Senior Directional Driller with more than 30 years of experience planning, developing and implementing (DD) Directional Drilling, (MWD) Measurements While Drilling projects in Oil & Gas industry.
Training and development
Attention to details
Excel in demanding high volume work
Proficiency in DD & MWD
Highly self motivated
Work safely disciplined
Directional Drilling Coordinator09/2013 to 02/2015Schlumberger - PathFinderMidland, TX
Successfully led key projects which resulted in client based record breaking results in curves and lateral sections using Rotary Steerable (Archer / PowerDrive / Orbit / Motors).
Managed high volume Directional Drilling jobs - 18 rigs and 36 Directional Drillers.
Managed client expectations on performance, Non-productive time, and drilling optimizations.
Implemented standardization of bha design for different hole sections for all rigs operating as per client specific needs, streamlining and reducing amount of tools needed per jobs. Ensuring tools and people to do the job are on location when needed with the correct proficiency needed to do job correctly, tools ordered are configured to do the work as specified by client.
Managed training and development for Directional Drillers on either new technologies and existing. Mentoring new hires and enrolling them in schools needed to gain higher proficiency.
Managed Directional Drillers safety training and required certifications (Schlumberger Specific).
Senior Directional Driller06/2009 to 09/2013Schlumberger - PathFinderMidland, TX
Highly knowledgeable and proficient with Schlumberger software, Standards, Safety Policies, Rules.
Lead Proficient with Rotary Steerable in vertical, curves, lateral using Archer, PowerDrive, Orbit, PowerV, SlimDrive. (Schlumberger type tools)
Lead Proficient with multiple motors and types from different vendors, adjustable, fixed, stabilized, slick, kickpad stabilized, low speed, high speed, used in vertical, curve, lateral, with or without Rotary Steerable tools.
Lead Proficient Geo-Steering with PeriScope, MicroScope LWD tools, as well as PowerDrive, and MWD Gamma Ray.
Lead Proficient in S-Wells, Horizontal, vertical, and curves. Short Radius (Coil Tubing Drilling)
Lead Proficient sidetracking, open hole, Whipstock (casing, open hole types) and cement plugs.
Lead Proficient using Oil based, Polymer, Saltwater, Fresh Water, Invert mud systems.
Lead Proficient in drilling procedures and practices while drilling under balanced mud systems.
Lead Proficient in Drilling Optimization and troubleshooting.
MWD Field Service Manager09/2006 to 06/2009Schlumberger - Drilling and MeasurementsMidland, TX
Successfully led key projects introduced to Permian Basin using Geo-Steering technology Rotary Steerable (PowerDrive) and PeriScope working with Schlumberger's (DSC)
Managed all MWD / LWD tools and people for Measurements While Drilling and Logging While Drilling in the Permian Basin. Ordering tools, required configuration, specifications for many different clients.
Managed personnel in mentoring, training, safety training, and certifications.
Managed client expectations and requirements with weekly meetings.
Operations Support Center Supervisor04/2005 to 09/2006Schlumberger - Drilling and MeasurementsCasper, WY
Started up the Operations Support Center in Casper Wyoming.
Overseeing Casper and Midland Districts (MWD) Measurements While Drilling and (LWD) Logging While Drilling in real time. Monitoring well site monitors to assist in troubleshooting, providing recommendations for solutions to issues.
Lowered Non productive time and reduced cost by lowering failures and improving tool utilization.
MWD / DD (EIC) Engineer In Charge11/2003 to 04/2005Schlumberger - AnadrillRifle, CO
Managed operations in Rifle Colorado for Casper Wyoming District Drilling gas wells, overseeing (MWD) Measurements While Drilling and (DD) Directional Drilling.
In charge of all personnel, ordering tools and logistics, shipping and receiving as well as troubleshooting MWD and DD issues.
MWD/LWD Field Engineer07/1996 to 11/2003Schlumberger - AnadrillAnchorage, AK
Successfully led key projects for Coil Tubing Drilling in Prudhoe Bay Alaska for Arco and BP, using Slim1, SHARP, SlimPulse MWD, ARC3 LWD Resistivity with (IAB) Inclination At the Bit, and TORQ Orientation Steering Tools.
Implemented proprietary BHA designs for different hole sizes
Successfully led key project for Coil Tubing Drilling in Colombia South America for Brass Petro using SlimPulse MWD, ARC3 LWD Resistivity and TORQ Orientation Steering Tools.
Field Test Engineer for: SHARP MWD, SlimPulse MWD, ARC3 LWD, TORQ Orientation Steering Tool.