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Drilling Engineers plan and manage oil-rig drilling operations for petrochemical companies. Sample resumes for this position highlight such skills as reviewing the fluids program in order to prepare orders and mixing plans, writing procedures for the mixing and handling of products, and gathering samples and performing tests to determine trends and identify contaminants. Example resumes indicate that people in this position typically possess a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering, as well as several years of experience in the field.

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Drilling Engineer

6 months in field as night well site supervisor. Supervised Pense 16 and Pense 18 drilling rigs, including design, planning, optimization, and execution of wells drilled in Fayetteville Shale. Specific duties included overseeing operations, conducting safety meetings and job safety analyses (JSA), managing logistics, and reporting operations to drilling superintendent and drilling engineer.

  • Drilled 150 wells and stewarded $50M in CAPEX funds resulting in 450K feet drilled per year.
  • Saved over $2.5M and reduced flat time by 12.5% by improving rig move efficiency and off critical path operations.
  • Integral part of reducing by half all health, safety, and environmental recordable incidents by implementing behavior based safety practices.
  • Improved overall magnetic single-shot survey quality by working with vendors on tool accuracy improvements and with personnel to advance operational practices.
  • Applied new technology and innovation by researching use of Javins directional hammer with EM MWD, bringing their Marcellus success to the Fayetteville Shale.
  • Integral part of Desoto Drilling team, which increased Fayetteville Shale production from 0.5 bcf of natural gas per day up to 1.6 bcf per day.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
2

Drilling Engineer, Jonah Field, WY

Designed 8 directional 13,500'+ directional S-curve wells with WBM, ADR 1000s, and 10k# BOP. Field time: min of 5 days / month with 3 week hitch (Rig Release to Rig Release during Sept. 2013).

  • Managed drilling program costs by budgeting AFEs on historical costs / contracts and diligently approving / disputing invoices through Open Invoice and WellView reporting systems.
  • Reduced field wide wellbore cementing services cost by 20% through RFP process.
  • Designed & implemented drill time optimization program to continually reduce field drilling cycle time.
  • Initiated technology pilot programs (bits, drilling fluid additives, mud motors, and hydraulics) to reduce bottleneck step (drilling production hole) in drilling cycle time.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
Mechanical Engineering, Energy Focus
3

Logging While Drilling Engineer

Working for the lead directional driller and supervising my trainee, provided real-time data analysis for well placement and ensured the quality of the data was sufficient for reservoir analysis.

  • Built and programmed downhole equipment to gather data for the specified logging requirements of the client
  • Troubleshot equipment problems and devised solutions on the fly to avoid non-productive time to the drilling operations
  • Generated, encrypted, and delivered confidential data collected from the wellsite to management and created comprehensive backups of the job to be stored on private servers
  • Conducted field tests of new software and hardware to provide an engineering analysis for management
  • Oversaw, taught, and mentored trainees on their progression within the company, assigned certifications, and duties on the rig site
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Mechanical Engineering
4

Drilling Engineer

Performed technical drilling engineering for well design, cost estimates; project planning operation support and review of rig requirements.

  • Monitored daily cost and progress of well operations, acted as a liaison with third party sub-contractors, prepared authorization for expenditures (AFEs) for the drilling of 34 wells
  • Assisted the senior drilling engineers in preparing drilling, cementing programs, casing policy, bit selection and drilling fluid finalizing plans with service companies
  • Monitor well conditions, regulate ROP, and specify rates and backpressure on the well to ensure MPD/UBD criteria are met
  • Worked closing with well-site supervisors at different well sites during drilling and completions operations
  • Followed the Drilling Engineering process and provides real time decision support to Field Engineers
  • Ensure compliance with pre-ops safety meeting requirements and audits operational paperwork and records in accordance with job file requirements
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Chemical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering
5

Drilling Engineer

Assisted with providing fleet guidance during unplanned well control and well construction events.

  • Researched and answered queries from fleet regarding drilling and completion operations.
  • Reviewed drilling and completion programs to ensure parameters were within assigned Rig's limitations.
  • Assisted with revising latest Well Control Handbook and developing Key Well Integrity Requirements.
  • Assisted with developing latest well control OJT and study guide.
  • Provided fleet with quarterly well control and well construction analysis.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Systems Engineering
6

Lead Drilling Engineer, Lead Associate Engineer

Supervised contractors on a daily basis in order to safely complete drilling design associated with Marcellus and Utica wells.

  • Responsible for continuously improving drilling operations to save time and money. In doing so, cost were lowered from 1.5 million to 1 million for numerous wells.
  • Communicated with DEP and ODNR with status of wells and any issues dealing with compliance.
  • Drilled a total of 25 vertical Utica and Marcellus wells. Assisted in drilling 2 of the deepest vertical Utica wells in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Depths of wells were over 10,500'.
  • Conducted meetings with contractors on a daily basis to discuss safety and best practices for drilling operations and site work.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Civil Engineering
7

Drilling Engineer

Summarized historic/offset wells data to develop best guidelines for new well prospect.

  • Designed and implemented drilling programs.
  • Developed single well and long term cost estimates.
  • Audited daily progress of well operations and costs; comparing actual versus estimate.
  • Worked with multidisciplinary professionals to evaluate engineering design and commercial viability of individual wells.
Candidate Info
31
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Engineering
Engineering Course
8

Drilling Engineer Internship

Participated in risk assessment for a drilling rig, prepared information binder including P&IDs for risk assessment session

  • Prepared procedures/bled off schedule to bleed off annular pressure based on observed pressure
  • Worked with senior engineers to analyze another pressure observed on wellheads onshore
  • Responsible for collecting well performance data and developing predictive maintenance and work over schedules to optimize operations.
  • Identified process limitations and proposed strategies to eliminate such limitations.
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Science
BS
Chemical Engineering
9

Drilling Engineer

  • Monitored performance and prepared drilling programs for three rigs drilling the Woodford shale in Southeastern Oklahoma
  • Reduced well duration by 8-10 days by identifying target drilling zones and implementing rotary steerable drilling technology ($360k savings per well)
  • Analyzed field drilling costs and prepared AFE cost estimates for proposed wells
  • Provided technical guidance and mentorship for 2012 summer drilling intern
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering

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