Senior Petroleum Manager

Houston, TX, USA

Sr. Petroleum Management Engineer with extensive diverse experience in all Petroleum Development, including Facilities Engineering, in Offshore, Deepwater, SURF (Subsea, Umbilical, Risers, Flowlines), Terminals, Onshore, LNG, Power and General Oil & Gas projects; in all forms of Gas and Liquids-Rich fields, from Light to Heavy Oil, Oil Shale, Tar Sands, Gas, and Condensate, utilizing Reservoir Engineering, Production, Extended Reach Drilling (ERD), Well Completions/Stimulations, Waterflood, Tertiary Recovery (Thermal, CO2, WAG) etc. Proven proficiency in Strategy Planning and setting-up multi-functional, multi-location, international or domestic projects up to $18 Billion value for International Oil Companies, and for Engineering/Construction Joint Ventures.

Awards and Certifications

Registered Petroleum Engineer in Texas, Alaska and Colorado
active TWIC Card
inactive Secret cleance


• Taught and advised Iraqi Ministry of Oil personnel in Unitization tactics, Economic Evaluation, modern reservoir engineering and Field Developments
• Developed plans for Unconventional Heavy Oil and Oil Shale Thermal Development Projects
• Directed/analyzed Britoil Bruce Condensate Field Development Reservoir Engineering unitization activities.
• Integrated multi-field multi-discipline oil, gas, and condensate analysis for exploration, development, completions, and operations. Doubled Belco profits in Peru, although oil and gas prices decreased to half, by optimizing well spacing and redesigning well completions.
• Prioritized/Sequenced Projects/Opportunities for available Budget, Personnel, Rigs, Vessels & other Resources to Maximize Corporate profits, while meeting Delivery Contract & Government/HSE needs
• Specified/Designed/Setup/Trained managers/personnel in Corporate Automatic Project Prioritization System.
• Saved Equistar Chemical project from further cost over-run, and from 6 weeks behind schedule to 2 weeks early completion/turnaround.
• Identified and Corrected production bottlenecks and inefficiencies.
• Redirected misspent drilling funds from excess in-field drilling to exploration drilling.
• Economized well completion designs
• Drilled and completed extended reach wells over a mile horizontally offshore Peru long before others made even 600’ horizontal wells.

• Expedited mobile/floating drilling/production and FPSO vessels EPIC.
• Directed construction/installation of 14 platforms/year, offshore pipelines, marine fleet, port facilities and pipe-coating plant for Belco in Peru.
• Directed Britoil (now BP) R&D in Tension Leg Platform (TLP) and other floating Production Systems (FPSO, FSO, Semi, Spars), Offshore Platforms, Multiphase/Flow-Assurance Subsea Pipeline/Riser studies, and Subsea Systems.
• Specified/unitized/installed subsea systems with multiplex controls.
• Supervised offshore crews in Greece, Gulf of Mexico (GOM), Ireland, Peru, Saudi Arabia, and Alaska.
• Advised cost savings for O&G Platform to Wind Turbine conversions, & Offshore Wind Farms installations
• Designed/supervised vessel conversions and new construction.


MS Petroleum Engineering - USC
BS Petroleum Engineering - Colorado School of Mines

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