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Sr. Reservoir Engineer

 

                                                                                Summary

Since 1980, worked on a variety of oil, gas and gas-condensate reservoirs, in clastic and carbonate formations. Tasks included drawing development plans for new reservoirs, management of mature assets, and evaluations of prospects. I have used simulation extensively, and come to recognize that models may be of little value, unless they are based on reliable logging, PVT, special core analysis, and transient well test data, plus thorough reservoir characterization. My aim has always been to optimize recovery, reduce costs, and in general, propose pragmatic development, and workover plans. Similarly, regarding evaluations, I have always sought to present objective assessments, based on the available data, and the performance of analog reservoirs.

                                                                              Experience

 

2007- 10/2010. At  the Houston  office  of  BHP-Billiton,  completed  history  matching  the  performance  of  three reservoirs of  the Angostura Field, in Trinidad  and Tobago. Heavy  faulting and  the  need  to  incorporate a pipeline system  to  the combined  model  made  the  project extremely challenging. Angostura has  a STOIIP of  300 mmstb  and  a GIIP of 900 bscf.

Marathon Oil 1984-2007

1998-2007. At the Lafayette, and Houston offices of Marathon Oil Company, worked on the following projects:

-NC-98 Reservoir in Libya. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Wet gas and volatile oil. GIIP: 3.0tscf.  STOOIP: 1.0 billion barrels. Responsibilities: Liaising with laboratories to set up PVT and SCAL experiments, evaluation of existing PVT, special core analysis, and well test data, plus drawing alternative development plans involving different plateau rates, for reservoir pressure blow down, and gas recycling scenarios.

-Faregh Reservoir in Libya. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluids: Oil and wet gas. GIIP: 7.0tscf STOIIP: 1.5 mmstbo. Responsibilities: Well test analyses, and evaluation of different development scenarios using the ECLIPSE 200, and ECLIPSE  300 software.

-Defa, and Darra-Joffra reservoirs in Libya. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluids: Oil and  gas. Defa STOIIP: 9.0 mmstbo. Darra-Joffra STOOIP: 4.5 mmstbo, GIIP: 1.8 tscf. I was a member of a joint Marathon-ConocoPhillips-Hess team, whose tasks were planning the re-development of the said reservoirs. 

-Petronius  in the Gulf of Mexico. Geology: Unconsolidated sandstone. Reservoir fluids: Oil and gascap gas. STOIIP: 550 mmstbo. Responsibilities: Revision of  the development plan. Evaluation of the field data, and history matching led to modifications that increased the oil rate by 12000 stbo/d.         

-Camden Hills in the Gulf of Mexico. Geology: Unconsolidated sandstone. Reservoir fluid: Dry gas. GIIP: 170 bscf. Responsibilities: Drawing of a development plan, and designing the pipeline to gas gathering center. 

-Ewing Bank in the Gulf of Mexico. Geology: Unconsolidated clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 350mmstb. Responsibilities: History matching the performance of the reservoir during the years 1994 – 1999. Modeling led to radical revision of the drilling and recompletion programs

-South Pass C and D Reservoirs in the Gulf of Mexico. Geology: Sandstone. Reservoir fluids: Saturated oil and gas. Hydrocarbon initially in place: 85mmstbo and 285bscf. Two models were built and history matched. Results were used to obtain permission from the MMS to blow down the said reservoirs.

1987-1998. At the Production Technology Center of Marathon Oil Company, in Littleton Colorado, I worked on the following projects:

-Lagunillas, Intercampo, Dacion  and Mata-Acema Reservoirs in Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela. Geology: Sandstone. Reservoir fluid: Oil of gravity in the range 15-32 degrees API. Combined oil initially in place: 7.0bstb. As a member of a multidisciplinary group, my responsibility was to assess the future potential of these reservoirs. This was accomplished through decline curve analyses, and  simulation of the heavy oil reservoirs.

-Oyster Reservoir in the Gulf of Mexico. Geology: Unconsolidated sandstone. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 40mmstb. Responsibilities: Drawing of a development plan of this reservoir.

-North Brae Reservoir in the British Sector of the North Sea. Geology: Sandstone and conglomerate. Reservoir  fluid: Gas condensate. GIIP: 1.2tscf.  Development plan based on gas recycling, partial blowdown and final blowdown. Responsibilities: History matching the performance of the reservoir from 1988 through 1996, using ECLIPSE 300. Through prediction runs, I was able to demonstrate that condensate recovery could be improved by replacing crestal with peripheral gas injection, in the top layers of the reservoir.

