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CV, Very Experienced Canadian International Toolpusher Looking For Worldwide Opportunities

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 5240
(21/04/1962, male)
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Current location: 

MIMAROPA, Philippines - View on map

WORK HISTORY

  • June 2012 – Present – Kuwait Drilling Company – Night Toolpusher
  • Nov. 2010 – July 2011 – Dalma Energy – Senior Tool pusher
  • May 2010 – Aug. 2010 – Nabors Drilling – Night Tool pusher
  • May 2009 – Dec. 2009 – Sherik Drilling – Night Tool pusher
  • 2007-2009 Century Drilling – Night Rig Manager
  • 2001-2007 Parker Drilling – Tool pusher and Driller
  • 2000-2001-Ensign Drilling Nisku Alberta Canada-DRILLER
  • 1999 - 2000-Sherrit Drilling Calgary Canada -DRILLER
  • 1993 -1999-Ensign Drilling Alberta Canada DRILLER AND RIG MANAGER
  • 1988-1993-Noble Drilling Nisku Alberta Canada-DRILLER
  • 1981-1988- Atco Drilling Nisku Alberta Canada-DRILLER and DERRICKMAN
  • 1979-1981-Regent Drilling Nisku Alberta Canada FLOORMAN MOTORMAN
June 2012 – Present 2010 Kuwait Drilling Company Rig # 31 as a Night Tool pusher in Kuwait. Oil Company – Kuwait Oil Company  Directional and vertical Wells 17000 FT

A 3000 H.P. Drill Mech EDS Joystick Land Rig with a 750 ton NOV Top Drive.My job there was supervising crew during the night shift.Attending and conducting Pretour and Prejob safety meetings as well as J.S.A.s.
  • Organizing and supervising Rig ups and Rig downs as well as Rig Moves and other non routine jobs and corresponding with Day Rig Manager and KOC Company men as required.
  • Preparing standing instructions for the Drillers.
  • Involved in the making up of JSA’s and Standard operating procedures
  • Preparing work permits and ensuring all safety issues are addressed, PJSM and JSA in place and
  • Documented. Ensuring all lockouts are done to standard and verified before work commences.
  • Reading and addressing stop and hazard I.D. cards as well as any crew issues or company man issues.
  • Ensuring all lockouts are done to standard and verified before work commences.
  • Responsible for making sure all equipment is maintained, serviced and stored properly.
  • Responsible for the planning and preparation of all tubulars and subs as well as keeping an inventory on record and making up the BHA and D.P. Tallies and distributing them to key personnel.
  • Responsible for checking and recording all the data for the Daily Drilling Report.
  • Corresponding with the  Driller about any concerns regarding the operation.
  • Involved in the making up of emergency response procedures and the organizing of drills.
  • Responsible for the tourly BOP checklists and keeping records of pressure tests and accumulator checks.
  • Responsible for making sure regular inventories are done on spare parts and parts used are recorded
  • Keeping track of Drilling Line Ton Miles and ensuring the slip and cut program is followed and visually inspecting line regularly making sure the program is working.
  • Responsible for the Pre-planning and preparation of tools to be run in hole and preparation and inspection of casing running equipment etc.
  • Responsible for checking pressure ratings on any BOP or circulating equipment and ensure safe working
  • Pressures are not exceeded.
  • Responsible for working with the Company man and Crew to ensure Well Control is a priority and if a kick is taken to take an active role in killing the well.
Nov. 2010 – July 2011 Dalma Energy as Senior Tool pusher in Oman.

Oil Company – Petroleum Development Oman. (PDO).Drilling 2800 m directional wells


