reservoir engineering advisor resume example with 20+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Business-Results Focused | Clear Communication | Complex Problem-Solving Expertise | Statistical Models |Modeling & Simulation An experienced engineer from a large cap multinational and a consulting startup with strong project management skills acquired working for operations. Sharp business acumen with investment projects presented to executive management and part of joint venture discussions. Strong analytical skills working on large complex data sets while being a team player-mentoring and leading. Builds relationships, collaborates and communicates clearly.

  • Leadership & Operations management
  • Project management & Budgeting
  • Focused on creating value and reducing costs
  • Consulting for Clients
  • Presentations to Executive Management
  • Mentoring & Training junior engineers
  • Modeling, Simulation, Forecasting & Programming
  • Optimization
  • Data Analytics
  • C, C++, FORTRAN, MATLAB, Python, R, SQL
  • PetSc, MPI
  • Pandas, Numpy, Scikit
  • Windows, Linux
Texas A&M University College Station, TX Expected in PhD : Chemical Engineering - GPA :
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Expected in BTech : Chemical Engineering - GPA :


- Business foundations by University of Pennsylvania, Wharton

- Leadership Accelerator, University of California, Berkeley

- Machine Learning by Andrew Ng, Stanford University, Coursera

- IBM Data science professional certification, IBM, Coursera

- Accelerated Computer Science Fundamentals, UIUC, Coursera (In Progress)

Work History
Pioneer Natural Resources Company - Reservoir Engineering Advisor
Monahans, TX, 01/2018 - Current
  • Operations management with key focus on creating value, reducing costs and investing capital for long term growth using technical judgment, while mentoring less experienced engineers.
  • Reduced operating costs for waterfloods while working with several stakeholders and delivering on rate targets.
  • Prepared development projects for reservoirs worth $7.5M to enhance reservoir life and productivity.
  • Utilized large data sets and analytics to create value for the company by recommending operational changes.
  • Lead on reservoir forecasts, reservoir simulation, voidage replacement ratio and pressure monitoring for the field.
  • Created reservoir simulation forecasts for future drilling concepts and derisk production estimation.
  • Team technical expert for reservoir engineering and reservoir simulation studies.
Pioneer Natural Resources Company - Senior Reservoir Engineer
Big Lake, MN, 01/2012 - 01/2018
  • Led drilling project management efforts with three geologists and two production engineers.
  • Participated in joint venture efforts to develop large fields and allocation of $200M.
  • Presented investment projects of $25M+ to executive management.
  • Presented results to reservoir management teams and cross functional managers.
  • Prepared comprehensive reserves forecasting and economic reports using Value Navigator or Schlumberger Peep.
  • Lead point of contact for reservoir simulation and modeling studies.
  • Part of a central reservoir study group working as a technical expert on modeling.
  • Developed reservoir studies including history matching for several fields having more than 300 wells.
  • Created forecasts for field development plans and recommendations for investing capital.
  • Analyzed data from several different sources, cleaned and organized data for modeling using python scripts.
  • Created Python scripts to clean, extract large amount of data and automate the process.
  • Prepared and ran reservoir simulation studies on large computing clusters.
  • Gained proficiency in several commercially available reservoir engineering software.
  • Trained and mentored early career engineers in reservoir engineering concepts.
Northwell Health - Senior Reservoir Engineer
Plandome, NY, 01/2006 - 01/2012
  • Led reservoir simulator case studies and interfaced with clients.
  • Part of core reservoir simulator development team maintaining commercial simulator code and prepared simulation software in FORTRAN.
  • Worked on domestic and international petroleum consulting assignments for water flooding and EOR methods.
  • Interfaced with clients and presented results from reservoir studies to stake holders.
  • Utilized core reservoir engineering principles and technical judgment to create reservoir studies.
  • Augmented commercial code with additional modules to enhance capability.
  • Developed modular reservoir simulation software in Fortran for thermal and streamline modeling.
  • Maintained in house reservoir simulation software made available commercially to clients.
  • Mentored early career reservoir engineers.
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - Research Assistant
City, STATE, 01/2001 - 01/2006
  • Project: Analysis of dense colloidal dispersions with multi-wavelength FDPM measurements.
  • Novel prediction of dispersion optical properties for mixtures at high concentrations with electrostatic interactions among particles using experiments, Monte Carlo simulations and application of genetic algorithms for solving ill posed nonlinear optimization problems.

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School Attended

  • Texas A&M University
  • Indian Institute of Technology

Job Titles Held:

  • Reservoir Engineering Advisor
  • Senior Reservoir Engineer
  • Senior Reservoir Engineer
  • Research Assistant


  • PhD
  • BTech

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