Mar 18, 2024

magda arenas

  • Senior Petroleum Engineer
  • Gold Coast, QLD
Full time Oil & Gas Production and Operations

Personal Summary

I am a motivated MEng Petroleum Engineer with a strong focus on achieving high-quality results and maximizing reservoir recovery. With extensive experience in managing condensate gas producer wells, I excel in strategic work planning, critical thinking, and effective team collaboration. I am dedicated to delivering efficient production while maintaining budget requirements and ensuring client satisfaction. My background includes expertise in alternative energies and a PMP certification.


  • Software: Nodal analysis - Wellflo (advanced), production and injection logs interpretation - Emeraude, Crystal ball
  • Work Planning and Prioritization
  • Critical Thinking
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Self-management

Licenses and certifications

  • PMP Certificate - Project Management, PMI, USA (Valid until 2026)

Awards and achievements

  • State-of-the-Art research on the effect of impurities in CO2 transport by pipelines

Work Experience

Project Engineer
Oct 2023 - Present Central Petroleum

Provided support in managing surface project development, execution, and closure processes.

Mar 2023 - Present Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Researcher for CCS projects focusing on cement industry necessities. work_experience_3_job

Audit Engineer
Aug 2021 - Present Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos

Monitored national rules and regulations related to engineering, environmental, and economic matters in oil and gas fields.

Petroleum Engineer
Apr 2021 - Present Servicios Geologicos Integrados, SGI

Provided technical support for exploratory opportunities in the Putumayo basin.

Senior Engineer
Jan 2011 - Present Equion Energia Ltd

Responsible for improving producer/injector wells performance and coordinating success strategies for production delivery.

Junior Engineer
Apr 2005 - Present Bp Colombia

Responsible for improving behavior of producer/injector wells and designing surveillance for well performance.


Jul 2014 - Apr 2017 Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Bachelor's degree: Petroleum Engineering
May 1998 - Sep 2004 Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Especialización - Alternative Energies
Jan 2021 - Dec 2021 EIA, Colombia
Sep 2004 - Present Spanish - native, English - High Intermediate
Sep 2020 - Sep 2026 Project Management, PMI, USA
Aug 2021 - Present University of Bergen, Norway