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Janina Saccardi

janina.saccardi@gmail.com | (530) 991-1444 | Detroit, MI


I am an experienced Driller with 8+ years of experience in providing support services to the oil and gas industry. I have a proven track record of safely and efficiently operating drilling rigs and equipment, performing drill site set-up, and conducting geological studies. My qualifications include expertise in using modern drilling technologies and practices, such as directional drilling and horizontal drilling, as well as the ability to interpret geophysical data. Additionally, I am highly knowledgeable in well instrumentations, including the installation and maintenance of downhole tools and sensors. I am also adept at drilling operations management, including scheduling and supervising personnel, and ensuring compliance with safety regulations. Finally, I have extensive experience in troubleshooting and resolving issues related to drill operations.


Lead Driller at Baker Hughes, MIApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 5 drillers in completing the drilling of 50 oil wells within 6 months, ahead of schedule.
  • Successfully completed the drilling of 500 feet deep well within 2 weeks and helped meet the company's tight deadlines.
  • Trained 4 new lead drillers in proper safety procedures and techniques which resulted in 0 accidents or injuries on my watch.
  • Was able to increase efficiency by 30% due to innovative methods used for well completion.
  • Decreased number days needed per project from an average 23 days down to 18.

Senior Driller at Halliburton, MIJul 2020 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully drilled and completed 10 horizontal wells in the Marcellus Shale play with an average length of 4,000 feet.
  • Achieved a 97% success rate on all drilling projects over the past 5 years.
  • Saved company an estimated $1 million dollars through innovative drilling techniques that reduced overall costs by 15%.
  • Was recognized as “Driller of the Year” by industry peers for outstanding safety record and commitment to excellence.

Driller II at Schlumberger, MISep 2015 - Jun 2020

  • Successfully drilled and completed 12 horizontal wells in the Bakken formation, averaging 4,500 feet in lateral length and 10,000 feet total depth.
  • Achieved an average drilling time of 7 days per well, meeting or exceeding project deadlines.
  • Maintained a safety record with no lost time accidents or incidents for 2 years.
  • Demonstrated expertise in directional drilling techniques, saving the company an estimated $100,000 over the course of the year by reducing footage drilled compared to traditional methods.
  • 5) Reduced non-productive time (NPT) on average to less than 5%.


High School Diploma at Detroit Public Schools, MIAug 2011 - May 2015

I've learned how to study for exams, how to do research, and how to write essays.


  • Drilling
  • Hydraulic fracturing
  • Directional drilling
  • Rotary drilling
  • Percussion Drilling
  • Air rotary drilling
  • Cable tool drilling

Alania Kinworthy

alania.kinworthy@gmail.com | (121) 298-8709 | Kodiak, AK


I am an experienced Driller with over 8 years of experience in the field. I have worked in a variety of environments, from oil & gas drilling to civil and environmental works. My expertise includes rotary, percussion, and down-the-hole (DTH) drilling, as well as core drilling, sonic and auger drilling. I have the skills to work on all types of platforms, including rigs, barges, and vessels. I am also adept at running a variety of drilling machines and tools. I have a strong safety record and am committed to following safety protocols to ensure the safety of all personnel onsite.


Lead Driller at Nuiqsut Drilling Company, AKApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 5 drillers in completing the drilling process for 50 oil wells within 6 months, ahead of schedule.
  • Ensured that all safety and health regulations were followed during the drilling process.
  • Trained 3 new lead drillers on best practices and procedures.
  • Successfully completed well logs for each of the 50 drilled wells.
  • Monitored equipment operation to ensure optimal performance and prevent downtime.
  • Maintained accurate records of time, materials used, and footage drilled per day.

Senior Driller at Red Dog Operations, AKAug 2019 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully drilled and completed 10 wells in 12 months, averaging 2 days ahead of schedule and under budget by $100,000 per well.
  • Led a team of 15 drillers on 24-hour operations while maintaining safety standards and completing the project on time.
  • Successfully drilled through a record breaking 12,500 feet of rock in 7 days with zero accidents or injuries.
  • Achieved 99% uptime for drilling equipment over an 8 month period.
  • Mentored 4 junior drillers who are now leading their own crews.
  • Wrote SOPs for new type of rig which is now used company-wide.

Driller II at Usibelli Coal Mine, AKAug 2015 - Jul 2019

  • Successfully drilled and completed 10 horizontal wells in the Bakken formation, averaging 4,000 feet in total length.
  • Achieved an average drilling speed of 400 feet per hour while maintaining a 97% success rate.
  • Maintained a safety record with no lost time accidents or injuries for 2 years.
  • Successfully operated and maintained a $5 million dollar rig and equipment fleet.
  • Managed a crew of 8-10 personnel on each shift.


High School Diploma at West Anchorage High School, Anchorage, AKSep 2011 - May 2015

I have learned time management, organization, and study skills.


  • Drilling
  • Hydraulic fracturing
  • Rotary drilling
  • Directional drilling
  • Percussion drilling
  • Air rotary drilling

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