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Logging Geologist-Surface Data Logging, I

Date:? Apr 21, 2021
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Georgetown, DE, GY

Logging Geologist I

 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

This is an entry level position in the Halliburton Sperry group. This initial role is for a trainee position commonly referred to as a Sample Catcher, which will transition into a Surface Data Logger (Mud Logger).  Job duties will include: working offshore, collecting samples and preparing samples for the Surface Data Loggers. 

 

The Surface Data Logger (Mudlogger) is an onsite data aggregator of the sensors and data collected about the drilling operation.  Data aggregated includes drill floor, downhole, and surface parameters to build a database used by the Engineers and Geologists to make real time decisions.  Additional geology-based data is collected and entered from observations made of the cuttings, gas readings, and sample descriptions.

 

Our Surface Data Loggers are key in Well Control monitoring and working with the Driller to monitor changes in the key indicators.  High communication skills are important in being able to clearly convey what you are seeing and how the trends are changing.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Preference may be given for Geology or Engineering graduates.

 

Under general supervision, acts as the lead position responsible for the job execution and overall performance for the purpose of providing on-location geological and drilling data collection and reporting to the customer. Responsible for company assets on location, and assures that adequate supplies and equipment are present at well site at all times. Offers advice on equipment capabilities. Gathers accurate and factual logging information (Depth, Gas Units and Composition, Rate of Penetration, Lag Time, etc). Interprets logging information to determine occurrence and composition of any oil and/or gas shows which occur while drilling. Analyses and documents according to SDL zone of interest and/or show reports. Provides lithological descriptions of all formations drilled and identify formation name, group, or member. Assembles mud logging information into mud logs and drilling database following established SDL and/or customer guidelines and procedures. Communicates mud logging information to customers as necessary to fulfill their requirements (morning report, show notification, engineering problems, delivery of mud logs). Performs any specialized tests or gathers any additional data as required by the customer. Gathers, assembles and assures timely delivery of sets of cuttings samples as per customer requirements. Maintains transmittal sheets. Performs safe, neat professional rig-up and tear-down when needed. Ensure smooth transitions at crew changes and shift changes. Completes training appointments as necessary to obtain safety, offshore, or other operations, or customer specific certificates in order to be able to go the designated rig site(s). Skills acquired through the completion of an under graduate degree in Geology and a minimum of 2 years relevant field experience and completion of on the job development activities to acquire and demonstrate full competence in the job tasks as detailed in the competency system - competency demonstration and verification can typically be achieved within 24 months from the completion of the basic mud logging training courses and within 12 months of achieving the Field Prof-SDL-Geo, I competencies. Ability to demonstrate technical aptitude to standards required. Must possess good communication skills, arithmetic, data entry and recording skills. Must have successfully passed company tests, or met task guideline requirements. This is a field position.

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

 

Location

2 Avenue of the Republic, Georgetown, Demerara, , Guyana 

 

Job Details

Requisition Number: 90516 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Sperry Drilling Svcs 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.


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