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Energy Resume Energy CV MBA Petroleum Reservior Engineer Open to Relocation

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Oil Asset Manager – Reservoir Engineer

 

Development oil and gas engineer with 25 years of experience in maximizing Oil and Gas assets, analyzing oil and gas investments, building complex field & financial models, bridging technology, and global project management. 

ACHIEVEMENTS

 

·         Exceptional technical analysis skills: Technical & financial experience as a staff and supervisory Reservoir Engineer with major and smaller oil companies.  Research experience at MIT and Yale Universities and Occidental. Example – Russian Oil and Gas investment – valued at $579 Million successfully developed.

 

 

·         experienced Oil Assets manager:  Maximize oil investments by finding opportunities, creating dynamic field acquisition options, developing efficient solutions and system metrics for operating units in multiple industries (Oil & Gas and Energy). Valuation team member of group that valued assets for two IPOs.

 

 

·   Seamless Process Specialist: Skilled at entering organizations and supporting company’s change process by identifying and adding value.  Facilitated review of National Hungarian Oil Company’s Producing Fields and Commercial and Industrial facilities valued in excess of $389 million.

   

·   Team Manager: Strong melding approach to managing communication with senior management, operations, and asset management team, and investors. 12+ years managing multi-disciplinary teams (100+) through deadline sensitive and complex ($100 million+) venture development process.

 

·         Green/Alternative Energy Expert–National Speaker: 25+ years providing consulting, field oversight, and structured financing for environmentally sensitive projects and facilities internationally and in the US.

 

 

EXPERIENCE

Confidential Company   (2000 – Present)

Senior Engineer 

§  Senior Engineer for Pacific Rim with responsibility for developing new investment projects, business modeling and metrics, pre- and post- funding support, for the venture fund and business partners worldwide.  Recommended fund acquisition of non-US Oil and Gas, Real Estate, and Energy investments.

§  Oil and other projects developed include a number of “Concept to Completion” projects.  Large scale projects include seven projects valued from $117 to $334 million – Russia, Brazil, Eurasia, and China.

§  Assist Asian Funds with investments in the US and US investors internationally several groups with Workouts and Acquisitions, reserve valuations and deal structuring of Oil and Energy Assets ($100 M+).  

§  Reservoir Engineering analysis (2008) includes Technical Lead for acquisition evaluation of Eastern Europe heavy oil and Mississippi fields including reserve & economic evaluation, drilling, waterflood, & workover plans.

§  Direct high impact analysis of Environmental and Energy Cost Reduction opportunities projects including new technology, power plants, and environmental microbial cleanup projects in US, Eurasia, and Pacific Rim.

 

Confidential Company   (2001)

·      Developed electricity price forecasting/simulation system for large utility to support macro and micro decisions power scheduling.  Simultaneously taught Finance and International Business as Associate Professor at WIU.    

 

Major University – Guest Lecturer, New Orleans, LA (1998–2000)

Production Engineer

·         Reviewed and approved designs of deep water Oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.  Guest Lectured at Major University.

 

 Confidential Company, Dallas, TX (1992 – 1997)

Development and Reservoir Engineer

·         Developed one of five top Russian Oil projects showcased by US VP Al Gore & Russian PM Chernomyrdin.

·         Development team successfully analyzed, negotiated, acquired, structured, and developed several Russian Oil fields with real estate properties with net value of $637 million and grew from 3 employees to several hundred.

·      Responsibilities included field development plans and budgets & reserves valuation of 1+ Billion Bbls of oil fields. Developed complex structure models and financials including sensativity studies, history matching, and reservoir simulation of new and partially depleted reservoirs, and exploration assets acquisition with limited data.  

·         Worked with geoscientists recommending numerous new-drill, overlooked zones and structure opportunities.

·      Designed & implemented high profile solution for enviromental cleanup problem for several oil fields. 

                                                                                                                                                                   

Confidential Company, Tulsa, OK  (1986-1992)

Senior Reservoir Engineer

§  Managed technical analysis and valuation of oil and gas assets valued in excess of $397 million. 

§  National internal expert on best practices for technical review and organization-wide technology upgrades.

§  Technical analysis included volumetric field valuation and economic analysis (ARIES) of several hundred oil properties in OK and Texas.  Reservoir modeling included material balance, history matching, and reservoir simulation, and optimization of reservoir depletion planning including secondary and tertiary EOR techniques.

 

Confidential Company, Budapest, Hungary    (1991)

Valuation Consultant

§  Developed restructure plan including technical groups transition program and oil asset audit for national oil company with 30,000 employees and international operations shifting from socialist to international standards.

 

OCCidental Petroleum, Tulsa, OK    (1984-1986)

Corporate Strategic Planner and Research Associate

§  Management team developed strategic plan and production optimization program for west coast field. 

§  Performed petrophysical analysis of core samples for sweep efficiency and stress fracing of international fields.

 

exxon/Mobil, Midland & Houston, TX  (1980-1983)

Regional Economic Analyst & Strategic Planner

 

§  Completed optimization study of Permian waterflood programs; reduced operating expenses by 15%.

 

 

 EDUCATION

 

MBA – Finance University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

BS in Petroleum Engineering University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

BS in Systems Engineering (Equiv.) University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

BA in History & Economics (Equiv.)Trinity College, Hartford, CT

 

Systems Skills

ARIES, ARGUS, Quest Project Estimation, MS Office 2007, MS Project

 

 

 

Memberships

SPE, CFA Institute, CCIM, Rotary International

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Energy Resume Energy CV International MBA Senior Petroleum Reservoir Engineer Open to Relocation

Candidate # 121810857

Sr. Reservoir Engineer

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • International consultant with many years of experience in Petroleum and Reservoir Engineering in oil and gas fields of Ecuador, Venezuela, Mexico, Malaysia and Canada
  • Conventional and heavy oil reservoir evaluations, reserve estimation and certifications
  • Knowledgeable on drilling, completion, work-over practices, geological concepts, field operation
  • Expertise in reservoir engineering management, secondary recovery projects, integrated reservoir studies, field development plan and well optimization, oil and gas in place and reserve estimations
  • Managing and mentoring junior petroleum engineers
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access 2007, Windows XP, Pan System, OFM
  • Ability to meet deadlines, leadership, problem solving, well organized and willingness to learn 

