My experience, so far:

  • Production Engineer
    Proline Energy Resources Inc.
    September 2016 – Present
    Basins: East Texas, Gulf Coast, Anadarko and Maverick

    • Prepare workover packages for artificial lift systems installation (Rod Lift, Gas Lift, Plunger) & other well intervention jobs. Successfully delivered 7 installations worth $1 million +.
    • Reduced Lease Operating Expenses by 26% on various fields by making engineering, economically and logistically optimized solutions.
    • Increased the net worth of the company by successful completion of acquisitions and divestitures worth $2+ Million
    • Review shut-in & low producing wells to provide recommendations & economic justification for well intervention.
    • Support identification of production enhancement opportunities & working to implement it in the field.
    • Increased the profit of the company by 36% working with Oil & Gas gatherers & purchasers to set up contracts ensuring company gets the best price.
    • Reduced downtime on the field by efficient operations management, equipment inventory management & vendor management.
    • Developed a cloud based Production Monitoring & Reporting system for the company.


  • Research Scholar
    Well Engineering Research Center for Intelligent Automation (WERCIA)
    September 2015 – Present
    Working towards bringing a paradigm shift in the drilling industry. Worked on numerous projects like vibration failure prediction , bit wear prediction and non productive time calculation.


  • Drilling Research Engineer
    Corva AI
    August 2016 – October 2016

    Responsible for developing engineering models for stuck pipe prediction module of company’s real time drilling monitoring platform.


  • Research Assistant
    University of Houston
    September 2015 – December 2015
    At Department of Petroleum Engineering, College of Engineering:
    Served as Teaching Assistant and grader for Pressure Transient Testing course for graduate students.
    Researched on modeling of enhanced permeability region in hydraulically fractured shale formations.


  • Research Assistant
    University of Houston
    September 2014 – May 2016
    At the Office of Research, College of Education:
    Increased efficiency of the department by developing models for projections based on various indirect cost (IDC) recovery scenarios. (Predictive modelling).
    Generate monthly and annual proposal and funding reports for the college and by department.
    Organize seminars for 70 faculty members and coordinate follow-ups for collaborations among them.


  • Data Analyst
    Alliance Precision, India

    April 2010- August 2014
    Analyzed daily, monthly and annual production data (descriptive data analysis) to identify high margin and high demand products, recognizing team performances and financial predictions.
    Design of new components in AutoCAD, outsourcing child parts and follow up to guarantee timely delivery.


  • Engineering Intern
    Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), India
    May 2013 – June 2013
    Improved the productivity of the wells in field by designing an efficient continuous artificial lift system.
    Gained practical insight and knowledge of a production installment by witnessing the developments at GGS, CTF, GCS, GCP, Desalter plant, Water injection plant, and Effluent treatment plant under the asset.


  • Student Senate
    University of Petroleum and Energy Studies
    September 2010 – May 2014

    Served as the face of 45 students at university level for various pressing issues in multiple committees and boards.
    Served as Industry Liaison for petroleum engineering. Initiatives involved contacting companies to hire students for internships and full time work opportunities and overlooking the activities of industrial representatives visiting campus.

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