LUIS ALBERTO VILLAO Q.
Senior Petroleum Reservoir Engineer
***-** ******** ****** ****, North York-ON, Canada
Experience in Petroleum and Reservoir Engineering with operators, national and international companies.
Worldwide experience in Ecuador, Venezuela, Mexico, Malaysia, Canada, United States.
Conventional and heavy oil reservoirs, in a variety of roles including exploration, development drilling, completion, workover, field operation, production and redevelopment of mature fields.
Management reserves database, reserves evaluations, generate forecast for property evaluations, field development planning and optimization, conduct reservoir engineering reviews of all wells, determine well spacing, AFEs analysis, Risk analysis.
Managing and mentoring junior petroleum engineers.
Highly organized and a self-motivate individual focused on clients success.
Senior Member of SPE, APEGA.
Languages: Spanish and English (Bilingual).
Nationalities: Ecuadorian and Canadian Citizen.
Petroleum Engineer, Litoral Polytechnic – Guayaquil, Ecuador
Master of Business Administration, National Polytechnic – Quito, Ecuador
Senior Petroleum Reservoir Engineer, (05/2013 – Present), Worldwide Consultant
-Available to work with clients worldwide with integrated reservoir studies, reserves and resources evaluation projects and coordination, field development planning, well optimization, risk analysis, production forecasting and IOR project studies.
Staff Development Drillsite Petroleum Engineer, (07/20102 – 05/2013), ConocoPhillips–USA
-Collaboration with NSOD Development Department by developing capital drilling opportunities and project justifications with FEL process, preparing AFEs, following drilling activities, working closely with Operations Alaska wells and Coiled Tubing Drilling Team to implement redevelopment-drilling programs with multi-lateral systems.
Reservoir Engineering Coordinator, (01/2012 – 07/2012), Petroamazonas – Ecuador
-Coordination of four oil assets with a production of 150,000 bopd, leading a group of 15 reservoir engineers, evaluating different alternatives to improve oil recovery, supported IOR/EOR projects in the conceptualization phase and forecasted oil production for the Government.
Senior Petroleum Reservoir Engineer, (04/2010 – 01/2012), Worldwide Consultant
-Evaluation of reservoir field studies, reserve determination, field development planning, generate forecast for property evaluations.
Senior Reservoir Engineer Consultant, (10/2009 – 04/2010), Operaciones Rio Napo – Ecuador
-Field optimization of a mature field with more than 200 wells with a production of 50,000 bopd, recommending W.O. programs and zone re-completions to optimize recoveries, define depletion strategies and identify infill locations. Standardization and unification of the field pressure data.
Senior International Evaluation Specialist, (01/2008 – 06/2009), Sproule Ltd – Canada
-Performing International projects in reservoir engineering, feasibility studies and optimization of
IOR projects (water flooding), reserve evaluations, study analysis reviews and recommendations.
-Continuous interaction with the client, providing integral solutions to measure of their needs.
Senior Reservoir Engineer Consultant, (06/2007 – 12/2007), Roxar Ltd – Canada
-Collaboration and supporting the North American group in applications for reservoir modeling with the Irap-RMS software.
-Evaluation of the Cretaceous carbonate and Eocene/Paleocene calcarenite reservoirs of Gulf of Mexico’s Cantarell and validating reservoir and production data of Akal and Nohoch fields.
Senior Reservoir Engineer Consultant, (05/2006–02/2007), CNPC International–Ecuador
-Well production surveillance-performance, defining base curve production of marginal fields, recommended remedial action on wells with workover programs and new well allocations.
Senior Reservoir Engineer Consultant, (02/2006 – 04/2006), Petronas – Malaysia
-Reservoir engineering analyses and studies of Small Field Development Plan (FDP) and Full Field Review (FFR). Defined fluid contacts from Logs, MDT & RFT to delimit the reservoirs.
Senior Reservoir Engineer, (12/2004 – 01/2006), CNPC International Ltd – Ecuador
-Managing reservoir study and evaluations on oil & gas prospects for exploratory & appraisal wells in Block-11, OOIP, OGIP, completion programs and well drilling locations.
Reservoir Engineer Consultant, (10/2002 – 11/2004), Tecnie Oil & Energy Consulting – Ecuador
-Evaluation of projects with the reserve certification of Pindo, Palanda, and Yuca Sur marginal fields for Petrosud-Petroriva Oil Company.
-Defined the production behavior and an official production base curve of the Tiguino field.
Petroleum Reservoir Engineer Consultant, (01/2002 – 07/2002), CGG - Venezuela and Mexico
-Evaluation of integrated reservoir projects of four mature fields of PDVSA, with a team of geologists, petrophysicist, geophysicist and geochemical engineers to estimate oil reserves and define oil recovery objectives. Recommended four drilling wells to increase recoveries. Such recommendations had a substantial impact on the Company’s profitability.
-Assisted to PEMEX’s Geosciences team with integrated study projects for some mature fields. (Villahermosa-México).
Senior Reservoir Engineer, (10/2000 – 12/2001), Rio Alto Canada (Formerly Petrobell) – Ecuador
-Managing reservoir-engineering activities of Charapa and Tiguino fields. Assessed and analyzed official and technical oil reservoir data in coordination with head office in Canada.
-Liaised with government officials, contractors, services companies and field personnel on engineering reservoir activities, drilling, as well as well completion and test evaluations.
Senior Reservoir Engineer, (10/1999 – 07/2000), TecpEcuador – Ecuador
-Managing reservoir-engineering area of the Bermejo marginal field.
Chief Petroleum Engineer (05 1995 - 04 1999), Petrolera Santa Fe Ltd – Ecuador
-Coordinated reservoir-engineering activities and liaised with government and contractors on the execution of drilling and completion operations for exploratory wells in Block-11, in coordination with head office in Houston, Texas.
-Estimated original oil in place as well as reserves of different oil prospects and carried out economic analyses to determine project profitability.
Staff Reservoir Engineer (06 1990 - 05 1995), Maxus (Formerly Conoco) – Ecuador
-Performed reservoir evaluations of Block-16 heavy oil fields through reservoir characterization.
-Developed simulation studies using regional models with VIP & ECLIPSE to investigate reservoir interference and locate water disposal wells. Pressure Transient Analysis using PanSystem.
Division Reservoir Engineer (08 1971 - 06 1990), Texaco Petroleum Company – Ecuador
-Coordinated field development planning, IOR projects and integrated reservoir of Lago Agrio, Parahuacu, Atacapi, Sacha, Shushufindi/Aguarico, Auca and Yuca fields.
-Conducted reservoir simulation in the Auca and Shushufindi/Aguarico fields in Coral Gables, Florida, incorporated IOR projects for pressure maintenance and increase oil recoveries.
-Performed annual reserves audits of all fields and reservoirs in coordination w/Houston & Coral Gables Offices. Named the Official Reserve Estimator-Auditor of the Company
MENTORING AND INSTRUCTIONAL EXPERIENCE
Professor of Reservoir Engineering and Petrophysics, Litoral Polytechnic – Ecuador
Professor of Mineralogy and Drilling, Guayaquil University - Ecuador