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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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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Geologist Experienced in Western Alberta Exploration and Development

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 99118. 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 E&P CANADA

Staff Geologist, Brazeau/O’Chiese                                                                                      2001-2009

  • Recommended 25 Belly River, Ellerslie, Rock Creek, and Elkton-Shunda exploratory and development gas and oil wells resulting in a greater than 80% success rate.
  • Executed 5 recompletions in the Belly River, Viking, Notikewin, and Ellerslie 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 J.V. operated Belly River wells in the Columbia Harlech 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 Rider Resources Ellerslie wells generating 12 MMcf/d IP.
  • Assigned to evaluate a potential Burmis Energy acquisition and received letter of commendation for services rendered.
  • Initiated and supervised summer Geologist Cardium study and successfully recommended hiring.

Senior Geologist, Southern Plains                                                                                        2001-2002

  • 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 E&P CANADA, LTD

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 E&P Exploration Ltd

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

  • Generated several Waban 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 E&P Canada Gas Business Unit

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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Energy Resume Energy CV Reservoir Engineer with MBA, MS Petroleum Engineering, BS Chemical Engineering seeking Energy Opportunities

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 99126.  MBA, MS Petroleum Engineering, BS Chemical Engineering.  Experienced Reservoir Engineer seeking new energy opportunities.  Expert in EOR, heavy oil, conventional, non-conventional and CBM assets.  Open to US and Canada relocation.

PROFILE:

  • 7+ years experience in reservoir engineering, simulation and numerical modeling.
  • Worked on conventional, non-conventional (EOR), heavy oil and CBM assets
  • Extensively applied reservoir engineering tools including reservoir surveillance, statistical, graphical and simulation tools. Proficiency in reservoir engineering and pattern management practices including material balance, injection optimization, conformance improvement, flood pattern surveillance, and performance forecasting.
  • Demonstrated strong technical, analytical, problem solving and project management skills.
  • Reservoir Simulation skills: Proficiency in streamline, compositional and black oil models (CMG, Eclipse, and Exodus). Specialized knowledge of CO2 miscible, thermal and heavy oil reservoir simulation model building and use.
  • Extensive exposure to oil and gas operations including drilling, completions and facilities design.
  • Experience in economic analysis, economic models and asset value assessment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, keeping track of daily progress and associated costs and implementing cost-control measures to ensure projects are completed at or below budget.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
  • Track record of identifying opportunities to improve reserves through new technology, reservoir analysis and management techniques.
  • Ability to interact effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Experience in analysis of heavy oil reservoirs with primary, water and steam injection processes. Strong data analysis and computer skills.
  • Experience in analysis of CO2 miscible floods and other EOR mechanisms.
  • Extensive experience with asset development and reservoir management experience.
  • Demonstrated skills in data analysis and statistics,
  • Demonstrated strong team working mentoring and training skills

WORK EXPERIENCE

Supervisor, Reservoir Engineering (M.Sc., P.Eng.):

January 2004 – Present

Major Independent

  • Identify opportunities to improve asset reserves through new technology, acquisitions, optimization and proper field management techniques.
  • Design, develop and monitor multi-lateral horizontal well development plan (including reserves and economic evaluation) for a laterally discontinuous reservoir
  • Design, develop and monitor of CO2 miscible flood pilots
  • Develop a CO2 commercial development plan for several Fields
  • Successfully designed and developed heavy oil Druid field with horizontal wells-bottom water control (conning)
  • Reservoir engineering assessment of heavy oil thermal Pilot (CSS and SAGD) for field. Conducted sensitivity study for SAGD operations, including start up strategy, steam split between casing and tubing, steam chamber pressure, steam quality and injection rate.
  • Evaluated performance of SAGD versus combination of horizontal producers and vertical injectors.  Compared growth of steam chamber in gas cap and non-gas cap areas. Recommend location of the initial pilot.
  • Water flood analysis and optimization for various pools within the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin including PTA on vertical and horizontal wells, pattern performance analysis and identifying infill drilling potential.
  • Develop and update various black oil and compositional simulation models for reservoir assessment including production history matching and phase behavior modeling for various oils and gas samples.
  • Evaluate various fields in Alberta and Saskatchewan for EOR and EGR potential
  • Evaluate reserves
  • Co-ordinate/support reservoir studies (experimental and simulation) contracted out to consultants
  • EUB/ADOE compliance related to enhanced oil recovery.
  • Provide guidance, coaching, mentorship as required to New Ventures EIT/Junior/Intermediate reservoir engineers
  • Provide general reservoir engineering/well test support.
  • Conduct in-house reservoir simulation studies for EOR projects.
  • Work with New Ventures manager to prioritize, define workflows, help establish timelines/deadlines/milestones and ensure New Ventures reservoir engineering projects are completed in a timely and appropriate fashion.
  • Oversee technical reviews of New Ventures reservoir engineering projects
  • Track New Ventures reservoir capital cost budget on regular basis – make sure we are within capital budget

Reservoir Engineer: January 2002 – January 2004

Service Company

  • Evaluate reserves.
  • Interpreting well logs and other geological data.
  • Conduct PVT analysis for chemical, hydrocarbon and CO2 miscible floods.
  • Conduct reservoir simulation studies for oil and gas clients.
  • Evaluate oil recovery from enhanced oil recovery and water flooding schemes.
  • Assess CO2 flooding potential for various pools in Alberta.
  • Analyze field performance.
  • Develop strong working relationship with clients.
  • Development of VAPEX and CSS simulation models.