 

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

  • Developed assets in the field optimization of a mature field in Ecuador with more than 200 wells drilled with a production of 50,000 BOPD by recommending work-over programs and zone re-completions in existing and new wells, as well as, liaised with geoscientist’s team to optimize oil recovery and depletion strategies.
  • Worked in Canada with international projects, reservoir engineering studies, feasibility and optimization of secondary recovery projects, reserve evaluations and certifications.
  • Conducted reservoir eng. analysis and study aspects in Malaysia of Small Field Development Plan (FDP) and Full Field Review (FFR); defined gas & fluid contacts from Logs, MDT, RFT tests. 
  • Evaluated and studied integrated reservoir engineering projects of mature fields in Venezuela and assisted in the development of new business opportunities in reservoir engineering & consultant activities in Mexico. Worked in diverse multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environments. 
  • Managed reservoir engineering operation, development plans, integrated reservoir characterization studies, reservoir simulations, and administered oil reserves of Ecuador Greenfields & Marginals.

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

(05 2010-Present):      Senior Petroleum Reservoir Engineer

INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT  

  • Reservoir studies, reserves evaluation, development plans, production profiles, etc.

  

(10 2009-04 2010):     Senior Reservoir Engineer Consultant (Contract)

Confidential Company 

  • Developed many assets in the field optimization of a mature field by recommending work-over programs and zone re-completions in existing and new wells. Prepared the pressure database. 

 

(01 2008–06 2009):   Senior Evaluation Specialist and Consultant   

SPROULE INTERNATIONAL LTD

  • Worked with international projects in reservoir engineering studies, feasibility and optimization of secondary recovery projects, reserves evaluation and certification. 
  • Participated in the preparation of study analyses, reviews and recommendations on alternative options for presentation to Management for final review and approval.

 

(06 2007–12 2007):   Consultant

Confidential Company

  • Technical support in applications for reservoir modeling (Irap RMS) to the North America group. 

 

(03 2007–05 2007):   Reservoir Engineer (Contract)

SCHLUMBERGER

  • Worked with the Integrated Project Management Segment (IPM). 

(12 2004–01 2006/05 2006–02 2007):   Senior Reservoir Engineer 

CNPC INTERNATIONAL

  • Analyzed well production behavior and predicted future performance, defining a base curve production for marginal fields. 
  • Recommended remedial action on wells, work-over programs and new well allocation.
  • Conducted reservoir studies & evaluations on oil and gas prospects and exploratory wells in Bl-11.
  • Prepared various reservoir documents and reports to obtain Company approvals from China.
  • Estimated oil & gas in place and reserves. Participated in drawing up drilling programs & prepared completion programs for exploratory & appraisal wells. Evaluated alternative well allocations.
  • Assigned guidelines for a proper communication between operations and engineering.

 

(02 2006–04 2006):    Senior Reservoir Engineer (Contract)

EP Eng./PETRONAS

  • Conducted reservoir engineering analysis and study aspects of Small Field Development Plan (FDP) and Full Field Review (FFR) studies.
  • Defined gas & fluid contacts from Logs, MDT & RFT tests and worked on gas prod. Forecast.    

 

(10 2002–11 2004):    Petroleum Reservoir Engineer (Contract)

TECNIE Oil & Energy

  • Executed petroleum reservoir engineering projects and reserve certification of Pindo, Palanda, and Yuca Sur marginal fields of the Consortium Petrosud-Petroriva.
  • Analyzed and interpreted well production behavior and defined an official base curve of production for the Tiguino field.

 

(07 2002–09 2002):    Head of Reservoir Engineering (Contract)

CORE LAB

  • Worked with geoscientist’s team managing integrated reservoir projects.
  • Assisted in the development of new business opportunities in the field of reservoir engineering and consultant activities in PEMEX Activos in Villahermosa, México.

 

 (01 2002– 07 2002):   Petroleum Reservoir Engineer (Contract)

Compagnie Generale De Geophysique (CGG)

  • Studied and evaluated integrated reservoir projects of mature fields as part of a multi-disciplinary team of geologists, petrophysicist, geophysicist and geochemical engineers for PDVSA.
  • Established with assigned multi-disciplined team members, project study parameters, defined objectives and proposed new drilling well allocations to increase the oil production and remaining reserve recoveries in the designated fields. Such recommendations had a substantial impact on the Company’s short and long-term profitability.
  • Assisted to Geosciences team in reservoir engineering of integrated study projects for PEMEX.

 

(10 2000–12 2001):    Reservoir Engineer

RIO ALTO OF CANADA

  • Managed reservoir engineering activities of Charapa and Tiguino marginal fields. Assessed and analyzed official and technical oil reservoir data in coordination with head office in Calgary, Canada to implement future technical projects in the field.
  • Liaised with government officials, contractors, services companies and field personnel on engineering reservoir activities, drilling, as well as well completion and test evaluations.
  • Estimated original oil in place and reserves of both marginal oil fields. Conducted reservoir evaluations, characterizations, and PVT and Core analyses. Performed decline curve analyses.

 

(10 1999–07 2000):    Senior Reservoir Engineer

TECPECUADOR

  • Managed reservoir engineering area of the Bermejo marginal field.

 

(06 1995–04 1999):    Chief Engineer

PETROLERA SANTA FE LTD

  • Coordinated reservoir engineering activities and liaised with government (official permit) and contractors on the execution of drilling and completion operations for exploratory wells in Block-11 in coordination with head office in Houston, Texas.
  • Estimated original oil in place as well as reserves of different oil prospects.
  • Carried out economic studies on different oil prospects to determine project profitability.
  • Assisted the Vice-President of Operations in the preparation of AFE’s, the logistical planning of drilling exploratory wells, and development of Block-11.
  • Followed up approved projects, monitored expenditures and made justifications for under budgets.

