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Energy Resume Energy CV MBA Petroleum Reservior Engineer Open to Relocation

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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 Senior Reservoir Engineer experienced in Drilling, Completion, Production and Operations

Intelli-Source Candidate # NA-1295479029

Reservoir Engineer

 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS 

  • · Diversified petroleum engineering experience including Reservoir, Drilling, Completion, Production, and Operations.
  • · Reservoir management, pressure transient analysis, fluid property analysis, numerical reservoir simulation, reservoir characterization, understanding of surface/facility issues, and excellent knowledge of production engineering.
  • · Extensive experience with decline curve, volumetric, and material balance reserve evaluation, surveillance analysis, nodal analysis, and well test analysis.
  • · Strong experience in optimization of mature fields, field development planning, well performance forecast and modeling, forecast production and reserve estimation, risk and economic analysis.
  • · Experience with open and cased hole log analysis.
  • · Uncommon organizational skills to plan and execute studies.
  • · Excellent communication skills-written, verbal, and presentation.
  • · Remarkable ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams consisting of drilling, completion, reservoir, and production engineers.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 Contract Petroleum Engineer 2009 – Present 

Developed program to return 400 Panhandle Field wells to production for a small independent oil company that purchased 17 leases in Carson and Hutchinson County, Texas. Determined repair work of production equipment ranging from tank batteries, flowlines, pumping units tubing, rods, and downhole pumps needed to return wells to production. Prepared detailed workover procedures including additional perforations, stimulation, cost estimates, and established priorities for returning inactive wells to production. Reactivation of first ten wells increased production from 20 BOPD & 50 MCFD to over 50 BOPD and 125 MCFD at a cost of $6,500 per well. 

 Consulting Engineer 1994 – 2009

Worked with Sol Smith Petroleum Engineer Inc. in Austin, Texas. Prepared Railroad Commission research, walk-through permitting, State agency research, and regulatory compliance reviews. Provided turn-key saltwater disposal permitting, production and completion report filing, and other professional services and consulting.

Worked with various civil engineering firms and municipalities throughout Central Texas. Designed streets, drainage, and piping required for fresh water and sewer systems for residential and municipal projects. Prepared construction drawings, cost estimates, and engineering reports for City, County, State, and Federal regulatory approval. Reviewed and prepared comments for proposed Planned Development Districts (PDD), annexation, preliminary and final plats, subdivision/site development, and site development plans for compliance with City, County, State, and Federal regulation and acceptable engineering practices. Provided office and field engineering support for all approved water, wastewater, street, and drainage capital improvement projects funded by certificate of obligations. Reviewed and recommended payment for all consulting engineering and construction contract pay requests. Managed and directed daily activity of City’s engineering and inspection personnel.

Senior Petroleum Engineer for J.M. Huber 1982-1994

Provided reservoir, production, drilling, remedial, and completion engineering for all phases of well production from drilling, completion, remedial and workover, and abandonment operations. Worked closely with exploration department to determine potential reserves and economic evaluation of exploration prospects and property acquisitions. Prepared well drilling prognosis specifying total drilling depths, casing sizes, cement and drilling mud programs to allow well to be drilled in accordance to the latest Field and Statewide Rules. Prepared recompletion, workover recommendations and procedures, property evaluations, reservoir studies, reserve and production forecasts, economic analysis, and plugging procedures for company’s exploration and production activities. Evaluated downhole electric logs, determined perforation intervals, and made casing point election recommendations Evaluated producing properties to identify potential unexploited reserves. Worked with engineering consultants on special projects and preparation of annual company reserve reports. Monitored daily production and prepared workover and re-completion procedures to improve production. Worked with production foremen to reduce monthly operating expenses. Prepared final well analysis for marginally economic oil and gas wells. For wells with no uphole recompletion or stimulation potential, recommendations were made to either plug and abandon the property or place it for sale.

Production Engineer for Conoco and Tenneco 1976-1982

Provided a broad scope of subsurface and production engineering in conjunction with exploration and other departments to help maximize the company’s profitability through maintaining production levels and minimizing operating expenses in a safe and environmentally sound manner. Evaluated and recommended downhole corrosion prevention, artificial lift optimization, surface facility expansion, chemical treatment optimization, compression, and automation. Prepared well Repair & Maintenance and workover procedures, cost estimates, project economics, and AFE documentation for submittal to management. Provided onsite technical support to ensure quality control during critical operations such as logging, perforating, cement squeezing, and stimulation. Provided onsite supervision of all special well work operations from drilling to plugging. Ensured compliance with all company policies, procedures and plans with federal, state and local regulations.

 COMPUTER SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

 

  • · MBAL and Oil Water Gas Water Material Balance software.
  • · POGO/PROPHET/ARIES/PEEP Economics
  • · OFM (Oil Field Manger) Schlumberger software.
  • · Knowledge of Saphire, PanSystem, and Welltest 200 Well Test Analysis software
  • · Open & Cased Hole Log Analysis Programs
  • · FlowMaster Pressure Pipe Design
  • · MSWord, Excel, AutoCAD software, 2

 

EDUCATION

Oklahoma State University,

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

  • · Received major oil company training in reservoir engineering, water flooding operations, artificial lift equipment selection, production system design, open and cased hole logging programs and interpretation, completion and remedial procedures, acidizing and fracturing stimulation techniques, technical writing, and economic analysis.

 

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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 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.

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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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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Geologist Experienced in Western Alberta Canada

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 99111.  Senior Geologist with over 25 years of diverse experience in Western Alberta.  Ability to analyze and map multiple formations and generate viable drilling locations and recompletions.  Proven track record in both clastic and carbonate exploration and development which has resulted in significant production and reserve additions.

