Providing quality cost effective drilling and completion engineering services is the primary objective of Alaska Drilling & Completions, LLC. The company is also committed to providing key personnel for critical support functions on an as needed basis. Following is a list of the engineering services and support functions that AK D&C is prepared to offer.
Construction and maintenance of access roads, temporary bridges and drill sites is a significant portion of any remote exploration project’s spend. AK D&C can provide construction management personnel with vast Alaskan experience to design and supervise the construction and maintenance of any civil engineering work required for a given project. Regardless if the construction is gravel or ice based, AK D&C can provide the appropriate plan and personnel for the task.
Liaison w/ G&G and Reservoir Engineering Personnel
AK D&C has the experience and knowledge required to liaise with these important professionals in order to formulate the best possible drilling and completion designs for a given project. We have a full appreciation for the G&G and Reservoir Engineering roles and the contributions they make to a project.
Offset Well Analysis
AK D&C has access to many well files across the state of Alaska. Based on the information from a specific project, AK D&C has the ability to correlate similar projects to maximize overall efficiency.
Detailed Basis of Design (Drilling & Completion)
A detailed basis of design for the drilling and/or completion of a well is a fundamental document that is often overlooked by small to mid-size E&P operators. A detailed BoD is the framework for a drilling and completion program that contains all of the key project information, design inputs and objectives in addition to the subsequent drilling and completion program design specifications.
Procurement of Services & Products
AK D&C has an extensive database of Alaskan based oil field vendors with information pertaining to each vendor’s historical performance and market rates. AK D&C clients will have access to this information in order to streamline their Request for Proposal (RFP) process and subsequent AFE generation in order to maximize value on a given project.
AFE/ Project Cost Control
AK D&C has a detailed cost tracking program that can be customized to any client’s needs to accurately report and control cost for any project.
Drilling &/Completion Programs
AK D&C’s core services pertain to well design and construction. This includes well construction (Grass roots), sidetracks, multi-lats, completion design and well testing. AK D&C has the experience to design the drilling program along with all of your completion and testing requirements.
Logistics management is an integral part of the success of any project. AK D&C has experienced logistics personnel with Alaska knowledge to streamline any and all projects. Effective communication throughout the planning process between the permitting, construction, procurement and engineering disciplines as well as the vendors is essential in order to develop an efficient project logistics plan.
As per our company charter, Alaska Drilling & Completions, LLC is committed to complying 100% with all State and Federal Regulations pertaining to the exploration & development of Oil & Gas. Alaska Drilling & Completions, LLC is prepared to offer skilled and proven Regulatory Permitting and Compliance Specialists to ensure all drilling and completions projects are performed in compliance with regulatory agencies.
Health Safety and Environment
Together with regulatory permitting and compliance, Health, Safety and Environmental protection management is a mandatory requirement for any drilling and completion project in Alaska. Alaska Drilling & Completions, LLC is dedicated to the safe well-being of every individual involved with a project in addition to the protection of the environment at all costs. Depending on the needs of a client Alaska Drilling & Completions, LLC is prepared to offer, competent, and proven HSE personnel to enforce clients Health safety and environmental protocols.
Drill Site Supervision
Drill site supervision is an integral part of the success of any project. In addition to providing engineering support, on and off location, AK D&C is prepared to offer best in class drilling or wellsite supervision personnel with the required Alaskan experience to ensure the projects are executed as close to the approved program as possible. If significant modifications to the approved program are required, we will strive to follow an MOC process and obtain approval from all stakeholders before implementing an informed change.
Project Viability Studies
AK D&C has an extensive database of wells drilled in Alaska with information pertaining to designs, lessons learned, and project costs. When a client has a lease and is attempting to get funding or just requiring a project cost estimate, we can develop a preliminary schedule and mature a cost estimate for any given project. This information is very helpful determining the projects risks and uncertainties allowing the client to generate a strong case for investment opportunities.