-East Brae Reservoir in the British Sector of the North Sea. Geology: Sandstone and conglomerate. Reservoir fluid: Gas condensate. GIIP: 2.1tscf. The development plan of this reservoir was similar to that of North Brae.  Responsibilities: Reverse decline in condensate production After history matching the reservoir model, a  re-completion plan was devised, that increased the condensate rate by 13000 bcpd.

-South Brae Reservoir in the British Sector of the North Sea. Geology: Sandstone and conglomerate. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 760mmstb. Responsibilities: Construction and history matching a model with an extended grid that included the nearby Miller, East Miller and Central Brae reservoirs which were in communication with South Brae. 

 Additional modeling work involved evaluation of a pilot water-alternating-gas scheme (WAG). To this end the model was modified to include the Todd and Longstaff approximation, and additional information from whole core WAG floods. Swollen oil PVT input had been incorporated during history matching. Main conclusion was that WAG could be significantly more effective than straight forward water injection.  

-East Cameron Reservoir in the Gulf of Mexico. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 20mmstb. Using a history matched model, I was able to show that water injection could be discontinued without reducing recovery.

-Yates Reservoir in Texas. Geology: Carbonates. Reservoir fluid: Saturated oil. STOIIP: 4.0bstb. Reservoir  plan: Production from oil leg fractures, supported  by  crestal  carbon dioxide, and  nitrogen injection, plus aquifer influx. Responsibilities: History  matching the field performance of the period 1927 – 1995 using the  dual porosity-dual permeability option of ECLIPSE 200. Matching  parameters  were the pressure data,  the depths of the gas-oil, and oil-water contacts as functions of time, and log derived gas-cap oil saturation data. Modeling confirmed  that production was maintained through drainage of oil trapped, in the gascap matrix blocks. Prediction runs showed that increased gas injection accelerated drainage, and capacity was increased accordingly.

-Indian Basin Reservoir in New Mexico. Geology: Carbonates. Reservoir fluid: Wet gas. GIIP: 2.0 tscf. Responsibilities: Build and history match a model with data of the period 1962-1989, to assess the potential of horizontal wells, and gas compression requirements.

-Sand Dunes Reservoir in Wyoming. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 2.0mmstb. Responsibilities: Design a development scenario based on gas injection at minimum miscibility pressure.

-Kakap-KH7 Reservoir in Indonesia. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 97mmstb. Responsibilities: STOIIP determination, from material balance calculations, and modeling.

-Alba Reservoir in the British Sector of the North Sea. . Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 1.2bstb. Responsibilities: Drawing a development plan.

-McArthur River Project. –G Zone and West Foreland Reservoirs in Alaska. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 300mmstb. Responsibilities: Comprehensive workover plan through modeling.

In addition to the aforesaid, I also worked on projects of shorter duration such as: transient analyses; modeling of hydraulically fractured, conventional, and horizontal wells; proposals for workovers and/or new well locations for various projects; and  recommendations for well tests and logging surveys. 

 

1984-1987. At the Aberdeen , and London offices of Marathon Oil UK Limited, I worked on the following projects:

 

-North Brae Reservoir in the British Sector of the North Sea. Geology: Sandstone and conglomerate. Reservoir fluid: Gas condensate. GIIP: 1.2tscf. Responsibilities: Creating a development plan based on gas recycling, partial  blowdown and final blowdown of the reservoir, using ECLIPSE 300.

-South Brae Reservoir in the British Sector of the North Sea. Geology: Sandstone and conglomerate. Reservoir fluid:  Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 760mmstb. Responsibilities: Build a history matched reservoir model, as dictated by the UK Department of Energy.

-Logging and testing of Marathon wells in the North Sea. These included PLT, RFT, pressure build-up and fall-off surveys, plus collection of PVT samples. Duties involved writing procedures, supervision of field work and analyses of the acquired data.

1979-1984. At the Glasgow office of  Britoil Plc, I worked on the following projects:

-Ninian Field in the British Sector of the North Sea. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 2.6bstb. Responsibilities: Built and history match a model with data of the period 1978-1983; use model to evaluate proposals, for further development, put forward by the operator, Chevron Petroleum UK Ltd; represent Britoil at reservoir engineering meetings with partners and approve AFE’s.

-Murchison, Statfjord, Columba and Bressay reservoirs in the North Sea. Conducted small scale reservoir studies relating to these assets.

