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Engineering Manager

Calgary, AB, Canada
March 26, 2021

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Calgary, AB

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Driven and forward-thinking professional with 22+ years of experience driving business development and growth opportunities within the engineering and energy sectors. Utilizes engineering experience to provide informative consulting and advising across multiple projects, communicating with domestic and international stakeholders while maintaining positive professional relationships. Possesses extensive expertise in being at the intersection of business technology, translating project requirements to multi-functional audiences while streamlining project success and driving revenue streams. Eager to apply extensive technical background to business operations environments, leveraging experience in team leadership and executive collaborations to ensure company success. CORE SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

Operational Planning

Directional Drilling Engineer

Budget and expense tracking

Cross-Functional Team Communication

Drilling Optimization and Performance

Risk Analysis & Mitigation

Equipment Design

Big Data Analysis




Consultant, Energy Industry NES Global Calgary, AB Jun. 2019 – Present Project Manager Schlumberger Calgary, AB Jul. 2014 – Jun. 2019 Product and Service Delivery Manager Schlumberger Houston, TX Nov. 2011 – Jul. 2014 Engineering Manager Schlumberger Kuwait Jan. 2010 – Nov. 2011 Field Service Manager Schlumberger Qatar Apr. 2007 – Jan. 2010 Field Engineer Schlumberger India Mar. 2006 – Apr. 2007 Engineering Team Lead Weatherford I Dubai Jan. 1997 – Mar. 2006 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Project Management: Experienced in managing project lifecycles from concept through to execution, gathering project requirements from key stakeholders including budget and timeline expectations while advising on tailored solutions to potential roadblocks before delegating tasks across various teams.

Consulting & Advising: Leverages subject matter expertise to develop insightful advising and consultancies across multiple projects. Manages assigned partnerships between clients, service providers and engineering operators to ensure adherence to business objectives while offering opinions on engineering and design approaches.

Risk Analysis & Mitigation: Actively follows standard operating procedures by reviewing off-shore project proposals to develop data on project uncertainties and risk mitigation strategies to effectively create project trajectories. Continuously applies risk mitigation throughout each project phase, reviewing current risk severity or resolution.

Business Development: Consistently manages business development strategies, recommending new technologies and tools based on client needs to drive their operational success and uphold client retention.

Executive Reporting: Communicates with executive and senior management teams, preparing daily activity reports as well as progress reports across larger project executions. Accurately reports progress, KPI (Key performance indicators) highlighting successes while evaluating techniques and procedures to improve operational efficiency.

Documentation Control: Routinely maintains accurate documentation and activity records across progress reports, equipment functionality, and employee interactions. Distributes relevant documentation to stakeholders and clients, presenting critical information to influence key decision-making and ensure confidence in regulatory processes.

Staff Leadership & Coaching: Applies hands-on direction and supervision to multiple departments, monitoring staff performance benchmarks to uphold client requirements and support across technical, logistics, and equipment teams.

Subject Matter Expertise: Possesses extensive experience within engineering sector, participating in webinars, presentations, seminars, and university engineering courses to educate public on technical engineering practises and successful operation tactics.

Engineering Processes: Leverages educational background and practise experience to streamline technical engineering processes with a focus on off-shore drilling. Upholds safety processes while complying with established protocols to streamline workflow processes.


Functioned as Project Manager for Schlumberger engineering group in Canada, providing engineering support to several projects in British Colombia, Alberta, as well as other international projects. Reduced operational downtime by 30% as well as average drilling time by 5 days per PAD. (Schlumberger, Calgary)

Acted as key member of Schlumberger Digital Transformation program, focusing on technology deployment, reliability, efficiency, and integration. Led organizational and process related changed across products line while implementing program throughout projects. (Schlumberger, Calgary)

Functioned as team lead for implementation of Schlumberger HSE & Service quality Standards, assuring operations were conducted as per Operational Management Guidelines while upholding full adherence to Schlumberger Drilling/Measurements NGC Work Processes. Achieved 100% HSE KPI within project while obtaining highest quality observations during service quality audits. (Schlumberger, Houston)

Monitored and supervised daily drilling operations, providing technical and engineering support to deep water directional drilling operations across 4 Drill Ships while overseeing daily operational costs of $150K/day. Helped achieve revenue growth of over 50% in less than a year. (Schlumberger, Houston).

Led a multi-cultural team of 10-12 engineers from 5 nationalities, delivering outstanding performance on all key performance targets throughout the 2 years term. Achieved 99% of Directional Tools efficacy by effectively reducing Shock/ Vibrations and Stick Slip conditions. Additionally, obtained 10K hrs. mean time between failures (MTBF) for Bottom Hole tools (Schlumberger, Houston)

Acted as Technical Advisor in performing advanced drilling feasibility studies across multiple complex projects for both national and international clients, conducting over 50 studies for varies clientele. (Weatherford, Middle East & North Africa).

As a Certified NEXT Schlumberger Instructor Trained and motivated junior engineers on various aspects of Drilling Engineering, designing successful annual training modules to enhance their professional development through tailored workshops. EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Certified ScrumMaster, ScrumAliance 2020

Certified Cloud Practitioner Amazon AWS 2020

P.Eng. Certified Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) 2018 M.Sc., Petroleum Engineering UFA State Petroleum Technological University Russian Federation 1990 – 1996 Additional Training:

Risk Uncertainty & Management (Chevron)

Level 1 & 2 Well Engineering (Schlumberger)

Deep Water Drilling (Schlumberger)

Managing & Leading Your People (Schlumberger)

Digital Transformation Oil & Gas (Schlumberger)

Artificial Intelligence Foundations (LinkedIn)

Extended Reach Engineering Design & Implementation (K&M)

Advanced Underbalanced Drilling Operations (Signa Engineering)

Advanced Drill String Design & Stuck Pipe Prevention (THL)

New Way of Working-SAP Deployment (Schlumberger)

Upstream Value Chain (Schlumberger)

Introduction to Data Science (LinkedIn)

Cloud Computing – Core Concepts (LinkedIn)


Author and Presenter IADC / SPE – 167916 at Fort Bend – TX Chevron Gulf of Mexico Project - Solving Deepwater GoM Pore Pressure Puzzle: Multiple Activation Reamer Eliminates Trip Prior to Running Coring Bottomhole Assembly.

Author and Presenter of SPE-175890-MS at Calgary Canada MPD allows operator to safely and efficiently drill challenging wells in Kobes (Montney Formation) in British Columbia, presented at unconventional Resources Conference, Calgary Canada.

Presenter at multiple Drilling and Reservoir Symposiums

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