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Engineer Drilling, NDT

Calgary, AB, Canada
October 31, 2019

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Flat 308, 4637 Macleod Trail SW Calgary T2G 5C1. Tel: 403-***-****


Analytical Drilling Engineer with over 10 years oil and gas experience across the globe adding NDT [Non Destructive Testing] to my skillset. Results oriented leader with a proven track record of project management and accountability. Progressive leadership skills, technical acumen and problem solving skills are my strong points. I can work under pressure and in collaboration with office and field teams. An effective team person who pays attention to detail and can work independently when required.

Key Trainings and Skills

NDT Testing: CGSB UT/MT/RT Level l & ll Certification [in view]

IWCF Supervisor Level. Offshore survival [BOSIET]

MSc in Drilling and Well Engineering and B.Eng in Petroleum Engineering

Well Design with Landmark Software: Compass, Wellplan, StressCheck, and Wellcat.

Project Management using Microsoft Project 2003 and Primavera. MS Office and Windows


●H2S Alive [Sept 2021]

●First Aid, AED & CPR Level A [Sept 2021]

●OSSA Fall Protection [Sept 2021]

●Radiation Safety Level 1 & 2 [Sept 2021]

●Fatigue Management 2016 [Sept 2021]

●Hours of Service

●Defensive Driving

●Air Brake Course

●TDG [Sept 2021]

●WHIMS 2015 –GHS


Technical and Financial Data Analysis

Information and time Management skills

Excellent organizational skills

Interest in developing technologies

Manage multiple projects

Self-Starter. Process Improvement

Budget and expense tracking

Strong problem solving skills

Excellent written communication

Strong Presentation Skills

Professional Experience

Gamma Tech Inspection: NDT Technician Trainee Oct 2019

●Conducted non-destructive testing (RT, MPI, LPI) of various metals/100% defect verification standard

●Met and exceeded time specifications; interacted with customers when necessary

●Evaluated and reported inner structure and flaws; pinpointing defects

Apple / TechMahindra: Operator (Apple Map Upgrade Project) July - Sept 2019

●Operated and Maintained Ulysses System used in mapping.

●Ensured that the mapping tiles are efficiently collected while optimizing the sun angle.

●Assist the Drive Coordinator in planning and executing the day’s task

Trican Well Services Calgary: Coil Tubing Operator Assistant. Sept 2018 - June 2019

●Use e-coiled tubing equipment and rigs to perform well services. Ability to adapt and operate assigned equipment during cold field work operations. Prepare and Makeup poor-boy assembly.

●Identify and correct equipment malfunctions. Perform preventative maintenance on all e-coil tubing rig and various equipment. Maintain equipment to above industry standards and regulations.

●Operate and monitor parameters during horizontal SAGD drilling operations.

●Assemble tools for installation and service, perform pre- and post- job CT tool inspections.

GardaWorld Calgary: Pre Certification Officer Feb - August 2018

●Monitored and reported suspicious activities to local authorities

●Excellent verbal communications skills with customers to guide them through airport security.

●Ensure that air travel passenger go through the right gate according to CATSA regulations.

BukyNaz Consult Aberdeen [ExxonMobil]: Drilling Engineer/ Night Supervisor July 2014 - Jan 2018

●Reduced 75% of operational challenges by identifying depth of recurring operational difficulty in a formation, create awareness, knowledgeable information and plans to mitigate the challenges.

●Review daily drilling report, Performance improvement and budget with the Drilling Advisor

●Organize internal technical Functional Research which made future operations better.

●Organised well engineering design, technical specifications and information management system.

●Accountable for compliance with the filing for all regulatory compliance [licensing].

●Administration of high quality planning, tracking, delivering and reporting of safety incidents

●Shared engineering design to maximize cross learning and continuous improvement.

Senergy Energy Resources: Drilling Engineer [Field work]. Dec 2012 – June 2014

●Slashed overall AFE cost 15% by effective product coordination [procurement and logistics] while ensuring optimum QA/QC (verification) of tools, installation checklists and equipment due for the rig.

●Reduced 20% of operation timeline by taking some operations off the critical path hence saving days of rig cost and overhead costs. Investigate and follow through after action reviews.

●Performed engineering design calculations (bit & hole cleaning hydraulics, swab & surge).

●Technical reporting: Daily reporting databases, End of well report, cost analysis, work instructions.

●Monitor Performance tracking reports, MOC, invoices and ensure lean cost control.

●Supervise and collaborate with sub-contractors [MWD, Mud, subsurface, completions].

●Short /medium term planning of operations on tight deadlines and supporting best practices.

●Supervised cost effective drilling and completion operations to mitigate operational risk

Matpatson Petroleum Services Nigeria: Petroleum Engineer Oct 2010 - Oct 2012

●Writing basic programme amendments under guidance of the Senior Drilling Engineer.

●Well Planning: Trajectory design and optimization using COMPASS, Casing design and review using CasingSeat, StressCheck and introduction to WellCat. Took mentorship opportunity.

●Well Planning- Drillstring Design: T&D analysis, Stress analysis and optimization using WellPlan

●Explore technical skills by assisting the project manager in reviewing drilling programs, well planning, well construction specifications and drilling practices. Maintain data requirements and on-call duties.

●Provided technical support to Snr Drilling Engineer and QA/QC by monitoring drilling operation, coordinating HSE meetings, weekly team meetings and ensuring they are checked and signed off.

●Meet deadlines;Compile End of Well Report(EOWR) within 2 weeks of completing the well.

BJ Services Nigeria Ltd –PPS Nigeria: Site Engineer. Dec 2006 – July 2009

●Co-Team in the On-Shore/Off-Shore jobs for safe rigging-up operating policies.

●Perform pressure testing, Nitrogen Gas Testing and integrity checks on pipelines and facilities.

●Performed precommissioning of pipelines: dewatering, drying and preservation of pipelines.

●Performed integrity monitoring and pipeline pigging and cleaning operation.

●Performed sandblasting projects, Pig coupling, inventory management of oil tools and fittings.

●Excellent leadership to the base Corrosion Control and Maintenance Section.


MSc Drilling and Well Engineering. Sept 2009 – Sept 2010

The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland. Canadian Evaluated - WES

BEng in Petroleum Engineering, [2:1]. Dec 2001 – Oct 2006

Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria. Canadian Evaluated - WES


Trican Canada: Coil Tubing ranging opérations for Cenovus SAGD opération.

Senergy London: Wellsite Drilling Engineer on 4 deepwater wells [MODU: semi-sub] in Namibia

Wellsite Drilling Engineer on 3 shallow water HPHT wells [jack-up] in Cameroon

Matpatson, Nigeria: Drilling Engineer – involved in the design and real time monitoring of two wells.

Drilling Engineer – involved in planning and execution of S-shaped well.

BJ Services, Nigeria: Team member - involved in pipeline pigging and chemical cleaning

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