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Drilling Operator

Aledo, TX
February 24, 2020

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Josh Stephens

*** ***** ***** **, ****** Park, TX, 76087 817-***-****

IADC Supervisor Level Drilling/Workover/Completions good through May, 2021

Work Experience

Octane Energy, Odessa, TX July 3, 2017– Current

Drilling Consultant, Contracted to: Lime Rock Resources, Patriot Resources, Walsh Petroleum, Atlantic Operating, CML Exploration, Q-Star Operating

Drilling directional wells in the Permian Basin’s Wolf Camp A and B, Delaware Basin, Midland Basin, Sprayberry, and Devonian in the 10K-25K range.

OBM/WBM systems in both high pressure and H2S Environments.

Ensuring directional work is on target and done efficiently, minimizing downtime and cost.

Delivering a competent wellbore within the time restraints and allowed budget while keeping everyone on location safe without incident.

Kuwait Oil Company, Ahmadi, Kuwait February 1, 2015 – February 1, 2016

Drilling Consultant, Contracted through UPDC

Drilling directional wells throughout Kuwait

High Pressure / High Temperature

3000 HP rig / 10,000 BBLS mud plant

OBM up to 20ppg

15K Surface Stack

Setting multiple strings of casing/liners/tie-backs

Well testing once drilling is complete.

Extensive well control experience, bull heading, driller’s method, weight and wait.

Arrange logistics for tools/fluids/tubulars from numerous surrounding countries.

Supervise up to 100 people on location at any given time.

Octane Energy, Midland, TX September 1, 2014 – February 1, 2015

Drilling Consultant, Contracted to Henry Resources

Drilling directional and vertical wells in the Permian Basin

Air drilling, mist drilling, aerated fluid drilling applications.

ConocoPhillips Company, Houston, TX March 18, 2006 – September 1, 2014

Drilling Supervisor, HSE Consultant, Multi-Skilled Operator

Drilling directional and vertical wells in the Permian Basin, Barnett Shale, San Andres, Clear Fork, Ellenberger, Yates, Yeso, Avalon and Morrow formations.

Responsible for efficiency of drilling rig

Supervise all aspects of the safety of rig moves

Rig visits daily to ensure all policies and procedures are followed

Responsible for maintaining and tracking numerous excel safety trends

Responsible for the safety of 30+ employees at any one time

Lead safety meetings with employees and contractors before all work is started

Assure all BLM, RRC and other government agency policies are being adhered to

Supervised 50 gas lift and sales compressors

Produced over 52 producing wells

Supervised compressor station maintenance and line pressure

Maintained actuating and operating equipment at surface facilities

Complied with all Railroad Commission regulations

Texas Maximum Production, Decatur, TX January 4, 2006 – March 14, 2006

Lease Operator

Produced over 51 wells

Supervised 14 gas compressors

Responded 24 hours to all compressor alarms

Repaired and replaced actuating and operation equipment at surface facilities

Prepared oil for sale, gauged tanks

Extensive company man and landowner interaction

Ness Energy International, Weatherford, TX (Summers) 2001-2006

Field Hand, Pumper

Utilized various production techniques to increase production

Extensive landowner interaction

Gathered extensive experience in leadership roles within the company

Roustabout and Oilfield Construction

Maintained equipment for winter storage

References and Certification Transcripts Available Upon Request

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