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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Geologist Experienced in Western Alberta Canada

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 99111.  Senior Geologist with over 25 years of diverse experience in Western Alberta.  Ability to analyze and map multiple formations and generate viable drilling locations and recompletions.  Proven track record in both clastic and carbonate exploration and development which has resulted in significant production and reserve additions.

 

Professional Experience

Major Oil and Gas Company, Canada

Sr. Staff Geologist                                                                                2001-2009

  • Recommended 25 exploratory and development gas and oil wells in Western Alberta resulting in a greater than 80% success rate
  • Executed 5 recompletions in 4 major fields resulting in over 6.5 MMcf/d IP. Two play trends were identified for more recompletions (9) and   potential development drilling
  • Successfully recommended participation in 12 wells in the Western Alberta area. The program had greater than an 80% success rate including two oil pools totaling greater than 800,000 bbl ROIP and several gas wells
  • Participated in 8 successful wells generating 12 MMcf/d IP
  • Assigned to evaluate a potential  acquisition and received letter of commendation for services rendered
  • Initiated and supervised summer Geologist Cardium study and successfully recommended hiring

Senior Geologist, Southern Plains

  • Recommended successful Bow Island gas recompletion
  • Successfully supported participation in a 1 Bcf CanHunter Glauconite gas well
  • Generated 10-15 drilling leads with 2D seismic-integrated regional Glauconite sand map

Major Independent

Senior Geologist, Exploration (West- Central Alberta)          2000-2001

  • Purchased land in Brazeau which led to successful Viking corner-shot oil wells
  • Through industry contacts brought in successful foothills farm-in opportunity
  • Evaluated several land sales, acquisitions, and farm-in opportunities

Independent Exploration Co

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

  • Generated several Wabamun and Swan Hills leads in Simonette-Karr-Gold Creek Areas
  • Successfully purchased prospective land
  • Evaluated several acquisition, joint venture, and farm-in opportunities
  • Constructed regional maps for the Wabamun, Blueridge, Nisku, Leduc and Swan Hills
  • Identified structurally controlled hydrothermal dolomization trends

Major Oil and Gas Co Canada

Staff Geologist, Wapiti Area – Deep Basin (Western Alberta / Northeast BC)   1981-1999

  • Recommended a nine well Cadotte / Spirit River joint drilling program adding 20 BCF RGIP.
  • Team added 45 BCF WI RGIP and 13 MMcf/D WI annualized production in 1998
  • Constructed regional stratigraphic & structural maps which identified new Cadotte prospects
  • Incorporated 2D/3D seismic mapping to identify potential prospects, compartments, and drilling hazards

Staff Geologist (Special 3-Month Project, Northwest Territories)                 1997-1998

  • Evaluated Island River, NWT Keg River dolomite play, Hossitl Field Analogy. Rejected proposal to develop and explore based on pool size and economics

Staff Geologist, East Coast Exploration      1996-1997

  • Generated prospects, evaluated PNV’s (Whiterose, Terra Nova, Hibernia) in Jeanne d’Arc Basin contingent on West Bonne Bay commercial well results (competitors subsequently posted and purchased land)
  • Participated in well planning and operations for West Bonne Bay significant discovery well
  • Petrophysically mapped Ben Nevis/Avalon, Hibernia, & Jeanne d’Arc formations to high-grade prospects
  • Evaluated St. Pierre-Miquelon Sub-basin, Laurentian Shelf, West Newfoundland Cambro-Ordovician carbonate play (& Anticosti Island), Flemish Pass Sub-Basin for commercial oil potential

Staff Geologist – Senior Geologist, Devonian Exploration             1987-1996

  • Mapped Hanlan / Minehead Swan Hills complexes co-supported drilling 2 development wells – 1 successful (Mobil-horizontal ;> 70 Bcf), 1 non-commercial
  • Recommended 3 deep Stolberg Swan Hills wells and sparse 3D-encountered non-commercial gas/water bearing reef
  • Generated several Wabamun (Beaver Creek), Nisku pinnacle, Leduc island reef prospects. Supported Narraway sparse 3D based on 2D seismic lead, resulting in accurate trap assessment

Senior Geologist, Deep Basin Cretaceous Clastics            1986-1987

  • Mapped Northeast British Columbia (Cadotte, Spirit River, Cadomin) formations
  • Determined structural controls on Viking valley fills (Crystal, Sundance, Peco)
  • Evaluated Cardium Kakwa/Ram member

Senior Geologist, Conventional Heavy Oil Exploitation 1983-1986

  • Responsible for developing and extending Lindbergh Field Lower Cummings Fm
  • Recommended the majority of 101 successful stacked pay conventional heavy oil wells
  • Added Clearwater, Sparky & Colony reserves and production which were previously considered non-productive
  • Adjusted log analysis pay criteria and worked with field personnel on completion techniques to minimize water production, resulting in a dramatic turn-around in oil production rates.

Petroleum Geologist, Cretaceous Shallow Gas Exploitation        1981-1983

  • Integrated mapping of Colony channels in Beauvallon area and recommended participating in a successful Dome operated well (and declined participating in 3 wells, later found to be D&A)
  • Mapped Pan-Alberta Lower Mannville Gas Contract Fields with integrated team (Calling Lake, Westlock, Hylo) to determine RGIP
  • Coordinated land expiration project (2.7 million acres) and recommended computer database upgrades

Geologist, Frontier-Keg River Oil Exploration    1981

  • Amoco Senex/Panny exploratory well recommendation (J&A); field discovery.

