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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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