 

Professional Experience

Major Oil and Gas Company, Canada

Sr. Staff Geologist                                                                                2001-2009

  • Recommended 25 exploratory and development gas and oil wells in Western Alberta resulting in a greater than 80% success rate
  • Executed 5 recompletions in 4 major fields resulting in over 6.5 MMcf/d IP. Two play trends were identified for more recompletions (9) and   potential development drilling
  • Successfully recommended participation in 12 wells in the Western Alberta area. The program had greater than an 80% success rate including two oil pools totaling greater than 800,000 bbl ROIP and several gas wells
  • Participated in 8 successful wells generating 12 MMcf/d IP
  • Assigned to evaluate a potential  acquisition and received letter of commendation for services rendered
  • Initiated and supervised summer Geologist Cardium study and successfully recommended hiring

Senior Geologist, Southern Plains

  • Recommended successful Bow Island gas recompletion
  • Successfully supported participation in a 1 Bcf CanHunter Glauconite gas well
  • Generated 10-15 drilling leads with 2D seismic-integrated regional Glauconite sand map

Major Independent

Senior Geologist, Exploration (West- Central Alberta)          2000-2001

  • Purchased land in Brazeau which led to successful Viking corner-shot oil wells
  • Through industry contacts brought in successful foothills farm-in opportunity
  • Evaluated several land sales, acquisitions, and farm-in opportunities

Independent Exploration Co

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

  • Generated several Wabamun and Swan Hills leads in Simonette-Karr-Gold Creek Areas
  • Successfully purchased prospective land
  • Evaluated several acquisition, joint venture, and farm-in opportunities
  • Constructed regional maps for the Wabamun, Blueridge, Nisku, Leduc and Swan Hills
  • Identified structurally controlled hydrothermal dolomization trends

Major Oil and Gas Co Canada

Staff Geologist, Wapiti Area – Deep Basin (Western Alberta / Northeast BC)   1981-1999

  • Recommended a nine well Cadotte / Spirit River joint drilling program adding 20 BCF RGIP.
  • Team added 45 BCF WI RGIP and 13 MMcf/D WI annualized production in 1998
  • Constructed regional stratigraphic & structural maps which identified new Cadotte prospects
  • Incorporated 2D/3D seismic mapping to identify potential prospects, compartments, and drilling hazards

Staff Geologist (Special 3-Month Project, Northwest Territories)                 1997-1998

  • Evaluated Island River, NWT Keg River dolomite play, Hossitl Field Analogy. Rejected proposal to develop and explore based on pool size and economics

Staff Geologist, East Coast Exploration      1996-1997

  • Generated prospects, evaluated PNV’s (Whiterose, Terra Nova, Hibernia) in Jeanne d’Arc Basin contingent on West Bonne Bay commercial well results (competitors subsequently posted and purchased land)
  • Participated in well planning and operations for West Bonne Bay significant discovery well
  • Petrophysically mapped Ben Nevis/Avalon, Hibernia, & Jeanne d’Arc formations to high-grade prospects
  • Evaluated St. Pierre-Miquelon Sub-basin, Laurentian Shelf, West Newfoundland Cambro-Ordovician carbonate play (& Anticosti Island), Flemish Pass Sub-Basin for commercial oil potential

Staff Geologist – Senior Geologist, Devonian Exploration             1987-1996

  • Mapped Hanlan / Minehead Swan Hills complexes co-supported drilling 2 development wells – 1 successful (Mobil-horizontal ;> 70 Bcf), 1 non-commercial
  • Recommended 3 deep Stolberg Swan Hills wells and sparse 3D-encountered non-commercial gas/water bearing reef
  • Generated several Wabamun (Beaver Creek), Nisku pinnacle, Leduc island reef prospects. Supported Narraway sparse 3D based on 2D seismic lead, resulting in accurate trap assessment

Senior Geologist, Deep Basin Cretaceous Clastics            1986-1987

  • Mapped Northeast British Columbia (Cadotte, Spirit River, Cadomin) formations
  • Determined structural controls on Viking valley fills (Crystal, Sundance, Peco)
  • Evaluated Cardium Kakwa/Ram member

Senior Geologist, Conventional Heavy Oil Exploitation 1983-1986

  • Responsible for developing and extending Lindbergh Field Lower Cummings Fm
  • Recommended the majority of 101 successful stacked pay conventional heavy oil wells
  • Added Clearwater, Sparky & Colony reserves and production which were previously considered non-productive
  • Adjusted log analysis pay criteria and worked with field personnel on completion techniques to minimize water production, resulting in a dramatic turn-around in oil production rates.

Petroleum Geologist, Cretaceous Shallow Gas Exploitation        1981-1983

  • Integrated mapping of Colony channels in Beauvallon area and recommended participating in a successful Dome operated well (and declined participating in 3 wells, later found to be D&A)
  • Mapped Pan-Alberta Lower Mannville Gas Contract Fields with integrated team (Calling Lake, Westlock, Hylo) to determine RGIP
  • Coordinated land expiration project (2.7 million acres) and recommended computer database upgrades

Geologist, Frontier-Keg River Oil Exploration    1981

  • Amoco Senex/Panny exploratory well recommendation (J&A); field discovery.

Summer Geologist, Frontier-Mackenzie Basin Field Evaluation 1980

Exploration Technologist, Elmworth and Whitecourt Areas         1976-1978

  • Wellsite geology; cross-sections and map construction

Education

Bachelor of Science (Specialization in Geology) with Distinction, 1981

University of Alberta, 2 Awards

Certificate in Petroleum Resources, 1976

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, 2 Awards

Computer Knowledge

Accumap; Acculogs; Surfer

Petrosys

Landmark Stratworks; Zmap+;

Geolog

Memberships

Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG)

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA)

 

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Senior Simulation Advisor Unconventional Jobs Houston Texas TX

SENIOR SIMULATION ADVISOR

HOUSTON, TEXAS

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

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

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

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

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Energy Resume Energy CV Senior Production Facilities Engineer Experienced in Western Canada CA

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 12434.  Senior production and facilities engineer with over 10 years of experience in the WCSB.  Areas of focus have included; Foothills Deep Gas, Plains Shallow Gas, and Plains Heavy Oil. Working in each of these areas has been able to build a strong foundation in production engineering/operations, facilities engineering/operations, completions engineering and workover operations.  Consistently demonstrated exceptional communication and project management skills.  Reliably develop and execute efficient capital and maintenance programs to maximize value extracted while focusing on operational cost reduction.  Self-motivated and highly adaptable to standards and processes where they exist or eager to implement or improve processes where they are lacking or don’t exist, especially relating to safety, regulatory and environmental compliance.