                                                                       Educational Attainment

University of Strathclyde, Glasgow(UK), PhD in Geohydrology.

-National Technical University of Athens, Greece, BSc in Civil Engineering.

                                                               Petroleum Engineering Training

-Saphir Software.

-Reservoir Engineering Research Institute, Palo Alto CA. Course in thermodynamics of reservoir fluids.

-Colorado School of Mines, Golden CO. One semester course in thermodynamics and phase behavior.

-Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh UK. Summer school on petroleum engineering.

-Intercomp SSI. Course on compositional modeling.

-CMG. Course in computer simulation of thermal EOR schemes.

-Schlumberger. Basic log interpretation course.

-Schlumberger. Production logging course.

-OGCI. Production operations.

-ERC/RRI. Geology of the North Sea reservoirs.

-Halliburton. Hydraulic fracturing course.

                                                                     Professional Affiliations

-Society of Petroleum Engineers

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Reservoir Simulation Engineer Deepwater Energy Jobs Canada Visa Relocation Paid

Reservoir Simulation Engineer Deepwater Energy Jobs Canada Visa Relocation Paid

We are working with a dynamic Exploration and Production company that is very aggressive in their growth plans over the next 3 years. They are actively looking for a seasoned Simulation Engineer who has significant Deepwater experience. This opportunity can lead to an ex-pat role in the very near future.

 

This deepwater project is a multi-TCF gas pool being developed. The project is slated to be on production in the next year with an estimated cost of over $1 billion.

The Development Project Team is looking for a Reservoir Simulation Engineer to be responsible for the maximization of reserves and the optimization of the development well locations for deepwater field developments. In this role you will be responsible for carrying out accurate reservoir simulation and synthesis for the field(s) in association with other Reservoir Engineers and Geoscientists, and will provide reservoir engineering input to the team as required.
Specific responsibilities include: `
  • Develop 3D reservoir simulation models that accurately reflect all the available geological and reservoir engineering data, and provide reservoir depletion plans
  • Assist in the planning and execution of depletion/drilling strategies within a team environment
  • Help define and optimize the reservoir management strategy, development well locations and well design and production profiles
  • Identify risks and risk mitigation strategies/actions for each reservoir, including evaluation of the reservoir risks and uncertainties associated with development wells and production facilities
  • Define reservoir evaluation programs and participate in the follow up analysis of well results and integration of well results
  • Prepare and present reservoir engineering information to management, partners and other stakeholders
  • Assist in the preparation of regulatory applications/documents
  • Keep informed of technical advancements in the field of reservoir modeling
The position will be Calgary based

ALL VISA REQUIREMENTS AND RELOCATION WILL BE COVERED BY CLIENT

Qualifications:

Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering or Geoscience
  • Eligibility for professional designation through APEGGA or APEGN
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in the petroleum industry
  • Fully proficient in reservoir simulation
  • Sound knowledge of reservoir geology and log interpretation
  • Adept at reservoir engineering techniques, numerical simulation, well test interpretation, material balance, production logging analysis, PVT analysis and other industry standard reservoir engineering interpretation tools and techniques
  • Significant “hands on” practice in the use of ECLIPSE
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Superior analytical skills to identify key issues based on relevant data
  • Highly motivated, “can-do” attitude with a desire to achieve goals beyond the minimum requirement
  • Proven ability to work in a diverse team environment (e.g., both in discipline and culture)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to succeed in a work environment with different tasks, responsibilities and people
  • Demonstrated proactive work ethic, with ability to multi-task and meet tight time deadlines
  • Effective communicator with excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills

 

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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 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

PUBLICATIONS:

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Energy Resume Energy CV Candidate 12182180 Oil & Gas Masters Prepared Petroleum Engineer with experience with Economic Evaluations, Reserves, Acquisition, Divestiture and Field Development

ENGINEER – OIL & GAS EXPLORATION & PRODUCTION

Increased Revenues / Profitability s New Well Development s Project Leadership

Dynamic, hands-on leader with history of maximizing both top line and profitability by overseeing all aspects of large oil & gas projects. Expertise in conducting in-depth analysis and conducting studies to determine project financial viability. Broad, in-depth knowledge of industry. Poised professional with superlative communication skills; adept at building key relationships with customer leaderships, and contractors, and regulatory agency professionals. Proven ability to effectively motivate and pilot goal-focused, highly productive teams. Equally adept in both back-office operations and in field. Dedicated to achieving highest quality levels while serving both short- and long-term corporate objectives.

