Principal Advisor Geophysics Principal Geophysicist Reservoir Geophysicist G & G Global Projects throughout GOM Australia India Southeast Asia Middle East Indonesia Africa Offshore USA P r of e ssi on alPr of ile Results-driven and achievement focused Leader, Advisor, Subject-Matter Expert, & Senior Geophysicist with 15 years' experience in marine geophysics, oil & gas exploration and global development projects as part of a multi-disciplinary team with a strong focus on technical applications. I am actively pursuing a challenging new role as 'Assistant Professor in Geophysics' at 'Department of Geosciences' University of Montana, Missoula, MT, United States'. Excellent Geology and Geophysics (G&G) technical skills with a strong background in petroleum system concepts and an excellent understanding of reservoir geology and advanced seismic processing and interpretation methods together with a solid background in AVO/AVA, seismic inversion, reservoir characterization and the estimation/evaluation of oil & gas reserves/resources. KeyS ki lls & Co mp eten ci e s Hands-on core expertise in Geology/Geophysics including seismic interpretation, geophysical inputs to stratigraphical evaluation, mapping and seismic input to 3D Geocellular static modeling. Ability to manage G&G interests in new play concepts, evaluation and risking in exploration, exploration play, seismic interpretation, prospect evaluation, volumetric estimation and reservoir production. Proven expertise in Cross-Functional Leadership, Inversion Specialist, VSP/Synthetic Seismogram & Quality Control. Proven research, development and application skills in the geophysical field. Capacity to provide Operational and Geophysical Support in global field development programmes. Excellent understanding of Reservoir Geology/Characterization, Quantitative Interpretation, Seismic Data Interpretation, Time Lapse Studies and both basic and advanced seismic processing and interpretation methods. Ability to provide/review technical solutions to optimize production from existing fields or evaluate appraisal prospects. Experience in multicomponent Seismic Data Analysis and Velocity Modelling for Pore-Pressure studies. Excellent knowledge and experience in Simultaneous AVO inversion, Stochastic Inversion, integration of seismic with rock physics, seismic data preconditioning for inversion, AVO attributes and analysis, use of seismic attributes for prospect evaluation, field development planning and business development. Skilled in all aspects of end-to-end project management and implementation on time and budget. Strong mentoring skills with the ability to coach personnel to perform technical evaluations and recommendations. Extensive involvement in writing industry-leading technical papers, having published 50 peer reviewed papers on wide range of geophysical problems and a text book on geophysical techniques for unconventional hydrocarbon resources.
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Subsurface Manager Principal Geology Advisor Baker Hughes Incorporated Reservoir Development Systems Michael.Ring@bakerhughes.com G &.
Principal Advisor Geophysics03/2013 to CurrentBAKER HUGHES INC
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fSanjeevRajput E mp l oy me ntHi st ory Baker Hughes Incorporated creates value from oil and gas reservoirs with high-performance drilling, evaluation, completions and production technology and services, integrated operations and reservoir consulting.
Their solutions are designed to lower costs, reduce risk or improve productivity for the global oil and gas industry.
Work in a team of G&G and Petroleum Engineering professionals, running reviews and offering advice to ensure project evaluations are performed in a technically sound manner as the technical point of contact for G&G in Field management.
Provide a high level of advice and support for AVO inversion, interpretation, seismic processing, multicomponent seismic analysis, and velocity modeling for geomechanical and pore-pressure studies, rock physics models, VSP and fault analysis.
Maintain and utilise high level technical and management expertise which are applicable to Greenfield development and Brownfield exploration and development projects.
Manage and review development issues such as appraisal and development well proposals, reservoir management plans and production optimization issues.
Assume role as Subject Matter Expert for Geology/Geophysics and communicate with internal and external customers.
Conduct deterministic and probabilistic volumetric evaluations using industry geological and geophysical software.
Assume role as the Lead Developer of advanced Quantitative Interpretation workflows for exploration and development projects on a global scale within RDS-BHI.
Provide professional G&G support for Reserve Audits for various corporate clients world-wide.
