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Engineer High School

Houston, Texas, United States
March 14, 2011

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Patrick B. Owens

**** ****** *****

Needville, TX 77461

Phone (281) ***-**** • E-mail:


**** ** **** ***** *&M University College Station, Texas

Bachelors of Science Degree – Petroleum Engineering

December Graduate - 2008

• Member of Texas A&M AADE

• Member of Texas A&M SPE

2000 to 2003 B.F. Terry High School Rosenberg, Texas

Distinguished Achievement Diploma

• National Honor Society

• Three year member of Future Farmers of America

• Captain of Academic Decathlon Team


April 2009- National Oilwell Varco Houston, Texas

Present Evaluation Engineer – Downhole

• Analyze drilling data for deep water Gulf of Mexico projects involving concentric reamers using principles of drilling dynamics.

• Make BHA placement recommendations using drillstring vibration programs.

• Develop and construct end of run reports for clients.

• Conduct drilling optimization projects in Southeast Texas and South Texas more specifically in the Eagleford Shale.

May 2007 – Couch Oil and Gas Irving, Texas

Aug. 2008 Petroleum Engineer Intern

• Executed secondary recovery techniques (waterfloods, nitrogen acid fracs) on three existing fields.

• Constructed six geological cross-sections on company owned fields.

• Reviewed and assessed production data and 150 well logs on company owned fields and future prospects.

• Ran and analyzed passive seismic data to determine five future drilling locations.

• Onsite company man for the drilling of two new horizontal wells in Taylor County and four new vertical wells in Coryell County.

• Well completion – setting of packer and production tubing on horizontal and vertical wells along with the installation of pumpjacks and ESP pumps.

• Performed pressure and production flowbacks on six completed wells.

• Constructed two lease contracts on prospects in Cherokee County.

May 2006 – Mohr Engineering Division Houston, Texas

Aug. 2006 Internship - Drilling Research Assistant

• Performed research for an Underbalanced Drilling and Managed Pressure Drilling joint DEA project.

• Researched for SPE technical paper on Managed Pressure Drilling in Gulf of Mexico.


• Proficient Geographix, CMG (simulation program), Neuralog (log analysis program) and AutoCad

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Proficient in drillstring vibration programs and BHA modeling programs


Charles Couch – President / CEO

• Couch Oil and Gas – (214) ***-****

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