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Petroleum Engineer

Magnolia, Texas, United States
January 26, 2017

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Gary G. Thompson

*****, ****** *****, ********, ** 77355 713-***-**** (C), 281-***-****

Operations Manager Field Superintendent Asset Manager

Risk Analysis Well Operations Reservoir Management

A highly skilled professional engineer with more than 20 years of progressive and diverse international experience in petroleum engineering, project management, field developments, artificial lift and operations. A subject matter expert on well services, production optimization and operations. Seeking role of an Asset Manager/ Operations Manager / Sub – Surface Manager in oil & gas Sector and will bring following core competencies to the table:

Project Management

Life Cycle Management

Diversity & Teamwork

Finance Management

Quality Control & Assurance

Health & Safety Organization

Strategic Planning

Well Intervention Expert

Reservoir Management

Professional Experience

TALISMAN (ALGERIA) B.V., Menzel Lejmat North Fields, Algeria Jul 2013 – Feb 2016

Well Operations Engineer / Head of Well Services

Direct and manage field-well operations to include; petroleum and production engineering, well integrity, well servicing, coiled tubing interventions, stimulation and wireline activities.

Prepare and schedule programs to include; well work slickline, E-line, stimulation, coiled tubing, surveillance, hydraulic fracturing and new well completion.

As Subject Matter Expert (SME) advise seniors on well engineering projects and review project proposals.

Ensure workplace compliance to Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) policies, regulations as well as Quality Management Systems (QMS).

Mentor and guide engineers to be an effective part of the team and handle complex responsibilities.

Administer service company logistics, mobilizations as well as demobilizations.

Prepare and manage Well Services Budget, invoicing, forecasting and Large Renewable Procurements (LRP).

Maintain Wellview data base and reporting. Represent company in conferences and professional seminars.

Provide technical scopes of work for contract tendering process and lead evaluation of Well Service Tenders.

Interview and recruit engineer candidates. Train new hires as well as conduct periodic performance reviews.

TALISMAN (ASIA) LTD, Jakarta & South Sumatra, Indonesia Jul 2009 – Jul 2013

Senior Operations / Engineering Superintendent

Administered field operations to include; petroleum & production engineering, maintenance, construction, facilities management, well servicing, drilling, workover and wireline activities.

Provided Electric Submersible Pump (ESP) Engineering for 50 wells on remote onshore site in Southern Sumatra.

Prepare and schedule programs to include; well work slickline, E-line, stimulation, coiled tubing, surveillance, hydraulic /acid fracturing and new well completion.

Played leadership role in maintenance of HSE standards, ensured employees’ commitment to safety rules envisaged in ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001.

Supervised scope of work, bid evaluation and contract processes. Also performed duties of the Field Manager.

Collaborated with Joint Operating Business (JOB) management to implement approved work programs, South Air Serdang Development (ASD) and waterflood.

Developed training programs, and trained subordinate engineers with special emphasis on transfer of technology, advanced methods and work ethics.

CHEVRON OFFSHORE (THAILAND) LTD, Bangkok, Thailand, Oct 2004 – Jun 2009

ESP Project Manager

Collaborated with internal & external stakeholders to ensure smooth implementation of project execution plans.

Executed Artificial Lift, ESPs, BC & G/L Compression projects.

Successfully implemented one of the first Gulf of Thailand Electric Submersible Pump Field trial.

Enhanced life of wells by three years utilizing Baker Hughes Centrilift AR ESPs.

Conducted Platform Petroleum Optimization Engineering – Coiled Tubing (CTU), electric & slickline operations.

Administered new well drilling, facilities, coil tubing, wireline & hydraulic workover unit operations.

As a mentor, trained and guided subordinate petroleum engineers and other engineering staff.

Collaborated with cross functional teams in planning, budgeting, production forecasting & project reporting.

Conducted Job Hazard Assessments (JHA) to ensure workforce and equipment safety as well as minimal disruption of simultaneous operations.

SAUDI ARAMCO, Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia May 2003 – Sep 2004

Petroleum Engineering Specialist

Developed a 22 Billion Barrel OOIP field w/ 100 horizontal producers / 75 injectors .

Managed on-site waterflood operations on oil field (500 MBOPD / 750 MBWIPD).

Ensured timely well completions of six drilling rigs, workover s & Coil Tubing Units (CTU).

Organized and supervised well logging, well stimulation w/ CTU & well maintenance operations.

Executed and controlled rigless well testing, well work operations, and production & injectivity testing.

Reviewed petroleum engineering studies, and prepared operational and project reports.

THE ULTRA GROUP / GEOEXPERTS, Houston, Texas, USA Jun 2002 – Dec 2002

Assets Management Training Instructor

Conceived, developed and delivered a high level training course on Asset Management.

Trained personnel on all phases of oil & gas reservoirs, international risk management, types of reservoirs, petroleum contracts and fiscal models.

Educated team members on Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs), reserves reviews & evaluations, market evaluations and fiscal systems.

As SME, provide consultations on oil and gas acquisitions and contracts.

GENTING OIL & GAS LTD, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia May 2001 – Feb 2002

Engineering Manager

Conducted new ventures engineering operations and economic evaluations.

Carried out acquisition evaluations of exploration, PSC, PSA, JOB, and TAC contracts in Asia.

Planned, prepared and managed development drilling, re-activation & workover packages.

Carried out reservoir monitoring, well evaluations, geological and reserves evaluation.

Formulated project proposals, forecasted expenditure, time line and resource requirements for onshore oil assets.

Evaluated 40-acre infill project, as well as implemented pilot waterflood/pressure maintenance project.


Genting Oil & Gas (China) Ltd, Dongying, China (Operations Manager) Jul 2000 – Apr 2002

Gaffney, Cline & Associates, Singapore (Senior Operations Advisor) Jan 2000 – Jun 2000

Virginia Indonesia Company, Jakarta, (Senior Staff Reservoir Engineer) Jun 1998 – Dec 1999

Zaire Gulf Oil Company, Zaire (Supervisor – Petroleum Engineering) Mar 1993 – May 1998

Cabinda Gulf Oil Company, Angola (Development Planning Coordinator) Jan 1990 – Feb 1993

Education & Certifications

Bachelor of Science (Petroleum Engineering), Louisiana State University, Louisiana

IADC Workover/Surface/CT/Snubbing/Wireline Certification

MS Office, MS Project, Wellview, OFM, Prosper, PEEP Econ, SAP, Management Information Reporting

Language Proficiency; Excellent in English, and working knowledge of French, Spanish, Bahasa, Mandarin and Thai

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