Coach and mentor junior members of the extended team in their technical evaluations and recommendations.
Maintain an excellent understanding of reservoir geology and both basic and advanced seismic processing and interpretation methods.
Lead Geoscientist Projects: Contribute in the subsurface technical management team for several brownfields oil fields and offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.
Perform Field Development and Production Enhancement Projects in Middle-East, South-East Asia and ANZ.
Conduct Unconventional Hydrocarbon Field Development in Australia.
Manage various Risk Services Contracts for various clients in MEAP.
Perform cross discipline integration within RDS-BHI and partner companies.
Complete a broad range of bid proposals submittals, planning and actual surveys.
Achievements: Proficiently performed 3D seismic analysis, drilled discovery oil well, resulting in new oil field discovery.
Successful horizontal well planning and drilling for unconventional hydrocarbons in China Successful appraisal of all Onshore Abu Dhabi fields Delivered presentations in SPE,IPTC,OTC, EAGE, APOGCE, and APPEA conferences.
01/2009 to 02/2013CSIRO AUSTRALIA
www.csiro.au 26 Dick Perry Ave, Kensington, Western Australia Principal Geophysicist Company Profile: CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, is Australia's national science agency and one of the largest and most diverse research agencies in the world.
Develop geophysical capabilities at CSIRO, identifying and positioning the organisation to take advantage of emerging trends in these fields.
Conduct Geophysical Interpretation and evaluation together with the generation and development of exploration plays.
Perform reservoir characterization work including AVO modelling, QC of Rock Physics and seismic petrophysics modeling, AVO Inversion, 4D Inversion for projects in Australia, New Zealand, India, Gulf of Mexico and Offshore Africa.
Work with internal and external partners to develop and deliver solutions to exploration and development projects.
Plan, prioritise, coordinate and drove projects to ensure on-time, budget-compliant delivery while maintaining high quality standards in 3D seismic acquisition, processing and Quantitative Interpretation.
Lead a cross-functional team and steer the daily execution of day-to-day activities including exploration in frontier areas.
Consistently achieve critical deadlines, maintaining a high level of organisation and management skills.
Research, analyse and author documents to justify involvement unconventional hydrocarbon potential in Australia.
Conduct seismic data processing and interpretation QC to assist operators.
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fSanjeevRajput E mp l oy me ntHi st ory Perform reservoir characterization for Fugro-Jason Australia and QC to assist operators during secondment to Fugro-Jason in 2011 - 2013.
Assume responsibility as Peer Reviewer for reservoir characterization, seismic processing, interpretation and modeling for EAGE, SPE, Elsevier and Springer.
Perform carbon sequestration and geothermal reservoir definition studies for projects in south-western Victorian Basin such as Otway Basin, Northern Territory; Bonaparte Basin and Gippsland Basin in offshore Victoria.
Conduct unconventional hydrocarbon reservoir characterization in particular of gas hydrates and Shale Gas.
Conduct de-risking of plays and uncertainties estimation for exploration projects in Australia, Vietnam, New Zealand, India, North Sea and Gulf of Mexico.
Conducting Seismic Interpretation sessions for MS and Ph.D students in Curtin University, Perth Australia Achievements: Wrote and successfully published world first text book on 'Gas Hydrate Exploration.' Successfully developed Geophysical capability and cross-functional capability.
Established work processes to carry out geophysical studies: Sequence Stratigraphic Interpretation Quantitative Rock Property Prediction, Integration with Static and Dynamic Models Seismic Petrophysical Analysis.
Reservoir Geophysicist03/2007 to 01/2009SCHLUMBERGER Reservoir Seismic ServicesMumbai, INDIA
Schlumberger is the world's leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide.
Key Duties: Apply extensive technical proficiencies to deliver superior troubleshooting and problem resolutions focused on overseeing Geology and Geophysics (G&G) for full field review, brown field development and enhanced oil recovery projects in India and the Middle East.
