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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Production Facilities Engineer Experienced in Western Canada CA

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 12434.  Senior production and facilities engineer with over 10 years of experience in the WCSB.  Areas of focus have included; Foothills Deep Gas, Plains Shallow Gas, and Plains Heavy Oil. Working in each of these areas has been able to build a strong foundation in production engineering/operations, facilities engineering/operations, completions engineering and workover operations.  Consistently demonstrated exceptional communication and project management skills.  Reliably develop and execute efficient capital and maintenance programs to maximize value extracted while focusing on operational cost reduction.  Self-motivated and highly adaptable to standards and processes where they exist or eager to implement or improve processes where they are lacking or don’t exist, especially relating to safety, regulatory and environmental compliance.

Professional Experience

Major Energy Firm, Calgary Alberta                                                                                                                                            2005 – 2009

Production / Facilities Engineer, Bighorn South SBU

  • Production and facilities engineer and project manager on the Berland (30 mmcfd), Edson/Carrot Creek (20 mmcfd) and Aurora/Ferrier (18mmcfd) unconventional gas, sour gas and conventional oil areas in the Canadian Foothills Gas Region, with capital programs in the $80-$110 MM annually.
  • Involved in the planning, developing and budget preparation of 1, 2 and 5 year full field capital and maintenance strategies with multidisciplinary teams including G & G, development engineering, surface land, joint interest and operational staff.  Worked with operations on facility optimization and maintenance programs including initiating operating cost reduction and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategies.
  • Worked closely on the design, scoping, estimating, AFE management and execution of these projects with EPC, construction, safety and operations groups. (including commissioning, HAZOP, management of change (MOC), shutdown key reviews and conducting extensive lookbacks) 
  • Worked closely with drilling and completions to improve well on-stream cycle times through concurrent operations (reducing flare and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction initiative)
  • Worked closely with surface land to update area operating agreements (AOA’s), resolve ungulate restriction issues and ensure all D56 regulatory requirements have been met for facility and pipeline projects.
  • Provided support to acquisitions and divestitures which included review and evaluation of wells, pipeline systems and facilities.  Worked on the oil property sale and the gas property divestiture package.
  • Coordinated bi-monthly area asset team meetings in the field including well reviews and facility optimization reviews, attended monthly field safety review meetings
  • Responsible for new well production tracking, optimizing and making recommendations for well completions.
  • Responsible for developing continued optimization strategies for gas well de-liquification including continuous installation of plungerlift, annular well control systems and wellsite booster compression.
  • Worked with operations and Energy Efficiency Initiative group to install REM Slipstream Technology in the Ferrier 12-33 sour gas booster site (capture vented hydrocarbons, a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction initiative).
  • Continuous redesign and improvement of wellsites and padsites towards developing standard print packages.   Collaborated with operations to design a near zero emissions wellsite (a GHG emissions reduction initiative).
  • Initiated, installed and commissioned approximately 11km of 6-inch Fibrespar composite pipe which realized a 10% savings in cost over steel and was 20% faster in installation.
  • Successfully installed and commissioned the Leland 30 mmcfd grassroots booster compressor and flow splitter.  This $10MM joint interest project was commissioned on time and realized 5 mmcfd of incremental gas production. 

Completions Engineer, Gas SBU                                                        2004 – 2005

  • Primary completions lead engineer for the 2005 Shallow Gas infill capital program consisting of 560 new shallow gas wells. Well workover activity included identifying 150 re-fracs and 100 re-completions.  Suffield gas had an overall capital budget of $110 MM.
  • Responsible for designing and programming of 400 shallow gas wells for multiple zone completion and stimulation, worked with multidisciplinary team to develop and coordinate area budgets for completions and workover activity.
  • Worked with business services on hiring of service rigs and completion services, cost estimate, AFE generation and taking well calls.  Supervised two lead field completion consultants (up to eight total).
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to identify new well and workover candidates, supervised and mentored junior staff and summer interns on programming new well and workover candidates.
  • Coordinated bi-weekly field meetings with completion consultants, operations, area construction coordinator and area safety coordinator to review completion and construction crew movement and to conduct a safety review.
  • Implemented new frac and perforating strategy developed by team to help reduce per well cost while focusing on continuous load leveling throughout the year.
  • Worked directly with other SBU’s (Brooks area SBU’s) to obtain and better utilize area frac services, including logging, perforating, tank storage and trucking services.

