CAREER FOCUS: PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT
Over 27 years of offshore & onshore experience, including Production Supervisor, P.I.C., and Lead Operator positions. B.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering, systems/equipment certifications, and extensive training in production operations. Highlights include: Continual Assignment to High-Producing Platforms Based on Team Leadership and Success Rates Year-Over-Year Record of Meeting and Exceeding Construction Project Management Goals Successful Platform Reconstruction Leadership Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
“Most Improved Award” for Gulf of Mexico Western Shelf as HSE Chairperson Overview
Strong background in leading construction crews and contractors through the entire project lifecycle.
Able to trace out problems, assess issues from shut-ins, and design/install/repair/rebuild to spec.
Proven skills in increasing flow and production rates through resizing piping and removing restrictions.
Highly effective in recruiting/selecting top talent and motivating team members to exceed expectations.
Proficient in Xpoc, Rodstar, and other technology tools used in the oil/gas production industry. Knowledge & Skill Areas
HSE Management Constructability Issue Analysis & Resolution Reports and Recommendations to Upper Management Project Engineering Offshore Logistics & Fabrication Practices Subsea Operations Construction Project Management Pipe Drafting & Flow PLC Operations & Instrumentation POC Controls for Rod Pumped Wells Compressors Gas Lift Operations As-Built Drawings & Data Files Preventive Maintenance Strategies Proactive Problem-Solving Workforce Training & Coaching PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Denbury Resources Inc. – Oyster Bayou & Webster Texas Senior Production Supervisor, 2013-Present
Texas land-based CO2 oil production, supervising and mentoring team of 15-25. Manage production and injection of property to achieve production goals. Coordinate efforts of both internal team members and external resources in order to maintain efficient operations and meet HSE objectives. Direct the entire project development teams, including selecting location and equipment, ordering materials, manage chemical programs, reduce lifting costs,conducting functional testing, and driving production activities Monitor labor and expenses.
Led teams in maintaining record of zero lost-time due to accident or injuries for entire 3+-year tenure as well as in previous positions. Maintained continual training and rule enforcement to meet HSE goals.
Frequently worked on various projects, including project that involved purchase/installation of equipment and 30% reduction in piping, increasing production at that site by 400bopd.
Upheld 95% production run time throughout the year in a 24x7 Co2 environment, with a focus on implementing staff training, preventive maintenance, and proactive problem-solving strategies.
Built a solid base of successful projects and assignments that included: $11.00 BOPD reduction in lifting cost in the first year,the lowest the company has ever witnessed. The training of all employees in their RUSSELL FARROW, 2-832-***-**** email@example.com first exposure to this types of operation; and Complete field reactivation in Webster . Taking production from 985 BOPD to over 1500 BOPD in 6 months, utilizing flow optimization and gas lift troubleshooting. W&T OFFSHORE – Gulf of Mexico (FOR ALL POSITIONS)
Production Supervisor/Team Leader, 2011-13
Person-in-Charge (PIC) / Lead Operator / Field Construction Supervisor, 2007-2011 West Texas land-based oil production, supervising and mentoring team of 20-30. Manage acquisition and drilling of property to achieve production increase goals. Coordinate efforts of both internal team members and external resources in order to maintain efficient operations and meet HSE objectives. Direct the entire project lifecycle, including selecting location and equipment, ordering materials, conducting functional testing, and driving production activities Monitor labor and expenses. Previously managed assignments as PIC that included 5-platform field with multiple wells, gas lift/compression, and dehydration. Oversaw all reconstruction phase activities as Field Construction Supervisor.
Led teams in maintaining record of zero lost-time due to accident or injuries for entire 4+-year tenure as well as in previous positions. Maintained continual training and rule enforcement to meet HSE goals.
Frequently relied upon as a go-to person for resolving problems on various projects, including project that involved purchase/installation of equipment and 90% reduction in piping, completing project 4 days ahead of schedule and under budget.
Upheld 98% offshore production run time throughout the year in a 24x7 environment, with a focus on implementing staff training, preventive maintenance, and proactive problem-solving strategies.
Earned top ratings on annual performance evaluations, including perfect score of 100/100 on Hands On Scorecard, 2011. Received top bonus points and incentives for efforts.
Built a solid base of successful projects and assignments that included: $8.5 million compressor project, meeting all objectives prior to promotion; gas lift operations integration, training all employees in their first exposure to this types of operation; and 5-platform field rework that improved safety as well as maintaining mechanical integrity and increasing production through flow optimization. KERR-MCGEE – Location – 2002-2007
Manage equipment operation to maintain daily production goals, overseeing projects from start to finish. Supervised contract work and kept proper documentation. Maintained production rate through daily operational checks. Ensured adherence to all environmental and safety regulations.
Assigned to lead construction crews in platform reconstruction in the Gulf of Mexico following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Teamed with Material Ordering and Transportation to achieve expedited recovery and bring production online.
Lead Operator – Baker Energy – 2000-2002/1997-1998 Maintenance Specialist – Goodyear – 1998-2000
Operator/Welder-Fitter – OFW Services – 1986-1997
Performed work for Pennzoil, Arco, Texaco, and Oryx with OFW Services, including laying of numerous pipelines, hook-ups for new wells/production equipment, and the installation of 4 compressor stations for the latter. Designed new safety equipment for Oryx Land Group for production team’s well work. RUSSELL FARROW, 3-832-***-**** firstname.lastname@example.org
Worked directly with engineers for pipe design with Goodyear, earning letter of commendation from the home office for safety flange design that led to downtime savings and hazardous leak exposure. EDUCATION & TRAINING
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY, Huntsville, TX
Building Trades Journeyman, Certified by the U.S. Department of Labor PSST/MMS Safety Systems; Hazwoper, Crane, Fire & Lifesaving Certification Selected Training
Production Safety Systems Training, T2; Rigging Safety & Rigger Practical; Hydraulic Crane Operations; Safety Environmental & Operational Training; Medic First Aid BasicPlus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Adults; Incipient Firefighting & Firewatch w/ Hands-on Training; Production Safety Systems, Test Out; Casing Pressure Review/SEMP Overview; Measurement Safety and Operation Measurement Class; Offshore Water Survival w/ H.U.E.T; Rigger Training, 5th Edition; Bloodborne Pathogens Training; Annual Compliance Training; Basic & Advanced Marine Firefighting; Fast Rescue Boat Course; Personal Survival and Survival Suit/Survival Craft Course; Fire Prevention & Control; Crane Operation/Rigger Safety; Welding, Fitting, Blueprint, Drafting, and Pipe Design Training; Trained in TIG, MIG, SMAW, and Orbital CNC