Contact Information

  • Kimberly Madsen-Cline
    (713) 363-0531

Description

Current experience in delivering differentiated business support including advice, escalation and resolution to Technical Computing business users globally.  Works closely with other Support Teams, Landscape Managers and Stakeholders to optimize Technical Worker productivity and efficiently leverage IT landscapes.  Has the ability work effectively from a remote location in both regional and global work environments. .  Excels at communications, and serves as a strong leader and team builder.

Prior experience in providing quality work and analytic expertise in the oil and gas industry. Recognized as a subject matter  expert in VoxelGeo/Volume Visualization.  Experienced in training and mentoring G&G staff in visualization techniques.  Work experience includes both Major and Midsized E&P Corporations and large Geophysical Service Companies.  Co-authored five technical papers including a publication in The Leading Edge.  Won the Veritas (CGG) VerTex Spotlight Award and was nominated for Veritas (CGG) Consultant of the Year.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Service Now, Python, Agile Paradigm Suite (3DCanvas, VoxelGeo, EPOS, Geolog, Stratamagic, GoCad) Hampson-Russell Software Suite (Strata, Avo, Emerge) , Landmark Openworks , Decision Space, PaleoScan, Geoframe, Petrel Studio , Petrosys , Prosouce, SpecMan, Geoteric , Transform ArcGIS , Microsoft Word , Microsoft Excel, Outlook , Subsurface Data Mapping , Data Analytics , Seismic Data Loading , Well Data Loading , Seismic Spectral Decomposition  Strong Linux/Unix Skills , Structurally Oriented Seismic Filtering , Leadership & Team Building Technical Writing , Time Management , Problem Solving Skills Map Integration, Time Depth Conversion ,Seismic Data Enhancement , Petra , OpendTect

LOCATION EXPERIENCE

Deep Water GOM (US/Mexico) , Eastern Mediterranean , West Africa , Ireland -N. Atlantic Margin

US Onshore – DJ Basin Marcellus, Permian Basin , Brazil Santos Basin , Guyana , E. Canada

Industry

E&P

Location

Greater Houston, Texas

Experience

DISYS CONSULTING PRESENT
Disys is a Global Staffing and IT Consulting Company that provides the Oil and Gas Industry with world class Technical Support

CONTRACT SUPPORT ENGINEER – TECHNICAL USER SUPPORT
CURRENT CONTRACT – ROYAL DUTCH SHELL Houston, Texas
Accountabilities include building and maintaining strong partnerships with other internal and external support teams and stakeholders covering application, infrastructure and workflow issues.
Providing advice, assistance and differentiated support to Technical Computing Users
Following ITIL processes including use of relevant ticketing systems for interaction, incident, problem and change activities.
Deskside visits to facilitate a smooth computing transition when users join, move or leave the organization.
Right time escalation and constant follow up of support calls and incidents
Second line partner to Subsurface Wells Support
Utilized understanding of Subsurface and Wells Applications and workflows as well as underlying infrastructure technology to provide customer focused experiences.
Primary support for the deployment of Digital Products Team
SSW Support Communications and Marketing Portal Team – Agile ways of working
Linux Deployment of DIY applications and support of XDigi Team
Applied Agile ways of working on high visibility Digital Products Team
Utilized Azure DevOps Tools to track projects

SCOUT-SERVICES CONSULTING 01/2018 – 07/2018
Scout Services is a Geoscience Consulting Company that provides the Oil and Gas Industry with world class geoscientists

CONTRACT GEOSCIENCE TECHNICAL SUPPORT
CURRENT CONTRACT - SIERRA OIL AND GAS, Mexico City/ Houston, Texas
Sierra Oil and Gas is Mexico’s first independent oil and gas company.
Petrel project creation, data loading, data QC
Consolidation of multiple interpretation projects for use in prospect data room.
OpendTect project creation, data loading, creation of dip steering cubes and seismic attributes
Visualization of regional channels and stratigraphic features using various seismic attributes near company lease blocks in the Mexican Gulf of Mexico
Develop and document visualization workflows
Created high impact visuals and video animations for the Corporate Prospect Book
Petra project creation, data loading and support
Update regional framework horizons to latest version of seismic data
ArcGIS mapping

HESS CORPORATION, Houston, Texas 5/2016-01/2018
Hess Corporation. is a leading independent energy company that is responsibly helping to meet the worlds growing need for energy.
SENIOR GEOSCIENCE TECHNICAL SPECIALIST
Primary Support/Data Manager, Seismic and Well Data Loader for the Regional Gulf of Mexico and Cretaceous Play Business Units.
Back up support for Mexico and Miocene Business Units.
Software user support Paradigm, PaleoScan and Petrel for the Regional and Cretaceous Exploration Teams
Created Paradigm Database containing 6600 deep water wells in the US Gulf of Mexico
Maintained and synchronized Paradigm and Petrel Studio data across Linux and Windows platforms
In charge of creating complex ArcGIS Integrated War maps, Play Fairway maps and other Play Based Exploration displays in high profile areas of the US and Mexican deep-water Gulf of Mexico
Constructed workflows using Geoteric and PaleoScan software to enhance stratigraphic features and channeling in the Mexican Gulf. Created animations from the results and presented at tech sharing sessions and Team Manager.
Created workflow to Time/Depth convert seismic data, analyze frequency content, create spectral decomposition volumes for visualization of data beneath salt bodies and delineate welds and inclusions within salt for more precise mapping. Presented results to Regional Exploration Manager
Built a complete Regional database of Geochemical samples and corresponding ArcGIS maps.
Special Project – Seismic visualization of Guyana discovery wells

