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Energy Resume Energy CV Rice MBA Texas Tech MS 4.0 GPA Senior Reservoir Engineer Open to Relocation

Candidate # NA-1340131399

Senior Reservoir Engineer (23 Years)

  

EDUCATION:      

M.B.A., Rice University, 2004

Jones Graduate School of Business    G.P.A.  3.89/4.00

Jones Scholar Award Recipient (Top 10%)      

M.S., Texas Tech University, 1993

MAJOR:  Mechanical Engineering        G.P.A.  4.00/4.00

B.S., Texas Tech University, 1987

MAJOR:  Petroleum Engineering          G.P.A.  3.65/4.00 (Cum Laude)

EXPERIENCE:

2006 to Present:  Confidential Major Independent (HOUSTON, TX.)

 Manager – Acquisitions and Shelf Exploitation (2009 – Present)

Supervise team of 8 geologists, geophysicists, reservoir engineers, and techs.  Responsible for all subsurface work on the GOM Shelf.  Coordinated budget submittals for group for last 3 years incorporating new drills, workovers, fuel usage, compressor installations, operating expenses, and abandonments.  Recommended and designed 5 compressor installations that added 21 Bcfe (gross) reserves.  Currently have 3 additional projects in progress which should add an additional 10 Bcfe (gross).

Spent majority of time evaluating acquisition candidates.  Took a leading role in 33 projects over the last 4 years.  Those included 11 that were screened and 22 that were fully evaluated. Of those, Company made unsuccessful offers on 7 of over $8B, and successfully acquired 4 for an aggregate of $630MM for 250 Bcfe 2P reserves and 190 Bcfe of resource potential (including property detailed below).  These projects were both onshore and offshore as well as corporate and asset deals.  The evaluations included extensive analyses of target proven and probable reserves utilizing ARIES software.  Also included dataroom visits and detailed review of technical as well as historical operating and financial data.  Responsible for incorporating this due diligence into the economic evaluation as well as performing sensitivity analyses.  Presented results to both executive management as well as Board of Directors.  Detailed listing of projects is available.

 Developed a robust, type curve driven economic model for evaluating undeveloped acreage and shale projects to complement ARIES. Full list of software expertise is also available.

 Senior Reservoir Engineer – Shelf Exploitation/Acquisition Group (2006 – 2009)   

Responsible for reservoir engineering support for all Western Gulf of Mexico properties with production of 100 MMcfd/1000 BOPD Net (approx. 1/3 of company production.)  Served as lead engineer in evaluation and acquisition of West Cameron asset for $71MM.  Subsequently installed additional compression and drilled 3 new wells resulting in addition of 34 Bcfe of net reserves.  With geophysicist, lead redevelopment of southern High Island field resulting in drilling 3 new wells with reserves of 15 Bcfe and addition of 30 MMcfd of production for $25MM investment. 

 2001 to 2006:       Confidential Major E&P (HOUSTON, TX.)

 Senior Staff Reservoir Engineer – Gulf of Mexico Region (2005 – 2006)   

Responsible for reservoir engineering support for West Cameron/East Cameron/High Island Team.  Provided economic assessment and engineering support for new drilling prospects as well as development in established fields.  Performed nodal analysis, material balance, pressure transient, and rate transient analysis for support of reserve determinations and identification of new investment opportunities.

 Principle Reservoir Engineer – Reservoir Engineering Staff (2004)   

Responsible, with one other person, for implementing the Rose Risk Analysis methodology within Company.  As part of the process, training was provided to all Senior Executives, Managers and Directors, and Technical Staff within the company (conducted by Rose and Associates).  In conjunction with the region technical teams, conducted risk and reserve reviews for most of the company’s exploration and development inventory.  Provided individual coaching to the technical teams in the proper implementation of this process as well as the extension of the process to economic evaluations.

Project assignments to the Business Development Group included evaluation of two unsolicited offers to purchase Companies assets and performed screening evaluations on domestic acquisition targets with detailed financial evaluations and presentation of results. Reported directly to Senior Vice President of E&P Services.

Principle Reservoir Engineer/Portfolio Coordinator – Domestic Exploration       

Division (2001 – 2004)

Sole responsibility for economic evaluation and portfolio analysis for all of Companies U.S. exploration efforts both onshore and offshore.  Made recommendations on both strategic and prospect level allocation of over $500MM during 2001-2003.  Reported directly to Senior Vice President of Domestic Exploration.