A 1500 H.P. Land Rig with a Varco Top Drive. My job there was supervising the drilling crew during the day shift. Attending and conducting Pretour and Prejob safety meetings as well as J.S.A.s.
  • Organizing and supervising Rig ups and Rig downs as well as Rig Moves and other non routine jobs and corresponding with night tool pusher and PDO Company men as required.
  • Preparing standing instructions for the Drillers. Organizing Tubular inspections and making arrangements for any repairs required. Attending morning conference calls and answering to concerns accordingly.
  • Involved in the making up of JSA’s and Standard operating procedures
  • Preparing work permits and ensuring all safety issues are addressed, PJSM and JSA in place and
  • documented. Ensuring all lockouts are done to standard and verified before work commences.
  • Reading and addressing stop and hazard I.D. cards as well as any crew issues or company man issues.
  • Ensuring all lockouts are done to standard and verified before work commences.
  • Responsible for making sure all equipment is maintained, serviced and stored properly.
  • Responsible for the planning and preparation of all tubulars and subs as well as keeping an inventory on record and making up the BHA and D.P. Tallies and distributing them to key personnel.
  • Responsible for checking all the data recorded Daily Drilling Report.
  • Corresponding with the NightPusher and Drillers about any concerns regarding the operation.
  • Involved in the making up of emergency response procedures and the organizing of drills.
  • Responsible for the tourly BOP checklists and keeping records of pressure tests and accumulator checks.
  • Responsible for Rig Camp inspections and ensuring Camp is kept up to good living standards.
  • Responsible for making sure regular inventories are done on spare parts and parts used are recorded
  • Keeping track of Drilling Line Ton Miles and ensuring the slip and cut program is followed and visually inspecting line regularly making sure the program is working.
  • Responsible for the Pre-planning and preparation of tools to be run in hole and preparation and inspection of casing running equipment etc.
  • Responsible for checking pressure ratings on any BOP or circulating equipment and ensure safe working pressures are not exceeded.
  • Responsible for working with the Company man and Crew to ensure Well Control is a priority and if a kick is taken to take an active role in killing the well.
May 2010 – Aug. 2010 Nabors International Rig # 503 as a Night Tool pusher in Brunei. Oil Company - A.E.D.Drilling Directional Wells 2600 m - 3200 m.

A 2500 H.P. Land Rig with a Can Rig Top Drive.My job there was supervising crew during the night shift.Attending and conducting Pretour and Prejob safety meetings as well as J.S.A.s.
  • Organizing and supervising Rig ups and Rig downs as well as Rig Moves and other non routine jobs and corresponding with Day Rig Manager and A.E.D Company men as required.
  • Preparing standing instructions for the Drillers.
  • Involved in the making up of JSA’s and Standard operating procedures
  • Preparing work permits and ensuring all safety issues are addressed, PJSM and JSA in place and
  • Documented. Ensuring all lockouts are done to standard and verified before work commences.
  • Reading and addressing stop and hazard I.D. cards as well as any crew issues or company man issues.
  • Ensuring all lockouts are done to standard and verified before work commences.
  • Responsible for making sure all equipment is maintained, serviced and stored properly.
  • Responsible for the planning and preparation of all tubulars and subs as well as keeping an inventory on record and making up the BHA and D.P. Tallies and distributing them to key personnel.
  • Responsible for checking and recording all the data for the Daily Drilling Report.
  • Corresponding with the Tour Pusher and Driller about any concerns regarding the operation.
  • Involved in the making up of emergency response procedures and the organizing of drills.
  • Responsible for the tourly BOP checklists and keeping records of pressure tests and accumulator checks.
  • Responsible for making sure regular inventories are done on spare parts and parts used are recorded
  • Keeping track of Drilling Line Ton Miles and ensuring the slip and cut program is followed and visually inspecting line regularly making sure the program is working.
  • Responsible for the Pre-planning and preparation of tools to be run in hole and preparation and inspection of casing running equipment etc.
  • Responsible for checking pressure ratings on any BOP or circulating equipment and ensure safe working pressures are not exceeded.
  • Responsible for working with the Company man and Crew to ensure Well Control is a priority and if a kick is taken to take an active role in killing the well.
May 2009 – Dec. 2009 Sherik Drilling as a Night Tool pusher in Kyrgyzstan.Oil Companies Caspian Oil and Gas and Santos   Drilling 2400 m wells.

An 800 H.P. Mobile Land Rig.My job there was supervising an all Kyrgyz crew during the night shift. Attending and conducting Pretour and Prejob safety meetings as well as J.S.A.s.
  • Organizing and supervising Rig ups and Rig downs as well as Rig Moves and other non routine jobs and corresponding with Day Rig Manager and Santos and Caspian Company men as required.
  • Preparing standing instructions for the Drillers.
  • Involved in the making up of JSA’s and Standard operating procedures
  • Preparing work permits and ensuring all safety issues are addressed, PJSM and JSA in place and documented. Ensuring all lockouts are done to standard and verified before work commences.
  • Reading and addressing stop and hazard I.D. cards as well as any crew issues or company man issues.
  • Ensuring all lockouts are done to standard and verified before work commences.
  • Responsible for making sure all equipment is maintained, serviced and stored properly.
  • Responsible for the planning and preparation of all tubulars and subs as well as keeping an inventory on record and making up the BHA and D.P. Tallies and distributing them to key personnel.
  • Responsible for checking and recording all the data for the Daily Drilling Report.
  • Corresponding with the Tour Pusher and Driller about any concerns regarding the operation.
  • Involved in the making up of emergency response procedures and the organizing of drills.
  • Responsible for the tourly BOP checklists and keeping records of pressure tests and accumulator checks.
  • Responsible for making sure regular inventories are done on spare parts and parts used are recorded
  • Keeping track of Drilling Line Ton Miles and ensuring the slip and cut program is followed and visually inspecting line regularly making sure the program is working.
  • Responsible for the Pre-planning and preparation of tools to be run in hole and preparation and inspection of casing running equipment etc.
  • Responsible for checking pressure ratings on any BOP or circulating equipment and ensure safe working pressures are not exceeded.
  • Responsible for working with the Company man and Crew to ensure Well Control is a priority and if a kick is taken to take an active role in killing the well.
May 2007 – October 2009 Century Drilling as a Night Rig Manager in Indonesia Oil Company - Exxon Mobil. Drilling 9000 foot directional wells on a pad.


