Diesel's Oilfield Consulting Inc.

4217 - 41st Street Close, Ponoka, Alberta T4J 1V6 Canada

Tel: +1 403-790-6255 (Home)
+1 403-619-7948 (Cell)



Career Profile

Oil and Gas professional with a background extending over 24 years in the field within all phases of operations with the last 9 years in management level roles including Drilling Consultant, Superintendent and Manager. Proven track record of success while overseeing activities with skills in coordinating, planning and supporting daily operations and administrative functions in all phases of on-site well drilling capable of adapting to offshore as well as land-based rigs. Diverse background of working within numerous countries overseas, promoting strong interpersonal skills in multi-cultural relations.

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Summarized Competencies

Managerial Skills   
Implementation of Drilling Fluids SystemsResource OptimizationEquipment Management
Inventory AdministrationOperations InformationDirectional Tools Operation
Water Usage SupervisionSite ManagementProcess Validation
Needs Assessment / Gap AnalysisBudget ManagementProject Management
Training & DevelopmentEfficiency ImprovementProcess Monitoring
Evaluation & RecommendationFeasibility Analysis & EstimationFabrication Management
Functional Skills

Safety OversightRig Training RequirementsWellsite Drilling Operations
Ongoing Maintenance of SystemsTracking & TroubleshootingData Drilling Practices
Daily Progress Reports PreparationOn-Site Directional Well DrillingSurvey Plots
Rental Equipment CoordinationConvey Instructional InformationService Records
Rig Related ReportsMud InventoriesRe-Engineering
Equipment HandlingHazardous Materials AwarenessTechnical Excellence
Installation & MaintenanceRegulatory ComplianceReporting & Documentation
Developing & DebuggingMulti Project CoordinationQuality Assurance
Technical / Preventative MaintenanceCost Reduction / AvoidanceClient Servicing

Selected Accomplishments

Employment Experience

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant - Petro Energy, Khartoum, Sudan 09/2014-09/2015

Drilling Superintendent - Staroil Petroleum Operating Company, Khartoum, Sudan 12/2013-04/2014

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant - United Energy Pakistan Limited, Karachi, Pakistan 05/2013-11/2013

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant - Dragon Oil, Dubai, United Arab Emirates 01/2013-05/2013

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant - Chevron, Calgary, AB 09/2012-01/2013

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant - NL Fisher Engineering Ltd., Calgary, AB 09/2011-09/2012

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant - EnCana Corporation, Calgary, AB 04/2011-09/2011

Drilling Superintendent - Wellsite Masters Inc., Calgary, AB 02/2011-03/2011

Drilling Manager - Predator Drilling, Red Deer, AB 09/2010-02/2011

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant - Saudi Aramco Ltd., Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 05/2010-09/2010

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant - Magnus Engineering Ltd., Calgary, AB 12/2007-05/2010

Oil & Gas Drilling Consultant - Pajak Engineering Ltd., Calgary, AB 10/2006-11/2008

Directional Driller - Schlumberger Canada Ltd., Calgary, AB 04/2005-09/2006

Oil & Gas / Well Operations

Educational Qualifications

Petroleum Engineering Technology Diploma (Honours - GPA: 3.67 / 4.00) 2005 Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) - Calgary, AB

Bachelor of General Studies (Honours - GPA: 3.91 / 4.00) 1998 Athabasca University - Athabasca, AB

Certificate in Public Administration (Honours - GPA: 3.86 / 4.00) 1991 Athabasca University - Athabasca, AB

Certificate in Administration (Honours - GPA: 3.96 / 4.00) 1990 Athabasca University - Athabasca, AB

Key Areas of Expertise

Highly focused and results-oriented in supporting complex, deadline-driven operations with the proven ability to identify goals and priorities and resolve issues. Place a high precedence on safety while implementing training initiatives for team members to ensure compliance up to company standards as well as industry regulations.

Operational / Business Management

Solid understanding that good management practices require that results achieved must be compared to the goals and expectations in order to identify performance gaps and opportunities for improvement.

Safety Management & Hazard Identification

Safety is my number one concern on every rig site while offering top rate training and proper operation of drills is something that is implemented on a regular basis.

Scope of Influence / Leadership

Highly commended for ability to motivate individuals and satisfy value needs from employees.

Information Management / Administration

Expertise in developing and maintaining detailed administrative and procedural processes reducing redundancy, improving accuracy, efficiency and achieving organizational objectives.

  • Handle equipment purchasing and set up numerous documents for monitoring rig activities and daily drilling operations as well as implement and develop reporting systems.

  • Computer proficiency using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Small Business Manager), drilling applications such as Pason, Wellman, Wellview as well as (MWD) and Directional Drilling Software.

  • Collaborated with a team of professionals at Pason, making suggestions to develop the new computerized tour book and was instrumental in assisting with formatting and organization of the software.

  • Able to handle formatting issues as well as design or alteration of various documents for numerous companies I have worked with focused on creating a professional product.

  • Demonstrate organizational skills while initiating well files with corresponding folders for specific services or actions, which are easily replicated for future projects.

  • Manage AFE’s with constraints of up $15M (USD) budgeted to drill wells, utilizing analytical thinking to source out operational efficiencies such as reducing waste and NPT which often results in projects coming in under budget.

Professional Development

Management & Regulatory Awareness for Wellsite SupervisionIWCF
Schlumberger Specialist and Advanced Directional Drilling CoursesFall Rescue for Rig Work
Transportation of Dangerous GoodsWHMIS
Enform Second Line Supervisor’s Well ControlOilfield Boiler Course
PITTS Petroleum Industry Safety TrainingConfined Space Entry
First Line Supervisor’s Blowout PreventionSafety First Enform H2S Alive
Power Drive Course, Bottesford, EnglandTrain the Trainer Fit Testing
Spill Responder & Fall Protection for Rig WorkLoader Operator Course
Safety First Red Cross First Aid & CPRQHSE Training




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