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PETROPHYSICIST JOBS HOUSTON

PETROPHYSICIST JOBS HOUSTON

Houston, Texas

Global E&P organization is seeking an experienced Petrophysicist to join their Houston office.  In this key role, you will develop and provide the organization with cutting edge quantitative methods and techniques as you prepare the characterization, data analysis and geomodeling of oil reservoirs.  You primary focus will be on unconventional hydrocarbon E&P.

A Master in Engineering or Physics is required.  PhD is highly preferred.  Ideal candidate will at least ten (10) years of E&P industry experience in petrophysics (experimental), or other fields of petroleum technologies related to geology.  Previous experience in subsurface petroleum technology is required.

The chosen candidate will be offered an exceptional Total Compensation Package including an above market base salary and a generous bonus incentive structure.  Relocation assistance is available.

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

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

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


Qualifications:

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


 

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SENIOR PETROPHYSICIST

HOUSTON, TEXAS

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

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

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

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

The select candidate will be offered an outstanding Total Compensation Package (Base plus Bonus Potential), and generous benefits.  Relocation available.
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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Petrophysicist experienced in Uncoventional Analysis of North America

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 12433.  Master’s prepared Petrophysicist experienced in unconventional analysis throughout North American.  Extensive experience in exploration and development geology, reserves determination, and reservoir delineation.

QUALIFYING EXPERIENCE:

Petrophysical analyses                                                            Reserves determination

Exploration and development geology                                   Reservoir delineation

Wellsite geologic/petrophysical supervision  Mentoring/Training lead

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

Canadian Major Energy Firm

Petrophysicist Specialist                       1996 – Present

Geological & Geophysical Applied Technology – Petrophysicist (2002 –present):

  • Provide petrophysical support and analyses to North American Natural Gas Business Unit, focusing on the continental USA, shale and tight gas sand prospects.
  • Technical evaluation of OGIP values for potential shale gas acquisitions in the Marcellus, Haynesville and Woodford shale prospects. Reserve calculations for existing J-sand and Niobrara carbonate oil reservoirs.

Previous Assignments:

Reservoir Management Team – Petrophysicist/Ops Geologist (1996 – 2002):

  • Well planning, geologic operations, detailed petrophysical analysis and reserves determination of Terra Nova wells. On site field supervision and data analysis incorporating wireline log, MDT/RCI pressure data, core and production test data.
  • Design and write geological, open hole wireline and LWD programs for project wells and CNOPB ADW submissions. Reservoir characterization determination studies for field simulation modeling.

Basin Operations Consortium (Offshore Newfoundland):

  • Wellsite supervision of offshore logging operations, formation evaluation analyses, MDT programming and implementation, VSP data acquisition.

Western Canada:

  • Detailed petrophysical analyses of new wells in both clastic and carbonate reservoirs. Foothills deep well carbonate basin evaluations and multi-well petrophysical evaluation of existing fields.

(Offshore Newfoundland): multi-well evaluation for reservoir and hydrocarbon development potential.

  • In addition review and evaluate new wireline and LWD technologies and analysis techniques and make recommendations for their application where suitable.
  • Taught the Suncor Introductory Log Analysis course to new hire earth scientists, engineers and technologists.

Major Independent E&P

Petrophysics and Operations Geology          1994 – 1996

  • Responsible for acquisition of well site geological data and well log evaluation for all Company interest wells drilled in Canada.
  • Supplied detailed petrophysical analyses to project geologists, production and reservoir engineers, including net pay, porosity, permeability, water contacts and reserves calculations for all Company interest wells.
  • Recommended well testing and completion strategies to senior management.
  • Initiated regional petrophysical studies to assist in carbonate and clastic prospect generation.
  • Identified additional drilling opportunities in undeveloped secondary targets for several existing fields resulting in substantial additional gas reserves.

Major E&P

Supervisor, Geologic Operations                   1989 – 1994

  • Supervised geologic operations team. Responsible for the planning, acquisition and distribution of geologic and petrophysical data on all Canada operated and company interest wells. (Typically more than 150 well locations per year)
  • Evaluated potential benefits of new logging technologies and geologic services for acquiring high quality geologic data in a safe, cost effective manner.

