Sign in

Senior Geologist / Geomodeller

Mahboula, Al Ahmadi Governorate, Kuwait
March 02, 2018

Contact this candidate




Home address: ** *, ****** -**, *****-1, Abo-Helifa, 2001-2005, El Menia University, Egypt Kuwait, Postal Code: 9022 Faculty of Science, Geology Department Work address: Kuwait Oil Company, Kuwait Degree: Bachelor of Geology and Chemistry Mobile: +965-******** Grade: Very Good with Honor (83.24%) Date of Birth: 8/12/1984 Rank: 1st on Class

Nationality: Egyptian

Contact E-Mail’s:, Profile via LinkedIn: OBJECTIVE

Seeking Senior Geologist - Geomodeller position in the field of Geo- Science at a reputable company where my background and experience can be utilized.

Technical Work skills and Experience

Senior Geologist - Geomodeller with 12 years of experience in field development and exploration.

Highly skilled and competent geomodeller in dealing with wide range of complicated and challenging reservoir styles across Middle East and North Africa region e.g. (Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, Algeria and Egypt.

Expert in modeling clastics and carbonates reservoirs integrating open hole logs, SCAL data, engineering data ( RFT, etc..) as well as post and pre stack seismic inverted results to produce more robust and meaningful 3D static reservoir models.

Expert in modeling Natural Fractured Reservoirs using discrete fracture network modeling tools (DFN) integrating well scale data types as ( Core, Borehole imagery logs, open hole Logs, full waveform sonic – Stonley, drilling data, PLT, temperature logs) and field scale data types ( Fracture drivers: Seismic Curvature maps, Anti-track volumes & Seismic Picked lineaments).

Professional user of Petrel and Irap RMS geomodeling platforms.

Worked for major operating companies and international oil services companies in Middle East & North Africa region (British Gas Joint venture, Halliburton, Emerson-Roxar & currently working for Kuwait Oil Company).


10/2016 – PRESENT

Senior Geologist - Geomodeller at Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). key responsibility:

Build high resolution meaningful Geocellular models at field and near-field prospect scale Integrating well, seismic, geological, engineering and other potential field data types as required to maintain an up-to-date geological understanding of the subsurface and associated risk elements.

Defining hydrocarbon in place (HCIIP) and associated risk elements by applying own geological knowledge and experience to understand and quantify the lateral and vertical distribution of the hydrocarbons.

Reserve Calculation using different tools like (CPS-3, Mont Carlo, and 3D Models) and different approaches like (deterministic, Stochastic and scenarios).

Apply sensitivities on the various modeling input parameters of the base case model to address full field range of uncertainty and its impact on P10, P50 and P90 volumetric scenarios “Keep Uncertainty Live”.

Responsibility for geoscience input to drilling, completion, stimulation, testing and work-over programs. When required, contributing to regional geological studies and analysis with the aid of well correlations, petrophysical data, reservoir maps and geophysical data within the area of interest.

Participating in definition, design and execution of data acquisition programs.

Providing QA/QC of external studies got involved, by ensuring that work is performed according to company best practices and standards.

Providing technical support/mentoring to junior geologists, UDs and trainees.


6/2015 – 09/2016

3/2013 – 5/2015

8/2010 -2/2011

Senior Geologist - Geomodeller with Emerson – Roxar based in Kuwait. My key responsibility varies between the geomodeling projects consultancy & FDP's, onsite technical support, conducting training courses and workshops for NOC’s & IOC's in MENA region using IRAP RMS software (From Seismic to Simulation).

Examples from recent onsite consultancy projects;

Middle Marrat, Tight Carbonates, Abdalyiah Field ( Kuwait )

Upper Burgan, Clastics, Rudhatain Field ( Kuwait )

Zubbair, Clastics, Sabriyah and Rudhatain Field ( Kuwait)

Upper Khuff, Umm Shaif, Permian Carbonate Project ( UAE )

ThamamaV, Nasr Field, Cretaceous Carbonate Project ( UAE )

ThamamaII, Umm Lulu Field, Carbonate Project ( UAE)

Arab C & D, SARAB Field, Jurassic Carbonate Project ( UAE)

Rudies, North Yusr Field, Clastics Project ( Gulf of Suez, Egypt) Senior Geologist - Geomodeller with Halliburton in Kuwait. Geomodeller consultant working onsite and remotely for the major National Oil Companies in North Africa and Gulf Regions as in below most recent projects;

Bahrah Field Development (Kuwait)

Sabariyah Field Development (Kuwait)

Umm Gudair Field Development (Kuwait)

Hamra Gas Field Development (Algeria)

Kidan Sour Gas Field Development (Saudi Arabia)

Seconded Geologist - Geomodeller at British Gas group, Reading, UK.

Re-build the geological static models for Serpent major producing gas field located in Western Delta Deep Marine concession in Egypt.

Release new well locations & provide geological input to Field development plans.


10/2006 – 3/2013

Reservoir Geologist - Geomodeller at (Rashpetco /British Gas Joint venture) in Egypt.

Main Accountabilities and Responsibilities :

I started my oil and gas career with Rashpetco – British Gas joint venture in Egypt by providing classical and routine geological well activities as (well correlation, generating reservoir different quality maps) and follow up well operations.

Conduct pre and post drill well geological evaluation.

Assist in seismic interpretation of field data by working closely with geophysicist to aid in an optimum structural interpretation.

Mapping reservoir features that could be relevant to reservoir management and field development planning.

Fault Seal Analysis Using 1D & 3D models.

Build and maintain the 3D geocellular models and keep them up to date for field and near field prospect scale. Interact daily with reservoir engineers to maximize value from the static models and as well as understanding field dynamic issues that require model updates.

Contribute to field appraisal, development well Planning and piloting by ensuring that all new well locations are reflecting the last geophysical interpretation, final model updates and confirmed by reservoir engineering.

Step by step with Rashpetco I built a great experience and develop myself a lot till I became today highly skilled team player in multidisciplinary asset teams integrating geological, geophysical and production data with focusing on quantify hydrocarbons in place (HCIIP), optimizing well placement and field development plans (FDP’S).

Company representative at partner meeting.

Participate in undergraduates and junior training programs.

Support Health, Safety and Environment by ensuring full adherence to the company’s HSE standards.


08.2005 - 09.2006

Lecturer assistant and Researcher at El Minia University, Faculty of Science, Geology Department

Researcher and lecturer assistant at geology department teaching undergraduate students the applied geology courses (Petroleum Geology, Subsurface Geology, Structural Geology, Mapping, Formation Evaluation, Sedimentology, Petrography and Paleontology). 09.2004 - 08.2005

Graduation Project, Providing Petrophysical Log Analysis using Wire line logs for some of oil wells in Western Desert-Egypt. 07.2004 - 09.2004

Undergraduate Office & Field Training:

1- Rashid Petroleum Company

2- Egyptian General Petroleum Company


Professional user of Petrel geomodeling platform.

Highly skilled user for Geo2Flow plug in under Petrel.

Professional user of IRAP RMS geomodeling platform.

Highly skilled user of Decision Space & Landmark applications.

Professional user of Geoframe G&G platform.

Professional user for Mont Caro Crystal Ball Reserve Calculation.

Professional user of 1D and 3D Fault Seal Analysis.

Operating systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX).

Contact this candidate