Mr. Saad Ibrahim has over 35 years of diversified experience in the Petroleum Industry in Western Canada and Internationally including projects in Yemen, Libya, Egypt, Nigeria, Iraq, Turkey, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Argentina, Peru and Ecuador. His focal experience is in Reservoir Engineering with emphasis on field development planning, evaluation of depletion strategies and production optimization of a wide spectrum of oil and gas fields. He has evaluated and initiated horizontal well applications that resulted in a remarkable increase in production levels. He also has a special interest in well test planning and analysis using state of the art software (F.A.S.T by Fekete and PanSystem). He has been involved in all phases of implementing secondary and tertiary recovery schemes. He has also expertise in technical and economic evaluations of oil and gas properties for acquisition and divestiture ventures. Mr. Ibrahim has conducted numerous technical presentations to the Petroleum Society of the CIM and various training courses to the industry.
Special Award Recipient:
Mr. Ibrahim received the “Immigrant of Distinction” Award, in the business category, for the year 2008 in Alberta/Canada.
Graduated from the University of Alexandria (Egypt) with B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering in 1973. He has also obtained a post-graduate diploma from U of C in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering in 1983. Mr. Ibrahim is a member of the APEGGA, SPE and CIM.
Mr. Erian conducted over 50 international reservoir studies using the most common simulators including Eclipse, IMAX, Stars, Exodus, MoreD (Roxair), Athos (Fran Lab) etc. He developed his own programs including: Black Oil Model, Decline Analysis, Material balance, Flash calculation. He also mentors junior engineers for conducing reservoir simulation studies. He published two papers “The Role of Kinetics in the Numerical Simulation of the In-Situ Combustion”, Second International Conference on Heavy Crude and Tar Sands 1972, Venezuela and “The Gas Well”, Using a gas well mechanistic model, Sand Consultants Inc., 1999.
Graduate Level Courses, University Of Calgary: Reservoir Simulation I, Applied Reservoir Simulation and Thermal Recovery Methods. (Grade Pt. Avg. 3.53)
As Geoscience Manager, set up, from inception, a successful Geoscience arm for a Reservoir Engineering consultancy in UK providing integrated 3D modelling services, using the latest software. Marketed these services to operating companies, banks and government clients. Established reservoir characterisation team of over 20 staff and associates.
M.Sc. Hydrogeology: 3D modelling, Groundwater flow and
1976-1980 UNIVERSITY OF CARDIFF
Ph.D. The Caledonian Geology of NE Porsangerhalvoya,
Finnmark, N. Norway
1973-1976 UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
BSc (Hons) Geology
Canada and internationally, as a reservoir engineer. Her main experience is in the area reservoir studies and preparing field development plan using various reservoir simulators; Eclipse, Rubis. Also she performed numerious well test analysis (PTA) and production analysis (PA) using both the KAPPA and the Fekete software. She also proficient in economic and risk analysis to estimate oil and gas reserves. Hoshne has performed vertical well flow including artificial lift design using PROPER software.
- Worked as a Production Engineer for over 10 years on a number of commercial SAGD projects including Suncor’s MacKay River (30000 b/d), CNRL’s Wolf Lake project including CNRL’s first SAGD pilot pad in the McMurray formation, and SOSL’s West Ells 10000 b/d project in the Wabiskaw formations
- Participated in the engineering design and execution of 3 commercial SAGD projects of planned 40,000 barrels/day (over 150 SAGD well pairs drilled and completed)
- PhD and Masters degrees related to SAGD development including subsurface, surface facilities, and environmental engineering (hydrogeology, emissions, soil remediation);
- 8 years of regulatory experience in well operations at the Alberta Energy Resources and Conservation Board dealing with technical as well as stakeholder issues including representing the board staff in a number (over 12) of public hearings
He has accomplished Instrumental aspects in the development of the PRIze/SelectEOR software, used for the evaluation of EOR potential of oil reservoirs. He is pioneer in the Enhanced Gas Recovery (EGR) .He has worked for many R&D projects and laboratory works in North America.Consultancy with Petrobras, Brazil, Petronas , Malaysia and JOGMEC, Japan, in the area of air injection application for light oils recovery, 2006-2008.Consultancy with Staatsolie, Suriname: IOR/EOR Opportunities: Evaluation of Future IOR/EOR Potential using PRIze software” April 2004. Consultancy with Ocean Energy of Houston for light-heavy oil recovery methods, 2002, Review of Eight ECOPETROL (Colombia) Oil Reservoirs in order to assess the potential for EOR and Horizontal Wells. November 1993. The assessment was conducted using PRIze. Consultancy with United Nations Development Programs for India, 1991-1996 (thermal methods), worked for Petroleum Recovery Institute in Calgary, Research and Development Institute for Oil and Gas, Campina, Romania as Deputy Manager-Heavy Oil Department.
