Richmond, Tx 77407
To drive a motivated team in designing, evaluating and optimally executing engineering projects.
Professional Experiences and Expertise
Drilling Services Rotary Steerable system. PowerDrive and Exceed.
Drilling Services Directional Drilling Deep water (Conductor Jetting).
Drilling Services Directional Drilling Casing While Drilling
Drilling Services Directional Drilling Extended Reach
Drilling Services Directional Drilling Multi-lateral.
Drilling Services Directional Drilling Deviated well.
Drilling Performance Evaluation.
Design and Well Planning.
Well Engineering / Application Software. (Drilling Office)
Well Planning and Design: proximity analysis, anti-collision and risk management, survey management, ellipse of uncertainty limitations of challenging multi-well deep water projects and platforms.
Pioneered the first Real-time Rotary Steerable drilling for Maurel & Prom Onshore drilling in Gabon, West Africa.
Completed major anti-collision wells for Total & Hess in Gulf of Guinea.
Directional Drilling Coordinator for a team of 15 MWDs and 7 Directional Drillers for Hess Operation managing 2 Deep water drilling operations.
Drilling optimization advisory
DIRECTIONAL DRILLING SUPERVISOR
(March 2017) - Current Baker Hughes - United Arab Emirate (offshore/Onshore)
DRILLING SERVICES SUPERVISOR
2017 – (January 2018) DRILLIANT LTD - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
DIRECTIONAL DRILLING SUPERVISOR
2009 - (October 2015) Schlumberger - Equatorial Guinea, Congo, Chad & Gabon (CWA), Middle East (offshore/Onshore)
Some of the executed DD projects include:
Lead DD supervisor on Vantage Tungsten Explorer Rig, Drill Ship Gabon.
Client: Perenco Oil & Gas. (Aug 2014 – Oct 2014) Deep offshore
Lead DD supervisor on Vantage Titanium Explorer Rig, Drill Ship Gabon.
Client: OPHIR Energy. (Feb, 2014 – July, 2014) Deep offshore
Well: Padduck Deep & Okala-1 (Slant Well and Vertical)
Lead DD supervisor on Triumph T110 Semi Sub, Congo.
Client: Perenco (Aug, 2013 – Dec, 2013)
Well: LAF TB & LAF TC (Extended Reach)
Lead DD supervisor on Setty, Jack up, Rig, Gabon.
Client: TOTAL (2013, 2014 & 2015)
Well: AGMN (Horizontal Wells, Multi-lateral)
Lead DD supervisor on KOC, Land Rig, Kuwait
Client: Kuwait Oil Company. (June, 2013)
Well: Minagesh MN-0204 (Horizontal Well & Geo-steering)
Lead DD supervisor on Ensign 51, Land Rig, Gabon.
Client: Shell Gabon. (2012)
Well: IVINGA-S1, IV-S1(4802), IV48, GAMBA 59 (Horizontal Wells Multi-lateral)
Lead DD supervisor on Constellation I &2, Jack up Rig, Gabon.
Client: TOTAL (Aug, 2010 – Dec, 2012)
Well: TCNE 3 & 4; TRM 021.T1, 030, 033; (Horizontal & Slant wells)
AGM 43 & 006; GIM-9 T1& T2 (Horizontal Wells, Multi-lateral)
Lead DD supervisor on Atwood Beacon, Semi Sub, Equatorial Guinea
Client: ExxonMobil and Hess Equatorial Guinea. (2009 & 2010)
Well: Okume OB-11, 12 & 13 (Horizontal Wells, Batch drilling)
DIRECTIONAL DRILLER (Lead Engineer)
2004-2009 Schlumberger ANADRILL USA Land (Texas, North Darkota, Montana, Oklahoma, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Casper-Wyoming etc) & International
Some of the executed DD projects include:
Client: Maurell & Prom, Gabon.
