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Chemical Engineering, Supply Chain, Oil & Gas, Market Research

Houston, Texas, United States
February 07, 2018

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Business analyst professional working at an O&G market research & consulting firm with an ability to handle multiple client engagements under high pressure situations and meet extremely tight deadlines. Strong communication skills through client engagements and expert interviews. Looking for a challenging full-time role. EDUCATION:

University of Houston, Houston, Texas December 2016 Master of Science, Petroleum Engineering CGPA: 3.77/4 Head Teaching Assistant: Introduction to Thermodynamics (ENGI 2334) Math & Physics Tutor: Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India June 2014 Bachelor of Engineering Honors, Chemical Engineering CGPA: 8.9/10 WORK EXPERIENCE:

Business Analyst May 2017 - Present

ADI Analytics, Katy, TX, USA

Worked on market size estimation and conducted market research to help with new product introduction for a Fortune 1000 company

Interviewed experts to understand the potential of the product in the current market and profiled the competitive landscape for the client

Developed an outlook for overall natural gas supply and transportation infrastructure in North America for a top O&G service company enabling them to identify the hot shale plays and develop a cost effective method for fueling their frac equipment

Developed an outlook for the global ethylene market to conduct a feasibility study for a leading investment banking firm

Analyzed and interpreted rig count, well count, top natural gas processing plants, and pipeline data reported by EIA to assess the upstream and midstream market for a new analytical equipment

Designed a 5-year financial budget in Excel using a bottom-up approach for a leading coal mining company

Tracked and analyzed small- and mid-scale LNG developments within North America Supply Chain Intern

Karta Industries, India May 2016 – Aug 2016

Created inventory management tool to improve accuracy by 15% for 20000+ SKU items in ERP system

Negotiated bids received to achieve an average bid reduction of $1 million between successive rounds

Reduced Transportation cost, increased responsiveness by creating an interactive distribution plan on Excel using LP

Demand forecasting for class A inventory items by incorporating seasonality and trend to reduce backorders Business Analyst Intern

Derrick Petroleum Services, India January 2014 – June 2014

Delivered a 20% improvement in the accuracy of production, reserves, and economic models for European oilfields, giving my clients fact-based, data-driven insights into a company’s O&G portfolio

Performed linear regression on EXCEL to estimate future production numbers based on historical and present numbers on a field level basis

Led a project to analyze the expansion of the Tangguh LNG plant in Indonesia by studying the financial split between upstream and midstream assets, understanding market dynamics in Indonesia to incorporate domestic market obligations

Researched and synthesized information about each company’s strategic and investment plans through their annual/quarterly reports and investor presentations to generate accurate production and reserves forecasting models

Developed an in-depth expertise in 50 companies based in Europe and participated in client engagements to provide effective analysis and recommendations for investing in European oilfields PUBLICATIONS:

Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers Research Paper on ‘Development of Bio-epoxide from Nahor Oil’ published in the Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers SKILLS:

Analytical Software - MS Excel (VLookup, Pivot Tables), SQL, MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MATLAB, C, MS Project

Other Software – AutoCAD, PVT Sim, CMG-IMEX, PSpice

Multilingual - English, Hindi, Punjabi


Infrared Surface Characterization of Pt, Pd and Pt/Pd metals August 2015- Dec 2015

Prepared Pt/Pd catalysts and exposed them to gas-phase components of ethylene, hexane and carbon monoxide

Identified possible adsorbed intermediates and propose reaction mechanism Epoxidation of Vegetable Oil August 2012- May 2013

Epoxidized Nahor oil in situ using Peroxyacetic acid where the effects of operating variables on the oxirane oxygen content, oxirane ring stability and iodine value were to be determined

Analyzed the effect of temperature, peroxide, acetic acid, solid catalyst and the amount of catalyst on epoxidation reaction and found the optimum conditions for each parameter


Led a team of 10 to raise USD 8000 towards the college annual cultural festival, PEARL

As a ‘Nucleus Member’ of the Student Welfare Division, worked with a team of 25 students to find and address the problems of 2000+ on-campus students

Ideated and founded a start-up called ‘Eat Street – BPHC’ while in college which focused on revenue generation through incorporation of famous food chains into our campus events

Worked as the Treasurer of the VFX club, BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus: Managed the finances of the Visual effects club and worked on analyzing equipment purchase and resale values


UH Society of Women Engineers Award for Academic Excellence ACADEMIC PROJECTS:

Reservoir Simulation- History matching and prediction January 2015- May 2015

History matched the field data for a reasonable and reliable representation of the reservoir

Suggested the optimum well location to get the highest possible recovery factor

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