Production / Facilities Engineer, Gas SBU                                     2002 – 2004

  • Primary SBU production / facilities engineer for new facility, facility modification, facility optimization, new pipeline installation, gas well de-liquification and gas gathering system optimization for the areas.
  • Worked closely on the design, scoping, cost estimating, AFE management, accrual, project management and execution of several capital programs and operations projects with EPC, construction, safety and operations groups (including commissioning, HAZOP, and conducting extensive lookbacks).
  • Successfully installed 3550hp Koomati grassroots booster station along with facility modification of the existing Koomati main station.  This $7.3MM project increased capacity to 60 mmcf/d in the Koomati area.
  • Siphon String/Tubing Pull program – $2MM well optimization initiative requiring the removal of 2 3/8 tubing from 125 shallow gas wells and the installation of 0.7” HDPE in 400 wells for gas well de-liquification.
  • Successfully installed and commissioned an additional 4700hp of natural gas compression to the existing CD compressor station.  This $2.6MM project had an overall net system gain of 3.5 mmcfd.
  • CD Sales Compressor Station & CD Spine Project ($4.5MM project) – Successfully installed and commissioned a 2350hp grassroots compressor station capable of 50 mmcfd process and the installation of 2 miles of 16-inch mainline with 6 miles of 6-inch pipeline laterals tying in 4 gas production batteries.

Major Oil and Gas Firm, Calgary Alberta

Production Engineer, Gas Southeast BU                                      2001 – 2002

  • Production engineer responsible for gas well de-liquification, gas gathering and facility system optimization.
  • AB-11/B1-5 Siphon String Project – evaluated the effectiveness of siphon strings on low gas well producers, set up for 2002 siphon string project.

Production Engineer, Oil Southeast BU                        1998 – 2001

  • Production engineer responsible for oil well optimization and workover maintenance programs for the South Jenner, Dieppe, Deberg and Dakota conventional heavy oil fields (under active waterflood), which produced approximately 14,000 bopd.
  • Worked directly with service rig consultants on developing workover programs, cost estimating, AFE generation and taking well calls.
  • Worked with vendors to obtain contracts for service rig usage, purchasing rotary screw pumps, electric submersible pumps and surface drivers and motors.
  • Evaluated and identified well optimization candidates for speed up and pump upsizing.  Initial well completion design for artificial lift (ESP, PCP and beam pump), power optimization, waterflood management (through injector recompletions), cost estimating and project management.
  • Successfully re-completed 13 oil wells over to water injection increasing overall field injection capacity to 31,000 m3/d in South Jenner.
  • Successfully initiated the installation of primary three phase above ground and below ground power to the area.  This 5.0 MW of additional power allowed for the conversion of all gas driven pumping systems into electrical systems. Worked with operations to convert 65 natural gas pump drivers over to electric.  Worked with operations to convert 50 beam pumps over to progressive cavity pumps.
  • Successfully installed the first two electric submersible pumps (ESP’s) in South Jenner for oil well production optimization purposes.

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering,

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 1998

Software Skills:

Microsoft Office, PVR, PVR Wizard, PEEP, Accumap, PIPESIM, WEM, C-FER, FAST Piper and Virtuwell.

Certifications & Memberships:

  • Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, Geophysicists of Alberta – Professional Engineer
  • Emergency First Aid CPR Level A (expires Aug 2011),
  • H2S Alive (expires Aug 2011), W.H.M.I.S. and TDG
  • Member of the Petroleum Society of the CIM,
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers, and Gas Processors Association of Canada

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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

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Energy Resume Energy CV Experienced Bilingual Spanish Reservoir Engineer MBA Open to International Opportunities

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 10401. Twelve 12 year Reservoir Engineer versed in Production Engineering as well. Primary focus on economic evaluation for major projects in deep water, onshore, conventional and unconventional areas. Complete understanding of all aspects of Reservoir Engineering. Willing to consider opportunity globally.

