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  • Introduction.
  • S.Azam is a Senior Geologist with over 15 years' experience working on exploration development and production wells (conventional/unconventional).
  • He has been involved in operations, drilling (onshore/offshore), Wellsite, Mud logging, HPHT wells, wireline, petro physics coring, reservoir, and borehole geology.
  • His areas of expertise involved to work on carbonates, clastics, tight rock, shale gas, and geologic units of sedimentary basins of U.S.A including GOM, permian bakken, delaware basins and abroad.
  • S.Azam had worked on multiple international projects. Project Development, business development, exploration, development and production wells.
  • He worked with subsurface, facilities, commercial and well delivery specialists to ensure that appropriate data is gathered and processed as well as suitable reservoir models are built and calibrated, and that also includes gathering, analyzing, and interpreting geological and engineering data.
  • He had performed QA/QC on geoscience projects (Geology and Reservoir studies of rocks) core analysis reservoir characterization and has extensive experience in fundamentals of reservoir and sample description.
  • He has a strong understanding of industry economic and financial drivers which made him proficient in estimating in-place hydrocarbon volumes (proven, probable and possible).
  • He has an ability to make technical and economically sound recommendations.
  • He has worked as a team lead/coordinator with geology study team and geoscientist.
  • He can work under pressure and could meet deadlines while adhering and contributing in development of QHSE (Quality, Health, Safety and Environment) best practices and take responsibilities to train young geologist hired.
Professional Summary

Worked as a Geologist (Team Lead, Operation, Mud Logger and Well Site, Reservoir and Bore hole).

Design and QA QC of Mud Log, Wireline. MWD, LWD and Geo steering data.

Gather, analyze, and interpret geological data. Pre and post job check for all tool used for Drilling, Mud Logging, FMI/OBMI, petro physical and wire line logging (calibration) and acoustic interpretation.

Expertise in Drilling, Bore Hole Image (FMI/OBMI) logs. Wire line, Reservoir/Core and other petro physical studies.

Monitored Detailed Reservoir studies and well to well correlation,

Provides real-time drilling, logging and interpretation.

Database Management, worked on Wellsite Logging System software, LS2000, Insight, Geo frame, Petrel, Elan, Petra, Open works/Start works, JADE Software, and other services and Operating companies software. ·        

Monitoring of hydrocarbons/H2S and all aspects of rig operations and down hole conditions, all these data to be reported  to the Staff Geologist and Company Man. ·

Provide technical support from Halliburton Office to rig site.

Daily Drilling and geological report to town office. Sample description, Preparation of MUD LOG, oil/gas shows fluorescence and QA and QC of Mud logging unit.

Picking of casing points, litho stratigraphic boundaries, coring point and marker beds;

Personally involved in identifying pressure zone with Real time pore pressure prediction and  EKDS (Early kick detection system) on Rig site.

Attend pre spud and daily Meeting with CO Man, Operation Geologist, Town office Geologist, Drillers and others Employees on Rig site.

  QA/QC of Data according to Quest In touch SLB standards, Processing, Correlation & interpretation of data,

Involve in Sequence stratigraphy, maps, cross section, modelling and field development.

Trained Young Geologist, Drillers, Petro physicst, Reservoir Engineers and Client (Operating Companies personals).  

Manage and provide technical support from Schlumberger Office to rig site and different Offices. Working Knowledge of PC programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Drill works).

Final Report and presentation to client Mange a team of (10 to 20) geologists for Companies

Expertise to work on carbonates, clastics, tight rock, shale gas, CBM, Shale oil, heavy oil, tar sands, methane hydrates with low permeability zones etc. XRD and XRF, GWD (all real time)

Provide advisory support in recommend new layering in reservoir rocks and thin bed analysis (Clastics, Carbonates, shale/sand, shale/carbonates).

Involve in Identifying geo hazards. Ability to work on multiple international projects, strong presentation skills to an audience comprised of internal employees (including management) and partners.

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Able to adhere to and contribute to development of best practices QHSE (Quality, Health, Safety and Environment).

 Worked of different sedimentary basins of U.S.A and Abroad.

