Younis Osman

Work History

Work History
Apr 2013 - Present

Senior Reservoir Engineer

Kuwait Gulf Oil Company

Responsibilities/Experience:

Evaluate developmement plans, reservoir models, studies and other technical inputs.

Reservoir surveillance plans-preparartion, monitoring and review.

Long and short term development plan preparation and review. Workover wells review and approval.

Technical support for AFE approvals, drilling/workover proposals, Wafra Joint Operations activities, JOC management in decision making and other departments in cross functional activities.

Conduct in-house reservoir studies.

Member of reserve management team for reserve estimation and reporting. KGOC reserve assessment focal person.

Review and assist in Wafra 1st Eocene full field steam flood project. Provide technical comments and recommendations for the project team. Review and comments on the monthly project reports.

Review and assist in Wafra 1st and 2nd Eocene (LSP) large scale steam flood pilot project. Provide technical comments and recommendations for the project team.

Review and comments on the monthly project reports.

Sep 2004 - Mar 2013

Senior Reservoir Engineer

Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company(GNPOC)

Responsibilities/Experience:

Participates in reservoir testing, evaluation and interpretation activities and recommends optimum methods of field development planning, performance monitoring and surveillance activities. Ensures final reporting and well-file updating for all analyses and field data and coordinates data, input and information exchanges with other concerned sections.

Construct history match and update numerical reservoir simulation models with appropriate quality control.

Prepare economically evaluated reservoir development proposals by conducting development optimization studies using various numerical reservoir simulation models.

Participate in integrated reservoir characterization studies and prepare Kr-Pc(relative permeability-capillary pressure) modeling based on rock-typing scheme and laboratory data.

Carry out fluid characterization studies and prepare black oil PVT and Equation of State(EOS).

Carry out prediction scenarios to identify the optimum plan for implementation.

Member of the Annual Review of Petroleum Resources(ARPR) preparation team. 

Monitoring several GNPOC oil fields(Khairat North East, Diffra and Umm Batutu), and prepare Workover programs and production enhancement plans.

 GNPOC representative for Greater Diffra FFR (Block 4 Sudan) conducted in Beijing, China by RIPED Company in 2009.

GNPOC representative for Mid Field FFR (Block 1 Sudan) conducted in Beijing, China by RIPED Company in 2009. 

FDP team leader for several FDPs (ELFUL, HAMRA, UBT and NEEM K Fields).

Artificial lift selection and design.

Jun 2003 - Aug 2004

Petroleum Engineer

Sudan Ministry of Oil

Responsibilities/Experience:

Monitoring all the operations in Sudan oilfields(Drilling, workover, rig inspection, production operations).

Attending all the official meetings and peer reviews with the Sudan operating companies.

Ministry representative for drilling operations in various fields in Sudan.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Work Nature

Capability to work under pressure& time constrain with limited resources.

Leadership

Leadership ability for subordinates as well as vendors teams.

Interview and Training

Interview, assessment and training of subordinates, staffs, new incomers/ trainees.

Reserves estimation and reporting.

Good Knowledge and practice of OOIP and reserve assessment.

COMPUTER SKILLS

ECLIPSE (Office, Flogrid, PVTi, SCAL, Schedule, VFPi, E100) PETREL RE, INTERSECT OFM KAPPA-SAPHIR MBAL ENABLE MERAK VOLTS PIPESIM MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Reservoir management and surveillance.

SCAL and PVT

SCAL tests design, QC fine tuning and analysis. PVT tests design, QC fine tuning and analysis.

Reservoir simulation.

PETREL, ECLIPSE, Intersect

LANGUAGES

Arabic - English

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES

  • Strategic Thinking: Functioning to translate value prepositions from the team into a coherent vision of the company
  • Business Awareness: Ensures the generation, execution and reporting of key component activities of the Business Plan
  • Communication: Have skill to influence the understanding and to secure the commitment of the investor
  • Initiative: Proactive attitude for making the job of the team easier and making the job to happen

TRAINING COURSES

1) Conventional core analysis course by Corex services ltd., Khartoum, 2005.

 

2)  Introduction to the oil & gas industry, petroleum training center, Khartoum, 2005.  

