Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Meticulous Engineer with professional expertise in project management,  Operations, Planning and Execution, Drilling and Well Completions experience incorporating multi-modal approach in managing multi-million dollar oil and gas projects, highly skilled with ability to work under difficult work environment with multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams in the planning, development and execution of Oilfield Engineering Projects. 
Professional Highlights
  • Oilfield Project Development and Management
  •  Drilling and Completion of Oil & Gas Wells
  •  Maintenance and Repair of Well Control Equipment & Tools
  • Well Services, Cementing, Pumping, Pressure Testing of Valves & Wellhead
  •  Research, Scoping, Analysis, Reporting and Presentation
  •  Time Management, Earned Value Analysis, Project Cost & Schedule Performance Index Monitoring
  • Rig-up & Down Drilling Rigs
  • Proficient in Excel, Visio, MS Project, AutoCAD, MS Word, MS Power Point, Prezi, Corel Draw, Smart Draw
  •  Project planning and design skills, Cost estimation, Risk analysis & mitigation
  • Operations support to field teams, QHSE oriented
  •  Knowledge of pore pressure and fracture gradient prediction
  •  Business Development, Proposal and Request for Proposal Development
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Team member for managing multidisciplinary team for 30,000 barrels modular refinery project feasibility study and front end engineering design
  • Secured Final Investment Decision (FID) after Market Analysis, Cost Estimation, Economic and Financial Appraisal for multi-million dollar liquefied Petroleum gas plant project
  • Successfully controlled well kicks by employing well control techniques
  • Health, Safety and Environment Facilitator Awards
  • Zero injuries & fatalities to any crew member throughout Drilling and Completion Supervisory roles
Professional Experience
01/2014 to 07/2016 Senior Project Engineer (Oil & Gas Projects) Range Resources | Fort Worth, TX,
  • Manage multiple upstream & downstream projects of varying sizes and duration that incorporates business and technical aspects, creating and executing against project plan, proactively mitigating risks and managing schedule and cost performance index against planned deliverables from inception, planning, EPC to onstream
  • Analyze market, competition, business model, economic and financial appraisals for greenfield and brownfield oil and gas related projects
  • Plan, develop work plan and provide technical and logistical support for drilling, well completions, workover and other related oilfield service operations to increase field productivity 
  • Maintain inventory of drilling, production and well simulation oilfield upstream chemicals 
  • Solving of complex cost, estimation, project work plan/scope and scheduling issues
  • Develop time management plans, monitor & forecast project cost and schedule performance using earned value analysis, s-curves, critical path analysis
  • Minimize exposure and risk on projects by developing, updating and managing Risk Analysis Register          
  • Strategic Consulting- Develop new businesses, opportunities and revenues, Prepare proposals, bids and business plans 
  • Develop project charter and manage change in project scope
  • Review technical and commercial tender document
  • Analyze project profitability and viability using financial tools- NPV, IRR, Payback, ROI/ROCE ·        
  • Monitor projects from initiation through operation & maintenance, interfacing with client on technical and non-technical matters, while resolving resource issues and managing stakeholders
  • Analyze and resolve technical, commercial and operational issues with functional project team          
  • Maintain, update, review and reconcile project budget spreadsheets, managing project expenses within projected budget  
10/2011 to 2014 Drilling Engineer Sgs Group | Hollywood, MD,
  • Prepare AFE’s and monitor daily operations, drilling efficiencies and performance against AFE’s and implement changes accordingly
  • Performance optimization of drilling, completion and workover operations
  • Monitor and support all phases of drilling and workover operations, both from the office and onsite (onshore/offshore) for key operations
  • Prepare cost estimates and cost control for wells activities
  • Working closely with resource teams, geologists, production and service company personnel to ensure an efficient operation on all aspects of the well construction process
  • Perform post-analysis for bench marking and learning, identification and implementation of appropriate new technologies
  • Analyze and update the equipment inventory spreadsheet for Float equipment, Casings, Liner hangers and Wellheads. Prepare material request (MRE) and follow up to ensure all equipment are ordered and delivered in a timely fashion in order to minimize freight cost and meet the drilling requirements
  • Perform and assure adequate third party Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Participate in the preparation of the monthly drilling report
2008 to 09/2011 Driller Flatiron Construction Corp. | Hendersonville, NC,
  • Directs rig crew to rig up equipment & machinery, safely drill and complete oil & gas wells
  • Monitor the well conditions at all times (i.e. depth, mud weight, weight on bit etc.) Recognize, interpret and respond to down hole conditions
  • Operates controls of drilling rig and hoisting machinery (Drawworks, Traveling Block, Pneumatic Brake etc.)
