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Engineer Project Management

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
February 28, 2018

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Carlos A. Gonzalez

Email: Cell: +1-587-***-****


Experienced professional in Petroleum Engineering with expertise in reservoir evaluation and exploitation planning, working towards finding solutions to strategically develop oil and gas fields.


Evaluation of oil and gas fields

Strategic asset planning

Reservoir analysis & monitoring

Production optimization

Business plan and budget

Technology screening EOR

Reservoir depletion strategies

Economic evaluations

Petrophysical evaluations

Log analysis and interpretation

Pressure test analysis & interpretation

Field operations

Data collection and analysis

Project management

Problem solving skills

Strong presentation skills

Critical thinking and results oriented

Safety awareness and quality focused


Reservoir/Exploitation Engineer 2004 –2014

Petroleos de Venezuela S.A (PDVSA), Venezuela

Analyzed field operations to develop improvement plans, working in a multi-disciplinary team

Maximized recovery factor while minimizing costs through strategic planning and optimization

Improved time of action of projects liaising with contractors to perform in critical phases of projects

Planed future drilling operations for new fields and provided additional expansion alternatives

Analyzed and reviewed economic variables of impact to maximize the Net Present Value (NPV)

Performed reservoir monitoring and surveillance, well data loading, validation and certification

Assisted as a field petrophysicist performing log evaluations, new well location, and core analysis

Participated in recompletion operations including workover, coil tubing and logging

Elaborated proposal for more than 300 new wells plus 200 workover jobs and 150 stimulations

Reservoir Engineer 2001 –2003

Schlumberger, Venezuela

Provided reservoir engineering and project management support for field operations

Enhanced oil and gas production by designing, analyzing and interpreting Production Logging Tools

Improved clients’ database of bottom hole and formation pressure measurements in oil & gas wells

Designed, analyzed, interpreted build up and isochronal tests and performed on site supervision

Elaborated technical reports for each completed job and provided results for the clients

Participated in sales, marketing and client support, related with wire line and testing products


Career/Placement Coach. 2017–Current

McBride Career Group Inc., Calgary-Alberta

Building client portfolios according with provincial regulations and company policies

Coaching candidates during their application and recruitment process

Conducting on-the-job assessments to determine work capabilities of individuals

Coaching and training individuals resulting in an increase of their work performance

Active participation in the marketing of the program, building relationship with employers and clients

Recruitment Intake Representative 2015 –2016

McBride Career Group Inc., Calgary-Alberta

Supported the life cycle recruitment in English & Spanish for oil and gas, energy, infrastructure and industrial construction projects in Canada, US and Mexico

Created statistics, generated charts and graphs for the weekly report from Telus CCA (call centre data)

Supported the IT department to launch the website in Spanish for markets in Latin America

As part of the Help Desk created Job Requisitions for positions in Canada and US in Kenexa Brass


Master’s Degree in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production

Instituto Superior de la Energía, Spain / Heriot Watt University, Scotland 2007 - 2008

Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering

I. U. P Santiago Mariño, Venezuela. 1996 - 2002


Project Management (Level 1), University of Calgary - Downtown campus, Calgary, AB - Canada

Management of Reservoir Integrated Studies, INNOVA, Maracaibo - Venezuela

Fundamentals of Water flooding, POES, Maracaibo - Venezuela

Heavy Oil Workshop (Thermal methods) Global Praxis, Istanbul-Turkey

Risk Analysis DTK, Integrated Asset Modeller AVOCET. Schlumberger, Maracaibo - Venezuela

Clays Mineralogy, INTEVEP, Caracas - Venezuela

Reservoir Simulation, NEXT Schlumberger, Monagas - Venezuela

Black Oil simulation (ECLIPSE), Schlumberger, Maracaibo - Venezuela

Images Log analysis, Baker, Lagunillas - Venezuela

Core Analysis & Evaluation, NEXT Schlumberger, Monagas - Venezuela


Registered with APEGA, membership is currently in process.

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