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Engineer Drilling

Magnolia, TX
February 29, 2020

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Fran Valladares

Oil & Gas PGCert Industrial Engineer BDeg. Magnolia,Tx 830-***-****

Engineer with 20+ years of experience in Directional Drilling operations, off-shore and in land horizontal & directional wells using positive displacement Mud Motors, Rotary Steerable Systems and Measurement While Drilling tools, also using Mud Motors, Measurement While Drilling or Single Shot tools for Geothermal wells.

Experienced in domestic and international operations, office management and hands on skilled projects, (English/Spanish).

Oil & Gas and Geothermal experience

MdrillS MDS (2015- 2018)

Directional Driller Sr. Engineer

Drilling in land directional wells (J,S, vertical) using High Temperature Mud Motors, Measurement While Drilling, Single and Multishot tools fo geothermal wells along the border Mexico-USA, Sidetracks (with Mud Motor and single shot tools), Whipstock operations and re-entries (with Gyro tools), Under Balance Drilling (using Air Mud), total loss of circulation surveying (MultiShot tools), all with the support of technical Directional Drilling and Hydraulic softwares, servicing the Mexican Power Company CFE. Ok

Locations: Mexico, USA


Halliburton (2013-2014)

Directional Driller Sr. Commuter Engineer

Drilling in land oil & gas Wells (J, High Inc., S, and Horizontal profiles), using Performance Mud Motor + At-Bit-Inclination (ABI) for Kick Off and landing the intermediate sections, Rotary Steerable Tools to drill the horizontal section, additional operations include Sidetracks, gyro nudges, hydraulic calculations, Torque and Drag analysis, using technical directional drilling and well plan softwares, servicing major operators in Ecuador: Petroamazonas and Andes Petroleum, in Argentina Total and YPF.

Locations: Ecuador, Argentina.

Baker Hughes (2008-2012)

Operations Coordinator / Directional Drilling Contract Superintendent

Marine daily operational activities supervisor and Directional Drilling contract superintendent. Oil & gas directional wells: J,S, Vertical profiles, total loss of circulation wells, High Pressure/High Temp wells, in land deep wells (up to 20,000 ft), Rotary Steerable Tools, High Performance Mud Motors, Whipstock operations, sidetraks, off-shore gyro nudges, hydraulic calculations, Torque and Drag interpretation, Bottom Hole Assemblies design, Shock and vibration analysis, failure cost reports, End of Well Reports, directional drillers supervisor, directional drilling programs review, customer service representative, servicing the Mexican National Oil Company Pemex.

Location: Mexico.

Weatherford (2003-2008)

Directional Driller Engineer / Directional Drilling Coordinator

Office and hands-on-the job operations, drilling in land oil & gas wells (J,S,vertical, Horizontal profiles), High Pressure/High Temp deep wells (up tp 20,000 ft), Whipstocks, sidetraks, gyro nudges, hydraulic calculations, Torque and Drag interpretation, bit selection, Bottom Hole Assemblies design, Mud Motor and Rotary Steerable System operations, servicing the Mexican National Oil Company Pemex and Schlumberger.

Location: Mexico.

Halliburton (2001-2002)

MWD/LWD Engineer

Measurement/Logging While Drilling positive and negative telemetry tools, Directional-Gamma-Resistivity, marine offshore operations, collar based tools, Measurement/Logging While Drilling hydraulics, servicing the Mexican National Oil Company Pemex.

Location: Mexico.

Baker Hughes (1994-2001)

MWD/LWD Champion commuter Engineer, Gyro Engineer

Measurement/Logging While Drilling positive telemetry, Directional-only, Directional-Gamma, Multiple-Propagation-Resistivity, Dual-Propagation-Resistivity, deep water in land operations, retreivable tools and collar-based tools hydraulics, northseeking gyro tools, surveyor for oriented cores with Electronic Multishot, servicing Pemex, PDVSA and Thums.

Locations: Mexico, Venezuela, USA.

Education and Certifications

Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

Post Grade Certificate, Oil & Gas industry, Operations and Markets

Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (ITESO), Guadalajara, México

Bachelor’s Degree, Industrial Engineering

RigPass+Well Cap, Mexico

Oil & Gas and Geothermal technical training

WellNav-Multi & Single Shot Training School

Halliburton-Compass/Insite Software, Institutional Training, HSE, First Aid

Baker Hughes-WellCap, Pemex “HSE”, JST, Hazardous Materials, Enviromental Contingency, Offshore Overview, SPPTR, Offshore Emergency Response, H2S, Fire prevention, First Aid basics, Haz Material Disposal, Risk Atlas, PPE, Autotrak Express (RSS), Autotrak X-Treme (RSS), Operations Autotrak X-Treme, BHASysPro, Autotrak G3.0 (RSS), Anti-Collision Policy, Wellbore Position 3, Wellbore Position 2, Directional Drilling Academy, Offshore Passport, Offshore HSE, Copilot LWD, Copilot Operations, Advantage, Well Architect,Tric Tech, PDC Tech, Wellbore Positioning 1, Gyro Intro, MSS-IV, Ec*Trak Rigsite, Directional Drilling Fundamentals, Wellbore Positioning, Modular Surface Systems 1, Navigamma, DMWD

Weatherford-Stuck Pipe Prevention RSTS, DBOS, First Aid Basics, Fire Fighting, “Revolution” RSS

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