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Kirill Bogachev

Kirill Bogachev

Hands-on experience in drilling wells up to 8500 m MD: engineering and supervising activities

Over 8 years of offshore drilling experience: engineering and supervising activities

  • Well design
  • Drilling engineering calculations (T&D, hydraulics, etc.)
  • Drilling rig selection
  • Well construction time and cost estimation
  • Preparation of company’ policies and procedures
  • Real time drilling support
  • Well control audit
  • HSE audit
  • Personnel competency assessment
  • Incidents investigation

Supervision and control of all drilling activities on site

Over 5 years of professional teaching experience - over 380 satisfied clients


Please view a demo on-line lecture «ECD control for ERD drilling»

Online teaching platform (LMS)

Drilling and completion

ERD drilling and completion

Horizontal wells drilling and completion

Fundamentals of drilling and completions

Directional drilling

Well trajectory design and implementation

Casing and tubing design

Trouble free drilling

Drilling optimization

New technologies in drilling and completion


Planning of offshore drilling and completion operation in Russia

Offshore drilling and completion

Completion/Well intervention

Completion design for offshore and onshore wells

Workover and well intervention in offshore and onshore wells

Effective planning and execution of completion and well intervention operations onshore and offshore

Well abandonment


Oil spill prevention and liquidation

HSE in drilling and completion


Well intervention and workover supervising

Drilling supervising


Cutting reinjection well supervision and exploitation

As per customer request:

  • Courses format:
    • Offline: city and place to be agreed with the customer
    • On-line (lectures recordings, on-line test)
    • Mixed (lectures recordings, webinars, offline lectures)
  • Courses duration 3-5 days
  • Language Russian or English
  • Course content can be tailored
  • Type of course completion certificate, diploma


  • Rosneft
  • Gazprom International
  • Lukoil
  • Halliburton
  • Novatek
  • Skoltech
  • University of Leoben (Austria)
  • Gubkin University (Russia)
  • KaspiiMunaiGaz
  • SPE
  • Vietsovpetro, etc.

Oil Industry Experience

Drilling Expert


2015 — present

Teach hi-tech drilling and completion courses (e.g. offshore, ERD, etc.) for Rosneft, Gazprom Int, Lukoil, Skoltech, Gubkin University, Leoben University, Novatek, SPE etc.

Drilling and completion audit and consulting

Middle East

Drilling Supervisor

Supervise all drilling and completion activities for high H2S wells

Exploration wells (coring, MDT, logging, etc.)

Shell JV (Sakhalin Energy Investment Company), Sakhalin, Russia

Offshore Drilling & Completion Supervisor

2010 —2018

Supervised execution of:

  • Drilling operations (ERD up to 8400m MD, RSS, MWD, LWD, OBM, casing, cementing)
  • Completions of injection and high rate (>4000 bopd) producing wells (smart completions, frac-n-packs from platform and from stim. vessel)
  • Workovers and interventions (e-line, slickline, fishing, etc.) of smart and conventional wells
  • Designed ERD well (trajectory, hydraulics, T&D)
  • Estimated well cost and timing
  • Monitored performance – The best Shell offshore rig 2016, 2017
  • Managed multinational team (up to 40 people) - Best offshore rig KCADeutag 2013, 2014
  • Implemented minor amendments to approved programs in case of unforeseen circumstances
  • Coordinated operations in case of safety or operational emergency
  • Managed offshore logistics and personnel
  • Monitored efficient consumption of company’s materials and equipment
  • Suggested operational and safety improvements to be implemented in drilling programs
  • Accountable for operational/safety reporting to the shore base
  • Collaborated with other departments offshore (production, construction, etc.)
  • Lead HSE, investigate incidents, lead TOFS and emergency drills – no LTI since 2012

BP — North America Gas (onshore), Houston, TX

Completion Engineer:

2007 — 2010

Designed completion and stimulation for unconventional gas reservoirs (tight gas, shale, coalbed methane) – multi-stage frac, coil tubing, e-line, slickline, snubbing, etc.

Delivered maximum gas production thorough high-value wellwork and deliquification

Led safety and compliance


MBA, Skolkovo, Moscow

2018 — present


Texas A&M University, USA

2005 — 2007

Master of Science, Petroleum Engineering

Petroleum Engineering, Gubkin University of Oil and Gas, Moscow, Russia

2001 — 2005

Bachelor of Science


  • Shell Round II Drilling exam, Shell Round II Completion/Well Intervention Certificate
  • Fluent English, Native Russian languages, Basic Spanish
  • Board member of Gubkin Graduates Foundation
  • IWCF rotary drilling Supervisory level, BOSIET
  • SPE Regional Drilling Engineering Award