Petrophysical Specialist                                      1987 – 1989

  • Responsible for the design, supervision and analysis of petrophysical programs on Company operated wells.
  • Conducted detailed petrophysical analyses on Company interest wells and recommended well completion strategies.
  • Analyzed multiple well data sets to assist with prospect generation.
  • Supervised on-site logging operations for quality control.

Development Geology                                    1985 – 1987

  • Responsible for the development/exploitation of several major field areas.
  • Discovered and developed two major oil pools and a gas pool in north central Alberta.
  • Evaluated land sales and prepared government submissions for lease renewals.
  • Identified and coordinated drilling opportunities in several Alberta pools.

WELLSITE GEOLOGIST:  Independent Firm  1983 – 1985

Project Geologist                                               1980 – 1983

EDUCATION:

University of Alberta, 1979, M. Sc.

University of Waterloo, 1977, B.E.S.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

Canadian Well Logging Society          (CWLS)

Society of Professional Well Log Analysts (SPWLA)

Can. Soc. of Pet. Geologists (CSPG)

Society of Core Analysts (SCA)

SOFTWARE SKILLS:

Paradigm Geolog6, Baker Atlas eXpress, and PetroWorks log evaluation software, OpenWorks and Accumap, Unix/Linux Systems and MSOffice Suite.

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Senior Petrophysicist

Calgary, Canada

Our Client, a Major Independent Exploration and Production company has an opportunity for a Senior Petrophysicist with strong North American Onshore unconventional reservoirs experience. The Senior Petrophysicist will support prospect evaluation work by providing both qualitative and quantitative analysis of data relevant to formation evaluation and reservoir characterization. This evaluation work will require integration of information derived from a variety of sources including open and cased hole well logs, mud logs, sidewall cores, full cores, RFT / MDT pressure test / fluid samples, mini-fracs, Diagnostic Fracture Injectivity Tests (DFIT), geochem analysis, and the like. Additionally, the role may also perform advanced geomechanics evaluation in order to make predictions related to wellbore stability assessment, formation sanding potential, principal present-day stresses analysis, and mechanical property determination useful in defining barriers to hydraulic fracture growth. Characterization of naturally fractured reservoirs will be an important aspect of the job.

Minimum Requirements:

Viable candidates must have at least an undergraduate degree in Engineering or Geosciences and a minimum of 15 years of relevant formation evaluation experience as a Petrophysicist including significant experience in unconventional resource plays.

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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Staff Petrophysicist Experienced in Western Canandian Sedimentary Basin Areas

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate # 99113.  Senior Staff Petrophysicist with over 12 years of experience in Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin; proven capacity to integrate petrophysics with multiple disciplines, including developing static and dynamic models, conducting analysis and producing profitable recommendations to all levels of operations.  Proficient in both deterministic and probabilistic petrophysics using @Risk, MonteCarlo and descriptive statistics, proficiency with Accumap, petrophysical software and LOGIC, UNIX, NT, familiar with Peteral and RokDoc.

Career Highlights

  • Saved ~$30Million by influencing drilling project decisions (SouthFoothills-Devonian) by using petrophysical studies
  • Influenced decision-making to drill two successful wells- most productive wells in  South Foothills based mainly on petrophysical studies
  • Increased production by 800 e3m3/d (Central Foothills) with increase of 5 new wells
  • Strategized increase of >1000 e3m3/d gas using horizontal and deviated wells (Foothills)
  • Saved Company $Millions by optimizing recompletion program (Panther) as a result of a petrophysical study.
  • Excellent Presentation skills; presented to Senior Management, colleagues, and partners for farming out opportunities
  • Shared and communicated experiences, skills, and presented new attended courses within petrophysicists community within Company.
  • Member in Canadian Well Logging Society. 

Professional Experience

Major Oil and Gas Co, Calgary                    1996-present

Senior Staff Petrophysical Engineer       2008-present

(Exploration—Unconventional Gas—NorthEast British Columbia)

Cretaceous and Jurassic

(Cadotte, Fahler, Bluesky, Gething, Cadomin, Nikannassin)

  • Developed and managed formation evaluation program, routine and special core   analysis programs, including rock geomechanic properties (Young Modulus and Poisson  Ratio).
  • Reduced expenditures via reviewing lab proposals to select optimal technical methodology suitable to the specific characteristics of subject reservoir and budget considerations.
  • Supervised coring and logging operations with cost checking and invoice approval.
  • Involved in well proposal, drilling and completion strategies.
  • Finalized formation evaluations after QC data. Formation evaluation includes reservoir potential, testing and perforation intervals, with abandonment decisions).
  • Completed and documented preliminary and final formation evaluations, including cased hole logs interpretation (PLT, TDT and RST) aiming to apply the ultimate methodology for field development plan.
  • Evaluated >100 offset wells, calculating Gas Initial in Place (GIIP), contributing to forecasting ensuring sound economic decisions were made for land sale project.
  • Contributed to dSFR and EUR calculations, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail.