 

(07 1990–04 1995):    Staff Reservoir Engineer

MAXUS  (Formerly CONOCO)

  • Conducted reservoir evaluations of the Block-16 heavy oil project through reservoir characterization.
  • Analyzed and interpreted pressure transient analyses to define reservoir characteristics. Estimated original on in place and reserves of Block-16 heavy oil fields.
  • Led a multi-disciplinary team in drilling, well completions and development of new fields. Participated in major problem analysis and solution.
  • Carried out reservoir numerical simulation studies of the major heavy oil reservoirs discovered in Block-16 using regional models and the VIP and ECLIPSE simulators in Houston, Texas. Investigated reservoir interference and located water disposal wells in the simulation.

 

(08 1971–06 1990):    Division Reservoir Engineer/ Petroleum Engineer/Reservoir Engineer

TEXACO PETROLEUM COMPANY

  • Planned and organized reservoir engineering activities to ensure that reservoir characteristics were known. Carried out implementation of optimum depletion methods of major and marginal fields.
  • Administered oil reserve estimations. Performed annual original & remaining reserves audits in coordination w/Houston & Coral Gables Offices. Named Official Reserve Estimator-Auditor.
  • Conducted reservoir simulation studies in the Auca and Shushufindi/Aguarico fields in Coral Gables, Florida. Incorporated secondary recovery projects by water injection.
  • Coordinated the activities of petroleum development personnel in the reservoir operations.
  • Performed management and supervisory duties in the Division Reservoir Engineering Dpt.
  • Assessed employees’ training and development needs of 15 field engineers. Trained junior petroleum engineers.

MENTORING AND INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Professor of Reservoir Engineering & Petrophysics, Politecnica del Litoral, Ecuador (1970-1972)
  • Professor of Mineralogy and Drilling, Guayaquil University, Ecuador (1971-1973)

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Economic Model to Determine the Economic Oil Rate Limit for an Ecuadorian Oilfield and the Financial Importance from the Private and National Company Point of View. MBA Thesis, 1988.
  • Oil Reserves Calculations and Predictions of Primary Recovery Mechanism Behavior of Under Saturated Reservoir without Water Support. Petroleum Engineer Thesis, 1971.

ACADEMIC DEGREES

  • MSc Petroleum Engineer, Politécnica del Litoral-Ecuador, 1971
  • MBA Business Administration, Politécnica Nacional-Ecuador, 1988

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

Petrel, Schlumberger, Quito, Ecuador-2010 

Technical support for reservoir modeling Irap RMS, Roxar, Calgary, Canada-2007 

Roxar Irap RMS, Roxar, Maracaibo & Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela-2006 

Nodal Analysis, John K. Leong, Quito, Ecuador-2005

Project Management, Core Lab, Villahermosa, Mexico-2002

Petroleum Project Management, Principles and Practices, OGCI Training Inc., Houston, Texas-1998

Leadership Management and Team Work, INCAE, Quito, Ecuador-1998                               

Advanced Reservoir Management (10 months training) with Texaco in Houston, Texas-1982-83.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Senior Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), USA, Canada

APEGGA  in process.

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Senior Reservoir Engineer Thermal SAGD Energy Jobs Calgary Alberta Canada CA

Senior Reservoir Engineer Thermal SAGD Energy Jobs  Calgary, AB

Excellent opportunity for an experience Senior Reservoir Engineer to join our client an International oil and gas company with operations.  The company aims to provide long-term growth and continue to develop technologies and manage projects that will meet the world’s energy and climate changes in a sustainable way.

Our client currently holds a substantial land base of oil sands leases in Northern Alberta which will result in full field development producing over 200,000 bbl/d. The Oil sands Pilot is coming on stream in 2010 at 20,000 bbl/d with plans for further expansion, and the current 10,000 bbl/d SAGD facility is on schedule. The second Oil sands Project is in the planning phase for developing a 40,000 bbl/d commercial plant. The objective of this position is to provide reservoir engineering and simulation support to the development of oil sands assets by using SAGD, solvent co-injection and/or other novel thermal recovery technologies. While you will report directly to the Manager, Reservoir Studies, you  may also be seconded to other Division or Department on a short-term basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Conduct numerical modeling, subsurface studies and exploitation planning. Generate production forecasts using reservoir simulation, production analysis and other reservoir engineering techniques. Optimize well pattern layouts, development sequences and well placement. Formulate fit for purpose reservoir surveillance plans to collect reservoir data. Analyze subsurface and surface field data to obtain key reservoir/well performance parameters. Perform regional studies (including analyzing competitor public data) to improve understanding of the SAGD process. Generate risked OBIP, production profiles, recoverable volumes for reservoir management. Participate in the reserve booking process including the evaluation, documentation, presentation and the reporting steps. Liaison with external partners and regulatory agencies. Support regulatory processes including technical justifications to the regulator and offsetting operators. Formulate and implement laboratory data acquisition programs including costing and vendor selection. As an asset team member, actively participate in revising development plans and capital cost forecasts as required. Provide input to economic evaluations, new land acquisition and joint venture opportunities as required. Assist in mentoring less experienced Engineers, EITs and intern students.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ideal candidates must be a Canadian Citizen or be a Canadian Landed Immigrant. Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and APEGGA membership (P.Eng. designation) is required. 10+ years experience in reservoir engineering and related experience working within an integrated team including Geology, Geophysics and other Engineering disciplines. 10 years minimum experience with the SAGD development process is required. Reservoir experience in thermal recovery of bitumen is required. Exposure to steam solvent co-injection and/or Gas-Over-Bitumen is preferred. Experience with STARS, Exotherm or Eclipse Thermal simulation is required. Strong subsurface technical management skills. Ability to provide recommendations under varying timelines and working with sometimes limited or conflicting data. You must be a self-starter and be able to handle multiple projects concurrently.

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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 Staff Petrophysicist Energy Jobs Calgary Canada Houston Texas

Senior Staff Petrophysicist Energy Jobs Calgary Canada Houston Texas
A strong Growth oriented E&P Company is seaching for a Senior Petrophysicist to join their team.With an office in Calgary, Alberta, this Company is a large integrated energy and energy-related company, with upstream, midstream and downstream segments operating in the United States, Western Canada, to offshore Canada’s East Coast,  China, Indonesia and several other international areas.
They are a financially disciplined, integrated energy company with a consistent record of strong operational and financial performance. They provides investors with a top quartile yield and prudent business model which combines quality investment and operational excellence. Management has a proven track record of executing projects on time and on budget, achieving project goals and creating shareholder value.

