I am a very forward thinking, intuitive person with extreme passion for the integration of Natural Gas Compression in the Oilfield to utilize natural resources and use them in an economical way to Save Energy and Boost Production in the Oil & Gas Industry. I am professional with 11 years' combined experience in Oil & Gas Lease Operating & Oil & Gas Automation / Calibration / Instrumentation. I am seeking a career with an Oil & Gas Company that strives to be at the top & will value my knowledge and assets for the company's benefit. I have Experience, Knowledge and Safety Skills with all types of Oil, Gas & Water Equipment. I have an abundant amount of knowledge & experience with Oil, Gas & Water Equipment and Devices, that I use for Efficiency & Optimization. I believe, practice, & train others that "Safety First" is Most Important!
Ability to Multitask
Very Mechanically Inclined
I take Pride in my work and work truck
Ability to work long hours in extreme weather conditions
Strong Communication Skills
Strong Safety Knowledge & Skills
Assertive with Respect toward others
Works well with others & can get along with pretty much anyone
Lease OperatorAug 2017 to Current ARock Services Williston ND － Gillette, WY
Production of 26 Oil Wells in the Bakken Formation.
In charge of gathering all information from Surface Equipment such as Tank Gauges, POCs, Treaters, Gas Separators, Lact Units Oil and Water, Gas Sales, Flare and Proving Meters and recording all info into computer.
Troubleshooting Problems, Reporting & Repairing.
Responsible for all daily reports, grease sheets, production information, cost information, tickets, Lact readings water and oil.
Responsible for clean tank bottoms and clean oil.
Responsible for communicating with contractors, dispatching contractors.
Production Foreman Back Up / Lead Lease OperatorJan 2012 to Jun 2016 Yates Petroleum － Gillette, Wyoming
Responsible for Safety, Training & Supervising 3 Lease Operators and their CBM Wells. I was constantly answering questions and coaching when they had problems or needed help.
Production of over 150+ CBM Gas Wells, 40+ Natural Gas Compressors, Water Injection Pumps & Disposal Wells.
Supervising Multiple Contractors daily for ESP changes, Workovers, Natural Gas Compressor Installation or tear down, Roustabouts & anything to do with Natural Gas, Oil & Water.
Logging on to Scada daily, Trending Oil and Gas Production and Water Totals to ensure production is Efficient, Optimized and at its Maximum, Also ensuring there aren't any pressure drops or spikes that would indicate a pipeline leak or high discharge.
Monitoring tank levels, pumping equipment, pipeline pressures, treater temps and pressures, chemical inventory (emulsion breaker, corrosion inhibitor, paraffin inhibitor, slugging compound, scale inhibitor, methanol, chlorine) and rates to make sure everything was operating efficiently.
Gauging tanks, switching production tanks, recycling, calling in loads or shipping oil through Lact units.
I would perform routine maintenance on oil field equipment such as chemical pumps, transfer pumps, injection pumps, and recycle pumps.
I would troubleshoot, back flush ESP's and repair any problems that I could fix onsite and or contract out major repairs after I have assessed the situation, isolated and blew down pressure, lock out and tag out pipelines and or equipment.
I also supervised contractors with pipeline repairs, well work overs, pump changes and any equipment that needed overhauled.
I would also ensure all paperwork was complete, seal records, and production #'s properly entered into the computer daily.
I would train new employees and teach them tricks of the trade to make them more efficient & safe.
Lead Lease OperatorOct 2008 to Oct 2011 Ballard Petroleum － Gillette, Wyoming
Responsible for 20 oil wells, injection wells, disposal wells and all of the equipment.
I would gauge tanks, ship oil and call out loads, switch production tanks, pull bottoms and recycle tanks.
I would maintain water facilities, transfer pumps, injection pumps, water flood pressures, fresh water wells and change filters.
I was responsible for chemical inventory, pump rates, efficiency and pump repairs.
I would diagnose problems and repair them or schedule and supervise repairs.
I made sure the repairs were done in the safest, most economical way possible.
I was also responsible for training new employees.
Automation / Measurement TechMay 2006 to May 2008 Dave's Flow Measurement － Gillette, WY
My responsibilities were to make sure all wells were in compliance with BLM & State Regulations.
I would supervise crews on V-cone and orifice plate inspection and changes, overhauling fittings and hardware to comply with regulations.
Check for leaks, pressure test and finally calibrate and make sure paperwork was completed correctly.
I would set a schedule and supervise crew members to meet the deadlines of calibrations and instrument repair and changes.
Repair, replace, wire in water and gas metering equipment and devices.
I would also retro fit meter runs with the newest hardware and flow equipment to meet BLM specs.
I would rebuild and calibrate oil, gas and water measurement devices and equipment.
I have Experience wiring pretty much everything low voltage and test such as transducers, 4-20 calibrations, water meters, Total Flows and other flow computers, turbine interface modules, radios, murphys.
I have Experience with PLC and controls
160 API Training, Years of Monthly Safety Training OPEC
Experience with all types of Oilfield Equipment: Pumping Units, Treaters, Separators, LACTS, Recycle Pumps, POC's, Chemical Pumps, Murphys.
Experience with all types of Water Disposal, Water Flood and Injection Equipment: Amiad Filters, Charge Pumps, Drives & Soft Starts for Tri-Plex & Quinta-Plex Pumps & the pumps themselves, Head Switches, Murphys
Experience with all types of Oil, Gas & Water Metering Equipment, Devices and Flow Computers.
Education and Training
Associate of Science, Auto Body / Auto Mechanics2003Columbia Basin College － Pasco, Wa, USA3.8 GPA
Activities and Honors
Celebrate Recovery Sponsor Gillette Wy
TEE Ball Coach Gillette Wy
Softball Gillette Wy
Captain of College Hockey Team Pasco Wa
Captain of High School Hockey All Stars Tri Cities Wa