EXPEREINCE:

Major Worldwide E&P, Calgary, Canada

Feb 2006-Current

Reservoir Engineering –Deep Basin Unconventional Gas

June 2009 – current

  • Project Manager for unconventional resources. Responsible for the capital execution of the development and exploration capital budget.
  • Responsible for the development plan and economic evaluation of holdings for major field.
  • Managed all exploration and development projects in Alberta and British Columbia.
  • Responsible for mineral land continuation packages and land expiries.

Reservoir Engineering –Shallow Gas

July 2007 – June 2009

  • Responsible for all shallow gas activities within the SE Alberta, for several formations.
  • Project manager for Shallow Gas drilling program, consisting of 98 wells at 28 M$ gross
  • Responsible for budget management, technical and economic analysis of all shallow gas initiatives (operated and non-operated).

Production Engineering

Feb 2006-July 2007

  • Performed decline curve analysis and pool studies to manage well recompletions.
  • Run IPR analysis to optimize well production. Evaluated and recommended artificial lift systems.
  • Booked reserves based on volumetrics, decline curve analysis and offsetting well trends.
  • Managed the inactive well project, making decision on reactivation, recompletion or abandonment of all wells.

Achievements: Completed the Shallow Gas program in record time and under budget.

Major Software Development Company, Calgary

2005-2006

Business Analysis – Mosaic application

  • Provided customer support (economic evaluation and reserves booking) for the Mosaic product, including database conversion, installation, initial setup and general support.
  • Run economic evaluations for clients (Shiningbank, Provident)
  • Provided input to the development team for testing and new functionality for Mosaic.

Achievements: Helped to establish a great product image by providing outstanding customer service.

Mid Sized E&P Argentina SA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2004-2005

Economic Evaluations

  • Performed deterministic and stochastic economic evaluations for existing assets (onshore and offshore) and for new ventures.
  • Optimized corporate-wide portfolio evaluation system and asset evaluation model using risk analysis techniques.
  • Trained and mentor junior staff in statistics, valuation, cash flow analysis and risk analysis.

Achievements: By optimizing the economic evaluations process, its frequency was reduced fromonce every two months to once every month. Mentored and trained employees who are now responsible for project evaluations.

Business Plans Development

  • Developed business plans for oil & gas upstream assets worth 300 MUS$ in a multidisciplinary team environment, working closely with geologists, reservoir engineers, facilities engineers and accountants.
  • Presented business plans to Board of Directors along with capital budget requirements for approval.

Achievements: Created business plans for exploratory and producing key producing assets and presented to the Board of Directors.

Major International Service Company, Buenos Aires , Argentina

2000-2003

Business Analyst

  • Managed and upgraded a Linear Programming and Mixed Integer Programming model (86k equations and 215k variables) to optimize and analyze business cases and produce budget forecasts (monthly, yearly, and 5-year).
  • Created and managed econometric models (time series analysis) to forecast natural gas consumption, using historical data and economic variables.

Achievements: Managed a complex simulation model, challenging historic business paradigms and provided innovative solutions and business practices. The Team won the 2003 Commercial award, competing with projects from  worldwide assets.

Major International E&P, Argentina

1998-2000

Production engineering – Artificial lift systems

  • Selected artificial lift systems for high temperature, high gas-oil ratio applications.
  • Analyzed IPR curves and reported performance on a monthly basis.
  • Managed 15 oil wells with average productivity of 2,800 bopd per well.
  • On multidisciplinary teams to increase oil production and lower lifting cost.
  • Co-responsible for production improvement program, including re-perforation, acid stimulation and bottom hole equipment optimization.

Achievements: Valued member of multidisciplinary team committed to improve extraction conditions.  Extended life-in-hole from 4 weeks to 4 months. Solved gas locking and corrosion pump failures.

Surface Facilities

  • Assisted Exploitation Manager in dealing with oil plants and compressor station operation. Duties included coordination of 6 – 8 maintenance crews, 3 construction contractors, and responsibility for hot operations inside plant premises.

Achievements: Proved a “dependable team worker, who faced a huge challenge in managing day-today plant operations when it was most needed” as quoted by former Exploitation Manager.

Education:

Mechanical Engineer, 1998

ITBA, Buenos Aires Institute of Technology

MBA, 2002

CEMA University, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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