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Wayne Biart, VP Drilling & Completions

On 10 Jan, 2018

For over 40 years since his Honorable Discharge from the USMC, Wayne has worked in the upstream oil & gas industry in the drilling, completions and remedial sectors, providing specialized solutions to unique and challenging down hole operational problems. He has worked in high and low pressure oil and gas fields, coal bed methane, conventional and unconventional wells, and across an operationally and geographically diverse range of small and large scale projects for operators including Triangle, Hilcorp, StatOil, Unocal, Citco, BP, Forest Oil, Belize Natural Energy and others.  Having worked with ZPL personnel at numerous junctures that span his career, Wayne’s role at ZPL is to lead drilling, completion and remediation design and execution.  A career-long field person, he has a strong track record for finding and leading good personnel while identifying field level organizational and team issues through meticulous attention to detail.

He started his career in the Rocky Mountains in Wyoming in the 1970s then worked all over the US before picking up global experience across six continents including the North Sea, Eastern Europe, North Africa, South America, Central America, Middle East, and Asia Pacific.

Wayne’s Developing World experience is vast, with an exceptional ability to successfully initiate, complete or expand operations in logistically and experience challenged environments while maintaining meticulous focus on service excellence.  His extensive training and experience includes hands-on and formal training in drilling, workover, snubbing and coiled tubing rig operations, cased hole wireline, pipe recovery, perforating, drill stem testing, well control and fishing operations in conventional, unconventional, and horizontal applications.

Wayne has a strong focus and proven track record on remedial operations to regain or increase production.  He has designed and holds patents to tools and processes in use today as industry standard operating procedure, particularly in the thru tubing sector.  Wayne’s uniquely all-encompassing experience is provided globally to operators with uniquely difficult operational problems and down hole issues.

Wayne resides in Weston, CO with his wife and has adult children and grandchildren across the US.


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