Handy - Workover Engineering - Calgary, AB, Canada

Morse Handy

Calgary, AB, Canada


Workover Engineering

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Workover Superintendent (Contract)

Pengrowth Corporation Conventional

June 2011 - June 2011

I am in charge of all workovers and production optimization to maintain production and enhance where possible.

Contract Workover Superintendent for Pengrowth Conventional in Western Canada

different Packer systems

From June 2011

designing programs, AFE's and Supervising up to 7 wellsite supervisors in the field. "Optimizing well workovers to lower frequency of repair and looking for upside enhancements with zonal adds and stimulations. Enhancing production and lengthening life by redesigning the wellbore equipment with particular emphasis on metallurgy and coatings to counter wear and corrosion issues." Also performing abandonments with special emphasis on Non-Routine problematic wells to solve Surface Casing Vent Flows and Gas Migration issues. Performed Horizontal Multi Stage Packer Ball Drop completions. Researching a lot of different technologies, from Cemented Monobores to different Packer systems.

East Asset Team Production Technologist

Surge Energy Inc

January 2010 - January 2011

Maintained production with well workovers and production optimization.


Just Bean Social

August 2009 - May 2011

Manage a small commercial office coffee business.

Completion Consultant

Zapata Energy Corporation

September 2009 - April 2010

2007-07 TO 2009-05
Workover Technical Advisor for Apache in the Khalda Concession of Western Egypt.
2007-01 to 2007-07
Completion consultant for Devon, Gulf Keystone and Cheyenne Energy in PRA, Algeria, Calgary and the Manning area of Alberta.
2003-02 to 2006-12
Completion Engineering Consultant for Devon in the PRA of Northern Alberta and Real Resources in Calgary office. Specializing in CBM(Multiple coil fracs in coal seams) and conventional oil and gas with particular emphasis on high H2S (25%) oil well completions, designing completion programs and AFE's. Selecting and specifying stimulation services and downhole equipment.
2002-03 - 2002-12
Wellsite Sup. for Saudi Aramco on deep gas workovers (Khuff and Pre Khuff) to 14,650'. Drilling out, running SCR-13 liners and tie back assemblies.

Production Engineer

Zapata / Surge Energy

September 2009 - June 2011

in Western Canada.

Technical Workover Adviser

Apache Egypt

July 2007 - April 2009

Mentoring junior engineering supervisors on workover rigs in Egypt for Apache Egypt in the Apache Khalda Concession.

Completion Consultant

Gulf Keystone Petroleum Intenational, Ltd

January 2007 - January 2007

Supervised a single well completion in North Eastern Algeria.

Workover Technical Advisor

Khalda Concession in Egypt

August 2007 - April 2009

Completion supervisor

Gulf Keystone in Algeria

April 2007 - May 2007

on Saipem 5832 for Gulf Keystone in Algeria.


Ace's Consulting Services

January 2003 - January 2003

Workover, Completion and Production Optimization Services.


Devon Canada

January 2003 - January 2007

Well completion supervisor for the deep foothills wells and Peace River Arch areas of Northern Alberta

Completion consultant

Peace River Arch

February 2003 - April 2007

in the Deep Basin area of Alberta and Consultant for Real Resources in Calgary office, designing CBM, oil and gas completion programs and AFE's. Selecting stimulation services and job equipment.

Wellsite Sup

March 2002 - December 2002

for Saudi Aramco on deep gas workovers (Khuff and Pre Khuff) on a 4,875 m. triple drilling rig. Drilling out, running liners and tie back assemblies.

Foothills Wellsite Supervisor

Suncor Energy

January 1995 - January 2000

Completion/Drilling consultant

Suncor Energy Inc

August 1995 - February 2002

Worked for Suncor writing programs in Calgary. Worked in field supervising Horizontal well drilling and underbalanced horizontal completions as well, with some office time preparing AFE's and well programming. Supervised the completion of Gulf's (Now Conoco Philips) Surmont SAGD horizontal well pairs for their heavy oil pilot project.

Completion consultant

August 1980 - August 1995

in Western Canada doing well completion's, workovers, production repairs and well abandonment's. I worked on HPHT wells and horizontal re-entries. Helped to design stimulation's, production tests, optimize production and down hole pump designs. Built well locations and I was involved in horizontal well drilling. I was also involved in job services selection with emphasis on job performance, safety and price concerns. Worked in house writing programs, AFE's and government paperwork.

Completion Supervisor

Hudson's Bay Oil and Gas (HBOG)

January 1978 - May 1995

Alberta, BC and Saskatchewan doing well completion's, workovers, production repairs and well abandonment's. Worked on critical sour and horizontal re-entries. Designed stimulation's, production tests, optimized production and down hole pump designs. Built well locations, performed horizontal well drilling, job services selection with heavy emphasis on job performance, safety and price. Worked writing programs, AFE's and government forms.

Completion Supervisor and Production Technologist

Hudson Bay Oil and Gas

May 1978 - July 1980

Supervised wellsite completion's, designed completion, workover programs, prepared AFE's, reports, and government forms.

Other related activities performed
Frac packing, all aspects of SAGD, CBM wells, cased hole DST's, coil tubing operations, fracturing, acidizing, remedial cementing, perforating, tubing conveyed perforating, production logging (TDT, noise, RA tracer, temperature, casing inspection and spinner), cement bond logging (Interpretation), selective acidizing, production testing, BHP recorder work, flow control work, snubbing packers, down hole tools, liners, inflatable packers, horizontal work (whipstocks, cutting windows, directional control, MWD, mud systems, down hole motors, multi stage fracturing), build section liners, underbalance drilling and all aspects of fishing and well intervention control. Worked on shallow gas projects, on all manners of oil production and BHP, ESP, PCP design, changes and trouble shooting. All aspects of HPHT work in the Middle East.

Office Work; Field operation superintendent, program writing, AFE's, reports, government forms, well completion planning working with geologists and exploitation and/or production engineers to optimize well completion design, well stimulation design and well test optimzation. Materials and services design and acquisition.
Curriculum Vitae
Name: Morse Handy Birth: 1957-10-18

Address: 14 Royal Oak Cres NW, Phone: Cell. 403 333-2252
Calgary, Alberta, Bus. 403 374-3312
T3G 4X8 Email: oilace1@yahoo.ca

Qualifications & Certifications


British Columbia Institute of Technology

Post Secondary

Diploma of Nat

British Columbia Institute of Technology

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