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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Reservoir Consulting Engineer Bilingual Spanish Houston Texas

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 8688.  University of Texas Master Graduate with 4.0 GPA. Experienced, well rounded engineer: 14+ years experience working in the international and US domestic E&P sector as a reservoir, planning and risk engineer and asset manager. Unique, quantitative skill set: Has a solid understanding of classic reservoir engineering, integrated field development studies, production forecasting, simulation, risk and uncertainty assessment, reserve estimation and reporting, exploration and producing field development planning and valuation.  Involved in evaluating over $4 billion in energy transactions using both deterministic and probabilistic techniques.  Effective communicator in Spanish and English (oral and writing skills); real time, high-quality presentation skills.  Authorized to work in the US without restrictions.


2009- Present

Engineering Consulting Firm, Houston, TX

Senior Reservoir Engineer

  • Prepare reserve estimates of oil and gas properties under SEC and SPE guidelines
  • Gas field pipeline network modeling to analyze bottlenecks, operational problems with existing and proposed systems. Production forecast and reserve determination using different system configurations.
  • International contract modeling.
  • Analysis of conventional and unconventional oil and gas fields.
  • Dewatering field analysis

2006 – 2009

Energy Consulting Group, Houston, TX

Director – Global Commodities Group

  • Evaluate potential conventional and unconventional oil and gas asset transactions (over ~$2 billion worth) in TX, OK, GOM, NM and the Rockies
  • Perform oil and gas field analysis, reserve forecasts and economic evaluations for both Upstream and Trading operations, resulting in over $400 million in closed transactions
  • Manage 650 Bcfe Hunton de-watering asset in OK which entails forecasting reserves, reviewing and approving expenditures and drilling plans, generating economic forecasts and reports, and managing relationships with key partners
  • Perform risk and financial evaluations for portfolio divestitures resulting in the sale of ~14 transactions worth ~$750MM
  • Perform fundamental gas analysis to support gas trading activities. Develop methodologies to analyze, build and evaluate production forecasts
  • Perform risk analysis of oil and gas properties to improve the understanding of downside potential and create strategies to reduce risks or capture upside
  • Analyzed gas storage transactions from subsurface to pipeline using IPM. Total assets value ~$1.5 billion
  • Created accounting database to improve ability to track and reconcile AFEs, volumes and revenues
  • Created probabilistic landfill gas forecasts based on EPA models and evaluated a NY biomass power generation project

1995 – 2006 Large South American Energy Company

Corporate Risk and Reserves Coordinator –E&P Planning & New Venture Department

2002-06 Corporate Risk and Reserve Coordinator * 1998-2002 Sr. Reservoir Engineer * 1995-1998 Jr. Reservoir Engineer

  • Performed mature oil field primary and secondary recovery surveillance, reserve analysis and production forecasts
  • Conducted economic and reservoir field studies of oil and gas, producing and exploration fields in South America, helping the company to achieve growth targets and to improve transaction profitability
  • Managed 2000 and 2001 Company reserves booking and reporting process (~2000 MMBOE 3P reserves booked). Acted as internal reserves auditor and was responsible for field report completeness and accuracy. Acted as company liaison with external consultants saving hundreds of internal HR hours per year
  • Provided technical engineering support for exploration teams. Responsible for integrating information, building development plans, performing economic analysis, analyzing uncertainties, evaluating and communicating conclusions to upper management which resulted in the acquisition of several projects in South America
  • Developed and implemented a probabilistic methodology to analyze exploration projects
  • Performed reservoir and risk analysis for numerous E&P conventional and unconventional properties across Latin America
  • Created and communicated internal guidelines for selection and analysis of oil and gas fields that improved the consistency of new transaction evaluation processes, efficiency of teams and reducing information costs
  • Wrote and published internal guidelines for reserve evaluation, classification and risking practices improving the consistency of the annual business plans and overall team efficiency
  • Wrote and implemented internal guidelines for annual field development plan reports that were implemented firm wide.
  • Evaluated, tested and implemented portfolio management tools that were appropriate for Petrobras’ environment
  • Designed and managed Intranet technical interest group devoted to risk and reserves that helped to improve understanding, communication and creating consensus across business units
  • Designed and implemented database to manage Company’s reserves, improving communication and facilitating reporting
  • Mentored engineers, geologists and techs in risk and reserve assessments, field, economic and portfolio evaluations



Master in Arts – Energy and Mineral Resources. GPA 4.0/4.0

1995 UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL DEL SUR – Bahia Blanca, Argentina

Civil Engineer with Hydraulic Orientation – GPA 8.5/10.0


  • Decision Modeling, Game theory, International Contracts, Decision Risk and Reliability, Large Scale Optimization, Managing People and Organizations. University of Texas at Austin 2006
  • Corporate Finance, Petroleum Macroeconomics, Petroleum Economic Analysis. University of Texas at Austin 2004
  • Project Management Director (PMI). Belgrano University, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2003.
  • Others: Real options, Water Flooding, Gas Reservoir Engineering, Advanced Oil and Gas Project Evaluation, Logging, Carbonate Geology, Reservoir Engineering.


Available Upon Request


Available Upon Request


  • Microsoft Office Advanced user: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Access
  • Programming: Visual Basic 6.0: Advanced, Matlab: Basic
  • Risk and Decision analysis: Crystal Ball, Opt quest, @Risk suite, Solver, GAMS
  • O&G Databases: Oil Field Management (OFM), Estimator, PIDwights, Powertools
  • Mapping: Petra (advanced user ), Arcview 9.3
  • Numerical Simulators: Merlin, Boast, Eclipse, Quicksim
  • Pressure testing: Pansystem
  • Economic software: PHDwin, Aries
  • Nodal analysis, Material Balance, Well Performance: Petroleum Experts IPM, Fast Piper.

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