(Reservoir Exploration—Coal Bed Methane-Bourbon Area) Cretaceous and Jurassic

  • Evaluated coal, effective coal and sand, contributed to drilling and completion of new wells.
  • Evaluation of 30 offset wells to the pilot area aiding GIIP calculations.
  • Assessed volumetrics of unconventional resources, including coalbed methane.
  • Evaluated the capability for water disposal well.
  • Developed relationship between high/standard resolution logs in Bourbon to lower uncertainty of GIIP calculations.

Staff Petrophysical Engineer                                      2006 – 2008

(Development and Exploration—Sour Gas— Alberta) (11 different basins)

  • Saved ~$30Million by influencing decision to undrill unprofitable drilling projects by using petrophysical studies.
  • Created static and dynamic models, built penetration charts based on petrophysical studies and production history (Mississippian, Devonian, Central Foothills).
  • Increased production by 800 e3m3/d (Central Foothills) with increase of 5 new wells.
  • Managed well proposal, drilling and completions; technical support for operational groups.
  • Designed, implemented and monitored evaluation programs including MDT, RFT, DST and invoice approval.
  • Saved Company $Millions by changing re-completion plans resulting from developing a relationship between formation resistivity and impaired porosity by pyrobitumin (Panther), integrating cores, thin sections and logs; results enhanced relationship between reservoir quality and production and improved understanding of the reservoir.

Staff Petrophyical Engineer                                        2000 – 2006

(Development and Exploration—Sour Gas—Alberta) (10 different basins)

  • Strategized increase of >1000 e3m3/d gas using horizontal and deviated wells (Foothills)
  • Participated as team member of the integrated reservoir characterization team ensuring petrophysical input was accurately integrated to develop reservoir model (static and dynamic)
  • Utilized SCAL output including facies study, flow unit, ambient vs. in-situ relations for permeability, porosity and their relationship, Klinkenberg correction and using lambda function to identify transition zone thickness from capillary pressure curves in addition to FWL identification
  • Saturation Height Modeling-Saturation Height Functions
  • Generated 4.5e6m3 and 12.6 e6m3 production within first month with sound use of petrophysical studies (3 basins)
  • Predicted, advised and contributed to multi-discipline team advantageous locations to drill
  • Provided petrophysical support for operational groups
  • Identified and chased effective open fractures by integrated Full Wellbore Micro Scanner Imager, Dipole Sonic Image by utilizing shear wave anisotropy, with rock geomechanic properties.

Senior Petrophysical Engineer                                  1998 – 1999

(Development—Oil Reservoir) (3 basins)

  • Designed, implemented evaluation program using LWD/MWD/GR to enhance HZ well  geosteering.
  • Drilled 4 successful horizontal wells integrating specialized core analyses.
  • Experienced working with old gamma ray, neutron log and old E-log interpretation.

(SouthEast Saskatchewan, Mississippian)           1996 – 1997

  • Evaluated ~50 wells in Midale, SK area for by-pass opportunities
  • Analyzed, documented and summarized field development efficiency plans
  • Achieved experience working with old gamma ray, neutron log and E-log technologies. 

