Employment History

The employment history began from attending the Drilling Fluids Technology training held in September 1975, organized by IMCO Services, in Houston, Texas – USA.


Today, with a total of over 41 years of vast fluids competency, obtained from working experiences with different drilling fluid providers in different countries. This combined with experiences as a Fluids Specialist for Oil Companies complete the fluids skill on both perspectives. The combination of these experiences is now brought forward and offered to Oil Companies acknowledging the importance of having a Fluids Specialist in their Drilling Team.

Drilling Fluids Services, Pertamina Drilling Services Ind. (PDSI)May 2020 - PresentJakartaDrilling Fluids Consultant
Philippine Geothermal Production Co. Inc.Oct 2019 - PresentManila, Philippine
Drilling Fluids Consultant
MBW FluidsFeb. 2017 - PresentJakarta, IndonesiaIndependent Drilling Fluids Consultant
Husky-CNOOC Madura Ltd. (HCML)July 2018 - June 2020Jakarta, IndonesiaDrilling Fluids Consultant
Tately N.V.July 2018 - Mar. 2019Jakarta, IndonesiaDrilling Fluids Consultant
Husky-CNOOC Madura Ltd. (HCML)Sep. 2015 - Jan. 2017Jakarta, IndonesiaDrilling Fluids Specialist
Samudra Energy Ltd.Apr. 2014 - Aug. 2015Jakarta, IndonesiaDrilling Fluids Specialist
Caelus EnergyNov. 2013 - Apr. 2014Jakarta, IndonesiaDrilling Fluids Specialist
Petrochem Performance Chemical Ltd LLCFeb. 2013 - Nov. 2013Kurdistan, N. IraqTechnical Consultant
Petrochem Performance Chemical Ltd LLCJan. 2011 - Dec. 2012Abu Dhabi, UAEArea Operations Manager
Petrochem Performance Chemical Ltd LLCOct. 1997 - Dec. 2010Doha, QatarDrilling Fluids Engineer
Tech Support Engineer
Country Manager
PT Baroid IndonesiaMar. 1979 - Sept. 1997IndonesiaDrilling Fluids Engineer
Account Representative
District Manager
PT Dresser Magcobar IndonesiaJul. 1977 - Feb 1979IndonesiaDrilling Fluids Engineer
PT IMCO Services IndonesiaSept. 1975 - Jun. 1977IndonesiaDrilling Fluids Engineer

Training Instructors of Drilling,

Completion, and Work-Over Fluids Technology

PT. Matra UnikatamaSenior Drilling Fluids EngineersAdvanced Drilling Fluids Engineering TrainingJakarta, Feb 2020
Philippine Geothermal Production Company (PGCP) Inc.Drilling Engineers, Geologist- Drilling Fluids Based on its Lithology
- Drilling Fluids Systems
Manila, Nov 2019
PT. Elnusa Tbk.Drilling Eng. Pertamina GeothermalDrilling Fluids Technology for Non-Mud EngineersNov. 2018
PT. Prima HidrokarbonDrilling Eng. Pertamina GeothermalDrilling Fluids Technology for Non-Mud EngineersOct. 2018
PT. Sarana Indo PersadaPertamina S. SumatraCompletion, Work-over, and Packer Fluids TechnologySept. 2018
PT. Elnusa Tbk.In-House TrainingBasic Mud SchoolSept. 2018
Samudra Energy Ltd.In-House TrainingDrilling Fluids Practices2014

Judge on MUD Competitions

ProviderPI Fair CompetitionPlace
Trisakti UniversityMUD Innovation CompetitionJakarta, 13 September 2019
Trisakti UniversityMUD CompetitionJakarta, 21 September 2018

Drilling Fluids and Fluids-Related Experiences

Company: Husky-CNOOC Madura Ltd (HCML)

Location: Offshore Madura Strait

Period: 1 September 2015 – 31 January 2017


Supervised and engineered fluids systems:

  • High performance WBM utilizing polyamine
  • High performance WBM utilizing combination of polyamine and Potassium Formate (KCOOH)
  • Drill-In Fluid utilizing Potassium Format (KCOOH) and Manganese tetra-oxide as weighting agent
  • Monitor H2S and CO2 gasses
  • Potassium Format (KCOOH) for completion fluid

Overall Drilling Fluids Systems Experiences

Water Based Systems

  • Saturated Salt/KCL/Polymers (PHPA, Glycol)
  • KCL/Polymer/PHPA
  • Seawater based muds
  • HT Polymers
  • High Performance WBM
  • Lignite-Lignosulphonate
  • Lignite-Surfactant
  • Mixed Metal Hydroxide
  • Mixed Metal Silicate
  • Mud cap
  • Aerated and Foam drilling
  • CaCl2/CaBr2
  • Potassium Formate (KCOOH) and Manganese tetra-oxide (Mn304)

Non-Aqueous Fluid System

  • Invert Oil Emulsion
  • Environmul System
  • Synthetic OBM System

Completion/Work-Over Fluids

  • Invert Oil Emulsion
  • Brines: NaCl, CaCl2, CaCl2/CaBr2, KCOOH fluids system
  • Enzyme System

Solids Control Equipment

  • Worked as solids control engineer
  • Equipment operated: Shale Shakers, Mud Cleaner, Degasser, Desander, Desilter, Centrifuge, and Dual pod filtration unit.