 1993-2001            Confidential Major (SUGAR LAND, TX.)

 Region Portfolio Advisor – Strategic Planning (2001)

Prepared investment portfolio analysis to support allocation of $450MM capital budget considering both short term business performance and long term strategic objectives.  One of six members on team responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of new economic, reserve, and business management software for the Gulf Region.

 1996 to 2001:       LOWER 48 BUSINESS UNIT – SUGAR LAND, TX.)

 Advising Reservoir Engineer – GOM Shelf Exploration Group  (1996-2001)

Sole responsibility for all reservoir engineering support for Companies exploration efforts in the shallow water Gulf of Mexico.  Primary tasks involved determination, as part of a multi-disciplinary team,  of reserve distributions and risk factors for all prospects.  Incorporated drilling and facility cost estimates, marketing options, development scenarios and deal terms to determine prospect economics. Evaluated over 200 exploration prospects in water depths ranging from 10 to 3200’.   Developed new Monte Carlo economic model (utilizing TERAS) to rigorously evaluate wellbore mechanical reliability and the associated probability and impact  of reserve truncation in subsea wells. Made numerous presentations to executive level management.

 1993 to 1996:       CENTRAL U.S.  BUSINESS UNIT – MIDLAND, TX

 Senior Reservoir Engineer – S.E. New Mexico Area (1994-1996)

Responsible for approximately 100 Company & OBO properties in Lea and Eddy Counties with production of 500 BOPD 7000 MCFD.  Evaluated 5,000 undeveloped acres for Morrow potential including reserve distributions, risk analysis, and economics resulting in a recommendation to seek alternative financing/Joint Venture partner for development

Advanced Production Engineer – South Odessa Area (1993-1994)

Responsible for 200 well area in central Permian Basin with production of 1500 BOPD 5000 MCFD. Utilized wave equation based design program to optimize the artificial lift installations on 100 wells at a waterflood property.  Reduced failure rate by 60% and lift costs by $140,000 per year

1987 to 1991:       Confidential Company (MIDCONTINENT REGION – OKLAHOMA CITY, OK.)

Senior Production Engineer – Michigan Area (1990-1991)

Responsible for all production operations in the state (3000 BOPD, 24 MMCFD) including maintaining environmental standards of operations in highly sensitive areas.  Prepared a detailed study of a $10 million environmental compliance project on a waterflood property, presented results to corporate vice-president. Performed a compositional simulation study for a  $1 million upgrade project on a condensate handling facility. Served on corporate team responsible for developing and implementing a company-wide field computer system.

 Production Engineer – Oklahoma Area (1988-1990)

 Responsible for 350 well area in Oklahoma with 1989 gross revenue of $10 million.  Duties included design of artificial lift and gas compressor installations as well as surface handling facilities

 Associate Engineer (1987-1988)

 Completed comprehensive 15 month training program.

AFFILIATIONS:   Society of Petroleum Engineers

Member of SPE National Management and Economics Committee

Member of SPE National Engineering Registration Committee

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Engineering Technician Jobs Houston Texas TX

ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

HOUSTON, TEXAS

Super opportunity to use your experience at a leading Energy Company in Houston.  This great opportunity will work with the Company’s Reservoir Management Teams at their Corporate office.

 

Primary job duties involve providing data, information, and support to our engineering and field operations staff.  In this function they will be responsible for input, maintenance, QC, extraction, manipulation and analysis of data.  Data to be processed may originate from public sources or from internal databases.  Create and utilize spreadsheets and databases to be used in screening and analyzing data.  The successful candidate will also be expected to carry out some trending analysis, highlighting anomalous data sets.

Ideal Candidates will possess the following required qualifications:  
  • Minimum of 2 years experience with strong understanding of oilfield operations
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite of software (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to quickly learn new software packages
  • Ability to identify inefficiencies in data flows and effect changes to improve efficiency of technical staff.
  • Strong data management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Effective team player who can work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skill set

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Senior Staff Reservoir Engineer Jobs Oklahoma City Oklahoma OK

Senior Staff Reservoir Engineer

Our Client is seeking talented individuals for the position of Senior Reservoir Engineer.  This position is based at the Oklahoma City, OK office and reports to the Manager – Reservoir Engineering. We are actively seeking those with the drive and energy to join the most active drilling company in the U.S. and a desire to be part of a growing enterprise and who value the opportunity to engineer conventional and non-conventional onshore U.S. gas focused assets.   Candidates should be proficient in all areas of Reservoir Engineering including well test analysis, material balance, secondary recovery methods, performance analysis, fluid properties, volumetric recovery methods and project economics. 