Petrophysicist, International assignment             1988 – 1995

(Oil Reservoirs, two assignments to The Hague –Netherland for petrophysical studies)

Education

University of Damascus, Syria

Bachelor of Science in Geology

Technical and Professional Courses:

●             Geomechanics of the Oilfield: “Application to Fracture Permeability”

●             Advances in Performance Diagnostics for Fractured and Horizontal Wells

●             SPE Applied Technology Workshop

●             SPE Tight Gas Development Forum

●             P-265 (PP role in building static and dynamic models; Petrel and FasTrack introduced)

●             Coal Bed Methane

●             Women’s Career Development Program

●             Managing Risks and Strategic Decisions in Petroleum Exploration & Production

●             Reservoir Characterization: A multi-discipline team approach

●             Evaluation of Canadian Oil & Gas Properties

●             Hydrocarbon: Volume Management (Models 1, 2, and 3)

●             Reservoir Management

●             Examination and Description of Carbonate Sediments (Core)

●             Identifying Bypass Opportunities

●             Reservoir Engineering for Other Disciplines

●             Production Geology for Other Disciplines (PGD; previously P213)

●             Various other courses:  Open/cased hole, LWD, Logging through HZ wells

●             Series of IHRDS courses: Basics of Geology, Reservoir Engineering, Drilling, Completion, Production

Computer Knowledge

@Risk, MonteCarlo, Accumap, TechLog,  LOGIC, UNIX,.  NT, Peteral,  RokDoc,  Microsoft Office

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Well Logging Society, Member.

Eligible for registration with The Association of Professional Engineers

Volunteer

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, United Way, and Day of Caring Program

References

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CV Resume of Candidate 000927 Experienced Petrophysicist with various reservoir types including carbonate, sandstone, shaly sand and heavy oil seeking new opportunity in US or Canada

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS:

–     Petrophysicist with 10+ years experience worked in carbonate reservoir and sandstone reservoir, including 2 years as Petrophysicist in Canada and 12 years in China, 2 years as Geophysical Technician in Canada

–     Good experience in shaly sand reservoir, heavy oil carbonate reservoir and fracture identification, familiar with core analysis and interpretation

–          Skilled in well log data processing, analyzing, interpreting, and formation evaluation, including open hole and cased hole logs

–          Strong software skills in GeoGraphix and GeoFrame, as well as geoSCOUT, and Suffer

–          Calculated reservoir parameters (porosity, permeability, lithology, saturations, and net pay)

–          Skilled in constructing geological cross-sections and curve normalization

–          Three years quick interpretation experience in coal bed methane well log analysis on well-site, log data quality control and correction

–          Bachelor Degree in Geophysical Exploration

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Petrophysical Advisor January 2010June 2010

Major National Oil Company, Damascus, Syria

–          Conducting Tishrine and Sheikh Mansour field (672 Km2, 520+ oil wells) and Oudeh field (192 Km2, 170+ oil wells) in Syria, both are heavy oil carbonate reservoir

–          Providing formation properties and reservoir characterization for Geologist, reservoir simulation and Geophysicist

–          Writing petrophysical studying report for each well

–          Demonstrated ability to balance analyzing single wells by GeoGraphix, and setting up multi-well database by GeoFrame at the same time

–          Providing new wells and surrounding wells petrophysical parameters

–          Providing knowledge transfer and problem solving

Petrophysicist June 2008-December 2009

Tanganyika Oil Company Ltd, Calgary

–          Conducting Tishrine and Sheikh Mansour field, and Oudeh field in Syria

–          Petrophysical analysis (Processed, Analyzed 100+ wells using GeoGraphix)

–          Identifying lithology and fracture from FMI, mud logs and well logs

–          Providing formation properties and reservoir characterization for Petrel modeling, reservoir simulation and Geophysicist

–          Calibrating well log porosity and permeability using core data analysis and cutting descriptions

–          Writing petrophysical studying report for each well

–          Core Review at New Horizon Core Storage and BodyCote Labs

Geophysical Technician 2006-May 2008

Divestco Inc., Calgary

–          Archiving and indexing field, stack and basic seismic data by Indexing Tool, GAS, Media track, Aim, and DDS

–          Copying seismic data from historical media to disk system by UNIX, M5U, 9 tracks and DEMUX

–          Reformatting SEGY, SEGA, SEGD and SEGB seismic data as per client request

–          Performing ACC Verifier Project by ACC Verifier, Database, and OBS

–          Reformatting IBMTRACE Lacey file to SEGY, classifying stack data by SEGYNAMER

Petrophysicist 1993-2005

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SINOPEC)

–          Wrote 100+ well log interpretation reports

–          Processed and interpreted well log data of 300+ wells including open hole and cased hole from different basins

–          Experienced in coal bed methane well log analysis in North of China

–    Determined formation properties (porosity, water saturation, net pay) in clastic reservoirs from well log interpretation and core analysis

