Ehsan Davani Resume

Description

Ehsan Davani, P.E.

Cell: (979) 595 3828 - e.davani@yahoo.com

Professional Summery

Accomplished Petroleum Engineer with more than 10 years of practical and analytical experience in Oil and Gas industry. Expert in Integrated Production Modeling and Optimization, Asset Management and Planning, Reservoir Study and Reserve Estimation, Data Mining and Digital Oil Field.

Experienced with several Field Optimization Projects in Gulf of Mexico, Thailand, Nigeria and Angola.

Skills

·        Production Modeling and Optimization

·        Reservoir Study and Management

·        Material Balance and Volumetric

·        Pressure Transient Analysis (PTA)

·        PVT Analysis and Flow Assurance

·        Rate Transient Analysis (RTA)

·        Data Mining/ Machine Learning

·        Numerical Reservoir Simulation

·        Reserve and Economic Evaluation

·        Decline Curve Analysis

·        Artificial Lift Design and optimization

·        Nodal Analysis

 

Programming Languages: MATLAB, VBA, C#, Python, R, FORTRAN

 

Software Packages: PETEX Suite (IPM, IFM, IVM, PROSPER, GAP, MBAL, RESOLVE, REVEAL, PVTP), Kappa Suite (SAPHIR, TOPAZE), CMG, ECLIPS, ARIES, PhDWin, SQL, Microsoft Office

Work Experiences

Reservoir Engineer, Chevron (EDG), Houston, TX                                                  2014-Present

  • Coordinated modeling team to build an Integrated Production System to be implemented in Digital Oil Field solutions using Petroleum Experts (PETEX) Digital Oil Field (DOF) software (IVM / IFM / IPM) for Deep-Water Chevron assets in Angola (24 Fields) and Nigeria (9 Fields)
  • Created an interactive workflow to optimize Well-Routing and Artificial Lift for deliquification development of more than 200 oil and gas platforms in Thailand
  • Programmed and applied a production performance diagnostic tool
  • Developing a Machine Learning methodology using MATLAB for model calibration
  • Collaborated with various teams to conduct PVT analysis and Flow Assurance study

Asset Management Team Lead, EDG Consulting Engineers, Houston, TX                   2012-2014

  • Developed an Integrated modeling of reservoir-wellbore-surface system for two Chevron shelf assets in Gulf of Mexico (Eugene Island 231/238/276 and Bay Marchand)
  • Applied Material Balance techniques, Volumetric methods, Crystal ball, reservoir modelling and simulation for reservoir studies and reserve evaluation
  • Developed, trained and managed an engineering team to identify production opportunities including scenario development, depletion planning, and sensitivity analysis for two large Chevron brown fields (SouthTimbalier, MP 41)

Production Optimization Engineer, EDG Consulting Engineers, Houston, TX            2011-2012

  • Developed, maintained and optimized production models for more than 100 reservoirs and 200 wells for a Chevron asset in Gulf of Mexico (Main Pass 144/299)
  • Conducted PVT analysis, Pressure Transient and Welltest Analysis
  • Applied Nodal Analysis techniques to run field performance diagnostic
  • Proposed Gas Lift and ESP optimization scenarios
  • Instructed training and short courses on “Asset Management and Planning”

Artificial Lift Engineer, IHS Inc, Dallas TX                                                                                                2010

  • Worked with technical support team in Artificial Lift design projects
  • Collaborated with software development teams of PERFORM

Research Assistant, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX                                                2007-2011

  • Experienced with production forecasting using Decline Curve Analysis Type Curves
  • Skilled in Reserve Estimation techniques and knowledge of SEC/PRMS/SPE guidelines
  • Conducted numerical simulation using CMG to evaluate gas viscosity uncertainty impact
  • Used SAPHIR & TOPAZE to run Pressure Transient Analysis (PTA) & Rate Transient Analysis (RTA) for integration of PDA Deconvolution with Rate-Normalized Pressure
  • Measured viscosity of Methane, Nitrogen and CO2 at HPHT conditions (25,000 psia, 400ºF) and developed the first HPHT gas viscosity correlation
  • Developed a 2D, black oil numerical reservoir simulator using MATLAB and FORTRAN

Drilling Engineer, NIDC, Iran                                                                                                           2004

  • Skilled in well drilling project studies, planning, analysis, and design calculations
  • Experienced in drilling budgeting and cost reduction

Field Operations Engineer, NIOC, Iran                                                                                           2003

  • Conducted daily well testing to be used in surveillance system
  • Skilled in daily production allocation and data interpretation of open-hole wireline logs

