Kemco started in 2015 during the last industry crisis and has steadily been growing providing support to geothermal project developers.  Currently 12 technical persons are working for Kemco serving in different projects in several countries (Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy and Turkey).


Julio Kemenyfy


Oct 2015 onwards Owner and Manager of Kemco GmbH

Providing drilling management consulting and services based in Regensburg, Germany.
Recent geothermal projects include:

  • Dorfen Project (HOE1 to 5500 m)
  • Balmatt in Belgium (3 wells)
  • Nature’s Heat in the Netherlands(2 Wells)
  • Geretsried sidetrack (Deep sidetrack)
  • Well Integrity support for existing geothermal projects.
  • Plan and Engineer several projects in different countries

Jan 2014 – May 2015 – OMV - Drilling Manager 

Manager of the drilling department with 20 persons in charge. Executed campaign using 3 rigs drilling 27 development and exploration wells. In 2014 achieved the second-best drilling year in Austria.


May 2008 – Dec 2013 GEOenergie Bayern  - Exploration & Drilling Manager / Prokurist 

Drilling Manager in charge of the drilling department planning and executing deep geothermal wells to 5,000 m in underbalance conditions. Executed Kirchweidach and planned up to ready to drill status the Bruck project (by now successfully drilled by Silenos). Later serves as manager of the exploration group which includes 4 Geologists and 2 Reservoir Engineers. Main task was project selection & planning from target identification to reservoir modelling using Petrel and Eclipse software from Schlumberger.


On a consulting basis Drilling Manager for Rhein Petroleum during 2012 -2013


Feb 2000 - Feb 2008 - Schlumberger Integrated Project Management

Wellsite supervisor - Venezuela, Mexico, Algeria

Oil-, gas- and geothermal wells, multilateral-, horizontal drilling, underbalanced conditions.

Well engineer - Mexico, Germany

Preparing drilling programs, well design and offset analysis, AFE generation, keeping track of Drilling Operations, EOWR, APQ, Technical Limit

Business Development Team Leader - Mexico

Planning and managing to drill and complete gas wells, including civil works and pipelines to connect wells to gas stations, Prepared the offset analysis, well design, rig selection, area review, client visits and clarification meetings, AFE generation



Julio Kemenyfy, Manager

Cristian Scanzoni


May 2020 onwards - Project Manager and Senior Well Engineer at Kemco GmbH, Regensburg


Dec 2015 – Sept 2019  -Project Manager and Senior Well Engineer at  Erdwerk, Munich, Germany  

  • Managed and execute international projects with avg. budgets of €15M and +3 concurrent international projects
  • Drove business strategy & development in a highly regulated industry
  • Directed the international department tailoring solutions for clients
  • Oversaw projects with complex stakeholders’ structure (avg. of 30 PAX)
  • Was responsible for procurement and sourcing for the entire value chain

June 2014 – Nov 2015 - Project Coordinator at OMV, Gänserndorf, Austria (Upstream Oil & Gas, E&P)

  • Identified and implemented technical optimizations for recurrent projects
  • Engineered and planed high risk projects and led teams for its execution
  • Standardized design processes leading 6 interdependent departments
  • Performed AFE and schedule estimation

Oct 2010 – Aug 2011 - Business Specialist at Chevron, Caracas, Venezuela (Upstream Oil & Gas, E&P) 

  • Procured long lead items for regional operations
  • Managed over 30 regional service providers
  • Analyzed procurement data for strategy development at executive level

Jan 2009 – Sep 2010 Junior Field Manager (Drilling & Completion)  at Chevron, Caracas, Venezuela

  • Assisted in the execution of field operations and improvements
  • Coordinated on site field services and material providers
  • Controlled project budget and schedule

 July 2007 – Dec 2008 - Drilling Engineer (Drilling & Completion D&C) at Chevron, Caracas, Venezuela

  • Reported safety and operational data for Latin America
  • Trained 100% of department’s regional staff on risk analysis & mitigation
  • Monitored and analyzed LA D&C budget

Sep 2006 – Jun 2007 - Junior Field Engineer at Weatherford, Zulia, Venezuela (Service Company in Oil & Gas)

  • Coordinated, engineered, and executed off-shore field operations
  • Successfully completed >30 off-shore field jobs


Cristian Scanzoni, Project manager, Senior Drilling Engineer

Jose Campo-Redondo


2023 onwards - Kemco GmbH - Germany

  • Senior Well Engineer (Geothermal)
  • Senior Consultant Engineer

2022-2023 - Weatherford - Italy

  • Senior Well Engineer (Geothermal)
  • Senior Consultant Engineer

2021-2022 - Freelancer - Spain

  • Cost and Technical Analyst
  • Consulting Engineering

2011-2020 - Saudi Aramco - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • Senior Well Engineer

2007-2011 - Schlumberger IPM Mexico - Mexico

  • Senior Well Engineer

2002-2003 - Petroleos de Venezuela, SA (PDVSA)

  • Planning and Cost Engineer

1997-2002 - Petroleos de Venezuela, SA (PDVSA)

  • Offshore Operations
  • Drilling Engineer

1996-1997 - Petroquimica de Venezuela, Filial of PDVSA

  • Project Engineer

Jose Campo-Redondo, Senior Well Engineer 

 Barbara Molnar


Work Experience

2020 onwards - Project Engineer at Kemco GmbH, Regensburg

  • Project Management & Engineering & HR

2019 Reservoir Engineer Trainee at MMBF Zrt., Hungary

  • Gas Storage Reservoir Engineering


2016-2020 BSc in Petroleum Engineering and Earth Sciences - University of Miskolc

Barbara Molnár, Project Engineer

Franck Kuinkeu Tchouta


Work experience

Mar 2023 onwards - Drilling Engineer at Kemco GmbH, Regensburg

  • Well Planning and Design
  • Drilling Optimization
  • Data Analysis and Reporting

Jun 2018 - Aug 2018 - Reservoir Engineer Intern at Perenco, Cameroon

  • Implementation of reservoir simulation studies, including model building and history matching.
  • Forecast of gas and oil flow initial rates and production & optimizing water, gas and CO2 injection.

Jan 2018 - Jun 2018 - Drilling engineer intern at ISA-EMT, Cameroon

  • Elaborate a drilling and casing program with associated budget for an exploration well in the Bakassi Bloc in the Rio Del Rey Basin

Sep 2017 - Oct 2017 - Artificial Lift Intern at Schlumberger, Cameroon

  • Job preparation, ESP design for a well in the Rio Del Rey Basin in order to optimize its production.


2020 - 2023 - MSc in Drilling and Production Technology - Technische Universität Clausthal


2013 - 2018 - MSc in Petroleum Engineering - ISA-EMT

Franck Kuinkeu Tchouta, Drilling Engineer