Baroid Industrial Drilling Products (IDP) is pleased to welcome John Berry, P.G. as its newest senior account representative. Berry has more than 25 years of experience in the field of geology, environmental science and a variety of drilling disciplines including: foundation drilling, slurry wall, geothermal, micro-tunneling, horizontal directional drilling (HDD), water well and environmental remediation.

In his new role, Berry will utilize his extensive experience in the construction drilling industry, and his knowledge within the areas of geology, hydrogeology and related support services to continue developing new drilling products and services with the Baroid IDP Research and Development Laboratory.

Most recently, John was a construction drilling manager, responsible for developing new drilling products and working in the field with drilling contractors. Prior to that, he held positions as a hydrogeologist, a geologist in the petroleum industry, and as a landsman.

Berry has run a vast array of mud and slurry systems with many forms of polymers and bentonite. He is skilled with foundation slurries, liquid, granular and Pac polymers. Beyond that, he has a documented track record of achievements and deep understanding of mud/slurry chemistry and geological formations, the issues they present and the solutions to overcome them. Berry also is a specialist with drilling products, and draws upon his experience in all drilling disciplines to promote the use of slurry drilling fluids, bentonite grouts, polymers and chemical additives.