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Engineering Engineer

Jeddah, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
January 03, 2018

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Curriculum vitae


KAUST, 23955 KAUST, Thuwal (Saudi Arabia)

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Citizen of Kazakhstan, resident of Canada, Saudi Arabia Skype marlen.tleuberdinov

JOB APPLIED FOR Petrophysics & Reservoir Engineering Jobs WORK EXPERIENCE

02/10/2017–Present Research staff (Petrophysics)

Ali I. Al-Naimi Petroleum Engineering Research Center (ANPERC), King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal (Saudi Arabia)

Coreflooding, special core analysis, multiphase fluid flow, and a subset of XRD, XRF, SEM, AFM, NMR, liquid chromatography

Correlation between petrophysical field and laboratory data Participation in research studies and publications. Assistance to postdocs & faculty with setting the experimental setup. Assistance under Lab Manager supervision in the execution of standard as well as specialized experiments in rock mechanics and rock physics.Aid in the development of such experiments, applying relevant practical and theoretical knowledge in conducting measurements and recording results.

01/01/2014–25/08/2017 Special Core Analysis Engineer Weatherford Laboratories, Kazakhstan, Aktau (Kazakhstan) Performing petrophysical experiments (routine core analysis, special core analysis, coreflooding, NMR, XRD, TOC, formation damage experiments (migration of pore-filling particles), studies on how asphaltenes precipitation influences permeability. PVT analysis. Oil study. Gas and gas condensate study. Recombination. Research work including technical papers for SCA, SPE. QC of RCA/SCAL data. Report preparations.

Hands-on work with equipment & instrumentation including calibration, maintenance & repair Preparation & modification of SOPs for equipment & instrumentation Development of complex & specialized experiment installations Creation of experimental software & spreadsheets to analyze data Designing SCAL programs in cooperation with petrophysicists, geologists, reservoir engineers. Mentoring junior staff.

Formation evaluation. Wireline logs interpretation. Porosity/permeability crossplot correlation, estimation of reservoir rock quality using combination of pore-throat size and pore-body size data. Correlation of borehole logs with laboratory measured values. Regression Sw prediction from Pc. Reservoir zonation and heterogeneity analysis using RQI, FZI, NPI. Effect of wettability. 26/11/2012–31/12/2013 Special Core Analysis Technician Weatherford Laboratories, Aktau, Aktau (Kazakhstan) Core handling (core reception, cleaning, slabbing, reference lines drawing, plugging, total and spectral gamma ray scanning, preservation, trimming, profile permeametry, WL & UV photography, cleaning & Dean-Stark analysis)

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Performing petrophysical experiments (routine core analysis, special core analysis) Hands-on work with equipment & instrumentation including calibration, maintenance & repair 06/2008–07/2008 Internship

Karachaganak Petroleum Operating Company, Aksai (Kazakhstan) Worked in Reservoir and Petroleum Department, Production Optimization section, in a team on a project about allocation factor trying to optimize production rates. Familiarized with welltesting processes.


11/2017–Present Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering Heriot-Watt University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (United Kingdom) Reservoir Engineering

Petroleum Geoscience

02/09/2014–15/05/2016 Master of Science in Petroleum Chemistry Karaganda State University, Karaganda (Kazakhstan) Research paper, Master's thesis - Application of chemical surfactantants and polymers in Enhanced Oil Recovery.

02/09/2007–14/05/2012 Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering Texas A&M University, College Station (United States) Research paper, Thesis - Application of aluminosilicates in catalytic cracking of oil 25/06/2015–11/07/2015 Training Course of General Core Petrophysics. Relative permeability and capillary pressure curves by centrifuge. Coreflooding experiments Weatherford Laboratories, Aktau


Weatherford Laboratories, Aktau (Kazakhstan)

30/08/2013–13/09/2013 Training Course of General Core Petrophysics. NMR analysis and data interpretation.

Weatherford Laboratories, Houston (United States)

03/04/2013–10/05/2013 Training Course of General Core Petrophysics. Emphasis in Mercury Injection Capillary Pressure Analysis and Electrical Properties Analysis.

Weatherford Laboratories, Aktau (Kazakhstan)


Mother tongue(s) Kazakh


Listening Reading Spoken interaction Spoken production 2/1/18 © European Union, 2002-2017 Page 2 / 3 Curriculum vitae Marlen Tleuberdinov

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Levels: A1 and A2: Basic user - B1 and B2: Independent user - C1 and C2: Proficient user Common European Framework of Reference for Languages Communication skills good communication and interpersonal skills, good team working abilities ability to work in multilingual and multicultural company Organisational / managerial skills project management skills to complete work in timely manner ability to work under pressure, quick-learner, multitasking skills Job-related skills Reservoir simulation: ECLIPSE simulation software, GEM by Computer Modelling Group, GAP/Prosper/MBAL by Petex, Discovery Suite Geographix by LMKR. Geolog Core Analysis & Saturation Height Modeling

Routine Core Analysis: Regular Helium Porosity, Grain Density & Permeability to Air Determination, Klinkenberg corrected gas permeability, Porosity & permeability at reservoir conditions. Special Core Analysis: MICP (Mercury Injection CapPressure) analysis, FF PCRI analysis (Formation Factor, Cap Pressure Resistivity Index), Centrifuge Relative permeability/Capillary Pressure analysis, Core flooding experiments, Wettability (USBM, Amott), NMR Analysis: Processing and Data Interpretation. Driving license

Good command of VBA, Microsoft Office apps, Matlab, Full Internet Proficiency, IT Systems Engineering skills 2/1/18 © European Union, 2002-2017 Page 3 / 3

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