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Energy Resume Energy CV Rice MBA Texas Tech MS 4.0 GPA Senior Reservoir Engineer Open to Relocation

Candidate # NA-1340131399

Senior Reservoir Engineer (23 Years)

  

EDUCATION:      

M.B.A., Rice University, 2004

Jones Graduate School of Business    G.P.A.  3.89/4.00

Jones Scholar Award Recipient (Top 10%)      

M.S., Texas Tech University, 1993

MAJOR:  Mechanical Engineering        G.P.A.  4.00/4.00

B.S., Texas Tech University, 1987

MAJOR:  Petroleum Engineering          G.P.A.  3.65/4.00 (Cum Laude)

EXPERIENCE:

2006 to Present:  Confidential Major Independent (HOUSTON, TX.)

 Manager – Acquisitions and Shelf Exploitation (2009 – Present)

Supervise team of 8 geologists, geophysicists, reservoir engineers, and techs.  Responsible for all subsurface work on the GOM Shelf.  Coordinated budget submittals for group for last 3 years incorporating new drills, workovers, fuel usage, compressor installations, operating expenses, and abandonments.  Recommended and designed 5 compressor installations that added 21 Bcfe (gross) reserves.  Currently have 3 additional projects in progress which should add an additional 10 Bcfe (gross).

Spent majority of time evaluating acquisition candidates.  Took a leading role in 33 projects over the last 4 years.  Those included 11 that were screened and 22 that were fully evaluated. Of those, Company made unsuccessful offers on 7 of over $8B, and successfully acquired 4 for an aggregate of $630MM for 250 Bcfe 2P reserves and 190 Bcfe of resource potential (including property detailed below).  These projects were both onshore and offshore as well as corporate and asset deals.  The evaluations included extensive analyses of target proven and probable reserves utilizing ARIES software.  Also included dataroom visits and detailed review of technical as well as historical operating and financial data.  Responsible for incorporating this due diligence into the economic evaluation as well as performing sensitivity analyses.  Presented results to both executive management as well as Board of Directors.  Detailed listing of projects is available.

 Developed a robust, type curve driven economic model for evaluating undeveloped acreage and shale projects to complement ARIES. Full list of software expertise is also available.

 Senior Reservoir Engineer – Shelf Exploitation/Acquisition Group (2006 – 2009)   

Responsible for reservoir engineering support for all Western Gulf of Mexico properties with production of 100 MMcfd/1000 BOPD Net (approx. 1/3 of company production.)  Served as lead engineer in evaluation and acquisition of West Cameron asset for $71MM.  Subsequently installed additional compression and drilled 3 new wells resulting in addition of 34 Bcfe of net reserves.  With geophysicist, lead redevelopment of southern High Island field resulting in drilling 3 new wells with reserves of 15 Bcfe and addition of 30 MMcfd of production for $25MM investment. 

 2001 to 2006:       Confidential Major E&P (HOUSTON, TX.)

 Senior Staff Reservoir Engineer – Gulf of Mexico Region (2005 – 2006)   

Responsible for reservoir engineering support for West Cameron/East Cameron/High Island Team.  Provided economic assessment and engineering support for new drilling prospects as well as development in established fields.  Performed nodal analysis, material balance, pressure transient, and rate transient analysis for support of reserve determinations and identification of new investment opportunities.

 Principle Reservoir Engineer – Reservoir Engineering Staff (2004)   

Responsible, with one other person, for implementing the Rose Risk Analysis methodology within Company.  As part of the process, training was provided to all Senior Executives, Managers and Directors, and Technical Staff within the company (conducted by Rose and Associates).  In conjunction with the region technical teams, conducted risk and reserve reviews for most of the company’s exploration and development inventory.  Provided individual coaching to the technical teams in the proper implementation of this process as well as the extension of the process to economic evaluations.

Project assignments to the Business Development Group included evaluation of two unsolicited offers to purchase Companies assets and performed screening evaluations on domestic acquisition targets with detailed financial evaluations and presentation of results. Reported directly to Senior Vice President of E&P Services.

