Reservoir Engineer - Dewaki Chamupathi

Houston, TX

Reservoir engineer with 5+ years of experience with Shell Oil Co.:

Selected Accomplishments:

► Reservoir Modeling for Field Development Planning and Opportunity Economic Evaluation
Led multi-discipline teams to build analytical and dynamic reservoir models (with MBAL, Prosper, CMG) to generate production forecasts, evaluate the economic feasibility of new opportunities and optimize field development plans for Ursa’s K1-sand, and Ram Powell’s JRC and Q-sand opportunities. The Ram Powell Q-sand CMG model was also used to determine the appropriate number of wells needed, optimal well location, and completion strategy.

► Well Maturation Coordination and Delivery
Progressed the Q-sand exploration opportunity from Volume Challenge phase through Well Design Review phase by leading a multi-discipline team to achieve each project milestone in Shell’s Well Delivery Process and brought the opportunity to a drill-ready status in time to be included on the rig schedule

► Acquisition and Divestment Opportunity Evaluation
- Evaluated potential acquisition opportunities in close collaboration with the Brazil exploration subsurface team. Quality checked work with field analogs. Presented RE technical work to management.
- Evaluated divestment opportunities as part of the Mature Assets team to estimate MASP. Created Mature Assets Urban Plan showcasing all opportunities in area.

► Business Planning and Reserves
Earned Shell Special Recognition awards for serving as team focal point and planning, coordinating, and delivering team business plan and reserves reporting for 5 years.


● Opportunity Framing, Reservoir Modeling, and Production Forecasting for Development Planning
● Coordinating and Delivering Team Projects
● Business Planning
● Reserves
● Strong communication skills and works well in a diverse, multi-discipline team environment


University of Houston, Master's Degree - Chemical Engineering (2016 - 2019)

Louisiana State University, Bachelor's Degree - Chemical Engineering (2005 - 2009)

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