Contact Information

  • Michael Farris



Dedicated and results-driven professional with extensive experience in cementing and fracturing operations, seeking opportunities to leverage technical expertise and leadership skills to contribute to a dynamic team.






Baker Hughes Pressure Pumping, Cementing - Lead Engineer/Project Manager, 2016-Current
Led cementing initiatives as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) at the Baker Hughes Western Hemisphere
Technology Center, with a strong focus on advancing sustainable and green energy solutions.
Designed and built cement testing equipment.
Managed R&D projects, including the development of 600°F geothermal well additives and acid-resistant
cement systems for carbon capture wells.
Conducted international lab audits and played a pivotal role in new lab build-outs.
Baker Hughes Pressure Pumping, Fracturing - Lab Manager, 2010-2016
Managed the Flow Loop lab, overseeing collaboration with internal engineers, vendors, and clients to
resolve complex technical challenges.
Achieved annual billings of $250k through the execution of lab testing.
Implemented improvements in SOPs, health risk assessments, and documentation.
Conducted field trials of experimental products and equipment on site.
BJ Services - Associate Chemist, 2007-2010
Conducted flowloop testing emphasizing friction testing of gels, slickwater frac fluids, and foams.
Executed laboratory tests, generated reports, and supported research projects.
Designed and constructed shear simulating tube rheometers and a small-scale friction loop

Awards and Certifications

Completed the Baker Hughes Applied Engineering program.
Recognized for Best Research Project in 2015 at Baker Hughes Technology: SAP Particle Gels.
Received World Oil Awards for Novel Surface Modification Treatments (Lotus 2017).


B.S. in Physics from Sam Houston State University 2006