Principle Reservoir Engineer/Portfolio Coordinator – Domestic Exploration       

Division (2001 – 2004)

Sole responsibility for economic evaluation and portfolio analysis for all of Companies U.S. exploration efforts both onshore and offshore.  Made recommendations on both strategic and prospect level allocation of over $500MM during 2001-2003.  Reported directly to Senior Vice President of Domestic Exploration.

 1993-2001            Confidential Major (SUGAR LAND, TX.)

 Region Portfolio Advisor – Strategic Planning (2001)

Prepared investment portfolio analysis to support allocation of $450MM capital budget considering both short term business performance and long term strategic objectives.  One of six members on team responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of new economic, reserve, and business management software for the Gulf Region.

 1996 to 2001:       LOWER 48 BUSINESS UNIT – SUGAR LAND, TX.)

 Advising Reservoir Engineer – GOM Shelf Exploration Group  (1996-2001)

Sole responsibility for all reservoir engineering support for Companies exploration efforts in the shallow water Gulf of Mexico.  Primary tasks involved determination, as part of a multi-disciplinary team,  of reserve distributions and risk factors for all prospects.  Incorporated drilling and facility cost estimates, marketing options, development scenarios and deal terms to determine prospect economics. Evaluated over 200 exploration prospects in water depths ranging from 10 to 3200’.   Developed new Monte Carlo economic model (utilizing TERAS) to rigorously evaluate wellbore mechanical reliability and the associated probability and impact  of reserve truncation in subsea wells. Made numerous presentations to executive level management.

 1993 to 1996:       CENTRAL U.S.  BUSINESS UNIT – MIDLAND, TX

 Senior Reservoir Engineer – S.E. New Mexico Area (1994-1996)

Responsible for approximately 100 Company & OBO properties in Lea and Eddy Counties with production of 500 BOPD 7000 MCFD.  Evaluated 5,000 undeveloped acres for Morrow potential including reserve distributions, risk analysis, and economics resulting in a recommendation to seek alternative financing/Joint Venture partner for development

Advanced Production Engineer – South Odessa Area (1993-1994)

Responsible for 200 well area in central Permian Basin with production of 1500 BOPD 5000 MCFD. Utilized wave equation based design program to optimize the artificial lift installations on 100 wells at a waterflood property.  Reduced failure rate by 60% and lift costs by $140,000 per year

1987 to 1991:       Confidential Company (MIDCONTINENT REGION – OKLAHOMA CITY, OK.)

Senior Production Engineer – Michigan Area (1990-1991)

Responsible for all production operations in the state (3000 BOPD, 24 MMCFD) including maintaining environmental standards of operations in highly sensitive areas.  Prepared a detailed study of a $10 million environmental compliance project on a waterflood property, presented results to corporate vice-president. Performed a compositional simulation study for a  $1 million upgrade project on a condensate handling facility. Served on corporate team responsible for developing and implementing a company-wide field computer system.

 Production Engineer – Oklahoma Area (1988-1990)

 Responsible for 350 well area in Oklahoma with 1989 gross revenue of $10 million.  Duties included design of artificial lift and gas compressor installations as well as surface handling facilities

 Associate Engineer (1987-1988)

 Completed comprehensive 15 month training program.

AFFILIATIONS:   Society of Petroleum Engineers

Member of SPE National Management and Economics Committee

Member of SPE National Engineering Registration Committee

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Senior Advisor Reservoir Engineering EOR Jobs Houston Texas

SENIOR ADVISOR RESERVOIR ENGINEERING EOR

HOUSTON, TEXAS

Unique opportunity to use your advanced experience in EOR to work at a leading Energy Company in Houston, Texas.

