Familiar Technologies: Oil Base Mud, Synthetic based mud, Water base mud, Water base with polymer, Salt Saturated systems, Brines, HTHP Wells, Underbalanced wells.
Regions of the world you have worked: Eagle Ford, Permian Basin, Barnett Shale, Anadarko Basin, Marcellus Shale.
Resume: Hard working, persistent and dedicated Drilling Fluids Specialist possesses more than 13 years of cumulative experience in drilling and oil rig operations. Competence with the craft is expressed through the candidate’s confidence in accomplishing multiple priorities and handle difficult situations with ease. Motivated Professional is seeking a more challenging role preferably with a leader in the industry. Geared with a flexible and positive attitude, patient candidate adapts easily to working in fast paced environments along with changing policies and procedures. Possessing the innate abilities in organization and management, candidate pays keen attention to details and is able to communicate well with personalities from different levels and seek gratifying solutions for various conflicts. Excellent communicator combined with easygoing interpersonal skills makes the candidate amiable with clients, superiors and colleagues.
Preventive Maintenance Programs Quality Control Management
Safety & Compliance Management Strategic Planning & Analysis
Training Management Continuous Improvement Process
MI Swaco 2009 – Present
Drilling Fluids Engineer
÷ Examined and inspected work progress, equipment, and drilling sites to verify safety and to ensure that specifications were met.
÷ Trained workers in mixing methods, operation of equipment, safety procedures, or company policies.
÷ Read specifications, such as well programs, to determine fluid requirements or to plan and organize procedures.
÷ Conferred with managerial or technical personnel, other departments, or contractors to resolve problems or to coordinate activities.
÷ Provided onsite services under general supervision by testing, measuring and supervising the operation of fluid pumping and mixing including technical analysis.
Pioneer Drilling 2008 – 2009
÷ Managed drilling rig for major Texas based oil and gas Exploration Company and provided training for 24 on-site employees and ensure safe, productive work to optimize production.
÷ Supervised all rig activities on double and triple rigs, performing vertical, directional, horizontal and horizontal under-balanced drilling.
÷ Ensured integrity of multi-million dollar oil field equipment to avert downtime and maintained visual aspects of oil field site to promote cleanliness and enhance safety of crew.
÷ Scheduled work to employees, based on material or worker requirements of specific jobs and staff availability.
Unit Drilling 2005 – 2008
÷ Assumed responsibility for all rig floor operations, control of the drilling process and for the down hole condition of the well.
÷ Ensured safe and efficient controlling of operations on the drill floor; supervised, coordinated, and scheduled the activities of construction or extractive workers.
÷ Analyzed worker or production problems and recommend solutions, such as improving production methods or implementing motivational plans.
÷ Recorded information such as personnel, production, or operational data on specified forms or reports.
÷ Rendered assistance to workers engaged in construction or extraction activities, using hand tools or other equipment.
÷ Located, measured, and marked site locations or placement of structures or equipment, using measuring and marking equipment.
Felderhoff Brothers Drilling 2002 – 2005
÷ Held accountability for ensuring the smooth operation and continual functions of the mud pumps, mud pit and the sack room.
÷ Moved levers, depressed foot pedals, and turned dials to operate cranes, cherry pickers, electromagnets, or other moving equipment for lifting, moving, or placing loads.
÷ Assisted the Driller with the raising and lowering of drill pipe, risers and tubular in and out of the hole; inspected and adjusted crane mechanisms or lifting accessories to prevent malfunctions or damage.
÷ Observed cables or grappling devices for wear and installed new cables; determined load weights and checked them against lifting capacities to prevent overload.
÷ Cleaned, lubricated, and maintained mechanisms such as cables, pulleys, or grappling devices, making repairs as necessary.
Other Work Experience
Patterson UTI 2000 – 2002
Education & Technical Skills
MI Swaco, Basic Mud School, Houston, TX, Mar 2012 – Apr 2012
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Well View
Oil Company Experience: Oxy USA Anadarko BHP Billiton BP USA Shell Corporation
Talisman Energy Pioneer Natural Resources Murphy Oil and Gas
Geographical Experience: Permian Basin Texas Land Rigs South Texas Land Rigs
Barnett Shale Land Rigs Marcellus Shale Land Rigs
Fluid Systems Experience: Weighted Water Base System Polymer Mud Water Based System
Brine System Megadril OBM System Versadril OBM System
Well Type Experience: Vertical Horizontal Directional
Extended Reach Horizontal HTHP Underbalanced
Training and Certifications: MI Swaco Mud School, Virtual Hydraulics IFE Basic Concepts
IFE Centrifuge Principals of Operation IFE Fluid Volumes IFE Drilling Waste Management
IFE Project Planning IFE Rig Evaluation IFE Fluid Economics IFE Centrifugal Pumps
IFE Completion Fluids IFE Waste Management IFE Drilling Technology Welcome to Oilfield Screens
MI Swaco Advanced Mud School Supervisor Well Control Certification
Safety Training Courses: QHSE Orientation Rig Pass Electrical Safety Fall Protection Fire Safety
Slips/Trips/Falls H2S Extended Hours DriveSmarrt Commentary Drive CPR/First Aid Lab and Equipment Safety Well Integrity Level 1 and 2 Lock Out Tag Out Fatigue Management Level 1 and 2