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Directional Drillers play a vital role in the oil extraction industry. Based on our collection of resume samples, these skilled workers are responsible for meeting drilling objectives, performing site surveys, installing and operating equipment, monitoring job progress, preparing documentation, and training other workers. The ideal candidate should demonstrate drilling procedures expertise, computer competencies, stamina, attention to safety, training skills, teamwork and communication. Eligible example resumes make display of a high school diploma and specific training.

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1

Directional Driller

Placed the wellbore in target zone optimizing recovery of hydrocarbons. Actively steered the well and projected potential well paths to scan for possible collision scenarios with other wells.

  • Performed diagnostic tests, determining issues down hole, and eliminated variables, arriving at best solution.
  • Drilled horizontal wells and built curves, landing in pre-determined target zone using both hand calculations and software to double check results and ensure well path is safely separated from other wells.
  • Performed well-path projections and drill string analysis as well as torque and drag modeling, designing ideal tool string for the planned well.
  • Documented technical data and events ensuring precision of final report, including accurate account of the actions performed.
  • Collaborated with business development, tracking assets, personnel, and budget, generated final ticket for customer.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Aerospace Engineering
2

Lead Directional Driller

Successfully performed Directional Drilling processes' including projection of well path to pre-determined target coordinates for Horizontal wells.

  • Accurately applied calculations using drilling surveys and Geologist feedback to land curve and drill lateral sections per customer expectations.
  • Utilized Directional Drilling computer software to provide survey calculations and well path projections to the client representative.
  • Prepared Directional Drilling reports, BHA performance reports, Anti-Collision reports, service tickets and relevant paperwork.
  • Collaborated with the Measurement While Drilling engineer to ensure BHA compatibility and correct tool face references.
  • Applied principles of BHA selection and aspects of Directional Drilling performance to ensure BHA's were assembled safely and as planned including correct make-up torque, doping and handling.
  • Prepared BHA performance reports containing detailed and accurate dimensions as well as expected versus actual performance, conclusions, and recommendations for each BHA run.
  • Inspected, measured, and documented all directional related company equipment delivered to the work site and maintained records including dimensional data and condition.
  • Ensured all equipment was properly laid out after use according to company procedures and manifested for backload at the end of each job.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
3

Directional Driller

I led the team that improved equipment cost tracking ticketing and thereby increased profit margin by 12.5% in 2012.

  • I developed SEGOFS operating framework for inter-company technical activities and improved synergy by reducing project execution time in multi-company teams by average of 20%
  • I was one of the pioneer engineers to successfully utilize Auto Trak eXpress rotary steerable tool in Africa with our technical partners Baker Hughes at Tinpa field in Niger delta offshore Nigeria, West Africa.
  • I manage directional drilling projects as supervisor responsible for schedule performance, people and quality service for Clients.
  • Drilled various well profiles ranging from 2D and 3D wells, J type wells, horizontal, extended reach wells and sidetrack plans
  • Managed onshore mobilization and demobilization of tools as part of my training to have a holistic overview of SEGOFS operations.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Geology
4

Directional Driller

Precisely controlled well bore trajectory using various techniques, tools, and technologies to intersect particular subsurface targets at predetermined coordinates. Furnished daily cost and operational reports to the Operator and directional home-office. Tracked and maintained inventory. Shipped and received inventory to and from the well-site.

  • Efficiently drilled conventional and horizontal directional, including ERD, well profiles with TVDs in excess of 10,000' and build rates ranging from 2 deg./100' to 45 deg./100'. Completed slim-hole re-entries with gyro and steering-tool orientation. Completed many CBM horizontal natural gas wells.
  • Executed cased and open-hole whip-stock placement and orientation for effective well bore kick-off and side-tracks. Monitored drill-string torque/drag and optimized drilling parameters to maximize drilling rate with oil-based, water-based and under-balanced air / nitrogen foam-injection systems.
  • Exposed to various down-hole geo-steering and MWD / LWD tools including Near-Bit Inclination and Natural Gamma Ray, Array Wave Resistivity, Density Neutron, Dynamic Pressure Monitoring, and Electro-Magnetic survey equipment.
  • Assisted in BHA design and drilling jar placement. Offered suggestions to the well-site Operator for proper drill-bit applications. Sustained efficient drilling operations in absence of the Operator's Representative.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Double Major - International Business / Economics
5

Directional Driller

Trained in the use and proficiency of Winsurv Program to send daily and end-of-well reports, create BHA's, and document all shipping and tool documentation.

  • Trained in the use and proficiency of Winsurv Survey Program to plan wells and monitor current wells.
  • Maintained contact with Coordinator in order to ensure all proper tools for specific section of each well were on location when needed.
  • Drilled multiple wells on single pad, utilizing anti-collision techniques in upper sections to do so.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Directional Driller and Lwd/geo-steering Field Engineer

Act as liaison between the client and office personnel to ensure proper products are being utilized and delivered.

  • Execute surveys and manage well bore path to ensure drilling targets are achieved.
  • Analyze real-time gamma and resistivity readings to accurately model well bore position in the geologic formation to effectively steer the bottom-hole assembly.
  • Experienced in setting up and networking surface control system.
  • Supervised and trained new employees to ensure all necessary data was collected.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Natural Science And Mathematics
7

Directional Driller

Directional Driller, Rocky Mountain Region

  • Selected to participate in leadership program for Directional Drilling. Training included: equipment operation, mathematics, BHA selection to optimize drilling performance, computer data entry / utilization, and collision avoidance.
  • Successfully completed several training courses on well bore positioning.
  • Monitored and tracked survey equipment, maintaining pre-determined well bore path and enabling production.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
8

Directional Driller Supervisor

Aligns individual and group goals with the needs of the organization and ensure the needs of the group are successfully accomplished

  • Excellent relationships with Company Men, Directional Drillers, Mud Engineers, Tool pushers and other crews
  • Ensure all employees' safety and ensure that the job is done productively.
  • Worked in Barnett Shell, Haynesville Shell, Austin Chalk and worked in Morgantown, PA
  • Horizontal, Directional, and straight hole control
  • Single and multi lateral wells/pads
  • Independently supervised and managed directional staff/jobs
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
9

Directional Driller

Operated boring machine by drilling holes to lay below ground pipes

  • Operated locating machine
  • Participated on several important projects (Shell Oil, Chevron, BP)
  • Safety Clearance to work in major chemical plants
  • Maintained company grounds and building while away from field job sites
  • Completed regular maintenance on the heavy equipment that were used on the job sites
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
10

Directional Driller Senior Supervisor

Analyzed well plans and drilled wellbores per customer well plans and dogleg severity limitations. Supervised and trained teams of 3 to 4 junior directional drillers and MWD personnel.

  • Ensured Collision Avoidance using wellbore positioning software and trigonometric calculations, drilling between existing wellbores, sometimes with as little as 3 feet on either side of wellbore being drilled.
  • Provided customers with accurate data on wellbore position and problems and conferred with geologists and engineers as necessary, examining and ensuring correct procedures for difficult wellbores.
  • Set many records for fastest wellbores and consistently landed wellbores within 3 feet of center of well plan target by staying focused and attentive and utilizing thorough knowledge of job.
  • Received Letter of Accomplishment for First Single Run Extended Reach Lateral for Marathon Oil Company.
  • Received Letter of Accomplishment for consistent quality and customer satisfaction of drilled wellbores on Pinedale Anticline.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
Education

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