As one of the leading experts in EOR, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Serve as Company’s waterflooding champion, leading its community of practice
  • Provide technical leadership to waterflood team
  • Share best practices on waterflooding design, implementation, reservoir surveillance, reservoir management, remediation and performance prediction
  • Lead multi-functional teams in framing, planning, and conducting waterflood design or performance review studies
  • Provide general reservoir engineering services on waterflooding in support of business units
  • Coordinate collection of analog data on waterflooding and share data with business units
  • Develop and deliver training classes to the Company’s reservoir engineering community
  • Participate in or lead peer reviews of business unit projects/assets
  • Represent Company in JIP’s
Ideal Candidates will possess the following required qualifications:
  • B.S. or higher in Petroleum Engineering
  • At least 15 years experience in reservoir engineering with emphasis on waterflood management
  • Extensive experience managing waterfloods in clastics and carbonate rocks
  • Strong level knowledge of at least one reservoir surveillance tool
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong business and customer focus
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good team player 

An outstanding Total Compensation Package awaits the selected candidate.

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Senior Staff Reservoir Engineer Jobs Oklahoma City Oklahoma OK

Senior Staff Reservoir Engineer

Our Client is seeking talented individuals for the position of Senior Reservoir Engineer.  This position is based at the Oklahoma City, OK office and reports to the Manager – Reservoir Engineering. We are actively seeking those with the drive and energy to join the most active drilling company in the U.S. and a desire to be part of a growing enterprise and who value the opportunity to engineer conventional and non-conventional onshore U.S. gas focused assets.   Candidates should be proficient in all areas of Reservoir Engineering including well test analysis, material balance, secondary recovery methods, performance analysis, fluid properties, volumetric recovery methods and project economics. 

Excellent Total Compensation Package including full relocation will be offered to the selected candidate!

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating project development and implementation with geoscience, drilling, production, and land professionals.
  • Integrating well performance/nodal analysis, pressure transient analysis, material balance, volumetric and decline curve analyses in the evaluation are essential.
  • Performing field and screening studies of existing assets and potential acquisitions, including associated economic analyses.
  • Acquiring and analyzing the necessary test data used to define accurate reservoir characterization.
  • Exploration project evaluations include probabilistic analyses and providing monitoring and surveillance programs for reservoir performance, and coordinate these programs to determine if the development plan is conforming to management strategy.

Qualifications include:

  • Ten (10) plus years of industry experience with a minimum of five (5) years reservoir engineering experience.
  • Expertise in economic evaluation and reserve assessment for exploration programs, development drilling programs, workovers and production optimization opportunities.
  • Knowledge and practical application of volumetric calculations, decline curve reserve determinations, appropriate analogue techniques and material balance assessments.
  • Skills associated with reservoir simulation techniques considered a plus.
  • Aries for reserve reporting and economic calculations. Previous Aries experience is not required but is considered a benefit to any potential candidate.
  • All business decisions are made in a team environment.  Successful candidates should have a broad understanding of the E&P business and be willing and able to communicate effectively with their peers in Geology, Operations and Drilling.
  • Mentoring of less experienced and inexperienced individuals is required.  Candidates should be patient but also willing to leverage the maximum work volume by delegating lesser tasks to associate engineers and engineering technicians.
  • Especially interested in unconventional experience associated with tight gas reservoirs, CBM development and shale gas resource work.

Also Required: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering

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Energy Resume Energy CV Experienced PhD Reservoir Engineer Open To Relocation

Candidate # NA-2090714636

Reservoir Engineer

Profile Summary 

  • +8 years experienced in classical reservoir engineering, reservoir simulation, numerical modeling, geostatistical reservoir chracterization, well test transient analysis, PVT fluid characterization, chemical EOR flooding, decline curve analysis, material balance application, and economic evaluation.
  • Worked in integrated team study at different projects to evaluate alternative development schemes in several operated fields from the perspective of oil recovery and economics.
  • Excellent computer skills with a proficient working knowledge of ECLIPSE, CMG, CMOST (uncertainty analysis and automatic history matching), MORE, STARS, UTCHEM, MBAL, PROSPER, DSS, Nodal analysis, GSLIB (geostatistic), MATLAB, FORTRAN, Visual Basic, and MATHEMATICA.
  • Experienced in naturally fractured reservoir, well testing, field development project, all aspects of CO2 enhanced oil recovery, gel-polymer, and surfactant flood (wettability alteration).

