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Reservoir Engineering, Reservoir Simulation

Lagos, Ohio, 45504, United States
$12,000 - $14,000 per month
March 26, 2011

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** ***** ******** ******, ****** Estate, Ajah Lagos State, Nigeria

Tel: +2348033167025 or +2348122742332

Martin Ndudi Chukwuezi

Personal Profile A broad based technical professional with a strong reservoir engineering background and extensive knowledge of oil and gas exploration and production. Excellent analytical and E&P modeling/computer skills, able to prepare and evaluate complex life-cycle development schemes and pursue ambitious exploration and appraisal strategies. Fully aware of studies work-flow and the required integration of geosciences and engineering data to maximise assets value. Commercially focused with a keen sense of business development

Education M. Eng. Petroleum Engineering (Reservoir Engineering), University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria (2000)

B. Eng. Petroleum Engineering, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria (1994)

Professional Affiliation Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers 222 Palisades Creek Dr. Richardson TX 75080 USA (SPE- 1828543)

Member, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM – 001022032

Member, Association of Computing Machinery, New York (ACM- 6610366)

Computing Skills Proficient user of Petroleum Engineering software and work freely in Windows and little in UNIX environment

Significant Accomplishment Outstanding performance in completion of Integrated Reservoir Study at Chevron (2007) Recipient of Federal Government of Nigeria, Post –Graduate Scholarship Award (1996/97). ). Individual project on Petrophysical Re-evaluation of Ohuru Field (1992). Best Student’s Award in Drilling Engineering (1992) Sponsored by Texaco Overseas Producing Company Nigeria Unlimited (TOPCON Recipient of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) Limited, Nigeria Scholarship Award (1988-1993).

Area worked Geographic areas worked are the Niger Delta (Nigeria) and Hassi-Messaoud Field (Algeria) and ready to relocate to any part of the world with family status.


Senior Reservoir Engineer

Frontier Oil Limited, Lagos Nigeria (March, 2010 till date)

Calculate the STOOIP and GIIP for some reservoirs. Participated in the preparation of FDP for Uquo Gas Field. Participated in the well testing on Uquo-2 well. Reserve estimation and economic evaluation of Uquo field to determine, NPV, Return on Investment, Pay back period, NCR and other economic indicators.

Well Testing Reservoir Engineer

Repsol Exploration Algeria, Red Med Base, Hassi-Messaoud, Algeria (February, 2009 – February, 2010). Implement well testing programs and overseeing Reservoir Engineering operations at the well site in Reggane Gas Fields.

Senior Reservoir Engineer

Schlumberger Global Resources, Data and Consulting Service, Hassi-Messaoud, Algeria (January 2008 –December, 2008) Responsibilities includes preparing pre-processing data (PVT, SCAL, production schedule) of dynamic reservoir modeling of zones 25 of the Hassi-Messaoud Field for integrated reservoir study. Perform different simulation run with ECLIPSE 100. Performing BHP analysis and interpretations of some wells with SAPHIR. Also OFM, and PETREL are some of the application tools that were used to organise production data and review the model respectively to enhance the quality of the asset

Senior Reservoir Engineer

Schlumberger Nigeria Limited, Data and Consulting Services, (June, 2006- December 2007). Build dynamic model using static model of the reservoir in a Stochastic Simulation workflow to model different realizations of the reservoir and history match same. This workflow is achieved with the aid of computation tools like Eclipse and Cougar. Results are usually presented in P10, P50 and P90 probabilistic for all production performance vectors.

Lecturer II, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria (January 2000- May 2006)

Responsible for Teaching of courses like Computer Applications in Petroleum Engineering, Numerical Reservoir Simulation, Well Testing, Rock and Fluid Properties and Reservoir Engineering. I also take care of other Administrative Responsibilities

Participated in Field Development Plan of Alwyn and Edikan Field with the use of ATHOS and ECLIPSE simulators at the Institut Francais du Petrole (IFP) respectively.

Reservoir Engineer, Laser Engineering Consultants, Rivers State, Nigeria (January 1996- December 1999)

Responsible for the analysis of well test data for Exxon Mobil, Elf and Shell reservoirs and presentations of well test reports.

Computed oil and gas reserve with material balance using OILWAT and GASWAT tool. Participated in the Reservoir Study that involved building of dynamic modeling of a field with WINBOASTsimulator. Determine the optimal gas injection rates for design of pressure maintenance scheme and recommending appropriate infill wells in the study.

Also involved in the organization of short courses for the training of personnels in the oil and gas industry. Some of the short courses include Reservoir Simulation, Basic well log Interpretations, Principles of Bottom Hole Pressure Test and Reservoir Engineering.

Production Technologist Trainee, Shell Petroleum Development Company Nigeria (May 1994 – April, 1995)

Responsible for screening well for intervention to optimize aging well and improve their performance. These usually involve workover, re-completion, selection Through Tubing Candidates

Responsible for screening workover, re-completion, Through Tubing (TT) candidates, reservoir/well surveillance, gas-lift optimization. Cased hole log interpretation, well modeling and status diagrams, Nodal analysis for inflow and vertical lift, initial completion, remedial Through Tubing activities: acidization, stimulation, sand control and water/gas shut offs. Production logging , Completion design, production potential estimation and productivity optimization, generating well performance plots, drainage point and well status diagram update

Petrophysicist (Internship), Shell Petroleum Dev. Company of Nigeria (April 1992-October, 1992)

Responsible for input data generations for re-evaluation of petrophysical parameters of some reservoirs from open-hole logs. Interpretation of reservoirs properties characteristic with LOGIC software. Delineation of contacts from relevant logs and generation of Petrophysical Data Logs (PDL)

Courses Attended

Fundamental of Reservoir Description and Modeling with Geostatistics organized by David O. Ogbe, Department of Petroleum Engineering University of Alaska, Fairbanks, USA

Economic Analysis of Oil and Gas Ventures organized by Adewumi Iledare, Centre for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University USA

Static Reservoir Modeling Using Petrel Workflow Tool organized by Schlumberger Information Services (SIS), Schlumberger Learning Center, Ibadan (23rd August –3rd September, 2004)

Advanced Reservoir Simulation Topics organized by Schlumberger Information Solution (SIS). Schlumberger, Gatwick in UK, (11th -22nd September, 2006)

Publications Chukwuezi, M. N and Onyekonwu. O. M.: “Identifying Mixed Boundaries Using Well Testing” (SPE 66081) at the 24th Annual International Conference and Exhibition of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Nigeria, (Aug, 2000)

Chukwuezi, M. N. and Ondu C.: “Optimization of Well Productivity through Sand Control (Gravel Pack)” presented at 2005 Offshore West Africa Conference, Abuja, Nigeria, organized by Penn Well Publisher, UK, March 21-24,

Tom, N., Chukwuezi, M. N. and Ikoku, C.: “Criteria for Optimal Gas Injection into Petroleum Reservoir- A Case Study of Nigerian Reservoir” presented at 2005 Offshore West Africa Conference, Abuja, Nigeria, organised by Penn Well Publisher, UK, March 21-24

Kwelle, S. O. and Chukwuezi, M. N.: “A Correlation for Optimum Prediction of Dewpoint Pressure of Gas Condensate Reservoir in Niger Delta” European Journal of Science and Engineering (2006)

References: Jonathan Umurhohwo, Senior Reservoir Engineer, SNEPCO, Lagos State, Nigeria, Tel: +234 802 *******

Engr Tochukwu Nwadike, Director, TeeComm Engineering Nigeria Limited, Lagos State, Nigeria, Tel: +234803068552

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