Excellent Total Compensation Package including full relocation will be offered to the selected candidate!

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating project development and implementation with geoscience, drilling, production, and land professionals.
  • Integrating well performance/nodal analysis, pressure transient analysis, material balance, volumetric and decline curve analyses in the evaluation are essential.
  • Performing field and screening studies of existing assets and potential acquisitions, including associated economic analyses.
  • Acquiring and analyzing the necessary test data used to define accurate reservoir characterization.
  • Exploration project evaluations include probabilistic analyses and providing monitoring and surveillance programs for reservoir performance, and coordinate these programs to determine if the development plan is conforming to management strategy.

Qualifications include:

  • Ten (10) plus years of industry experience with a minimum of five (5) years reservoir engineering experience.
  • Expertise in economic evaluation and reserve assessment for exploration programs, development drilling programs, workovers and production optimization opportunities.
  • Knowledge and practical application of volumetric calculations, decline curve reserve determinations, appropriate analogue techniques and material balance assessments.
  • Skills associated with reservoir simulation techniques considered a plus.
  • Aries for reserve reporting and economic calculations. Previous Aries experience is not required but is considered a benefit to any potential candidate.
  • All business decisions are made in a team environment.  Successful candidates should have a broad understanding of the E&P business and be willing and able to communicate effectively with their peers in Geology, Operations and Drilling.
  • Mentoring of less experienced and inexperienced individuals is required.  Candidates should be patient but also willing to leverage the maximum work volume by delegating lesser tasks to associate engineers and engineering technicians.
  • Especially interested in unconventional experience associated with tight gas reservoirs, CBM development and shale gas resource work.

Also Required: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

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EHS Supervisor Air Quality Jobs Oklahoma OK

EHS Supervisor Air Quality

Our Client, a large E&P organization has an immediate need for a talented individual for the position of EHS Supervisor.  This position is based at the corporate headquarters and will report to EHS Manager. Our client is one of the largest producers in the nation and the most active driller of new wells in the U.S.  Their strategy is focused on discovering, acquiring and developing conventional and unconventional reserves in the U.S.   This position will be responsible for assisting the Operations division in maintaining compliance with Federal, State and local air regulations and company polices.  This position requires an in-depth knowledge of Federal and State air permitting requirements  and  compliance for Exploration and Production Operations including 40 CFR Part 63  Subpart HH and ZZZZ. In addition, the EHS Supervisor – Air Programs should be familiar with proposed air quality regulations that could impact production operations. The Air Programs supervisor must possess the ability to communicate effectively with staff and field personnel as well as senior management.

Qualifications  In addition, responsibilities will include:

·         Supervise and direct work assignments of the permitting and compliance  Air staff

·         Consult with and advises EHS management on Air matters for Operations division

·         Represent the company in specific trade associations

·         Work closely with the Corporate Regulatory Group to ensure regulatory compliance

·         Responsible for identification of appropriate Air  training programs for Air Program staff and field personnel

·         Manage the process of emission inventory data acquisition and the submittal of emission inventories and GHG reporting.

·         Responsible for expansion of the permit and compliance tracking database.

·         Strong computer application skills (including Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel and Outlook) are a necessity as we as excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to interact with field personnel and senior company management.

A bachelor of science degree in Engineering is strongly preferred but may consider other physical or biological science degree with strong industry experience. A minimum of ten years in Environmental, Health and Safety supervisory experience in the  oil and natural gas (preferably with an exploration and production company/operator) is required.

Our client will offer the selected candidate and outstanding Total Compensation package including incentive and generous benefits. Apply today!

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Reserves Engineer Jobs Houston Texas TX

Reserves Engineer

Houston, Texas

Our client, is seeking and experienced Reserves Engineer to provide engineering and database expertise to complete various corporate requests quickly and accurately.

In this key role you will provied the following duties and responsibilities:

· Provide support for Reserves processes including Internal and SEC Reserve Reporting and bank updates

· Provide support for Planning processes including Monthly Forecasts, Monthly Operating Report, Budgeting, and Portfolio

· Provide support for Acquisition and Divestiture processes including cashflows, database conversions, price sensitivities, and business development slides as required

· Provide user support for PEEP economics software. Field calls from engineers, technologists, and planners.

