Orion Group UK Well Site Geologist – Canada Contract in Halifax, NS

Orion Group UK

Branch Halifax NS CA

Well Site Geologist – Canada
Halifax, NS

904277 – Well Site GeologistOur client is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Employing over 100,000 personnel in around 90 countries their…

904277 – Well Site Geologist

Our client is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies. Employing over 100,000 personnel in around 90 countries their strategy is to reinforce their position as a leader in the Oil & Gas industry.

They are currently recruiting for the position of Well Site Geologist, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Job Description

Our Client, one of the global leaders in the O&G industry is preparing an exciting frontier exploration project in Nova Scotia’s Offshore. The multi-well exploration programme has an estimated duration of one year. Interested applicants residing in Nova Scotia will be given the first priority. The roles will be open to other Canadians, and those who are legally entitled to work in Canada.

The Well Site Geologist will be responsible for the execution of all relevant well site geology operations during our clients exploration campaign.

  • Act as well site focal point for geological data acquisition
  • QA-QC/supervise cuttings description compiled by mudlogger, compile a well site lithology strip log, including gas/oil show characterization (including stain, odor, fluorescence, cut and cut fluorescence), pore pressure prediction, Mud Weight, Weight On Bi torque, mud additives, LWD services, etc.
  • QA/QC and provide an independent assessment of the mud logging service
  • Ensure mud, fluid samples, cuttings, SWS, cores, sampling done as per plan and properly labeled and packed
  • Work closely with companies pore pressure specialists to help assess the pore pressure
  • Confirm coring points, casing points and TD depth as per program
  • Report success and failure of coring program Assist in describing cores, core chips and core end pieces (lithology and HC indicators)
  • Determine/assist the Petrophysicist in selection of SWC sample depths in conjunction with the Operations Geologist
  • Report success and failures (no sample recovery) to Operations Geologist
  • Assist in describing (lithology and HC indicators) and bottling SWC/SWS’s
  • Assist in wireline log witnessing/QC when relevant
  • File daily well site report
  • Assist Operations Geologist in compilation of final completion/composite logs

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Geological discipline or equivalent
  • Considerable experience as a Well Site Geologist, with substantial deep water sediment/ stratigraphy experience, ideally offshore Nova Scotia
  • Familiarity with real time pore pressure monitoring
  • Experienced in the use of log drafting software (e.g. HRH Gravitas or SDC Geologix Geo for Windows software), and MS Office
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Skilled in rapid data assimilation, analysis and communication to relevant parties

This is a contract position.

The rate for this position is negotiable.

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 904277.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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