To work in a full time position that fully utilizes my technical competencies and leadership qualities to gain valuable experience while contributing towards the company’s goals and growth. CORE COMPTENCIES:
Excellent analytical skills with project management.
Familiar with aspects of Geology, Formation Evaluation, Economic Estimation and Reservoir Development.
Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to self-learn and collaborate within groups. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
Business Analytics Certification – Wharton School of Business, UPenn, Philadelphia PA (2017)
Master of Science Petroleum Engineering – University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA (2016)
Bachelor of Technology Chemical Engineering – Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore INDIA (2014) EXPERIENCE:
Stratagraph, Inc Lafayette, LA
Wellsite Geologist Aug 2017 – Present
Analyzing drill cuttings onsite to interpret lithology, evaluate formation tops & pore pressure predictions.
Detect presence of oil/gas to locate productive stratum during drilling operations & analyze hydrocarbon components using FID Gas Chromatograph.
Provide data analysis, well bore stability information to client and monitor well for flow.
Manage daily and weekly reports of onsite operations.
Implement safety standards, train new employees in accordance to company codes and operating procedures.
Experience working in the Permian, Delaware and Midland Basin Regions. Experian, Plc Costa Mesa, CA
Quality Assurance Test Engineer Sept 2016 – Jan 2017
Worked on Experian's rebrand project in a cross-functional team and aided on developing and managing their new brand assets.
Enhanced Test cases by updating test automation scripts in consultation with the developer team and Test lead.
Ran automation framework using Eclipse and debugged test results.
Conducted manual testing over different platforms and reported test results to the Test lead and developer team.
USC Viterbi School of Engineering Los Angeles, CA
Laboratory Technical Assistant Jan 2015 – Aug 2016
Operated and maintained laboratory equipment investigated equipment problems for USC Viterbi.
Provided technical support to the faculty and staff of Viterbi School of Engineering.
Maintained inventory and maintain them above safety stock levels.
Experience in operating and managing an Online Ticket Management System. RESEARCH PROJECTS:
Analysis of Drilling induced Micro-fractures Jan 2016 – May 2016
Formulated a novel model for analysis of the length-diameter aspect ratio of micro-fractures generated during drilling in sandstone reservoir.
Analyzed the parameters affecting the propagation of micro-fractures.
Calculated the losses generated from leak-off from the induced micro-fractures. Oilfield Development & Design Project for Chevron Oct 2015 – Feb 2016
Placed as Runner’s Up in designing & developing an onshore oilfield with full surface and subsurface facilities.
Analyzed reservoir properties to optimize well placement patterns using MATLAB for production by Steam Injection.
Developed a module to optimize economic efficiency and production by up to 80%. Reservoir Analysis and Production Forecasting of Downtown Los Angeles Field Jan 2015 – May 2015
Analyzed reservoir data over IHS Well Test (Fekete) by applying Tarner’s method.
Prepared a forecasting module over C++ using Monte Carlo simulations.
Maximized Rate of Return & Net Present Value of the project by optimizing well count and production costs. Flank Oil Company Project Aug 2014 – Dec 2014
Evaluated well log data from a well in the Congo Basin using HDS2000 software.
Interpreted various logs, i.e. Mud Logs, Gamma Ray, Resistivity, Neutron Porosity, Acoustic logs to gather wellbore properties.
Identified dominant lithology, pay zones and suggested pay cutoff parameters to maximize production. RELEVANT COURSEWORK:
Geology, Formation Evaluation, Reservoir Engineering, Drilling Engineering, Business Analytics, Operations Analytics, Heat & Mass Transfer, Process Engineering, Thermodynamics, Modeling & Simulation. COMPUTING SKILLS:
Programming Languages: C++, MATLAB, C
Design Software: ASPEN (HYSYS), IHS Well Test(Fekete), Solidworks
Software: GeoDraft, PeakSimple, Eclipse, HDS2000, FracPro, PipeSim, Microsoft Office Suite, SQL Server LEADERSHIP & AWARDS:
Received the Best Student Volunteer award by the Society of Petroleum Engineers – USC Chapter 2014
President of the University Quiz Club at Vellore Institute of Technology Jul 2013 – May 2014
Events Team Leader for VIT Quiz Club in Technical and Cultural festival at Vellore Institute of Technology. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) 2014 - Present
All Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 2011 – 2015
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) 2010 – 2014