Research assistant: May 2001 – Dec 2002.

University of Calgary / Imperial oil resources.

  • Developed, tested and validated a heavy oil numerical simulator.
  • Investigated the improved oil recovery in heavy oil reservoirs.
  • Developed simulation models for depletion of heavy oil reservoirs

Process Engineer: September 1998 – Dec 1999.

Small Independent.

  • Worked in a team of experience chemical engineers on the design and operation of a mixing unit
  • Acquired supervision skills by co-coordinating contract labor
  • Analyzed plant performance and recommended new opportunities
  • Employed technical expertise to trouble-shooting facility operating problems

Special Projects:

  • Developed simulation models.
  • Investigated the effect of capillary number on gas mobility during flow in reservoirs.

Key courses:

  • Reservoir engineering.
  • Reservoir simulation.
  • Phase behavior of Oil and Gas system.
  • Advance topics in heat and mass transfer.
  • Applied numerical methods
  • Well testing
  • Well logging and formation evaluation
  • Water flooding
  • Phase behavior analysis.
  • Petroleum engineering (Drilling and production operations)
  • Petroleum/chemical engineering design
  • Engineering economics.

EDUCATION

Masters of Business Administration, November 2010

Cornell-Queens MBA.

Masters of Science, Petroleum Engineering, November 2002

University of Calgary, Faculty of engineering

Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, June 1998

University of Lagos, Lagos.

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Energy Resume Energy CV Expert Reservoir Geomodeler Heavy Oil HZ Experience Seeking US or Canadian Energy Opportunities

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 12585. Solid background in sedimentology, sequence stratigraphy, clastic/carbonate environments and geochemistry. Expert reservoir modeler (Petrel). Currently working on a gas project as principal Geologist.  Heavy Oil HZ experience includes 30+ wells in the Peace River Area, AB. Experience in supporting ERCB and OGC applications/regulations, RTD’S, new locations, excellent liaison with drilling and completions. Seeking new US or Canadian Energy opportunities.

Canadian and Venezuelan Citizenships

Education

  • M.Sc. Geology, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada (Jul 2004).
  • B.Sc. Geology and Geochemistry, UCV, Caracas, Venezuela (Jul 1999).

Work Experience

Development Geologist

  • Large Canadian Energy Firm, Calgary, (March 2007-Present)

Geologist

  • Global Energy Firm, Calgary (Jan 2005-March 2007)

Wellsite Geologist Trainee

  • For two Large Energy Firms (Summer 2003 and Fall 2004)

Research Assistant

  • Stable Isotope Lab., Earth Science Department, Large Canadian University, (Jun 2002 – Jun 2004)

Teacher Assistant

  • Sedimentary Petrology, Stratigraphy, Earth Systems, Sedimentary Environments, Oceanography, Large Canadian University, (Jul 2002 – Jul 2004)

Research and Development

  • Large Mining Company in Chile/Venezuela, (May 2000 – May 2002)

Prospective Mining Apprenticeship

  • Energy Consulting Firm, (Jan 2000 – May 2000)

Internship

  • PDVSA (Venezuelan State Oil Company). Sponsorship of undergrad thesis on the Cogollo Carbonates, Maracaibo Basin, Venezuela, (Jan 1998 – Jan 1999)

Courses

  • March 2009 The Modern Prospect Assessment Workshop, by C.D. Norman, GeoKnowledge, Calgary, AB
  • March 2009 Introduction to GeoX 5.8, by Rosella Gonzales, GeoKnowledege, Calgary, AB
  • May  2008 Clay Minerals and Their Effect on the Electrical Behavior of Shaly Sands: CSPG Conference Short Course
  • Sep 2007 Introduction to Canadian Oil Sands – PEICE, Instructor: Bob Dumbar, Calgary, AB
  • Oct 2007 Introduction to Log Analysis – PIECE, Instructor: Gary Batcheler, Calgary, AB
  • Oct 2007 Petroleum Log Analysis and Petrophysical Geology, CSPG, Instructor: John Doveton, Calgary, AB
  • Nov 2007 Architecture of Fluvial Reservoirs, Andrew Miall, CSPG, Instructor: Andrew Miall, Calgary AB
  • Nov 2006 Petrel Fracture Modeling Workshop and Beta Testing for Petrel 2007.1, Oslo, Norway
  • June 2006 FRED – Fracture Modeling Workshop, Golder Associates, Denver, Col. USA
  • May 2005 Oil Field Services for Field Engineers, Houston, TX
  • Oct 2005 BUILD-IT 3. Schlumberger Training in Reservoir Simulation, Advance Software Modeling and Project Management
  • Oct 2003 “Well Log Interpretation and Reservoir Characterization of Ordovician and Cambrian Carbonate reservoirs in the Appalachian Basin” by Dan Hartman, DJH Energy Consulting, Columbus, Ohio, USA.

Presentations

  • Available upon request

Awards

  • Available upon request

Memberships

  • Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologist
  • APEGGA –In Progress expecting P. Geo status by Summer 2010

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