Instructor's Summary

Mr. Victor Saran

Mr. Victor Saran, MSc, BSc, is a Senior Drilling & Petroleum Engineer with over 40 years of offshore & onshore experience within the Oil & Gas and Petroleum industries. His wide expertise covers Wellhead Testing & Operations, Well Stimulation & Reservoir Management, Well Performance, Well Servicing, Well Killing Procedures, Well Completion, Well Fracturing, Well Testing, Acid Additives, Perforating Techniques, Sandstone Acidizing, Carbonate Acidizing, Acid Fracturing, Production Engineering, Well Monitoring & Testing, Applied Reservoir Engineering, Water Flooding, Workover & Completions, Injection Systems, Artificial Lift Systems, Gas Lift, ESP, Rod Pumping, Production Testing & Optimization, Slickline and Electric Line Operations, Perforating & Logging, Coiled Tubing Operations, Nozzles, Motors, Deposits Removal & Inhibition and Asphaltnes-Sulphates, Workover Completion, Water Injection & Gas Lift, Nodal Analysis, Drill Stem Testing, H2S Crude Oil and Oil & Gas Production. Further, he is also well-versed in risk assessments, pipelines construction, pump & loading terminals, material and services procurement, budgeting, contracts & logistics, safety and personnel issues, tendering procedures, budget and work program, cost control–cost recovery, selection of materials and services and quality control. Currently, he is the Country Manager of Energean Oil & Gas wherein he is responsible in organizing and supervising the drilling of exploration wells and well connections and testing.


During Mr. Saran’s life, he has gained his practical and field experience through his various significant positions as the Completions Consultant, Lecturer/Instructors, Part-Time Assistant Lecturer, Part-Time Instructor, Technical Consultant, Drilling & Workover Manager, Production Manager, Production Engineer, Petrochemical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Petroleum Services Engineer for numerous international companies and universities that includes Lukoil Neftochim, J&P Avax, Kavala Oil Greece, North Aegean Petroleum Company, Petrola International, Dowell Schlumberger, Technological Institute of Kavala,  University of Thessaloniki and University of Crete.


Mr. Saran has a Master degree in Fuel Technology and a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Portsmouth Polytechnic, UK and the University of Westminster London, UK respectively. Further, he is a Certified Instructor/Trainer, a Certified Trainer/Assessor by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) and has conducted numerous trainings, workshops and conferences worldwide.