· Provide SQL Server database expertise to solve complex problems, design company-wide reports, and streamline workflows for engineers, technologists and planners throughout organization

The ideal candidate we have the following experience qualifications:

· Minimum 3 years of oil and gas experience working with economics, reserves, and technical evaluations

· BS in engineering or computer science required.

· Proficient using MS Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access) and aptitude for designing, maintaining, and linking technical software.

· Prior experience using Visual Basic and/or SQL languages

· Familiarity with SQL Server or Oracle databases

· Prior experience and working knowledge of PEEP and/or Aries.

· Ability to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize workload

· Highly organized

· Consistent accuracy and strong attention to detail critical

· Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with internal department members and external vendors

· Team player with strong communication skills

· Willingness to accept work schedule with various demands, which will vary as departmental workload fluctuates

· Requires limited supervision

The successful candidate will be offered and excellent total compensation package including incentive plans and generous benefits.

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Petroleum Financial Reserves Engineer Jobs Houston Texas TX

Petroleum Financial Reserves Engineer

Houston Texas

Our client, a major financial firm is searching for an additional experienced Engineer to support their financial functions relating to reserves lending. This is an outstanding opportunity to join  a major solid financial institution that has an established presence in the Energy industry.

The ideal candidate will have at least 8-10 yrs of experience in U.S. petroleum reservoir engineering.  You should have been with an upstream E&P company working as a  reservoir or M&A consultant or in a financial institution. Would prefer some financial background if possible, but work with reservoir consultants or M&A firms will be considered. Must be well versed in Office Software programs, especially Excel, as well as Aries and Phd Win reserve programs. In this key role, you will evaluate oil and gas reserves, systems, pipelines and markets in order to support lending and investment decisions. Frequent travel may be involved, primarily in U.S and Canada. Must be able to write and present his/her conclusions effectively with senior management of the bank and its customers, and other bankers and outside representatives.

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Reservoir Engineer Jobs San Antonio Texas TX

Reservoir Engineer

San Antonio Texas $160K – $180K

Our client, an active operator in the Texas Panhandle and Western Oklahoma, is seeking an experienced Reservoir Engineer for their office in San Antonio, Texas.

The job duties and responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Reservoir management including volumetrics and pressure transient analysis to estimate reserves and characterize various reservoirs to define proper spacing of horizontal wells
  • Perform nodal analysis studies to optimize artificial lift methods on operated wells
  • Perform decline analysis and reserve determination
  • Complete economic runs to determine the viability of various farm out and acquisition scenarios
  • Coordinate core analysis and PVT analysis on developing plays
  • Additional experience with production operations and drilling is a plus

Experience and skills required:

  • BS in Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years of industry experience with a minimum of five years in applicable reservoir engineering positions and duties.
  • Must be able to work autonomously and identify as well as develop and execute various reservoir projects.  Must also be able to work in conjunction with production and drilling departments in identifying drill candidates and well optimization candidates
  • Experience with WIM, Prosper, Aries and Powertools or comparable programs a strong plus

Selected candidate would be eligible for employer matched 401K, incentive bonus plan, free gym membership and half day Fridays.  Excellent medical/dental program.

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EHS Supervisor Environmental Programs Oklahoma City Oklahoma OK

EHS Supervisor Environmental Programs
Our client, one of the largest Energy Corporations is seeking a talented individual for the position of EHS Supervisor – Environmental Programs.  This position is based in Oklahoma and will report to the Manager – Corporate EHS Compliance.  This Organization is one of the largest producers of natural gas in the nation and maintains a high and active drilling program of new wells in the U.S.  They are focused on discovering, acquiring and developing conventional and unconventional natural gas reserves onshore in the U.S.   The Environmental Supervisor manages and directs the environmental programs for the Operations-Production Division.  This position will assist Operations to maintain compliance with Federal, State and local environmental laws and company polices. This position requires and in-depth knowledge of environmental compliance for Exploration and Production operations including waste management, water resources, environmental remediation/restoration, and SPCC. The Environmental Supervisor must possess the ability to communicate effectively with staff and field personnel as well as senior management.

Excellent Total Compensation Package including full relocation will be offered to the selected candidate!

