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

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

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

 

ExxonMobil Exploration & Producing  (1981-2000)

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

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EDUCATION:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Knowledge and skills

¨     Reservoir engineering fundamentals and practice

¨     Reservoir simulation applications, compositional modeling

¨     PVT Analysis

¨     Well Tubing Analysis

¨     Gas Storage

¨     Small Business Management

Professional Experience

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

Reservoir engineering for development in Brazil.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Large Energy Corporation

Exploration and Producing Technology Co.                                                     1989-2000

Reservoir Engineering Consultant –  Texas

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

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

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

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

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

Internationl Energy Corporation – German Division                                             1985-1989

Staff Reservoir Engineer – Germany

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

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

Major Energy Research and Development Corp.                                                                       1981-1985

Research Engineer – Texas

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

RESERVOIR EVALUATIONS PERFORMED

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Education:

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

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

B.A. in History,University of Notre Dame

Computer Skills:

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

PC-based word processing, spreadsheet, graphics

XP and UNIX environments

Language:

Foreign language fluency – German

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

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

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

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

•             Regional basin analysis for identifying, mapping and evaluation

•             Time to depth conversion and mapping

•             Seismic attributes interpretation and analysis

•             Inversion analysis

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

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

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

•             Oil and gas field development

Professional Experience

Senior Geophysicist, Major International Oil Company  April 2009 to present

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

Senior Geophysicist, Calgary,  October 2007 to Jan. 2009

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

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

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

Exploration Geophysicist, Independent Exploration, Calgary 2001 to 2006

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

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

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

Explorationist, Major Exploration Co                  1991 to 1993

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

Education

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

– Structural Interpretation

– Seismic Stratigraphy

– Interpretation of 3D Seismic Data

– AVO: Seismic Lithology

– Eustatic Controls on Clastic and Carbonate Depositions

– Seismic Attribute Mapping of Structure and Stratigraphy

– Risk Assessment in Exploration (Rose and Associates)

– Petroleum Systems of Deep-Water Settings

– Geo-X (Risk Assessment)

– 2D Move (Structural Restoration Technique)

Computer  Software

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

Membership

APEGGA – Professional Geophysicist

Active member of SEG, AAPG, EAGE and CSEG

References

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Senior Geophysicist Deepwater Jobs Canada Visa Relocation Paid

Geophysicist Deepwater

With an office in Calgary, Alberta, this company is an integrated energy and energy-related companies, with upstream, midstream and downstream segments operating in the United States, Canada, China, Indonesia and several other areas.

The Company is a financially disciplined, integrated energy company with a consistent record of strong operational and financial performance. They provide investors with a top quartile yield and a 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 deepwater project is a multi-TCF gas pool being developed currently. The project is slated to be on production in 1 to 2 years at an estimated cost in excess of $2 billion. The team is looking for a Senior Geophysicist. In this role you will hold a key technical position within the integrated Subsurface Team for several deepwater blocks. Primary responsibilities will include the various geophysical activities required for the delineation and development of deepwater projects together with exploration, delineation and development activities within their deepwater portfolio. This will include geophysical mapping, reservoir and pay prediction, providing recommendations for drilling locations, evaluation of drilling results, together with assessments of original in-place hydrocarbons and the provision of geophysical inputs for field ODP (Overall Development Plan) reporting.   Position will initially be Calgary based but the incumbent must be willing to relocate to SE Asia if required (possibly by end of 2010 ex-pat). Key responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking the geophysical interpretation of 2D and 3D seismic data
  • Applying advanced 3D seismic interpretation techniques, including AVO and seismic inversion
  • Developing and recommending well locations and evaluation programs
  • Preparing recommendations and documentation in support of drilling and evaluation programs
  • Providing geophysical interpretation for hydrocarbon volumetric evaluations
  • Acting as a technical specialist and resource to the team on all geophysical matters
  • Providing geophysical inputs into Overall Development Plans
  • Implementing project plans and schedules in a timely manner
  • Ensuring that a culture of strong and effective team-work exists in the subsurface Team
  • Interfacing with partners and government authorities

Qualifications:

Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • A B.Sc./M.Sc. degree in the Geosciences
  • APPEGA “Professional Geologist” designation or eligibility for same
  • A minimum of 15 years’ experience as a development and exploration geophysicist with at least 10 years working on international projects
  • A strong geological background and understanding of marine depositional systems, including deepwater
  • Sound knowledge of geological, geophysical and/or reservoir engineering disciplines
  • A thorough understanding of seismic inversion and other specialist geophysical techniques would be an asset
  • 3D and 2D seismic interpretation skills are required
  • Working knowledge of seismic inversion and AVO techniques is preferred
  • Experience with Jason inversion software
  • Proven track record in prospect generation and mapping
  • Strong command of the English language, with good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning and multi-tasking skills to set 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 to achieve goals, and to identify and resolve problems

Business travel will be required approximately 10% of the time to South East Asia, therefore a valid passport is required.

