Experienced Logging Geologist / Mudlogger in Pittsburgh, United States

at Excellence Logging US Inc./Horizon Well Logging, LLC
Location Pittsburgh, United States
Date Posted January 7, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent

Description

$55,000 - $75,000 a yearNeed someone to start Within the WeekMud logging is the creation of a detailed record (well log) of a borehole by examining the cuttings of rock brought to the surface by the circulating drilling medium (most commonly mud). This provides our customers with information about the geology and gas content of the borehole while drilling.Mud loggers connect various sensors to the drilling apparatus and install specialized equipment to monitor or "log" drill activity. This can be physically and mentally challenging, especially when having to be done during drilling activity in a remote location. Much of the equipment will require precise calibration or alignment by the mud logger to provide accurate readings.Mud logging specialists observe and interpret the indicators in the mud returns during the drilling process, and at regular intervals log properties such as drilling rate, mud weight, flowline temperature, oil indicators, pump pressure, pump rate, lithology (rock type) of the drilled cuttings, and other data.Prefer BS degree in Geology, Earth Science, Geoscience, Hydrology or Environmental, or the equivalent in years of directly related mud logging field experienceBachelor’s and Associate’s degree’s in non-Geology technical disciplines and majors acceptable.6 months or more of mudlogging experience desired.Must be able to work independently.Must represent Exlog in a professional manner at all times.Operate, troubleshoot and maintain the logging equipment in excellent condition.Basic understanding of oil and gas drilling operations to monitor rig functions, operations, and conditions.Evaluate lithology samples and reporting any hydrocarbon shows.Communicating geological drilling information as requested by client.Able to stay on a well site for an extended period of time.Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.Job Type: Full-timeSalary: $55,000.00 to $75,000.00 /yearExperience:Mudlogging: 1 year (Preferred)Education:Bachelor's (Preferred)Location:Pittsburgh, PA (Preferred)License:Driver's License (Required)Work authorization:United States (Required)Required travel:75% (Required)

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