Education 

PhD in Petroleum Engineering, University of Kansas, 2008

Thesis Topic: Improving Reservoir Characterization by Conditioning Geostatistical Models to Dynamic Data using Multivariate Statistical Analysis.

M. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Tabriz, 1996

Thesis Topic: Modeling and Simulation of Heat Transfer Coefficient in Nucleate Pool Boiling of Binary and Ternary Mixtures.                                   

B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Abadan Institute of Technology (AIT), 1993

Programming Numerical Solutions for Governing Partial Differential Equations of fluid Flow through a Pipe by Finite Element Method. 

Professional Experience

Major Independent Company, Reservoir Engineer (2008-Present)

  • Provided reservoir engineering technical input required for CO2 field expansion projects in different fields including development of dynamic reservoir simulations (volumetric analysis, material balance, decline curve, PVT Characterization, SCAL, nodal analysis, well testing analysis) for a wide range of reservoir engineering and integrated reservoir problems.

 

  • Provided technical and analytical support to the various groups in the company including:
    • Houston Business Development Group: Contribute to team development proposals, economic evaluation of alternative development plans for prospective fields for acquisition.
    • Midland Eastern Shelf Team: Worked directly with Eastern Shelf Team to define optimum development  scenarios in the CO2 EOR process for several fields in Texas. Designed and developed simulation models to match the field history and predict future performance under various CO2 flood plans. Performed sensitivity analysis to find an optimum economical plan. Conducted material balance analysis using MBAL to find the type and extent of the aquifer.
    • Midland Yates Team: Generated a dual porosity simulation model to investigate mechanism involving in chemical surfactant flooding (wettability alteration). Work closely with Yates team to design and identify two pilots for surfactant flooding for optimum EOR scenario. Simulation study of feasibility of CO2 huff n puff EOR process for west side of the Yates field and perform sensitivity analysis to find optimum economic plan.
    • Houston Resource Group: provided technical support by writing a computer program to predict of CO2 well bottom hole pressure for McElmo Dome field.

                       

Same Company, Reservoir Engineer Intern (Summer 2008)

  • Performed PVT characterization and develop EOS for Claytonville, Katz, and Yates Fields. Achieve better accuracy and reduce simulation time using components relative to previous models. Build a dual porosity simulation model to match the history of Claytonville field data.

 

Tertiary Oil Recovery Project (TORP), University of Kansas

 Graduate Research Assistant (2002-2008)

  • Developed a systematic methodology to improve reservoir modeling by conditioning geostatistical models to well test transient dynamic data: a case study from the CO2 flood pilot area in the Hull-Gurney field, Kansas.

  • Lead investigator of the PVT characterization of the crude oil sample from Hall-Gurney field using laboratory experiments and simulation to generate EOS.
  • Worked in multidisciplinary team to build simulation model of Hall-Gurney field, Kansas. Complete history match of the field data and evaluate alternative development schemes to optimize oil recovery of CO2 flooding.
  • Performed decline curve analysis to predict the performance of production wells in the Arbuckle formation prior to gel-polymer treatment.
  • Investigated various disproportionate permeability reduction (DPR) mechanisms in gel-polymer treatment process and develop a novel method to predict the well performance after treatment using Bayesian network analysis: a case study for gel-polymer treatment in Arbuckle formation.

           

          

Proposals and Publications

Available upon request

Honors and Membership

  • Active Member, Society of Petroleum Engineering

              Treasurer of SPE chapter of KU

  • Distinction of Excellence, University of Tabriz Dept. of Mechanical Engineering- awarded high achiever graduate (1st rank), 1996.

