Familiar Technologies: WBM,OBM,SBM,Brines,PHP,Silicates,

Regions of the world you have worked: Kuwait,Qatar,Iraq,Canada,Asia


1996 – Graduate

ST. Mary’s University

• Bachelor Science form Saint Mary’s University in Nova Scotia
• Degree attested by Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade for international visa purposes


2004-Present Halliburton Baroid
Technical Professional

• Currently setting up logistics and programs for upcoming SHELL turnkey project in Majnoon Basra Iraq
• Implementing a completions brine plant for Iraq and it upcoming needs for IDC,Petrochina and Exxon

• Running day to day operations in Qatar for Baroid
• Customers include Total, Shell, Wintershall, QPD and Qatar Gas
• responsible for the development and implementation of the drilling/completion fluids from start to finish
• complete well bore and waste management solutions
• Ability to fully contribute by writing/evaluating the tendering processes
• Oversees the post-well audit process and responsible for delivering to our clients all information relevant to management of the well bore
• Field work with jack up and land rigs using environmentally safe fluids

2002-2004 MI Drilling Fluids

Mud engineer on the Hibernia Platform for ExxonMobil in the North Sea
• Longest well drilled 9,356m. Extended reach drilling
• Running SBM, WBM Gel/Polymer
• Production workovers and completions done regularly
• Problems encountered : Barite Sag, Ballooning and Lost Circulation

2000-2002 Concord Drilling Fluids
Calgary, AB

• TSR for drilling fluids used in the field of vertical and horizontal drilling
• Types of fluids used include Gel PHPA; Cutter D; Floc Water and Gypsum
• Areas worked Fort St. John, Wolf Lake, Red Deer and Helmet
• Worked on heavy oil wells using SAG D drilling methods for one year
• Daily checking and recommendations of the mud, inventory of products and submitting of a recap to the oil company at the end of the well
• Problems faced at times were Kicks, Carbonate Cont., L.C. Anhydride

1999-2000 Baker Hughes Atlas
Calgary, AB

• Technical Service Representative for under balanced drilling and well testing
• Testing and monitoring of wells while drilling under balanced
• Many wells were critical sour with 6-7% H²S gas
• Areas worked were mainly in the northern foothills of Alberta and British Columbia for oil companies Shell and Mobil

1996-1999 Baker Hughes Inteq
Calgary, AB

• Mud Engineer for drilling Fluids
• Fluids used include Biolose 90; Carbodril and other OBM and WBM
• Areas worked include Brooks for shallow gas for Crestar Engy. Northern foothills for Husky Oil and Talisman
• Completed an 8 week Mud School in Houston Texas
• Was in charge of all paper work and inventory from stat to finish of wells