Drilling Fluids Engineer resume example with 17+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Currently I'm a Drilling Fluids Engineer working for a reputable company, I have been with this company for a total of 8 years.  I went to mud school at
Advantage drilling fluids in Colorado. I have experience with oil based mud,
water based mud, and many synthetic muds in a variety of different areas and
for most of the major operators including but not limited to, XTO, SWN, Chesapeake, Continental, Forest Oil, Hannah Oil & Gas, Stephens Production, Sundance Energy, Felix Energy and Ross Exploration. I have had success with all of these companies.  
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Process improvement
  • Drilling engineering
  • Team player
  • Excel experience
  • Solid back ground in Rigs and service companies
Education and Training
Advantage Mud School Firestone, CO Expected in 2011 Certified : Drilling Fluids - GPA :
6 week comprehensive course. It included water based muds, oil based muds
and some synthetic muds. Also included a well control course from Wild Well.
Product Improvement
  • Liaised with other engineers and manufacturers to modify and improve overall product performance.

Statistical Analysis

  • Performed data collection and statistical analysis that resulted in sound recommendations that were adopted by many other engineers.             
  • Testing, Evaluation and Analysis:
  • Worked closely with well site manager to adopt better drilling practices and improve costs by as much as 12% in some cases.


Professional Experience
Anchor Drilling Fluids - Drilling Fluids Engineer
City, STATE, 10/2010 - Current
Run on site lab and control chemical properties of drilling fluid, manage cost and inventory. Coordinate with other engineers to come up with better drilling practices and reduce on site cost. Have had very good results and some of the lowest costs per well in the woodford shale.
Arkoma Services - Outside Sales and Vacuum Truck Manager
City, STATE, 06/2005 - 07/2010
Grew weekly regional sales to $175,000 with an average of 60% mark up.
Answered customers' questions regarding products, prices and availability.
Handled the highest volume account in assigned territory.
Oversaw scheduling for the day-to-day activities of 20 Drivers and 2 Truck
Completed and followed up on all registration and traffic documents. Communicated all emergencies, delays due to weather and carrier schedule changes to customers and supervisors.
Ozark Mud & Chemical - Driver, Shop Hand, Mud Engineer Trainee
City, STATE, 08/2003 - 05/2005
Coordinated daily delivery schedules based on customer schedules, peak delivery times and alternate routes. Obtained and maintained proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation. Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to a set checklist. Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
Worked at shop building various drilling muds learning properties and uses
of each as well as delivering these muds to onsite drilling location. Learned
to test on site mud and adjust properties to suit the operator.

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School Attended

  • Advantage Mud School

Job Titles Held:

  • Drilling Fluids Engineer
  • Outside Sales and Vacuum Truck Manager
  • Driver, Shop Hand, Mud Engineer Trainee


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