Barnet Shale (Texas), Caney Shale, Fayetteville Shale (Arkoma Basin), Haynesville Shale (Jurrasic) Louisiana, Utica Shale (New York and OHIO), Eagle Ford Shale (Three folk’s Sanish formation) of North Dakota project, Bakken field, Marcellus Shale (West Virginia, Pennsylvania and New York)/Appalachian Basin, Wood ford Shale, Permian and Mississippi Basin of U.S.A, Middle East and Lower Indus basin,

Operations, Drilling, Mud Logging, Wellsite Geology, Wireline and Image log, coring and core analysis, Petrophysicst, Reservoir studies and Reservoir Characterization, Geochemical analysis, Training, oil companies Softwares
Work History
09/2007 to Current
Geologist/Logging Geologist Department Of Defense Kirtland Air Force Base, ,
  • Project: Offshore and Onshore project of U.S.A, Middle East, Africa and Asia Role: Logging Geologist/Senior Geologist Duration: 8 Years Responsibilities/Deliverables: Designed, create and developed  Plans for Operations, Wire line and mudlogging including drilling, coring, and QA/QC of wireline, LWD/MWD/Image logs and mud logging unit.
  • Performed calibration of sensors , tools for drilling and logging.
  • Directed and monitored sample and mud log prep, description, shows, morning report to client, mentoring and training, Planned field development and reservoir characterization.
  • Inspected, interpreted drilling and testing information for personnel
  • Reviewed and visited rig sites for witness job and real time drilling and logging.
  • Pre and post job check for all tool used for Image logs, FMI/OBMI, petrophysical and wire line logging (calibration) and acoustic interpretation.
  • Correlation and interpretation of Image logs with core data.
  • Worked on shale Gas, siliciclastic, carbonate and clastic reservoir.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and technical support for drilling, logging and wellsite geology, core and reservoir studies of rocks including Geochemistry and Geo mechanics (Kerogene/organic composition and drilling effect on rocks, induced/breakouts etc.
  • Involved and provide complete support to Geology Study team of Reservoir group and Characterization department.
  • Trained in manual hand picking dips on softwares.
  • Provide Onsite support of Geochemical Analysis. MSD analysis XRD and XRF Analysis real time (mineral identification, clay minerals and others)
  • Monitored Mass Spectrometry on mud gas real time when drilling Structural and stratigraphic Analysis, facies and fracture analysis and its interpretation, thin bed analysis, permeability trends and barrier, faults, seal, vugs, bore hole geometry, insitu stress orientation breakouts and other properties to identified in logs Worked on sedimentology (carbonates/clastics/shale and tight rocks), structural geology, petroleum system, sequence stratigraphy Petroleum Geomechanics, field and laboratory data interpretation Lead reservoir rock studies for field development and developed an integrated team of Geosciences/Geologist for Schlumberger EEG Region i.e.
  • U.S.A.,U.K, Middle East, Africa and Asia.
  • Served as a liaison and Managed multiple projects, prepared service order, worked plan for each job, and presentation on client (Operating Companies) visits Software used (GN4, Geoframe, Petrel, Elan).
  • Mentoring and training to newly hired geologist.

08/2006 to 09/2007
Geologist Qatar Petroleum City, ,
  • Project: Involve in operations, drilling,  reservoir characterization and  well site offshore/onshore Projects.
  • Create plans for Geology study team (Recommend layering on Arab formation /Reservoir studies)
  • Support Geology Lab Manager in operations and other issues ·        
  • Developed core analysis lab and work with Petroleum Development Division (PDD.
  • Monitored Geology study team for different projects of operating companies and joint partners (Conoco Philips, Maersk Oil.
  • Provide engineering support and analyzede field data and Lead team for reservoir studies of  well drilled on QP offshore field.
  •  Identify different layering of formation of reservoir zone through drilling, geological and core analysis data.
  • Built a small Geology lab for petro physical and petrographical studies of rocks.
  • Advise and Coordinate in all coring operations i.e.  core fixing, core handling /processing and analysis.
  • Monitored and trained newly hired trainee geologists.
  • Project complete for Shell, Conoco Philips, Qatar Petroleum, ONGC.

