Jeff D.

Oil & Energy | Operations | Drilling | Strategy

United States of America

Career objective is to excel in a position commensurate with my skill set, utilizing my talents of leadership, organization, creativity, and fortitude, within an aggressive and forward-thinking organi...see more

  • Energy & Utilities
  • Oil & Gas


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Chief Operating Officer

Capitan Energy Inc
2 years
Current position
Jul 2020 - Present
Employed full-time, performing duties as the Company representative in charge of all aspects of all drilling programs, including, but not limited to: all drilling operations, drilling ...see more

Drilling Operations Manager

6 years
Jul 2014 - Jul 2020
CAPITAN ENERGY, INCORPORATED is a company based out of CARLSBAD, New Mexico, United States.

Drilling Superintendent

Capitan Energy Inc
7 months
Dec 2013 - Jul 2014
Performing duties as a consulting supervisor to drilling operations for a wildcat horizontal program in the Permian region, including exposure to loss circulation zones and salt water f...see more

Drilling Superintendent

Pioneer Natural Resources Company
4 months
Sep 2013 - Jan 2014
Out of my Pioneer Natural Resources office in Midland, Texas, through JEB Group Inc, performed duties as a consulting supervisor to drilling operations for a 15-rig program in the Permi...see more

Drilling Consultant

Pioneer Natural Resources Company
1 year
Jun 2012 - Sep 2013
Working primarily as a well-site drilling foreman, through Bruington Engineering LLC, consulting to Chesapeake Operating and Pioneer Natural Resources, supervising drilling operations i...see more

Drilling Consultant

Talisman Energy USA
1 year
May 2011 - Jun 2012
Working primarily as a consultant, through Bruington Engineering LLC, supervising drilling operations in the Eagle Ford Shale region. Provided crucial logistical and technical expertis...see more

Senior Supervisor

Crescent Directional Drilling LP
3 years
Jun 2008 - May 2011
Complete well-site MWD & directional drilling consultant, from rig up to rig down. Worked extensively in the Eagleford, Barnet, Fayetteville, and Haynesville shale regions, amongst oth...see more

High School Principal

Medina ISD
5 years
Jun 2003 - May 2008
Responsible for a medium-sized, Class A (175 students) secondary school student population. Duties include: textbook coordinator, discipline, corporal punishment, supervision of a sta...see more


US Navy
4 years
Jul 1988 - Jul 1992
The United States Navy (US Navy), the United States Navy, is part of the United States Armed Forces and responsible for naval warfare.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Energy & Utilities
  • Oil & Gas


  • Operations Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Strategy Development