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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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MANAGER RESERVOIR ENGINEERING

HOUSTON, TEXAS

Our client, a global upstream services leader, is seeking an experienced Manager Reservoir Engineering.  In this key management role, you will assist in leading the organization in the development and practical application solutions for their Intelligent Reservoir System. You will interface with the company’s marketing area and directly with customers to understand their needs and how the company’s solutions will meet their needs.  Excellent communication skills both written and verbal are required as interaction will all levels of management, customers, and governmental offices both internationally and domestic will be involved.

The ideal candidate will have at least 15 years of upstream experience with operations experience preferred.  Extensive knowledge and experience with down hole tools, reservoir systems, well systems and related technologies.  A background in reservoir, production and completions is preferred.  Bachelors degree required an advanced degree is highly preferred.

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SENIOR RESERVOIR ENGINEERING CONSULTANT

HOUSTON, TEXAS

Our client, a global upstream services leader, is seeking an experience Senior Reservoir Engineering Consultant to join their Houston office.  In this key consultative role you will be responsible for various projects involving, reservoir performance analysis, field development planning, reserves estimation and auditing. In addition, you will be involved in various reservoir engineering studies employing various, cutting edge techniques.  These may involve decline curve analysis, reservoir simulation, well test analysis, material balance, PVT, EOR, CO2, SCAL data analysis, and various other unconventional methods.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communications skills for organizing, planning and presentation skills.  Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineer and at least 10 years of applicable experience is required.  An advanced degree, Master’s or PhD is highly preferred.

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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 International MBA Senior Petroleum Reservoir Engineer Open to Relocation

Candidate # 121810857

Sr. Reservoir Engineer

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • International consultant with many years of experience in Petroleum and Reservoir Engineering in oil and gas fields of Ecuador, Venezuela, Mexico, Malaysia and Canada
  • Conventional and heavy oil reservoir evaluations, reserve estimation and certifications
  • Knowledgeable on drilling, completion, work-over practices, geological concepts, field operation
  • Expertise in reservoir engineering management, secondary recovery projects, integrated reservoir studies, field development plan and well optimization, oil and gas in place and reserve estimations
  • Managing and mentoring junior petroleum engineers
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access 2007, Windows XP, Pan System, OFM
  • Ability to meet deadlines, leadership, problem solving, well organized and willingness to learn 

 

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

  • Developed assets in the field optimization of a mature field in Ecuador with more than 200 wells drilled with a production of 50,000 BOPD by recommending work-over programs and zone re-completions in existing and new wells, as well as, liaised with geoscientist’s team to optimize oil recovery and depletion strategies.
  • Worked in Canada with international projects, reservoir engineering studies, feasibility and optimization of secondary recovery projects, reserve evaluations and certifications.
  • Conducted reservoir eng. analysis and study aspects in Malaysia of Small Field Development Plan (FDP) and Full Field Review (FFR); defined gas & fluid contacts from Logs, MDT, RFT tests. 
  • Evaluated and studied integrated reservoir engineering projects of mature fields in Venezuela and assisted in the development of new business opportunities in reservoir engineering & consultant activities in Mexico. Worked in diverse multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environments. 
  • Managed reservoir engineering operation, development plans, integrated reservoir characterization studies, reservoir simulations, and administered oil reserves of Ecuador Greenfields & Marginals.

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

(05 2010-Present):      Senior Petroleum Reservoir Engineer

INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANT  

  • Reservoir studies, reserves evaluation, development plans, production profiles, etc.

  

(10 2009-04 2010):     Senior Reservoir Engineer Consultant (Contract)

Confidential Company 

  • Developed many assets in the field optimization of a mature field by recommending work-over programs and zone re-completions in existing and new wells. Prepared the pressure database. 

 

(01 2008–06 2009):   Senior Evaluation Specialist and Consultant   

SPROULE INTERNATIONAL LTD

  • Worked with international projects in reservoir engineering studies, feasibility and optimization of secondary recovery projects, reserves evaluation and certification. 
  • Participated in the preparation of study analyses, reviews and recommendations on alternative options for presentation to Management for final review and approval.

 

(06 2007–12 2007):   Consultant

Confidential Company

  • Technical support in applications for reservoir modeling (Irap RMS) to the North America group. 