Professional Experience

Major Energy Firm, Calgary Alberta                                                                                                                                            2005 – 2009

Production / Facilities Engineer, Bighorn South SBU

  • Production and facilities engineer and project manager on the Berland (30 mmcfd), Edson/Carrot Creek (20 mmcfd) and Aurora/Ferrier (18mmcfd) unconventional gas, sour gas and conventional oil areas in the Canadian Foothills Gas Region, with capital programs in the $80-$110 MM annually.
  • Involved in the planning, developing and budget preparation of 1, 2 and 5 year full field capital and maintenance strategies with multidisciplinary teams including G & G, development engineering, surface land, joint interest and operational staff.  Worked with operations on facility optimization and maintenance programs including initiating operating cost reduction and greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategies.
  • Worked closely on the design, scoping, estimating, AFE management and execution of these projects with EPC, construction, safety and operations groups. (including commissioning, HAZOP, management of change (MOC), shutdown key reviews and conducting extensive lookbacks) 
  • Worked closely with drilling and completions to improve well on-stream cycle times through concurrent operations (reducing flare and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction initiative)
  • Worked closely with surface land to update area operating agreements (AOA’s), resolve ungulate restriction issues and ensure all D56 regulatory requirements have been met for facility and pipeline projects.
  • Provided support to acquisitions and divestitures which included review and evaluation of wells, pipeline systems and facilities.  Worked on the oil property sale and the gas property divestiture package.
  • Coordinated bi-monthly area asset team meetings in the field including well reviews and facility optimization reviews, attended monthly field safety review meetings
  • Responsible for new well production tracking, optimizing and making recommendations for well completions.
  • Responsible for developing continued optimization strategies for gas well de-liquification including continuous installation of plungerlift, annular well control systems and wellsite booster compression.
  • Worked with operations and Energy Efficiency Initiative group to install REM Slipstream Technology in the Ferrier 12-33 sour gas booster site (capture vented hydrocarbons, a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction initiative).
  • Continuous redesign and improvement of wellsites and padsites towards developing standard print packages.   Collaborated with operations to design a near zero emissions wellsite (a GHG emissions reduction initiative).
  • Initiated, installed and commissioned approximately 11km of 6-inch Fibrespar composite pipe which realized a 10% savings in cost over steel and was 20% faster in installation.
  • Successfully installed and commissioned the Leland 30 mmcfd grassroots booster compressor and flow splitter.  This $10MM joint interest project was commissioned on time and realized 5 mmcfd of incremental gas production. 

Completions Engineer, Gas SBU                                                        2004 – 2005

  • Primary completions lead engineer for the 2005 Shallow Gas infill capital program consisting of 560 new shallow gas wells. Well workover activity included identifying 150 re-fracs and 100 re-completions.  Suffield gas had an overall capital budget of $110 MM.
  • Responsible for designing and programming of 400 shallow gas wells for multiple zone completion and stimulation, worked with multidisciplinary team to develop and coordinate area budgets for completions and workover activity.
  • Worked with business services on hiring of service rigs and completion services, cost estimate, AFE generation and taking well calls.  Supervised two lead field completion consultants (up to eight total).
  • Worked with multidisciplinary team to identify new well and workover candidates, supervised and mentored junior staff and summer interns on programming new well and workover candidates.
  • Coordinated bi-weekly field meetings with completion consultants, operations, area construction coordinator and area safety coordinator to review completion and construction crew movement and to conduct a safety review.
  • Implemented new frac and perforating strategy developed by team to help reduce per well cost while focusing on continuous load leveling throughout the year.
  • Worked directly with other SBU’s (Brooks area SBU’s) to obtain and better utilize area frac services, including logging, perforating, tank storage and trucking services.

Production / Facilities Engineer, Gas SBU                                     2002 – 2004

  • Primary SBU production / facilities engineer for new facility, facility modification, facility optimization, new pipeline installation, gas well de-liquification and gas gathering system optimization for the areas.
  • Worked closely on the design, scoping, cost estimating, AFE management, accrual, project management and execution of several capital programs and operations projects with EPC, construction, safety and operations groups (including commissioning, HAZOP, and conducting extensive lookbacks).
  • Successfully installed 3550hp Koomati grassroots booster station along with facility modification of the existing Koomati main station.  This $7.3MM project increased capacity to 60 mmcf/d in the Koomati area.
  • Siphon String/Tubing Pull program – $2MM well optimization initiative requiring the removal of 2 3/8 tubing from 125 shallow gas wells and the installation of 0.7” HDPE in 400 wells for gas well de-liquification.
  • Successfully installed and commissioned an additional 4700hp of natural gas compression to the existing CD compressor station.  This $2.6MM project had an overall net system gain of 3.5 mmcfd.
  • CD Sales Compressor Station & CD Spine Project ($4.5MM project) – Successfully installed and commissioned a 2350hp grassroots compressor station capable of 50 mmcfd process and the installation of 2 miles of 16-inch mainline with 6 miles of 6-inch pipeline laterals tying in 4 gas production batteries.

Major Oil and Gas Firm, Calgary Alberta

Production Engineer, Gas Southeast BU                                      2001 – 2002

  • Production engineer responsible for gas well de-liquification, gas gathering and facility system optimization.
  • AB-11/B1-5 Siphon String Project – evaluated the effectiveness of siphon strings on low gas well producers, set up for 2002 siphon string project.

