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  • Job reference: RMS0147110

Wellsite Geologist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Perth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/11/2014
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The Company:
Our Client is an International Company involved in the supply of Energy globally. Their Operations cover Exploration, Production and Downstream and at present they have projects in over 25 Countries worldwide.
In Australia they are involved in one of the Country's largest LNG Projects, including both Gas and Condensate which is currently in Execution Stage.

The Role:
To manage all geological aspects of all activities carried out at the wellsite. The incumbent will ensure best-practice target evaluation and geological data collection on rig site and will regularly communicate drilling progress and provide geological interpretation of wellsite activities to the Senior Operations Geologist.

•Contribute, review and understand the drilling and formation Evaluation programme prior to drilling commences.
•Assist and review Field’s Pore Pressure and Geomechanical Modelling.
•Assist in the installation of Mudlogging and LWD Combo Unit onboard MODU.
•Assist in well planning and associated operational preparation for Phase 1 of the Field development drilling campaign.
•Instruct and supervise all geological operations at wellsite, including mudlogging, DD/LWD/MWD, Electric Wireline Logging, BH Fluid sampling, and coring operations.
•Examine and describe cuttings while drilling on the provided format and report on a basis required
•Monitor and provide quality assurance and quality control on all third party contractors related to wireline, DD/LWD/MWD and mud logging activities. If necessary recommend modifications and/or additions to the logging programmes in coordination with the Senior Operations Geologist and the Drilling Supervisor.
•Monitor and observe drilling parameters and geological information while drilling and report to drilling supervisor as required.
•Correlate geological data with offset wells and identify target formations, horizons and total depths for well sections using a combination of drill cuttings, LWD petrophysical logs and mudlogging data.
•Ensure all gas detection and mudlogging equipment is calibrated and working correctly and recording all hydrocarbon shows.
•Assist in ensuring that required workshop / on site calibrations have been performed for all logging tools prior being run in hole.
•Ensure correct transmittal, copying, packaging and distribution of all geological data from wireline logs, LWD logs, mud logs, cuttings, core and fluid samples
•Safety and hazard identification / pore pressure and fracture gradient analysis, monitoring and prediction during drilling operations.
•Evaluate all indications of over-pressured zones and make suitable operational recommendations.
•Daily completion and correspondence of geological reporting and operations reports which summarizes last 24 hr drilling activities, relevant cutting descriptions, gas or oil shows, mud data and provisional formation tops.
•Assist in mentoring graduate and company trainee wellsite geologists.
•Ensure after completion of the well that all mud logs and lithology logs are completed and that all samples are properly packaged and dispatched.
•Assistance in ensuring full distribution of all statutory data to government agencies and JVP as required. QC of all daily and end of well data deliverables
•Contribution to all post-well evaluation and preparation of well completion reports, including compilation of Basic Data Report which consists of third party raw data. This will be subsequently followed by the compilation of a detailed Interpretation Report that incorporates all interpretive results from all third party data.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Minimum 10years Wellsite/Operations Geology Experience.
•Excellent written and verbal presentation skills, with an emphasis on reporting objectives and key findings
Tertiary Degree in Science or Engineering (Major in Geology) (B.Sc / B.Eng)
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