This is a senior professional position which, as part of the Petrophysical Team, provides petrophysical support to Business Units and Exploration Districts. In the role of Senior Staff Petrophysicist, you will evaluate petrophysical data from the Company and partner operated wells for the purpose of establishing drill stem test intervals, completion and/or abandonment decisions, perforation intervals, reservoir potential and reserves estimates. An important aspect of the position is to conduct multi-well analysis projects in support of Enhanced Oil recovery (EOR) and unconventional resource play projects.  Specific responsibilities of the position are:

  • Design and monitor formation evaluation programs
  • Ensure quality of load data
  • Conduct petrophysical analyses on single wells and on multi-well projects
  • Mentor and advise staff on petrophysical data and interpretations


Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Geology, with a minimum of 10 years of experience in a combination of logging operations, log analysis, and/or geology
  • Currently registered, or eligible for registration with The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in designing and monitoring logging programs and conducting petrophysical evaluations of single wells and multi-well projects
  • Experience in the evaluation of unconventional reservoirs
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Well developed oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Good organizational skills to handle a wide variety of tasks and priorities
  • Ability to mentor and train less experienced staff on petrophysical issues
  • Strong computer skills with experience in Interactive Petrophysics is an asset


 

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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Production Facilities Engineer Experienced in Western Canada CA

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 12434.  Senior production and facilities engineer with over 10 years of experience in the WCSB.  Areas of focus have included; Foothills Deep Gas, Plains Shallow Gas, and Plains Heavy Oil. Working in each of these areas has been able to build a strong foundation in production engineering/operations, facilities engineering/operations, completions engineering and workover operations.  Consistently demonstrated exceptional communication and project management skills.  Reliably develop and execute efficient capital and maintenance programs to maximize value extracted while focusing on operational cost reduction.  Self-motivated and highly adaptable to standards and processes where they exist or eager to implement or improve processes where they are lacking or don’t exist, especially relating to safety, regulatory and environmental compliance.

Professional Experience

Major Energy Firm, Calgary Alberta                                                                                                                                            2005 – 2009

Production / Facilities Engineer, Bighorn South SBU

  • Production and facilities engineer and project manager on the Berland (30 mmcfd), Edson/Carrot Creek (20 mmcfd) and Aurora/Ferrier (18mmcfd) unconventional gas, sour gas and conventional oil areas in the Canadian Foothills Gas Region, with capital programs in the $80-$110 MM annually.
  • Involved in the planning, developing and budget preparation of 1, 2 and 5 year full field capital and maintenance strategies with multidisciplinary teams including G & G, development engineering, surface land, joint interest and operational staff.  Worked with operations on facility optimization and maintenance programs including initiating operating cost reduction and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategies.
  • Worked closely on the design, scoping, estimating, AFE management and execution of these projects with EPC, construction, safety and operations groups. (including commissioning, HAZOP, management of change (MOC), shutdown key reviews and conducting extensive lookbacks) 
  • Worked closely with drilling and completions to improve well on-stream cycle times through concurrent operations (reducing flare and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction initiative)
  • Worked closely with surface land to update area operating agreements (AOA’s), resolve ungulate restriction issues and ensure all D56 regulatory requirements have been met for facility and pipeline projects.
  • Provided support to acquisitions and divestitures which included review and evaluation of wells, pipeline systems and facilities.  Worked on the oil property sale and the gas property divestiture package.
  • Coordinated bi-monthly area asset team meetings in the field including well reviews and facility optimization reviews, attended monthly field safety review meetings
  • Responsible for new well production tracking, optimizing and making recommendations for well completions.
  • Responsible for developing continued optimization strategies for gas well de-liquification including continuous installation of plungerlift, annular well control systems and wellsite booster compression.
  • Worked with operations and Energy Efficiency Initiative group to install REM Slipstream Technology in the Ferrier 12-33 sour gas booster site (capture vented hydrocarbons, a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction initiative).
  • Continuous redesign and improvement of wellsites and padsites towards developing standard print packages.   Collaborated with operations to design a near zero emissions wellsite (a GHG emissions reduction initiative).
  • Initiated, installed and commissioned approximately 11km of 6-inch Fibrespar composite pipe which realized a 10% savings in cost over steel and was 20% faster in installation.
  • Successfully installed and commissioned the Leland 30 mmcfd grassroots booster compressor and flow splitter.  This $10MM joint interest project was commissioned on time and realized 5 mmcfd of incremental gas production. 

Completions Engineer, Gas SBU                                                        2004 – 2005

  • Primary completions lead engineer for the 2005 Shallow Gas infill capital program consisting of 560 new shallow gas wells. Well workover activity included identifying 150 re-fracs and 100 re-completions.  Suffield gas had an overall capital budget of $110 MM.
  • Responsible for designing and programming of 400 shallow gas wells for multiple zone completion and stimulation, worked with multidisciplinary team to develop and coordinate area budgets for completions and workover activity.
  • Worked with business services on hiring of service rigs and completion services, cost estimate, AFE generation and taking well calls.  Supervised two lead field completion consultants (up to eight total).
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to identify new well and workover candidates, supervised and mentored junior staff and summer interns on programming new well and workover candidates.
  • Coordinated bi-weekly field meetings with completion consultants, operations, area construction coordinator and area safety coordinator to review completion and construction crew movement and to conduct a safety review.
  • Implemented new frac and perforating strategy developed by team to help reduce per well cost while focusing on continuous load leveling throughout the year.
  • Worked directly with other SBU’s (Brooks area SBU’s) to obtain and better utilize area frac services, including logging, perforating, tank storage and trucking services.