–          Identified lithology, especially in shaly sand profile by analyzing well log data

–          Organized well log data, data QC and correction on well-site

–          Evaluated petrophysical data for well drilling completion or abandonment decisions, perforation intervals and reserves estimates

–          Picked tops and completed stratigraphic cross sections

–          Created structure map, isopach, net pay and HCPV

Well Log Technician

SINOPEC, China                                                                                                     1991-1993

–    Digitized well log curves

–    Prepared log curves and compiled reports

–    Collected core data, test data, production data and seismic data, and maintained the database

–    Scanned, classified documents and images, log data entry

–    Converted raw data to LIS and LAS files

EDUCATION:

Bachelor Degree in Geophysical Exploration                                                                 1991

Changchun University of Geology, Changchun, China

English as Second Language program                                                                2005-2006

Bow Valley College and CCIS ESL Program

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Senior Staff Petrophysicist

A strong Growth oriented E&P Company is seaching for a Senior Petrophysicist to join their team.

With an office in Canada, 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

The successful candidate will have:

  • 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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Energy Resume Energy CV Petrophysicist MS Petroleum Engineering with extensive Oil & Gas Upstream E&P Experience Open to Relocation

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate # 12730 Petrophysicist with multi-disciplinary oil/gas experience covering upstream E&P, servicing, research, and consulting services. Good knowledge of logging tool specifics, including design and geological limitations. Extensive experience in core (Routine and Special Core Analysis) and fluid data acquisition programs including analysis and interpretation.

Extensive experience in Open and Cased hole log analysis and interpretation. Strenght  in petrophysical modeling of carbonate, clastic and thin bed formations. Extensive research experience in advanced Laboratory testing of core and fluid data. Hands-on experience with the following softwares:  Openworks, Petroworks, Geolog, Techlog, Petcom, IP, Stratworks, Z-map and various proprietary engineering application tools. Geographical areas worked include the North Sea, Gulf of Mexico, South America, Angola and Nigeria. Excellent communication, presentation and computer programming skills.

EDUCATION

  • MS Petroleum Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, May 2004
  • BS Physics, University of Nigeria, June 1985

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Bakersfield, California, 93311 (08/2006 –present)

Sr. Petrophysicist

  • Planning & cordination of open, cased and production logging programs with service operator companies ensuring the acquisition of high quality log data.
  • Proven ability to analyze open and cased hole log data including proper environmental corrections and an ability to recognize logging tool limitations in an environment of shaly sands, thin beds, steep formation dips and highly deviated wellbores.
  • Strong skill in processing and analysis of cement bond logs (CBL/USIT), Pulse neutron capture logs (PNC), cased hole formation resistivity logs (CHFR) and reservoir saturation tool (RST) in both sigma and carbon oxygen modes.
  • Experience in processing CHFR raw data ensuring proper field K-factor normalization, cement and perforation effects removal and correction.
  • Proven ability to create petrophysical property models based on core to log data transforms and a working knowledge of incorporating petrophysical models into geological models for effective reservoir characterization.
  • Calibrating log data with core and well test data for effective water saturation computation and reservoir characterization.
  • Environmentally processing (SP and RT) logs of different vintages ranging from 1930 to present day using robust inverse and forward modeling techniques.
  • Work with surveillance engineers and geoscientists to identify & quantify opportunities for maximizing production from developed, undeveloped reserves and by-passed oil.
  • Extensive experience in the analysis and interpretation of LWD/MWD/MAD logs
  • Analysis and Interpretation of wellbore images (FMI, CMI, etc).

Independent Oil and Gas Co.

Houston TX 77024 (01/2001 –July2006)

Research Petrophysicist ( Geographical Areas Worked: USA, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Nigeria)

