Mudloggers normally based offshore to collect and monitor information from drilling operations and rock samples using a variety of equipment and laboratory techniques. The information gathered is passed on to the drilling team for operational purposes.

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  • Collects, processes, logs and analyses rock samples.
  • Monitors computer recordings of drillings.
  • Using a computer interprets and analyses information and shares this with the drilling team on a regular basis.
  • Carries out on site maintenance as required.
  • Prepares written reports as required by the drilling team or operator.
  • Adheres to and promotes all Health and Safety policies and procedures.

Mudloggers support the Data Engineers/ Crew Chief by collecting rock samples and carrying out analysis of the samples. The role is integral in to the exploration and production process.

  • HND  or equivalent in relevant subject with relevant work experience
  • Degree in relevant subject (e.g. Geology) or equivalent
  • Basic offshore induction and emergency training (BOSIET)
  • Offshore Medical Certificate
  • £25,000 - £30,000
  • £45,000 - £70,000

Data Engineer, Crew Chief, Client Representative, Field Specialist or Specialist technical development.