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Intelli-Source Candidate # NA-1553624618

Senior Reservoir Engineer

Professional Interest 

Reservoir engineer with major oil company and independent experience seeks reservoir engineering position in Western U.S. working with multi-functional team to maximize asset values.


2008-2010 Jt. Interest Reservoir Manager  W&T Offshore Inc. Houston, TX

Sole responsibility for technical and Aries economic evaluation of 200 afes per year for drilling, workover and facilities projects for GOM properties operated by others. Primary responsibilities included estimating incremental reserves, identification of land issues, validation of cost estimates and generation of economic parameters. Key abilities required were effective multi-tasking, prioritization of profit opportunities, ability to meet tight deadlines, development of business processes and effective management of large workload.

2005 – 2008   Reservoir Engineering Consultant                   Houston, TX

Various projects including numerical modeling for Shell shale oil project, private oil company reservoir evaluations to maximize profitability of existing properties and waterflood evaluation for OK oil reservoirs. Skills utilized included acquisition and organization of required data, technical understanding of complex shale oil chemistry and interpersonal skills as part of multi-functional team. OK reservoir analysis resulted in acquisition of properties that are generating significant income. 

1990 – 2005 Environmental Engineering Exxon Corporation Houston, TX

Management and operations responsibility for remediation of single party Superfund sites. Sole responsibility for all project phases including negotiating cleanup standards with State and Federal regulatory agencies, contractor procurement, development of public relations plans, development of litigation strategy and oversight of construction activities.  Key abilities utilized were technical understanding of cleanup standards, third party negotiations and project management for active construction project.

 1977 – 1990   Reservoir Engineering     Exxon Corporation            TX

In South Texas identified and initiated 200 workovers and had sole reservoir responsibility for field producing 600 MMscf/d. Performed economic analysis of all workover proposals as well as 50 drilling proposals. Full reservoir evaluation of oil discovery including hydrocarbon sampling and analysis, coring program and estimation of waterflood reserves. Project was initiated and increased ultimate recovery by 20% of original oil in place.

 1977 – 1990   Reservoir Engineering     Exxon Corporation            TX

Core abilities utilized were management presentations, prioritization of profit opportunities, efficiency to increase number of workovers proposed and analysis of incremental reserves.

As member of Headquarters Reservoir organization, performed study of all Exxon U.S reservoirs and developed reserve estimates for tertiary operations resulting in increased booked reserves. Conducted field-wide reservoir studies including a retrograde condensate field that resulted in elimination of 30 MM$ pressure maintenance project due to change in calculated dew point. Performance has since validated lower dew point pressure. Skills utilized included technical analysis of complex phase behavior of system with significant concentrations of non-hydrocarbons, teamwork with operating organization and presentation skills.

Exxon representative to Prudhoe Bay Unit. Evaluated incremental reserves related to horizontal and high angle drilling. Developed surveillance program for existing large waterflood project. Key skills were technical analysis of reservoir performance,  negotiation of  technical issues with operators and interpersonal skills to improve teamwork.

 Education               1977  University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR – BSChE

 Exxon In-House Training

– Reservoir Engineering

– Open Hole Logging

– Cased Hole Logging

– Reservoir Simulation

– Clastic Facies

– Subsurface Engineering

Other Qualifications

Registered Professional Engineer Texas

40 hour Hazwoper

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