3)  Course of special core analysis – advanced topics and the links to reservoir simulation by Petrotech, Khartoum, 2005.

 4)  Drilling operations & drilling fluids course, petroleum training center, Khartoum, 2005.  

5)  Fundamentals of reservoir engineering and characterization course, institute of reservoir studies, ONGC-Sudan, Khartoum, 2005.  

6) Quality control course, petroleum training center, Khartoum, 2005.  

7) Introduction to petroleum exploration & production business course, organized by Petrotech Co., Khartoum, 2005.  

8) Reservoir fluids and phase behaviour-advanced PVT and “EOS” fluid characterization course by HOT ENGINEERING,   Vienna, 2005.     

9) Well test and analysis course by Career Development House, Khartoum, 2005.

 10) Applied reservoir simulation (practical sessions using ECLIPS 100) course by Petrotec, Ajman-UAE, 2006.   11)   Reservoir simulation course, petroleum training center (PTC), Khartoum, 2006.

 12)  Reservoir engineering workshop, organized by Schlumberger & Sudapet, Khartoum, 2006.

 13) Well test analysis course, organized by ENSPM Formation Industries – IFP Training, France-Paris, 2006.

 14) Fast Track Seminar series, Task Force Project Management, GNPOC, Khartoum, 2006.

 15)  Exploration and evaluation of oil fields, petroleum training center (PTC), Khartoum, 2007.

 16)  Enhanced Oil Recovery Processes: Miscible, Polymer & Thermal, Next Shlumberger Training, Kuala Lumpur, 2007.

 17)  Well Test Analysis, Enppi training, GNPOC tower, Khartoum, 2007.

 18)  Advanced 3D modelling course, China, 2008.

 19)   Well testing analysis course, Middle East Training, Cairo-Egypt, 2008.

 20)   Fast History Matching & Uncertainty Analysis course using EnABLE software, ROXAR GROUP, GNPOC tower, Khartoum, 2010.

 21)   Reservoir Simulation Course with TEMPEST software, ROXAR GROUP, GNPOC tower, Khartoum, 2010.

 22)   Improved Oil Recovery Methods: Theory & Applications, Next Shlumberger Training, Kuala Lumpur, 2010.

 23)   Well Test Analysis, Middle East Training, GNPOC Tower, Khartoum, 2010.

 24)   Advanced PVT, Middle East Training, GNPOC Tower, Khartoum, 2011.

 25)   Core Analysis, Middle East Training, GNPOC Tower, Khartoum, 2011.

 26)   Thermal Simulation Modelling and Chemical Flood using STARS, BUILDER and RESULTS, COMPUTER MODELING GROUP (CMG),  Khartoum, 2012.

 27)   Applying Lateral Thinking, Joint Effort Group, GNPOC Tower, Khartoum, 2012.

 28)   OFM advanced training course by Schlumberger SIS, Kuwait, 2013.

PUBLICATIONS & ACTIVITIES

  • Author and presenter of SPE150569 paper titled “PLT Based Improved Diagnosis Restore the Productivity in ESP Completed Well- A case study from Muglad Basin of Sudan”, presented at North Africa Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Cairo, Egypt, 20–22 February 2012.
  • Technical Committee Member in SPE Applied Technology Workshop “Reservoir Development and Technology: Field Development and Revitalisation – Portfolio, People and Process” held in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 25 – 28 March 2012.
  •  Author and presenter of SPE presentation titled “PLT Based Improved Diagnosis Restore the Productivity in ESP Completed Well- A case study from Muglad Basin of Sudan” presented at SPE APPLIED TECHNOLOGY WORKSHOP “Reservoir Development and Technology: Field Development and Revitalisation – Portfolio, People and Process” held in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 25 – 28 March 2012.
  •  Technical Committee Member in SPE Applied Technology Workshop “Formation Damage Control and Mitigation: Best Practices from Lab to Well Production” held in Al-khobar, Saudi Arabia, 9-11 December  2012.
  •  Technical Committee Member in MEALF 2013 “Middle East Aritificial Lift Forum” held in Abu Dhabi, UAE, 5-7 February  2013.