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Nov 1989Sep 2007

Petroleum Engineer (Drilling and Completions)



Feb 1987Mar 1988

Post Graduation

Universidade Petrobras -CEN-NOR

Trainning course on Petroleum Engineering - 13 months - full time: Drilling, completions, formation evaluation, basic on Geology, Reservoir, Fluid separation, Offshore operations, drilling fluids, completion fluids, logging.



Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais


BRAZILIAN AND CANADIAN RESIDENT STATUS - want to relocate to North America, Europe or Australia. <!-- /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-parent:""; margin:0cm; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";} @page Section1 {size:612.0pt 792.0pt; margin:70.85pt 3.0cm 70.85pt 3.0cm; mso-header-margin:36.0pt; mso-footer-margin:36.0pt; mso-paper-source:0;} div.Section1 {page:Section1;} --> <!--[if gte mso 10]> <style> /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Tabela normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:#0400; mso-fareast-language:#0400; mso-bidi-language:#0400;} </style> <![endif]-->I am a Petroleum Engineer, with more than 20 years of experience in Drilling/Completions and Well Testing (on and offshore). The core of my experience complies 14 years at deep waters in Brazil


Wagner Destro

He was my technical manager for 10 years.

Sergio Fonseca

He used to be my boss in Petrobras from 1993 to 2000.

Ricardo Da Matta

We worked together for 2 years


Relocate to North America, Europe or Australia.

Piloting small planes.

Learning about new cultures and places.


From October 1st 2007, working at Petrobras Engineering Division, at the Critical Equipment Supply for the construction of a Desulphuring Gasoline Plant (HDT) and a Cogenerating Power Plant: critical equipment acquisition (compressors, boiler, heat exchangers, PSA; budget: US$ 50,000,00.00) for Desulphuring Gasoline Plant (HDT) and a Cogenerating Power Plant from October 1st 2007. Worked at Petrobras Business Unit of Rio de Janeiro at GEP (Group of Enterprise of Well) of SS-51 coordination and execution (as company man) of Wells Drilling, Completion, “Work Over” and Formation Evaluation (March 2003 to September 2007); rig daily rate: US$300,000; average cost for each well: U$20,000,000. P-54 Grouting operation (first in Brazil): planned and coordinated the drilling and casing of 13 wells with average of 130m depth in 5400 ft of water depth for anchoring a Stationary producing unit. Worked at the Subsea Engineering Division-Underwater Electronic Systems, offshore, down hole data acquisition for Well Testing, data analysis with the PANSYSTEM software. I also installed and repaired Permanent downhole gauges (PDG) and TPT (Temperature and Pressure Transmitters), reducing costs about US$200,000 for each installation; supervised the operations of DPR (“Drill Pipe Riser”) for deep water well completion (deeper than 5000 ft) from 1993 to 2003. Pioneered on Amazon jungle well completions - doubling oil output in 3 years (1989-92) - formation evaluation and work over (cased hole logging, perforating, cement squeezing, Drill Stem Tests, production tests, data analysis in the Amazonic Petroleum Field of Urucu from 1989 to 1992. Managed Petrobras gas producing fields of Itaúnas, Fazenda Cedro and Lagoa Suruaca, north of Espirito Santo State - Brazil (from April to November of 1988)


ms project
@risk for excel
EPC Pansystem software
Software for well testing data interpretation
French Language
University of Nancy - Intermediate certificate
Chinese - Mandarin language
Practical knowledge
Portuguese Language
Mother tongue
English Language
IELTS: 7.5, Michigan University Proficiency Certificate


Sep 2008Sep 2011

Project Management Professional - PMP

Project Management Institute
Aug 2007Aug 2009

Well Control Offshore supervision

International Association of Drilling Contractors - IADC