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Expert in Drilling Fluids, Solids Control, Waste Management

Expert ID: 735237 Pakistan

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Expert has a background of masters in chemistry and has 33 years of on hand experience on the rigs, labs and as the manager for drilling fluids. He has been supervising 10-18 land rig operations at a time as Drilling Fluids Manager. While his exposure as Regional manager to provide services to Saudi ARAMCO, Qatar Petroleum, Petroleum Development Oman, ADNOC, OGDCL, PPL, MOL add value to his experience.

Consultant Mud Engineer on a PPL well to represent M-I Swaco.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1984 Degree: Masters Subject: Chemistry Institution: University of the Punjab Lahore. Pakistan

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2017 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Country Director Department: Oil Field Services Responsibilities: Principle Officer in the country
Assist Corporate
Oversee country Operations
Years: 2015 to 2017 Employer: Scomi Oiltools Cayman Limited Dubai Title: Regional Manager M.East Department: Oil Field Services Responsibilities: Supervise Over all Oil Field Services (OFS) division of Scomi Oiltools Limited i;e, Manager Drilling Fluids, Manager Solids Control & Drilling Waste Management, Brine Filtration Services, Solid Waste management services.
Plan and implement strategic business programs, and Measuring organizational results. Analyze, plan and manage all aspects of the business in the assigned country and is accountable for its overall performance. Analyzing past performance and customer data base to work out business plan to deliver the expected sales versus targets. Liaise with Area Managers and Product Managers to ensure sound and clear strategy, common goals and actions.
Preparation and evaluation of financial plans for organizational requirements. Providing strategic directions to the Project & developing the Execution capabilities required for handling current & future execution requirements. Demonstrating required functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment. Demonstrates active interest and ability to enhance and apply new functional skills.
Identify, establish and implement organization’s safety practices in accordance with requirements and procedures. Conducting market research and feasibility studies to prepare business proposal.

Years: 2010 to 2015 Employer: Scomigroup Title: Country Manager- Pakistan Department: Oil Field Services Responsibilities: Business Unit Manager for Pakistan
Oversee Operations
Responsible for P&L
Years: 2005 to 2010 Employer: Scomigroup Title: Manager- DF Department: Drilling Fluids Responsibilities: Oversee Rig Operations and Material management
Years: 2004 to 2005 Employer: M-I SWACO Title: Project Engineer Department: Drilling Fluids Responsibilities: Supervise Integrated Fluids Engineering Projects
Years: 1998 to 2004 Employer: M-I SWACO Title: Mud Engineer Department: Drilling Fluids Responsibilities: Perform as Mud Engineer on rig sites
Years: 1997 to 1998 Employer: EMEC Title: Mud Engineer Department: Drilling Fluids Responsibilities: Team member in OGDCL Head Quarter Mud Lab to assist rig operations.
Material Testing
Years: 1996 to 1997 Employer: OGDCL Pakistan Title: Senior Mud Engineer Department: Drilling Fluids Responsibilities: Team member in OGDCL Head Quarter Mud Lab to assist rig operations.
Material Testing
Years: 1991 to 1996 Employer: OGDCL Pakistan Title: Mud Engineer Department: Drilling Fluids Responsibilities: Team member in OGDCL Head Quarter Mud Lab to assist rig operations
Material testing for tenders submitted
Years: 1990 to 1991 Employer: OGDCL Pakistan Title: Mud Engineer Department: Drilling Fluids Responsibilities: Perform as Mud Engineer on rig sites as the team lead
Years: 1986 to 1990 Employer: OGDCL Pakistan Title: Asst Mud Engineer Department: Drilling Fluids Responsibilities: Perform as Mud Engineer on rig sites
Years: 1985 to 1986 Employer: OGDCL Pakistan Title: Asst Mud Engineer- Trainee Department: Drilling Fluids Responsibilities: Perform as Trainee for Mud Engineering in training center and on rig sites

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1985 to 1996 Agency: Pakistan Role: Trainee to Senior Engineer Description: Passed one year training from Oil and gas training institute ( run b CIDA). Worked on rig sites as mud engineer. Tender evaluation as senior engineer as per Government regulations.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1996 to 1997 Country / Region: Saudi Arabia Summary: As EMEC Mud Engineer on Aramco Projects
Years: 2003 to 2004 Country / Region: Bangla Desh and Sudan Summary: As MI-Swaco Project Engineer on Tullow and GENPOC projects
Years: 1996 to 1997 Country / Region: Middle East Summary: As Scomi Regional Head for Saudi, Abudhabi, Oman, Qatar and Pakistan. Oversee the Aramco and QP's DF operations, Aramco's DWM operations. while Solid control operations for ADCO and PDO

