce expenditures by $100 million.

¨     Nigeria Asabo and Isobo Fields: Light oil, 660  and 415 million barrels, black oil model.  Results: pressures, GOR and water cut matched over 30-year production history.  Study showed a 15-20% increase in recovery using gas injection, which has been recently planned for both fields.

¨     Norway Smorbukk South: Volatile oil, 400 million barrels, compositional model, 7 components.  Results: indicated effectiveness of gas injection.  Project was initiated in combination with other fields in the area.

¨     Norway Kristin Field, Qatar North Field, and Indonesia Madura and NSO Fields: Compositional tubing analysis coupled with reservoir simulation for evaluation of corrosion.  Tubing model determined water, CO2, H2S distribution, velocities, film thickness, and other parameters affecting corrosion.  Results:analysis indicated that L80 carbon steel was sufficient in the North Field, Madura, and NSO saving $1 million per well. In Kristin, higher quality steel was shown to be required.

¨     Germany Söhlingen Schneverdingen, Söhlingen Dethlingen, Siedenburg Staffhorst: dry gas, hydraulic fracturing (Dethlingen), water-drive (Schneverdingen) – reservoir modeling.

Education:

Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics, California Institute of Technology

B.S. in Civil Engineering,University of Notre Dame

B.A. in History,University of Notre Dame

Computer Skills:

Reservoir Engineering Software – Petrel, Eclipse, CMG, PVT software

PC-based word processing, spreadsheet, graphics

XP and UNIX environments

Language:

Foreign language fluency – German

PUBLICATIONS:

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Energy Resume Energy CV Experienced Seismic Interpreter Ph.D Geophysics Energy Oil and Gas

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 99112.  Experienced seismic interpreter (Ph.D., P. Geoph.) with a strong geological background and an extensive experience in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production.  Extensive experience in Exploration and Development in various sedimentary basins including; Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin –exploration of reef complexes in Devonian and Mesozoic carbonates, as well as exploration of complex structural traps in thrusting areas of Rocky Mountains (Foothills).   Gulf of Mexico – Pemex Exploration and Development Projects – offshore, exploring sub-salt and sub-shale targets and dealing with problems of seismic image because of variations of velocity model.  Sirte Basin. Experienced in exploration of structural-stratigraphic traps in clastics and carbonates.   Adriatic Basin and Albanides Thrust Belt zone – exploration and development of stratigraphic and structural prospects in carbonates and clastics.

•             Structural and stratigraphic interpretation of 2D and 3D seismic data

•             Tie of well and seismic data by using synthetics and VSP

•             Regional basin analysis for identifying, mapping and evaluation

•             Time to depth conversion and mapping

•             Seismic attributes interpretation and analysis

•             Inversion analysis

•             Structural and stratigraphic interpretation of 2D and 3D seismic data

•             Exploration in compressional, extensional, or salt tectonic environments.

•             Exploration in all carbonate, clastic and salt-evaporite depositional environment

•             Oil and gas field development

Professional Experience

Senior Geophysicist, Major International Oil Company  April 2009 to present

  • Interpretation of 3D and 2D seismic data in exploration of structural and stratigraphic traps in sandstone and carbonate formation in Sirte basin.

Senior Geophysicist, Calgary,  October 2007 to Jan. 2009

  • Consultant and adviser for the development and exploration projects of Pemex – Mexican National Company in Gulf of Mexico. Structural and stratigraphic traps in Mesozoic (Cretaceous and Jurassic) carbonate deposits, where the shale and salt diapirs have the main role in their models. Experienced in the seismic data imaging, depth conversion and interpretation in the presence of large velocity variations because of shale and salt diapirs.

Senior Geophysicist, Major Service Co, Calgary,   2006 to 2007

  • Structural traps in thrusting areas of the Foothills; Accomplishment: evaluated the company lands, identified more than 50 exploration leads, mapped two prospects and proposed one well which was put in the company drilling program.

Exploration Geophysicist, Independent Exploration, Calgary 2001 to 2006

  • Structural traps in thrusting areas of Rocky Mountains (Foothills) – Paleozoic to Mesozoic: Peace River area, Cabin Creek area, Turner Valley and High Wood area, Bighorn area and Regional Overview of Foothills prospects. Accomplishment: generated 6 lead/prospects and proposed two deep wells.
  • Seismic stratigraphic interpretation for subtle traps of carbonate and clastic facies in Mississippian and Cretaceous –Strachan, Western Canadian Basin.
  • Seismic interpretation of reef complexes in Devonian deposits (Swan Hills and Leduc Reef – Strachan, Western Canadian Basin, Slave Point and Keg River in Clark Lake, Yoyo and Sierra, Cordova, Helmet areas and regional overview of North East BC)
  • Accomplishment: generated some 200 exploration leads in NEBC region and drilled two deep wells.

