Directional Drilling Supervisor

Definition - What does Directional Drilling Supervisor mean?

A Directional Drilling Supervisor is an authorized professional who has core experience in administering a wide range of activities related to the directional drilling of an oil well. The supervisor is expected to design an oil well, re-plan, set up drilling rigs on the site, prepare formal documents and choose appropriate drilling tools, etc. The supervisor is required to be well versed with the bore rig setup requirements and should also know how to implement various methodologies so as to conduct a successful directional drilling.

Petropedia explains Directional Drilling Supervisor

A Directional Drilling Supervisor is an expert professional who is responsible for managing a wide range of activities related to the directional drilling of an oil well. The supervisor manages all the wellbore activities from the initial phase up to the completion of a well. The key responsibilities of a Directional Drilling Supervisor include-

  • Analyzing an oil well.
  • Designing an oil well plan.
  • Selecting different borehole equipment.
  • Knowledge of fracking fluid and meeting deadlines.

Apart from these activities, the Directional Drilling Supervisor is also liable to implement various methodologies to conduct proper directional drilling and double the production range of the well.

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