 

(03 2007–05 2007):   Reservoir Engineer (Contract)

SCHLUMBERGER

  • Worked with the Integrated Project Management Segment (IPM). 

(12 2004–01 2006/05 2006–02 2007):   Senior Reservoir Engineer 

CNPC INTERNATIONAL

  • Analyzed well production behavior and predicted future performance, defining a base curve production for marginal fields. 
  • Recommended remedial action on wells, work-over programs and new well allocation.
  • Conducted reservoir studies & evaluations on oil and gas prospects and exploratory wells in Bl-11.
  • Prepared various reservoir documents and reports to obtain Company approvals from China.
  • Estimated oil & gas in place and reserves. Participated in drawing up drilling programs & prepared completion programs for exploratory & appraisal wells. Evaluated alternative well allocations.
  • Assigned guidelines for a proper communication between operations and engineering.

 

(02 2006–04 2006):    Senior Reservoir Engineer (Contract)

EP Eng./PETRONAS

  • Conducted reservoir engineering analysis and study aspects of Small Field Development Plan (FDP) and Full Field Review (FFR) studies.
  • Defined gas & fluid contacts from Logs, MDT & RFT tests and worked on gas prod. Forecast.    

 

(10 2002–11 2004):    Petroleum Reservoir Engineer (Contract)

TECNIE Oil & Energy

  • Executed petroleum reservoir engineering projects and reserve certification of Pindo, Palanda, and Yuca Sur marginal fields of the Consortium Petrosud-Petroriva.
  • Analyzed and interpreted well production behavior and defined an official base curve of production for the Tiguino field.

 

(07 2002–09 2002):    Head of Reservoir Engineering (Contract)

CORE LAB

  • Worked with geoscientist’s team managing integrated reservoir projects.
  • Assisted in the development of new business opportunities in the field of reservoir engineering and consultant activities in PEMEX Activos in Villahermosa, México.

 

 (01 2002– 07 2002):   Petroleum Reservoir Engineer (Contract)

Compagnie Generale De Geophysique (CGG)

  • Studied and evaluated integrated reservoir projects of mature fields as part of a multi-disciplinary team of geologists, petrophysicist, geophysicist and geochemical engineers for PDVSA.
  • Established with assigned multi-disciplined team members, project study parameters, defined objectives and proposed new drilling well allocations to increase the oil production and remaining reserve recoveries in the designated fields. Such recommendations had a substantial impact on the Company’s short and long-term profitability.
  • Assisted to Geosciences team in reservoir engineering of integrated study projects for PEMEX.

 

(10 2000–12 2001):    Reservoir Engineer

RIO ALTO OF CANADA

  • Managed reservoir engineering activities of Charapa and Tiguino marginal fields. Assessed and analyzed official and technical oil reservoir data in coordination with head office in Calgary, Canada to implement future technical projects in the field.
  • Liaised with government officials, contractors, services companies and field personnel on engineering reservoir activities, drilling, as well as well completion and test evaluations.
  • Estimated original oil in place and reserves of both marginal oil fields. Conducted reservoir evaluations, characterizations, and PVT and Core analyses. Performed decline curve analyses.

 

(10 1999–07 2000):    Senior Reservoir Engineer

TECPECUADOR

  • Managed reservoir engineering area of the Bermejo marginal field.

 

(06 1995–04 1999):    Chief Engineer

PETROLERA SANTA FE LTD

  • Coordinated reservoir engineering activities and liaised with government (official permit) and contractors on the execution of drilling and completion operations for exploratory wells in Block-11 in coordination with head office in Houston, Texas.
  • Estimated original oil in place as well as reserves of different oil prospects.
  • Carried out economic studies on different oil prospects to determine project profitability.
  • Assisted the Vice-President of Operations in the preparation of AFE’s, the logistical planning of drilling exploratory wells, and development of Block-11.
  • Followed up approved projects, monitored expenditures and made justifications for under budgets.