Plan and coordinate and prioritise multiple simultaneous programs to maximize efficiency and achieve critical timelines for exploration projects in India and Malaysia.
Deliver regional scale 3D interpretations, detailed integrated studies, prospectivity studies, quantitative interpretation, asset evaluations and license round to support integrated set-up working alongside senior geoscientists.
Work with global data sets involved in complex integrated projects and apply workflows to optimise prospectively results.
Maintain an understanding of borehole seismic, wireline log interpretation, forward modelling, fluid substitution and seismic data pre-conditioning for reservoir characterisation.
Broaden reservoir geophysics expertise working on a range of exploration and integrated appraisal/development projects.
Develop and implement internal milestone peer review process gates for exploration and field development related quantitative interpretation projects.
Coordinate efforts between multi-client projects and reservoir characterization team for integrated project management portfolio Develop and implementation of best practices for seismic data conditioning, well to seismic tie and seismic inversion and participate in community of geophysics Successfully, motivated multiple staff to maximize performance in consistently completing projects on time using superior strategic planning, organisation and leadership skills.
Led the Schlumberger initiative of Seismic to Simulation studies in a production optimisation project for NOC and independent oil companies.
Led the Quantitative Interpretation group for a Seismic Inversion projects for Mid-Size Operators.
Coordinated with reservoir engineering and drilling staff in regards to the drilling and testing of wells including optimizing drilling locations and revising reserves.
Utilised exceptional communication and leadership skills to initiate entry into brownfield development study group for India.
Represented Schlumberger- Reservoir Seismic Services on international level and delivered talks in technical forums.
Gained experience with multidisciplinary subsurface team including reservoir engineers, drillers, geologists, geophysicists, petroleum engineers, production technologists and facilities.
Applied milestone review processes for enhanced oil recovery projects.
Represented Schlumberger in international conferences and delivered booth presentations.
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08/2006 to 02/2007UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS
INSTITUTE FOR GEOPHYSICS | www.ig.utexas.edu.
GeophysicistJ.J. Pickle Research Campus The University of Texas Institute for GeophysicsAustin, USA, Texas
UTIG) is an academic research center best known for projects with an international scope.
Prominent research areas include marine geology and geophysics, tectonics, terrestrial and lunar seismology, quantitative and exploration geophysics, and geophysical studies of ice sheets and of climate.
Achievements: Gained experience in multidisciplinary production optimization project sponsored by Conoco Phillips involving cross discipline functions e.g.
coordination with geology, petrophysics, rock physics, and reservoir engineering people Followed work processes and milestone review gates for production optimization projects within operating environment.
Coordinated research efforts for a project entitled 'Coupled seismic and reservoir simulation and inversion' using seismic modelling tools to simulate the wavelet response for production effect.
Work on synthetic seismic data generation and running different simulation Learned joint inversion scheme for inverting the reservoir properties constrained by both seismic and well production data.
03/2004 to 08/2006CGG INTERNATIONALCarnot
CGG is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its broad base of customers primarily from the global oil and gas industry.
Achievements: Performed 3D 4C/4D seismic data acquisition and processing projects in USA, South America and India.
Excellent HSE results during back-deck and real-time in-water operations.
Gained worldwide experience, including: Angola, Australia, Bangladesh, England (North Sea), Gabon, India, Thailand, Venezuela, and W.
Visiting Scientist Award by University of Texas, Institute of Geophysics in 2005 and permission to include the work in Ph.D thesis Up-front involvement in seismic data acquisition and on-board processing and while continuously promoting HSE through high personal commitment and site visibility.
Represented CGG internationally and delivered conference talks in SEG and EAGE etc.
Geophysicist03/2001 to 02/2004NATIONAL GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE NGRI
a constituent Laboratory of CSIR, was established in 1961 with the mission to carry out research in multidisciplinary areas of Earth Sciences.
The Institute plays a pivotal role in the exploration of Hydrocarbons, Mineral and Groundwater resources in addition to studies in Engineering Geophysics, Seismology, Geo dynamics and Geo environment.