Areas of Expertise

s Financial Due Diligence       s Team Leadership      s Proposal Creation

s Strategic Planning    s Quality Assurance / Control s Documentation Mgmt.

s Operations Coordination      s Regulatory Compliance        s Communications

s Contractor Relations            s New Opportunity Recognition        s Customer Service

s Financial Mgmt. / P&L        s Field Studies / Forecasting   s Problem Resolution

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Confidential Company           Houston, TX

Reservoir Engineer- Contract assignment       06/10 to 09/10

Provided client with Deep Water field study and reserve documentation. Conducted field study to identify  operated  opportunities. Provided  reserves input documentation and RyVol reserves calculations. Conducted geological / engineering review of 8 mapped fault blocks.

Confidential Company           Houston, TX

Senior Reservoir Engineer- Contract assignment       2008 to 2009

Provided YE 08 reserve, investment, and expense documentation  using PHD-WIN, plus identified $20M re-development opportunities.

Conducted field study to identify 50 PBP & PUD opportunities; obtained 200 production records from Dwights, and conducted geological / engineering review of 100 mapped fault blocks. Analyzed each reservoir drive mechanism, authored assessment of each fault-block development history, and created specific well-work proposal for obtaining remaining reserves.

Confidential Company           Houston, TX

Senior Reservoir Engineer         2006-2008

Confidential Major Independent – Provided reserves data to Netherland, Sewell & Associates: Developed Q1 & Q2 08 new drilling result reserve bookings for proprietary shale gas horizontal drilling program in Arkoma Basin, Fayetteville Shale, Overton, and Marcellus Shale.

Created Aries database and PowerPoint drilling results presentation. Reviewed drilling pattern, horizontal leg length, number of frac stages, and surface microseismic measured frac orientation & length. Optimized productivity by reviewing volume of pumped proppant effects to forecast GUR.

Provided reserves data to Ryder Scott Company: Developed YE 07 reserves documentation for $30M re-development of newly acquired GOM shelf properties for company reserve adds (PUD, PBP) and changes (PDP).

Evaluated all projects in PEEP (using decline curve analysis and volumetrics) to develop YE Budget. Coordinated operating costs, project timing, and investment input from Production Department; fields included newly acquired Gulf of Mexico shelf assets.

Provided reserves data to Cawley, Gillespie & Associates, Consultant: Developed YE 06 reserves documentation for $10M redevelopment of newly acquired property; reserves included adds (PUD, PBP) and changes (PDP).

Evaluated all projects in Aries and performed wellbore utility studies of shut-in and low-rate wells to identify and assess recompletion and re-drill opportunities; extended life of field, which enhanced cashflow and project ROR.

Facilitated successful field-work implementation, additional reserve, production, and accelerated cashflow by providing management-ready well-work descriptions, reserves, and cash flow projections. Improved interpretation of early field performance by researching old well files, analyzing logs, correlating petrophysical information, and amending maps; increased ROR on field purchase vs. initial forecast. Collaborated with geology on prospect risk analysis by recommending purchase of Rose & Associates – Prospect Risk Analysis Suite; subsequently calculated single zone probabilistic resource estimation, chance factor determination, and multi zone amalgamated prospect resource distribution for multiple zones.

MERRILL LYNCH   Philadelphia, PA

Financial Advisor        2000 to 2005

POGO PRODUCING COMPANY  Houston, TX

District Petroleum Engineer (1995 to 1998) | Senior Petroleum Engineer (1998 to 2000)

1995 to 2000 Directed all aspects of managing petroleum production fields for Company. Field assignments included: Thailand offshore (Tantawan, Benchamas, Maliwan), Texas onshore (Lopeno), New Mexico onshore (Lea Co. fields) and GOM OCS (Louisiana State Lease 340, EC 334/335 and WC 252/253).

Key projects details:

Generated $50M for Company by identifying behind-pipe and undeveloped reserves in existing fields. Identified the following: 200 gas zones for commingling in Lopeno Field, South Texas; 500 oil zones for commingling in Southeast New Mexico; 30 partially depleted gas zones ready for new production, and 200 gas zones for commingling in Tantawan Field, Offshore Thailand.

Originated and designed field development program for $100M Benchamas-A and B fields, with 25 horizontal oil wells, gas wells and water flood injection wells; oil wells designed for 3000 BOPD productivity. Also originated and designed a field development program for E. Cameron 334-E consisting of two 100 MMcfd completions.