 

(07 1990–04 1995):    Staff Reservoir Engineer

MAXUS  (Formerly CONOCO)

  • Conducted reservoir evaluations of the Block-16 heavy oil project through reservoir characterization.
  • Analyzed and interpreted pressure transient analyses to define reservoir characteristics. Estimated original on in place and reserves of Block-16 heavy oil fields.
  • Led a multi-disciplinary team in drilling, well completions and development of new fields. Participated in major problem analysis and solution.
  • Carried out reservoir numerical simulation studies of the major heavy oil reservoirs discovered in Block-16 using regional models and the VIP and ECLIPSE simulators in Houston, Texas. Investigated reservoir interference and located water disposal wells in the simulation.

 

(08 1971–06 1990):    Division Reservoir Engineer/ Petroleum Engineer/Reservoir Engineer

TEXACO PETROLEUM COMPANY

  • Planned and organized reservoir engineering activities to ensure that reservoir characteristics were known. Carried out implementation of optimum depletion methods of major and marginal fields.
  • Administered oil reserve estimations. Performed annual original & remaining reserves audits in coordination w/Houston & Coral Gables Offices. Named Official Reserve Estimator-Auditor.
  • Conducted reservoir simulation studies in the Auca and Shushufindi/Aguarico fields in Coral Gables, Florida. Incorporated secondary recovery projects by water injection.
  • Coordinated the activities of petroleum development personnel in the reservoir operations.
  • Performed management and supervisory duties in the Division Reservoir Engineering Dpt.
  • Assessed employees’ training and development needs of 15 field engineers. Trained junior petroleum engineers.

MENTORING AND INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Professor of Reservoir Engineering & Petrophysics, Politecnica del Litoral, Ecuador (1970-1972)
  • Professor of Mineralogy and Drilling, Guayaquil University, Ecuador (1971-1973)

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Economic Model to Determine the Economic Oil Rate Limit for an Ecuadorian Oilfield and the Financial Importance from the Private and National Company Point of View. MBA Thesis, 1988.
  • Oil Reserves Calculations and Predictions of Primary Recovery Mechanism Behavior of Under Saturated Reservoir without Water Support. Petroleum Engineer Thesis, 1971.

ACADEMIC DEGREES

  • MSc Petroleum Engineer, Politécnica del Litoral-Ecuador, 1971
  • MBA Business Administration, Politécnica Nacional-Ecuador, 1988

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

Petrel, Schlumberger, Quito, Ecuador-2010 

Technical support for reservoir modeling Irap RMS, Roxar, Calgary, Canada-2007 

Roxar Irap RMS, Roxar, Maracaibo & Puerto la Cruz, Venezuela-2006 

Nodal Analysis, John K. Leong, Quito, Ecuador-2005

Project Management, Core Lab, Villahermosa, Mexico-2002

Petroleum Project Management, Principles and Practices, OGCI Training Inc., Houston, Texas-1998

Leadership Management and Team Work, INCAE, Quito, Ecuador-1998                               

Advanced Reservoir Management (10 months training) with Texaco in Houston, Texas-1982-83.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Senior Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), USA, Canada

APEGGA  in process.

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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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Energy Resume Energy CV PhD Senior Reservoir Engineer Open Relocation

Candidate # NA-3785682434

Sr. Reservoir Engineer

 

                                                                                Summary

Since 1980, worked on a variety of oil, gas and gas-condensate reservoirs, in clastic and carbonate formations. Tasks included drawing development plans for new reservoirs, management of mature assets, and evaluations of prospects. I have used simulation extensively, and come to recognize that models may be of little value, unless they are based on reliable logging, PVT, special core analysis, and transient well test data, plus thorough reservoir characterization. My aim has always been to optimize recovery, reduce costs, and in general, propose pragmatic development, and workover plans. Similarly, regarding evaluations, I have always sought to present objective assessments, based on the available data, and the performance of analog reservoirs.

                                                                              Experience

 

2007- 10/2010. At  the Houston  office  of  BHP-Billiton,  completed  history  matching  the  performance  of  three reservoirs of  the Angostura Field, in Trinidad  and Tobago. Heavy  faulting and  the  need  to  incorporate a pipeline system  to  the combined  model  made  the  project extremely challenging. Angostura has  a STOIIP of  300 mmstb  and  a GIIP of 900 bscf.

