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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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Energy Resume Energy CV Houston Based Bilingual Arabic Geophysical Geoscientist Professional Seeking New Energy E&P Opportunity

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate RG26652657.  Bilingual Arabic speaker, US Citizen, Geophysical professional with more than fifteen years experience in the processing and analysis of seismic data using PC Clusters, mainframes, and UNIX workstations. Performed all elements of data acquisition and processing. Open to International travel.

EXPERIENCE:
Large Energy Firm,  Houston, TX 1997 – 2009
Geophysicist
Processed and analyzed 2D and 3D seismic data from reformat to final migration including testing and client interaction.
Pre-processing data by reformatting, resampling, filtering, and QC to identify geometry related issues.
Recovering data amplitude by gain application and applying frequency-filtering methods.
Application of various noise attenuation techniques suitable for data to enhance imaging.
Applying Deconvolution, Spatial resampling, and Demultiple and NMO correction to data.
Analyzed seismic velocity, bandwidth and other data attributes to determine optimum processing sequences and testing parameters.
Developed an auto-pick technique for picking Seismic velocity which significantly reduced data processing time and  increased accuracy for Velocity Analysis and modeling.
Pre-Stack Time and Depth Migration, Stacking and Post processing data.
Conducted testing and troubleshooting routine production problems.
Performed on-board processing and QC seismic data acquisition.

Large Consulting Engineering Firm,  Houston, TX 1996-1997
Senior Field Engineer


Managed projects for digitizing, scanning, and format conversion for well log data.  Performed QC of well logs, map digitizing, and scanning MacNRG Energy Jobs.
Trained new personnel on digitizing software for the generation of cross sections. Provided close quality control for team work.
Digitized data for well log correlation. Ensured high accuracy of data input to facilitate accurate and timely interpretation.
Analyzed digitized well logs and maps to support exploration production decisions.
EDUCATION:
B.Sc. in Electrical & Communications, Engineering – Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Graduate studies for MS in Petroleum Engineering – Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Drilling, Reservoir & Rock properties, formation evaluations courses
Drilling, Borehole Surveying Methods, fluid and pressure from well data.
Rock properties: Fluid and Rock Type, permeability, Wettability

ADDITIONAL TECHNICAL TRAINING:

University of Houston
Industrial Supervision
Digital Systems and Computer Applications for Engineering

Optimizing Job Flows
PC Cluster Development and design Characteristics
Genesys database tutorial
Promax database tutorial for Quality Control
Project Management

HONORS:

Awarded scholarship to attend University of Houston for training in digital systems and computer applications for engineering

Energy Resume Energy CV Geophysical Advisor Houston Texas Open to new opportunities

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 10145. A talented seismic interpreter with a progressive and focused background of providing three dimensional models of complex geological structures and designing recommendations to mitigate the demands of the client. Provides precision expertise in AVO modeling, Inversion, Attribute Analysis, Rock Properties and Physics.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Geophysical Advisor, Houston, TX.  (March 2007-present)

  • Managed four projects of 6- 8 members with contracts from $200K to $1.5 Million to detect seismic fractures in unconventional gas shale and basement plays.  Highlighted discontinuities, generated fracture picks, and determined stress orientation.  Co-visualized seismic fracture results with well fracture and microseismic data.  Successfully detected fractures, critical for designing optimal horizontal wells and inducing fractures.
  • Led five deepwater offshore shallow hazard detection projects; contracts were from $500K-$800K and involved managing teams of 4-8 members.  Performed stratigraphic and seismic interpretation, analyzed seafloor and other shallow hazards.  Expert at mapping, attribute analysis, AVO, facies classification, and geobody detection & opacity visualization to identify deepwater gas hydrates, shallow water flow sands, channels, and shallow gas hazards.  Convinced clients to move original drilling locations.

