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Engineer Engineering

Longmont, Colorado, United States
January 31, 2018

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Marcus Argueta

Petroleum Engineer

**** *. ****** *** (303) 500 - 7700

Lakewood, CO 80226


Degreed petroleum engineer with direct oil and gas experience gained through field and consulting work in the Delaware, Williston, Appalachian, Denver-Julesburg, San Joaquin, and Permian Basins. Skilled in assessment, design, and economic analysis for drilling and production projects, and communicates findings well with colleagues and upper management. Skilled in Aries, PowerTools, PHDWin, and Fekete Harmony FAST DeclinePlus. Motivated to continue learning and bring value to a growing company.


BOK Financial, Denver, CO 08/2013 – 06/2017

Reservoir Engineer/Petroleum Engineer

Developed Delaware, Bakken, and DJ Basin drilling and completion best practices while confirming production correlations

Prepared reserve reports of P1, P2, and P3 reserves for unconventional fields

Worked in ARIES, Oracle, PHDWin, PowerTools, and Fekete Harmony F.A.S.T. DeclinePlus, to aid in acquisition and divesture decisions.

Automation development using VBA code to improve data collection efficiency and accuracy

Reported on multiphase unconventional reservoir performance using EOR modeling techniques

Incorporated cashflows, sensitivity analysis, risk assessments and mitigations, into engineering documentation

Collaborated with the business development and investment banking team throughout engineering analyses

Communicated with G&G teams to ensure proper well placement and field development

ICP CORP, Hobbs, NM 03/2012 – 11/2012

Petroleum Engineer

Completed field training in Hobbs, NM; thereafter, accepted to work with the resource assessment team

Undertook well site supervisor role, responsible for the drilling team and all services related to drilling operations

Carried out geologic field assessment of the Delaware Basin located in southeast Lea County, New Mexico

Evaluated offset wells in the Permian Basin and determined best fit well parameters for Ochoa Project

Determined downhole properties processed from petrophysical logs

Compiled direct daily drilling reports in accordance with resource assessment team drilling protocol

Organized and delivered Ochoa drilling binders for management approval

Finalized phase 3 and 3b drilling reports in order to deliver final processes

Prepared reports on geologic background, reservoir characterization, and risk assessment which was presented to investors

OASIS BASIS LLC, Denver, CO Summer 2010, 2011

Engineering Technologist

Developed 20+ custom home design alternatives for property in Blackhawk, CO valued at $750,000

Custom designed alternatives were utilized in the final floor plan, plumbing, and electrical layout

Assisted in reducing the carbon footprint of the construction process by minimizing waste and usage

Reduced home energy need through the energy efficient designs of windows, doors, and siding materials

Completed cost benefit analysis of construction materials in order to lower Oasis’s overhead and cost

Worked directly with clients in order to provide quantifiable value to the design of the home

Final designs assisted in increasing the property value, it was sold at a profit of $250,000


COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES, Golden, CO Degree, May 2012

Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering (GPA: 3.4 / 4.0; Dean’s List)

Pi Epsilon Tau, Petroleum Engineering Society; Department of Petroleum Engineering Scholarship


Multidisciplinary Petroleum Design Spring 2012

Compiled catalogue of “best in class” offset wells for selection of drill site locations in Weld County, CO

Utilized offsets, API standards and decline curve analysis to estimate OOIP, EUR and field economics

Built reservoir analysis model to predict changes in pressure, flowrate, saturations, and relative permeability

Designed hydraulic fracture program for Niobrara “B” based on regional geology, stress/strain and moduli

Developed plug-and-perf commingled lateral drilling plan to maximize flow assurance and reduce cost

Compiled necessary data for current Colorado regulations and submitted applications for well permitting

Petroleum Engineering Geology Field Session Summer 2011

Performed comprehensive geological characterization of Rangley Field, CO

Field-mapped structure and stratigraphy of Mancos shale, Weber sands, Ft. Hays/Niobrara limestone

Evaluated 10+ properties based on known geology for ranking expected reservoir profitability


VANTO GROUP Summer 2012

Leadership Training, Achieved Leadership Certification

PI EPSILON TAU, Colorado School of Mines 2011 – 2012

Activities Chair

Recruited for the annual Race for the Cure held in 2011 and signed up over 100 participants

Arranged Castle of Cans fund raising event which helped raise over 45,000 lbs. of food for the homeless

JET HOTEL, Denver, CO 2009 – 2010

Assistant Manager

Played critical role in helping Jet Hotel increase quarterly profit by 35%

Designed security protocol procedure after attending hotel leadership training courses in 2009

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