Production Engineer, Oil Southeast BU                        1998 – 2001

  • Production engineer responsible for oil well optimization and workover maintenance programs for the South Jenner, Dieppe, Deberg and Dakota conventional heavy oil fields (under active waterflood), which produced approximately 14,000 bopd.
  • Worked directly with service rig consultants on developing workover programs, cost estimating, AFE generation and taking well calls.
  • Worked with vendors to obtain contracts for service rig usage, purchasing rotary screw pumps, electric submersible pumps and surface drivers and motors.
  • Evaluated and identified well optimization candidates for speed up and pump upsizing.  Initial well completion design for artificial lift (ESP, PCP and beam pump), power optimization, waterflood management (through injector recompletions), cost estimating and project management.
  • Successfully re-completed 13 oil wells over to water injection increasing overall field injection capacity to 31,000 m3/d in South Jenner.
  • Successfully initiated the installation of primary three phase above ground and below ground power to the area.  This 5.0 MW of additional power allowed for the conversion of all gas driven pumping systems into electrical systems. Worked with operations to convert 65 natural gas pump drivers over to electric.  Worked with operations to convert 50 beam pumps over to progressive cavity pumps.
  • Successfully installed the first two electric submersible pumps (ESP’s) in South Jenner for oil well production optimization purposes.

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering,

University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 1998

Software Skills:

Microsoft Office, PVR, PVR Wizard, PEEP, Accumap, PIPESIM, WEM, C-FER, FAST Piper and Virtuwell.

Certifications & Memberships:

  • Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, Geophysicists of Alberta – Professional Engineer
  • Emergency First Aid CPR Level A (expires Aug 2011),
  • H2S Alive (expires Aug 2011), W.H.M.I.S. and TDG
  • Member of the Petroleum Society of the CIM,
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers, and Gas Processors Association of Canada

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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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Energy Resume Energy CV of SAP Enterprise Expert Six Sigma Energy Operations Manager Seeking Houston Opportunities

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 100557.  Expert in SAP Enterprise Resource Planning System.  Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.  Diversified and dedicated Management Professional with five years of experience in the Oil and Gas Industry, as well as Operations Management, ERP systems knowledge, and Quality Assurance expertise.  Member APICS.  Seeking new challenging opportunity in the Houston area.

E X P E R I E N C E

GLOBAL PROVIDER OF POWER SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT

JULY 2005 – PRESENT

OPERATIONS MANAGER                                           JUNE 2007 TO PRESENT

HOUSTON, TEXAS

  • Managed 50+ Field Service Engineers and Office Staff day to day activities, along with skill reviews, resource development and certification programs to ensure the highest level of training and cross-functional abilities.
  • Evaluated all contractual documentation and determined needs for Risk Management and/or commercial requirements, including negotiation of contract renewals and settlement of Terms and Conditions with customers.
  • Supervised all service projects with target annual sales reaching $15MM+, including procurement of labor, tooling, supplies, and proper dispatch of appropriate Field Service Engineers per the functional duties.
  • Developed and implemented quality control & HSE standards, policies and procedures to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction while reducing incident reports by 37%.
  • Accountable for supplying Field Service Engineers on all New Units and After-Market Projects in Qatar, Angola, Massachusetts, Israel, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, and Venezuela.

QUALITY ANALYSIS ASSOCIATE                                JULY 2005 TO JUNE 2007

OHIO

  • Prepared financial statements for multiple projects based on time and expense summaries from field service locations globally.
  • Responsible for executive level metrics, along with process development, implementation and training of other employees for new units ICS Invoicing.
  • Designed process and assisted in implementation & training of employees of use of Field Issues system, used globally.  Designated as one of four global Super-Users for system.
  • Established tracking tool and weekly reporting process for communicating key project status and requirements to the business.

Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S

  • Accountable for all project “kick-off” and “handover” meetings with customers for New Units and After-Market work for all projects in North America
  • Highly knowledgeable of SAP Enterprise Resource Planning System.  Control Account Manager, Program Manager, Resource Manager and Customer Order Administrator roles used daily
  • Directly responsible for scheduling, coordinating, continuing education, and training of entire staff (50+ Field Service Engineers and office staff) in order to comply with emerging global standards
  • Directly responsible for 76% of departmental revenue (Avg. $950K) on a monthly basis
  • Accountable for development of new departmental invoicing process, reducing debtors from $4.8MM to $1.3MM on average by month
  • Responsible for all departmental financial forecasting and upper level reporting, including headcount requirements and budget justification
  • Work closely with customers to provide cost-effective contracts aimed at minimizing revenue-reducing operational downtime
  • Creation and implementation of database for corporately sponsored Lean Six Sigma Black Belt project initiative to increase revenue turn-around for global field service engineers’ billable services.  Cycle time was reduced by 62% due to use of database design and new process implementation
  • Super-User of Field Issues Report System and SMART Scheduling System, both of which are now used globally
  • Facilitate best practices for department with all projects’ groups companywide to ensure quality work, proper training and HSE standards from Field Service Engineers

A C H I E V E M E N T S

Facilitated Design of Capacity Plan

  • Designed and implemented a monitoring system that forecasts the activities of field service engineers around the globe, over the course of three years.  The tool allows for maximum utilization, with very little input from the end user.  Resulted in a 12% reduction in over-head costs, with limitless functionality for required metrics.  Recognized as best practice and has been instituted globally.  Wrote all manuals and trained staff worldwide.

Launched Task Force for Internal Project Handover

  • Recommended, initiated and led task force for internal handover of new units’ projects to after-market business or long term service projects group.  Re-wrote outdated process and developed reporting tool for management, allowing constant visibility of handover status, along with problem areas within the projects.  Reduced handover time from an average for 500+ days to an average of 62 days.

Implemented Training Program & Tracking Methodology

  • Initiated program that designates to Field Service Engineers what training is required for the year and when it is required, while permitting office staff to schedule time off appropriately.  Allocates one central location for all training documentation for Field Service Engineers to be kept electronically.  Permits other management to view current skill sets of Field Service Engineers (by individual representative and by skill set) for development and cross-training purposes, along with areas that require improvement within the entire business unit.