  • Supervises the work of roustabouts, roughnecks, derrick hands, assistant driller, rig crew and ensure their safety
  • Pressure testing of well control equipment and ensure pressure testing is within pressure regime
  • Secure and control well during a kick
  • Take measurements and other readings at the drilling console, which are then used to make necessary future adjustments to the drilling operation
  • Hold regular safety meetings, Lead Safety drills and ensure they are undertaken on a regular basis
  • Respond to operational challenges and take immediate actions to protect personnel and equipment during emergency or well control situations
  • Keep hourly reports of work activities (drilling and servicing operations) and fill out IADC tour reports
  • Request approval and permit to work document for all non-routine operations: Pressure Testing operations, Slip and Cut drill line
  • Supervise rig up & down drilling rigs, BOP, Choke Manifold, Mud Pumps & Tanks, Poor boy degasser etc.
  • Maintain & update Preventive Maintenance Scheduling of all rig tools, equipment, X/O’s and lifting gears (slings, shackles etc.)
2005 to 11/2007 Assitant Driller/Drilling Fluid Analyst KCA Deutag Limited | City, STATE,
  • Measure and record tubular, Subs, X’O’s, BHA & tool data (ID and OD, length and serial numbers etc.)
  • Assist in all preventive maintenance (Inspection) or maintenance repairs occurring on drilling equipment.
  • Knowledge of all technical Well Control calculations required for the safe operation of the drilling unit and control of the well. (Calculation of Kill Sheets, Displacement volumes, MAASP, SIDPP, SICP, etc.)
  • Monitor solid control equipment (Shale Shakers, Desander, Desilter) during drilling and mud mixing operations
  • Rig up & down of Rig substructure and mast, BOP Stack, Choke Manifold, Stand pipe Manifold, Top Drive System, Triplex Mud Pumps, Accumulator, Poor boy degasser etc.
  • Skilled in service and maintenance of centrifugal & mud pump valves and valve seats.
  • Skilled in Pressure testing of well control equipment (BOP, TIW, Accumulator, , Gray valve, Upper and Lower IBOP, Drop in check sub and valve) 
  •  Technical experience in Well Intervention and Pumping services (Sand Control, Cementing, Wireline and Perforation) operations
  • Provide onsite services under general supervision by testing, measuring and supervising the operation of fluid pumping and mixing, which includes technical analysis in addition to specific product and practical recommendations for the control of fluid properties
  • Primarily responsible for maintaining fluid properties on rig sites by testing the properties of the fluid
  • Responsible for providing effectual customer service by giving coordinators and rig-site customers information related to the progress of a rig site in addition to creating and implementing solutions to various rig site problems
  • Provides constant support to aid operations in providing customers the most efficient, environmentally safe drilling fluids that are available.
  • Prepare, submit and report a daily mud reports each 24 hrs to the Co. Man and to the Coordinator. Attending of morning meetings. Carry out toolbox talks, to inform employees about hazardous chemicals.
  • Mixing fresh mud. Control and report mud volumes in pits and in hole. Check Solids Control equipment (shakers screens, mud cleaner, dessander , degasser, etc.)
03/2002 to 02/2003 Field Engineer - Intern Schlumberger (Well Services) | City, STATE,
  • Well trained in overhauling and maintenance of pumping unit components – Centrifugal pumps, Triplex pumps, Plug valves, cement heads, bulk pressure tanks, surge tanks and high pressure treating equipment  
  • Assist with Cement job design and execution, well support and job analysis
  • Rig up and down of cement service equipment on work location and Perform routine maintenance
  • Skilled in cementing job simulation software ·        
  • Skilled in the operation and maintenance of manifold equipment and cement plug releasing tools
  • Perform risk analysis before each job or task, correcting conditions or reporting potential hazards
  • Skilled in Operation and maintenance of bulk plant and cement pumping units (CPS 361)
  • Skilled in Operation of high and low pressure compressor pumps
Professional Training
Expected in 2011 Bachelor of Science (BS) | Computer Science and Information Systems University of Science and Technology, (Kwame Nkrumah), , GPA:
Expected in 2006 Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng) | Petroleum Engineering University of Benin, , GPA:
 Training Received:
  • Oilfield Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMPBOK) Next-Schlumberger, Pau, France, 2015
  • International Well Control Forum (IWCF), 2013
  • Safe to Lead- Safety Oriented Leadership Training, Aberdeen, UK, 2013
  • Helicopter Under Water Training/ Survival at Sea (HUET/SAS), 2011
  • Stuck Pipe Prevention, Nigeria,                2012
  • Bank’s man Slinging & Dropped Objects,  2012
  • Certificates in Personal Survival Techniques, Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting, Personal Safety, Elementary First Aid, Maritime Academy, 2011
Society of Petroleum Engineers (Member)
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