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Nico Rhodionoff

Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India
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Curriculum Vitae for Nikolai (Nico) F. Rodionov

Name Nikolai (Nico) F. Rodionov

Date of birth 14th November 1960
Nationality Russian
Languages spoken/written fluently
Russian, German and English

Educational Background

Linguistic University 1987 Foreign Languages, Moscow RF.
Gas & Oil Academy 2001 Diploma in “Horizontal Drilling
and Advanced Drilling Fluids and Chemicals”,

Oil field experience circa 20 years

Oil field training
2000 Drilling fluids Technology Houston Baroid
2000 Well control session Houston Baroid
2000 Drilling Completion and Work Over Fluids Houston Baroid
2000 Wellsight 2000 Houston Baroid
2000 Quality Service Skills Houston Baroid
2006 IFT 1, 2 Nizhnevartovsk Baroid
2007 IFT 3, DFG Tyumen Baroid
About 70 Diplomas and Certificates
received during 2001 - 2009 Interactive Courses Baroid

Geographical Experience Russian North, West- and East Siberia, Caspian Sea, Ural, Sakhalin, Kazakhstan, India (Krishna-Godawary Bassain), Vietnam

Oil Company Experience Exxon-Mobil, TNK-BP, Gasprom, Sibneft, Total, Shell, SPD, Chevron, Lukoil, ONGC

Mud System Experience

Synthetic Base fluids Invert emulsions
Water Base fluids Seawater polymer; KCL polymer, Bentonite-Polymer, Salt Saturated systems, HTHP/Glycol systems,
Completion Fluids Med. to low density brines (KCL, NaCl, Low-Salt Inhibited Systems)
Diesel-based packer fluids, MT-Oil System. Open hole/gravel pack completions.

Special Drilling Problems
Experienced: Deep water drilling, Lost Circulation; HTHP Wells, Deep Wells, Stuck Pipe, Hole Instability; CaCl2 water influx; H2S influx; Drilling w/ lost returns; Carbonate / Bicarbonate contamination; Anhydrite contamination, Reactive shale and unstable sand producing formations. Highly deviated and horizontal wells); Extended reach wells to 35000 ft. with up to18000 ft. horizontal displacement.

Past Work Experience

Tengischevroil Tengiz, Kazakhstan 1992 – 1998
Field interpreter at Parker Drilling and WO Rigs.
Halliburton/Baroid Nizhnevartovsk 1998 - 2000
Interpreter at Training Center and at rigsite with a Baroid Engineer
Baroid Russia 2000 – 2002
Mud Engineer at several Ural and West-Siberian projects (deviated and horizontal wells) ExxonMobil Sakhalin extended reach dev. Wells
Baroid – Russia N. Russia, Sakhalin Isl. 2002 - 2008

Since 2009 - Sr. Mud Engineer; TOTAL Khariaga Caspian Sea (Deep Water), SPD sour, deviated, horizontal wells; Technical Instructor in Baroid Tyumen Training Center
Currently Leading Total Fluids Engineer, Halliburton/Deep Water, Mumbai, Krishna Gadavari Bassin (ONGC).
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Keywords: Mud, drilling fluids, drilling, brines, completion fluids, mud engineering, drilling fluids engineering, Baroid, completion fluids, oil-based mud, waterbased mud, emulsions, inverted emulsions, NAP-muds, cuttings reinjection, SCE, solids control equipment, rheology, mud parameters, mud properties, viscosity, YP, PV, Gels, API Filtration Rate, MBT, Sand content, solids, barite, bentonite, polymers, biopolymers, KCL-polymer mud, reology, ECD, equivaletn circulation dencity

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