Marathon Oil 1984-2007

1998-2007. At the Lafayette, and Houston offices of Marathon Oil Company, worked on the following projects:

-NC-98 Reservoir in Libya. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Wet gas and volatile oil. GIIP: 3.0tscf.  STOOIP: 1.0 billion barrels. Responsibilities: Liaising with laboratories to set up PVT and SCAL experiments, evaluation of existing PVT, special core analysis, and well test data, plus drawing alternative development plans involving different plateau rates, for reservoir pressure blow down, and gas recycling scenarios.

-Faregh Reservoir in Libya. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluids: Oil and wet gas. GIIP: 7.0tscf STOIIP: 1.5 mmstbo. Responsibilities: Well test analyses, and evaluation of different development scenarios using the ECLIPSE 200, and ECLIPSE  300 software.

-Defa, and Darra-Joffra reservoirs in Libya. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluids: Oil and  gas. Defa STOIIP: 9.0 mmstbo. Darra-Joffra STOOIP: 4.5 mmstbo, GIIP: 1.8 tscf. I was a member of a joint Marathon-ConocoPhillips-Hess team, whose tasks were planning the re-development of the said reservoirs. 

-Petronius  in the Gulf of Mexico. Geology: Unconsolidated sandstone. Reservoir fluids: Oil and gascap gas. STOIIP: 550 mmstbo. Responsibilities: Revision of  the development plan. Evaluation of the field data, and history matching led to modifications that increased the oil rate by 12000 stbo/d.         

-Camden Hills in the Gulf of Mexico. Geology: Unconsolidated sandstone. Reservoir fluid: Dry gas. GIIP: 170 bscf. Responsibilities: Drawing of a development plan, and designing the pipeline to gas gathering center. 

-Ewing Bank in the Gulf of Mexico. Geology: Unconsolidated clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 350mmstb. Responsibilities: History matching the performance of the reservoir during the years 1994 – 1999. Modeling led to radical revision of the drilling and recompletion programs

-South Pass C and D Reservoirs in the Gulf of Mexico. Geology: Sandstone. Reservoir fluids: Saturated oil and gas. Hydrocarbon initially in place: 85mmstbo and 285bscf. Two models were built and history matched. Results were used to obtain permission from the MMS to blow down the said reservoirs.

1987-1998. At the Production Technology Center of Marathon Oil Company, in Littleton Colorado, I worked on the following projects:

-Lagunillas, Intercampo, Dacion  and Mata-Acema Reservoirs in Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela. Geology: Sandstone. Reservoir fluid: Oil of gravity in the range 15-32 degrees API. Combined oil initially in place: 7.0bstb. As a member of a multidisciplinary group, my responsibility was to assess the future potential of these reservoirs. This was accomplished through decline curve analyses, and  simulation of the heavy oil reservoirs.

-Oyster Reservoir in the Gulf of Mexico. Geology: Unconsolidated sandstone. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 40mmstb. Responsibilities: Drawing of a development plan of this reservoir.

-North Brae Reservoir in the British Sector of the North Sea. Geology: Sandstone and conglomerate. Reservoir  fluid: Gas condensate. GIIP: 1.2tscf.  Development plan based on gas recycling, partial blowdown and final blowdown. Responsibilities: History matching the performance of the reservoir from 1988 through 1996, using ECLIPSE 300. Through prediction runs, I was able to demonstrate that condensate recovery could be improved by replacing crestal with peripheral gas injection, in the top layers of the reservoir.

-East Brae Reservoir in the British Sector of the North Sea. Geology: Sandstone and conglomerate. Reservoir fluid: Gas condensate. GIIP: 2.1tscf. The development plan of this reservoir was similar to that of North Brae.  Responsibilities: Reverse decline in condensate production After history matching the reservoir model, a  re-completion plan was devised, that increased the condensate rate by 13000 bcpd.

-South Brae Reservoir in the British Sector of the North Sea. Geology: Sandstone and conglomerate. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 760mmstb. Responsibilities: Construction and history matching a model with an extended grid that included the nearby Miller, East Miller and Central Brae reservoirs which were in communication with South Brae. 

 Additional modeling work involved evaluation of a pilot water-alternating-gas scheme (WAG). To this end the model was modified to include the Todd and Longstaff approximation, and additional information from whole core WAG floods. Swollen oil PVT input had been incorporated during history matching. Main conclusion was that WAG could be significantly more effective than straight forward water injection.  

