Familiar Technologies: Water Mud, Oil Mud, Synthetic Mud, Solids Control Equipment, PAA, Bleach, Guar
Regions of the world you have worked: W/S/E Texas, Colorado, La, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Colorado, PA, Barge Rig
Education Upper Iowa University
• Bachelor of Science, Social Science, Cum Laude
• Halliburton Mud School
• Class A CDL (N-Tank Vehicle, T-Double/triple trailer)
Operations Consultant-Self Employed
August 2013 – Present
• Responsible for site build-outs of warehouse facilities and new business development for production chemicals. Extensive work history with Flow back/Produced Water in conjunction with water clean-up. Mud/Solids control analysis, and drilling mud recommendations. Extensive work in S. Texas with trucking and transportation of production fluids, tote transfers, water hauling.
Operation’s Manager, FRAC/NALCO
August 2012 – August 2013
• Responsible for the safe operation of the North American region to include proper safety and functional training completion. Oversee regulatory compliance of fleet to include crisis management in the event of an emergency. KPI reporting and tracking for division, including but not limited to: safety, vehicle accidents, financial performance, productivity and various other pertinent metrics. Sets annual budget for operation of the fleet, and monitors and tracks expenses, looking for trends and opportunity for improvement. Works closely with equipment manager to ensure equipment needs are met and the right equipment is used for the various applications. Works closely with sales and regional business development managers on new business execution plans. Develops business Plan’s for site facilities and SHE personnel on new warehouse location and setup. Leads a high performing team across the United States capable of taking on additional roles within the organization. Sets clear expectations regarding performance to ensure alignment with the company vision and strategy. Identifies strategies and plans of action to improve the key metrics (ie. Safety, productivity, financial performance…) for North American Division.
Interacts with customers and sales, as required, to solve problems and improve efficiencies
Presents information to the sales team regarding organizational performance.
Responsible for the safe operation of warehouses throughout multiple cities in North America. Drive LEAN within the fleet and warehouses looking for opportunities to reduce waste and improve efficiency. Uphold high standards regarding housekeeping and use the 5S methodology as appropriate. Looks for opportunities to integrate technology into the organization, in order to gain efficiency and productivity (Sales think tanks, Operational Excellence Forums)
Identifies opportunities for freight consolidation and route optimization and develops execution plans around the respective opportunities. Presents operational ideas and strategies in conjunction with production chemicals, water clean-up (Flowback/Produced) and GUAR slurries. Extensive knowledge with Shale plays across all areas of the US, and have key relationships with Operators, Vendors, and employees all over the country.
Operation’s Manager, Fluid Control
March 2010 – August 2012
• Oversee day to day activities for Completion Fluid Operations and Business Development for the Haynesville Shale/Eagle Ford Shale division. I have excellent communication skills and thrive in a team oriented environment. Manage field Engineers, warehouse personnel, and sales staff for completion’s division in East Texas/South Texas/LA offices. Report directly to NA Division Manager, and provide recommendations for business development and Operational activities. Provide technical expertise for Engineer’s in the field for Coiled Tubing Drill-outs, water transfer, flow back water cleanup, trouble-shooting problems in the field, and other various completion services tasks. Have worked with Six Sigma (root cause analysis/process-mapping), as well as other various computer applications. (AX/Excel/Outlook/SAP) Knowledgeable in: safe work practices, business management, strategic planning (forecasting), Finance (establishing prices, margins, and ROI), final sale negotiation; manufacturing equipment; HR policies, vendor management, product line development, new training/standard operating procedures; contracts; MSA’s; new business development; logistics; trucking; OSHA/safety; Management.
Field Engineering Supervisor, Fluid Control/NOV
July 2007 – March 2010
• Served as First Line Supervisor for Water/Oil Based Drilling Fluid’s in East Texas/Ark-La-Tex area drilling for natural gas. Duties included overseeing daily reports of Haynesville Team and visiting drilling rigs on a weekly basis for customer service/on-site technical advice. Served as safety liaison for East Texas/Tyler office. Provide technical expertise on drilling locations for drill-fluid. Tested chemical fluids using laboratory methods and gave recommendations for the drilling and production process for the Oil and gas industry. Experienced with various shale plays in: Texas (all over), New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas.
Fluids Engineer, Baroid
May 2006 – February 2007
• Duties included overseeing daily reports and visiting drilling rigs on a weekly basis for customer service and on-site technical advice. Drilled wells in West Texas, New Mexico, East/South Texas, and La. Have experience with H2S, HTHP, and loose sands drilling. Drilled a variety of wells in depleted zones and various shale formations. Have experience with a variety of fluids, including drill and completion fluids, as well as solids control equipment and waste management. Used a variety of applications for rig data, including: Wellview, Pason, Wellsight 2000. API lab testing of chemicals and fluids in the Oil and Gas industry.
Specialist, US Army (Honorable Discharge)
April 2004 – May 2006
• Joined the Army after the events of 9-11. Served in the US Army Military Police Corps. Deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Worked with various equipment and weapons. Received Honorable Discharge.
January 2002 – April 2004
• Operated a variety of oilfield and fracturing equipment, including: horsepower truck, transports (acid/cement), and boom-truck. Learned valuable experience about fracturing technology and perforation. Worked with production/stimulation tools, as well as specialty chemicals such as: FRAC Packs, Gravel Packs, and Acid. Afforded the opportunity to work in a team atmosphere and become familiar with production enhancement.
Rig Hand, West Texas Energy
May 1995 – December 2001 (Off and On through College)
• Operated pump/brake to clear free-flow of gas/oil. Duties include: lay down rods, tubing, tools, observe pump pressure for wellbore situations.