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Operations Geologist

Location:
Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted:
May 16, 2020

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Vaeravan Ramanathn

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Taman Desa Bakti,

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Wilayah Persekutuan (KL), Malaysia

Phone: 006**-****-****

Mobile: 006***-***-****

E-mail: adc9fj@r.postjobfree.com

Personal Citizenship: Malaysian

Information: Date of Birth: 25 May 1961

Academic 1984 Master of Science (Geology)

Qualifications: Annamalai University, Chidambaram

Tamilnadu, India

1981 Bachelor of Science (Geology)

Annamalai University, Chidambaram

Tamilnadu, India

Core Expertise: Operations Geologist

Other Areas: Petroleum Geologist

SUMMARY OF EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Over 28 years working experience as Operations Geologist, Senior Wellsite Geologist and Mudlogging Engineer. For the first 12 years worked as Mudlogging Engineer with EXLOG and BHI and served clients such as ELF

(Myanmar), ESSO (Malaysia), Chinese Petroleum Corporation (Taiwan) and UNOCAL (Thailand).

For the next 10 years worked for PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd. For the first 5 years worked as Wellsite Geological Supervisor in the joint operating company, Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company (GNPOC) in Sudan Operations and the next 5 years as Operations Geologist at the Twin Towers overseeing as many as 15 wells being drilled in both Malaysia and International operations (Africa, Middle-East and SEA). Besides managing Geological Operations, the job scope included tendering and contracting of geological services; supervision of wellsite geologists, liasing with joint venture partners and presenting recommendations to Management. . In the last 6 years worked as Consultant Geologist/Operations Geologist/Senior Wellsite Geologist with DHI Services, Malaysia (Formation Evaluation Specialists) and VELOSI Energy Consultants and served clients including Chinese Petroleum Corporation, Taiwan, NOBEL OIL, Myanmar and LUKOIL, Vietnam.

DETAILED EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1) CONSULTANT GEOLOGIST (Jan 2020 - Present)

Jan 2019 – Present: EXLOG DHI Services Sdn Bhd

2) SENIOR WELLSITE GEOLOGIST (Jan 2010 - Dec 2019) May 2015 – Dec 2019: EXLOG DHI Services Sdn Bhd

(Chinese Petroleum Corporation, Taiwan)

Aug 2013–Apr 2015: VELOSII Energy Consultants Sdn Bhd

(LUKOIL, Vietnam)

Nov 2010–Jul 2013: DHI Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd

(Nobel Oil, Myanmar)

Jan 2010–Oct 2010: DHI Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd

(Chinese Petroleum Corporation, Taiwan)

Job Functions:

Supervised Mud Logging operations and quality control Geological Operation activities at wellsite

Correlated mud logs with wireline logs of nearby existing wells as drilling progressed. Reported hydrocarbon shows and potential hydrocarbon zones to Company Operations Geologist and alerted drillers on potential forthcoming hazards.

Participated in casing and coring point selections and Total Depth

(TD) determination along with Company Operations Geologist and Drilling Supervisor. Managed core handling and description.

Witnessed wireline logging activities and correlated the mudlogs with the wireline logs.

Ensure the daily wellsite geological reports and all other pertinent geological data from the wellsite are sent to the Company Operations Geologist in a timely manner

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Oversee the Final Well Report to be produced at the end of a well. Besides geological information, the report included lessons learnt at each hole section and recommendations for improvement. 3) PETRONAS CARIGALI OPERATIONS GEOLOGIST & WELLSITE GEOLOGICAL SUPERVISOR (Oct 1997 – Oct 2007)

Oct 2002 – Oct 2007: Operations Geologist

PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd,

PETRONAS Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur

Job Functions:

Closely monitored progress of up to 15 wells in Malaysia and International operations, updated Exploration Team and put forward recommendations for Exploration Managers’ consideration.

Ensured timely decisions were conveyed to the wellsite after in- House discussions and consultations.

Attended and provided input and recommendations on behalf of the Exploration Department for the daily drilling operations meetings.

Coached new staff in wellsite operations prior to being sent offshore For training and exposure.

Oct 1997 – Sep 2002: Geological Supervisor (at Heglig wellsite)

PETRONAS Carigali Sdn.Bhd, Malaysia

(Seconded to GNPOC in Sudan)

Job Functions:

Supervised Geological activities, monitored drilling parameters, analysed rock samples, carried out lithological descriptions, recognized potential hydrocarbon-bearing zones and produced master mudlogs.

Supervised coring operations, picked gas/oil/water contacts; witnessed wireline logging activities, correlated wireline logs with mudlogs and finalised well reports.

Member of Emergency Evacuation Team (due to security threats in the country).

4) MUDLOGGING ENGINEER (Nov 1984 - April 1996)

Apr 1993 – Apr 1996: Baker Hughes Inteq Inc. Thailand

(UNOCAL, Gulf of Thailand)

Dec 1987–Mar 1993: Exploration Logging Int Inc Singapore

(UNOCAL, Gulf of Thailand)

Aug 1987–Nov 1987: Exploration Logging Int Inc Singapore

(Chinese Petroleum Corporation, offshore Taiwan)

Jul 1986 – Jul 1987: Exploration Logging Int Inc Singapore

(ESSO, offshore Kuala Terengganu)

Dec 1984 – Jun 1986: Core Laboratories (M) Ltd, Malaysia

(ESSO, offshore Kuala Terengganu)

Aug 1984 – Nov 1984: Analyst Schlumberger, Malaysia

(Serviced ELF in offshore Myanmar)

Job Functions:

Monitored drilling parameters, analysed rock samples, carried out lithological descriptions, identified potential hydrocarbon-bearing zones and produced mudlogs.

Supervised coring operations, picked gas/oil/water contacts; witnessed wireline logging activities, correlate wireline logs with mudlogs and finalized well reports.

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Played a contributory role in improving well drilling time (specifically for UNOCAL, Gulf of Thailand)

Participated in emergency in evacuation during typhoon seasons

(specifically for Chinese Petroleum Corporation, offshore Taiwan)

Monitored wells during completions (specifically for ELF, offshore Myanmar)

Referee:

Mr S Chandramohan

EX-CEO, Institute Technology Petroleum PETRONAS,

PETRONAS Technical Training Sdn.Bhd.,

Kuala Terengganu, MALAYSIA.

(Tel: Mobile: 006***-***-****

email: adc9fj@r.postjobfree.com



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