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Senior Wellsite Geologists

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/04/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Duration: 12 month contract
Location: Houston, TX

This is a night shift role The expectation is that this person will work a 2 week hitch a month
Note: Wellsite Geologists contribute to final end-of-well reporting and other deliverables and essentially draft sections of these whilst working offshore also

Wellsite geologist for Company operated Gulf of Mexico asset.

The responsibilities will include daily reporting, overseeing of LWD and mudlogging services, data integration and well surveillance.
The individual should have strong technical abilities and communication skills. The individual should have at least 10 years of experience as a wellsite geologist and 2 to 5 in the Gulf of Mexico.

The primary role of the Wellsite Geologist is to monitor, QC and integrate all the geological data being collected while drilling, i.e. cutting descriptions, LWD data, wireline log data, dynamic drilling data etc., effectively managing geological data and working alongside the personnel that supply it, i.e. Mudloggers and LWD Engineers, and working with Hess Drilling staff in communicating well objectives to service personnel as a whole. They are also comparing results with the offset well data to build an integrated understanding of the stratigraphy, i.e. reservoir and overburden. Critically, on sub salt drilling projects, they also have the added responsibility as the first line in the monitoring of subsurface pore pressure and wellbore stability via cuttings, log observations and drilling parameters. They are also the main contact between the rig and the sub-surface team in town and contribute to routine and ad-hoc meetings and communication, standard deliverables and logistical planning.
Their daily deliverables are listed below:
* Daily Geological Report
* Composite Log (product of the integration of LWD, mudlog data and interpretation)
* QC mudlogging and LWD deliverables


Note: Wellsite Geologists contribute to final end-of-well reporting and other deliverables and essentially draft sections of these whilst working offshore also.

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