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Engineering Engineer

Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
November 12, 2017

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Macaulay Enughwure

Drilling Engineer Specialist (Plan, Design, Drill, Supervise, Complete & Evaluate)

Nationality: British Citizen


Skype address: macaulay.enughwure

Telephone contact: +44-782*******.

Summary of Qualifications

Valid Well Control Certificate

20+ years cumulative experience in Drilling/Well Engineering and drilling operations.

Experience in Well Construction for deep-water, onshore, HPHT, MPD, UBD and special projects.

Extensive knowledge and experience in the design of vertical, deviated, horizontal and multi-lateral wells using (WellPlan, Compass, StressCheck, DIMS, Openwells, Well Cost).

Experience in well planning to mitigate problems in specific situations such as H2S and HPHT.

Knowledge and experience to challenge current practices and apply appropriate innovative and new drilling engineering methods for the improvement of drilling efficiency and quality

Ability to provide technical solutions to everyday drilling problems

Sound knowledge and experience in well integrity requirements.

Experience in the application of specific Company QHSE policies and procedures.

Experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams consisting of drilling, completion, reservoir and production engineers.

Excellent verbal (English), written communication and problem-solving skills

High Energy level and self-starter with good initiative

Strong computing skills with MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)

Special achievement:

Extensive Well Planning, programing, field operation and completion for Saudi Aramco including maximum reservoir contact wells, extensive horizontal wells, Smart Completions, MPD & UBD.

Successful provision of solutions to everyday operations problems to drill well on target.

OMV Romania: application of drilling engineering knowledge for well placement in thin reservoirs.

Shell Nigeria: Bonga deep-water well (planning, delivery), offshore West Africa.

East Africa: Kunene deep-water exploration well (planning, design, drilling, testing).

Design of directional and horizontal wells using Landmark for offshore and land drilling operations.

Drilling of deep vertical/directional oil and gas exploratory wells with provisions for H2S mitigation.

Application of new drilling techniques and methods

Evaluation of technical and commercial tenders from service providers.

Drilling equipment specifications and supplier management

QHSE (HAZID and HAZOP) implementation and management.

Professional Experience

1)SAUDI ARAMCO; Saudi Arabia Drilling Engineering Specialist: 2014 – Oct. 2017

High level Well Design. Technical engineering studies, write drilling programs, support field drilling and completion operations. Implement new techniques in line with industry standards. Plan/execute MRC wells with SMART completion methods for deep oil and gas wells.

2)OMV-PETROM; Bucharest Romania Well Construction Team leader 2011 – 2014

Supervised well planning team for design and execution of field re-development (FRD) projects.

Responsible for project planning and execution in accordance with the Well Delivery Plan

Assumes adherence to company-wide standards and procedures for drilling in compliance with in-country regulations and company HSEQ standards and guidelines.

Ensures application and quality of drilling processes including proposals for improvements.

Strong personal commitment to HSEQ.

3)Waha Oil Company, Tripoli, Libya: Senior Drilling Engineer 2009 – 2011

Well planning, design of directional and horizontal wells using industry software with written programs in line with company regulations, standards and QHSE policies.

Torque/Drag simulation and hydraulics planning for designed wells using WellPlan.

Conduct technical reviews of projects related to either a broad or specific area of expertise and provide expert technical advice.

Investigate and troubleshoot daily drilling related problems, find appropriate solutions and establish new procedures to prevent re-occurrence.

Evaluate new drilling practices, equipment and technologies and make sound conclusions and recommendations to reduce cost and enhance drilling efficiency

4) Firstdrill (UK): United Kingdom Drilling and Well Engineering consultant; 2007- 2009

Companies consulted:

1.EER (Equity, Energy Resources) London, UK

2.Maretap Oil Company, Tunis, Tunisia, North Africa.

3.EnerGulf Resources Inc, Namibia, East Africa

4.Buried Hill Energy, Caspian Sea Concession.

5.Mitsubishi Corporation (UK) plc, Central African Concession.

6.Other UK independents (North Sea and East Irish Basin operations).

5) GlaxoSmithKline, Dartford, UK: Process Engineering; 2003 – 2007

6) University of Greenwich & Herriot Watt University, UK; Graduate studies 2002 – 2004

7) Dean Richmond Oilfield service, Nigeria 1999 – 2002

Technical support for drilling operations using an alliancing contracts approach, mostly in liaison between drilling contractors and operators

8) Schlumberger Oilfield Services - Nigeria Staff Drilling Engineer 1988 – 1999

Position: Staff Drilling Engineer, worked to senior level at exit


Team member (Drilling engineering), in the “East Area Project” gas gathering from Mobil fields, compress, extract NGL and inject lean gas for additional recovery of about 800 MOEB.

Team member (Drilling engineering), in the “Yoho Field Development Project”, a shallow water development of Yoho and Awawa reservoirs.

Assigned drilling engineer for ESSO/SNEPCO “Erha” project in 3400 feet of water drilling operations, for the commercialization of gas resources using proprietary ExxonMobil technology.

Well intervention: Acid stimulation, nitrogen jobs and wellbore clean-up with coil tubing unit.

Performed drilling and Well engineering activities for Shell, Mobil, Exxon, Elf, Agip, Conoco

Managed personal development and kept up to date with drilling techniques and methods.

Ensured Well Plans, Designs, and Drilling Programs met company standards and regulations.

Bachelor in Petroleum Engineering: University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria; 1979 - 1984

Relevant Courses Attended

IWCF Well Control Supervisor Level

WELLPLAN Refresher training

STRESSCHECK Refresher training

COMPASS Refresher training

Offshore Survival Refresher Course

S.T.O.P. H2S Safety Training

First aid (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation)

Drilling engineering and Well Construction

Drilling and well completion

Total Quality Management

Environmental awareness,

Subsea Equipment Seminar

Jack-Up seminar

Drilling Engineering Techniques 11

Drilling Engineering Techniques 1 1993 (Aberdeen Technical College)

Drilling Hydraulics

















Aberdeen Drilling School

Landmark Aberdeen

Landmark Aberdeen

Landmark Aberdeen

Norwich, United Kingdom

Aberdeen Drilling School

RGIT Aberdeen

French Petroleum Institute

Pau, France


HOST Aberdeen

Aberdeen Technical College

Aberdeen Technical College

Aberdeen Technical College

Aberdeen Technical College

Aberdeen Technical College

Professional membership Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) London Chapter.

References: Available on Request.

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