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Professional Summary
PRODUCTION ENGINEER * OIL & GAS Optimized Production Rates s Reduced Costs s New Opportunity Identification s HSE Leadership Dedicated professional with history of increasing revenues and profitability by improving production rates / performance while controlling expenses on Shell Petroleum Company assets. Proven ability to manage all aspects of complex projects, including regulatory compliance, vendor / contractor relations, financial / budget management, and schedule coordination. Poised professional with superlative communication talents; dedicated to developing relationships to source opportunities for new site development. Resourceful team leader focused on continuous operations improvement, new policy & procedure implementation, problem resolution, and safety initiatives. Experience supported by Bachelor of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering.
Petroleum engineering software / tools: Integrated Production System Modeling tool (PROSPER, MBAL, & GAP) * WinGLUE * WellCat * STIM 2001 * SPOT * OFM (Oil Field Manager) * Energy Component * Sapphire * Sub Pump .
University of Benin Nigeria , Expected in 2004 Bachelor of Science : Petroleum Engineering - GPA : Petroleum Engineering
Heriot Watt University Edinburgh, Scotland Expected in 2016 Master of Science : Petroleum Engineering - GPA :
, Expected in Ongoing remote studies for : - GPA :
Heriot Watt University , Expected in Masters of Science : Petroleum Engineering - GPA : Petroleum Engineering
Work History
Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. - Production Engineer
, , Nigeria 09/2005 - 10/2011
  • Collaborate with international multi-disciplinary well and reservoir management team to optimize production of 93 oil wells, mostly located in AGBADA field in Niger Delta, Nigeria.
  • Functioned as primary production engineer on five assigned fields with total of 118 wells over four years.
  • Achieved total production of ~60,000 BOPD from five fields (62 wells flowing on gaslift).
  • Contributed to short-term oil and gas generation; identified opportunities to improve production by forecasted 16,000 BOPD, with 10,000 BOPD actualized.
  • Recognized as gaslift expert; specialties include well opportunity identification, maturation, and execution; proven ability to build shared vision that optimizes gains from gaslift valve change-out activities.
  • Ensure that wells operate at maximum technical / economic rates; leverage exception-based surveillance and periodic technical reviews to sustain production targets and forecast delivery.
  • Manage well integrity; determine well operating envelopes / integrity envelopes, conduct annual reviews, and monitor well status to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Coordinate preparation of asset quarterly surveillance reports for over 800 wells and production of over 160,000 BOPD; also deliver required monthly asset performance highlights on behalf of asset team SELECTED PROJECTS AND AWARDS LEAN gaslift project (2009 to present): Apply LEAN process to manage gaslift optimization process that delivered additional 7000 BOPD production while maintaining minimal well intervention cost and environmental impact.
  • Accelerated workover campaign project 2010/2011: Contributed within a multidisciplinary team to workover candidate opportunity identification, maturation and proposal/programme generation.
  • Managed the interface with the well delivery team to deliver total actualized potential of over 13,000 bopd from 9 candidates.
  • Non-intrusive clamp-on sand monitoring project focal point (2010): Facilitated contractor mobilization to conduct non-intrusive sand monitoring and staff training on project that delivered additional 1000 BPD oil production.

Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. - Production Engineer
Panama City, , 2005 - 10/2011
  • Coordinated requirements for effective well / reservoir management for one assigned field with 66 wells; requirements included calibrated well, reservoir & facility models with IPSM, WinGLUE models for gas-lifted wells, up-to-date well books, operating envelopes, regular reviews, facility visits, and visualization tools for exception-based surveillance.
  • Shell Nigeria Special Recognition Award".

, , 04/2010 - Current
  • Received for contributions to short-term oil generation and successful implementation of pilot / sustain phase for LEAN gaslift project.
  • Shell Nigeria Special Recognition Award".

Bickford Senior Living - Senior Production Engineer
Cabin John, , 10/2011 - Current
  • Received for contributions to a new 1Bscf gas plant production ramp up by coordination of the Non Intrusive Ultra Sonic Clamp on Monitoring Project.

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