-East Cameron Reservoir in the Gulf of Mexico. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 20mmstb. Using a history matched model, I was able to show that water injection could be discontinued without reducing recovery.

-Yates Reservoir in Texas. Geology: Carbonates. Reservoir fluid: Saturated oil. STOIIP: 4.0bstb. Reservoir  plan: Production from oil leg fractures, supported  by  crestal  carbon dioxide, and  nitrogen injection, plus aquifer influx. Responsibilities: History  matching the field performance of the period 1927 – 1995 using the  dual porosity-dual permeability option of ECLIPSE 200. Matching  parameters  were the pressure data,  the depths of the gas-oil, and oil-water contacts as functions of time, and log derived gas-cap oil saturation data. Modeling confirmed  that production was maintained through drainage of oil trapped, in the gascap matrix blocks. Prediction runs showed that increased gas injection accelerated drainage, and capacity was increased accordingly.

-Indian Basin Reservoir in New Mexico. Geology: Carbonates. Reservoir fluid: Wet gas. GIIP: 2.0 tscf. Responsibilities: Build and history match a model with data of the period 1962-1989, to assess the potential of horizontal wells, and gas compression requirements.

-Sand Dunes Reservoir in Wyoming. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 2.0mmstb. Responsibilities: Design a development scenario based on gas injection at minimum miscibility pressure.

-Kakap-KH7 Reservoir in Indonesia. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 97mmstb. Responsibilities: STOIIP determination, from material balance calculations, and modeling.

-Alba Reservoir in the British Sector of the North Sea. . Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 1.2bstb. Responsibilities: Drawing a development plan.

-McArthur River Project. –G Zone and West Foreland Reservoirs in Alaska. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 300mmstb. Responsibilities: Comprehensive workover plan through modeling.

In addition to the aforesaid, I also worked on projects of shorter duration such as: transient analyses; modeling of hydraulically fractured, conventional, and horizontal wells; proposals for workovers and/or new well locations for various projects; and  recommendations for well tests and logging surveys. 

 

1984-1987. At the Aberdeen , and London offices of Marathon Oil UK Limited, I worked on the following projects:

 

-North Brae Reservoir in the British Sector of the North Sea. Geology: Sandstone and conglomerate. Reservoir fluid: Gas condensate. GIIP: 1.2tscf. Responsibilities: Creating a development plan based on gas recycling, partial  blowdown and final blowdown of the reservoir, using ECLIPSE 300.

-South Brae Reservoir in the British Sector of the North Sea. Geology: Sandstone and conglomerate. Reservoir fluid:  Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 760mmstb. Responsibilities: Build a history matched reservoir model, as dictated by the UK Department of Energy.

-Logging and testing of Marathon wells in the North Sea. These included PLT, RFT, pressure build-up and fall-off surveys, plus collection of PVT samples. Duties involved writing procedures, supervision of field work and analyses of the acquired data.

1979-1984. At the Glasgow office of  Britoil Plc, I worked on the following projects:

-Ninian Field in the British Sector of the North Sea. Geology: Clastics. Reservoir fluid: Undersaturated oil. STOIIP: 2.6bstb. Responsibilities: Built and history match a model with data of the period 1978-1983; use model to evaluate proposals, for further development, put forward by the operator, Chevron Petroleum UK Ltd; represent Britoil at reservoir engineering meetings with partners and approve AFE’s.

-Murchison, Statfjord, Columba and Bressay reservoirs in the North Sea. Conducted small scale reservoir studies relating to these assets.

                                                                       Educational Attainment

University of Strathclyde, Glasgow(UK), PhD in Geohydrology.

-National Technical University of Athens, Greece, BSc in Civil Engineering.

                                                               Petroleum Engineering Training

-Saphir Software.

-Reservoir Engineering Research Institute, Palo Alto CA. Course in thermodynamics of reservoir fluids.

-Colorado School of Mines, Golden CO. One semester course in thermodynamics and phase behavior.

-Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh UK. Summer school on petroleum engineering.

-Intercomp SSI. Course on compositional modeling.

