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Mud Engineer

Graford, TX
December 27, 2018

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James Pippin

Summary of


Create various combinations of mud that will be used during the different stages of the drilling process.

Maintain fluid properties on rig sites by testing fluid properties accurately.

Experienced and Knowledgeable on all aspects of drilling and drilling fluids.

Having the ability to interact with the Company Man, Customer, and Field Service Technicians onsite.

Understand Safety Rules during work at well site.

Familiar with drilling fluids, the mud materials properties, mixing order, and treatment when having problems.

Maintain the inventory at customer well sites.

Responsible for providing effectual customer service by giving coordinators and rig site customers information related to the progress of a rig site in addition to creating and implementing solutions to various rig site problems.

Running and creating the drilling fluids mud with its different types for drilling rigs.

Providing real time solutions for drilling problems and providing technical support for customer projects.

Build, test, and monitor drilling fluid according to API Standards. Analyze fluid hydraulics and recommend adjustments in drilling parameters accordingly.

Handles logistics, material transactions and inventory on well site. Provide a daily reporting system to operator, illustrating all fluid related operation, tests, and sales.

Education May 1989 Bryson High School Graduate Bryson, TX Mud Engineering School Graduate 2007 Ambar Lonestar Drilling Mud Professional


[June 2018-Present] Downhole Chemical Solutions Midland, TX Operator Assistant

502 Tompkins Road

Graford TX 76449

Cell Phone: 817-***-****






Areas Worked

Mud Systems

[Jan 2007-August 2017] National Oilwell Varco (NOV) Fort Worth, TX Drilling Fluids Engineer

Redbed, Barnett Shale, Clay, and Limestone

Apache Corporation, XTO Corporation, Quicksilver

Fort Worth TX, Midland/Odessa TX, Jack County TX, Montague County TX, Sweetwater/Big Springs TX Area, Carlsbad NM, Hobbs NM Water-Based, Synthetic-Based, and Oil-Based

Well Depths

Apache Corporation - Bivins 93/2H and Bivins 93/5H - Deepest Depth 13,700 ft

Amarillo Texas Area - Potter County

XTO Energy - Frontier 19 - Sherrod 16-0904BH - Deepest Depth 15,369 ft

Barnhart Texas Area - Reagan County

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