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Brian D. Spradlin

Summary

Rig manager and well site supervisor with over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Strong leader and problem-solver dedicated to ensuring a safe workplace for crews.

Overview

25
25
years of professional experience

Work History

Rig Manager

Unit Drilling Company
2011.06 - 2023.08
  • Anticipated, troubleshot and resolved operational and equipment issues to minimize rig downtime.
  • Supervised, directed and trained drilling rig crew to comply with safety and operational procedures.
  • Inspected and maintained rig and equipment to strive for continual improvement and meet production criteria.
  • Managed rig operations, production, maintenance and costs to meet business objectives.
  • Used basic management concepts and principles to delegate, motivate and discipline staff.
  • Led and promoted safety in personnel performance with goal of working incident-free.
  • Have managed compound, SCR, and A/C rigs in oklahoma and the Permian Basin.
  • Have strong knowledge of the Percise / Omron drilling systems. I have strong understanding of fiber optic systems and the roles they play.
  • Have worked closely with drilling operators to maximize drilling operations while minimizing drilling costs.


Driller

Unit Drilling Company
2005.01 - 2011.06
  • Monitored drilling operations and machines.
  • Maintained compliance requirements, work instructions and program procedures to promote safety.
  • Monitored employee safety and coached workers on safety standards and procedures to prevent injuries.
  • Provided expertise to support day drilling operations.
  • Trained and supervised all site personnel.
  • Managed project components such as rig operations, providing quotations, equipment management, and HSE compliance.

Derrick Hand, Motor Hand and Floor Hand

Unit Drilling Company
1998.06 - 2005.01
  • Maintained and monitored mud pits and mud pumps during operations to detect unexplained pit level increases and decreases.
  • Verified and recorded drilling fluid properties at regular intervals to report deviations.
  • Weighed clay and mixed with water and chemicals to make drilling mud.
  • Used iron roughnecks, tongs and slips to properly handle and connect sections of drill pipe.
  • Performed preventive maintenance and basic repairs on rigs by checking fluids, hydraulic and transmission levels.

Education

High School Diploma -

BFDC High School
Burns Flat, OK
05.1991

Skills

  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Crew Safety Meetings
  • forward planning
  • Quality Checks
  • Site Conditions
  • Environmental Conditions
  • Electrical knowledge
  • Omron / Precise Training (Supervisor level)
  • Supervisor Well Control (6x / current )
  • Very Mechanical
  • Excel / Word document
  • Totco and Pason Systems

Additional Information

References

* Luke Keiser Unit Drilling Superintendent / Permian Basin (405) 409-8583

* Russell Seymour Former Unit Drlg Superintendent / Devin Consultant (405) 550-7237

* JD Hand Unit Drilling Superintendent / Oklahoma (806) 898-1257

* Jordan Parkinson Unit Rig Manager / Permian Basin (817) 559-4792

* Chris Rivas Unit Rig Manager / My Relief (580) 799-5779

Timeline

Rig Manager

Unit Drilling Company
2011.06 - 2023.08

Driller

Unit Drilling Company
2005.01 - 2011.06

Derrick Hand, Motor Hand and Floor Hand

Unit Drilling Company
1998.06 - 2005.01

High School Diploma -

BFDC High School
Brian D. Spradlin