-CMG. Course in computer simulation of thermal EOR schemes.

-Schlumberger. Basic log interpretation course.

-Schlumberger. Production logging course.

-OGCI. Production operations.

-ERC/RRI. Geology of the North Sea reservoirs.

-Halliburton. Hydraulic fracturing course.

                                                                     Professional Affiliations

-Society of Petroleum Engineers

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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 Drilling Operations Executive Offshore Onshore

NRG Search Jobs Exploration and Production Energy Resume Energy CV  Energy Resume Energy CV Drilling Operations Executive Offshore Onshore

Professional Profile:An experienced engineer and management professional with twenty-six years of increasing levels of responsibility. Documented strengths in domestic and international business, financial management, drilling operations, technical problem solving, total quality management/continuous improvement and principle-centered leadership. Technical background and experience in drilling, completions, and rigless well plug & abandonments.
Professional Experience:

Managing Director, operations September 2008 – Present 
Company Confidential, Texas (Privately held start-up company)
* Operations: Offshore subsea well abandonment, subsea drilling and completions. (Well intervention)

Vice President, International Operations August 2006 -September 2008
Company Confidential, Texas

* Worked closely with the various government controlled operators to assist them on drilling operations, workover wells and well abandonment groups to ensure operations were executed in accordance with the local government policies.
* Managed the daily operations for installations and abandonment phases dealing with onshore wells and offshore structure along with subsea trees.
* Developed budgets and forecasts for various operations to maintain our top business performances.

Director, Global Field Development November 1998 – August 2006
Company Confidential, Texas

Operations: worked with various government groups in optimizing field installations and drilling /completion programs. (high deviation completions, flexible tie-ins)
* Managed all engineering, operations and budgets for development of marginal fields worldwide.
* Involved in the daily operations for developing new exploratory wells, casing drill, mudline suspension,
tubing design, drilling fluids, horizontal drilling, under balance drilling and subsea completions.
(Nigeria, Thailand, China, Mexico, Chile, Malaysia, Africa and Indonesia) 

Vice President of Operation, Drilling and Production October 1996 -November 1998 
Company Confidential, Texas
Drilling: air, under-balance, short radius, multi – laterals, and side-track

* Involved in the budgets, strategic planning, engineering, drilling operations onshore and offshore,
which included horizontal drilling, short radius, under balance drilling and HTHP wells.
* Developed budgets, tracked daily operations along with business performances and generated revenue in excess of ten million dollars during the first year of operation.
* Developed well proposals, engineering packages (bit programs, well planning, down hole equipment,
casing and cement design, construction and tubing design) and generated cost analysis for each project.
(Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Canada, and Gulf of Mexico)

Global Drilling Manager June 1994 – October 1996
Company Confidential, Texas
Operations: North Sea, South China Sea, Persian Gulf, Caspian Sea, Gulf of Thailand

* Worked with the business development teams in each business unit to develop, implement and coordinate systems and processes that maximized the short radius and extended reach drilling markets worldwide.
* Developed drilling programs for new, re-entries workover wells, drilling/completing intermediate and
short radius wells along with coiled tubing drilling, under balance drilling and casing drills.
* Managed and operated drilling projects in North Sea, Persian Gulf, Alaska, Venezuela, China, Gulf of
Suez and Gulf of Mexico.
* Operated/Drilled/Completed World Record Project in the North Sea Gullfaks C platform for Major Oil Company.

Global Drilling Engineer / Operations Manager August 1991 – June 1994
Company Confidential, Texas / Sheakou, Beijing, and Shenzhen, China/ Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia/ Thailand

* Managed daily activities of the district office with a staff of fifty-nine people.
* Responsible for the design and trouble shooting of directional, horizontal and under balance wells.
* Communicated daily with customers concerning ongoing projects and new projects in the planning stage.
* Produced commercial proposals and bids which included, BHA recommendations and predictions, bit
programs, directional well plans, casing and tubing designs, completion packages.
* Managed the engineering and drilling phase on two World Record Extended Reach (ERW) Project in the South China Sea for CNOOC/Shell. (five and six miles horizontal step out in an 81/2’’ hole sizes)

Drilling Operations Supervisor, Drilling / Completion Group September 1988 – August 1991
Company Confidential, Texas / Quito, Ecuador / Abu Dhabi, U.A.E /Dammam, Saudi Arabia

* Set up and maintained drilling operations in six countries including, Ecuador (Quito, Coca), Mexico
(Poza Rica), Canada (Edmonton), U. A. E. (Abu Dhabi, Dubai), Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
* Drilled over 80 horizontal wells, domestic and international, using MWD and steerable motors.
* Produced drilling programs to incorporate all facets of well design including under balance / HTHP wells.
* Involved in the budgets, strategic planning, engineering and drilling operations onshore and offshore.

