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Hi! My name is Bob Struthers. Welcome to my personal page that I’ve designed to showcase my skills and expertise that I’ve accumulated over the years. I’ve also placed a contact form below and all my social links on my header. Please feel free to connect with me. I’d love to be given the opportunity to hear from you.

A Little Bit About Me…

I’m an energetic and innovative individual with excellent supervisory and technical experience. During my career of more than 33 years I have developed proven experience in planning and managing complex drilling and completion operations.

Summary of Supervisory Skills

  • Wellsite supervision Drilling and Completions for vertical, directional, horizontal HPHT, UB, PMD wells and slant wells from 600m to 6200m with Telescopic/Jackknife/Coil/Walking Pad and Slant Rig
  • Experience throughout the WCSB, Alberta, NEBC HRB, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba
  • Extensive experience in water and oil based drilling fluid systems, including MPD, UBD
  • Experience in most reporting systems, including DIMS, Wellview and Wellman, MS-Office
  • Experienced in administering Safety Programs for Major Intergraded International Oil Companies
  • Worked extensively with AER to develop Directive 36 for Class 1 and 1-A regulations
  • Microsoft Office experience

 

Below is a breakdown of my skills. The animated bar graphs showcase the level of expertise I have in in both drilling and completions and management.

Drilling and Completions

Well Site Supervision
Drilling and Completions
Drilling Fluid Systems

Management

Reporting Systems
Oilfield Safety
Microsoft Office

Work Experience

(Truncated to the Last 5 Jobs)

  • Sept 2014 - Present

    Drilling Coordinator (Consultant) at Manitok Energy Inc.

    Supervisor: Stu Cameron
    Phone: (403) 984-1775

    • Supervised the drilling/coordinating of 1 drilling rigs in South Central Alberta Entice field.
    • Supervised Super single Horizontal Bazil Quartz and Glacuonite, provided direction and technical support.
    • Field level drilling and supervision and technical duties, involving HZ wells ranging from 2800m to 3600m in depth.1600m lateral legs.
    • Decreased overall costs by preplanning movements, working with service contractors for equipment upgrades, decreased equipment movement.
    • All projects were on time under budget.
    • Project and wells currently under evaluation.
  • Jul 2013 - Aug 2014

    Completions and Drilling Coordinator (Consultant) at Brion Energy Inc.

    Supervisor: Lee Getzinger
    Phone: (403) 863-7563

    • Supervised the drilling/coordinating of 5 drilling rigs in Northern Alberta Oilsands Basin.
    • Supervised Slant HZ SAGD Completions, provided direction and technical support.
    • Field and office drilling and completion supervision and technical duties, involving Slant SAGD wells ranging from 1400m in depth.
    • Decreased overall costs by preplanning movements, working with service contractors for equipment upgrades, decreased equipment movement.
    • Water well drilling supervisor.
    • All projects were on time under budget.
    • Project complete and ended 1 year ahead of schedule.
     
  • May 2011 - Jul 2012

    Well Control Specialist (Consultant) at Changuha Energy

    Supervisor: James Rundell
    Phone: (403) 588-8264

    • Onsite management and operations specialist for well control problems northern Alberta Peace Country
    • Managed operation while killing a blowout in the Peace field with no loss of property and no accidents of any kind. Well bore was saved side tracked drilled and completed successfully
  • Jul 2010 - May 2011

    Completions Supervisor (Consultant) at Eog Resources

    Supervisor: Tom Redd
    Phone: (403) 312-9906

    • Completions Supervisor Manitoba Surgi/Cobra and Abrasion Cut Frac’s
    • Onsite Supervisor and operations specialist for Milti stage Frac’s
    • This included but was not limited to writing the onsite Safety operations procedures and programs, daily operations, contracts, safety management, government and Municipal liaison.
    • Designed procedures and calculations for Abrasion Casing Cut frac’s, optimizing on 100% cut success 100% sand placement, minimum water use, decreased transportation cost, minimum disposal volume and cost, overall cost reduction of 20% +, minimum screen outs.
    • Managed operation for Frac Crews and services.
    • Recycled fluid management director.
  • Jul 2010 - May 2011

    Completions and Drilling (Consultant) at Eog Resources

    Supervisor: Tom Redd
    Phone: (403) 312-9906

    • Completions Central AB and HRB NEBC SIMOPS 100 personal/tour 24hr OPS
    • Worked directly with 8 Consultants and Calgary staff
    • 5-10 Well Pads Site commander and Operations Director
    • Personnel Itinerary, products i.e.; sand, timing, fluids, inventory director
    • Onsite Movement Radio Controller for safe movement during SIMOPS.
    • Onsite management and operations specialist for well control problems.
    • This included but was not limited to writing the Operation procedures programs, daily operations, contracts, safety management, government and First Nations liaison.
    • Drilled HPHT PMD and Completed multi stage 6200m Hz wells within the prescribed days and AFE amount.
    • Tested will and produced through High Stage 90 day period prior to handing over to Operations.
    • Instrumental in the Water Management team.

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