Shahzad Ashraf | Multiphase (MPFM) Well Testing Engineer


I am Shahzad Ashraf, a Multiphase ( MPFM ) Well Testing domain Expert with over 4 Years of action packed experience in Commissioning, Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Mobile Well Testing and Flow Measurements in the upstream Oil and Gas Industry. I have a Post-graduate (& Graduate) Degree in Petroleum Engineering from the reputed Indian School of Mines(ISM) , Dhanbad (India).

Currently I am working as a MPFM Well Testing Field Engineer with Al-Shaheen Weatherford in Qatar for Mobile Well Testing and flow measurement activities for natural and gas lift wells of Qatar Petroleum (QP).
My previous experiences as a MPFM Field Service Engineer with HAIMO International include Commissioning, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and Acceptance Testing (with third party Test Separators in series) of Haimo Multiphase flow Meters for ADCO , Abu Dhabi, Mobile Well testing for Baker Hughes in Abu Dhabi, Petroleum Development Oman ( PDO ) in QarnAlam, Nimr, Marmul and Cairn Energy in India. Offshore Site survey of unmanned platforms in Bombay High for ONGC , India.
Contact email: | Mobile No: +91 9097219031(India).
Address : Ranchi, India


  • More than 4 years of experience in Well Testing and Production Measurements with Al-Shaheen Weatherford(Qatar) and Haimo Technologies(Abu Dhabi, Oman, India).
  • Commissioning, Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Acceptance Testing of fixed and Mobile Multiphase flow meters (MPFM) units
  • Masters and Bachelors in Petroleum Engineering from the reputed Indian School of Mines (ISM), Dhanbad India – May 2011.
  • Production Measurement Experience includes light and heavy oil; high H2S, high GVF and high Pressure Wells for both Natural and EOR wells.
  • Performed Flow Measurements parallel to Flow Gradient Survey, Coiled Tubing, Memory Production Logging Tool (MPLT), Nitrogen pumping and third Party Test Separator units.
  • Worked with clients like Qatar Petroleum (Qatar), ADCO (Abu Dhabi), Petroleum Development Oman (Oman), Baker Hughes (Abu Dhabi), ONGC (India) and Cairn Energy (India).
  • Qualified the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-JEE 2006) entrance examination – within top 1% rank among over 500,000 candidates.
  • Computer savvy – Microsoft office, image editing, website building and Software Development.

Professional Experience:

Al-Shaheen Weatherford:  QATAR, (January 2014 - Present)

Designation :  Well Testing Field Engineer :: Client – Qatar Petroleum(QP) , Qatar
  •  In-charge of operations of Weatherford’s VSRD mobile MPFM unit for Dukhan Oil fields, Qatar Petroleum.
  • Perform Production Measurements of Natural and Gas Lift wells at wellheads.
  • Perform Installation, operation and troubleshooting, Generate daily Well Test Report for clients;
  • Manage work schedule, equipment and manpower.

Haimo International FZE: International Operations, (June 2011 - January 2014)

Designation: Team Lead  :: Client - Cairn Energy , India
  • Well Testing and flow Measurements performed for heavy, waxy crude and for Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) wells.
  • In charge for troubleshooting of 8 fixed and operations of 1 mobile Haimo MPFM unit.
  • Performed Offshore site survey for a new well testing project in ONGC Bombay High, India.
  • Haimo MPFM Installation, Operation, Troubleshooting and Servicing for both Fixed and Mobile Testing Units.
  • Generate daily Well Test Report; manage work schedule, equipments and manpower.
Designation: Job Performer and Team Lead :: Clients - ADCO and Baker Hughes, Abu Dhabi
  • First point of contact while working alongside Foster Wheeler (PMC contractor of ADCO) in Commissioning, Troubleshooting, and Maintenance of Haimo Multi phase flow meters (MPFMs).
  • Acceptance Testing with third Part Test Separator – Performed a one of a kind extensive Well Test data analysis using statistical tools to prove accuracy, repeatability, reproducibility and linearity of Haimo MPFMs over Test Separators.
  • Generated ADCO Reservoir Team’s confidence in Haimo MPFMs with Technical discussions and presentations.
  • Highly appreciated by Foster Wheeler for my high standard of efforts and technical expertise put in.
  • Performed flow Measurements on Well Heads with Baker Hughes Coiled Tubing and Wireline Logging team in ADCO oilfields Abu Dhabi.
Designation: Trainee Engineer :: Clients - PDO, Oman and Haimo, Lanzhou China
  • Trained and Certified in Haimo MPFM Technology, High Performance Tester (HPT) and Low Production Tester (LPT).
  • Assigned Team Leader after record shortest training duration ever by a candidate.
  • Broke routine, completed 33% more well tests in PDO Oman – appreciated and rewarded for my efforts.
  • Best performance in the Flow loop test conducted in China – one of the very few Flow Loop test facilities of the world.


  •  Permit to Work Holder: ADCO, Abu Dhabi; Qatar Petroleum, Qatar and Cairn Energy, India.
  • Haimo MPFM Technology, Lanzhou China.
  • H2S and Breathing Apparatus Certification: ADCO, QP, PDO, Cairn Energy.
  • Basic First Aid and Fire Fighting

Educational Background:

Bachelors in Petroleum Engineering and Masters in Petroleum Management - May 2011 from Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad, India

Engineering Related Coursework: Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Drilling Technology , Drilling System Design and Directional Drilling, Production Engineering, Petroleum Production Operations , Well Testing, Petroleum Formation Evaluation, Logging, Enhanced Oil Recovery(EOR), Drilling Fluids and Cementing, Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology , Petroleum Exploration ,Offshore Drilling, Surface Operations etc.

Management Related Coursework: Energy Management and Policy, Petroleum Resource Management, Oil and Gas Property Evaluation, Economics and Risk Analysis, Petroleum Marketing and Transportation, Petroleum Supply Chain Management, Environment Management and Petroleum Regulations etc.


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