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Senior Directional Driller

Calgary, AB, Canada
$950 / day
February 27, 2020

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Chestermere, AB T1X 0S5

Ryan D. Miskulin

Summary of qualifications

Professional experience

Ryan D. Miskulin

Professional experience


Ryan D. Miskulin



Excellent customer service skills

Computer proficiency; Pason, Directional Drilling and MWD Software; Seconds Pro; PD2 Winsurve; Wellz; OnScreen; Windows; MS Office; including Word, Excel

Knowledge of various oilfield operations, inclusive of but not limited too; Directional Drilling Operations, Petroleum Geology, MWD Operations, Oil & Gas Drilling Operations, Production Testing, Underbalanced Drilling, Slant drilling, Whipstock and Open Hole Sidetrack, PowerDrive Orbit RSS

Extensive knowledge of Directional Drilling and MWD tools

Adapt well to environmental and geographical locations

Quickly attain competency achieving new skills

Dependable, efficient individual

TN-1 Work Visa exp. 2022

2006-Present Directional Consultant Canada & India

Directional Driller Consultant

Currently working as Lead Hand for Pacesetter Directional, drilling Horizontal profile wells with PowerDrive Orbit RSS. In the past I have drilled Slant, Slant & Drop, Build & Hold and S-Well profile wells. Most recently I have been drilling HZ wells in Alberta and Saskatchewan Canada for Torxen, Birchcliff, Crescent Point, Husky and NAL.

I have experience working with CNRL, EnCana, Trident and Conoco Phillips as well as many other Corporations.

In 2009 I worked as Lead Hand Directional Drilling Horizontal profile wells for ONGC on 2 Shivani rigs outside of Bharuch, India.

2005-2006 Mostar Directional Calgary, Alberta Directional Driller and MWD Lead Supervisor

Operate Positive Pulse and EM MWD tools; Did some CBM Gamma HZ jobs for Trident

2003-2005 Computalog Drilling Services Edmonton, Alberta MWD Lead Supervisor

Operate EM MWD tools; Operate logging tools such as Gamma, OGR and Annulus Pressure; regularly train new recruits on MWD tools; maintain relations with clients’ field representatives; prepare invoice billing for clients; spent 2 winters drilling UBD horizontal wells in the Jean Marie

1997-2003 V & E Construction Calgary, Alberta

Lead Hand

Worked on construction of residential and commercial foundations; traveled to Berlin, Germany to build foundations for government buildings

2002-2003 Integrated Production Services Crossfield, Alberta

Night Supervisor

Responsible for operating mid and high-stage pressure vessels for production testing of gas wells in Alberta

2000-2003 Precision Drilling Calgary, Alberta


Worked on Diesel Electric Triple Drilling Rig PD #621

1998-2000 Renegade Industries Calgary, Alberta

Production Tester/Night Operator

Operator on mid and high-stage pressure vessels

1996 Precision Drilling Calgary, Alberta


Worked on Telescopic Double Drilling Rig PD #76

1996 XL Drilling Ltd. Brooks, Alberta


Worked on Single Drilling Rig

2003 SAIT Calgary, Alberta

Applied Geological Applications Certificate

2002 SAIT Calgary, Alberta

Production Field Operations Course

Canadian Red Cross First Aid CPR/AED

H2S Alive – Expires Sept. 16, 2020

Lithium Battery Safety Training

Petroleum Safety Training Program

MWD 1,2,3 Computalog training courses

Driver’s Education course

Alberta Driver’s License (Class 5 & 6)

International Driver’s License

C-TEC Defensive Driver’s Course – 2003

Alberta WCB Account Number #5251906

Commercial Liability Insurance

H2S Alive Certificate #HAL-946**-*****

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate

Current Canadian Passport valid until 2027

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