Production / Facilities Engineer, Gas SBU                                     2002 – 2004

  • Primary SBU production / facilities engineer for new facility, facility modification, facility optimization, new pipeline installation, gas well de-liquification and gas gathering system optimization for the areas.
  • Worked closely on the design, scoping, cost estimating, AFE management, accrual, project management and execution of several capital programs and operations projects with EPC, construction, safety and operations groups (including commissioning, HAZOP, and conducting extensive lookbacks).
  • Successfully installed 3550hp Koomati grassroots booster station along with facility modification of the existing Koomati main station.  This $7.3MM project increased capacity to 60 mmcf/d in the Koomati area.
  • Siphon String/Tubing Pull program – $2MM well optimization initiative requiring the removal of 2 3/8 tubing from 125 shallow gas wells and the installation of 0.7” HDPE in 400 wells for gas well de-liquification.
  • Successfully installed and commissioned an additional 4700hp of natural gas compression to the existing CD compressor station.  This $2.6MM project had an overall net system gain of 3.5 mmcfd.
  • CD Sales Compressor Station & CD Spine Project ($4.5MM project) – Successfully installed and commissioned a 2350hp grassroots compressor station capable of 50 mmcfd process and the installation of 2 miles of 16-inch mainline with 6 miles of 6-inch pipeline laterals tying in 4 gas production batteries.

Major Oil and Gas Firm, Calgary Alberta

Production Engineer, Gas Southeast BU                                      2001 – 2002

  • Production engineer responsible for gas well de-liquification, gas gathering and facility system optimization.
  • AB-11/B1-5 Siphon String Project – evaluated the effectiveness of siphon strings on low gas well producers, set up for 2002 siphon string project.

Production Engineer, Oil Southeast BU                        1998 – 2001

  • Production engineer responsible for oil well optimization and workover maintenance programs for the South Jenner, Dieppe, Deberg and Dakota conventional heavy oil fields (under active waterflood), which produced approximately 14,000 bopd.
  • Worked directly with service rig consultants on developing workover programs, cost estimating, AFE generation and taking well calls.
  • Worked with vendors to obtain contracts for service rig usage, purchasing rotary screw pumps, electric submersible pumps and surface drivers and motors.
  • Evaluated and identified well optimization candidates for speed up and pump upsizing.  Initial well completion design for artificial lift (ESP, PCP and beam pump), power optimization, waterflood management (through injector recompletions), cost estimating and project management.
  • Successfully re-completed 13 oil wells over to water injection increasing overall field injection capacity to 31,000 m3/d in South Jenner.
  • Successfully initiated the installation of primary three phase above ground and below ground power to the area.  This 5.0 MW of additional power allowed for the conversion of all gas driven pumping systems into electrical systems. Worked with operations to convert 65 natural gas pump drivers over to electric.  Worked with operations to convert 50 beam pumps over to progressive cavity pumps.
  • Successfully installed the first two electric submersible pumps (ESP’s) in South Jenner for oil well production optimization purposes.

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering,

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 1998

Software Skills:

Microsoft Office, PVR, PVR Wizard, PEEP, Accumap, PIPESIM, WEM, C-FER, FAST Piper and Virtuwell.

Certifications & Memberships:

  • Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, Geophysicists of Alberta – Professional Engineer
  • Emergency First Aid CPR Level A (expires Aug 2011),
  • H2S Alive (expires Aug 2011), W.H.M.I.S. and TDG
  • Member of the Petroleum Society of the CIM,
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers, and Gas Processors Association of Canada

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Energy Resume Energy CV MS Reservoir Engineer extensive Canadian and China Exploration Evaluation Experience IOR EOR

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 99117.  M.S. Reservoir Engineering with experience as a Reservoir, Exploration and Evaluations Engineer.  Extensive experience in reservoir engineering in oil operation, gas exploration and underground gas storage. Technical skills included waterflood study, depletion and development planning, IOR and EOR.

Skills & Experience:

2008 – 2009            Reservoir Engineer, Canada

  • Maintain SPS US gas storage asset reservoir work- update historical SI pressure analysis, gas sample , water test ,  flow test and spinner survey summary, tracing water production issue and SPS injection and withdrawal performance strategy, well performance, workover and recompletion review
  • Assist with the operation and maintenance of natural gas storage fields, weekly reported to monitor field and well response to injections, withdrawals, and shut-ins to ensure the integrity of the reservoir and the gas inventories; establish well backpressure C, N model to monitor pressure and flow limits for the injection and withdrawal cycles; perform periodic inventory verification studies
  • Inventory verification – collect, evaluate and analyze BHP pressure and inventory data, develop P/Z Vs. inventory graphs for SPS gas inventory verification; develop a aquifer model for SPS water drive gas reservoir and estimation of aquifer effect to reservoir capability; corrected pipeline fuel gas Inventory for WGS US asset
  • Deliverability assurance – assist in developing and utilizing a predictive reservoir capability model( Nodal analysis and exponent ional decline curve)  to forecast future well and field gas production, recommended SPS well withdrawal targets
  • Well performance evaluation- identification of work over candidate on existing wells/reservoir (perfs, acid treatment, gas control), recommend SPS 4 wells recompletion and 4 wells acid treatment; Perform post-well work over evaluations of projected reserves and production, initial increased WGV 1.5 Bcf by workover  project
  • Development and implementation of SPS reservoir models to maintain and enhance the deliverability as well as the potential expanded storage capacity. Mini-data Frac analysis and build gas storage injection reservoir model; Combined  reservoir models and revised compressor testing curve  as well pressure loss mathematic model to forecast SPS max potention extra injectivity 3 bcf
  • Dewater assessment project, improved MBE model and gas loss model  for Suffield I pool gas migration issue and additional 2 bcf  inventory

