Alfredo Mendez


Stimulation Engineer

Subject matter expert
Profile Summary

Experienced technical team leader with drilling, cementing, completion, and hydraulic fracturing services as an operator and service company.

Strong technical cementing engineer with experience Well Services, Well Integrity, project management drilling and completion operations.

Proven expertise in Unconventionals, Hydraulic Fracturing, Sand Control, HPHT well cementing; Ultra ERD well cementing; Offshore ultra-deepwater operations, and developing/coaching young engineers, delivering quantifiable operational cost reduction, revenue increase, optimizing equipment and personnel utilization, analyzing metrics, and launching improvement initiatives.

Skilled in collaborating with all members of the organization to achieve business objectives. Able to use all industry frac simulators (MFrac, FracPro, GOHFER, StimPlan, etc). 

Personal details
Alfredo Mendez
United Arab Emirates
Educational background
Highest academic degree:
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, USA Dec 1996
Professional details
Profession /occupation:
Stimulation Engineer
25+ years
Notable past employers:
ADNOC, DNO, Baker Hughes, Weatherford
Areas of expertise:
Sand Control
Hydraulic Fracturing
Well stimulation
Production Operations
Petroleum engineering
Project management
Software skills:
Recent work

Company: DNO
Senior Stimulation Engineer Consultant

Responsibility on all aspects of acid frac jobs, including writing of specialized stimulation intervention programs for wells in fractured carbonates to achieve safe, technically sound and cost-efficient treatment (definition of complete treatment design with sequences, fluids, etc.) Develop detailed well stimulation cost estimates for assessing the economic viability of the intervention. Serve as Contract Holder for well stimulation services and manage operational and cost performance of the service company. Design and execute quality assurance/quality control and perform post-job analysis for well stimulations. Determine production improvement potential for wells. Perform studies and projects assuring adequacy and conformance to overall objectives of all phases of problems in areas including stimulation, production, well design/testing programs, reservoir flow properties & fluid studies. Plan, monitor and validate well surveillance activities to ensure well integrity with a multidisciplinary team. Identify, evaluate, and select potential vendors to support well stimulations. Maintain safety as a core principal in every aspect of the job and serve as a safety leader. Manage the post-well operations reporting process to ensure the optimization of operational data collation and interrogation to be used for continuous design and operational improvement. Provide input into the specification of completion, well testing and well intervention related equipment and services in accordance with company procedures. Work closely with sub-surface to ensure reservoir requirements are delivered. Participate in the ongoing training and development of assigned local staff and other new graduate staff. Includes assessing employees training and development needs, preparing structured development/familiarization programs, monitoring and reporting on progress and counseling employees, as required. Seconded employee from Alxa Specialty.

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