Educations

  • PhD in Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, GPA: 3.9/4, College Station TX, 2011
  • MS in Petroleum Engineering , Sahand University of Technology, GPA: 3.8/4,  Iran, 2007
  • BS in Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum University of Technology, GPA: 3.7/4, Iran, 2005

Award and Honor

  • Won Chevron “Small Application with Big Impact” contest, 2016
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Texas, since 2015
  • Associate Editors of Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering, since 2013
  • Winner 1st place in doctorate session at SPE student paper contest, 2011
Location
Houston
Experience

Reservoir Engineer, Chevron (EDG), Houston, TX 2014-Present
 Coordinated modeling team to build an Integrated Production System to be implemented in Digital Oil Field solutions using Petroleum Experts (PETEX) Digital Oil Field (DOF) software (IVM / IFM / IPM) for Deep-Water Chevron assets in Angola (24 Fields) and Nigeria (9 Fields)
 Created an interactive workflow to optimize Well-Routing and Artificial Lift for deliquification development of more than 200 oil and gas platforms in Thailand
 Programmed and applied a production performance diagnostic tool
 Developing a Machine Learning methodology using MATLAB for model calibration
 Collaborated with various teams to conduct PVT analysis and Flow Assurance study
Asset Management Team Lead, EDG Consulting Engineers, Houston, TX 2012-2014
 Developed an Integrated modeling of reservoir-wellbore-surface system for two Chevron shelf assets in Gulf of Mexico (Eugene Island 231/238/276 and Bay Marchand)
 Applied Material Balance techniques, Volumetric methods, Crystal ball, reservoir modelling and simulation for reservoir studies and reserve evaluation
 Developed, trained and managed an engineering team to identify production opportunities including scenario development, depletion planning, and sensitivity analysis for two large Chevron brown fields (SouthTimbalier, MP 41)
Production Optimization Engineer, EDG Consulting Engineers, Houston, TX 2011-2012
 Developed, maintained and optimized production models for more than 100 reservoirs and 200 wells for a Chevron asset in Gulf of Mexico (Main Pass 144/299)
 Conducted PVT analysis, Pressure Transient and Welltest Analysis
 Applied Nodal Analysis techniques to run field performance diagnostic
 Proposed Gas Lift and ESP optimization scenarios
 Instructed training and short courses on “Asset Management and Planning”
Artificial Lift Engineer, IHS Inc, Dallas TX 2010
 Worked with technical support team in Artificial Lift design projects
 Collaborated with software development teams of PERFORM
Research Assistant, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 2007-2011
 Experienced with production forecasting using Decline Curve Analysis Type Curves
 Skilled in Reserve Estimation techniques and knowledge of SEC/PRMS/SPE guidelines
 Conducted numerical simulation using CMG to evaluate gas viscosity uncertainty impact
 Used SAPHIR & TOPAZE to run Pressure Transient Analysis (PTA) & Rate Transient Analysis (RTA) for integration of PDA Deconvolution with Rate-Normalized Pressure
 Measured viscosity of Methane, Nitrogen and CO2 at HPHT conditions (25,000 psia, 400ºF) and developed the first HPHT gas viscosity correlation
 Developed a 2D, black oil numerical reservoir simulator using MATLAB and FORTRAN
Drilling Engineer, NIDC, Iran 2004
 Skilled in well drilling project studies, planning, analysis, and design calculations
 Experienced in drilling budgeting and cost reduction
Field Operations Engineer, NIOC, Iran 2003
 Conducted daily well testing to be used in surveillance system
 Skilled in daily production allocation and data interpretation of open-hole wireline logs

Awards and Certifications

• Won Chevron “Small Application with Big Impact” contest, 2016
• Registered Professional Engineer in Texas, since 2015
• Associate Editors of Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering, since 2013
• Winner 1st place in doctorate session at SPE student paper contest, 2011

Skills

• Production Modeling and Optimization
• Reservoir Study and Management
• Material Balance and Volumetric
• Pressure Transient Analysis (PTA)
• PVT Analysis and Flow Assurance
• Rate Transient Analysis (RTA)
• Data Mining/ Machine Learning
• Numerical Reservoir Simulation
• Reserve and Economic Evaluation
• Decline Curve Analysis
• Artificial Lift Design and optimization
• Nodal Analysis

Education

• PhD in Petroleum Engineering, Texas A&M University, GPA: 3.9/4, College Station TX, 2011
• MS in Petroleum Engineering , Sahand University of Technology, GPA: 3.8/4, Iran, 2007
• BS in Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum University of Technology, GPA: 3.7/4, Iran, 2005

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