2003 – 2007        Staff Engineering Technologist, Large Energy Firm, Canada

  • Calculated light oil water flood field voidage replacement of enhanced recovery schemes; provided quarterly water injection targets for the field (111 nine-sport pattern and 9 HZ injectors) as well as group production performance for the 9 HZ injectors.
  • Revised the waterflood strategy by adjusting the waterflood injection rate and pattern design, thereby reducing the injection rate by 600 m3/d, which greatly reduced water treatment costs, and controlled the water cut which had been increasing at 1% per year.
  • Conducted 3 pool depletion plan studies. Participated in the development of detailed reservoir engineering studies and reservoir simulation for drilling 18 HZ injectors in the Valhalla Doe Creek I Pool (2000 BOE/D), the Valhalla Halfway C 3 well conversion and waterflood reactivation project as well as the Valhalla Charlie Lake waterflood assessment.
  • Conducted production optimization , annual 400+ well review and well packer isolation failure review, stimulation injectors and provided workover, completion suggestions and reserves estimation.
  • Provided reservoir engineering support and reserves estimation for exploitation, completion and workover including Belloy formation, Charlie Lake, Doe Creek, Halfway C (Method: volumetric oil & gas, decline analysis, material balance oil & P/Z)
  • Coordinated the 61 well annual pressure survey, BHP report and pas file submission prepared programs, and interpreted results from the pressure surveys, and submit results to AEUB within the required deadlines.
  • Analyzed 12 exploration well testing in the Cardium, Dunvegan, Grande Cache, Cadomin, Boundary Lake, Charlie Lake, Halfway, and Banff Formations to study reservoir parameters, drive mechanism & reserves size.
  • Familiar with OFM & DSS software, monitored reservoir and production performance, injector optimization, conformance improvement, flood pattern surveillance, and performance forecasting e.g diagnose Waterflood field existing problem, wellbore channeling and region flux due to overinjection (Hall plot, conformance plot, streamline, Hydraulic efficiency etc.)

1997 – 2002       Exploitation/Reservoir Engineer, International Company, China

  • Monitored well performance, adjusting heavy oil injection water targets and predicted monthly production ration, year-end production ration. Completed separated-zone water injection plan and oilfield injection water optimization for the oil field (Member of the 1st prize of science technology)
  • Production optimization- identification of work over candidate on existing wells/reservoir (perfs, change pump size, acid treatment) , perform post-well work over evaluations of projected reserves and production . Acidized to remove formation damage in Bohai Bay oil field. (Daily production rate increased 3600 bbl s, the project was awarded the first prize)
  • Researched  and completed  a new offshore oil field 30 wells completion perforation scenarios and  successful put into  operation program
  • Designed a new oilfield development model and program as well as economic assessments. Researched PVT and formation testing of assessment wells, determined production well open flow capacity ,  new oilfield development model, well patterns, well density and well spacing predicted oilfield depletion performance, sensitivity and feasibility and risk.
  • Reserves evaluation and management: Updated oilfield reserves changes and the oilfield development database ; Edited semi-annual and annual oilfield production reports and annual oilfield development technology strategies report
  • Research several heavy oil fields development and operation standard in Bohai Bay. Including reservoir characteristics, fluid propery, waterflooding rules, production forecasting, reserves and recovery estimation , operation strategy and development plan study

Education:

2004-2006              Master of Engineering degree in Reservoir Engineering

University of Calgary, Canada

1994-1997             Master of Science degree in Development Engineering

Daqing Petroleum University (Daqing, China)

1990-1994              Bachelor of Science degree in Production Engineering

Daqing Petroleum University (Daqing, China)

Professional Development:

Course & Training: DST, Waterflooding, CBM Operation, Fractured Reservoir, Reservoir Engineering I, Phase Behaviour of Oil and Gas, Secondary and Tertiary Recovery, Engineering Economics, Thermal Recovery, CO2 Flooding, Horizontal Well Technology, Well Logging and Formation Evaluation, Drilling and Completion, Well Completion & Workover & Stimulation, Advanced Production Engineering, underground  Gas Storage

Engineering Software:

DSS, OFM, Accumap, PVR, Peep, Energy Navigator, PasportRW, Fekete, Saphir, Virtuwell, Wellflow, REBALANCE

Memberships:

P.Eng –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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Technology Geophysicist Jobs Calgary Canada CA

TECHNOLOGY GEOPHYSICIST JOBS

MAJOR INTERNATIONAL AND DOMESTIC OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION COMPANY IS LOOKING FOR A SENIOR GEOPHYSICIST FOR THEIR TECHNOLOGY GROUP.

Provide technical recommendations on geophysical issues to business units for their recommendations. Assure quality of geophysical work across Exploration, Production and Development Divisions. Ensure geophysical work is carried out efficiently and delivers products aligned with required technical standards and metrics. Ensure consistency of Geoscience peer review process and document and report the results. Participate in setting of performance and competency of Geoscience staff. Coordination of training and development of technical staff together with other Senior staff. Identify and understand trends and factors impacting emerging geophysical technology.

QUALIFICATIONS

Advanced degree in Geophysics or Geoscience field. 20+years experience in the Oil and Gas industry. Exposure to multiple plays internationally and domestic seismic interpret including Deepwater. A track record of project work in Exploration, Development and Production including regional evaluation, prospect generation and risking. Strong technical competence in AVO modeling, Inversion analysis, rock properties and Physics.

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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

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Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 99120. M.Sc. in Geophysics and Petroleum Engineering. Twenty years of experience in the oil and gas industry.  Experienced in seismic processing, structural, stratigraphic, quantitative interpretation, risk analysis, reservoir characterization, reserve estimates in different trap mechanisms, structural styles and petroleum systems.  Six years of North American experience. APEGGA member.

EDUCATION

2003-2005      M.Sc. Petroleum Engineering, University of Houston, Texas

1985-1987      M.Sc. Applied Geophysics,  Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria

1981-1984      B.Sc. Physics, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

EXPERIENCE

Senior Geophysicist

2008 Major Independent E&P, Canada

  • Pioneered the Kingdom software application set up and used it to evaluate 50 km2 blocks in the Lower Congo Sedimentary Basin.

Senior Seismic Interpreter

1988-2007 Major E&P, Houston

  • Evaluated the Bonga North discovery seismic data and quantitative attribute analysis (SFR of 549 MMBO).
  • Evaluated 10 deepwater blocks (Top 100 Prospects & Leads) in Tertiary Niger Delta.
  • Carried out review in the southwest Mediterranean block for gas development with 2TCF SFR.
  • Evaluated the Kamunsu Cluster Basin frontier petroleum system of 2,350 km2 seismic data in Northwest Borneo.
  • Carried out Alpha and Foxtrot prospects risking and volumetric (SFR of 200 MMBO).
  • Operations Geologist for partner operated blocks drilling, resulting in savings of $2 million USD and divestment from unattractive blocks. 