  • Perform multi-well petrophysical field studies integrating wireline log, core and seismic data attributes for effective reservoir description and exploitation.
  • Quantification of petrophysical uncertainty on field or prospect volumetric estimates.
  • Worked in an integrated team of geoscientists and petroleum/production engineers to deliver robust studies that defined future field development opportunities and reserves potential.
  • Petrophysical research on real time differential pipe sticking identification and remediation in the deep gas wells of Unayzah using multivariate statistics, neural networks & fuzzy logic
  • Design specific laboratory test measurements (Routine and Special Core analysis) with SOP’s to address clients needs.
  • A key member of a multi-disciplinary team that updated the static and dynamic reservoir models of the shushufindi oil and gas field in South America, ensuring that reservoir characteristics are properly understood and communicated.
  • Work with surveillance engineers and geoscientists to identify & quantify opportunities for maximizing production from developed, undeveloped reserves and by-passed oil.
  • Developed new Permeability models for the Berri Field (carbonate reservoirs) using neural network, fuzzy logic methods and multivariate statistics.
  • Identifying and managing key subsurface uncertainties, project management and proper documentation of all work products in conformance to client’s requirements.
  • Using openworks & Z-map to help diagnose problems and manage projects, create and annotate basemaps, perform grid operations, create well display templates, correlate well logs and create lines of section.
  • Import & Export various types of mapping data, Generate custom basemaps, model various petrophysical parameters including net/gross ratio, Porosity and hydrocarbon saturation using landmark Z-map.
  • Map and Access hydrocarbon pore volume and Reserves (volumetrics) using Z-map/Mapview.
  • Identifying and managing key subsurface uncertainties, project management and Proper documentation of all work products in conformance to client’s requirements.

Energy Service Company

Nigeria/Houston USA, 1995-1997, 1998-2000

Manager,  Special Core Analysis (Geographical Areas worked:  Nigeria & USA)

  • Designed test procedures (SOP’s) and carried out advanced rock properties measurements such as steady and unsteady state relative permeability.
  • Routine and Special core analysis support, new technology awareness, Client visits, Job acquisitions and presentations.
  • Electrical properties measurement (2/4 electrode) with capillary pressure at  reservoir & ambient conditions (FF, RI, PC, m, n).
  • Critical Velocity and Regain Permeability measurement
  • Laboratory training and weekly lectures of advanced Rock Properties to Engineers and Geologists
  • Budget Control & AFE approvals.

Independent Service Co

Houston. Nigeria, 1987 -1994

Manager,  Advanced Rock Properties

(Geographical Areas Worked: Nigeria, Aberdeen-Scotland, USA, Angola)

  • Designed test procedures and carried out advanced rock properties measurements such as steady, unsteady state relative permeability measurements.
  • Performed 2/4 electrode configuration measurement of electrical properties with capillary pressure at reservoir conditions (FF, RI, PC, m, n).
  • Prediction of oil/water and gas/oil contacts using Core and Log data. Performed Wettability Measurements (USBM, Static, and Amott-Havey). Centrifuge Capillary Pressure at Ambient and Stress Conditions. Residual Gas Saturation Determinations. Imagelog and thin bed evaluation
  • Coordinated numerous projects involving Core-Log data integration and permeability prediction using the Hydraulic Unit Concept. Performed brine sensitivity and Critical velocity measurements.
  • Mud damage assessment (Return/regain Permeability), Pore volume compressibility and waterflood susceptibility tests.
  • Responsible for technical/Personnel development, Design and evaluation of test procedure documentation, Report QC, Review and Presentation.
  • New technology acquisition and presentations. Training of geologists and Engineers on basic and special core analysis.
  • Job acquisition/sales, budget control and AFE approvals.

Major Service Co

Nigeria 1986 -1987

Fluids Engineer

  • Fluids sample acquisition at surface and reservoir conditions.
  • Conducted PVT and compositional analysis of all classes of Reservoir Fluids, Black oil, volatile (Near critical) oil, gas condensate, dry gas and formation water at ambient and reservoir conditions.
  • Separator Flash Tests (single and multi-stages), retrograde liquid curves, constant volume depletion.
  • Phase determination, re-evaporation and gas-injection measurements.
  • Pressure–Volume relation (constant mass expansion), differential vaporization and viscosity measurement at reservoir conditions.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Available upon request

MEMBER

  • Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
  • Society of Petrophysicists & Well log Analysts (SPWLA)

KEY PETROPHYSICAL PROJECTS COMPLETED

  • Development of new permeability model for Berri Field
  • Development of analytical and Neural Network Model to Compute Variable Cementation “m” and Saturation Exponent “n” using Open Hole Log data.
  • Hydrocarbon Saturation Distribution and assessment of Water Mobility in Gas wells-Jauf & Unayzah Formations.
  • Permeability Modeling and Saturation height functions for Qatif formations Using Conventional Open Hole logs
  • Development of Regional Stress Models for Conversion of Porosity and Permeability Data to in-situ stress Conditions.
  • Evaluation of Pipe Sticking Problems in the Deep Gas wells of Jauf  Using Multivariate Statistics and Neural Networks & Fuzzy logic
  • Salvaging Remaining Reserves from Ventura Age-long Fresh Water Injection Field Using Appropriate Clay Inhibitor.