Wellbore Problems

  • Loss of circulation
  • Well kick
  • H2S (up to over 50,000 ppm in N. Iraq) and CO2
  • Wellbore strengthening/reinforcement
  • Under-ground blow-out
  • Highly reactive shale
  • High pressure formation of up to 19.0 ppg (in N. Iraq)
  • Wellbore with BHT of 450 deg. F (Arun field)

Loss Circulating Pill used

  • Conventional loss circulation products
  • Bentonite-Diesel-Oil
  • Bentonite-Diesel-Oil-Cement
  • Spun limestone based
  • Polycrystalline cellulosic fibers
  • Cross-link polymer

Designed drilling fluid system to drill the following wellbore

  • Vertical hole
  • Directional hole
  • Wellbore with horizontal section length up to 11,000 ft.
  • Drilling multi-lateral sections of up to six laterals in one horizontal wellbore

As a Training Instructor for in-house training:


Formation DamageDrilling Engineers
Subsurface Engineers
Drilling Fluids ProgramDrilling Engineers
Drilling Fluids PracticesDrilling Engineers
Clay ChemistryDrilling Engineers
Planning a Drilling Fluid ProgramDrilling Engineers
Wellbore StrengtheningDrilling Engineers
G&G Engineers
Completion/Work-over FluidsDrilling Engineers
Chemical HazardsDrilling Engineers

Conduct Presentations for:

  • Pre-spud meeting
  • Evaluating final well reports
  • Post mortem
  • Meetings
  • Chemical hazards

Computer Literacy for Technical Support

  • Ability to operate Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point
  • Operating company’s proprietary softwares;
    • Baroid: DFG+, Wellsight, Blueprint
    • Petrochem: MudPro, HydPro, Well ID Interpreter, Well ID Engineer
    • Paradigm software of Paradigm company, UK

Non-technical Experiences

  • Managing traffic of products on onshore and offshore operations
  • Introducing new products
  • Laboratory works
  • Provide technical supports: fluids-related software
  • Provide Drilling Fluids training to Drilling Engineers

Training Courses Attended

Drilling Fluids Technology1975IMCO ServicesHouston, TX - USA
Accelerated Data School1977Dresser MagcobarSingapore
Solids Control Equipment1979Dresser SWACOSingapore
Well & Pressure Control1981BaroidHouston, TX - USA
Advanced Drilling Technology1981BaroidHouston, TX - USA
Marketing & Management1982BaroidSingapore
Financial Management1986BaroidJakarta, Indonesia
Advanced Mud Technology (AMT) 2000 Session I & II1993BaroidJakarta, Indonesia
H2S Safety & CPR1993BaroidJakarta, Indonesia
Advanced Mud Technology (AMT) 2000 Session I & II1993BaroidJakarta, Indonesia
Sales Management1995BaroidHouston, TX - USA
First Aid: Fire & Safety2007Venture GulfDoha, Qatar
7 Habits of Highly Effective People2011Mazrui Holding Co.Abu Dhabi, UAE
Creative Problem Solving2011Mazrui Holding Co.Abu Dhabi, UAE
Planning and Organizing Skills2012Mazrui Holding Co.Abu Dhabi, UAE
HPHT Drilling Design2015SchlumbergerJakarta, Indonesia

Technical Certifications

Managerial Certifications

Achievement & Recognition


As a Country Manager, acted as a Team Leader to lead a group of employees to prepare and achieved ISO certification for Petrochem Performance Chemicals Ltd LLC in Doha, State of Qatar 2006.


The ISO certifications issued by Bureau Veritas Certification in August 2006 were for the following:


  • ISO 9001: 2000 — Quality Management System
  • ISO 14001: 2004 — Environmental Management System
  • OHSAS 18001: 1999 — Occupational Health and Safety Management System


Received The Outstanding Contribution Award given by Wintershall AG of Germany to Petrochem Performance Chemicals Ltd LLC – Doha, State of Qatar 2006.


The award was given upon successful contract management for Supply of Drilling Fluids Product and Engineering Services to support Wintershall AG’s drilling operations located in offshore Qatar.