Exploration Geophysicist, State Major International Oil Co,  1993 to 2000

  • Seismic and geologic data interpretation for exploration in frontiers, for development of existing fields and for evaluation and regional studies).
  • Performed 24 integrated geological – geophysical exploration studies.
  • The study  areas: The Albanian Thrust Belt – onshore, The Adriatic Basin onshore and offshore).
  • Projected 10 exploratory wells (drilled 10 deep wells, discovered 2 new oil fields)
  • Accomplished 16 regional geological – geophysical studies for HC prospect evaluation.

Explorationist, Major Exploration Co                  1991 to 1993

  • Seismic and geologic data interpretation – Offshore (Adriatic Basin), new prospects evaluation. Drilled one exploratory well.

Education

B.Sc. and Ph.D.  Geophysics, Tirana University, P. Geoph. (APEGGA)

– Structural Interpretation

– Seismic Stratigraphy

– Interpretation of 3D Seismic Data

– AVO: Seismic Lithology

– Eustatic Controls on Clastic and Carbonate Depositions

– Seismic Attribute Mapping of Structure and Stratigraphy

– Risk Assessment in Exploration (Rose and Associates)

– Petroleum Systems of Deep-Water Settings

– Geo-X (Risk Assessment)

– 2D Move (Structural Restoration Technique)

Computer  Software

Seisware, GeoFrame, Landmark and Petrel interpretation software, Geosyn 1D and 2D Modeling, Geoview and Strata (inversion) and AVO programs of Hampson – Russell, Accumap, 2D Move, Geo-X (Risk Assessment),

Membership

APEGGA – Professional Geophysicist

Active member of SEG, AAPG, EAGE and CSEG

References

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Energy Resume Energy CV Geologist LWD Field Engineer seeking new E&P Energy Opportunity Domestic or International

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate RG23608257.  10 years Gulf of Mexico experience, both offshore andonshore.  Experienced as a geologist and a field engineer running LWD tools.  Open to opportunities as a geologist or as an LWD field engineer domestically or internationally.

EXPERIENCE:
Large Energy Firm,  Lafayette, LA        2007 – 2009
LWD Field Engineer
Lead engineer in the field (primarily offshore GOM) running LWD with Gamma, Downhole Pressure, Payzone steering and Resistivity tools.
Monitored all aspects of the drilling process when running the Downhole Pressure Module to ensure job success.
Maintained regular contact and coordination with onshore geologists, drilling engineers and company men to facilitate exchange of well information and discuss drilling operations to ensure drilling efficiency and success.
Sustained a consistently low level of rig downtime by approaching MacNRG Energy Jobs in a proactive manner and hands-on troubleshooting. On a daily basis interpreted and correlated well logs.
Participated in the drilling of horizontal wells in the Haynesville Shale.
Analyzed logging curves for pore pressure and fracture gradient estimates.
Selected to lead MacNRG Energy Jobs for new and key clients that required extra attention.
Led high profile multi-well project with international client that resulted in outstanding customer satisfaction and successful completion.

Geoservices Firm, Lafayette, LA        2005 – 2007
Staff Geologist


Interpreted complex data sets of magnetometer, side scan sonar, pinger, and seismic data in order to publish MMS compliant hazard assessment reports and maps.
Published numerous MMS compliant geohazard reports containing structure and isochore maps.
Regularly interpreted 2D seismic data, including some structurally complex areas around salt intrusions.
Worked independently and in teams to complete a variety of GOM geohazard projects.
Published large geohazard report regarding a natural gas pipeline in the Sabine River Valley.

Large Energy Firm, Lafayette, LA 2001 – 2005
LWD Field Engineer

Lead engineer in the field (primarily offshore GOM) running LWD with Gamma, Downhole Pressure, and Resistivity tools.  Frequently led MacNRG Energy Jobs with less experienced personnel acting as a mentor teaching tool and job knowledge.
Drilled wells with a variety of profiles and worked on a large assortment of rig types.
Maintained a perfect safety record.

GULF COAST 3-D, Lafayette, LA 2000 – 2001
Geotechnician


Interpreted seismic data using Landmark and Kindgom software.  Digitized well logs.  Managed office.
Participated in a diverse range of geophysical projects involving seismic survey planning, well log analysis, and seismic interpretation.
EDUCATION:
Master of Science. Geology. University of Louisiana at Lafayette,  2008.
Board of Regents Fellowship.

Bachelor of Science. Geology. Salem State College, 1999.