Developed Project Packs for New Units Work

  • Devised procedure of communication and interaction with Field Service Engineers before dispatch to New Units Installation and Commissioning MacNRG Energy Jobs (duration of 4+ months).  Procedure includes PowerPoint communication pack outlining all relevant information for site, including but not limited to; unit(s) information, short shipped items, technical requirements, contractual requirements, site information, site contacts and any known issues.  Procedure also requires kick-off meeting with Engineering, Project Management, Site Management, Site Leads, Operations and Field Service, along with weekly standing conference calls for the duration of the job and quarterly visits to site by Operations Manager, Project Manager, Site Manager and Engineering.  Resulted in reduction of unit “down-time”, 22% reduction in “waiting” time, and 43% increase in customer satisfaction.

Eliminated Outdated Reporting Functionalities

  • Combined five redundant reports into one document, reducing invoicing processing time by 52%, increasing payment time by 36% and reducing debtors by 27%.  Measures total invoices by month, by job type, along with total Work-In-Process dollar amounts, and turn-around time from customer request date to invoice date.  Outputs used for Senior Management Reporting, as well as management of office staff for performance reviews.

E D U C A T I O N

B.S., Operations Management                       March 2008

DeVry University                                             GPA: 3.4

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt                             October 2009

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Energy Resume Energy CV Houston Based Advanced Reservoir Simulation Engineer PhD Bilingual German Open to International Relocation

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 6345.  A highly motivated, results-oriented reservoir engineering consultant with 27 years of domestic and international experience.  Extensive experience in general reservoir engineering, including PVT/EOS fluid characterization, nodal analysis, gas fields, and gas storage.  Specialist knowledge in all aspects of simulation technology including its application, and in the physical and mathematical fundamentals.  Contributions helped lead to significant dollars savings in project developments in Brazil, Qatar, Nigeria and Indonesia.

Knowledge and skills

¨     Reservoir engineering fundamentals and practice

¨     Reservoir simulation applications, compositional modeling

¨     PVT Analysis

¨     Well Tubing Analysis

¨     Gas Storage

¨     Small Business Management

Professional Experience

Major Energy Corporation                                                                         2005-2010
Senior Reservoir Engineering Advisor – Houston, Texas

Reservoir engineering for development in Brazil.

¨     Ongoing reservoir management for the reservoir in the  field in Brazil.  Worked with a team of geoscientists, drillers, and completion engineers to optimize reservoir development.  Successfully proposed water injection location based on modeling work to delay water breakthrough while still providing needed pressure support to increase production.   Recommendations have contributed to the reservoir performing significantly beyond expectations.

¨     Developed a simulation model for the carbonate reservoir in the field.   One of the main issues was the natural fracture system, which was implemented both in a Dual Permeability/Dual Porosity mode and with an enhanced Single Porosity representation.  The model is currently in the history matching phase, but has reached a level where it has been applied to locate two infill wells to be drilled  in 2010.

¨     Evaluation of (Equatorial Guinea) light oil reservoirs for company working with major energy firm, the operator of the field.   Prime focus was on operating issues, such as well locations and gas/water injection, and developing strategies for increased ultimate recovery.  Constructed three Eclipse reservoir models as a tool for discussions with the operator.   Along with other members of the team, influenced partner to modify the project development with positive results for wells.

¨     Evaluation of property in Equatorial Guinea.   Compositional and economical analyses carried out which influenced the operator in the ongoing appraisal of the field.

¨     Appraised and proposed well development plan for the Green Sand in Equatorial Guinea, which was an important component to the block being declared commercial.

¨     Mentored three summer interns, all of whom selected employment at company.  Assisted and mentored new reservoir engineers from other departments in their studies.

¨     Applications were implemented using primarily the Eclipse simulator with support from Prosper, MBAL, and PVTSIM software.

Large Energy Engineering Firm                        2000-2004
Reservoir Engineering Consultant –  Texas

¨     Completed an appraisal of a marginal oil field in Nigeria for an Energy firm.  Lead role on a team with a seismologist, a petrophysics expert, and a production engineer to evaluate a property with three well completions and 3-D seismic data.  Appraisal using CMG simulation software led to a proposed development plan, which was estimated to lead to production of 18 million barrels as compared to 0.5 million that was actually produced from the three original wells.

¨     Completed analysis of NGL production for the reservoir (gas condensate) for the energy operator.  Updated one previous model and generated a scoping model for a new reservoir. Three separate reservoir simulation models were then run under one surface control to provide compositional profiles from the produced gas stream.  A detailed compositional history match was carried out on each of the three reservoirs to validate the predictions.  The results were used to evaluate whether an upgrade in processing surface facilities would be necessary in order to eliminate the gas flare.  The model also provided an improved estimate of future NGL production.

¨     Completed update of study for Energy Corporation.  With a lead role on a team of geoscientists and engineers, updated previous models with information from 146 new well perforations.  Carried out analysis of well hydraulics to identify limiting factors on production.  Revised fluid characterization for the reservoir which helped explain declining reservoir performance.  Submitted new findings to a simulation model, which now achieved a significantly improved history match with the new data, and completed an evaluation of future development for the field.  The uplift in recovery (400 million barrels), along with the uplift from nearby reservoirs, justified the funding of the East Area project, an extensive investment (over $1 billion) in gas injection and surface facilities.

¨     Completed an EOS/1-D compositional scoping analysis using the CMG simulation software for a Joint Operating Company in Vietnam.  After guiding the selection of PVT experiments at Core Labs, an EOS model was developed which closely matched the experimental data.  The EOS model was then applied in a scoping simulation to evaluate the effectiveness of dry gas injection at different pressures, recycled gas injection, water injection, and depletion.  The work allowed development planning while an appraisal/exploration program was being carried out.

¨     Completed an evaluation of a gas storage reservoir in Oregon to assist the land owners in obtaining a fair market rental from the gas storage operator.  The storage capacity and deliverability was first evaluated by carrying out a history match of pressure, water-contact advance, and water production.  This information was then applied in a proprietary program to evaluate the fair economic value.

¨     Consulted for Large Energy Operator in the Middle East on a relatively thin oil rim (100 feet), volatile oil with a large, rich gas condensate zone.  Proposed a relocation of the wells to develop the oil rim first.  This prognosis was then verified in a reservoir simulation model.  The revision led to an estimated increase of 75 million barrels in oil recovery, 12 fewer wells drilled, and a deferment of gas compression, all of which significantly improved the project’s economics.

