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Well Control Specialist Jobs Houston Texas $200K Plus!

WELL CONTROL SPECIALIST JOBS

Houston, Texas

Leading Energy Company is seeking an experienced Well Control Specialist to join their global organization in Houston, Texas.  In this key role, you will use your expertise developing standards for the organization, provide expertise and consultive role during all phases of drilling.  You will be the go to person for evaluating well control simulations and provide guidance on all Manage Pressure Drillings.  As the consummate specialist you will coordinate with all rig contractors and outside consultants.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering.  A Master’s degree is highly preferred.  At least ten (10) years of significant drilling completion experience with an expertise in well control.  Expertise in Well Control simulation software as well as all MS Office products required. The selected candidate will be offered an exceptional above market Total Compensation Package including an outstanding array of benefits.

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SENIOR GEOCHEMIST JOBS HOUSTON

SENIOR GEOCHEMIST JOBS HOUSTON

Houston, Texas

Leading Energy company is seeking an experienced Senior Geochemist to join their Houston base Geosciences group.  In this key role, you will have responsibility for analysis and interpretation of petro systems and geochemical information for the organization’s cutting edge projects.  Travel to both domestic and international locations on a periodic basis will be required. 

Master’s Degree in Geochemistry is required.  PhD is highly preferred.  A minimum of six (6) years of oil and gas professional industry experience is required to qualify.  The successful candidate will have extensive expert level experience with petroleum systems, analytical methods, solid geochemistry and complete understanding of integrating petro systems, geochemical information and sampling analysis. 

The selected candidate will be offered an exceptional Total Compensation Package including above market base salary and generous bonus incentives.  Relocation assistance is available.

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Energy Resume Energy CV MBA Petroleum Reservior Engineer Open to Relocation

Intelli-Source Candidate # NA-4851717351

 

 

 

Oil Asset Manager – Reservoir Engineer

 

Development oil and gas engineer with 25 years of experience in maximizing Oil and Gas assets, analyzing oil and gas investments, building complex field & financial models, bridging technology, and global project management. 

ACHIEVEMENTS

 

·         Exceptional technical analysis skills: Technical & financial experience as a staff and supervisory Reservoir Engineer with major and smaller oil companies.  Research experience at MIT and Yale Universities and Occidental. Example – Russian Oil and Gas investment – valued at $579 Million successfully developed.

 

 

·         experienced Oil Assets manager:  Maximize oil investments by finding opportunities, creating dynamic field acquisition options, developing efficient solutions and system metrics for operating units in multiple industries (Oil & Gas and Energy). Valuation team member of group that valued assets for two IPOs.

 

 

·   Seamless Process Specialist: Skilled at entering organizations and supporting company’s change process by identifying and adding value.  Facilitated review of National Hungarian Oil Company’s Producing Fields and Commercial and Industrial facilities valued in excess of $389 million.

   

·   Team Manager: Strong melding approach to managing communication with senior management, operations, and asset management team, and investors. 12+ years managing multi-disciplinary teams (100+) through deadline sensitive and complex ($100 million+) venture development process.

 

·         Green/Alternative Energy Expert–National Speaker: 25+ years providing consulting, field oversight, and structured financing for environmentally sensitive projects and facilities internationally and in the US.

 

 

EXPERIENCE

Confidential Company   (2000 – Present)

Senior Engineer 

§  Senior Engineer for Pacific Rim with responsibility for developing new investment projects, business modeling and metrics, pre- and post- funding support, for the venture fund and business partners worldwide.  Recommended fund acquisition of non-US Oil and Gas, Real Estate, and Energy investments.

§  Oil and other projects developed include a number of “Concept to Completion” projects.  Large scale projects include seven projects valued from $117 to $334 million – Russia, Brazil, Eurasia, and China.

§  Assist Asian Funds with investments in the US and US investors internationally several groups with Workouts and Acquisitions, reserve valuations and deal structuring of Oil and Energy Assets ($100 M+).  

§  Reservoir Engineering analysis (2008) includes Technical Lead for acquisition evaluation of Eastern Europe heavy oil and Mississippi fields including reserve & economic evaluation, drilling, waterflood, & workover plans.

