Graham Breakey


Graham has successfully operated and worked in the oil & gas sector for over 30 years in virtually all of the world's major oil producing areas inclusive of Russia, China, the greater Middle East, Asia, South America, Canada and the US. With extensive national and international experience, Graham has acquired technical expertise in ESP construction, theory of operation, limitations, and well site operations. Authored several technical manuals, service delivery and quality standards as well as developed technical training and development programs supporting the technology. Experienced in operations management; quality and reliability, planning, sales, marketing, and well site operations.

Career includes assignments in Canada, the USA, France, Indonesia and Singapore.


Submersible Pumps, Inc. – 2014 to Present ‘ 3 yrs
Cushing, OK

Vice President

SPI is a global sales and service provider of electric submersible pump systems. My role as VP of operational integrity is merging People, Processes, and Assets into a well-defined, highly efficient, proactive organization.

SCHLUMBERGER – 2013 to 2014 ‘ 1 yr
Houston, TX

Service Delivery Manager

Global responsibility for directing efficient, consistent, and sustainable service delivery excellence. Responsible for defining, enhancing and deploying, consistent and certifiable management systems and tools aimed at systematically and continuously improving service delivery, field operations, and overall company efficiency and effectiveness.

Planning Manager

Consolidated current and future activity resource requirements in North America. Implemented proper demand planning processes to effectively produce product forecasts and define location specific inventory requirements for future activity. Developed inventory management plans to effectively control aged inventory, inventory days, and other inventory efficiency indicators. Achieved a 45% improvement in inventory turnover, reduced the percentage of aged inventory from 18 to 7% and developed and managed a remanufacturing strategy to lower product cost. Increased used part consumption by 700%.

SCHLUMBERGER – 2005 to 2009 ‘ 3 yrs
Melun, France

Training and Development Manager

Implemented recruiting practices and achievement of recruiting goals worldwide, while ensuring the quality and consistent delivery of training programs in all training centers. Monitored the success and effectiveness of the training programs. Reviewed current and planned worldwide training facility capacity and utilization.

SCHLUMBERGER – 2003 to 2005 ‘ 2 yrs
Oklahoma City, OK

Operations Manager

Organized and coordinated several teams responsible for product sales, manufacturing, and service delivery. Managed resources and planned long term.

  • Managed overall finances of the operations including profitability.
  • Managed sales including pricing, tendering, contract, and customer satisfaction.
  • Effectively utilized personnel including training and development of field engineers, and technicians as per training standards.
  • Promoted a visible QHSE commitment and implementation of company policies and standards

SCHLUMBERGER – 2001 to 2003 ‘ 2 yrs ‘ 3 yrs
Houston, TX

Operations Support Manager

Provided line management with continuous planning, advice, support and follow-up related to operations while being primarily responsible for the Quality, Health, Safety, Environment and field support. Developed Service Delivery standards and performed audits to these standards. Coordinated CAPEX requirements and asset optimization for all company assets.

SCHLUMBERGER – 1999 to 2001 ‘ 2 yrs
Bartlesville, OK

Technical Support Manager

Managed a team of engineers and technical writers responsible for technical support and technical documentation of all ESP products and services. Received Schlumberger Chairman’s “Performed by Schlumberger” Platinum award in 2001.

REDA PUMP COMPANY – 1997 to 1998 ‘ 2 yrs
Bartlesville, OK

Senior Project Engineer

Authored a 600-page Technical Services Manual used to install and commission ESPs. Facilitated all domestic and international client visits into the engineering and manufacturing facilities.

REDA PUMP COMPANY – 1996 to 1997 ‘ 1 yr
Jakarta, Indonesia

Senior Application Engineer

Managed business growth of assigned accounts. Established and maintained relationships with existing customers, monitoring needs, identifying opportunities, and growing the account relationship. Identified and developed new business with the accounts. Successfully negotiated annual equipment repair contracts valued at $13M and cable tenders exceeding $3M.

REDA PUMP COMPANY – 1991 to 1996 ‘ 5 yrs

Technical Support Specialist

Instructed ESP advanced field service training schools. Provided technical support to application engineers and clients throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

REDA PUMP COMPANY – 1982 to 1991 ~ 9 yrs
Edmonton, Alberta

Technical Support Specialist

Directed the assembly, installation, and startup of ESP systems. Performed maintenance and troubleshooting on variable speed drives and switchboards.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration - 2009

University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Az., USA

Course: Industrial Electricity - 1983

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Course: Electricity 1 & 2 - 1982

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada