Dane “Stretch” Kuykendall

Dane 'Stretch' Kuykendall

Dane “Stretch” Kuykendall

Sr. Inspector/HSEQ (2014 – Present)
Offshore Technical Compliance, Covington, LA

Mr. Kuykendall is an Inspector and HSEQ Rep for OTC providing clients with mock BSEE, United States Coast Guard regulatory inspections, and HSEQ staffing for drilling and work over operations. Mr. Kuykendall also assists in the evaluation of Crew Competency and Training. He has completed OTC’s proprietary compliance training program and fully trained to provide high quality HSEQ and Regulatory Compliance Inspection services.

Lead Cementer (2011-2013)
Schlumberger National Gulf Coast, Houston, TX

Lead Cementer on the Thunder Horse PDQ, the world’s largest production drilling quarter. Conducted BOP testing for the client. Generated flow charts for the operation of the new Anatomize Digital BOP testing software. Distributed amongst colleagues to mitigate processing time providing final documentation to the client. Executed miscellaneous pumping operations for the client. Maintained extensive inventory of cement, chemical additives, and treating iron, to be in spec with regulatory compliance. Participated in the Risk Incident Reporting (RIR) program to help identify trends regarding safety and service quality. Lead mentor for new employees in preparation for stand-alone operations.

Rig Manager (2010-2011)
Schlumberger National Gulf Coast, Houston, TX

Representative for six new technology deep-water drilling rigs. Generated employee rig assignments, as well as work rotations/scheduling. Accountable for employees training, certifications, and competency. Created multiple proposals and bids for numerous clients to award work. Designed cementing programs that were within compliance with all API requirements. All cementing designs were successfully executed at well site. Dealt with suppliers for chemical pricing, purchasing and deliveries. Kept inventory on all products aboard each rig. Conducted performance appraisals for the employees aboard my rigs.