In addition, responsibilities will include:

·         Supervise and direct environmental work assignments of corporate Environmental staff

·         Consult with and advise EHS management staff regarding environmental policies and situations for the Operations division

·         May represent the Company in specific trade associations

·         Investigate environmental incidents as needed

·         Responsible for identification of appropriate environmental training programs for field personnel and office staff ·         May be required on short notice to travel to field locations to provide environmental support to Operations

·         Strong computer application skills (including Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel and Outlook) are a necessity as are excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to interact with field personnel and senior company management.

Educational Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, or other physical or biological science or Engineering

Experience: A minimum of ten years of Environmental, Health and Safety supervisory experience in the oil and natural gas industry with an exploration and production company/operator.

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Reservoir Engineering Tech Jobs Houston Texas TX

Reservoir Engineering Tech

  

 

Houston, Texas

 

Base Salary: $90K-$100K plus target bonus of 20-25% plus Sign-On Bonus 

  

Our client is seeking an experienced reservoir engineering tech to work with the corporate reserves team in managing reserves, economics, and company financials. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing technical, economic and analytical support to the Executive Management team.  Responsibilities include maintaining, documenting and providing economic cash flows; project economics; year-end and midyear reserve reports/reconciliations; budget reports; bank and SEC reports, and assistance with acquisition and divestiture projects.  The ideal candidate must possess the ability to work with a multi-functional team and have experience in working with accounting, operations, tax, and production groups.  The candidate must also possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to prioritize projects and work in a fast-paced environment. 

 

The ideal candidate should possess superior skills and ability in economic software such as PHDWin, understand economic analysis and the resulting metrics; have 5-15+ years of Reservoir Tech experience with an operating company; and the ability to work well with limited supervision.  The candidate should be proficient in MS Office, including Excel and Access, and be familiar with production and accounting systems.

 

Responsibilities will include:

 

1.      Managing the Company’s corporate reserves database

2.      Supporting the company’s engineering and executive team in evaluating drilling as well as acquisition, and divestiture opportunities

3.      Building and modeling cases in PHDWin using both economic and projection parameters.

4.      Updating and editing cases within PHDWin including reserve class/cat transfers and revisions.

5.      Running economics and scenarios on proposed wells and projects.

6.      Maintaining a list of reserve case adds & revisions in an Excel spreadsheet.

7.      Maintaining Excel spreadsheets and datasets with PHDWin data on reserve and economic parameters.

8.      Building and linking spreadsheets and datasets for variance, revision, and comparison purposes.

9.      Maintaining graphs, charts, and reports for Executive Management and corporate presentation purposes.

10.   Create, maintain, and assist with departmental files and data distribution to team members, departments, and outside parties.

 

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Landman Jobs San Antonio Texas TX Hill Country Area

LANDMAN

  

  

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

  

Our client, a leading Oil and Gas Company, is seeking to add an experienced (In-House) Landman to their growing staff.

  

Great opportunity to join a true world class organization that values and rewards their employees!

  

In this key land role you will report to the Land Manager.  You will be responsible for assisting in negotiating, analyzing, and drafting all land related contracts, including farmouts, participation agreements, exploration joint venture agreements and joint operating agreements. You will manage all land functions in support of the Company’s multi-rig drilling program.  You will be required to maintain an active presence in industry associations such as AAPL, IPAA, Etc.

 

  

The ideal candidate will have the following required experience and skills:  

 

·       PLM, Energy Management or related Bachelors degree is required.

·       At least three years of industry experience as in-house, company Landman.

  

The selected candidate will be offered an excellent Total Compensation Package that will include an above average base salary, employer matched 401K plan, annual incentive compensation plan, and a 4.5 day work week!

 

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Senior Reservoir Engineer Jobs Texas TX

Senior Reservoir Engineer

Beautiful Texas Hill Country!

Our client, a leader in the Oil and Gas Industry is seeking to add an experienced Senior Reservoir Engineer to their staff.  This key position will be responsible for the following:

·         Reservoir management including volumetrics, material balance and pressure transient analysis to estimate reserves and characterize various reservoirs

·         Perform nodal analysis studies to identify appropriate artificial lift methods to optimize production

·         Perform decline analysis and reserve determination

·         Complete economic runs to determine the viability of various farm out and acquisition scenarios

·         Coordinate core analysis and PVT analysis on developing plays

Experience and skills required:

·         BS in Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering

·         Minimum of 15 years of industry experience with a minimum of ten years in applicable reservoir engineering positions and duties.

