Daniel F Biedma



Petroleum Engineer

Senior professional
Profile Summary

Petroleum Engineer with twenty-seven years of international Oil & Gas (Upstream) industry experience.

Reservoir Engineering & Numerical Simulation training, 2001. University of Calgary and Hycal Labs, Canada.

ADVISOR RESERVOIR ENGINEER 2018 (Dr. Ganesh Thakur_National Academy of Engineering).
Business Foundations Specialization (MBA), 2023. The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Held employee positions in small and large organizations, as well as consulting both as independent and as part of a major global advisory Group.

Exposure to a wide range of projects (Green and Brown Fields, Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs) of varying degrees of technical complexity and commercial maturity, onshore and offshore, and across the project life span from early exploration through to appraisal and development stages.

Primary focus on reserves and resources evaluations, production forecasting, field development planning, recovery and production optimization, uncertainty analysis & risk assessments, and economic modelling.

Currently based in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), through my consulting business I provide reservoir engineering and subsurface technical expertise to Brazilian, Argentinian and international companies operating in the conventional and unconventional Oil & Gas Industries.

My service offering includes desktop studies, peer reviews, due diligence, data rooms, reserves evaluations, independent expert reviews, and competent person’s reports.

Sound technical foundation, business acumen and exceptional communication skills are key elements of my value proposition.

Personal details
Daniel F Biedma
Educational background
Highest academic degree:
Business Specialization (MBA), 2021-2023. Wharton School of Business. B.Sc. Petroleum Engineering, 1995.
Professional details
Profession /occupation:
Petroleum Engineer
25+ years
Notable past employers:
Tecpetrol S.A, YPF S.A.
Areas of expertise:
Numerical simulation
Nodal analysis
Asset valuation
Well stimulation
Well testing
Production budgetting
Economic evaluations
Software skills:
Power BI
Microsoft Office
Recent work

Development Manager. ENEVA

Accountable for the Research & Development of Unconventional Resources in the Parnaiba Basin.

Advisory support to the Company's Direction in the acquisition, development, and operation of mature onshore fields with gas and oil production, assisted with secondary recovery (Waterflooding) and gas injection, to maximize the recovery factor of volatile oil rings.

Accountable for the elaboration of the FDP & Budget (Production and Investment).

Responsible for coordinating Geosciences studies with operations teams, guaranteeing the execution of actions on time and on budget.

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