Achille Wabo Djepum

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Professional Engineer offering 12 years’ experience backed by sound education and training in Data Analytics, Drilling Operations, Field and Remote Operations, full range Measurement / Logging While Drilling MWD/LWD technology, Occupational Safety, Data and Service Quality. Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to work in a team environment or independently. Excellent multitasking ability, working under pressure and swiftly adapting to dynamic requirements. Motivated and meticulous with a passion for continuous improvement and a strong work ethic.

Houston TX, United States
Schlumberger, Various Locations 02/2008 – 04/2020 Remote Operations Engineer, Houston, TX, 05/2019 – 04/2020 Delivered Logging While Drilling (LWD) services remotely in North Gulf of Mexico and Alaska. • Improved overall operational efficiency via sound planning, reduced rework to prevent Non-Productive Time (NPT), costly bit trips ($1Million / day) and reduced safety risks to field crew. • Reduced Surveying uncertainty in real time caused by highly variable magnetic field. • Monitored Drilling dynamics for Extended Reach Drilling to prolong tool life, improved hole cleaning to prevent stuck pipe, aiming to eliminate NPT. • Delivered High-Tier services: field tested latest LWD technology. Results will determine future technology development and client's buy-in. • Worked in fast-paced operations; made contingency plans to adjust on very short notice. • Managed workload, up to 4 rigs per 12-hours shifts, with near 70% utilization, while delivering flawless service quality. • Re-enforced client's trust in remote operations business model, securing future business. Schlumberger – General Field Engineer, Newfoundland, 02/2008 – 04/2019 Assumed project team lead role, Took ownership of LWD service delivery at wellsite. Project: Tracked and optimized Cost of Service Delivery (COSD) with $277k / 25% reduction YOY • Lead team of 6 field engineers during execution/ monitoring/ closing phases of drilling operation • Provided expert advice during Drilling Well On Paper DWOP and pre-spud meetings and wrote client-specific SOP; kept current with changes in technologies. • Monitored hydraulics to advise drillers on any sign of hole problems; mitigated shocks and vibrations to reduce Non-Productive Time NPT and improve drilling efficiency. • Basket tested Bottom Hole Assemblies (BHA) to confirm LWD tools / software compatibility. • Participated in failure investigations to prevent future occurrences / improved BHA reliability. • Accelerated learning curve by capturing / distributing Lessons learned during After Action Reviews; mentored over 20 junior engineers. Schlumberger – Engineer in Charge, Douala, Cameroon, 01/2011 – 02/2014 Project management of LWD service delivery for 3 wells. Planned and Reviewed LWD tool order to ensure tool specifications were within drilling and environmental parameter constraints. • Coordinated team of 20 throughout planning, execution, monitoring and closing phases • Supported wellsite crew requirement; Followed-up on drilling tools mobilization. • Performed billing and revenue tracking. • Prepared bidding documents for submission to Request for Proposals RFP Schlumberger – Radiation Safety Officer, Douala, Cameroon 08/2010 - 02/2014 Administered monitoring through dosimeter. Performed radio-active source administration inventory and leak testing; shipped radio-active source in compliance with international regulations. • Improved Radiation score Card from Category 3 Non-compliant (50%) to Category 1 (90%) compliance to Schlumberger radiation standard and country regulations • Performed party audits and implemented Remedial Work Plans • Coordinated Inspection by IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) in 2013. Schlumberger – Safety and Quality Team Leader, Douala, Cameroon, 02/2008 – 02/2014 Coordinated activities of Loss Prevention Team and Quality Steering Committee Team. • Improved location wellsite standard audit compliance from Non-Compliant (50%) to Basic Compliance (75%). • Implemented QHSE reward system that increased hazard identification awareness and hazard reporting entries / improved employee safety behavior through meetings / training. • Improved overall workplace safety by developing preventive plans and communicating suggestions and quality improvement plans to management.
• Data / Service Quality Assurance / Control • Remote Operations, Project Management • Field Service Engineer, Operation support • Radiation Safety, QHSE • Wellbore Surveying, Survey corrections • Technical Support, Service Delivery • Drilling Optimization, Shocks, Vibrations • Field Data Acquisition, WITS, WITSML • Data Science, Business Analytics • Images, Telemetry, Data transmission • Deepwater, HPHT, MPD, Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic East Canada, Gulf of Guinea, Qatar, Guyana, Land, ESSO Chad • Engineering specifications, Six Sigma Black Belt • Software: Python, R, SQL, Microsoft Office suite, MS. Project, Maxwell, HSPM, IDEAL, InterAct, Perform Toolkit PTK, TechLog, Welleye, Drilling Office, DDToolbox • LWD technologies: Resistivity, Density, Porosity, Acoustics, Geosteering, GeoStopping, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Spectroscopy, Gamma Ray, Sigma, Internal/ Annular Pressure, Temperature, Formation Pressure, permeability Drilling Mechanics, Module • MWD Technologies: Mud Pulse Telemetry, Washout Detection, Stuck Pipe prevention
2020: Master of Technology Management, Engineering & Applied Sciences (GPA 3.9 / 4) Operations / Innovation / Risk Analysis, Manufacturing and Engineering Technology - Quality Systems - Sustainability and Environment Responsibility - Project Management - International Development. Memorial University of Newfoundland – Canada 2020: Post Graduate Certificate, Applied Data Science Python, Data Analysis and Visualization, Statistics, Distributions, Sampling, Hypothesis Testing, Regression, Modeling and Interpretation, Classification with K-Nearest Neighbors, Decision Tree Models, Clustering, Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, Data Wrangling, Pattern exploration Columbia Engineering – United States of America 2007: Bachelors & Master of Science (M.S.) Industrial Engineering, with High Honors (GPA: 3.81/4) Ecole Nationale Superieure Polytechnique - Cameroon