01/2001 to 07/2006
Geologist/Team Leader Weatherford City, ,
  • Project: Provide Technical Support on Core Analysis, Reservoir and Petrophysical studies.
  • Performed as a team Lead and project coordinator of CCA Department (Conventional core analysis department).
  • Obtained updated and maintained calibration standard operating procedures.
  • Provide daily operational activity on Lab and on Rig site, core handling, core processing, selection and analysis of core samples.
  • Monitored data analysis, QA/QC of data, interpretation and integration of data.
  • Prepare and Developed final report, client visit and presentation of all reservoir analysis.
  • Monitored and Involved in completing the projects for ADNOC Group (ADCO, ADMA OPCO, ZADCO). PDO, SHELL, Total, QP, SAUDI ARAMCO, DANA, CRESCENT, MARATHON OIL, STAT OIL, EXXON etc.
  • Responsible for all the geological, petro physical and petro graphical studies of the Reservoir Rocks. ·        
  • Software used  (Core log, Jade and core analysis software , date on Excel sheet) JADE

08/1993 to 2001
Logging Geologist/Wellsite Geologist Halliburton City, ,
  • Project: Directed and monitored all Operations, Drilling, Mud Logging and Well site Geology
  • Monitored Calibration of sensors, calibration of gas system, QA/QC of Mud logging Unit. Analyzed real time drilling.
  • Performed all drilling geological and rig site duties on exploration, appraisal and development wells.
  • Worked on Offshore and Onshore rigs and evaluating offset data before drilling.
  • Monitored of hydrocarbons/H2S and all aspects of rig operations and down hole conditions, all these data to be reported to the staff geologist and company man.
  • Managed and provide technical support from Halliburton Office to rig site.
  • Supervising and maintain up to date knowledge of Mud logging, LWD, FEMWD and wire line services personnel.
  • Conducted and Monitoring quality control in relation to these services.
  • Monitored continuously all drilling activity and gather data generated from the logging unit.
  • Create and maintain Well trajectory data, to steer the well on their target to get maximum reservoir.
  • Personally Involved in identifying and picking litho stratigraphic formation boundaries, casing setting depths and coring points.Immediately reported any suspected unsafe conditions and keeping rig personnel apprised of such conditions.
  • Generated morning report, mud logs and final report to town office.
  • Trained over 35 geologist on drilling, geosteering, mud logging unit, geological, petro physical studies and technologies. MWD/LWD.
  • QHSE policies of the companies on Rigsite Software used(Logging System, LS2000, INSIGHT

Fluent in English, spoken and written. Fluent in Urdu, spoken and written. Fluent in Hindi, spoken only. Fluent in Arabic, read and written only.
Expected in 1987
Masters: Petroleum Geology
University of Karachi - Karachi/Pakistan,
Petroleum Geology
Expected in 2015
Bachelor of Arts: Material Management (MM) SAP
Certified course school of Dilip Saad - New jersey,

Complete Masters in Petroleum Geology. Having Marine Geology and Sedimentology

 I have done my Bachelors and Masters from Karachi University where we study mostly the Geology subjects , Field trip, Visit to Rig site., and how to describe the Sedmentary basins,  seismic, drilling, wireline, petrophysics, coring and core analysis, study about the cross sections, Maps, Plays, cap rock, reservoir rock, source, oil and gas, Energy and it uses, Micropalentology.

Field trip we visit Rigsite, learn how to collect samples from proper depth (lag), drilling equipments, drilling parameters, sample collection, sample description, formation tops, marker beds, coring, casing and litho stratigraphic boundries.

Structural and stratigraphic analysis of rocks and off course mineral and rock properties. Geology, Sedimentology, Geochemistry and geochemical analysis, geomechanics.

How Petroleum formed? api gravity. Giant oil field of the world. QHSE and all safety issues.


Safety Courses:    H2S, Breathing Apparatus, First Aid, Personal Protective Equipment (PPA), Fire Fighting, SIPP level 2, HUET, Sea survival. Induction Course/1994 to 2015

OSHA 30 Hours and 10 hours (Safety course)/2016 Environmental

Food Protection License  from New York State/2016

Security Guard Training (Unarmed) 8 hours and 16 hour course from New York/2016

Fire Guard Training 8 hours/2016

Reading books, current affairs, cricket

Read mostly Geological and science books, update on current affairs of this world (what is going on)

Play and watch cricket and travel with my family on free times....

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School Attended
  • University of Karachi
  • Certified course school of Dilip Saad
Job Titles Held:
  • Geologist/Logging Geologist
  • Geologist
  • Geologist/Team Leader
  • Logging Geologist/Wellsite Geologist
  • Masters
  • Bachelor of Arts

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