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Member SPE
Awards / Recognition
The expert was the top scorer during his one year of training as an assist mud engineer. The training was supervised by CIDA trainers.
Publications and Patents Summary
Co-Author of paper on "high-temperature silicate mud system", published in SPE journal.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Lab test witness in material testing lab in OGDCL in 1995-1997
one time for drilling fluids recommendation in MOL in 2006
Training / Seminars
 Integrated management systems Internal Auditor Course as per ISO 9001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007, Nov 2016. DNV GL Dubai.
 IOSH Managing Safely 18-19 & 26 November 2015
 SPE Understanding Inorganic Scaling- Mechanism, Control and Management 2015
 SPE Symposium on Oilfield Chemistry Woodland Houston 2015
 SPE workshop on Loss of Circulation Dubai
 SPE workshop on Shale and Tight Gas in Abu Dhabi
 The current environmental pollution scenario of Pakistan, Finding and Remediation 27-29 Oct 2010, PINSTECH Islamabad.
 Executive Management Program-II: Leadership as Purpose, Management as Purpose: 3-8 August 2008 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
 Executive Management Program-I: Moving up the Leadership Ladder: 9-14 MARCH 2008 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
 Atomic Absorption Spectrometry: The Basic Theory and Recent Trends 5-6 March 2008
Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad
 Software Training 5-8 January Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
 Operations Manual School 1-9 December 2007 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
 IFE Rig Evaluation 10-14 May 2004 Baku, Azerbaijan
 HSE Training School 16-17 May 2004 Karachi Pakistan
 Drilling & Completions Challenges Workshop 11th Feb 2004, Islamabad Pakistan
 Project Planning 24th Nov - 5th Dec 2003, Bankok, Thailand
 Waste Management 20- 23 Nov 2003, Bankok, Thailand
 Drilling Technology 15- 18 Nov 2003, Bankok, Thailand
 Fluid Volume and Economics 11-13 Nov 2003, Bankok, Thailand
 One Plan 10th Nov 2003, Bankok, Thailand
 Virtual Completion Fluids 10th Nov 2003, Bankok, Thailand
 Virtual Hydraulics 9th Nov 2003, Bankok, Thailand
 Centrifuge 29-30 Oct 2003, Online
 Centrifugal Pumps 27-28 Oct 2003, Online
 Swaco Basic Equipments 25-26 Oct 2003, Online
 SIPP Level-1 7-8 April 2003, Islamabad, Pakistan
 ONE TRAX Software 10-13 July 2000, Karachi, Pakistan
 Work Over and Completion Fluids 16-22 May 1998, Houston USA
 First Aid Houston the USA
 Solids Control SWACO 15-23 May 1998 Houston USA
 Basic Mud School 23 March to 15 May 1998, Houston USA
 Cementation Problems 24-28 Sept 1995, Organized by CIDA in OGTI Islamabad.
 Advanced Drilling Fluids Technology 8-19 Jan 1995
 Directional Drilling and Optimization 8-13 May 1993
 Formation Damage, Lost Circulation and Air Drilling 4-9 May 1991
 Introduction to Petroleum Geology 16-21 June 1991
 Well completion Design and Practices 13-18 Jan 1990
 Second line Supervisors Well Control 3-11 March 1990
 H2S Alive 19-23 June 1990
 Store Procedures, Material Handling and Shelf Life 22-29 Dec 1990
 Cementation Technology 23-28 June 1990
 Drilling Fluids Technology and H2S Alive Solids Control 5 – 12 Nov 1986
 Basic Mud Technology 9- 17 March 1986
 Introductory Course 15- 18 Oct 1985
Vendor Selection
14 years experience of vendor selection being the manager for drilling fluids and as country manager for Pakistan and the middle east.
Marketing Experience
14 years experience of marketing being manager for drilling fluids and as country manager for Pakistan and the middle east.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Good in speaking, reading, and writing.
URDU Good in speaking, reading, and writing.
Arabic Average in reading only.

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