Messaoud HADJ BRAHIM
Petroleum Engineer: Senior Petrophysicist
Address: MSQ City Muscat Oman
An experienced Petroleum Engineer “ Senior Petrophysicist” with more 15 year experience in logging data acquisition, processing and interpretation in sandstone and carbonate, conventional and unconventional oil and gas reservoirs. A synergist in teamwork with leadership and management skills, involved in working with variety of petroleum industry standards software, keen to work on challenging projects.
Operations Petrophysics data acquisition including wireline MWD/LWD logs and coring Planning and QC
Supervise all logging operation types OH and CH include perforation andspeciale well intervention operations such killing wells and pipe recovery : manage drilling, Hoist and coil tubing issues related to stack
Coordinate geological operations activities and steer and optimize well placement
Participate in well planning activities with the drilling team, well design, well placement and formation evaluation (Clastics: Shammar formation, carbonates : Kharaib, Shuaiba Formations )
Contributes to a range of complex studies to meet project requirements .
Recommends solutions to problems in petroleum Engineering discipline : propose WSO, advise by logging solutions in complex operation issues for drilling and Work over .
Open Hole Formation Evaluation using GeoFram or Techlog Software, (Tripl Combo, Imaging Logs FMI, UBI, NMR ….) Formation pressure measurements including fluid sampling
Cased Hole Logging Formation Evaluation: Pulsed Neutron on Sigma and C/O Modes cased Hole Resistivity ….and Saturation Monitoring (time Laps Evaluation )
PLT in Vertical, Deviated and Horizontal Well both single phase to Multiphase interpretation using Emeraude Software including Operation design and excution.
Support contract plan, strategies and evaluate logging tenders if required
Management and preservation of petrophysical data
Perform petrophysical interpretation of operated and non-operated well data
Support the exploration and development departments in preparation of data and collection programs
Provide Well Integrity Engineering support work over Department.
Well Integrity Logging: Corrosion Evaluation, Cement Evaluation (CBL-USIT- EMIT…)
Management of formation evaluation contracts such as wireline logging and LWD.
Technical approval of invoices and compile data acquisition costs
HSE auditing of contractor operations
Cooperate with other departments in all matters of log data acquisition, administration and evaluation.
Participate in well planning activities for designated areas in conjunction with the drilling team
Ensure geological operations are conducted in conformity with HSE rules, procedures and best practices
Good experience using: Techlog GeoFrame, Petrel, IP, emeraude softwares.
Fully conversant with PC software (Linix, windows & Microsoft Office )
Good work experience on ProMAX Software. Geophysical seismic data processing software.
Basic knowledge in using charisma Seismic interpretation software .
PE Senior Petrophysicist (4Yrs.) Oman
Petroleum Development Oman PDO
May-2014 - to Present
-Provide input to well proposals, well functional specifications
-Design data acquisition programs for standard and non-standard petrophysical data including fluid sampling & analysis
-Determined, developed and provided well targets and landing points, as required.
-Observed and ensured compliance of operations with drilling plan and well positioning
-Provide input to core analysis programs
-Responsible for analyzing, evaluating and describing formations while drilling using, wireline; MWD, LWD data and cuttings comparing data gathered during drilling with predictions made at exploration stage;
identify litho-stratigraphic formation boundaries, casing setting depths and coring points; calling for coring on shows and gas; advising on drilling hazards â€¢
-Supervising MWD, LWD wireline services and mud logging quality control in relation to mud logging and wireline services, keeping detailed records and writing reports undertaking evaluation of offset data before beginning drilling.
- Liaising with drilling engineers, petroleum engineers and mud loggers; training staff as required; acting in effect, as the representative of the geology team;
-Developed and maintained positive relationships with drilling team, Directional Drillers, and Mud loggers team
-Contribute to End of Well Reports
-Responsible for: Maintain petrophysical Data base (700 Wells) both OH and CH:
-LQC, Interpretation of logs open hole and cased hole, integrate all petrophysical data with surveillance data, contributing in well book,
-Establishing parameters for Open Hole and Pulsed neutron log interpretation
-Evaluate Cased Hole logs for reservoir surveillance and Hydrocarbon tracking, or to assess inflow (and injection)
-Train junior petroleum Engineers.
Operations Petrophysicist, (7yrs.) Algeria.
Sonatrach Production and Development Company
June-2007 – May 2014
In charge of:
Wireline Logging open hole and cased hole Operations Coordination For many Fields in Algeria gas fields and Oil fields resrvoir
Good experience in conventional and Tight gas reservoir
Planning & surveillance logging programs in Vertical and Deviated wells,
Formation Tester Pre-test & Sampling, CMR QC & Analysis
Design optimum logging programs, considering the objective formations, fluid characteristics, and company budget.
Provide petrophysical support to all assets (exploration, appraisal, development and production). Tasks include; prepare the logging programs, QC well site data acquisition, evaluate wireline and LWD data, oversee coring and core analysis programs, integrate core and log data, provide petrophysical results for field development, End of Well Reporting Procedures, including ensuring proper data archive & distribution.
Recommend data for reservoir and well performance monitoring, corrosion evaluation and downhole well integrity diagnosis
FE Open & cased Hole E-line Logging Acquisition, (2yrs.) Algeria
Halliburton Energy services
June 2005 - June 2007
In charge of:
Hesp Logging Acquisition Open Hole, Cased Hole and Perforating
Field Data Acquisition Open Hole Logging Services :
Resistivity and Conductivity tools (HRI-HRAIX-DLL-MSFL) Nuclear tools Density and Neutron (SDLT-DSNT), Sonic tool (FWST), 4 Caliper (FIAC), Cast-V (Acoustic formation Imager) Basic knowledge about Formation Testers (SFT4 & RDT)….
Field Data Acquisition Cased Hole Logging Services :
CBL tool (FWST Short Tip), METG (Casing Inspection), RCBT (Radial CBL)
Knowledge in Sondex Production Tools with Warrior acquisition system
Seismic Geophysicist Field Engineer (2yr.) Algeria
E.NA.GEO. (National Geophysical Company)
January 2003 - June 2005
Seismic data acquisition Quality Control and Final Processing on ProMAX software under AIX/UNIX operating system
1-Seismic Data Quality Control daily work
2-Seismic Processing for all profiles (Raw Stack – Stack with DMO and Migrated Stack, Residual static correction )
Software used in QC & Processing is ProMax
Engineering Degree in Geophysics.1998 – 2003, Hydrocarbons & Chemistry National Institute INHC) Algeria, 2003.
Thesis Topic: Contubution of MDT to Petrophyscal Evaluation parameters of Bir Berkine Reseroir
COMMUNICATION & PUBLICATIONS
Combining Horizontal Production Logging and Distributed Temperature Interpretations to Diagnose Annular Flow in Slotted-Liner Completions. (Ongoing) IPTC18204-MS18204-MS.
2010 Advanced Formation Evaluation.- Schlumberger
2013 10K E-line Pressure equipment. ELMAR – NOV company
2014 Advanced Cased Hole Logging. James Smolen association
Marital Status: Married with 01 child
Date of Birth: 20-06-1979
Arabic: (mother tongue), French: (fluent), English: (fluent)
References: available on request