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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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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 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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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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Geoscientist Jobs Houston Texas

Geoscientist

Houston, Texas

Outstanding opportunity for an experienced Geoscientist for a major energy firm.  This leading organization offers an excellent total compensation package including full benefits and relocation.

Essential Job Duties:
• Work as an individual contributor in a team of geoscientists tasked with discovering new petroleum reserves.
• Integrate rock, well log, and seismic data to evaluate lithology and formation boundaries, and to characterize potential pay zones.
• Prepare isopach, structure, facies, and reservoir property maps and cross-sections to support assessment efforts.
• Incorporate interpretations into evaluations of petroleum systems and generate risk assessments of reservoir, trap, seal and charge.
• Prepare volumetric assessments and participate in economic evaluations.
• Present geologic interpretations, prospects and leads to colleagues and managers and provide recommendations for next steps.
• Manage paper and electronic data with the business rules prescribed by the business unit.
• Carry out work in accordance with HES and Code of Business Conduct guidelines.
Required Qualifications:
• B.S. Degree in Geology
• At least 5 years of experience as a petroleum geologist.
• Strong practical working knowledge in the application of technical principles, theories and concepts to evaluate exploration potential and identify prospects and leads.
• Familiarity with well log analysis, seismic interpretation, well-based cross-sections, geologic mapping, and 3D geologic modeling concepts and tools.
• Demonstrated knowledge of drilling and well logging operations and experience in planning and monitoring exploration wells.
• Familiarity with petroleum basin analysis, petroleum systems and basin modeling.
• Strong computer skills and the ability to quickly learn new software. Proficiency with Landmark, ArcGis, Hampson-Russell, BasinMod and Petrel software is desirable.
• Ability to communicate information, evaluations, and recommendations in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in written format.
• Strong people skills with the ability to work effectively in a team environment and interact with a multi-national workforce.
• Self-starter with good time management skills and a strong desire to deliver superior results.
• Excellent English language skills (written and spoken).
• Able to travel as required for meetings with staff and with partners.
Additional Desired Qualifications:Masters Preferred

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Senior Simulation Advisor Unconventional Jobs Houston Texas TX

SENIOR SIMULATION ADVISOR

HOUSTON, TEXAS

Our Client, one of the world’s largest E & P companies, is seeking an experienced Senior Simulation Advisor.  In this key role, you will be responsible for gathering pre-frac stress state of the zone to be stimulated, compile a 3D simulation of the hydraulic fracture on all shale hydraulic fracturing stimulation MacNRG Energy Jobs and work with the other disciplines in the asset teams to get as accurate a picture of the stimulation. This would include pre-frac performance forecasting, stimulation design and pre-frac expectations.

As the senior advisor, you will help mentor engineers on all shale hydraulic stimulation MacNRG Energy Jobs whether onsite or remote. Maximize use of real-time fracture diagnostics and simulation. Provide detailed post-job reports on all MacNRG Energy Jobs including modeling of most-likely fracture geometry obtained from net pressure matching and other data.  Provide post-frac well performance forecasting based on fracture geometries approximated from real-time data acquisition and pressure matching. You should have a mastery skills in rock mechanics for hydraulic fracture simulation, designing hydraulic fracturing, diagnostic testing and evaluation of hydraulic fracturing, QA/QC techniques and post-job performance assessment is a required.

The ideal candidate will have at minimum of a BS in Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering, with a very strong preference for an advance level degree.  A Professional Engineering license would be preferred.  You must possess at least 15 or more years of experience with an emphasis in rock mechanics, geomechanics and hydraulic fracture stimulation.   Experience in unconventional plays is a must.

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

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Senior Geologist Production Exploitation Jobs Dallas Texas TX

SENIOR GEOLOGIST

DALLAS, TEXAS

Our client, a leading oil and gas company, is seeking an experienced Senior Geologist for their Dallas office.  You will be involved in mapping of oil fields, analyzing older data and new data to make geologically sound estimates.  Our ideal candidate will have a strong background in researching old paper format data as well has having in depth knowledge of the latest cutting edge technology.

You must have a minimum of at least eight (8) or more years of active production geology exploitation experience and at least a BS in Geology.  Preference will be given to candidate with advanced level Geology degrees.

Experience with Gulf Coast required and Salt Basin a strong plus.  Must be proficient in Geographix (geoatlas, cross-section, prism and well base), and be able to perform basis seismic interpretation in SMT.  Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills are a must!

Selected candidate will be offered an outstanding Total Compensation Package (base plus bonus potential) and a generous benefits package.

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Corporate Global Modeling Advisor MacNRG Energy Jobs Houston Texas TX

Corporate Global Modeling Advisor MacNRG Energy Jobs Houston Texas TX 

Our client, a global energy company, is seeking an experienced Corporate Global Modeling Advisor for their Houston office.  This key role will be an advisor to a start up team as they begin researching, testing and developing state of the art technologies for worldwide implementation.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated innovation in computation and modeling capabilities, with a background preference in downstream or computer science.

