Harfouch - Hydrologist - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Mazen Harfouch

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Services

Hydrologist

Summary:

I am involved in the field surveys, drilling supervision, lithology description, borehole logging, designing and installation of water wells, aquifer testing and all kinds of jobs related to groundwater projects
During my career with Schlumberger water services I contributed in several projects in United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan.

Work History

Field Specialist

Schlumberger Water Services

March 2013 - June 2013

: Kahrama Aquifer Storage and Recovery Project (ASR)-Southern Zone – Qatar..
Responsibilities: - Vertical Electrical Sounding Survey (VES).
- Electromagnetic Survey (TDEM).
- Shallow Seismic Survey.

Field Specialist

DIP Exploration/Injection Water Well DIP

February 2013 - March 2013

DIP Exploration/Injection Water Well DIP-1 Drilling, Dubai Investment Park, United Arab Emirates.
Responsibilities: - Casing installation supervision.
- Logging and well completion supervision.
- Step and constant rate injection test.

DIP Exploration/Injection Water Well DIP

August 2012 - October 2012

DIP Exploration/Injection Water Well DIP-1 Drilling, Dubai Investment Park, United Arab Emirates..
Responsibilities: - Drilling supervision for 600m exploration/injection well.
- Following up the drilling operations on the rig and reporting
- Lithology description.

Ashghal Shallow Ground

October 2012 - November 2012

water Monitoring project, CP-761, Doha, Qatar.
Responsibilities: - Borehole optical televiewer logging.
- Borehole caliper logging
- Groundwater quality sampling campaign.

Field Specialist

Ashghal Shallow Groundwater Monitoring project

May 2012 - June 2012

Groundwater Monitoring project, CP-761, Doha, Qatar.
Responsibilities: - Borehole geophysical logging.
- Borehole camera logging
- Groundwater quality sampling campaign.

-April 2012: Oman, Qarn Alam well field area, Fahud oil field, Oman.
Responsibilities: - Ground water data loggers installation
- Training client for data logger installation and software.

Site supervisor

EAD- Water Supply Emergency Plan

January 2012 - March 2012

Phase 2, Kashouna, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.
Responsibilities: - Site supervisor
- Executing 10 pumping test and 7 days long term test.

Hydrotesting

July 2012 - August 2012

services for step tunnel pumping station PS01 project, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Responsibilities: - Borehole caliper logging.
- Borehole optical televiewer logging
- Borehole flowmeter logging
- Packer testing.

CP-761

November 2011 - December 2011

Doha, Qatar.
Responsibilities: - Core drilling supervision.
- Borehole geophysical logging.
- Water well sampling campaign for 190 monitoring water wells.

Site supervisor

Schlumberger Water Services

May 2011 - October 2011

Masdar Geothermal well pump testing and Modeling project, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Responsibilities: - Site supervisor
- Executing 4 pumping test and 21days long term test
- Collecting water sample from the geothermal well GW1.
- Fluorescence analysis for water sample every 8 hours by Aquaflour meter.

CP-761

January 2011 - March 2011

Doha, Qatar.
Responsibilities: - Drilling supervision for 25m and 50m monitoring wells.
- Lithology description.
- Water sampling for lab analysis.

EAD- Water Supply Emergency Plan

November 2010 - December 2010

Phase 1, Kashouna, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.
Responsibilities: - Well field survey of existing groundwater wells:
• collection of master data, measurement of groundwater quality From each surveyed well, master data were recorded including UTM coordinates, location, well head, production equipment and if possible total depth.

• In wells with an open wellhead, a water quality check (electrical conductivity, and temperature, vertical profiling) was conducted. Depth logs of electrical conductivity and temperature were also carried out. Additionally, the water quality of wells with operating pumps was checked if there is a suitable bypass to get the water sample.

• Water levels were measured in abandoned wells and in wells with removed or not operating pumps. They were referred to the top of well head or to a marked measuring point.
• Well picture, stick up etc

Schlumberger Water Services

June 2010 - August 2010

Rehabilitation of ASR project, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.
Responsibilities: - Site supervision.
- Daily report about the contractor task and implementation of getting water and
Electricity connection to site and replacing the generator by transformer.