Monitored outside operated properties, including Pogo’s 4% interest in Mobil-operated sidetracking of WC 352 A-3 to an alternate location.  Recognized bypassed zone of interest in openhole section of well after operator deemed well dry hole.  Well subsequently completed successfully.  Partners BIAPO. Conducted reservoir modeling for waterflood projects using Gemini Solutions–Merlin & Apprentice mapping & simulation software.

Led nodal analyses using Dwight’s PERFORM software; also evaluated reserves and cash flow using Munro Garrett-ARIES software, and retrieved production data using DWIGHT’S CD ROM and online services.

AGIP PETROLEUM Houston, TX

Senior Reservoir Engineer      1991 to 1995

Collaborated with Kaverner to implement deepwater subsea development and tieback to host platform of $20M Agip EB 112/156/157 field; selected wellhead, umbilical and control equipment. Also conducted DST design and testing for wells from semi-submersible drilling rig.

Also worked on other deepwater projects valued at $2M total, including Agip GB 208/252; handled DST design and testing from semi submersible drilling rig.

Initiated, authored, and conducted all Company-sponsored reservoir engineering partner meetings; provided recommendations for stimulation, cased-hole logging, workovers, recompletions, development drilling, and enhanced oil recovery projects. Secured partner consent for participation and initiated field work to achieve mechanical and economic success.

Operated $25M offshore water-flood at G1 102; novel completions incorporated continuous down hole pressure monitoring to dictate initiation / maintenance of water-flood injection while still above volatile oil bubble-point pressure.

Designed, implemented, and operated $8M offshore gas-flood of oil reservoir at SM 175; novel completions incorporated stacked series of multiple sliding sleeves to control expanding gas-flood front breakthrough.

Monitored water-flood voidage balance in two operated water-floods in West Delta 88 / 89, which improved flood front conformance and generated $4M in incremental DCF.

Oversaw outside operated high-producing Norphlet gas operations in Mobil-operated Mobile Bay 822/823 (“Mary Ann”) and horizontal attic oil redevelopment program in Shell-operated MC 194/195/150/151 (“Cognac” 1023’ WD).

As Company lead representative for evaluation of properties for acquisition, attended data rooms for Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Suez, and Columbia.

Conducted reservoir engineering studies and wellbore utility field studies, and supervised three contract reservoir simulation studies by Intera and Petresim, which employed VIP and ECLIPSE software; identified additional reserves and accelerated all reserves depletion, which resulted in better project DCF metrics.

Individually evaluated all company US reserves and cash flow for SEC using ARIES software.  Interacted with DeGolyer & MacNaughton on Agips’ outside operated reserves determinations.

EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

M.S. Petroleum Engineering Systems – University of Louisiana at Lafayette

B.S. Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering – Pennsylvania State University

B.A. Science – Elizabethtown College

Registered Professional Engineer – State of Texas

Registered Oil & Gas Operator – State of Texas

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Energy Resume Energy CV Reservoir Engineer with MBA, MS Petroleum Engineering, BS Chemical Engineering seeking Energy Opportunities

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 99126.  MBA, MS Petroleum Engineering, BS Chemical Engineering.  Experienced Reservoir Engineer seeking new energy opportunities.  Expert in EOR, heavy oil, conventional, non-conventional and CBM assets.  Open to US and Canada relocation.

PROFILE:

  • 7+ years experience in reservoir engineering, simulation and numerical modeling.
  • Worked on conventional, non-conventional (EOR), heavy oil and CBM assets
  • Extensively applied reservoir engineering tools including reservoir surveillance, statistical, graphical and simulation tools. Proficiency in reservoir engineering and pattern management practices including material balance, injection optimization, conformance improvement, flood pattern surveillance, and performance forecasting.
  • Demonstrated strong technical, analytical, problem solving and project management skills.
  • Reservoir Simulation skills: Proficiency in streamline, compositional and black oil models (CMG, Eclipse, and Exodus). Specialized knowledge of CO2 miscible, thermal and heavy oil reservoir simulation model building and use.
  • Extensive exposure to oil and gas operations including drilling, completions and facilities design.
  • Experience in economic analysis, economic models and asset value assessment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, keeping track of daily progress and associated costs and implementing cost-control measures to ensure projects are completed at or below budget.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
  • Track record of identifying opportunities to improve reserves through new technology, reservoir analysis and management techniques.
  • Ability to interact effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Experience in analysis of heavy oil reservoirs with primary, water and steam injection processes. Strong data analysis and computer skills.
  • Experience in analysis of CO2 miscible floods and other EOR mechanisms.
  • Extensive experience with asset development and reservoir management experience.
  • Demonstrated skills in data analysis and statistics,
  • Demonstrated strong team working mentoring and training skills