Achievements: Coordinated efforts between NIO, NGRI and ONGC India for legal continental shelf program of India under the guidelines of United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea.
Work in a team for establishment of Geophysical Deepwater Research Observatory with the join efforts of NGRI, IIT Chennai and DOD India.
Gained field experience including; Ocean Bottom Seismometer (OBS) data acquisition and processing in Bay of Bengal, Arabian and Andaman Sea; GEODROME deployment in Bay of Bengal Represented NGRI in international conventions and delivered technical presentations Japan for IUGG Authored technical reports for UNCLOS and research papers in scientific journals.
EconomicsSep 2015Stanford UniversityCommitted to keeping abreast with current technical status updates and ongoing industry developments in regards to Geology & Geophysics in field management and published >50 technical papers including two text books. Confident I would make a positive contribution to your team, I embrace the opportunity to make a valuable contribution whilst directing and coordinating the activities of Department of Geosciences' University of Montana, Missoula, MT, United States'. TertiaryQualifi ca t i on s Economics
Master Class, integrated Field Development Planning Ensuring Selective Capability from the front end, The Institute of
Leadership & Management (ILM), London, UK (2014)
P.D.F Applied GeophysicsJune 2015UTIG at AustinUSA
and UTIG USA2006PhD Applied Geophysics, Kurukshetra UniversityIndia
B.Sc: Physics and Mathematics1998Rohilkhand UniversityBareilly, IndiaPhysics and Mathematics
CSIR award for IUGG 2003 and IFCGR award for conducting research in 2001 4|Page R é s u méfSanjeevRajput A sso ciati on toPr of e ssi on alS oc ieties The Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists (ASEG) Society of Petroleum Geophysicists, India (SPG) Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) The American Geophysical Union (AGU) A ca de micAwards 2015 Technical Committee Member for EAGE Reservoir Characterization Workshops 2014 Invited Presentation by SPE 2013 Recognized by WORLDWIDE WHO'S WHO
Fluent English and Hindi
Excellent, physically fit, non-smoker Interests & Hobbies: Music, swimming, music and reading books P r of e ssi on a l Re ferees S anj e ev B or dol a i S anj ayT ha ku r Global Director, Geomechanics Geo-mechanics and Pore Pressure Specialist
work in Save Earth and Humanity Society and environmental protection Per son alDetails Nationality: Australian Permanent Working Rights: Australia, New Zealand & India Date of Birth: 6 April 1978
2006 - 2007 UTIG and Conoco Phillips Post Doctorate Fellowship 2006 Invited technical presentation by UTIG Student Chapter USA 2005 Visiting Scientist award by University of Texas, USA 2005 SEG student travel award for 75th convention held in Houston, USA 2003 IUGG paper "DRASTIC a systematic approach for groundwater Vulnerability Mapping" was selected by International Geo Risk Commission, under the best presentations 2001 Indo French fellowship for promotion of advance research in ground water 1998 Awarded certificate of appreciation by former president of India Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma for extraordinary work in Save Earth and Humanity Society and environmental protection Per son alDetails Nationality: Australian Permanent Working Rights: Australia, New Zealand & India Date of Birth: 6 April 1978
Health: Excellent, physically fit, non-smoker Interests & Hobbies: Music, swimming, music and reading books P r of e ssi on a l Re ferees S anj e ev B or dol a i S anj ayT ha ku r Global Director, Geomechanics Geo-mechanics and Pore Pressure Specialist
J.J. Pickle Research Campus The University of Texas Institute for Geophysics
NATIONAL GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE NGRI
UTIG at Austin
PhD Applied Geophysics, Kurukshetra University
Job Titles Held:
Principal Advisor Geophysics
Economics Sep 2015 Master Class, integrated Field Development Planning Ensuring Selective Capability from the front end, The Institute of
Leadership & Management (ILM), London, UK (2014)
P.D.F Applied Geophysics June 2015 and UTIG USA 2006 M.Tech Applied Geophysics 2001 B.Sc : Physics and Mathematics 1998
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