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Engineer Engineering

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
November 28, 2017

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Carleon (Mano) M. Catania, B.A.Sc., P.Eng.

Cell: 403-***-****



Petroleum exploitation/reservoir engineer with 17 years of diverse oil and gas experience in technical/economic evaluations, reservoir analysis, field development/exploitation and exploration, A&D evaluations and project and group management. P.Eng with APEGA since 2004. Open to full time, part time or contract positions.


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1990 - 1995 B. A. Sc. with Co-op Work/Study designation.

Industrial Systems Engineering

University of Regina


GLJ Petroleum Consultants, Calgary, AB 2000 - 2015

Senior Evaluation Engineer

Conducted corporate and individual property economic evaluations, reservoir engineering analyses, simulation analysis and property development/exploitation plans. Managed client corporate accounts and projects for year-end reserves and documentation. Attended associated due-diligence and reserve committee. Performed ultimate potential and resource play studies for WCSB and US properties. Gained intimate knowledge of COGEH and NI-51-101 Standards of Discloser for Oil and Gas Activities.


Performed Montney horizontal oil and gas type curve and reservoir analysis, field development and exploitation and economic evaluations for the following companies:

Cequence Energy Ltd. (Simonette property)

Encana Corp.

Expand Energy Corp.

Progress Energy Canada Ltd.

Cequence Energy Ltd.: Montney, Falher & Durvernay plays

Conducted reservoir analyses on each play.

Calculated OGIP maps based on net pay maps and reservoir analysis.

Recommended future drilling locations to increase future producing and PUD reserves based on net pay and OGIP mapping, current and future pad locations, and current successfully drilled locations with economic flow rates.

Recommended far step-out drilling locations to increase future proven and probable lands.

Developed a pro-rated system for reserves booking to address the company’s Aux Sable contract.

Performed reservoir analysis, field development and exploitation plans and economic evaluations of oil and gas properties in the WCSB and US (North Dakota, Utah, Texas, Oklahoma) for the following major account companies:

Crescent Point Energy Corp.

Bakken assets (Canadian & US)

Utah assets (Uinta Basin – Green River formation)

Cequence Energy Ltd.

Montney, Falher and Duvernay horizontal well assets

Duvernay Oil Corp.

Shell Canada acquisition assets

Stacked cretaceous formations

Elkhorn Resources Inc.

Nuvista Energy Ltd.

Vermilion Energy Inc.

McDaniel & Associates Consultants Ltd., Calgary, AB 1999 – 2000

Evaluation Engineer

Provided individual property economic evaluations, reservoir engineering analyses and property development plans.

Oil and gas reserves analysis and property economic evaluations.

Decline, volumetric and material balance analysis.

CS Resources Ltd., Calgary, AB 1996 - 1998

Junior Exploitation Engineer

Performed oil and gas reservoir estimates, declines & forecasts.

Well log interpretation and analysis.

Evaluated and optimized field waterflood EOR performance.

Well production maintenance based on daily production and pressure monitoring.

Well simulation work.

Completed AEUB and SEM drilling applications.

PanCanadian-CS Resources AEUB liaison.

Particle size analysis.

Alcohol tracer analysis for multilateral wells.

Energy International Consulting, Regina, SK 1995

Assistant Engineer

Conducted a literary search on Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) that yielded approximately 500 references.

Read all references and chose only those with significant information pertaining to the project.

Visited corrosion companies to discuss MIC effects, detection & mitigation in sweet gas pipelines.

Developed recommendations for the control of MIC based on specific questions provided by Wascana Energy and SaskEnergy.

Wascana Energy Inc., Lloydminster, AB 1994

Assistant Reservoir Engineer

CO-OP Term 4

Conducted reserve estimates, declines & forecasts.

Maintenance of oil field production databases.

Used with permission Wascana Energy’s resources and well data to write Engineering Final Year Project/Report: “Predicting Horizontal Well Flow Rates” using horizontal flow rate equations.

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