SAFETY CLASSES:
Respirator Use
Bloodbore Pathogens
Hazard Communications
Fire Protection – 2001
First Aid & CPR
PEC Orientation
Confined Space
Hearing Conservation
H2S
Personal Protective Equipment
Ergonomics and Back Safety
Water Survival (GOM)
Fire Protection – 1999
Safe Driving
PEC Core Compliance
Ergonomics and Back Safety
Annual Radiation Review
Lock Out Tag Out

TECHNICAL CLASSES:


Introduction to Surveying & MWD – Gerhardt/Pathfinder
HDS1 Theory & Operations
RX4 Theory & Operations
UGS Theory & Operations
AWR Theory & Operations
PZIG Theory & Operations
DPM Theory & Operations
Pore Pressure Theory
Radiation Safety

Energy Resume Energy CV Experienced PhD Reservoir Engineer Open To Relocation

Candidate # NA-2090714636

Reservoir Engineer

Profile Summary 

  • +8 years experienced in classical reservoir engineering, reservoir simulation, numerical modeling, geostatistical reservoir chracterization, well test transient analysis, PVT fluid characterization, chemical EOR flooding, decline curve analysis, material balance application, and economic evaluation.
  • Worked in integrated team study at different projects to evaluate alternative development schemes in several operated fields from the perspective of oil recovery and economics.
  • Excellent computer skills with a proficient working knowledge of ECLIPSE, CMG, CMOST (uncertainty analysis and automatic history matching), MORE, STARS, UTCHEM, MBAL, PROSPER, DSS, Nodal analysis, GSLIB (geostatistic), MATLAB, FORTRAN, Visual Basic, and MATHEMATICA.
  • Experienced in naturally fractured reservoir, well testing, field development project, all aspects of CO2 enhanced oil recovery, gel-polymer, and surfactant flood (wettability alteration).

Education 

PhD in Petroleum Engineering, University of Kansas, 2008

Thesis Topic: Improving Reservoir Characterization by Conditioning Geostatistical Models to Dynamic Data using Multivariate Statistical Analysis.

M. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Tabriz, 1996

Thesis Topic: Modeling and Simulation of Heat Transfer Coefficient in Nucleate Pool Boiling of Binary and Ternary Mixtures.                                   

B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Abadan Institute of Technology (AIT), 1993

Programming Numerical Solutions for Governing Partial Differential Equations of fluid Flow through a Pipe by Finite Element Method. 

Professional Experience

Major Independent Company, Reservoir Engineer (2008-Present)

  • Provided reservoir engineering technical input required for CO2 field expansion projects in different fields including development of dynamic reservoir simulations (volumetric analysis, material balance, decline curve, PVT Characterization, SCAL, nodal analysis, well testing analysis) for a wide range of reservoir engineering and integrated reservoir problems.

 

  • Provided technical and analytical support to the various groups in the company including:
    • Houston Business Development Group: Contribute to team development proposals, economic evaluation of alternative development plans for prospective fields for acquisition.
    • Midland Eastern Shelf Team: Worked directly with Eastern Shelf Team to define optimum development  scenarios in the CO2 EOR process for several fields in Texas. Designed and developed simulation models to match the field history and predict future performance under various CO2 flood plans. Performed sensitivity analysis to find an optimum economical plan. Conducted material balance analysis using MBAL to find the type and extent of the aquifer.
    • Midland Yates Team: Generated a dual porosity simulation model to investigate mechanism involving in chemical surfactant flooding (wettability alteration). Work closely with Yates team to design and identify two pilots for surfactant flooding for optimum EOR scenario. Simulation study of feasibility of CO2 huff n puff EOR process for west side of the Yates field and perform sensitivity analysis to find optimum economic plan.
    • Houston Resource Group: provided technical support by writing a computer program to predict of CO2 well bottom hole pressure for McElmo Dome field.

                       

Same Company, Reservoir Engineer Intern (Summer 2008)

  • Performed PVT characterization and develop EOS for Claytonville, Katz, and Yates Fields. Achieve better accuracy and reduce simulation time using components relative to previous models. Build a dual porosity simulation model to match the history of Claytonville field data.

 

Tertiary Oil Recovery Project (TORP), University of Kansas

 Graduate Research Assistant (2002-2008)

  • Developed a systematic methodology to improve reservoir modeling by conditioning geostatistical models to well test transient dynamic data: a case study from the CO2 flood pilot area in the Hull-Gurney field, Kansas.

  • Lead investigator of the PVT characterization of the crude oil sample from Hall-Gurney field using laboratory experiments and simulation to generate EOS.
  • Worked in multidisciplinary team to build simulation model of Hall-Gurney field, Kansas. Complete history match of the field data and evaluate alternative development schemes to optimize oil recovery of CO2 flooding.
  • Performed decline curve analysis to predict the performance of production wells in the Arbuckle formation prior to gel-polymer treatment.
  • Investigated various disproportionate permeability reduction (DPR) mechanisms in gel-polymer treatment process and develop a novel method to predict the well performance after treatment using Bayesian network analysis: a case study for gel-polymer treatment in Arbuckle formation.

           

          

Proposals and Publications

Available upon request

Honors and Membership

  • Active Member, Society of Petroleum Engineering

              Treasurer of SPE chapter of KU

  • Distinction of Excellence, University of Tabriz Dept. of Mechanical Engineering- awarded high achiever graduate (1st rank), 1996.

Distinction of Excellence, Abadan Institute of Technology (AIT), Dept. of Mechanical Engineering- Awarded very competitive scholarship for undergraduate study (top 1)

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