What is a drill site manager?
Kelsey Prestidge, a drill site manager, oversees personnel on location, logistics and safety for Chevron’s midcontinent business unit.
How do I become a drill site manager?
Most employers require drilling supervisors to obtain associate or bachelor’s degrees in engineering technology and gain experience in other drilling jobs. In addition, professional licensing and certification is required to become a drilling supervisor in some industries.
What is a wellsite supervisor?
Responsible for all personnel and being the company representative on the well site. Candidates must have experience as a well site leader. Assist in the engineering design of all completion programs as well as the fracture treatment of all new drilling wells; prepare completion, testing and workover procedures.
Where does Chevron drill for oil?
Our focus areas are the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico, offshore Western Australia, West Africa, and shale and tight resource plays in the United States, Canada and Argentina. In 2021, we plan to drill 25 exploration and appraisal wells worldwide.
How do I become a drilling consultant?
Aspiring drilling consultants will need at least a bachelor’s degree – in petroleum engineering, drilling, geology or mechanical engineering. But these aren’t exclusive; some drilling consultants also have degrees in nuclear engineering. “Engineering-based degrees are preferable.
What is a completion consultant?
Completion consultants are highly knowledgeable and skilled professionals who supervise workover and completion operations on behalf of a contract oil and gas operating company. Many completion consultants have 20 to 30 years of oilfield experience.
How many wells does Chevron have?
With more than 16,000 wells in operation, Chevron is one of the largest net daily oil-equivalent producers in California.
Where is Permian Basin?
The Permian Basin is a shale basin about 250 miles wide and 300 miles long, spanning parts of west Texas and southeastern New Mexico. It includes the highly-prolific Delaware and Midland sub-basins.
How do I become a drilling engineer?
How to become a drilling engineer
- Earn your bachelor’s degree. Most employers require drilling engineer candidates to have at least a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering or a related field.
- Participate in an internship.
- Gain hands-on experience.
- Get your license.
- Receive your certification.
- Advance your education.