Lloyd G. Wedow

212 - 400 Palisades Way Sherwood Park, Alberta T8H 0H4 Canada 403-619-7948, 780-449-5343 dieselsconsulting@shaw.ca



Senior Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant


Seasoned and results-driven professional with 25+ years’ experience in oil and gas drilling. Proven record of accomplishment in maintaining drilling equipment, mentoring and training workers, examining drilling sites, and enforcing safety standards. Lead daily rig operations, including monitoring cost and performance, and heading safe team operations throughout various drilling phases. Steer full project cycle at micro and macro levels, delivering to all specification parameters. Articulate and refined communicator, easily fostering strong rapport at all levels. Share complex information equally well with experts and neophytes.


Areas of Expertise & Technical Skills


  • Team Leadership & Coaching

  • Strategic Planning & Analysis

  • Safety Administration

  • Risk Control & Reduction

  • Project Management

  • Budgeting & Forecasting

  • Quality Control & Assurance

  • Documentation & Reporting

  • Resource Allocation

  • Process Engineering

  • Technical Issue Resolution

  • Relationship Building


Key Accomplishments



Key Skills Assessments



Professional Experience



Oil & Gas Drilling Supervisor/Consultant

Spearhead all aspects of single and horizontal well drilling for up to 5700 meters into Duvenay formation. Direct the working of angled onshore/offshore well completions and mud systems. Represent the client and meticulously oversee rig fleet and operational requirements, covering conventional wireline coring operations for the oil sands industry. Utilise engineering acumen for the delivery of rig modifications, SOPs, and design changes. Streamline the working by using wireline cores, VWP, piezometers, PVC wells, and SIN. Ensure seamless working by adeptly sourcing water/vac trucks, centrifuges, trash pumps, loaders, and numerous other required equipment.

Key Projects:

New Vehicle Sales Consultant, Sherwood Nissan, Sherwood Park, AB, Oct 2015 – Jan 2017

Floor Hand, Nabors Drilling, Nisku, AB, Jan 2017 – Apr 2017

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant, Petro Energy, Khartoum, Sudan, Sep 2014 – Sep 2015

Drilling Superintendent, Staroil Petroleum Operating Company, Khartoum, Sudan, Dec 2013 – Apr 2014

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant, United Energy Pakistan Limited, Karachi, Pakistan, May 2013 – Nov 2013

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant, Dragon Oil, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Jan 2013 – May 2013

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant, Chevron, Calgary, AB, Sep 2012 – Jan 2013

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant, NL Fisher Engineering Ltd., Calgary, AB, Sep 2011 – Sep 2012

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant, EnCana Corporation, Calgary, AB, Apr 2011 – Sep 2011

Drilling Superintendent, Wellsite Masters Inc., Calgary, AB, Feb 2011 – Mar 2011

Drilling Manager, Predator Drilling, Red Deer, AB, Sep 2010 – Jan 2011

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant, Saudi Aramco Ltd., Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, May 2010 – Sep 2010

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant, Magus Engineering Ltd., Calgary, AB, Dec 2007 – May 2010

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant, Pajak Engineering Ltd., Calgary, AB, Oct 2006 – Nov 2008

Directional Driller, Schlumberger Canada Ltd., Calgary, AB, Apr 2005 – Sep 2006


Career Notes


Prior Experience as Directional Driller, Relief Rig Manager, Driller, Assistant Driller, Derrickhand, and Motorhand at Various Sites


Education & Certifications


Diploma in Petroleum Engineering Technology (Hons.)
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Calgary, AB

Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies (Hons.)
Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Calgary, AB

Certificate in Public Administration, Athabasca University, Athabasca, AB

Certificate in Administration, Athabasca University, Athabasca, AB

Safety Management & Regulatory Awareness for Wellsite Supervision | Schlumberger Specialist & Advanced Directional Drilling Courses | Transportation of Dangerous Goods | Enform Second Line Supervisor’s Well Control | PITTS Petroleum Industry Safety Training | Man Rider/Slinging & Rigging | Power Drive Course, Bottesford, England | Spill Responder & Fall Protection for Rig Work | Safety First Red Cross First Aid & CPR | IWCF | Fall Rescue for Rig Work | WHMIS | Oilfield Boiler Course | Confined Space Entry | Safety First Enform H2S Alive | Train the Trainer Fit Testing | Loader Operator Course | QHSE Training


Technical Proficiencies


Safety Oversight | Ongoing Maintenance of Systems | Daily Progress Reports Preparation | Rental Equipment Coordination | Rig Related Reports | Equipment Handling | Installation & Maintenance | Developing & Debugging | Technical/Preventative Maintenance | Rig Training Requirements | Tracking & Troubleshooting |On-Site Directional Well Drilling | Convey Instructional Information | Mud Inventories | Hazardous Materials Awareness | Regulatory Compliance | Multi Project Coordination | Cost Reduction | Wellsite Drilling Operations | Data Drilling Practices | Survey Plots | Service Records | Re-Engineering | Client Servicing | Implementation of Drilling Fluids Systems | Inventory Administration | Water Usage Supervision |Site Management | Feasibility Analysis & Estimation | Directional Tools Operation | Process Validation |Fabrication Management




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