 

Manager, Geophysical Service Company, Houston, TX (2006-2007)

  • Identified marketing solutions for R&D, seismic processing, and sales departments.  Developed technical marketing collateral on newly developed seismic data processing/imaging algorithms such as RTM (which won the “World Oil Technology of the Year” award).
  • Investigated seismic processing competitors, analyzed geophysical service market, and implemented solutions to achieve marketing goals.

President & CEO, International Consulting Firm, Denver, CO. (2001-2005)

  • Developed business plan, established geoscience consulting company, managed all company facets from finance to marketing to project management to managing teams of employees and consultants.
  • Managed projects to generate high-impact exploration prospects in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Colorado, Utah, and California.  Sold prospects to small independents from $50K to $750K.
  • Directed evaluation of seismic data and exploration prospectivity for clients in Libya, Brazil, and Yemen.
  • Evaluated economic value of data room contents for clients in Russia and India.
  • Provided business and geological assessment of offshore Angola exploration for investors.
  • Managed projects to interpret 3D seismic volumes from deepwater Gulf of Mexico, identifying top of salt, salt flanks, base of salt, and salt welds to establish velocity models for seismic processing.
  • Directed the work program of 3 direct reporting geoscientists, 4 consultants, and 2 administrative staff.

 

ExxonMobil Exploration & Producing  (1981-2000)

Geophysical Product Manager,  ExxonMobil R&D,  Dallas, TX.  (1997-2000)

  • Managed team of 12 direct reports which tested, packaged, and distributed all new Landmark releases globally at a cost of $12 Million.
  • Coordinated with Landmark to define and deliver effective geoscience software solutions.  Achieved “lightning rod” status and facilitated resolution of technical issues.
  • Developed detailed project management methodology as a global reorganization task force leader.

 

Production Geophysicist, Mobil E&P, New Orleans, LA (1994-1997)

  • Performed 3D seismic interpretation of three fields and delineated additional drillable opportunities.  Integrated well data, AVO inversion, attribute analysis, and seismic reservoir characterization to produce reservoir maps.  Recommended drilling sites, and worked with drilling and completions teams to assess risks and drill several successful appraisal wells and development wells.
  • Led 3D seismic acquisition and processing project a new field.  Generated velocity model, interpreted stratigraphy and mapped reservoirs on flank of salt dome.  Effectively worked with a multi-specialized, multi-functional team to design and drill successful appraisal wells.

 

Exploration Geophysicist,  Mobil E&P,  New Orleans, LA.  (1981-1994)

  • Generated prospects for Gulf of Mexico lease sales, resulting in the acquisition of dozens of leases, wildcat design, and 4 discoveries.
  • Devoted majority of endeavors to GOM MMS lease sales–from Texas shelf and state waters to Louisiana shelf, slope, and deepwater to Mobile Bay.  Collaborated with geoscientists and engineers to evaluate hydrocarbon potential, risk, prospect economics, and preparation of wildcat well packages.
  • Performed geophysical analyses including AVO, modeling, velocity analysis, and depth conversion.
  • Evaluated large regional seismic surveys with complex salt configurations, integrated wells, interpreted seismic stratigraphy and identified plays with significant hydrocarbon potential.
  • Pioneered interpretation techniques and established Landmark interpretation workflows.  Developed networks and working relationships with peers for purposes of information and ideas sharing.
  • Processed Gulf of Mexico seismic data for 2 years.  Tested parameters and generated optimally processed seismic.  QC’ed outsourced Western Geophysical seismic processing.  Directed activities of 2 technicians.
  • Clearly and convincingly communicated ideas, results, conclusions, and recommendations.  Kept others informed individually, with groups, and with management.

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AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

 

EDUCATION:

Masters of Business Administration Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. 1987.

Courses in Management, Finance, Marketing, and Economics.  Earned MBA while working full time during peak GOM lease sale bustle.

B.S., Geophysical Engineering Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO. 1981.

Graduated with honors from Colorado School of Mines.  Served as President of the Student Geophysical Society and Editor of the School Newspaper.  Self financed 100% of education.

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