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Energy Resume Energy CV Geophysicist Quantitative Interpreter Houston Texas Open to International Relocation

Energy Resume Energy CV of  Candidate RG20819457.  Highly skilled Geophysicist & Quantitative Interpreter with 23 years experience in Prospect Evaluation, Data- Acquisition, Processing, & QC, Inversion, AVO analysis and Forward modeling, Rock/fluid property Analysis and Prediction. Interested in Geophysical consultancy or Senior Geophysicist.

EXPERIENCE:
August, 2008 – Present
Large Energy Consulting Firm
Geophysical Consultant
Interpretation Manager for the Reservoir Team in Nigeria, responsible for the MegaSurvey Interpretation of the Gulf of Guinea blocks across the Southern Nigeria – Niger Delta coast.
Develop Seismic data processing workflows and supervise data processing to ensure preservation of true amplitudes
Amplitude/AvO studies to differentiate fluid phases.
Seismic Inversion Techniques including merging of the Shale compaction and Sand porosity trends to obtain Low Freq. Earth Model, Wavelet Estimate, (AIBP and AITM) using the Jason Geoscience Workbench.
Simultaneously Inversion of Pre-stack angle limited gathers to generate (Zp), (Zs) or Density (Rho) volumes and Postack Near and Far data for AI  – EI Impedance volumes Reservoir N/G, Sand and Porosity maps,  Prospect Evaluation, Fault interpretation, velocity model & calibration, Volume estimates, Risk assessment, uncertainty analysis & management, Well proposals, planning & monitoring, post drill evaluation and analysis.

1995 – 2008 Major International E&P Company

2005 – 2008
Senior Exploration Geoscientist, Deep Water Oil Opportunities Evaluation Team
Planning and coordination of QI projects from Six asset Teams in Houston, USA and Lagos, Nigeria
Direct Reservoir hydrocarbon Indicator studies and provision of lithology and Fluid predictions in support of planned wells. Seismic attributes based interpretation incorporating rock properties, AVO modeling and seismic inversion.
2001-2005
Senior QI Geophysicist, Niger Delta Team
Development of stratigraphic framework calibrated for rock property analysis, trend curve for the various depositional facies, pore-fluid phases.
1999-2001
QI Geophysicist, Special Studies Team
Fluid prediction using quantitative AVO analysis and Jason Inversion Techniques
1997-1999
Team Leader & Senior Processing Geophysicist, Niger-2 SIPMAP Processing Team
Led the Niger-2 Team with3 Geophysicists in the processing of about 1950 sq. km of 3D seismic data
1995-1997
Processing Geophysicist
True amplitude pre-stack time migration processing.  3D velocity modeling using proprietary tool for pre-stack depth migration.
EDUCATION:
B.Sc (Geology), University of Benin, Nigeria, 1983.
CERTIFICATIONS:
Member, Society of Exploration Geophysicist (SEG),
Member, European Association of Petroleum Geologist (EAPG),
Member, Nigerian Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE)
Skills:
3D Seismic Interpretation
3D Volume Interpretation and Body checking
Prospect Evaluation and maturation
Seismic data acquisition & Processing (incl. Contractor Processing QC)
Pre-stack Time Migration (PSTM) and Pre-stack Depth Migration(PSDM)
Appraisal well planning
Seismic Amplitude modeling, AVO assessment and Forward modeling
Rock Property Analysis and Prediction
Porosity modeling and Reservoir quality Prediction
Lithology & Fluid Prediction
AVO Inversion & attribute Interpretation
Turbidite stratigraphy, depositional processes, and Reservoir architecture imaging

Familiar with the following tools:

Company proprietary 3D Seismic Interpretation Software (123di)
Company proprietary VOICE Toolkit (SOF, VanGogh, Body Checking, Texture etc)
AVO Savior/AVOCOMPAR
GOCAD velocity & Rock property scenario modeling
Vital velocity tool kit
Landmark Software Suite: Seisworks (2D and 3D), Stratworks, ZMAP+, RAVE
VoxelGeo(Horizon Sculpting)
Stratimagic
Jason Workbench
Petrel

Contributed to several successful discoveries (>500Mmboe in more than six blocks) with a success rate of over 70%.  Work experience spans diverse environments (Onshore and Deep Water) and locations (Nigeria, Netherlands and Houston).

Excellent ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team environment and coordinate technical efforts bridging geology, geophysics and petrophysics.

Good interpersonal skills and well developed communication and presentation skills.

Knowledge sharing and coaching of several less experienced staff.

Excellent leadership and organizational ability.

Received several awards including 3-year cumulative success in HC discovery in OPL245 (2006), Level 3 Recognition Award, OPL219 Doro NAS OIL Rim Prospect (2001).

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