Distinction of Excellence, Abadan Institute of Technology (AIT), Dept. of Mechanical Engineering- Awarded very competitive scholarship for undergraduate study (top 1)

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Energy Resume Energy CV Bilingual Spanish Geology Petrophysics Engineer Business Developer Open to International Relocation

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate RG28042657.  Multi-faceted experience including Logging Engineer, Petrophysical Analysis, Field Supervision, Logging QC, Gas Lift Design, Production Optimization, Reserves Determination, Engineering SW Analysis, WW Business Development, CGM Plotting/Montaging, SEC Reserves Defense, Field Start-up, HSE Advisor, and Negotiator.

EXPERIENCE:
Large Energy Firm, Dallas, Texas (3/06-Present)
Senior Engineer-Corporate Reserves
In charge of Reserves Analysis, Reservoir Engineering, Regulatory Filing, and Acquisition Analysis for a NYSE listed independent oil & gas company. Sole evaluator for annual post/pre tax SEC reserve reports.  Successfully defended reserves report in 2006 that enabled an additional $15MM booking.  Along with VP of Operations and Field Supervisor successfully restarted the K.W.B. Field in Tom Green Co., Texas with over 75 wellbores.

Large Energy Firm, Houston, Texas (9/97 – 3/06)

(1/99-3/06) World Wide Engineering Business Development. – Energy Analyst 
WW Sales & Account Management for engineering software & consulting product line.  Tracked Oil/Gas business development worldwide.  Principle products included PM, Facilities Design, Portfolio Management, Reservoir Engineering, Cost Engineering (Questor), Nodal Analysis, Gas Planning, Pre/ Post Tax Analysis, and Natural Gas/LNG Analysis.    PM for a Field Audit in the Rocky Mountain overthrust to optimize a tight gas condensate reservoir field. Trained clients and internal sales force on engineering SW products.  Interfaced directly with IOC/NOC E & P companies and SW product managers to enhance technical features of engineering software.

(9/97-1/99) N. Far East GM-Op’s/Sales
Business Development Manage for client accounts in China, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Philippines, and Taiwan.  The Northern Far East territory included 2 of the top 3 clients in the entire company.  Specific duties required office management, and sales/service of data & software products to International/National Oil Companies. Product lines included E & P Data, Business Dev. Analysis, Environmental Reports, Digital Mapping Data, E & P Scouting Services,  and Database Access Software.

Large Gas Lift Firm – Lafayette, Louisiana (9/92-5/94)

Sales Engineer and Artificial Lift Consultant
Duties included the sales, engineering design, and service of Gas Lift Valves and Production Optimization Consulting services to Fortune 100 Oil and Gas companies.

Petrophysics Experience-12 years including 5 years as Field Engineer & 7 as Post Logging Analyst for New Orleans Divison office of Halliburton. Hardrock and Softrock experience. See resume for further details’

EDUCATION:
BS Geology 1980-Grand Valley State University, Allendale Michigan; Included Filed Camp plus full year of Calculus, Physics, and Chemistry-GPA 3.1

Environmental Compliance Management Certification 1984-University Southern Louisiana; Lafayette, Louisiana
Included HAZWOPPER training and 16 hours of Environmental Law-GPA 4.0

CERTIFICATIONS:
AAPG-25 years+
SPE–20 Years+
New Orleans Geologic Society Computer Applications Chairman (1992)
James Baker Energy Institute Attendee (since 2002)
SPWLA 15+ Years
SKILLS:
Strong Business Analysis Skills A & D/Trends/Negotiation/Markets etc.
Deep and Varied experience using Engineering/PetrophysicalGeoscience software applications (including training)
Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills-worked and collaborated with associates from over 20 nations
Deep understanding of Reserve Determination/Defense exercise for a NYSE listed company
Strong research and problem solving skills
Won New Orleans Division technical paper contest at Halliburton
Won Victors award from IHS (2002) for international business development
Accepted as author for technical paper and interactive digital poster session at the 16th World Petroleum Congress (2000)

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