Connor Wakeford

Drilling Manager

Connor joined Escondido in 2018 as an intern after graduating college. Soon after he started full time as an Engineer working on production and drilling operations with the primary focus being on drilling. In 2021 he was promoted to Senior Drilling Engineer, a position he held for a year before assuming his current role as Drilling Manager. Prior to joining Escondido, Connor found his passion for drilling from working on a Latshaw Drilling rig, where he first broke out in the field.

Connor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University. He is an active member of American Association of Drilling Engineers, Society of Petroleum Engineers, and Aggie Petroleum Engineers Society of Houston.