§  Direct high impact analysis of Environmental and Energy Cost Reduction opportunities projects including new technology, power plants, and environmental microbial cleanup projects in US, Eurasia, and Pacific Rim.

 

Confidential Company   (2001)

·      Developed electricity price forecasting/simulation system for large utility to support macro and micro decisions power scheduling.  Simultaneously taught Finance and International Business as Associate Professor at WIU.    

 

Major University – Guest Lecturer, New Orleans, LA (1998–2000)

Production Engineer

·         Reviewed and approved designs of deep water Oil platforms in the Gulf of Mexico.  Guest Lectured at Major University.

 

 Confidential Company, Dallas, TX (1992 – 1997)

Development and Reservoir Engineer

·         Developed one of five top Russian Oil projects showcased by US VP Al Gore & Russian PM Chernomyrdin.

·         Development team successfully analyzed, negotiated, acquired, structured, and developed several Russian Oil fields with real estate properties with net value of $637 million and grew from 3 employees to several hundred.

·      Responsibilities included field development plans and budgets & reserves valuation of 1+ Billion Bbls of oil fields. Developed complex structure models and financials including sensativity studies, history matching, and reservoir simulation of new and partially depleted reservoirs, and exploration assets acquisition with limited data.  

·         Worked with geoscientists recommending numerous new-drill, overlooked zones and structure opportunities.

·      Designed & implemented high profile solution for enviromental cleanup problem for several oil fields. 

                                                                                                                                                                   

Confidential Company, Tulsa, OK  (1986-1992)

Senior Reservoir Engineer

§  Managed technical analysis and valuation of oil and gas assets valued in excess of $397 million. 

§  National internal expert on best practices for technical review and organization-wide technology upgrades.

§  Technical analysis included volumetric field valuation and economic analysis (ARIES) of several hundred oil properties in OK and Texas.  Reservoir modeling included material balance, history matching, and reservoir simulation, and optimization of reservoir depletion planning including secondary and tertiary EOR techniques.

 

Confidential Company, Budapest, Hungary    (1991)

Valuation Consultant

§  Developed restructure plan including technical groups transition program and oil asset audit for national oil company with 30,000 employees and international operations shifting from socialist to international standards.

 

OCCidental Petroleum, Tulsa, OK    (1984-1986)

Corporate Strategic Planner and Research Associate

§  Management team developed strategic plan and production optimization program for west coast field. 

§  Performed petrophysical analysis of core samples for sweep efficiency and stress fracing of international fields.

 

exxon/Mobil, Midland & Houston, TX  (1980-1983)

Regional Economic Analyst & Strategic Planner

 

§  Completed optimization study of Permian waterflood programs; reduced operating expenses by 15%.

 

 

 EDUCATION

 

MBA – Finance University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

BS in Petroleum Engineering University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

BS in Systems Engineering (Equiv.) University of Tulsa, Tulsa, OK

BA in History & Economics (Equiv.)Trinity College, Hartford, CT

 

Systems Skills

ARIES, ARGUS, Quest Project Estimation, MS Office 2007, MS Project

 

 

 

Memberships

SPE, CFA Institute, CCIM, Rotary International

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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Reservoir Engineer experienced in Drilling, Completion, Production and Operations

Intelli-Source Candidate # NA-1295479029

Reservoir Engineer

 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS 

  • · Diversified petroleum engineering experience including Reservoir, Drilling, Completion, Production, and Operations.
  • · Reservoir management, pressure transient analysis, fluid property analysis, numerical reservoir simulation, reservoir characterization, understanding of surface/facility issues, and excellent knowledge of production engineering.
  • · Extensive experience with decline curve, volumetric, and material balance reserve evaluation, surveillance analysis, nodal analysis, and well test analysis.
  • · Strong experience in optimization of mature fields, field development planning, well performance forecast and modeling, forecast production and reserve estimation, risk and economic analysis.
  • · Experience with open and cased hole log analysis.
  • · Uncommon organizational skills to plan and execute studies.
  • · Excellent communication skills-written, verbal, and presentation.
  • · Remarkable ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams consisting of drilling, completion, reservoir, and production engineers.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 Contract Petroleum Engineer 2009 – Present 

Developed program to return 400 Panhandle Field wells to production for a small independent oil company that purchased 17 leases in Carson and Hutchinson County, Texas. Determined repair work of production equipment ranging from tank batteries, flowlines, pumping units tubing, rods, and downhole pumps needed to return wells to production. Prepared detailed workover procedures including additional perforations, stimulation, cost estimates, and established priorities for returning inactive wells to production. Reactivation of first ten wells increased production from 20 BOPD & 50 MCFD to over 50 BOPD and 125 MCFD at a cost of $6,500 per well. 

 Consulting Engineer 1994 – 2009

Worked with Sol Smith Petroleum Engineer Inc. in Austin, Texas. Prepared Railroad Commission research, walk-through permitting, State agency research, and regulatory compliance reviews. Provided turn-key saltwater disposal permitting, production and completion report filing, and other professional services and consulting.

Worked with various civil engineering firms and municipalities throughout Central Texas. Designed streets, drainage, and piping required for fresh water and sewer systems for residential and municipal projects. Prepared construction drawings, cost estimates, and engineering reports for City, County, State, and Federal regulatory approval. Reviewed and prepared comments for proposed Planned Development Districts (PDD), annexation, preliminary and final plats, subdivision/site development, and site development plans for compliance with City, County, State, and Federal regulation and acceptable engineering practices. Provided office and field engineering support for all approved water, wastewater, street, and drainage capital improvement projects funded by certificate of obligations. Reviewed and recommended payment for all consulting engineering and construction contract pay requests. Managed and directed daily activity of City’s engineering and inspection personnel.

Senior Petroleum Engineer for J.M. Huber 1982-1994

Provided reservoir, production, drilling, remedial, and completion engineering for all phases of well production from drilling, completion, remedial and workover, and abandonment operations. Worked closely with exploration department to determine potential reserves and economic evaluation of exploration prospects and property acquisitions. Prepared well drilling prognosis specifying total drilling depths, casing sizes, cement and drilling mud programs to allow well to be drilled in accordance to the latest Field and Statewide Rules. Prepared recompletion, workover recommendations and procedures, property evaluations, reservoir studies, reserve and production forecasts, economic analysis, and plugging procedures for company’s exploration and production activities. Evaluated downhole electric logs, determined perforation intervals, and made casing point election recommendations Evaluated producing properties to identify potential unexploited reserves. Worked with engineering consultants on special projects and preparation of annual company reserve reports. Monitored daily production and prepared workover and re-completion procedures to improve production. Worked with production foremen to reduce monthly operating expenses. Prepared final well analysis for marginally economic oil and gas wells. For wells with no uphole recompletion or stimulation potential, recommendations were made to either plug and abandon the property or place it for sale.

Production Engineer for Conoco and Tenneco 1976-1982

Provided a broad scope of subsurface and production engineering in conjunction with exploration and other departments to help maximize the company’s profitability through maintaining production levels and minimizing operating expenses in a safe and environmentally sound manner. Evaluated and recommended downhole corrosion prevention, artificial lift optimization, surface facility expansion, chemical treatment optimization, compression, and automation. Prepared well Repair & Maintenance and workover procedures, cost estimates, project economics, and AFE documentation for submittal to management. Provided onsite technical support to ensure quality control during critical operations such as logging, perforating, cement squeezing, and stimulation. Provided onsite supervision of all special well work operations from drilling to plugging. Ensured compliance with all company policies, procedures and plans with federal, state and local regulations.

 COMPUTER SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

 

  • · MBAL and Oil Water Gas Water Material Balance software.
  • · POGO/PROPHET/ARIES/PEEP Economics
  • · OFM (Oil Field Manger) Schlumberger software.
  • · Knowledge of Saphire, PanSystem, and Welltest 200 Well Test Analysis software
  • · Open & Cased Hole Log Analysis Programs
  • · FlowMaster Pressure Pipe Design
  • · MSWord, Excel, AutoCAD software, 2

 

EDUCATION

Oklahoma State University,

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

  • · Received major oil company training in reservoir engineering, water flooding operations, artificial lift equipment selection, production system design, open and cased hole logging programs and interpretation, completion and remedial procedures, acidizing and fracturing stimulation techniques, technical writing, and economic analysis.

 

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Geophysicist Jobs California CA

GEOPHYSICIST

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Join this leading Energy Company and use your education and experience and be recognized and rewarded!

This key Geosciences position supports development field activities by providing database management and supporting Geologists and Geophysicists with ongoing development drilling activities and integration of field and regional geological knowledge into development prospects.

Key duties are, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide database management including loading, entering, verifying, manipulating, analyzing and reporting data related to wells, seismic and leases.
  • Utilize ARCGIS tools to prepare maps in support of oil and gas exploration and scouting efforts.
  • Utilize Linux-based LANDMARK applications such as STRATWORKS to produce analytical interpretation and cross-correlation of well data; ZMAP to enable generation of contoured maps; and OPENWORKS for the storage of well and seismic data and interpretations.
  • Prepare slides, montages and reports in support of technical presentations and recommendations.
  • Provide software systems support to team personnel and troubleshoot user problems.
  • Assist with project development and project surveillance.
  • Support the construction of 2D-3D geological models using maps and cross-sections from Landmark Suite Applications and/or Petrel Software in conjunction with geotechnical data from the OpenWorks database.
  • Responsible for carrying out his or her work in accordance with the HESMS guidelines and the principles and policies established by the Company.

Required Qualifications:
  • B.S. Geoscience, Geography, Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience with ARCGIS tools; LANDMARK applications such as STRATWORKS/Geographix, ZMAP, and OPENWORKS database management tools plus geological modeling software (ie Petrel) and reservoir management software (ie DSS). 
  • Demonstrated strength in MS Office Suite (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as time management skills (i.e. able to meet short deadlines and work multiple projects).

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Senior Geomodeler Jobs Houston Texas TX

SENIOR GEOMODELER

HOUSTON, TEXAS

Apply your advanced education and experience as a Senior Geomodeler for a leading Energy Company in Houston, Texas.

Using your advance knowledge you will be responsible for the following:

* working with geologists, geophysicists, petrophysicists and reservoir engineers to evaluate and assure the quality of model input data and interpretations;

* performing or evaluating core analysis and core description for facies /rock type determination;

* building structural and stratigraphic frameworks that accurately capture flow unit/flow barrier architecture;

* performing 1-D to 3-D petrophysical modeling of facies/rock types, porosity, initial water saturation, and permeability;

* building multiple model realizations and scenarios to evaluate uncertainty and related risk in reserves distributions,

* working closely with reservoir simulation engineers to appropriately upscale and history match models, 

* working with development geologists, reservoir engineers, and drilling engineers to optimize development planning and project execution.

The successful candidate will work cooperatively within a multi-disciplinary, integrated team, will proactively plan and undertake reservoir characterization studies and development planning activities, will effectively communicate information and evaluations to team members and management in a timely manner, and will be a mentor to other disciplines. Expertise or working knowledge of sequence stratigraphic analysis, structural analysis, geophysical mapping, petrophysical analysis, 3D reservoir modeling, field development planning, and uncertainty and risk management.

To be considered for this opportunity you must possess the following required qualifications:
* Advanced Degree in Geology (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) with 15 years of oil & gas industry experience
* 3 years of advanced experience in 3D geological modeling, preferably in Petrel
* Experience in integrating core, well log, geophysical, petrophysical, production, and engineering data into a coherent framework
* Experience in core analysis and description, lithofacies analysis, and rock typing
* Understanding of geostatistics and fundamental geostatistical algorithms as well as data and interpretation uncertainties and their influence on modeling and business decisions 

* Experience in probabilistic and multi-scenario reserves estimation
* Ability to work well within an integrated multi-disciplinary team
* Ability to communicate information and evaluations both written and oral
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
* Good business acumen
* International travel required

The following additional qualifications are preferred:

  

* Experience with EOR methods helpful
* Experience with carbonate and/or fractured reservoirs (e.g., DFN modeling)

 

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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 PhD Geophysics MS Geology seeking Houston Texas Opportunities

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 12188738.  Experienced geophysicist/geologist recognized as an industry leader in Geomodeling and Interpretation.  MS in Geology and PhD in Geophysics.  Petroleum geologic experiences with the recent technological advances in hydrocarbon exploration and production. Doctoral research dealt with integration of geological and geophysical data for reservoir characterization by utilizing the state of the art techniques. Published  research findings in SEG/AAPG.

Familiar with regional, prospect, and well evaluations. Worked on basin modeling, operations, velocity analysis, AVO, risk analysis, and reserve estimation. He is proficient in use of seismic interpretation/ visualization (Landmark’s SeisWorks/ StratWorks/SynTool/Earthcube/Zmap/Rave, Geoframe), seismic modeling and reservoir characterization (Petrel and Mathematica), 3D seismic processing (Promax), and MS Office software. Familiar with inversion, AVO (Hampson-Russell) and salt boundaries mapping. Worked as an individual contributor, team leader, and Manager.  Experienced as a geologist/geophysicist in interpretation and development tasks in Gulf of Mexico and Texas onshore.

Result-oriented Geoscientist having a wide variety of experience in hydrocarbon exploration and development with strong analytical and technical skills.  Well versed in basin analysis/drilling/ testing and reservoir engineering operations in high-pressured onshore and offshore including deep-water basins. Experienced with dynamic multi-disciplinary team environments with aggressive exploration and production growth targets. Familiar with workstation software, computer programming, geostatistical techniques for techno-economic analysis and project monitoring. Familiar with technical tender evaluation of well services and computer items.

EXPERIENCE:

2007- Present: Major International E&P. Houston, USA

Senior Reservoir Geophysicist:

Effectively worked both as a geophysicist and  geologist as per Company’s work exigencies.

Gulf of Mexico – Garden Bank, Mississippi Canyon, North Padre Island

Onshore – Geophysical evaluation and modeling of various fields. Geological, geophysical interpretation, AVO and attribute analysis. G&G and Engineering monitoring and well drilling activities. Company’s coordinator for integrated analysis, reservoir simulation and production optimization. Coordinated and worked with engineers and G&G colleagues for field development to optimize production. Participated in reserve computation.

Technology scouting for better interpretation and seismic processing. Coordinated reprocessing of 3D seismic data through RTM. Interpreted and mapped salt top and bottom boundaries.

Participated in Company’s farm-in and farm-out proposals/meetings.

Project coordinator for Reservoir Data Base creation, Scouting for appropriate/affordable software. Liaison with Corporate Head Quarter for modification and incorporation of existing Portuguese version of SIRR and SIGEO softwares (Reservoir Data Base and relevant application).

2001 – 2007  Major Exploration and Production Firm, Houston, Texas

■  Consultant

Ultra Deep Water Atlantic Bidding Project, Trinidad.  Interpreted 2D  seismic, well data and sequence stratigraphy to depict reservoir  geometry.

1989 – 2001  International Exploration and Production Firm

Superintendent Geologist, 1996-2001

Deep Water Offshore Exploration,

Championed coordination and supervision of Companies first deepwater exploratory drilling project.

Offshore and Onshore Exploration,

Supervised shallow, deep water, and onshore drilling projects. Deepened wells based on conceptualized basin modeling, reinterpretation of seismic data based on intermediate e-logs, petrophysical data, and velocity analysis, resulting in the discovery of additional oil and gas sands. Made successful well recommendations on low resistivity pay zones based on seismostratigraphic analysis and well data evaluation. Presented project overviews to the dignitaries and regularly participated in peer reviews.

Gained extensive cross-training in engineering, including: drilling and production technologies, reservoir engineering and well completions. Routinely evaluated drilling and production data and generated completion reports for wells drilled from jack-up rigs and drill-ships. Innovated monitoring techniques to decrease risk in blind drilling above high-pressured formations. Suggested effective production solutions to problems with congealing of highly viscous oil.

Senior Geologist, 1988-1995

Shallow Water Offshore Exploration,

Prepared recommendations and monitored high-angle, directional drilling of high-pressure wells. Continued development of geologic and geophysical interpretation skills, including proficiencies in mud logging.  Developed a basic understanding of drilling and reservoir engineering methods. Discovered highly valuable upside potential of an oil sand in Ravva field based on interpretation of 3D seismic amplitude anomalies and seismogeological correlation.

1981-1987

Geologist

Onshore Exploration, Northeast India,

Interpreted 2-D seismic, performed well log correlation, analyzed petrophysical data (including cuttings and core) and geostatistical data for basin modeling.  Generated prospect maps and made well recommendations for several exploration projects. Performed infrastructure logistics and cost assessment to initiate rank wildcat well drilling. Team leader for risk analysis and prospect evaluation of several successful wildcat wells. As Computer Division Team Leader, innovated computerized exploration methods through utilization of commercial database software, developed a number of user-friendly computer programs in Basic and FORTRAN languages for ease in monitoring, data reporting, selective data retrieval, and geological application including reserve accretion.  Designed architecture of a comprehensive regional database containing more than 700 wells, and populated the database with a large volume of geologic information, such as well header information, available log curves, digitized contour maps, and monthly drilling reports. Responsible for training, technical vetting, long-term budgetary planning, equipment and manpower for database development.

SKILLS:

  • Acquainted with geophysical and geological interpretation & evaluation skills for oil and gas exploration and development.
  • Wire line log interpretation, core & drilled cutting analysis; interpretation of 2D &3D seismic records integrating petrophysical data; seismogeological correlation & basin analysis leading to prospect generation and discovery of potential zones.
  • Proficiencies in reservoir characterization.
  • Integrated studies incorporating sequence stratigraphy and petrophysics, seismic attribute analysis, seismic interpretation and visualization; course work training in seismic inversion, seismic modeling, 3D seismic processing, clastic and carbonate depositional systems, and global tectonics.
  • Well versed with well-site monitoring techniques for Jack-up rig and drill-ship in over-pressured basin both in shallow and deep water setting.
  • Project monitoring and scheduling; simultaneous supervision of onshore and offshore exploratory drilling activities; cross-trained in drilling, testing, and well completion methods; mastered a fairly good knowledge on offshore drilling technology, mud system, supervision of mud logging, well testing and well complication analysis.

Acquainted with workstation software and programming:

  • Landmarks (SeisWorks/StratWorks/SynTool/ Earthcube/Zmap/Rave/Promax), Petrel, HampsonRussell and Geoframe.
  • Computer programming knowledge in Mathematica and Fortran; Data base creation, validation, and management; basic knowledge in C++  and Unix; proficiency in MS Office tools (Word/Excel/PowerPoint).
  • Techno-economic evaluation, risk analysis, and geostatistics.
  • Technology scouting, technical paper publication / presentation and paper review skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skill for inter-disciplinary coordination.
  • Experienced in working in collaborative multidisciplinary environments with aggressive reserve accretion and production targets without compromising safety; sociable, amicable, and adaptive character with team working spirit; highly motivated, dedicated, hard working, and quick learner with effective mentoring, leadership, communication, management skills.

EDUCATION:

2001-2005

VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY, Blacksburg, VA,

PhD, Geophysics

■ Dissertation: Determination of Heterogeneity by High-Resolution Seismic Reservoir Characterization in the Heavy Oil Temblor Reservoir of Coalinga Field, California

■ Proficiencies in seismic interpretation and visualization (Landmarks – SeisWorks/ StratWorks/TDQ Earthcube/Zmap/Rave), seismic modeling and reservoir characterization (Hampson-Russell, Mathematica), 3D seismic processing (Promax), clastic and carbonate sequence stratigraphy, as well as MS Office tools (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)

1978-1981; INDIAN SCHOOL OF MINES, Dhanbad, India,

Master of Technology, 1981, Mineral Exploration

■ Thesis:  Geostatistical Analysis of Dhobani Copper Mines.

Master of Science, 1980, Applied Geology

■ Thesis: Geology of Anantapur Kimberlites.

Bachelor of Science, 1978, Applied Geology

1975 -1977

BERHAMPUR UNIVERSITY, Berhampur, India

Bachelor of Science, 1977, Geology

PUBLICATIONS:

ALL AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

AWARDS:

2005; Fellowship, SEG Travel Grant

2000; Meritorious Service Award,

1998; Meritorious Service Award,

1993; Meritorious Service Award,

1991; Meritorious Service Award,

1997; Chief Geologist’s Letter of Appreciation, Innovation,

1989; Vice-Chairman’s Award,

1988; Chairman’s Award, Best Technical Paper,

1981; University Grant Commission Scholarship, Indian School of Mines

1979-1980; Central Government Scholarship, Indian School of Mines

GRANTS:

2003-2004; Teaching Assistantship: Elementary Geophysics Labs

2003; Teaching Assistantship: Elements of Geology Labs

2003; Teaching Assistantship: Seismic Stratigraphy Labs

2001-2002; Graduate Research Assistantship: Seismic Reservoir Characterization

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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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Senior Staff Geologist Jobs Calgary Canada CA

Senior Staff Geologist
Calgary, Alberta
Our Client, a proven successful Independent Oil and Gas Company currently has one opening for a Senior Geologist with experience in Resource Plays. They are looking for an individual  focused on creating value through the successful development of assets in unconventional type plays.Overall Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities:


• Responsible for a strategic growth area in a multi-horizon deep basin gas setting;
• Drive the exploration and development of our existing land positions;
• Key skills are the correlation and calibration between multiple data sources (logs, cuttings, core, geophysics and engineering) into comprehensive, well supported recommendations;
• Very organized with a highly structured and effective workflow, designed to resolve uncertainty and move analysis forward;
• Tenaciously monitor the area for competitor activity and new opportunities;
• A strong business acumen that can participate in tactical planning meetings as well as quickly filter opportunities based on strategic fit, materiality and economic parameters is required; and
• Share technical expertise and learnings with peers, and across disciplines and mentor junior staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:
• A minimum of 10 years of exploitation and exploration industry related experience and a registered APEGGA member;
• A solid understanding of geology, including knowledge of stratigraphy, structure, and trapping mechanisms for various conventional and unconventional resource play types;
• Varied experience throughout the basin having shown success in exploration;
• The ability to assimilate key information and incorporate the knowledge of other team disciplines, such as land, geophysics and engineering, in identifying, assessing and executing opportunities;
• Strong petrophysical, sequence stratigraphic and mapping skills, and an understanding of DST and production and geophysical data;
• Experience with multi-frac horizontal wells would be an asset;
• Ability to work with a variety of technical digital platforms (e.g. Accumap, GeoScout, Petrel etc);
• An ability to provide fresh approaches to existing plays;
• Excellent communication and team work skills;
• Driven to deliver value to the Team through solid technical recommendations; and
• Ability to foster strong internal and external relationships.

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Geologist Jobs Houston Texas

Geologist

We are seeking a geologist with a minimum of a BS degree in Geology or related Geoscience field, and 2 to 5 years of experience.  Candidate must have excellent written and verbal skills, and must be proficient with industry computer software.  Seismic sequence stratigraphy of 2D and 3D data required.  Interpretation of multibeam bathymetry, side-scan sonar, and subbottom profiler is a plus. Must have Deep Water GoM experience. We have a unique environment where talent is recognized. This position will come under the wing of seasoned Oil and Gas Geoscientists who are looking to mentor a 2-5 year Geologist and advance them with exposure to the most advance technology available today.

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Senior Staff Petrophysicist Energy Jobs Calgary Canada Houston Texas

Senior Staff Petrophysicist Energy Jobs Calgary Canada Houston Texas
A strong Growth oriented E&P Company is seaching for a Senior Petrophysicist to join their team.With an office in Calgary, Alberta, this Company is a large integrated energy and energy-related company, with upstream, midstream and downstream segments operating in the United States, Western Canada, to offshore Canada’s East Coast,  China, Indonesia and several other international areas.
They are a financially disciplined, integrated energy company with a consistent record of strong operational and financial performance. They provides investors with a top quartile yield and prudent business model which combines quality investment and operational excellence. Management has a proven track record of executing projects on time and on budget, achieving project goals and creating shareholder value.

