Vipin Kumar Bhalla
Address: **** ****** * ****** * Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110071
OBJECTIVE To put to optimum use my knowledge and 30+ years of Experience as Drilling Supervisor / Drilling Engineer
Educational Qualification : B. Tech. (Mech. Engg.) (IIT BHU)
Professional Experience :
30+ years in oil well drilling: DRILLER/SHIFT-IN-CHARGE on Jack up/floater at Bombay High with ONGC Ltd. Drilled high pressure wells. Successfully controlled well kicks and mud-loss problems.
Tool Pusher on land Rigs in the Western Region of INDIA.
Drilled high pressure gas wells:
1.Tool Pusher in Bombay High jack up Rigs
2.Controlled Wells With Total Mud Loss And Well Kicks
Work over operations:
1. Drilled Short Radius Horizontal Drain Holes, For Enhanced Recovery.
2. Reperforation For Water Shut Off And Gas Coning.
3. Coil Tubing And Nitrogen Jobs.
4.Rerunning Completion With Gas Lift
Independently Executed Well- Killing Operations:
1. Drilling Supervisor On Land With 2000 H. P. Rigs In Assam, India.
2. Drilled Wells Up To The Depth Of 4800 Meters.
3. Drilled Wells With Drift Upto1600 Meters.
4. Drilled High Pressure, High Temperature Wells.
5.Drilled Wells With High Degree Of Caving’s And Differential Sticking Problems
Actively Supervised Fishing Operations:
1. Drilling Supervisor Of Rig E-1400-7 Of ONGC With Top Drive.
2. Drilled Highly Deviated Wells Extended Reach Wells With Drift Up To 1620 Meters And Angle Of 70 Degree.
3.Drilled Horizontal Wells With Drain Holes
Completely Supervised Drilling Operations From Arranging Materials To Problem Solving
Drilling Supervisor Rig E-760-8 Of ONGC Western Region.
1. Drilled Side Tracked Wells Using Hydraulic Whip Stock.
2. Drilled Wells With Formations With Very Sticking Tendency.
3.Complete Supervision Of Rig, Reporting Base Office,
4. Arrangement Of Materials And Problem Solving.
5.Drilled Ultra Deep Wells Of Depth 15000 Ft.
6. With 3000 H.P. Rigs, As Drilling Supervisor In Kuwait Oil Company.
7. Successfully Handled Well Killing Operations With Mud Loss Conditions.
Worked In Abu Dhabi Drilling Co, Abu Dhabi
Drilled Horizontal Well, Dual Completion
Worked In Petroleum Development Of Oman
Drilling Horizontal Wells As Drilling Supervisor (Company Man) at Times Supervised Work Over Rigs
Rig Manager For John Energy Ltd, A Drilling Contractor To The
Cairn Energy In Rajasthan, India.
Job Involved Representing The Company To Cairn, Which Has Stringent
Safety Standards And Demanding Deadlines.
Supervised One Drilling And Two Work Over Rigs
Worked with Maersk Training India as accredited IWCF Level 3 & 4 and IADC well cap supervisory Instructor for Combined surface and Subsea stack.
Presently Freelance Drilling consultant and IWCF, IADSC Instructor
I Had A Short Stint In Nigeria With Sterling Oil Company As Drilling Supervisor (Head Office In Lagos)
Received I S.O 9000, I. S.O 14000 And OHSAS 1999
Certifications for the Rigs. Prepared QHSE Policy And
Implemented On The Rigs. Had Been A QHSE Internal Auditor Also.
Highlights Of Work Experience:
Worked On Top Drive System
Drilled Horizontal, Extended Reach Wells With Drift Up To 1680 Meters
Drilled Re-Entry Wells Using Hydraulic Whip-Stock
Drilled Deep Wells Up To Depth Of 4800 Meters In Assam Project
Drilled With MWD System
Worked As Internal Auditor Of H S E.
Drilling Superintendent. /Tool Pusher Course at IDT ONGC
IWCF Level 3 & 4 Stack combined,
IADC supervisory level Course
Basic Training on Directional Drilling
Training On Horizontal & High Drift Wells
Internal Auditor Training In HSE
Safety Leadership Training at ADCO, Abu Dhabi.
Full Set of Safety Trainings by PDO, Oman.
Experience : Rig Building / Rig Construction / Rig Refurbishment
Supervised Construction Of ONGC Drill-Ship ‘Sagar Bhushan’ At Hindustan Shipyard, India.
Tested Installation Of Drilling Equipment’s on ONGC Drill-Ship At Hitachi Zozen Shipyard, Osaka, Japan.
Supervision Of Construction Of ONGC Jack-Up Rig ‘Sagar Kiran’ At Mazagaon Dockyard, Mangalore, And India.
Supervised Rig Refurbishment Of ONGC Land Rigs By Bharat Heavy Electricals Licensed By Oil Well.