·         Must be able to work autonomously and identify and execute various reservoir projects

.    Must also be able to work in conjunction with production and drilling departments in identifying drill candidates and well optimization candidates

·         Experience with WIM, Prosper, Aries and Powertools and other applicable reservoir software a strong plus

Benefits: The selected candidate would be eligible for employer matched 401K, incentive bonus plan, free gym membership and half day Fridays.  In addition, an excellent medical/dental program will be offered.


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Energy Resume Energy CV Candidate 12182180 Oil & Gas Masters Prepared Petroleum Engineer with experience with Economic Evaluations, Reserves, Acquisition, Divestiture and Field Development

ENGINEER – OIL & GAS EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION

Increased Revenues / Profitability s New Well Development s Project Leadership

Dynamic, hands-on leader with history of maximizing both top line and profitability by overseeing all aspects of large oil & gas projects. Expertise in conducting in-depth analysis and conducting studies to determine project financial viability. Broad, in-depth knowledge of industry. Poised professional with superlative communication skills; adept at building key relationships with customer leaderships, and contractors, and regulatory agency professionals. Proven ability to effectively motivate and pilot goal-focused, highly productive teams. Equally adept in both back-office operations and in field. Dedicated to achieving highest quality levels while serving both short- and long-term corporate objectives.

Areas of Expertise

s Financial Due Diligence       s Team Leadership      s Proposal Creation

s Strategic Planning    s Quality Assurance / Control s Documentation Mgmt.

s Operations Coordination      s Regulatory Compliance        s Communications

s Contractor Relations            s New Opportunity Recognition        s Customer Service

s Financial Mgmt. / P&L        s Field Studies / Forecasting   s Problem Resolution

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Confidential Company           Houston, TX

Reservoir Engineer- Contract assignment       06/10 to 09/10

Provided client with Deep Water field study and reserve documentation. Conducted field study to identify  operated  opportunities. Provided  reserves input documentation and RyVol reserves calculations. Conducted geological / engineering review of 8 mapped fault blocks.

Confidential Company           Houston, TX

Senior Reservoir Engineer- Contract assignment       2008 to 2009

Provided YE 08 reserve, investment, and expense documentation  using PHD-WIN, plus identified $20M re-development opportunities.

Conducted field study to identify 50 PBP & PUD opportunities; obtained 200 production records from Dwights, and conducted geological / engineering review of 100 mapped fault blocks. Analyzed each reservoir drive mechanism, authored assessment of each fault-block development history, and created specific well-work proposal for obtaining remaining reserves.

Confidential Company           Houston, TX

Senior Reservoir Engineer         2006-2008

Confidential Major Independent – Provided reserves data to Netherland, Sewell & Associates: Developed Q1 & Q2 08 new drilling result reserve bookings for proprietary shale gas horizontal drilling program in Arkoma Basin, Fayetteville Shale, Overton, and Marcellus Shale.

Created Aries database and PowerPoint drilling results presentation. Reviewed drilling pattern, horizontal leg length, number of frac stages, and surface microseismic measured frac orientation & length. Optimized productivity by reviewing volume of pumped proppant effects to forecast GUR.

Provided reserves data to Ryder Scott Company: Developed YE 07 reserves documentation for $30M re-development of newly acquired GOM shelf properties for company reserve adds (PUD, PBP) and changes (PDP).

Evaluated all projects in PEEP (using decline curve analysis and volumetrics) to develop YE Budget. Coordinated operating costs, project timing, and investment input from Production Department; fields included newly acquired Gulf of Mexico shelf assets.

Provided reserves data to Cawley, Gillespie & Associates, Consultant: Developed YE 06 reserves documentation for $10M redevelopment of newly acquired property; reserves included adds (PUD, PBP) and changes (PDP).

Evaluated all projects in Aries and performed wellbore utility studies of shut-in and low-rate wells to identify and assess recompletion and re-drill opportunities; extended life of field, which enhanced cashflow and project ROR.

Facilitated successful field-work implementation, additional reserve, production, and accelerated cashflow by providing management-ready well-work descriptions, reserves, and cash flow projections. Improved interpretation of early field performance by researching old well files, analyzing logs, correlating petrophysical information, and amending maps; increased ROR on field purchase vs. initial forecast. Collaborated with geology on prospect risk analysis by recommending purchase of Rose & Associates – Prospect Risk Analysis Suite; subsequently calculated single zone probabilistic resource estimation, chance factor determination, and multi zone amalgamated prospect resource distribution for multiple zones.