This is a senior professional position which, as part of the Petrophysical Team, provides petrophysical support to Business Units and Exploration Districts. In the role of Senior Staff Petrophysicist, you will evaluate petrophysical data from the Company and partner operated wells for the purpose of establishing drill stem test intervals, completion and/or abandonment decisions, perforation intervals, reservoir potential and reserves estimates. An important aspect of the position is to conduct multi-well analysis projects in support of Enhanced Oil recovery (EOR) and unconventional resource play projects.  Specific responsibilities of the position are:

  • Design and monitor formation evaluation programs
  • Ensure quality of load data
  • Conduct petrophysical analyses on single wells and on multi-well projects
  • Mentor and advise staff on petrophysical data and interpretations


Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Geology, with a minimum of 10 years of experience in a combination of logging operations, log analysis, and/or geology
  • Currently registered, or eligible for registration with The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in designing and monitoring logging programs and conducting petrophysical evaluations of single wells and multi-well projects
  • Experience in the evaluation of unconventional reservoirs
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Well developed oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Good organizational skills to handle a wide variety of tasks and priorities
  • Ability to mentor and train less experienced staff on petrophysical issues
  • Strong computer skills with experience in Interactive Petrophysics is an asset


 

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Thermal Geomodeler Energy Jobs Houston Texas Calgary Canada

Thermal Geomodeler Energy Jobs Houston Texas Calgary Canada This is an excellent opportunity to provide input into the development plan, reservoir modeling and tactics to optimize reservoir performance and performance monitoring.

Key Duties and Contributions will Include:

Working in a collaborative environment to develop 3-D models of the Formation, using the Petrel software suite, based on sound knowledge of geostatistics and modeling theory

  • Integrating geology and reservoir engineering principles into the geocellular models
  • Producing up-scaled data sets of the 3-D models for input into thermal flow simulators
  • Understanding key elements regarding cap-rock integrity
  • Keeping abreast of new oil sands knowledge and the performance of existing thermal projects
  • Championing and supporting oil sands research and development programs

Qualifications: Our ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Geosciences, a Master’s degree would be an asset
  • Be a registered Professional Geologist (or eligible to attain Professional status with APEGGA)
  • A minimum of 12 years of progressive skill development in creating and applying geomodeling to developing thermal oil recovery projects
  • Practical experience with 3-D thermal reservoir modeling techniques, including a solid skill level using Petrel software
  • Solid understanding of geostatistical methods
  • Good knowledge of clastic sedimentology and stratigraphy
  • Versed in the various types of clastic depositional models
  • Good knowledge of wireline and MWD/LWD logs as well as formation evaluation
  • Experience in the interpretation and application of geophysics in constructing geological models
  • Strong ability to assess and understand the impacts of new data and react in a timely fashion
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills to set and exceed established goals, schedules, and deadlines, often under tight time lines and with shifting priorities
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment dealing with people from various disciplines
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude and a bias for achieving results
  • Strong computing skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills to effectively interact with a variety of  personnel, and other industry participants, both internal and external.

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Senior Petrophysicist Jobs Houston Texas TX

SENIOR PETROPHYSICIST

HOUSTON, TEXAS

Our Client, one of the world’s largest oil and gas E & P companies, is seeking an experienced Senior Petrophysicist.

In this key role, you will be responsible for providing operational petrophysical support to wells drilling, providing mentoring to junior level Petrophysicists, providing comprehensive formation evaluation program recommendations to all proposed wells.

You will apply your keen petrophysical interpretation techniques using state-of-the-art technology and be involved in petrophysical regional studies to support exploration & development teams.

The ideal candidate will have at minimum of a BS in Geology, Petroleum Engineering or Physics, with a very strong preference for an advance level degree.  You must possess at least 15 or more years of experience petrophysical interpretation and operations. Very familiar with leading software analysis tools are required.

The select candidate will be offered an outstanding Total Compensation Package (Base plus Bonus Potential), and generous benefits.  Relocation available.
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