Stephen N.

Professional with 28+ years in Directional Drilling, specializing in Engineering & Consulting

Italy
English, Spanish; Castilian, Italian, French, Portuguese

Professional with over 28 years of experience as a drilling engineer & consultant.

  • Machinery & Equipments
  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry
  • Oil & Gas
  • Engineering
  • ...

450

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

Experience

Drilling Engineer

BAUER Spezialtiefbau GmbH
7 months
Current position
May 2022 - Present
Installation of Offshore Piles for the St. Brieuc Offshore Wind Farm Project.

Business Development Manager

S. A. TRATTi
2 years
Current position
Nov 2020 - Present
Sourcing new clients, trade opportunities, and improving supply chains for agricultural produce; in particular Extra-Virgin Olive Oil.

Farmer and Proprietor

S. A. TRATTi
3 years
Current position
Apr 2020 - Present
Managing a small farm, with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil as the main commercial activity.

Senior Directional Driller

Halliburton
10 months
Jun 2019 - Apr 2020
Supervising Offshore Deepwater Drilling operations, N. Sea. TOOLS: GeoPilot iCruise, Earthstar (GST), LOGIX, PDM (motor) nudging, batch-drilling.

Independent Trader

Self-employed
2 years
May 2017 - Jun 2019
Analysing market trends in order to make profitable e-trades on stocks and ETFs on the NYSE and NASDAQ. 12% average portfolio growth over a 3-year period.

Directional Drilling Consultant

Schlumberger
1 year
Apr 2015 - May 2016
Supervising Offshore DD Operations for /SLB using: PD Archer Vortex, Orbit, X5 & PDM on Short Radius Multilateral wells, incl. Open-Hole Sidetracking.

Directional Drilling Consultant

Schlumberger
5 months
Dec 2014 - May 2015
Supervising the drilling of various well profiles.

Directional Drilling Consultant

Schlumberger
1 year
Aug 2013 - Dec 2014
Supervising Deep Water DD Operations, North Sea. PDM, PD X6, PD X5 & Xceed ops in various well profiles, incl. ERD.

Directional Drilling Consultant

Schlumberger
1 year
Apr 2012 - Aug 2013
Supervising Deep Water DD Operations, North Sea. PDM, PD X6, PD X5 & Xceed ops in various well profiles, incl. ERD.

Senior Directional Driller

SMITH International Gulf Services LLC
2 years
May 2010 - Mar 2012
Supervising PDM & Turbine DD Operations for Smith Int’l on HTHP land wells.

Directional Drilling Consultant

Schlumberger
2 months
Feb 2010 - Apr 2010
Supervising the drilling of various well profiles.

Directional Drilling Consultant

Schlumberger
4 years
Jan 2006 - Feb 2010
Supervising Offshore & Land DD Operations on various well profiles, incl. ERD, using RSS and conventional steerable assemblies.

Directional Drilling Consultant

Halliburton
2 years
Jan 2004 - Jan 2006
Supervising the drilling of various well profiles.

Last: Directional Drilling Manager - East Venezuela

Schlumberger
1 year
Jan 2002 - Jan 2003
Managing a team of 20+ DD’s & 5 Coordinators for SLB; Increased P&L by 10% with no loss in Service Quality; Resolved recurrent Downhole Motor failure issue; Implemented and developed Dr...see more

Directional Drillling/Measurement While Drilling Coordinator, W. Venezuela

Schlumberger
1 year
Jan 2001 - Jan 2002
Managing a team of 7 DD’s & 12 MWD’s.

Directional Driller Supervisor

Schlumberger
3 years
Jan 1994 - Jan 1997
Supervising DD Operations of various well profiles in various environments, including Deep Water, using diverse methods, including Magnetic Single Shot. Planned and executed PEMEX’s fir...see more

Quality Assurance Manager

Penta Paints (Caribbean) Ltd
10 months
Sep 1991 - Jul 1992
Seamless implementation of ISO 9001 in Manufacturing Process. 16% reduction in Manufacturing Costs through improved raw materials, supplier audits, and waste recycling/reduction.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Machinery & Equipments
  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry
  • Oil & Gas

Role experience

  • Engineering
  • Strategy & Business Development
  • Consulting

Expertise

  • Directional Drilling
  • Drilling Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Horizontal Directional Drilling