A 1500 H.P. Land Rig with a Varco Top Drive.My job there was supervising an all Indonesian crew  during the night shift.Attending and conducting Pretour and Prejob safety meetings as well as J.S.A.s.
  • Organizing and supervising Rig ups and Rig downs as well as Rig Moves and other non routine jobs and corresponding with Day Rig Manager and Exxon Company men as required.
  • Preparing standing instructions for the Drillers.
  • Involved in the making up of JSA’s and Standard operating procedures
  • Preparing work permits and ensuring all safety issues are addressed, PJSM and JSA in place and
  • documented. Ensuring all lockouts are done to standard and verified before work commences.
  • Reading and addressing stop and hazard I.D. cards as well as any crew issues or company man issues.
  • Ensuring all lockouts are done to standard and verified before work commences.
  • Responsible for making sure all equipment is maintained, serviced and stored properly.
  • Responsible for the planning and preparation of all tubulars and subs as well as keeping an inventory on record and making up the BHA and D.P. Tallies and distributing them to key personnel.
  • Responsible for checking and recording all the data for the Daily Drilling Report.
  • Corresponding with the Tour Pusher and Driller about any concerns regarding the operation.
  • Involved in the making up of emergency response procedures and the organizing of drills.
  • Responsible for the tourly BOP checklists and keeping records of pressure tests and accumulator checks.
  • Responsible for making sure regular inventories are done on spare parts and parts used are recorded
  • Keeping track of Drilling Line Ton Miles and ensuring the slip and cut program is followed and visually inspecting line regularly making sure the program is working.
  • Responsible for the Pre-planning and preparation of tools to be run in hole and preparation and inspection of casing running equipment etc.
  • Responsible for checking pressure ratings on any BOP or circulating equipment and ensure safe working pressures are not exceeded.
  • Responsible for working with the Company man and Crew to ensure Well Control is a priority and if a kick is taken to take an active role in killing the well.
May 2006 – May 2007 Parker Drilling as a Senior Toolpusher in Papua New Guinea Oil Company – Oilsearch. Drilling 2400 – 2600 meter Directional wells in the highlands

Working on a 2000 H.P. Land Rig with a Tesco Top Drive. Rig was moved via Helicopters most of the time.  My job there dealt with Rig moves that involved alot of logistics and pre planning.  Worked with Rig Crew and Helicopter crew preparing and load testing each load to ensure all loads safe to fly and making up priority load lists.
  • Preparing standing instructions for the Drillers.
  • Involved in the making up of JSA’s and Standard operating procedures
  • Preparing work permits and ensuring all safety issues are addressed , PJSM and JSA in place and documented. Ensuring all lockouts are done to standard and verified before work commences.
  • Reading and addressing stop and hazard I.D. cards as well as any crew issues or company man issues.
  • Ensuring all lockouts are done to standard and verified before work commences.
  • Responsible for making sure all equipment is maintained, serviced and stored properly.
  • Responsible for the planning and preparation of all tubulars and subs as well as keeping an inventory on record and making up the BHA and D.P. Tallies and distributing them to key personnel.
  • Responsible for checking and recording all the data for the Daily Drilling Report.
  • Corresponding with the Rig Manager, Company Man, Assistant Driller and Driller about any concerns regarding the operation.
  • Involved in the making up of emergency response procedures and the organizing of drills.
  • Responsible for the tourly BOP checklists and keeping records of pressure tests and accumulator checks.
  • Responsible for making sure regular inventories are done on spare parts and parts used are recorded
  • Keeping track of Drilling Line Ton Miles and ensuring the slip and cut program is followed andvisually inspecting line regularly making sure the program is working.
  • Responsible for the Pre-planning and preparation of tools to be run in hole and preparation and inspection of casing running equipment etc.
  • Responsible for checking pressure ratings on any BOP or circulating equipment and ensure safe working pressures are not exceeded.
  • Responsible for working with the Company man and Crew to ensure Well Control is a priority and if a kick is taken to take an active role in killing the well.
  • Attending and conducting Pretour and Prejob safety meetings as well as J.S.A.s
Jan. 2004 – Feb. 2006 Parker Drilling as a Senior Driller

