ZEPHYR WELL ENGINEERING LTD
Our team has the technical expertise to allow Zephyr Well Engineering Ltd to deliver high quality consultancy to its clients.
PhD in Petroleum Engineering from Heriot-Watt University
International professional with 38 years of oil and gas industry experience commencing with Phillips Petroleum and including 18 years at Enterprise Oil, holding posts as Drilling Manager Land Operations England, Drilling Manager Indonesia, Drilling Manager Vietnam, Nelson Field Drilling Manager (UK), UK Drilling Manager and ultimately Group Drilling Manager overseeing all worldwide operations.
He was subsequently involved in planning and executing deep water operations offshore West Ireland for Enterprise Oil and offshore Ghana for Afren along with other shallower water projects in West Africa for Premier Oil, Afren and Rialto in countries such as Guinea Bissau, Gabon, Nigeria and Ivory Coast including fast track developments with rig-installed topsides.
More recently he was Drilling Manager for PA Resources for a jack-up rig campaign in the Danish sector of the North Sea, then spent 3 years as Group Drilling Manager for Petroceltic overseeing operations in the Black Sea, Kurdistan, Algeria and Egypt.
In the past year Graham, has lead projects for Gaz Du Cameroun on HPHT land operations, and for Svenska’s deep-water operations offshore Guinea Bissau.
He has 31 years of experience in Drilling Operations Management and is widely recognised as a leader of teams that provide high quality performance.
He is a life member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and retains close links with Heriot-Watt University as a student mentor.
38+ Years Experience
5 Rig Types
31 Years as Drilling Manager
Over 10 Remote Locations
MSc in Petroleum Engineering from Imperial College
International professional with 30 years of experience, including the design and supervision of all aspects of drilling, completions, work-overs and well testing operations. Experienced in establishing and successfully managing departments, within an Operator as well as in a Service/Contractor environment.
Technical experience in planning and executing well construction activities on Semi-Submersibles, Drill-ships, Platforms, Jack-ups, and land – including deep water, remote location, extended reach, HPHT as well as numerous subsea completion projects.
Experienced in Field Development both from overall Project Management and in optimising well design. Strengths include strong leadership and a proven record of delivering excellent HS&E and operational performance.
30+ years Experience
Over 200 E/A and Dev Wells
5 Rig Types
Over 1MM feet of wells drilled
11 Subsea Dev Projects