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Directional Driller

Location:
Poteau, OK
Posted:
March 09, 2020

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Brandon S. Duke

*** ***** ***** *****, ******, OK 74953 Cell: 479-***-****: adb7za@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Profile

Highly motivated, hardworking, and detail oriented individual with 12 plus years’ experience drilling vertical, directional, and horizontal wells in the natural gas field. Having worked different levels within the oil and gas industry; from beginning shop technician to Floor Hand, working up to Driller, then to Directional Driller, who provides safe, professional, efficient and cost effective operations with open-minded thinking, common sense, and hands on supervision as well as the skill to communicate well with management, contractors, and all team members. Extraordinary, self and team -motivated individual, having strong interpersonal and organizational skills with a keen ability to multi-task a variety of challenges and responsibilities with diverse people, utilizing total quality and safety management principles to operate successfully in a stressful, fast paced, deadline-oriented, no-error environment.

Areas of Expertise:

• Safety Cautious • Supervising on the job actions

• Leadership • Communications

• Drilling 2D and 3D wells • Technical and Environmental Awareness

Education

Kiamichi School of Technology

Poteau, Oklahoma

Majors: Electrical Engineering and Welding Technology

2004 - 2005

Directional Drilling Academy

Professional Experience

Directional Driller January 2018 – Present

Leam Drilling Systems LLC – Oklahoma City, OK

• Provide technical advice and guidance to the rig site crews on a daily basis

• Deliver definitive well path data to Operations Engineers when required

• Gratify input and output deviation survey quality

• Maintain survey databases continually

• Create detail calculations, projections, and build rates to hit target TVD

• Analyze the deviations for the line with angle and azimuth

Compressed Air Technician October 2017 – January 2018

Air Drilling Associates – Houston, Texas

• Performed routine maintenance on a variety of compressors; including Sullairs 1150, 1350 and 1525; Atlas Copco 1000, Ariel Booster and Joy Booster, single stage and two stages 1500 to 5600 CFM; J-60 Mist pump.

Operated 6 compressors, 3 boosters and 1 mist pump during air drilling operations

Floor Man

Independent Contract Drilling – Houston, Texas February 2017 – August 2017

Complied with ICD health, safety, quality and environmental policy and procedures

Carried out routine maintenance of drilling and other equipment, and cleaning and painting on the rig floor, or any other area as requested by the Driller or Assistant Driller

Assisted the Assistant Driller/Derrick hand in carrying out their duties as required, and authorized, by the Driller

Assisted in the operation and maintenance of the rig’s drilling equipment as required by the Driller, the Assistant Driller or Rig Superintendent (Tool pusher)

Preformed maintenance in line with drilling equipment align with planned maintenance machinery

Operated heavy machinery

Farm – Labor

Davis Farms – Spiro, Oklahoma January 2016 – February 2017

•Harvest and inspect crops by hand

•Direct and monitor the activities of work crews as they plant, weed, or harvest

•Operate and service farm machinery

•Spray fertilizer or pesticide solution to control insects, fungi, and weeds

•Move shrubs, plants, and trees with wheelbarrows or tractors

•Feed livestock and clean and disinfect their pens, cages, yards, and hutches

•Examine animals to detect symptoms of illness or injury

•Use brands, tags, or tattoos to mark livestock to identify ownership and grade

•Herd livestock to pastures for grazing or to scales, trucks, or other enclosures

•Administer vaccines to protect animals from diseases

Pipe Line – Labor

Venable’s Construction – Calumet, Oklahoma February 2015 – October 2015

•Pipeline Construction

•Pipeline reconditioning

•Hydrostatic Testing

•Pigging

•Fabrication

•Demolition

•Hot Taps

•Horizontal boring (slick & dry)

•Launcher/Receiver fabrication and installation

•Valve setting fabrication and installation

•Decommissioning

Directional Driller April 2014 – December 2014

Leam Drilling Systems LLC – Oklahoma City, OK

• Provide technical advice and guidance to the rig site crews on a daily basis

• Deliver definitive well path data to Operations Engineers when required

• Gratify input and output deviation survey quality

• Maintain survey databases continually

• Create detail calculations, projections, and build rates to hit target TVD

• Analyze the deviations for the line with angle and azimuth

Directional Driller July 2012 – April 2014

Baker Hughes Incorporated – Oklahoma City, OK

• Provide technical advice and guidance to the rig site crews on a daily basis

• Deliver definitive well path data to Operations Engineers when required

• Gratify input and output deviation survey quality

• Maintain survey databases continually

• Create detail calculations, projections, and build rates to hit target TVD

• Analyze the deviations for the line with angle and azimuth

Driller, Derrick, Motor Man January 2007 – July 2012

Keen Energy – Stillwater, OK

• Effectively operated drilling rig

• Assisted in the undertaking extraction of the petroleum products

• Responsible for overseeing pressure gauges and making adjustments by administering the throttle and levers to control the speed of rotary table or top drive