Senior Geoscientist

1998-1999                   Technology Center, Houston

  • Carried out Niger Delta regional structural, stratigraphic and quantitative interpretation (1,400 Prospects & Leads) in 22 Plays in the deep offshore (prolific HC province > 100 Billion BOE).

Senior Geophysicist

1995-1998                   Nigeria

  • Carried out prospectivity of 2 partner operated blocks OPLs 211 & 316 and post drill Engule-1 (59 MMBO, 80 Bcfg), Oberan-1 (196 MMBO) wells.
  • Drilled 1 well onshore Gongola basin with sub commercial gas discovery.

Seismic Processor

1994                            Netherlands

  • Carried out Ahia Field onshore Nigeria 3D (100 km2) seismic processing.
  • Evaluated the Geopusher 3D seismic processing productivity tool.

Team Lead 2D3D Seismic Processing

1988-1993                   Nigeria

  • Processed Obote 3D (250 km2) seismic onshore Niger Delta.
  • Processed 25,000 km of 2D seismic data western Niger Delta.

COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

  • Landmark, 123DI, Kingdom, Xstream, Petrel, Strata and AVO.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2009 Hampson Russell Quantitative Interpretation Course, Calgary

2009                 Seismic Data Inversion CSEG Course, Calgary

2009                 Schlumberger Petrel 2009 Course, Calgary

2009                 Geostats for Reservoir Characterization CSEG Course, Calgary

2009                 Naturally Fractured Reservoirs CSEG Course, Calgary

2009                 Petroleum Geoengineering – SEG/EAEG Course, Calgary

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member with APEGGA
  • Member with CSEG
  • Memberwith SPE
  • Member  with AAPG

REFERENCES

  • Available upon request.

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Senior Geology & Geoscience Lead Geomodeler Jobs Calgary Alberta Canada CA

Senior Geology & Geoscience Modeler

Calgary Canada Our client, a leading independent oil company, is seeking an experienced G & G Modeler for the Calgary office.  Outstanding total compensation package will be offered to the selected candidate.Your key contributions to the team will be:

  • Working in a collaborative environment to develop 3D models of the multiple Formation, using the Petrel software suite, based on sound knowledge of geostatistics and modeling theory
  • Integrating geology and reservoir engineering principles into the geocellular models
  • Producing up scaled data sets of the 3D models for input into thermal flow simulators
  • Understanding key elements regarding caprock integrity
  • Keeping abreast of new oil sands knowledge and the performance of existing thermal projects
  • Championing and supporting oil sands research and development program

Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Geosciences, a Master’s degree would be an asset
  • Be a registered Professional Geologist (or eligible to attain Professional status with APEGGA)
  • A minimum of 12 years of progressive skill development in creating and applying geomodeling to developing thermal oil recovery projects
  • Practical experience with 3D thermal reservoir modeling techniques, including a solid skill level using Petrel software
  • Solid understanding of geostatistical methods
  • Good knowledge of clastic sedimentology and stratigraphy
  • Versed in the various types of clastic depositional models
  • Good knowledge of wireline and MWD/LWD logs as well as formation evaluation
  • Experience in the interpretation and application of geophysics in constructing geological models
  • Strong ability to assess and understand the impacts of new data and react in a timely fashion
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills test and exceed established goals, schedules, and deadlines, often under tight time lines and with shifting priorities
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment dealing with people from various disciplines
  • Self Starter with a positive attitude and a bias for achieving results
  • Strong computing skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Candidates with SAGD knowledge will be considered highly desirable

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Senior Petrophysicist

Calgary, Canada

Our Client, a Major Independent Exploration and Production company has an opportunity for a Senior Petrophysicist with strong North American Onshore unconventional reservoirs experience. The Senior Petrophysicist will support prospect evaluation work by providing both qualitative and quantitative analysis of data relevant to formation evaluation and reservoir characterization. This evaluation work will require integration of information derived from a variety of sources including open and cased hole well logs, mud logs, sidewall cores, full cores, RFT / MDT pressure test / fluid samples, mini-fracs, Diagnostic Fracture Injectivity Tests (DFIT), geochem analysis, and the like. Additionally, the role may also perform advanced geomechanics evaluation in order to make predictions related to wellbore stability assessment, formation sanding potential, principal present-day stresses analysis, and mechanical property determination useful in defining barriers to hydraulic fracture growth. Characterization of naturally fractured reservoirs will be an important aspect of the job.

Minimum Requirements:

Viable candidates must have at least an undergraduate degree in Engineering or Geosciences and a minimum of 15 years of relevant formation evaluation experience as a Petrophysicist including significant experience in unconventional resource plays.

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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Staff Petrophysicist Experienced in Western Canandian Sedimentary Basin Areas

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate # 99113.  Senior Staff Petrophysicist with over 12 years of experience in Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin; proven capacity to integrate petrophysics with multiple disciplines, including developing static and dynamic models, conducting analysis and producing profitable recommendations to all levels of operations.  Proficient in both deterministic and probabilistic petrophysics using @Risk, MonteCarlo and descriptive statistics, proficiency with Accumap, petrophysical software and LOGIC, UNIX, NT, familiar with Peteral and RokDoc.

Career Highlights

  • Saved ~$30Million by influencing drilling project decisions (SouthFoothills-Devonian) by using petrophysical studies
  • Influenced decision-making to drill two successful wells- most productive wells in  South Foothills based mainly on petrophysical studies
  • Increased production by 800 e3m3/d (Central Foothills) with increase of 5 new wells
  • Strategized increase of >1000 e3m3/d gas using horizontal and deviated wells (Foothills)
  • Saved Company $Millions by optimizing recompletion program (Panther) as a result of a petrophysical study.
  • Excellent Presentation skills; presented to Senior Management, colleagues, and partners for farming out opportunities
  • Shared and communicated experiences, skills, and presented new attended courses within petrophysicists community within Company.
  • Member in Canadian Well Logging Society. 

