Contact Information

  • Gerardo Sepulveda
    (225) 650-3403

Description

INNOVATIVE DRILLING ENGINEER SEEKING A FIELD OPERATIONS INTERNSHIP
My main objective is to utilize my education in petroleum engineering to gain an experienced level position and join a petroleum team to develop my skills as a field engineer.

Industry

E&P

Location

Baton Rouge

Experience

Work Experience
PEMEX – Mexico
Drilling fluids supervisor. Nov ’15 – Jan ‘17
• Provided onsite services by measuring, testing, and supervising the running of fluid mixing and pumping.
• Suggested solutions for eventual problems during the drilling process
• Coordinated logistics to provide on time drilling fluid supplies to the rig.
Well Engineer Jan ‘11 – Jun ‘11
• Supervised Drilling Operations.
• Helped leading the drilling team in the forecasting, planning and delivering of a well in production.
• Ensured that adequate safety norms are used by site personnel ensuring that the Company HSE policy is effectively implemented and that corrective measures are taken in a timely manner.
• Built ongoing relationships with key members and functional managers within the organization.
• Supervised facilities, engineers, and contract gaugers in the field
SCHLUMBERGER – Mexico
Cementing Trainee (Well Services) Jan ‘06 – Mar ‘06
Collaboration program between UNAM and SLB
Responsibilities:
• Ensured that the correct Equipment and Products arrive on time on location, and are rigged up, tested and ready to perform the job as requested by client.
• Assisted the Field Supervisor preparing all the required pre and post job paperwork and job tickets on time and without errors as per company policies.
• Performed preventive maintenance on equipment as directed.
• Ensured unit/s is/are in safe, clean, and proper working condition for the next service job.
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Teaching experience
UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DEL GOLFO DE MÉXICO
Full time Professor. Jan ’09 – Present
Courses taught:
• Organic and inorganic chemistry
• Fluid Mechanics
• Stimulation and Fracturing
• Thermodynamics
• Well Design – Production
• Properties of Petroleum Fluids
• Drilling Fluids Lab
• Drilling engineering
• Reservoir management
• Unconventional Drilling and Completions
Head of the Petroleum Engineering Department Sep ’11 – Dec ‘13
• Correctly defined strategies to improve learning processes
• Recruited experienced professors to improve the academic level of the department
• Collaborated in the definition of schedule and distribution of classes
• Followed up the academic performance of students
• Encouraged professors to generate innovative research projects
• Created an efficient student team to perform philanthropy activities for the benefit of the community

Awards and Certifications

Society of Petroleum Engineers International (SPE) Professional Member
o Petrobowl Player from LSU (2020 -2021)
o LSU SPE Student Chapter President (2020 – 2021) and Vice president (2021 -2022)
o SPE Excellence Award (2019) and SPE Presidential Award for Outstanding Student Chapter (2020) winner at UPGM.
o Faculty Advisor and founder of UPGM SPE Student Chapter (2014-2020)
o Petrobowl Championship Staff (Judge, 2016; Timekeeper, 2017; Scorekeeper, 2018; Moderator, 2019)
o International Student Paper Contest Judge (2016 - 2020)
o Mentor of the UPGM participants of the SPE Regional Student Paper Contest (from 2015 to present)
- PetroCup 2015 and 2016 organizer.
- President of the organizing committee of the first, second and third “International Petroleum Engineering Students Conference”, 2012, 2013 and 2014, respectively.

Skills

Technical
CMG, Techlog, Fortran, Python, MS Office Suite
Languages
Spanish: Fluent; mother language
English: Fluent. 96 pts TOEFL iBT
Italian: Read, write, understand. CELI 3, B grade
French: Student of intermediate level
Arabic: Begginer

Education

Education
Petroleum Engineering, Ph.D. Student Jan ‘19 - Present
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Expected Graduation Date: 2022
Research focus: Fluid Flow in the wellbore, drilling and completions drilling mud design.
Petroleum Engineering M.Sc., GPA 3.4 Aug ‘05 – Dec ‘08
Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Thesis: Design and selection of a low-density sea water-based drilling fluid by
rheological and thixotropic behavior used to drill highly fractured and depleted formations.
Chemical Engineering, B.Sc., GPA: 3.6 Sep ‘00 – Dec ‘04
Instituto Tecnológico de Villahermosa
Graduated by high GPA. Professional practices on: Reduction of Cr VI to Cr III in sewage by using an electrochemical reactor.