MERRILL LYNCH   Philadelphia, PA

Financial Advisor        2000 to 2005

POGO PRODUCING COMPANY  Houston, TX

District Petroleum Engineer (1995 to 1998) | Senior Petroleum Engineer (1998 to 2000)

1995 to 2000 Directed all aspects of managing petroleum production fields for Company. Field assignments included: Thailand offshore (Tantawan, Benchamas, Maliwan), Texas onshore (Lopeno), New Mexico onshore (Lea Co. fields) and GOM OCS (Louisiana State Lease 340, EC 334/335 and WC 252/253).

Key projects details:

Generated $50M for Company by identifying behind-pipe and undeveloped reserves in existing fields. Identified the following: 200 gas zones for commingling in Lopeno Field, South Texas; 500 oil zones for commingling in Southeast New Mexico; 30 partially depleted gas zones ready for new production, and 200 gas zones for commingling in Tantawan Field, Offshore Thailand.

Originated and designed field development program for $100M Benchamas-A and B fields, with 25 horizontal oil wells, gas wells and water flood injection wells; oil wells designed for 3000 BOPD productivity. Also originated and designed a field development program for E. Cameron 334-E consisting of two 100 MMcfd completions.

Monitored outside operated properties, including Pogo’s 4% interest in Mobil-operated sidetracking of WC 352 A-3 to an alternate location.  Recognized bypassed zone of interest in openhole section of well after operator deemed well dry hole.  Well subsequently completed successfully.  Partners BIAPO. Conducted reservoir modeling for waterflood projects using Gemini Solutions–Merlin & Apprentice mapping & simulation software.

Led nodal analyses using Dwight’s PERFORM software; also evaluated reserves and cash flow using Munro Garrett-ARIES software, and retrieved production data using DWIGHT’S CD ROM and online services.

AGIP PETROLEUM Houston, TX

Senior Reservoir Engineer      1991 to 1995

Collaborated with Kaverner to implement deepwater subsea development and tieback to host platform of $20M Agip EB 112/156/157 field; selected wellhead, umbilical and control equipment. Also conducted DST design and testing for wells from semi-submersible drilling rig.

Also worked on other deepwater projects valued at $2M total, including Agip GB 208/252; handled DST design and testing from semi submersible drilling rig.

Initiated, authored, and conducted all Company-sponsored reservoir engineering partner meetings; provided recommendations for stimulation, cased-hole logging, workovers, recompletions, development drilling, and enhanced oil recovery projects. Secured partner consent for participation and initiated field work to achieve mechanical and economic success.

Operated $25M offshore water-flood at G1 102; novel completions incorporated continuous down hole pressure monitoring to dictate initiation / maintenance of water-flood injection while still above volatile oil bubble-point pressure.

Designed, implemented, and operated $8M offshore gas-flood of oil reservoir at SM 175; novel completions incorporated stacked series of multiple sliding sleeves to control expanding gas-flood front breakthrough.

Monitored water-flood voidage balance in two operated water-floods in West Delta 88 / 89, which improved flood front conformance and generated $4M in incremental DCF.

Oversaw outside operated high-producing Norphlet gas operations in Mobil-operated Mobile Bay 822/823 (“Mary Ann”) and horizontal attic oil redevelopment program in Shell-operated MC 194/195/150/151 (“Cognac” 1023’ WD).

As Company lead representative for evaluation of properties for acquisition, attended data rooms for Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Suez, and Columbia.

Conducted reservoir engineering studies and wellbore utility field studies, and supervised three contract reservoir simulation studies by Intera and Petresim, which employed VIP and ECLIPSE software; identified additional reserves and accelerated all reserves depletion, which resulted in better project DCF metrics.

Individually evaluated all company US reserves and cash flow for SEC using ARIES software.  Interacted with DeGolyer & MacNaughton on Agips’ outside operated reserves determinations.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

M.S. Petroleum Engineering Systems – University of Louisiana at Lafayette

B.S. Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering – Pennsylvania State University

B.A. Science – Elizabethtown College

Registered Professional Engineer – State of Texas

Registered Oil & Gas Operator – State of Texas

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