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Petroleum Engineer Energy Group

Wellington, FL
July 21, 2021

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Orlando Sánchez Lenis


Nationality : Colombian, Age: 49, Married

International Number : +1-972-***-**** - Email: Summary

Drilling and Completion Supervisor with excellent relationship and leadership, good knowledges in Drilling and Workover operations, management in HSE with international standards and bilingual Speaker (Spanish and English). Strongest skills in onshore and offshore environments, Plans short term and mid operations, ensuring material request and standing orders are issued. Anticipates operational changes and any required remediation to secure operational continuity. Areas of Expertise include:

- Drilling Operations - Drilling Management - HTHP (Six Years) - Rig less operation

- HSE - Well Control - Horizontal Drilling - SIMOPS

-Drilling Engineering - Workover - Completions - Artificial Lift Professional History: 25 years of experience


Position: Drilling and Completion Supervisor

Gulf of Mexico, Villahermosa, Mexico

Date: January 2019- June 2020


• Supervise drilling and completion operations • Follow program and all the relevant Company standards and HSEQ procedures

• Ensure contractor personnel, services and

material, are available at rig site

• Prepare and write reports DDR, FB01, FB02 as

per ENI standards

• Prepare and deliver all the Company Forms • Avoid any delay in operations Achievement: Begin Drilling development operations at Mexico with new one rig, start production like private operator in offshore of Mexico in 80th years, reduce cost and time in drilling and completions operations until 40% and get until 465 days without LTI.



Position: Drilling Superintendent

Garland, Texas, United States

Date: July 2018- December 2018


• Manage Operations Team and Business


• Technical support in Drilling operations,

planning and approve AFE

• Research Drilling and workover information • Ensure that all well objectives are delivered with safeguard HSE of all personnel

Achievement: Looking for new business in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas, Sign up company in leases process at commissioner office of Texas. Management Bids and contracts to start drilling campaign in 2019.


Position: Drilling Superintendent Consultant

Irving, Texas, United States

June 2015 - May 2018


• Provide overall leadership and management

for operational execution, commercial

development, and strategic vision of the

business unit

• Contracts management, supervise and

approve AFE and budget

• Operational support in terms of supply chain

and logistics, equipment and facilities


• Supervise HSE according with laws of Texas

and policies of Company owner of oilfield

• Supervise and deliver all operational

programs to approve of Oil and Gas

Commission of Texas

• Maintain a close working relationship with the

office based team and discuss well critical

decisions prior to committing to previously

unplanned courses of action.

Achievement: Drilling campaign until 25 wells by year, decrease time drilling operation bellow of 40 days operations, logistic to move rig and equipment less of 5 days and 1000 days without LTI. ADNOC OFFSHORE

Position: Drilling Site Leader Jackup Offshore

Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Date: August 2013 – February 2015

Achievement Directs and controls all operational activities related to drilling, workover, well completion carried out by contractor’s/services companies on assigned rig. Includes directing the proper implementation of various operational programs. Management critical operations with heavy losses, HPHT, SIMOPS and H2S. Conduct well control drills to verify the ability of Drilling Contractor personnel to identify and contain an influx. Prepares daily drilling report with the contribution of the appropriate service companies with standard reporting software (openwells) to submit reports. Responsible for the quality of information from the wellsite. ECOPETROL (CONTRACTOR)

Position: Drilling Supervisor, Colombia.

Date: August 2012 – July 2013

Achievement Supervise drilling operations, coordinate personnel and equipment to be sure that Drilling program be executing in time and activities planed. Lead HSE activities applying policies of Ecopetrol and integrity safeguard of every person include in Drilling. Response for supplies of rig requirements every time (24 hours available) and have NPT low as possible. SK ENERGY

Position: Drilling Supervisor, Colombia

Date: July 2011 – July 2012

Achievement Supervise the execution of the Drilling Program of wells with HPHT with depth until 18,000 ft. Acts as Team Leader of project participants (multicultural crew) on site and responsible for compliance with drilling program in safe and efficient manners. Responsible to apply HSE management with Actively leadership on the well site


Position: Drilling Supervisor, Colombia

Date: August 2010 – June 2011

Achievement Manage and direct the activities of the drilling services contractors in the execution of the well program. Ensure all BHP Billiton policies, management principles and standards are complied with. Lead the HSE program on the rig and ensure its effectiveness Direct, supervise and optimize all rig operations


Position: Drilling Supervisor, Colombia

Date: December 2008 – July 2010

Achievement Supervisor in drilling and completion: Applying well drilling programs different Drilling services (Muds, directional drilling, hydraulic, cutting, cementing, mud logging, electrical logs, LWD, bits, Sand control, perforating Casing Gun, ALS etc.), review of daily reports, review cost, application equipment and tools, daily meetings HSE operations and check requirements drilling. ECOPETROL S.A. (Contractor)

Position: Senior Drilling Engineer, Colombia

Date: June 2006 - November 2008


Universidad de América

Bacherlor’s Petroleum Engineer

January 1989 - June 1994


Safety First, Leadership, Team Synergy, Computer skills, Good Communications and Multicultural Team Work


> Native: Spanish Second Language: English 100 % Fluent Professional Training

Falck Safety Services ITP Training School

TBOSIET-OPITO Well Control Certificate IADC level 4 Expiry March 2023 Expiry July 2021

Gold Safety Rules Training Schlumberger

Eni Campus Wellview Drilling Operations

May 2020 January 2020

Microsoft Office

Excel, Word, PowerPoint

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