¨     Consulted/assisted on several ongoing engineering projects.  Work contributed to project approvals for(Intermediate and Deep) water injection, and to the (volatile oil depletion) and (gas/water injection) developments.

¨     Provided engineering software support for fields, which included the North Field in the Middle East and several Nigerian reservoirs.

–     Made modifications to the code to meet specific field requirements.

–     Provided the support necessary to bring the simulation studies to a successful conclusion.

¨     Consulted for the Major oil company in Russia.  Served in a mentoring role with several Russian engineers using the Eclipse simulator in developing a large model for the Luginesk field.  Purpose of the study was to modify the reservoir strategy of water injection in a field with a large primary gas cap.

¨     Managed a small engineering consulting firm, which entailed the handling of tax issues, unemployment, payroll, accounting, invoicing, and marketing.

Large Energy Corporation

Exploration and Producing Technology Co.                                                     1989-2000

Reservoir Engineering Consultant –  Texas

¨     Consulted as reservoir engineering/simulation expert on major reservoir studies during the period 1990-99.  Guided the construction of models and consulted on interpretation of results.  Work contributed to major project revisions, which significantly reduced well and surface facilities costs, and in one case, added 200 million barrels of reserves.

¨     Served as team lead on maintenance and support team of proprietary simulation software.  Made significant contributions to program capabilities to meet company’s modeling needs in the field, and provided user support.  Company’s simulation software and expertise had been effectively applied on over 50 of its major oil and gas assets worldwide.

¨     Consulted as reservoir engineer on non-simulation projects.  Frequently reviewed work and conclusions presented by company partners which lessened company’s risk in multi-million dollar projects.

¨     Designed and delivered regular reservoir simulation courses at company’s affiliate sites.  Courses always received high ratings by the participants.  In addition, trained over sixty engineers one-on-one in simulation technology.

¨     Developed part of the code and mathematical algorithms used in properitary software.

Internationl Energy Corporation – German Division                                             1985-1989

Staff Reservoir Engineer – Germany

¨     Provided engineering expertise and documentation for company’s case in an equity dispute that was eventually resolved with company’s gaining its previously estimated share (90%) of the reserves.

¨     Conducted reservoir engineering studies to help determine future development of oil and gas fields.  Applied classical reservoir engineering, well test technology, and simulation techniques that contributed to one of company’s most profitable affiliates.

Major Energy Research and Development Corp.                                                                       1981-1985

Research Engineer – Texas

¨     Created two-dimensional chemical flooding/polymer simulator using the finite element method.  This simulator was applied in several research projects.

RESERVOIR EVALUATIONS PERFORMED

¨     Taiwan TCS Gas Storage: Led a team of engineers to convert a 1.3 Tscf gas-producing field to gas storage.  Application of 13 horizontal and 6 deviated wells for 660 tons/hour up to 1500 tons/hour deliverability.  Results: Determined cushion gas requirements and the number and locations of new wells for each deliverability scenario.  The analysis accounted for an active aquifer.

¨     Qatar North Field: Lean gas condensate, 10-30 Tscf in different project areas, 15 wells initially in project area, over 150 wells in total field, compositional model, 6-10 components.  Results: project design to meet deliverability for gas-sales contracts, minimize H2S production to delay $600 million investment by several years, predict condensate recovery given different field development scenarios.

¨     Indonesia Arun Field: Gas condensate (78 barrels/MMscf), 20 Tscf in place, 100 wells, compositional model, 9 components, surface facilities model coupled to the reservoir.  Results: matched pressure, CGR, water vapor, CO2, and stabilized condensate over 25 years of history, model used to optimize surface facilities and reduce expenditures by $100 million.

¨     Nigeria Asabo and Isobo Fields: Light oil, 660  and 415 million barrels, black oil model.  Results: pressures, GOR and water cut matched over 30-year production history.  Study showed a 15-20% increase in recovery using gas injection, which has been recently planned for both fields.

¨     Norway Smorbukk South: Volatile oil, 400 million barrels, compositional model, 7 components.  Results: indicated effectiveness of gas injection.  Project was initiated in combination with other fields in the area.

¨     Norway Kristin Field, Qatar North Field, and Indonesia Madura and NSO Fields: Compositional tubing analysis coupled with reservoir simulation for evaluation of corrosion.  Tubing model determined water, CO2, H2S distribution, velocities, film thickness, and other parameters affecting corrosion.  Results:analysis indicated that L80 carbon steel was sufficient in the North Field, Madura, and NSO saving $1 million per well. In Kristin, higher quality steel was shown to be required.

¨     Germany Söhlingen Schneverdingen, Söhlingen Dethlingen, Siedenburg Staffhorst: dry gas, hydraulic fracturing (Dethlingen), water-drive (Schneverdingen) – reservoir modeling.

Education:

Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics, California Institute of Technology

B.S. in Civil Engineering,University of Notre Dame

B.A. in History,University of Notre Dame

Computer Skills:

Reservoir Engineering Software – Petrel, Eclipse, CMG, PVT software

PC-based word processing, spreadsheet, graphics

XP and UNIX environments

Language:

Foreign language fluency – German

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Energy Resume Energy CV MS Reservoir Engineer extensive Canadian and China Exploration Evaluation Experience IOR EOR

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 99117.  M.S. Reservoir Engineering with experience as a Reservoir, Exploration and Evaluations Engineer.  Extensive experience in reservoir engineering in oil operation, gas exploration and underground gas storage. Technical skills included waterflood study, depletion and development planning, IOR and EOR.

