Mud Log Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Norway Rogaland Tananger
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Mud Log Engineer

- Ensures the integrity of the samples collected; analyzes, interprets and reports in the End of Well Report and enters within the formation evaluation log all information relating to the cutting samples, and informs the Client representatives. 
- Is responsible for communicating to the Client representatives any information regarding primary well control and well integrity during well site operations as deducted from the data. 
- Primary responsible for maintaining and analyzing the volume balance sheet during well site operations. 
- Exercises his/her discretion and independent judgment to alert the Data Analyst of any discrepancies in the formation evaluation or gases analysis observed. 
- Is a key person involved in the detection and monitoring of potential well control situations. 
- Ensures the design of an accurate and comprehensive formation evaluation log according to the Client's format. 
- Is aware of, and respects all safety regulations and procedures, as specified by the Client, Drilling Operator, Geoservices or relevant safety authorities. 
- Uses his/her experience and judgment to improve the service quality delivery and communicates to the Data Analyst all improvement opportunities. 
- Provides technical advice and assistance in core recovery and core description. 
- Shares with other well site personnel the responsibility for rigging up and rigging down the mud logging equipment. 
- Keeps the confidentiality of the Client’s well data. 
- Performs other duties as assigned by direct supervisor.

- University Degree (Bachelor of Sciences as a minimum) in Geology, Geological Applied Sciences, Earth Sciences or Applied Sciences.
- Knowledge of Drilling Equipment and Techniques
- Understanding and calculation of Lag Time
- Understanding of wellbore pressures
- Knowledge and understanding of Petroleum Geology
- Formation Evaluation Log Drafting
- Understanding of Drilling Fluids and Hydraulics of the Drilling Fluids
- Understanding of Hydrocarbon Detection
- Jet Hydraulics and Optimization; Overpressure (Causes and Detection)
- Drilling Fluids Rheology
- Gas Detection and Analysis
- Understanding of Drilling Parameters, their Acquisition and Treatment
- Knowledge of Geoservices Mud Logging Sensors
- H2S Awareness and Detection
- Understanding of Health and Safety policies in the work place
- Quality Control of Data
- Electric Log Interpretation
- Knowledge of Drill String Composition
- Knowledge of Directional Drilling
- Knowledge of Casing and Cementation Design
- Knowledge of Well Testing.
- English: Qualified Level (TOEFL independent user)
- Listens and can communicate effectively with managers, peers and Clients, both in written and verbally.
- Ability to develop strong professional relationships with the Client and inspire trust and confidence; diplomatic and persuasive style
- Integrity. Accurate and rigorous in data reporting
- Uses logic to solve problems with effective solutions
- Learns quickly and adapts to new systems and situations
- Is personally committed to continuous improvement
- A high level of drive, creativity and motivation to deal with problems
- Manages and provides support, coaching and guidance to less experienced employees, acts as a role model for all field staff and helps to build and maintain effective teamwork.

Offshore Norway, on call contract

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