Exploration Geologist - Houston

at Airswift
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted May 16, 2017
Category Geologist
Job Type Contract
Min. Years Experience Required 5


Our client, a major oil producer, is seeking a Exploration Geologist to work on a short term contract within their facilities located offshore of the Gulf of Mexico.


  • Attend Pre-Spud meetings and review sub.
  • Collect and review required well site reference data, subsurface technical package, correlation / offset logs, maps, prognosis, and become familiar with any operational problems experienced in offset wells
  • Describe all rock samples, hydrocarbon shows, anomalous events
  • Act as a coordinator for the data acquisition from mud loggers, Logging While Drilling (LWD), wireline logging and coring
  • Correlation of the well data to support picking of casing points, core point and well total depth
  • Supervise and quality control geological operations at the Wellsite
  • Act as the coordinator for data acquisition from service providers
  • • Compile draft geological operations summary after each hole section is completed (for End of Well Report (EOWR). Support root cause analysis investigations of Non-Productive Time (NPT)
  • Maintain Geology and Engineering Files and Expedite Final logs and Data
  • Ensure that contractors’ lessons are reviewed and captured after each hole section and the results documented
  • Advise the drillers of potential geological hazards

Required Qualifications:

  • Must reside within the US
  • Must have 5 years minimum experience
  • Must be highly skilled in mud logging, deep water offshore, exploration, excellent soft skills and behaviors.

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