Bimal Wanigaratne

Reservoir Engineer

BE, Mechanical Auck.NZ
ME, Mechanical Auck.NZ
BE, Petroleum Honours, - UNSW, AUS.
MBA, part completed Uni/QLD


20 years of experience in both conventional and unconventional (CBM) plays, extending from Field Development Planning, Reservoir Management to Reserves Forecasting and Business Planning & Project Economic assessment with extensive experience in engaging with both internal and external stakeholders in peer/ functional reviews and JV/ governmental engagements for major projects conducted in both Australia and the UK.

Previous Industry Affiliations

  • Lead Reservoir Engineer Gorgon Project Perth Australia
  • Lead Reservoir Engineer New Business development Perth Australia
  • Sr. Reservoir Engineer /Planner - Liverpool Bay / North Sea UK
  • Sr. Reservoir Engineer NWS/ Stybarrow / Griffin Perth Australia
  • Reservoir Engineer Gas deliverability SW-QLD gas fields Brisbane Australia
  • Lead Reservoir Engineer Moura- Dawson River Coal Seam Methane project - Brisbane Australia
  • Reservoir Engineer Moura- Dawson River Coal Seam Methane project - Brisbane Australia
  •  Wire line Field Engineer (Australia / New Zealand)

Peter Hogg

Reservoir Engineer

B,Tech. Mech. Eng. 1st class Honours Loughborough Uni. - UK

34 years of experience in Reservoir and Petroleum Engineering in both clastic and carbonate reservoirs. Extensive experience in all facets of Reservoir Engineering - Reserves forecasting, Dynamic modelling, Well test analysis, Experimental design in both oil and gas fields for uncertainty management.
Highly experienced in participating in Technical Peer and Assurance reviews and engaging with JVP partners at the highest levels to obtain alignment to progress technical projects through various toll/ decision gates.
Has been an avid supporter and a proponent for mentoring and coaching junior staff to enhance their development and learning experience.
  • Reservoir Engineering Consultant and Functional Advisor Gorgon Field  ABU
  • Sr. Reservoir Engineering Advisor Jansz-Io Field ABU
  • Hebron Reservoir Simulation Engineer CBU - Calgary
  • Kuito Reservoir Simulation Engineer SASBU Block 14 CTOP Houston.
  • Reservoir Engineering Technical Advisor Subsurface Australia / Philippines.
  • Sr. Reservoir Engineer West Australian Petroleum
  • Sr. Reservoir Engineer BP/ADCO -United Arab Emirates
  • Reservoir Engineer Beatrice Field Aberdeen
  • Reservoir Engineer Kuparuk  Field - Anchorage
  • Reservoir Engineer well monitoring -San Francisco
  • Reservoir Engineer Forties Monitoring - Aberdeen
  • Petroleum Engineer - Well evaluation Aberdeen London and Australia

Peter Bright


BSc Applied Geology Curtin, Perth, Australia

15 years of experience as a Petrophysicist, and an excess of 18 years in the industry. With core skills in Deterministic and probabilistic petrophysical interpretation of complex reservoirs, Formation evaluation planning and operational execution in exploration, appraisal and development phases, including multi-well campaigns, Integration of petrophysical results into both geoscience and petroleum engineering disciplines. Well placement, planning and geosteering of horizontal wells (including world class ERD), Design, implementation of special and routine core analysis programs and interpretation of their data.
  • Senior Operations Petrophysicist for well campaign covering East and West Africa
  • Senior Asset petrophysicist for the Laverda oil development & NWS
  • Asset Petrophysicist seconded to Shell-Brunei Petroleum.
  • Providing geoscience support to Baker Atlas wireline operations, Perth, Australia 

HongFeng Wu

Reservoir Engineer


MBA, Sun Yat-Sen University ( MIT Sloan school of business)
M.S. Geology, China University of Petroleum Beijing
B.S. Geology, Janghan Petroleum Institute

With more than 19 years' experience as reservoir engineer in Shell, BP and CNOOC has the ability to cover the full range of the gas/oil field life cycle spanning from prospect evaluation & exploration, field development planning, well delivery and finally WRFM ("well, reservoir and facility management").
  • Senior Petroleum Engineer for NBD/Exploration Shell Australia Pty Ltd. Perth, WA
  • Lead/Senior Reservoir Engineer (Oct 2006 July 2012): Brunei Shell Petroleum, Brunei
  • Petroleum Engineer Shell China Exploration and Production Co. China
  • Reservoir modeler/Reservoir Engineer BP China,

Adrian Young


Bachelor of Applied Science (Geophysics)- Perth Aus.
Graduate Diploma in Advanced Geophysics. Perth Aus.
Certificate in Project Management Perth Aus

A Geoscientist with 38 years of experience in both clastic and carbonate reservoirs in Australia, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Extensive exploration background with development experience in both offshore and onshore environments and in leading multi-disciplinary subsurface teams for field studies and development planning.
  • Production Geoscience Discipline Lead Perth Australia
  • Principal Advisor (Geoscience) Perth Australia
  • Sr. Geophysicist/Geoscientist - Singapore
  • Development Subsurface Team Leader, NWS Gas Venture Perth Australia
  • Sr. Geophysicist, Exploration and Producing Gas Assets Perth Australia
  • Sr Interpreter/Reservoir Geologist, Producing Oil Asset-Oman

Peter Deveugle


PhD in Earth Sciences at Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
MSc in Petroleum Geosciences, Geology major (IFP scholarship) at IFP-ENSPM (French Petroleum Institute), Paris, France
MSc(Eng) in Civil Mining Engineering, second part (government scholarship) at KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium

Geologist with more than 10 years' experience in multiple international oil & gas companies. Fully versed in all geological aspects of appraising, planning and developing oil & gas fields in different geologic settings, across a large range of international locations, most recently in the Northern Carnarvon Basin. Proven ability to communicate clearly & concisely with people and establishing value adding networks across all levels of industry, government and academia in both management and technical roles. Experienced course instructor and mentor with effective leadership skills.
  • Jansz-Io development geologist, Gorgon Subsurface Team Australian Business Unit (ABU), Perth, WA
  • Reservoir modelling consultant, Technical Services RM Team Energy technology Company (ETC), Perth, WA
  • Geologic modeling intern, Pluto Subsurface team Perth, WA
  • Geologic modeling research intern, Upstream Research Centre (URC) Houston, TX

Paul Arammandla

Seismic Data Management Technologist


Master of Science in Geology
Osmania University, India

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Geology
Osmania University, India
25 years of experience in the E&P data management environment with ability to engage and collate necessary information from business community and prioritize the geological/seismic data loading activities on project level for the upcoming work programs and farm-ins/outs. Thoroughly understand of E&P business and data requirements at different stages of the business lifecycle.  Expert level understanding of the different data types, data quality issues and remediation in the data management area. Thoroughly understand the technical workflow and data flow in the exploration and development lifecycle.
  • Lead - Exploration and Development Support including capacity planning and capability requirements of the team and training requirements of the team members Chevron Australia
  • Geological and Petrophysical Data Management Shell Australia
  • ORACLE and Linux / Unix systems Database Administration 
  • Lead a team of 5 people who load all well related data into master and operational projects in the Landmark environment and provide data management support for the Landmark suite of applications.
  • Track the wells using in-house web tool to ensure all well related is loaded into the corporate database in a timely manner.
  • Worked on DQM project using InnerLogix to improve the data quality of well headers, directional surveys and well logs

Simon Guerrero

Drilling/Production Technologist


BE, Petroleum - Venezuela

MBA Spain PMP - Australia

PG Diploma, Petroleum. Heriot Watt- UK

Over 16 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry in Well engineering and Operational roles. Extensive experience in overbalance vertical/deviated/ horizontal/ERD/Multi well Pad/Multi Branch lateral wells as well as alternative drilling practices such as MPD, UBD, air drilling. Also running diverse completions for NF and AL wells, workovers and conducting interventions in both conventional and unconventional (coal seam methane) fields.  Also experienced in managing tender strategies, contract administration, stakeholder management, project design, cost tracking, safety and procurement.
  • Principal Drilling Engineer Brisbane Australia
  • Sr. Drilling Engineer Brisbane Australia
  • Drilling and Completions Engineer Saudi Arabia

Trina Morillo

Production Technologist

MEng (Mechanic).
Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo Edo, Zulia Venezuela

Over 16 years international experience working with major oil companies and consulting firms. Highly skilled in well start-up and team readiness requirements for production.  Specialist in wells and full field modelling (Integrated Asset Modelling), production enhancement & optimisation, well integrity, surveillance & management; well completion concept selection for field life cycle.
  • Well stimulation feasibility and risk assessment
  • Key interface between Wheatstone Subsurface and Operations groups for optimisation of production operating strategies for Wheatstone/Iago development wells
  • Production technologist Team Leader for RDS Perth office
  • Flow assurance, temperature modelling, casing designs and tubing stress analysis. Bunga Orkid Field, Talisman - Malaysia
  • Standalone operations on MWD and LWD tools, Venezuela

Aniruddah Banerjee

Project Engineer
BE, Mech, Dip Project Engineering
A highly skilled Project Manager, with over 25 years of proven track record in the execution of complex multidisciplinary projects in the Oil & Gas industry. Skilled in delivery of strategic solutions enhancing key project objectives with high standards for quality, health, safety, security and the environment (HES&S). Proven ability in focusing on the strategic objectives and combining business and leadership skills with significant technical competence in executing both onshore and offshore projects for both Greenfield and Brownfield developments.
  • Project Manager (PAU / PAR) Fabrication -Tengizchevroil (A Chevron Company), Farnborough, London (Fluor Offices)    
  • Sr. Project Engineer for CO2 Injection Project & Sr. Project Engineer for Gorgon Expansion LNG Project
  • Project Manager for Gorgon LNG Produced Water Disposal (PWD) Wells / Well Pads for GFP
AMEC Oil & Gas Pty Ltd (Currently AMEC FW), Perth Australia
  • Clough AMEC JV Lead Project Engineer - Integrated Services Contract for Woodside Energy Limited

Nalin Raj

Reservoir Engineer


B Tech, Petroleum (ISM) Dhanbad India

9 years Oil & Gas experience as a Reservoir Engineer with Shell. Supporting Shell operation in Brunei / Nigeria / Denmark/NWS. Experienced in Field Development Planning, Reservoir Simulation, PVT fluid charaterisation, SCAL analysis, IPM modelling, Reserves Estimation and Business Planning
  • Lead Reservoir Engineer Fairley Baram Re-development Project Brunei
  • Lead Reservoir Engineer Tali Field Re-development project Brunei
  • Reservoir Engineer for Re-development project Nigeria
  • Reservoir Engineer for NWS Reserves estimation/Reporting
  • Lead Reservoir Engineer for deployment/development of new Reservoir Simulator

Ajith Nair

Reservoir Engineer


ME, Petroleum (1st Class distinc.) MIT India

BE, Chemical (1st class) University of Pune, India

2 years Oil & Gas experience with Shell on both clastic and carbonate reservoirs supporting Shell operations in Majnoon and West Qurna in Iraq. Experienced in Pore pressure prediction, Eclipse, IPM suite of software, OFM.
  • Reservoir Engineering support for subsurface execution and production operations for Shell's Iraq portfolio
  • Reservoir Engineer responsible for Reserves estimation for the WQ-1 field - Iraq
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