Combines deepwater experience in the Gulf of Mexico with technical academic training to offer solid skills in applying innovative solutions, best practices and new technologies. Incorporates a background in technical research and writing to provide employers with information to set targets based on action plans, improve decision quality and measure business performance.
Staff training & development
Management of change
Cost reduction strategies
Project planning and development
API Spec Q2
Fluid mechanics modeling
Horizontal shale drilling
Salt exit strategy
Stress cage model
Drilling Fluids Engineer, 04/2012
to Current Halliburton - Baroid – New Orleans,
Responsible for safely managing drilling fluids in offshore Gulf of Mexico ultra deepwater operations; Manage logistics for over $1,000,000 product inventory and maintain accurate costs averaging $50,000+ per day.
Use clear written and verbal communication skills to direct rig contractor personnel in displacements, fluid transfers and fluid treatments.
Took on leadership role mentoring junior engineers as a Rater for the Halliburton Competency program; broke out as deep water mud engineer in one year.
to 04/2012 SGS – St. Rose,
Performed ASTM chemical tests on crude oil, fuels and refinery chemicals in a team environment to verify products for corporate transactions.
Trained contract laboratory technicians in ASTM test methods and worked on repairing intricate laboratory instruments.
Created a method for testing bitumen samples in collaboration with a major upstream operator research facility.
to 12/2011 Stratagraph Inc – Lafayette,
Accountable for field geology unit supporting land based drilling operations; Worked on projects in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas and Tuscaloosa Marine Shale in Louisiana.
Practiced in picking depth of formation tops in the Eagle Ford Shale using imported MWD curves with mud logs.
Worked 21 days on and 7 days off schedule.
Patent Examiner, 01/2008
to 05/2011 United States Patent and Trademark Office GS – Alexandria,
Independently researched information from scholarly journals, patent publications and foreign language documents to communicate patentability with attorneys.
Supervisory Level IADC Well Control, Block 1 Training Course, Gulf of Mexico Environmental Compliance Course, Completion/Reservoir Fluids Course, Deepwater Technology Course, TWIC card, SafeGulf/SafeLand, SEMS II, BP License To Go Offshore, HUET Survival, Lock Out/Tag Out, Respiratory Protection, H2S SCBA, Shell Dropped Objects, Rigging Practices, Hand/Finger Safety, Hazardous Materials.
Society of Petroleum Engineers, American Association of Drilling Engineers, Halliburton Running Team