Professional Experience

Major Oil and Gas Co, Calgary                    1996-present

Senior Staff Petrophysical Engineer       2008-present

(Exploration—Unconventional Gas—NorthEast British Columbia)

Cretaceous and Jurassic

(Cadotte, Fahler, Bluesky, Gething, Cadomin, Nikannassin)

  • Developed and managed formation evaluation program, routine and special core   analysis programs, including rock geomechanic properties (Young Modulus and Poisson  Ratio).
  • Reduced expenditures via reviewing lab proposals to select optimal technical methodology suitable to the specific characteristics of subject reservoir and budget considerations.
  • Supervised coring and logging operations with cost checking and invoice approval.
  • Involved in well proposal, drilling and completion strategies.
  • Finalized formation evaluations after QC data. Formation evaluation includes reservoir potential, testing and perforation intervals, with abandonment decisions).
  • Completed and documented preliminary and final formation evaluations, including cased hole logs interpretation (PLT, TDT and RST) aiming to apply the ultimate methodology for field development plan.
  • Evaluated >100 offset wells, calculating Gas Initial in Place (GIIP), contributing to forecasting ensuring sound economic decisions were made for land sale project.
  • Contributed to dSFR and EUR calculations, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail.

(Reservoir Exploration—Coal Bed Methane-Bourbon Area) Cretaceous and Jurassic

  • Evaluated coal, effective coal and sand, contributed to drilling and completion of new wells.
  • Evaluation of 30 offset wells to the pilot area aiding GIIP calculations.
  • Assessed volumetrics of unconventional resources, including coalbed methane.
  • Evaluated the capability for water disposal well.
  • Developed relationship between high/standard resolution logs in Bourbon to lower uncertainty of GIIP calculations.

Staff Petrophysical Engineer                                      2006 – 2008

(Development and Exploration—Sour Gas— Alberta) (11 different basins)

  • Saved ~$30Million by influencing decision to undrill unprofitable drilling projects by using petrophysical studies.
  • Created static and dynamic models, built penetration charts based on petrophysical studies and production history (Mississippian, Devonian, Central Foothills).
  • Increased production by 800 e3m3/d (Central Foothills) with increase of 5 new wells.
  • Managed well proposal, drilling and completions; technical support for operational groups.
  • Designed, implemented and monitored evaluation programs including MDT, RFT, DST and invoice approval.
  • Saved Company $Millions by changing re-completion plans resulting from developing a relationship between formation resistivity and impaired porosity by pyrobitumin (Panther), integrating cores, thin sections and logs; results enhanced relationship between reservoir quality and production and improved understanding of the reservoir.

Staff Petrophyical Engineer                                        2000 – 2006

(Development and Exploration—Sour Gas—Alberta) (10 different basins)

  • Strategized increase of >1000 e3m3/d gas using horizontal and deviated wells (Foothills)
  • Participated as team member of the integrated reservoir characterization team ensuring petrophysical input was accurately integrated to develop reservoir model (static and dynamic)
  • Utilized SCAL output including facies study, flow unit, ambient vs. in-situ relations for permeability, porosity and their relationship, Klinkenberg correction and using lambda function to identify transition zone thickness from capillary pressure curves in addition to FWL identification
  • Saturation Height Modeling-Saturation Height Functions
  • Generated 4.5e6m3 and 12.6 e6m3 production within first month with sound use of petrophysical studies (3 basins)
  • Predicted, advised and contributed to multi-discipline team advantageous locations to drill
  • Provided petrophysical support for operational groups
  • Identified and chased effective open fractures by integrated Full Wellbore Micro Scanner Imager, Dipole Sonic Image by utilizing shear wave anisotropy, with rock geomechanic properties.

Senior Petrophysical Engineer                                  1998 – 1999

(Development—Oil Reservoir) (3 basins)

  • Designed, implemented evaluation program using LWD/MWD/GR to enhance HZ well  geosteering.
  • Drilled 4 successful horizontal wells integrating specialized core analyses.
  • Experienced working with old gamma ray, neutron log and old E-log interpretation.

(SouthEast Saskatchewan, Mississippian)           1996 – 1997

  • Evaluated ~50 wells in Midale, SK area for by-pass opportunities
  • Analyzed, documented and summarized field development efficiency plans
  • Achieved experience working with old gamma ray, neutron log and E-log technologies. 

Petrophysicist, International assignment             1988 – 1995

(Oil Reservoirs, two assignments to The Hague –Netherland for petrophysical studies)

Education

University of Damascus, Syria

Bachelor of Science in Geology

Technical and Professional Courses:

●             Geomechanics of the Oilfield: “Application to Fracture Permeability”

●             Advances in Performance Diagnostics for Fractured and Horizontal Wells

●             SPE Applied Technology Workshop

●             SPE Tight Gas Development Forum

●             P-265 (PP role in building static and dynamic models; Petrel and FasTrack introduced)

●             Coal Bed Methane

●             Women’s Career Development Program

●             Managing Risks and Strategic Decisions in Petroleum Exploration & Production

●             Reservoir Characterization: A multi-discipline team approach

●             Evaluation of Canadian Oil & Gas Properties

●             Hydrocarbon: Volume Management (Models 1, 2, and 3)

●             Reservoir Management

●             Examination and Description of Carbonate Sediments (Core)

●             Identifying Bypass Opportunities

●             Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines

●             Production Geology for Other Disciplines (PGD; previously P213)

●             Various other courses:  Open/cased hole, LWD, Logging through HZ wells

●             Series of IHRDS courses: Basics of Geology, Reservoir Engineering, Drilling, Completion, Production

Computer Knowledge

@Risk, MonteCarlo, Accumap, TechLog,  LOGIC, UNIX,.  NT, Peteral,  RokDoc,  Microsoft Office

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Well Logging Society, Member.

Eligible for registration with The Association of Professional Engineers

Volunteer

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, United Way, and Day of Caring Program

References

Available upon request

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