The Rig – 3000 H.P. Land Rig with a Varco TDS 8 Top Drive.This Rig is equipped with hydraulic slips , Weatherford TorkWinder Iron roughneck.This is a Pad Rig consisting of 3 modules for fast rig skids and can lay down triple stands of Range 2 D.P. or Double stands of Range 3.All tubulars can be made up or broke out down below in the Pipe Barn.We were drilling some of the longest extended reach wells in the world at that time with measured depths of  + - 11000 meters.
  • Responsible for the supervision of the floor crew and coordinating with the pipe barn and mud tank assistant drillers to ensure an efficient safe operation.
  • Responsible for the operation of all rig controls on the rig floor and monitoring all parameters and Mud tank volumes closely for signs of arising problems
  • Calculate volumes and fill out trip sheets and Well Control board as required.
  • Coordinated with toolpusher and company man about any concerns or problems.
  • Responsible for making sure Rig Crew is familiar with emergency response procedures and well control procedures and drills held according to Exxon Mobil policies.
  • Responsible for the visual inspection of any tools or tubulars being run into the hole and to ensure all necessary information is recorded from them.
  • Ensuring all equipment is properly serviced and maintained and well control checklists performed daily.
  • Monitor all activities on Rig Floor and hold recorded safety meetings and JSA’s as required.
  • Ensure proper work permits are filled out prior to jobs taking place and all lockout tag outs verified before work commences.
  • Monitor Ton Miles and slip and cut drilling line as required.
  • Record all tight spots and problems and make sure to leave a good relief handover at end of shift.
  • Work and communicate with Directional People and discuss any concerns related to them.
  • Communicate with crew and listen to any concerns they may have and if necessary relay them to company man or toolpusher.
  • Follow all standard operating procedures and Instructions to Driller sheets
  • Monitor Drill pipe tally and coordinate with depth recorder.
  • Reading and addressing stop and hazard I.D. cards as well as any crew issues or company man issues.
  • Attending and conducting Pretour and Prejob safety meetings as well as J.S.A.s
July 2001 – Jan. 2004 Parker Driller as Senior Driller Tengiz Field Kazakhstan

Oil Company – Tengiz Chevroil (Chevron)

Truck Mounted 750 H.P. Telescopic Double workover Rig.

Doing workovers on High pressure critical H2S wells Depths 3800 – 4200 meters straight and Directional
  • Responsible for supervision and training of Kazakh crew.
  • Most of the wells were Tubing changes. Some of the wells had to be worked over with very little overbalance so well control was always top of priority list.
  • Responsible for all activities on the Rig Floor and mud tanks and coordinating with national Driller who under normal circumstances operated the rig most of the time.                                                         Coordinated with national Toolpusher and A.D on the critical monitoring of tank volumes.
  • Communicate with crew as well as possible and listen to any concerns they may have and if necessary relay them to company man or toolpusher.
  • Follow all standard operating procedures and Instructions to Driller sheets
  • Monitor Drill pipe tally and coordinate with depth recorder.
  • Monitor Ton Miles and slip and cut drilling line as required.
  • Record all tight spots and problems and make sure to leave a good relief handover at end of shift    Calculate volumes and fill out trip sheets and Well Control board  as required.
  • Coordinated with toolpusher and company man about any concerns or problems
  • Responsible for making sure Rig Crew is familiar with emergency response procedures and well control procedures and drills held according to Chevron policies.
  • Responsible for the visual inspection of any tools or tubulars being run into the hole and to ensure all necessary information is recorded from them.
  • Communicated closely with Company man on day to day activities and planning and assessing critical jobs.
  • Supervising and planning of Rig moves and doing risk assessments.
  • Ensure proper work permits are filled out prior to jobs taking place and all lockout tag outs verified before work commences.
  • Reading and addressing stop and hazard I.D. cards as well as any crew issues or company man issues.
2000 – 2001 Ensign Drilling as a Driller in Northern Alberta in Canada on 700 H.P. Drilling Rig

1999 – 2000 Sherritt Drilling as Senior Driller in Cuba on a 800 H.P. Drilling Rig

1993 – 1998 Ensign Drilling as a Driller and Relief Rig Manager various parts of Canada 800 H.P. Rig.

1988 – 1993 Noble Drilling as a Driller in various parts in Canada 500 H.P. Drilling Rig

1981 – 1988 Atco Drilling as Derrick man and then Driller in 1988 Telescopic Double Drilling Rig

1979 – 1981 Regent Drilling as a Floor man and Motorman 700 H.P. Drilling Rig

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