Skills & Experience:

2008 – 2009            Reservoir Engineer, Canada

  • Maintain SPS US gas storage asset reservoir work- update historical SI pressure analysis, gas sample , water test ,  flow test and spinner survey summary, tracing water production issue and SPS injection and withdrawal performance strategy, well performance, workover and recompletion review
  • Assist with the operation and maintenance of natural gas storage fields, weekly reported to monitor field and well response to injections, withdrawals, and shut-ins to ensure the integrity of the reservoir and the gas inventories; establish well backpressure C, N model to monitor pressure and flow limits for the injection and withdrawal cycles; perform periodic inventory verification studies
  • Inventory verification – collect, evaluate and analyze BHP pressure and inventory data, develop P/Z Vs. inventory graphs for SPS gas inventory verification; develop a aquifer model for SPS water drive gas reservoir and estimation of aquifer effect to reservoir capability; corrected pipeline fuel gas Inventory for WGS US asset
  • Deliverability assurance – assist in developing and utilizing a predictive reservoir capability model( Nodal analysis and exponent ional decline curve)  to forecast future well and field gas production, recommended SPS well withdrawal targets
  • Well performance evaluation- identification of work over candidate on existing wells/reservoir (perfs, acid treatment, gas control), recommend SPS 4 wells recompletion and 4 wells acid treatment; Perform post-well work over evaluations of projected reserves and production, initial increased WGV 1.5 Bcf by workover  project
  • Development and implementation of SPS reservoir models to maintain and enhance the deliverability as well as the potential expanded storage capacity. Mini-data Frac analysis and build gas storage injection reservoir model; Combined  reservoir models and revised compressor testing curve  as well pressure loss mathematic model to forecast SPS max potention extra injectivity 3 bcf
  • Dewater assessment project, improved MBE model and gas loss model  for Suffield I pool gas migration issue and additional 2 bcf  inventory

2003 – 2007        Staff Engineering Technologist, Large Energy Firm, Canada

  • Calculated light oil water flood field voidage replacement of enhanced recovery schemes; provided quarterly water injection targets for the field (111 nine-sport pattern and 9 HZ injectors) as well as group production performance for the 9 HZ injectors.
  • Revised the waterflood strategy by adjusting the waterflood injection rate and pattern design, thereby reducing the injection rate by 600 m3/d, which greatly reduced water treatment costs, and controlled the water cut which had been increasing at 1% per year.
  • Conducted 3 pool depletion plan studies. Participated in the development of detailed reservoir engineering studies and reservoir simulation for drilling 18 HZ injectors in the Valhalla Doe Creek I Pool (2000 BOE/D), the Valhalla Halfway C 3 well conversion and waterflood reactivation project as well as the Valhalla Charlie Lake waterflood assessment.
  • Conducted production optimization , annual 400+ well review and well packer isolation failure review, stimulation injectors and provided workover, completion suggestions and reserves estimation.
  • Provided reservoir engineering support and reserves estimation for exploitation, completion and workover including Belloy formation, Charlie Lake, Doe Creek, Halfway C (Method: volumetric oil & gas, decline analysis, material balance oil & P/Z)
  • Coordinated the 61 well annual pressure survey, BHP report and pas file submission prepared programs, and interpreted results from the pressure surveys, and submit results to AEUB within the required deadlines.
  • Analyzed 12 exploration well testing in the Cardium, Dunvegan, Grande Cache, Cadomin, Boundary Lake, Charlie Lake, Halfway, and Banff Formations to study reservoir parameters, drive mechanism & reserves size.
  • Familiar with OFM & DSS software, monitored reservoir and production performance, injector optimization, conformance improvement, flood pattern surveillance, and performance forecasting e.g diagnose Waterflood field existing problem, wellbore channeling and region flux due to overinjection (Hall plot, conformance plot, streamline, Hydraulic efficiency etc.)

1997 – 2002       Exploitation/Reservoir Engineer, International Company, China

  • Monitored well performance, adjusting heavy oil injection water targets and predicted monthly production ration, year-end production ration. Completed separated-zone water injection plan and oilfield injection water optimization for the oil field (Member of the 1st prize of science technology)
  • Production optimization- identification of work over candidate on existing wells/reservoir (perfs, change pump size, acid treatment) , perform post-well work over evaluations of projected reserves and production . Acidized to remove formation damage in Bohai Bay oil field. (Daily production rate increased 3600 bbl s, the project was awarded the first prize)
  • Researched  and completed  a new offshore oil field 30 wells completion perforation scenarios and  successful put into  operation program
  • Designed a new oilfield development model and program as well as economic assessments. Researched PVT and formation testing of assessment wells, determined production well open flow capacity ,  new oilfield development model, well patterns, well density and well spacing predicted oilfield depletion performance, sensitivity and feasibility and risk.
  • Reserves evaluation and management: Updated oilfield reserves changes and the oilfield development database ; Edited semi-annual and annual oilfield production reports and annual oilfield development technology strategies report
  • Research several heavy oil fields development and operation standard in Bohai Bay. Including reservoir characteristics, fluid propery, waterflooding rules, production forecasting, reserves and recovery estimation , operation strategy and development plan study

Education:

2004-2006              Master of Engineering degree in Reservoir Engineering

University of Calgary, Canada

1994-1997             Master of Science degree in Development Engineering

Daqing Petroleum University (Daqing, China)

1990-1994              Bachelor of Science degree in Production Engineering

Daqing Petroleum University (Daqing, China)

Professional Development:

Course & Training: DST, Waterflooding, CBM Operation, Fractured Reservoir, Reservoir Engineering I, Phase Behaviour of Oil and Gas, Secondary and Tertiary Recovery, Engineering Economics, Thermal Recovery, CO2 Flooding, Horizontal Well Technology, Well Logging and Formation Evaluation, Drilling and Completion, Well Completion & Workover & Stimulation, Advanced Production Engineering, underground  Gas Storage

Engineering Software:

DSS, OFM, Accumap, PVR, Peep, Energy Navigator, PasportRW, Fekete, Saphir, Virtuwell, Wellflow, REBALANCE

Memberships:

P.Eng –APEGGA

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

Energy Resume Energy CV of Candidate 99118. Senior Geologist with over 25 years of diverse experience in Western Alberta. Ability to analyze and map multiple formations and generate viable drilling locations and recompletions. Proven track record in both clastic and carbonate exploration and development which has resulted in significant production and reserve additions.