Over the years Mr. Gaudet’s professional affiliations included: SPE, CCQTA (Canadian Crude Quality
Technical Association), PTAC (Petroleum Technology Alliance of Canada), University of Calgary Industry Advisory Council for the Oil & Gas Engineering Dept., SAIT Petroleum Engineering Technology Advisory Committee, Mount Royal College Institute for Applied Scientific Research Advisory.
In 1966, he was hired to start and head the Petroleum Recovery Research Institute (PRRI) in Calgary, dedicated to carry out fundamental research that would help the petroleum industry in field applications of new and novel Enhanced Oil Recovery processes. In 1976/77, he was loaned to l’Institut Français du Pétrole (IFP) assisting in EOR research.
Dr. Mungan started his consulting company in 1978 and except for 1986/94 period when he was employed as the Chief Technical Advisor by Alberta Energy Company, he has consulted and taught worldwide in some sixty oil and gas producing countries, including Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, England, Ecuador, France, Holland, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Libya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, The People’s Republic of China, Peru, Poland, Turkey, the U.S.A., The Soviet Union, Venezuela, and the former Yugoslavia.
He has published more than seventy technical papers, and contributed chapters to several books focusing on field applications of enhanced oil and gas recovery processes.
Dr. Mungan is an Honorary Texas Citizen, Lifetime Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers International, and Honorary Professor of the University of Calgary, visiting professor at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. He has served on the publications and editorial committees of the Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology, and as Executive Editor of the Reservoir Engineering Journal of the Society of Petroleum Engineers International.
Roger has been active with the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) over many years, has chaired a number of SPE technical conferences. He was an SPE Distinguished Lecturer on the topic of ‘Slim Hole Drilling Technology’. With a career spanning 40 years in the oil industry, Roger Hough now teaches drilling technology at the University of Calgary and other organizations.
Skill set: geological data interpretation and geophysical integration, risk assessment, operations planning / execution, correlation and subsurface mapping, peer reviewing, mentorship, problem solver, ability to adapt to different working environments, either independently or as a major team contributor. Software experience: Geographix, SMT, Stratworks, primarily geological, but seimic capabilities also.
– M.Sc. projects on North Sea, N.S.E.R.C. Scholarship was awarded for study in England.
B.Sc. (First Class Honours, Geology) Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada
– J.P. Bickell Foundation Scholarship, summer field assistant for Ontario Department of Mines
Dr. Maini has written and authored over 80 technical papers in the area of EOR; including: Insitu combustion, Cyclic Steam Stimulation, SAGD, SAGD-ISC Hybrid Recovery Method, CO2 flooding, chemical flooding, gas injection, Vapex Process, and a wide range of topics in reservoir engineering.
Other Academic Experience:
Adjunct Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Alberta
Management workshops at Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) and PMI (Edmonton PMI Chapter). He presently teaches Project Management graduate courses at University of Alberta (Engineering Project Management and Risk Management) and University of Calgary (Project Construction Management), and also a visiting instructor with City University
Dr. Fahmy is a professional engineer with more than 30 years of Project Construction Management
experience covering a wide range of project management technical areas. He managed hundreds of
projects of varying sizes and complexity.
B.SC., Civil Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1972
projects. Working as a simulation consultant since 1992, Gurpreet has managed and operated an oil and gas consulting company (10 people) for the past 5 years. Gurpreet’s areas of expertise include
integrated reservoir modeling, compositional and thermal simulation, enhanced oil recovery, horizontal
well modeling and EOS characterization.