Schlumberger Water Services, Nestle

March 2010 - June 2010

exploratory/ production well drilling project, Karachi, Pakistan.
Responsibilities: - Following up the drilling operations on the rig and reporting
- Well completion supervision
- Geophysical logging supervision
- Executing pumping test.
- Preparing data for final report.

Field Specialist (site supervisor)

Schlumberger Water Services, Nestle

November 2009 - January 2010

exploratory/ production well drilling project, Karachi, Pakistan.
Responsibilities: - Following up the drilling operations on the rig and reporting
- Lithology description.

Senior Field specialist

GWAP-DAWR Project

April 2008 - November 2009

Responsibilities: - Numbering and coding of groundwater wells
- Obtain all information about quality, use, location and topography of all types of
Wells.
- Information on spatial ground water level
- Ground water abstraction rates from water wells
- Obtain all information on recharge wells including rates and capacities
- Pumping test design and supervision
- Injection tests
- Water quality sampling from pumping wells
- Infiltration tests

Hydro-Geologist

GTZ-Dornier Consulting

Responsibilities: - Cutting lithology description.
- Supervising, and participating in pumping test program using SEBA equipments for monitoring and recording of pumping test timing, water level drawdown and water quality.
- Flow & fluid logging to investigate the quality and quantity of produced water
- Produce the GeODin-sheet for each drilled well using GeODin-system 3.2 software.
- Writing the monthly report to Al Ain municipality.
- Translation all correspondence and reports from English to Arabic
- Periodic monitoring Measurements of Chemical/Physical parameters of selected wells.
- Supporting the project administration especially in respect of relations with municipality -Agriculture department.

Hydro-Geologist

GTZ-Dornier Consulting

Abu Dhabi, UAE, Groundwater Assessment Project
Abu Dhabi and Artificial Recharge Project- Liwa Area
Designation: Hydro-Geologist
Responsibilities: - Cutting and core lithology description.
- Selecting a representative samples from each well for the rocks library
- Well construction for shallow and medium deep wells and participation in the pumping test activities
- Participation on the conduction and evaluation of borehole logging (e g: caliper, resistivity, gamma ray)
- Participation in leveling campaigns and selection of drilling sites
- Conducting well survey and determination of standard parameters in the Eastern and Western region of Abu Dhabi Emirate:
- Survey of well location using GPS,
- Borehole diameter and total depth
- Measurement of Chemical/Physical parameters (electrical conductivity, pH,
Temperature, water level).
- Periodic monitoring Measurements of Chemical/Physical parameters of selected wells:
- Conducting differential GPS survey, using Leica's GPS 200/300 and Garmin's GPR 21 system
- Flow & fluid logging to investigate the quality and quantity of produced water.
- Supporting the project administration especially in respect of relations with higher Authorities, Municipality, Private Department and ADNOC

Geophysicist-Geo electric field team leader

GTZ-Dornier Consulting

Responsibilities: - Selection of suitable sites for deep soundings
- Performing Vertical Electrical Sounding VES (geoelectrical survey)
- More than 1500 shallow; Medium deep and deep sounding carried out - First interpretation in the field then computer aided interpretation using RESIX-Plus
Software in the office
- Data compilation for project phase reports as well as for particular reports
- Performing geoelectrical mapping

Sales Manager

Alkaloof Electrical and Sanitary Contracting

Well Site Geologist

Syrian Petroleum Company

Responsibilities: - Cutting and core lithology description for the exploration drilling wells
- Following up the drilling operations on the rig.
- Mud logging unit operator.
- Defining the top formation according to the lithology description.
- Reporting and sampling the open hole test results (Oil; Gas, Water)
- Attending the geophysical borehole logging
- Geological daily reports

Qualifications & Certifications

B.Sc in (Geological Sciences – Applied Geophysics Branch)

Damascus University

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