Summer Geologist, Frontier-Mackenzie Basin Field Evaluation 1980

Exploration Technologist, Elmworth and Whitecourt Areas         1976-1978

  • Wellsite geology; cross-sections and map construction

Education

Bachelor of Science (Specialization in Geology) with Distinction, 1981

University of Alberta, 2 Awards

Certificate in Petroleum Resources, 1976

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, 2 Awards

Computer Knowledge

Accumap; Acculogs; Surfer

Petrosys

Landmark Stratworks; Zmap+;

Geolog

Memberships

Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG)

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA)

 

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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Petrophysicist experienced in Uncoventional Analysis of North America

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 12433.  Master’s prepared Petrophysicist experienced in unconventional analysis throughout North American.  Extensive experience in exploration and development geology, reserves determination, and reservoir delineation.

QUALIFYING EXPERIENCE:

Petrophysical analyses                                                            Reserves determination

Exploration and development geology                                   Reservoir delineation

Wellsite geologic/petrophysical supervision  Mentoring/Training lead

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Canadian Major Energy Firm

Petrophysicist Specialist                       1996 – Present

Geological & Geophysical Applied Technology – Petrophysicist (2002 –present):

  • Provide petrophysical support and analyses to North American Natural Gas Business Unit, focusing on the continental USA, shale and tight gas sand prospects.
  • Technical evaluation of OGIP values for potential shale gas acquisitions in the Marcellus, Haynesville and Woodford shale prospects. Reserve calculations for existing J-sand and Niobrara carbonate oil reservoirs.

Previous Assignments:

Reservoir Management Team – Petrophysicist/Ops Geologist (1996 – 2002):

  • Well planning, geologic operations, detailed petrophysical analysis and reserves determination of Terra Nova wells. On site field supervision and data analysis incorporating wireline log, MDT/RCI pressure data, core and production test data.
  • Design and write geological, open hole wireline and LWD programs for project wells and CNOPB ADW submissions. Reservoir characterization determination studies for field simulation modeling.

Basin Operations Consortium (Offshore Newfoundland):

  • Wellsite supervision of offshore logging operations, formation evaluation analyses, MDT programming and implementation, VSP data acquisition.

Western Canada:

  • Detailed petrophysical analyses of new wells in both clastic and carbonate reservoirs. Foothills deep well carbonate basin evaluations and multi-well petrophysical evaluation of existing fields.

(Offshore Newfoundland): multi-well evaluation for reservoir and hydrocarbon development potential.

  • In addition review and evaluate new wireline and LWD technologies and analysis techniques and make recommendations for their application where suitable.
  • Taught the Suncor Introductory Log Analysis course to new hire earth scientists, engineers and technologists.

Major Independent E&P

Petrophysics and Operations Geology          1994 – 1996

  • Responsible for acquisition of well site geological data and well log evaluation for all Company interest wells drilled in Canada.
  • Supplied detailed petrophysical analyses to project geologists, production and reservoir engineers, including net pay, porosity, permeability, water contacts and reserves calculations for all Company interest wells.
  • Recommended well testing and completion strategies to senior management.
  • Initiated regional petrophysical studies to assist in carbonate and clastic prospect generation.
  • Identified additional drilling opportunities in undeveloped secondary targets for several existing fields resulting in substantial additional gas reserves.

Major E&P

Supervisor, Geologic Operations                   1989 – 1994

  • Supervised geologic operations team. Responsible for the planning, acquisition and distribution of geologic and petrophysical data on all Canada operated and company interest wells. (Typically more than 150 well locations per year)
  • Evaluated potential benefits of new logging technologies and geologic services for acquiring high quality geologic data in a safe, cost effective manner.

Petrophysical Specialist                                      1987 – 1989

  • Responsible for the design, supervision and analysis of petrophysical programs on Company operated wells.
  • Conducted detailed petrophysical analyses on Company interest wells and recommended well completion strategies.
  • Analyzed multiple well data sets to assist with prospect generation.
  • Supervised on-site logging operations for quality control.

Development Geology                                    1985 – 1987

  • Responsible for the development/exploitation of several major field areas.
  • Discovered and developed two major oil pools and a gas pool in north central Alberta.
  • Evaluated land sales and prepared government submissions for lease renewals.
  • Identified and coordinated drilling opportunities in several Alberta pools.

WELLSITE GEOLOGIST:  Independent Firm  1983 – 1985

Project Geologist                                               1980 – 1983

EDUCATION:

University of Alberta, 1979, M. Sc.

University of Waterloo, 1977, B.E.S.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

Canadian Well Logging Society          (CWLS)

Society of Professional Well Log Analysts (SPWLA)

Can. Soc. of Pet. Geologists (CSPG)

Society of Core Analysts (SCA)

SOFTWARE SKILLS:

Paradigm Geolog6, Baker Atlas eXpress, and PetroWorks log evaluation software, OpenWorks and Accumap, Unix/Linux Systems and MSOffice Suite.

REFERENCES SUPPLIED UPON REQUEST

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

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

Canadian and Venezuelan Citizenships

Education

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

Work Experience

Development Geologist

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

Geologist

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

Wellsite Geologist Trainee

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

Research Assistant

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

Teacher Assistant

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

Research and Development

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

Prospective Mining Apprenticeship

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

Internship

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

Courses

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

Presentations

  • Available upon request

Awards

  • Available upon request

Memberships

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

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