PAUL L. SIMS, SR.
*** ********* ***. ***. ***, Lubbock, TX, 79416
405-***-**** email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
****-*** **** *.*. of Geoscience, Texas Tech University, USA GPA: 3.71/4.00
2014-2015 M.S. of Petroleum Engineering, Texas Tech University, USA GPA: 3.81/4.00
2010-2011 M.S. of Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma Christian University, USA GPA: 3.70/4.00
1997-2001 B.S. of Engineering Physics, University Mohammed V, Rabat, Morocco GPA: 3.25/4.00
Professional & Academic Experience
Reservoir Engineer: PetroMaroc Oil Company Limited / Morocco Jun2011 - Dec2013
Work with geologist to identifying oil and gas reserves location and amount of OOIP.
Monitor and analyze all wildcat data to develop a strategy for a new field to develop a drilling activity to maximum future production.
Provide support to management for production forecast and provide technical support to all reservoir performance by monitor all field and well to well production.
Production Engineer: Sirte Oil Company / Libya Jan 2008-May 2010
Monitors actual oil production, revenue, and expense for working interest properties.
Makes recommendations for wells not preforming well for stimulation, workover or surface equipment that will lower costs to increase production.
Handles all production and operation questions from the operation manager concerning situations and discusses possible solutions.
Drilling Engineer: Sirte Oil Company / Libya Nov 2006- Dec 2007
Prepare drilling program and performing all aspects of drilling engineering works for the successful and safe implementation of drilling activities.
Review day-to-day operation and entire drilling campaign and evaluate the procedure and technical approach for future reference.
Highlight and update all issues pertaining to the operation to Drilling Manager.
Reservoir Engineer: National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mines Jan 2004- Nov 2006
(ONHYM)/ Petroleum Laboratory Morocco
Assessment of petroleum potential of morocco sedimentary basins
Provide the analytical service (measuring porosity, permeability, density of grain, conventional analysis of core etc.
Work with geologist to evaluate rock Pyrolysis (Total organic carbon (TOC), Potential in free hydrocarbons (S1), Potential in residual hydrocarbon (S2), production Index(IP), hydrogen index(IH). Etc.).
Quality Engineer: Renault cars / Morocco Nov 2002- Dec 2004
Ensure continuous improvement in quality within a technical scope like composites, coast parts, plastic parts and metallic parts.
To set up actions to guarantee appropriate adaptation and observance of these quality requirements.
Contribute to the documentation of quality commitments expected at project milestones.
Mechanical Engineer: Renault cars / Morocco Aug 2001-Oct 2002
To take charge on a daily basis to follow the design from home office on the new vehicles.
Provide functional analysis and support for the new models (like Renault Logan, Dacia,etc. )
Mathematic and Statistics Texas Tech University 2016-2017
PETR 4308-Well Testing Texas Tech University 2015-2016
PETR 5314-Nodal Analysis & Optimization Texas Tech University 2015
PETR 4306-Enhanced Oil Recovery Texas Tech University 2014-2017
National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mines / Morocco Jun 2000-Aug 2000
Work in petroleum Laboratory to measure porosity, permeability, density of grain etc.
National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mines / Morocco Jun 1999-Aug 1999
Work with petroleum engineer and geologist to asset new area in south morocco.
Renault car in Boulogne-Billancourt / France Jun 1998-Aug 1998
To provide support and assistant to different engineers in the production line.
Publication in Refereed Journals
Lgaz, H & Sims, P. L. Characterization of corrosion products formed on carbon steel in hydraulic acid medium by 4-(dimethylamino)-1-(6-methoxy-6-oxohexyl) pyridinium bromide.
Journal of Applied Surface Science.
Matthews, L. & Sims. P. L. (2015). Horizontal well Placement Optimization Using Stacked Pay Flags and Original Oil in Place (OOIP) Calculations in the 3rd Bone Spring Formation.
West Texas Geological Society
Sims, P. L., Matthews, L., Pippin, M., Yeter, I. H. & Tian., H. P. (2017). Well log analysis of the 3rd bone spring formation. Online Journal For E&P Geoscientists (search and Discovery Article #10962 (2017) ** Posted June 19, 2017)
Sims, P. L., Abdunaser Susi, George Asquith, Steven K. Henderson P. (2017). A New Method to Estimate the Horizontal Well Landing Point to Optimize the Production.
Online Journal For E&P Geoscientists (search and Discovery)
Zeng, X., Sims, P., Almager, I. L.,Valle, F., (AERA 2017). Effect of Middle School Math Teacher Evaluations on Math Teaching and Learning.
Teacher Testing as Tools for Learning? Teachers' Learning Amid Teacher Evaluation and Assessment Demands (AERA 2017)
Manuscript in Preparation
Sims, P. L., Abdunaser Susi, Menouar, H.K.,George Asquith. (2018). New Methodology for Horizontal Well placement to Optimize the Production Submitted to SPE the Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition in Dallas, Texas, USA from 24–26 September.
Abdunaser Susi, Sims, P. L., Elwegga, K., Heinze, L., Soliman, M. Y. (2018). Effect of Lithology Barriers and Composite Layering on Fracture Height in Unconventional Reservoirs. Submitted to SPE Liquids-Rich Basins Conference-North America.
Sims, P. L. & Asquith, G. (in preparation). Fault zone fracture and micro-fracture detection by using image log analysis. Planning to submit to American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Bulletin.
Invited Paper Contest
Sims, P. L., Sharanya, S., Susi, A., & Soliman, M. Y. (2016) [4th Place]. Effect of Lithology Barriers and Composition Layering. Paper will be presented at the Southwestern North America Regional Student Paper Contest. The University of Texas at Austin, Texas.
Activities and Societies
President Society for STEM Education 2016-Present
Founding & Elected Vice President [Invited] Society for STEM Education 2015-2016
Senator [Invited] Student Government Association 2015-2017
Treasurer Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA) 2016-2017
Member American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) 2015-Present
Member American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA) 2015-Present
Member Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) 2014-Present
Member American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) 2014-Present
Honors & Scholarships
2016-2017 The Texas Energy Council. ($1,000).
2015-2017 Petroleum Engineering Graduate Fellowship, Texas Tech University. ($2,000).
2016 [4th Place], SPE Permian Basin Paper Contest, The University of Texas, Austin. ($500).
2016 [Nominated], President’s Excellence in Diversity and Equity Award, Texas Tech Uni.
2015-Present Helen DeVitt Jones Graduate Fellowship, Texas Tech University. ($10,500).
2014-2015 Robert Matejek Petroleum Engineering Graduate Fellowship, Texas Tech Uni. ($1,000).
2015 [1st Place], Well Log Analysis of the 3rd Bone Spring Formation Project, Texas Tech Uni.
United Food Bank, Lubbock, TX
Help with Meals on Wheels, Lubbock, TX
Fundraising for Non-Profit Organization, Lubbock, TX
Computer Software: TIBCO Spotfire, WellScan, TechLog, Fracpro, Eclipse, Solidworks, Wellflo, Mathcad 15.0, Mathlab (R2014b), Monte Carlo Simulation, Visual Basic, Linear Programming, Nonlinear Programming and Optimization, Network Models, Integer Programming, Decision Analysis, all Microsoft Office, and SAP.
Language(s): English (Fluent), French (Fluent), Arabic (Native), Spanish (Beginner)