NOBLE ENERGY, Houston, Texas 07/2014 – 11/2015
Noble Energy, Inc. is a leading independent energy company with a diverse portfolio of high-quality assets, a track record of success and a sound strategy for the future.
GEOSCIENCE ASSOCIATE/GIS TECHNICIAN
Data Manager, Seismic and Well Data Loader for the Eastern Mediterranean and ROW Business Unit.
and the DJ/Niobrara and Marcellus Unconventional Business Units.
Performed Petrel and Geoframe software support functions.
Created integrated data maps, Play Fairway maps and other exploration displays in high profile areas in the Eastern Mediterranean and the North Atlantic Margin.
Created a set of Global Risk maps for emerging play areas.
Consolidated and migrated 300 seismic data volumes into Petrel Studio
Special Project - Correctly positioning and loading 200 2D seismic lines into seismic interpretation software for the 2015 Bid Round in the Mexican waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

NEXEN INC., Houston, TX 2011 –2014
An upstream oil and gas company responsibly developing energy resources in the UK North Sea, offshore West Africa, the United States and Western Canada.
SENIOR GEOTECHNICAL SUPPORT
Data Management and Support for Appomattox Appraisal Team and Regional GOM Team.
Provided Local team support of Hampson-Russell Software, Paradigm Software Suite, Petrel and Landmark Decision Space.
Responsible for repository of Regional GOM Interpretation grids being transferred to ArcGIS as a shareable repository.
Accountable for 3D visualization work in the group including creating high profile 3D animations for use in Investor Meetings.
Auto picked horizons and visualized incoming seismic data. Special Project - Correctly positioning and loading 200 2D seismic lines into seismic interpretation software for the 2015 Bid Round in the Mexican waters of the Gulf of Mexico

CGGVERTAS, Houston, TX 1999-2011
CGG is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its broad base of customers.
SENIOR TECHNICAL SPECIALIST, HAMPSON-RUSSELL
Addressed problems and answered questions related to HAMPSON-RUSSELL analysis tools.
Developed workflows to test the functionality and accuracy of HAMPSON-RUSSELL software releases.
Support for HAMPSON-RUSSELL consulting group, including interpretation of surfaces and visualization of results of reservoir analysis performed by the group.
TEAM LEAD-SENIOR TECHNICAL SPECIALIST, INTERPRETATION SERVICES GROUP
Data Management and Support for a group of 18 Salt Interpreters. Supported 108 different interpreters cycling into and out of the PSDM Team
Seismic data loading using GEOFRAME/IESX and PARADIGM INTERPRETATION SUITE.
Auto-picking of top and base of salt surfaces and pre-interpretation data enhancement.
Developed workflows for visualizing massive amounts of Marine and Land Spec Library Data.
Evaluated anomalies and identified leads for further interpretation using Paradigm software.

Awards and Certifications

Vertex Spotlight Award - Veritas
Agile Ways of Working

Skills

Experience in providing quality work and analytic expertise in the oil and gas industry.

• Currently provides differentiated support and assistance to
Technical Computing Users at Shell.
• Strong Linux/Unix Skills wth the ability to troubleshoot, support and
deploy digital software
• Working knowledge of scripting languages (e.g. Python and
Anaconda)
• Application support includes Paradigm (VoxelGeo, Stratamagic,
GoCad EPOS etc.), Hampson Russell (Strata, Avo, Emerge.), Paleo
Scan and Opend Tect.
• Workflow support and software testing in Paradigm Suite, Hampson
Russell, Decision Space/Openworks
• End user experience in Petrel Studio, Open Works/Decision Space,
PaleoScan Petrosys, ArcGIS, Geoteric, SpecMan (spectral
decomposition software),
• Experience in supporting multidiscipline teams of Geophysicists,
Geologists and Reservoir Engineers
• Specialized courses taken as GGRE Support Staff (Aeolian Systems
Field Course- Moab Utah, Salt Tectonics Field Course-Paradox
Basin, Intro to Rock Physics, Nautilus Seismic Interpretation Course
Geophysics for Non-Geophysicists, Teach Me GIS, Advanced
Seismic Visualization Techniques, ArcGIS Play Based Exploration,
Petrel Geophysics, Petrosys Subsurface Mapping, Habits of Highly
Effective People)
• Problem Solving Abilities
• People Skills
• Has a good understanding of the processes involved in using
various software to find and produce hydrocarbons from prospect to
drilling and appraisal.

Courses and Application Training
Service Now, Python, Agile Paradigm Suite (3DCanvas, VoxelGeo, EPOS, Geolog, Stratamagic, GoCad) Hampson-Russell Software Suite (Strata, Avo, Emerge) , Landmark Openworks , Decision Space, PaleoScan, Geoframe, Petrel Studio , Petrosys , Prosouce, SpecMan, Geoteric , Transform ArcGIS , Microsoft Word , Microsoft Excel, Outlook , Subsurface Data Mapping , Data Analytics , Seismic Data Loading , Well Data Loading , Seismic Spectral Decomposition Strong Linux/Unix Skills , Structurally Oriented Seismic Filtering , Leadership & Team Building Technical Writing , Time Management , Problem Solving Skills Map Integration, Time Depth Conversion ,Seismic Data Enhancement , Petra , OpendTect

Education

Eastern New Mexico University
Associate of Science Degree in Petroleum Technology

Odessa College/Midland College/UT - Permian Basin
48 hours of Course work toward Bachelor Science in Computer Science