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Paula daDalton Resume 2016


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Includes employment with Linn Energy as an Engineering Analyst.

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Paula daDalton Resume 2016

  1. 1. 1 PAULA DALTON Houston, Texas 77035 (713) 818-7890 PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY I am an Engineering Analyst. In that capacity I review wells, equipment and field facility infrastructure for both allocation methodology application and ownerships. I’m a team lead on several projects and a team member on others. Previously I was a Hydrocarbon Analyst with over 20 years experience with P2ES’ ORACLE ENERGY UPSTREAM (EU) and 3 years with Tieto’s ENERGY COMPONENTS (EC) production allocation systems. I am proficient in Enertia and ProCount. I have been recognized for my training of others, mentoring and the high quality of support I have provided to the field offices. I am an enthusiastic team player. I have been a project team member of 3 system implementations. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Contract Positions - LINN ENERGY, Houston, Texas Production Allocations Michigan Allocation Analyst (Aug. 2015-Dec. 2015) SWIFT ENERGY, Houston, Texas Production Allocations Senior Allocation Analyst (Jan. 2015) ENERGY XXI, Houston, Texas Production Allocations Senior Allocation Analyst (Oct. 2014)  Processed monthly production allocations for Onshore properties and filed government reports. LINN ENERGY, Houston,Texas 2016 Engineering Analyst 2016  Report Daily Production for all assets to Corporate.  Review wells, equipment and facility infrastructure for allocation set ups and ownerships.  Primary support for field personnel  Project Lead on Meter Management project.  Lead contributor and team member on FlowCal metering and Meter Manager projects.  Compile Meter Exception data files and team member of Metering Dashboard creation.  Create Graph reports for statistical reports.
  2. 2. 2 SHELL OIL COMPANY,Houston,Texas 1981-2014 Hydrocarbon Allocation Analyst (2011-2014)  Performed daily and monthly production allocations of gas, oil and water for onshore U.S. assets.  Performed monthly allocations of plant products.  Tester for the P2ES Oracle Energy Upstream Production upgrades.  System Implementation project team member for 3 implementations.  Worked many years in 2 production/allocation systems: P2ES Oracle Energy Upstream (Production and Regulatory modules) and Energy Components (Production).  As a project team member I developed allocation formulae to automate allocation usage calculations of field equipment.  I received an award for training and mentoring employees.  Analyzed well and metering data.  Processed and submitted production reports to Federal and State government entities for multiple governments (Texas, Louisiana, Colorado, Wyoming, ONRR).  Designed Access queries to facilitate analysis – Saved the dept. 20 man-hours per month.  Created and maintained allocation networks.  Worked closely with field personnel to keep the allocation networks current.  Initiated fuel allocations and created fuel usage calculation formulas – saved 1 man-hour per day.  Created service utilities set ups – allowed partnership billings each month.  Initiated vent and flare allocations – accurately record emissions for regulatory reporting.  Provided legal and royalty support. Gas Revenue Severance Tax Incentive Accountant (2008-2011) Filed tax incentive applications to the States of Louisiana and Texas for incentive wells.  Recorded gas revenue PPA using the P2ES Oracle Energy revenue module.  Submitted revised severance tax reports to the states.  Beta tester, trainer, designed queries to facilitate analysis.  Provided lawsuit and royalty support.  Project team contributor and product leader.  Recouped over $30 million in overpaid severance taxes and created an upload template for tax estimates that saved 3 man-hours per month. Volumes Control Analyst (1997-2007)  Performed Monthly Allocations
  3. 3. 3  Filed state and federal regulatory production reports, such as OGORs, PASRs and Louisiana, Texas and Wyoming state reports.  Project team member of Oracle Energy/P2ES/Energy Upstream system implementation  Beta Tester and Configuration Contributor  Created formulae to streamline fuel allocations – Saved ½ man-day per month  I was the Project Team Lead for automating receipt of gas sales statements. - Saved 2 man-days per month  Created data retrievals for analysis - Saved 6 man-hours per month  Trained allocation team members on the processes and systems.  Worked extensively in the P2ES Oracle Energy Upstream Production, Revenue and Regulatory modules utilizing Microsoft Access and Excel for analytical tools.  Worked closely with programmers to develop processes, uploads and automatic feeds to replace manual processes  Brainstormed with Field Operations and with Revenue Accounting to deliver better information downstream of the Allocation process resulting in decrease in reallocations. EDUCATION Universityof Houston, Houston, TX (2.5 years) Texas A& M University, College Station, TX (1 year)