• Trained crew on safety operations of drilling rig equipment and effective extraction of petroleum products

•Obtained various product samples to conduct evaluations and quality tests

• Operated Detroit and Cummins motors in a variety of sizes and horsepower

• Worked in harsh climatic and unfavorable geographic sites and conditions

Compressed Air Technician March 2006 – January 2007

Weatherford CPD – Pocola, OK

• Performed routine maintenance on a variety of compressors; including Ingersoll Rand 900, 1170, 1250, and 1350; Ariel Booster and Joy Booster, single stage and two stages; Nitrogen unit 1500 CFM and 3000 CFM, and J-60 Mist pump.

• Operated 7 compressors, 2 boosters, 2 nitrogen units, and 1 mist pump during air drilling operations.

Crew Leader, Casing Operator July 2005 – February 2007

Graco – Spiro, OK

• Responsible for breaking down, cleaning, examining, and reassembling hammer tools

• Performed diagnostics and repairs on forklifts

• Efficiently fabricated skid packages for air compressors

Hammer Tool and Fork Lift Technician, Welder June 2005 – February 2006

Lube Equipment – Fort Smith, AR

• Supervised and operated Lay-Down Trucks

• Effectively fabricated skid packages for air compressors

• Operated Casing Tools

•Assisted in running casing to case the hole on a drilling rig

• Aided in laying drill pipe on rigs in preparation to run casing

Formation and Contractor Experience

Newfield Consulting

Goober Drilling – McAlester, OK

•Formation: Atoka Shale

XTO

Keen Energy – Conway, AR

•Formation: Fayetteville Shale, Barnett Shale, Granite Wash

Midstates Petroleum Company

Sidewinder Drilling – Alva, OK

•Formation: Mississippian Lime, Mississippian Limestone

Long Fellow Energy

Viking Drilling – Enid, OK

•Formation: Mississippian Lime, Woodford Shale

Apache

Keen Energy – West Texas

•Formation: Utica Shale, Queenston Shale, Trenton Limestone

XTO

Cactus Drilling – Ardmore, OK

•Formation: Caney Shale, Woodford Shale, Springer

Murphy Expl. & Prod. Company

Trinidad Drilling – Karnes City, TX

•Formation: Undiff Chalk, Eagle Ford, Buda

Marathon Oil Corp.

Helmrich & Payne – Lindsay & Watonga, OK (Stack & Scoop)

•Formation: Oswego, Meramec, Osage, Woodford

Certifications / Industry Training

Blow-Out Prevention Certified Environmental Awareness

IADC Well Control Certified Fall Protection

CPR/ First Aid Fire Safety

Electrical Safety H2S

Blood borne Pathogens Lock out / Tag out

Back Safety and Injury Prevention PPE

Safety Leadership Respiratory Protection

LS Emergency Response and Stop Work Authority Hydrogen Sulfide Awareness

Experienced Areas Drilled

•Arkansas, Oklahoma, Northwestern Texas, West Texas, South Texas, and Kansas,

Relevant Rig Experience

•Compound, Diesel Electric, F-Rigs, Flex Rigs, Truck Mount Double Rigs, Super Single Rigs, and Oil Rigs with Top Drives

Computer Skills

•Microsoft Word and Excel

•WinServe

References

Joseph Mercer, Directional Driller

Leam Drilling Systems L.L.C.

(318) 581 - 0036

Jeremy Bouteller, OKC Directional Drilling Coordinator

Leam Drilling Systems L.L.C.

(405) 243 - 6423

Garrett Wilkerson, Company Man

EOG Resources

(903) 288 - 2599

Kevin Madden, Company Man

Marathon Oil Corp.

(405) 488 - 5340

Colby Grant, Driller

Independent Contract Drilling

(479) 414 - 8027



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