Senior Drilling Engineer, Drilling Group May 1985 – September 1988
Company Confidential, Louisiana / Houston, Texas / Paris, Pua, France /Angola, Nigeria Africa

* Worked in the engineering department on various domestic and international projects.
* Ran directional and MWD/LWD operations on jack-ups and semi-submersible rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, North and South Africa, Canada, U. A. E. (Abu Dhabi), China, and the North Sea.
* Assigned to the international office in Pua, France, to manage drilling operation off the coast of Africa.
* Completed an eleven month drilling assignment in Africa, working both inland and offshore in
Mauritania, Nigeria, Egypt, The Ivory Coast and Angola.
* Analyzed various electrical log cross plots, casing points, pore pressure/fracture gradient, abnormal
pressure interpretation using MWD, LWD and lithology.

Senior Drilling Engineer, Offshore and Land Rigs January 1981 – December 1984
Company Confidential,  Louisiana / Texas

* Primary responsibilities involved management, supervision, engineering and operations for nine land
drilling rigs and two-posted barge rigs.
* Completed daily morning reports, drilling mud programs, casing designs, hydraulics, and sized up drilling rigs for various MacNRG Energy Jobs, onshore or offshore. ( Louisiana, Texas, and Gulf of Mexico)
* Engineered and supervised casing points, cementing design, gravel packing and completion MacNRG Energy Jobs.
* Ensured companies drilling operations were carried out in accordance with company QA/QC policies and governmental regulatory agencies.

Education:

University of Louisiana – Lafayette, Louisiana
Bachelor of Science, Petroleum Engineering

Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Post Graduate Work, Mechanical Engineering

Accomplishments:

 

Available upon Request

 

Publications:

Available upon Request

Continuing Professional Education:

Underbalanced Drilling and Completion – Houston, Texas
T. H. Hill Tubing Design School – Houston, Texas
Performance Drilling System School – Fort Worth, Texas
Tubing Design School – Fort Worth, Texas
Directional Drilling School – Houston, Texas
North Sea Survival School – England / Norway
Murchison Drilling and Completion School – Albuquerque, New Mexico
Under Balance Drilling – Houston, Texas (1988)
Schlumberger Logging School – Houston, Texas
Well Control School (IWCF) – Lafayette, LA / Houston, Texas (Subsea Stack Qualification)
Drilling Fluid School, IMCO Services – Houston, Texas

Professional Society Membership:

Society of Petroleum Engineers
American Association of Drilling Engineers

 

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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.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

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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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 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

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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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Reservoir Engineer with extensive Modeling, Reservoir Simulation, EOR, IOR Experience Seeking Gulf Coast Area Opportunities

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 99123.  Senior Reservoir Engineer with extensive, modeling, reservoir simulation, EOR and IOR experience seeking new career opportunities in the Gulf Coast.

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • 18 years of broad-based experience in oil and gas reservoir engineering.
  • Experienced with modeling, numerical simulation, reservoir performance analysis, optimization of fields, development planning, economic evaluation, forecast production and reserve estimation.
  • Substantial experience in EOR/IOR techniques including sweep conformance, CO2 flood and chemical flood such as polymer, Gel, CDG, foam, surfactant and SP/ASP.
  • Skilled at conventional reservoir engineering techniques including reservoir characterization, volumetric analysis, material balance, reservoir fluid phase behavior, decline-curve, well test, PVT, special core analysis, sold deposition and integrated reservoir studies.
  • Strong CMG, IPM (REVEAL), UTCHEM, ECLIPSE, MS-Office and programming experience.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Reservoir Engineer (March 2008- Present)

