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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 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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