Well: OMKO-104D (Horizontal Well)
Client: ExxonMobil, Colorado, USA
Well: PCU 297-15A6, 297-2A8, 297-2A 296-17A7 (Horizontal Well)
Client: Plains Exploration USA
Well: Rio Farms GU #2A, Hector Lopez 2, Rio Farm ‘B’ GU #1 (Horizontal Well)
Client: Paloma, Texas USA
Well: Ika Ramirez 1, Providencia Ranch A-1 (Horizontal Well)
Client: Shell E&P USA
Well: Commander 1H, Schutts # 2H (Horizontal Well)
Client: Cheasepeake Operating Inc USA
Well: Alexander A-4 (Horizontal Well)
Client: Anadarko Petroleum Corp. USA
Well: Weyerhaeuser 10-2Alt 10, Abe Jones A-2 (Horizontal Well)
Client: El Paso USA
Well: Ruebush #1 (Horizontal Well)
Client: Orion Drilling USA
Well: Rio Bravo #1 (Horizontal Well)
Client: Zenergy, USA
Well: Otto 1-13H, Powell 1-25H, Snuffy Stirnweiss 1-33H, Ripken 1-7H (Horizontal Well)
Client: Sanchez Oil & Gas Texas, USA
Well: Peter A-1712 #5 (Horizontal Well)
Client: Sparta USA, Well: David Chappa #1
DRILLING SERVICES ENGINEER (Senior Engineer)
2002–2004 Schlumberger ANADRILL International Commuter
Geosteering and Vision Services
Measurement while Drilling
Logging While Drilling
Formation Logging Services (FLS)
Logging While Drilling Interpretation Support
Lead LWD & MWD Engineer in the Exploration, Development and Appraisal wells for Chevron, Shell, Addax, Totalfinaelf, etc.
Successfully maintained “Zero NPT” on all LWD/MWD jobs.
Was among the pilot team to introduce SADN (Stabilized Azimuthal Density Neutron) and Rotary Steerable system for Clients in Nigeria and Gulf of Guinea.
Pioneered the deployment of Real-time Imaging job in Nigeria for Addax Petroleum Development Company in Nigeria, a worldwide first Petroleum Development company in Nigeria.
Assist Drilling, Planning & Execution teams with Well Planning & BHA design including conventional rotary, directional and rotary steerable assemblies, bit selection, drill string design, specialized tool selection.
Analyze drilling mechanics, formation, and image logs for wellbore stability to avoid stuck pipe and Lost in hole incidents
Monitor and analyze log response and drilling trends for pore pressure predictions.
Drilling mechanics, formation, caliper, and image log analysis.
Team-lead for preparation and review of client deliverables – Surveys, Logs, End of well reports & data for quality and accuracy
LWD/MWD ENGINEER (CONSULTANT)
2000–2002 Schlumberger ANADRILL NGR
Logging While Drilling ARC General and Other
Logging While Drilling CDR General and Other
Logging While Drilling ADN General and Other
Logging While Drilling Vision Services General and Other
Logging While Drilling Surface Systems General and Other
Logging While Drilling ISONIC General and Other
Logging While Drilling Interpretation Support General and Other
Logging While Drilling LWD General and Other
Logging While Drilling Vision Services Deepwater
Logging While Drilling Interpretation Support Deepwater
Logging While Drilling LWD Deepwater
Logging While Drilling RAB General and Other
LWD MAINTENANCE ENGINEER (Team Leader - Intern)
1999–2000 Schlumberger ANADRILL NGR
Services and Repair of LWD & MWD tools including Azimuthal Density Neutron, Compensated Dual Resistivity, Array Resistivity Compensated, Compensated Density Neutron and Measurement While Drilling Tools.
Eleme Petrochemicals LTD (A subsidiary of NNPC – Intern) NGR
1992–1998 MAINTENANCE ENGINEER
Maintenance and installation of high pressure rotary equipment including Pumps and Compressors
Maintenance and installation of flanges, pipes, fitting, etc
Maintenance of mechanical devices for the polyethylene Plant.
University of Nigeria 1994-1999 NGR
Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering
Schlumberger Training Center 2002 Pau, France
Oilfield Services Courses
Oilfield Safety Courses
Schlumberger Training Center SLC 2002 Texas, USA
Drilling Services Engineering Courses
Advanced log Interpretation Courses
United Kingdom Training Center UTC 2003 & 2006 UK
Directional Drilling Courses
Well Planning, Design and Drilling Engineering Courses
PowerDrive Training 2006 Oklahoma, USA
Schlumberger Training Center SLC 2008 Texas, USA
Schlumberger Training Center SLC 2010 Texas, USA
DeepWater & Advanced Drilling Training
Schlumberger Training Center SLC 2012 Texas, USA
RSS Xceed & Archer Training
Numerous industries recognized safety trainings
1) ALAIN BOUANGA
2) GOKE AKINNIRANYA
3) AUGUSTINE ODIONYENFE AMA
Drilliant Oil and Gas