WORK EXPERIENCE

Supervisor, Reservoir Engineering (M.Sc., P.Eng.):

January 2004 – Present

Major Independent

  • Identify opportunities to improve asset reserves through new technology, acquisitions, optimization and proper field management techniques.
  • Design, develop and monitor multi-lateral horizontal well development plan (including reserves and economic evaluation) for a laterally discontinuous reservoir
  • Design, develop and monitor of CO2 miscible flood pilots
  • Develop a CO2 commercial development plan for several Fields
  • Successfully designed and developed heavy oil Druid field with horizontal wells-bottom water control (conning)
  • Reservoir engineering assessment of heavy oil thermal Pilot (CSS and SAGD) for field. Conducted sensitivity study for SAGD operations, including start up strategy, steam split between casing and tubing, steam chamber pressure, steam quality and injection rate.
  • Evaluated performance of SAGD versus combination of horizontal producers and vertical injectors.  Compared growth of steam chamber in gas cap and non-gas cap areas. Recommend location of the initial pilot.
  • Water flood analysis and optimization for various pools within the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin including PTA on vertical and horizontal wells, pattern performance analysis and identifying infill drilling potential.
  • Develop and update various black oil and compositional simulation models for reservoir assessment including production history matching and phase behavior modeling for various oils and gas samples.
  • Evaluate various fields in Alberta and Saskatchewan for EOR and EGR potential
  • Evaluate reserves
  • Co-ordinate/support reservoir studies (experimental and simulation) contracted out to consultants
  • EUB/ADOE compliance related to enhanced oil recovery.
  • Provide guidance, coaching, mentorship as required to New Ventures EIT/Junior/Intermediate reservoir engineers
  • Provide general reservoir engineering/well test support.
  • Conduct in-house reservoir simulation studies for EOR projects.
  • Work with New Ventures manager to prioritize, define workflows, help establish timelines/deadlines/milestones and ensure New Ventures reservoir engineering projects are completed in a timely and appropriate fashion.
  • Oversee technical reviews of New Ventures reservoir engineering projects
  • Track New Ventures reservoir capital cost budget on regular basis – make sure we are within capital budget

Reservoir Engineer: January 2002 – January 2004

Service Company

  • Evaluate reserves.
  • Interpreting well logs and other geological data.
  • Conduct PVT analysis for chemical, hydrocarbon and CO2 miscible floods.
  • Conduct reservoir simulation studies for oil and gas clients.
  • Evaluate oil recovery from enhanced oil recovery and water flooding schemes.
  • Assess CO2 flooding potential for various pools in Alberta.
  • Analyze field performance.
  • Develop strong working relationship with clients.
  • Development of VAPEX and CSS simulation models.

Research assistant: May 2001 – Dec 2002.

University of Calgary / Imperial oil resources.

  • Developed, tested and validated a heavy oil numerical simulator.
  • Investigated the improved oil recovery in heavy oil reservoirs.
  • Developed simulation models for depletion of heavy oil reservoirs

Process Engineer: September 1998 – Dec 1999.

Small Independent.

  • Worked in a team of experience chemical engineers on the design and operation of a mixing unit
  • Acquired supervision skills by co-coordinating contract labor
  • Analyzed plant performance and recommended new opportunities
  • Employed technical expertise to trouble-shooting facility operating problems

Special Projects:

  • Developed simulation models.
  • Investigated the effect of capillary number on gas mobility during flow in reservoirs.

Key courses:

  • Reservoir engineering.
  • Reservoir simulation.
  • Phase behavior of Oil and Gas system.
  • Advance topics in heat and mass transfer.
  • Applied numerical methods
  • Well testing
  • Well logging and formation evaluation
  • Water flooding
  • Phase behavior analysis.
  • Petroleum engineering (Drilling and production operations)
  • Petroleum/chemical engineering design
  • Engineering economics.

EDUCATION

Masters of Business Administration, November 2010

Cornell-Queens MBA.

Masters of Science, Petroleum Engineering, November 2002

University of Calgary, Faculty of engineering

Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, June 1998

University of Lagos, Lagos.

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