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Petroleum Engineer/Data Analyst

Calgary, AB, Canada
February 26, 2020

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Calgary, Alberta

587-***-**** PROFILE

A versatile reservoir, simulation and exploitation engineer with extensive international experience in conventional and unconventional resource development and expertise in both non-thermal and thermal operations. Adds value by identifying issues, developing solutions and improving processes while operating within cross-functional environments. Proven track record of coordinating and delivering time sensitive reservoir studies to support cost- effective field development strategies and maximize core asset’s profitability. HIGHLIGHTS

Strong numerical, interpretive and diagnostic skills with great attention to details. Acknowledged for conducting complex data analysis of large scale data sets.

Productive and collaborative with good business acumen and leadership skills. Entrusted for the ability to manage multiple priorities and build effective networks.

Deep knowledge of reservoir management, subsurface operations and simulation modeling. Proven aptitude to manipulate complex data utilizing analytical tools.

Hands on data assessments and workflow optimization. Proficiency in acquiring, organizing, cleansing and manipulating large amounts of data.

Excellent communication and time management skills. Demonstrates efficiency in delivering time sensitive projects successfully collaborating with various stakeholders.

Strong understanding of key business drivers. Proven results in interpretation of key performance indicators, tracking project financial metrics, development planning and forecasting. EXPERIENCE

SPROULE, Calgary, Alberta Oct 2017 – present

Reservoir Engineering Consultant/Data Analyst

Optimized high return low risk opportunities to improve oil recovery in tight reservoirs through mastering large sets of field data analysis.

Developed dynamic reservoir models to accurately history match and forecast reservoir performance.

Recommended alternative depletion strategies for reservoir optimization through conducting data interpretation and sensitivity analysis.

Implemented machine learning models to investigate and solve challenging business problems. CONOCOPHILLIPS, Calgary, Alberta Mar 2012 – May 2017 Senior Reservoir Engineer

Generated cost savings over $5MM by prioritizing cost areas and initiating inventory benchmarking between operated and non-operated asset data analysis to improve economic metrics for final investment decision.

Improved forecast workflow efficiency and reduced time 15% by incorporating enhancements into Excel analytical models to support long range planning accuracy.

Boosted proved reserves 20% over 5 years by conducting qualitative and quantitative interpretation of key performance metrics and statistical analysis of large scale operations. Maintained accuracy and integrity of the corporate reserves data base, resource estimations and reporting. VADIM SAVENKOV 2 Page

Achieved oil production uplift 10% over 1 year by monitoring and analyzing well performance data. Recommended on production optimization opportunities.

Improved understanding of enhanced oil recovery mechanisms by recommending and coordinating reservoir simulation studies. Analysed data to assess alternative depletion strategies and technology pilots.

Supported continuous updating of production performance by developing reliable history matched models to improve planning, budgeting and forecasting.

Generated over $10MM project savings by delivering technical designs of flow control devices using advanced wellbore modeling and testing implementation of new technologies.

Improved project performance by collaborating effectively with internal and external stakeholders and delivering technical presentations to management with a balanced vision for informed decision making. SPROULE, Calgary, Alberta Jul 2005 – Mar 2012

Partner, Supervisor - Reservoir Studies (Aug 2011 – Feb 2012) Partner, Senior Reservoir Engineer (Oct 2008 – Aug 2011) Simulation/Evaluation Engineer (Jul 2005 – Oct 2008)

Led team of engineers to deliver integrated studies for domestic and international clients through collecting, analyzing and managing of large scale data.

Validated development scenarios for various types of reservoirs in Canada and the US through screening, uncertainty analysis, risk assessments and building business cases using project economics.

Championed technical reviews for enhanced oil recovery schemes resulting in identifying opportunities to improve development of conventional and unconventional resources.

Improved business development process by planning, budgeting and preparing proposal requests for consulting projects.

Coordinated technical data analysis and major activities to evaluate reserves and prepare reports for Western Canadian resource plays.

Led screening and asset valuations. Executed predictive models for various types of reservoirs providing confidence in alternative development scenarios.

Mentored junior engineers through providing development opportunities and helping them to become a valuable part of the team.

Gazprom-Neft, Noyabrsk, Russia June 1994 – Mar 2005 Field Development Manager (Mar 2002 – Mar 2005)

Senior Development/Reservoir Engineer (Apr 2000 – Mar 2002) Foreman, Production /Facilities Engineer (June 1994 – Apr 2000)

Managed subsurface team of ten reservoir engineers and geologists. Created field development, optimization and appraisal plans for large pools. Acquired and maintained regulatory permits and subsurface licenses. Led acquisition evaluations, evaluated projects and prepared pilot applications.

Supervised integrated field reviews and simulation studies targeted to improve water flood efficiency on mature oil and gas fields.

Generated simulation models in Eclipse 100/300 and led selection of well candidates for side tracks and re-drills. As a part of integrated team seconded to Schlumberger, facilitated the successful drilling of 1,000 horizontal wells and sidetracks resulting in field production performance boost over 50%.

Supervised drilling operations, facilities construction, work-over planning and production optimization on brown and green oil fields.


Master of Business Administration (MBA), Management, Hagan School of Business, New Rochelle, USA 1994 Bachelor of Science (BSc), Petroleum Engineering, Gubkin State University of Oil and Gas, Moscow, Russia 1993

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