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Engineer Chemical Engineering

Katy, Texas, United States
May 19, 2017

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Abdel A● Zoungrana

713-***-****(C) ● ***** S. Park View Dr. Apt 1623 Houston, TX 77084 ●


Seeking a full time position as a Drilling or Completion Engineer or related field in the Oil and Gas industry.


Solution-oriented Engineer with over five years of work experience implementing drilling or completion fluids and coordinating communication between various stakeholders.

Great communicator able to enhance team performance through the ability to explain complex theories clearly and concisely.

Deliver service quality leading by safety and engineered drilling and completion solutions that customized to maximize wellbore integrity.

Initiate details process simulations for various petrochemical plants, with emphases on PI&D diagram, process controls, thermodynamics and heat & material balance.


Halliburton 2011-Present

Sr. Technical Professional

Develop and implement drilling fluids, completion fluids and waste management solutions systems recommendations to provide a complete wellbore management to customers.

Primary liaison between clients such as Drilling Engineer and Rig personnel such as Mud engineer and Company-Man assigned to the project.

Oversee the post well audit process and deliver all information relevant to management of the wellbore construction process.

Utilize knowledge of company products and services in conjunction with experience in drilling or completion fluid technology to optimize service quality.

Capture all data such as Key Performance Indicator to deliver appropriate and accurate results to customers by using People Speaking Skills for guidance with wellbore management.

Drilling or Completion Fluid Engineer

Provide drilling fluids onsite services by conditioning, measuring, testing and supervising mixing fluids.

Strong analytical and problem solving abilities capable to make economical and technical recommendation to maximize revenue for customers.

Utilize complex and adequate software like Wellsight Express and Drilling Fluid Graphic to implement the service quality given during the drilling process. Utilize knowledge on drilling fluid and personal chemistry background to optimize service quality for customers.

Comply with Health Safety Environment and OSHA regulations in all activities performed on location.

Maintain drilling fluid properties on the rig site by performing several accurate checkups throughout the day.

Ensure adequate chemical products inventory on-site utilizing a computer-based program to avoid shortages.

Work closely with the rig men who are charged with making scheduled chemical additions such as emulsifier, diesel dilution, calcium carbonate, viscosifier, weighting material, wellbore strengthening materials etc. to the drilling fluid.

Texas A&M 2009-2011

University Kingsville

Inorganic chemistry Supplemental Instructor

Encouraged students to have a deeper understanding of chemistry and enhance self-confidence.

Helped students achieve higher performances in their finals exams by simplifying the teaching complexes classes such as equation differential and physical chemistry

Houston Airport System 2008-2009

Front Desk Help Volunteer:

Directed customers to connecting gates and flights.

Assisted foreign guests with French to English translation and vice versa.

Houston Community College 2007-2009

Laboratory assistant

Built interactive course for the Introduction of Development Studies classes for native and foreign students.



Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering GPA: 3.61/4 May 2011


Associate Degree in science GPA: 3.52/4 May 2009


MS Windows 2000 Pro and Server


Windows Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Halliburton Wellsight Express and Analyzer

Programming (C DFG, WellView, SAP

Halliburton Delivering Framework (HDF)


President's list in Fall 2009, 2010

Dean's list t in Spring 2009, 2010, 2011

Drilling Fluid Engineer Award (MVP) while on Drilling Record Wells (7.75 and 8.25 days on +/- 20,000’) for ConocoPhillips in the Eagleford shale (South Texas) 2013.

Drilling Fluid and Completion Engineer Award while completing a well for Matadors Resources (Cut-Brine was used in record time) in the Wolfcamp plays in Odessa (West Texas) 2016.

Tau Beta Pi (Engineering Honor Society), Omega Chi Epsilon (Chemical Engineering Honor Society), AICHE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers), NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers), and SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers).


Multilingual: Fluent in English, French and African Languages (e.g., Moore).

US Permanent Resident: Green Card Holder

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