Drilling Fluids Specialist

Description

Highly qualified, accomplished professional offers versatile and high profile financial analysis, project management, financing and contract management, technical and analytical skills in oil and gas industry, logistics, procurement and business management fields. High negotiation skills. Focused and detail oriented with excellent knowledge of Drilling Fluids, Completion Fluids, Solids Control Equipment, Waste Management and Production Technologies. Experience in negotiations with suppliers and customers, experience opening and introducing new products and opening business lines. High profile skills in mentoring, coaching and training new Engineers in Drilling Fluids.

Location
Houston, TX
Experience

M-I SWACO/Schlumberger 2001-2016

Senior Training Advisor - Houston, TX. / US 2012-2016
Developed the training activities of customers and/or employees on company technology, services and operations. Trained and coached new engineers in Drilling Fluids, Completion Fluids, Reservoir Drilling Fluids (RDF’s), Advanced Drilling Fluids, New Technology Systems and Engineering Software.
• Successfully taught Basic Mud School in the HLC and most Latin America Countries as well.
• Delivered first time an Advance Mud School in ELC (France) without support of Technical Services.
• Achieved reduction in Learning Center Costs > 10% from 2014 to 2015.
• Eliminated all written tests and introduced QMP software as electronic tool to provide computer tests.
• Updated Basic Mud School content with instructional design techniques and with innovative presentations.

Argentina/Chile District Manager – Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut, Argentina. 2010-2012
Provided overall financial management of the operations including its profitability, pricing tendering, contracts with customers, introduction of new technology, development of new business lines and delivered revenue growth in all services. Provided monitoring to operational financial performance vs company goals.
• Maximized services performance in Drilling Fluids, Completions Fluids and Solids Control Equipment
• Acted as a key person in planning and managing drilling and completion fluids operation in “Malvinas” Project (first offshore well drilled with a Drillship) in Argentina.
• Established drilling fluids procedures for operations in Southern Argentina increasing profit up to 8%.
• Increased total revenue in Southern Argentina up to an average $3.3 MMUSD/Month.
• Optimized operation logistics and as result eliminated a satellite warehouse reducing distribution cost up to 20%.
• Led detailed financial analysis in order to decrease operating expenses in Southern Chile and as result moved all operations to different location.
• Introduced new products in Drilling and Completion Fluids operations increasing NT revenue >18%.
• Started district management with head count of 130 and as result of new business strategy it was decreased to 105 with even better performance in all operations.
Poza Rica District Manager – Poza Rica, Veracruz, Mexico. 2006-2010
Provided overall financial management of the operations including its profitability, pricing tendering, contracts with customers, introduction of new technology, development of new business lines and delivered revenue growth in all services. Provided monitoring to operational financial performance vs company goals.
• Maximized services performance in Drilling Fluids, Completions Fluids, Solids Control Equipment and Production Technologies (Introduced a New $22MMUSD Artificial Lift contract).
• Managed all technical and financial aspects of drilling and completion fluids operations in “Lankahuasa” Offshore Project with 3 offshore Drilling/Completion platforms.
• Contributed to M-I SWACO winning “Chicontepec” Project with PEMEX, major Drilling Fluids contract joining services with Schlumberger.
• Provided technical support increasing logistics to attend 3 offshore platforms, 18 drilling land rigs, 10 completion land rigs and about 20 Artificial lift systems.
• Prepared and awarded a major completion fluid services bid with Forbes Energy (10 Workover and Completion land rigs).
• Increased total onshore and offshore operations revenue up to an average $4.5 MMUSD/Month.
• Successfully added 2 productive mixing mud plants, 1 offshore and 1 onshore operations.
• Established drilling and completion fluids procedures for all operations increasing profit up to 20%.
Engineering Support – Poza Rica, Veracruz, Mexico. 2001-2006
Provided engineering support to all operational activities. Oversaw all technical aspects of drilling fluids operations, including performance, profitability, safety, health and environment. Some assignments successfully developed:

• Engineering Coordinator
• Desk Engineer and Engineering Support
• Project Engineer
• Logistics Coordinator

• Profitability Engineer
• Offshore Operations Supervisor
• Onshore Operations Supervisor
• Field Drilling Fluids Engineer

Awards and Certifications

 M-I SWACO. Drilling Fluids Services Company. A Schlumberger Company. 2001-2016
♦ Specialty. Drilling and Drilling Fluids, Advanced Drilling Fluids, RDF’s (Reservoir Drilling Fluids), Workover and Completion Fluids, New Technology Systems, IFE (Integrated Fluid Engineering), Project Planning, Business Development Training.
♦ Software. One Trax, One Plan, Virtual Hydraulics, Virtual Completion Solutions, Optibridge, Opti-Stress, Graph-X.
♦ Other. Business Skills development workshop, Completion Awareness and Completion/Workover operations, Stuck Pipe prevention, Management Performance skills, Well Control, Drive SMARRT, Train -The - Trainers.

Skills

 Establishing business Goals/Objectives
 Serve as Subject Matter Expert
 Training Programs
 Team Management
 Business Development
 Management, Personnel, Procurement, Coaching
 Business Strategies
 Project Proposals
 Revenue Growth
 Financial Analysis

Education

E D U C A T I O N
Master of Science in Environmental Management – 1997/1999 – University of Chemistry, Veracruz, Mexico

Master of Science in Quality Control – 1995 – Technical University, Veracruz, Mexico

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Engineering – 1988/1992 – Technical University, Veracruz, Mexico

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