Professional Experience

Major E&P CANADA

Staff Geologist, Brazeau/O’Chiese                                                                                      2001-2009

  • Recommended 25 Belly River, Ellerslie, Rock Creek, and Elkton-Shunda exploratory and development gas and oil wells resulting in a greater than 80% success rate.
  • Executed 5 recompletions in the Belly River, Viking, Notikewin, and Ellerslie resulting in over 6.5 MMcf/d IP. Two play trends were identified for more recompletions (9) and   potential development drilling.
  • Successfully recommended participation in 12 J.V. operated Belly River wells in the Columbia Harlech area. The program had greater than an 80% success rate including two oil pools totaling greater than 800,000 bbl ROIP and several gas wells.
  • Participated in 8 successful Rider Resources Ellerslie wells generating 12 MMcf/d IP.
  • Assigned to evaluate a potential Burmis Energy acquisition and received letter of commendation for services rendered.
  • Initiated and supervised summer Geologist Cardium study and successfully recommended hiring.

Senior Geologist, Southern Plains                                                                                        2001-2002

  • Recommended successful Bow Island gas recompletion.
  • Successfully supported participation in a 1 Bcf CanHunter Glauconite gas well.
  • Generated 10-15 drilling leads with 2D seismic-integrated regional Glauconite sand map.

Major Independent E&P CANADA, LTD

Senior Geologist, Exploration (West- Central Alberta) 2000-2001

  • Purchased land in Brazeau which led to successful Viking corner-shot oil wells.
  • Through industry contacts brought in successful foothills farm-in opportunity.
  • Evaluated several land sales, acquisitions, and farm-in opportunities.

Independent E&P Exploration Ltd

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

  • Generated several Waban and Swan Hills leads in Simonette-Karr-Gold Creek Areas.
  • Successfully purchased prospective land.
  • Evaluated several acquisition, joint venture, and farm-in opportunities.
  • Constructed regional maps for the Wabamun, Blueridge, Nisku, Leduc and Swan Hills.
  • Identified structurally controlled hydrothermal dolomization trends.

Major E&P Canada Gas Business Unit

Staff Geologist, Wapiti Area – Deep Basin (Western Alberta / Northeast BC) 1981-1999

  • Recommended a nine well Cadotte / Spirit River joint drilling program adding 20 BCF RGIP.
  • Team added 45 BCF WI RGIP and 13 MMcf/D WI annualized production in 1998.
  • Constructed regional stratigraphic & structural maps which identified new Cadotte prospects.
  • Incorporated 2D/3D seismic mapping to identify potential prospects, compartments, and drilling hazards.

Staff Geologist (Special 3-Month Project, Northwest Territories)                           1997-1998

  • Evaluated Island River, NWT Keg River dolomite play, Hossitl Field Analogy. Rejected proposal to develop and explore based on pool size and economics.

Staff Geologist, East Coast Exploration                                                                             1996-1997

  • Generated prospects, evaluated PNV’s (Whiterose, Terra Nova, Hibernia) in Jeanne d’Arc Basin contingent on West Bonne Bay commercial well results (competitors subsequently posted and purchased land).
  • Participated in well planning and operations for West Bonne Bay significant discovery well.
  • Petrophysically mapped Ben Nevis/Avalon, Hibernia, & Jeanne d’Arc formations to high-grade prospects.
  • Evaluated St. Pierre-Miquelon Sub-basin, Laurentian Shelf, West Newfoundland Cambro-Ordovician carbonate play (& Anticosti Island), Flemish Pass Sub-Basin for commercial oil potential.

Staff Geologist – Senior Geologist, Devonian Exploration                                           1987-1996

  • Mapped Hanlan / Minehead Swan Hills complexes co-supported drilling 2 development wells – 1 successful (Mobil-horizontal ;> 70 Bcf), 1 non-commercial.
  • Recommended 3 deep Stolberg Swan Hills wells and sparse 3D-encountered non-commercial gas/water bearing reef.
  • Generated several Wabamun (Beaver Creek), Nisku pinnacle, Leduc island reef prospects. Supported Narraway sparse 3D based on 2D seismic lead, resulting in accurate trap assessment.

Senior Geologist, Deep Basin Cretaceous Clastics                                                          1986-1987

  • Mapped Northeast British Columbia (Cadotte, Spirit River, Cadomin) formations.
  • Determined structural controls on Viking valley fills (Crystal, Sundance, Peco).
  • Evaluated Cardium Kakwa/Ram member.

Senior Geologist, Conventional Heavy Oil Exploitation                                                1983-1986

  • Responsible for developing and extending Lindbergh Field Lower Cummings Fm. Recommended the majority of 101 successful stacked pay conventional heavy oil wells.
  • Added Clearwater, Sparky & Colony reserves and production which were previously considered non-productive.
  • Adjusted log analysis pay criteria and worked with field personnel on completion techniques to minimize water production, resulting in a dramatic turn-around in oil production rates.

Petroleum Geologist, Cretaceous Shallow Gas Exploitation                                      1981-1983

  • Integrated mapping of Colony channels in Beauvallon area and recommended participating in a successful Dome operated well (and declined participating in 3 wells, later found to be D&A).
  • Mapped Pan-Alberta Lower Mannville Gas Contract Fields with integrated team (Calling Lake, Westlock, Hylo) to determine RGIP.
  • Coordinated land expiration project (2.7 million acres) and recommended computer database upgrades.

Geologist, Frontier-Keg River Oil Exploration                                                                              1981

  • Amoco Senex/Panny exploratory well recommendation (J&A); field discovery.

Summer Geologist, Frontier-Mackenzie Basin Field Evaluation                                           1980

Exploration Technologist, Elmworth and Whitecourt Areas                                      1976-1978

  • Wellsite geology; cross-sections and map construction

Education

Bachelor of Science (Specialization in Geology) with Distinction, 1981

University of Alberta, 2 Awards

Certificate in Petroleum Resources, 1976

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, 2 Awards

Computer Knowledge

Accumap; Acculogs; Surfer

Petrosys

Landmark Stratworks; Zmap+;

Geolog

Memberships

Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists (CSPG)

American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG)

Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGGA)

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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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