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Energy Resume Energy CV Experienced Petrophysicist Texas A&M Graduate Open to Domestic Relocation

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate RG8700957.  Texas A&M Graduate Petroleum industry professional with seven years experience, serving in roles such as petrophysicist, well logging field engineer, and applications engineer.  Excellent problem solving skills, and ability to manage projects on time and at or under budget.  Open to International travel and Domestic Relocation.

EXPERIENCE:
January 2007 – June 2009  Energy Firm, Humble, Texas
Petrophysicist
Worked as a wireline logging engineer in East Texas and North Louisiana furthering my experience in this field.
. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Resistivity and Acoustic Imaging tool Theory – Advanced Logging School (2006).

August 2006 – January 2007
Large Energy Firm, Houston, Texas
Application Engineer
August 2005 – August 2006 Major Energy Firm, Tyler, Texas
Field Engineer
Provided advanced petrophysical solutions to oil and gas companies worldwide by modeling conventional well log data to have similar response characteristics as NMR outputs using Company’s proprietary software process.
. Broad knowledge of Powerlog; used this application in a variety of environments including organic shales, sands, and complex carbonates.
. Performed quality control and preparatory work on well data including normalizing, depth matching, logging run splices, environmental corrections, check formation tops, review core analysis and formation test reports.
. Evaluated approximately 20-30 wells per month with shaly sand, complex lithology, and organic shale models.
October 2004 – August 2005  GOULDS PUMPS- Stafford, Texas
Application Engineer

Integral member of an established technical team at Goulds which provides innovative engineered solutions in the chemical processing, pulp and paper, oil refining, gas processing, power generation, and mining industries.
. Evaluated centrifugal pump specifications and requirements and selected appropriate pump solutions.
. Developed sales proposals and supported outside sales engineers.

June 2002 – July 2004 BAKER HUGHES – Hassi Messaoud, Algeria
Field Engineer

Worked in Baker Atlas division of Baker Hughes, Inc. as a wireline logging engineer in Algeria and trained in West Texas and the Gulf Coast of Texas.  Trained in open-hole and cased-hole logging services.

EDUCATION:
1999 – 2002
Texas A&M University – College Station, TX
Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering

– Knowledge in Design, Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Fluid
Mechanics, Dynamic and Static Systems, Manufacturing, Materials,
Feedback Controls, HVAC, and Petroleum Geology
. Senior Design Project – Worked in conjunction with Kvaerner Oilfield Products to design subsea production equipment.
. Obtained Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate.
CERTIFICATIONS:
Engineer in Training Certificate
SKILLS:
Powerlog, MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Project
Specialize in identifying bypassed pay zones, including finding potential fractures in carbonate reservoirs based on different fracture indicators produced from well log responses, all adding greater value by boosting client companies’ reserves.

Successfully completed Goulds’ Vertical Products Operations and Seneca Falls Operations pump schools. Also while at Goulds, Identified value added opportunities such as variable speed drives and control systems, to reduce pump speed, decrease energy consumption, and monitor pump discharge pressure and flow for pump protection and improved reliability.

Responsible for installation of new heavy logger open hole unit into the service fleet while at Baker.  Completed Well Logging School in 2002 – Open hole logging tool theory, log analysis and interpretation, Baker Atlas ECLIPS software and hardware, UNIX, HazCom training, wellsite safety, explosive safety, radiation safety, and STOP safety training.Responsible for the support of Sales Engineers and their customers, primarily large domestic and multi-national firms including engineering consultants, contractors, and upstream and downstream hydrocarbon processing companies that purchase or specify engineered pumping equipment for major projects.
. Evaluated RFQ’s and specified the sizing and selection of ANSI and API process, multi-stage horizontal, between bearings, vertical, and other pumping solutions
. Team member of the Shell-Athabasca Sands project.

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