  • Perform various reservoir engineering projects for major oil companies such as Chevron, BP, Shell, OXY, Woodside (Australia), Husky (Canada) and Rosneft (Russia).
  • Primarily be responsible for reservoir engineering analysis and evaluation, project design, modeling and simulation for water flood and chemical IOR/EOR.
  • Review field performance with regard to recovery and production efficiencies. Diagnose poor sweep efficiency of water flood. Find out solutions of sweep conformance, Evaluate alternative development schemes in operated fields from perspective of recovery and production.
  • Plan and design lab tests such as core flood and slim tube for water shut off and profile control.
  • Responsible for reservoir performance analysis of mature water flood field. Conducted design and process implementation of sweep conformance projects. Successfully developed criteria and simulation methods for BrightWater sweep conformance new technology.
  • Built reservoir dynamic model and run simulation for water flood and BrightWater projects.
  • Conducted customer service and business development by reservoir engineering technology support and consultation.

Senior Reservoir Engineer and Project Manager (November 2006 – March 2008)

  • Supervised projects to usage of petroleum engineering protocols consisting of project planning, data interpretation, process troubleshooting, quality assessment/quality control and reporting.
  • Carried out feasibility studies for various EOR schemes include CO2 flood, water and chemical flood, hydrocarbon miscible displacement and N2 cycle injection.
  • Supervised global petroleum engineering projects include reservoir fluid phase behavior simulation for compositional or black oil models, PVT, slim tube, special core analysis and chemical EOR.

Chemist (April 2004 – November 2006)

  • Conducted GC/HPLC analysis method development include sample preparation, test, data processing, data interpretation, process troubleshooting, evaluation and report.

Senior Reservoir Engineer (September 2002 – March 2004)

Conducted reservoir engineering evaluation and numerical simulation:

  • Built the dynamic models and run reservoir development simulation scenarios to identify, match history and predict various aspects of reservoir behavior assuming natural flow, artificial lift, gas or/and water injection, gas recycled injection, CO2 and N2 injection.
  • Evaluated depletion strategies and optimized production for reservoirs by black oil and compositional simulation studies.
  • Performed reservoir performance analysis for gas reservoir and water flood reservoir. Determined the production potential from: infill drillings, producers/injectors conversions, injection redistribution, horizontal well drillings, and oil recovery.
  • Carried out reservoir simulation studies include reservoir data collection and evaluation, model initialization, well model preparation, history matching, reservoir performance and economic evaluation using CMG reservoir simulator.

Reservoir Engineer and Project Manager (July 1989-August 2000)

Conducted and supervised projects include the setup and completion of projects, data analysis, reservoir simulation and reporting. The following are examples:

  • Performed more than ten CO2, and N2 flood design and simulation studies include reservoir data collection and evaluation, model preparation and initialization, history matching, reservoir performance and economic evaluation using CMG reservoir simulator.
  • Strong experience in gas reservoir engineering such as gas reservoir characterization, development plan, simulation, performance analysis, gas storage and gas injection.
  • Monitored reservoir performance of a CO2 and hydrocarbon miscible flood projects. Reviewed and analyzed production data and determined gas, oil and water movement. Optimized perforation intervals and mitigated gas and water coning problems.
  • Analyzed reservoir performance in water flood fields. Determined remaining reserves by decline curve analysis. Recommended producer/injector conversions.
  • Conducted to estimate the volume of hydrocarbons in place, recoverable reserves and well production potential forecast which involved in analysis and application of the rock and fluid properties, well characteristics, recovery mechanisms, material balance and fluid flow equation, well performance, decline curve analysis, productivity tests and uncertainties analysis.
  • Responsible for on-sites oil and gas production operation, built up tests, integrated reservoir characterization, formation evaluation, monitoring of water flood processes and improved well productivity by implementing appropriate stimulation techniques.
  • Conducted fluid phase behavior and special core flood experiments include the hands on fluid PVT, slim tube, hydrate, solid deposition and special core analysis.

EDUCATION

M.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering, Southwest Petroleum University, P.R.C., 1986-1989

B.Sc. in Oilfield Applied Chemistry, Southwest Petroleum University, P.R.C., 1982-1986

B.A. in Computing, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Canada, 2000-2002

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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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