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Mud Man

Placerville, California, 95667, United States
December 29, 2017

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Greg Mooren

PO Box ****, Fair Oaks, CA *****



Ability to: Closely follow mud program or analyze, adapt and take control when given free reign; Develop and communicate plan of action; Manage backyard, order and organize trucks for cement job and change-overs; Keep accurate inventory records; Initiate and maintain relationships with clients and co-workers; Self-motivate and work as a member of the team.

Work Experience:

July 2016 - Present Syntrol/Tesla Energy Solar Sales - Independent Broker, CA

Jan 2012- July 2016 Mi SWACO G10 Drilling Fluids Specialist, CA

12 hr, 24 hr sit-in and drive-by. Placed as lead in challenging and exploratory fields: Cymric and Signal Hill Petroleum.

Training: Mi Swaco Basic Mud School 2012, Mi Swaco Advanced Mud School

LSND, Tannathin, OBM, KCL RDF, CaCl RDF, MMO Mixed Metal Oxide

Feb 2011-Dec 2011 PEAK Energy Services Solids Control Supervisor, ND

Oversee, train, mentor and support Solids Control Technicians. Ensure that Solids Control equipment operates efficiently and safely. Inventory/ordering, staff scheduling.

Oct 2009-Jan 2011 PEAK Energy Services Solids Control Technician, WY

Operate and service solids control equipment. Rig up/down solids control equipment, tank farm and mud plant.. Dewatering, Bar-recovery. LSND, PHPA, Diesel-based OBM

Training: Advanced Solids Control, Performance Fluids Management.

June 2005-Oct 2009 Cody, I.M.E., and A-1 Electric Electrical Apprentice 1-4

Read blueprints, plan and install electrical circuits in residential and commercial construction. Attend NCCER courses through Level 4

Operator, Field, Mud Systems:

OXY/CA Resources 2 yrs

Elk Hills, CA: 12 hr 2nd and lead. LSND, Tannathin and SBM. Limited DrilPlex (MMO)

Challenges: Lost Circulation and CO2 contamination.

Kern River, CA: 24 hr. LSND and FloThru RDF. Shallow wells in depleted field. 50% of wells drilled with full losses.

Challenges: Extreme losses and frequent rig moves (spud-to-spud every 24-48 hrs) Developed SOP which was written into OXY drilling program due to high success rate in reducing losses and rig time.

Long Beach and THUMS Islands, CA: 24 hr. LSND, Tannathin and KCL FloPro RDF, limited use of CaCl DiPro (6 wells). Challenges: possible iron contamination from CaCl brine source, pilot-tested every batch before mixing.

SHP (Signal Hill Petroleum) 1 yr

Signal Hill Petroleum, CA: 24 hr. LSND, SBM, KCl FloPro. High-profile, Exploratory wells. Broke record depth for SHP. Challenges: HPHT

Chevron 2.5 yrs

Lost Hills, CA: 24 hr. Weighted LSND. Challenges: Fracture gradient near pore pressure. Broke time records by adjusting mud parameters and weight-up methods which became Chevron SOP.

McKittrick, CA: LSND and KCL FloPro. Challenges: Extreme surface losses, rig-move every 1.5 days. Time, inventory and sleep management.

Cymric, CA: 12 hr lead. Weighted LSND. Challenges: Blue clay, extreme losses possible and steam-induced pressure. KMW often exceeded pore pressure “Heal and kill”. Maintaining pinpoint MW. Developed W/U schedule using HW trucks, LCM maintenance plan and DrilZone / MD-C schedule that completely eliminated pack-off in blue clay. All of which became Chevron Cymric SOP.

San Ardo, CA: 12 hr lead. LSND and KCL FloPro RDF.

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