Summary

Established in 2005, MudTech Services, L.P. has become the trusted partner to Drilling Fluid Service Companies and Operators globally. MudTech Services offer several “just in time” alternatives for project personnel requirements through our three divisions including MudTech Services Group, Environmental Solutions Group and Pressure Controls Group.

Core to our vision, is hand-selecting professionals with proven, verified experience for the position at hand. Seasoned, reliable talent creates a significant advantage to our clients especially as this type of expertise and knowledge base is harder and harder to find. Our clients also benefit from cost-savings associated with “just in time” sourcing. Additionally, MudTech works closely with our clients to give them flexibility and control throughout the process. Our years of experience and expertise enable us to provide our clients with options and a variety approaches so they can make the best decisions and receive the highest return on their investments.

MudTech Services Group

With a vast array of knowledge MudTech offers a wide range of qualified professionals with land-based, inland barge, shelf and deep-water operations experience.

  • Drilling Fluid Engineers
  • Completion Fluid Engineers
  • Geothermal Engineers
  • Compliance Engineers
  • In-house Project Coordinators
  • Mud Plant Coordinators

Environmental Solutions Group

With onshore and offshore experience the Environmental Solutions Group (ESG) can meet personnel needs for most environmental applications domestic and international. Our staff can be a valuable resource when designing a solids removal footprint.

  • De-watering systems Technicians
  • Closed loop systems Technicians
  • Dryer Technicians
  • Barite Recovery Technicians
  • Water Purification Systems Technicians
  • Salt Remediation Technicians
  • Refinery Technicians
  • Mud Plant Technicians

Pressure Control Group

The Pressure Control Group (PCG) experience ranges from wellsite testing to hydraulic chock operations. Additional, PCG also provides shop technicians for assisting with day-to-day operations.

  • Well Testing Operators
  • Flowback Operators
  • Hydraulic Choke Operators for completions and underbalanced drilling
  • Coil Tubing/ Snubbing Unit Operators
  • Shop Technicians

Timeline

    • Founded Signed first major global contract
    • First Deepwater project Gulf of Mexico
    • Large offshore presence
    • First Deepwater project in Brazil and Angola
    • Signed second major global contract
    • First Deepwater project in Nigeria
    • Expanded domestic market
    • Extensive presence in multiple Rocky Mountain projects
    • Extended reach formate project in Saudi Arabia
    • Groundbreaking Oil Based Mud project in Washington State
    • First Marcellus Shale projects (Horsehead, NY)
    • Participated in an experimental extended reach formate lateral project in Wyoming
    • Began working projects for two major mud companies in Alaska North Slope, Cook Inlet and Kenai Peninsula
    • Participated in several Geo-Thermal projects throughout the Western US
    • First deepwater project in Indonesia
    • First deepwater project in New Foundland
    • First deepwater project in The Philippines
    • First Geo-Thermal project in Central America
    • Expanded Alaskan presence
    • Expanded Northeast US presence to Pennsylvania, West Virginia and New York
    • First deepwater Mexico project
    • Began Environmental Solutions Group
    • First Geo-Thermal project in Southern California
    • First deepwater project in Tanzania
    • Major deepwater project in the Arctic Ocean
    • Began Pressure Control Group
    • First Geo-Thermal project in Northern California
    • Signed an entity to participate in Mexico and Latin America markets
    • First onshore project in Mexico

Our Values

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring that our actions and decisions directly reflect our values and guiding principles.

  1. Sincere, Personal Support and Service
    Core to every interaction is our unyielding commitment to providing immediate, accountable support and guidance. Our team is devoted to building trustworthy relationships and, more importantly, passionate about following through with expertise and knowledge. It’s more than a mantra, it’s who we are. And you will experience this difference and level of personal touch at each and every interaction with MudTech.
  2. Transparent, Proven Processes
    Accuracy and consistency are integral to creating safe, comprehensive solutions in the Oil and Gas industry. Our processes are tried and true, and we purposely and proudly make them transparent and accessible to our Operators and consultants. No surprises—everyone is on the same page. We succeed as a solidified team.
  3. Unwavering Dependability & Leadership
    We will be there. You have our word on it. MudTech leads with integrity, and it is this ethical commitment that holds us responsible to the needs of those we serve and represent. Our leadership respects loyalty, honesty and doing what is right. It may be old-fashioned, but we will not have it any other way.

Our Experience

  • Deepwater Brazil
  • Angola
  • Nigeria
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Indonesia
  • New Foundland
  • Philippines
  • Central America
  • Mexico
  • Tanzania
  • Arctic
  • Latin America
  • United States
  • Alaska

Our Leadership

  • PH_Jerry-Hancock

    Jerry
    Hancock

    President

    jhancock@mudtechservices.com

    Jerry Hancock has served as the President of Mud Tech Services since its inception in 2005. He brings over thirty-five years of experience in the oil and gas industry, both domestically and internationally, to the leadership of the company. Mr. Hancock’s impressive career includes leadership positions at NewPark Drilling Fluids, Anchor Drilling Fluids, USA, International Drilling Fluids USA, and Hughes Drilling Fluids, Inc. Alongside his executive team, Mr. Hancock vision and leadership has developed MudTech Services into the successful organization that it is today.

  • PH_Ron-Wolfe

    Ron
    Wolfe

    Vice President

    rwolfe@mudtechservices.com (281) 770-5945

    With over thirty years of oil and gas experience, Ron Wolfe serves as the Vice President of Operations for MudTech Services. Mr. Wolfe started his career as an Engineer for Astrabar Drilling Fluids and later served as a Managing Partner for Lone Star Mud Company in Corpus Christi, Texas. Mr. Wolfe’s technical expertise and industry experience has been invaluable to the growth of MudTech Services.

  • PH_Bill-Stavinoha

    Bill
    Stavinoha

    Operations Manager

    bstavinoha@mudtechservices.com (281) 639-5986

    Bill Stavinoha joined MudTech Services in 2010 and serves as Operations Manager over the Environmental Solutions and Pressure Control Groups. Prior to joining MudTech Services, Bill was a drilling fluids engineer and operations coordinator for Baker Hughes Drilling Fluids where he was responsible for overseeing both operations as well as client relationship needs. Bill brings over 16 years of field, operations and business development knowledge to the company.

  • PH_Tyler-Cherry

    Tyler
    Cherry

    Business Development & Sales

    tcherry@mudtechservices.com (281) 435-6344

    Tyler Cherry has been managing Business Development & Sales for MudTech Services since 2012. Previously, Tyler was active in regional project management and sales for the Southeast Texas Market.  Tyler graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Business Administration and brings business development and account management expertise to the company.

  • PH_Sandra-Casey

    Sandra
    Casey

  • PH_Sarah-Terranova

    Sarah
    Terranova

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