Nov 08, 2022


  • Senior Production Engineer -Project
  • Austin, TX, USA
Full time Completions Oil & Gas Production and Operations Petroleum Engineering Training

Personal Summary

I seek challenging opportunities where I can fully use my skills for the success of the
organization. I want to succeed in a stimulating and challenging environment that
will give me an advancement opportunity as well as allow me to gain additional skills
and excellent experience.

Detail-oriented Petroleum Engineer with over 13 years in Sonatrach Company as an
oil production engineer for the Oil production department.

I have been involved in a team project in Touat/Adrar Algeria as a process engineer
to realize gathering oil network and center facility process.

In my previous experience, I enjoyed working in a fast-paced, highly motivating
position using my knowledge and understanding of the task at hand and to assist in
the improvement of the company Sonatrach/ALGERIA.


• Creative, self-motivating, a fast learner.
• Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at several levels.
• General understanding of production surface facilities and well integrity management.
• Experience with IPR & VLP modeling and Gas Lift design/troubleshooting.
• Effective communication and team-building skills.
• Eager to learn new skills, increase my knowledge.
• Complete assigned work on time to meet the project schedules. My work include:
investigations, surveys, feasibility studies, simulations, conceptual design, detailed
• Develop process models and simulate the process facilities and pipelines using field data.
• Supervise process engineering work assigned to by engineering companies to ensure
progress and good quality of work.
• Familiar with well drilling and completion, reservoir studies, fluid sampling and analysis,
well work, production, well test, and oil treatment.

Work Experience

Senior Production Engineer -Project
Sep 2020 - Sep 2022 SONATRACH

• Project management and execution of oil project for Touat Oil Project
• Review basic design and Flow Assurance Study.
• Assist and participate in HAZID/HAZOP/SIL Study and make sure that all equipment is efficient and well installed with the best standards.
• Control and inspect oil wellheads.
• Participate in the daily meetings, report daily operations, and plan for future
• Review P&ID of wells and Center Process facilities and implement environmental controls.
• Coordination with various discipline engineers during Feasibility and Concept
Optimization as Process Engineer.
• Contribute to studies and review of field devotement plans in collaboration with Subsurface and Projects teams.
• Evaluate and improve design for Center Process facilities.

Senior Production Engineer
Jun 2017 - Sep 2020 SONATRACH/DP/HASSI R'MEL

• Project management and execution of oil & gas projects.
• Coordination with various discipline engineers during Feasibility and Concept
• Contribute to studies and review of field devotement plans in collaboration with Subsurface and Projects teams.

Well Site/Production Engineer
Dec 2014 - Jun 2017 SONATRACH/DP

• Develop plans for product recovery and treatment (artificial lift, facilities, pipelines, chemical treatment)
• Study and Supervise project GAS LIFT installations.
• Supervise production operations, Production Planning.
• Optimization in the oil and/or gas wells and surface installation.
• Use production technology, petroleum engineering applications, and tools for production optimization, PLT, and forecasting.

Oil and Gas Production Engineer
Dec 2011 - Dec 2014 SONATRACH/DP/ HASSI R'MEL

• Supervise and control oil wells activated by gas lift.
• Monitor production rates, and plan rework processes in order to improve production.
• Specify and supervise well modification and stimulation programs, in order to maximize oil and gas recovery.
• Direct and monitor the completion and evaluation of wells, well testing and well surveys.
• Review and suggest appropriate petroleum engineering tools/programs perform well development/ performance-related engineering work.
• Assess production performance for Well/Platform/Asset for development/re- development projects including monitoring, measurement, sampling and analysis requirement.

Junior Operations / Production Engineer
Apr 2009 - Dec 2011 SONATRACH/DP/ HASSI R'MEL

• Maintenance of BS&B pumping equipment on the site.
• Maintenance of corrosion and dehydrator pumping inhibitors.
• Start-up oil well activated by gas lift.
• Optimize gas injection rate to maximize production flow rate.
• Supervision of pumping water (Desalting water in tubing and flowline).
• Inspection injection valves for wells activated by gas lift.


Master of Science degree in Oil and Gas Production Engineering - Oil and Gas Production Engineering
Jan 2009 - Aug 2011 IFP School
Oil and Gas Production Engineer
Sep 2002 - Jun 2007 University of Boumerdes
Baccalaureate - science of nature and the life
- Jun 2002 High School Of Aflah Ibn Abd El Ouahab