Alex is Rockflow’s lead drilling advisor and Drilling Manager. Alex directly assists Rockflow clients in the design, planning and execution of multi-well drilling campaigns. During his career, Alex has managed numerous multi-rig drilling campaigns of vertical, deviated and horizontal wells in clastic and fractured reservoirs. Alex is also highly experienced in workover operations, well testing and CT operation (including CT drilling).
Alex has worked as a driller, drilling engineer, Operations/Drilling Manager, Technical Director and General Director in both state and western operating companies. Alex has specialist skills and knowledge in the planning and execution of deep, complex HP/HT wells in thrust belt environments, through the drilling and testing phases. Alex has over forty years of experience, primarily gained in FSU countries.
Alex has a BEng in Petroleum Engineering and a PhD in Mining and Geotechnical Engineering. Alex is a native Georgian speaker, he also speaks fluent Russian and English and conversational French and Spanish.