The selected candidate will be offered an exceptional base salary, incentive bonus and very generous benefits.

Requirements:

*  At least 10 years post doctorate experience encompassing a very board geoscience or engineering background with computational modeling experience.

*  PhD in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Computer Sciences or Geosciences.

*  Knowledge of geophysical seismic processing, reservoir simulation and reservoir modeling.

*  Oil products and refinery optimization.

*  Both upstream and downstream experience.

*  National and European research laboratory relationships as well as university contacts a must.

*  Ideal candidate will be very well published in the above mentioned fields.

*  Authorized to work without sponsorship in the US.

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Senior Geology Geologist Jobs Southern California CA

Senior Geologist Jobs Southern California

Our client, a major oil and gas firm is seeking a Senior Geologist for their California office.  Located just minutes from the beautiful beaches of Southern California, south of Los Angeles, this position is accountable for supporting the ongoing development and reservoir description efforts one of their key fields.  You will maintain and improve the geologic understanding of the field, identify additional reserves, and improve recovery from a challenging reservoir.   Your essential duties will  include geological mapping, reservoir description, identification of development drilling and workover/recompletion opportunities, wellsite geo-steering support, and reserve determinations.  This key position will give you the opportunity to proactively participate in reservoir study and simulation teams, and annual reserves reviews.  Excellent communications skills both verbal and written are required.

 

 

To qualify for this great opportunity, you must possess at a minimum: *  Bachelor’s of Science degree in Geology required, Master’s degree in Geology highly preferred.

*  At least eight (8) or more years of experience in oil and gas field exploitation with a proven track record of  identifying development opportunities and bypassed oil in a mature waterflood.

*  Experience in reservoir characterization and flow unit modeling of a challenging reservoir.


*  Strong workstation skills with experience in Landmark products (Openworks, Stratworks, Zmap, Seisworks, etc.) and Petrel or similar 3D geologic modeling software.

*  Working knowledge of petrophysics and open-hole log interpretation.

The selected candidate will be offered an excellent base salary, bonus potential, relocation assistance and very generous benefit package.

 
 

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Reserves Engineer Jobs Houston Texas TX

Reserves Engineer

Houston, Texas

Our client, is seeking and experienced Reserves Engineer to provide engineering and database expertise to complete various corporate requests quickly and accurately.

In this key role you will provied the following duties and responsibilities:

· Provide support for Reserves processes including Internal and SEC Reserve Reporting and bank updates

· Provide support for Planning processes including Monthly Forecasts, Monthly Operating Report, Budgeting, and Portfolio

· Provide support for Acquisition and Divestiture processes including cashflows, database conversions, price sensitivities, and business development slides as required

· Provide user support for PEEP economics software. Field calls from engineers, technologists, and planners.

· Provide SQL Server database expertise to solve complex problems, design company-wide reports, and streamline workflows for engineers, technologists and planners throughout organization

The ideal candidate we have the following experience qualifications:

· Minimum 3 years of oil and gas experience working with economics, reserves, and technical evaluations

· BS in engineering or computer science required.

· Proficient using MS Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access) and aptitude for designing, maintaining, and linking technical software.

· Prior experience using Visual Basic and/or SQL languages

· Familiarity with SQL Server or Oracle databases

· Prior experience and working knowledge of PEEP and/or Aries.

· Ability to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize workload

· Highly organized

· Consistent accuracy and strong attention to detail critical

· Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with internal department members and external vendors

· Team player with strong communication skills

· Willingness to accept work schedule with various demands, which will vary as departmental workload fluctuates

· Requires limited supervision

The successful candidate will be offered and excellent total compensation package including incentive plans and generous benefits.

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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Geologist Experienced in Western Alberta Exploration and Development

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 99118. 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 E&P CANADA

Staff Geologist, Brazeau/O’Chiese                                                                                      2001-2009

  • Recommended 25 Belly River, Ellerslie, Rock Creek, and Elkton-Shunda exploratory and development gas and oil wells resulting in a greater than 80% success rate.
  • Executed 5 recompletions in the Belly River, Viking, Notikewin, and Ellerslie 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 J.V. operated Belly River wells in the Columbia Harlech 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 Rider Resources Ellerslie wells generating 12 MMcf/d IP.
  • Assigned to evaluate a potential Burmis Energy acquisition and received letter of commendation for services rendered.
  • Initiated and supervised summer Geologist Cardium study and successfully recommended hiring.

Senior Geologist, Southern Plains                                                                                        2001-2002

  • 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 E&P CANADA, LTD

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 E&P Exploration Ltd

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

  • Generated several Waban 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 E&P Canada Gas Business Unit

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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