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Loveland, CO, 80537
June 27, 2019

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Career headline

Seasoned and results-focused drilling supervisor professional offering solid experience and judgement in wellsite supervision of simultaneous drilling, completion, and production operations.

Areas of Expertise

Wellsite Management Safety and Regulatory Compliance Risk Assessment

Drilling Program Implementation Contractor Management Well Control

Relevant Experience

Avanteq LTD. contracted to BP: Baku, Azerbaijan

Senior Well Site Leader, May 2010–Dec 2016

Worked on British Petroleum (BP)-operated platforms across the Caspian Sea overseeing simultaneous drilling, completion, intervention, and construction operations

Reporting to the shore-based Drilling Superintendent, coordinated closely with the rig-based BP OIM (Offshore Installation Manager) and Production Supervisor

Managed the drilling contractor Deutag and other oilfield service contractors integrating drilling and production including HSE, engineering, reporting and audits

Maintained continuous commitment to achieve BP’s high standards for all aspects of offshore drilling and production operations.

Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Company: Worldwide, Tulsa, OK, USA

Superintendent and Rig Manager, Mar 1978–Apr 2010

Managed land and offshore rigs for numerous operators in several countries worldwide

Supervised construction, rig-up, and deployment of rigs from Houston to locations in South America

Managed helicopter rigs in Peru and heavy land rigs in Argentina drilling HPHT wells

Supervised a semi-submersible offshore Alaska, and platform rigs offshore California and Equatorial Guinea

Other Experience

Denver/Loveland, CO, USA

Entrepreneur, Semi-Retired, Jan 2017–Present


Coursework in Business Marketing, May 1977 University of Denver, Denver, CO

Professional Certifications

Well Control, International Well Control Forum (IWCF), Nov 2017

Integrated Safe System of Work (ISSoW), Nov 2017

Drilling Information Management System (DIMS)/Open Wells, Nov 2017

Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S), Jan 2010

First Aid/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Mar 2017

Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) Water Survival, Mar 2017

Incipient Fire Fighting, Jan 2017

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