I hold current certifications in the required courses and am well trained.
Over 30 years of hands on experience in the drilling and production of oil and gas wells. I have experience in all aspects of drilling and heavy equipment operation. I have a working knowledge of high pressure fluids, air, steam and hydraulic systems. Excellent safety record. Diligent and dependable in running rig operations, troubleshooting, quick critical thinking skills, resulting in safe corrective actions, maintaining control and significantly reducing risks and hazards to fellow employees and environment.
2012 to Present
Well Site Leader for BP/North Slope Alaska
Help commission Parker 272 to the Prudhoe Bay Field
Current with all BP Alaska Training
Familiar with BP Alaska’s policies/procedures
2010 to 2012
Well Site Supervisor for EXCO / British Gas Joint Venture in the Marcellus Shale.
Work with the contractor in the start up phase with their safety procedures and policies. Plans for the sequence of events throughout the entire well. Direct and help train the crews in the drilling operations.
1988 to 2010
Nabors Alaska Drilling North Slope
Tool Pusher, Tour Pusher, Driller, Motor man, Derrick Man. Responsible for crew safety and drilling operations, Tool Pusher 7-ES and 9-ES, Tour Pusher on 7-ES, 19-E and 245. Driller on 27-ES, 19-E, 3-S, 245.
Rowan Drilling U.S – North Slope Driller, Motor Man, Derrick Man
1975 – 1980
Cactus Drilling Corp. – Michigan
Driller Motor Man, Derrick Man
Grayling High School Diploma, Grayling, Michigan 1974
DuPont Safety Training Observation Program
Hazardous Waste First Responder
Drilling Workover and Completion Supervisor (current)
Randy Smith Drilling Schools (Stuck Pipe, Well Control)
Horizontal Extended Reach Drilling School Induction Training
Facilitator Skills Training (Organizer and Communicator, Group Dynamics)
BST Skills Enhancement Seminar (Supervisor & Leader Effectiveness in Safety)
EDN – Leadership Course
Check Six – Continual Improvement