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Sand Moshi

Production Engineer - E.I.T at Canadian Natural Resources Limited


  • Optimized produciton of steamflood and mature SAGD wells in my role as Production E.I.T
  • Field based experience operating CNRL's Primrose cyclic steam and Wembley light oil wells  
  • Investigated production trends to find wells requiring workovers and wrote the procedures

 Work History  

Apr 2016Present

Well Servicing E.I.T

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL)

- Supervised various well servicing rigs
- Developed an in-depth understanding of routine and non-routine workovers
- Completed presentation on piping, connections, and collars as related to well servicing

Jan 2016Mar 2016

Thermal Field Operator - E.I.T

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL)

- Operated high-pressure CSS pads to ensure oil production and efficiency was optimized
- Diagnosed and resolved mechanical issues with pumpjacks as well as downhole issues
- Adjusted and optimized VRU (vapor recovery unit) settings to ensure wells did not gas lock
- Obtained oil cuts, adjusted steam and oil production rates, gas purged wells

Sep 2014Dec 2015

Production Engineer - E.I.T

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL)

- Maintain, develop, and optimize Burnt Lake SAGD production
- Review production trends of steam flood wells in Primrose East and diagnose problems
- Write workover programs to fix wellbore issues affecting production or AER compliance
        (Casing Patches, Acid Stimulations, Wellbore Cleanouts, etc.)
- Develop in-house monitoring software to improve production and KPI tracking using VBA


Engineering Student - Various Positions

Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL)

- AER thermal compliance review as part of the Kirby North Production team
- Horizon ore processing pilot project as part of the Technology Development team
- Relief Field Operated in the Wembly light oil and gas field near Grande Prairie



Bachelor of Applied Science, Honours Chemical Engineering

University of Waterloo

Co-operative program