Lathesh Kumar Polampalli

Lathesh Kumar Polampalli

8 Years 3 Months Overall Experience
Lathesh is an experienced petroleum engineer with 8 years of Field and consulting experience in upstream Exploration, Drilling & Production activities in the Oil and Gas industry. Result-oriented with a proven track record of consistent contributions leading to increased efficiency, profitability, and cost control. Discharged duties in a variety of roles involving skills in strategical thinking, Emotional intelligence, and people management.

Functional Areas

   

Education

RAJIV GANDHI INSTITUTE OF PETROLEUM TECHNOLOGY
B.TECH, PETROLEUM ENGINEERING

Certification

International Well Control Forum

2021

Lean six sigma certification

2022

Certified Scrum Product Owner

2022

International Association of Drilling Contractors

2014

Experience

ONGC LTD., RAJAHMUNDRY

2 Years 8 Months

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER(MINES MANAGER)

JUNE'19 - FEB'22

  • Accountable for daily direction, execution, and performance of Drilling activities and responsible for operational decisions for drilling operations. Ensured all operations were in compliance with QHSE as directed by OISD under MoPNG.
  • Prepared and briefed the Asset manager about monthly and annual performance reports of drilling rigs in the KG basin.
  • Led multidisciplinary team(Geologists, electrical & mechanical engineers) overseeing drilling operations, logistics, rig movement, and production completion operations by ensuring compliance with rules related to labor protection, environment, and fire safety in the course of work at the site.
  • Led a team of 42 members and successfully drilled ONGC’S First HPHT well(budget-  230cr) in a green field Project in Rajahmundry and the first CBM project in Eastern offshore(KG Basin).
  • Worked in different generations of rigs in both offshore and onshore regions of India.
  • Proficient in well planning of complicated wells (ERD, HPHT, Multilateral)
ONGC LTD., EASTERN OFFSHORE

1 Years 6 Months

EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (COMPANY MAN)

JAN'18 - JUNE'19

  • Performed my duties as Instructor for Courses such as Stuck pipe prevention, Directional drilling, and Well panning, offered to Graduate trainees.
  • Experienced in technical reviews, project handling, inter-departmental coordination, and troubleshooting of Operational related issues.
  • Provided consulting services to offshore clients such as Reliance, BP &Schlumberger regarding Well completion, drilling operations, cementation job & production testing, eventually helping them save rig costs.
  • Worked with BHEL and MEIL Commissioning teams, successfully inducted AC-VFD rigs(2000HP) and HPHT rigs(2000HP) into ONGC.
ONGC LTD., KG BASIN

6 Months

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (SAFETY OFFICER)

JUN'17 - DEC'17

  • Assisted the rig management in ensuring the health, safety and environmental (HSE) work on the drilling field complies with the applicable HSE rules and regulations and headed campaigns, initiatives, audits, inspections, and investigations concerning work safety, with particular emphasis on rules and regulations concerning emergency preparedness.
  • Carried internal operational and safety audits for workover and drilling rigs.
ONGC LTD., KG BASIN

3 YEARS 5 MONTHS

ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE ENGINEER (SHIFT INCHARGE-DRILLING/OPERATION MANAGER)

DEC‘13 – MAY’17

  • Supervised drilling with normal and  SOBM fluid, thereby increasing drilling efficiency by 30% and reducing rig costs and rig days by 50% in 6 wells in KG Basin.
  • Supervised coring operations, and liner hanger jobs in directional wells and HPHT wells (budget- 60cr).
  • Coordinated with Managed pressure drilling team (MPD), Bit selection team, Directional team, Fishing team, and Crisis team ensuring reduction of NPT in field operations.